Announcements

Sunshine Region Calendar for 2015

Posted on Dec 4, 2014

  Sunshine Region Pony Clubs Calendar for 2015      January 17, 2015 D-Day Tack Shack Ocala Fl. Sunshine Region Jr. Council   January 21-25, 2015 USPC, Inc. Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA www.ponyclub.org for details.   January 31, 2015 Qualifying Quiz Rally. Hosts: Live Oak Hounds PC/Alligator Creek PC. Saturday Quiz, Kearly Farm   February 21, 2015 HB knowledge Instruction/Techniques for Testing/Equipment. C1 and Up.  Location: Claddagh Farm, Clermont. Fl.   March 13-15, 2015 USPC/Sunshine Region Qualifying Eventing Rally. Hosts: South Lake Pony Club. Florida Horse Park,...

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National Testing for 2015

Posted on Nov 23, 2014

Sunshine Region DC and C & Up Letter November, 2014 (2ND mailing) Bunny Hendricks, RIC Dear DCs, C & Up Members, and Parents of C & Up Members: If you have already replied to this letter, (Jane and Jean, Kanyon, Sammy, Emily Z., & Jenna; Dcs of SLPC, FHPC, SCHPC) THANK YOU! As 2014 draws to a close, it’s time to look a bit into 2015 as far as plans for upward Certifications and Preparing for success in those endeavors. Our National Level Testing is scheduled to take place the weekend of November 6-8, 2015 at Rocking Horse Stables, Altoona, Florida. We must send in our request...

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Certification News for the Region

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

Sunshine Region 2014 National Level Testing Congrats! Bunny Hendricks, RIC   It with great pride and happiness that Sunshine Region announces that we have a newly Certified HB! Congratulations to Rachel M. of Horseketeers PC for achieving this National Level Certification November 7 at Rocking Horse Stables, Altoona, Florida! Well done Rachel!   We also wish to acknowledge and encourage Rachel M. and Madison O. of South Lake PC as they retest only one section each of their C3 Tradtional Certification at a National Testing next year. Madison will retest part of her HB at that time...

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The Top Ten “Epic Fails” (To Needlessly Lose Points) In Horse Management at Rallies

Posted on Nov 6, 2014

The Top Ten “Epic Fails” (To Needlessly Lose Points) In Horse Management at Rallies Alita (Bunny) Hendricks USPC Chief HM Judge USPC National Examiner Sunshine Region RIC Why do we judge Horse Management at Rallies any way? We do this for different reasons. Judging HM at Rallies allows us to: 1)      Provide a series of Standards and Expectations that are clearly defined and amplified in the HM Handbook and the United States Pony Clubs Standards of Proficiency to give rally participants standardized and consistent (as much as humanly possible) guidelines for horse care. 2)      Provide a...

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Suggested Lesson Plan Topics from our RIC

Posted on Nov 6, 2014

Sunshine Region RIC 2014 Club Lesson Suggested Topics QTR I Jan:     Unmounted:                        Record Books          USPC site referenced Mounted:                             Ground Poles @ W, T       formal L.P. provided Feb:    Unmounted:                        Basic Conditioning USPC D Manual referenced Mounted:                             X-C Schooling Day  Ref. to Simone Cormier FHP Mar:   Unmounted:                        HM- Stall & TR Set Up       D Man. & HM Hand Ref Mounted:                             Grids  D & C Manuals and SoPs Referenced QTR II Apr:   ...

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Quarterly Newsletter from our RIC

Posted on Oct 30, 2014

October SunshineRegionRIC LetterQtrIV2014

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