Sunday December 4, 2022
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Pony Racing

ponyracingSally-Ann de La Sayette

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Pony Club Pony Racing competitions are a way for racing fans to get a taste of what real horse racing is like on a smaller scale!

Champion Headwear Pony Club Race Days are run up and down the country. You must be a Pony Club Member and be between the ages of 10 and 15 years old (on 1st January) and have a pony 14.2hh (148cm) and under. All the riders wear silks (or your cross country colours), weigh in, weigh out and parade in the paddock before the race!

There are Novices races for beginners right through to Open races for the more experienced. Click here to find dates.

For more information, please contact ponyracing@pcuk.org.

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PRA/PC Train the Trainers
It’s all about Pony Racing at the British Racing School, Newmarket On Monday 3rd October 2022.
Pony Racing is one of the 9 Pony Club sports our members can enjoy. We work closely with the Pony Racing Authority and will be holding a Train the Trainers CPD Day on Monday 3rd October 2022 at Newmarket Racecourse.
The aim of the day is to Equip coaches with the knowledge and skills they will need to be able to deliver sessions at their local Branch or Centre introducing members to the sport of Pony Racing. What you will take away from the day:
• Being knowledgeable and confident in being able to deliver the Intro to Pony Racing Badge.
• The latest advice regarding eligibility, tack, and safety.
• Practical training ideas including both mounted & unmounted exercises and activities.
Attendees will be provided opportunities to ask questions, share ideas and feedback through out the day please do not hesitate to contribute to the day http://events.pcuk.org/train-the-trainers-pony-racing
Clarissa Daly, PRA 07980 776874 clarissa@ponyracingauthority.co.uk
or Zoe Pulling ponyracing@pcuk.org
events.pcuk.org
Train the Trainers- Pony Racing

 

Pony Club Race Days

https://pcuk.org/sports/pony-racing/competitions-and-events/pony-club-race-days/

To enter a Pony Club Race Day, the Combination of Member and Pony must have since 1st July the previous year participated in;

  1. a minimum of 2 Qualifying Rallies/Coaching/Training Sessions as per The Pony Club Handbook or
  2. a minimum of 1 (passed) PRA/PC Training Day

      3.   attended and Completed a British Racing School or National Racing College Level 3 Training day (Passed)

Details on the actual race days can be found at: http://www.pcuk.org/index.php/sports/racing/racing_competitions_and_events/racing_instruction_day

I’m getting in touch to share an update, our joint training days with the Pony Racing Authority (PRA) have been in planning and are due to start taking place this month.

For both organisations these training days provide an opportunity for members to develop skills and knowledge of the sport but also offer a route to meeting sports eligibility criteria ready for members to see pony racing resume.

In the attached you’ll see the dates and venues which the days are due to take place on and booking can be made via the PRA website here: https://www.ponyracingauthority.co.uk/get-racing/trainings-days/

We’ve worked together to ensure that these days are Covid Compliant which has seen modifications to how the days run, group sizes, activities and additional measures put in place to ensure we can provide a Covid Secure environment for attendees.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

Many thanks

Zoe

Zoe Pulling
Development Officer

t: 02476 698306   e: zoe.pulling@pcuk.org