P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:07:15  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUB  Which club exists to encourage youngsters to ride and to care for their animals properly? Who aims to "promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty, cultivating strength of character and discipline"? And which name conjures up images of girls in pony tails, hurling themselves and their mounts over the jumps at the local show? ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Comp: win a trip to Lapland 413 NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Motors Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:00:13  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUB  Most of Britain's top riders, whether they are showjumpers, dressage experts or three-day eventers, have belonged to The Pony Club. Founded in 1929, it now has more than 102,000 members — not just in the 364 UK branches, but in 15 countries worldwide. Along with having plenty of fun, the club also teaches riding skills and horsemanship. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Comp: win an Indian cookbook >>> NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Motors Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:10:12  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUA  The Pony Club sounds posh, but it isn't really that elitist — you don't actually have to own a pony to join. The UK club has been granted independent charitable status and the clubbers can even ask for help in finding a pony to ride. Care and welfare are stressed as being as important as winning rosettes to members. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Does your pet have a problem? Write to: Pet Problems, PO Box 297, London SW6 1QJ Motors Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:02:00  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUB  There are well over 300 Pony Club branches in this country, and 1,925 overseas. Each area branch runs its own exciting programme of rallies and other get-togethers for the school holidays and weekends. They include an annual camp, viqits, competitions and social events, with the emphasis on fun. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Does your pet have a problem? Write to: Pet Problems, PO Box 297, London SW6 1QJ Motors Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:06:09  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUB  Events for Pony Club members include polo tournaments, horse trials, mounted games and dressage. Winners go on to the national championships in August, but everyone can get involved in the club's tests. There are eight levels, from basic understanding to the A test, where working in a yard or going out with a vet or farrier is recommended. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Does your pet have a problem? Write to: Pet Problems, PO Box 297, London SW6 1QJ Motors Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:05:16  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUB  The Pony Club has just set up its own official Web site on www.pony-club.org.uk Site plans include a marketplace fop buying and selling ponies, equipment and animated explanations of terms such as dressage and stable management. You can contact them the old-fashioned way: NAC, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Does your pet have a problem? Write to: Pet Problems, PO Box 297, London SW6 1QJ Motors Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Nov13 21:01:06  E    By Caroline    Stringer  ————————————————————————————  THE PONY CLUB  Does your pet have a problem? Write to: Pet Problems, PO Box 297, London SW6 1QJ. ———————————— COMPETITION —————————————— WIN A TOP INDIAN COOKBOOK! We have six copies of the new cookbook Cafe Spice Namaste by Cxrus Todiwala, owner of the top London cafe of the same name. For a chance to win a copy of this guide to modern Indian cooking, answer this: Where is Goa? a) Portugal b) Sri Lanka c) India To enter call 0906 688 8904 now ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— T+ All calls cost 25p Competition closes midnight Nov 18 6 winners selected at random Nov 19 Motors Recipe Love Stars Events