Show Jumping / Show Jumping Rules

It is strongly recommended that you buy a copy of the appropriate sport Rule Book(s) so that you always have it to hand for your competitions. Copies will be available to purchase from The Pony Club Shop.

Update for 2019 Rulebook -
Unfortunately the following rules have been omitted from the 2019 Showjumping rule book. These rules were carried over from 2018 and are still current and they should be enforced:

Page 9
“3(b) Hair: In the interests of safety, long hair must be secured appropriately in a hairnet.”

Page 35 - Novice Eligibility, Combination of Horse and Rider are NOT eligible if they have -
iii)      achieved one double clear in BS or SJI competitions where any of the fences were above 1.00m in the first round. Except that double clears in a BS Pony Newcomers Preliminary do not render the combination of horse and rider ineligible”

Dress and Saddlery Rules

Note regarding Tack Checking at Branch and Area competitions in Dressage, Show Jumping and Eventing
Please note that, although The Pony Club would like competitors to use plain tack and dress, there is nothing in our rule book to stipulate this.
There is a perception that The Pony Club only allows completely plain tack and dress. We do not want The Pony Club to be saddled with an ‘old fashioned’ label. We would rather retain members and educate them, than alienate them.
The most important aspect of the Tack Check is the safety element, i.e. checking that the stirrups are the correct size, that hats are tagged and that stitching is safe and secure etc.

From the 1st January 2012 Safety Cups will be compulsory for all Pony Club Jumping Competitions. It is also strongly advised that they be used at rallies and training sessions.
Approved Safety Cups List (updated January 2014)

Other Sport Rules

It is strongly recommended that you buy a copy of the appropriate sport Rule Book(s) so that you always have it to hand for your competitions. Copies will be available to purchase from The Pony Club Shop.



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