Rosie Napravnik, Keynote Speaker as the 2018 Equine Symposium & Convention hosted by USPC Goes "Back to the Track" in Louisville, Kentucky
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August 2, 2017 (Lexington, KY) - The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. is going “Back to the Track” for the 2018 Equine Symposium & Convention hosted by USPC held at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky January 24-28, 2018 in the Midsouth Region.
Keynote speaker for the Saturday night awards banquet will be Thoroughbred jockey and current trainer, Rosie Napravnik (D-3, Hunterdon Hills Pony Club). Napravnik’s storied career includes two wins in the Kentucky Oaks in 2012 and 2014. In 2013 and 2014 she was a top ten earning jockey and in 2014 capped the year off by winning the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff race riding Untapable,
The 2018 Equine Symposium & Convention will offer many educational opportunities for equine enthusiasts of all ages. Actives include leadership training, workshops, anatomy lab, trade fair, research project fair, Pony Paddock, and the Saturday night banquet.
While in “The Horse Capital of the World”, attendees can get a taste of Louisville’s unique history and culture. The famous Churchill Downs, Muhamad Ali Center, and several distilleries along the bourbon trail are minutes from the Galt House. To see highlights from previous conventions, more information about Pony Club and things to do in the Midsouth Region, please watch these videos: “We are Pony Club” & 2018 Equine Symposium & Convention.
Information regarding schedule, registration and workshops can be found on the Pony Club website at https://www.ponyclub.org/Events/AnnualMeeting/ in October.
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.