Rarer than rubies, more valuable per ounce than gold, as sought after as truffles, the Pony Club gem is top of every mother’s Christmas list. But how do you go about finding one?

Despite not managing to collect their 3rd title in a row, Oakley Hunt (West) have had a great week at HOYS and can’t wait to do it again next year

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Oakley Hunt (West) PPC: all-important points

Saturday finished on a high with another session win for Oakley Hunt (West), but the riders missed out on watching the puissance as an early night was required

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC celebrate a win

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC: worms v ostriches

The worm race continues to cause problems at HOYS, while Joseph Stockdale has fun chasing the starter while dressed as an ostrich

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC in the arena

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC: a win and 3rd place

Things didn’t quite go according to plan in the final of the Virbac 3D Worming Cup earlier today with 3 teams being eliminated in the worm race

Find out how the team got on in the first leg of the Virbac 3D Worming Cup at HOYS earlier today

Find out how the Oakley Hunt (West) team are settling in and why there are extra last-minute practise sessions going on

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC team outside their tack room at HOYS

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC blog: we’ve arrived

The Oakley Hunt (West) Prince Philip Cup team have arrived in Birmingham for HOYS and the riders have weighed-in

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How to get a strong horse engaged and listening to the rider

It takes time and patience to train a strong horse to be light in the hand. Trainer Tiggi Bentley explains what she has been working on with a rider who is beating this challenge

Oakley Hunt West Prince Philip Cup team

Oakley Hunt (West) PPC blog: ready for HOYS

The Prince Philip Cup team from the Oakley Hunt (West) branch of the Pony Club are busy packing for HOYS after their final training session