Friday April 20, 2018
Upcoming Events
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PLEASE NOTE – WE DO OUR BEST TO HAVE CORRECT DATES BUT ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK – THANK YOU
 PC games training 2018  has started!  There will be a few fun rallies for children to attend even if they have or have not taken part in games before.  Any member is welcome to come along to the rallies and any training sessions.  Members must be off the lead rein and under the age of 15 on 1/1/18.  We must know in advance if you are wishing to attend the rallies and training so groups can be arranged.  Please let Julie Weir or Alice Stockwell (email:  barnsmuir@yahoo.com )  know if you are planning on attending any of the following sessions.  We look forward to seeing you then. More info about what is involved is on the ‘Games’ page.
Road Rider. We have many members interested in doing this training and test so please indicate your interest to Fiona Morrison, fionahmorrison@yahoo.com  or 07789847553 (outwith office hours) so instructors, venues and examiners can be arranged. Fiona can also be contacted for further information. Places will be allocated in batches and we will continue to do these during spring & summer for members interested so all members will be given chance to train for and sit the test as members require it for C Test etc. but please appreciate not everyone can be in the first batch.
 Efficiency tests. We are currently scheduling dates for 2018 for Pony Club Efficiency Tests and Ride and Road Safety for all members.  These will come out over the coming weeks. Dates have been organised for B+ training.  This is open to all members over sixteen years of age and who have sat B test. B+ Test is a non-compulsory test but is an excellent “stepping stone” halfway between B and A Test.  This is a one part, ridden only, test with no stable management. Please see ‘news’ page for details. 
Club nights on the Balcormo field will start at the beginning of May. Hourly lessons from 6pm-9pm, as well as Games practices and an opportunity to be introduced to Grassroots training. These rallies will also be part of the training and selection process for the Area Qualifiers in dressage, show jumping and eventing. In order to confirm instructor teaching it would be helpful to have an indication of members who are intending to attend and which time slots are possible.
If the weather is against us and the field is too wet, we may look at outdoor arena alternatives with adequate parking.
Please reply with names, possible time slots and if intending to attend every week or only on certain dates ( dates available would be helpful) .Please note that this is not a commitment or booking at this stage but as mentioned to enable us to book instructors and to ensure that planned timing will be viable. Please reply to Janey Smallwood, janey_mitchell@hotmail.com .
The dress code for our activities is attached dress codes

If you know of any other events that are happening in our area which are not listed below please let us know on fife@pcuk.org and we’ll add them in.

 2018

April

26th Games Rally. Juniors 5.30pm to 7pm, seniors 7pm to 8.30pm. Ovenstone Equestrian, Anstruther, KY10 2RR. Open to all members. Please contact Alice Stockwell (barnsmuir@yahoo.com) or Jules Weir (julie@sensationcakes.com) to confirm attendance.

29th ODE Forgandenny. Entries on Equo please https://www.equoevents.co.uk     FPC ODE 2018 Schedule Forgandenny. See ODE page too.

May

Thursday night rallies – start date tbc. Please see above.

19th May – Fife Show friendly Games display.

Sat 26th May –  Area 1 Games
Sun 27th May – Games friendly

June

3rd Summer Show.

23rd Highland show, games.

July

2nd – 5th Senior Camp Lindores. Open to FPC Members aged PC 12 years and above (age as of 1st January). Lindores XC, Braeside of Lindores, Newburgh KY14 6HU. What’s included:Full livery for one horse, full residential accommodation and meals – accommodation is in tents within a large shed. Lessons from fully qualified Instructors in a variety of disciplines including Cross Country, Showjumping and Dressage. Instruction from a BE Showjumping Course Builder. Feeding Talk by Top Spec. Pilates Demonstration and how it can improve your Riding. Riders of the Storm demonstration and take part activity. Pony Racing Talk and demo using the Racing Simulator. Cost – £240 per member. Booking will open on Monday 12th February at 12 noon via the Fife Pony Club website Booking Page. http://branches.pcuk.org/fife/bookings/. Booking will be on a first come, first served basis on payment of £50 deposit. Please note that the system does not work from phones. **Places are restricted and a waiting list will be opened if required**

6th – 8th Junior camp Lindores. Open to FPC Members aged PC 8 – 11 years (age as of 1st January), Lindores XC, Braeside of Lindores, Newburgh KY14 6HU. What’s included: Full livery for one horse, lessons from fully qualified Instructors in a variety of disciplines including Cross Country, Showjumping and Dressage. British Army Polo Team demo, Pony Racing Talk and demo using the Racing Simulator. Cost – £180 per member. Booking will open on Monday 12th February at 12 noon via the Fife Pony Club website Booking Page. http://branches.pcuk.org/fife/bookings/. Booking will be on a first come, first served basis on payment of £50 deposit. Please note that the system does not work from phones. **Places are restricted and a waiting list will be opened if required**

20th – 22nd Area competition, Auchlishie. Details tbc.

28th July – Zones, Overton, Lanark

28th, 29th – Mini camp. Open to FPC Members aged PC 7 years and younger (age as of 1st January) and those not quite ready to make the transition to Junior Camp. Balcormo Club Field, by Leven, KY8 5QF (with a bad weather option to go indoors). 2 days activities from 10.30am to 3pm. Lessons from fully qualified Instructors – all new and younger members who are just starting out will be catered for, as well as those making the transition to Junior Camp next year. The ponies and children do not stay over but are expected to attend both days. There will be lots of fun activities for children and ponies alike with lots of junior and senior helpers on hand to give support. There will be opportunities to sit either E or D tests, achievement badges and have fun with your friends in Pony Club. *Each child requires an adult to remain with them at the field* Cost – £60 per member. Booking will open on Monday 12th February at 12 noon via the Fife Pony Club website Booking Page. http://branches.pcuk.org/fife/bookings/Booking will be on a first come, first served basis on payment of £20 deposit. Please note that the system does not work from phones. **Places are restricted and a waiting list will be opened if required**

August

 

September

2nd Cup day, Balcormo

7, 8th – Grass roots competition – full details are on the Grass Roots page of this website, under ‘Disciplines’.

16th Junior ODE, Foresterseat.

October and November 

Winter rallies – SJ/ dressage/ lesson. Dates tbc.

December

Prize giving and Christmas Party, date tbc.