UNITED STATES PONY CLUBS, INC. PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – PHOTOS
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Press Contact: Shelley Mann, Shelley@PonyClub.org
New Pony Clubs in 2013
March 18, 2013 LEXINGTON, KY – The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. is pleased to welcome three
new Pony Clubs in 2013. Members of the following clubs can now enjoy Pony Club
- Pierport Pony Club in the
Great Lakes Region; Mary Fleishman, DC from Leland, MI.
- Crystal Coast Pony Club in the Carolina
Region; Erin Richard, DC from Stella, NC.
- Northwest Arkansas Pony Club in the Midwest
Region; Michael Munson, DC from Rogers, AR.
Pony Club promotes teamwork, a sense of
responsibility, safety, self-confidence and leadership, while teaching members
riding and the care of horses. Members build upon their horsemanship by
progressing through the Standards of Proficiencies and earning certifications
as each level requires an increased depth of knowledge and skill. There are
opportunities to compete through events such as Rallies and Championships, and
to create friendships and skills that last a lifetime.
About Pony Club -
The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (Pony Club) was founded in 1954 as a
nonprofit national youth organization to teach riding and horsemanship through
a formal educational program. There are approximately 10,000 Pony Club members
in over 600 clubs and riding centers throughout the country. Many of the
nation’s top equestrians, including several of our Olympic team members,
business professionals, government leaders and career military officers, have
roots in Pony Club. Youth members range in age from as young as 4 through age
25. Pony Club also offers educational opportunities to over 500 adult members in
its Horsemasters Program. www.ponyclub.org.