Tiverton Hunt Branch
of the Pony Club
Last updated on 22nd October 2017
Welcome to the Tiverton Hunt branch of the UK Pony Club
(in Mid-Devon, Area 15)
Current club events:
You can download the Autumn 2017 Programme here (Posted 18th September)
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Area 15/16 Mini Triathlon Championships at Okehampton
Saturday 7th October
Beanies: Jess Miller was 4th, Abi and Archie Cottrell also competed but were sadly out of the rosettes.
9 & Under Girls: Emily Miller was 2nd. Rebecca Emmett also competed but was just out of the rosettes.
9 & Under Boys: Matthew Heal took part unfortunately out of the rosettes.
Mini Girls: Katie Heal was 2nd and Holly Partridge was 3rd.
Junior Boy: Jack Emmett was 1st with Best Swim and Best Shoot.
Tiverton Mini Team of Holly, Katie, Rebecca and Emily were 3rd.
Sunday 17th September at Williton
Class 1 - 7 years and under - Connor Heard was 1st with best bean bag and 1400 ride,
Jess Miller was 3rd with Best Swim and 1400 ride. Abi Cottrell 4th with best run and 1400 ride
Class 2 - 9 years and under - Emily Miller was 1st with best run and swim and a 1400 ride.
Lachlan Heard and Matthew Heal (1400 ride) both competed, but were just out of the placing.
Class 3 - 11 years and under - Katie Heal was 1st with best Shoot and run and 1400 ride.
Well done everyone who competed
Tiverton Pony Club Mini Tetrathlon
Sunday 10th September
Well done to all the competitors who took part at our Mini Tetrathlon.
Tiverton had 20 of the 100 children entered.
Jess Miller 1st with Best swim, 1400 rise and Best Member
Archie Cottrell 2nd with Best Throw, 1400 Ride
Team of Jess, Archie and Eve Northam who also had 1400 ride were 1st
6-8 year olds:
Abi Cottrell 3rd with 1400 ride and Best Member, the team with Liliana Cole and Marianne Finch were 2nd
Matthew Heal, Olly Coe who was our Best Member and Alexander Morrison were in a team who were sadly just out of the rosettes.
Holly Partridge on her 1st Tetrathlon was 1st with Best Member, Emily Miller 3rd and Myrtle Scudamore with 1400 ride was 5th. The team along with Partrick Taylor-Ross who had best run were 1st.
Katie Heal was 1st with 1400 ride, best run and best member. Rebecca Emmett was 3rd, Bea Morrison 4th, Isobel Morrison 5th.
Many Thanks to the Laura Persey Charity who donated the 1st - 3rd prizes
Wyle Valley Tetrathlon and Triathlon
26th/27th August 2017
Well done to everyone who competed at Wyle Valley on a hot weekend.
There were a lot of competitors in each class and a fantastic turnout from Tiverton.
Emily Miller was the only member who competed in the Tetrathlon and was 1st Individually, Best Run,
Best Swim, 1400 point Clear Round XC, and Second Best Shoot and 1st in a Mixed Team.
Triathlon Results - Abi Cottrell 2nd Individually, 2nd best swim, 3rd best swim, 3rd best bean bag,
Jess Miller 3rd Individually with 2nd best bean bag and 2nd best Swim.
Archie Cottrell and Connor Heard we're part of the team which were 5th.
Charlie Winters was 3rd in a mixed team.
Katie Heal was 2nd Individually with best run and 3rd Best Shoot.
Matthew Heal 6th Individually and 3rd best run and Lachlan Heard was part of the Tiverton team that came 3rd.
Well done to all!!
Quantock PC Mini Show Jumping
20th August 2017 at Conquest
Well done to all the Mini Show jumpers who took part
20cm lead rein - Harry Greenslade came 1st
20cm assisted - Kelsey Webber came 1st, Charlie Winter 2nd
30cm lead rein Harry Greenslade came 1st
30cm assisted - Kelsey Webber came 3rd, Charlie Winter 5th
Pony Club Championships
at Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire
18-22nd August 2017
Massive congratulations to the Open Showjumping team of
Polly Muirhead, Grace Chambers and Georgina Wood who came 1st
brilliant achievement, well done girls!
India Eaton rode extremely well in the Intermediate Dressage coming 7th individually
Open Eventing team of Rupert Batting, Eleanor Ansell and Georgina Wood
all rode well with Georgina coming 7th individually
Intermediate Eventing team Archie Hare, Polly Muirhead, Charlotte Radley and India Eaton
also all done very well in challenging conditions with Polly 10th individually
Well done to all
at Bishop Burton, Yorkshire
11-13th August 2017
Massive congratulations to Jack Emmett who finished 7th in his first year at the Tetrathlon Championships
Day 1: Swim/Shoot:
Jack had a PB swim of 8 lengths 23 meters in 3 minutes putting him in 6th Place,
the shoot followed and 960 got him 3rd best shoot leaving him in 6th.
Day 2: Ride:
The course was up to height with some technical elements but he achieved a clear 1400 ride.
Day 3: Run:
The run was over a challenging course with a steep uphill finish. He ran 1500m in 5 minutes 30sec.
Its a huge achievement as Jack at only 11 years old, was competing against 38 other Junior Boys aged 12-15 years
Summer Show at Pond Farm
12th August 2017
Fantastic day for the Summer Show
Big thank you to all those that came and supported and helped in anyway
Summer Camp at Pontispool
Here come the boys!
Great fun was had by all at Tiverton Summer Camp
please email me your favourite camp picture . . .
Silverton Pony Club Mini ODE
Sunday 6th August
Emily Miller was placed 5th in the 12 year and under ODE at Poltimore Park. Well done!
Charlie Winter was competing in the 9 and under, Beatrice Morrison and Isobel Morrison were all in the 12 year and under
and Katie Bainbridge and Emma Bainbridge in the 14 years and under and all represented
Tiverton Pony Club and all rode really well, but unfortunately out of the placings.
Well done everyone.
Spooners & West Dartmoor Triathlon/Tetrathlon
22nd / 23rd July 2017
Junior Boys: Jack Emmett 1st with Best Shoot and Best Swim
Mini Girls: Katie Heal 1st in Triathlon with Best Swim and also did the riding Phase and was 1st with a 1400 ride
Mixed Minis: Emily Miller was 2nd with Best Swim
Under 8's: Jessie Miller, Archie Cottrell and Abigail Cottrell all took part but unfortunately were just out of the rosettes
Thursday 27th July 2017
Intermediate team; Grace Chambers, India Eaton, Charlotte Radley and Henry Clist
came 3rd as a team and India 4th individual
Louisa Chambers rode very well as an individual in the Novice
Saturday 23rd July 2017
Open team; Rupert Batting, Eleanor Ansell and Georgina Wood
came 1st as a team and qualified for the Championships!
with Rupert 1st, Georgina 4th and Eleanor 6th individually
Intermediate team; Archie Hare, Polly Muirhead, Charlotte Radley and India Eaton
also won as a team and qualified for the Championships!
with India 1st and Polly 3rd individually in section E and Charlotte 2nd and Archie 6th individually in section F
Novice teams both did very well with Josh Brown, Molly Clist, Bethany Mettam and Henry Clist finishing in 5th place
with Molly 4th and Josh 7th individually in their respective sections
and Georgia Glendining, Alice Smith and Louisa Chambers all rode very well
well done to all and good luck at the Championships
Area Show Jumping
Saturday 15th July 2017
Congratulations to Open team of Grace Chambers, Polly Muirhead and Georgina Wood
who rode brilliantly coming 1st and qualifying for the Championships!
with Georgina 2nd, Polly 3rd and Grace 5th individually
Intermediate team; Archie Hare, Josh Brown, Charlotte Radley and India Eaton finished in 5th place
Novice teams both did very well with Fiona Wedden, Molly Clist and Jess Grant finishing in 7th place
and Georgia Glendining, Bethany Mettam and Louisa Chambers all rode very well,
best wishes and speedy recovery to Jenny Mettam after her nasty fall in the collection ring
Grassroots, Jack Emmett and Katie Bainbridge represented as individuals
Saturday 8th / Sunday 9th July 2017
Jack qualifies for Tetrathlon Championships
A very technical XC course saw only a few children go clear throughout the whole of the day across all the levels.
Katie Heal was in the Novice Minis and with best swim and 2nd best ride she was 1st.
Jack Emmett was in the Juniors and with the best ride in Area 15 he was 2nd, qualifying for Championships.
North Cornwall Triathlon
Saturday 17th June 2017
Lots of rosettes from North Cornwall Triathlon
Bi: Matthew Heal 2nd with best run and Jessie Miller 10th.
Mini (under 9): Emily Miller 1st with best swim.
Mini (under 11): Katie Heal 1st with best run.
Junior Boy: Jack Emmett 2nd with best swim.
Our Tiverton Team of Emily, Katie and Jack 1st overall
Taunton Vale Mini Show Jumping – Comeytrowe
Sunday 11th June 2017
A fantastic turnout from Tiverton with 17 members competing. It was a fun and enjoyable day.
Class 1A- Jess Miller 1st, Archie Cottrell 2nd, Eve Northam 6th, and Connor Heard had a lovely clear round and
the Tiverton Team were 1st. Harry Greenslade had a double clear round and finished 2nd in a mixed team.
Class 1B - Pheobe Hayes 4th individually and the Tiverton Team were 2nd with Kelsey Webber, Grace Gendall and Pheobe Hayes. All the Girls jumped a lovely double clear.
Class 2A- Lead Rein Archie Cottrell 1st, Jessie Miller 2nd, Eve Northam 5th with Tiverton Polos team 1st
and Grace Gendall 6th and in a team with Connor Heard, Harry Greenslade and rode in the Tiverton Smarties Team
and were 3rd all having a lovely clear round. Matthew Heal 1st Assisted and team 3rd well done!
Class 2B - Abi Cottrell 5th and a Tiverton Team 3rd with Charlie Winter, Lachlan Heard, Abi Cottrell and Kelsey Webber. Pheobe Hayes was 4th individually and rode in a mixed team and was 5th Very well done.
Class 3A - Matthew Heal 3rd, Abi Cottrell 6th and a Tiverton Team 3rd with Charlie Winter, Matthew Heal,
Abi Cottrell and Lachlan Heard. Pheobe Hayes 1st individually and rode in a mixed team. Very well done
Class 4 - Myrtle Scudamore 1st, Pheobe Green 3rd and Margot Scudamore 5th with Emily Miller who all jumped a double clear and the Tiverton team 1st. Katie Heal and Pheobe Green rode in a mixed team and were 4th Team. Very well done.
Class 5 - Pheobe Green 1st, Myrtle Scudamore 2nd, Margot Scudamore 4th with Emily Miller who all jumped brilliantly and the Tiverton team 1st. Katie Heal rode brilliantly in a mixed team and were 3rd Team. Very well done.
So fantastic results from everyone well done!! More pictures to follow.....
West Somerset Team Show Jumping – Stockland Lovell
Sunday 4th June 2017
Well done everyone who competed on a chilly and damp Sunday morning.
Class 1 - Emily Miller 1st individually with a double clear and the mixed team were 3rd which Abi Cottrell was part of.
Class 2 - Emily Miller 2nd individually and a double clear and the mixed team were 3rd which Abi Cottrell was part of.
Class 3 - Beatrice Morrison 4th individually and a double clear and the mixed team were 1st.
Class 3 - Isobel Morrison competed in. Well done.
Class 5 - Jenny Mettam was 2nd individually and a double clear and the mixed team was 1st
Class 6 - Jenny Mettam was 1st individually and a double clear.
Inter Area Tetrathlon
30th / 31st May 2017
Jack unbeaten in 12 months !
Jack Emmett was our only competitor at Inter Area Tetrahlon.
He started with a 920 shoot and a 6 length 7m swim leaving him in 2nd at the end of Day 1.
Day 2 started with the Best Run of 3minutes 9sec and then a clear 1400 ride putting him into 1st place.
Queens College Eventers Challenge - KSEC
Sunday 21st May 2017
Emily Miller rode in class 1 - 60-70cm for the Tiverton Pony Club and joined a mixed Pony Club Team
and jumped a lovely clear of 20 fences and the team came 1st!!
Devon County Show Countrylife Challenge
Saturday 20th May 2017
Tiverton team of Fiona Wedden, Isobel Morrison, Jack Emmett and Katie Heal
met for a briefing at 10am before dipersing to compete in archery, air rifle shooting and fly fishing.
After this they were given 10 questions and had to go around the Countrylife Area asking stallholders for the answers in a small quiz. At the end of this, the Silverton team were slightly ahead of team Tiverton but with 80 points available to the winners and
only 40 to the 2nd place it was all to play for in the final event. This was in the form of a running and riding relay where
the runners and riders had to jump a small jump, get off to do a slip rail (not easy when replacing the pole on flat cups!),
complete a turn in a box without touching the poles and finally ride into a box and rein back out of it whilst holding a
fluffy toy as a baton. It was a great display of running and riding by the team to secure a win and gain the trophy.
Congratulations to all involved
South Devon Moorland Tetrathlon
13th/14th May 2017
Matthew Heal got best run, 1st individual in the Biathlon
Katie Heal got Best Run and 1st Individual in the Triathlon and Tetrathlon
Rebecca Emmett got best shoot and 6th individual in the Triathlon
Jack Emmett got best shoot, swim and run and came 1st individual in the Triathlon and Tetrathlon
Seavington Pony Club Team/Individual Show Jumping
Chard, Sunday 30th April
Class 1 30cm - Abi Cottrell 4th and Charlie Winter 5th
Class 2 40cm - Myrtle Scudamore 1st, Abi Cottrell 5th, Margot Scudamore and Charlie Winter also competed in the team
and the Tiverton Team were 1st, Ruby Weatherall was 4th individually.
Class 3 - 50cm - Myrtle Scudamore 1st and Ruby Weatherall 2nd and Margot Scudamore and the tiverton team were 2nd.
Well done everyone brilliant result
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.
Class 1 - Abi Cottrell 3rd individual and 1st in a mixed team
Class 2 - Emily Miller 3rd individually and our Tiverton Team were 1st
consisting of Emily Miller, Myrtle and Margot Scudamore and Abi Cottrell.
Class 3 - Tiverton had two teams, Myrtle Scudamore (also 1st individually) Margot Scudamore and Rebecca Emmett were 2nd
and Emily Miller, Katie Heal, Phoebe Green and Beatrice Morrison did very well but were out of the team placing.
Class 4 - Tiverton had two teams, Tiverton Cyclones who were 4th with Grace Sinclair, Pheobe Green and Louisa Chambers
and Tiverton Twisters did very well but were out of the team placings with Katie Heal, Isabelle Morrison and Rebecca Emmett.
Class 5 - Tiverton Team came 3rd with Molly Clist, Grace Sinclair and Louisa Chambers.
Class 6 - Grace Sinclair came 1st individually and the Tiverton team came 2nd with
Jenny Mettam, Molly Clist, Grace Sinclair and Louisa Chambers.
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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