Team Competitions

There are various Interbranch, Grass Roots and Area Team (and Individual) competitions held throughout the year at all levels. Please contact the relevant organiser  if you would like be considered for any of these teams. Anyone wishing to take part must have attended at least three working rallies.

To participate in Interbranch Competitions please demonstrate your interest online when the competitions are posted or contact your chosen discipline Committee Member.

From the beginning of their Pony Club career, we love members to represent the club in as many teams as possible. We believe being part of a team is a fabulous experience for all involved.  This will hopefully then culminate in members representing the Club in Area Competitions with the hope of qualifying for The Pony Club Championships – the ultimate Pony Club Goal! There are Area competitions for every discipline. Here are a few:

AREA Show Jumping

There are Grassroots Competitions, jumping 80cm which qualify for a Regional Championships.

There are then three levels: Area qualifiers for the Championships

Level 3 (novice) – jumping up to 90cm

Level 4 (Intermediate) – jumping 1m

Level 5 (open) – jumping 110cm

You have to have been competing comfortably at your chosen level. There are several rules regarding eligibility for these competitions – the main ones being you have to have been a member before the 28th February this year and that you have attended three working rallies since July last year. You need to be available for the PC Championship dates should you or your team qualify.

The Show Jumping rule book is available to download: Show Jumping Rule Book 2021

AREA Dressage

Area Competitions – Open to all Members within The Pony Club Area, including qualifying competitions for the Championships.

Championships – Teams and Individuals from every Area compete to decide the National Dressage Champions.

The 2021 Dressage Rule Book is available to download: Dressage Rule Book 2021

AREA Eventing

There are Grassroots Competitions, jumping 80cm which qualify for a Regional Championships.

There are then Pony Club Eventing Area Competitions which allow Members to qualify for the Pony Club Eventing Championships.

There are three levels: Area qualifiers for the Championships

Level 3 (novice) – jumping up to 90cm

Level 4 (Intermediate) – jumping 1m

Level 5 (open) – jumping 110cm

All Open Area classes will be included in the Likit Open Eventing League.

The 2021 Eventing Rule Book is now available to download: Eventing Rule Book 2021

AREA Tetrathlon

Pony Club Tetrathlon has lots on offer to Members throughout the year, with Tetrathlon competitions running through the Summer and Triathlon competitions in the Winter. Competitions are organised at different levels:

  • Branch/Centre Competitions: ‘Friendly’ competitions organised by Branches/Centres for their own Members and Members of the surrounding Branches/Centres.
  • Area Competitions: Open to all Members within The Pony Club Area, including qualifying competitions for the Championships.
  • Championships: Teams and Individuals from every Area compete to decide a the National Tetrathlon Champions.

The 2018 Tetrathlon Rule Book is available to download: Tetrathlon Rule Book 2021

AREA Mounted Games

Preliminary Area Competitions take place in April and May.

The qualifying teams from Area Competitions then go to the ZONE FINALS which are held in June and July.

The qualifying Junior Teams from the Zone Finals go to The Pony Club Championships in August each year, to compete in the Junior Championship.

An Intermediate Competition was introduced at The Championships in 2006 and is still going strong.

The Four Winning Senior Teams from each Zone Final qualify for the Prince Philip Cup Final at Horse of The Year Show in October each year. The Winner of each of the Senior Runners Up competitions at The Pony Club Championships take the 5th and 6th qualifying places for this competition.

DAKS International Mounted Games

With lots of practice you could also ride for your Country! England, Scotland, Wales, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland compete at The Royal Windsor Horse Show held in May each year.

An annual International competition hosted in turn between Great Britain, America, Australia and Canada also takes place.