Bedford Hunt Pony Club
Bedford Hunt Pony Club is affiliated with United States Pony Clubs and serves the City of Lynchburg as well as the surrounding areas including Bedford , Amherst, Campbell and Appomatox counties. Our members come from as far away as Rocky Mount and South Boston Virginia. Mounted and unmounted meetings are typically held at a variety of local farms, including Cady O'Daly Farm and Roaring Run Farm in Bedford Virginia. Regular unmounted meetings are held at Cady O' Daly Farm twice a month on Thursday afternoons.
Our members attend regional rallies in the disciplines of Quiz, Dressage, Show Jumping, Games, and Eventing. Our club focuses primarily on the English riding disciplines of Dressage, Show Jumping, and Eventing, however we occasionally pertner with other local clubs and have clinics on Games, Tetrathalon, and Polocrosse.
If you are interested in learning more about Bedford Hunt Pony Club, please contact Cynthia Lofaso at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pony Club Mission
The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community in youth through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding and mounted sports.
Pony Club Core Values
Horsemanship with respect to healthcare, nutrition, stable management, handling and riding a mount safely, correctly and with confidence.
Organized teamwork including cooperation, communication, responsibility, leadership, mentoring, teaching and fostering a supportive yet competitive environment.
Respect for the horse and self through horsemanship; for land through land conservation; and for others through service and teamwork.
Service by providing an opportunity for members, parents, and others to support the Pony Club program locally, regionally and nationally through volunteerism.
Education at an individual pace to achieve personal goals and expand knowledge through teaching others.