British Eventing to support the 2016 Stonar Eventing at the Berkeley Homes Pony Club Championships

British Eventing (BE) has announce it is to support the Stonar Pony Club Eventing at the Berkeley Homes Pony Club Championships

Members of the Pony Club take part in their respective qualifying Eventing competitions, split across the 19 Pony Club Areas in UK, to secure their place at the prestigious Championships, which take place at Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire on 19th – 23rd August 2016.

British Eventing will be offering their support to the Stonar PC90, PC100 and PC110 Eventing Championship’s, which will see members of the winning teams at each level awarded with Full BE Membership and registrations for their horse. Second placed teams will receive Full BE Membership with team riders in third place collecting £50 of training vouchers each.

“As Chairman of the Pony Club Eventing Committee, I am very pleased that BE are supporting our prestigious Championships” comments Liz Lyall, Chairman of Pony Club Eventing. “There is a great deal of mutual cooperation behind the scenes between Pony Club and BE which I hope will result in more competition and better training opportunities for members of both organisations.”

Sports Operation Manager for British Eventing, Chris Farr, added; “For many years the Pony Club has been the true foundation for all equestrian sport, producing many eventing Olympians and Champions. Over the past five years BE and the Pony Club have been working together wherever possible – this is just another great example of the collaborative approach both organisations are working hard to achieve.”

BE are also offering their support to the Open Eventing Horsemanship Bursary, awarded at the Championships to recognise good horsemanship; the award is presented to the rider displaying a stylish cross country round supported by a good dressage and show jumping performance.

Further information about The Berkeley Homes Pony Club Championships can be found on www.pcuk.org

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