2017 Open Ceremonies with members spelled out USPC in arena

Presented by SSG Riding Gloves
Sponsored by State Line Tack

The week-long Pony Club Festival is held every three years at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. More than 3,000 Pony Club members, volunteers, and families participate in this special event. Festival is divided up into two parts, Championships and then Education. The National Championships are held the first part of the week over a three day period.  Then there are two days with mounted and unmounted clinics and workshops taught by Pony Club graduates, Olympians, and equine industry professionals. Throughout the week, participants, family, and visitors can shop at the Festival Trade Fair, participate in and watch the Mock Fox Hunt, and enjoy all aspects of Pony Club activities!

To be held July 19-26th, 2021

Entries Close:

  • Championships- Noon ET, June 28, 2021
  • Mounted Education- June 28, 2021 * unmounted education participants may sign up onsite

Festival Tentative Schedule

Championships Education
Mon 7/19 Tues 7/20 Wed 7/21 Thurs 7/22 Fri 7/23 Sat 7/24 Sun 7/25 Mon 7/26
Move in starts at noon

Move in completed by noon
Opening Ceremonies 

Competition Competition Competition & Awards (start at approximately 5pm
Move out begins
Education (including D-Camp) Move in 
Unmounted Education begins at noon

Mounted Clinics & Unmounted Workshops


Mounted Clinics & Unmounted Workshops









Festival Bits is the daily newsletter of USPC Festival. Anyone interested in the happenings at USPC Festival can follow this link to see past issues. A new link will be posted for Festival. 


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