WDHPC provides membership types to suit single riders, families and social members. Prospective members are invited to attend of our musters before joining the club.
As a member you are expected to become involved and participate in the normal running of the Clubs affairs eg: working bees, fundraising, setting out and packing up equipment on Club days etc. Helping in the canteen is also part of our Club’s fundraising (Revised 2014).
Club Membership: $30
Ground Maintenance Levy: $50
PCAQ Fee: $72
Club Membership: $60
Ground Maintenance Levy: $100
PCAQ Fee (for each riding member): $72
Club Membership: $15
PCAQ Fee: $72
Important Club Information
Wynnum and Districts Horse and Pony Club Constitution
The name of the incorporated association shall be ‘Wynnum and District Horse and Pony Club Inc. (in these rules called The Association)
The objects for which the Association is established are:-
1) To encourage young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding;
2) To provide instruction in riding and horsemanship, and to instil in members the proper love and care of their animals;
3) To promote the highest ideals of horsemanship, citizenship and loyalty thereby cultivating strength of character and self discipline.
The Powers of the Association are:-
1) To take over the funds and other assets and the liabilities of the present unincorporated association known as ‘Wynnum and District Horse and Pony Club’.
2) To subscribe to, become and member of, and co-operate with any other association, club or organization, whether incorporated or not, whose objects are altogether or in part similar to those of the Association provided that the Association shall not subscribe to or support with its funds any Club, Association or organisation which does not prohibit the distribution of its income and property among its members to an extent at least as great as that imposed on the Association under or by virtue of Rule 24 (10);
3) In furtherance of the objects of the Association to buy, sell and deal in all kinds articles, commodities and provisions, both liquid and solid, for the members of the Association or persons frequenting the Associations premises;
4) To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire and otherwise acquire any lands, buildings, easements or property, real and personal and any rights or privileges which may be requisite for the purposes of, or capable of being conveniently used in connection with, any of the objects of the Association: Provided that in case the Association shall take or hold any property which may be subject to any trusts the Association shall only deal with the same in such manner as allowed by law having regard to such trusts;
5) To enter into any arrangements with any Government or Authority tat are incidental or conductive to the attainment of the objects and the exercise of the powers of the Association; to obtain from any such Government or Authority any rights, privileges and concessions which the Association may think it desirable to obtain; and to carry out, exercise and comply wit any such arrangements, rights, privileges and concessions;
6) To appoint, employ, remove and suspend such managers, clerks, secretaries, servants, workmen and other persons as may be necessary or convenient for the purposes of the Association;
7) To renumerate any person or body corporate for services rendered, or to be rendered, and whether by way of brokerage or otherwise in placing or assisting to place or
guaranteeing the placing of any unsecured notes, debentures or other securities of the incorporated association, or in or about the incorporated association or promotion of the incorporated association or in the furtherance of its objects;
8) To construct, improve, maintain, develop, work, manage, carry out, alter or control any houses, buildings, grounds, works or conveniences which may seem calculated directly or indirectly to advance the Association’s interests, and to contribute to, subsidise or otherwise assist and take part in the construction, improvement, maintenance development, working management, carry out, alteration or control thereof;
9) To invest and deal with the money of the Association not immediately required in such manner as may from time to time be though fit;
10) To take, or otherwise acquire, and hold shares, debentures or other securities of any company or body corporate;
11) In furtherance of the objects of the Association to lend and advance money or give credit to any person or body corporate; to guarantee and give guarantees or indemnities for the payment of money or the performance of contracts or obligations by any person for body corporate, and otherwise to assist any person or body corporate;
12) To borrow or raise money either alone or jointly with any other person or legal entity in such manner as may be through proper and whether upon fluctuating advance account or overdraft or otherwise to represent or secure any monies and further advances borrowed or to be borrowed alone or with others as aforesaid by notes secured or unsecured, debentures or debenture stock perpetual or otherwise, or by mortgage charge, lien or other security upon whole or any part of the incorporated association’s property or assets present or future, and to purchase, redeem, or pay off such securities;
13) To draw, make, accept, endorse, discount, execute and issue promissory notes, bills of exchange, bills of lading and other negotiable or transferable instruments;
14) In furtherance of objects of the Association to sell, improve, manage, develop, exchange, lease, dispose of, turn to account or otherwise deal with all or any part of the property and rights of the Association;
15) To take or hold mortgages, liens or charges, to secure payment of the purchase price, or any unpaid balance of the purchase price, of any part of the Association’s property of whatsoever kind sold by the Association, or any money due to the Association from purchasers and others;
16) To take any gift of property whether subject to any special trust or not, for any one of more of the objects of the Association but subject always to the proviso in Sub-rule (4);
17) To take such steps by personal or written appeals, public meetings or otherwise, as may from time to time be deemed expedient for the purpose of procuring contributions to the funds of the Association, in the shape of donations, annual subscriptions or otherwise;
18) To print and publish any newspapers, periodicals, books or leaflets that the Association may think desirable for the promotion of its objects;
19) In furtherance of the objects of the Association to amalgamate with any one or more incorporated associations having objects altogether or in part similar to those of the Association and which shall prohibit the distribution of its or their income and property among its or their members to an extent at least as great as that imposed upon the Association under the virtue of Rule 24(10);
20) In furtherance of the objects of the Association to purchase or otherwise acquire and undertake all or any part of the property, assets, liabilities and engagements of any one or more of the incorporated associations with which the Association is authorised to amalgamate;
21) In furtherance of the objects of the Association to transfer all or part of the property, assets, liabilities and engagements of the Association to any one or more of the incorporated Associations with which the Association it authorised to amalgamate;
22) To make the donations for patriotic, charitable or community purposes;
23) To transact any lawful business in aid of the Commonwealth of Australia in the prosecution of any war in which the Commonwealth of Australia in the prosecution of any war in which the Commonwealth of Australia is engaged;
24) To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objects and the exercise of the powers of the Association.
4. CLASSES OF MEMBER
(a) The membership of the Association shall consist of :-
i) Senior Members – members twenty-one years of age and over;
ii) Associate Members – members between seventeen and twenty-one years of age;
iii) Junior Members – members under seventeen years of age;
iv) The Annual General Meeting of the Association may on the advice and recommendation of the Management Committee, declare and appoint any member or ex-member of the Association as a Life Member of the Association, and from after such appointment, no further fees shall be payable by such member who shall thereafter enjoy all the privileges, benefits and advantages of any other member of the Association provided he or she shall have no voting rights;
(b) The number of members of each Class shall be unlimited;
REGISTRATION OF MEMBERS
i) The Management Committee shall cause a register to be kept in which shall be entered the names and addresses of all persons admitted to membership of the Association and the dates of their admission;
ii) Particulars shall also be entered into the register of resignations, terminations and reinstatements of membership and any further particulars as the Management Committee of the Members at any general meeting may require from time to time;
1) The register shall be open for inspection at all reasonable times by any member who previously applies to the Secretary for such inspection.
1) Every person who at the date of Incorporation of the Association, was a member of the unincorporated Association, and who on or before the Date of Incorporation agrees in writing to become a member of the Association shall be admitted by the Management Committee to the same class of membership of the Association as that member held in the unincorporated Association. Every member of the Association who previously to his agreeing to become a member of the Association has paid his subscription due on the day of the A.G.M as a member of unincorporated
Association, shall not be liable to pay any further sum by way of annual subscription to the Association for the period prior to the next A.G.M.
2) Any applicant who receives a majority of the votes of the members of the Management Committee present at the meeting at which such application is being considered shall be accepted as a member to the class of membership applied for:
6. MEMBERSHIP FEES
1) The membership fees for each class of membership fees shall be such sum as the members shall from time to time at an general meeting determine;
2) The membership fees for each class of membership shall be payable at such time and in such manner as the Management Committee shall from time to time determine;
7. ADMISSION AND REJECTION OF MEMBERS
1) At the next meeting of the Management Committee after the receipt of any application and the fee applicable for any class of membership, such application shall be considered by the Management Committee, who shall there-upon determine upon the admission or rejection of the applicant,
2) Any applicant who receives a majority of votes of the member of the Management Committee present at the meeting at which such application is being considered shall be accepted as a member to the class of membership applied for;
3) Upon the acceptance or rejection of an application for any class of membership the Secretary shall forthwith give the applicant notice on writing of such acceptance or rejection;
4) A member may resign from the Association at any time by giving notice in writing to the Secretary. Such resignation shall take effect at the time of such notice is received by the Secretary unless a later date is specified in the notice when it shall take effect on that later date;
5) If a member-
i) is convicted of an indictable offence; or
ii) fails to comply with any of the provisions of these rules;
iii) or has membership fee in arrears for a period of two months or more; or
iv) conducts himself in a manner considered to be injurious or prejudicial to the character or interests of the Association;
the management committee shall consider whether his membership shall be terminated.
6) The member concerned shall be given a full and fair opportunity of presenting his case and if the Management Committee resolves to terminate his membership it shall instruct the Secretary to advise the member in writing accordingly.
8. APPEAL AGAINST REJECTION OR TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
i) A person whose application for membership has been rejected or whose membership has been terminated may within one month of receiving written notification thereof, lodge with the Secretary written notice to appeal against the decision of the Management Committee;
ii) There shall be right of rejection to membership, the manner shall be determined by the Management Committee;
iii) Upon receipt of a notification of intention to appeal against rejection or termination of membership the Secretary shall convene, within three months of the date of receipt by him of such notice, a general meeting to determine the appeal. At any such meeting the applicant shall be given the opportunity to fully present his case and the Management Committee or those members thereof who rejected the application for membership or terminated the membership subsequently shall likewise have the opportunity of presenting its or there case. The appeal shall be determined by the vote of the members present at such meeting;
iv) Where the person, whose application is rejected, does not appeal against the decision of the Management Committee within the time prescribed by these Rules or so appeals but the appeal is unsuccessful, the Secretary shall forthwith refund the amount of any fee paid.
9. MEMBERSHIP OF THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
1) The Management Committee of the Association shall be elected from the Senior, Associate or Life Members and shall consist of a President, Two (2) Vice Presidents, at least one of whom is to be elected from the Instructors Panel of the Club, Secretary, Treasurer, all of whom shall be members of the Association, and such number of other members of the Association, and such numbers of other members as the members of the Association as any general meeting any from time to time elect or appoint;
2) At the Annual General Meeting of the Association, all the members of the Management Committee for the time being shall retire from the office, but shall be eligible upon nomination for re-election;
3) The election of officers and other members of the Management Committee shall take place in the following manner:-
a) Any two members of the Association shall be at liberty to nominate any other member to serve as an officer or other member of the Management Committee;
b) The nomination, which shall be in writing and signed by the member and his proposer and seconder, shall be lodged with the Secretary at least fourteen days before the Annual General Meeting;
c) A list of the candidates’ names in alphabetical order with the proposers’ and seconders’ names, shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the office or usual place of meeting of the Association for at least seven days immediately preceding the Annual General Meeting;
d) Balloting lists shall be prepared (if necessary) containing the names of the candidates in alphabetical order, and each member present at the Annual General Meeting shall be entitles to vote for any number of such candidates not exceeding the number of vacancies;
e) Should, at the commencement of such meeting, there be as insufficient number of candidates nominated, nominations may be taken from the floor of the meeting;
4) The Committee may (at the discretion of the Management Committee) include a maximum of five representatives under seventeen years of age elected by the Junior members who shall be ex-officio members and shall not have voting rights;
5) The Management Committee may appoint Sub-Committees including if desired, a Junior Committee from its members to carry out such duties as directed by the
Management Committee provided that any decisions receive the endorsement of the Management Committee;
6) Any member of the Management Committee may resign fro membership of the Management Committee at any time by giving notice in writing to the Secretary but such resignation shall take effect at the time such notice is received by the Secretary unless a later date is specified in the notice when it shall take effect on that later, or such member may be removed from office at a general meeting of the Association where that member shall be given the opportunity to fully present his case. The question of removal shall be determined by the vote of the members present at such general meeting.
10. VACANCIES ON MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
1) The Management Committee shall have power at any time to appoint any member of the Association to fill any casual vacancy on the Management Committee until the next Annual General Meeting;
2) The continuing members of the Management Committee may act notwithstanding any casual vacancy in the Management Committee, but if and so long as their number is reduced below the number fixed by or pursuant to these Rules as the necessary quorum of the Management Committee, the continuing member or members may act for the purpose increasing the number of members of the Management Committee to that number or of summoning a general meeting of the Association, but for no other purpose.
11. FUNCTIONS OF THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
1) Except as otherwise provided by these Rules and subject to resolutions of the members of the Association carried at any General Meeting the Management Committee –
a) Shall have the general control and management of the administration of the affairs, property ad funds of the Association; and;
b) Shall have authority to interpret the meaning of these Rules and any matter relating to the Association on which these rules are silent;
2) The Management Committee may exercise all the powers of the Association-
1) To borrow or raise or secure the payment of money in such manner as the members of the Association may think fit and secure the same or the payment or performance of any debt, liability, contract, guarantee or other engagement incurred or to be entered into by the Association in any way and in particular by the issues or debentures, perpetual or otherwise, charged upon all or any of the Association’s property, both present and all future, and to purchase, redeem or pay off any such securities;
2) To borrow money from members at a rate of interest not exceeding interest at the rate for the time being charged by the bankers on Brisbane for overdrawn accounts on money lent, whether the term of the loan be short or long, and to mortgage or charge its property or any part thereof and to issue debentures and other securities, whether outright or as security for any debt, liability or obligation for the Association, and to provide and pay off any such securities; and
3) To invest in such manner as the members of the Association may from time to time determine.
12. MEETINGS OF THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
1) The Management Committee shall meet at least once every calendar month to exercise its functions;
2) A special meeting of the Management Committee shall be convened by the Secretary on the requisition in writing signed by not less than one-third of the members of the Management Committee, which requisition shall clearly state the reasons why such special meeting is being convened and the nature of the business to be transact thereat;
3) At every meeting of the Management Committee a simple majority of a number equal to the number o members elected and/or appointed to the Management Committee as at the close of the last general meeting of the members, shall constitute a quorum;
4) Subject as previously provided in this rule, the Management Committee may meet together and regulate its proceedings as it thinks fit: Provided that questions arising at any meeting of the Management Committee shall be decided by a majority of votes and, in the case of equality of votes, the question shall be deemed to be decided in the negative;
5) A member of the Management Committee shall not vote in respect of ay contract or proposed contract with the Association in which he is interested, or any matter arising thereout, and if he does so vote his vote shall not be counted;
6) Not less than fourteen days notice shall be given by the Secretary to members of the Management Committee of any special meeting of the Management Committee. Such notice shall clearly state the nature of the business to be discussed thereat;
7) The President shall preside as Chairman at every meeting of the Management Committee, or if there is no President, of is at any meeting he is not present within ten minutes after the time appointed for holding the meeting, one of the Vice-Presidents shall be Chairman or if the Vice-Presidents are not present at the meeting then the members may choose one of their number to be the Chairman of the meeting;
8) If within half an hour from the time appointed for the commencement of the Management Committee meeting a quorum is not present, the meeting, if convened upon the requisition of members of the Management Committee, shall lapse. In any other case it shall stand adjourned to the same day in the next week at the same time or place, or to such other day and at such other time and place as the Management Committee may determine, and if at the adjourned meeting a quorum is not present within half an hour from the time appointed for the meeting, the meeting shall lapse.
1. The Management Committee may delegate any of its powers to a sub-committee consisting of such members of the Association as the Management Committee thing fit. Any Sub-Committee so formed shall in the exercise of the powers so delegated conform to any regulations that may be imposed on it by the Management Committee;
2. A sub-committee may elect a Chairman of its meetings. If no such Chairman is elected, or if at any meeting the Chairman is not present within ten minutes after the time appointed for holding the meeting, the members present may choose one of their number to be Chairman of the meeting;
3. A sub-committee may meet and adjourn as it thinks proper. Questions arising at any meeting shall be determined by a majority of votes, the questions shall be deemed to be decided in the negative.
14. All acts done by any meeting of the Management Committee or of a sub-committee or by any person acting as a member of the Management Committee shall, notwithstanding that it is afterwards discovered that there was some defect in the appointment of any such member of the Management Committee or person acting aforesaid, or that the members of the Management Committee or any of the were disqualified, be as valid as if every such person had been duly appointed and was qualified to be a member of the Management Committee.
15. ANNUAL GENERAL OR GENERAL MEETINGS
The first general meeting shall be held at such time, not being less than one month nor more than three months after the Incorporation of the Association, and at such place as the Management Committee may determine.
1) The Annual General Meeting shall be held within three months of the close of the financial year;
2) The business to be transacted at every Annual General Meeting shall be-
a) The receiving of the Management Committee’s report and the statement of income and expenditure, assets and liabilities and mortgages, charges and securities affecting the property of the Association for the preceding financial year;
b) The receiving of the auditor’s report upon the books and accounts for the preceding financial year;
c) The election of members of the Management Committee; and
d) The appointment of an auditor.
The Secretary shall convene a special general meeting-
a) When directed to do so by the Management Committee; or
b) On the requisition in writing signed by not less than one-third of the members presently on the Management Committee of the Association which equals double the number of members presently on the Management Committee plus one. Such requisitions shall clearly state the reasons why such special general meeting is being transacted thereat: or
c) On being given notice in writing of an intention to appeal against the decision of the Management Committee to reject an application for membership or to terminate the membership of any person.
1) At the general meeting the number of eligible voting members required to constitute a quorum shall be double the number of members presently on the Management Committee plus one;
2) No business shall be transacted at any general meeting unless a quorum of eligible members is present at the time when the meeting proceeds to business. For the purpose of this rule “member” includes a person representing a corporation which is a member;
3) If within half an hour from the time appointed for the commencement of a general meeting a quorum is not present, the meeting, if convened upon the requisition of members of the management committee or the Association, shall lapse. In any other
case it shall stand adjourned to the same day in the next week at the same time an place, or to such other day and at such other time and place as the Management Committee may determine, and if at the adjourned meeting a quorum is not present within half and hour from time appointed for the meeting, the members present shall be a quorum;
4) The Chairman may, with the consent of any meeting at which a quorum is present (and shall if so directed by the meeting) adjourn the meeting from time to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned meeting other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the adjournment took place. When a meeting is adjourned for thirty days or more, notice of the adjourned meeting shall be given as in the case of an original meeting. Save as aforesaid it shall not be necessary to give any notice of an adjournment or of the business to be transacted at an adjourned meeting.
1) The Secretary shall convene all general meetings of the Association by giving not less than fourteen days notice of any such meeting to the members of the Association;
2) The manner by which such notice shall be given shall be determined by the Management Committee: Provided that notice if any meeting concerned for that purpose of hearing and determining the appeal of the against rejection or termination of his membership by the Management Committee, shall be given in writing. Notice of a general meeting shall clearly state the nature of the business to be discussed thereat.
1) The President shall preside as Chairman, or if there is no President, or if he is not present within fifteen minutes after the time appointed for the holding of the meeting or is unwilling to act, one of the Vice-Presidents shall be the Chairman, or if the Vice Presidents are not present, or ar unwilling to act then the members present shall elect on of their number to be Chairman of the meeting;
2) The Chairman shall maintain order and conduct the meeting in a proper and orderly manner;
3) Every question, matter or resolution shall be decided by a majority of votes of the members present;
4) Every Senior or Associate member present shall be entitled to one vote and in the case of equality of votes, the Chairman shall have a second or casting vote: Provided that no member shall be entitled to vote at any general meeting if is annual subscription is more than one month in arrears at the date of the meeting;
5) Voting shall be by show of hands or a division of members, unless not less than one-fifth on the members present demand a ballot, in which event there shall be a secret ballot. The Chairman shall appoint two members to conduct the secret ballot in such a manner as he shall determine and the result of the ballot as declared by the Chairman shall be deemed to be the resolution of the meeting at which the ballot was demanded.
6) A member may vote in person on a show of hands, every person who is a member or a representative of a member shall have one vote and in a secret ballot every member present in person shall have one vote;
7) The Secretary shall cause full and accurate minutes of all questions, matters, resolutions and other proceedings of every Management Committee meeting and General Meeting to be entered in a book to be open for inspection at all reasonable times by any financial members who previously applies to the Secretary for that
inspection. For the purposes of ensuring the accuracy of the recording of such minutes, the minutes of every Management Committee meeting verifying their accuracy. Similarly, the minutes of every general meeting shall be signed by the Chairman of that Meeting or the Chairman of the next succeeding general meeting or annual general meeting.
21. BY LAWS
The Management Committee may from time to time make, amend or repeal by-laws not inconsistent with these Rules or the Rules or By-Laws of the Pony Club Association of Queensland Inc., for the internal management of the Association and any by-laws may be set aside by a general meeting of Members.
22. ALTERATION OF RULES
Subject to the provisions of the associations Incorporated Act 1981, these rules may be amended, rescinded or added to from time to time by a special resolution carried at any general meeting: Provided that no such amendment, rescission or addition shall be valid unless the same shall have been previously submitted to and approved by the Under Secretary, Department of Justice, Brisbane.
23. COMMON SEAL
The Management Committee shall provide for a Common Seal and for its safe custody. The Common Seal shall only be used by the authority of the Management Committee and ever instructment to which the seal is affixed shall be signed by a member of the Management Committee and shall be countersigned by the Secretary or by a second member of the Management Committee or by some other person appointed by the Management Committee for the purpose.
24. FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS
1) The funds of the Association shall be banked in the name of the Association in such bank as the Management Committee may from time to time direct;
2) Proper books and accounts shall be kept and maintained either in written or printed form in the English language showing correctly the financial affairs if the Association and the particulars usually shown in books of a like manner;
3) All moneys shall be banked as soon as practicable after receipt thereof;
4) All amounts of twenty dollars or over shall be paid by cheque signed by any two of the President, Secretary, Treasurer or other member authorised from time to time by the Management Committee;
5) Cheques shall be crossed ‘not negotiable’ except those in payment of wages, allowances, or petty case recoupment’s which may be open;
6) The Management Committee shall determine the amount of petty cash which shall be kept on the imprest system;
7) All expenditure shall be approved or ratified at a Management Committee meeting;
8) As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year the Treasurer shall cause to be prepared a statement containing particulars of –
a) The income and expenditure for the financial year just ended; and
b) The assets and liabilities an of all mortgages, charges and securities affecting the property of the Association at the close of that year;
9) All such statements shall be examined by the Auditor who shall present his report upon such audit to the Secretary prior to the holding of the Annual General Meeting next following the financial year in respect of which such audit was made;
10) The income and property of the Association whencesoever derived shall be used and applied solely in promotion of its objects and in the exercise of its powers as set out herein and no portion thereof shall be distributed, paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividend, bonus, or otherwise by way of profit to or amongst members of the Association provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed so as to prevent payment or repayment to any member of out of pocket expenses, money lent, reasonable an proper charges for goods hired by the Association or reasonable and proper rent for premises demised or let to the Association.
The Management Committee shall provide for the safe custody of books, documents, instrument of title and securities of the Association.
26. FINANCIAL YEAR
The Financial yeah of the association shall close on 31st December in each year.
27. DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS ASSETS
If the Association shall be wound up in accordance with the provisions of the Associations Incorporation’s Act 1981, and there remains, after satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities, any property whatsoever, the same shall not be paid to or distributed among the members of the Association, by shall be given or transferred to some other institution or institutions having objects similar to the objects of the Association, and which shall prohibit the distribution of its or their income and property among its or their members to an extent at least as great as it is imposed on the Association under or by virtue of Rule 24 (10), such institution or institutions as determined by the members of the Association.
Any Senior or Associate Member who has qualified as an Instructor (and renews such qualification annually) in accordance with the requirements set down from time to time by The Pony Club Association of Queensland Inc., and whose appointment and/or renewal has been approved by the Management Committee of such Association.
To be eligible for any of the following Awards, the Rider must have a 50% “ATTENDANCE” over the past year
“ATTENDANCE” – for the year is counted from the Rider’s Attendance at:
- Club Days
- Ribbon/Points Days
- Dressage & Combined Training
- Official Showjumping
- Sports Days
- Jump Nights
- Zone 1 Premiership Events
- J F McGill Formal Day
- Zone 1 Bobby Bayard Memorial Gymkhana
- Zone 1 Dressage
- Zone 1 Combined Training
- Zone 1 Equitation
- Zone 1 Showjumping
- Zone 1 ODE/Derby
- Zone 1 Campdraft
- Club supported events
- Southside Gymkhana
- Aitkin’s Gymkhana
- Aitkin’s Showjumping
- Wynnum Bobby Bayard Memorial Gymkhana
- Wynnum Open Day/Night Sporting
- Gumdale Gymkhana
RIBBON DAY SHIELD REPLICAS – For winners of Ability Groups at Ribbon or Points Days throughout the year.
ABILITY GROUP TROPHIES – For the highest points from overall placings on the day accumulated at Ribbon or Points days throughout the year in each Ability Group. A Senior Trophy is also included in these.
JUNIOR ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD – These younger riders are selected by the Instructors Panel.
ENCOURAGEMENT AWARDS – These riders are also selected by the Instructors Panel.
MOST IMPROVED RIDERS – These are also selected by the Instructors Panel.
PONY CLUB SPIRIT AWARD – This may be a BOY AND/OR GIRL selected by the Instructors Panel.
ZONE EVENTS 100% ATTENDANCE AWARD – This Award is given to any rider who competes at 100% of Zone 1 Premiership Events during the year – ie: Zone 1 Dressage, Zone 1 Combined Training, Zone 1 Jumping & Equitation, Zone 1 Showjumping, Zone 1 Bobbie Bayard Memorial Gymkhana, Zone 1 ODE/Derby (if held) , Zone 1 J F McGill Formal Day and Zone 1 Campdraft Championships (if held). They need not necessarily have gained any placing, but must have ridden al ALL of these Events.
STATE TEAM SELECTION AWARD – For riders selected to ride in the Queensland Team at interstate events this year.
RNA SASHES – For those riders who represented WPC or Zone 1 in any RNA Events during the Exhibition. (This does not need the usual 50% Attendance requirement).
GORDON KEARNEY MEMORIAL TROPHY – This Perpetual Trophy was donated by Mrs Lorna Kearney in memory of her Husband who was a past President of our Club and who wished to have a Trophy available to riders who didn’t go out competing, but spent most of their riding at Musters. Scoring is taken from attendance at Musters, Ribbon Days and Wynnum Gymkhana (multiplied by 10) plus points gained at Ribbon or Point Days.
GAVIN LEDGER MEMORIAL TROPHY – This Perpetual Trophy was donated by Gavin’s Family in his memory after he tragically died in a car accident. Gavin was a keen member of Wynnum for many years and loved the showjumping and sporting. Gavin and his Mum always supported the monthly jump nights and helped with the working bees and canteen. Scoring for this Trophy is based on the in-Club Horse and Rider for attendance at MUSTERS, WORKING BEES, PARTICIPATION AT CLUB SUPPORTED EVENTS, OPEN AND ZONE EVENTS HELD ON THE GROUNDS OVER THE YEAR.
PRESIDENTS TROPHY – For the WINNERS of a Special Presentation event judged at Ribbon or Points days throughout the year. This is run in 3 Age Groups: 12 yrs and Under, 13-16 years, 17-25 years.
SENIORS – “BLUE BOY” – Perpetual Trophy donated by a past President: Mrs Iris Byrne for the senior rider with the highest points in presentation gained at Ribbon and Points days throughout the year.
ZONE & CLUB SUPPORTED HIGHEST POINTS COMPETITION – (12 yrs & Under) and (13 yrs and Under 26 yrs) – for placing points scored at Zone 1 Premiership and Club Supported Events throughout the year – Trophies are awarded to the highest points scorer, the runner-up and the third overall.
12 years and under must attend the minimum of 4 zone 1 events and a minimum of 3 club supported events.
13 years and under 26 years must attend the minimum of 5 zone events and a minimum of 3 club supported events. In each age group points awarded at above events do not count as the Club has its own points scoring.
NOTE: RIDERS RECEIVE 20 ATTENDANCE POINTS FOR RIDING AT THESE EVENTS WHETHER THEY PLACE OR NOT.
SLAUGHTER FAMILY PERPETUAL TROPHY – Award to male riders under 26 years of age.
Membership for both new and existing is managed via Pony Club QLD
Ensure you have your My Pony Club ID & credit card handy
Musters are an ideal opportunities for our members to come together to improve their riding and horsemanship skills. Each muster focuses on a key topic. Please visit the Events Calendar for upcoming dates. Muster fee is $5 per rider. Lunch is available from the canteen.
- Riders under the age of 16 years must have a parent in attendance at all times – whether it is a muster or a competition. If a parent is unable to be in attendance then another nominated person over the age of 18 years may be in charge of the rider on the day but this must be notified to the club on the day. This person whether they be the parent or another person may also be required to help erect courses or do working bee jobs on the day. (revised 2010)
- Muster fees are payable before the beginning of each muster to the secretary and/or nominated person on the day.
- Riders shall wear the muster uniform at each muster unless otherwise directed by instructors. The club is desirous that every member have a muster and formal uniform within in two (2) months of joining. No member can ride in a competition without a full formal uniform.
- All riding members are under the care/supervision of (qualified/trainee) instructors, assistants or sports masters and shall obey their directions at all times. No riding member may leave a class without permission of their (qualified/trainee) instructors, assistants or sports masters.
- Horses are not to be ridden on the grounds prior to, or after musters, or during the lunch or afternoon break without permission of the chief instructor or instructor in charge of the muster that day.
- No riding member may leave the grounds before the end of the muster without permission of the chief instructor and/or the secretary.
- The gate must be kept closed at all times when horses are on the grounds. There is no exception to this rule.
- Horses are not to roam unsupervised before a muster and are not allowed to graze on the main arena. (in front the clubhouse)
- At no time are horses to be left in the round yard or in the dressage arena.
- No person may reserve a stable or yard at a muster – first in first served. All horses are to be tied up when in yards or stables. There is no exception to this rule.
- All manure must be picked up out of any yard or stable that you use on the day and put in the manure pile which is near the day yards.
- Horses are not to be hosed or washed with the hoses at the yards or at the end of the stable. There is a wash bay provided near the entry gate for this purpose. You must clean up this area after you use it (example: empty shampoo and conditioner bottles, brushes etc)
- Manure must be cleaned off the wash bay.
- Members are able to leave their horses overnight prior to attending any muster, club or outside competition, but the groundsman must be notified of any horses staying overnight and a contact number provided that is reachable 24 hrs in case of an emergency and manure must be picked up.
- Any members not complying with any club rules may place their club membership in jeopardy
- Nomination form available on Forms /Page Email Nomination Secretary or Phone
All nominations close for Zone events 2 weeks before the event. (General Rule unless stated on the programme).
Nominations for these events must be made through the Nominations Secretary.
Nomination must be received 2 days before the closing date of the event .
Information needed by the Nomination Secretary to nominate riders for an event.
- Riders name
- PCAQ Number
- Worker for the day
- Payment to the Wynnum Pony Club Bank account.
Failure to provide this information could see your nomination rejected.
Zone Events are nominated by your Nomination Secretary. For non-zone events,
check the event program. Some clubs require nomination through your Nominations Secretary.
These events are nominate on the day. Check Event Programme for details.
Club Bank Details:
A/c: 1023 1578
Cheques made payable to: Wynnum & District Horse & Pony Club
Payment to be made to the Nominations Secretary with the Nomination details. Bank deposit and copy of receipt emailed to the nomination secretary is sufficient proof of payment.
Nomination for future events may be refused until all monies are received for outstanding nominations.
- Polo T-Shirt
- jodhpurs (coloured preferred) or moleskin jeans
- Club Saddle Cloth (preferred)
- Helmet – 3838 or Better
- White long sleeved shirt (buttoned)
- Fawn jodhpurs or moleskin jeans
- Club Saddle Cloth
- Club Badge
- Helmet – 3838 or Better
Muster Polo Shirt $25.00
Long Sleeve Polo Shirt $35.00
Club Badge $10,00
Saddle Cloths Available in Sm Med Large $70.00
Club Winter Jackets $40.00
Track Pants available to Order $40.00
Please contact Karen Dixon to purchase any of the above items.
ABN: 70 594 553 866