By Mandy Alexander Each year, the United States Pony Club sends a team to the Pony Jumper Championships at Pony Finals held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. This year, team member Keely Bechtol, a 14-year-old C-2 Traditional member of the Bluegrass Pony Club in the Midsouth Region, attended. Being a C-2 Traditional member
Sunday, August 07 2016 by Editor
By Lauren R. Giannini Brownland Farm owes its place in the horse world to “Sissie” — born Margaret Brown — Anderton. During her childhood in Franklin, Tennessee, she set her sights on an equestrian career although her family specialized in agricultural crops. In 1963, she founded Brownland Farm and began teaching lessons. Then, she
By Sydney Flashman The email that I received informing me that I had qualified for the finals on my pony jumper, Lizzie McGuire. Qualifying for Pony Finals is difficult, whether you’re a pony hunter or a pony jumper.
Every pony rider’s dream — Sydney Flashman and barn mate, Mara Chemerinsky, the afternoon before Pony Finals 2014 began.
Daisy Farish and Sassafras Creek Claim Championship in Regular Medium Pony Hunters at USEF Pony Finals
Saturday, August 10 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY – August 8, 2013 - Daisy Farish and Sassafras Creek stayed cool under pressure to turn in an impressive round over fences and secure the Regular Medium Pony Hunter Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Pony Finals. Farish and Sassafras Creek, owned by Redfield Farm of Califon, NJ, came into the day with the lead in the division after strong finishes in the model and under saddle classes, and they staked their claim to the championship with an emphatic win in the over fences.
Northwind Marin, Show Me Love, and Yes It’s True Receive Green Pony Hunter Championship Titles at Day Two of 2013 US Pony Finals
Thursday, August 08 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY – The first championship titles of the US Hunter Pony Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans were claimed Wednesday as the Green Hunter ponies completed their final phase of competition in the 2013 US Pony Finals. The judging panel of Chance Arakelian, William Sparks, and Jeff Wirthman assessed the hunter ponies in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Walnut Arena until weather caused the Under Saddle phase of the Medium Regular Pony Hunters to be moved to the Covered Arena. Emma Kurtz’s success continued as she claimed the Medium Green Pony Hunter Championship, Small Green Pony Hunter Championship, and finally the Overall Green Pony Hunter Championship
This is the Final Blog from our Pony Finals Mystery bloggers! They did a great job! Wonder if we will ever discover who they are? Friends Addison Piper, Yasmin Rizvi, Caroline Passerelli, and Maddie Schaefer pose for a picture in the Alltech Arena.
By the Sidelines Mystery Bloggers! Photos by Emily Allongo All the Pony Finals winners are smiling big! Pony Finals day five was Small Pony jumping and Large hack and model. The Small Ponies were mostly chips and spooks but not many stops.
The Sidelines Magazine Mystery Bloggers are Back. Photos by Emily Allongo It’s time to tell you about the Small Pony Hack/Model and Medium Pony Over Fences!! The small ponies got all pretty for the model… And shoes pulled for the hack! Small pony model winner was Rafael and hack winner was Goldfish. Small pony Mr
Pony Tails: Day 3 by P. & R. – All photos by Emily Allongo A pony masters at jump at Pony Finals! Buenos Dias from us. Pony finals day 3! The greens “loved” the spooky jumps… NOT Most of the small/medium greens were pretty awesome today but most of the large greens couldn’t make it over the jumps; especially the outside line in 6 strides going to the 2 stride.