The tentative dates for the Foxhunting Exchange hosted by USA are
October 22 - 31, 2015.
DEADLINE EXTENDED - Applications are due JUNE 25, 2015.
Information about the Exchange and applying for the Exchange:
Team Member Application Materials:
Coach/Chaperone Application Materials:
To qualify for the USPC Foxhunting International Exchange the applicant must be between 16 and 25 years of age on January 1, 2015, with a minimum certification of C-2 Traditional or Hunter Seat Equ./Show Jumping at time of application. Applicant must be currently hunting with first (jumping) field.
International teams consist of four participants and a coach/chaperone. The Selection Panel determines the teams using information in the applications and recommendations. The Selection Panel will consider a candidates’ ambassadorial attributes as well as teamwork abilities, hunting experience and riding skill, both in Pony Club and in the hunt field. International teams will join teams from England and Ireland for 10-11 days of hunting and sightseeing in the Lexington, KY area. The Exchange will run October 22 - 31, 2015.
Selection Criteria for Participants:
Each participant must:
Be a C-2, C+, C-3, B, H, H-A or A level Pony Club member in good standing.
Be 16 to 25 years of age as of January 1, 2015.
Have strong Horse Management skills
Have a strong record of service to Pony Club
Have high Ambassador qualities
Have a strong background in riding and hunting borrowed horses, hunting in the first field
Have recommendations of your:
Master of Foxhounds
Sign and adhere to a Code of Conduct
Complete all application requirements
If you are able to meet the requirements listed above, please:
1. Complete the Applicant Information Form. Have your DC/CA sign the application.
2. Sign the Waiver and Code of Conduct From
3. Have your DC/CA, RS and MFH complete the Applicant Recommendation Form.
4. Application, Waiver and Code of Conduct, and recommendation forms must be sent to the National Office.
All requirements must be submitted on-line or postmarked by June 25, 2015, in order for the application to be considered. NO LATE APPLICATIONS will be considered.
Wayne Quarles, Activity Services Director
Pony Club National Office
4041 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511