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Program Overview

The USEF Pony Jumper Championships provide an opportunity for Junior pony riders to compete against their peers over multiple days of Jumping competition.  A Team Championship and an Individual Championship will be offered. Fence heights will be a maximum of 1.15m.

The 2022 USEF Pony Jumper National Championship will be held in Lexington, Kentucky (USA), August 10 -13, in conjunction with the USEF Pony Finals.  


Athlete applications are available through MyUSEF - Athlete Dashboard - Online Applications.

Application deadline is July 3, 2023.


Championship Format:

Thursday, August 10: Individual Championship Phase I, Welcome Class, 1.05m Table II (Clear Round)

Friday, August 11: Team Championship & Individual Phase II, 1.10m Modified Nations Cup with two indentacle rounds

Saturday, August 12: Individual Championship Phase III, 1.10m Table II one round with Time Allowed. In the event of a tie for Gold, Silver, or Bronze, there will be a jump-off over a shortened course where fence heights can reach 1.15m and in which time will decide between competitors with equal faults.  

Saturday, August 12: Farewell Class, 1.05m Table II (Clear Round) for those not eligible for or taking part in the Individual Championship Phase III


Important Dates:

September 1, 2022 - Start of qualifying period

July 3, 2023 - Application deadline and end of qualifying period

July 26, 2023 - Standings lists posted complete 

July 28, 2023 - Athlete invitations distributed


2023 Pony Jumper Championships Standings


Questions?  Contact Erin Keating, Director of Jumping Development Programs at [email protected] or Jennifer Haydon, Jumping National Programs, at [email protected].

Additional Resources

2023 Pony Jumper National Championships Selection Procedures

Selection Procedures Pony Jumper Championships

USEF Pony Jumper National Championships FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about the 2019 USEF Pony Jumper National Championships

Inspection Diagram

Diagram of the Veterinary Inspection to be used for the "jog"