Big Sky


Welcome to the USPC Big Sky Region! We support equestrian education all across the state of Montana. 

The Big Sky Region was created in in 1986 in the Bitterroot Valley. Today, our region is currently composed of four pony clubs, one riding center, and two horsemasters group, with over 100 members. These clubs and centers are found in Billings, Bozeman, Bitterroot Valley,  Kalispell, and Glasgow areas. 


Who can join? Memberships are available for anyone! Traditional youth memberships available for youth ages 6-25. Horsemaster memberships available for anyone aged 18 yrs or older. 

Want to know more? Visit our FAQ page here:



Visit the Big Sky Region Apparel Store to get your gear!

Fall Newsletter /ContentDocs/48343/2019 Fall Newsletter2.pdf

Members: Please proceed to the calendar page for information regarding regional events!

2023 Calendar 


Senior Retreat:

When: February 17-20th 

Where: Great Falls, MT (Red Shed in Monarch, MT reserved! It’s going to be AWESOME!)

Who: 6th grade/11 years or older (any certification level)

How Much: $125

Primary Contact: Becca Skoric 

**Horse Management Certification will be offered on Saturday morning. Candidates will have to test the turnout/longing/bandaging sections at a different time (since a horse is needed)

Quiz Rally Qualifying

When: April 15th

Where: Great Falls at East Middle School  

Who: open to all members

How Much:  TBD

Primary Contact: Leslie Nalls

Everything but the Horse Rally

When: April 16th 

Where: Great Falls, MT

Who: open to all members

How Much: $10

Primary Contact: Karen Skoric 

Dressage/Western Dressage/Show Jumping Rally Qualifying

When: June 28-29th

Where: White Aspen Riding Center

Who: open to all members

How Much:  TBD  

Primary Contact: Emily Brester

Regional Camp with Mega Certification

When: June 22-27th

Where: White Aspen Riding Center

Who: open to members D2 and up (must have D2 riding certification) *D2 riding certification cannot be taken at the mega certification prior to camp*

How Much: $350 (ish)

Primary Contact: Becca Skoric

***Featuring National Examiner Debra Sue Waters*** 

Zoom Tuesdays!

Who: all members!

Where: online :) 

When: 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7:00pm Jan-March 

What: a fun way to interact with members throughout the region, ask questions about your next certification, and play games! 

Drawing for a small prize each session

Drawing for large prize at end of March (each session attended= 1 ticket

Primary Contact: Becca Skoric

Asia Thayer Clinic

Who: open to anyone, PC members will get discount 

Where: Western MT somewhere… 

When: TBD

What: clinic with NE Asia Thayer who is co-chair of the national testing committee and has been featured in practical horseman magazine

Primary Contact: Becca Skoric

Open To: all members

*Visit our Facebook group

*To find out more about USPC, please visit the "About Pony Club" page on this site, or visit the USPC website here.

*To find out more about our region visit the "About" page and  "Contact Us" page for specific leadership information. 

*To find a club near you, visit the "Club's and Center's" page for club names, locations, and contact information. 

Big Sky Region Pony Club