South Notts Hunt Pony Club Open Dressage Competition
South Notts Hunt Pony Club Open Dressage Competition
Brackenhurst Equestrian Centre – OPEN DRESSAGE COMPETITION
First round qualifiers for
Dengie Winter League Dressage
Classes 3 – 8 will be judged by BD listed judges
The following classes are available for the South Notts Hunt Pony Club Open Dressage Competition
Entries and Entry Fee
Classes 1&2 £10 Pony Club Members & Non Member
Classes 3-8 £14 South Notts Hunt Pony Club Members
Classes 3-8 £18 Other Pony Club and Non members
All entries are Subject to a non refundable booking fee of £1 per entry
All entries where possible should be made online at www.horse-events.co.uk
MULTIPLE HORSES – Competitors may qualify a maximum of 3 horses for the Area Competition and two horses for the championships in any one class. There are new rules about multiple riders and multiple levels – please read the rulebook available on the PC website http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dressage/WLDR_Rulebook_1718.pdf
Dressage Tests available from
Saddlery and Dress
The Pony Club saddlery and dress rules apply at the Area Competitions and at the Championships.
If a competitor who qualifies for the Championships at their Area Competition subsequently discovers that they are unable to compete at the Championships, then the qualification will pass down the line.
Rosettes to 6th place in each class
Prize giving will be unmounted
Non – Members of The Pony Club are allowed to compete in Pony Club Classes 4, 6 and 8 Dengie Preliminary Rounds but must become fully paid up Members to compete at their Area Competition.
First rounds will be run in accordance with the 2018 Pony Club Dressage Rule book and Dengie Dressage Rules 2018/19 available on the Pony Club website www.pcuk.org. There are some changes to eligibility criteria so please check before entering.
Located at Nottingham University facilities include
Mary King Arena
The centre’s 60 x 40 metres indoor riding arena includes:
- a 279-person seating gallery
- indoor cross country and show jumps
- a camera system to record training and research
- a large screen with a record and playback facility.
Outdoor riding school
- 60 x 40 metres with waxed sand and fibre surface
- enclosed by fences
- fully floodlit
- full range of showjumps and 3 cross country fences.
- 40 x 20 metres waxed sand surface enclosed by fencing to allow loose schooling
- observation holes in the fence to reduce influence on natural behaviour.
- a variety of housing for stabling horses from individual stabling in American barns to crew yards and pens
Located a short drive from our main equestrian centre, Park Hill is home to:
- five re-homed semi-feral ponies
- grazing paddocks with field shelters, a round pen and an all-weather surface area for working with the horses.
Equine Centre Classroom
- seats 24
- fully installed audio visual equipment.
- with stabling for over 30 DIY student liveries
Performance Analysis Room
- mechanical horse
- iJoy Ride
- Balimo chair
- Tekscan pressure testing equipment and mirrors.
- computer equipment for use during project work
- used for downloading data from cameras, heart rate monitors, mobile eye and other data collecting equipment.
And much more…
- cross country schooling paddock
- horse walker
- round pens for lunging / research
- stocks and solarium
- project rooms for staff and student research
- large lecture rooms
- laboratory facilities.
Rules and Terms and Conditions
All tests to be ridden in the Indoor Arena on a surface.
Classes 3 – 8 will be judged by BD listed judges , first 4 to qualify classes
Non –Members of The Pony Club are allowed to compete in Pony Club Classes 4, 6 and 8 Dengie Preliminary Rounds but must become fully paid up Members to compete at their Area Competition.
Classes 4, 6 and 8 may not be commanded as commanders are not permitted at Area or Championships. All other classes may be commanded.
Dressage Sheets will be available at the end of each Class or can be posted out if SAE is provided to the Secretary
Lorries and Trailers must not be skipped out in the car park, any droppings must be picked up
Horses and ponies to be 4 years old or over
Boots or bandages may not be worn in the classes
Numnahs, saddle cloths, pads – Only white, cream, navy, brown or black are permitted. White saddlecloths only may carry a Branch logo no bigger than 200 cm2
Whips may be carried during the test. This includes Area Competitions and the Championships. May be of any length. May not be picked up if dropped during a test. May be carried in either hand, but must be in the rein hand when saluting.
Bits – Bits should follow the configuration of those illustrated (see Pony Club Dressage Rule Book). Bits of rubber, nylon or other synthetic materials are permitted. The mouthpiece must be coloured black, brown or white. Bits must be used in their manufactured condition without any addition to/on any part.
Hats. It is mandatory for all riders to wear helmets that bear the CE mark and a quality symbol, either the BSI Kitemark, the SAI Global symbol or the official Snell label with number. The CE symbol on its own is not sufficient to ensure consistent standard of manufacture. The PAS 015:1998 or 2010 EN 1384:1996, BS EN (Pony Club Hat rules 2018)
All hats must be tagged with the new aquamarine hat tag used by all disciplines , tagging available on the day
See Dengie 2018/19 Competition Rules for eligibility – new rules on PC website
South Notts Hunt Pony Club Open Dressage Competition is being organised by South Notts Hunt Pony Club and the booking agent is Equine Bookings