Tiverton Hunt Branch
of the Pony Club
Last updated on 27th April 2017
Welcome to the Tiverton Hunt branch of the UK Pony Club (in Mid-Devon, Area 15)
Current club events:
You can download the updated Spring 2017 Programme here (Posted 27th April)
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Quiz – 15th February at Cullompton Community Hall, Silverton Pony Club
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Taunton Vale Team and Individual Show Jumping
Saturday 22nd April
A big well done to everyone who competed on Saturday at Pontispool.
Lots of Team and Individual Results.
Tiverton Pony Club was very well represented with all competitors putting 100% into the riding.
As a club we should all be very proud of their achievements.
Results will be posted shortly
Saturday 15th April
A lot of fun was had by our 20 members who headed to Moortown Barton for our Easter rally
Although probably the coldest day of the holidays all the children seemed to be enjoying their
flat work, SJ and XC lessons, donuts and cookies, and the unmounted Easter Egg Hunt.
Monday 10th April
Lots of fun was had at the Devon and Somerset Triathlon
Our under 8's team of Jessie Miller, Abi Cottrell, Kelsie Webber & Charlie Winter came 2nd as team
Our Mini Girls Emily Miller was 2nd with Best Run and Rebecca Emmett was 3rd with Best Shoot
Western Harriers Team and Individual Show Jumping at Stockland Lovell
Sunday 9th April
Class 2, Emily Miller came 3rd individually and 1st in a mixed team
Class 3, Katie Bainbridge came 3rd individually, Emily Miller and Rebecca Emmett
were unplaced but all three were 3rd in a Tiverton team
Class 4, Emma Bainbridge, Katie Bainbridge and Rebecca Emmett were 3rd as a team
Class 5, Jack Emmett was 1st individually and 1st in a mixed team
Class 6, Jenny and Bethany Mettam competed.
Well done to everyone who competed a good day again!
D&S Team and Individual Show Jumping-Conquest
Thursday 6th April
Class 1 - 30cm team consisted of Archie Cottrell, Eve Northam and Jess Miller,
Jess Miller came 1st, Archie Cottrell 2nd and Eve Northam 6th and the Tiverton Team Came 1st.
Class 2 - Abi Cottrell rode well but was not placed.
Class 3 - Emily Miller, Abi Cottrell,
Emily Miller was 1st, Abi rode very well and also Emily Miller rode a second pony and the Tiverton Team came 3rd.
Class 4 - Emily Miller came 1st.
Class 5 - Rebecca Emmett rode well but was not placed.
Class 6 - Rebecca Emmett came 1st.
Well done to you all a brilliant day individually and as a team representing Tiverton Hunt Pony Club
NFU MUTUAL NATIONAL QUIZ FINAL
Addington Equestrian Centre, Buckinghamshire
2nd April 2017
The Pony Club Chairman Mary Tuckett was previously a DC of which Branch?
Who is the First Chief Rider at the Spanish Riding School?
How many eggs per gram of a faecal worm count requires a dose of wormer?
If I had to answer the questions then we would have come last, but fortunately
Ellie Discombe (Team Captain), Jessica Grant and Emma and Katie Bainbridge
got enough right answers to secure a commendable 10th place for the Tiverton. This was no mean feat.
The topics this year were very wide ranging, some of the questions fiendishly difficult, and the competition fierce.
They did the Club proud, and I thank them for all their hard work, enthusiasm and cheerfulness throughout.
P.s. Answers to the above are The Whaddon Chase, Wolfgang Eder and 200.
The winners were the Cheshire Hunt North.
Full results with scores are on the national Pony Club website.
Jack wins Nationals
Sunday 19th March
Jack Emmett won the Mini Boys class at the Triathlon Nationals in Milton Keynes.
Jack swam 6 lengths 5m in 2 minutes, got Best Shoot with 980 and running 1000m in 3 min 19 secs gave him 2nd best run.
He won by only 6 points which came down to 1sec in the run.
Katie Heal also did very well coming 28th out of 53 in the Mini Girls.
Jack along with Jarvis and Mimi Lumb (TVH) & Sam Cobb (Polden Hills) were also the winning team for Area 15
East Cornwall Triathlon
Saturday 4th March
Only 4 competitors went to Liskeard but they collected alot of Rosettes!
Matthew Heal was out our only Bi competitor and came 3rd with Best Run.
Katie Heal was 1st with Best swim and Rebecca Emmett 5th with Best Shoot.
Katie also came 1st in the Winter series.
Jack Emmett was 1st with Best Shoot, Run and Swim and was 1st in the Winter series.
Area Quiz – Tiverton Qualify for Championships
Wednesday 15th February
We sent two teams to the Area 15 quiz qualifier held on Wednesday the 15th February at Cullompton,
and oh boy (although all girls!), they did us proud.
Tiverton Red (Ellie Discombe, Emma Bainbridge, Jessica Grant and Katie Bainbridge) came 1st with 148.5 points,
and Tiverton Blue (Emma Fallon, Sophie Fallon, Molly Clist and Grace Sinclair) were a close second with 142 points.
Sadly only one team can qualify, so it is the Reds who will make the trip to Addington, Buckinghamshire for the
National final on the 2nd April, where will try and improve on our 10th position in the 2015 final.
We are lucky to have quality in depth, and I'm sure that members of the young and talented Blue team will have their
chance to represent the Club at a final in the future. A huge thank you to all members who took part
(and thank you also to Emily Northam for your help with training).
Tiverton Red 148.5 1st Winning Branch
Tiverton Blue 142 2nd
Devon and Somerset 138.5 3rd
Sidmouth Riding Centre 133 4th Winning Centre
Dulverton West North Molton Lightening 131 5th
Dulverton West North Molton Thunder 129 6th
East Devon 123 7th
Taunton Vale Hedge Hoppers 116 8th
Tiverton Foxhounds Kennel Visit
and Hunting Badge
Tuesday 14th February
Members enjoyed a visit to Tiverton Foxhound Kennels as part of the hunting certificate
They were showed around and explained etiquette and the day to day running of the kennels
Taunton Vale PC Team and Individual Showjumping - KSEC
Sunday 12th February
Well done to all who took part and braved the freezing cold conditions in the TVPC Show Jumping Event at KSEC.
Tiverton had a team with Emily Miller, Myrtle Scudamore and Margot Scudamore in the 2.0" class and all jumped clear rounds
and the team came 2nd. Emily Miller came 3rd and Myrtle Scudamore came 4th individually which was a brilliant.
Sophie Fallon jumped in the 2.3"-2.6" and 2.6" --2.9" and jumped clear in both of her classes
and came 2nd in her mixed team, very well done Sophie
Archie Hare jumped in the 3" class and the 3.0"-3.3" and jumped two very good rounds, well done!
Well done to all who competed.
Mendip Farmers Arena Eventing
Emily Miller the only member represented Tiverton did really well.
After a small issue at the first fence went on to jump the rest of the course clear and helped her mixed team achieve 4th place.
Sunday 22nd January 2017
Emily Miller was Joint first in shoot and had best swim and was placed 1st individually,
and along with Connor Heard, Abi Cottrell and Matthew Heal the Tiverton Terriers were 1st.
Tiverton Cubs Archie Cottrell, Liliana Cole and Jess Miller we 14th
Katie Heal was 4th individually and along with Lachy Heard in a mixed team were 5th
All our competitors did well in very big classes
Sunday 15th January 2017
Bi: Matthew Heal came 1st with Best Run.
Mini Girls: Katie Heal came 2nd with Best Shoot and Run.
Mini Boys: Jack Emmett came 1st with Best Run and Swim.
Tiverton Team: Jack, Katie and Rebecca were 3rd.
D & S Triathlon
Sunday 8th January 2017
Bi: Emily Miller 1st with Best Run and Swim (a fantastic 110m),
Matthew Heal 4th , and the team with Abi Cottrell and Jessie Miller also came 1st.
Liliana Cole also took part and was part of a mixed team.
Under 9's: Katie Heal was 1st with best Run, Rebecca Emmett 6th and the Team with Olly Coe were also 2nd.
Mini Boy: Jack Emmett was 1st with Best Run, Swim and Shoot.
2016 Body Protector Rule
Body Protectors are compulsory for all Cross Country riding and Pony Racing, training or competing.Click here for more information: http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dcs/Body_Protector_Rule_2016_FV.pdf
Body Protectors must meet BETA 2009 Level 3 standard (purple label).
2016 Hat Rule
Hats are compulsory whilst mounted, they should meet safety standards:
• PAS 015:1998 or 2011* with BSI KitemarkClick here for more information: http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dcs/Hat_Rule_2016_FV.pdf
• Snell E2001* with the official Snell label and number
• VG1 with BSI Kitemark
• ASTM-F1163 2004a with the SEI mark
• AS/NZS 3838 1998, 2003 or 2006
Hats should be tagged with White Pony Club hat tags
Tiverton Pony Club Results can be found on the the following pages
- Results from Biathlon and Triathlon 2015, Sunday 26th April at Wellington
- Results from ODE on 12th July 2014 at Bicton Arena, also photos are on http://www.jayphotos.co.uk
- Results from Mini Tet, 30th Aug 2014 at Newhill Farm Uplowman
- Mounted Games Pairs competition 13th April 2010 (Results)
- Open Hunter Trials 17th April 2010 (Results)
- Tri and Tetrathlon 24th & 25th April 2010 (Results)
- One Day Event 11th July 2010 (Results
Inter-area Tri/Tetrathlon 1st & 2nd June 2010
Results: in html format (web page) or xlsx format (spreadsheet)
- Open Hunter Trials 26th April 2009 (Photos)
- Tri/Tetrathlon 2nd and 3rd May 2009 (Photos)
- Open One Day Event 5th July 2009 (Photos)
- Open Summer Show Sunday 9th August (Photos
General Information about the Pony Club.
The Pony Club is a national charity, originally founded in
England in 1929 but which has since spread to many countries around the world.
See the main UK pony club website: http://www.pcuk.org/, and a WWW search will turn up many sites in the US, Australia and elsewhere.
The purpose of the Pony Club is to:
Membership is open to boys and girls up to the age of 17, and those aged 18 to 25 can be associate members.
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