The Pony Club Quiz is a chance for members to test their equestrian knowledge in a fun and friendly team environment. It has been revamped for 2023 and will take place on Sunday 5th March at Shiplake Village Hall from 10am run by Woodland Hunt.
All ages will be taken from the 1st January of the competition year.
Mini Section- Ages to be 10 years and under on the 1st of January of competition year, with one member to be 8 years and under.
Junior/Senior Section- must have two junior members (ages to be 13 years and under) and then two of any age up to 25yrs.
National Quiz 2023
The National Quiz Final 2023 is for the Branch and Centre teams who qualified at Area Competitions. The Final will be held face to face on Saturday 22nd April at Moulton College, Northampton.
Rounds for 2023
Mini questions to be based on the E, D and easier parts of the D+ Efficiency Tests and Mini Badges.
Junior/Senior questions to be based on the C, C+ and B Efficiency Tests and Achievement badges.
Questions will be based on the new 2023 test syllabuses.
Format of questions will be mixed of activity rounds such as memory games/pictionary, guess what's in the bag, question/answer rounds and many more!
Teams will move around the venue, each round will be on a different section of the quiz.
Training for members who wish to be considered for the final team(s) will take place mostly online on a Wednesday evening from 6.30/7pm to 8pm from mid-January to the Area Qualifier date. We will also be holding practical sessions at HPC rallies and as separate events. Members will be expected to undertake their own research and revision in addition to the online sessions.
WE NEED PARENTS/GUARDIANS/EXPERTS TO HELP WITH THE TRAINING PLEASE IN ORDER TO FULFIL THIS COMPETITION.
If you are interested in being part of the team or can assist with the training, in the first instance please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Blue Cross Care Competition
The competition features teams of three Members who demonstrate their knowledge and practical horsemanship skills taken from the Pony Club Efficiency Tests over a number of rounds.
Teams compete at their Area Competition with the aim to qualify for the Championships.
There are three levels:
Mini - Teams to consist of three members aged 10 years and under on the 1st January of the competition year, with one member to be 8 years or under. Questions to be based on the Care section of the E, D and easier parts of the D+ Efficiency Tests.
Junior - Teams to consist of three members aged 13 years and under on the 1st January of the competition year, with one member to be 11 years or under. Questions to be based on the Care section of the D, D+, C and easier parts of the C+ Efficiency Tests.
Senior - Teams to consist of three members aged 25 years and under on the 1st January of the competition year, with one member to be 16 years or under. Questions to be based on the Care section of the C+, B and AH Efficiency Tests.
Teams make their way around different ‘stations’, each of which will comprise of a different theory or practical based topic. Ten minutes are spent at each ‘station’, during which time Members are asked a series of questions to be marked by the Assessor.
To find out more please contact Liz Properjohn
Please see Representing Woodland Hunt Pony Club for additional information and expectations on preparation, code of conduct and well-being.