Pony racing rallies will be held on the following dates:
Thursday, 16th February
Thursday, 13th April
The venue this year will be Withywood Farm,Cranmore,Shepton Mallet, BA4 4QR. Rallies will start at 11.00 am and should last around two hours.
Rallies will include instruction on the correct tack needed to pony race. Fitness tests on the “Iron Horse,” balance and racing position on the wobble boards, and instruction on the canter track. This will involve riders going around the canter track on both reins in groups, and in trot and then canter. This session will be led by an experienced point to point jockey.
The cost is £10. To book in ring Geoff Andrews on 01749 850229. There will be a limit of ten riders on each day. And if possible please share boxes/ lorries. Rallies are open to all Pony Clubs.
PRA/PC TRAINING DAYS
Format Of The Day
The day begins at 9.00am and ends at 4.30pm approximately.
Members and their pony will be assessed as to their ability, confidence & competence and at the end of the day will be informed by the Assessor as to whether they have passed. If this is the case then they will be able to use this qualification to enter a Pony Club Race Day and be eligible to take part in Pony Racing Authority (PRA) races staged in 2017.
2017 Dates are now available
|Broxton Old Hall Farm||26th February||Click here|
|Fox Covert Farm, Leicestershire||5th March||Click here|
The days are open to experienced and non-experienced Members and they will be put in appropriate groups. The age limit for actually racing is 9-15 years on 1st January 2017. The day will start at 9.30 and there will be sessions with a jockey coach, a fitness expert and then on the pony, a session in the school followed by going up the gallops.
The cost of the day is £30.00
Here is a helpful to download. This will ensure you have the correct equipment before attending the day. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the organiser or The Pony Club Office. Tack Check List - updated 2016
Pony Club Coaches
You are welcome to attend these days as part of your Coach Accreditation - please contact the person on the list below or The Pony Club Office for details. The cost will be £10 (payable to the Pony Club Area) and you must attend the morning and afternoon session.
Dates and Venues will be put here when available.
‘COME AND GET THE BUZZ FOR PONY RACING ‘
at CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE on FRIDAY 14th APRIL 2017
TASTER MORNING STARTS AT 11.00 AM
FOLLOWED BY PONY CLUB PONY RACING STARTING AT 1.30PM
This is a chance to find out more about pony racing:
* Have a go on an equicisor with a qualified instructor
* Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Cheltenham Weighing room
* Find out what you need to do to get pony racing
This is for everyone – even if you are riding on the day you can still have a go on the equicisor to help perfect your technique!
The morning is free but places must be booked in advance.
Apply to Clarissa Daly: firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook at Pony Racing Authority or Twitter @gbponyracing