Milestone Club Anniversaries Honored at USPC Equine Symposium & Convention

Nineteen clubs were honored for their member dedication and longevity with the United States Pony Clubs, Inc. during the 2020 Equine Symposium and Convention hosted by USPC, presented by the Ben B. Cheney Foundation, in Seattle, Washington, on Feb. 1st. The Club Milestone Award is given to clubs reaching their 25th or 50th anniversary years.

“With so many clubs celebrating such important milestones, their commitment to Pony Club provides an example and inspiration to all. The passion of our long-standing clubs and their leadership is the backbone of USPC and we look forward to applauding future successes,” stated Karol Wilson, USPC Director of Member Services and Regional Administration.

During the Meeting of the Corporation, 12 clubs celebrated their 25th anniversary by receiving a 25 Year Club Milestone Award. Those clubs include: Columbia River Pony Club (Inland Empire Region); Deer Creek Pony Club (Sierra Pacific Region); High Lakes Pony Club (Oregon Region); Highland Riders Pony Club (Oregon Region); Lead Hound Pony Club (Northern Lakes Region); Na Lio Kai Pony Club (Hawaii Region); Narrows Pony Club (Northwest Region); Oregon Trail Pony Club (Oregon Region); Rivers Edge Pony Club (Inland Empire Region); Santa Fe Pony Club (Southwest Region); Shetucket Valley Pony Club (New York/Upper Connecticut Region); Sun Basin Pony Club (Inland Empire Region).

Celebrating an even bigger benchmark, seven clubs were honored this year with 50 Year Club Milestone Awards. Those clubs include: Greenville Foothills Pony Club (Carolina Region); Lost Hounds Pony Club (Tri-State Region); Roanoke Valley Pony Club (Old Dominion Region); Roaring Fork Hounds Pony Club (Rocky Mountain Region); Sangamon Valley Pony Club (North Central Prairie Region); Shenandoah Valley Pony Club (Capital Region); Western Reserve Pony Club (Tri-State Region).

About Pony Club - The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (Pony Club). There are approximately 10,000 Pony Club members in over 600 clubs and riding centers throughout the US. USPC is proud to provide education to equestrians of all ages (including adults); incorporate more than nine riding disciplines (including Western) into instruction and competition opportunities; and to be instrumental in curriculum development for schools and universities across the United States. Many of the nation’s top equestrians, including several of our Olympic team members, business professionals, government leaders and military officers, have roots in Pony Club.

February 10, 2020 (Lexington, KY) –  Nineteen clubs were honored for their member dedication and longevity with the United States Pony Clubs, Inc. during the 2020 Equine Symposium and Convention hosted by USPC, presented by the Ben B. Cheney Foundation, in Seattle, Washington, on Feb. 1st. The Club Milestone Award is given to clubs reaching their 25th or 50th anniversary years.

“With so many clubs celebrating such important milestones, their commitment to Pony Club provides an example and inspiration to all. The passion of our long-standing clubs and their leadership is the backbone of USPC and we look forward to applauding future successes,” stated Karol Wilson, USPC Director of Member Services and Regional Administration.

During the Meeting of the Corporation, 12 clubs celebrated their 25th anniversary by receiving a 25 Year Club Milestone Award. Those clubs include: Columbia River Pony Club (Inland Empire Region); Deer Creek Pony Club (Sierra Pacific Region); High Lakes Pony Club (Oregon Region); Highland Riders Pony Club (Oregon Region); Lead Hound Pony Club (Northern Lakes Region); Na Lio Kai Pony Club (Hawaii Region); Narrows Pony Club (Northwest Region); Oregon Trail Pony Club (Oregon Region); Rivers Edge Pony Club (Inland Empire Region); Santa Fe Pony Club (Southwest Region); Shetucket Valley Pony Club (New York/Upper Connecticut Region); Sun Basin Pony Club (Inland Empire Region).

Celebrating an even bigger benchmark, seven clubs were honored this year with 50 Year Club Milestone Awards. Those clubs include: Greenville Foothills Pony Club (Carolina Region); Lost Hounds Pony Club (Tri-State Region); Roanoke Valley Pony Club (Old Dominion Region); Roaring Fork Hounds Pony Club (Rocky Mountain Region); Sangamon Valley Pony Club (North Central Prairie Region); Shenandoah Valley Pony Club (Capital Region); Western Reserve Pony Club (Tri-State Region).

About Pony Club - The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (Pony Club). There are approximately 10,000 Pony Club members in over 600 clubs and riding centers throughout the US. USPC is proud to provide education to equestrians of all ages (including adults); incorporate more than nine riding disciplines (including Western) into instruction and competition opportunities; and to be instrumental in curriculum development for schools and universities across the United States. Many of the nation’s top equestrians, including several of our Olympic team members, business professionals, government leaders and military officers, have roots in Pony Club.

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