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Local Riders Earn Certification

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc.

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Local Riders Earn Certification
August 20, 2020 Cazenovia, NY – Limestone Pony Club announces the certification of Jaelyn Jordan to D2, Ella Klingle to D1, and Logan Klingle to D1 at a testing held on June 14 at Bamboo Brook LLC in Cazenovia, NY. Jaelyn, 12, is the daughter of John and Julie Jordan of East Syracuse, NY. Ella, 12, and Logan, 15, are the children of Glenn Klingle and April Andersen of Richford, NY.

To earn the certification, each member passed an examination that tested horsemanship skills and equine knowledge. Each of the Pony Club certification levels is more difficult than the preceding one, and requires Pony Club members to learn more about horses and their care and to become increasingly accomplished riders and teachers to younger members. The top certification level is the A level and is reached by fewer than one in 300. It denotes throughout the international horse industry a highly competent and knowledgeable horseperson.

The leader of Limestone Pony Club is Nicole Casamento of Pompey, NY. There are approximately 10,000 Pony Club members in 600 clubs and centers throughout the country. Along with an emphasis on helping its members learn to ride and care for horses, Pony Club promotes teamwork, a sense of responsibility, safety, good moral judgment and self-confidence. To learn more about Limestone Pony Club, call Nicole at (315) 345-7092 or email

About Pony Club - The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (Pony Club) was founded in 1954 as a nonprofit national youth organization to teach riding and horsemanship through a formal educational program. There are approximately 9,000 Pony Club members in over 600 clubs and riding centers throughout the country. Many of the nation’s top equestrians, including several of our Olympic team members, business professionals, government leaders and career military officers, have roots in Pony Club. Youth members range in age from as young as 4 through age 25. Pony Club also offers educational opportunities to a growing number of adults through Horsemasters membership.
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