USPC offers educational programming and opportunities through several different membership types so that everyone can share their love of horses. All levels of membership in The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. develop character, leadership, confidence, and a sense of community.  Joining USPC allows you to forge your path with horses based upon your lifestyle, needs, and level of local involvement. Whether you want to research educational topics, learn more with friends and family, or volunteer within your community, Pony Club has membership options for your needs.

Professional Memberships

This membership is for individuals such as instructors, professors, teachers, and other educators interested in ready-to-teach educational materials for their students.

Professional Member ($95): This membership is a 365-day term based on anniversary of join date. Member benefits include: an online profile, organized, easy-to-understand lesson plans, access to the Pony Club IQ with articles relevant to your teaching, bi-monthly E-News, and USPC webinars. 

In addition, Professional Members may purchase educational packages providing access to comprehensive materials to help teach basic horse care and riding skills to students. Packages include Achievement Badge workbooks and guides, introductory level certification materials and complimentary e-membership for your students.

Learn more about the Professional Membership and the available educational packets.     

Become a Member!

Non-Participating Memberships

Corporate Membership

For individuals 18 years or older and is required for Pony Club leaders. This membership connects local leaders/volunteers to USPC's national administration by enabling them to vote at USPC's Annual Meeting of the Corporation.

Corporate Annual Membership ($60):   A yearly membership. Become a Corporate Member.

Corporate Life Membership ($375/$1,000):  This membership is Corporate Membership for the life of an individual. Many graduates and long-time volunteers stay involved in Pony Club through the benefits of life membership.  Become or purchase a Life Membership for someone today!

Online Memberships

Interactive, online memberships with electronic access to the Pony Club News magazine, the Pony Club Pizza blog, where we pile on the knowledge, shopponyclub.org store savings, and special Sponsors offers.

Introductory E-membership:  Become a Member for free using the Promo Code JoinUSPC

Pony Club IQ E-membership ($15): All the benefits of online membership plus access to Pony Club IQ.  Become a Member!

Alumni Membership ($35): This is an annual membership for Pony Club graduates of all ages to maintain a connection with Pony Club while supporting the organization.  Become an Alumni Member.

Friend Membership ($35): This is an annual membership for anyone over the age of 18 who has an interest in Pony Club and wants to support the organization. This membership is ideal for volunteers, instructors, and family members.   Become a Friend Member.

Participating Memberships

Participating Membership Form – NOTE: This form must be completed and submitted to the club or center that you are joining.  The DC/CA will then submit your paperwork to the National Office with the appropriate payment.  

2018 Membership Form


The options below are for individuals who would like to ride and take part in the fun and educational offerings of our clubs and centers. National dues are outlined on the membership form, which may be found above.  Regional and local dues vary, be sure to ask the DC/CA of the club/center you are interested in joining for details.

Youth Membership

For individuals 25 years of age and under who wish to participate in mounted and unmounted meetings, clinics, rallies, certifications, exchanges and other special opportunities.  Find a club or center in your area to join. 

National Membership

For renewing members aged 18-25 who have achieved a certification level of at least C-2 Horse Management.  Learn more.

Horsemasters Membership

This is a participating membership for anyone over the age of 18 who would like to begin or continue their journey through Pony Club. Education is based on the traditional Standards of Proficiency and allows adults to continue their educational goals in a structured atmosphere.  Find a club or center in your area to join.