Carolina Leaders

Membership Inquires can be directed to your local club.   See 'About' for list of clubs in North and South Carolina.

Clubs frequently invite prospective members to observe a pony club meeting or lesson to learn what pony club is like and meet some of our members.

Carolina Region includes adult members as 'Horsemasters' in many clubs.   All ability levels welcome for education and fun.

New club and riding center inquires can be directed to USPC at for preliminary information.

Below are the leaders for Carolina Region:

Regional Supervisor: Patricia Palm Blackwell - Rembert, SC (203) 470-8688

Vice Regional Supervisor: Leigh Cushing - Waxhaw, NC (704) 533-4458

Vice Regional Supervisor: Denise Ritacco - Greer, SC (864) 288-3912

Region Secretary: Amy Melendy Bruno - Chapel Hill, NC (919) 360-7650

Region Treasurer: Betsy DeVault - Florence, SC (843) 409-2709

Regional Instructional Coordinator: Janna Bankston - Travelers Rest, SC (864) 238-1214

Regional Instructional Coordinator: Sandy Larson - Travelers Rest, SC (864) 660-9001

Horse Management Organizer: Susan Poulton - Chapel Hill, NC (919) 929-0769