Eastern Pennsylvania
Region

Please see ponyclub.org for more information.

As we begin 2022, The region and 
our local Clubs/Center are continuing to hold Pony Club activities under current COVID-19 guidelines recommended by USPC.

Please contact one of the local  Clubs/Centers if you are interested in learning what is happening near you. A list can be found on this site under About.

All dates are subject to change because of weather, Covid or participation #.

Certifications

Having a Club/Center level Certification please let us know so we can help you spread the word. Contact Nicole at nicole.ligon@gmail.com

Contact Julia at Juliaccshaw@gmail.com with any questions on upper level certifications.  If you are interested in a specialty track please contact us ASAP to allow for additional planning.

2022 Rallies

Horseless, March 27 at Pleasant Ridge PC Center

Quiz, April 9, at DelVal U

Dressage April 23, Ludwigs Horseshow Grounds

Eventing, May 14, Plantation HT

Show Jumping,  June 5, Radnor Hunt PC

 

2022 Clinics Open to all ages and Certifications.

Unmounted Clinics

- January - HB/HA level content, veterinary focused at Unionville Vet Clinic

- March -  HB/HA level content, hands on focused (demos from farrier, nutritionist, conformation, bandaging) Firefly in Thorndale 

- HB/HA Zoom Preps (Spring/summer)

 

Required Clinics (* all at Firefly, potentially in the same weekend/day. Aim for late February/March)

- Standards and Certifications and Horse Management Refresher/Training. Back by popular demand!! Members, Parents and Instructions are encouraged to attend.  Learn what a CHMJ is looking for at turn-outs, see what a C1 leg looks like compared to a B, and much more. Have lunch, catch up with friends, win some prizes and learn a lot. 

- Instructors and Leaders Social -Fun more to come

 

Mounted Clinics

EPA South- for D's, March 20, 2022.  Location Port Deposit, MD

EPA North- for D's Feb 26, Endless Mountain Farm, in Waymart, PA

EPA North for D's Feb 27, Pleasant Ridge Farm, in Cresco, PA

EPA North for C's, April 3, Pleasant Ridge Farm in Cresco, PA

Upper Level Preps in June.  

 

Core Values of the Pony Club are:
Horsemanship with respect to healthcare, nutrition, stable management, handling and riding a mount safely, correctly and with confidence.
Organized teamwork including cooperation, communication, responsibility, leadership, mentoring, teaching and fostering a supportive yet competitive environment .
Respect for the horse and self through horsemanship; for land through land conservation; and for others through service and teamwork.
Service by providing an opportunity for members, parents, and others to support the Pony Club program locally, regionally and nationally through volunteerism.
Education at an individual pace to achieve personal goals and expand knowledge through teaching others.

Mission:  The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., develops character, leadership, confidence, and a sense of community in youth through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding and mounted sports.