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Canadian Pony Club (Nanaimo Branch) fonds
Canadian Pony Club (Nanaimo Branch) fonds [textual record]. -- 1972 -1981.
6 cm textual records.

The Nanaimo branch of the Canadian Pony Club was certified in 1973. The objectives of the club were to encourage young people to ride and instruct youths in good horsemanship. The clubs promote high standards in sportmanship, self-discipline and horse care and provide opportunities for members to compete in various standardized events. In the late 1980s, a splinter group formed the Quennell Branch in Cedar.

Records were found by Nanaimo Community Archives staff during a tour of renovations at Beban House.

Fonds consists of records relating to the operations and activities of the Nanaimo Pony Club which is part of the B.C. Regional Division. Some of the records pertain specifically to the Nanaimo club, some relate to activities of the B.C. regional division and some to national activities. Includes membership records; correspondence; event programs and schedules; information; rules and regulations and forms for rallies; the Prince Philip Games; as well as individual test/scoring results. A few financial records are also included. Fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Organizational Records; 2) Financial Records; and 3) Horsemanship Records.

Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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