Tiverton Hunt Branch
of the Pony Club
Last updated on 8th December 2016
Welcome to the Tiverton Hunt branch of the UK Pony Club (in Mid-Devon, Area 15)
Current club events:
You can download the Autumn 2016 Programme here (Posted 4th October)
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Quiz – 15th February at Cullompton Community Hall, Silverton Pony Club
This is the section where we publicise club members' achievements in 2016
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Seavington Team SJ
Sunday 4th December – Kings Sedgemoor
Class 1 Emily Miller, on Beth did a lovely clear round and was given 6th.
Class 2 Emily Miller and Phoebe Green both did a lovely fast clear round and were put in a mixed team
and out of 11 teams they came 2nd, well done.
Sunday 20th November
Six went to Lamerton and had team 1st and 2nd.
Bi: Emily Miller was 2nd with Best swim, the team including Matthew Heal and Jessie Miller were 2nd.
Mini: Katie Heal was 3rd with Best Run. Jack Emmett was 1st with Best Run and Swim
and the team along with Rebecca Emmett were 1st.
Wylye Valley Triathlon
Sunday 20th November
A young team of budding Pony Club triathletes had a go at the Wylye Valley Triathlon on Sunday 20th November in Frome.
The team were Abi Cottrell, Archie Cottrell (age 4 in his first event!), Charlie Winter & Connor Heard.
A huge entry of 20 teams competed in the 7 & under Mixed Tadpole class on the day which, after the horrid wet Saturday,
was for the most part dry but very muddy! All team members bet their times from the same venue in August despite the
muddy going in the run and Connor Heard bettered his 2nd placing with 840 in the individual shoot/bean bag from August,
with a 1st placing for individual shoot with 960! All competed with smiles on their faces and had a lovely day and came 16th overall.
2 Qualify for Nationals
Sunday 6th November 2016
Fantastic effort from all our competitors who took part at the Cotley Triathlon.
Bi, Emily Miller was 2nd and Matthew Heal was 9th along with Jessie Miller made up Tiverton Cubs team came 3rd.
Tiverton Terriers Connor Heard, Abi Cottrell and Ella MacAlister came 6th.
Mini 9 & Under: Lachlan Heard (first time shooting) was in a mixed team which came 7th.
Mini Girls: Katie Heal was 5th with a PB shoot and Swim, Katie Bainbridge 9th and Rebecca Emmett 11th with PB Swim.
Mini Boys: Jack Emmett was 1st with 1000 shoot and Best Run and PB Swim.
Katie Heal and Jack Emmett both Qualified for Triathlon Nationals in March
Well done to all Tiverton Competitors
Polden Hills Team Show Jumping at Kings Sedgemoor
26th October 2016
It was an early yet successful start start for our youngest competitors in Class 1 (2ft). Seven teams were competing, and
Tiverton Red (Phoebe Green, Katie Heal, Emily Miller, and Ollie Coe) came 2nd and
Tiverton Blue (Myrtle and Margot Scudamore and Phoebe Green) were 3rd.
Phoebe was 2nd and 4th individually with her two ponies.
Class 2 (2ft 3) was competitive, with twelve teams taking part. The Tiverton Green team of Katie Bainbridge, Katie Heal,
Emily Miller and Phoebe Green were one of only two teams to finish with zero jumping penalties, but were beaten into 2nd place
by the Polden Hills Pumpkins who were just that little bit quicker on time. Katie Heal earned a 5th place individually.
Class 3 (2ft 6) saw a large field of 18 teams. Fiona Wedden lead the Tiverton Yellow Team (with Emma and Katie Bainbridge and Jessica Grant) with a lovely clear, but an overall team score of 12 faults meant they were unplaced.
Class 4 (2ft 9) Fiona Wedden again had a clear round on Sam, and with Laura Glendining made up a mixed team.
Laura was the lone Tiverton competitor in the final class 5 (3ft), having just one fence down.
Thank you to all who took part.
Spooners and West Dartmoor Triathlon
Sunday 23rd October
Rosettes for all at Spooner's Triathlon
Bi: Emily Miller 1st with Best Run and Swim, Matthew Heal 4th and along with Jessie Miller came 2nd as a team.
Mini (under 9): Katie Heal 1st with Best Run, Phoebe Green 4th.
Mini Girl: Edith Campbell 2nd.
Mini Boy: Jack Emmett 1st with Best Run, Swim and Shoot.
Tiverton Team: Rebecca Emmett, Katie Heal, Edith Campbell and Jack Emmett were 1st.
Well done to all.
C and C+ Tests
30th August 2016
Congratulations to all those passing their C Test
Fiona Wheddon, Jessica Grant, Sophie Fallon, Joshua Brown, Rose Stanton, Emma Fallon and Katie Bainbridge
and C+ Test
Jenny Mettam, Joe Emmett, Henry Clist and Rosie Heard
Wylye Valley Triathlon/Tetrathlon
27th–28th August 2016
Tiverton Hounds (Tri) Lachlan Heard was 4th with Best run, Connor Heard was 3rd and team including Jess Miller were 5th.
Tiverton Cubs Emily Miller was 1st with best run and swim. Team including Charlie Winter and Abi Cottrell were 2nd.
Rose Stanton competed in the tetrathlon as a Junior and was sadly just out of the placings.
Well done to all
Pony Club Championships 2016
Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire
FINN WINS PONY CLUB NOVICE EVENTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finn Muirhead won his section in the Novice Eventing, finishing on his 27.6 dressage score, fantastic result well deserved!
Also representing Tiverton in the Novice eventing was Jenny Mettam who did extremely well for her first time at the Champs
Alice Smith done well in the Novice Showjumping with just 4 faults in the second round
Ellie Discombe – Intermediate Eventing
Rupert Batting – Open Showjumping
Open Dressage team Ellie Discombe, Amelia Green, Eleanor Ansell and Rupert Batting who came 5th individually
Open Eventing team Amelia Green, Eleanor Ansell, Rupert Batting and Will Smith who came 7th individually
Well done to all who went to the Championships representing Tiverton Pony Club, you all did us proud
Mini Camp 2016
lots of fun had by all at Mini Camp
Tiverton Team Show Jumping
Monday 8th August 2016
30cm Team Tiverton Tadpoles came a close 2nd with individual placings too
Eve Northam (4th individual) I think Charlie (5th individual) and Jess Miller (6th individual)
45cm Mixed Team came 2nd with Emily Miller (2nd individual) and Rebecca Emmett (6th individual)
55cm Mixed Team came 1st with Katie Heal (2nd individual) Emily Miller both jumping double clears
many more results to come, please send to me along with any pictures you have
Saturday 23rd July 2016 – Bicton
Rupert Batting, Eleanor Ansell, Amelia Green and William Smith
Team 1st and qualify for Championsips
Congratulations to Rupert who came 1st indvidually, Eleanor 3rd and Will 5th
Grace Chambers, India Eaton, Ellie Discombe and Polly Muirhead
Team 2nd, and congratulations to Ellie who came 1st individual qualifiying for the Championships
and India 5th Individual
Bird Wood and Zara Cameron were individuals with Bird coming 3rd and Zara 5th
Finn Muirhead, Alice Smith, Henry Clist and Jasper Pring
Team 5th and congratulations to Finn who came 2nd indvidually qualifiying for the Championships
Jenny Mettam, Bethany Mettam, Louisa Chambers and Josh Brown
Congratulations to Jenny who came 2nd indvidually qualifiying for the Championships
Area Show Jumping
Sunday 17th July 2016
Rupert Batting, Eleanor Ansell and William Smith
Team 2nd and Rupert 3rd indvidually
Archie Hare, Bird Wood, India Eaton and Polly Muirhead
Rosie Heard, Alice Smith, Bethany Mettam and Finn Muirhead
Team 6th and Alice 5th indvidually qualifiying for the Championships
Jenny Mettam and Josh Brown
Emma Fallon, Rose Stanon and Withheld
Jack Emmett, Katie Bainbridge, Withheld and Emma Bainbridge
Team 4th and Emma 4th indvidually
Both teams have qualified for the Regional Championship to be held at Bicton on the 3rd and 4th September
at Mendip Plains Equestrian Centre
Saturday 9th/Sunday 10th July 2016
Well done to Bethany Mettam who came 1st in her class,
also achieving Best Run and Best Swim
Sunday 3rd July 2016
Open Team qualify for Championships
Well done to India Eaton who also came 1st indvidually,
Georgina Wood 2nd ind, Amelia Green 4th ind and Ellie Discombe 5th ind
All rode extremely well in a tight competition coming 3rd as a Team
with Polly Muirhead 3rd ind, Zara Cameron 5th ind in section A
Henry Clist 6th ind and Archie Hare 7th ind in section B
Fiona Wedden, Alice Smith, Louisa Chambers and Finn Muirhead
all done very well, narrowly missing the rosettes in 7th place
Emma Bainbridge done very well also picking up a rosette
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th June 2016
Rosettes for all with fantastic results . . .
Bi: Emily Miller was 1st with Best Run and Best Swim, Matthew Heal was 6th
Assisted: Rebecca Emmett was 4th with 740 (first competition shoot)
Unassisted: Katie Heal was 5th with a PB Run
Mini Girl: Edith Campbell was 2nd with Best Shoot (940)
Mini Boy: Jack Emmett was 1st with Best Shoot, Run and Swim.
Jack, Edith, Katie and Rebecca formed the Tiverton Team who were 1st.
Katie Heal was 4th and Jack Emmett 1st both with 1400 rides.
West Somerset Pony Club Team Show Jumping
Stockland Lovell, Sunday 5th June 2016
Margot and Myrtle Scudamore together with Katie Bainbridge got the Tiverton Pony Club off to a good start,
all having double clear rounds (3rd place) in Class 2 (2’ 12 years and under).
These three riders were then joined by Emma Bainbridge to win class 3 (the 2’3 Open),
with Emma 4th and Margot 5th individually.
Emma and Rosie Heard (on her new ride) then made up a Tiverton mixed team of three riders for class 4 (the 2’6 Open),
again winning the class, with Emma taking individual 3rd place.
Jenny Mettam (individual) was going exceptionally well in Class 6 (3’-3’3) but had an unlucky stop at the “road closed”
fence in the timed part of the course. This probably robbed her of victory, but still earned her 4th place.
An enjoyable and rewarding outing
Amelia Green is taking her A Test on Wednesday 25 May.
This is a very prestigious test and Amelia has worked very hard working towards this goal.
We hope the day goes well for you, good luck and very best wishes
6th May 2016
Members enjoying a Friday night Working Rally at Kentisbeare
Intensive Training Camp
Pontispool – April 2016
Members enjoyed two days at Pontispool doing Dressage, Showjumping and Cross Country Intensive Training
in preparation for the forthcoming season
Seavington Pony Club Team Show Jumping
Pontispool, Saturday 23rd April 2016
Class 1 40–50 cm
Tiverton Terriers (Margot and Myrtle Scudamore, Katie Heal and Phoebe Green) 4th place
Tiverton Hounds (Rebecca Emmett, Isobel and Beatrice Morrison, Emily Miller) 5th place
Six teams competed
Katie Heal 3rd individual
Class 2 50–60 cm
Tiverton Blue (Margot and Myrtle Scudamore, Katie Bainbridge and Phoebe Green) 3rd place
9 teams competed
Margot Scudamore 2nd place Individual
Class 3 60–70cm
Tiverton (Jessica Grant, Fiona Wedden, Rose Stanton, Katie Bainbridge) 6th place
9 teams competed
Rose Stanton 4th Individual
Class 4 70–80 cm
Tiverton (Emma Bainbridge, Rose Stanton, Fiona Wedden) 2nd place
7 teams competed
Held their nerve. With only 3 members all had to go clear.
Finished with zero jumping penalties and just outside the winning time.
Weston Harriers Team Show Jumping
Stockland Lovell, Sunday 10th April
Emily Miller on Molly rode in a mixed team that came 1st and she came 5th individual doing a fantastic clear and
she also rode Beth in that class as an individual and had 4 faults (crossed her track) but she did really well
Katie Bainbridge was in a mixed team that came 1st and she was 6th individually
The team of Emma Bainbridge, Joshua Brown, Georgia Glendining and a borrowed member from Polden Hills
came 2nd, finishing on a score of zero, but were 2 seconds slower than the winning team
Well done to all
Devon & Somerset Mini Triathlon
Wednesday 30th March
Tiverton were invited to take part in Devon and Somerset's Mini Triathlon.
Phoebe Green took 2nd place with best run and swim and Rebecca Emmett took 3rd place, also competing in the Under 8's
was Matthew Heal, Lachlan Heard, Abigail Cottrell, Ella Macalister, Liliana Cole and Connor Heard.
Katie Heal was our only 9 and under competitor and took 1st place with best run, swim and shoot.
Jack Emmett took 1st place with best run, swim and shoot and Maddie Grafham who was competing for the
first time got a fantastic 820 shoot and came 3rd.
Well done to all.
Winter Triathlon Championships
Sunday 13th March, Milton Keynes
Congratulations to Jack Emmett who came 9th with over 3000 points
massive achievement well done!
Swim 1040 (5 lengths 5m), Shoot 920, Run 1120 (3min 40sec)
Team Show Jumping
Sunday 14th February 2016
Well done to everyone who braved the cold wind show jumping at Kings Sedgemoor, it certaintly was bitterly cold
but Tiverton came away with lots of rosettes!
Class 1 – 1'9" Myrtle Scudamore, Katie Heal, Margot Scudamore (3rd indiv) and Phoebe Green - 3rd Team
Class 2 – 2" Phoebe Green
Class 3 – 2'3" Emma Bainbridge - 3rd in a mixed team
Class 4 – 2'6" Alice Smith and Amelia Green - 5th in a mixed team
Class 5 – 3" Jenny Mettam, Bethany Mettam, Charlotte Radley and Amelia Green - 3rd Team
Henry Clist, Alice Smith and Amelia Green - 5th Team
Class 6 – 3'3" Charlotte Radley 5th individual Amelia Green 6th individual
Saturday 6th February 2016
A Very Wet Day where the children were nearly swimming the run!!!
Bi: Emily Miller 3rd, Rebecca Emmett 5th and Team with Olly Coe was 4th.
Mini Girl: Katie Heal sadly just out of individual rosettes but 1st in a mixed team.
Mini Boy: Jack Emmett 1st with Best Shoot and Swim.
Fantastic effort from all in very tough weather conditions.
Area Quiz – 6th February 2016
16 teams in all took part in the Area Quiz hosted by East Devon Pony Club on Saturday 6th February at Woodbury.
A fun night was had by all with Silverton Pony Club the winners, Tiverton Hares in 2nd place, and Tiverton Stags in 4th
Well done all
24th January 2016
Bi: Emily Miller was 3rd & Rebecca Emmett 7th
Mini Boy: Jack Emmett was 2nd with Best Shoot
Devon & Somerset Pony Club
Sunday 10th January 2016
at Wellington – Qualifier for Nationals
Bi: Emily Miller was 1st, Rebecca Emmett 4th individually and
Team 2nd with Phoebe Green and Matthew Heal.
Super Mini's: Katie Heal was 4th
Mini Girls: Edith Campbell was 6th with Best Shoot (880) and
2nd in Mixed team with Katie Bainbridge
Mini Boys: Jack Emmett was 1st with Best Shoot (900) and Swim
Junior Girls: Emma Fallon (900) got Best Shoot and team including Emma Bainbridge, Jessica Grant and Sophie Fallon were 4th.
Junior Boy: Guy Cridland Qualified for Nationals.
Senior Girl: Bethany Mettam was 6th
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
Programmes of other local (not just Tiverton PC) events
Tiverton Pony Club Results can be found on the the following pages
- Local Events & Shows: Local shows, horse trials and other events in the mid-Devon area.
- Calendar. Index in date order, with links to event details, of both branch and other local open events.
- Shows at Heazle: Showing, Outdoor and Indoor showjumping
- 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
- Rosettes and more - from a family run business, contact Jane Brake (01823 680280 / 07791 247489 or email her)
- Sponsors - the kind people and local businesses who help by sponsoring our events
- Therapy for horses and dogs
- Farriers. Find local farriers (search by postcode), info about qualifications, etc.
- Dressage Test sheets available online
- Help and advice for young people and their parents.
Details about the Tiverton Pony Club. Click on a link in the table below to learn more.
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Local Non-PC Events
of the horse
Test sheets available online
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: see Membership for more information.
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