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US Equestrian Announces Continued Partnership with Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Title Sponsor of National Pony Medal Championship

by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 29, 2019, 10:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Inc. will continue as the title sponsor of the USEF National Pony Medal Championship at the USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. Competition will be held August 6-11 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Championship finals will begin Sunday, August 11, at 7 a.m. “Marshall & Sterling’s...

2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm Ready to Begin at Kentucky Horse Park

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 5, 2019, 6:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The stage is set for the 2019 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. From August 6-11, over 800 ponies from across the country will compete with their youth riders in hunter, jumper, and equitation classes. The live stream on the USEF Network will cover all of the competition from the Walnut Ring and Alltech Arena. Over 800 ponies are at the Kentucky Horse Park for the 2019 USEF Pony Final presented by Collecting Gaits...

Elizabeth Boone and Magic BB Win the 2007 Adequan/USEF National Pony Jumper Individual Championship; 2007 Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Pony Hunter Finals Underway

by Stacey Meier with additional reporting by Joanie Morris | Aug 18, 2007, 10:55 PM EST

Elizabeth Boone and Magic BB took the Gold medal at the 2007 Adequan/USEF National Pony Individual Championship. (Mary Phelps/PhelpsPhotos.com ) Lexington, KY- Continuing the momentum of the previous evening, Day Four of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pony Finals included an evening of fast-paced show jumping by the top 19 riders in the Adequan/USEF National Pony Individual Championship. After the jump off, it was Elizabeth Boone who went triple-clear to win the Gold medal on...

Kentucky Horse Park Chosen To Host the 38th USEF Pony Finals

by Sarah Evers | Aug 11, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, has been chosen as the site for the 38th USEF Pony Finals to be held during the week of August 8-14, 2005. The USEF Pony Finals are the most prestigious and celebrated events of their kind in the United States. The Hunter Pony Championship is a three-phase competition judging the pony’s conformation, way of moving under saddle and fence jumping ability. The Pony Medal Championship test young riders...

Riders Prepare for US Pony Finals at Kentucky Summer Classic

by Emily Riden for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International | Aug 3, 2014, 10:50 PM EST

Sofia Roberts and Brownland's Mr. Mack (Emily Riden/Phelps Media Group) Lexington, Ky. - The Kentucky Summer Horse Shows have seen large numbers of entries all summer, but this weekend those numbers skyrocketed in the pony divisions. The 2014 US Pony Finals competition kicks off at the Kentucky Horse Park in just two days, and hundreds of ponies and young riders took advantage of the opportunity to prepare for the prestigious Pony Finals at the Kentucky Summer Classic. Among them were two Pony...

Entries Open for the 19th Annual Pony Finals Auction

by Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC | May 30, 2013, 2:27 PM EST

Lexington, KY – Entries are currently being taken for the 19th Annual Pony Finals Auction held Saturday, August 10, 2013 in conjunction with the US Pony Finals in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Pony Finals Auction has long been regarded as the premier auction in the world for buying ponies to compete at the highest levels. It has produced numerous ponies that have gone on to win championships at the Pony Finals and other major shows around the country. Auction Date -...

Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Program Winners Awarded at the 2007 USEF Pony Finals National Championships

by Stacey Meier | Aug 19, 2007, 8:16 PM EST

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the winners of the Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Program which took place Saturday evening, August 18, at the USEF Pony Finals National Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park. With pony riders competing to win in each age division, the winners were: Annie Bolling, of Fairhope, AL, in the 8 and under group; Carly Reinsel, of Alpharetta, GA, in the 9-11 age group; Madyson Ward, of Zionsville, IN, in the 12-14 age group;...

USEF Announces Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Program Winners from the Fairfield County Hunt Club June Horse Show

by Stacey Meier | Jul 17, 2007, 4:30 PM EST

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the winners of the Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Program which was held at The Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show on June 26-30, 2007, in Westport, CT. With pony riders competing to win in each age division, the winners were: Charlotte Caccamise in the 8 and under group; Devon Konley won the 9-11 age group and Katie Drake won the 12-14 age group. The Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards program was created...

Adrienne Sternlicht on Vanity Fair Wins 2005 Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Green Pony Hunter Championship

by gaillardm | Aug 11, 2005, 6:36 PM EST

(Lexington, KY) – Adrienne Sternlicht on the seven year old gelding Vanity Fair, won yesterday’s 2005 Wild Horsefeathers / USEF Green Pony Hunter Championship. The championship was held as part of the USEF Pony Finals being held August 10-13 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As champion, the twelve year old Adrienne and “Coco,” a large pony, walked away with the Brownland Farm Perpetual Trophy, a Royal Rider Dress Sheet, a ten-inch Revere bowl keeper trophy and a Pessoa saddle. Her...

Hundreds of Competitors Expected for 2005 USEF Pony Finals at Kentucky Horse Park

by By Sarah Lane | Jul 28, 2005, 9:29 AM EST

Less than two weeks remain before some of the nation’s most talented junior riders—hundreds in fact—will begin the quest to out-jump, out-show and out-perform their fellow pony enthusiasts. Slated for August 10-13, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pony Finals is entering its 38th year of tradition, and its first of four years with the Kentucky Horse Park. Promising to be the cherry-on-top experience for many of the nation’s aspiring equestrians, the Finals will play host to three...