Thursday April 27, 2017


Runover 5 Friday NIGHTS with the Final Saturday 2nd July followed by prize giving and BBQ.

Friday 28th April

Friday 5th May

Friday 19th May

Friday 2nd June

Friday 16th June



X Poles        40’s       50’s       60’s     70’s

STARTS at 6pm Sharp

£5 for 1 class

£8 for 2 classes

£10 for 3 classes

Tea, coffee, snacks available to buy.  Rosettes and treats for riders one every night.


Dressage Training
Dressage training will take place on the following Monday evenings:
Monday 8th May
Monday 15th May
Monday 22nd May
Monday 5th June
Monday 12th June
Monday 19th June

Sessions will last 30 minutes and will cost £15. To make the most of your session please be tacked up and ready on time. Spaces will be limited and will be on a first come first served basis. Please book by texting Lorna Moore on 07834641139 by the Thursday before to allow time to organise instructors. Please include name and age of rider and what level they will be working towards ie. junior, novice, intermediate or open.

Details of dressage tests are available on the main pony club website.



Area Competitions 2017

Please complete the team file for the Area Competitions when you are at Easter Camp or Rallies, otherwise please text Vanne and confirm which disciplines you intend to compete in and at which height or level.

See dates below:

Area Games 27 May 2017
Area Dressage 8 July 2017
Area Show Jumping 10th July
Area Tetrathlon 15/16 July 2017
Area Eventing 22nd July 2017
Home Championships 28th August 2017

Please be aware that you must be eligible to compete in Area Competitions – see attached rules…/Eligibility_2017_-_Ratified_Nov_16_v2…

All horses/ponies and riders must have genuinely participated at a minimum of three working rallies since 1st July 2016

The 2017 Pony Club Championships are in England on 18-21 August. The approximate cost of attending is in the region of £700-£1000. If you wish to participate in the Area Competitions but don’t intend to travel to the Championships should you be lucky enough to qualify, please include this information in the team file, also please inform Vanne and the trainer for the discipline.

Games : Gwen Kerton and Gareth McCombe
Dressage Trainers Becky Cullen
Show Jumping Trainers Micky McCann and Ronnie Morton
Tetrathlon – Shirley Mccombe Lorraine Sinton
Eventing/Home Champs Steven Smith Becky Cullen


Message from Kevin Osborne

“Huge thanks to Billy, Martin, Martin, Conal, Finn and Rory who formed the inaugural work party 2017. The “General Assistance/repairs/maintenance list” contains over 40 adult names so we anticipate many new faces this Saturday between 10.00 – 12.00? Please confirm by text to 07885264777. We all lead extremely busy lives and our time is of course precious. Please do not expect the few to do all the work for the many!!”




Tuesday rallies start at 6p.30m and second ride at  7.30pm –

Wednesday at 6.30pm – Age 15+ or those who have C+ test.

Book in by Saturday night to

We cannot accept late entries as rides take time  to organise and to get instructors booked.



Area 17 RDP Selection day is planned for Laurelview on 19th April.
Members can apply for this on line.  Please go to Pony Club Talent Pathway to apply to enroll for Dressage, Show Jumping, Eventing Assessment.  Details can be found on The Pony Club under Training and Tests.  See attached.
The criteria has been simplified.  Liz Lowry Area 17 Rep has been told it is important that you apply soon as it could be oversubscribed this year and we want to get good selectors for our day.
There will be two training session, with flat and/or jumping coaches as appropriate, and feedback for further development.  3 riders will be selected from each discipline for a weekend-long camp at Solihull Riding Club in July.

 RDP 1 (1)RDP 2 (1)