Arcadia Pony Club

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End of Year Perpetual Awards

Arcadia holds its Annual General Meeting at the end of every year in combination with its Awards Presentation Evening.  The main purpose of the presentation night is to give out Perpetual and individual trophies earned by riders during the year.  These trophies and older awards are displayed in
the trophy cabinet at the grounds.  Many awards have been generously donated by dedicated present, past and founding members and are kept as a memorial to the clubs traditions and history.  All past and present achievements are also recorded on the web site and kept on file.

Perpetual End of Year Trophies:
Arcadia Pony Club Senior Rider Award
Arcadia Pony Club Junior Rider Award
Most Improved Senior Rider
Most Improved Junior Rider
The Ravenscroft Award
The Fairy Footsteps Award

The Senior and Junior Rider awards are determined on a point score system during the years for riders competing at Club, Zone and State level in all disciplines.  The Most Improved Rider awards are contested by all active riders and determined by the instructors observing the riders progress during the year.  The Ravenscroft Award is awarded to the member who has most contributed in way of service to the Club during the year.  Ruth Ravenscroft was and active riding member of the club.

The Fairy Footsteps Award is awarded to the rider who is capable of competing in all disciplines.  Winning is not paramount, participation and all round ability is awarded.  The trophy is donated by Anne Marie Church and is named after one of her ponies which had great success in all pony club disciplines.