Woodland Hunt Pony Club Open Showjumping Competition

Woodland Hunt Pony Club Open Showjumping Competition

Where: BCA College
When: 31/10/20 to 27/10/20

Event Information

Woodland Hunt Pony Club Open Showjumping Competition

Welcome to the Woodland Hunt Pony Club Open Showjumping Competition 2020 which includes the Pony Club Spring Festival Debut and Challenge preliminary rounds.

Including Preliminary Round of the Pony Club Spring Festival Debut and Pony Club Challenge Classes


We are hugely grateful to all the companies and individuals who kindly sponsor the classes.  Without our sponsors A. Johnson Home Developments, Karn Herbert Farriers, the Radford-Jones Family, Chiltern Rug Wash, Berkshire Equine, Posy Knapp and Laws Floors Ltd our show could not take place.




Course designer: Mike Benfield


Withdrawal Date: 27 October 2020
Woodland Hunt Pony Club
T: 07801 657536
(queries on the day only)
Event Secretary
T: +44 (0)7962 251 696
(not after 7pm) Entry Queries

Event Classes

The following classes are available for the Woodland Hunt Pony Club Open Showjumping Competition

Class 1 – Mini Jumping
Kindly sponsored by A.Johnson Home Developments
Class 2
60cm Beginners Jumping
Kindly sponsored by A.Johnson Home Developments
Class 3
70cm Novice Jumping
Kindly sponsored by The Radford Jones Family
Class 4a
80cm Pony Club Spring Festival Debut
Classes 4a and 4b will run concurrently Kindly sponsored by Chiltern Rug Wash
Classs 4b
80cm Intermediate Jumping
Classes 4a and 4b will run concurrently Kindly sponsored by Chiltern Rug Wash
Class 5a
90cm Pony Club Spring Festival Challenge
Kindly sponsored by Karn Herbert Farriers
Class 5b
90cm Small Open Jumping
Kindly sponsored by Karn Herbert Farriers
Class 6
1m - Open
Kindly sponsored by Laws Floors Ltd.

Entries & Entry Fees


Entries can be made online only at www.horse-events.co.uk.

Entry Fee: 

Pony Club Spring Festival £15 

Open Classes £14 

All entries are subject to a non refundable booking fee of £1.35



Entries Closing and Withdrawals

Entries Close

The deadline for entries is Tuesday 27th October and spaces are strictly limited.

No entries on the day.

No horse or rider changes after the closing date.

No refunds after the closing date without a valid vet or doctor’s certificate.

Times , Course Walk & Numbers


All classes will run to a strict drawn order of allocated times. Failure to present at the correct time will result in elimination. Times will be posted on  woodlandhunt.org on Thursday 29th October 2020.

Please print your number at home and wear in a bib or pinned to your jacket on the day. Please avoid bridle numbers that may not be visible from the judge’s box.

Course Walk 

There will be a course walk half way through classes 3-5.

We will also be allowing limited numbers of spectators in the downstairs viewing area.

Prizes & Rosettes


  • Rosettes to 8th
  • There will be no formal prize giving. Results will be published online and rosettes will be posted.


A horsemanship rosette will be awarded in each class, sponsored and judged by Posy Knapp BHSI Equestrian Coaching.

On the Day

Paramedics: SES Ambulance Services

Vet on site: Berkshire Equine Veterinary Services www.berkshireequine.co.uk

Photographer: Glamorous Event Photography www.glamorouseventphotography.com

Secretary: Emma Dag 07801 657536

Covid Measures


  1. Social distancing to be practiced at all times.
  2. Anyone feeling unwell must NOT attend.
  3. Please park 5m away from the next vehicle.
  4. Sanitisers will be provided where possible.
  5. Each rider may have only ONE supporter which may be a parent/driver/ groom. The supporter must be named on the Entry Form and checks will be made at the Lorry Park entrance. NO additional non-competing siblings or spectators are permitted.  Children must not be left unattended at any time.
  6. The warm-up arena will be stewarded and a maximum of 5 competitors (those due in jumping order) allowed at any time. Entry will be via one gate and exit from the other end.
  7. No spectators or grooms are allowed to access the warm-up arena.
  8. No access to the upstairs gallery at BCA. The downstairs viewing is open only to the spectator of the person in the ring.
  9. SAFETY TACK INSPECTION – due to Covid-19 there will not be a tack inspection but competitors (or the accompanying adult) are responsible for the safety of their equipment and compliance to Pony Club rules.
  10. Please arrive/compete/leave.

WHPC Open Show Jumping - Saturday 31st October 2020 COVID Guidelines

WHPC Open Show Jumping – Saturday 31st October 2020 COVID Guidelines

Please do not attend the event if you think you might have symptoms or have come in contact with anyone who might have COVID19 or if you feel unwell.

  • Spectators/helpers are limited to ONE per rider/horse. Please travel in family groups. We would prefer that if your horse is being travelled for you by a person not in your family group that you travel separately from them.
  • Please print your entry number to be worn and bring with you (ideally A4 size and to be worn in an eventing bib)
  • Registration will be at car park entrance on arrival and whilst you are still in your vehicle. YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY IF YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL PASSENGERS OTHER THAN THE COMPETITOR(S)AND ACCOMPANYING HELPER(S).
  • Car Park – Please always ensure you maintain social distancing and limit group sizes.
  • WHPC Officials are positioned at strategic points around the event along with several ‘floating’ helpers wearing high vis. If you have any queries on the day, please feel free to ask them. The main organiser will be in the usual Secretary’s office (Max 3 in office at any time).
  • Please maintain social distancing (1m+) during course walks in the covered arena.
  • –  Where possible only rider walks the course and please do not touch the jumps. Masks are advisable.
  • –  Mid class walks provided for larger classes to minimise numbers at any given time. Please only walk to course in one of the slots for each class.
  • A one-way system around the venue will be in place, please see map provided.

– Once rider/horse completed round they are to exit round the back of the indoor school.

  • Limited numbers in the warm-up arena = Max 4 riders in the flat warm-up and 4 in the jump warm-up and WHPC helper
    • –  WHPC helper to let you into warm-up and manage numbers
    • –  WHPC helper provided to help with jumps
    • –  WHPC letting you out of arena
    • –  If you are late then we will try slot you in where possible but cannot guarantee availability so,please arrive in plenty of time.
  • No official prize giving will be held – rosettes and results for each class will be left on the mounting block outside the covered arena to be collected shortly after the end of each class.
  • The toilet will be available along with hand washing facilities and hand sanitiser.
  • Upstairs Viewing Area = No entry other than to WHPC Judge and helpers.
  • Numbers in the downstairs viewing area limited. Please be aware that entry and exit is a ‘pinch point’. Please allow for spectators to exit before entering and adhere to social distancing regulations.
  • Please ensure that you clear up any hay and droppings before departing.Thank you to WHPC volunteers, riders and supporters for helping us make this happen in such interesting times.

Event Booking Information

This event is being organised by Woodland Hunt 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.

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Venue Information

BCA Equestrian Centre is a leading equine training college in the Thames Valley.

Our facilities include a large indoor arena, two outdoor arenas, extensive grass rides, BE cross country course.

BCA, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Sl6 6QR
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