THE CHESHIRE SHIELD HORSE TRIALS 2022 – Organised by THE EAST CHESHIRE BRANCH OF THE PONY CLUB

THE CHESHIRE SHIELD HORSE TRIALS 2022 – Organised by THE EAST CHESHIRE BRANCH OF THE PONY CLUB

Where: Somerford Park Farm
When: 16/07/22

Event Information

THE CHESHIRE SHIELD HORSE TRIALS 2022 Organised by THE EAST CHESHIRE BRANCH OF THE PONY CLUB

Incorporating the Area 4 and Area 5 qualifying competitions for the Pony Club National and Regional Championships

 

at SOMERFORD PARK, CHESHIRE, CW12 4SW 

Grid Reference  SJ 81028 65737

What3words  crank.grip.rats   (Car and Lorry Park)

 

Pony Club appointed Official Steward   TBA

Pony Club appointed Technical Advisor TBA

Area 4 & 5 Representatives and Joint Assistant Official Stewards:

Robin Bower & Andrew Tulloch

 

ENTER ONLINE AT www.horse-events.co.uk

 

Teams to be confirmed by: Wednesday 6th July 

 

Dogs allowed on site only if on leads, under control at all times and poo-picked

 

The Cheshire Shield Nominated Charity for 2022

NORTH WEST AIR AMBULANCE  

https://www.nwairambulance.org.uk/

 

 

 

Withdrawal Date: 1 July 2022
Organiser
East Cheshire Branch of the 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 THE CHESHIRE SHIELD HORSE TRIALS 2022 – Organised by THE EAST CHESHIRE BRANCH OF THE PONY CLUB

Class 1 PC ONLY : 80cm THE NEWCOMERS CHALLENGE CUP EVENT & Area 4 & 5 PC80 Regional Qualifier
Dressage test The PC Grassroots Test 2018
Class 1: Non PC ONLY - PC80 THE NEWCOMERS CHALLENGE CUP EVENT
Dressage test The PC Grassroots Test 2018
Class 2A: PC 90 PC ONLY - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD NOVICE EVENT & Area 4 & 5 PC90 Championship Qualifier
Dressage test: The PC90 Eventing Test 2013
Class 2A: Non PC 90 - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD NOVICE EVENT
Dressage test: The PC90 Eventing Test 2013
Class 2B: PC ONLY OPEN PC90 – for Pony Club members ineligible for novice event – any horse – Individuals only
Dressage test: The PC90 Eventing Test 2013
Class 3: PC ONLY PC100 - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD INTERMEDIATE EVENT & Area 4 & 5 PC100 Championship Qualifier
Dressage Test: The PC100 Eventing Test 2015
Class 3: NON PC PC100 - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD INTERMEDIATE EVENT
Dressage Test: The PC100 Eventing Test 2015
Class 4: PC ONLY PC100+ - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD INTERMEDIATE PLUS EVENT & Area 4 & 5 PC100+ Championship Qualifier
Dressage Test: The PC110 Eventing Test 2022
Class 4: NON PC ONLY PC100+ - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD INTERMEDIATE PLUS EVENT
Dressage Test: The PC110 Eventing Test 2022
Class 5: PC ONLY PC110 - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD OPEN & PC110 OPEN Championship Qualifier
Dressage Test: The PC110 Eventing Test 2022
Class 5: NON PC PC110 - THE CHESHIRE SHIELD OPEN & PC110 OPEN Individuals only
Dressage Test: The PC110 Eventing Test 2022

Entries & Entry Fees

ENTRIES: All entries should be made online using www.horse-events.co.uk.

This is a single booking form process and entries will not be confirmed without payment.

Entry Fee:

All classes: £85 including non-refundable Booking Fee £2

Late Entry surcharge:  £20

Refundable Bib Deposit:  £20 payable on declaration

All entries are subject to a non-refundable booking fee as stated online.

For Pony Club entries you will need your membership number & Branch/Centre name to enter a qualifying class.

Non-PC entrants must provide BE or BHS Gold membership number otherwise personal public liability/3rd party insurance certificate to be produced on declaration.

Team entries only for Pony Club members – enter your branch name as the team name

 

Rider and Horse amendments can be made online by logging into your Horse Events account under my bookings. Here you can edit your details up until close of entries.

If you need to cancel an entry or change a class before the closing date, or have any difficulties entering online,  please email: Info@horse-events.co.uk

Tel: 07962 251696 – not after 7pm

For ALL changes and horse and rider substitutions after the closing date there is a £5 charge please fill out the following form online at: Horse Events Substitution Form

Please email your changes after the closing date to: info@horse-events.co.uk

Times & Course Walk

Teams to be confirmed by:       Wednesday 6th July 2022

Times will be published on:       Wednesday 13th July 2022 at 6 p.m.

Course Walking:                        Friday 15th July 2022 from 2 p.m. and not before

Prizes & Prize Giving:

Prizes & Prize Giving:

Presentation Ceremonies will not be held but rosettes, prizes and dressage tests may be collected 1 hour after publication of results.

Cheshire Shield trophies will be awarded to the highest placed single branch Area 5 Team in each Class. Area trophies will be awarded as appropriate. Rosettes to 6th place (Teams and Individuals) and for Best Dressage in each section.

Craddock rosettes to PC riders with double clears without time penalties in Classes 3, 4 & 5.

WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS

Substitutions

After the closing date substitutions may only be made as per PC Eventing Rules 2022.

Please email your changes after the closing date to: info@horse-events.co.uk

Withdrawals & Refunds     (Note: Booking fee will be deducted from all refunds)

Full refunds will be given up until the closing date of the competition

After the closing date no refunds will be made without a Doctors or Vets certificate produced no later than 72 hours after the event. If produced after this, no refund will be given.

Refunds where due after the closing date are subject to an admin fee of £20

In the event of abandonment 50% of the entry fee will be refunded

Eligibility:

Eligibility:

Please refer to Rule 32 of the 2022 Eventing Rule Book plus Additional Eligibility for 2022.

All rules are available at – https://pcuk.org/officials/rulebooks/

 

ENTRY CONDITIONS:

ENTRY CONDITIONS:

  1. To be run in accordance with Pony Club Eventing Rules (PCER) 2022 – https://pcuk.org/media/hs3jrvkc/rulebook-eventing-web-v22-1-2.pdf and these conditions.
  2. All PC entries will be checked against the Pony Club member database to confirm current membership.
  3. All non-Pony Club competitors must hold current public liability (3rd party) insurance – through BE or BHS Gold membership or personally.
  4. Vaccination Certificates & Passports must be available for inspection & produced on official request – see PCER22.
  5. All Team entries must be supported by a named XC fence judging team of at least two people in order to be accepted. Failure to comply will result in elimination of team.
  6. No rider may compete on more than one horse in any one class except
  • in Class 5 (PC110)
  • to enable a Pony Club Qualifying Team to be entered
  • at the absolute discretion of the organisers.
  1. In the event of entries being oversubscribed, a waiting list will operate. Precedence will be given to PC members.
  2. All entries will be subject to a non-refundable Booking Fee
  3. Late entries MAY be accepted at the sole discretion of the Organisers and are subject to a Late Entry Charge of £20.
  4. All competitors must declare to the Event secretary on site before commencing any phase of the competition, collect XC bib and number and pay £20 refundable deposit.
  5. Hats must comply with the current Pony Club/BE/BHS minimum standards and Pony Club riders’ hats be tagged prior to commencing any phase of the competition. Long hair to be netted.
  6. No electronic devices to be carried whilst competing except for stop watches at PC90/100/100+/110
  7. Approved standard body protectors must be worn for the cross-country phase. Air vests, if worn, must be in addition to a body protector & fully deflated or removed if triggered. Competitors wearing a Woof Wear Body Cage EXO must inform the secretary on declaring and deposit a key with XC medics where appropriate.
  8. Dressage – whips are NOT allowed in PC 100/100+ & PC 110 and gloves must be worn by all competitors.
  9. Show Jumping & Cross Country – whips must be padded. (NEW RULE – ALL RIDERS)
  10. Excessive use of whip anywhere on the showground will result in disqualification.
  11. At all levels on the cross-country course, 3 refusals at a single fence or 4 refusals in total* means elimination. *At PC80, competitors with 4 refusals in total, may be permitted to continue at the discretion of the Official Steward.
  12. In all phases, a fall of horse and/or rider means
  13. At PC 90/100/100+/110 competitors incurring more than 24 show jumping penalties will not be allowed to go XC. At PC80 this may be permitted at the discretion of the Official Steward. For the avoidance of doubt, “Elimination” incurs more than 24 penalties.
  14. Any query about a competitor’s score must be made only at the secretary’s office. No approach may be made to the judge, timekeeper, fence judge or any other official. Only District Commissioners or their appointed representatives are entitled to lodge objections. They must be made in writing to the secretary’s office, addressed to the Official Steward and accompanied by a deposit of £50. Objections must be made within half an hour (i) of the relevant incident or (ii) after the scores are published or (iii) no later than 1 hour after dressage score sheets are released. The Official Steward will give her decision which shall be final.
  15. Photographic Rights – competitors and their parents/guardians are deemed to have given permission for any photographic and/or film or TV footage taken of persons or horses/ponies taking part in Pony Club events to be used and published in any media whatsoever for editorial purposes, press information or advertising by or on behalf of the Pony Club and/or Official Sponsors of the Pony Club.

Event Booking Information

This event is being organised by East Cheshire Branch of the Pony Club. Equine Bookings is acting as the booking agent for this event, enabling you to book online, for which you will be charged a booking fee per space which will be added to your cart.

As booking agents, we accept no responsibility for the actual provision of any event for which you purchase event tickets for. Our responsibilities are limited to providing the online platform to enable you to purchase tickets. The booking fee is the separate non-refundable charge we make to you for facilitating the booking. Your contract is held with the Promoter/event organiser.

We only share your data with that of the third party organiser of the specific event you entered. We do not share your data with third parties for marketing purposes. The Organisers of the events published on the Horse Events website have all agreed to the following statement before we published the event and give them access to your data for the purpose of entering their event.

Venue Information

We are conveniently situated on the main A54 midway between Congleton and Holmes Chapel. On arrival you will find a large hard-standing car and lorry park. The Office and Reception are clearly signed, after paying you will be directed to the facility you have booked.

Please be aware that if you use a Sat Nav to reach us from the South, it may well direct you through small lanes – this is NOT the best way in a Horse Box.  Please follow the main roads – they are quicker and safer!

Address
Somerford Park Farm, Holmes Chapel Rd , Congleton, CW12 4SW
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THE CHESHIRE SHIELD HORSE TRIALS 2022 – Organised by THE EAST CHESHIRE BRANCH OF THE PONY CLUB is being organised by East Cheshire Branch of the Pony Club and the booking agent is Equine Bookings

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