Monday September 27, 2021
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Tetrathalon and Triathlons

 

What is a Triathlon/Tetrathlon?

These competitions test general horsemanship and athletic ability for all levels of competitor.  It was originally set up for the boys, but there are now separate competitions for girls held under same rules.

Briefly a Tetrathlon consists of four phases

Shooting – using a 4.5mm calibre air pistol and pony club targets

Running – over a carefully measured course and each competitor’s time is measured

Swimming – competitors score points on how far they swim in a certain time

Cross Country – generally over a fixed cross country course which includes a gate to open and close, and a slip rail

Triathlons consist of the Shooting, Running and Swimming phases with more competitions being held during the winter months – a fun way for members to socialise off their ponies.

Tetrathlon shoot practices take place on Thursday evenings 5pm-7pm at the Braunton Shooting club.

Message Viv Pulford on messenger for more information on this or speak to Mary Below on 01884 860772 or 07778793373

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