Samantha Takacs and Grace Debney Earn Green Hunter Tricolors at 2018 USEF Pony Finals

Samantha Takacs and Galianna

Lexington, Ky. – Aug. 10, 2018 – The penultimate day of hunter competition concluded Friday at the Kentucky Horse Park with two new 2018 USEF Pony Finals champions hoisting their titles. In the Medium Green Pony Hunters, Samantha Takacs and Galianna extended their day one lead to secure the overall championship and the Grand Green Pony Hunter rosette, while Grace Debney and Lafayette Park led the victory gallop and took home the final green pony division championship in the Large Green Pony Hunters in addition to the Grand Reserve Green Pony Hunter title. Click here to read more.

West Coast Defends USEF Pony Jumper Team Championship Title

Winners from Zone 10 celebrate

Unlike their hunter counterparts up the hill in the Walnut Ring at the 2018 USEF Pony Finals, the teams of ponies and athletes that took center stage Friday afternoon in the Alltech Arena placed emphasis on quick feet and inside turns. The second day of the USEF Pony Jumper Championships brought young jumper riders from across the nation to the forefront for the second and final round of the team championship and, in the end, Zone 10 topped the podium for the second year in a row after exhibiting the most careful riding to accrue only 4 faults during Friday’s two-round competition. Click here to read more.