Saturday June 19, 2021
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Lockdown Activities

Sadly during 2020 and 2021 the number of competitions and rallies we can offer are much less than normal HOWEVER we have already provided a number of online/virtual competitions and ways of keeping our members busy during this strange time. 


PAST COMPETITIONS & ACTIVITIES

* Firstly we ran a 4 week challenge where members enjoyed completing tasks like balancing a bean bag on their head whilst riding and making a nature collage. You can complete the challenges for fun here!
Challenge week 1
Challenge week 2
Challenge week 3
Challenge week 4

* Then followed an Easter bonnet competition where members had great fun decorating their riding hats! Well done to Rose W 1st, Evelyn B 2nd, Molly A 3rd and Rhea S 4th!! 

* Next some of our wonderful coaches made us useful videos about things we need to remember when caring for our equines
Vic Powell – How to rug up a pony https://fb.watch/3hBE8vmP1K/
Lici Hawker – Pole work https://fb.watch/3hBK13OYit/
                             Canter poles https://fb.watch/3hBN3II-MW/
                             Jumping https://fb.watch/3hBP5vsHY-/
Vic Powell – Catching & turning out a pony https://fb.watch/3hBYAkPhto/
                       – Leading your pony https://fb.watch/3hC08D_Isr/
Lici Hawker – Fitting boots Part 1 https://fb.watch/3hC3dgTPWG/
                              Fitting boots Part 2 https://fb.watch/3hC5YBEUdE/
Rhian Jones – Mounting your pony correctly https://fb.watch/3hC7tuZOPe/
                           – Bringing your ponies out of the winter https://fb.watch/3hCf1Fr9TR/

* We ran 2 Best Turned Out competitions which were split by age and also plaited/unplaited.
Winners were as follows in the first competition: Plaited 10yrs and under – 1st Rhea S, 2nd Rosie S, 3rd Charlie M, 4th Lily M. Unplaited section 10yrs and under – 1st Hattie N, 2nd Evelyn B, 3rd Rhea S, 4th Devon T-C. Plaited section 11 yrs and over – 1st Emily A-J, 2nd Lucy C, 3rd Skye W, 4th Lily L.
Second competition: Unplaited 10yrs and under – 1st Rosie S. Plaited 10yrs and under – 1st Lila H, 2nd Evelyn B. Plaited 11 yrs and over – 1st Lily L, 2nd Tinks W

* Then we all great fun making our loo roll challenge video!!
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eKBGTmA-FRs

* In our Decorate Your Pony competition Daisy G came 1st, Evelyn B 2nd, Skye L 3rd and Ursula S and Rosie S joint 4th

* Jane Holderness-Roddam and her team at West Kington Stud very kindly gave us a virtual tour of the stud https://fb.watch/3hByudh_3S/

* Next came our amazing ‘Badminton in Lockdown’ videos! 
 
Part One Event Preparation – https://youtu.be/x2lgu9S9iT0
Part Two The Trot Up – https://youtu.be/waT9b7nyvMA
Part Three The Dressage – https://youtu.be/6a2xbWEf3_Q
Part Four The Speed & Endurance – https://youtu.be/KSaxr2IDCas
Part Five The show Jumping & Finale https://youtu.be/lljxrEASp_c

* Our wild swimming videos came next from our Tetrathlon team!  
Video 1 – https://youtu.be/VOrKdPsmkpM
Video 2  – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eChzbjEZDpQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0jM6lyIPGKLhhXlugVnNZJltDCpbBY_paOPZl1TWWwaK0un0cmoZXQwYI

* Final videos are 2021 Beaufort Hunt PC Membership drive video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWSAVoHJ5yw&feature=youtu.be  
and the 2021 Beaufort Hunt PC Tetrathlon membership drive video – https://youtu.be/OGUXM-oXD00

*We ran ‘The Great Beaufort Hunt Pony Club Bake Off’ competition.
Congratulations to the winner of the 7 and under category – Evelyn Brown age 6
Winner of the age 8-12 category – Erin Evans age 11
Winner of the 13+ category – Millie Smith age 17
Winner of the overs category – Jenny Lomas

* Our Photography competition came next with some worthy winners!!
Winner of the age 7 and under category – Devon Turner-Clarke
Winner of the age 8-12 category – Zara Lawson
Winner of the 13 and over category – Annabel Candy
Winner of the Overs – Andrew Coombs

 

* Our final two competitions were the Funky In Hand Dressage competition which was won by Evelyn B and her chicken Spirit! And the Perfect Paddock competition which was jointly won by Chloe M and Evelyn B