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Stage Set for 2014 US Pony Finals

by USEF Communications Department | Aug 4, 2014, 1:55 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The 2014 US Pony Finals are ready to begin at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. From August 5-10, over 700 ponies from across the country will compete with their youth riders in hunter, jumper, and equitation classes. Through Saturday, competition for the US Hunter Pony Championships presented by Sallee Horse Vans will take place. Riders will vie for championships in Small, Medium, and Large Regular Hunter and Green Hunter divisions. The Hunter Pony competitions are...

Grand Pony Hunter Championship Title Goes to Madeline Schaefer and Hi Lite at 2012 US Pony Finals

by Kendall Beirer for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International | Aug 11, 2012, 8:23 PM EST

Hi Lite and Madeline Schaefer Live the High Life, Taking Grand Pony Hunter Championship Lili Hymowitz and Rafael Pose for the Grand Pony Hunter Reserve Championship Photo Lexington, KY – It was the crowning of the champions today at the Kentucky Horse Park as the 2012 US Pony Finals and US National Pony Hunter Champions completed their fifth day of competition. It was the Large Pony Hunter Over Fences that dawned on the Walnut Arena early this morning, and Madeline Schaefer and Hi Lite...

Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America - Special Achievement Award

by Martha L. Stover/WPCSA News | Mar 9, 2011, 2:42 PM EST

Thalia with Gin-N-Tonic. (Photo by Mary Ellen Payne.) Albuquerque, NM - Dr. Ruth Wilburn, President of the Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America (WPCSA) announced a special lifetime achievement award to Thalia Gentzel for her significant contributions to the WPCSA, the pony hunter world, and the lives of many young riders throughout the course of her life. From the time she was 12, Thalia rode at the old Cornell University Stables, where she was later a member of the intercollegiate team. When...

Ponies Descend on Kentucky Horse Park for 2012 US Pony Finals

by Kendall Bierer for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International | Aug 7, 2012, 9:02 PM EST

The Kentucky Horse Park Welcomes Pint-sized Mounts to a Fierce Competition Tomorrow begins the Green Pony Hunters Over Fences, Medium Ponies Compete in the Under Saddle Phase Lexington, KY – August 7, 2012 – The Walnut Ring was alive with families and friends supporting young competitors and their pony mounts, as the 2012 US Pony Finals and the US Hunter Pony Championships presented by Sallee Horse Vans got underway with its first day at the Kentucky Horse Park. Today, the top...

American Shetland Pony Club Offers $10,000 Prize for Pony Finals Champion

by By Johnny Robb | Mar 15, 2007, 1:51 PM EST

The Board of Directors of the American Shetland Pony Club announced that they will again offer a $10,000 scholarship to any registered American Shetland Pony who earns the title of Champion Small Pony Hunter at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pony Finals to be hosted in August. “The $10,000 incentive prize was designed to encourage participation and reward success,” explained Zona Schneider, Operations Director of the American Shetland Pony Club Executive Committee. “Today...

Hudson and Smitten Earn Championship Titles at Day Two of 2014 US Pony Finals

by USEF Communications Department | Aug 7, 2014, 7:44 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The first championship titles of the US Hunter Pony Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans were claimed Wednesday as the Large Regular Hunter Ponies and the Small Green Hunter Ponies completed their final phases of competition in the 2014 US Pony Finals. Devin Seek and Hudson claimed the Large Regular Hunter Pony Championship title and Sophia Calamari and Smitten took home the Small Green Hunter Pony Championship title. National titles are determined in the US Hunter Pony...

USEF Accepting Photography Bids for 2006 USEF Pony Finals

by Sarah Lane | Dec 1, 2005, 12:34 PM EST

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation is now accepting bids from photographers who would like to be named “Official Photographer for the 2006 USEF Pony Finals.” The ever-popular finals will once again be surrounded by the idyllic backdrop of the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. To request a bid document, please contact Marion Maybank at (859) 225-2033 or via e-mail at [email protected] by the close of business on Wednesday, January 4, 2006. Any...

Marshall and Sterling Insurance, Inc. to become Title Sponsor of the USEF National Pony Medal Championship

by USEF Communications Department | Jul 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that Marshall and Sterling Insurance, Inc. will become the Title Sponsor of the USEF National Pony Medal Championship at the US Pony Finals National Championships. The 2014 US Pony Finals will be held August 4-10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The Marshall and Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Championship finals will begin Sunday, August 10, at 7 a.m ET. "The United States Equestrian Federation is...

The 2014 US National Pony Jumper Championship Kicks-Off with 10 Faultless Efforts in the First Individual Phase

by USEF Communications Department | Aug 7, 2014, 10:38 PM EST

Lexington, KY - The 46 entries in the US National Pony Jumper Championships began their quests toward National Titles Thursday evening in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. Held August 7-9 as part of the US Pony Finals, these annual championships host the best pony jumper competitors from across the United States. Thursday’s first Individual Phase was the first of four rounds to be jumped over Richard Jeffrey-designed courses. Held as a clear round class, the opening round of...

Individual Competition Begins in US National Pony Jumper Championships at the 2013 US Pony Finals

by Helen Murray | Aug 7, 2013, 9:10 PM EST

Lexington, KY - The 44 entries in the US National Pony Jumper Championships began their quests toward National Titles Wednesday evening in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. Held August 7-9 as part of the US Pony Finals, these annual championships host the best pony jumper competitors from throughout the United States. Wednesday’s first Individual Phase was the first of four rounds to be jumped over Marc Donovan’s well-built tracks. Held as a clear round class,...