STONEY RANGE PONY CLUB
July 2008 Newsletter
President: Graeme Wall: 42568891
Secretary: Craig Baxter 42344776 / 0417494358 or email email@example.com
Senior Instructor: Vanessa Bourne: 42568891 / 0438568891 or email
Web site: www.stoneyrange.pcansw.org.au
WHATS HAPPENING THIS MONTH
5th – 9th Zone 22 camp
5th Rally cancelled due to camp being held
6th RSVP Lake Conjola Gymk
6th Claytons Derby Woodhill Mountain
12th State Showjumping Cobargo
14th RSVP Moss vale & Bundanoon ODE
19th Zone 28 Mounted Games
20th Working Bee – to start making our XC course 9:30am
20th Stoney Range PC Training Day Mounted Games
20th Lake Conjola Gymkhana at Worrigee
21st RSVP Figtree Gymkhana
27th Figtree Gymkhana
27th Moss vale & Bundaoon ODE
28th RSVP Mounted Games Teams for Zone 22
29th Instructors Meeting 6:30pm and General Meeting 7:30pm at Clubhouse
2nd Rally Day
3rd Zone 22 Mounted Games
3rd Stoney Range canteen duties at zone 22 Mounted Games
3rd RSVP State Mounted Games
11th Zone 22 General Meeting 7:30pm Jerrara
ALL EVENTS TO BE ENTERED THROUGH STONEY RANGE
Contact: Rachel Gardner PH: 42563608- all entry money to be paid
prior to event. No late entries will be received.
ALL RSVP MUST BE IN ON THE MONDAY PRIOR TO THE EVENT UNLESS STATED
OTHERWISE BY 7PM. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE RSVP DATE ON PROGAMMES AS THIS
IS FOR OUR EVENTS SECRETARY
NEWS NEWS NEWS….
FUNKHANA NEWS WORKING BEE
We will be holding a working Bee on Sunday
Unfortunately these have not been very 20th July so we can get cracking on our cross-
successful, we have had to reschedule the last country course, and also paint some jump poles.
two, and so we are currently re-thinking how If anyone can lend assistance please be at the
we will change this idea. We would still like to grounds by 9:30am. If you can only come for an
keep the Teams we currently have but we may hour or two during the day that would be
change the idea of a Funkhana into a mini great. See Graeme for tools needed and more
Gymkhana that will be held twice in the year info.
instead. If any members have any ideas for our
Teams please contact Vanessa Bourne. BORROWED MOUNTS
Just a reminder that if anyone is going to
Our Teams are
borrow a mount for a rally day or event you
MUST contact our Senior Instructor Vanessa for
The Champions: Points 0 permission. A simple phone call goes a long
Flying Fillies: Points 0
Crazy Horses: Points 0 WEB SITE
Just a reminder to keep checking our
Giddy Ups: Points 0 web site for updates and news, as items
are being added regularly especially
Hot Chicks: Points 0 events now that we are over the EI.
Check out the Latest News section for
No jewellery is to be worn at rally days or PHOTOS
events accept for one pair of studs in ears & Please email any photos you may have of
wristwatches. our members at events or rally days to
Pauline: firstname.lastname@example.org for use
in newsletter and web site. Or you can put
them on a disc for me, Thanks
TROOP LINE UP
JUST a reminder that no one is to leave the
rally until the Senior Instructor has closed the
rally day after troop line up at the end of the THS FORMS
day (unless you have to leave early then please Please make two copies of the THS for rallies
see Vanessa.) We need to make sure everyone and events, one to carry with you and one to
has been checked off the point-score book. hand in at the gate. This is required whether
you ride or float your horse. An official will be
at the main gate to collect your permits. No
Permit means no entering the rally day.
The Horse Transport Statement form is on our
Zipper boots with elastic sides are now web site in rally day info section.
permitted at Pony Club but boots with laces or Thanks for your co-operation.
buckles are not permitted.
MAIN ITEMS DISCUSSED
AT GENERAL MEETING RIDER PROFILES:
24TH JUNE Kieran is currently working on our new section
for riders profiles. If your information is not
WORKING BEE: We will be having a in this section please email him your info with
working bee on Sun 20th July to start fixing up
our cross-country course. This is the last a photo to email@example.com
Sunday of the school holidays.
We hope you have had as much fun reading
We need as many people as possible to help out them as we have.
so if you can spare some free time please see
Graeme Wall or just turn up on the day 9am Please be patient while this section is being
created as it is very time consuming and takes
PH: 42568891 Graeme a great deal of effort. Thanks Kieran
CLUB PHOTO'S: We are going to be ARM BANDS:
holding a special morning for our Club photos.
This will be held on Sunday 17th August 2008. We are currently looking into making some
Armbands for riders to wear at Gymkhanas.
Please arrive at clubhouse by 9:45am ready for These are to be worn on the Left arm to show
photo shoot at 10am SHARP.All members to be
the correct grade you are riding in. These will
in Full pony club uniform - Shirt, tie jumper,
beige jodhpurs, boots. Hair to be tied back in a be for sale shortly for just a few dollars.
ponytail. Once you change grade you can exchange your
armband for another colour for free.If you
Can all Instructors also attend and be dressed in already own an armband please use at the
jeans and club polo shirt with club Jacket if you upcoming Gymkhanas. Thankyou
Associate A – Blue on White
We will be having a group shot, grade shots and
individual shots. If you wish to bring along your
horse to be in your individual shot that is Associate B – Red on White
optional not a requirement.
Associate C – Yellow on White
HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE.
A Grade – Blue
PRESENTING A HORSE FOR B Grade – Red
EVENTS on Sat 13th September we will be
spending the rally showing our members how C Grade – Yellow
to plait, wash, clip etc in preperation for a
gymkhana. Please bring along your horses and D1 Grade – Green
all the necessary items e.g elastics, shampoo,
scissors, sponges, buckets, black-it etc
D2 Grade – Brown
CERTIFICATES we will be holding the
E Grade – Purple
certificate achievement ridden and written tests
on Sat 16th August on our rally day. Please
come dressed in full pony club uniform. Anyone (Efficiency badges D/ D* /C /C* etc should
wishing to complete their certificates be sewn on the right arm of your winter
D/D*/C/C*/K MUST contact Vanessa with your jumper starting with D at the top of the arm
details. Go to Kids section on our web site under
near your shoulder)
Efficiency Certificates for details on certificate
examinations and requirements
Please note that members who do not
participate in the afternoons activities MORE INSTRUCTORS REQUIRED:
at rallies whether riding or not will not
receive their point-score points. If you would like to become an instructor please
see Vanessa Bourne our Senior Instructor we
need you urgently
Thanks to Lucy and Graeme for Thanks to Janelle Ratcliffe for already
dedicating each Wednesday night to putting your hand up to help out.
fundraise for our club and Thanks to
‘The Oaks’ for your valid support.
♦ We hope you all have a great time at camp and an even better school
holidays, we will see you all when we return. Hope to see you all at the working
bee on the last Sunday of the School holidays.
♦ Congratulations to everyone who competed at Berkeley Gymkhana, we will
hopefully have the results on the web site shortly. Good luck to the riders who
are competing at the Zone 22 Dressage Championships this weekend.
♦ We hope you are finding your way around the web site with our new changes,
we have had an enormous amount of log ins to the site so hopefully everyone is
finding it useful and informative.