Hi All – I am looking for team show jumpers, following on from our great day at Onley!
Atherstone Easter Show Jumping Friday 18th April 2014 at Home Farm, Hothorpe, Theddingworth. All Classes are for Individuals and for Teams. If you are interested in the team competition the deadline date for entries is Sunday 6th April. Please send to me your completed entry form and cheque made payable to AHBPC. The schedule and entry forms are on our Calendar/Other Events page with further details regarding the classes – for more information or guidance on which class/es to enter, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Clare Stockley firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASS 1 – Fences 45cm max (may be assisted). This class is for genuine novices and all entrants will receive an Easter prize. Rider/Pony combination in Class 1 may not compete in Classes 3-7
CLASS 2 – Fences 60 cm
CLASS 3 – Fences 70cm
CLASS 4 – Fences 80cm
CLASS 5 – Fences 90cm
CLASS 6 – Fences 1 m
CLASS 7 – Fences 1.05 m
The blouson style jackets are available at Welland Valley Feeds, Rockingham Road, Mkt Harborough in the following sizes -
Junior Extra Small
Adult Extra Large
Junior Jackets £24.95 and Adult Jackets £29.94.
Dot and Richard Clowes have very kindly agreed to host another cross country rally at Illston on the Hill. This is for everyone jumping at Levels 1 and 2. Contact Lucy Busby-Powell with any questions.
Tuesday 15th April, 10am to noon, Limepits Farm, Three Gates Road, Illston LE7 9ER. Organiser - Lucy Busby-Powell.
Rally Entry Forms and cheques (£10 made out to “FHPC”) to be with Lucy by 6th April. Mrs L Busby-Powell, The Mount, Brook Lane, Billesdon, Leicester LE7 9AB. Mobile :07903 647 658.
Please remember body protectors must be worn and hats must be tagged BEFORE GETTING ON PONIES - more about what to wear on ACTIVITIES/Dress Code page.
Parking is on the side of the road by Lime Pits Farm.
Please be mounted and in the arena before 10 o’clock.
Following feedback from members, the existing stock of FHPC jackets is being sold off at half price (and there will be new jackets available very soon).
Please call Rachel Harrison (and NOT Elaine Hopkins) about these jackets – 0116 279 2042 or 07790 077 761.
34” Regatta Navy Jacket with Fernie logo (2 in stock) £30 Now £15
32” soft shell Navy Jacket with logo£48 Now £24
30” soft shell Navy Jacket with logo £30 now £15
The larger jackets may be of interest for members mothers!
We have arranged a XC and speed training ½ day session at Field Farm, Wymeswold with under18 British Eventing coach Christie Wright. The session is ideal for members moving up to Novice (90cm) this season or higher. The emphasis in the session is being able to ride at increased speeds over solid fences safely.
The session will include:
· An unmounted session covering types of fences, speed (gears) and how to approach them
· XC jumping session using the different gears with different fences
· Practice timed and speed training to develop feel for required speed
The Date is Wednesday 23 April Start time 9.45 – 1.00 approx.
Venue: Field Farm, Wymeswold
Cost: £20.00 (The cost is being subsidised 50% out of branch funds)
Dress for XC – Body protectors please
Spaces are very limited, to book a place please send a cheque payable to FHPC to secure a place
Any further details please contact me. Lucy - 07734 695637
The Corner House
The show jumping assessment day (intended to help everyone, and particularly those unsure about their “levels” at show jumping) in February has had to be cancelled but the one on Sunday 13th April is going ahead – call or email Clare Stockley for more details and download the application form here – FHPC SJ assessment April 14