The Pony Club Association of NSW

PonE NEWS - AUGUST

 

Combined State Championships at Tamworth

The 2017 Pony Club NSW State Combined Championships have wrapped up at the Australian Equine & Livestock Events Centre in Tamworth. Competitions ran from Saturday 1st – Saturday 8th July including the State Showriding, Showjumping, Dressage and Jumping Equitation Championships.

380 riders and close to 400 immaculately presented horses took part in the event, showcasing a huge amount of talent that impressed Judges in all disciplines.

Showjumping & Jumping Equitation Judge Katrina Dukats said she was delighted with the competitors, “I enjoyed the exceptionally high standard of presentation of horse and rider and the politeness of the riders”.

Read the full report here.

 

 

Showgirl Equestrian Profile of the Month – August

Congratulations to Zali Duncan from Cobargo Pony Club in Zone 14!

Showgirl Equestrian are the proud sponsors of the PCANSW Profile of the Month Competition!
 

We will be announcing one lucky winner every month to receive an amazing prize from Showgirl Equestrian and have their profile featured in the Equestrian News Magazine and State Newsletter!

To celebrate Showgirl Equestrian’s partnership with Pony Club NSW, Showgirl Equestrian is offering a huge 20% off any purchase for Pony Club NSW members. Just enter the promotional code: PCNSW20 at the checkout to receive your discount! View the great range of riding attire: http://showgirlequestrian.com.au/ or call 1300 043 112 to find out more!

Enter the Showgirl Equestrian Profile of the Month Competition here.

 

July Meetings

C42/17            That the host venue nominations for 2018 State Championships be accepted     

  • 2018 Showriding and Dressage – Zone 26 Clarendon 25-28 January
  • 2018 Sporting, Campdraft and Team Penning – Zone 9 North Dorrigo 14-16 April
  • 2018 Mounted Games and Team Sporting – Zone 14 Cobargo 29 September – 1 October
  • 2018 One Day Event and Combined Training – Zone 5 Coonabarabran 5-7 October

Safety

C39/17            That a person holding a Gear Check Certificate must be present at all Club fixtures including riding.                      

All instructors certificates have a gear check component as per of their certificate.

Note: this addition is a safety issue as there must be someone at the fixture to inspect gear and make sure that it is in sound condition, is fitted correctly and is Pony Club approved.

Mounted Games and Team Sporting

The schedule notes that two days have been set aside for both championships however if numbers allow this may be shortened to one and half days each to allow riders/families to leave early. Office to purchase enough sets of helmet covers for the championship and they be retained by the office.

Sporting, Campdraft & Team Penning

No recommended changes at this time Mrs J Frankum asked for feedback on any changes to the Sporting games and suggested members write their preferences down for them to be discussed at the next meeting.

Showjumping

C40/17            That for 2018 Showjumping championship the grades remain the same as 2017 with the following classes:

1st day of the competition – A2 and Grand Prix

2nd day of the competition AMG and Accumulator

 

C43/17            That zones have one month to submit a nomination for a host venue for the 2018 Jumping Equitation and Showjumping Championship to be held 7-10 July 2018 and that the State Executive be granted leave to make a decision pending nominations received.

C46/17            That [in 2018] the ODE and CT Championships be extended to allow riders to compete in both competitions and not have to choose between the two.

All other agenda motions were either withdrawn or lost.

C49/17           That cross country course grant be granted to Denman upon completion of course.    

C50/17           That Section 8 page 18 of the handbook to read as.

These penalties are cumulative.

For every second in excess of optimum time or for

every second or part thereof under optimum time

minus 20 seconds                                                                               0.4 penalty

Exceeding the time limit (twice optimum time)                                       Elimination

Time is counted from the signal to start until the instant when the horse’s nose passes the finishing post.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Pony Club Australia 2017 National Championships

The Pony Club Australia National Championships are being held at Toowoomba Showgrounds, Queensland from the 17th – 23th September 2017. Riders have been selected for all disciplines.

 

2017 State Mounted Games & TEAM SPORTING Championships

The 2017 State Mounted Games & Team Sporting Championships will be held at Bungendore Showground from Friday 29th September – Monday 2nd October 2017. Schedule and Entries are available on the PCANSW Website now and entries will close on Thursday 31st September 2017. Schedule here.

Mounted Games – Friday 29th – Saturday 30th September

Team Sporting – Sunday 1st – Monday 2nd October

 

2017 State One Day Event & Combined Training Championships

The 2017 State One Day Event & Combined Training Championships will be held at Harden Showground on the 7th & 8th October 2017. Schedule and entries are available now on the PCANSW Website, entries will close on Friday 1st September 2017. Schedule here.

One Day Event & Combined Training – Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October

 

UPCOMING SCHOOL DATES

19th & 20th August: State Eventing Instructors School – Nana Glen, Zone 9

19th & 20th August: Regional Showjumping School – Bega, Zone 14

19th & 20th August: Regional Dressage School – Goulburn, Zone 27

23rd & 24th Setpember: Regional Dressage School – Dubbo, Zone 4

23rd & 24th September: NCAS Assessment – Dural, Zone 23

28th & 29th October: NCAS Assessment – Wirlinga, Zone 20

4th & 5th November: NCAS Assessment – Cooma, Zone 18

 

REMINDERS


NEWSLETTER

Pony Club NSW distributes four newsletters (March, June, September and December) via an online publication that is emailed out to our subscribers. If you haven’t subscribed already, visit our website, select ‘Subscribe’ under the Media/Newsletter tab.

Please send results, photos or reports from your Club events to the State Office to be included in the State Newsletter.

If you would like to advertise your business in the Pony Club NSW State Newsletter, spaces are filling, please email marketing@pcansw.org.au to organise.

 
OPEN DAY INIATIVES

Clubs and Zones wishing to hold an Open Day in 2017 are requested to notify the Marketing Coordinator Leanna Haines by email marketing@pcansw.org.au . Clubs that hold an open day will receive a great range of Pony Club NSW promotional products as well as goodies from some of our wonderful sponsors. Please visit our website under the Club & Zone Management/Management Resource/Marketing Your Club tab for more information. 

 
PONY CLUB NSW YEAR BOOK

The Pony Club Association of NSW has produced a high quality photographic year book of the highlights for 2016. The book features all of the major state events starting with the 2016 State Camp. Included are the reports, results and photographs from our State Championships and the Pony Club Australia Prince Phillip Mounted Games Championships. The Year Books can be purchased for $50 by filling in the order form available from our website under the Club & Zone Management/Merchandise tab and returning with payment to the office. Books will be ordered in one bulk order, please allow up to 21 days for delivery. The Year Book is a 60 page, hard cover, colour book, 33.5cm wide and 27cm high. Past Year Books are also for sale just specify the year.

ONLINE STORE

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OUR SPONSORS

 

The Pony Club Association of NSW is kindly supported by:

    Australian Show Ribbons    
 
    Australian Sports Commission    
 
 

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