Six Winter Grooming Challenges
With winter comes a change in your horse's coat, and your grooming habits. Knowing how to take care of your horse's winter coat is essential to ensuring he has a healthy summer coat, as well. Learn tips from a grooming expert from Shapley's, the official grooming products sponsor of the U.S. Pony Clubs, about how to overcome these six common winter grooming challenges.
Taking Your Horse’s Vital Signs
Do you know how to take your horse's temperature, pulse, and respiration (TPR)? This is especially important for monitoring the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. Learn the steps to taking TPR and just how much insight they can give on your horse.
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.
Biosecurity: Trusted Protection, Fast Detection
Biosecurity is one of the most important aspects of taking care of horses. Learn some tips from the experts at Zoetis how you can help protect your horse and the other horses around it through practicing good biosecurity.
Dr. Chris Huth Receives AAEP Good Works Distinction for July
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) commends Dr. Chris Huth, the July honoree of the Good Works for Horses campaign, for his volunteer efforts that are expanding horse health knowledge and know-how among young equine enthusiasts in Southern California.
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Developing a Rider Position from D to A
This article, by Asia Thayer, a USPC National Examiner, walks rider through the progression through USPC riding test expectations, with a focus on developing seat position.
Good Grooming Goals: Get Your Horse Ready for a Rally or Horse Show
This Good Grooming Goals article from Shapley's, the official grooming products sponsor of USPC, discusses how to take care of your horse day-to-day in order to be ready when it comes time for a rally or horse show.
2022 Research Project Fair in Review
Pony Club offer many different types of learning opportunities to members. One such opportunity is the USPC Research Project Fair, held during the annual Convention. Read more about this opportunity and recap the 2022 fair experience.
National Testing Feedback Project Helps Set Pony Club Members Up For Success
If you are preparing for a national level certification, set yourself up for success with the National Testing Feedback Project. With this helpful input directly from the experts, you can continue building your skills and feel confident that you are on the right track.
Exercising Safely in Heat for Horses & Humans
With summer in full swing, here are some good tips from the USPC Safety Committee to remember when riding and working in the heat.