Branch News

Microchip Law

Oct 01

Every horse and pony needs to be microchipped by 2020. Ask your vet to check if you are chipped next time they visit. Let’s get ahead of the deadline. Pony Club leading the way! 😁😁🐎🐎

New laws surrounding equine identification came into force in England today (1 October).
You can read more by clicking on this link ..

Body Protector Level 3

Sep 20

BETA have released the new Body Protector standard, which will be available from early October. 
We continue to accept the 2009 BETA LEVEL 3 (purple label) for another 6 years along.

🐴 BODY PROTECTOR STANDARD NEWS 🐴

The #BETA 2018 body protector standard (with 3 levels of protection) will be released to the market from 1 October. This does NOT mean that you can no longer wear safety garments with the #BETA 2009 Level 3 label, as it will continue to be accepted by all British disciplines and riding organisations for the foreseeable future – and at least for the next five to six years.

Regional Eventing Championship

Aug 27

Great day at pony club regional championships for the eventers! Both Mia and Ben rode brilliantly, Mia got a 38.5 dressage an unlucky last pole in the show jumping and easily flew the cross country finishing 18th out of a very competitive arena! Then Ben started on a lovely 31 dressage and a super double clear finishing on the podium in 7th place! It was an achievement to get there let alone get so highly placed, massive well done to both of you role on next year 

Eventing Championships

Aug 19

WHEELTON EVENTING TEAM AT THE CHAMPIONSHIPS
No wins for us, but a fantastic achievement to just get there.
All the girls were just great and I am really proud of them. 
Congratulations to Trinity for being the only clear round among us XC.

Dressage Championships

Aug 17

Well done to our fabulous dressage team who competed at the Championships today. First time for both Elizabeth and Rachel, Charlotte and Nicola both on young horses in arena’ s with flowers, passers by etc, together they came 26th out of 36 teams! Very proud of you all and look forward to the winter competitions🤩
Thank you to all the parents, families and owners for your support today.xx

Sponsored Walk

Jul 20

Thank you so much to our members and their families that supported the sponsored walk. Lovely evening with fantastic company. Thanks to the committee members that continue to give up their valuable time for the club and Tracey for keeping everyone fed and watered.
Lovely turn out ❤️

Gt Eccleston Mounted Games Competition

Jul 14

Winner winner chicken dinner!!!!

Our amazing junior mounted games team of Mia, Lucy, Daisy, Will and Joe only went and WON the junior mounted games at Gt Eccleston! Mega proud of my little gamers!

BUT

It didn’t stop there……Mia,Daisy, Lucy and Libby took on the challenge to ride in the senior competition and came a magnificent 2nd!

All in a very scary main ring, with flags, tractors (including tractor pulling), crowds surrounding the ring! Lots of much older riders would have been phased but you all took it in your stride!

Area Eventing Competition 2018

Jul 08

Well what a day!! 
All Wheelton riders have done us proud in the un-bearable heat today at Somerford Park!
First was our grass roots riders where we had a team of Ben, Olivia, Chloe and Mia and two individuals Tori and Beck. All riders rode lovely accurate tests and Ben Chloe and Mia followed it up with double clears! Mia and Olivia gained 6th place in their arenas and Ben and chloe got 5th qualifying them all for Eland Lodge regionals at the end of August! Fantastic results especially considering it was Ben, Olivia and Tori’s first time eventing. 
Next was the turn of the Novice, we had a team of four consisting of Alice M, Alice S, Trinity and Rhiannon. All four rider set the standard in the dressage, with Alice M and trinity lying second in their arenas after the dressage. Then Rhiannon Trinity and Alice S all got 3 text book double clears just picking up a few time faults. Overall, Alice S came 1st, Trinity came 2nd, Rhiannon came 3rd and Alice M came 6th in their individual arenas scoring them a team win in area 4 qualifying them for nationals at cholomondely castle! Exciting times ahead 
You all rode and behaved amazingly and there was such great team spirit you really did the club proud. So excited for the champs lots of dressage training to come!
Hope you didn’t get as sunburnt as me!
Harriet

Area Show Jumping Qualifier 2018

Jul 01


Well it’s was the turn of our show jumpers today at the area jumping at Westmorland, it was a very hot day and the ground was firm ! But all our riders did an amazing job with show jackets on and body protectors and lots of water been passed about. Below are the results . 

First was the novice team, rhianon, trinity and Millie sue all three rode fab and the team finished 4th out of 11 teams and rhianon after a double clear went on to do an amazing jump off and WON !!! So off to champs she goes. 
Next was Alice in the intermediate fab first round but not her day in the second but well ridden over a massive track. 
Finally was our intro team, amy, nicola and Erin,both got faults in first round and the second round was timed and all three flew round with very quick times, the team finished 4th and all were pleased. 
I’m totally burnt to a crisp but thank you to all riders, parents and helpers you all did well in challenging heat and especially well done to rhianon and meg xx
Sarah

Area Dressage 2018

Jun 30

Well done to our teams who competed today in the area dressage at Bold Heath in very warm conditions.
Firstly we had two teams competing in the Intermediate class : Alice, Alice, Alex, Beck, Rhiannon, Trinity and Vicky all rode good tests, Trinity came 4th and Alice M 5th in their arenas!
Next was the turn of our Novice team who were all placed in their separate arenas, Charlotte 3rd; Rachel 4th, Nicola and Elizabeth 5th which has resulted in the team qualifying for the Championships!!
Finally it was the turn of our Grassroots team to compete. Amy had her first outing on Jelly, Catelyn rode very well on Duke, Chloe and Tori both came 5th in their arenas and have qualified for the Regionals!!
Thank you to parents and friends for your support today, all the riders for competing in hot and sticky conditions.
Jill