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What are the Endurance Championships?

The Championships provide members with the opportunity to be part of a national event in which they will ride alongside professional endurance riders from around the country.
Held in collaboration with Endurance Great Britain (EGB), the Pony Club Endurance Championships will take place on challenging endurance routes and run alongside the Endurance National Championships and The Young Rider Championships.
The event will be held at Lions Tail ride in Leicestershire on Sunday 25th September 2022.

How do I Qualify?

For Novice, Intermediate and Open level:
To qualify for the championships, horse and rider must have successfully completed two rides of the appropriate distance and speed since 1st September 2021. This does not have to be the combination of horse and rider, as long as each has completed two qualification rides.
At all qualification rides, horses will have their heart rates taken and be trotted up for soundness by a vet, EGB or PC official. The results will be recorded on their Pony Club Endurance Mastercard.

For Grassroots level:
Only one ride needs to be completed successfully since 1st September 2021.

All riders at the Pony Club Endurance Championships must be 8 years or older on the day of competition.
All participants must meet the Pony Club Endurance Eligibility requirements as per the current year’s rule book.  




Distance (KM)

Grassroots (2)

12 kph and below

15 - 25 (+/- 5%)

Novice (3)

Between 8 and 12 kph

30 - 40 (+/- 5%)

Intermediate (4)

Between 8 and 13kph

40 - 50 (+/- 5%)

Open (5)

Between 10 and 15kph

50 - 60 (+/- 5%)



At all qualification rides horses must have their heart rates taken and be trotted up for soundness by a vet, an EGB official or a PC official, with the results recorded on their Pony Club Endurance Mastercard.

These rides must have been achieved since 1st September 2020 and at least one of them completed in the current year and one of them at an EGB national ride

The Pony Club Endurance Championship 2022 Schedule V3
PDF - 197 kB

Entries to Endurance Championships

 Preliminary entries for the competition will be open at least three weeks before the competition. Please enter via the link below.

For Novice, Intermediate and Open entries, please ensure your Pony Club Membership number & details of your Mastercard are included to show that at least one ride at the correct distance and speed have been achieved at the time of entering.


** Entries will open 2nd August and close 12th September **
*** Late entry charge will apply on all entries between 13th and 19th September ***

Pre Entry 
EGB EGB Entry 
Endurance Championships 2022
Results 2022
PDF - 47 kB
Endurance Championships Chairman's Write Up
PDF - 467 kB
Endurance Championships 2021
Pony Club Endurance Championships 2021
PDF - 400 kB
Endurance Grassroots Results 2021
PDF - 64 kB
Grassroots Teams Results 2021
PDF - 62 kB
Novice Intermediate Open Results
PDF - 47 kB
Championships Awards 2021
PDF - 42 kB
Endurance Championships 2019
Endurance Championships 2019 Results And Report
PDF - 608 kB