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2010 USEF Pony Finals Kick-Off in Kentucky

by By Holly Whiteman/Phelps Media Group for USEF | Aug 11, 2010, 8:17 AM EST

Randi Muster (The 2010 USEF Pony Finals begins at the Kentucky Horse Park.) Lexington, KY - August 10, 2010 - The 2010 United States Equestrian Federation Pony Finals National Championships got underway today with the Green Pony model and under saddle for each section of Large, Medium and Small Green ponies. With the large number of entries that qualified over the last year of competition turning out, each pony size was divided into multiple sections. The heat index was over 100 degrees for...

US Equestrian Announces Partnership with Honor Hill Farms as Welcome Reception Sponsor of the 2020 USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 22, 2020, 1:44 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce Honor Hill Farms as Welcome Reception Sponsor of the 2020 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. Pony Finals will take place August 3-9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., and the Welcome Reception will be held on August 4 from 3-5 p.m. in the vendor area. First-timer ribbons will be given out to riders attending their first Pony Finals at this reception. “We’re happy to have Honor Hill Farms on...

USEF Announces Bid Packets Available to Become “Official Artist of the 2009 USEF Pony Finals”

by Stacey Meier | Nov 10, 2008, 3:32 PM EST

Lexington, KY— The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces that bid packets are now available for any artist interested in becoming the “Official Artist of the USEF Pony Finals” for 2009. The USEF Pony Finals National Championships is a five-day championship which draws young riders from across the country competing for the title of four championships— USEF National Pony Hunter Finals, USEF National Green Hunter Pony Finals, USEF National Pony Medal and the USEF National Pony...

USEF Announces Approval of Kentucky Horse Park To Host 2009-2011 National Pony Championships

by By Stacey Meier | Jul 29, 2008, 11:06 AM EST

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that the USEF Executive Committee recently approved the Kentucky Horse Park as the host of the 2009-2011 USEF National Pony Championships (Pony Finals). The Kentucky Horse Park has successfully hosted Pony Finals for the last three years. The tentative show dates are August 5-9, 2009; August 11-15, 2010; and August 10-14, 2011. Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC. submitted the bid for retaining Pony Finals at the...

Ponies, Ponies, Ponies

by By Marnye Langer | Jul 29, 2008, 12:01 PM EST

Ponies will be the stars at two Langer Equestrian Group (LEG) shows this fall. The Woodside Labor Day Classic (August 29-September 1) features both the Northern California Pony Hunter Final and the Woodside Pony Equitation Championship, in addition to a full selection of pony hunter and equitation classes. Shaw’s Saddlery sponsors the Woodside Pony Equitation Championship and offers great prizes to top finishers. The winner will receive a gift certificate toward a new saddle, along with...

Lillie Keenan Sweeps 2008 Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Green Hunter Pony Finals

by By Stacey Meier | Aug 14, 2008, 6:46 PM EST

Lexington, KY— For the second year in a row, Lillie Keenan swept a championship at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) 2008 Pony Finals. Last year it was the 2007 Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Pony Hunter Finals— this year, Keenan makes history once again with the top score in the small, medium and large Green Hunter Pony divisions and claimed the Grand Champion title of the 2008 Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Green Hunter Pony Finals. With perfect weather and temperatures in the low 80s, today’s...

Collecting Gaits Farm Continues Presenting Sponsorship of USEF Pony Finals

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 22, 2020, 12:10 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that Collecting Gaits Farm of Atlanta, Ga., will return as the presenting sponsor of the 2020 USEF Pony Finals. This year’s event is scheduled for August 3-9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Collecting Gaits Farm, owned by Jeff and Shereen Fuqua, has been the presenting sponsor of USEF Pony Finals since 2015. This event is one of the most eagerly anticipated on the annual show calendar, and features the best pony...

Farnam®/Platform™ Returns as the "Official Feed of the 2007 USEF Pony Finals National Championships"

by Stacey Meier | Aug 15, 2007, 4:58 PM EST

Lexington, KY – As the 40th anniversary of the 2007 USEF Pony Finals National Championships kicks off at the Kentucky Horse Park August 15-19, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces that Farnam Companies, Inc., continues their partnership as the “Official Feed of the USEF Pony Finals” with the Platform Feeding System. The USEF Pony Finals continues its 40-year consecutive run as the most prestigious and celebrated events in the United States. This five-day championship draws...

2008 USEF Pony Finals National Championships Promises Top Competition

by By Stacey Meier | Aug 14, 2008, 11:10 AM EST

Lexington, KY— With 618 large, medium and small ponies entered in the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) 2008 Pony Finals National Championships, the competition is challenging with more ponies than the previous year. With a total of 414 riders ranging in age from six to seventeen, this five-day championship has young riders competing for the title of four championships— Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Pony Hunter Finals, Wild Horsefeathers/USEF Green Hunter Pony Finals, USEF Pony Medal and the...

For The Laughter and Victoria Colvin Awarded Second Grand Hunter Pony Championship at 2010 USEF Pony Finals

by Rebecca Walton/Phelps Media Group for USEF | Aug 15, 2010, 4:11 PM EST

Lexington, KY - August 14, 2010 - Saturday was yet another hot and humid day at the Kentucky Horse Park as junior riders competed in day five of 2010 United States Equestrian Federation Pony Finals National Championships. The Large Pony Hunter over fences class started out this morning’s competition with 102 entries to compete over Bobby Murphy’s course in the Walnut Arena. Riders competed in reverse order of the point standings after the model and under saddle phases. During the class,...