YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – CONGRATULATIONS TO NICOLA LACHENICHT

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Congratulations Nicola Lachenicht, Serpentine Horse and Pony Club, for being the first Associate Riding Member to gain their Preliminary Coaching Accreditation through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSCI) funded Youth Development Program.

This funded program has enabled Youth Leaders the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge and achieve their PC-NCAS Preliminary, Level 1 Coaching Accreditation or Gear Checker Accreditation through specialised mentoring and seminars at club and state level.

The Pony Club WA State Coaching ...

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IMGE 2019 – SKYE MCMULLEN

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTED GAMES EXCHANGE 2019

Written by Skye McMullen
South Midlands Pony Club

In December 2019 I received the most exciting news, I was selected to represent Australia at the International Mounted Games Exchange in Denver Colorado. My wish to ride internationally and represent my country was going to come true.

On July the 22nd I hopped on a plane and headed to Melbourne Victoria for a three-day training camp where I met the team Coach, Tim Ling (Vic), Manager Karen Pearce (Tas) and my ...

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NEW PCA SYLLABUS OF INSTRUCTION

NEW ERA FOR PONY CLUB IN AUSTRALIA!

‘… Riders will now learn more about why horses behave as they do…’

Pony club in Australia is about to undergo one of the biggest changes in its 80 year history, with the introduction of a new syllabus which includes equine welfare and equitation science.

“We are proud to be at the forefront of such a big change,” Pony Club Australia CEO Dr Catherine Ainsworth said this week. “With more focus on both horse welfare ...

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AUSTRALIA WINS INTERNATIONAL MOUNTED GAMES 2019!

AUSTRALIAN TEAM WINS INTERNATIONAL MOUNTED GAMES!

Pony Club Australia congratulates the Mounted Games team for their victory in the international Pony Club competition in Colorado, USA today.

The team was selected to represent the best riders under 16 years from across Pony Club and consisted of:
Riders:
Tiarni Kenderdine, Queensland
Asha Lamprey, Tasmania
Skye McMullen, Western Australia
Aaron Newham, NSW
Caitlin Seini, Victoria

Coach:
Tim Ling, Victoria

Manager:
Karen Pearce, Tasmania

The win follows second place finishes in 2017 and 2018. The team enjoyed ...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 HORSELAND WA PONY CLUB SPONSORED RIDERS

Pony Club WA was excited to be a part of the Horseland WA Pony Club Sponsored Rider announcements last night.

The response to this initiative, now in its second year, has been outstanding and the calibre of applicants extremely high.

Thank to you all that applied, you make us proud and we are so pleased to have you all as a part of the pony club family.

Thank you to the Horseland WA stores for your continued support of the pony club community ...

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Pony Club WA Annual Report 2018

The Pony Club WA Annual Report 2018 was presented at the Annual General Meeting held on Saturday the 16th March.

The report highlights achievements of state committees, members and zones as well as reporting on all activities, initiatives and financial statements of the Association.

A whole lot of pony club was packed into 2018 and members are invited to read the Annual Report, now available online.

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Pony Club WA Annual General Meeting 2019 Recap!

Thank you to all Affiliated Clubs who sent a delegate to attend the Pony Club WA Annual General Meeting held on Saturday, or appointed a proxy to vote on their behalf.

The proposed amendments to the constitution were accepted and will now be lodged with The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, Consumer Protection Division. Members will be notified when these lodged changes become effective.

Congratulations to Ann-Marie Lowry (retiring Appointed Director) who was elected onto the Board and Deborah ...

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RIDER RECAP!!

2018 Pony Club WA Off the Track Leaderboard
Dressage Series Winner – Best Performed Horse Off the Track

Winner:  Sam’s Halo (Bailee Stalteri)

For the past couple of years I have participated and placed in the leaderboard series, and it has been a wonderful opportunity for me to set some personal goals. Each event I attend, I go with the aim of bettering my own score from the previous event. It has been a great way for me to form a better ...

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WE’RE RECRUITING!

MEMBERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

An opportunity has arisen to fill a short-term vacancy in the Pony Club WA State Office in the role of Membership & Administration Officer.

This position is part time (10-15) hours per week. Days and hours are flexible by negotiation.

Applicants must be available for immediate start.

Interested parties should send a 1-page cover letter addressing the key skills, requirements and preferred experience, plus a copy of their resume to: ceo@ponyclubwa.asn.au

Applications will close at 5pm, Monday 11th March.

Membership ...

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