National Youth Board
NYB Spotlight: Ruth Rosendaul
NYB National Youth Board member shares her story about how she got started riding, how she got started in Pony Club, the experiences Pony Club has given her, and about her two horses.
Pony Club Creating Global Connections Through International Experiences
National Youth Board member Gillian shares her experience with how she connected with an international student, and how Pony Club can open the doors to cultivating international experiences.
Keeping Horses Warm in the Winter
The weather is getting chillier, and with that comes the debate on whether or not to blanket your horse. Here we have some tips on how to help you determine if your horse would benefit from a blanket.
“Spooky Season” with Horses
As the weather changes, so do horses' attitudes. Crisp fall air brings out the spunk in most horses, and learning to manage their newfound energy can be difficult. Check out some ways to handle spooky season with horses.
Serving Your Community: Lessons from Pony Club
A National Youth Board member shares her experiences of how Pony Club has helped her think about community service and how to help other Pony Club members.
Deciding to Serve as a USPC National Youth Board Member
Meet Gillian W., a USPC member of 14 years who talks about why she joined the National Youth Board, and why other members should consider it as well. It's a worthwhile experience reserved for a few select Pony Club members at a time.
National Youth Board Spotlight: Gillian Warner
Meet 2022 USPC National Youth Board member Gillian Warner.
Get Organized at the Barn
Follow these tips from the USPC National Youth Board to get organized for the busy riding season ahead.
Cold Weather Riding Exercises
Stay safe in the cold this winter and enjoy these cold weather riding tips and exercises from the USPC National Youth Board.
NYB: Reasons to take the H-A/H-HM Testing
Written by Elizabeth Larson Since the start of the new year is often when we make decisions about our goals for the year, I want to encourage you to include the H-A/H-HM test as one of your ambitions! Here a few of many reasons to take your H-A/H-HM this coming year. I completed this test three years ago during my first semester of college. You got this! You already have teaching experience. To the best of my knowledge, the teaching, longing and bandaging are some of the most commonly-failed sections of the H-A test. Since the longing and bandaging are objectively easier skills to sharpen months leading up to the…