Welcome to The Pony Club

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The Pony Club is an international voluntary youth organisation for young people, up to the age of 25, interested in horses, ponies, and riding. Founded in England in 1929, and granted independent charitable status on 1st January 1997, there are around 330 Branches and 300 Linked Riding Centres in the UK alone. The Pony Club is represented in no less than 27 countries with a worldwide membership exceeding 110,000, making it the largest association of young riders in the world.


Our Vision

To provide children and young people with the opportunity to develop a lifelong love of horses through fun, friendship, horsemanship and sport.


Our Values


We are one Pony Club, fostering friendship, teamwork and volunteering.


We support every individual to reach their goals. We celebrate success and learn to lose with grace.


We treat all people fairly and equally. We celebrate our history and heritage.


We grow through learning and education, the development of skills, expertise and the pursuit of excellence.

Our Charitable Purpose

We have three critical strands to our purpose, we exist:

  1. To promote and advance the education and understanding of the public and particularly children and young people, in all matters relating to horsemanship and the horse.
  2. To encourage the development of sportsmanship, unlocking potential by building resilience, confidence, teamwork and leadership skills.
  3. To support and develop the volunteering network to strengthen The Pony Club community and sustain lifelong engagement with equestrianism