MANITOBA PONY CLUB CAMP 2014 July 19 – 26, 2014 Selkirk Park

July 19 – 26, 2014
Selkirk Park
Please read carefully and retain for your information.
INSTRUCTOR OR DC INFORMATION: This information will assist in placing the
rider/horse combination in their initial riding group. Please be as specific as possible and
provide as much pertinent information as possible, remembering that we haven’t necessarily seen
this child ride. Groups may be altered by the Camp Instructors at any time during camp week.
The Instructor or DC MUST fill out this section, if left blank, application will be refused.
LESSONS: Begin Sunday 20th July – 8am. Lesson plan will be sent out prior to camp.
Two lesson plan - one 75 minute jumper and one 60 minute flat class.
One lesson a day, could be either flat or jumping lesson. Please specify with lesson required.
Early bird One lesson per day $180.00 – prior to 16 May
Early bird Two lessons per day $200.00 – prior to 16 May
Regular One lesson per day $230.00 – prior to 13 June
Regular Two lessons per day $280.00 – prior to 13 June
Late entry One lesson per day $280.00 – any time after 13 June
Late entry Two lessons per day $330.00 – any time after 13 June
All Jumper classes will be in the Sand Ring. All Flat Classes will be in the Track Sand/Grass
If you wish to be instructed on 2 separate horses, complete two separate Camper Registration
forms and indicate clearly on both forms that you are requesting instruction on 2 horses. No
extra horses are allowed unless the barns are not filled. There will be a charge for an additional
horse. Indicate your request clearly on the camp registration form under Stabling Request and
you will be contacted with space availability and cost. Space is limited and is on a first come,
first serve basis. No exceptions.
Cheque is payable to Manitoba Pony Club and must be dated and received appropriately. ALL
cheques will be cashed within 2 week of receipt or date if post dated.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Any cancellations after 13 June must be accompanied by a
doctor or veterinary note in order to receive a refund. A $25.00 administration fee will be
withheld. Voluntary cancellations after 13 June will only have fees refunded if there is a waiting
list and we are able to fill the spot.
CROSS-COUNTRY LESSONS: Optional. Introduction to cross-county, held at Birds Hill
Park XC course. This requires (15mins) trailer ride to Birds Hill Park. Confidence in rider and
horse riding in open is a requirement to select this option. This will be offered on Tuesday and
Wednesday, however you must pay for this option on the Camper Registration form. There is an
additional cost of $10 per rider, to cover Manitoba Horse Trials fee. *Please make sure that you
have a current Provincial Parks Pass to enter Birds Hill Park.*
DRESSAGE: Optional. 30 minutes for $20.00 or 60 minutes for $35.00. Additional slots will
be allowed only if space available. Request and pay for the number of slots wanted. A refund
will be issued if this cannot be accommodated. The dressage ring will not be fully enclosed this
HAY: Only pre-ordered and pre-paid hay will be available at camp. Order on your Camper
Application Form. Any late orders must come through MPC Camp Hay Co-ordinator, Bev
Moore ([email protected], or 204-268-3103). Hay is $6 per bale and it will be stacked in the
vicinity of your stall. Make cheque payable to Manitoba Pony Club and dated for 1 July
STRAW: Camp will provide 3 bales per stall for the week. The box stalls are approximately
10x10. Additional bedding is the responsibility of the camper and you can bring your own if
preferred. Shavings are permitted.
STALL DEPOSIT: A separate stall deposit cheque for $20.00 payable to Manitoba Pony Club
is required and dated for 26 July 2014. This cheque will be destroyed if your box stall is cleaned
out and you complete and hand in the Exit Survey.
STABLING: Horses will be stabled in a box stall with their branch wherever possible.
Stabling is available in an enclosed barn or a covered but not perimeter wall enclosed barn.
Extra cords, fans, etc. are fire risk and you may be asked to remove them. Special requests will
be accommodated wherever possible. Indicate special requests on the Camper Registration form.
It is advisable to bring a chain and shank to make sure that the stall is securely closed.
ADULT CAMP: We have interest in an Adult Camp once again this year. Adult camp would
have one lesson a day and will ride once all PC members have ridden for the day. Adults would
need to sign an PC Waiver, and adhere to PC Camp rules. Should you be interested in Adult
Camp, please fill out an application form and send cheques as required. Once all PC members
have been accounted for and stabled, Camp Committee will address Adult Camp. You will be
contacted individually to secure your place. Early birds rates still apply.
PULLED PORK SUPPER: Optional. Danny Whole Hog BBQ Pork supper $15.00; hot dog
supper $6.00. Drink included. Must be pre-ordered and pre-paid on Camper Registration form.
This evening meal will be run simultaneously with the Barn Dance in the Agricultural Building.
BARN DANCE: Wednesday, 23 July from 7 to 9.30 pm. Agricultural Building. (No charge)
PPG CLINIC: Optional Cost is $5 per horse/rider.
1st Optional craft – $7 – 'Paint you own Breyer Pony',
2nd Optional craft - $7 – 'Wooden Stall Sign' .
At least one parent from each group will be needed to help.
Please indicate and pay for whichever craft, on the Camp Application form.
DRESSAGE PRESENTATION SESSION: All campers and parents encouraged to attend this
session by Liane Parker. $2 per person. Liane will explain and ride a dressage test to
demonstrate precision and technique.
DOG AGILITY EVENING AND DOG SHOW: $5 per person. Dog Agility Demonstration
evening, followed by a dog show, so bring your pooches and showcase their talents!
TACK SWAP: An evening will be set aside for a Camp Garage Sale in the Agricultural
Building. All items put up for sale must be clean and well-marked with your name and price.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Breakfast will be offered on Friday morning in the Agricultural
Building. Hosted by North Hill Pony Club.
SILENT AUCTION: Each branch must provide a silent auction item. Will be drawn Friday
evening, after Show Jumping.
CAMP SCHOLARSHIP: Each camper can submit a poem, essay or drawing on what MPC
Camp means to them with prize being the cost of the early bird camp rate for their choice of
lesson plan. To be awarded at the Camp Show evening. Ensure entry has the Camper’s name,
Branch and phone number on back.
PHOTOGRAPHS: An Equine Photographer, will be on site, who can photograph you and your
horse, to save those special camp memories. Day and sessions times tba.
Camping is available from from 11am on Saturday 19 July with check out at 2pm on Saturday 26
July unless you specify alternative arrival and departure dates and pay for any additional nights.
If you have extended family coming, you can book more than 1 site on your Camper Registration
form under Camping.
Electric only site, 30 amp:
Sites adjacent to the barn will be serviced with electric only. Camp site fees will be $12.00 per
night plus GST; cheques payable to the St. Andrews St. Clements Agricultural Society. $84 plus
5% GST Sat to Sat morning. Dated 1st July.
We will have some water hook up sites too. We will work out trailers that can have water hook
up. Please specifiy the size of your trailer on the camp form.
Converters for electrical are your responsibility. 50 amp units cannot be accommodated.
Camping sites must be booked on the Camper Registration form or through the Camping coordinator. Please do not contact the St Andrews/St Clements Agricultural Park directly as this
leads to confusion with bookings.
CAMP CLOTHING: All optional
T Shirt with camp logo - $15.00; with name added $18.00.Colours: Black,Red,Royal Blue.
Hats with camp logo - $15.00; with name added $18.00. Black only.
Visors with MPC Camp 2013, but no logo - $12.00; with name $15.00. Black only.
Colours and sizes must be clearly indicated on Camper Application Form.
VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers will be needed to keep Camp running smoothing all week. Please
indicate your area of preference on the Camp Registration form. Everyone needs to volunteer
at least once!
Jump trailer unload
Midway Walk Clean Up
50/50 ticket sales
Jump Crew
Stall Check
Jump Trailer loading
Camp Supper Prep
Camp Supper
Send completed Camper Registration Form and ALL cheques together to:
Debbie Shepherd
Box 366
Manitoba R0E 0R0