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If you or your Branch are organising an Endurance ride or event, then we would love to know about it! Please contact endurance@pcuk.org to advertise your event on this page. Or if you have any training ride dates that you are holding within your Area, please let me know so that I can add them to the website to generate interest.

Dates for the diary 2017

Endurance Training Day - Area 14
Thursday 13th April 2017
New Park, Brockenhurst, SO42 7QY 10am – 4.30pm (approx.)
Cost £25

Please email Amanda@amandabarton.com to book a place

At this rally participants will:

Ride a Practice Ride in the New Forest, options of 10km and 16 - 19km routes (approx.)
Practice how to present your horse to the vet with discussion and feedback from Nicky Brooks, RCVS
Earn their Introduction to Endurance Badge
Take part in dismounted session to discuss
Training schedules for fitness for endurance
How to measure heart rates and why these matter
How to enter an EGB ride
What to take with you on a ride
How to plan for a ride before you get to the competition
Crewing – how to crew and how to avoid common mistakes
Preparation for the vetting before and after the ride

Important Information

Children must be at least 8 to take part, they need to be off the lead rein and riding confidently in open country in walk, trot and canter.

All children below the age of 13 MUST be accompanied by an escort over the age of 18. The ratio of 1 adult to 2 children is required for all riders under 13.  There are absolutely no exceptions to this rule and children of 12 and under that arrive at the rally without escorts will not be able to take part in the practice ride.

Children are welcome to ride in small groups but the maximum group size is 5.

Please bring a picnic lunch as there are no catering facilities on site.

Please pay for the rally by bank transfer to New Forest Hunts Pony Club; Account number 00024583, Sort Code 40-52-40, Cost per member £25.  Please use “Area Endurance” and Surname as reference.

 

 

 



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