Author Archives: Pony Club

Say Farewell to Bjorn Fjord

It is with much sadness that the Anderson Family say farewell to Bjorn Fjord commonly known as Bear. Bear was foaled in 1991 and lived a long happy life with many children in his life.  These children came from all … Continue reading

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Pony Club Certificates

An important aspect of Pony Club is the certificates (formerly known as ratings) It is an opportunity for the member to test themselves against the Standards of Proficiency. It provides a consistent way to measure a riders knowledge and ability … Continue reading

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My Daughters First Pony Club Rally

My daughter Ivy Jean just completed her first pony club camp and rally. The camp and rally were held in Bellevue Idaho in an absolutely beautiful setting of mountains, farms and jumps. Ivy Jean is a very young pony clubber at 7 … Continue reading

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Intermountain Megarally Results

The Portneuf Valley Pony Club participated in three different rallies a couple of weeks ago. Our club did an amazing job working together as a team and cheering everyone on. The first rally was the Dressage Rally. As a team … Continue reading

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s02e02: Parts of the Horse (Instructor’s Cut)

Parts of the Horse Knowing the parts of the horse (anatomy) is important for anyone who rides, owns, or cares for a horse.  The ability to identify where an injury is located and tell the veterinarian over the phone can … Continue reading

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s02e01: Riding With Double Reins

Double Reins Double reins are used with specific bits and/or bridles.  Bits typically requiring double reins are:  kimberwick, pelham, elevator, and gag.  The double bridle requires double reins, one for the snaffle (bridoon), and one for the curb. Riding with … Continue reading

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February’s unmounted lesson focused on fencing covering some aspects of safe fencing and dangerous fencing. More detailed information is available under Fencing in the Curriculum for 2011.

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth, The Farrier (Mike Frazier)

Mike Frazier, serving South Eastern Idaho and South Western Wyoming spoke to PVPC Thursday, October 15.

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