The Pony Club states that organisers must do what is reasonably practicable to ensure the health, safety and welfare of members and volunteers at Pony Club events. All adults need to be physically and mentally fit to undertake their responsibilities in this area.
Pony Club coaches, officials and volunteers must not consume alcohol when they are directly responsible for young people at a Pony Club event and must not permit young people (under 18 years of age) to consume alcohol at Pony Club events. The full policy can be downloaded below.
Alcohol Policy 2016
The use of recreational or other non-prescription drugs, alcohol and tobacco is actively discouraged as being incompatible with a healthy approach to sporting activity. This policy relates to the use of drugs in equines and humans.
The policy can be downloaded below and has been taken from Section 13 of the Health, Safety and Safeguarding Rulebook.
Drugs Policy 2016