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USEF PONY FINALS Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm August 8-13 Kentucky Horse Park Lexington, KY


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FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear Pony Finals Competitors and Guests: On behalf of the US Equestrian Federation, I am pleased to welcome all of you, whether a new or returning competitor, to the 50th annual USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm at the Kentucky Horse Park in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky. In this week, the USEF Pony Finals encompasses three championship competitions including the 2017 USEF Hunter Pony National Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans, the Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Finals, and the USEF National Pony Jumper Championships. The Pony Finals has a long history dating back to 1959, and has grown each year into the incredible event we enjoy today. The USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm hosts a truly special gathering of ponies and their young riders, trainers, and support groups. While qualifying alone is a great accomplishment, competing in the Finals is an especially rewarding experience for these young pony riders and their families. The social events and camaraderie amongst the competitors fosters many lasting friendships and a love of equestrian sport. It would not be possible to host these championships without our sponsors and contributors to whom we are extremely grateful for their continued support. Only through their generosity and valuable contributions are we able to present this wonderful event. We especially thank all of the volunteers, staff and officials who work tirelessly to ensure that this competition is fair, safe, and memorable for everyone involved. Good luck to all the competitors, and have an enjoyable week of competition!

Best regards,

Murray S. Kessler President United States Equestrian Federation

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Sportsman's CHARTER

That sport is something done for the fun of doing it and that it ceases to be a sport when it becomes a business only, something done for what there is in it; That amateurism is something of the heart and spirit - not a matter of exact technical qualifications; That good manners of sport are fundamentally important; That the code must be strictly upheld;

Sport is something done for the fun of doing it and that it ceases to be a sport when it becomes a business only, That the whole structure of sport is not only something done preserved from the absurdity of undue importance, but is justified by a kind of romance for what there which animates it, and by the positive virtues of courage, patience, good temper, and unselfis in it. ishness which are demanded by the code;

That the exploitation of sport for profit alone kills the spirit and retains only the husk and semblance of the thing; That the qualities of frankness, courage, and sincerity which mark the good sportsman in private life shall mark the discussions of his interests at a competition.

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Schedule TUESDAY, AUGUST 8TH WALNUT 6:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Flatwork for all ponies 9:30 a.m. REGULAR PONY HUNTER Large Model & Under Saddle GREEN PONY HUNTER Small Green Model & Under Saddle At the conclusion of under saddle: Flatwork for hunter ponies and equitation ponies

ANNEX Non-competing pony work area

CLAIBORNE 1 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Large

CLAIBORNE 2 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Medium

STONELEA 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Small

COVERED ARENA 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Model Clinic 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Model Clinic 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exercise Ring

ALLTECH ARENA Closed

MURPHY Exercise ring for non-showing, & layover horses.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9TH WALNUT

CLAIBORNE 1

COVERED ARENA

7:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

6:30 a.m.—7:30 a.m.

REGULAR PONY HUNTER Small Model & Under Saddle Large Over Fences GREEN PONY HUNTER Small Green Over Fences At the conclusion of over fences: Flatwork for hunter and equitation ponies

ANNEX Non-competing pony work area

Warm-Up Medium

CLAIBORNE 2 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Small

STONELEA 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Large

MURPHY Exercise ring for non-showing, & layover horses.

Model Clinic 8:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m. Exercise Ring 1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m. Sports Psychology Clinic 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. Flatwork for Jumpers 3:30 p.m.—5:30 p.m. Exercise Ring

ALLTECH ARENA 1:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. Flatwork for Pony Jumpers 5:00 p.m. Jumper Competitors meeting (location TBD)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10TH WALNUT

CLAIBORNE 1

COVERED ARENA

7:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m.

GREEN PONY HUNTER

Warm-Up Large

Medium Green Model & Under Saddle Large Green Model & Under Saddle REGULAR PONY HUNTER Small Over Fences At the conclusion of over fences: Flatwork for hunter and equitation ponies

ANNEX Non-competing pony work area

CLAIBORNE 2 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Medium

STONELEA 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Small

MURPHY Exercise ring for non-showing, & layover horses.

Exercise Ring 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. Flatwork for Jumpers

ALLTECH ARENA 8:00 a.m.—9:00 a.m. Pony Jumper Horse Inspection 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. Jumper Training 1.00 meters 5:45 p.m. Walk Phase I course 7:15 p.m. JUMPER INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION PHASE 1

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 11TH WALNUT

CLAIBORNE 1

COVERED ARENA

7:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

REGULAR PONY HUNTER Medium Model & Under Saddle GREEN PONY HUNTER Medium Green Over Fences Large Green Over Fences

Warm-Up Medium

CLAIBORNE 2

ALLTECH ARENA

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Warm-up Equitation

Warm-Up Small

STONELEA 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ANNEX Non-competing pony work area

Judge’s Perspective Clinic

Warm-Up Large

MURPHY Exercise ring for non-showing, & layover horses.

7:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.—2’3” 10:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.—3’ 4:00 p.m. Walk Phase II course 4:30 p.m. JUMPER INDIVIDUAL PHASE II & TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12TH WALNUT

CLAIBORNE 1

7:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

REGULAR PONY HUNTER

Warm-Up Small

Medium Over Fences

CLAIBORNE 2 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ANNEX Non-competing pony work area

Warm-Up Large

STONELEA 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Warm-Up Medium

COVERED ARENA

8:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m. Exercise Ring 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. Flatwork for Jumpers 3:30 p.m.—5:30 p.m. Exercise Ring

ALLTECH ARENA Warm-Up Equitation 8:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.—2’6”

MURPHY

3:00 p.m. Walk Farewell Course

Exercise ring for non-showing, & layover horses.

4:00 p.m. Jumper Farewell Class 5:30 p.m. Walk Individual Final Course 6:00 p.m. Hunter Awards Parade 6:30 p.m. Jumper Individual Final

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13TH WALNUT

CLAIBORNE 1

COVERED ARENA

Closed

Exercise Ring

5:00 a.m. Ring Open for Schooling Medium

ANNEX

CLAIBORNE 2

Non-competing pony work area

Exercise Ring

Large Small

ALLTECH ARENA

MURPHY Exercise ring for non-showing, & layover horses.

7:00 a.m. PONY MEDAL FINALS 12:00 p.m. Pony Medal Lunch

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Thank You The United States Equestrian Federation proudly acknowledges the following supporters for their generous contributions that ensure the success of the 2017 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. PRESENTING SPONSOR Collecting Gaits Farm

RESERVE CHAMPION LEVEL DONOR

Skyland Farm/Roy & Denice Perry Virginia Pony Breeders Association

Shannon Stitchman

CLASS & DIVISION SPONSORS

Marshall & Sterling Insurance – USEF Pony Medal Sallee Horse Vans, Inc. – USEF Medium Green and Medium Regular Hunter Pony National Championship Triple Crown Feed - USEF Regular and Large Pony Champions

SPONSORS

EquiFit Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and Pharmacy PonyApp PonyTail Bows - First Timer & Participation Ribbons Upper Echelon Academy Voltaire Design Wellesley Equestrian World Equestrian Center

BLUE RIBBON DONORS Bill Schaub Brownland Farm Canterbury Farm/Greg Franklin Charles Moorcroft The Debney Family Fairfield County Hunt Club GC Ponies Geoff Teall & Montoga, Inc. The Richard Gordon Family The Hudkins Family Kickapoo Ponies The Maher Family LLC Memorial Park Hunters Olivia Golden LLC Peacock Ridge Shadow Ridge Stonewall Farm Sweet Oak Farm Vintage Oaks Horse Farm

RED RIBBON DONORS CHAMPIONSHIP LEVEL DONOR

The Lignelli Family The Holtgers Family/Gut Einhaus LLC Wasserman Foundation

Abby Blankenship Amy Uniss The Campbell Family The Duffy Family & Little Brook Farm Horseflight Jill Aureliano Kristen Carollo/Courtyard Farm Lightfoot Show Stables, LLC Lynn Jayne Nikki Boyle Randi Aitken

YELLOW RIBBON DONORS

Kingsmeade Farm, Inc Shawn McMillen Photography Spring Mill Farm Sunny Days Early Childhood Developmental Services, Inc. Wynmore Farm

THE USHJA HWG PONY TASK FORCE: Linda Andrisani Sissie Anderton Beverly Bedard Denice De Riso-Perry Robin Greenwood Jill Hamilton Kathleen Rice Patricia Roberts Bill Schaub Richard Taylor Clare Warren Stacey Weiss

THANK YOU TO ALL USEF AND USHJA STAFF

To all the parents, trainers, riders, volunteers, and staff who continue to make this event special year after year, we also would like to thank and honor you!

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History OF PONY FINALS

In 1959,

The prestigious Van Sinderen Trophy for International Pony Competition

the British National Pony Society challenged American Pony riders under age 17 to an International Pony Hunter Competition. First held at the prestigious National Horse Show in New York City, the best U.S. ponies and riders met head-to-head with the best British ponies and riders in the small and large divisions. The first competition emphasized conformation and under saddle performance. Jumping ability was tested over two fences and counted for 20 percent of the final score. The American riders in this inaugural competition were narrowly defeated 10-9. Two years later, the British National Pony Society hosted the competition. The American competitors prepared by spending a rigorous two weeks at the famed U.S. Equestrian Center in Gladstone, NJ. The training proved beneficial, as the U.S. returned with the trophy by a score of 13-9.

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Celebrating 50 YEARS

In 1967 the United States Equestrian Federation (formally AHSA) created what was then called the AHSA Hunter Pony Competition as a national event, open to all members of the USEF who met the qualifying criteria. Mrs. Cushny, Chairman of the Hunter Pony Committee

at the time said, "The basic purpose of the pony competition from the outset has been to develop a quality pony that could perform over fences as well as under saddle." This newly created national competition, placing more focus on the over fences performance, and developed to

"The basic purpose of the pony competition from the outset has been to develop a quality pony that could perform over fences as well as under saddle."

Pictured above is the victorious 1961 American Team at the British Timken Show in Duston, Northampton, England. Below is the 1961 AHSA Team, Left to Right -- Clay T. Brittle, III, Frank H. Owens, Frankie Gardiner, Susan W. Burr, Roddy Wanamaker, Kathleen Watson, Betsy L. Firey, Capt., Terry Rudd. 2 6 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M

replace the International Pony Competition has now grown into one of the largest events for ponies throughout the US. Back then, each state could only host one qualifying event, where only a pony placing first or second overall in an “A� rated section would qualify for the finals. Ponies were


to be split into 2 sections – 13 hands and under, competing over fences set at 2’6”, and ponies over 13 hands, competing over fences set at 3’. Today, multiple qualifying classes are held in each state across the country. Although a pony must still acquire one of the two highest scores of the section by winning a championship or reserve championship in an “AA” or “A” rated Regular or Green Hunter Pony section, many other aspects of the qualification specifications as well as the overall Pony Finals championship event have evolved over the years. Since 1984, the finals have included the popular Pony Medal Championships, an equitation competition. Riders qualify for the equitation finals by winning a blue ribbon or by

accumulating 30 points in an USEF Pony Medal qualifying class. The 2001 USEF Pony Finals marked the addition of the National Pony Jumper Championships. Ponies and riders qualify based on annually produced Selection Procedures. 2005 marked the start of what was to be a long history of Pony Finals calling Kentucky “home”, when the event moved to the famed Kentucky Horse Park. The Championships have seen abundant growth since its inception, and today are considered by many to be the most prestigious and celebrated events of their kind in the United States. The 2017 year marks the 50th anniversary of the inception of Pony Finals as the National Championship. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 2 7


This six-day, three discipline, championship event hosts more than 500 young riders with talented pony mounts, while hundreds of spectators and families cheer them on. The Hunter Pony Championship’s three-phase competition lasts five days, covers both the Green and Regular Pony sections, and judges the pony’s conformation, way of moving under saddle and fence jumping ability. While the Pony Medal Championship is a rigorous one day event that test young riders in a head-to-head competition judging their ability to navigate and maintain proper equitation through a technical and demanding course of fences. Although the Pony Jumper Championships do not hold as long of a history at Pony Finals, they provide a vital opportunity for

young riders to compete during a multi-day event on both team and individual levels. Experience gained here at Pony Finals just might one day become a building block for a future US Equestrian Team Olympic rider. Former Pony Finals competitors who have gone on to represent the US Team in International and Olympic events include Georgina Bloomberg, Greg Best, Reed Kessler, Alison Firestone Robitaille, Jessica Springsteen, and Molly Ashe Cawley.

Jessica Springsteen and Vornado Van Den Hoendrick in the Hagyard Lexington Classic, a U.S. Show Jumping Team Observation Event.

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Roster OF OFFICIALS

The 2017 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm is brought to you by the United States Equestrian Federation, the National Governing Body for Equestrian Sport. Judges and other officials are selected in order to meet the standards demanded by this Championship.

HUNTER JUDGES

SHOW MANAGER

Robert Bielefeld, Wellington, FL Diane Carney, Algonquin, IL Scott Fitton, Wellington, FL Mark Jungherr, Amesbury, MA Dale Pederson, Valley Center, CA Tony Sgarlata, Lake Worth, FL

Hugh Kincannon, Lexington, KY

GROUNDS SUPERVISOR Rob Murphy, Lexington, KY

ANNOUNCERS

Brian Jones, Lexington, KY Matt Harris, Boulder , CO Oliver Kennedy, Brookeville MD

PONY MEDAL JUDGES

Rachel Kennedy, Brookeville, MD James Toon, South Salem, NY

COURSE DESIGNERS

PONY JUMPER JUDGES Ralph Alfano, Wellington, FL Ron Beachy, Crestwood, KY

STEWARDS David Distler, Norwalk, CT Karen Golding, Wellington, FL

Hunters/Equitation – Bobby Murphy, Lexington, KY Jumpers/Equitation – Jasen Shelley, Wellington, FL

FARRIER

Jeff Channell, Fort Worth, TX

VETERINARIAN

SCHOOLING SUPERVISORS

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute (859) 255-8741

Becky Francis, Stamping Ground, KY Peter Lane, Wellington, FL Laura Reed, Lexington, KY Victoria Veale, West Farmington, OH

SHOW SECRETARY

Colleen Morrissey, Tampa, FL During Show: (859) 300-9899

USEF COORDINATORS

Hunter - Lori Nelson, Lexington, KY Jumper - Jennifer Haydon, Lexington, KY

JUMPS Jumps by Fuzzy, Franklin, TN

VIDEOGRAPHY

David Orlando (561) 512-4054 info@shownet.biz

PHOTOGRAPHY Shawn McMillen Photography (606) 356-0518 www.shawnmcmillen.com

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Championship DESCRIPTIONS & TROPHIES MARSHALL & STERLING/USEF PONY MEDAL CHAMPIONSHIP This class is judged as an Equitation Medal Finals. All riders complete one round of the course, with top competitors completing a second course. If the judges feel that additional tests of the top riders are required, USEF tests 1-9 may be used. Riders are judged on their riding form and ability to ride correctly.

USEF NATIONAL PONY JUMPER TEAM CHAMPION Awarded the Willow Grove Farm Perpetual Trophy donated by William J. Moroney in honor of his parents Edward and Lorraine Moroney.

BUTTONS ‘N’ BOWS SPORTSMANSHIP TROPHY

Awarded the Easter Sunday Memorial Trophy donated by Ms. Catherine A. Kaiser and Ms. Jennifer T. Pesko.

Awarded to the junior rider who best personifies the high standards and virtues of integrity, sportsmanship, honor, courage, good temper and unselfishness. Donated by Mr. R. Bates Newton of Versailles, KY, in memory of Ms. Maxine Best, teacher, judge, and long time friend and supporter of the USEF Pony Finals.

USEF NATIONAL PONY HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP

HIGH-SCORE VIRGINIA BRED PONY AWARD

The Hunter Pony competition will be judged in three phases with corresponding values: In-Hand Phase (25%), Under Saddle (25%), Over Fences Phase (50%). The highest scoring pony overall

Awarded the Virginia Pony Breeders Perpetual Trophy donated by the Virginia Pony Breeders Association.

US PONY MEDAL CHAMPION:

will be declared Grand Champion.

OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION PONY HUNTER Awarded the International Jumping Derby Perpetual Trophy donated by Mason Phelps, Jr.

OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION GREEN PONY HUNTER: Awarded the Brownland Farm Perpetual Trophy donated by Mr. and Mrs. Anderton.

SMALL PONY HUNTER CHAMPION (12.2 HANDS AND UNDER):

EMERSON BURR PERPETUAL TROPHY Awarded to the trainer of the Overall Grand Champion Pony Hunter.

THE EDNA LYTLE PERPETUAL TROPHY Donated by the USEF in honor of Edna Lytle, awarded to the volunteer of the year for the USEF Pony Finals.

THE OUTSTANDING PARENT AWARD In memory of Gail Cardalico, this trophy is awarded to the individual who has shown the most involvement and support as a parent of a Pony Finals competitor.

Awarded the Professional Horseman’s Association Trophy donated by the PHA.

WELSH PONY AND COB SOCIETY PERPETUAL TROPHIES

MEDIUM PONY HUNTER CHAMPION (OVER 12.2 HANDS AND UP TO 13.2 HANDS):

Awarded to the highest scoring registered Purebred Welsh Pony as well as the highest scoring Half or Part-bred Welsh Pony in both the Regular and Green Pony Hunter sections.

Awarded the Beagle Brook Farm Perpetual Trophy donated in honor of “Special Effects” by Jennifer Miller and Beagle Brook Farm.

LARGE PONY HUNTER CHAMPION (OVER 13.2 HANDS AND UP TO 14.2 HANDS): Awarded the Pony Cross Farm Perpetual Trophy donated by Stephanie Abronson and Pony Cross Farm.

USEF PONY JUMPER STYLE AWARD Awarded the Short Stop Perpetual Trophy donated by William J. Moroney to the pony jumper rider, whom in the opinion of the judges exhibits the best jumping style of riding throughout the Pony Jumper National Championship.

USEF NATIONAL PONY JUMPER INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION Awarded the Swan Creek Farm Perpetual Trophy donated by William J. Moroney in honor of Alvin and Patsy Topping.

BETSY FISHBACK MEMORIAL TROPHY Awarded to the overall best turned out pony in the hunter sections of Pony Finals; donated by Dr. William D. Fishback and Kelley Goguen in memory of Betsy Fishback, a longtime volunteer and supporter of Pony Finals.

THE MINDY DARST PERPETUAL TROPHY TOP EQUESTRIAN ATHLETE AWARD REPRESENTING THE FUTURE OF EXCELLENCE IN RIDING Awarded to the child that all judges decide is mostly likely to become a top professional rider. This award is to be based on the fitness and athletic ability of the rider, the compassion and communication between the rider and the pony, and the understanding of track, pace and the ability to create a beautiful jump. The winner should best exemplify a competitive, hardworking, and talented rider who is comfortable competing in any venue, and best showcases his pony’s ability, with a calm confidence that portrays a successful future professional.

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Champions O F T H E PA S T

USEF HUNTER PONY CHAMPIONS

The Professional Horsemen’s Association of America Trophy (Small Hunter Pony) The Beagle Brook Farm Perpetual Trophy (Medium Hunter Pony) The Pony Cross Farm Perpetual Trophy (Large Hunter Pony) The International Jumping Derby Perpetual Trophy (Grand Champion Hunter Pony shown in bold)

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MEDIUM 2016 Woodlands Stevie Ray 2015 Woodlands Stevie Ray 2014 Finders-Keepers 2013 Sassafras Creek 2012 Roxburry 2011 Enchanted Forest 2010 Enchanted Forest 2009 Halo 2008 Neverland 2007 Enchanted Forest 2006 Rockette 2005 High Fashion 2004 Sham’s Loganberry 2003 Simply Magical 2002 Northwind’s Onyx 2001 Tristen’s Party Shoes 2000 Knickerbocker 1999 Believe in Majic 1998 My Belle Star 1997 Knickerbocker 1996 Straight Talk 1995 Be My Guest 1994 Dream Come True 1993 Cymraeg Rainshower 1992 Llandefalle Lady Slipper 1991 Another Rainbeau 1990 Kiss Me Not 1989 Foxhollow Rock Star 1988 Casey Jones 1987 Special Effects 1986 Sabrina 1985 Kiss Me Not 1984 Snow Goose 1983 Ma Belle 1982 Indy Anna 1981 Frito Bandito 1980 Shenandoah Flinstone 1979 High Noon 1978 High Noon 1977 High Noon 1976 Snow Goose Medium sections added in 1976

LARGE 2016 Storyteller 2015 Glynhafan Red Kestral 2014 Hudson 2013 Westside 2012 For The Laughter 2011 For The Laughter 2010 For The Laughter 2009 For The Laughter

2008 Vanity Fair 2007 Vanity Fair 2006 Cherrybrook Blue Suede Shoes 2005 Orlando 2004 American Dreams 2003 Madame Alexander 2002 Time to Talk 2001 Polaris Moonbeam 2000 Newsworthy 1999 Hillcrest Blue Wishes 1998 Longacre Trademark 1997 Foxlair Poker 1996 Remember The Laughter & Indian Jones (tie) 1995 Remember the Laughter 1994 Music Maker 1993 Blueprint 1992 No Deposit, No Return 1991 Tickled Pink 1990 Touch Me Too 1989 Strike It Rich 1988 Bon Soir 1987 Bon Soir 1986 Bon Soir 1985 Windleas’ Wonder Rabbit 1984 The Executive 1983 Shenandoah Opal 1982 Shenandoah Opal 1981 Clean Sweep 1980 Chardonnay 1979 Hi Fi 1978 Chardonnay 1977 Polaris Make Believe 1976 Southern Grey 1975 Sundance 1974 Southern Grey 1973 Polaris Make Believe 1972 Polaris Make Believe 1971 Temujin 1970 Chimney Sweep 1969 Keswick 1968 Keswick 1967 Neat ‘N’ Tidy 1978 Chardonnay 1977 Polaris Make Believe 1976 Southern Grey 1975 Sundance 1974 Southern Grey 1973 Polaris Make Believe 1972 Polaris Make Believe 1971 Temujin 1970 Chimney Sweep 1969 Keswick 1968 Keswick 1967 Neat ‘N’ Tidy

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Champions O F T H E PA S T

Green Pony Hunter Champions The Brownland Farm Perpetual Trophy (Grand Green Hunter Pony shown in bold)

SMALL 2016 So Enchanted 2015 Woodlands Polar Bear 2014 Smitten 2013 Yes It’s True 2012 Benjamin Buttons 2011 Bit Of Laughter 2010 Grand Jete 2009 Brownland’s Mr. Mac 2008 Sparkle Plenty 2007 Ballou 2006 Claim To Fame 2005 Fort Knox 2004 Confetti 2003 Dream Boy 2002 Miss Australia 2001 First Edition 2000 Slumber Party 1999 Shenandoah Beechwood MEDIUM 2016 Not So Secret 2015 Truly Yours 2014 Leon 2013 Show me Love 2012 Frosted 2011 Magical Diamond 2010 Robin Hill’s Snapshot 2009 Rock The Boat 2008 Happy Meal 2007 Cortina 2006 Godiva 2005 Nemo 2004 Absolut Snap 2003 Crack of Dawn 2002 Snow White 2001 Fortune Cookie 2000 Kenworth 1999 Where There’s Smoke LARGE 2016 Minted 2015 Kingston 2014 For the Best 2013 Northwind Martin 2012 Valentino 2011 Faunti 2010 Seven Steps 2009 Cassius Clay 2008 Bracewood’s Camelot 2007 Valentine 2006 Dawned On Me

2005 Vanity Fair 2004 Bon Voyage 2003 Paris 2002 Junior Mint 2001 Blue Suede Shoes 2000 Clean Slate 1999 Quoth The Raven

The Easter Sunday Memorial Trophy

(Pony Medal Champion) 2016 Caroline Passarelli 2015 Sophie Gochman 2014 Taylor St Jacques 2013 Olivia Woodson 2012 Lucy Deslauries 2011 Madison Goetzmann 2010 Isabelle Caccamise 2009 Ailish Cunniffe 2008 Morgan Moog 2007 Taylor Ann Adams 2006 Samantha Schaefer 2005 Annie Davidson 2004 Victoria Birdsall 2003 Megan Massaro 2002 Jaime Gibson 2001 Courtney Reese 2000 Maggie McAlary 1999 Elsbeth Lougherey 1998 Sarah Littlechild 1997 Maggie Jayne 1996 Ashley Baker 1995 Alexandra Otto 1994 Margaux Hilber 1993 Liz Hansen 1992 Heather Caristo 1991 Danielle Monteleone 1990 Emily Epstein 1989 Kelly Farmer 1988 Jennifer Hanks 1987 Ray Texel 1986 Deanne Sabarese 1985 Christine Loudermilk 1984 Melissa Hobie ** Pony final medal instituted. Formerly awarded to the high score winner 1983 Heather Kravitz 1982 Jennifer Cronin 1981 Karen Flowers 1980 Karen Flowers 1979 Patricia Messina

Emerson Burr Perpetual Trophy

(Trainer of Overall Grand) 2016 Scott Stewart and Amanda Derbyshire 2015 Chris Iwasaki and Elizabeth Reilly

2014 Lynne Jayne and Patricia Griffith 2013 Patricia Griffith 2012 Patricia Griffith 2011 Rob Collucio and Scott Stewart 2010 Scott Stewart 2009 Scott Stewart 2008 Patricia Griffith 2007 Patricia Griffith 2006 Kelly Gougan 2005 Bill Schaub 2004 Kim Stewart 2003 Ken and Emily Smith 2002 Kim Stewart 2001 Sharyn Cole 2000 Kim Stewart

The Buttons and Bows Sportsmanship Trophy

(Awarded to the junior rider who best personifies the high standards and virtues of integrity, sportsmanship, honor, courage, good temper, and unselfishness during Pony Finals) 2016 Katherine Walters 2015 Brooke Farrell 2014 Gianna Longo 2013 Hagen Alexander Hall 2012 Aberle Rogers 2011 Emily Regan 2010 Charlotte Currey 2009 Julia Gallo 2008 Lillie Keenan 2007 Paul Gallo 2006 Amber Siegelman 2005 Marisa Messina 2004 Jessica Van Brocklin 2003 Katie Dinan 2002 Adrienne Sternlicht 2001 Dominique Mungin 2000 Chloe Desjarlais 1999 Whitney Parker 1998 Haley M. Deffaa 1997 Sheena Linders 1996 Brittany Denton 1995 Alexander Shokat 1994 Carolyn Sabolis 1993 Stephanie McCarron 1992 J. Caitlyn Thomas

The Virginia Pony Breeders Trophy

(High Score Virginia Bred Pony) Rider/Owner 2016 A Dream Come True Kayla Sullivan/ DK-USA Sporthorses LLC

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2015 Baby Blue Libby Gordon/Bibby Hill 2014 Hudson Devin Seek/ Aubrey Hill Equestrian 2013 Woodlands Misty Rain Isabel Ryan 2012 Roxbury Yasmin Rizvi/ Peacock Ridge 2011 Tantallon Co-Captain Cecilia D’Amore 2010 Tuscany Sophie Michaels/ West End Stables 2009 Misty Blue Paris Lucy Nyland-Elliot/ Colby Nyland-Elliot 2008 Blue On Blue Chloe Reid 2007 Benlea Easter Lily Kaely Tomeu/ Gerard Newman 2006 Lakeview Nicknack Victoria Colvin/ Georgia Waldrop 2005 Roads Untraveled Molly Braswell/ Cortie Wetherill 2004 Woodlands Love ‘N’ Happiness Victoria Birdsall/ Nivikada Farms 2003 Allure Jamie Gibson/ Courtney O’Connell 2002 Pony Dot Com Katherine Newman 2001 Wild Blue Addison Phillips/ Mrs. Quentin Alexander 2000 Knicker Bocker Julianne Befeler 1999 Won To Know Anna McKnight 1998 Longacre Trademark Erica Greenwald 1997 Foxlair Poker Caitlin Lane 1996 Straight Talk Bradley Schneller 1995 Beaujolais Ashlee Bond 1994 One More Rainbeau Grand Central Show Stables 1993 Cymraeg Rainshower Erica Keany 1992 Woodlands Candy Cloud Amanda Finnis

1991 Another Rainbeau Anneliese Kannow 1990 Toulouse Jim Chaplin 1989 Strike It Rich Maria Bishop & The Barracks 1988 Swan Song Lauren Hough

The Helicon Farms Perpetual Trophy

(Welsh High Score Award) Rider/Owner 2016 Newsflash Hunter Champey/ Isabella Sanchez 2015 Rollingwoods Knee Deep Alexa Elle Lignelli 2014 Finders-Keepers Taylor St Jacques/ RHF Enterprises 2013 Armani Daisy Farish/ Madeline Schaefer 2012 Heart To Forget Rachel Paradise 2011 Elation McKayla Langmeier/ Betsee Parker 2010 Elation Meredith Darst/ Betsee Parker 2009 Lands End Eros Allison Toffolon 2008 Cardiff Mardi Gras Madeline Keck/ Monarch International 2007 Strike A Pose Lulu Farish/ Whitney Roper 2006 Strike A Pose Ande Farish/ Whitney Roper 2005 Sundae Supreme Schaeffer Raposa/ Kriss Eisaman 2004 Dreamboy Devon Walther/ Isabella Norton 2003 Halcyon Hawthorne Samantha Schaefer

The High Score WPCSA Half Welsh Trophy

(Half Welsh High Score Award) Rider/Owner 2016 Jessandi Famous Amos Olivia Stoekel


2015 Glynhafan Red Kestral Taylor St. Jacques/ Peacock Ridge LLC 2014 Enjoy The Laughter Ali Tritschler/ Dr. Betsee Parker 2013 Frosted Madeline Schaefer 2012 Roxbury Yasmin Rizvi/ Peacock Ridge 2011 Hands Up Jordyn Rose Freedman 2010 Midnight Hour Victoria Press/ Porter Allen 2009 Elite Movida Morgane Qualls/ Kailyn Alsup 2008 Hillcrest’s Country Lady Hannah Baumann/ Charles Jacobs 2007 Hillcrest’s Country Lady Grace Robinson/ Laura King Kaplan 2006 Hillcrest Kilkenny Elizabeth Boone 2005 Elite Storm Front Allie Paradysz/ Paradysz Farm 2004 Sham’s Loganberry Samantha Schaefer 2003 Allure Jamie Gibson/ Courtney O’Connell

The Rosehaven Farm Perpetual Trophy

(Green Purebred Welsh High Score Award) Rider/Owner 2016 Land's End Eros Adam Edgar/ Bill Schaub 2015 Truly Yours Emma Kurtz/ Betsee Parker 2014 Wicklyn’s King’s Ransom Kalli Meagher/ Kimi Hochstein

The Edna Lytle Perpetual Trophy

(Volunteer of the Year) 2016 Bill Schaub 2015 Charles Moorcroft 2014 Patricia Griffith 2013 Beverly Bedard

2012 David Wright 2011 Mindy Darst 2010 Mindy Darst 2009 Marion Maybank 2008 Mindy Darst 2007 Sissie Anderton 2006 Betsy Fishback 2005 Bill Maroney 2004 Edna Lytle

The Betsy Fishback Memorial Trophy

(Awarded to the best turned out pony in the hunter sections of Pony Finals) Rider/Owner 2016 Vermont Ruby Fox Anna Richardson/ Piper Klemm 2015 One More Time Adam Edgar/ Anna Rossi 2014 Rollingwood’s Sticky Buns Sabra Moore 2013 Blue on Blue Sarah Boston 2012 Promise Too Taylor Griffith/ Scott Stewart 2011 Little Black Dress Katherine Driscoll

The Mindy Darst Perpetual Trophy

(Top Equestrian Athlete Award Representing the Future of Excellence in Riding) 2016 Caroline Passarelli 2015 Augusta Iwaski 2014 Taylor St Jacques 2013 Emma Kurtz 2012 Meredith Darst

Outstanding Parent Award 2016 Amanda Topping 2015 Britt Bader

2013 Zone 4 2012 Zone 4 2011 Zone 7 2010 Zones 1, 5, 9 2009 Zone 8 2008 Zone 7 2007 Zone 4 2006 Zone 10 2005 Zone 3 2004 Zone 5 2003 Zone 4 2002 Zone 5 2001 Zone 5 SILVER 2016 Zones 4/9 2015 Zone 9/10 2013 Zone 5 2012 Zone 7 2011 Zone 2 2010 Zones 7, 10 2009 Zone 5 2008 Zone 2 2007 Zone 8, 9 2006 Zone 3 2005 Zone 2 2004 Zone 4 2003 Zone 1 2002 Zone 2 2001 Zone 10 BRONZE 2016 Zone 1 2015 Zone 2 2013 Zone 7 2012 USPC 2011 Zone 4 2010 Zones 2 2009 USPC 2008 Zone 3 2007 Zone 10 2006 Zone 5 2005 Zone 8 2004 USPC 2003 Zone 5 2002 Zone 4 2001 Zone 6

National Pony Jumper Championships The Willow Grove Farm Perpetual Trophy

The Swan Creek Farm Perpetual Trophy

GOLD 2016 Zones 5/6 2015 Zone 4 2014 USPC

GOLD 2016 Bailey Doloff 2015 Elizabeth McDougald (Knock My Sox Off) 2014 Genevieve Munson (Bluebelle)

(Pony Jumper Team Championship)

(Individual Pony Jumper Champion)

2013 Cooper Dean (American Hero) 2012 Keely Laughlin (Larger Than Life) 2011 Julia Curtis (The Waterboy) 2010 Sydney Shulman (Set Sail) 2009 Sydney Schulman (Set Sail) 2008 Jessica Pyfer 2007 Elizabeth Boone 2006 Amber Siegelman 2005 Annie Cook 2004 Kevin Furguson 2003 Jill Hubbuch 2002 Billy Worthington 2001 Kathleen Scott

2016 Bailey Doloff 2015 Charles Smith 2014 Julianna Empie 2013 Cooper Dean 2012 Ellyn Fritz 2011 Kaitlin Miller-Roberts 2010 Kaitlin Miller-Roberts 2009 Christina Firestone 2008 Elizabeth Solomon 2007 Gabriela Mershad 2006 Amber E. Siegelman 2005 Hannah Holik 2004 Jennifer Waxman 2003 Juliana Fischer 2002 Billy Worthington 2001 Suzie Middlebrook

SILVER 2016 Isabella Durnell 2015 Stephanie Don (Joel) 2014 Cecily Coors (Monstarz Superfly) 2013 Christina Rodriguez (A Lotta Moxie) 2012 Ellyn Fritz (Sailor Moon) 2011 Noah Buehler (Porsche) 2010 Alicia Hall (Luigi) 2009 Carly Attanasio (Rascal) 2008 Cara Dodson 2007 Tori Berlin 2006 Marshall Shear 2005 Hannah Holik 2004 Stephanie Fialco 2003 Julianna Fischer 2002 Rebecca Young 2001 Kristen Van Der Veen BRONZE 2016 Maya Lovdal 2015 Sarah Davis (National Treasure) 2014 Carson Ruff (Jet Pilot) 2013 Carly Williams (High Hopes) 2012 Kady Abrahamson (Salsa) 2011 Sarah Walker (La-Ti-Da) 2010 Rachel Fleszar (Valley Girl) 2009 Bella Cramer (Good Fortune) 2008 Gillian King 2007 Leigh Hartrampf 2006 Claudia Billups 2005 Kaitlin Campbell 2004 Jennifer Waxman 2003 Anna Bremerman 2002 Billy Worthington 2001 Kasandra Scott

The Short Stop Perpetual Trophy

(Pony Jumper Style Award)

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Yearbook RIDERS & PONIES JOIN THE CONVERSATION #PONYFINALS

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E L A AC E VA D O // 13 // L A FAY E T T E , L A Mr. Worldwide // L // Bay // JP

Trainer: Trish Rabalais Lessons: Technical Jumping Your Pony: Willing, sweetheart, and strong Travel: United Kingdom Favorite Book: Reborn Pony to Ride: Cortes C.

S AVO N N A A D E L L // 11 // B LO O M F I E L D, M I Laugh Out Loud // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Gary Duffy Lessons: Staying out in the corners Your Pony: Kind, smart and happy! Travel: Denmark to look at horses Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: I love riding the ponies and horses I have!

E M I LY A I T K E N // 13 // B E D FO R D, N Y

Woodlands Stevie Ray, All the Best // M, L // Flea Bitten Grey, Chestnut // HU, HU Trainer: Kristen Carollo Lessons: Staying consistent with my body still Your Pony: Adorable, Landshark, Superman Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Black Beauty Pony to Ride: Any pony/horse.

P I X I E A L FO N D // 13 // D E N V E R , CO Liberty's Fire and Ice // L // Grey // HU Trainer: Kindra Warner and Laurie Greyson Lessons: Maintaining steady pace Your Pony: Sweet, loving, and attentive. Travel: Paris! Favorite Book: Black Beauty Pony to Ride: Inclusive.

M E G A N A L L // 16 // S O R R E N TO, F L Peaches 'N Cream // M // Paint // HU

Trainer: Laura Barrett Lessons: Landing the lead Your Pony: Adorable, passionate, and fearless. Travel: Australia Favorite Book: And Then There Were None Pony to Ride: Stroller, the only pony to ever compete in the Olympics for Show Jumping.

H A N N A H A L L E N // 12 // D OY L E S TO W N , PA Kramer // L // Bay Roan // HU

Trainer: Thea Stinnett Lessons: Sometimes just flatwork, other times jumping. That's what makes every lesson interesting and challenging... Your Pony: Forgiving, willing, smart Travel: New Zealand Favorite Book: Counting by 7's by Holly Goldberg Sloan Pony to Ride: Glenhaven Twist O'Lemon. He was the first pony I owned and he passed away after only 9 months.

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DAW S O N A M I C K // 16 // M A R V I N , N C Foxmor Starstruck // L // Bay // HU PM Trainer: Kerin Benson Lessons: Traveling straight Your Pony: Athletic, Candid, Handy Travel: Monaco Favorite Book: Eighty Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: My "Winnyblu"!

L I L LY A N T H E S // 13 // G R A N D H AV E N , M I Casino De Luxe // L // Palomino // HU PM

Trainer: Kimberlee Beeson Lessons: My equitation and riding without my stirrups. Your Pony: Atheltic, spooky, gorgeous Travel: Europe Favorite Book: Catch Rider Pony to Ride: Brunello.

J E S S I C A B A D E R // 11 // B LU F F TO N , S C Kygo // L // Grey // HU

Trainer: Katie Brown Maxwell Lessons: My right leg & using spur Your Pony: An old soul Travel: Maldives Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: Maher Family/Clair Campbell's ride, Editor's Note.

M I A B AG N ATO // 10 // WA P P I N G E R S FA L L S , N Y Dreamscape // S // Black // HU PM

Trainer: Susie Bagnato & Bill Barr Lessons: Keeping my ponies straight to the jumps and riding through my turns. Your Pony: Honest, Grumpy, Cute Travel: Africa Favorite Book: Riding Freedom Pony to Ride: Merlin.

S O F I A B A I K E R // 12 // PAC I F I C PA L I S A D E S , C A Toblerone // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Traci Barmen Brooks Lessons: I work on keeping my position strong, my heels down, and my overall equitation. Your Pony: Reliable, princess, adorable Travel: Bora Bora, because it is so beautiful and seems like a really cool place to visit. Favorite Book: The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick and Shireen Dodson Pony to Ride: My mom's horses Mallory Square and Fortune Cookie!

I S A B E L B A K E R // 14 // P O R T L A N D, O R Boutonniere // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Kaitlyn Charlton & Traci Barmen Brooks Lessons: I tend to work on eq and inside turns a lot! Your Pony: Sweet, adorable, and comfortable Travel: Exuma Island or go cage diving at Tiger Beach in the Bahamas! Favorite Book: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Pony to Ride: My jumper pony, Fancy.

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A D D I S O N B A S I L E // 9 // O L D FO R G E , N Y Cookies N' Cream // S // Paint/Pinto // HU Trainer: Lindsay Linke Lessons: I like jumping around on Oreo practicing strides and distances. Your Pony: Best Pony Ever Travel: Lake Placid Favorite Book: Storm Horse Pony to Ride: Tom, my first pony.

E L S A B ATA L D E N // 12 // E N C I N O, C A Road Scholar // L // Liver Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Elizabeth Reilly and Chris Iwasaki of Makoto Farms Lessons: Keeping my hands up and staying straight Your Pony: Very long strided Travel: South Korea Favorite Book: The Catcher in the Rye Pony to Ride: Grand All Over, "Toby".

S I R I B ATA L D E N // 7 // E N C I N O, C A

Skye Blue // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Elizabeth Reilly and Chris Iwasaki of Makoto Farms Lessons: Keeping my heels down. Your Pony: Cute, sweet, and handy. I haven't met the pony I'm riding for Pony Finals yet. Travel: Washington, D.C. Favorite Book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 3, The Last Straw Pony to Ride: Indian Summer, "Pepsi".

K E N L E Y B AT T S // 13 // H I L L S B O R O U G H , N C Top Notch Peek-A-Boo // L // Black // HU Trainer: Courtney Blackwell Lessons: Keeping a contact with the reins. Your Pony: Cute, willing, and fancy Travel: Belgium Favorite Book: Eighty Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: Rachel Alexandra.

T R E Y B AT T S // 11 // H I L L S B O R O U G H , N C April Blessing // S // Paint // HU

Trainer: Courtney Blackwell Lessons: Riding my corners and pace. Your Pony: Adorable, sweet, and fierce Travel: Egypt Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Pony to Ride: Zeus (my Mom's hunt horse).

A L E X I S B AU M A N // 13 // W O O D S TO C K , I L Lulu Davis, RF Theodore, Two for the Bunny // M, L, M // Chestnut, Chestnut, Grey // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Amber Bauman Lessons: Flat back, pace Your Pony: Pretty, stoic, incredible Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Life As We Knew It Pony to Ride:

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AU S T I N B AU M A N // 11 // W O O D S TO C K , I L

Miracles Happen, Prince Caspian // M, S // Bay, Grey // JP, HU Trainer: Amber Bauman Lessons: Eyes up, sitting tall, measuring strides Your Pony: Brave, fast, honest Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Anything science related Pony to Ride: My pony, Roy.

T R I N I T Y B E I T L E R // 11 // CO CO N U T C R E E K , F L Cafe Mocha // L // Bay // JP

Trainer: Katie Maxwell Lessons: Lengthening and shortening strides. Your Pony: Jumps sky high Travel: Iceland Favorite Book: Wings of Fire Pony to Ride: Cafe Mocha.

A D D I S O N B E L I V E AU // 9 // C H A R L E S TO W N , W V

Talk of the Town // S // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Jenna Steinfurth Lessons: Counting strides and jumping Your Pony: Kind, hard worker, fun Travel: France Favorite Book: Ellie Pony to Ride: Talk of the Town or Standing Ovation.

A N N C L A R K B E L L A M Y // 12 // K N OX V I L L E , T N By Jove // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Wayside Hunters Lessons: I work on riding both sides and keeping an even rhythm. Your Pony: I would describe my pony as playful, patient, and a superhero! Travel: I would travel to Australia. Favorite Book: My favorite book is "Everything, Everything." Pony to Ride: This pony, "Batman!"

AVA B E R M A N // 8 // N E W F R E E D O M , PA Roll Call // S // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Stacey Weiss Lessons: Eyes Up and Heels Down Your Pony: Funny, Lazy, Sleepy Travel: England Favorite Book: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown Pony to Ride: First Romance "Romie".

G R AC E B E R N A R D // 12 // AU S T I N , T X A Kodak Moment WH // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Kersten Levine Lessons: We work most on my body position and how it relates to the horse's way of going. Your Pony: Handsome, joker, majestic Travel: The Bahamas Favorite Book: Any book with horses Pony to Ride: My pony, Jay.

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I S A B E L L A B E R TO Z Z I // 11 // L E E S B E R G , VA Brighton Ip // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Michael Bertozzi Lessons: Perfect practice makes perfect performance. Your Pony: Spunky, adorable, mini Travel: Rome, because I want to see the Colosseum and Pompeii. I love Italy. Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Pony to Ride: Secretariat.

S LOA N E B E T K E R // 9 // K E LO W N A , B C Rivendell, Prom Knight, Bumblebuzz // M, M, S // Grey, Grey, Bay // HU PM, HU JP, HU PM Trainer: Katinka Devrainne Lessons: Flatwork; especially make sure we have enough canter. Your Pony: Weasel, feisty, personality Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: Land of Stories Pony to Ride: Hickstead.

E L L A B I KO F F // 11 // W H I T E S TO N E , N Y

Anderin's Momento, Rico Suave // M, S // Chestnut, Chestnut Trainer: Lessons: Your Pony: Travel: Favorite Book: Pony to Ride:

D E V Y N B O R D E N // 11 // P U R C E L LV I L L E , VA My Sweet Sadie // L // Grey // HU

Trainer: Terri Young Lessons: Maintaining a consistent pace and showcasing my pony's big jump. Your Pony: Feisty, intelligent, and lovable Travel: To England to go to the Royal International Horse Show Favorite Book: Pegasus the New Olympians Pony to Ride: Gem Twist.

C A S S I DY B O S C H // 14 // M C L E A N , VA Formal Attire // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Elizabeth Gregg Lessons: Strengthening and Straightness Your Pony: Talented, Strong, and Forgiving Travel: London, England. Favorite Book: Last Olympian by Rick Riordan Pony to Ride: HH Azur because she is a talented powerhouse mare.

H O L LY B O U TC H E R // 13 // C A M P H I L L , PA Capiche // M // Palomino // HU PM

Trainer: Megghan Watts Lessons: Distances and consistent speed around a course. Your Pony: Cute, friendly, and trustworthy Travel: Iceland Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Essential owned by Angela Nealer.

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B R O O K E B R O M B AC H // 13 // W I M B E R L E Y, T X

Blue's Joe Cool, Texas Moonshine // L, M // Bay, Grey // HU, HU Trainer: Colleen Brombach Lessons: Keeping a steady tempo Your Pony: Cuddly, brave, handsome Travel: Don't have time - too busy riding Favorite Book: Too busy riding to read Pony to Ride: My own.

M C K AY L A B R O M B AC H // 10 // W I M B E R L E Y, T X

Morton's Sassy Kat, That Certain Charm // M, S // Bay, Red Roan // HU PM, HU Trainer: Colleen Brombach Lessons: Staying straight Your Pony: Awesome, awesome, & awesome Travel: Chincoteague Island Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: My pony.

A N N A B E L L E B R OW N // 8 // OX FO R D, PA Starstone // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Dominique Damico and Brooke Brown Lessons: Finding the right pace. Your Pony: Calm, fun, and happy! Travel: France Favorite Book: I like all books Pony to Ride: Julia's pony Pinata.

E L L I E B R U D E R // 14 // L E E S B U R G , VA Chiccobello // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Katie Petronelli Lessons: Flatwork and getting him forward Your Pony: Intelligent, cheeky, and sweet Travel: Angkor Wat Favorite Book: Tuesday Nights In 1980 Pony to Ride: Cortes C.

L E X I B RYA N T // 12 // C A N TO N M E N T, F L Surreal // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Adria Lehman Lessons: Flat work, collecting, spots, & strides Your Pony: Amazing, sweet, surreal Travel: New York Favorite Book: Jefferson Son Pony to Ride: I already have the greatest ride.

M AT T H E W B U R TA R D // 9 // I XO N I A , W I Jennifer Grey // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Emily Elek-Burtard Lessons: Jumping! Your Pony: Nice, always jumps, not crazy. Travel: Florida Favorite Book: Garfield Pony to Ride: Jenni! 4 0 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


LU CY B U T L E R // 13 // C A S T L E P I N E S , CO Helicon Special Notice, Helicon Just Notice, Charm Bracelet // L, M, S // Grey, Grey, Grey // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Molly Rinedollar Lessons: Having a plan, starting with and keeping a good pace, riding the straight line. Your Pony: Opinionated, kind, and goofy Travel: Favorite Book: A Long Way Gone Pony to Ride: Any of Molly's ponies!

C L A I R E C A M P B E L L // 13 // CO C H R A N V I L L E , PA

Leon, Brighton, Eastside // M, L, L // Bay, Chestnut, Liver Chestnut // HU PM, HU, HU Trainer: Stacey Weiss Lessons: Pace and not pulling to the jumps Your Pony: Sassy, sweet, and loveable Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: Secret Life of Bees Pony to Ride: I'm grateful and love the ponies I have.

N E AV E C A M P B E L L // 12 // N O R R I S TO W N , PA Enchanted Knight // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Alicia MacDonald Lessons: Adjustability and putting him on the bit Your Pony: Complete love bug Travel: Miami, FL Favorite Book: Wonder by R.J. Palacio Pony to Ride: HH Azur

O L I V I A C A M P B E L L // 9 // N O R R I S TO W N , PA Millpond Starman // S // Grey // HU Trainer: Alicia MacDonald Lessons: Keeping my heels down. Your Pony: Smart, cute, and fancy Travel: Ireland Favorite Book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Pony to Ride: Cupid

R O S E C A M P B E L L // 10 // CO C H R A N V I L L E , PA Blueberry Hill // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Stacey Weiss Lessons: Sitting up. Your Pony: Angel, sassy, and awesome Travel: The Amazon Favorite Book: The Beautiful Lost Pony to Ride: Leon

S O P H I E C A R L I N // 17 // PATA S K A L A , O H Blue Bayou // L // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Sarah Ash Lessons: My eye Your Pony: Sweet, adorable, and silly Travel: New Zealand Favorite Book: The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom Pony to Ride: My junior hunter, Arti. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 4 1


M C K AY L A C AT E S // 14 // C LYO, G A Diesel Does It // M // Palomino // HU PM

Trainer: Robyn Cates Lessons: Pace and straightness. I also ride without stirrups to work on my equitation. Your Pony: Consistent, brave, and adorable! Travel: Northern Europe Favorite Book: I like them all! Right now I'm reading The 5th Wave. Pony to Ride: My old pony Bolero.

TAY LO R C AW L E Y // 8 // W E L L I N G TO N , F L Ju-Ju B // M // Dun // HU

Trainer: Charlie Moorcroft Lessons: Sitting still and not looking down Your Pony: Simply the best Travel: Disney World Favorite Book: My Father's Dragon Pony to Ride: Pjotter, my mom's Grand Prix horse.

I S A B E L L A C H E E R S // 13 // S H A L LOT T E , N C Park Avenue // L // Grey // JP

Trainer: Ashleigh Orrock Lessons: My position over fences and jump off type turns Your Pony: Spicy, Sassy, and Speedy Travel: Either Ireland or Holland Favorite Book: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Pony to Ride: HH Azur

J U L I A C H R U P E K // 11 // R O U N D L A K E , I L Clovermeade Bunnymoon // S // Dark Bay // HU

Trainer: T'Neil Guerrero-Wise Lessons: I mostly work on my pony being balanced throughout hunter courses my trainer sets up. Your Pony: Cute, sassy, and brave Travel: Hawaii. Favorite Book: The Harry Potter series. Pony to Ride: My trainer's horse Danny.

N AO M I C L A R K // 10 // M I LTO N , G A Paparazzi // L // Bay Roan // HU PM

Trainer: Jenny Darst Lessons: Keeping my ponies head down and staying soft. Your Pony: Fun, silly, lazy Travel: Bahamas Favorite Book: Horse Diaries Pony to Ride: Thinks Like a Horse

T E S S A C L A R K // 8 // M I LTO N , G A Trademark // S // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Jenny Darst Lessons: I work to keep my pony going to get the strides. Your Pony: Sassy, silly, fancy Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Horse Diaries- Luna Pony to Ride: The pony that wins Pony Finals! 4 2 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


E M I LY C L E E // 11 // B E T H E L , C T Clovermeade Brilliantly Bunny, Clovermeade Bunny Side Up, Clovermeade Heroic // S, M, L // Chestnut, Strawberry Roane, Chestnut // HU, HU PM, HU

Trainer: Abbi Ferrigno Lessons: Glueing my butt down into the saddle. Your Pony: Fearless, Adorable, and Affectionate Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Are you there God, It's me Margaret Pony to Ride: Frosted

A M Y CO H E N // 12 // CO N CO R D, N H Clovermeade Revelation // L // Roan // HU

Trainer: Gretchen Anderson Lessons: I work on my release, staying straight, and my lead changes. Your Pony: Loving, Adorable, and Talented Travel: The Highlands in Scotland Favorite Book: Twilight Pony to Ride: Oliver

K Y L I E CO H E N // 14 // W E S T B LO O M F I E L D, M I Tomorrow's Promise // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Mary Roskens Lessons: Smoothness in our courses, flatwork, and all of the small subtle details that bring it all home! Your Pony: Graceful, hardworking, and determined Travel: Barcelona Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird Pony to Ride: HH Azur or Ovation.

A S H L I E G H CO L A N T U O N I // 10 // R A L E I G H , N C Arkady // M // Black // PM

Trainer: Laurel Tinney, Katie Schaaf, Chelsae Keyes Lessons: Straightening to the jumps, distances and speed. Your Pony: Cute, grumpy, but reliable. Travel: Wherever there is a beach. Favorite Book: The Black Stallion Series Pony to Ride: Any horse or pony is a good ride.

A L L I S O N CO L E M A N // 8 // W E L L I N G TO N , F L Shenandoah Jack Be Nimble // S // Grey // HU Trainer: Ali Sweetnam and Michael DelFiandra Lessons: Consistency Your Pony: Adorable, perfect, and white Travel: Ireland Favorite Book: Bob the Horse Pony to Ride: Cobolt (Grand Prix horse)

M A RY M AC CO L L I N S // 12 // T U S C A LO O S A , A L Rumpleminze, Hiccup // M, S // Bay, Grey // HU PM, HU

Trainer: Ashley Morrison and Reid Rickett Lessons: Speed Adjustments, Finding Distances, Lifting My Hands Your Pony: Photogenic, Spoiled, Mr. Personality Travel: Turks and Caicos Favorite Book: Hunger Games Pony to Ride: Paramore G U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 4 3


TAY LO R CO L L I N S // 13 // OX FO R D, M I Jameson and Ginger // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Dorothy Campbell Lessons: Equitation Your Pony: Brave, Sweet, Diligent Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: It doesn't matter because every horse comes with different opportunities.

C A R O LY N CO LT E R // 9 // H O U S TO N , T X

Party Crasher, Skippin School, Bumble Bee // S, S, S // Black, Chestnut, Black // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Patty Roberts Lessons: My position and being straight Your Pony: Comfortable, lazy, cute Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Pony to Ride: You're My Hero

S A R A H CO M E R // 13 // V E S TAV I A , A L Forever So Clever // M // Bay // HU Trainer: Clair Allison Lessons: Equitation Your Pony: Fabulous, loving, and clever Travel: London Favorite Book: Harry Potter, always. Pony to Ride: Forever So Clever

M O R G A N CO O K // 12 // G A L I VA N T S F E R RY, S C Greymeadows GingerSnap // M // Red Roan // HU PM Trainer: Nikki Graham Lessons: Gymnastics and flat work Your Pony: Hard working, loves to please and sweet as sugar! Travel: Europe Favorite Book: Humanity Gone Pony to Ride: Brunello

C L AU D I A CO U R T N E Y // 11 // M E C H A N I C S B U R G , PA Twilight Edition // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Megghan Watts Lessons: Getting stronger in my legs Your Pony: Adorable, friendly, strong-willed Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Just My Luck by Cammie McGovern Pony to Ride:

E M M A COVA R R U B I A S // 12 // W O O D B I N E , N J Jelly Bean, Gingersnap // L, L // Bay, Bay // HU, PM Trainer: Chrissy Covarrubias Lessons: Keeping my hands from bouncing up and down. Your Pony: Lovable, adorable, challenging Travel: Australia Favorite Book: The Giver Pony to Ride: Kascade 4 4 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


E L I Z A B E T H C R A M // 12 // A I K E N , S C

May-B Tango, Venice // S, L // Grey, Liver Chestnut // HU, JP Trainer: Catherine Cram Lessons: Sitting still Your Pony: Fun, sweet, and cute! Travel: Germany Favorite Book: Anything horsey Pony to Ride: HH Azur

LO G A N C R O U S E R // 13 // L E W I S V I L L E , N C Spoonful of Sugar // L // Dunn // HU

Trainer: Kristi Watson Lessons: Contact work, course work, and no stirrups work and exercises. Your Pony: Gentle, beautiful, and intelligent Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: The Eighty Dollar Champion by Elizabeth Letts Pony to Ride: Brunello

N O R A H C R OW L E Y // 13 // W E S T C H E S T E R , PA Color Me Happy // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Bernadette Thompson Lessons: Transitions, compression and extension of stride, and lateral work. Your Pony: Honest, intelligent, and brave Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks Pony to Ride: Secretariat

AVA C U K R OW S K I // 11 // R O C H E S T E R H I L L S , M I Picturesque Bowtie, Halisko // S, M // Grey, Bay // HU, HU Trainer: Greg Crolick Lessons: Lead changes Your Pony: Brave, cute, friendly Travel: Africa Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: Storyteller

I S A B E L L A C U K R OW S K I // 12 // R O C H E S T E R H I L L S , M I Find The Love // M // Buckskin // HU PM

Trainer: Greg Crolick Lessons: We mainly work on bending lines and staying consistent. Your Pony: Lovable, predictable, sweet Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Divergent Pony to Ride: Charisma. Taylor St. Jacques horse she rode in the eq at Devon.

K AT H A R I N E DA D E // 15 // G I L M A N TO N I R O N W O R K S , N H National Treasure // L // Chestnut // JP

Trainer: Gretchen Anderson Lessons: Refining the basics of riding until they're executed with precision. Your Pony: Sassy, Ambitious, Rocket Ship Travel: Austria Favorite Book: The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal Pony to Ride: National Treasure U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 4 5


A N N E L I E S E D E R O S A I R E // 12 // C A R M E L , N Y

Gap Springs Heart's Desire, Applejacks // M, S // Chestnut, Palomino // HU PM, HU Trainer: Debbie McCarthy-Connor Lessons: Making everything smooth and consistent Your Pony: Sassy, Trustworthy, Perfect Travel: Greece Favorite Book: My Friend Flicka Pony to Ride: Sapphire

G R AC E D E FO E // 10 // P E R RYS B U R G , O H Lands End Lalique // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Erika Heintschel-Githens Lessons: Ending circle, eyes up and elbow bent. Your Pony: Gentle, speedy, fun. Travel: France to eat macaroons. Favorite Book: Mr. Terupt series. Pony to Ride: Starsky!

S TAC E Y D E R O S A // 17 // T I N TO N FA L L S , N J Her Mighty Little Majesty // M // Black // HU

Trainer: Shannon Cunneff Lessons: Gymnastics and course work, lengthening, shortening, and everything in between! Your Pony: Loving, Unique, and Talented. Travel: Naples, Italy. Favorite Book: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Pony to Ride: David Gochman's horse Catch Me.

K AY L A D E S T E P H A N I S // 12 // H O R S H A M , PA Rosecroft Bellebrooke // S // Grey // HU PM Trainer: Kim Cousins Lessons: Your Pony: Travel: Favorite Book: Pony to Ride:

AV E RY D E YO U N G // 11 // R I C H M O N D, T X Hey Scooby // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Peter Pletcher Lessons: Having a good canter, and finding the right distance. Your Pony: Perfect, Perfect, Perfect Travel: I like going anywhere! Favorite Book: A Dog's Purpose Pony to Ride: Hey Scooby

S O F I A D I XO N // 13 // B O LTO N , M A Call Me Maybe // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Jai Smith-Rezac Lessons: We work on staying collected and organized throughout many different kinds of courses. Your Pony: Animated, Sweet-Heart, Lively Travel: Italy Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Pony to Ride: HH Azur 4 6 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


E L L A D O E R R // 14 // AVO N , N C

Faircourts Lightning Thief // L // Grey // HU Trainer: Chris Hurlbert-Gemmill Lessons: Straightness since my pony is very green. Your Pony: Athletic, Silly, Fun Travel: Europe Favorite Book: The Land Of Stories series by Chris Colfer Pony to Ride: My friend's horse named Irish.

L AU R E N D O M E N I CO // 14 // M I LTO N , G A Zhivago // L // Dark Bay // HU

Trainer: Karen Boysen Lessons: Your Pony: Fun, Athletic, and Affectionate Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Everything, Everything Pony to Ride:

H A N N A H D OW N S // 13 // R E D L I O N , PA Coral // M // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Ginger Parker Lessons: Bending around my inside leg. Your Pony: Sweet, Forgiving, Independent Travel: Wellington, FL Favorite Book: The Eighty Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: Cedric

M A RY JA M E S D OY L E // 10 // B I R M I N G H A M , A L Glitterati // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Ellen Blalock Lessons: Getting Glitter down on her bit and keeping my elbows in Your Pony: Awesome, sweet, adorable Travel: Wellington Favorite Book: Crenshaw Pony to Ride: Glitterati

M A R I A H D U R A N D // 10 // L I N CO L N , C A

Posh Dressed to the Nines!, Ooo La La // M, M // Grey, Liver Chestnut // HU, HU Trainer: Hali Durand Lessons: We work on Rhythm a lot. Your Pony: Perfect, handsome, and kind Travel: Italy Favorite Book: The Pegasus Series Pony to Ride: Niners :)

I S A B E L L A D U R N E L L // 13 // S U WA N E E ,G A Carlton Diva // L // Dark Bay // JP

Trainer: Katie Brown Maxwell Lessons: Keeping my pony straight throughout the whole course. Your Pony: Determined, competitive, and forgiving Travel: Hawaii. Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: Creedance U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 4 7


S A M A N T H A E L L I OT T // 10 // W I N S TO N S A L E M , N C Ain't That A Kick // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Cassidy Holder Lessons: Getting down the lines without swapping leads, bending around the turns, and LOTS of flat work! Your Pony: Loving, hardworking, and affectionate! Travel: Alaska! But of course there is always a down side, you can't bring your pony! Favorite Book: War Horse Pony to Ride: Brunello!

R O B E R T E LW E L L // 13 // W E S T C A P E M AY, N J Emerald City // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Christina Covarrubias Lessons: I warm my pony up then mostly work on jumping. Your Pony: Funny, athletic and curious. Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: The Eighty Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: I would want to ride a jumper.

S AVA N N A H E M B LY // 10 // L E X I N G TO N , K Y Poptart // S // Liver Chestnut // HU

Trainer: James Lala, Cara Cheska, Geoff Case, Jane Fennessy, Arly Golombek Lessons: I mainly work on transitions, bending, and having an adjustable pace. Your Pony: Amazing, Overachiever, Sweet Travel: I would travel to Wales, to shop for more ponies. Favorite Book: Canterwood Crest, Take the Reins Pony to Ride: Margie Engle's ROYCE

O M I E N K I N // 9 // W E L L I N G TO N , F L Blueridge Moon Beam // S // Blue Roan // HU

Trainer: Jennifer Bieling Lessons: I work hard to stay straight and use the whole ring. Your Pony: LU- NA -CORN Travel: Paris! Favorite Book: SMILE! Pony to Ride: I just started riding my pony Percy. He is the best!

J O S I E E VA N S // 13 // COV I N G TO N , G A Alleghany // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Pansy Winters Lessons: Speed adjustment Your Pony: Goofy, sweet, energetic Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Pony to Ride: Brunello

S K Y L E R E Z Z E L L // 10 // P E AC H T R E E CO R N E R S , G A My Lucky Charm // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Ann Sherbourne Lessons: We work on no stir ups, bending my elbows, going deep into the corners and using my leg properly. Your Pony: Lazy, adorable and gassy!!! LOL Travel: Paris, "bonjour!" :) Favorite Book: The School Of Good and Evil Pony to Ride: I would love to ride ANY Olympic horse. 4 8 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


H A N N A H FA M U L A K // 9 // N E W YO R K , N Y Mr Incredible // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Erin Stewart Lessons: Lead changes and keeping my leg still. Your Pony: Nudgey, Comfortable, Chatty Travel: St. Barths Favorite Book: Panda-monium Pony to Ride: Cyraneiky

CO CO FA R I S H // 10 // L E X I N G TO N , K Y

I Love Blucey, Rolling Stone // S, S // White, White // HU, PM Trainer: Lessons: Staying on the rhythm Your Pony: Sweet, fun, loving Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Flush Pony to Ride: Don't Push My Buttons

N I CO L E FA R R // 17 // W I N T E R S P R I N G S , F L Good2Go // L // Dark Bay // HU

Trainer: Peggy Stevens Lessons: Keeping the same rhythm and pace to find the jumps, extending and shortening stride in lines. Your Pony: Goofy, brave, loving Travel: Australia/Fiji Favorite Book: Pony to Ride:

W Y E T T E F E LTO N // 13 // M I LTO N , G A Mr. Bojangles // L // White // HU

Trainer: Phoebe Loughrey Lessons: Confidence and outside rein contact. Your Pony: Handsome, Stud-muffin, Giver Travel: Japan Favorite Book: The Book Thief Pony to Ride: Cosmeo

T Y L E R F E R R I S // 11 // CO LU M B U S , O H Sunrise // M // Palomino // HU

Trainer: Lindsay Yinger Lessons: Pushing Sunny in to shape. Your Pony: Trustworthy, awesome, and unforgettable Travel: London Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pony to Ride: Sunrise

G W E N F I E L D // 13 // S U D B U RY, M A Yes I Can // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Jai Smith-Rezac Lessons: Swaps/landing leads. Your Pony: Brave, sensitive, handsome Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Graceling by Kristin Cashore Pony to Ride: HH Azur U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 4 9


J U L I A N N A F I E R O // 15 // M I D D L E TO W N , N Y Covenant Top Secret // L // Black // HU PM Trainer: Jody Moraski Lessons: Consistency. Your Pony: Elegant, Showstopper, Fancy Travel: Spain Favorite Book: Of Mice and Men Pony to Ride: My pony Bentley!

M AC K E N Z I E F I TC H // 12 // CO L L E G E V I L L E , PA Paris Charm // M // Liver Chestnut // HU Trainer: Jonathan D. Martin Lessons: Being consistent. Your Pony: Gorgeous, intelligent, unique Travel: Wellington Favorite Book: A Wrinkle in Time Pony to Ride: No one but Paris (Charm)

C A I T L I N FO R T I E R // 9 // C H A R L E S TO N , S C Dippin' Dots // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Cynthia Simpson Lessons: Using my corners and bending Your Pony: Adorable, honest, and kind hearted Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: A nonfiction book called Horses Pony to Ride: My own and maybe the overall champion of Pony Finals would be nice!

B R I A N N A FO S N AU G H // 10 // M A N S F I E L D, T X Hershey's Blue Danube // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Charlotte Upchurch Lessons: Shaping my pony in the corners and strides. Your Pony: Shy, sweet, and willing Travel: Italy Favorite Book: The Unicorn's Secret Pony to Ride: Snowman

AV E RY F R A N K E // 11 // A L P H A R E T TA , G A

Faremore Imagination, Naughty or Nice // S, M // Liver Chestnut, Chestnut // HU PM, HU Trainer: Janet Salem & Lauren Kissel Lessons: Finding a focal point and making my ponies stay on point. Your Pony: Sweet, beautiful and loving. Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: The $80 Horse Pony to Ride: Catch Me

L I L I A N A F R A N Z E S E // 11 // A N N A R B O R , M I Cosmic Mist // S // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Mary Roskens Lessons: Getting bigger strides and keeping my body back. Your Pony: Adorable, sweet, chubby Travel: Africa and Chincoteague Island Favorite Book: The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan, and the Warriors and BraveLands series by Erin Hunter. Pony to Ride: Misty (Cosmic Mist).

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TAT U M F R I TC H M A N // 9 // N O R T H E A S TO N , M A Tiggydoo // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Anna Huggins Lessons: Jumping and helping Tiggydoo to be his best! Your Pony: Athletic, cute, sweet Travel: Texas Favorite Book: Taking the Reins by Alison Hart Pony to Ride: The one and only Tiggydoo!

K AT F U Q UA // 9 // AT L A N TA , G A Chic In Time, Captain America, Goldhill's Arresting Charm // L, M, S // Palomino, Bay Roan, Strawberry Roan // HU, HU, HU

Trainer: Jennifer Darst Lessons: Strategy & Track of Course Your Pony: Brave, Cuddly, & Handsome Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Smile Pony to Ride: Steffen Peter's Olympic Horse Ravel.

E L I Z A G A L L A H E R // 12 // K N OX V I L L E , T N Farnley Belisarius // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Chloe Desjarlais Lessons: One rhythm. Your Pony: Adorable, Awesome, Perfect Travel: The Hamptons Favorite Book: Misty of Chincotigue Pony to Ride: Raytango (Remo) my new horse!

O L I V I A G A L L E Y // 9 // B A R R I N G TO N , I L Captain Jack Sparrow // S // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Amelia McArdle Lessons: Using both hands to steer. Your Pony: Funny, naughty, great jumper Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: My mom's.

M A R I A H G AU D E T // 15 // AT L A N TA , G A Harrington Sound // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Alison Courtney Lessons: Straightening and pace! Your Pony: Cute, opinionated, sweet Travel: Istanbul or St. Petersburg Favorite Book: Pony to Ride:

L AU R E N G E E // 9 // VA L D O S TA , G A Vienna // M // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Traci Weston Lessons: Finding the right distance. Your Pony: Sweet, disciplined, focused Travel: Atlantis Bahamas Favorite Book: I Survived series Pony to Ride: I would take my favorite pony, Sparkle, (who is a retired walk trot pony) Pony Finals. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 5 1


D E S TA N N Y G E N C A R E L L I // 13 // P O M P TO N P L A I N S , N J Cartier // L // Fleabitten // JP

Trainer: Donna Owen Lessons: Flatwork and jumping. Your Pony: Confident, Magnificent, and Magical Travel: Italy Favorite Book: I don't really have a favorite book. Pony to Ride: Only my own pony, Cartier.

K E N DA L L G E O R G E // 12 // H A M P S H I R E , I L Forever And Always // L // Bay // HU Trainer: Sirena Liggett Lessons: Turning. Your Pony: Best Pony Ever Travel: Pony Finals Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: Forever And Always

D O M I N I C G I B B S // 13 // CO LO R A D O S P R I N G S , CO GF Aurelia // L // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Karen Catov-Goodell Lessons: We work on pace and straightness to jumps! Your Pony: Agile, intelligent, and honest. Travel: Well I love the ocean -- so Fiji, the Bahamas or New Zealand would top my list! Favorite Book: "Unbroken" is my favorite book Pony to Ride: I would love to ride Man-O-War.

E L L E G I B B S // 12 // C H A R LOT T E , N C

Nominee, Woodlands Misty Rain // L, L // Bay, Bay // HU, HU PM Trainer: Robin Greenwood Lessons: Track and Pace. Your Pony: Brave, Smart and Sweet Travel: Netherlands Favorite Book: The 7th Most Important Thing Pony to Ride: Moe the Grass

J O R DA N G I B B S // 9 // CO LO R A D O S P R I N G S , CO Party Time, GF Elliot // S, M // Paint, Grey // HU, HU PM

Trainer: Karen Catov-Goodell Lessons: Being straight and having good flatwork so that my jumps are better. Your Pony: Adorable, intelligent and loyal. Travel: Right now I'd like to visit the free and wild horses in Mongolia. Favorite Book: My two favorite books are "Misty of Chincoteague" and "Wonder." I couldn't choose just one! Pony to Ride: Snowman (Harry deLeyer) or Harry at Zeitgeist Equestrian (California)!

C A R O L I N E G I L M E R // 10 // M I D LOT H I A N , VA Farnley Crown Prince // S // Liver Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Dale Crittenberger Lessons: Keeping Prince straight and keeping my hands quiet. Your Pony: Silly, cute, and hungry Travel: Africa Favorite Book: A Very Young Rider Pony to Ride: Rollingwood's Knee Deep 5 2 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


CO L L E E N G I L M O R E // 14 // LO U I S V I L L E , CO Just Say So // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Laurie Greyson Lessons: Moving forward into the bridle and dropping his head. Your Pony: My Best Friend! Travel: Ireland. Favorite Book: Snowman Pony to Ride: Snowman, because he was an amazing horse and his story is great example of a horses spirit.

V I V I A N G O L D E N // 7 // R E A D I N G , PA

Dressed To Go, Sister Parrish, Just Darlun // S, S, S // Bay, Chestnut, Chestnut // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Amanda Lyerly Lessons: My position over the jumps and lead changes. Your Pony: Mover, Dapples, Squishy neck Travel: France Favorite Book: Ponyella Pony to Ride: Any of Bezzie Madden's Horses.

K AT H E R I N E G O N Z A L E Z // 14 // A S H B U R N , VA Desert Rose // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Katie Petronelli Lessons: Flat work and correct position. Your Pony: Sweet, Reliable, Beautiful Travel: Bahamas, Pig Beach Favorite Book: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Pony to Ride: Desert Rose!

K AT H RY N G O O D E N // 8 // M E C H A N I C S B U R G , PA Picturesque Caught You Looking // S // Bay Roan // HU Trainer: Megghan Watts Lessons: Keeping my leg on my pony, eyes up, and hands still. Your Pony: Forgiving, Athletic, & Sassy Travel: Italy. I love pasta! Favorite Book: Horse Diaries Pony to Ride: Snoopy!

M C K E N N A G O O D E N // 14 // M E C H A N I C S B U R G , PA

The Lone Roan // L // Red Roan // HU

Trainer: Megghan Watts Lessons: Finding the right pace and keeping my pony straight over the jump. Your Pony: Kind, athletic, partner Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Divergent Pony to Ride: My old pony Lady

C H LO E G O O D I N // 13 // C H AG R I N FA L L S , O H To The Moon And Back // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Cari Gleeson Lessons: Jumping and practicing all the little things that matter in a show. Your Pony: Cuddly, outstanding and perfect! Travel: Paris, France. Favorite Book: Divergent! Pony to Ride: I would love to ride my old pony again! His name is Mercury. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 5 3


A B I G A I L G O R D O N // 10 // S TAT E S V I L L E , N C Ginger Rogers, Farmore State of the Art, Baby Blue // M, S, S // Chestnut, Grey, Chestnut Roan // HU, HU, PM Trainer: Bibby Farmer Hill Lessons: Measuring distances. Your Pony: Cute, Funny, Smart Travel: Maldives Favorite Book: The Tale of Despereaux Pony to Ride: Rico Suave

L I B B I E G O R D O N // 13 // S TAT E S V I L L E , N C

Child's Play Hot Topic, Astro Boy // L, M // Dark Bay, Grey // HU PM, HU Trainer: Bibby Farmer Hill Lessons: Poles. Your Pony: Sweet, Caring, Brave Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: The Giver Pony to Ride: Trillville

A S H L E Y G O R M A N // 13 // M O N T C L A R E , PA By The Bay // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Brooke Brown/Gaye Cohen Lessons: Jumping position, no stirrups, eyes up heels down. Your Pony: Hungry, adorable, and brave Travel: Cancun Favorite Book: Canterwood crest series Pony to Ride: Sapphire (Mclain Ward's horse)

J O R I G R E E N E // 13 // C H AG R I N FA L L S , O H

Out Of The Blue, Celtic Creek's Golden Nugget // M, L // Chestnut, Palomino // HU, HU PM Trainer: Cari Gleeson Lessons: Fitting in the distances. Your Pony: Nova is sassy, gorgeous, and amazing! Nugget is funny, salty, and handsome! Travel: I would visit the Maldives! Favorite Book: Before I Fall Pony to Ride: I would really only like to ride both my ponies!!

L AU R E N G R E G S O N // 12 // L A R G O, F L

Charmer, Glitterati // M, M // Liver Chestnut, Bay // HU, PM Trainer: Clair Kellner Lessons: I work on my distances, getting my lead changes and bending my elbows. Your Pony: VERY SMART, Swag, CUTE! Travel: I would travel to Hawaii. Favorite Book: Everything Everything Pony to Ride: Woodlands Stevie Ray

S AVA N N A H G R E G S O N // 13 // L A R G O, F L

Take Note, Charmer // L, M // Dark Bay, Liver Chestnut // HU, PM Trainer: Clair Kellner Lessons: Keeping my pony straight and lead changes Your Pony: Adorable, calm, fancy Travel: Maldives Favorite Book: The Bible Pony to Ride: Take Note 5 4 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


M A D I S O N G R I D E R // 13 // P R O S P E C T, K Y Chromeo // L // Chestnut Roan // HU PM Trainer: Cris Chastain Lessons: No stirrups, rollbacks, harder big eq courses and consistency. Your Pony: Curious, forgiving, and trustworthy Travel: Bora Bora. Favorite Book: The Heartland series. Pony to Ride: Sailing who recently passed.

AV E RY G R I F F I N // 9 // AU S T I N , T X

Girl on Fire, Cool Story // S, M // Chestnut, Bay // HU, HU PM Trainer: Kersten Levine Lessons: Consistency and straightness Your Pony: Trusting, delicate, bratty Travel: New Zealand Favorite Book: Keeper of the Lost Cities Pony to Ride: Gem Twist

L I L LY G R U B B S // 13 // S O U T H L A K E , T X Siddhartha // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Debbie Divecchia Lessons: Partnership with my pony Your Pony: Teacher, handsome, sweet Travel: Ireland Favorite Book: High Hurdles Pony to Ride: Desmond

E M M A G U R L E Y // 13 // R U T H E R FO R DTO N , N C Maple Side Knight Spot // L // Grey Pinto // HU PM

Trainer: Lee Cone Lessons: Collection, extension and distances. Your Pony: Intelligent, athletic, and unique Travel: New Zealand Favorite Book: The Stallion of Box Canyon Pony to Ride: If he was still alive, my dream ride would be Secretariat

S K Y L A R G U R T I S // 10 // OV I E D O, F L Ledoux // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Laura Barrett Gurtis Lessons: Pace and line. Your Pony: Adorable, Generous, and Fun! Travel: Fiji Favorite Book: Eighty Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: Renior or Caleche

K AT E H AG E R T Y // 10 // T E R R E B O N N E , O R Farnley Hi There // L // Grey // HU PM Trainer: Catherine Cruger Lessons: Equitation and keeping my pony round and forward. Your Pony: Helpful, sweet, & brave Travel: Kentucky!!!!! Favorite Book: Unrelenting by George Morris and Karen Robertson Pony to Ride: Cortes C U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 5 5


T E N N YS O N M A R I E H A L AC K A // 9 // JAC K S O N , M I Tiger Lilly // S // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Laura Steenrod Lessons: Learning how to communicate with my pony, so we can be better partners. Your Pony: Cute, Sassy, and Sweet Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: The BFG Pony to Ride: I would ride my first show pony, Cocoa Puff.

H A L E Y H A M I LTO N // 12 // S O U T H H A M I LTO N , M A Benlea's Best Kept Secret // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Courtney Slade and Heather Meehan Lessons: Keeping a consistent pace. Your Pony: Loving, Fun, Sweet. Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: Inside Your Ride Pony to Ride: My pony Secret !

H A L E Y H A M M E R // 14 // H O U S TO N , T X Camelot // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Katie Lambert-Boone Lessons: Straightness. Your Pony: Athletic, scopey, stunning Travel: Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: McLain Ward's HH Azur

N ATA L I E H A N I S CO // 13 // G E R M A N TO W N , T N Madoc Elegant Lily // M // Bay Roan // HU Trainer: Judy Finley, Jane Olsen & Beanie Cone Lessons: Transitions, suppling, and gymnastic.. Your Pony: Sweet, smart, and willing Travel: Sydney Australia Favorite Book: Phantom Tollbooth Pony to Ride: McLain Ward's horse HH Azur.

DAV E N P O R T H ATC H E R // 11 // C H A R LOT T E , N C Just My Style // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Andrea Guzinski/Caroline Foto Lessons: In my lessons, I work mainly on equitation, bending, pace, path, and posture. Your Pony: My pony is energetic, clever, and handsome! Travel: Germany! Favorite Book: WONDER by R.J. Palacio. Pony to Ride: I would love to ride American Pharoah!

JA N E H E A D // 11 // H O M E W O O D, A L

Royal Salute, Dreamsicle // M, L // Chestnut, Chestnut // HU PM, HU Trainer: Ellen Blalock and Chelise Storace Lessons: Getting the correct striding the most along with finding my distances. I also work hard on equitation. Your Pony: Sweet, goofy, and hard working Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea Pony to Ride: If I can't ride my ponies, I would want to ride Brunello. 5 6 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


LO L A H E A D // 11 // H O U S TO N , T X Paris // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Patricia Roberts Lessons: Holding my track, position and pace. Your Pony: Forgiving, sweet, and confident. Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Sticks and Stones Pony to Ride: My heart belongs to Paris!

E M M A H E C H T M A N // 10 // TA M PA , F L Sir Dragon // S // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Bill Schaub Lessons: My equitation and position Your Pony: Awesome, sweet, loveable Travel: United Kingdom Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Unforgettable

E L I S E H E I M // 13 // C A P E M AY, N J Glencoe Charter Party // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Brian Feigus and Virginia Heim Lessons: I really have to work on sitting up straight and using my ring. Your Pony: Sassy, prima-donna, and fancy Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Inheritance Pony to Ride: Glencoe Charter Party

C AT E H E R N A N D E Z // 12 // WA X H AW, N C When in Roan // M // Red Roan // HU Trainer: Andrea Guzinski, Caroline Foto Lessons: Keeping straight after jumps. Your Pony: Sweet, Friendly, Cooperative Travel: Paris Favorite Book: The Outsiders Pony to Ride: Unforgettable

JA R E D H E R S H // 11 // B OY N TO N B E AC H , F L John Darling // S // Bay // HU

Trainer: Amber Bauman Lessons: Keeps my eyes and shoulders up and straight for my ponies. Your Pony: Forward, fun, sweet Travel: Africa Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: Bugatti

E M M A H I C K S // 12 // R A L E I G H , N C Finest Feather By Far // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Katie & Dale Wright Lessons: We work on a forward pace, a lot of flat work and hunter and equitation courses. Your Pony: Sweet, beautiful, and sassy Travel: Alaska. Favorite Book: The Giver Pony to Ride: Little Manhattan U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 5 7


N ATA L I E H I N Z // 16 // C RYS TA L L A K E , I L Rumor Has It // L // Chestnut // JP

Trainer: Amber Bauman Lessons: Endurance, measuring up to the fence and picking the best path to a jump. Your Pony: Smart, caring, and athletic Travel: France Favorite Book: Carrie by Stephan King Pony to Ride: Chin Chin from William Woods Universtiy.

E M M A H O D E S // 15 // A S H E V I L L E , N C Pardon My Zipper // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Julia Collins Lessons: Flexing, roll backs, lead changes and softness. Your Pony: Perfect. Sweet. Sassy. Travel: Australia Favorite Book: A Very Young Rider - my mom's favorite book when she was a child Pony to Ride: Harmatan, my first horse who was in his mid 20's when I had him...He is deeply missed!

C A M P B E L L L . H U D K I N S // 9 // FA R M I N G TO N , C T Swingtown // M // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Linda Langmeier & Joanna Seaver Lessons: I do a lot of no stirrup work and keeping my body still. Your Pony: Legendary. Adorable. Brave. Travel: Auckland, New Zealand because I spent the past school year studying all about this unique island. Favorite Book: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Pony to Ride: If I could ride any horse it would be another cute chestnut named, Dynamo ("Nemo.")

B R O O K S H U L L // 9 // P U N TA G O R DA , F L

Macaroni, Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog // M, L // Bay Roan, Chestnut // HU, HU Trainer: Dustin Durham Lessons: Straightness. Your Pony: Great jumper, good manners, fun to ride Travel: Aachen, Germany Favorite Book: Warriors Series Pony to Ride: Good Luck

G R E YS O N H U TC H I N S // 13 // DA N I E L I S L A N D, S C Northwind Face Value // L // Greys // HU PM Trainer: Natasha McCarthy/ Brittany Purnell Lessons: No stirrups and position. Your Pony: Funny, cute, unique Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Black Beauty Pony to Ride: My pony

S A L LY I V E S // 10 // D U R H A M , N C Sequin // M // Dark Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Meagan Bennett Lessons: Sitting down, sitting back and riding to the base of the jump! Your Pony: Fast, sassy, funny. Travel: Hawaii. Favorite Book: A Very Young Rider. Pony to Ride: My own horse Bender...he's pretty perfect! 5 8 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


G E O R G I A JACO B // 9 // N E W YO R K , N Y

Shalimar, Pet Rock // S, S // Blue Roan, Black // HU, HU Trainer: Molly Flaherty and Patty Peckham Lessons: Pushing my heels down, sitting up, and lining up straight to the jumps. Your Pony: Ready for anything, hungry, colorful Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: The Land of Stories Pony to Ride: Cheveaux owned by Emma Weiss

M AG G I E JACO B S // 12 // M O U N T V E R N O N , O H Lucerno // L // Palomino // HU PM

Trainer: Angela Moore Lessons: Distances.. Your Pony: Honest, brave, and extraordinary Travel: Europe Favorite Book: The Scorpio Races Pony to Ride: At the moment I do not want to ride any other horse or pony, I love mine.

O L E A N A JACO B S O N // 13 // A S P E N , CO Kool Kola // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Kim Dixon Lessons: Effectiveness of position. Your Pony: Confident, cuddly, sweet Travel: Costa Rica Favorite Book: The A circuit Pony to Ride: Blueberry

M C K E N N A JAG O // 14 // K A N ATA , C N

Jovalle // L // Grey // HU

Trainer: Veronica Grajewski Lessons: Position, and jumping. Your Pony: Amazing, fun, and trustworthy Travel: California Favorite Book: Appaloosa summer Pony to Ride: Popeye k

E L L A J O H N S O N // 10 // N O R WA L K , I A

Billabong // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Kyle Muckler & Maggie Johnson Lessons: I have recently been working on flying lead changes. Your Pony: Crazy, fun, cuddly Travel: I would like to visit the farm where Zenyatta lives. Favorite Book: The $80 Champion Pony to Ride: "Billy" my current pony.

PAY TO N J O H N S O N // 13 // O M A H A , N E The Flying Ace // M // Buckskin // HU PM

Trainer: My trainers are Sybil Greene and Melanie Wright Lessons: Getting stronger by doing no stirrup work. Your Pony: Dependable, honest, and lovable. Travel: Paris, France to watch the Longines Global Champions Tour in front of the Eiffel Tower. Favorite Book: A Very Young Rider by Jill Krementz. Pony to Ride: Jersey Boy because I love his way of going in the derbies and he has a goofy, fun personality. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 5 9


E M M A J O L LY // 15 // K E S W I C K , VA

Mischief Managed, Sunset Sparkle // L, M// Chestnut, Strawberry Roan // HU, HU Trainer: Brooke Kemper Lessons: Pace and consistency. Your Pony: Travel: Fiji Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: Any Given Sunday

M A D E L I N E J O R DA N // 12 // TA L L A H A S S E E , F L Shamrock // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Bibby Hill Lessons: No Stirrups. Your Pony: Best Pony Ever Travel: The Galapagos Islands Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Kenan owned by Elizabeth McKim

I S A B E L L A K A R R // 13 // C R OZ E T, VA Oakfields Peridot // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Baily Dent Lessons: I work a lot on straightness, and definitely being more consistent. Your Pony: Sassy, precious, opinionated Travel: The Maldives, after I did a project on the little islands I have always wanted to go! Favorite Book: Projekt 1065, and many other historical fictions. Pony to Ride: HH Azur or Snowman of course!

K E N DA L L K AU F F M A N // 17 // M E C H A N I C S B U R G , PA Wonder Struck // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Megghan WAtts Lessons: Anything that I need to improve on. Your Pony: Athletic, friendly, cute Travel: Reed Kessler's farm Favorite Book: Anything about horses. Pony to Ride: Cylana

S O P H I A K E O L E I A N // 12 // L A K E A N G E LU S , M I Oliver Twist // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Greg Crolick Lessons: Lead changes and keeping my eyes up. Your Pony: Athletic, adorable, perfect Travel: Rome, Italy Favorite Book: The Eighty-Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: Brunello

L E X I E K E R N // 13 // R E H O B OT H , M A Huckleberry // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Dawn Dorrance Lessons: I work on lead changes and distances most in my lessons. Your Pony: The three words I would use to describe my pony are clever, adorable, and honest. Travel: The Maldives. Favorite Book: Paint the Wind by Pamela Nunez Ryan Pony to Ride: I love my pony, Huckleberry, so much that I never think about riding any other horse. 6 0 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


A M I R A K E T TA N E H // 11 // H O L L I S , N H

Nutty Buddy, High Hopes Hollywood, Bayberry // L, S, M // Liver Chestnut, Bay, Bay // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Leigh Kettaneh and Deanna Kravetz Lessons: Straightness Your Pony: Safe, fun, animated Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Chronicles of Narnia Pony to Ride: Nutty Buddy

J E N N A K I L L E E N // 13 // P I T T S G R OV E , N J Silhouette // L // Black // HU JP

Trainer: Karen Killeen Lessons: We work mostly on correct striding to the jump and not falling in on the corners. Your Pony: Stubborn, adorable, talented Travel: Favorite Book: Pony to Ride

E M I L I E K I P P // 13 // H A M I LTO N , VA

Gypsy Happy-Go-Lucky // M // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Jane Turner Lessons: Finding a good distance and keeping a good pace. Your Pony: Friendly, happy, and funny. Travel: France Favorite Book: The 5th Wave Pony to Ride: I'm happy riding any horse or pony!

C A M D E N K I TC H E N S // 11 // C H A N D L E R , A Z Helicon Stowaway // M// Grey // HU

Trainer: Victoria Skelding & Gretchen Lof Lessons: I try to remember to keep my hands and legs steady and still. Your Pony: BEST PONY EVER! Travel: Right at home, wherever my family is at the time. Favorite Book: Currently, the Book Theif is my favorite book, but it changes a lot Pony to Ride: My mom's horse, Grand Image who she competed in three day eventing with back in the day.

A B BY K N A P P // 17 // P O W D E R S P R I N G S , G A Watchusayin // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Carri Tootle Lessons: Over fences Your Pony: Cuddly, consistent, perfect Travel: The Egyptian Pyramids Favorite Book: I Am Number Four Pony to Ride: Mine

A L I V I A KO H U S // 12 // U N I O N , K Y Prince of Thieves // L // Paint // PM

Trainer: Katrina Fanning Lessons: Straightness and using the left rein. Your Pony: Sweet, calm, and a saint Travel: Anywhere with horses. Favorite Book: The Outsiders Pony to Ride: Slim Shady U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 6 1


A L E X A N D R A K U H N // 13 // H O OV E R , A L Evermore // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Brandon Gibson Lessons: Flat work, Flat work, Flat work!! Your Pony: Adorable, Drama Queen, Fun Travel: Europe Favorite Book: The Hobbit Pony to Ride: I'm happy just riding my own ponies and horses.

E M M A L AC K E Y // 10 // G L E N CO E , I L Peppermint Twist // M // Bay Paint // HU

Trainer: Scott and Josey Gentry Lessons: I work on flat and keeping rhythm with my pony. Your Pony: Beautiful, Hard Worker, Partner Travel: I would visit Thailand Favorite Book: Black Stallion Pony to Ride: Cortes C or HH Azur

M A D I S O N L A K E // 15 // M I LTO N , G A JC // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Ann Sherborne Lessons: We work on consistency with each fence, along with lots of no stirrups;-) Your Pony: Sweet, Caring, Extraordinary Travel: Australia Favorite Book: The Eighty-Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: I would ride Secretariat!

AV E RY L A M B E R T // 12 // S A N J O S E , C A

Lakeview Pickpocket, Hallelujah // M, L // Grey, Grey // HU PM, HU PM Trainer: Jill Hamilton and Nancy Thomas Lessons: Making sure my position over the jumps is good and on Sundays we concentrate a lot on flatwork. Your Pony: Trustworthy, Loving, and Fabulous Travel: The Ionian Islands of Greece Favorite Book: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon Pony to Ride: For The Laughter

A S H L E Y L A M E R S // 9 // C A L E D O N I A , W I In A Dream // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Diane McClure Lessons: Keeping my hands together Your Pony: Cute, funny, affectionate Travel: Colorado Favorite Book: The War That Saved My Life Pony to Ride: My two white ponies.

K A I T LY N L A N C E L L E B AT E S // 9 // WAU K E S H A , W I Happy Days // M // Strawberry Roan // HU PM

Trainer: Emily Elek-Burtard Lessons: Riding green ponies, no stirrup work, and straightness. Your Pony: Lazy, wonderful, awesome. Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Keeper of the Lost Cities Loadstar Pony to Ride: Olivia 6 2 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


TAY LO R L A N D S T R O M // 10 // E XC E L S I O R , M N Smash // S // Bay // HU

Trainer: Heidi Hildebrand Lessons: I work on corners, keeping a steady pace, and we have fun! Your Pony: Loving, a princess, curious Travel: Norway Favorite Book: Snowman - The True Story of a Champion Pony to Ride: Smash

G E O R G I A L E B // 12 // CO L L E Y V I L L E , T X Monsieur Pickles // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Jenna Vanerstrom Lessons: Equitation, no stirrups, and handy courses. Your Pony: True-blue, forgiving, and brave Travel: Lexington, Kentucky during Pony Finals! Favorite Book: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Pony to Ride: Brunello

VA L E N T I N A L E H N E R // 9 // L A S E LVA B E AC H , C A Always A Gentleman // S // Bay // HU

Trainer: Elizabeth Van der Kerckhove & Catherine Birnberg Lessons: I have been jumping bigger jumps and lines with a lot of strides in between jumps. Your Pony: Athletic, Fancy, Compassionate Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: The Pony Pals Series Pony to Ride: Zenyatta

L I L L I A N L E N K A R T // 10 // D E L A N O, M N Elite Honeybee// S // Bay // HU

Trainer: Dee Maki Lessons: Not flapping my elbows and heels down. Your Pony: Opinionated, pretty, and special. Travel: Europe Favorite Book: Dork Dairies Pony to Ride: Cayman

M A R I S S A L E N Z // 14 // D O U S M A N , W I The Great Pumpkin // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Lane Nygren Lessons: Keeping a good pace and staying centered over fences. Your Pony: Loyal, quiet, and hungry Travel: Spain Favorite Book: The Warriors series by Erin Hunter Pony to Ride: Brunello

A L E X A L E O N G // 12 // S AC R A M E N TO, C A

Candy Crush, Chiccobello, Final Touch // L, L, L // Black, Dark Bay, Dark Bay // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Jill Humphrey Lessons: Jumping Your Pony: Fancy, brave, and sweet. Travel: Any tropical beach with clear blue water. Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: "Be Gentle" jumper horse. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 63


A L E X A L I G N E L L I // 9 // N E W YO R K , N Y IParty, Rollingwoods Knee Deep, Quicksilver Bells // S, S, S // Bay, Chestnut, Grey // HU, HU PM, HU Trainer: Bill Schaub Lessons: Rhythm and technique. Your Pony: Beautiful, talented, smart. Travel: St Barths Favorite Book: Where the Sidewalk Ends Pony to Ride: All of them!:

S Y D N E Y L I N // 11 // AU R O R A , O H Blue Monday // S // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Cari Gleeson Lessons: We usually work on the stride, opening and closing the stride and keeping the canter the same. Your Pony: Playful, funny, and loving Travel: I would visit Sydney, Australia Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Pony to Ride: It would be my small pony Blue Monday.

B A I L E Y LO N E S // 13 // L E N O I R C I T Y, T N

Brandwyne American Beauty // S // Fleabitten Grey // HU Trainer: Chloe Desjarlais Lessons: Rhythm, and getting down lines. Your Pony: Trying, athletic, and adorable. Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: The Giver Pony to Ride: Cortez C

G I A N N A LO N G O // 13 // C H E S T E R , N Y

Consider It Done, Prince Henry // M, M // Bay, Grey // HU PM, PM Trainer: Jody Moraski Lessons: Building the pony's confidence. Your Pony: Handsome, Sweet, Honest. Travel: Switzerland Favorite Book: The Giving Tree Pony to Ride: Sapphire

LO U R D E S LOW // 11 // B LU F F TO N , S C

Overcast, Modern Love // M, M // Grey, Bay // HU, HU Trainer: Katie Maxwell Lessons: Staying straight and using my legs more than my hands. Your Pony: Sweet, challenging, fun Travel: Ireland Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Rollingwoods Roxanne

C A M RY N LU B N E R // 15 // S O U T H A M P TO N , N J Cruise Control // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Deb Cowperthwait Lessons: Flat work and doing two or three courses while he has energy and ending on a good note! Your Pony: Lazy, food-motivated, adorable Travel: I would travel the countries across Europe. Favorite Book: All The Bright Places Pony to Ride: Charisma 6 4 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


M A D E L I N E LU D DY // 8 // B E N D, O R Blue Angel // S // Dark Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Nancy Butano Lessons: Starting and finishing with the same canter! Your Pony: Beautiful sweet princess! Travel: France Favorite Book: All pony books! Pony to Ride: Big Star

K AT H RY N M AG U I R E // 11 // W E L L I N G TO N , F L Silver Star Dynamo // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Charles Moorcroft Lessons: Riding with no stirrups, keeping a good rhythm, and making sure I have a good track to the jumps. Your Pony: Caring, confident, and a hard worker Travel: To North Carolina to compete in Tryon Favorite Book: Wonder by R.J. Palacio Pony to Ride: GG Valentine

K AY L A M A H M O O D // 13 // CO O K S V I L L E , M D Clean Slate // L // Dapple Grey // HU

Trainer: Melanie Wright Lessons: Not pushing my pony through the jumps. Your Pony: Amazing, comfortable, and sound Travel: Europe Favorite Book: Percy Jackson: The Lightening Theif Pony to Ride: Bling Bling from Rolling Acres Farm

A L I YA M A K E R // 13 // D OV E R , M A Gator // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Jennifer Olsen Lessons: Straight position holding leads. Your Pony: Cute, Athletic, Lovable Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: Found by Margret Peterson Haddix Pony to Ride: Any horse or pony

N I CO L E T T E M A K R I S // 16 // H I N S DA L E , I L Feather // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Joanne Kurinsky and Katie Kunk - Littlewood Farm Lessons: Flat work. Your Pony: Hardworking, safe, sweet Travel: Favorite Book: Pony to Ride: Feather

S T E R L I N G M A L N I K // 10 // O C E A N R I D G E , F L Rollingwoods Stick Around // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Casey Martino-Anzalone Lessons: Sit up, try to find a distance to the jump, and trying to put them in a frame. Your Pony: Easy, cute, amazing Travel: Africa Favorite Book: Where The Red Fern Grows Pony to Ride: April Showers U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 6 5


L AU R E N M A R C H E T T I // 15 // W E S T C H E S T E R , PA Quite A Gem // L // Black/White Pinto // HU

Trainer: Kaitlyn Skog Lessons: Rhythm, corners, and not rushing to the fences. Your Pony: Brave, Loyal, Trustworthy Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Chosen By A Horse Pony to Ride: Way Cool, Tori Colvin's mount.

O L I V I A M A R K M A N // 12 // C H I C AG O, I L

Glyhafan Red Kestral, Monopoly // L, M // Chestnut, Chestnut // HU PM, HU Trainer: Lessons: Position and helping my Green Pony learn his job and develop into a strong division pony. Your Pony: Cute. Funny. Chubby Travel: With my horse? If not, Ireland, because there are horses there. Favorite Book: The Golden Compass Pony to Ride: "Catch Me", of course.

C H LO E M A R S H // 11 // C H E L S E A , A L Queen Bea // S // Silver Dapple // HU

Trainer: Jill Dean Lessons: Being soft and riding with feeling, along with proper transitions, pace and track. Your Pony: Sweet, packer & fun! Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: A Dog's Life Pony to Ride: Snowman

P H O E B E M A R T I N // 14 // A LG O N Q U I N , I L Athena // L // Paint // HU

Trainer: Tammy McConnell and Tiffany Walker Lessons: Adjusting Athena's stride and jumping position. Your Pony: Energetic, loyal, hard working Travel: I would like to see the Eiffel Tower. Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: Tap Dance

C A R O L I N E M AW H I N N E Y // 10 // W O O D S I D E , C A Silver Dream // L // Grey // JP

Trainer: Rachel Fields Lessons: My position. Your Pony: Special, amazing, unbelievable Travel: Australia Favorite Book: The War That Saved My Life Pony to Ride: Silver Dream

S O P H I E M A X W E L L // 16 // B LU F F TO N , S C Blue Me Away // L // Grey // JP

Trainer: Katie Brown-Maxwell Lessons: Keeping him straight and pushing from behind, and keeping me from throwing my body or leaning. Your Pony: Handsome, Quirky, and Friend Travel: Northern Ireland! Favorite Book: All of them Pony to Ride: McLain Ward's late Sapphire 6 6 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


S Y D N E Y M CCO O L // 16 // K N OX V I L L E , T N Catarina // L // Dark Bay // HU Trainer: Chloe Desjarlais Lessons: Your Pony: Travel: Australia and Ireland Favorite Book: Pony to Ride:

TA R A M CCO R K L E // 16 // I N D I A L A N T I C , F L Isabella Champagne // L // Palomino // HU

Trainer: Kelly Simpson Lessons: Maintaining a steady and balanced pace throughout courses. Your Pony: Willing, atheltic, and goofy. Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Every Last Word Pony to Ride: Brunello

E L L A M C H A R DY // 11 // TO R O N TO, O N Foxlair Tango // L // Roan // HU

Trainer: Katie Uloth and Erynn Ballard of Looking Back Farm Lessons: Flat work, roll backs, bending lines and gymnastics Your Pony: Honest, talented, and sweet. Travel: Paris Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Pony to Ride: Enchanted/Daya

B AY L E E M C K E E V E R // 12 // B R E W S T E R , N Y

Greystones Star Bright, Tantallons Co Captain // M, L // Black, Chestnut // HU PM, HU PM Trainer: Patricia Griffith / Heritage Farm Lessons: Trying to make the whole course match. Your Pony: Grumpy, Adorable, Smart. Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: War Horse Pony to Ride: Catch Me

R I L E Y M C L AU G H L I N // 12 // O W I N G S , M D Shenandoah Jasmine // S // Red Roan // HU Trainer: Leann Smith Lessons: Finding a distance and lead changes. Your Pony: Sassy, Strawberry, and Roly-Poly Travel: Australia Favorite Book: A Series of Unfortunate Events Pony to Ride: Rambo, my retired racehorse

M I N T Y M E L LO N // 14 // N E W YO R K , N Y Del Ray // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Balmoral Lessons: I work most on turning to the jump. Your Pony: Playful, sweet, and trustworthy Travel: India Favorite Book: Perks of Being a Wallflower Pony to Ride: Garfield U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 67


A N S L E Y M E R R I A M // 11 // A L P H A R E T TA , G A Count Chocula // S // Black // HU

Trainer: Phoebe Loughrey Lessons: Making my courses pretty. Your Pony: Enthusiastic, Quirky, Adorable Travel: Hanover, Germany Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Catch Me

M A R C U S M E Z A // 8 // S U N S E T, L A Got Milk // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Aubry Fait Lessons: Bending, pace, jumping straight and counting strides. Keeping my fingers closed. Your Pony: Pretty, Fat, Honest Travel: Europe. Favorite Book: Big Nate Pony to Ride: Chance. He is my dad's pony horse for the race horses. He is so much fun to ride.

A L E X A N D R A M I L L E R // 11 // R I C H F I E L D, W I Top That // L // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Emily Elek-Burtard Lessons: Body straight, legs still, elbows back. Your Pony: Smart Good teacher, One-of-a-kind Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Dante Pony to Ride:

M A RY H U N T E R M I L L E T // 13 // H I L L S B O R O U G H , N C

Just 4 Me, Picturesque Wishful Thinking // L, L // Bay, Blue Roan Paint // HU PM, HU Trainer: Jennifer Churchill Lessons: Big canters and distances to jumps and my equation. Your Pony: Lazy, funny, and itchy Travel: Any where in Europe. Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Pony to Ride: Brunello

R OWA N M I L L S // 11 // K AT Y, T X Jacobs Star Flyboy, Belle Beauty, Crown Ridge Day Dream // L, M, S // Buckskin, Grey, Grey // HU PM, HU, HU PM Trainer: Kelly Young Lessons: Your Pony: Handsome, bold,and chubby. Friendly,brave and cute. Rambunctious, sassy,and fast. Travel: If I could travel any place in the world, I would travel to Bora Bora. Favorite Book: My favorite book is "Ambition" Pony to Ride: If I could ride any horse, I would choose to ride Mclain Wards' horse "Rothchild".

K A R LY H AY D E N M I M S // 13 // N O R T H P O R T, A L Baileywick // M // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Ashley Morrison Lessons: Using the correct aides for yielding and bending, maintaining proper position, and under saddle technique. Your Pony: Athletic, quirky, pig pen! Travel: Germany Favorite Book: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Pony to Ride: One of Kent Farrington's jumpers. 6 8 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


C A R O L I N E M I R T S // 11 // K N OX V I L L E , T N Entourage // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Craig Allen and Don Sheehan Lessons: Distances. Your Pony: Exquisite, Loving, and Obedient Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: Esperanza Rising Pony to Ride: Secretariat

H E N RY M O B E R LY // 13 // L I N CO L N , N E Clever Miss Lily // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Sybil Greene Lessons: Keeping a good pace and overall equitation. Your Pony: Well-mannered, focused, and brave Travel: Vienna Favorite Book: War Horse Pony to Ride: HH Azur

D E VO N M U N O Z // 11 // D O U G L A S V I L L E , G A Hermione // M // Liver Chestnut // HU Trainer: Liza Munoz Lessons: Flat work. Your Pony: Talented, unique, Queen Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Black beauty Pony to Ride: Newsworthy

O L I V I A M U R R AY // 11 // L A G R A N G E , K Y Wellen Gold Charm // M // Chestnut Roan // HU

Trainer: Lauren Newmeyer Lessons: I mainly work on flat work to get them strong and educated. Your Pony: Sweet, Funny, Sassy!! Travel: Ireland Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: I would want to ride Kent Farringtons horse Gazelle because I love the jumpers!!

C A R O L I N E N A DA L I N // 11 // P L A I N C I T Y, O H

Bamboozle, Hot Wheels // M , M // Chestnut, Roan // HU, HU PM Trainer: Jennifer Nadalin Lessons: Equitation and exercises for the horse,pony, and rider. Your Pony: Cute, funny, and curious Travel: New York Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone Pony to Ride: Catch Me

J E N N A N E L S O N // 12 // H U R D L E M I L L S , N C

Kutchen, Let's Fly Ladybug // M, L // Grey, Roan // HU PM, HU Trainer: Courtney Blackwell Lessons: Staying consistent. Your Pony: Sweet, loving, kind Travel: Holland Favorite Book: The pony book Pony to Ride: Any pony. I don't want to outgrow ponies. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 6 9


F R A N K I E N I C K L AU S // 11 // D U LU T H , G A Star Struck // M // Flea Bitten Grey // HU PM Trainer: Janet Salem Lessons: Equitation. Your Pony: Beautiful, graceful, sweet Travel: Bahamas Favorite Book: The Bible Pony to Ride: Haley

M A RY C A R O L I N E N O L A N // 10 // M A R I E T TA , G A Willy Wonka, Finders Keepers // S, M // Grey, Grey // HU, HU

Trainer: Janet Salem and Lauren Kissel Lessons: My track, bending to the left, and jumping the middle of the jump. Your Pony: Willy Wonka- Adorable, Brave, and Superman Finders Keepers- Perfect, Charming, and Unicorn Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Pony to Ride: My ponies:)

T E S S O ’ N E I L L // 15 // DA L L A S , T X Flower Power // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Debbie Divecchia Lessons: Keeping my elbow back. Your Pony: Wise, sweet, and loyal Travel: Africa Favorite Book: DOWNRIVER Pony to Ride: Woodlands Stevie Ray

M AC K E N Z I E O CO N N O R // 9 // K E Y M A R , M D Tinseltown // S// Bay Roan // HU PM

Trainer: Stacey Simcik Lessons: Jumping Your Pony: Honest, curious, and loving Travel: England Favorite Book: Hip Hop Tails Pony to Ride: Ziggy but if Snowman was alive, I would love to ride him.

L I LY O E L S C H L AG E R // 14 // CO P L E Y, O H Why Not // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Cari Gleeson and Emily Alinen Lessons: Measuring and keeping the same canter around the entire course. Your Pony: My Best Friend Travel: France, Italy, or Scotland. Favorite Book: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater Pony to Ride: My pony, or a horse named Waffle in our barn.

TA B I T H A O K I T S U // 14 // S O U T H PA S A D E N A , C A

Spoot de la Jourlais, Super Mario // L, L // Dapple Grey, Dapple Bay // JP, JP Trainer: Caroline Sterckx Lessons: In lessons, I work most on framing my horse. Your Pony: Adorable, sweet, and perfect Travel: I would love to go on a tour of old cities in Europe. Favorite Book: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, I'll Give You the Sun by JandyNelson, and The Song of Achilles by Madeleine Miller Pony to Ride: 70 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


C A S E Y O L I V E R // 13 // B E L L E V I E W, F L Dance With Me // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Bibby Hill Lessons: I work on keeping my eyes up and going straight in most of my lessons. Your Pony: Beautiful, smart, sweet Travel: The Caribbean Islands Favorite Book: The Vampire Diaries Series Pony to Ride: Smallwood Mystic

R E B E CC A O L I V E R // 17 // COAT E S V I L L E , PA Kudos // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Haley Kauffman Rhinier Lessons: Further developing my eye and maintaining impulsion throughout my ride. Your Pony: Loving, Loyal, Talented, and Extremely Handsome Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Horses Don't Lie Pony to Ride: My Pony, Pogo.

C A R O L I N E O L S E N // 10 // S H E R B O R N , M A

Sugarbrook Adorabelle, Farmore Charismatic // M, S // Grey, Liver Chestnut // HU PM, HU Trainer: Jennifer Olsen and Patricia Griffith Lessons: Collecting and opening their strides. Your Pony: Cute, pretty, and smooth Travel: Europe Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: All of them.

D E VO N OW E N // 12 // F R A N K L I N L A K E S , N J EZ To Spot // L // Leopard Appaloosa // JP

Trainer: Donna Owen Lessons: Bending, flexion, learning distances to the jumps. Your Pony: Funny, fast, athletic Travel: WEF Favorite Book: Misty of Chincoteague Pony to Ride: Rothchild

L I N E N OW E N S // 10 // M A R I O N , N C

Pitch Perfect, Howie Do It // M, S // Chestnut, Grey // HU PM, HU Trainer: Kerin Benson - Briar Field Farm Lessons: Pace, distances, lead changes and equitation. Your Pony: Cute, handy and hungry! Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: All of them!

I S A B E L L A PA D U L A // 13 // O C E A N C I T Y, N J Broadway Madeline // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Chrissy Covarrubias Lessons: Not throwing my body over the jumps. Your Pony: Sassy, adorable, and hardworking. Travel: I would travel to Hawaii. Favorite Book: My favorite book is Maximum Ride the Angel Experiment by James Patterson. Pony to Ride: I would HHAzur. U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 7 1


J U S T I N E PA L M E R // 13 // M O N TG O M E RY, T X Rosmel's Silver Mimosa // M // Grey // HU Trainer: Leeanna Baugh Lessons: Straightness, my pony has the tendency to be a wiggly worm in front of jumps! Your Pony: Ornery, talented, and ADORABLE! Travel: I would go to Europe so I could try horses! Favorite Book: Canterwood crest! I've always loved the series. Pony to Ride: Any horse I could catch ride!

PA R K E R P E ACO C K // 8 // W I N S TO N - S A L E M , N C Glenhaven Astoria // S // Palomino // HU PM Trainer: Kristi Watson and Robin Greenwood Lessons: Consistency. Your Pony: Sweet, Pretty, Brave Travel: Europe to horse shop. Favorite Book: Pony Pals Pony to Ride: Brunello

C L A I R E P E T E R S // 13 // H I G H P O I N T, N C Escapade's Fancy Pants // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Kristi Watson Lessons: Collecting to jumps, bending, pole work, getting into a frame, position of rider, and handy and hunter courses. Your Pony: Tenacious, compassionate, willing Travel: Belgium Favorite Book: The Secret Life of Bees Pony to Ride: Way Cool or Patrick

S A R A J. P E Z Z A // 9 // N E W B U R G H , N Y Georgia // M // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Stella Manship Lessons: We work on getting to the middle of the jumps and keeping my pace consistent. Your Pony: Good, Safe, & Happy Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Upside Down Magic: Sticks and Stones Pony to Ride: Stella's mom's horse RF Tabasco.

LY D I A P H I L B R I C K // 14 // H E N N I K E R , N H Raisin a Ruckus // L // Chestnut // JP

Trainer: Gretchen Anderson Lessons: Jumping skills. Your Pony: Trustworthy, fun, and sometimes naughty! Travel: Greece Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: Snowman

G A B R I E L L E P H L E G A R // 12 // CO LU M B U S , O H My Mane Squeeze // M // Dark Bay // HU

Trainer: Holly Helbig Lessons: Keeping the same even pace throughout the course. Your Pony: Lovable, sweet, and silly Travel: London, England Favorite Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry Pony to Ride: I would want to ride one of the ponies in the Shetland Pony Grand National of 2017. 7 2 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


G R AC I E P I P P I N // 13 // L A FAY E T T E , L A Fire Van Battenbroek // M // Grey // JP

Trainer: Tricia Rabalais Lessons: Jumping. Your Pony: Amazing - All business - Fast Travel: Austrailia Favorite Book: The Outsiders Pony to Ride: Houligan (Fire Van Battenbroek)

AV E R E Y- M AY P R I TC H A R D // 12 // S TAY N E R , O N MacKay's Wine N'Dine // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Christine Martin Lessons: In my lessons we work a lot on halting smoothly and lots of bending and shaping. Your Pony: Sassy, Fancy, Best friend Travel: Hawaii , because it seems like a really fun and exiting place to go, and I've never been there. Favorite Book: Harry Potter !!!!!!! Pony to Ride: My pony! Aka MacKay's Wine' N Dine ( Jacob )

M E G A N P U L I C E // 13 // W I N T E R PA R K , F L Pajama Party // M // Buckskin // HU

Trainer: William Schaub Lessons: Whatever Mr. Bill wants to work on. Your Pony: Smart, Sweet, and Talented Travel: British Virgin Islands Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Pony to Ride: Quill

I S A B E L Q U I R O G A // 13 // S A I N T LO U I S , M O Celebrity // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Amanda Thomas Lessons: Managing his speed. Your Pony: Cuddly, quirky, chubby Travel: Anywhere in Europe! Favorite Book: A Horse of Her Own by Annie Wedekind Pony to Ride: Snowman

G R AC E R A B B // 11 // FO R T M I L L , S C Wicklyns Princess Fiona // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Lessons: Equitation, consistency and fluidity throughout each course, and smooth transitions. Your Pony: Smart, graceful, and reliable Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: The Land of Stories Pony to Ride: The 2016 US Pony Finals medium champion.

R O S E M A RY R A I L // 10 // C I N C I N N AT I , O H And So Forth // S // Bay // HU

Trainer: Maria Kneipp Lessons: Not leaning, eyes up over the jump. Your Pony: Sweet, loving, personality-plus! Travel: India Favorite Book: The War That Saved My Life Pony to Ride: Flexible U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 7 3


M A D I S O N R AU S C H E N B AC H // 13 // N E W B U R G H , N Y Perception // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Brad Whitmire Lessons: We spend a lot of time working on me sitting back and using my outside rein. Your Pony: Sweet, talented, brave Travel: I really want to go to Europe and go horse shopping! Favorite Book: The Eighty Dollar Champion Pony to Ride: I'd love to ride Todd Minikus's horse, Quality Girl.

H A N N A H R E E D // 11 // P L E A S A N T VA L L E Y, I A DiCaprio // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Joann Kurinsky and Katie Kunk Lessons: I work on keeping a constant rhythm and making sure we get a lead change. Your Pony: I would describe him as goofy, handsome, and happy. Travel: I would visit Australia. Favorite Book: My favorite book is Throne of Glass, by Sara J. Mass Pony to Ride: I would ride Secretariat.

L AU R E N R E I D // 12 // N A Z A R E T H , PA

Good Reason, Sunbeam, Upside // L, S, L // Bay, Bay, Liver Chestnut // HU PM, HU, HU Trainer: Dominique Damico Lessons: Keeping my ponies straight. Your Pony: Great jumper, beautiful, easy Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Sunbeam

E L L A R E I N AU E R // 14 // S A I N T LO U I S , M O Play It Cool // M // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Ellen Baehr Lessons: Straightness. Your Pony: Happy go lucky Travel: Turks and Caicos again! Favorite Book: The Westing Games Pony to Ride: Pic Ravenclaw

R AC H E L R E S C H // 12 // P L A N O, T X Tinker Bell // L // Dark Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Britt McCormick Lessons: Framing Tink up, working on getting straight, and getting the step. Your Pony: Sassy, Loving, and Cute Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Canterwood Creast Book Series Pony to Ride: Tinker Bell

E M I L I A R I C H A R D // 6 // M I D D L E F I E L D, C T Fairytales // S // Chestnut // HU PM Trainer: Jaime Richard Lessons: Flatwork. Your Pony: Sweet, Smart, & Adorable! Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Lunch Lady Pony to Ride: Hickstead 74 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


A B I G A I L R O B E R T S // 11 // D U B L I N , O H Rosewood // L // Red Roan // PM Trainer: Holly Helbig Lessons: Keeping my eyes up. Your Pony: Reliable, sweet, smart Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Ellie's Story Pony to Ride: All of them!

M O L LY R O B E R T S // 14 // R A L E I G H , N C Norwoods Mastercraft // L // Grey // HU

Trainer: Meagan Bennett Lessons: In my lessons I work on landing my leads over the jumps and using the pony's hind end. Your Pony: Sweet, willing, and adjustable Travel: If I could anywhere in the world I would go to Europe to see all the sport horse prospects. Favorite Book: My favorite book is Everything by Nicola Yoon Pony to Ride: If I could ride any horse or pony I would ride Way Cool (Tori Colvin's mount at Upperville)

G R AC I E R O B E R T S O N // 11 // M O C K S V I L L E , N C Ever So Slightly // M // Dapple Grey // HU

Trainer: Christy Conway Chester Lessons: Pace, strides, consistency, flat, and jumping. Your Pony: Funny, amazing, loving Travel: Texas Favorite Book: Soul Surfer Pony to Ride: Brunello

O L I V I A R O B E R T S O N // 12 // M O N R O E , C T Clovercroft Honey Bunny // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Abbi Seley Ferrigno Lessons: Sitting up tall, not rushing, and keeping light in my seat. Your Pony: Fun, Lovable, and Lazy Travel: Vienna Austria Favorite Book: Legend Pony to Ride: Touch of Class

B A I L E Y R O B I N S O N // 11 // B O W I E , T X

Berry Good, A Cool Push Button // M, M // Roan, Roan // HU, HU Trainer: Lessons: Shaping and collecting. Your Pony: Brave, smart, loving Travel: Germany Favorite Book: City of Glass by Cassandra Clare Pony to Ride: Berry Good

L AU R E N A . R O C K // 13 // L E E S B U R G , VA

Marley Grange Merlin's Magic, DeVaux's Sweet Escape // L, M // Bay, Bay // HU, HU Trainer: Jenna Steinfurth Lessons: Whatever gave me trouble the weekend before. Your Pony: Curious. Energetic. Playful. Travel: France Favorite Book: The Selection by Kiera Cass Pony to Ride: My own, I love my ponies! U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 7 5


G A B R I E L L E R O D E R I C K // 10 // S P R I N G H I L L , K S

Blondie, Hidden Springs Woodstar // M, L // Chestnut, Chestnut // HU, HU Trainer: Sarah Young Lessons: Going in a straight line and being patient. Your Pony: Beautiful, sweet, and loving Travel: Disney World Favorite Book: Horse At Dawn Pony to Ride: IParty

J O S E P H I N E R O S E // 15 // S P R I N G B O R O, O H

His Way, Rocketman, Best Summer // L, L, M // Bay, Bay, Liver Chestnut // HU PM, HU, HU Trainer: Jennifer Edwards Lessons: In my lessons I typically work on flatwork and collection. Your Pony: Sassy, cute, and fun! Travel: Maldives Favorite Book: Eleanor and Park Pony to Ride: HH Azur

R AC H E L R O S E N B LU M // 12 // S A N M AT E O, C A

Sam I Am, Sugarbrook Pink-N-Blue // L, M // Chestnut, Grey // HU, HU Trainer: Nancy Thomas, Jill Hamilton, & Samantha Lubrant at Millennium Farm Lessons: I work most on my communication with my ponies, position, and consistency throughout a course. Your Pony: Sam I Am: athletic, competitive, cookiemonster. Sugarbrook Pink-N-Blue: passionate, competitive, sweet. Travel: Japan Favorite Book: Pax by Sara Pennypacker Pony to Ride: Sugarbrook Blue Pacific

B L A K E R OWA N // 10 // L I T T L E CO M P TO N , R I ISMART // M // White // HU PM

Trainer: Brook DeAngelis & Wendy Brayman Lessons: Thinking one step ahead of my ponies and then making the correct adjustments to ensure a smooth course. Your Pony: SMART (his name is ismart! lol), Helpful, & Perfect Travel: Wellington, Florida or to the Horse Park in Lexington, KY Favorite Book: My favorite book is Patch. Pony to Ride: My first pony Grommet, for the rest of my life.

LU C I E R OW E // 14 // S A I N T LO U I S , M O Blue Indigo // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Jena Larsen Guldner Lessons: I practice everything from a correct walk to a challenging course in my lessons! Your Pony: Brave, intelligent, and funny. Travel: I would visit all over South America! Favorite Book: To Kill A Mockingbird Pony to Ride: Catch Me

DA P H N E R OW S E // 11 // A L P H A R E T TA , G A Macho Man // S // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Devon Rowse Lessons: Keeping "Harry's" neck long and PACE. Your Pony: Gorgeous, Kind, and Athletic Travel: Longines Miami Horse Show Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: HH Azur 76 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


L A I N I E R U B I N // 11 // CO LU M B I A , S C Makloud // M // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Rebecca Effron with RAE Equestrian Lessons: I work with my pony on various ways to be a better team. Your Pony: Athletic, friendly, and perfect! Travel: I'd love to get the chance to visit Germany someday to visit some farms that breed German Riding Ponies. Favorite Book: All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot Pony to Ride: Brunello!

M A D E L I N E R U B I N // 10 // M O O R E S V I L L E , N C ExUberance // M // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Kerin Benson, Briar Field Farm Lessons: Riding straight, quiet lines. Your Pony: Sleepy, adorable, loves mud baths. Travel: Germany Favorite Book: Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Pony to Ride:

E L E A N O R R U D N I C K I // 11 // T H E W O O D L A N D S , T X The Promise Queen of Hearts // S // Palomino // HU

Trainer: Colleen Brombach (Hunters) / Carli Kirsch (Jumpers) Lessons: Bending and framing my pony and getting a bigger step down the lines. Your Pony: Smart -Sweet -Adorable Travel: Wales Favorite Book: Harry Potter Series Pony to Ride: Cortes C

H A L L I E R U S H // 13 // M U R F R E E S B O R O, T N Bet I Can // L // Dun // HU PM

Trainer: Tresie Wallace Lessons: I work on pace and rhythm the most along with equitation. Your Pony: Amazing, Calm, and Hearty Travel: I want to go to Europe. Favorite Book: Percy Jackson-The Lightening Thief Pony to Ride: HH Azur

B R O O K E R U S S E L L // 13 // M AT T H E W S , N C Bring on the Rain // L // Bay // HU

Trainer: Emma Fogler and Gwen Maitland Lessons: Going forward, keeping reins short, sitting in the tack, and adding leg. Your Pony: Handsome, willful, carrot cake connoisseur Travel: St. John USVI Favorite Book: I love all of Lois Lowry's books, but my favorite is Gathering Blue. Pony to Ride: Definitely my pony now, Noah. He is the most special to me and the most fun to ride.

S A D I E R U T KOW S K I // 13 // R O C H E S T E R , N Y Maplesode Voila // L // Chestnut // HU Trainer: Margie Heberle Lessons: Equitation and consistency. Your Pony: Patient, well-rounded, flashy Travel: Capri, Italy Favorite Book: Unbroken Pony to Ride: HH Azur U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 7 7


A L E X A N D R A RY D E N // 11 // C A RY, N C Celtics Creek Friar Tuck // L // Black // HU PM Trainer: Laurel Tinney Lessons: Transitions. Your Pony: 1. Honest 2. Outgoing 3. Opinionated Travel: Galapagos Islands Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: A lap on Secretariat.

J O S E P H I N E S A M U E L S O N // 11 // WA S H I N G TO N , D.C . Cool Rock // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Alex Jadovich Nichols Lessons: We work mostly on Linus' flying lead changes. Your Pony: Unique, silly, and adorable Travel: I would visit Paris. Favorite Book: My favorite book is Rivals in the City. Pony to Ride: I would want to ride Cortes 'C'.

M A R I S S A S A N TA N I E L LO // 13 // WA X H AW, N C Bed Head Ned // S // Flea Bitten Grey // HU Trainer: Emma Fogler and Gwen Maitland Lessons: Keeping straight. Your Pony: Cute, Expressive, and Smart Travel: Chincoteague Island, VA Favorite Book: The Running Dream Pony to Ride: Funny Cide

DA N I E L L A S A N T U CC I // 14 // P I T T S B U R G , PA Ladybug // M // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Cindy McCullough Lessons: Keeping my shoulders back. Your Pony: Brave, Confident, and Caring Travel: Wellington, Florida Favorite Book: Umbrella Summer Pony to Ride: Vermont Here's The Gold

AV E RY S C H AU D E R // 11 // G R E E N W I C H , C T Dumbledore // L // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Christina Schauder Lessons: I work on adjusting my eye to my pony's big stride. Your Pony: He is safe, honest, and lovable. Travel: I would travel to the Hogwarts castle with Dumbledore! Favorite Book: The Harry Potter Series Pony to Ride: I would love to ride my sister's horse, Cassandro 4. He jumps really well!

E L L E N S C H M I DT // 10 // G R A D R A P I D S , M I Illumination // L // Grey // HU

Trainer: Melissa Hirt Lessons: Distances. Your Pony: My incredible, messy jumper pony. Travel: France. Favorite Book: The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell Pony to Ride: Mine! 78 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


G E O R G I A S C H M I DT // 11 // LU T H E R V I L L E , M D

Cleverist, Millpond's Patchwork // M, S // Bay, Grey // HU, PM Trainer: Kelly Goguen Lessons: Staying straight and on the correct track, not cutting my turns. Your Pony: Affectionate, Trustworthy, Patient Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Where the Red Fern Grows Pony to Ride: Puppet

A S H L E Y S C H N E I D E R // 12 // AU S T I N , T X Midnight Shimmer // M // Roan // HU

Trainer: Kelly Lorek Lessons: I work on keeping the same canter through out the whole course. Your Pony: Cute, funny, and lovable! Travel: Italy Favorite Book: The Fault in our Stars Pony to Ride: Ballou

E L L I A N A S C H U LT I E S // 11 // J U P I T E R , F L Picturesque Debut // S // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Ali Sweetnam Lessons: Body Back & Staying in the middle of the Jump Your Pony: Hard worker, Brave, & Determined Travel: Paris Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: IParty

AU D R E Y S C H U L Z E // 13 // R I D G E W O O D, N J Gayfields Talladega Knight // L // Grey // JP

Trainer: Brian Cash Lessons: I work on jumping combinations in my lessons. Your Pony: Hardworking, Smart, Athletic Travel: The Barn Favorite Book: "Catch Rider" by Jennifer H. Lyne Pony to Ride: Tally (Gayfields Talladega Knight)

M O R G A N S E A B O LT // 13 // W I L S O N V I L L E , A L I Love Lucy // L // Liver Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Stephanie Gingles Lessons: We work on finding good spots, keeping Lucy straight and equitation. Your Pony: Calm, loyal, gentle Travel: Any place you can ride horses on the beach. Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: Purple Mountain.

S A R A H S E M KO // 12 // G R E AT FA L L S , VA

Neapolitan, Cosette // M, L // Dark Buckskin, Bay // HU PM, HU Trainer: Elizabeth Gregg Lessons: Mostly I work on creating a soft, balanced rhythm for our courses, and learning how to trust each other. Your Pony: Studly, athletic, and intelligent Travel: I would visit Wellington, Florida. It's pony paradise! Favorite Book: Probably "A Good Horse" by Jane Smiley. Pony to Ride: Are you kidding? Tanner, of course! U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 7 9


N ATA L I E S H A R P // 14 // L A K E L A N D, T N Carnival // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: David Pellegrini Lessons: Jumping and making "Wally" respond to me. Your Pony: GOLDEN, (really) SWEET, and playful. Travel: Uganda, to be with the children in the orphanages and try to help them. Favorite Book: Kisses from Katie, and Gathering Blue Pony to Ride: Man of War because he is super fast and big and would be so fun!

B E R I T S M I T H // 13 // A S H B U R N , VA Mae Be Dreaming // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Mychelle DeWoolfson Lessons: Equitation is something we always work on...we ride without stirrups on the flat and over fences pretty often. Your Pony: Sweet, Athletic, & Brave Travel: France, Netherlands, Germany...anywhere there are great horses to ride. Favorite Book: I have a million favorite books....that's not a fair question. Pony to Ride: Maybe not today, but in the future I'd like to ride a Grand Prix jumper.

C A S S A N D R A S M I T H // 11 // N E W V I L L E , PA Chicken // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Meghan Watts Lessons: Trying to find better distances to all of my jumps is normally what I work on the most. Your Pony: The three words I would use to describe my pony are athletic, smooth, and clever. Travel: If I could travel any place in the world I would go to Hawaii. Favorite Book: Pony to Ride:

L AU R E N S N E L L I N G S // 10 // FAY E T T E V I L L E , G A Bon James Bon // S // Black // HU

Trainer: Victoria Free, Step N Free Stables Lessons: Lead changes and not looking so serious! Your Pony: Cute, sweet, and brave. Travel: Hawaii Favorite Book: Dolphin Tale Pony to Ride: My trainer's jumper horse, Chip (Spot On).

G A B R I E L L E S O KO LOW // 12 // N E W TO W N S Q UA R E , PA

Kingston, Everafter, Smoke Tree Starlet // L, L, S // Chestnut, Chestnut, Chestnut // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Elizabeth Reilly Lessons: Straightness, feeling what's underneath me, and equitation. Your Pony: Caring, silly, and perfect Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: Harry Potter Pony to Ride: Rockette

P H O E B E S O M O H A N O // 14 // S TA F FO R D, VA Woodlands Lashley // M // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Ann Garnett-Wheeler Lessons: Shes perfect, I just work on correcting myself. Your Pony: Best pony ever! Travel: France Favorite Book: Les Miserables Pony to Ride: I'm pretty happy with the horses and ponies I am able to ride but riding one of Elisa Wallace's mustangs. 8 0 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


L I LY S O U C I E // 15 // L I N CO L N , N E Dream On // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Sybil Greene Lessons: Position/Equitation Your Pony: Honest, Intelligent, Confident Travel: Cayman Islands Favorite Book: The Chosen Pony to Ride: Cassin owned by Heartland Farms

G A B R I E L L E S O U S A // 13 // M AT T H E W S , N C Sugarbrook West Point // L // Chestnut // HU PM

Trainer: Kerin Benson Lessons: Pace and path to the fence. Your Pony: Funny, mischievous, and he loves attention. Travel: Paris Favorite Book: The Eighty-Dollar Champion by Elizabeth Letts Pony to Ride: Brookside Pink Magnum and of course Brunello!

AV E RY S O U T H E R L A N D // 12 // W O O D S TO C K , G A Quicksilver Big Easy // M // Grey // HU

Trainer: Karen Boysen Lessons: I try to get better every time I have a lesson! Your Pony: Fun, forgiving, and chunky! Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: Serafina and the Black Cloak Pony to Ride: My pony!

C AT H E R I N E S O U Z A // 16 // FOX B O R O, M A Sugarbrook Blue Ayre // M // Grey // HU Trainer: George Bessette Lessons: Everything. Your Pony: Perfect, shy, brave Travel: Anywhere where I can ride all the time Favorite Book: Emma Pony to Ride: HH Azur

J E S S I E S PA D E // 11 // T E R R E L L , N C

With Applause, Eddie Bauer //S, L // Chestnut, Chestnut // HU PM, HU Trainer: Kerin Benson Lessons: Your Pony: Brave, smart, and dependable Travel: Favorite Book: Bible Pony to Ride:

A N N PAT T E R S O N S PA R K S // 12 // M O U N T A I RY, N C Woodlands Boo Boo Bear //M // Grey // HU Trainer: Kristi Watson & Lynn Forgione Lessons: Pace and changes. Your Pony: Loving, smart, and trusting Travel: Europe Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: My pony, Boo Boo U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 8 1


A L L I S O N A M E L I A S TA B L E Y // 15 // S TAT E CO L L E G E , PA Rocketman // L // Blood Bay // HU

Trainer: Susan Homan Lessons: Keeping my jaw relaxed. Your Pony: Photogenic, Happy, Lovable Travel: Favorite Book: Black Beauty Pony to Ride: Can't pick one I love them all.

F I E L D I N G S T I C H M A N // 10 // WA S H I N G TO N , D.C .

Sparkle, C.E. Remarkable // S, M // Chestnut Roan, Chestnut // HU, HU PM Trainer: Ms. Ginny Edwards Lessons: I am currently working on not getting ahead of my pony at the jumps. Your Pony: Fantastic, Trustworthy, Courageous Travel: I would travel to Africa and go on safari on horseback. Favorite Book: My favorite book is "The War that Saved My Life" by Kimberly Bradle Pony to Ride: Stroller

M A D D I E S T I L E S // 11 // S TAT H A M , G A Perfect Game // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Stephanie Cumming Lessons: Equitation, lead changes and landing the lead. Your Pony: Loving, Atheltic, and Super Cute! Travel: Germany, where my pony was born. Favorite Book: Secretariat Pony to Ride: Cynar Va

G A B BY S TO U F F E R // 12 // K N OX V I L L E , T N Orchard Hill's Ghiradelli // L // Palomino // HU Trainer: Jordan Ayres Lessons: Keeping a straight form. Your Pony: Silly, Athletic, and Adorable Travel: London Favorite Book: NEED Pony to Ride: Catch Me

S AVA N N A H S T R A S B E R G // 10 // O R L A N D O, F L Sugarbrook Game Plan // M // Grey // HU Trainer: Steven Hawkins Lessons: Flat work. Your Pony: Adorable, Good Jumper, Friendly Travel: Germany Favorite Book: Pegasus by Kate O'hearn Pony to Ride: Brody

S AVA N N A H S T R O M E // 10 // PAC I F I C PA L I S A D E S , C A Rock Port // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Traci and Carleton Brooks Lessons: Position. Your Pony: Handsome, Fun, and Adventurer Travel: New Zealand Favorite Book: Paper Things Pony to Ride: White Walls 8 2 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


O L I V I A S W E E T N A M // 8 // W E L L I N G TO N , F L

Love Bug, Me Too, Mr. Magoo // S, M, S // Bay, Grey, Gruella // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Michael DelFiandra Lessons: Consistency. Your Pony: Smart, adorable, and honest Travel: Central Asia to see Snow Leopards Favorite Book: Dork Diaries Pony to Ride: Love Me Tender

CO U R T N E Y S W I N G L E // 13 // WA R W I C K , N Y Prince Henry // M // Grey // HU Trainer: Jody Moraski Lessons: Staying Straight. Your Pony: Cuddly, Loving, Smart Travel: Australia Favorite Book: Divergent Pony to Ride: Brunello

E M I LY G R AC E S W I N S O N // 13 // R A L E I G H , N C Wayne's Blue Sapphire // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Meagan Bennett Lessons: Laying it down right the first time! Your Pony: Game, Forgiving, Unfailing Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: The Witch of Blackbeard Pond by Elizabeth George Speare Pony to Ride: Always, my pony! She is an unlikely Pony Finals pony and I am happy and proud to ride her here.

AVA S WO R D S // 11 // M E M P H I S , T N My Way // L // Grey // HU

Trainer: David Pellegrini Lessons: I work on my equitation and jumping the most in lessons. Your Pony: Sweet, fun, and playful. Travel: If I could travel to any place in the world I would visit Hawaii. Favorite Book: Wonder Pony to Ride: If I could ride any horse or pony it would be my pony because he is my best friend and the best pony.

G A B R I E L L A T E K A M P E // 8 // S H E R R I L L S FO R D, N C Rollingwoods Sticky Buns // M // Grey // HU Trainer: Christy Conway Chester Lessons: Speed Control. Your Pony: Beautiful, Loyal, Competitive Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Wonder by RJ Palacio Pony to Ride: My Pony, Sticky Buns.

G W E N Y T H T H O M P S O N // 13 // DA R I E N , C T Wait-N-See // M // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Ruth Nicodemus Lessons: Distances and count, correct form, working as a team with my pony. Your Pony: Hard Working, easy going, watchful partner Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: The Outsiders Pony to Ride: American Pharaoh U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 83


RY L E I G H T H R E AT T // 12 // CO N CO R D, N C Champlain Kindness // L // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Paula Williams Lessons: Getting me and my pony straighter and riding leg to hand. Your Pony: Amazing, talented, and special Travel: Colorado Horse Park Favorite Book: Fever by Laurie Halse Anderson Pony to Ride: Snowman

TA B I T H A TO B I A S // 11 // C A P E M AY CO U R T H O U S E , N J Alexander's Moonwalk // M // Grey // HU PM

Trainer: Chrissy Covarrubias Lessons: Straightness and equitation. Your Pony: Adorable - Awesome - Perfect Travel: Paris with Miss Janet Favorite Book: Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty Pony to Ride: Kingston

A N N A TO OT L E // 17 // A L P H A R E T TA , G A Hidden Springs Chanel, Southern Chase, Whimsical // L,L, M // Liver Chestnut, Bay, Chestnut // HU, HU, HU Trainer: Matt Martin, Sharon Enteen, Sunny Stevens Lessons: Equitation Your Pony: Gorgeous, sweet, and sassy Travel: Europe Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Pony to Ride: Brunello

B RY N N TO P O L S K I // 12 // C H A R LTO N , N Y Rock Lobster // S // Ren Roan // HU PM Trainer: Gary Duffy Lessons: Fitting more strides in the corners Your Pony: Brave, Honest, and Sassy Travel: The Bahamas Favorite Book: We Were Liars Pony to Ride: My own

M A D D I E TO S H // 10 // M I LTO N , G A

Flashback, Love Me Tender, Cozy Up // S, S, M // Bay, White, Black // PM, HU, HU Trainer: Hunt Tosh Lessons: Not chipping! Your Pony: Perfect, Kind, Adorable Travel: Bora Bora Favorite Book: The Safest Lies Pony to Ride: Brighton

E L S I E R O S E T R I L L I N G // 9 // S A I N T LO U I S , M O

Maranatha Pirouette, IT's All Good // S, M // Strawberry Roan, Bay // HU PM, HU Trainer: Meghan Trilling aka "Mom" Lessons: With my small it's keeping my toe in. With my medium green it's keeping him straight and compact. Your Pony: Anna: smart, sweet and spicy Barny: kind, trusting and handsome Travel: Iceland Favorite Book: The Land of Stories Series Pony to Ride: I love to ride them ALL! 8 4 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


C A L D E R T R OT Z // 12 // M E M P H I S , T N

Brownland Miss Kimmy // S // Chestnut // HU PM Trainer: David Pellegrini Lessons: I work on all the little details. Your Pony: Friendly, adorable, and sweet Travel: Italy Favorite Book: Olive's Ocean Pony to Ride: My sister's horse As Ever.

G R AC E VA N B O R T E L // 10 // V I C TO R , N Y Zimba, Woodlands Not Quite White, Rollingwood's Great Expectations // L, L, M // Bay, Grey, Liver Chestnut // HU, HU, HU

Trainer: Cheryl Spinosa Lessons: Staying straight to the jumps and pace. Your Pony: Brave, kind, and spectacular Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: The War That Saved My Life Pony to Ride: My ponies!

E M M A VA N D E N H O U T E N // 10 // P L A N TAT I O N , F L Spiderman, Super Cool // L, M // Bay, Grey // HU, HU PM

Trainer: MaiLin Beckman Lessons: Track and rhythm, shoulder in, and keeping the reins soft. Your Pony: Goofy, funny, and sweet Travel: England Favorite Book: Lemonade War Series Pony to Ride: My own ponies!

S Y D N E Y WA L L S // 12 // W I L M I N G TO N , O H Don't Push My Buttons // M // Bay // HU

Trainer: Patty Rogers Lessons: Being patient and counting the rhythm Your Pony: Sassy, Sweet and Fun Travel: London, England because it looks like a beautiful place Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone Pony to Ride: Kingston Lane

K AT H E R I N E K I T T Y WA LT E R S // 10 // E A D S , T N

Northwind Liam, Woodlands Velveteen Rabbit // S, M // Grey, Grey // HU PM, HU PM Trainer: Mom Michelle Walters and Erica Momrow/David Pelligrini Lessons: Steady pace to the jumps. Your Pony: Awesome, smart, kind Travel: Winter shows in Florida Favorite Book: Misty Inn Series Pony to Ride: Northwind Liam!

M C K E N Z I E W E LC H // 8 // L A K E L A N D, T N Magical Me // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Mary Mielenz Lessons: Eyes up and heels down! Your Pony: Cute, frisky, and fun Travel: Alaska Favorite Book: Harry Potter (all of them) Pony to Ride: Snowman U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 8 5


S AVA N N A H W E LC H // 8 // E LO N , N C Mapleside Magic Wish // M // Buckskin // HU

Trainer: Devney Hoft Lessons: Staying straight, looking up, heels down and controlling the trot. Your Pony: Loving, funny, and beautiful Travel: Walt Disney World Favorite Book: Princess DisGrace Pony to Ride: Mapleside Magic Wish and Loafers Lodge Iceman.

R A I N E W H I T M A N // 10 // R A L E I G H , N C Rollingwoods Give 'Em L // M // Bay Roan // HU

Trainer: Laurel Tinney Lessons: Establishing a good pace for jumping and staying straight! Your Pony: Best Pony Ever!! Travel: Maui Favorite Book: The One Dollar Horse Pony to Ride: Stroller (only pony to have competed at the 1968 Olympics!)

V I C TO R I A W I E S E L E R // 12 // O M A H A , N E Daddy Pulled the Trigger // L // Palomino // HU PM

Trainer: Sybil Greene and Lexi Johnson Lessons: Finding the correct pace and keeping myself balanced. Your Pony: Amusing, Companionable, Quirky Travel: New Zealand Favorite Book: Warriors Series Pony to Ride: McLain Ward's horse HH Azur

A M A N DA W I L DAU E R // 12 // P H O E N I X V I L L E , PA Marvel Comic // L // Bay // HU PM

Trainer: Jonathan D. Martin Lessons: In my lessons, I mostly work on lead changes and not leaning at jumps. Your Pony: Silly, caring, and brave. Travel: If I could travel to any place in the world, I would visit Lake Placid. Favorite Book: My favorite book is Snowman. Pony to Ride: If i could ride any horse or pony, it would be Brunello.

C H A N D L E R W I L K S // 10 // A L P H A R E T TA , G A

Bluetiful, Valentino, Telynau Jacobie // S, L, M // Black, Bay, Chestnut // HU PM, HU, HU Trainer: Jonna Wilks, Robin Greenwood, and Jennifer Bieling Lessons: Consistency. Your Pony: Loving, adorable, sweet Travel: Holland...to go pony shopping! Favorite Book: Horses Never Lie About Love Pony to Ride: Sapphire

M E G A N W I N B O R N E // 13 // S P R I N G TO W N , T X Madagascar // L //Black // HU PM

Trainer: Jennifer Wheeler-Winborne Lessons: Keeping my hands soft and my left leg on. Your Pony: Funny, slightly crazy, and cuddly Travel: Switzerland Favorite Book: The Black Stallion Pony to Ride: Brunello 8 6 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


K E L L E N WO O D // 13 // K I N G O F P R U S S I A , PA Crush Worthy // L // Dark Bay // HU

Trainer: Brooke Brown Lessons: Straightness while over fences, and keeping a consistent pace during the under saddle. Your Pony: Silly, Brave, Smooth Travel: Alaska! Favorite Book: Black Beauty Pony to Ride: McLain Ward's Rothchild

N I N A WO R D E L L // 15 // L I T T L E CO M P TO N , R I Prominence // L // Dark Bay // HU Trainer: Bob Graham Lessons: Organization, pace and track. Your Pony: Trusting, Caring, Reliable Travel: Paris, France Favorite Book: The Book Thief Pony to Ride: HH Azur

A N S L E Y W R I G H T // 12 // M A N A L A PA N , F L Horse // Size // Color // HU PM

Trainer: Gary and Kelsey Duffy Lessons: Balance and rhythm. Your Pony: Travel: Paris Favorite Book: I'm currently reading Copper Sun and really like it. Pony to Ride: My horse Colin (Coriano van het Hermitage),and Tuxedo Royale.

H A N N A H W R I G H T // 10 // B R O O M F I E L D, CO Starburst // S // Chestnut // HU

Trainer: Laurie Greyson Lessons: Not jumping ahead. Your Pony: Playful, adorable, and unique Travel: Australia Favorite Book: A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron Pony to Ride: Other than Cooper, my pony? I guess I would have to say Fiero.

S A M A N T H A YAQ U E S // 8 // W E L L I N G TO N , F L Matilda // S // Grey // HU

Trainer: Charlie Moorcroft Lessons: Straightness, no stirrups, good position, rhythm. Your Pony: Most Amazing Pony Travel: Virginia Favorite Book: Roller Girl Pony to Ride: Lilli - Owned by Georgina Bloomberg

J U L I A Z U G // 14 // E L KTO N , M D Eclipse // L // Black // HU

Trainer: Brooke Brown Lessons: We work on length of stride and speed, and balancing. Your Pony: Expressive, nosy, and affectionate Travel: Long Beach, California Favorite Book: Hunger Games Pony to Ride: Brunello U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M | | 87


Judging

YO U B E T H E J U D G E

YOU BE THE JUDGE FOR THE

WHO DO YOU PICK FOR OVERALL GRAND GREEN PONY CHAMPION?

2017 USEF NATIONAL HUNTER PONY CHAMPIONS!

Read the following description of how judges evaluate each pony and rider before they make their decision and then you be the judge! CRITERIA

The ponies are placed in each phase (model, under saddle, over fences) Prior to the over fences phase, each pony’s score for the model and under saddle are totaled and posted.

WHO DO YOU PICK FOR SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE GREEN HUNTER

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PONY CHAMPIONS?

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Judged on conformation, way of going and soundness. UNDER SADDLE

WHO DO YOU PICK FOR THE HUNTER PONY OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION?

To be shown at a walk, trot canter and hand gallop. Riders may be asked for an extended trot. Ponies are to stop easily, to back readily, and stand quietly. Light contact with the pony’s mouth is required. Judged on performance and soundness. Manners and suitability of a pony to rider will be emphasized. Extreme speed is penalized. OVER FENCES

To be shown over a minimum of eight fences at the required height. Judged on performance and soundness. Manners and suitability of a pony to rider will be emphasized. Extreme speed will be penalized.

WHO DO YOU PICK FOR SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE HUNTER PONY CHAMPIONS?

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DOWN 4. Regulation fence height for a Medium Hunter or Equitation pony 6. The effectiveness and position of the rider defines this discipline 7. A placing you must receive to qualify 8. Where was the location of the training facility the American Pony Team trained before the 1961 International Pony Hunter Competition? 9. The Chairman who headed up the group which created Pony Finals as a National Championship 9 2 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


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CONGRATULATIONS TAYLOR & SMASH! We are so proud of your dedication this past season. We wish you all the very best at your first pony finals. Keep on smiling and having fun! Love you! Grandma & Granddad A special thanks to team Smash:     Trainers Heidi and Elizabeth Kim and the Dandelion Farm family Andrew and Alex

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CONGRATULATIONS DAVENPORT HATCHER & JUST MY STYLE! Best of Luck! Congratulations on Qualifying for the 2017 USEF Pony Finals in both the Large Pony Hunters & the 2017 USEF Pony Medal Finals. Love, Mom, Dad & Harris with special thanks to Andrea Guzinski & Caroline Foto at Cedarhill Farm.

CONGRATULATIONS MEGAN PULICE! We are so proud of you. Keep Dreaming. We Love you. -Mom, Dad, and Jordan 9 4 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


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CONGRATULATIONS MADISON GRIDER & CHROMEO! Good luck in the 2017 Pony Finals!! We love you and are so proud of you!!

CONGRATULATIONS JORDAN & DOMINIC GIBBS! WE ARE SO PROUD OF ALL THAT YOU’VE ACCOMPLISHED! PROFOUND THANKS TO THE AMAZING HORSEMEN WHO HELPED IN THIS JOURNEY -- AND ESPECIALLY THANK YOU DAD (GORDY GIBBS) FOR YOUR FAITH, LOVE AND STEADFAST SUPPORT!

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CONGRATULATIONS NORAH CROWLEY AND COLOR ME HAPPY! Locust Ridge Farm wishes to congratulate this dynamic duo on their many achievements this show year! Happy is offered for sale and can be seen at the Kentucky Classic and Pony Finals. BERNADETTE THOMPSON | LOCUSTRIDGEFARM@VERIZON.NET | 610.220.4091

CONGRATULATIONS DAPHNE ROWSE AND MACHO MAN! Dearest Daphne, What a journey it has been. From the beginning days of Walk/Trot to Pony Finals. Your bond with Harry has been undeniable. We have loved watching the two of you grow up and compete together. Best of luck in 2017 & beyond. Love Mom, Dad and Blake 1 0 0 | | U S E F P O N Y F I N A L S P R E S E N T E D BY CO L L E C T I N G G A I T S FA R M


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Joining Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (GJCRF) is a great way to give back to the horses and ponies you love. We fund equine research at Universities that help keep horses healthy, sound and able to live better lives. Hello, I’m Admiral... the official pony of the GJCRF. My role is to educate today’s youth about horse health, and how they can give back to the horses and ponies who have given us so much. You can join me with your $55 membership and receive a stuffed pony from our stable, a membership certificate with your pony’s name and a breed card. Twice a year you will receive an email newsletter that will include fun facts and games to test your horse knowledge, as well as surprises during the year.

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CONGRATULATIONS AVA & MR. MCGREGOR! Best of Luck on a successful Pony Finals! Love, Mom, Dad, Ben, Pumpkin, Violet, Snickers, Pleasure, Lucky & George

Congratulations Ellen and Ladybug!

Thank You Northern Pines Farm The Schmidt Family

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Congratulations & Good Luck Brownstone Riders!

Annabelle Brown & Starstone Skye Kania & Copperfield Sammy Kania & Falling Moon Front Page Olivia Hershey & Sunstone Ashley Gorman & By The Bay Julia Zug & Eclipse

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Congratulations Savannah and Sugarbrook Game Plan

Congratulations Savannah and Brody on all of your accomplishments this year. Good luck competing at your first pony finals. Special thanks to their amazing trainer Steven Hawkins

Neptune Large Pony offered for sale. Champion part bred welsh and 5th overall Pony Finals 2016. Contact Steven Hawkins 407-473-7374 for trial information while at Pony Finals.

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CONGRATS CAMELOT, HALEY HAMMER & IRISH DAY FARM Cam is a stunning, very scopey, 14.1 1/2, 2003 large pony sadly offered for sale who was 2nd u/s at 2014 Pony Finals, walks down lines, always jumps a 10 & is the model, u/s & o/f winner with experience at Devon & Indoors Katie Lambert-Boone • 713-304-0155

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Thank You Katie Petronelli! Thank you Katie Petronelli of Shades of Bay for all that she has done to help our daughters qualify for Pony Finals and US Pony Medal Finals. Katherine • Christina • Ellie

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CONGRATULATIONS ZOE WOLF & PLAYTIME Best of luck in the small pony division. We are so proud of you and Ben! Special thanks to the team at Balmoral and the Jordan Family for Playtime.

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CONGRATULATIONS RAINE WHITMAN & ROLLINGWOODS GIVE ‘EM L (“GIMME”)

She stands at the gate, with her heart pounding fast. The strides have been counted, the die has been cast. Mom and Dad cannot help her, she stands all alone. A knocked rail at this moment, would send her trailer home. She and her best friend canter the line, miscount and she misses. There’s a groan from the crowd, with some turned heads and some disses. A thoughtless voice whispers, well that was quite dumb. Tears fill her eyes, this ring is no longer fun. So let’s all clap a little louder, and give her a break. For it is moments like this, a woman we can help make. Please keep this in mind, when you see someone forget. She is just a little girl, and not a woman yet. (modified from the late Chaplain Bob Fox’s “He is Just a Little Boy”)

Love Dad, Mom, Jack & Henry

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BEST OF LUCK TO CHANDLER WILKS

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USEF Pony Finals Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm  

2017 USEF Pony Finals Yearbook Presented by Collecting Gaits Farm August 8-12, 2017 Kentucky Horse Park Lexington, KY

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