What is PCAV?
Pony Club Victoria (also known by the acronym PCAV) is the Victoria branch of the international Pony Club organization. Originally founded in England in the year 1929, the Pony Club is a voluntary youth organization that aims to bring together young people who have an interest in all things equestrian. Initially just a small group, it has now expanded to fifteen different countries, including Australia, and contains over a hundred thousand members; it now is considered one of the largest equestrian associations in the entire world.
2018 Calender Dates
At PCAV, they encourage all of their members to be as involved in the equestrian community a possible.. The following list will show you some of the events they currently have ongoing as well as the more notable events scheduled for the remainder of the year.
- Horseland Colouring Competition. This coloring contest runs from July 1st to August 10th.
- Tocumwal Dressage + SJ NZ. Organized by the Tocumwal Pony Club, this inter-club event will feature both dressage and showjumping and is scheduled for August 5th.
- Central Zone Meeting. Scheduled for August 7th.
- Dandenong Ranges Freshmans Showjumping (SMZ/RD2). Organized by the Dandenong Ranges Horse & Pony Club, the second round of this inter-club showjumping competition is scheduled for August 11th. Round 3 is scheduled for September 8th.
- Colac BEDS. Organized by the Colac Pony Cub, this dressage event also takes place on August 11th.
- PCV State Council Meeting. This Pony Club Victoria meeting is currently scheduled for September 4th.
- Barwon Valley Tetrathlon + Equathon. This inter-club tetrathlon/equathon event (organized by the Barwon Valley Pony Club) is scheduled for September 15th. It will feature swimming, show jumping, laser shooting, and running.
- PCV Stave Council Meeting: AGM. This Annual General Meeting is currently going to take place either on Saturday October 13th or Sunday October 14th, with the specific date still under discussion (and to be confirmed at a later time).
- Numurkah Dressage & Combined Training. This inter-club combined training event is scheduled for October 28th.
- PCAV State Tetrathlon Carnival. This tetrathlon/equathon event is organized by Pony Club Victoria and is scheduled for the 20th of October.
- Upper Beaconsfield Cup Day Showjumping. This inter-club event features showjumping and is scheduled for November 6th.
- PCV State Council Meeting. This Pony Club Victoria meeting is currently scheduled for November 13th.
- Doongala Derby Day. This inter-club Horse Trials event is organized by the Doongala Pony Club and is scheduled for November 18th.
- Horseland Games, Flat Teams, & Musical Ride State Championships 2018. While the specific date of this PCAV event is not going to be confirmed until October, currently it will likely take place either on November 24th or November 25th.
- Midland Zone Dressage & Show jumping Qualifiers 2018. This State Event qualifier for dressage and show jumping is scheduled for December 9th (and is currently the last major event we have marked on our event schedule for the year 2018).