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All Results will be posted on the Results page.

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Events will be posted the Schedules Page.

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MESSAGE BOARD

Updated 25th July 2016

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  • TUESDAY NIGHT RALLIES
    5 p.m. and 6.15 p.m. at Delmonden, Hawkhurst. There will be a further opportunity in the summer for C+, C, D+ and road safety tests over the simmer. Please book in a week in advance with Julie julie.ram@hotmail.co.uk or 01797 227253
    YOU MUST BOOK IN A WEEK AHEAD FOR ALL RALLIES.

  • The cross country course will be closed from 21st August before the ODE and Tetrathlon on 5th September.
  • To clarify any confusion regards rallies and Area qualification requirements. This quote from the Rule Book should clarify things.
    For Area Competitions and above, Members must have been to a minimum of three working rallies since the previous 1st July, one of which must be in the current year, to be eligible to represent their Branch.
    A working Rally is one at which instruction is given and which is open to all Members of the Branch within the age range for which it is intended. It may be either a mounted or dismounted Rally. A dismounted Rally is usually for horse and pony care training. Camp counts as one Working Rally. Team practices or coaching sessions do not qualify as Working Rallies.
  • (NEW) OPEN SHOW JUMPING AND DRESSAGE SHOW – 16th August 2016

    INCLUDING QUALIFYING CLASSES FOR THE DENGIE WINTER SHOWJUMPING AND DRESSAGE

    Delmonden Farm, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4XD By kind permission of Mr & Mrs N Edwards – schedule Aug 17

  •  PICNIC RIDE - It’s here , It’s back!! More fun than you can ever imagine…
    31st August @ Trewint farm, slip mill lane, Hawkhurst.. starting at 11am picnic ride followed by games and fun. Bring you own picnics.. please Book with Sheila or Jo crouch £10 each

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    • PAYMENTS – Please can everyone remember you need to pay for all training and competitions before you will be entered. We have sadly been spending to much time chasing people for payments, so please make sure you pay with your entry or booking, by cheque or online. Once we have had confirmation of online payments from Peta your entry will be excepted, so don’t forget to email her when you make a payment. There is a risk without payment your entry or booking will not be excepted.
      For how to make an online payment, Click Here for the payment page, this can also be found under General Information/Making a Payment on the left hand sidebar.
    • Making a Payment Online
      Peta Marsh, RMPC treasurer, has put together a system to enable payment to be made for Pony Club events, training etc by Bank transfer. Peta Marsh, RMPC treasurer, has put together a system to enable payment to be made for Pony Club events, training etc by Bank transfer.
      Please take a few moments to read it through. Peta will be available at the AGM to answer any questions you may have. Please note: if you are unable to pay by this method cheques and cash will still be accepted.
      Please take a few moments to read it through. Peta will be available at the AGM to answer any questions you may have. Please note: if you are unable to pay by this method cheques and cash will still be accepted.
      Click Here for the payment page, this can also be found under General Information/Making a Payment on the left hand sidebar.

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IMPORTANT RMPC NOTICES:

    • Don’t forget to make sure your horse or ponies vaccinations are up to date… More and more venues require them and if you don’t have them you risk your child not being able to compete..
    • Please note your completed membership form and cleared payment are required before you can attend a rally.

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      • The Pony Club, subscriptions will fall due on: 1st FEBRUARY
        Any membership that is not paid up and renewed before 28th February 2016 will be deemed to have lapsed and insurance cover will cease.
      • All members who wish to be considered for area teams MUST be fully paid up members by 28th February 2016. (This is a national not a branch rule) All members who wish to be considered for area teams MUST be fully paid up members by 28th February 2016. (This is a national not a branch rule)
        The subs will be £70 individual / £175 family. The subs will be £70 individual / £175 family.
        Any questions please get in touch: secretaryrmpc@aol.com

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    • All rules for the Pony Club can be found on the Parents Information Page of the main Pony Club Website /rules of the pony club, here you will find information on hats, body protectors etc. Parents Information/Rules
    • PONY CLUB RULES 2016 (PDF)

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      • HAT RULE 2016
      • In January 2016 a new hat rule was bought out, please make sure you have the correct hat and don’t forget you must have your hat tagged for any competitions. Link to new Hate Rule 2016
        It is mandatory for all Members to wear a protective helmet at all times when mounted with a chinstrap fastened and adjusted so as to prevent movement of the hat in the event of a fall. This rule defines the quality of manufacture that is required. The individual disciplines also have additional requirements with regard to colour and type. It is strongly recommended that second hand hats are not purchased. It is mandatory for all Members to wear a protective helmet at all times when mounted with a chinstrap fastened and adjusted so as to prevent movement of the hat in the event of a fall. This rule defines the quality of manufacture that is required. The individual disciplines also have additional requirements with regard to colour and type. It is strongly recommended that second hand hats are not purchased.
        The hat standards accepted as of 1st January 2016 are detailed in the table below:

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