Intro to Rallying: Mar. 2, Pleasanton (at Three Horse Farm)

We would like to invite all Unrated, D1, D2, and D3 members (and parents) to “Introduction to rallying“, a fun and educational event. You will learn about the different aspects of Pony Club competitions, rallies as we call it. 

This event also doubles as a Judge Training Program for the parents of the new D members. Get answers to all your questions about why we do what we do in Pony Club. 

Date: Saturday March 2nd, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Three Horse Farm, 6850 Johnston Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588

Fee: This is a free event. Drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day.

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Feb. 25 deadline for Mar. 23 Quiz Rally, Lafayette

On Sat., March 23, 2013 there will be a Quiz Qualifying Rally.

Sign-up deadline has been extended to Feb. 25, 2013

To sign up for this fun event, download forms from:   http://midcalponyclub.org/index.php/activities/rallies/quiz-rally.html

Location: Bentley High School, 1000 Upper Happy Valley Rd, Lafayette, CA 94549

The event is sponsored by the Redwood Hills Pony Club

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Teaching Seminar, and Intro to Mentor Teaching: Mar. 10, Woodside

Come learn to teach or improve your teaching skills.
Who should Come: C and above ready to become instructors and examiners
Date: Sunday, March 10th   1 p.m.- 4 p.m 
Cost: No Charge

Location: John Kiely Equestrian Center, 3375 Tripp Road, Woodside, CA

Check MidCal website for more details about the teaching and to register online.

 

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Standards and Ratings Seminar: Mar. 9, Dublin

Come learn progression in Pony Club Standards of Proficiency and what is expected at different riding levels.

Who should Come: Parents, Instructors, Pony Club Members, Examiners, Club Officers

Date: Saturday, March 9th

           10 am to 3pm – we will cover D1-C2 standards

           6pm to 9 pm – we will cover C3-A standards

Cost: $ 20.00 per attendee; Free for Instructors 

Location: Dublin San Ramon Service District, 7051 Dublin Blvd Dublin, CA 94568

Check MidCal website for more details and to register online. Pay online through paypal.

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Riding Prep clinic with Asia Thayer: Mar. 10, Woodside

Date: 03-10-2013

Time: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Keily Equestrian Center, Woodside

Asia is a nationally recognized Level IV Examiner in both Traditional and Dressage; US Pony Club “HA” Graduate; USPC National Examiner; has competed through 4th Level Dressage, and has taught, shown for, and rode with Lendon Gray, New York, and Ruth Harvey, Maine.

Go to the MidCal website to  register for the Asia Thayer clinic

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Sierra Pacific’s Show Jumping Rally

Sierra Gold Pony Club is excited to announce the 2012 Show Jumping Rally to be held at Brookside Equestrian Center in Elk Grove CA June 21st – 23rd!

Bring your horses, bring your bathing suit and join in the fun at this great equestrian facility. Pizza and Pool Party Thursday and BBQ Friday! See the rally packet for all the details. Entries close May 31st, get your packets in today! 

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Golden Hills Fundraiser Show

Golden Hills Pony Club is planning a one day fundraising Dressage Show on June 30, 2012 at Gilroy Gaits. Here is the Dressage Show Entry  and Gilroy Gaits release.  

Please contact Michele Tomac.

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Switch Ride Clinic

Upper Level  switch ride clinic is being held to prepare the national testing candidates. It is open to C2 members preparing to take the test next year. ou will have one flat lesson, and one jumping lesson, evaluation on own mount and then on switch mount.

When:  tentative dates June 17 or July 8 (one day)

Instructors:  Katy Barglow (Dressage), Chris Bearden (Jumping)

Fee:  $75, stabling available

Location:  Poplar Place Stables, 1105 Bear Creek Rd., Briones (Martinez)

Please contact Carolann.  

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Discover Polo Clinic

Introduce your horse to Polo! Join us for a Polo clinic lead by US Polo Association coach, Wilbur O’Farrell Switch Ride Clinic. We will start the day with foot mallet practice. We will go over Pony club rule book for Polo, watch some videos and finish with a scrimmage.  

Are you game for a Polo rally next year?

Date: June 13th, 2012

Location: The Horse Park at Woodside 

The details and registration information have been posted. 

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C-Camp

2012 C-Camp will be hosted by Crossroads Pony Club. The highlights are daily comprehensive riding lessons with fun, knowledgeable instructors, great food, and a nearby lake for swimming. The camp is open for D3s who are 13 and above. Horse Masters members of MidCal, stay tuned! The organizers are considering opening the clinic to you.

Dates: June 20 – 23, 2012

Location: Eventful Acres, Oregon House, CA 

 The details and registraion forms for C-Camp have been posted.

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