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Annabel’s Story – National Tetrathlon 2019 Champs

Annabel James (East Cheshire) won the Intermediate Girls competition at the National Tetrathlon Championships. This is Annabel’s story…

On Thursday night we left for the Pony Club Tetrathlon Championships. Once we had got the horses settled in, we made plans for the busy day of shooting and swimming, everyone was very excited. I wasn’t shooting until 2pm on Friday afternoon, leaving what seemed like a very long morning as I was quite nervous, but it also meant I had time to ride Cloudy and get organised in plenty of time. It felt rather strange starting the competition so late, as usually the older competitors are on first.

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REPORT -The National Tetrathlon Championships and Grassroot Championships – 9th-12th August 2019

Well done to all our Area 5 competitors who successfully qualified to the National Tetrathlon Championships.

Open Boys

  • Toby Johnson (East Cheshire)

Intermediate Girl

  • Annabel James (East Cheshire)
  • Ella Booth (Cheshire Hunt North)

Junior Boys

  • Rufus Taylor (Cheshire Hunt South)
  • Archie Peffers (Waen-y-Llyn)
  • Freddie James (East Cheshire)

Junior Girls

  • Beatrice Taylor (Cheshire Hunt South)
  • Aisling Stott (Cheshire Hunt South)
  • Madlen Carlick (Cheshire Hunt South)
  • Florence Butler (Cheshire Hunt South)
  • Lana Booth (Cheshire Hunt North)
  • Kiera Booth (Cheshire Hunt North)

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Three Rallies Rule

The basic rule under PC Rules as per the Handbook (Rule 10.9 page 45) is that for Area Competitions and above, Members must have been to a minimum of three working rallies since the previous 1st July, to be eligible to represent their Branch. Camp counts as one Working Rally.

However the various sports have specific rules that elaborate on this and the rules also have rules for riders and horses/ponies in some cases different or more prescriptive

For 2019 Areas see below :

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WELL DONE ….

In the absence of a Branch Open Event team qualifying, an Area 5 Team was put together – Tessa Hemming (Ch H.N ) who qualified at Area, Henry Church Huxley (B.Ch.F) and Brier Leahy (FnD) who both qualified via their BE results.

They did extremely well on the day – all having double clears (except for one pole !) and ended up FIRST Area team out of 7 but also FOURTH out of the total of 19 teams (Branch, Combined and Area).

Tessa was also placed 3rd in her Section and Brier was 6th in hers.

Great riding and thank you for representing Area 5.