Risk Management

The Canadian Pony Club provides a comprehensive set of insurance and risk management documents.

This page contains information specific to the BCLM Risk Management committee.


Canadian Pony Club Insurance Policy for Junior Coaches

"Our policy now also includes coverage for active members (all members including Horse Masters but
excluding associate and corporate members) who are coaching other active members and being compensated for the coaching."
Please see this document for more details

COVID-19 Update - August 2021

With the lifting of many provincial restrictions around COVID-19, BCLM Pony Clubs have replaced the previous Safety Plan with the following recommendations:

  • Daily symptom checks of all participants
  • List of participants for contact tracing.
  • Hand washing stations.
  • Masks recommended for individuals not fully vaccinated, especially if indoors or unable to maintain social distancing (except on field of play). 
  • Social distancing where practicable. 
  • No limits on spectators (below 5000 people)
  • No travel restrictions. 

EC Rules for Protective Vests on XC Courses

Equestrian Canada has set new rules for the use of protective vests in Canada whenever riders are on a cross-country course.

Read the full guideline

Safety Plan Guidelines

We've added some guidelines around creating a Safety Plan binder for each event. Please have a read through the Safety Plan Guidance document.

The binder will contain a Table of Contents based on this Safety Manual Table of Contents and a list of key contacts based on this Key Contacts Page.