New sponsor for Jumps Ahead series

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The Route hunt branch of The Pony Club is pleased to announce a new sponsor Watson Seeds for the popular Jumps Ahead pony show jumping competition.

The Jumps Ahead competition is for Pony Club members aged 11-16 on ponies up to 148cm. The top six ponies at each of the qualifying competitions throughout N Ireland will qualify for the final which will take place at the new venue Balmoral Park, The Maze during the National Balmoral Championships in July. The full conditions/rules for this competition have been sent to all branches/centres and can be viewed on the Route web site at

Watson Seeds are an independent family owned business dedicated to supplying their customers with the best seeds available for whatever situation they require at realistic prices. Based in Scotland they have a network of appointed agents and distributors in N Ireland to supply their clients here. Charles Acheson, Coleraine. (07901 852320 or 028 7035 4666).

The dates, venues and contact details of the show secretaries for the qualifiers are as follows: Tuesday 9th July, Area SJ Championships at Maddybenny. Eavan White 028 70823603 / 07842 874174