WHO: Age 13 and up as of Jan 1 WHERE: Gemini 1, W6598 Camp Evelyn Rd, Plymouth, WI 53073 (new location) WHAT: An unmounted relaxing weekend of fun and camaraderie COST: $25 plus an additional money for ice skating DEADLINE: Jan 1 or until full PAPERWORK: on LSR Website or in email sent to you
HA/HB Prep Saturday, January 12
WHERE: Primrose Lutheran Church, Belleville, WI WHO: YOUTH Members Prepping for C1 HM and up, and planning on someday taking the HB or HA tests. For HMX of all levels START TIME: 9am - 5pm? COST: $30 - includes lunch ($7 lunch for accompanying adult) CLOSING DATE: ? PAPERWORK: On LSR Website
Everything But The Horse (EBTH) Rally Sunday, Feb 16
WHAT: A model horse rally. Wondering what a rally is? This is the perfect way to practice rally prep and learn rally procedures without needing to care for a “real” horse. Members compete in Horse Management, Dressage and Show Jumping with their “model horse." Before the rally, teams work together to build “shoe box” stalls and make “rally kits” from cut-out pictures or Model sized versions of equipment. Teams are made up of 3 or 4 riders and one stable manager. WHERE: Racine County Pony Club Center, Racine, WI, 9am-3pm? COST: $15 individual or $60/team ? MEALS: $7 pre-ordered OPENING DATE: ? CLOSING DATE: PAPERWORK: On LSR Website
HB Peer Group Study Session Sunday, February 17
WHERE: Racine County Pony Club, Racine, WI WHO: Members Prepping for C1 HM and up, and planning on someday taking the HB or HA tests TIME: COST: $ CLOSING DATE: PAPERWORK: On LSR Website
C Study Session (in conjunction with Regional Round Table Training) Saturday, February 10
WHERE: Sentury Insurance, Stevens Point, WI COST: $10? and includes lunch WHO: Members prepping for their C1, C2 & HB Horse Managment Tests WHAT: A day to practice teaching and get feedback, see others teach, and learn from each other. Participants will be expected to teach a 10 minute lesson on a topic of their choice. There will also be experts speaking on a variety of topics. More info on LSR Website. Lunch will be provided by the DCs potluck. DRIVING: contact Katherine if you need a ride. PAPERWORK: on LSR Website CLOSING DATE: ?
Claire Ristow (HM) Clinic February ?
WHERE: Grandview Farm
Horse Management (HM) Clinic Saturday, March 2
WHERE: Bittersweet Farm, Picket, WI, 9am-4pm COST: $15? (includes one free parent), meals $7/each? WHO: Unrated - D3 level members and their parents WHAT: A day long unmounted Horse Management clinic with numerous topics taught by older C2 Level and up members, professionals and adults from the Region. Groups will rotate through stations throughout the day. Members are grouped according to HM level and parents are grouped separately. Excellent learning for D members and their parents. Great way to meet members and parents from other clubs. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CAMP CHAIR. PAPERWORK on LSR Website
VIDEO Standards & Certificates Saturday, March 2
WHAT: Want to know what a C1 rider looks like?Watch a video presentation of riders performing on level standards for each of the USPC certification levels. Question and answer along with presentation. A must for newer members and their parents. But also a great refresher as you move up the levels or are teaching younger members. WHERE: Bittersweet Farm, Pickett, WI COST: Free WHO: Anyone and everyone! PAPERWORK: None Info on LSR Website
Hands On Horse Management HB/HA Prep Sunday, March 3
WHERE: Bittersweet Farm, Picket, WI WHO: Members Prepping for C1 HM and up, and planning on someday taking the HB or HA tests TIME: COST: $ CLOSING DATE: PAPERWORK: On LSR Website
DRPC HM Testing Saturday, March ?
Testing for the Horse Management certification for D1 - C2. Turnout inspection portion with a properly cleaned horse will be completed at the Spring Test or Fall Testing. WHERE: Aurora EXAMINERS: Jennifer Kraemer
Ashley Southwick (HB) Clinic March ?
WHERE: Grandview Farm
Quiz Rally March 16 & 17
WHERE: Beaver Dam High School COST: $35? (plus food & hotel) WHO: Everyone! Members and their parents can compete plus non-members interested in Pony Club! WHAT: Quiz Rally is an unmounted rally, where teams of four pony clubbers of the same level compete in a format that tests knowledge in a wide variety of all things Pony Club! The different phases include: Classroom, Mega Room, Stations, Written Test, and Barn phase. The broad range of quizzing methods (oral, written, matching, fill in the blank, group tests) allows for many styles of learners to show their knowledge and have fun. PAPERWORK/REGISTRATION: Now on LSR Website DEADLINE: March ????. Participants need to have paperwork and payment in to our Treasurer one week prior to this so organizer can get entry paperwork in by deadline. WHAT IS QUIZ RALLY?: Google Drive link to PDF descriptions TYPICAL SCHEDULE (Subject to Change): SATURDAY Registration: 9:30-10:30am Briefing: 11:00am Quiz: 12pm - 4:45pm SUNDAY Quiz: 9:00am - 11:45am Awards: 1:45pm
Youth Board & Regional Council Meetings Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Beaver Dam High School WHO: Junior Board Reps, DCs, Regional Officers TIME: 7:00am - 9:00am?
Instructor's Symposium Saturday, March 30
WHAT: Learn about the USPC standards of proficiency and teaching techniques to prep members for their testings. Also, learn what the different levels look like and what they're expected to be proficient at. WHERE: Circle E, Seymour, WI TIME: 10am - 4pm SYMPOSIUM COST: $50 (first club officer is free) WHO: Upper Level members and Instructors who want to be eligible to be a Certification Tester. Also DCs/CAs, and other club officers DEMO RIDERS: All levels needed. D1-C2. CLOSING DATE: March 31 PAPERWORK: LSR Website
Regional Mounted Clinics Saturday, March 30 & 31
WHERE: Circle E, Seymour, WI TIME: Saturday 8am - 10am-ish, Sunday all day COST: WHO: Everyone! PAPERWORK & MORE INFO: LSR Website
Jennifer Kraemer Testing Prep Clinic Saturday, May 12
Last chance to get your Check Lists signed off as they are due that day along with testing fees Location: Risseeuw's Paperwork
Jack Curtis Clinic Saturday, June 2 [Rescheduled]
Location: Risseeuw's SIGNUP LINK DEADLINE: May 25 for online signup, payment and paperwork Much more info on the Signup Form
WHERE: Bittersweet Farm, Pickett, WI WHAT/WHO: Rally for new members of all ages who are unrated, D1 or D2 COST: ????? $80 for riders, $30 for stable managers (unmounted teammates), $30 stalls. OPENING DATE: May ? CLOSING DATE: May ? PAPERWORK: on Fox Valley Pony Club website
LSR Regional C Level Testing Sunday, June 17
WHO: C1 & C2 Candidates, Horsemaster Candidates WHERE: Bittersweet Farm, Pickett, WI DEADLINE: Same as Regional Camp COST: $50 for first test section, $25 for any additional test sections? REGIONAL CAMP BOOK PAPERWORK: PLEASE SEE LSR WEBSITE FOR ALL INFO
LSR Regional Camp June 18-June 20 Sheboygan County Fairgrounds
WHO: Horsemasters and D2 HM/Flat and up certified youth members who are mature enough and capable of managing themselves and their horses on their own. Riders typically are D3 and up and age 12 and up since they, not their parents, care for their horses and tack up. Chaperones perform safety checks before members are allowed to mount. OPENING DATE: May 1 PAYMENT DEADLINE TO PAULINE: May 1 CLOSING DATE: May 17 (this is Pauline's deadline to mail packet in) COST: $225 half camp, $350 full camp, $60 XC/day PAPERWORK: REGIONAL CAMP BOOK NEW: You can sign up for 2 XC lessons at Sundance Farm without doing the full Camp, $60 XC/day
Dune Riders Boot Camp July 9 & 10
A club camp with up to four lessons over two days. Grouped according to ability and interest. Horses stay overnight in the outdoor stalls and campers take care of their own mounts. Member can camp overnight with adult supervision or sleep at home. HM and crafts in downtime. WHERE: Risseeuw's WHO: all DRPC members and Horsemasters COST: Free PAPERWORK: Google Forms Registration Wild Wind Barn Release Wild WInd Barn Rules
D Jamboree September 25-28 Ulao Meadows, Grafton, WI
Jamboree is a 4 day camp organized and run by the Lake Shore Region Junior Board. The last day is a mock rally. Its focus is on introducing the younger and more inexperienced Pony Clubbers to the wonders of USPC. This is a sleepover camp for your pony. The members go home at night.
● 5 mounted lessons (1 being games) taught by a Visiting Instructor from another Region ● Horse Management taught be older regional members ● Stall (bedding not included) ● Unmounted lessons taught by older Pony Clubbers ● Lunch included each day for camper ● T-shirt to decorate ● Tons of fun, crafts and games!
OPENING DATE: CLOSING DATE: COST: $155? WHO: Unrated-D1 members (typically aged 11 and under) also open to D2 members SIGNUP: GOOGLE FORMS LINK PAPERWORK: SEE LSR WEBSITE
DRPC Mini Event Sunday, July 15
See "Mini Event" tab for more info SETUP: Thursday before, 8am-1pm and evening (all members required to help setup) SCHOOLING: Saturday 11am - 5pm EVENT: Sunday - all day (all members required to help before, during and after mini event)