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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).
Wylye members were out in force at Warminster Saddle Club on 13th April where the Spring sunshine brought out large numbers to compete in their hunter trial.
Congratulations to the following:
2ft3 open section 1st Daisy Hudson on Loz, 3rd Megan Bevan on Magic
2ft3 pairs 1st Cecily Algar on Merlin and Issy Algar on Bouncer, 6th Mollie Hayton on Cappa Star with Millie Andrews (not a member)
2ft6 pairs 1st William Bevan on Kanga and Ocean Moore on Magic, 2nd Isabel Joliffe on Ed and Elodie Joliffe on Bonnie
2ft9 3rd Poppy Wilkinson on The Millennium Bug and 6th Alexis Symes on Glen Carter
Congratulations to the senior team who went to Petersfield on Sunday, they won! The team consisted of Lydia Collingwood on Peanut, Jasmine Ware on Dusty, Matthew Limmond on Prince and Lauren Sheppard on Goldie.
2 spaces left (as of 14th April)
Tel Jenny on 01373 462181
Minis’ Easter Bunny Ride
10:30am on Thursday, 17th April
at Standerwick House, Beckington
Come and search for chocolate goodies, followed by hot drinks and hot cross buns.
Directions: Turn in by White Row Farm Shop and drive to the end of the old road, go through the gates to park.
Please book in with Jenny Blakey:
Rock House Farm, Oldford, Frome BA11 2ND
Some more, imminent, junior rallies and also Intermediate/Open training dates have been added to the Rally/training document.
Please see the Rallies page for more information.
Initial training dates are now available for Novice Challenge level, Intermediate and Open level.
If you are interested in being selected for this year’s Area competitions please ensure you are eligible and available and then let the appropriate manager know.
For further details please see the latest Rally, training and Area competition document which is available from the Rally Page.
Sunday 22 June
2 hour circular Fun Ride through the Mells estate
Will start and finish from Branch Farm, Mells
by kind permission of Mrs Charlotte Steel
Arrive at 1030 for an 11am start
All ages and abilities welcome
Refreshments provided on return
This is a free event but please ensure you book in with Alison Robson
in advance - on 07742058860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Secondhand/unused Tack & Horsey bits “Shop”
For Sale all sorts of horsey items from hoof picks to saddles, hats to jackets.
Just setting up, so also looking for items to buy to add to my stock.
If there’s something you need or you have something to sell
please contact Heather on 07969815449
Fence Judges Wanted !
Area 14 Eventing is being held at Southfield House on the weekend of 19th & 20th July. The 19th is the Open and Novice sections and the 20th is the Intermediate and Junior sections.
If parents of Wylye Valley entrants will do one half day session of fence judging they will get half price entry for their competition.
Any other parents who don’t have children competing and would like to help with fence judging would also be welcome.
If you haven’t fence judged before, that’s not a problem as training can be arranged.
Those who can do a whole day fence judging will be especially welocme as it’s not easy to find so many fence judges!
It may seem like a long way off but preparation for such events has to be done months in advance. Please let Geoff know asap if you can help on 01749 850229 or 07515 868785.
Anyone interested in organising a coach/minibus trip to Badminton Horse Trials please contact Miles asap.
Please see below for further details.
Special discount for Pony Club members
Badminton Horse Trials, held May 7th – 11th 2014, have kindly agreed to offer a special 15% discount on advance tickets for Coach and Minibus parties from Pony Club Branches and Centres.
There are no special rates for cars.
These special rates are available in advance only and no refund can be made in the case of any unused tickets. If there are people on the Coach / Minibus without prepaid advance tickets, extra tickets may be bought at the Gate, but at the full daily rate.
Coaches & Minibuses will be directed to the special Coach Park. The parking charge for all vehicles (in advance) is £10 per day
The discounted personal admission charges are as follows:
Day In Advance Per Person On Gate Per Person (full price)
Wednesday £4.25 £6
Thursday £11.47 £16
Friday £11.47 £16
Saturday £21.25 £27
Sunday £9.35 £13
The minimum number of tickets per application is 12
Coach Driver is Free
Children aged 12 and under are Free
To obtain your discount, please telephone the Box Office or alternatively please use the booking form (available from the Badminton website) and return by post. Please note that this discounted offer is not available via the Badminton website.
17th May 2014
Schedule now available from the Schedules page
First Race at 1300hrs
Eight professionally run races for first timers to old-hands, all shapes and sizes from 128 to 148cm.
Also Competition to design, win and wear your own racing silks on the day.
A great day out for all the family, including a Hobby Horse/Mop race for those too young, too old or too ponyless to race!
Lots of great prizes including Champion Hat Vouchers and Wincanton racecourse will be giving two grandstand tickets for each entry to our races and also two premier tickets for the best turned out in each class, all for the race meeting on the 26th October at Wincanton.
Full details in the schedule. Any questions please call Geoff who will be happy to help.
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.