Team SJ 26th October – please see below
Advance warning- our Pony Race Day for 2016 will be on 14th May!
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If you and your pony have achieved something recently, no matter how small a thing it might be (it doesn’t have to be a competition) if its special or important to you please let us know and send an e-mail to email@example.com and we will put it in our Spotted section (below).
On 27th September Lainey O Neill went to Kingfisher EC to a ride a prelim test. She came 4th with 70.4%. 2nd was her Mum, Naomi, on 73.5%. Congratulations to both!
Meanwhile, several of our members were at Stonar School, competing in their ODE which was run over two days. Congratulations in particular to the following: Roberta Cameron-Rossiter who competed in the 80cm on the Saturday on a new ride which she hasn’t even been cross country on before. She went double clear and just missed out on a rosette, finishing 11th in her section. On the Sunday she did the 90cm and finished on her dressage score of 28, finishing in 4th place. She just missed out on 3rd place in fact because she had the same score as another competitor but the other competitor was nearer the optimum time; Kate Prendegast (pictured above) had an amazing day in the 70cm class. She came 2nd finishing on her dressage score of 26.5; Marnie Lister had a good day too, she finished mid-way in her section. She rode a super bold clear cross country but unfortunately rolled a pole in the SJ or she would have been in the ribbons; Jodie Kelly did the 90cm class and had no jumping penalties. Well done to all. Full results can be seen via the following link http://www.eventingscores.co.uk/
Pictured below, Roberta jumping up the bank in the 80cm class and with her rosette from the 90cm class.
Also on the 27th September, Georgia and Millie Toulson-Clarke (below) were competing in the Blundell’s School ODE at Bicton Arena. They both won their respective sections of the 90cm and 1m classes, finishing on their dressage scores. Fantastic, well done girls!
Pony Racing Fitness and Balance Rally
19th October at 6.00pm
Venue: Swimming Pool at Southfield
Four places only.
Please contact Geoff on 01749 850229
The Saxon Dressage Group has introduced a dressage points league for Wylye members at their competitions.
As well as the points league there will be rosettes for highest placed members. (All competitors will still get rosettes from Saxon if placed as well).
The first event is at Mendip Plains on the 18th October. Please click on the link below for the schedule.
Team SJ Polden Hills PC
Monday 26th October 2015
at King Sedgemoor Equestrian Centre, Bridgwater
Classes from 1ft9 to 3ft3.
Please click on the following link for the schedule Polden-Hills-Team-SJ-Oct-2015
Please email Sandra Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org stating which classes you would like to compete in and then send cheques to Sandra Kelly, Stable Cottage, White Post, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Radstock, BA3 4QA.
Cheques to Sandra no later than 12th October.
Cheques made payable to Polden Hills Pony Club. Please write your name and competition/classes on reverse of cheques. Teams will be allocated on receipt of cheques.
Any members who have passed their C+ Test and who would like to take their B Test stable management please contact Sian on 07816643179 ASAP as Mouse will be running training starting Sept 28th for a possible test in November.
Wednesday 28th October, Wednesday 30th December, Wednesday February 17th (2016) and Wednesday 6th April (2016)
Pony Racing Rallies at Caroline Keevil’s Racing Yard, Larkinglass, Motcombe, SP7 9HY
Rallies will start at 12.00 noon and last approx. 2 hours.
£10 cash on the day.
The rally will start with a tack check to point out the different tack needed to race at a Pony Club Race Day. The race start will be practised and then in small groups and escorted, riders will trot and canter on both reins around the 3 furlong canter track. Riders will then be allowed to canter/gallop up the 4-furlong gallop. The rally will end with a short debriefing at the yard.
Rally open to ALL Pony Clubs, not just Wylye Valley members.
Rally aimed at “first timers” but other riders may attend. The rallies will count towards qualification for Pony Club Pony Racing.
Please contact: Geoff Andrews on 01749 850229/07515 868785 for more details and to book a place. Numbers will be limited to 12 riders.
The Junior Area Show Jumping was run by the Cattistock PC at Aldon on 28th August. It went really well with 7 out of the 8 members jumping clear in round one. In round two it was the Bevan duo that both went clear so they went forward to round three where they both jumped clear again. Megan and Charlie finished 5th and William on 27 year old Kanga finished 7th out of 135 members! The team of Will, Meg, Kate and Lucy came 10th. Thanks to Jordan Phelps for helping at the rally and on the day.
Full Livery – Hunters, Breakers, Schooling
Horses and ponies catered for
Set on farm with excellent hacking etc.
Based near Shepton Mallet (Withywood Farm)
Contact Sarah: 07733102514 or email@example.com
Please see below our valiant team of WVPC girls competing in the Race for Life’s gruelling 10k course on 14th June. They ran to raise funds for Cancer Research in support of a fellow Wylye member, Hannah Francis, who has recently been diagnosed with cancer at the very young age of 17. Thank you so much to all those who have so generously donated as we have now raised over £3,000 which is an amazing effort by the girls. If you haven’t donated, there’s still time to do so at https://www.justgiving.com/canter4cancer/.
Join everyone as we help Hannah and Willberry Wonder Pony (chiefchemopony) kickcancersbutt and you can purchase wristbands to raise funds for Hannah and her charities. Please click here to go the website.
Pictured are Minty Martin, Jordan Phelps, Freya Snelgrove-Brown, Georgia Toulson-Clarke, Hannah Thomas and Holly Parker.
All members MUST have their hats checked and tagged by either Heather Collingwood or Kim George. This is most likely to be done at a rally or event.
The existing EN1384 standard is currently in the process of revision and your hat will now need to be either tagged with a purple tag or a white tag depending on the safety standard that your hat is marked with.
From 31st December 2015 the Pony Club will not be allowing hats which are only marked with the standard (BS)EN 1384. After 31 December 2015 only hats which are certified and are also marked with one of the other standards permissible by the Pony Club (PAS 015, Snell E2011 and AS/NZS 3838) will be allowed and must be tagged with a new white hat tag. The full list of standards is as stated in The Pony Club Yearbook.
It is your responsibility to get your hat tagged. Please note the hat tag will not and does not indicate that the hat fits or is in good condition.
To see the hat rule please go to our PC Rules & Rule Book page or our What to Wear page.
Please ensure you dress safely for all PC events, this includes rallies and training. Hoodies are strictly NOT allowed for safety reasons. Your instructor should ask you to remove your hoody or leave the rally if you are wearing one. For further guidance please view the What to Wear Page.