Competitions & Events / Qualifying for the Championships

Qualifying for the Championships

Members wishing to do the Championships in 2019 can use Qualifying rides from the first of September 2018.

To qualify for the Championships horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides of the appropriate distance and within the correct speed.

This does not have to be the combination of horse and rider as long as both have completed the three qualification rides.

It is quite permissible for Branches/ Centres to run their own qualifying rides and employ their own vet, use an approved Pony Club Official or responsible adult.

To qualify for the Grassroots Competition horse and rider must have successfully completed one ride between 10 and 20km at a speed of 12kph or below.

To qualify for the Novice Championships (Level 3) horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides between 20 and 29km at a speed between 8 and 12kph.

To qualify for the Intermediate Championships (Level 4) horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides between 30 and 39km at a speed of between 8 and 15kph.

To qualify for the Open Championships (Level 5) horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides of 40km or over at a speed of between 10 and 15kph.

 

 

 



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