Grafton Hunt Branch of the Pony Club Mini, Novice & Open One Day Event

Grafton Hunt Branch of the Pony Club Mini, Novice & Open One Day Event

Where: Foxhill Farm
When: 01/06/19

Event Information

Grafton Hunt Branch of the Pony Club Mini, Novice & Open ODE

By kind permission of Mrs Lesley Smith

 

Classes from 30cm to 60cm

For children 16 years & under. Non Members welcome.

 

Lead Rein, Assisted and Unassisted Sections

Team and Individual ~ Rosettes and Prizes in Kind

Catering Provided.

 

Queries to:  Sally-Anne Hicks Sallyanne.hicks@btinternet.com

Withdrawal Date: 19 May 2019
Organiser
The Grafton Hunt Pony Club
Event Secretary
Horse-Events
T: +44 (0)7962 251 696
(not after 7pm) Entry Queries

Event Classes

The following classes are available for the Grafton Hunt Branch of the Pony Club Mini, Novice & Open One Day Event

Class 1a
up to 30cm - Lead Rein
Pony Club Walk and Trot Test 2013 SJ: 8 upright fences, up to 30cm XC: 12 – 15 fences in an enclosed area, up to 30cm
Class 1b
up to 30cm - Assisted
Verbal support from one helper. Leading = penalties. Pony Club Walk and Trot Test 2013 SJ: 8 upright fences, up to 30cm XC: 12 – 15 fences in an enclosed area, up to 30cm
Class 1c
up to 30cm Unassisted
Any assistance (verbal or otherwise) incurs penalty. Pony Club Walk and Trot Test 2013 SJ: 8 upright fences, up to 30cm XC: 12 – 15 fences in an enclosed area, up to 30cm
Class 2b
up to 45cm - Assisted
Verbal support from one helper. Leading = penalties. Pony Club D Level Dressage Test Walk & Trot 2012 SJ: 8 fences, up to 45cm XC: 12-15 fences in an enclosed area, up to 45cm
Class 3a
up to 60cm Assisted
Pony Club Introductory Dressage Test 2007 SJ: 8 fences, up to 60cm XC: 12-15 fences in an enclosed area, up to 60cm
Class 3b
up to 60cm Unassisted
Pony Club Introductory Dressage Test 2007 SJ: 8 fences, up to 60cm XC: 12-15 fences in an enclosed area, up to 60cm

Entries & Entry Fees

 Entries

All classes £40 include £5 medical cover
All entries Subject to a non refundable booking fee of £1.50 per class.
Entries close 19th May 2019
All Teams to be declared by 22nd May 2019.

Prizes

PRIZES:
  • Rosettes will be awarded to 10th place in each individual section.
  • Rosettes will be awarded to 6th place in each team class.
  • Prizes in kind.
  • Best Dressage Test and Best Turned Out rosette in each section.
  • Completion rosette for everyone who finishes unplaced.
  • Rosette for highest placed Grafton Hunt PC Member in each class.
  • In the event of equal scores, tack and turnout may be taken into account.

The Competition

The Competition

An encouraging and low-key event designed for genuine novice riders. Competitors to be 16 years or under on 1st January 2019. Non Pony Club members are welcome.

 

Our aim is that all riders have a positive experience and receive a completion rosette. Rules will follow those as set down in the Pony Club Eventing Rules 2018 (http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/eventing/Eventing_Rules_fpr_web.pdf). With the following exceptions:

  • Combinations may only complete in once class / section.
  • Judges uphold the right to eliminate any rider that they feel is unsafe at any time during the competition.
  • All competitors must present for tack inspection at least 20 mins before their start time in each phase.
  • In Class 1, Section A, lead reins must be attached to the noseband only.
  • Please note the new Pony Club grass reins rule for 2018.
  • Assisted means ONE Assistant can be in the ring with the competitor to provide VERBAL guidance and support. Any leading will result in penalties.

Dressage Show Jumping & Cross Country

Dressage Phase

  • The rider must be led in Section A of classes 1 & 2 only.
  • Tests may be called in Assisted Sections 1 (B), 2 (B) and 3 (A) without penalty.
  • Tests may be called in Unassisted Sections 2 (C) and 3 (B) but will be penalised by 5 penalties.

 

Show Jumping Phase

  • The rider must be led in Section A of classes 1 & 2 only.
  • The rider may be assisted by ONE person in Assisted Sections 1 (B), 2 (B) and 3 (A).
  • A rider in an unassisted Section 2(C) or 3(B) who receives outside assistance will be penalised by 10 penalties on each occasion.

 

Cross Country Phase

  • The rider must be led in Section A of classes 1 & 2 only.
  • The rider may be assisted by ONE person in Assisted Sections 1 (B), 2 (B) and 3 (A).
  • A rider in an unassisted Section 2(C) or 3(B) who receives outside assistance will be penalised by 10 penalties on each occasion.
  • After 2 refusals at any fence, the rider may continue to the next fence but will incur 60 penalties.
  • The XC will not be timed but those deemed to be going too fast will be asked to slow down.

On Site

  • In case of queries on day of show ONLY 07884 436811
  • The official photographers are Simple Photo Shots (Paul Buddin)
  • Catering will be provided

Sponsors

We would like to thank our generous sponsors, without whom this event would not be able to take place.

  • TH Tack Barn
  • Harley Equestrian
  • Simple Photo Shots

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Venue Information

Foxhill Farm is located in the unspoilt countryside of South Northants midway between Banbury, Brackley and Towcester. Owned and run by Lesley Smith, this family business offers the perfect environment for you to ride to your full potential.

Set in beautiful countryside, livery owners have the opportunity to hack down endless bridleways, byways and quiet country lanes, as well as having the perfect setting to prepare for competitions throughout the year.

Instruction on your own horse can be provided by Lesley Smith; a qualified and highly experienced instructor. Group and individual lessons are available in all disciplines for every age and ability.

Foxhill offers a wide variety of equestrian facilities and services, including:

  • 70m x 40m all weather menage
  • Full set of competition showjumps
  • XC schooling course designed and built by Hugh Lochore
  • Regular training days, clinics and competitions
  • A purpose built American barn housing stabling for 23
  • Over 120 acres of turnout
  • Claydon Horse Walker
  • Holiday/short term and schooling livery.

The cross country course is open for schooling throughout the year. The location of the course is on well draining permanent pasture and will only be closed in very severe weather.

The course was built and designed by Hugh Lochore, one of the UK’s leading course designers. It includes a wide variety of fences from 2ft to 3ft 6ins. The design incorporates many of the types of fences often used in British Eventing courses. These include corners, arrow heads, sunken road, bank complex, training ditches, trakehner, and a water complex with a wide variety of options to both enter and exit the water.

The permanent fences have all weather take off and landings.

 

Address
Foxhill Farm, Eydon, Daventry, NN11 3QB
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