Thursday August 16, 2018
2016 – Area 9 Horse Trials – 23 July

Click Here for Printable Schedule – 23 July 2016 PC Area HT

Click Here to Enter Online


(inc. PC Area 9 Qualifiers & unaffiliated classes open to all)

Saturday 23rd July 2016
To be held at
Brook Farm, Great Somerford, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 5JA (location of Dauntsey Park BE Horse Trials)
By kind permission of the Sturgis family

Class 1A – PC 90 Area Qualifier (teams & individuals)
Class 1B – Unaffiliated 90cm – Open to all
Dressage: PC Novice Eventing Test 2013
Show Jumping: 90cm with 2 fences at 95cm
Cross Country: 90cm (450mpm)

Class 2A – PC 100 Area Qualifier (teams & individuals)
Class 2B – Unaffiliated 1m – Open to all
Dressage: PC Intermediate Eventing Test 2015
Show Jumping: 1.00m with 2 fences at 1.05m
Cross Country: 1.00m (475mpm)

Class 3A – PC Open Area Qualifier (teams & individuals)
Class 3B – Unaffiliated 1.10m – Open to all
Dressage: PC Open Eventing Test 2010
Show Jumping: 1.10m with 2 fences at 1.15m
Cross Country: 1.10m (520mpm)


Pony Club Area Entries:
 Form A – must be received by Saturday 2nd July 2016. Entry fee must also be received by this date.
 Form B – must be received by Friday 15th July 2016. Entries MUST include commentary slips for all riders.
Unaffiliated Entries:
 Will be accepted in the order that they are received.
 Entries close Wednesday 13th July 2016, or sooner if full. Late entries may be accepted if there is space, but there will be a £10 surcharge.

Online entries preferred:
Postal entries to be sent to: Lynda King, The Roost, Minety, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9RJ
Entry Fee: £65 per combination.

Withdrawals / Queries: to Lynda King by email to or call 07767 343835 (evenings only).
PC Area entries will be refunded in line with the PC Eventing Rules 2016.
Unaffiliated entries will only be refunded after the closing date for entries if replaced from the waitlist.

Times: will be on the website ( from 7pm on Thursday 21st July 2016.

Prizes: Individual rosettes to 10th place in each section. Team rosettes to 6th place. Prizes will be awarded according to the number of entries.

Cross Country Course will be available for walking from 2pm on Friday 22nd July 2016. It will not be deemed complete until 9am on Saturday 23rd July 2016.

Please ensure you bring your own number bib; paper inserts only will be provided.
Refreshments will be available on the day.


2016 – Area 9 Dressage – 27 July RESULTS

RESULTS – 2016 Area 9 Dressage Grass Roots

Area 9 Dressage Qualifiers 2016

Open, Intermediate, Novice & Regional Dressage Championships
(formerly Grassroots)

Wednesday 27th July 2016

Kemerton Court

Open, Intermediate & Novice classes are team and individual qualifiers for the Pony Club Championships at Cholmondeley Castle (19th – 23rd August).

Regional Dressage Championships Qualifier (formerly Grassroots) class – top ten placed teams qualify for the Regional Championships at
Rectory Farm, Duntisbourne Abbots (27th August)

CLASS ONE – Open Area Dressage: teams and individuals- The Pony Club Open Dressage Test 2015

CLASS TWO – Intermediate Area Dressage: teams and individuals – The Pony Club Intermediate Dressage Test 2013

CLASS THREE – Novice Area Dressage: teams and individuals – The Pony Club Novice Dressage Test 2009

CLASS FOUR – Regional Dressage Championships Qualifier: teams only
The Pony Club Grassroots Dressage Test 2016

Results Junior Regional Tetrathlon at Moreton Morrell on 4/5 June 2016

Hard on the heels of the success at Bicton is the news of further excellent performances at the Junior Regional Tetrathlon at Moreton Morrell on 4/5 June 2016.

Central England entered 4 Girls’ teams of 5, plus 2 individual girls, and 2 Boys teams. Ten of the Central England girls and 2 of the boys were from Area 9. Their results were as follows:

Junior Girls Teams (21 teams)

Central Red (Poppy Clark – Beaufort and Cressie May – Cotswold from A9) – 1st

Central Blue (Emily Turner – Croome, Lexie New – OBH, Amy Peevers – Beaufort, Rachel Hatherell – Beaufort) – 9th

Central Purple (Lottie Roberts – Cotswold Vale) – 11th

Central Green (Rosie Harris – Ledbury, Ellen Saunders – Cotswold) – 13th

And Meg Stratton – Beaufort, who competed as a Central England individual came 36th out of the 111 girls.

Junior Boys Teams (13 teams)

Central Orange (Henry Stratton – Beaufort) – 6th

Central Yellow (Alastair Llewellen-Palmer – Cotswold) – 10th

Top 15 Individuals

Poppy Clark – Beaufort – 3rd
Rachel Hatherell – Beaufort – 13th
Cressie May – Cotswold – 14th

Henry Stratton – Beaufort – 13th

With only ¼ of the competitors going clear cross-country within the time, special congratulations to all those from Area 9 that achieved a 1400 ride:

Meg Stratton, Poppy Clark, Rosie Harris, Ellen Saunders, Rachel Hatherell.

Very well done to all the Area 9 competitors for their exceptional results in a very hard-fought competition.


Results Bicton Inter-Area Tetrathlon on 31 May/1 Jun


Ellie Bliss (Cotswold) – Open Girls – 1st
Poppy Clark (Beaufort) – Junior Girls – 1st
Will Connors (Beaufort) – Mini Boys – 1st
Penny Saunders (Cotswold) – Mini Girls – 2nd
Rachel Hatherell (Beaufort) – Junior Girls – 3rd
Zoe Davison (Beaufort) – Intermediate Girls – 4th
Emma Jane Austin (Ledbury) – Novice Junior Girls – 5th
Alice Harper (Ledbury) – Open Girls – 6th
John Church (OBH) – Open Boys – 6th
Henry Stratton (Beaufort) – Junior Boys – 6th
Josh Barker (Beaufort) – Mini Boys – 6th

Area Teams:

Intermediate Boys (Charlie Clark; Tom Edwards; Thomas Kendell (Beaufort)) – 1st
Intermediate Girls (Emma Hatherell; Sasha Green; Zoe Davison (Beaufort); Jess Morris (South Hereford and Ross)) – 2nd
Junior Boys (Henry Stratton; Tom Connors; Harry Barder; Jack Tucker (Beaufort)) – 2nd
Junior Girls (Isla Green; Poppy Clark; Rachel Hatherell (Beaufort); Lottie Roberts (Cotswold Vale)) – 1st
Mini Boys (Josh Barker; Will Connors; George Stratton (Beaufort)) – 1st
Mini Girls (Millie Smith; Anna Dando (Beaufort); Penny Saunders; Erin Kemple (Cotswold Vale)) – 2nd

Branch Teams:

Intermediate Boys – Beaufort (Charlie Clark; Tom Edwards; Thomas Kendell) – 1st
Intermediate Girls – Beaufort (Emma Hatherell; Sasha Green; Zoe Davison) – 1st
Junior Boys – Beaufort (Henry Stratton; Tom Connors; Harry Barder; Jack Tucker) – 1st
Junior Girls – Beaufort Blue (Amy Peevers; Isla Green; Poppy Clark; Rachel Hatherell) – 1st
Beaufort Buff (Maddy Adamson; Lucy Peevers; Grace Tucker; Meg Stratton) – 3rd
Beaufort Red (Finnola Stratton; Ella Harries-Jacob; Tegan Wood) – 5th
Mini Boys – Beaufort (Josh Barker; Will Connors; George Stratton) – 1st
Mini Girls – Beaufort (Millie Smith; Belle Edwards; Anna Dando) – 3rd

Very well done to the prize-winners and all our competitors.


2016 Area 9 Postal Shoot

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Area 9 Postal Shoot. We had a great entry, with over 150 competitors and 111 who carried on through the winter to finish the competition. Some excellent shooting, too, with six 1000 shoots recorded.

Click Here for Area 9 Postal Shoot 2015-16 – Final Results

Class 1 – Tadpole – Girls

1. Abi Agami (South Hereford and Ross Harriers)
2. Jemima Pearce (Beaufort)
3. Rosie Greenhill (South Hereford and Ross Harriers)

Class 1 – Tadpole – Boys

1. George Duff (Elms – North Hereford)
2. Orlo Clark (Beaufort)
3. Finlay Montgomery (North Shropshire)

Class 2 – Mini – Girls

1. Lara Davidson (Elms – North Hereford)
2. Erin Kemple (Cotswold Vale)
3. Jess Pitcher (Berkeley)

Class 2 – Mini – Boys

1. Will Connors (Beaufort)
2. George Hall (Beaufort)
3. Sam Allen (Berkeley)

Class 3 – Junior – Girls

1. Poppy Clark (Beaufort)
2. Rachel Hatherell (Beaufort)
3. Cressie May (Cotswold)

Class 3 – Junior – Boys

1. Tom Connors (Beaufort)
2. Alex Lawson (South Hereford and Ross Harriers)
3. Cameron Scott (OBH)

Class 4 – Seniors

1. Ella Eadon (Hurworth)
2= Ellie Bliss (Cotswold)
2= Jack Church (OBH)

Class 5 – Adults

1. David Bilbsy (Malvern)
2. Fred Church (OBH)
3. Rachel Montgomery (North Shropshire)

Tadpole Teams

1. Elms – North Hereford (Hugo Cornwell; Angus Grey-Cheape; Hamish Davidson; George Duff)
2. Cotswold Vale (Charlotte Adshead-Curnock; Lucy Davies; Daphne Garbutt; Jasper Hunter)
3. Beaufort – Blue (Orlo Clark; Jemima Pearce; Harry Smith)

Mini Teams

1. Beaufort – Buff (Josh Barker; Will Connors; George Hall; Joseph Pearce)
2. Beaufort – Red (Hermione Brewster; Jessame Llewellen-Palmer; Rosie Roche; Millie Smith)
3. Elms – North Hereford (Tom Birley; Amelia Broughton; Lara Davidson; Finlay Davison)

Junior Teams

1. Beaufort – Green (Poppy Clark; Tom Connors; Charles Hall; Rachel Hatherell)
2. Cotswold Vale (Archie Garbutt; Grace Pitman; Lottie Roberts; Emily Roberts)
3. Tumpy Green (Holly Chandler; Jamie Lessels; Abi Marsh; Charlotte Wilson)

Adults Teams

1. Ledbury (Jane Austin; Jenni Clements; Hilary Barfoot-Saunt)

I hope you all enjoyed it and will wish to compete again next winter.

Best Regards,

Fred Church

Test and Training Opportunity in Area 9

Friday 24th June 5 – 7.30 p.m

Riding and Road Safety Achievement badge – Dismounted

Dismounted preparation section for Riding and Road Safety Achievement badge for members 10 yrs +.

Saturday 2nd July 2 – 4.30 p.m.

Riding and Road Safety Achievement badge – Mounted

Mounted test for Riding and Road Safety Achievement badge for members 10 yrs +.

Charge for both sections £35


Saturday 16th  April 2 – 4.00 pm
Saturday 16th  July 2 – 4.00 pm
Tuesday 23rd August. 2 – 4.00 pm

All these take place at Brook Farm, Milton Rd, Drayton, Abingdon OX14 4EZ

Book in with Tussel Humphrey:

Joy Wilson
Old Berkshire Hunt Pony Club

2016 PC Grassroots Regional Championships – 27/28 Aug

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Pony Club Grassroots Regional Championships 27th & 28th August 2016

Wales & West Midland Region – Areas 7, 9, 10 & 18

We are pleased to confirm that the Pony Club Regional Grassroots Championships will be held at Rectory Farm on 27th & 28th August 2016.

  • Dressage will be held on Saturday 27th August (Dressage Test – PC Grassroots Test 2016)
  • Show Jumping will be held on Sunday 28th August (height of jumps 80cm)
  • This is a ‘Team Competition’ and teams will be able qualify in the relevant classes at the Area 9 Dressage and Show Jumping Competitions, the top 10 teams at each competition will qualify for the Regional Grassroots Championships.
  • This competition is open to any age of member with any size of horse or pony, riders must not have represented their Branch at Novice level or above
  • Look for the qualifying classes in the following schedules

Area 9 Show Jumping Competition 17th July (Cotswold Hunt Branch)
Area 9 Dressage Competition 27th July (Croome Branch)
If you have any queries please contact Pleasance or Julie

2016 Area 9 Horse & Pony Care Results


1st Old Berks Hunt Fillies 451.5 points
2nd Old Berks Hunt Foals 443 points
3rd Berkeley Hunt South Foxes 430.5
4th Wyre Forest 426.5
5th Malvern Minstrels 424
6th Cotswold Hunt Stowell 423.5
7th Berkeley Hunt South Hounds 414
8th South Hereford & Ross Harriers 412

12 teams took part. Special mention to our Pony Club Centre team Regal Equestrian who tried hard against stiff opposition.



1st Old Berks Hunt 450 points
2nd Cotswold Hunt 422
3rd Berkeley Hunt 391
4th Berkeley Hunt South 384.5


Altogether 48 members from across the area took part.


Click here to Register for 11th and 12th April 2016 First Aid Course

Area 9 Pony Club

Emergency First Aid at Work Course

12th & 13th April 2016

From 6.00pm – 9.00pm each evening

At Duntisbourne Village Hall

Cost £35


This course entails the equivalent amount of hours as the 1 Day Course which is the minimum requirement for Pony Club Activities

see PC Health & Safety Rule Book for details of minimum First Aid cover at PC Competitions

Area 9 – Accredited Coaches Course – 15 March

Click here for flyer/Registration for 15th March 2016 Area 9 Dressage CPD

Area 9 Pony Club
Accredited Coaches Course
‘Keys To Suppleness’
Anne Keen BHSI

Tuesday 15th March 2016     6.30pm – 8.30pm

The Unicorn Equestrian Trust
Netherswell, Stow-on-the-Wold
Gloucestershire GL54 1JZ

Anne is a UKCC Level 3 Dressage Coach and has a BSc (Hons) in Equine Sports Coaching, she is a BE Sports Psychologist, a list 2 BD judge and an FEI International Eventing judge.

This CPD will be concentrating on improving the horses suppleness on the flat so will be of interest to all coaches

We are very fortunate to have Anne Keen as the course presenter – Anne is a BHSI, Level 3 dressage coach, a list 2 BD dressage judge and a BE sports psychologist. She is a very experienced course presenter and passionate about training horses correctly. Although the emphasis of this course is ‘flat work’ it will be of interest to all coaches as ‘correct training’ is essential for all disciplines.
The course will be ‘interactive’ and delegates will be expected to participate, for this reason numbers will be limited so it is advisable to get the forms in as soon as possible.

Please bring your Pony Club Log book to be signed

Cost Adults – £10                Pony Club Members £5