The PONY Principles

Play is Powerful

Own Your Emotions

Nurture Potential

You As A Leader

About The PONY Principles

Our PONY Principles can be incorporated into any experiential learning environment to foster leadership development and inspire a passion for learning.

About Pony Barnes

Learn more about our founder and namesake, who enjoyed over 70 years as a distinguished educator, successful business owner, and visionary.


About The Board

Our board represents the diverse staff and guests alike who learned from Dr. Barnes. We are teachers, writers, painters, doctors, lawyers, artists, community leaders, and more.

About Our Story

We begin at the end: Parents and their children area headed down the long winding road that leads away...