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Pony Club is a volunteer based organization, from parents and local leaders, to regional officers, to the Board of Governors, volunteers make Pony Club happen. The USPC Board makes decisions based on the work and recommendations of established Committees. It is our Committees that make the many National opportunities happen for our members, such as Championships in all disciplines, Visiting Instructors, International Exchanges, National Youth Congress, and much more.

On this page Committee Members can find information on the duties and responsibilities of their position.

If you need assistance please don't hesitate to contact your Committee Chair or Staff Liaison.

Interested in serving on a Committee?  Complete the Committee Interest Form.

Committee Descriptions

The Board of Governors and its Committees are defined in the USPC By-Laws (National By-Laws, Article 6) and through established policies found in the USPC National Policies & Resolutions - National Organization & Administration section (1000 - 2000).

The duties of the Activities Council and each of its Committees may be found in the USPC National Policies & Resolutions (Resolution #10).

The duties of the Instruction Council and each of its Committees may be found in the USPC National Policies & Resolutions (Resolution #11).


Committee Member Agreement

This agreement is to be signed before taking a position on the Board or any USPC Committee and to be updated periodically and if circumstances change. The agreement includes declaration of any conflicts of interests.  

Download the Agreement

Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership to USPC is required for all Board and Committee Members.  

Become a Corporate Member


Below are resources to assist Committees with specific tasks they may need to perform at different times.


Background Checks

To be completed and renewed every 3 years for Board of Governors Members, Activities, Instruction and Regional Administration Committee Chairs, and Advisory, National Youth Congress and Visiting Instruction Committee Members.

Access the Background Check Information

Volunteer Training

Volunteers at all levels are encouraged to go these training.  Specifically, the Board of Governors, the Advisory Committee, and Activities, Instruction, and Regional Administration Committee Chairs.

All National Youth Congress and Visiting Instruction Committee Members are required to complete these training modules.

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