Wednesday September 22, 2021
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Disciplines and Teams

In this section you can find out about all the different disciplines that the Suffolk Hunt take part in and the details of team selection for each discipline.






Details of Area Competitions can be found on the Area 8 website


What are the Grassroots Regional Championships?

The Pony Club Grassroots Regional Championships are an entry level team competition in Dressage, Show Jumping and Eventing which are ideal for the more novice Branch and Centre Members. They’re a perfect stepping stone for anyone looking to compete at The Pony Club Championships in the future!

Once again each area will be running their own qualifiers during  with chance to compete at Eastern Region (Areas 6, 8, 11, 12) Grassroots championships at Horseheath 

29th – 30th August 2020.

How do I qualify?

Each Pony Club Area will hold a qualifying competition, where a number of teams will progress through to the Championship for their region.

Competitors must meet certain eligibility criteria in order to enter – check the relevant rulebook for the sport you’re entering (available to download on the Dressage, Show Jumping or Eventing pages).


Eligibility Rules 2019

 Open to any age of Member with any size of horse or pony.

 Rider must not have previously represented their Branch or Centre at Novice level or above in

Dressage, Show Jumping or Eventing Area Competitions.

 Riders must be fully paid up Members of The Pony Club, but with no restriction on time of joining.

 Dressage

Combination must not have competed above Prelim level with British Dressage.

 Show Jumping

Combination to have no British Show Jumping recorded results at 90cm or above.

Dressage Rules

The test to be used is The Pony Club Grassroots Dressage Test 2016. The size of arena is 20m x 40m.

The test is available to download from

Show Jumping Rules

The competition is to be run in accordance with rule 36 in the 2016 Pony Club Show Jumping Rule Book.

The whole team will jump two rounds followed by a jump off against the clock if required.

Max height in both rounds 80 cm, but in the second round two single fences may be 85cm.

If these team competitions interest you or for more information please contact me


Best wishes

Jane Crawford




Team Managers 2019

Show Jumping –Lynn Mulhern    07817 241687

Eventing  –           Alison Barber – 01359 251229    07860 183158

Dressage  –       Miranda Grigg-Pettitt – 07725 782546

Gosling Cup – Clare Pettitt:

Mounted Games – Fiona Cotton – 07876 277323 –

Tetrathlon – Christie Eaton-Evans – 07971306454 –

Quiz -Horse and Pony Care – Jane Crawford