Barrhaven Pony Club
Royale Equestrian Centre is pleased to announce the addition on the new Barrhaven Pony Club!
Our branch will be opening 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% of attendance is required thoughout the year.
We meet 1 Tuesday night per month for various educational sessions/badges, 2 Saturdays per month from 10am to 12pm for stable management and hands on horse activities, and members also have the option of registering for an additional 2 monthly special pony club riding lessons through REC taught every other Saturday from 10am -12 pm.
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 clinic.
Regular Members can attend any and all Pony Club activites that they choose with the exception of the riding sessions.
Its a fun program run by great people that are passoinate about horses and sharing that pasion with local youth.
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