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The Pony Club Quiz is a chance for members to test their equestrian knowledge in a fun and friendly team environment.

Teams are made up of:

  • 1 Member 12 years & under
  • 1 Member 14 years & under
  • 1 Member 16 years & under
  • 1 Member of any age

All ages will be taken from the 1st January of the competition year. 

N.B. A Team may consist of four Members under the age of 12 if you wish. In this instance, the Team will be asked to nominate which Member will answer the more advanced questions. One AH Test holder in each Team is allowed to take part in each National Quiz Team.

National Quiz 2021

The National Quiz Final 2021 is for the Branch and Centre teams who qualified at Area Competitions.

Because of the uncertainty around Covid-19, the Final will once again be held online via Zoom on Saturday 24th April 2020. Invitations to the Zoom call will be issued nearer the time following a validated entry.

Rounds for 2021 are as follows:

  1. Pony Club Rules – Eventing and Endurance
  2. The Systems – Nervous
  3. Children’s Equestrian Literature
  4. Riding Away from Home (Countryside Access, Beach Riding, Map Reading, Road Rider)
  5. Pairs Round – Alphabet Soup (Junior – Points of the Horse / Senior – Ailments)
  6. Picture Round – Equestrian Equipment
Guidance for Quiz Organisers
Virtual National Quiz Guidance 2021
PDF - 758 kB

Area Competitions 2021

AREA DATE VENUE ORGANISER
1 20 March Online Angus
2 21 February   Field House Equestrian Centre
3 17 February Online / Bishopthorpe Sports Club Middleton Hunt
4 TBC    
5 6 March Delamere Village Hall Cheshire Hunt North
6 27 February   Fernie Hunt
7 TBC Zoom Atherstone Hunt
8 TBC    
9 27 February Zoom Berkeley Hunt South
10 TBC    
11 19 February Lenham Community Centre East Kent Hunt
12 TBC    
13 13 March West Meon Village Hall Hambledon Hunt North
14 TBC    
15 TBC    
16 26 February Zoom East Cornwall
17 TBC    
18 20th February Zoom Amman Valley
19 TBC    

International Quiz 2020

In 2020 the UK were due to host the International Quiz Exchange but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Quiz was held online on Saturday 5th December.

Teams are to be made up of four members aged 16 years to 25 years old. All ages will be taken from the 1st January of the competition year.

Huge thanks and well done to all the teams and members that joined and to the officials.

Results are:

  1. The Pony Club UK
  2. United States Pony Clubs
  3. Canadian Pony Club
  4. Hong Kong Pony Club
  5. Pony Club Australia

Click here to see the full results

We hope to see you again soon!

Teams:

United Kingdom Pony Club

Emma Hughes - Bramham Moor

Georgia Stanton - Silvermere Equestrian Centre

Helena Ivey - Amman Valley

Ellie Davies - Amman Valley

Hong Kong Pony Club

Velvet Wai La Lung - Hong Kong Pony Club

Gemma Duncan - Hong Kong Pony Club

Christine Dyson - Hong Kong Pony Club

Sophie Bater - Hong Kong Pony Club

Pony Club Australia

Manon Schey - Healesville Pony Club

Abi van Bergeijk - Healesville Pony Club

Kira Hetherton - Healesville Pony Club

Rebecca Goodwin - Healesville Pony Club

Canadian Pony Club

Jessica van Nostrand - Evangeline Pony Club

Kathryn Palmer - Cochrane Pony Club

Teryn McBain - Heartland Pony Club

Malaina Hopp - Comox Valley Pony Club

United States Pony Club

Madisyn Hoggard - Crescent Bay Pony Club

Cora Swindale - Woodbrook Hunt Pony Club

Pip Young - Sir W W Wynn's Hunt

Josephine Mair - Hayfield Equestrian Centre

The team from United States Pony Club are joined by two members of the UK Pony Club

 

National Quiz Final 2020

The National Quiz Final 2020 was for the Branch and Centre teams who qualified at Area Competitions in the Spring of 2020.

Because of the Covid-19 lockdown, the Final ran online on Saturday 14th November.

Congratulations to:

  • 1st - Bramham Moor Hunt
  • 2nd - Silvermere Equestrian Centre
  • 3rd - Amman Valley

Click here to see the full results

Following this competition, the four highest placed team members aged 16 or over were selected to represent the UK in the Pony Club International Quiz to be held online on Saturday 5th December. Congratulations to:

  • Emma Hughes (Bramham Moor)
  • Georgia Stanton (Silvermere Equestrian Centre)
  • Helena Ivey (Amman Valley)
  • Ellie Davies (Amman Valley)

As well as the following two members who will be making up a team with the United States Pony Club:

  • Pip Young (Sir W W Wynn's)
  • Josephine Mair (Hayfield Equestrian Centre)

What to Wear

We recommend Teams wear their Pony Club branded sweatshirts and or T-shirts (shirt and tie are not compulsory), with smart, comfy trousers (no ripped jeans) and suitable indoor footwear.

2019 Results & Questions
National Quiz 2019 Scores
PDF - 85 kB
National Quiz 2019 Questions
PDF - 118 kB

Need More Information?

Just contact our staff below:

Laura Armstrong
Development Officer (Sports Team)
T 02476 698300 option 2
Zoe Pulling
Development Officer (Sports Team)
T 02476 698300 option 2
National Quiz 2019
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Quiz Winners 2019
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