Alanbrookes supports local Pony Club branches especially in the area of Branch Financial Returns and Sponsorship.
The Pony Club is an international voluntary youth organisation for young people interested in ponies and riding. Founded in England in 1929, and granted independent charitable status on 1st January 1997, there are around 345 Branches and 600 Centres in the UK alone. The Pony Club has been the starting point for the majority of equestrian team members and medal winners.
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.
The objectives of The Pony Club are:
- to encourage young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding.
- to give instruction in riding and horse mastership and to educate Members to look after and to take proper care of their animal.
- to promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty to create strength of character and self-discipline.