Tuesday December 12, 2017
Rallies, Fun & Friendlies, Training and Camp


Rallies are open to all ages, concentrating in different disciplines.  To qualify for Area Competitions, members must have completed 3 working rallies since the previous July.
Show Jump Rallies  
Fri 22nd December at Summerhouse    10.00 onwards – open to all
Dressage Rallies 
Dressage Rally with Sarah Stewart – 16th December
Places are filling fast for this rally, if you would like to book in please let me know before Friday 8th December
Dressage Training with Chris Jordan
Sat 6th Jan – Charlton Down Stud, Tetbury
Sun 14th Jan –  Water End Farm, Longney
Sat 20th Jan  –  Charlton Down Stud, Tetbury
Sun 28th Jan  –  Water End Farm, Longney
Fun & Friendly Rallies – (Jumping up to 75cm)
Open to all members but aimed at those just starting out or gaining confidence – ALL WELCOME!
We run sessions throughout the year and they are a great opportunity to meet other members of the club as well as old friends.
F&F Christmas Rally 17th December – 10.00 – 1.00
This will be a fun morning with music, games, food and prizes. Members are encouraged to dress up themselves and their ponies – there will be a prize for the best dressed combination.  Clare Randall is kindly helping to organise this rally, please contact her to see what you can bring on the day <clairefrandall@gmail.com
Fun & Friendly Rallies at Cross Farm,
Sun 17th December – Christmas Fun Rally – Fancy Dress, Games, Music and Food
Mounted Games Training – Ideal for younger members and anyone under 14yrs looking to gain new skills and confidence with their ponies.
If you would like to take part please contact Julie Crew for further information.
Area 9 Training dates are now published on PC Events Page
Camps (held Summer in July and Autumn in October)
Next camp – 29th July – 2nd August 2018
Mini Group – please contact me with regards payment for this group who will be doing mornings only.
Stabling or grazing is available at Star Farm during Camp week, please arrange with Margaret by email at  <margaretread66@outlook.com> or text 07748 845528
Autumn Camp Thurs 26th & Fri 27th October – note dates
This 2 day camp is always very popular and a great way to finish the season at Star Farm. It is open to all ages and run under a similar format as Summer Camp except the days will finish at 3pm. Cost will be £60 per member, booking now available via the MPC website

Summer Camp 2018

Residential Camp at Pontispool – 3rd – 5th April 2018

I need to have some approximate numbers for our Residential Camp at Pontispool during the Easter Holidays – 3rd to 5th April, if you would like to attend please let me know within the next couple of weeks. This Camp is open to all members in school year 7 and above, we will arrive at lunchtime on Tuesday 3rd April, ride for 2 hours that afternoon, then ride in the morning and afternoon on Wednesday 4th April and then finish with 2 hours of riding in the morning of Thursday 5th April. Pontispool also has an extensive XC course, so an excellent way to get started at the beginning of the season. We open this camp to other branches so it is very social and a great way to make new friends or bring your friends from other branches.

Camp 2018 will run from Sunday 29th July – Thursday 2nd August