A member of the United States Pony Clubs, Inc.

Weekly Lessons

We’ve had much success the first few weeks of our weekly mounted lessons (which also include an unmounted component). So far the topics have been bandaging (done for two lessons), TPR/cooling out, and polo wraps. Thanks to Andria for organizing these! We have the following weekly lessons scheduled: Friday, August 3rd – 8am Friday, August

Read More

College Scholarships

Tons of scholarship options and helpful advice on how to use your Pony Club experience in your college and scholarship essays. Not every college applicant will be able to talk about the leadership, volunteerism, work ethic, and equine experience that Pony Clubbers can. Keep this in mind all you future collegians! Visit the Pony Club

Read More

Land Conservation Award

We could maybe use our work at Catalpa for this award. What do you think? “The Brookfield Conservation Award is named in honor of the historic Brookfield Farm near Lexington, KY. The original parcels of Brookfield were received from the British monarchy in the late 1700s. In 2000 Brookfield was placed in the Bluegrass Conservancy

Read More

International Exchanges

“The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., offers cultural exchanges in many disciplines. The experience affords each participant a new cultural, educational experience, often with a competitive team endeavor, whether hosted in the United States or abroad. Most exchange trips last a couple of weeks. Members travel with their team and stay with a host family

Read More

USHJA Emerging Athlete Program

This post highlights the opportunity for Pony Club members who are interested in Hunter Seat Equitation to participate in the Emerging Athletes Program (EAP) as part of the U.S. Hunter Jumper Assocation (USHJA). Here’s a short description: “USHJA applauds the importance that the USPC places on horsemanship and education, and the success its members have

Read More

New Vocations Pony Club Challenge

For the next few posts, I’m going to be highlighting various perks and benefits that are available to Pony Club members that you may not yet know about! Please check these out on the Pony Club website. If you want help applying for any of these, let me know. The first one I’m going to

Read More

Mounted and Unmounted Fun in Kentucky

In case you didn’t see it, USPC emailed the following this week about all the opportunities for mounted and unmounted workshops at Kentucky during Champs/Festival this year. Festival Education MOUNTED Instruction will be two days only, July 23rd and 24th. The disciplines available to choose from are: Cross Country, Dressage, Show Jumping, Games, Polocrosse, Distance

Read More

QCPC Fun Show April 1st

Quad Cities Pony Club will be hosting a Fun Show on April 1st.  It will be held at New Kingdom Trailriders, 18929 81st St., Sherrard, IL 61281. Registration is due by March 25th.  All riders are welcome. Registration is required for combined tests, dressage-only, and stadium jumping only.  Trail classes do not require registration.  See

Read More

Champs Festival Information

You may have seen this as well, but I thought I’d share for those of you who may be considering attending Festival in Lexington, KY in July. Here is what USPC is saying about what will be offered: The following Instruction topics are planned for Festival 2017: H-A Prep, H-B Prep Workshops, Masters Clinic with

Read More

Quad Cities Fun Show April 1st

Mark your calendars now for the Quad Cities Pony Club Fun Show on April 1st. Here’s a QCPC Fun Show Flyer (PDF) with all the details. Great timing for getting some dressage and show jumping in before summer competitions! The Fun Show will be at Pinnacle Barn in Milan, IL. Download and print flyer to

Read More

2017 HB – HA Seminar Series

The North Central Prairie Region of United States Pony Club is pleased to present a great series of learning opportunities this winter. Our HB-HA Seminar Series is designed to help prepare HB and HA Candidates for their certification testing. It’s also open to anyone who wants to learn more about horse management and health care.

Read More