Tomorrow is a 10am rally for all groups at Mercury Bay Pony Club, look forward to seeing you there!
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
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 🙂
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.
Here are the rally dates for January 2015
February’s are coming soon, Rally’s will be as per your times from 2014
Tahlia, Peyton, Addison, Charles, Mercedes
Isobel, Eden, Sora, Rylee
Grace, Olivia, Alana, Millie, Kelly, Tessa, Chloe
Hannah, Fenella, Izzy Elder, Amelia, Jazlyn, Sage, Ashlynne
Aimee, Nakita, Baylee, Sarah, Kalani, Alex, Rochelle
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!!