New date added: NSEA Eventers Challenge November 6
Lucy McCarthy will be designing the courses for this Eventers Challenge which is a qualifier for the final at Hickstead on May 28 and 29, 2017 and open to schools from all counties. Entries, which close on November 2, are strictly limited and on a first come first served basis. Please click here for the schedule.
Hunting Clinic October 13
Our pre-season hunting clinic takes place on October 13.The cost is £60 per horse and rider and bookings can be made here.
Whether you want to brush up on your technique over a fence, or you are worried about doing the wrong thing on the hunting field, our clinic will be excellent for getting you and your horse’s eye in. It’s equally great for those who have never hunter before and it will provide you with a good understanding of hunt etiquette.
New date added: Arena Cross Country Training with Tim Cheffings Sunday, November 13
International event rider Tim Cheffings will be hosting the first of a series of clinics on Sunday, November 13 in the all weather arena.
This clinic is perfect for anyone wishing to improve their cross country skills and for novice horses.
Groups will be split according to ability with height options at 80cm, 90cm or 1m. Each session is one and a half hours in groups of four and costs £50 per horse and rider.
Arena cross country training with Andrew Lovell Saturday, November 19
Our last arena session of the year before our new schedule begins in January, Andrew Lovell’s informative clinic is aimed at horses and riders wanting to improve their confidence. To book click here.
We have two hunter trials coming up this autumn. Taunton Vale Hunt Pony Club on 16th October and Tiverton Foxhounds on 30th October. Click here to view the schedules. Kick on and give it a go!
New all-weather gallop
Our new six furlong all-weather circular gallop is nearing completion. It will be perfect for honing our team of point-to-pointers’ fitness and it will also be available for external hire so do keep an eye on the website for when it is open.
Whatever the weather Pontispool enables you to keep your horses fit
With our vast outdoor arena and new all-weather gallop, no matter what the weather throws at us this winter, you’ll be able to keep your horses ticking along at Pontispool. Please do head over to our website to make your booking.
The point-to-pointers are in and the new season gets underway at Black Forest Lodge on November 27. We’ll have nine to train through the season and will be giving regular updates about their progress.
If you are a fan of point-to-points head over to www.pointtopoint.co.uk for all the latest news and fixtures.
What a super season Jenny Freeman has had on our ex-pointer Black Castle collecting trophies from across the region. Black Castle is now 16-years-old but there’s no sign that he is about to slow down with a season hunting with the Modbury Harriers ahead of him.