Pony Club news
News from Wellgrove’s Pony Club
News from Wellgrove’s Pony Club
Congratulations to those who passed their Achievement badge testing this Half term.
Feedback to pass – Mainly rugs Cydney, Willow, Jessicca, Rachel, Mary, Sophia, Alice, Dilly – Putting rugs on correctly and leg straps!!! Bandages were surprisingly ok!!
Tickets for the Wellgrove disco are now available from the office!
It will be held from 6pm-8pm on Saturday 7 March 2015 at Pembury Village Hall and all are welcome.
Tickets cost £3.50 for Pony Club members and £5 for non-members, and all proceeds will go to Wellgrove Riding for the Disabled.
February’s Pony Club topic is grooming and tacking up.
January’s Pony Club topic is mucking out.
December’s Pony Club topic is tack to include cleaning, points, and a little lorinery.
Congratulations also to the following Pony Club members for their achievements:
Congratulations to those who achieved their Working Dogs badge on Monday: Charlotte Frith, Mary Lambert, Sophia Croft, Alfie Toole and Rachel Smith.
October’s Pony Club topic is Plaiting.
September’s Pony Club topic is Points of the Horse.
Congratulations to all the following:
The Pony Club topic for June in Poisonous Plants.
May’s Pony Club topic is feeding.
April’s Pony Club topic is grooming. To include trimming and mane pulling.
January’s Pony Club topic is Saddlery and Lorinery.
The Pony Club topic for December is Tack Cleaning.
Congratulations to the following for achieving their badges:
This month’s topic is Mucking Out.
The Pony Club topic for this month is rugs and bandages and also horse handling recap.
September’s Pony Club topics are Tack and Turnout and Plaiting.
Handy Pony 1st- 6th: Poppy Whitehead, Archie Munro, Tilly Murray, Alice Robinson, Ele Barton
Barrel racing 1st-6th: Ginny Sisk, Chris Hitch, Ele Barton, Talia Burgess, Poppy Whitehead, Lois Thorpe
Tack and Turn out 1st-6th: Poppy Whitehead, Ele Barton and Penny; Ginny Sisk, Alice Robinson and Connie; Lucy Morrison, Tilly Murray and Socks; Lara Skilton, Talia Burgess and Sky; (tie 5th- Red Robinson and Daisy Derby and Mitmoo and Evie Hinde and Matilda Sturge and Pumba); Lois Thorpe and Sophie Wise and Baby
Show Jumping 1st-4th large course: Ginny Sisk, Talia Burgess, Archie Munro, Alice Robinson
Medium course 1st-4th: Chris Hitch, Lucy Morrison, Lois Thorpe, Sophie Wise
Small course 1st-4th: Daisy Derby, Evie Hinde, Matilda Sturge
Scavenger Hunt: Alice, Ginny and Matilda
Most Improved: Nikita Windheuser and Sophie Wise
Stable Star: Evie Hinde
Most helpful: Chris Hitch
Dressage scores still to come!
The Pony Club topic for August will be Points of the Horse, to include conformation and breeds.
July’s Pony Club topic is grooming, handling and tacking up.
June’s Pony Club topic is Perfect Paddock.
Results for D and D+ test just in: most passed, and those who did not can pick up a feedback letter from the office from tomorrow. Those who did: your name will be on this list, and certificates sent on soon.
Hattie Barker, Abigail Gregory (needs a little work on lower leg position), Lydia Gregory, Erin Hammond, Bella Donmall (whip needs to be held correctly when mounting), Jess Donmall (needs a little work on points of horse), Emily Hooker, Tallulah Whitlock, Olivia Mullen (check for twists in reins), Jess Miller (feed titbits correctly), Flora Cournane (check for twists in reins). Well done to solitary Sophie Whittome, you passed!
Congratulations to the following Pony Clubbers for passing their E test: Lucy Delaney, Constance Michel, Francoise Michel, Ellie Burcombe, Lulu Turner- Townsend, Toby Sydenham, Charlotte Mealing, Tilly Hughes-Wilson, Robyn Burrows, Emily Scott, Emma Horgan, Laura Pepper, Will Graville, Vicky Thorne, Cydney Hines and Willow Hines.
For passing their Bronze Progressive 3: Eva Wilch, Cydney Hines, Willow Hines; and their Progressive 2: Emily Cunningham, Eva Wilch and Olivia Sparkes.
Congratulations to the ABRS Equitation candidates too. Emma Gower, Sophie Whittome, Lucy Landymore, Gemma Boorman and Red Robinson all passed their Equitation 1 and they all passed Stable Management also as did Sophie Gower.
Well done to all those who achieved their achievement badges today also, and good luck with the future plaiting practice!
The topic for Pony Club sessions this month is Mucking Out!
Achievement badges were awarded to the following:
Mini Points of the Horse:
Bronze level 1:
Achievement badges will be trained as usual on a Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday with the introduction of Wednesday as well from February, but testing will now only be done on special days run in all the holidays, rather than through continuous assessment as done previously.
The current topic for Pony Club study is Native Breeds, Colours and Markings.
These are the latest achievement badges that have been earned:
|Eva||Wilch||points of tack|
|Freya||Benton||points of tack|
|Miriam||Brown-Griffin||points of tack|
|Emily||Cunningham||points of tack|
|Molly||Brignell||points of tack|
|Elena||Cook-Garcia||points of tack|
|Jodie||Barnes||points of tack|
|Ellie||Burcombe||points of tack|
|Olivia||Sparkes||points of tack|
|Eve||Simmons||points of tack|
|Jennifer||Hodgson||points of tack|
|Lucy||Delaney||points of tack|
|Francoise||Michel||points of tack|
|Constance||Michel||points of tack|
|Sofia||Croft||points of tack|
|Samantha||Callander||points of tack|
|Mary||Lambert||points of tack|
|Lydia||Gregory||points of tack|
|Abigail||Gregory||points of tack|
|Rebecca||Headdon||points of tack|
|Lucy||Bartlett||points of tack|
|Charlotte||Hudson||points of tack|
|Lucy||Hudson||points of tack|
|Emma||Horgan||points of tack|
|Victoria||Thorne||points of tack|
|Robyn||Burrows||points of tack|
|Aoibhin||Boles||points of tack|
|Cydney||Hines||points of tack|
|Willow||Hines||points of tack|
|Tao||Peacock||points of tack|
|Mia||Peacock||points of tack|
|Tabitha||Ballard||points of tack|
|William||Graville||points of tack|
|Nell||Fuller||points of tack|
|Lauren||Hill||points of tack|
|Abbie||Barter||points of tack|
|Mimi||Vo||points of tack|
|Toby||Sydenham||points of tack|
|Harriet||Barker||points of tack|
|Emily||Schone||points of tack|
|Briony||Walker||points of tack|
|Eleonore||Barraud||points of tack|
|Georgia||Ballard||points of tack|
|Sophie||Wise||points of tack|
|Olivia||Rayment||points of tack|
|Perdy Josephine||Hirst||points of tack|
|Edith||Wallwork||points of tack|
|Alicia||Ryan||points of tack|
|Philippa||Mitchell||points of tack|
|Poppy||Blake||points of tack|
Congratulations to those who passed their pony club tests in 2012:
Congratulations to the following Pony Clubbers on passing their tests.
Thanks to Roz for her patience and kindness and well done to the girls. More tests will be run in the New Year, so keep working hard on the achievement badges in preparation.