Eastern Pennsylvania

About Eastern Pennsylvania

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.

Welcome to EPA and USPC.

What does Pony Club offer? We teach conference, independence, study skills, stress management, teamwork, volunteerism, communication skills, friendship, community participation, time management, public speaking, physical fitness, respect, creative thinking, leadership skills, problem solving, research skill, brainstorming skills, organization skills, time management, empathy, humanity, compassion, appreciation, responsibility, determination, and how to have fun. 

How do we do this? Through Horse Management Training, mounted lessons, unmounted lessons, camps, clinics, travel, scholarships, networking, rallies, Championships, Symposium, Festival,  International Exchange, National Youth Congress, and having fun. 

What is a Rally? It is Pony Clubs’ version of a horse show. 

What is special about a Rally? We follow a team format. You compete with your friends on a team of 4 or 5. The team is evaluated on there Horse Management skills. Individuals are also evaluated on there riding skills. 

What type of Rallies do we offer? In EPA we have Quiz, Horseless, Dressage, Eventing, Games, Show Jumping and Tetrathlon. You may also participate in other regions rallies of Polo, Hunt Seat, Polocross, Western, Distance Riding, Driving, Foxhunting, and Vaulting.

Contact any of our clubs or centers to find our how to be involved.  See Contact Us.


EPA holds many mounted and unmounted clinics each year. See Clinics under News on this site for details. 




Visit the Pony Club website to learn more about the Pony Club educational program, national events, activities and opportunities for members.