Rider’s dress code rules
Dress code for all ridden rallies & instructions;
Herts Hunt PC Red polo shirts
Dark or beige jodhpurs ( No pink colours )
HHPC black zipped sweat shirt / black sweatshirt.
HHPC black or red fleece.
Coat should be short & suitable for riding in.
Black or Brown long boots
or Jodphur boots with matching black or brown chaps.
No Mucker or All terrain type of boot with chunky soles.
No Wellington boots or trainers are allowed to worn when mounted.
All girl’s hair must be in hairnet.
Riding hats must be worn at all times when mounted with the chin strap done up.
No Jewellery or earings
For XC instruction or competitions:
Dress code as above & including:
It is compulsory for all riders to wear body proctors.
Riding hat without a hard peak.
Medical arm band.
No Jewellery or earings
All hair must be tied back & in a hairnet for safety reasons.
Good idea to have a neck strap or martingale on your horse or pony.
Stable management training & achievement badge sessions
HHPC red polo shirts.
Black Zipped sweatshirt.
Black or Red Fleece.
Suitable foot wear for working round horses.
No open toed shoes or sandals.
Girl’s hair should be tied back & tidy.
Riding Hats must comply with Pony Club standards:
The hats must bear the
CE mark and a quality symbol, either the BSI Kitemark, the SAI Global symbol or the official Snell label with number.
The CE symbol on its own
is not sufficient to ensure consistent standard of manufacture.
The PAS 015:1998 and the Snell E2001 meet higher impact criteria and are therefore more protective.
For Cross Country riding ( over fences 0.80cms high & above ) a jockey skull hat with no fixed peak,
must be worn.
It is also strongly recommended
that the jockey skull hat is worn for XC riding & jumping even over lower fences.
All hats must carry the
Kitemark and CE and either PAS 015: 1998 or BS EN 1384:1997 or
E2001 Snell symbol and CE and E2001 & the official Snell no.
It is really important that the riding hats fit correctly.
If you buy a new hat please make sure you get it checked &
Hat checks and Tagging
The Branch D.C. & the instructors with carry out hat checks during rallies. All riders must have their
riding hats checked & tagged. Other pony clubs will not allow riders to compete
if their riding hat doesn’t have the official PC hat tag.
This Rule applies to all pony club mounted activities. For safety reasons, no jewellery ( including sleepers
) must be worn, other then a wrist watch.
No earings: Any member who is contemplating piecing
their ears, should be aware that they are not allowed to ride or compete until such time as the sleepers can safely be removed.
Spurs may only be worn by full B test holders or with the permission of the D.C.
All members must carry a signed membership spur card at other PC competitions & Area Qualifiers & Championships, as at Tack & turnout checks – you will be asked for proof
Only blunt spurs without rowels or sharp edges should be worn. If the spur is curved, the curve must be
pointing down wards and the shank (measurement of spur from heel edge to point)
should not exceed 3.5 cm in length. Spurs that have smooth rotating balls in metal or plastic on shank are permitted.
Black or brown tack
Numnahs: Plain white, black or navy. No different coloured piping.
No embroidered pictures or sponsorship motifs on.
Only numnahs with the PC logo on are allowed at other PC shows.
Please check your tack regularly to make sure the stitching is in good order on bridles, stirrup leathers,
girth straps & girths.
Both saddles & bridles should fit correctly for the comfort of your horse or pony.
Contact: Branch Secretary - Cathy Chambers if you want to purchase
See website for sizes
& prices. www.hertshunt.com
Cathy: firstname.lastname@example.org or mob: 07754733775