Belvoir Hunt Pony Club ARENA EVENTING AREA 6 QUALIFIER – for the Pony Club Spring Championships Arena Eventing
Belvoir Hunt Pony Club ARENA EVENTING AREA 6 QUALIFIER – for the Pony Club Spring Championships Arena Eventing – (8th April 2022)
Open to Pony Club Centre & Branch members only
The course will consist of a course of SJ immediately followed by WHP / arena cross country type fences, there will be no more than 20 jumping efforts in total.
Enter online: www.horse-events.co.uk
The following classes are available for the Belvoir Hunt Pony Club ARENA EVENTING AREA 6 QUALIFIER – for the Pony Club Spring Championships Arena Eventing
Entries & Entry Fees
Start Times and Course Walk
Start Times and Course Walk
Entry lists and times will be posted on www.ponyclubresults.co.uk after 7pm on Thursday 10th March.
Classes will be run in drawn / listed order and the course will be available to walk before the start of each class, please be prompt.
The warm-up arena will be limited to a safe number and the practice fences will be adjusted by stewards, no parents or coaches in the warmup area. No lunging on site.
Cross Country compliant XC kit and Saddlery should be worn. The Pony Club Saddlery and Dress rules apply at all Area Competitions and the Championships. 2018 Aqua tagged hats and BETA 2009 or BETA 2018 body protectors must be worn. Air jackets if worn, must be worn in combination with a body protector. All competitors must wear jodhpur / riding boots. Stirrups should be of the correct size to suit the rider’s boots and must have 7mm (1⁄4”) clearance on either side of the boot.
Competitors must bring their own number bib and must print out three numbers, two for their bib and one for the windscreen of their vehicle. Numbers are listed and printed out from www.ponyclubresults.co.uk
Prizes will be awarded to 3rd place and rosettes to 10th place in each class. Special rosette for Best Belvoir PC in each class.
Results and Passing Down The Qualification
On the day (of the Area Qualifier)- If a competitor is unable to go to the Championships then the qualifying places will be passed down the line. Please ensure every competitor confirms to the organiser/steward that they are intending to enter the Championships.
After the Area Qualifier: If a competitor is unable to go to the Championships, they must notify The Pony Club Office as soon as possible so that their qualifying place can be passed down the line. This will only be done up until five days prior to the Championships.
Results will be displayed on www.ponyclubresults.co.uk and qualification / prizes / rosettes sent out after the event.
Results will be provisional until 11:30pm on the night of 13th March, when they will be marked final
Passports will be checked on the driveway to ensure all horses/ponies are up-to-date with their annual vaccinations. Those not complying will be turned away. Newly vaccinated horses/ponies need to have had two vaccinations and a further week. Please have your pony/horse’s passport with you and be ready to show the immunisations schedule.
Before close of entries, on Sunday 6th March, you can cancel your entry within your Horse-Events.co.uk account yourself and your entry fees will be refunded. If you are unable to attend after that please notify the Organiser on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry fee refunded up to close of entries, thereafter only if the place is filled from the waitlist before 12 noon Sunday 6th March
For Track and Trace – no changes can be made after times have been published on 10th March 2022.
Cancellation: In the unlikely event of the organisers having to cancel refunds will be issued minus the HorseEvents booking fee (£1.85) and we reserve the right to charge a further administration chargeof £5.
- To be run under Pony Club Spring Champs Rules (see PC website www.pcuk.org). Combinations are expected to compete at their normal Pony Club level of eligibility, not below.
- Event will be run in accordance with current Government COVID-19 guidelines. Entry deems acceptance of this and any changes that have to be made.
- Open to current Area 6 Pony Club branch and centre members only. All Horses must be aged 5 or older.
- Combination of horse and rider cannot enter more than 2 classes. No horse can compete more than once per class.
- The class winners will be decided by fewest penalties, then if equality of penalties, closest to xc optimum time.
- Classes will be run in drawn order and the course will be available to walk before the start of each class. Approx. Class times will be available on the website prior to the competition. Any competitor who misses their turn may be disqualified at the judges’ discretion.
- All competitors must wear a protective helmet, manufactured to one of the minimum standards listed in the Pony Club Hat Rule 2020 at all times when mounted with the chin straps fastened. All hats must be tagged with an Aqua Pony Club, Riding Club or BE hat tag. This can be done on the day at the event secretary, please allow enough time for this.
- The decision of the judge is final.
- The organisers reserve the right to disqualify anyone for misuse of whip or spurs,dangerous riding or any horse in poor or lame condition.
- Stopwatches are not allowed in any class.
- Horses/Ponies must not be left unattended, especially never left unsupervisedtied to the outside of lorries. Please pick up droppings in lorry park. Only the competitor may ride the horse on the day at the event.
All of the facilities listed below are NEW and PURPOSE BUILT to provide some of the finest quality equestrian facilities in the country.
2 International size indoor schools:
70 metres x 30metres with viewing gallery for 170 people & pa system.
66 metres x 24.5 metres with a Cushion Track surface – the highest quality surface currently available. Being a well lit and spacious with a first class P.A. system and great acoustics, this indoor arena is of the highest standard.
All weather water complex with various options from shallow paddle through to multiple steps to jump in & out.
Floodlit outdoor school – Measuring 60 metres x 20 metres surfaced with EQ Surfaces Wax Track with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
Indoor Viewing Area
Showers and Toilets
Restaurant – New kitchen & seating serving a wide variety of hot and cold food and drinks
Video Analysis available for training sessions
Car and lorry park – There is plenty of hard standing parking to enable your horse to remain clean between un-boxing and whilst going to and from work.
Save for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the organisers or anyone for whom they are in law responsible, neither the organisers of this event nor The Pony Club nor any agent, employee or representative of these bodies, nor the landlord or his tenant, accepts any liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, riders, spectators, land, cars, their contents and accessories, or any other personal property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence breach of contract or in any other way whatsoever. Entries are only accepted on this basis.
Health and Safety The organiser of this Event has taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present at this event. For these measures to be effective,
everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the organiser and all officials and stewards.
Insurance Non-Pony Club competitors are not covered by The Pony Club Insurance and must have their own third-party cover. The Belvoir Hunt Branch of The Pony Club and the organisers of this event are not legally responsible for non-Members and their insurance will not cover you.
Belvoir Hunt Pony Club ARENA EVENTING AREA 6 QUALIFIER – for the Pony Club Spring Championships Arena Eventing is being organised by Belvoir Hunt Pony Club and the booking agent is Equine Bookings