USPC Festival is a chance for members and their families and friends to learn and enjoy all of the offerings of Pony Club. 

2020 Festival Education Tentative Special Activities

Saturday, July 18 Sunday, July 19 Monday, July 20
    6:30 am   Mock Foxhunt
1 pm - 6 pm   D-Camp D-Camp, all day D-Camp, all day
3 pm - 5 pm   Masters Makeover Class    
2 pm   H-HM/H/H-A Teaching & Longeing Sessions    
  6 pm   Masters Clinic - Show Jumping  


Standards & Certification Clinic - D Level

Masters Clinics

Saturday afternoon, at the Covered Arena, will be a Masters Makeover Class presented by Retired Racehorse Project. The RRP’s innovative demonstration allows spectators the opportunity to observe how experienced horsemen and horsewomen analyze off-track Thoroughbred prospects and demonstrate their approach to the first rides in a second career.

Sunday evening will be a Show Jumping demonstration in the Covered Arena by multiple levels of equestrians and horses. 

INCLUDED IN any Festival Education Registration.

Early Morning Foxhunt

Ride with members of a local Kentucky Hunt Club. You and your horse will have a terrific time at the early morning (6:30 a.m.) Foxhunt on Monday, July 20th. Formal hunt attire preferred, but not required and please carefully assess whether your mount is suitable to ride in a large group. SPACE IS LIMITED. MUST BE REGISTERED as a Mounted Education Participant.  Does NOT count as one of your rides.

D Camp

D-Camp occurs during Festival Education. This camp is designed for the Pony Club youth member up to the D-2 Level, ages 6-12.  This is an exciting opportunity to ride your mount twice a day in small group instruction. Besides riding there will be unmounted instruction in the barn and a chance to experience taking care of your pony while at the Kentucky Horse Park. There will be limited number of slots for D-Camp.  MUST REGISTER for D-Camp via the USPC Festival Education Registration.

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