Grafton Hunt Pony Club Christmas Show 30th Dec

Grafton Hunt Pony Club Christmas Show 30th Dec

Where: Onley Equestrian Centre
When: 30/12/23

Event Information

Grafton Hunt Pony Club Christmas Show Including Team and Individual Classes and Qualifiers for 2024 Area 12 Championships


Saturday 30th December 2023

Onley Grounds EC, Onley Grounds Farm, Willoughby, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8AJ


Area 12 Champs 2024 for classes 1,2, 13, 14 and 15



ENTRIES CLOSE: Sunday 24th December 2023 or when full

Late entries £5 extra if space permits


Withdrawal Date: 24 December 2023
Claire Turney
Event Secretary
T: +44 (0)7962 251 696
(not after 7pm) Entry Queries
Contact for queries (by email only):
Claire Turney

Event Classes

The following classes are available for the Grafton Hunt Pony Club Christmas Show 30th Dec

Class 1 – Tis the Season (Fences 60cm)
Single Phase
Class 2 – Baubles Bounce (Fences 70cm)
Single Phase Teams and Individuals
Class 3 – Jingle Bells Mini/Major Pairs Relay
One member to jump 50cm, one member to jump 80cm
Class 4 – Let it Snow (Fences 80cm)
Single Phase Teams and Individual
Class 5 – Dashing through the Snow Two Fence Challenge
Who can jump the highest, Starting at 60cm, max 5 rounds
Class 6 – Winter Wonderland (Fences 90cm)
Single Phase
Class 7 – Christmas Tree Stakes (Fences 1m)
Single Phase
Class 8a Lead Rein - Reindeer Beginners (Cross Poles)
Split into lead rein & assisted
Class 8b: assisted - Reindeer Beginners (Cross Poles)
Class 9a Lead Rein - Elves Ride and Run (Fences 40cm)
Split in to lead rein & assisted
Jump a course on your pony, dismount and finish it on foot
Class 9b Assisted - Elves Ride and Run (Fences 40cm)
Split in to lead rein & assisted
Jump a course on your pony, dismount and finish it on foot
Class 10 a Lead Rein – Presents Galore (Fences 40cm)
Single Phase Split in to lead rein & assisted
Class 10b Assisted – Presents Galore (Fences 40cm)
Split in to lead rein & assisted Single Phase
Class 11 – Fancy Dress Christmassy Theme
Class 12 – Santa’s Top Score (Fences 30cm – 60cm)
Each Fence is allocated a number of points No Fence to be jumped more than 3 times Earn as many points you can in 60 seconds
Class 13 – Yule Log Leap (Fences 50cm)
Single Phase Teams & Individuals
Class 14 – Christmas Crackers Pairs Relay
Both Riders to jump 50cm
Class 15 – Tinsel Town (Fences 60cm)
Single Phase Teams & Individual

Entries & Entry Fees


Entries – £20, GHPC Members £16 per class, except pairs £24, GHPC £20 Members, Class 11 Fancy Dress £5

First Aid Fees included within entry Fee

The organisers reserve the right to alter the schedule at their discretion

ENTRIES CLOSE: Sunday 24th December 2023 or when full

Late entries £5 extra if space permits




Individual Rosettes to 6th place in each class.
Team Rosettes to 4th place in team classes.


Please look at Grafton Hunt Pony Club Website / Facebook page in case of bad weather.


1. All classes are open to Pony Club and Non Pony Club members. Non PC members must be covered by their own insurance.
2. All classes will be judged under Pony Club Show Jumping Rules 2022.
3. Age as at 1st January 2023.
4. No refunds after closing date and will be refunded less booking fee. In the event of cancellation refunds will be made less £2 admin fee and booking fee.
5. Judge’s decision is Final.
6. All competitors should follow Pony Club rules for hats and body protectors.
7. Any objections must be handed to the secretary in writing with a deposit of £20 within ½ hr of the incident. In the event that the objection is not upheld, the deposit will be forfeited.
8. HEALTH & SAFETY – the organisers of this event have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present at this event. For these measures to be effective, everyone MUST take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents. They must obey the instructions of the organisers and all officials and stewards.
9. No dogs.
10. Save for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the organisers, or anyone for whom they are in law responsible, neither the organisers of this event or The Pony Club nor any agent, employee or representative of these bodies, not the landlord or his tenant, accepts any liability for any accidents, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, riders, spectators, land, cars, their contents and accessories, or any other way whatsoever. Entries are only accepted on this basis.
11. Any competitor that has a fall will be eliminated, and cannot carry on their round. For Ring 2 in classes 8, 9, and 10, if they have been seen by a first Aider and are ok to ride, they may go around the course HC at the end of the class, if time permits.
12. If you would like to edit your horse or rider details before the closing date of the event please login to your Horse Events account and edit your booking under the ‘MY BOOKING’ Tab
13. If you would like to change the class please email and if there is space available we will do this for you.
14. All entries are subject to a non-refundable booking fee which will be stated online on a per class basis

Withdrawal & Refund Policy:

No Refunds after the withdrawal date for whatever reason. Before this date full refunds to be given

Entries close 24-12-2023

In the event of cancellation refunds will be made less £2 admin fee and booking fee.

Event Booking Information

This event is being organised by Claire Turney. Equine Bookings is acting as the booking agent for this event, enabling you to book online, for which you will be charged a booking fee per space which will be added to your cart.

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Venue Information

Onley Grounds Equestrian Complex is situated in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. Onley Grounds is not just your regular competition centre, it is also home to Rugby Polo Club and Rugby Polocrosse Club. On top of this the site has its own separate satellite livery yard at Onley Fields Farm as well as being the host of Onley Grounds Farm Shop, Onley Horse Box Servicing and Repairs, Onley Grounds Equine Vets, The Tack Den, The Rug Den (Onsite Rug Washing) and Willoughby Park Polo Gear.

Onley Grounds Equestrian Complex hosts a huge array of facilities available for hire at very competitive rates.

We have three all-weather arenas which are floodlit and made with the latest Andrews Bowen waxed surfaces. This excellent surface provides a dust free, secure and forgiving surface that reduces repetitive strain injury. The arenas are all inter-connected with an elevated viewing platform, maximising the atmosphere for both the crowd and the competitors. Our arenas are very popular for a huge range of activities, from all things equestrian to dog agility and football! Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

There are two indoor arenas,  25m x 60m and one international 40m x 77m.The floodlit outdoor arena is 100m x 45m. A full course of BSJA show jumps are made available to hire after each show jumping competition, these dates can be found on the calendar. Dressage boards and working hunter jumps can also be hired.

The arenas can be hired on an hourly basis, or for the whole day (POA).

•Large indoor: £40 / hour for up to two horses, £5 per each additional horse.

•Small indoor: £30 / hour for up to two horses, £5 per each additional horse.

•Outdoor:  £30 / hour for up to two horses, £5 per each additional horse.

Onley Equestrian Centre , Onley, Rugby , CV23 8AJ
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Grafton Hunt Pony Club Christmas Show 30th Dec is being organised by Claire Turney and the booking agent is Equine Bookings

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