US Pony Club Scholarship
Assistance Available for Instructor Certification Program Workshops
30, 2012 (
, KY) –Thanks to the generosity of the Brennan family, Pony Club Instructors
and Upper-Level Members are eligible to receive scholarship assistance to attend
Instructor Certification Program Workshops at a greatly reduced cost. The
scholarship, funded by the Eleanor Brennan Fund, is intended for those who are
regularly teaching Pony Club lessons. Eleanor was a B rated member of the
Mountain Skyline Pony Club. As a member of Pony Club, Eleanor earned honors from
1st place at her first regional Quiz Rally, up to the coveted Cavalry
Award, which is given to the top placing Pony Club members in any CCI event. At
the time, Eleanor was the youngest rider and the only current U.S. Pony Club
member to ever complete the Badminton Event in
. Eleanor never forgot her roots and would always give clinics on her visits
back to the
Upon her return, she had become a regular and loved Pony Club instructor and
examiner, and participated in the 2007 Instructor Certification Program hosted
by Pony Club at the
for Instructor Training are designed to educate all levels of instructors to
confirm and add to their knowledge base, both theoretical and practical, upon
which they will continue to build throughout their teaching lifetime. Several
scholarships up to $500 will be awarded in 2012. Please submit the scholarship
application and reference forms to be considered for these workshops. The
application form is available on the Pony Club website, www.ponyclub.orgunder
Opportunities/Grants. Please contact Connie Jehlik, Pony Club’s Director of
Instruction at firstname.lastname@example.org
859-254-7669, ext. 223, if you have further questions.
more information about the USEA ICP program, visit the U.S. Eventing website at www.useventing.com.
To ask questions about the Instructors' Certification Program or to find out how
to sign up for ICP Workshop(s), contact Nancy Knight email@example.com
Sue Hershey firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on the USDF Instructor/Trainer Program, visit www.usdf.org.
If you have further questions, contact the Instructor/Trainer Program Liaison at
859-971-2277 or email@example.com.
About Pony Club- The United States Pony Clubs, Inc.
(Pony Club) was founded in 1954 as a nonprofit national youth organization to
teach riding and horsemanship through a formal educational program. Many of the
nation’s top equestrians, including many of our Olympic team members and many
business professionals, government leaders and career military officers, have
roots in Pony Club. Youth members range in age from as young as 4 through age
25, and include adult members of the Horsemasters Program. There are
approximately 10,000 members in 600 clubs and riding centers in 43 regions
throughout the country www.ponyclub.org.
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