NAMBUCCA RIVER DISTRICT PONY CLUB

The Nambucca River District Pony Club was Established in 1957 and celebrated their 50th year as a club in 2007 We are situated on the Mid-north Coast of New South Wales in the town of Macksville. A family oriented club we encourage young people to ride and learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding. We provide instruction on riding and horsemanship for riders under the age of 25 years, and instil in members the proper care of their animals. In July school holidays the club holds an annual camp at Macksville Showground. Five days, five nights, culminating with the camp gymkhana on the final day.

Site Address

MACKSVILLE SHOWGROUND
RODEO DRIVE
MACKSVILLE, NSW 2447

MAP:
PH:

0422132031

EMAIL:

Postal Address

C/- ELIZABETH BOSWELL
293 Rodeo Drive
Wirrimbi, NSW 2447

Disciplines Offered

Club Facilities

Activity Days

Sundays - dates set at beginning of the year and notified in the club calendar. The day begins with gear check by instructors at 8.30am. Riders are requested to be punctual so that the session can begin promptly at 9.00am. We usually break for lunch around 12 noon. A canteen runs most rally days - members may be requested to bring their own lunch on rally days when there is no one to supervise the canteen. Following the luncheon break there is a short talk by the President and Secretary which informs members of upcoming events and closing dates as well as any other information necessary for the smooth running of the club. The afternoon session resumes at approximately 1.00pm and continues until 3.00pm to 3.30pm when everyone should make themselves available to put the equipment away in the gear shed before leaving for the day.

Club Activities

Troop Drill, flat riding, sporting, campdrafting, mounted games, showjumping, equitation, eventing, dressage, team penning, horse health, horsemanship, polocrosse, tent pegging, proficiency certificates.

Open Times

8.30am for gearcheck ready to ride at 9.00am. Break around 12 noon for lunch then second session with finish at 3.00-3.30pm

Club Information

Club Colours: RUST & GOLD Club colours are Henna Jumper, Dark Rust Tie, White Shirt and Bone Jodhpurs. Saddle cloth is tartan - dark green with gold (mustard) and maroon - with orange binding and the letters NRD The club has invested funds in good equipment for the members such as polocrosse racquets and balls, tent-pegging lances, mounted games equipment, dressage arenas and showjumping and sporting equipment. There are 6 protective vests in various sizes for showjumpers which are available for fixtures.

CLUB DETAILS

Usual Rally Day:

Sunday 8.30am to 3-3.30pm

Number of Rallies:

approximately 10-12

Incorporated:

YES

AGM Date:

1st Monday in December

EFA Affiliated:

NO

Local Council:

YES

Landlord Name:

Nambucca Shire Council

Ground Ownership:

Local Council

Ground Comment:

While owned by local council the showground has a Committee of Management from Directors of the Nambucca Agricultural Society.

CLUB COLOURS

Jumper:

Henna

Tie:

Dark Rust

Saddle Cloth:

Tartan, Green/gold/maroon with orange binding

Rally Uniform:

Burnt Orange T-shirt with collar and johdpurs The club also has caps - dark green with orange embroidery.

OFFICIALS

Name
Position
Email
Phone 1
Phone 2

Gayleene Chapman

Club President

0265693181

0429693181

Liz Boswell

Club Secretary

0422 132 031

Pamela McCormack

Club Treasurer

0408 695 469

Trish Silvia

Club Delegate to Zone

0428686296

Pamela McCormack

Club Corporate Member

0408 695 469

John McCormack

Club Safety Officer

0412823214

Gayleene Chapman

Club Member Protection Info Officer

0265693181

0429693181

John McCormack

Club Senior/Chief Instructor

0412823214