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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...

Final Call for Media Credential Applications: 2016 US Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by USEF Communications Department | Jul 26, 2016, 4:35 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The US Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm will take place August 9-14, 2016 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 July 29, 2016. In 2015, 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 2016 US Pony Finals presented by...

2011 USEF Pony Finals Get Underway at Kentucky Horse Park; Opening Day of 2011 Pony Finals Features Green Pony Hunter Model & Under Saddle

by Rebeccah Walton/Phelps Media Group | Aug 9, 2011, 8:46 PM EST

Lexington, KY - It was beautiful and sunny for the first day of the 2011 United States Equestrian Federation Pony Finals National Championship at the Kentucky Horse Park. Today, the top ponies and riders from across the nation gathered at the Walnut Ring for the Green Pony Hunters Model and Under Saddle, as well as the Regular Medium Pony Hunter Model. Throughout the year, riders have worked diligently to qualify for this prestigious event and compete for the winning honors. For the Love and...

Update on Media Attendance at 2020 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 23, 2020, 9:16 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm will take place August 3-9, 2020, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The 2020 event will feature the USEF Hunter Pony Championships, Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Finals, and USEF Pony Jumper Championships. Due to current Kentucky COVID guidelines , outside media and photographers are not permitted to attend horse shows. The communications teams of US Equestrian and Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC will...

USEF Announces Winners of the 2008 Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards Sponsored by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital; Other Pony Finals Awards Announced

by By Stacey Meier | Aug 21, 2008, 2:38 PM EST

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the winners of the 2008 Emerson Burr Horsemanship Awards sponsored by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, along with the winner of the Buttons and Bows Sportsmanship Award and the winner of the Short Stop Perpetual Trophy. All of these special awards took place at the 2008 USEF National Pony Finals at the Kentucky Horse Park. With pony riders competing in each age division, the winners of the Emerson Burr Awards were Madeline...

Daisy Farish and Ballou Awarded Overall Small Pony Hunter Grand Championship at 2011 USEF Pony Finals

by By Rebeccah Walton/Phelps Media Group | Aug 12, 2011, 9:48 PM EST

Daisy Farish and Ballou (Photo: Shawn McMillen). Lexington, KY – Another cool summer day greeted exhibitors for the 2011 United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pony Finals at the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park. The Large Pony Hunters took center stage in the Walnut Ring this morning as they completed their Model and Under Saddle phases, where Meredith Darst and For the Laughter took home both blue ribbons. The Small Pony Hunter Over Fences were next, and at the end of the day Daisy...

USEF to Continue Five-Day Format in 2007 at the Pony Finals National Championships; Dates Set for Event’s 40th Anniversary

by Sarah Evers | Nov 14, 2006, 11:21 AM EST

Lexington, KY—The 2007 USEF Pony Finals National Championships will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park from August 15-19, 2007. The five-day format, which was begun in 2006, will continue in 2007. The championships include the USEF National Pony Jumper Championship Individual, the USEF National Pony Jumper Championship Team, USEF Pony Medal Final, USEF National Green Hunter Pony Championships, and the USEF National Hunter Pony Championships. Today, the USEF Pony Finals National Championships is...