Competition Format

UNDER 12    For riders who are under the age of 12 as at 1.1.19
UNDER 14    For riders who are under the age of 14 as at 1.1.19
UNDER 17    For riders who are under the age of 17 as at 1.1.19
OPEN:            For riders who are any age

The Competition will run from 13th – 15th September 2019 (Friday – Sunday)

Arrivals from Thursday 12th September

With 84 acres set inside a secure fence, the Newark Showground, Nottinghamshire, offers a perfect venue 

2 x 8 Lane & 1 x 7 lane Grass Arenas available being of a suitable size for MGA.

Ample room for parking and corrals – stables (in covered area) can be booked – see below.

The competition will take place over 3 days

Friday – Sessions 1 & 2

Saturday – Session 3, Semi Finals & lower finals

Sunday – all A Finals & remaining lower finals

Each pair will ride x 3 sessions of x 7 games.

Semi Finals x 8 games

A Finals x 10 games. Lower Finals x 8 games.


Davy Quinn 4* (Chief Referee)
Dieter Birreck 4*
Nikki Carter 4*
Rob Lockyer 4*
Pierre-Luc Portron 4*
Alun Whitney 4*
Reserve: Margaret Welsby 4*

Medical & Vet Services

Full paramedic cover to be provided for all rings

Full vet and farrier cover to be provided during the competition

Dedicated horse ambulance with back-up trailer to cover the whole competition.


  • Newark Showground boasts several Social Event buildings, all with bar licence
  • There will be separate buildings for the Social Activities and the Official areas for the Draws etc.
  • Official Welcome Evening
  • Saturday night supper and musical entertainment
  • Livestream for finals
  • Stables Hook up

Electric Hook up

Booking details will be available on 21st January.


Stables will be in a covered area. Booking details will be available on 21st January.

All other ponies must be corralled at owner’s risk.

Extra Shavings, Hay/Haylage

These will be available for sale and must be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.  Costs will be available shortly

Supper Tickets for supporters

These can be ordered shortly – £15 per adult, £9 per child under 10.

General Enquiries – Rosie Thornton –