Bridges Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center

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The Pony Club Pledge:

“As a member of the United States Pony Clubs, I stand for the best in sportsmanship as well as in horsemanship. I shall compete for the enjoyment of the game well played and take winning or losing in stride, remembering that without good manners and good temper, sport loses its cause for being. I shall endeavor to maintain the best tradition of the ancient and noble skill of horsemanship, always treating my horse with consideration due a partner.”

 

See the United States Pony Club Video here: https://youtu.be/hOhSHhkuOcE

Bridges Equestrian is proud to be part of the United States Pony Club! The United States Pony Club (Pony Club for short) is a national organization that teaches horsemanship through comprehensive curriculum, taking riders from the very basics up to the highest levels of our sport. Pony Club partners the riding aspect of the sport with age and level appropriate unmounted horse management education. In addition, Pony Club offers leadership opportunities, international exchanges, networking, team competitions and more. Many of the top veterinarians, riders, trainers and farriers have a strong Pony Club background!

You do not need to own or lease your own horse to participate, and can reach the highest levels of horse
management without doing much riding at all. While our unmounted program is currently offered at no charge, there is a minimal membership fee to belong to The United States Pony Club, and for our center’s mounted meetings.

And Pony Club is no longer just for kids! United States Pony Club offers a great program for adults called “Horsemasters.” Bridges Equestrian’s Horsemasters meet once a month, on the second Tuesday, for our “Ride and Dine” lesson at our stable, and discussion after at a local restaurant.  Horsemaster’s – Pony Club for Adults!  Please click here for more information!

While our unmounted program is currently offered at no charge, there is a minimal membership fee to belong
to The United States Pony Club, and for our center’s mounted meetings. The Bridges Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center Unmounted Meetings are currently:

  • 2nd Sunday of the month, from 2:30 – 3:30 pm*
  • 4th Monday from 4:30-6pm*

*Check your newsletter for updates for any changes, or email info@bridgesequestrian.com to confirm the dates.

Mounted meetings are the 2nd Sunday of the month, from 3:30 – 5, and cost $55 each.  Our members use these mounted meetings as a supplement to our regular lesson program.  In addition to our regular meetings, we participate in regional team competitions (rallies) and are very active with the local horse community.

Program Costs:

New Member for Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020 $455

  • $155 Yearly Membership with United States Pony Club (paid when you sign up. Email info@bridgesequestrian for link to new member sign up)
  • Club Membership $300, Paid to Bridges Equestrian Includes:
    • So Cal Region Dues
    • Yearly Membership with Bridges Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center
    • All Unmounted Meetings (Mounted meetings additional $55 each; must be BRIDGES Level 1 rider or up)
    • Black Embroidered Pony Club Polo
    • Pony Club Arm Band
    • Pony Club D Manual

Renewing Members  for 2020 $355

  • $145 Yearly Membership with United States Pony Club (paid through Pony Club)
  • $210 Paid to Bridges Equestrian,
    • Includes:
      • So Cal Regional Dues
      • All Unmounted Meetings (Mounted meetings $55 each, or a regular BRIDGES lesson)
      • Yearly Membership with Bridges Equestrian Pony Club Riding Center

How To Join our Pony Club

  • Be our guest at an unmounted meeting!  We meet the Fourth Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6:00pm and the 2nd Sunday from 2:30 – 3:30 (Mounted meeting after).
  • Email info@bridgesequestrian.com for new member invitation.
  • Sign up with USPC
  • Pay $300 New Member club dues (includes, arm band, manual & team shirt)
  • Come to the meetings (no requirements) and keep an eye on the monthly newsletter and Calendar for other Pony Club offerings!

Learn More about Pony Club at the National Website: www.ponyclub.org

 

Resources

Go to www.Ponyclub.org, Sign in. (not registered? find the “sign in” and complete the information to get a log in).
Members
    Certifications
      D1 – C2 Certifications
           D Level
                 (for the Record Book, scroll down, there are a bunch of boxes with titles; Record Books is the middle line far right, girl in purple shirt)

 

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