Story & Portraits by Ruby Tevis For Sterling Malnik, growing up in Palm Beach County, Florida, was the perfect place for a horse-loving girl to spend her childhood. With five siblings and four half-siblings, Sterling’s childhood was never short of company—or horses. From Pony Finals to hunter derbies, equitation cups to the Junior jumpers, 15-year-old
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.