Even though up she’d never participated in a sport horse breeding class before, Bigelow decided to try something new and presented her elegant mare in hand for judge Carter Bass. Her efforts were handsomely rewarded as Kiss Me Kate (Tre Awain Irish Sweeps x Hillside Elizabeth by Tre Awain... Read More
This was my first time competing in the Pony Cup and I was so excited to bring our 4yo German Riding Pony, Golden Charmant (aka Charlie), who we bred and trained. Read More
National Pony Cup FounderJenny Carol’s innovative concept to recognize the achievements not only of ponies but also of horses under 16 hands was rewarded with almost 150 Small Horse division entries. Read More
The spectators clapped in rhythm, the horse owner, Madeleine Winter-Schulze, wiped a tear from her eye and determined Isabell Werth clenched her fist in triumph. Read More
Silence in the dressage arena? Not in Aachen. Okay, not always. There was definitely a fantastic atmosphere this evening during the LUMILEDS Prize, the Grand Prix Freestyle of the CDI4* Tour, when Shelly Francis was presented with the golden rosette. Read More
Spotlighting the new crop of champions for the 2018 National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) being held July 20-22, 2018 at Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Ill Read More
You’d think if someone had already won 595 Grand Prix competitions at national and international level, they had got used to it. But Isabell Werth certainly didn’t give that impression today when she left the arena with Bella Rose after her receiving 80.149 percent for her ride. Read More
The expansive grounds of the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Illinois were buzzing with anticipation and activity as the first day of competition in the 2018 National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) and Small Horse Championship Show got underway with 225 entries competing in 51 championship... Read More
20-year old Jil-Marielle Becks claimed the victory in the individual classification of the Intermédiaire II (and with the team of the U25 Nations Cup) with her Damon’s Satelite, then she went one better in the Short Grand Prix: The judges awarded the pair a score of 73.128 for their performance. Read More
“Height Doesn’t Measure Heart” as Pony power has literally taken over the picturesque grounds of Lamplight Equestrian Center as the 2018 National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) and Small Horse Championship Show gets underway this weekend in Wayne, Illinois. Read More

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