The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. presents the Founders Award at the USPC Annual Meeting and Equine Symposium each year to one or more individuals who have made significant contributions to USPC over an extended period of time at the local, regional, and national levels.

Created in the Fall of 1987, awards recipients are suggested by the Advisory Committee and presented to the USPC Board of Governors for review and selection. 

Nominate an individual for a Founders Award.

2018

Margaret Pence
Katherine Robertson

2017

Tom Adams
Kimberly Cranford
Cathy Frederickson
Anne Husted

2016

Claire Harmon
Janette Jensen
Shelley Kincaid
Alexandra Weiss

2015

Judith Fannin
Benjamin Hardaway III
Alita Hendricks
Nancy Ambrosiano
Michael Amos

2014

Anna Clader
Barbara Germann
Vicki Fox
Ellen Fischer

2013

Kevin Bowie
John Doolittle
Brad Gordon
Patsy Mattingley

2012

Laurie Chapman-Bosco
Nancy McKnight
Carol Noggle
Abe Rastkar

2011

Geoff Brown
H. Benjamin Duke III
Alicia Henderson
Deb McKenzie Willson

2010

Beth G. Dowd
Richard Lamb
Ian Gibb Smith
Robin M. Weiss
William Weiss

2009

Abby P. Shultis
Eric L. Poling
Mary Ann Turner
Robin Holmes Lightner
Jackie Horn
Joy E. Poling

2008

Larry E. Byers
Janis Goodmundson
Deirdre Pirie
Michael Ragland
Susan Smith
Georgine (Gegi) Winslett

2007

Jan Royce Conant
Roger Leithead
Louisa McKown
Emsie Parker
Paula Raye
Marcia Todd

2006

Betsy Alexander
Marge Beardsley
Margaret Good
Amy Lewis

2005

Charles A. (Chick) Chapin
Kay Hales
Melanie Heacock
Charlotte Mason

2004

Georgia (Maisie) Compton
Ruth Ring Harvie
Elliot P. (Buzz) Moriaty

2003

Diane Hunter
Mary Lou Reese
Betsey Reeves

2002

Phyllis Corl
Mickey Skipper
Roger Yike

2001

Nancy Lindamood
Cindy Piper
Marilyn Yike

2000

Bodgie Read
Margo Leithead
Bev Chester

1999
Ann Baker
Ginevra (Giny) Hunter
Elizabeth Tukey
Jim Winsor

1998

Catherine Anderson
Patricia Donovan Gilbert
Millie Kopperl
James K. Ligon

1997

Doris Bixby Hammet
Olive Overly Cook
Jean D. Shehan

1996

Patricia DuPont
George L. Helwig
Drusilla Malavase

1995

Joy Post Bennett
Helmet Graetz
Margaret Taylor

1994

Joan Ketcham
John L. Love
Barbara Meyer

1993

Jane S. Auchincloss
John H. Fritz
Spencer K. McLean

1992

Sherman P. Haight Jr.
Barbara Brewster Taylor
Elisabeth F. Wesson
Anne L. Zimmerman

1991

Jonathan R. Burton
Constance W. McElhinney
Howard J. Morris Jr.

1990

Joan B. Hamill
Cornelia (Mickey) Presnikoff

1989

Alburta Brown Pierson
Hildegard Neil Ritchie
Margaret Lindsley Warden

1988

W. Sidney Felton
Alice Sherburne Reidy