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.


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.