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2014 - our 80th anniversary year!
2014 - our 80th anniversary year!
September
Pony racing - Benoit DSL travelled to France and won the international race at Deauville, for the British.
We sent teams to the prestigious show jumping events at Burghley, and Blenheim
We appointed a new president for the branch, mrs Victoria Pemberton
August
Following a successful round of team and individual area competitions, Two members competed at the Novice eventing championship
One member competed at the open dressage championship to be placed 5th
The mixed intermediate tetrathlon team also competed at championship level.
July
The Cambridgeshire Hunt a branch of the pony club hosted the Area Dressage competition - an enormous amounted of volunteers helped to run 16
dressage arenas with incredible proficiency.
Pony club camp - 80th anniversary hog roast + musical ride display
Residential Campers and Mini campers enjoyed wonderful weather at an incredible venue by kind permission of the Pemberton family.
June
Two of our committee members Andrew and Wendy Ashcoft were awarded Cubitt awards for in excess of 20 years of voluntary service to the pony
club.
We have Andrew and Wendy Ashcroft to thank for their help in running this display and inviting us to the Gransden Show as well.
May
More racing success as one of our members won the 138cm East Anglian Regional Final with a second member placed third. Prizes were presented
by AP McCoy
April
Show jumping team friendly competitions at Houghton Hall and Milton. We fielded teams in every class from 60cm through to 1m
Many member competed in friendly tetrathlon competitions over the spring. Again teams were coordinated at every level of competition, catering for
beginners to those very experienced older members.
We sent an unmounted team to the BlueCross Area Horse and Pony Care competition hosted by Essex Hunt North. Teams were graded on practical
tasks such as putting together a snaffle bridle as well as lots of equine welfare knowledge. The team was placed a creditable 6th.March
Following a winter of regional dressage competitions, one of our members qualified for the pony club winter Dressage national final and competed
successfully in the open section.
February
Triathlon friendlies took place - a great step into tetrathlon. Our mini and junior members were well represented and finished high up in the placings at
the Fitzwilliam triathlon.
January
Cambridgeshire Hunt Branch hosted a Christmas Show Jumping Show at Houghton Hall. This was a very well supported event and helped to raise
money for the branch.
We have given out nearly 500 achievement badges this year to our members, and many Certificates of Achievement.
Horsemanship knowledge continues to be at the core of all of our activities and a huge priority within our training structure.
Our members learn how to care for their ponies, they improve their riding skills with expert tuition and they have fun with their friends.
We have run countless rallies and training sessions over the course of the year which cater for members aged 2 to 25. These include
weekly rallies over the late spring and summer months + rallies specifically aimed at Mini members or Senior members.
We welcome new members of all experience - from lead rein mini’s to those older members who want to further their knowledge and
horsemanship.
Please visit our website for more details. Cambshuntpc
Many thanks to the Gransden Committee for inviting us here today.
September
 We won the presigious Wilkinson Sword and Gerry Webster Trophies
Pony racing - Benoit De La Sayette travelled to France and won the International race at Deauville, for the British.
We sent teams to the prestigious show jumping events at Burghley and Blenheim 
We appointed a new President for the branch, Mrs Victoria Pemberton
August
Following a successful round of team and individual area competitions, two members competed at the Novice eventing championship
One member competed at the open dressage championship to be placed 5th
The mixed intermediate tetrathlon team also competed at championship level.
July 
The Cambridgeshire Hunt a branch of the pony club hosted the Area Dressage competition - an enormous amount of volunteers helped to run 16 dressage arenas with incredible proficiency. 
Pony club camp - 80th anniversary hog roast + musical ride display Residential Campers and Mini campers enjoyed wonderful weather at an incredible venue by kind permission of the Pemberton family.
June 
Two of our committee members Andrew and Wendy Ashcoft were awarded Cubitt awards for in excess of 20 years of voluntary service to the pony club. 
May
More racing success as one of our members won the 138cm East Anglian Regional Final with a second member placed third. Prizes were presented by AP McCoy
April
Show jumping team friendly competitions at Houghton Hall and Milton. We fielded teams in every class from 60cm through to 1m
Many members competed in friendly tetrathlon competitions over the spring. Again teams were coordinated at every level of competition, catering for beginners to those very experienced older members.
We sent an unmounted team to the Blue Cross Area Horse and Pony Care competition hosted by Essex Hunt North. Teams were graded on practical tasks such as putting together a snaffle bridle as well as lots of equine welfare knowledge. The team was placed a creditable 6th.
March
Following a winter of regional dressage competitions, one of our members qualified for the pony club winter Dressage national final and competed successfully in the open section.
February 
Triathlon friendlies took place - a great step into tetrathlon. Our mini and junior members were well represented and finished high up in the placings at the Fitzwilliam triathlon.
January
Cambridgeshire Hunt Branch hosted a Christmas Show Jumping Show at Houghton Hall. This was a very well supported event and helped to raise money for the branch. 
We have given out nearly 500 achievement badges this year to our members, and many Certificates of Achievement.Horsemanship knowledge continues to be at the core of all of our activities and a huge priority within our training structure. 
Our members learn how to care for their ponies, they improve their riding skills with expert tuition and they have fun with their friends.
We have run countless rallies and training sessions over the course of the year which cater for members aged 2 to 25.
These include weekly rallies over the late spring and summer months + rallies specifically aimed at Mini members or Senior members.
We welcome new members of all experience - from lead rein mini’s to those older members who want to further their knowledge and horsemanship. 
 
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