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Welcome to Championships East 2015!
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Fair Hill International has graciously donated several prize packages to be awarded to the top placings teams in Championships East Eventing
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Prize package for the Novice Eventing Team Winners at the USPC Championships East
  • 15 multi-day general admission passes (3 per team member) for the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International held October 14-18, 2015
  • 2 hotel suites @ La Quinta Inn & Suites for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights
  • 4 VIP multi-day parking passes
  • 15 invitations to join competitors, owners, officials, and sponsors for the Welcome Party on Thursday, October 15th at 6:00 pm.
  • XC course walk with CCI*** rider on Friday, October 16th
  • Stadium course walk with course designer Sally Ike, USEF Managing Director for Education, Sunday, October 18th
  • Travel arrangements are the responsibility of each team member and their families
  • Prize packages are transferable to other Pony Club members with prior notification to Fair Hill International
  • Additional tickets are available for purchase
Prizes for the Beginner Novice, Training, and Preliminary Team winners
  • 5 multi-day general admission passes for the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International held Oct.14-18, 2015

  • Fair Hill International supports USPC.
    *All Pony Club members receive free admission with their pony clun pins!

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    Webinar: How to choose the right feed for your mount
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    Sponsored by Merck Animal Health
    Tuesday July 7, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time

    Choosing the right feed should be easy, but there are literally hundreds of horse feed on the market today. This webinar will break down how there are really only six major feed categories and how to decide which is best for your horse.

    About the presenter
    Eric Haydt graduated in 1977 from the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Accounting, but went immediately in a different direction. Since graduating he has worked in all areas of the feed industry exclusively, including manufacturing, sales, marketing and management primarily in the equine environment. He is currently Senior Vice President of Business Development for Triple Crown Nutrition and has been involved from the inception in the Triple Crown feed line, is a member of the American Association of Professional Animal Scientists and a horse owner for 20 years. Eric and Triple Crown are dedicated to staying on the cutting edge of equine nutrition to provide the newest innovations and the healthiest diets for our equine companions.

    To join this webinar, register with your name and email address. As always these webinars will be recorded and posted here for viewing at a later date.

    FAQs about webinars can be found here. Send any questions about webinars to webinar@ponyclub.org.  

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    Audit for free
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    Come learn and be a part of the USPC hosted USEA ICP (Instructors Certification Program) prior to Champs East, July 21-23, 2015 at the Virginia Horse Park. Click read mroe for information and to sign a USEA Release form. Please contact Connie Jehlik if you have any further questions.
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    Newly revised record book and guide book
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    Newly revised Pony Club Health and Maintenance Record Book, Guidebook, and fillable Record Book is now up on the website. You can also order this on a CD through ShopPonyclub.org.
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      Deworming Made Easy

    We want to see how much your horse loves Durvet's APPLE scented and flavored DEWORMERS. To enter, create a video showing how easy it is to deworm your horse using Durvet Ivermectin or Pyrantel Paste. Smell the APPLE scent. Taste the APPLE flavor. Deliciously EASY!

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    Calling all D campers in the east
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    Spend 2 1/2 days with your pony/horse at the Virginia Horse Center with some wonderful Pony Club riding instructors and hands-on horse management experience!

    D Camp during Championships East: This camp is designed for the Pony Club youth member (6 years old and above) up to the D-2 Level. This is an exciting opportunity to ride their mount twice a day in small group instruction and taught by experienced Upper Level Pony Club members and graduates! Besides riding they will have unmounted instruction in the barn and a chance to experience taking care of their pony while at the Virginia Horse Center. This camp will begin on Thursday afternoon and end Saturday evening so the campers can be with their families on Sunday and be able to watch the competition and awards ceremonies. Parents will pick their campers up and feed them each day during camp. Only snacks and fluids will be available in the barn area. There are a few slots open, register soon!

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    Test sheets
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    Club/Center level test sheets: Do NOT send these to the National Office, these are kept with the club or center with a copy or original going to the member.
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    Revised
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    Revised USPC Guidelines for Club/Center Level Testings: D-1 through C-1 2015 is now up on the website.
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    National Level Testing reminders!
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    Please note that all National Level Testing applications are now to be submitted through your personal profile by signing in here. For detailed application instructions and additional information on National Level Testing, please visit here.

    All applications a fees must be submitted 12 weeks prior to the test start date. The 2015 test schedule can be found here.

    You must be logged in to the USPC website in order to access the test schedule.

    Please contact Elizabeth Smith, Instruction/Testing Coordinator, with any questions at testing@ponyclub.org.

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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      TRAIN FOR IEA THIS SUMMER

    Intensive Riding Camp at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield, MA offers a small group of advanced riders, ages 14-18, the opportunity to develop effective riding strategies for hunt seat competition in Interscholastic Equestrian Association events. Session runs June 28 – July 3, 2015. Call 413-774-2711 x256 for more information.
     


    Noble Outfitters
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    Noble Outfitters is committed to partnering with organizations like The United States Pony Clubs and giving back to the equestrian community. In support of these efforts, Noble Outfitters commits 5 percent of profits through the Noble Tomorrow® program, which aims to assist youth programs that foster equine interest and participation while strengthening values and providing meaningful learning experiences. For Noble Outfitters products, visit www.nobleoufitters.com.  
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    ShopPonyClub
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    Teamwork is a big part of the Pony Club mission. What better way to show you are part of a team than with matching warm-up suits? These super comfortable Pony Club track suits come in many colors and sizes to suit your team’s needs. They can be worn to keep riding clothes clean, as a team outfit, or event to travel and sleep in. The Pony Club logo is on the left arm and left thigh, which allows plenty of room for you to personalize these outfits to your needs. Custom embroidery is available. Click read more below to get yours today!
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