The United States Pony Clubs cordially invites the equine community to participate in the USPC Festival 2017 at the Kentucky Horse Park, July 22-24th. Registration for the 12th triennial event is now open and Pony Club encourages all to come learn and join the fun.
Dressage participants will learn from expert clinicians such as Allison Brock, (C-3, Lio Lii Pony Club) 2016 Rio Olympic Dressage Bronze Medalist, FEI 5* Judge, Axel Steiner, and many other knowledgeable grand prix level competitors, and instructors. Interested Eventing participants can ride with FEI 4* competitor Allie Byskal-Sacksen (A, Brandywine Hounds Pony Club), Stephen Bradley (A, Loudon Hunt Pony Club) and Jerry Schurink (USEA Instructors’ Certification Program Faculty).
Returning to USPC Festival is Dressage4Kids with Olympian, Lendon Gray. The Dressage4Kids program and a masters clinic on July 22nd will be taught by Lendon featuring her insightful teaching and training skills in the sport of Dressage.
For participants not bringing a horse, the unmounted education offers an array of workshops. Topics and presenters range from sports psychology with Daniel Stewart to equine acupuncture and dentistry with renowned veterinarians. Other topics cover equine first aid, trailer safety, saddle fitting and many more. Featured authors of World Class Grooming, Cat Hill and Emma Ford, will present hands-on workshops on stable management, show tips, braiding, clipping, and cooling out horses.
To register and more information regarding all the popular clinics and workshops, visit www.ponyclub.org Individuals from across the United States can participate in these educational opportunities.