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Members News and Reports 2022

18 May – Congratulations to Molly Brown who has passed the A test


Triathlon Championships 27 March 2022
We had five boys competing for the Quorn and Area 6 at the Triathlon championships in the mini, junior and open boys classes. 
Josh Duncombe competed in the open boys. He shot 880 (4th best shoot in the class), and achieved personal bests in both the run and swim, finishing just inside the top 20. 
Toby and Jacob Duncombe have just moved up to juniors. Toby shot a fantastic 920 (9th best shoot score in his class), and had a run personal best. Jacob had a very good 820 shoot, a super speedy run, and a swim personal best. Both Toby and Jacob finished in the top 30. 
Oscar Pickering and Ben England competed in the mini boys. Oscar shot 920 (6th best shoot score), again an excellent score under the champs pressure, and achieved personal bests in both run and swim to finish 12th. Ben England achieved personal bests in all three phases (4th best swim), and finished 16th. 
Thank you for being such fantastic representatives for the Quorn in some very competitive classes.

Quorn Hunt Pony Club 85 team show jumping at Newbold Verdon, 5 March

First to go for the team’s first round was Charlie, who got an unfortunate 4 faults at the last fence, followed by Grace who had a clear round. Next to go was Molly, who also got a clear round, then Josh who also had an unfortunate 4 faults at the last fence. 

Next it was the jump off for Grace and Molly who got through to the next round through their clears. Grace came 1st with a super fast time of 29 seconds, and Molly came 7th with 8 faults and a fast time of 31 seconds. 

Lola rode individually with a clear round and an unlucky 4 in the jump off to finish in 6th place individually. 

The course was challenging with tight turns and lots of doubles and a huge amount of competitors . All riders were very smart representing the QUORN well done to all and thanks to Liz and Rachael for the support and course walk. 









Report from QHPC Triathlon 23 January 2022

Qualifier for the National Triathlon Championships

A really fantastic turn out for the Quorn/Area 6 qualifier January 2022, with pony club members travelling from all over resulting in some very competitive section. A really fantastic turn out of Quornies, and great to see some new starters joining.

In the Open Boys section, both Josh Duncombe and Joel Harby qualify for the triathlon championships in March, with Josh coming 1st with best run and shoot and Joel third with best swim.

A record number of Open girls competitors made for a tough qualifier section. Jade England qualifies for championships coming second, Brooke England 5th and Georgie Daynes 6th. Some fantastic super quick runs from Georgie and Liv, and our Quorn open girls team looking really strong going into the tetrathlon season, and placing second overall.

In the Junior Boys section, Jacob Duncombe was 4th with an amazing 1500m run of 5.08 despite a slight diversion, with Toby Duncombe close behind in 5th. Both were highest placed Area 6 and qualify for championships. Sam Daynes did a great first junior class, finishing 6th. All three were part of the winning team in this class.

No quornies in the junior girls section.

Minimum boys, Oscar Pickering won the class with best shoot, and Ben England was 4th with best swim. Both qualify for the championships, and their mixed team was second.

In the minimus girls, Mali Willmott, Bobbie Roberts and Emilia Woods did great first competition, with Mali best Quorn and just outside the individual rosettes. Their team was 4th.

In the mini mini girls, Rose Mee also did a great first competition, with a speedy run, and her team came first.

Last but not least, our bean bag competitors, Ben Woods was best Quorn in the triathlon section, with a great throw score, and his team was 3rd.

In the biathlon section, Sebastian Barsby was second, and super efforts from Belle Barsby and River Roberts. Their team was third.

Huge thank you to all the many helpers and volunteers on a very busy day, and the parents for all their support.

A really fantastic turn out of Quornies. Seven Quornies through to the tri champs is probably a record – well done everyone!


Members News and Reports 2021

QHPC SHOW = 19/09/21

What a super time our younger members had, despite a bit of rain. Lots of rosettes and big smiles, and great enjoyment for everyone. Huge thanks to Natalie and her helpers. After this success, we will be running another show open to other PCs next year.




4 September – Congratulations to Molly Brown who has passed the AH test.

Well done Molly.


Area 6 Arena Eventing Championships 9 April 2021 – organised by Belvoir PC

Well done to all the Quornies who competed at the arena eventing championships! We had some fab results in all of the classes. The QHPC was well represented at the champs with 16 people competing across all of the classes and 8 of them finishing in the top ten!

The results were as follows:

In the 70cm class, well done to Lottie Dickens who was clear in the show jumping; Ava Jamieson and Lola Cave who were also clear in the show jumping and had 4 faults in the cross country and Willow Roberts who went double clear and finished 6th overall.

In the tough 80cm class, well done to Mia Winson who had 4 faults in show jumping; Millie Dickens who went clear show jumping and Kate Porritt who had 4 faults in show jumping and a clear cross country!

Well done to all those who competed in the very competitive 90cm class with 40 people in the class – 12 people on clear rounds and 30 people who finished on 8 faults. Antonia Acworth who finished on 8 faults; Millie Dickens who went clear show jumping and one pole cross country; Molly Tarris who finished 7th with a double clear; Kyna Love who finished 5th with a double clear and William Mann who finished 3rd with a double clear, very close to the optimum time!

And finally, well done to the Quornies in the 1m class. Georgie Daynes competed on two horses finishing 13th with 4 faults on McCoy and 7th on 4 faults with Teddy; Hannah Spray finishing 9th with one pole in the cross county; Brooke and Jade England finishing 3rd and 4th both with double clears and congratulations to Lily Walker who came 1st with a double clear and exactly on the optimum time.

Members News and Reports 2020

24/10/20 – B Test passes

Molly Tarris and Katy Arnold passed their full B test and Alyssa Westin-Hardy passed the Care part of the test.

Well done girls!


National Schools Equestrian Association Eventers Challenge Championship at Hickstead 27/08/20

A wonderful day at Hickstead yesterday for QHPC members, Liv,Jade & Brooke. They qualified for the Eventers Challenge National Championship 100cm class at Hickstead by winning the qualifier back in November, with a team of 3 only (same rules as pony club, teams of 3-4, with top 3 scores to count), where all three girls were clear. In the qualifier, Liv was closest to the optimum time, and also qualified as an individual. The Championship was postponed to yesterday, so the long trek to Hickstead was made, again just with the three team members which meant no discard scores. A cleverly built and very technical course meant lots of issues – three teams eliminated, and only 3 riders in the individual section went clear. Liv Crawley delivered a flawless double clear 3/10ths of a second from the optimum time and proved unbeatable, becoming the Individual National Champion. Jade followed with a clear, and just one unlucky pole for Brooke, all three fast and close to optimum time, securing a team win as well, and the team taking the National Champions title. Lots of lovely feedback from the organisers about how well they rode, especially when the course had had so many problems. Great for our open girls tetrathlon team to be competing, and absolutely showed that all the tetrathlon experience of technical cross country fences pays off!


In April 2020, Equestrian Life magazine launched a writing competition for Pony Club Members, with a host of wonderful prizes to be won. There were over 450 entries, and the results have been announced, with two QHPC members winning prizes.

Eva Henton-Young won the 11 and under class and Toby Duncombe won a prize in this class.