Barrhaven Pony Club
Royale Equestrian Centre is pleased to announce the addition on the new Barrhaven Pony Club!
Our branch will be opened it's doors April 2011. The BPC is a stable based branch operating out of Royale Equestrian Centre in Barrhaven. We are a branch of the Canadian Pony Club under the St. Lawrence/Ottawa Valley Region.
The Canadian Pony Club is an organization run by volunteers for young people ages 6 to 25 years of age who are interested in riding, learning about, and/or caring for horses or ponies. We have about 3000 members in about 180 Branches from coast to coast in Canada. World wide, the Pony Club is in at least 20 other countries with over 100,000 members!
The Pony Club is for ages 6 to 21 years. All young riders at Royale Equestrian Centre that are passionate about riding and learning about horses are enrolled in our Pony Club Program. We have many fun opportunites available to our members. Not only is it all about horses; it also teaches important life skills and values, including; responsibility, work ethic, planning, teaching, team work and more...
Members earn badges, attend special clinics/educational sessions, fun riding activites, assist with fundraising, participate in regional and national activites/competitions, participate in testing, quiz and more... Each member can choose what they would like to attend and only 60% attendance is required thoughout the year.
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday night each month for various educational sessions/badges, stable management and hands on horse activities, there are also additional Saturday sessions booked on a monthly basis including 2-3 field trips per year. Members also have the option of registering for an additional special pony club riding lessons through REC at discounted rates.
Members can be registered as Regular Members or also Choose our Riding Member which will include special mounted games practices on one Friday per month (10 months), Drill Team/Musical Ride Practice & Presentation (Summer), and 2 riding clinics.
Regular members can attend any and all Pony Club activities that they choose with the exception of riding session for riding members.
It's a fun program run by great people that are passionate about horses and sharing that passion with local youth.
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