2022 USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals Recipients Announced

Edited Press Release Lexington, Ky.—June 14, 2022—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce Peyton Parks, Tegan Price and Elizabeth Serafini as the 2022 recipients of the USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals. Through...

It Happens! Rylan VanCourt, Addison Slye, McKayla Brombach

We all make mistakes. But horse people, as a group, aren’t always the best at handling them. So TPH reached out to some top riders to share their own show ring bloopers to prove,...

William Burtard and Quicksilver Electric Slide Secure WIHS Pony Medal Win at Lamplight Spring...

Edited Press Release Wayne, Ill. – June 18, 2022 – Riders gathered at Hunter 2 during the Lamplight Spring Spectacular II to showcase their ponies this weekend in the hunter and equitation divisions as the summer...

Airlie Corder is a Junior Rider on the Rise—and Caring for Her Animals Comes...

By Tyler Bui Airlie Corder is leading by example. The 12-year-old rider has dedicated herself to every aspect of the sport, in and out of the saddle. Airlie took her first lesson at age six...

5 Strides With: Rashinga

An “interview” with the hunter and jumper pony (via his rider, Brianne Beerbaum!) Rashinga and Beerbaum, champions of the Large Pony Hunter Division at WEF 11, split their time between the hunter and jumper ring....

Reconnecting After a Decade With the Pony That Brought My Confidence Back

BY LAURA OWENS My junior year of high school didn’t go as planned, to say the least. In January 2007, I was walking to school in San Francisco and slipped on black ice. The fall...

Big Eq = Big Pressure?

By PonyMomAmmy It’s been a hot minute since I’ve had some thoughts to share. The truth of the matter is that this past year has been a year of transitions—and transitions are hard for me....

Meet American Equestrian School (AES) at USEF Pony Finals

American Equestrian School (AES) — AES will be at the USEF Pony Finals at Kentucky Horse Park August 9 - 14! Meet with AES’ Dr. Piper Klemm (The Plaid Horse), Traci Brooks (Balmoral Farms),...

What’s the Greatest Lesson You’ve Learned From a Pony?

We asked our Plaid Horse Adult Amateur Lounge on Facebook…What’s the greatest lesson you’ve learned from a pony? It was the first time I learned as a child that someone else’s needs (my pony Teddy...

My Pony Wants to Graze at Shows With His Bridle On. Is This the...

SOUND ADVICE: My pony wants to graze at shows with his bridle on, while being ridden or waiting to show. Is this the worst thing? It’s a common practice, but one I’m not in favor...

Neveah Barraza: From First Ride to USEF Pony Finals in Three Years

By Bella Wehner With only 10 competitions under her belt, 12-year-old Neveah Barraza climbed her way up to third place on the USHJA Zone 7 Small Pony Hunter leaderboard and was well on her way...

The Christmas Pony

By Julie Claire Ma One stormy winter day, two days before Christmas, Dana and I were lounging at her dad’s. Having already stripped the contents of the fridge, listened to music, and found some TV...

Applications Open for USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals and $25,000 USHJA Hamel...

Edited Press Release The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association has opened applications for the 2023 Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals and $25,000 Hamel Family Scholarship for Further Education. Both opportunities are currently accepting applications from active USHJA members.  The...