On the heels of their First Level Open Championship, Lauren Chumley and Nikolas made it two-for-two as they also claimed the Second Level Open title with an average score of 67.456%, just barely ahead of Chumley’s second mount: Liam Rowe’s Welsh Cob mare Sham’s Chinaberry (67.444%), who also... Read More
Having a mother and daughter share the same horse at a prestigious competition like the National Dressage Pony Cup could be a recipe for disaster, but for 17-year-old Alayna Borden of Lambertville, N.J. and her mother Karen, it was “no worries” when they paired up to ride Marsha Montgomery’s... Read More
On Saturday evening in front of hundreds of dinner guests, the 2016 class of NDPC champions celebrated their success across 23 divisions from Intro to FEI and representing 16 different breeds and registries. Read More
Competitors representing 23 different states from Maine to Texas competed in the first of two rounds of classes in pursuit of a stunning array of NDPC awards in Open, Adult Amateur, and Junior/Young Rider divisions, and showed off their pony power at all levels of competition from walk/trot at... Read More
The Kentucky Horse Park will experience an abundance of pony talent this weekend as host of the 2016 National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) Championship Show, being held in conjunction with the Kentucky Dressage Association (KDA) Summer Classic and Breed Show I & II on July 8-10 in Lexington. Read More
One of the most exciting developments for this year’s National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) Championship Show (being held July 8-10 in Lexington, Ky.) is the addition of a showcase for young ponies and their breeders with the addition of the new NDPC Young Pony Futurity and Dressage Sport Horse... Read More
“We’re delighted that so many more shows have come on board this year to give exhibitors this opportunity to showcase their talented ponies,” said NDPC vice president Tracy Gross. “We expect to see this trend continue as the demand for these classes increase because we’re seeing more and more... Read More
As evidenced by ever increasing participation numbers, the popularity of ponies for dressage in the U.S. is skyrocketing. Read More
The Washington International Horse Show’s wildly popular Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series, presented by Charles Owen, will be held in May and October 2016, commencing Memorial Day weekend at the Devon Horse Show. The high octane sport features junior jockeys in the saddle racing the... Read More
Mimi Gochman, who recently moved to Wellington, FL, with her family full-time, has been riding Storyteller for two years. The pair has enjoyed a great deal of success during that time together, notably winning the WIHS Pony Equitation Finals at the Washington International Horse Show this past... Read More