Preparing for Pony Club Camp

Your Pony Club Camp check list

It’s a favourite time of the year for most Pony Club members and Summer Camp is almost here.

We’ve put together a checklist to help make preparing for camp easier and hopefully help you remember everything you need to take! We’ve also added a few extras that may not be on your PCUK list!

For your pony:

All Sports Boots

Tri-Zone All Sports Boots are a perfect all-round boot making them very handy to take with you to camp! They can be hosed off and dried ready for the next day and can be used for all activities.

  • Your pony’s passport! Vaccinations need to be up-to-date.
  • Headcollar and lead rope (a spare could come in handy too)
  • Saddle and bridle (in good condition and ensure it fits properly!)
  • Black, brown, white or navy numnah, ideally a few
  • Boots if necessary
  • Martingale/breastplate, neckstrap if necessary
  • Tack cleaning kit
  • Saddle rack
  • Grooming kit including a sweat scraper and a of couple sponges (maybe shampoo too)
  • Plaiting bands
  • Fly spray
  • 2 water buckets
  • Haynet
  • Feed bowls
  • Feed
  • Cooler/fleece
  • Light-weight stable rug in case of any cold nights
  • Stable bandages if necessary
  • Pitchfork, shovel, broom, muck bucket/wheelbarrow
  • And your pony of course!
Cool Space Exercise Bandages

Our exercise bandages are easy to fit with 4-way stretch and have a super soft coolspace liner to help legs cool.

For the rider:

  • Jodhpurs/breeches (plain colours such as black, or navy are fine for instruction days but white/beige is essential for the competition day
  • Tweed and black/navy jacket
  • White shirts
  • Pony club tie
  • Pony club badge to put on your jacket
  • Long sleeved rugby shirt/sweatshirt for instruction days (pony club polo shirt, camp polo shirts, polo shirts/t-shirts with sleeves can be worn, however hoodies are not allowed to be ridden in
  • Long sleeved shirt or cross country colours
  • Riding hat (cannot have a fixed peak for cross country), needs to meet the required standard (e.g. BSI Kitemark)
  • Body protector and medical armband
  • Riding gloves
  • Long riding boots or jodphur boots with chaps/gaiters
  • Hairnets
  • Wellies/yard boots
  • Notebook and pen
  • Sunscreen
Equilibrium Simply Irresistible

Simply Irresistible can be fed as a treat . Try putting it in feed balls for when your pony is in, or add to feed for fussy eaters.

Fly Mask

Give your pony relief from sun and flies with our Field Relief range of Fly Masks

 

If you’re staying at camp it would be a good idea to have the following:

  • Normal clothes for wearing around camp (jeans, shorts, t-shirts, jumpers, trainers, pyjamas…)
  • Towels
  • Shower gel/soap, shampoo etc.
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Sleeping bag/duvet
  • Pillow
  • Torch with fresh batteries
  • Sun hat/suncream
  • Mug/plate/bowl/cutlery
  • Bags for rubbish
  • Drying up cloth
  • Pony Club Manual
  • Notebook/pen/pencil
  • Snacks
    SimplyBoost Electrolyte LR

    Our SimplyBoost Electrolyte is a great way to replenish your ponies salts and minerals after a day of hard work. Simply squirt in feed.

    Vitamunch Marvelous Meadow Munch Variety with Net

    1kg fibre block – hang in the stable to keep your pony occupied the healthy way