THE PONY CLUB AND SCOTTISH TETRATHLON;

Many athletes come into pentathlon from a single sport. In the UK, Pentathlon has strong links with The Pony Club, as many Pentathletes start with Pony Club Tetrathlon.


The disciplines in the Pony Club Tetrathlon include shooting, swimming, running, and riding. Age groups and events differ from pentathlon.


Minis; 8 to 11 years, Shoot; Two handed from 7m onto static Pony Club targets under command with 4 seconds for each shot.

Run; 1000m, Swim; Meters covered in 2 minutes. Ride; Athletes ride their own pony/horse over a cross country course with fences up to 76 cm.


Juniors; 12 to 14 years;Shoot; One handed from 7m onto turning Pony Club targets under command with 4 seconds for each shot.Run; 1500m, Swim; Meters covered in 3 minutes. Ride; Athletes ride their own pony/horse over a cross country course with fences up to 91 cm.


Open and Intermediate, 15 to 21 years;Shoot; One handed from 10m onto turning Pony Club targets under command with 4 seconds for each shot. Run; 1500m, intermediate boys 2000m and open boys 3000m. Swim; Meters covered in 3 minutes, open boys 4 minutes. Ride; Athletes ride their own pony/horse over a cross country course with fences up to 1.10m for opens and 1 m for intermediates.



In Scotland, Pony Club Tetrathlon is run by the Scottish Tetrathlon Committee. The committee has seen the growth in numbers competing and a rise in the standard of performance over recent years. They run a number of triathlon and tetrathlon events. Training events run throughout the year, including a five day training course during the Easter holidays. More information can be found on their website, www.tetrathlon.org 


You must be a Pony Club member to take part in Scottish Tetrathlon events and training. www.pcuk.org. You don't have to own a pony to be a member of Pony Club!


Winter series 2012/2013; More information on www.tetrathlon.org


Aberdeen Triathlon 4/11/2012 Results 


Annan Triathlon 2/12/12


Grangemouth Triathlon 6/1/13


Boness Triathlon 3/2/2013


Winter series 2011/2012

 overall results Here


Winter series 2010/2011;

Overall Results Here




 

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