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We are pleased to be a part of an exciting opportunity for members to take part in an International Virtual Dressage Competition alongside other members from Pony Club International Alliance (PCIA) countries.

Four Members have been selected to represent Pony Club UK in each class of this years competition.

Please see below for the classes available and the members that will be representing Pony Club UK!

Classes

  Class Name Dressage Test Eligibility*
Class 1 Training Level USDF Training Level Test 1 14 years and under
Class 2 First Level USDF First Level Test 1 18 years and under
Class 3 Second Level USDF Second Level Test 1 25 years and under
Class 4

Pas de Deux Freestyle to Music (Training, Level 1 or Level 2)

Fancy Dress optional

USDF Pas de Deux Freestyle

Note: USDF Rules for Pas de Deux

No age restriction
Class 5 Prix Caprilli NZPCA Prix Caprilli Test Y No age restriction

* Age as of 1st October 2022

Selected Members

Congratulations to the following members who will be representing Pony Club UK:

Class 1 - Training Level

  • Jennifer Thursfield & Hanabanana (North Down)
  • Ava Tweedie & Hanleen Chunky Monkey (Peebles Tweedale)
  • Alexander Bland & Dukes of Hazard (Hertfordshire Hunt)
  • Veronica Owings & Annaghmore Lad (Vine Hunt)

Class 2 - First Level

  • Gracie Tomkins & CHS Royal Flush (Atherstone Hunt)
  • Polly Quaile & Kinetic Horizon (Strathblane & District)
  • Lotty Jones & Wingman (Curre Hunt)
  • Grace Brighton & Spring Hills Charisma Bay (Albrighton Woodland Hunt)

Class 3 - Second Level

  • Alexa Ekin & Kilcorban Blue Brigade (Edinburgh)
  • Ro Wilson & Gortskeagh Amy (Peebles Tweedale)
  • Anna Meadows & MGH April (Atherstone Hunt)
  • Charlie Piper & Aristho (Polden Hills)

Other Information

  • A £5 entry fee will apply to all selected members
  • Filming and video upload period is 8th – 16th October
  • Judging will take place 17th – 28th October
  • Results will be announced Sunday 30th October
  • There will be a period for public queries 1st – 11th November
  • Results will be finalised on 12th November

Results 2022

A huge congratulations to all of The Pony Club Members across the world for taking part in the Pony Club International Alliance Dressage Competition. Here in the UK we are pleased to see the success of our members in all of the classes.

Rules

The Pony Club rules (https://pcuk.org/sports/dressage/) with the following modifications/ clarifications:

1. Videos

  • Tests should be ridden specifically for this show and videos should filmed during the specified period only.
  • Any video which is suspected of having been filmed during another competition or outside the scheduled filming period for this show will not be accepted.
  • It is not necessary to submit the video of your first attempt of filming the test. You may repeat the test as many times as you need and submit only the best video.

2. Dress

  • Pony Club uniform from respective jurisdiction, including light coloured jodhpurs.
  • Long or short riding boots accepted.
  • White gloves must be worn.

3. Filming

  • Film from C, the judge’s position.
  • If filming on a smartphone, hold the device in the landscape orientation.
  • To assist the judging there should be some zoom when the rider is at the A end of the arena.
  • Entries may be marked down (but not necessarily disqualified) if the judge cannot see the entirety of both rider and horse/pony clearly during each movement, at the discretion of the judge for each class.

4. Pas de Deux Freestyle to Music

  • USDF 2019 Pas de Deux Rules and Guidelines
  • Pas de Deux may be performed at any level. Please specify the level together with your video submission.
  • Fancy dress for riders and horses/ ponies is welcomed and encouraged for this class!