Pony club celebrates 70th

The search is on for old photographs that will help tell the story of the Warkworth Branch Pony Club. This group photo was taken around 1949/50 when the club started.

Organisers of a celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the Warkworth Branch Pony Club are appealing for past club members to come forward with old photos.

The celebration will be held at the club grounds at Warkworth Showgrounds on Sunday
November 24.

Committee member Naomi Marshall says a programme marking the milestone will include an old-fashioned gymkhana, a special afternoon tea and raffle.

“We are also keen to have a display tracing the club’s history and would love to hear from anyone who has photographs or memorabilia that we could borrow for the day,” she says.

The club currently has around 100 members. Through the season it holds regular Tuesday night meets, ribbon days, twilight showjumping and members participate in inter-club events.

“It’s a growing club as more people move to the area,” Naomi says.

Photos and memorabilia can be left with Fran at the FMG office in Neville Street or for more information, email: warkworthpc70th@gmail.com.