What are the Endurance Championships?
The Endurance Championships are held on In August, The Pony Club Endurance Championships was held at Euston Park alongside the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival UK Endurance Masters.
This provided Members with an opportunity of a life time to be part of an International event where professional Endurance riders from all over the world were competing.
Staged across some of the best Endurance tracks in the UK, the Pony Club Championships was organised by HPG Endurance ltd, part of the HPower Group, and in collaboration with Endurance GB.
How do I Qualify?
At Open, Intermediate and Novice level; To qualify for the championships, horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides of the appropriate distance and speed. This does not have to be the combination of horse and rider as long as each has completed
three qualification rides.
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.
At Grassroots level just one ride needs to be completed successfully in the current year. All riders at the Pony Club Endurance Championships must be 8 years old and older on the day of competition.
These rides must have been achieved since 1st September 2019 and at least two of them completed in the current year and one of them at an EGB national ride.
a) To qualify for the Grassroots Competition horse and rider must have successfully completed one ride between 10 and 20km at a speed of 12kph or below.
b) To qualify for the Novice Championships (Level 3) horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides of 20k or over at a speed between 8 and 12kph. To qualify for the Intermediate Championships (Level 4) horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides of 30km or over at a speed of between 8 and 13kph.
c) To qualify for the Open Championships (Level 5) horse and rider must have successfully completed three rides of 40km or over at a speed of between 10 and 15kph.
All participants must meet the Pony Club Endurance Eligibility requirements as per the current calendar years rule book.