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Cooroy Horse and Pony Club Gymhana ~ 14 August 2016 ~ don't miss it!

Welcome
to the home of Cooroy Horse and Pony Club, a Zone 6 Club of the PCAQ (Pony Club Association of Queensland).

2016 Membership forms

Download and complete BOTH of the following forms, and return to the club Secretary (see contacts).

2016 Membership & Insurance Forms

 

What will you find here?

Use the menu to the left to navigate to the information you require.  If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us via the contacts link.

The Calendar, Latest News and Photo pages will be updated regularly.

On this page, should an event be changed or cancelled, you will find a scrolling banner advising you of the changes.

has given the Pony Club funds through the Partnership Funding program. This allows us to maintain the grounds thus ensuring a safe riding environment for all our riders. We are very grateful to them for their generosity.

 

Rules and Regulations

As with all Clubs, we are governed by rules and regulations.  These are in place to provide a safe and happy environment for all our members.  We would like to bring some of those rules to your attention here.  However, it is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with all the rules of PCAQ and Cooroy Horse and Pony Club.  If you are unsure - please ask!

  • horses must be tethered or yarded when not being ridden (under no circumstances are horses to be loose on the grounds before, during, or after a Pony Club event)

  • horses must not be tethered to a float to which there is no car attached

  • horses must not be led into any areas where spectators are sitting or areas intended for spectators

  • sensible footwear must be worn at all times whilst handling horses

  • parental supervision of junior members is expected at all times

  • riders, when mounted, must sit facing forward on their horse with their hands on the reins

  • riders, when mounted, must not exceed walking speed at any time unless instructed by an Instructor 

  • no smoking whilst on the grounds

  • no alcohol during the conduct of any activity involving horses click here for more information

  • STRICTLY no dogs

      Acceptable Gear (all to be in good repair/safe condition)

  • all purpose saddle with minimum two girth points, or

  • stock saddle with two girth points or a girth and surcingle.
    There are restrictions on swinging fenders - if this applies to you, please ask an Instructor.

  • standard bridle

  • snaffle or similar bit (please discuss other types of bits with your instructor if necessary)

  • reins with centre buckle (must not be knotted, must not be split)

  • saddle cloth in clean condition

  • elastic sided riding boots (ie flat sole/flat heels)

  • sleeved shirt (ie polo shirt)

  • jodphurs or other suitable riding pants

  • helmet of current* Australian Standard in good condition
    *if you are unsure of the latest standard, please ask an Instructor or Committee Member or visit SAI Global to search for the latest standard - search SAI Global in AS for helmet horse).

for ALL other gear outside this list, for both horse and rider, please check the relevant PCAQ rule book or discuss with an Instructor of the club.  Click here for latest Uniform & Saddlery Rules for Gear Check.

 

Beginners to experienced

Pony Club caters for all levels of experience.  Whether you are just starting out, or have been riding for years, Pony Club has something to offer you.

 

What is Pony Club?

Pony Club is an International voluntary youth organization affiliated with The Worldwide Association of Young Riders known as The Pony Club.

It is represented in more than 20 countries, with an overall membership exceeding 110,000 people.
Originating in Britain as a scheme to encourage young people to learn to ride, it focused on riding instruction and fun.

It has now become the largest association of riders in the world.

 

Objects of Pony Club

The objects of Pony Club are to encourage young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding.

To provide instruction in riding and horsemastership and to instill in members the proper care of their animals.

To promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty, thereby cultivating strength of character and self-discipline.       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


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