Mercury Bay Pony Club


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10am Rally for ALL Sat 31st January

 

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Hi Everyone,

Tomorrow is a 10am rally for all groups at Mercury Bay Pony Club, look forward to seeing you there!

 


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Ballyndene Practice Wed 28th Jan

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Hi all,

Ballyndene practice will be at MBPC grounds tomorrow at 5pm, was a great practice last week.  Hope to see more of you there tomorrow! Please stay tuned as weather is forecast for possible rain, and we may need to change.  Please don’t hesitate to call/text our head coach Vanessa on 027 318 4125.

 

See you there


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Ballyndene Practice Tonight Wednesday 21st Jan

 

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Reminder for those who are competing in Ballyndene, there is  practice is tonight Wednesday 21st Jan 2015 5pm at MBPC.

Please think of what super hero ideas you would like to dress up as for your teams, this needs to be decided tonight to allow time to prepare costumes.

The next practice is next week Wednesday 28th January – location to be confirmed.  Will post location for next week on this site under club news and out of town events 🙂


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2015 Ballyndene Info

SUPER HERO’S

BALLYNDENE 2015

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FEBRUARY 6th 2015

HELD AT THE TUAKAU PONY CLUB,

CORNER OF ALEXANDER REDOUBT RD & RIVER ROAD, TUAKAU

SUPER HEROS BALLYNDENE

If you hadn’t already guessed the theme this year is Super Heros. No excuses not to dress up… Parents included!!!

You may enter your Clubs teams through the equestrian entries website. Payments made to the Tuakau Pony Club either on the day or deposited before hand. The bank account details will be provided on the entry form. Please note: only ONE payment per Club. (eg. If you enter 4 teams they must be paid for all together.)

We hope you can join us for a fun filled day. Prizes for the best dressed team so be creative. Contact Viv 021 051 5157, Ruth 027 2925364 or Georgina 021 065 7959 if you have any queries.

Rules of the Day

All competitors must be affiliated members of NZPCA, have done 5 rallies in the previous 12 months, 3 of which must be on their competition mount for the day.

Each rider to compete over the Ballyndene course – consisting of a mix of cross country, show jumps and games obstacles.

Each team to consist of 6 riders, with at least 1 rider per team from each grade:

Junior                         12 yrs and under                        Max jump height 55cm (mostly 45-50cm)

Intermediate            13-15yrs                                      Max jump height 70cm

Senior                        16-25 yrs                                       Max jump height 85cm

Riders may ride up an age group (but not down) to form a team

Any riders not in a team are encouraged to ride as draft riders to form combination teams (teams will be allocated once entries are in)

Lead rein class open to all those not ready for Junior class – individuals only (not to count for team score)

Junior riders are not to be on lead rein, but may have a helper running with them.

Back Protectors, Medical Arm Bands, Long Sleeve Tops and Approved Safety Helmets must be worn.

Each Team must provide 2 Jump or Game Judges (Bring a stop watch and a pencil please)

Please leave your dogs at home – no dogs allowed – no exceptions.


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Reminder first day of MBPC 2015 IS THIS SATURDAY 17TH JAN

Hi all,

Here are the rally dates for January 2015

Rally 17th Jan

Rally 31st Jan

February’s are coming soon, Rally’s will be as per your times from 2014

PLEASE SEE YOUR TIMES BELOW:

10.00am  – Juniors with Coach – Emma

Tahlia, Peyton,  Addison, Charles, Mercedes

10.ooam – Junior/intermediate with Coach – Vanessa

Isobel, Eden, Sora, Rylee

11.30am – Junior/intermediate with Coach – Vanessa

Grace, Olivia, Alana, Millie,  Kelly, Tessa, Chloe

11.30am – Intermediate with Coach – Anne

Hannah, Fenella, Izzy Elder, Amelia, Jazlyn, Sage, Ashlynne

11.30am Seniors with Coach – Ron Cooke

Aimee, Nakita, Baylee, Sarah, Kalani, Alex, Rochelle


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Reminder for Ballyndene Practices 2015

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Ballyndene Practices will be Wednesday 21st January and Wednesday 28th January

Ballyndene will be held at Tuakau Harrisville Pony Club Waitangi Day 2015, please contact our head coach Vanessa Christensen (07) 866 5745 for more info

MAKE SURE YOU COME TO THE PRACTICES EVERYONE, THIS IS GOING TO BE AN AWESOME CLUB DAY OUT!!