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Entry Deadline for 2010 American Hunter Pony Classic Auction is June 15

by By Professional Auction Services | May 20, 2010, 10:54 AM EST

Entries for the 2010 American Hunter Pony Classic are now being accepted. The auction of selected pony hunters will be held in conjunction with the USEF Pony Finals at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The deadline for entries is June 15, 2010. The 2010 American Hunter Pony Classic schedule has been revised to fit an expanded USEF Pony Finals schedule. The auction will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. A preview of ponies and a cookout is scheduled for Monday, August 9. August...

Current Kentucky High-Point Champion Connemara Pony Headed Toward USEF Pony Finals

by By the American Connemara Pony Society | Apr 21, 2009, 3:38 PM EST

Balmullo’s Azalea (Concord River Roaringwater Bay x Courtney’s April Frolic, by Custusha’s Cashel Rock), shown as Ooh La La and ridden by young rider and new owner Sara Powell of Lexington, KY, qualified for the 2009 USEF Pony Finals at their first "A" rated show together. The pair were champions, winning all over fences classes as well as the conformation class, in the large pony division at the USEF "A" rated Lakeside Arena Winter Series show. Powell, who is 15, and Ooh La La are currently...

USEF Announces Show Schedule for 2008 Hunter National Championships

by By Stacey Meier | Feb 28, 2008, 4:48 PM EST

Lexington, KY- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Executive Committee has approved the dates and locations for the following 2008 USEF Hunter National Championships. • The 2008 USEF Pony Finals National Championships will be August 13–17 in Lexington, KY. Five championships will make up Pony Finals, including the Adequan®/USEF National Pony Jumper Championship (Individual); the Adequan®/USEF National Pony Jumper Championship (Team); Wild Horsefeathers/USEF National Green Hunter Pony...

Call for Media Credential Applications: 2018 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 25, 2018, 6:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm will take place August 7-12, 2018, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Members of the media who would like to request credentials to cover the event should submit a completed application form to [email protected] by August 3, 2018. In 2017, over 600 ponies from across the country came to the Kentucky Horse Park to compete with their youth riders in hunter, jumper, and equitation classes. The 2018 USEF Pony...

Final Call for Media Credential Applications: 2017 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 4, 2017, 11:10 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm will take place August 8-13, 2017 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Members of the media who would like to request credentials to cover the event should submit a completed application form by August 7, 2017. In 2016, over 800 ponies from across the country came to the Kentucky Horse Park to compete with their youth riders in hunter, jumper, and equitation classes. The 2017 USEF Pony Finals presented by...

Collecting Gaits Farm to Be Presenting Sponsor of US Pony Finals

by USEF Communications Department | Nov 3, 2015, 3:51 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that Collecting Gaits Farm is now the presenting sponsor of the US Pony Finals. For seven consecutive years, Collecting Gaits Farm supported the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions, and has returned to continue its support of the USEF. The US Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm is set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., August 9 – 14. This prominent event will...

Pony Finals Auction returns to the U.S. Pony Finals

by Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC | Jun 19, 2012, 9:25 AM EST

Charles Town, WV - The Pony Finals Auction is in its 18th year, returns to the U.S. Pony Finals in Lexington, Kentucky. The auction will be held in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park on August 11, 2012. The U.S. Pony Finals will be held August 7 through August 12. The Pony Finals anchors seven weeks of shows produced by Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC that includes the Kentucky Summer Series, the U.S. National Junior Hunter Championships and the Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young...

USEF Announces 2008 Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Program sponsored by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

by By Stacey Meier | Jan 31, 2008, 10:06 AM EST

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the 2008 Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Program and application process for horse shows who are interested in offering the program to young equestrians for the upcoming competition season. Opportunities to participate in the Emerson Burr program will be offered in each of the 1-10 continental zones and also at the 2008 USEF Pony Finals National Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park. This program is open to Ponies,...

American Hunter Pony Auction to Be Held at the USEF Pony Finals

by Sarah Evers | Jul 27, 2004, 12:00 PM EST

The American Hunter Pony Classic Auction will once again be held in conjunction with the 2004 USEF Pony Finals. The auction will be held August 3, 2004, in the Reel Arena at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA. This elite auction is the leading auction market place for Pony Hunters in North America. "This is the best group of ponies we have ever offered," said Tim Jennings, Director of Marketing at Professional Auction Services, Inc. Ponies will be available for viewing beginning Monday,...

Pony Riders Prepare for US Pony Finals at Kentucky Summer Classic

by Phelps Media Group, Inc. International | Aug 5, 2013, 8:42 AM EST

Carter Anderson and The Blu Mountie (Emily Riden) Lexington, KY - The 2013 USEF Pony Finals kick off on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, and as the Kentucky Summer Classic came to a conclusion today, young riders took advantage of the perfect weather and the opportunity to prepare in the rings at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Kentucky Summer Classic, which ran July 30 to August 4, offered a wide array of pony divisions and classes, including the WIHS Small Pony Equitation and the WIHS Large Pony...