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Area 9 Mounted Games for Senior, Junior and Pairs and fun competition for Lead Rein Teams

North Hereford Hunt Pony Club

Area 9 Mounted Games for Senior, Junior and Pairs

and fun competition for Lead Rein Teams

Saturday 16th April 2022

at

Three Counties Show Ground, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6NW

Contact: Emma Willis, Lower Woodend, Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, HR7 4HQ

07970 118157 willisemmalouise@gmail.com

Entry Fees:

£125 per team for Senior and Junior competitions; £50 for Pairs and £125 for Lead Rein.

Entries to be sent by 11th March 2021. Cheques to be made payable to NHHPC. Preferred method of payment BACS to account: North Herefordshire Hunt Branch of the Pony Club, sort code: 54-30-51, account number: 41606531

Rules:

As per Mounted Games Rule Book 2022 for Senior, Junior and Pairs competition.

Lead Rein Competition – must be on the leading rein. For ages 11 and under, leaders must be over 18. Leaders are there to assist the competitor and should not help to make them go faster. The competitor must attempt to do the manoeuvre. Entries may be limited at Organisers discretion. All riders will receive a rosette but will not be eligible to qualify for Zones.

Combined teams – branches who are unable to raise a complete team are encouraged to combine with other Area 9 branches. However, they will need to comply with the requirements of the 2022 rules.

Line Stewards

2 Line Stewards will be required to be nominated per team (including Pairs). Please note the requirements of Appendix F of the 2022 Rules. Bringing a copy of the Rules is recommended!

Directions: Follow the brown signs from all main routes. Entry via the main gate

Legal Liability:-Save for the death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the organisers, or anyone for whom they are in law responsible, neither the Event Organisers or The Pony Club nor any agent, employee or representative of these bodies, nor the landlord or his tenant, accepts any liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, riders, spectators, land, cars, their contents and accessories, or any other person or property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence breach of contract or in any other way whatsoever. Entries are only accepted on this basis.

There will be onsite catering all day

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times

The organisers will conduct a risk assessment for the event in advance. All participants must comply with any applicable COVID-19 rules which will be communicated to team managers and the District Commissioner for each branch taking part.

PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE

Declaration forms for each competition, Senior, Pairs, Junior and Junior Novice to be handed to the Secretary at least 30 minutes before each relevant tack and turn out competition.  Failure to do so will result in elimination.

08.00am Briefing for ALL competitions. Mini-briefings may take place for junior novice teams not bringing seniors if time allows – please listen for announcements on the day.

08:30am Senior tack and turn out competition starts– in alphabetical order by branch

It is the responsibility of the team manager to take their team to the tack and turnout designated area, in time to be judged before the parade starts.

09:00am Senior Parade

Tack and Turnout presentation

Competition

09:00am Junior tack and turnout competition starts – in alphabetical order by branch

It is the responsibility of the team manager to take their team to the tack and turnout designated area, in time to be judged before the parade starts.

10.00am Junior Parade

Tack and Turnout presentation

Competition

10:30am Pairs Tack and Turnout – in alphabetical order by Branch

For those not checked as part of a team or making changes to pony / equipment.

It is the responsibility of the team manager to take their team to the tack and turnout designated area, in time to be judged before the parade starts.

11:30am Pairs Parade

Tack and Turnout presentation

Competition

12:30am Lunch

13:00am Lead Rein Tack safety check (not turnout competition)

14:00am Lead Rein Parade

Games -Bending, Two Mug, Junior Bottle, Junior Old Sock, Stepping Stones, 5 Flag

(rules may be modified at Organiser’s discretion)