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The Pony Club Conference 2018 will take place on Monday 5th March 2018 at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham.

The Pony Club 2018 Conference

We are delighted to announce that The Pony Club Conference 2018 will take place on Monday 5th March 2018 at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham.

Growing membership, growing business and growing people will be the main themes leading and uniting the 2018 Conference and will be an opportunity for us all to come together to strategically discuss and share ideas on the way forward.

Through provoking sessions, sharing successes amongst our peers and networking, the Conference will provide a platform to energise and strengthen this great organisation and guide The Pony Club to a thriving future.

Former Member and sports journalist Aly Vance will introduce and present the conference and will be joined by inspiring and motivational keynote speakers including former event rider and inspirational fundraiser Claire Lomas.

Tickets cost £40 per person which will include lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

To book your ticket please visit www.pcuk.org/pcconf2018

The Pony Club Annual Conference was held at Aintree Racecourse on Wednesday 2 March 2016.


Brand: We were joined by David Fraser from Harrsion:Fraser who has led the re-brand project on behalf of the Pony Club,including looking at how the brand is perceived and how we can move it forwards; making it fit for the future. David has more than 20 years experience building brands internationally and has worked with companies including Disney, British Horseracing and Galeries Lafayette.

Download a copy of David Fraser’s speech from his presentation on rebranding the Pony Club:

Pony Club Conference Presentation - David Fraser

Community: Grant Rowley Communications Manager NW at the Jockey Club and Mark Haig Head of Liverpool FC Foundation spoke to our delegates about raising the profile of our branches and centres in the community. Grant Rowley and Mark Haig gave a fantastic insight of how they made a difference in their community and how we can promote all the amazing things our branches and centres do in their community.

Download a copy of the Community presentation:

Conference Presentation - Community

Unity: The new Pony Club database was introduced to our delegates, the session highlighted all the features that will help our volunteers with their Membership administration. The new database will also help us communicate much more effectively with our Membership database about the Pony Club’s activities and events. 

Download a copy of the Unity presentation:

Conference Presentation - Unity

Keynote Speaker

We were also joined by the inspiring Nina Barbour, Managing Director of the Bolesworth Estate and president of the Bolesworth CSI**** International. Nina spoke of her fascinating journey and career which has led to her becoming the founder of the incredible Liverpool International Horse Show.

The 2015 Pony Club Annual Conference was held at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 4th 2015.

View a report from the Conference: The Pony Club Annual Conference 2015

View Judy Edwards’ Speech: Judy Edwards Speech

View The Pony Club year in review video:

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