USA EQUESTRIAN ANNOUNCES RESULT OF 2001 HBO/AHSA NATIONAL PONY JUMPER CHAMPIONSHIP INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION
USA Equestrian (formerly AHSA) announced today the result of the 2001 HBO/AHSA National Pony Jumper Championship Individual Competition, which took place on August 16th 2001 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC.
Exhibitors from across the nation qualified to compete in this event by being one of the top four rider/pony combination in their Zone based on National points.
Champion - High Meadow's Mambo #5 (Kathleen Scott), Mukwonga, WI; owner - High Meadow Farm LLC, Mukwonga, WI.
The AHSA Style Award, which is presented to the child who displays the best classical jumping style during the three days of the Pony Jumper Championship was won by Susie Middlebrook, Moor Park, CA. The judge for this award was Steve Sarafin Jr.
USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 77,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.