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Newsletter – September – 2016
RoR will be holding its Racing to Polo Challenge at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club on Monday 5th September. Starting at 11am prompt.
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HPA SELECT MATCHES
The HPA Development Committee selected players for various matches and a development course as follows:
The Colts Cup – Tuesday 9th August at King Power’s Noel Farm and Thursday 11th August at Cowdray Park Polo Club
Final – HPA Black – 5 HPA White – 4
Subsidiary – HPA Blue – 7 HPA Red – 3
|HPA Red||HPA Black||HPA White||HPA Blue|
|Henry Frisby||Jimbo Fewster||Johnny Beck-Brown||Charlie Townsend|
|Ben Barnes||George Hobbs||Freddie Jodrell||Monte Swain-Grainger|
|Tamara Gibbons||Freddie Younger||Algy Stanley||Capucine Granchi|
|Louis Heard||Archie Fuller||George Deverall||Dominic Lodge|
The Stagshead Trophy – Sunday 14th August at Ham Polo Club.
HPA Blue – 3 HPA Red – 5
|HPA Blue||HPA Red|
|Ben Fleming||Ed Walker|
|Harry Fuller||Marcus Speed|
|Louis Hine||Squidge Grayson|
|Alfie Hyde||Tom Baxter|
The Whitbread Trophy – Wednesday 17th August at Rutland Polo Club
Young Scotland – 3 ½ Young England – 3.
|Young Scotland||Young England|
|Angus Rowan-Hamilton||Alexander Cooper|
|Charlie Cadogan||Charlie Townsend|
|Freddie Younger||Charlie Tighe|
|Fiona Campbell||Florence Berner|
The Alan Budgett Trophy- Monday 29th August at Kirtlington Park Polo Club.
Kirtlington – 3 England 21 – 6
|Charlie Peagram||Robin Ormerod|
|Magnus Gilje||Lolly Stanhope-White|
|Chris Crawford||Thomas Coid|
|George Shelton||Charlie Hitchman|
Ireland U18 v England U18 – Wednesday 31st August at Guards Polo Club
Ireland U18 – 4 ½ England – 5
|Ireland U18||England U18|
|Christabel Horswell||Oscar Luard|
|Patrick Robinson||Tom Townsend|
|Patrick Lodge||Livi Alderman|
|Domonic Lodge||Henry Frisby|
The September Coaching Course has been cancelled due to popularity of the private assessment – Pathway 2. For more information, go to www.hpa-polo.co.uk. If you already hold a coaching qualification and have not yet attended a Coaching Seminar, make sure you attend the last one of the season on Monday 19th September at Cirencester Park Polo Club. To register next year, you will have to have attended a seminar the previous year.
All equines in the UK are required to have a passport by law. It identifies the animal, states whether or not it is intended for human consumption and displays the current owner.
At the beginning of 2016 DEFRA introduced stricter regulations for horse passports (Commission Regulation EC 262/2015). The HPA remains the DEFRA recognised Passport Issuing Organisation for polo ponies. We now outsource the physical production of the passports as each has to be completed on security watermarked paper and specially bound.
The HPA team now requires more information in order to be able to issue a passport. Your application form must be returned to the HPA so that we can comply with legal requirements. We cannot issue passports unless every section is completed in full and must include:
- The silhouette (markings) completed by a vet
- Valid email address
- Microchip Number (if born after 2009)
- Location of microchip on equine on silhouette
- Vet stamp and signature on the silhouette page
- Payment in full
Charges per HPA Passport
|3 Day Turnaround||£50.00||£10.00||£60.00|
|Endorsement of duplicate/replacement passport||£50.00||£10.00||£60.00|
|3 Day Turnaround of duplicate/replacement passport||£50.00||£10.00||£60.00|
|HPA Registration (formerly Over-stamp) of a passport issued by a recognised PIO (e.g. Weatherbys, Horse Passport Agency, Pet ID)||£15.00||£3.00||£18.00|
|Change of ownership||£15.00||£3.00||£18.00|
|Amendments / Alterations||£10.00||£2.00||£12.00|
There is now a charge for Change of Ownership, Over-stamping and alterations.
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No 3 HANDICAP MEETING – Date change:
The end of season handicap meeting will take place on Tuesday 20th September 2016 at 1030. Changes made at this meeting will be made public as soon as they are confirmed by the Committee. Please note that all handicaps are subject to endorsement by Stewards. Changes to handicaps can still be made for any player still playing up until the end of the season. As usual, they become effective from 1st January 2017.
|Development||Wednesday 7 September||1100|
|Chairman’s||Thursday 8 September||1030|
|Disciplinary||Thursday 8 September||1500|
|Arena Committee||Monday 12 September||1030|
|Club Chief Umpire||Monday 12 September||1430|
|Welfare||Monday 12 September||1730|
|Umpire and Rules||Tuesday 13 September||1030|
|Umpire Grading||Tuesday 13 September||1430|
|Handicap||Tuesday 20 September||1030|
Finance and Grants
|Tuesday 18 October
Tuesday 18 October
|Stewards||Tuesday 25 October||1030|
|Council||Thursday 17 November||1430|