The New Vocations Pony Club Challenge
2018 Pony Club Challenge Entries are now CLOSED!
We are thankful for our sponsors. Please take a minute to click on their names below to find more information about who they are!
- County Saddlery
- Horseware Ireland
- Retired Racehorse Project
- Right Horse Initiative
- Transitions Sport Horses
- Point Two
The New Vocations Pony Club Challenge is a unique opportunity for United States Pony Clubs members to partner with retired racehorses. The Challenge is designed to showcase the versatility of retired Thoroughbred racehorses and allow Pony Club members an educational tool to enhance their learning experience. Adopted Horses will be eligible to compete at the 2018 USPC Championships East, which will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C., on July 25-29.
- New Vocations will provide 50 retired racehorses free to current USPC members, Horsemasters or Riding Centers in good standing who have achieved a minimum of their C-1 riding certification and will waive the adoption fee for these horses
- Each adopted Thoroughbred will come with an $1,800 stipend that may be used for transportation, training, competition, veterinary care or any other expenses associated with the adopted horse
- Adopted horses are eligible to compete in:
Interested in participating? Fill out the USPC Adoption Application today!
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Funding for this program is generously provided by the WaterShed Animal Fund, which invests in innovative programs with exemplary institutions and individuals to better the lives of companion animals. More information can be found at arnallfamilyfoundation.org