Pony of the Americas Club, Inc. — Official Breed Website

Breeder Information and Opportunities

Our POA Breeders are a vital part of our POA Success Story!  The many breeders across the country produce ponies that take our youth and adult exhibitors to the top in the horse industry! 

The National POAC offers many awards to our POA Breeders…Make sure to apply for these awards and receive the recognition you deserve for your breeding program!  These awards recognize outstanding breeders whose efforts have contributed to the high quality of ponies representing the POA Breed.  Request applications for these awards from the POAC National Office on on our website today!  Make sure to check the current POAC Handbook for details on each program and award.

Bronze Premier Breeder

This award will be given to the breeder of five (5) POAs or more who have attained the POA-ROM Champion award.

Silver Premier Breeder

This award will be given to the breeder of ten (10) POAs or more who have earned the POA-ROM Champion award.

Golden Premier Breeder

This award will be given to the breeder of ten (10) or more POAs who have earned the POA-ROM Champion award, and at least two (2) Supreme Champion awards.

Diamond Premier Breeder

This award will be given to the breeder of ten (10) or more POAs who have earned the POA-ROM Champion award, and at least five (5) Supreme Champion awards.

Proven Producer Award

Proven Producer Awards are available for Tentative, Permanent or ID registered stallions that have sired fifteen (15) or more Tentative, Permanent registered POAs, and for Tentative, Permanent or ID registered POAs.  Geldings and deceased POAs are also allowed this award, as well as mares with three colored foals!   Upon receipt of the fee, and the pedigree certificate, the Proven Producer Award seal will be attached to the certificate and returned to the owner.  Thereafter, the notation “Proven Producer” will be entered after the POA’s name when it appears in the ancestry of future registered POAs.

Premier Sire Award (PrS)

This award gives permanent recognition to outstanding POA sires.  This award will be awarded to a POA stallion when three (3) or more of his get earn POA-ROM Champion awards.

Premier Dam Award (PrD)

This award gives permanent recognition to outstanding POA dams.  This award will be awarded to a POA mare when two (2) or more of her produce have earned a POA-ROM Champion award.

Golden Premier Sire Award (GPrS)

This award gives permanent recognition to outstanding POA sires.  They will be awarded this title when they meet the following qualifications:  The stallion must be a Proven Producer; The stallion must be a Premier Sire; and The Stallion must have sired three (3) or more get that have attained Premier Sire or Premier Dam status.

Golden Premier Dam Award (GPrD)

This award gives recognition to outstanding POA Dams.  They will be awarded this title when they meet the following qualifications:  The mare must be a Proven Producer; The mare must be a Premier Dam; and The mare must have produced two (2) or more progeny that have attained Premier Sire or Premier Dam status. 

Select Sire Futurity

This futurity is held each year at the fall International Sale/Futurity Show in October.  Stallions must be purchased and mares nominated by specific deadlines to make the foals eligible for this futurity each year.  Awards and prize monies are awarded to both the stallion owners and the foals that place under a combined points score at this futurity show.  Read more about the Select Sire Futurity Rules in the current POAC Handbook!