Pony Club Member Spotlight: Ava

Meet Pony Club Member Ava!

Meet Ava! Ava is a D-1 certified member with Rose City Pony Club in the Oregon region. She rides Calgary, and together they do dressage, and trail rides.

Name: Ava
Club: Rose City Pony Club
Region: Oregon
Years in Pony Club: 1.5 Years
Disciplines & Activities: Dressage, Quiz, Horse Management
Current Certification (and/or certification currently working on): D-1 HM and Dressage

Tell us about your current mount(s) and what you do with them:
Calgary is a Canadian horse that I use for training and trail rides.

Tell us about your goals (with Pony Club, with riding, life):
To acheive the highest levels of certifications for HM, dressage and show jumping.

What is your favorite thing about Pony Club?
Learning to care for my mount and meeting new teammates.

What is one thing you would tell younger members first joining Pony Club?
That being virtual will not last forever. Then you can share your love of horses with lots of new friends.

What is your favorite way to prep for an HM certification?
I read, do illustrations and take notes, but because of COVID there have not been many HM events in my area.

If you could try out any other discipline or activity, what would it be and why?
Polocrosse. It seems fun and my coach thinks I would be good at it.

Favorite Pony Club memory:
My D-1 certification. Everyone was surprised I could manage such a large horse.

What makes you #PonyClubProud?
Sharing love and respect for horses.

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