Friday August 12, 2022
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Rallies and Information

PLEASE NOTE THAT INFO ON RALLY TYPES AND CORRECT DRESS FOR RALLIES IS FURTHER DOWN THIS PAGE. Please scroll down for details. Please also note that tack and turnout will be marked at rallies from May to September.

All Horses and Ponies attending rallies MUST be up to date with their Vaccinations.  Please ensure your passport is brought to the rally.  If you have any queries please contact the rally organiser or a committee member. Please use the flu checker below to help

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ALL RALLIES MUST BE BOOKED & PAID FOR THROUGH THE ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM.

 

RALLY TYPES

Monthly rallies – Flatwork & Showjumping 

These take place on Saturdays throughout the year and are for two hours an hour sessions of both flat work & show jumping  in groups according to ability.

All-Day rallies 

All Day rallies cover a range of diciplines depending on facilities available at the venue. They usually start at 10am and finish at 3pm. You will need to bring lunch for yourselves and a haynet and water for your pony.

Dress for rallies

Dress is plain jodpurs (cream/beige/navy/black); white shirt and PC tie, Pony Club Cross Country SKin or Barlow PC Polo shirt with PC sweatshirt. Long boots or short boots +/- gaiters or chaps; Hats which comply with PC rules and must be tagged with a PC hat tag. hairnets for long hair.

If jumping fences over 80cm high a jockey skull cap with no peak should be worn. Body protectors are optional for showjumping but must be worn if jumping fixed fences. Medical armbands must be worn for cross country.

Tack should be clean and correctly fitting with a plain blue/black/brown or white numnah.

 Please see attachments below for Hat rules and body protector rules

HAT & BODY PROTECTOR RULES 2020/21

https://pcuk.org/media/3t2nxfnb/hat-rule-2020.pdf

Hat Rule for 2020/21
It is mandatory for all Members to wear a protective helmet at all times when mounted with a chinstrap fastened and adjusted so as to prevent movement of the hat in the event of a fall. This rule defines the quality of manufacture that is required. The individual sports also have additional requirements with regard to colour and type. It is strongly recommended that second hand hats are not purchased.
The hat standards accepted as of 1st January 2020 are detailed in the table below:

https://pcuk.org/media/3t2nxfnb/hat-rule-2020.pdf

Body Protector Rule for 2020/21
https://pcuk.org/media/hh4h35mb/body-protector-rule-2020.pdf
The Pony Club does not make the use of body protectors compulsory, except for all Cross Country riding and Pony Racing whether it be training or competing. If a Body protector is worn for any Pony Club activity it must meet BETA 2009 Level 3 standard (purple label) or BETA 2018 Level 3 standard (blue and black label)…

For general use, the responsibility for choosing body protectors and the decision as to their use must rest with Members and their parents. It is recommended that a rider’s body protector should not be more than 2% of their body weight. When worn, body protectors must fit correctly, be comfortable and must not restrict movement. BETA recommends body protectors are replaced at least every three to five years, after which the impact absorption properties of the foam may have started to decline.
BETA 2009 Level 3 (purple label) body protectors will continue to be accepted at Pony Club competitions until 31st December 2024.
Riders who choose to use the Woof Wear Body Cage EXO must lodge a key with the Event Organiser when they collect their number

 

Body Protectors are compulsory for all cross country riding and Pony Racing, whether training or competition.