Zone 1 Update - May 2022

MAY 2022 ZONE 1 PONY CLUB UPDATE: Issued by the Zone 1 Chief Instructors Panel (CIP)

Zone 1 JF McGill FORMAL GYMKHANA >>> NEWS!! Due to the weather and the condition of the Grounds, this event was unfortunately postponed. Keep watching for new date!

Other Zone 1 Championship events:

  • Zone 1 Jumping Equitation 4 June at Moggill Pony Club
  • Zone 1 Showjumping 5 June at Moggill Pony Club
  • Zone 1 Camp Fri 24 June - Mon 27 June at Boonah Showgrounds, including the Bobby Bayard Sporting Gymkhana and Campdraft Championships
  • Zone Teams Sporting Challenge 17 July at Hendra Pony Club
  • Aitkens Showjumping 14 Aug at Runcorn Pony Club

>>> Attendance at Zone Championships is essential for gaining points towards the prestigious End of Year Awards. Diarise these dates now!!!!

Events for instructors and trainee instructors/interested members or juniors trainees, aged 15 years and older

  • Cross Country Coaching Clinic - Sat 21 May, at Northern Suburbs Pony Club - CANCELLED due to low expressions of interest. May be held later this year if sufficient instructors want to attend.
  • Instructor Clinic for Preparation & Refreshing - Sat 28 May - at Darra Oxley Pony Club. Nominations via the Zone 1 website very soon.
  • PCQ & NCAS Instructor MID-YEAR ASSESSMENT - Sat 28th May - at Darra Oxley Pony Club - for those PCQ and NCAS trainees who are ready for assessment. Also, for any lapsed instructors, contact the CIP for details.

Club Chief Instructors to contact CIP at as soon as possible with their nominees.

Events for Riders:

  • Rider PCA C & C* Proficiency Certificate Assessment - Sat 21st May, venue to be announced.

Riders must have already gained the required PCA pre-requisite certificate, and have completed their PCA Certificate Workbook, and been confirmed as competent in all ridden & ground work, plus horsemastership topics, by their Club Chief Instructor. The PCA on-line C exam must be completed by this Friday 6th May, as previously advised.

  • Riders' Showjumping Clinic - Sat 30th July - at Moggill Pony Club - progressing our riders' showjumping skills, knowledge and ringcraft by focussing on the Basics. 2 experienced showjumping coaches will be guest instructors. More details soon... diarise now!!!

>>> Nominations for the Zone 1 Clinics will be via the Zone 1 website. For the Coach or Rider Assessment, club Chief Instructors will firstly contact the Zone 1 CIP.

Hope to see many of our Zone 1 Pony Club Members taking part in these events. Please email me with any queries at or text 0407 860 568.


Erika Woodland

(Zone 1 CIP Chairperson)