The Ultimate Guide to Pony Club, What Do You Get When You Join The Pony Club

In this piece, I’m going to talk about the topic of “What Do You Get When You Join The Pony Club?,” and in terms of the information that I cover, I’m going to do my best to cover as much territory as I possibly can. I hope you find this discussion interesting!

As a

pony club member

you can work towards our range of Achievement Badges, Mini Achievement Badges, Advanced Achievement Badges and Sport Badges , learning vital skills along the way! You can also improve your riding and

horse care skills

by working up through The Pony Club Tests – will you achieve the coveted A Test?.

Pony Club: What are the benefits of Pony Club

Pony Club members benefit from 24/7 personal liability Insurance Members learn in a safe and caring environment. They gain lifelong qualities such as confidence, teamwork and sportsmanship. Members learn how to ride and care for ponies.

Pony Club Work: How does a Pony Club work

Pony Club Branch Membership is open to anyone under 25 years of age. Members should have access to a horse or pony, by ownership or loan, and have the means to transport the horse or pony to and from rallies and events.

How many US Pony Club members are there?

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., was founded as a nonprofit national youth horsemanship organization in February 1954 with 18 formerly unaffiliated clubs and an estimated 750 to 800 members.

Pony Club: Do you have to own a horse to join Pony Club

You don’t need to own a pony to join The Pony Club !.

Pony Club: Do you have to have your own pony for Pony Club

Now, everyone can ride with Pony Club – even riders who don’t have their own horse , or the exclusive use of a horse (e.g. a full lease). Centre Members can experience Pony Club by riding trained school horses at one of our Pony Club Accredited Centres.

Pony Club: Why is it called Pony Club

What is in a name? Back in 1929, the term “pony” was used to describe the mount of a

youth equestrian

With a name steeped in the tradition of educating the next generation of equestrians, the name Pony Club continues to focus on education and quality care of both horses and ponies.

Pony Club: Who started Pony Club

The first recorded Pony Club was formed in Australia in Ingleburn, New South Wales in 1939 by Mrs Marjory Hirst (pictured at right) and her family. The Hirst family continue to be involved with horses. The Pony Club Association of NSW was established in 1952.

What is a

stall card

?

Stall cards are ones that prevent your opponent from damaging you OR ones which focus on Negating your opponent’s cards Decks usually include stall cards as part of a larger strategy, such as a Burn or a “Forbidden One” Deck. They are also used to buy time for a player if their opponent gains an advantage over them.

Pony Club: How old do you have to be to do Pony Club

How old do I have to be to become a Member? Membership is open to anyone up to the age of 25. There is no national minimum age to join The Pony Club, although some Branches/Centres may have their own lower age limit depending on what they offer.

Pony Club Membership: How do I renew my pony club membership

The quickest and safest way to renew your membership is via the Member Portal As an existing member, we will need to send you an email link and you should get this via the renewal reminders sent out 4 and 2 weeks prior to membership expiry.

Pony Club: Can you join more than one Pony Club

Membership may be as a Branch or as a Centre Member. Membership as a Branch Member may be as a Riding Member or Non- Riding Member. Member cannot join more than one Branch at one time.

Pony Club: How do I join The Pony Club in QLD

Membership is now online for all members of Pony Club Queensland. You should encourage all your members to renew or join online. Each member (or their Parent or family member) can login into the member’s portal by going to www.pcaq.asn.au ‘Members Login’ and following the instructions.

Pony Club Rally: What is a Pony Club rally

Rallies are group lessons, which can cover all aspects of riding and pony care and all levels The price charged for each rally covers the cost of tuition and facilities for that rally. The schedule of rallies and how to enter for them is all on the Online Bookings Page.

Who is this Esme sponsored by?


Esme:

Esme has worked with the FEI, has recently been part of Virtual Eventing, and is a proud ambassador for The Brooke charity She has also attracted sponsorship from a number of brands and has worked with some great riders on big campaigns.

Pony Club Camp: What happens at Pony Club camp

Activities include

cross country practice

, flat work, jumping, practical and theoretical stable management, Pony Club achievement badge sessions,

evening events

and demonstrations etc, leaving Somerford Park Farm by 4pm on the Sunday afternoon. We have a very busy schedule but there is time to relax too.



Pony Club: Is Pony Club a charity

The Pony Club was granted independent charitable status on 1 January 1997 , and there are around 330 branches and 480 centres in the UK. The Pony Club has been the starting point for a large majority of equestrian team members and medal winners.

How many pony clubs are there in Australia?


Australia:

Welcome to pony club australia Pony Club Australia is flourishing – with over 800 active Clubs and over 40,000 members making Pony Club the

largest equestrian organisation

in Australia.





Pony Club: Where is The Pony Club based

Origins. Pony Club began in Great Britain in 1929 when the Institute of the Horse formed a youth branch of their organisation called “The Pony Club.” It was formed to encourage children to start riding, while providing them with opportunities in the field that they would not be able to reach on their own.

Sources


https://elkridgeharford.ponyclub.org/ContentDocs/31095/Membership/2021%20Membership%20Application.pdf


https://www.ponyclub.org/findponyclub/map.aspx