Wednesday May 6, 2015
Areas Competition Forms Due 1st May

We want to encourage as many members as possible to take part and remember there are also classes for juniors in dressage and show jumping (max 80cm), as well as the Novice, Intermediate and Open levels.

If you are unsure what level you will be ready for by the summer, just pop on the form your thoughts and we can discuss over the coming couple of months. The forms are to help us understand who is interested at this stage, just e-mail forms to Clare by the 1st May on Please feel free to e-mail Clare if you have any queries.

Area team form – Area-Teams-form-March-2015


Cottesmore Team Showjumping has moved to SATURDAY 9TH

The Cottesmore have moved their showjumping to Saturday 9th – please contact Clare Stockley if you would like to be in a team for this new date.

Team SJ Schedule 2015 V2

Tuesday Evening Rallies
Tuesday Evening Rallies for Everyone – this year we are going back to Hothorpe to use the fantastic indoor school, grid work in the outdoor school, also the field for both dressage and cross country.
There will be six rallies on Tuesday evenings starting on  May 12th & 19th, (excluding half term), June 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd.
The cost will be £60 for the block of six – cheques (to FHPC) and rally forms to Clare Stockley by Friday 1st May and also call Clare or Rachel if you want any further details.
Teams wanted for show jumping May 10th
The Cottesmore Hunt Branch of the Pony Club Team & Individual Show Jumping on Sunday May 10th. The Field, Barleythorpe Oakham, Rutland. LE15 7FZ

I am looking for TEAMS OF 4 WITH BEST 3 TO COUNT.  This is a fantastic competition with classes starting at 60 cm to 1m10 jumping on grass. They are also running a Dressage competition on the same day!

If you would like to join a team please send me the following details complete with correct entry fee by Wednesday 29th April.




Entry fee – SJ , £11 per individual, (£44 per team), Dressage £10 per entry Cheques to be made payable to CHPC with name and address on the back.
Any queries please do not hesitate to contact me

Kind regards

Cottesmore Tetrathlon 24th and 25th May

The Cottesmore Tetrathlon is at the beginning of half term and we’d like to send as many teams as possible – there are classes for everyone from members under 8 years old all the way to the Under 25’s.

There is a new venue for the cross country on Monday.  This is to be held at Hill Top Farm, which is on the Braunstone Road just outside Oakham.  The course has been up graded by Guy Herbert, and includes a new water complex and new Senior course.

If you think you might be interested, please contact Caroline Bird at for further details and for training dates.

Cott tetrathlon schedule 2015

Cotts Tet entry form 2015

C Test, C+ Test and Road Rider Test

We are organising C test, Road Rider and C+ tests again this year. Below is information on these tests and we will look to be as flexible as possible setting training and exam dates.

The C and C+ tests are part of the Stable Management and Riding Tests which members can take starting from E test at about 4yrs old right up to A test for young adults going into professional equine care.  More information can be found at

C Test & Road Rider Achievement Badge programme

·         We will run these over 8 evenings, starting in September with the  exam in October half term

·         The Road Rider Achievement badge is taken during the evenings and is a requirement for the C test

·         The minimum age is 11yrs old at the time of the test

·         Members need to have passed the D+ test first. If you have not passed your D+ test, we will be testing these again this year at camp

·         The expected cost of the C test training is £40 and the Road Rider Achievement Badge is £15 (final costs will depend on numbers)

C+ Test

·         We will run these over 10 evenings, starting in End Aug/ September with the  exam in October half term

·         The minimum age is 13yrs at the time of the test

·         Members need to have passed the C+ test first

·         The expected cost of the C test training is £50 (final costs will depend on numbers)

If you are interested in taking part please let me know by email by 31st May 2015. If you would like any more information or have any questions please just shout !

Kate Wallett

New Rallies for Half Term

We have organised another two rallies for the half term week.



The flatwork rally is a good chance to run through your dressage test for the ODE on the Saturday.

Please send rally forms and remmittance by Wednesday 20th May.

Best Wishes

Sarah Briggs

Senior Cross Country Rallies

Dear all,

We have organised a XC rally for the 17th May at Field Farm, Wymeswold, 10.30-12.00.

There will be two groups, one for members working at or towards 90cm (Novice) level and one for members working at or towards 1m-1.10 (Intermediate and Open) level. Clare Stockley and Tom Fray will be taking the sessions.

Places are limited, please complete a rally form and send to me, Kate Wallett, 28 Home Close Road, Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire, LE7 9GT to confirm a place. Cost of the rally is £20, chqs payable to FHPC. The rally form can be downloaded from the website


XC Rally 2nd May – With the lack of numbers for the rally for the XC 2nd May at Smeeton we have sadly decided to cancel and will destroy any cheques received. If you were booked and you wish to attend this rally we will offer preferential spaces – please just contact me asap.

Kind Regards

Kate Wallett

Cottesmore One Day Event at Hilltop Farm, Oakham

The Cottesmore PC are running a Junior One Day Event with courses from 45cms up to 90cms on Sunday 3rd May.  It’s at Hilltop Farm on the Braunston Road this side of Oakham, so very close by and would be a lovely start to the eventing season for everyone, and a great way to try eventing for the first time

Cottesmore JODE Entry 2015

Cottesmore PC JODE 2015 schedule

Entries need to be made before the 28th April, and you can then get together on the day with two or three friends and put your names down to make up a team for the team prizes, in addition to the individual competitions

Please note that this Event is being run under Pony Club Eventing Rules 2015, and Conditions of Entry 3 should read:
Horses and Ponies must be 5 years old and over.  (Not 4 years old and over as shown on the Schedule).
Fitzwilliam Tetrathlon April 25th and 26th

The tetrathlon season is kicking off with the Fitzwilliam on the last weekend of April – 25th and 26th.

This is a great chance to try tet and for existing tetrathletes to dust of their kit and get started – there are classes for everyone 8 years and older and the Fitzwilliam course is usually a nice straightforward one for early season.

Caroline is happy to organise pistol shooting practice for anyone next week – just ask.

Please contact Caroline Bird to get into a team and to ask ANY questions about tetrathlon.


Fitz Tet Sched and Entry 2015