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Join United States Pony Clubs for Championship Competition and Fun!

July 21, 2012 By: janwest Category: What's Happenin'

July 19, 2012 (Lexington, KY) – The United States Pony Clubs 2012 Championships East is being held at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA from July 26th through the 29th. Pony Club members qualified from across the country to compete in 1 of 7 different disciplines offered this Championship season.

Visit the Virginia Horse Center and Pony Club Championships East for an afternoon or day of fun competition and shopping at the Trade Fair. Watch as Teams comprised of Pony Club members vie for top awards in Eventing, Dressage, Show Jumping, Quiz, Games, Polocrosse, and Tetrathlon.

Be sure to visit the Pony Club Bookstore in the Trade Fair for a great selection of equine books and the latest Pony Club fashion.

Tentative Schedule:

Thurs. 7/26 Fri. 7/27 Sat. 7/28 Sun. 7/29
AM Turnout Inspections.Eventing: DressageDressage, Games, Show Jumping,   Polocrosse and

Quiz begins.

Tetrathlon: Ride

Dressage, Games, Polocrosse, Show   Jumping rides continue.Quiz continues.Eventing: Cross Country

Tetrathlon: Run

Dressage, Games, Polocrosse, Show   Jumping rides continue.Quiz continues.Eventing: Jumping
PM Tetrathlon: Air pistol Target   Shooting Rides continue.Quiz continues.Tetrathlon: Swim Rides continue.Quiz continues.Tetrathlon: Ride

Tetrathlon: Awards

Awards at completionof each discipline.
OTHER 6 p.m. OpeningCeremony 3-4 p.m.:Barns open to visitors 3-4 p.m.:Barns open to visitors

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. Many of the nation’s top equestrians, including many of our Olympic team members and many 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, and include adult members of the Horsemasters Program. There are approximately 10,000 members in 600 clubs and riding centers in 43 regions throughout the country




For more information contact:

Bill Harless, bill@ponyclub.org