Wins Green Hunter Pony Championship
Arute, 12, of Avon CT, rode Olympic Dreams, LLC. owned small pony
DreamBoy to win the 2003 Wild Horsefeathers/USAE National Green
Hunter Pony Championship held August 5. The championship was held
as part of the State Line Tack/USAE Pony Finals being held August
5 8, at The Andrews School in Willoughby, OH. As champion,
Arute received a gift certificate for a custom pair of Der Dau
boots, the Brownland Perpetual Trophy, donated by Mr. and Mrs.
Mack Anderton, and a Triple Crown Custom cooler. Arute trains
at Heritage Farms.
went head-to-head in competition in an over fences class, a model
class and an under saddle class, competing against riders from
across the nation to vie for top honors. Competitors qualified
to compete in this event by winning a Champion or Reserve Champion
at an A or AA rated USA Equestrian competition
between December 1, 2002 and July 1, 2003. This competition was
made possible through the generous sponsorship of Wild Horsefeathers.
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Campbell, 11, from Cranbury, NJ, rode her own medium pony, Crack
of Dawn, to take the Reserve Champion spot. Kaitlin trains with
judges for the Green Hunter Ponies were, John Roper of Franklin,
TN, John Barker of Middleburg, VA, and Leo Conroy of Wellington,
State Line Tack/USAE Pony Finals runs through Friday and will
include the Pony Medal, Small, Medium and Large Pony classes as
well as the Team and Individual HorseCity.com Jumper Championships.
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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 80,000 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.
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sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of
excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on
a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its
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federation in the world.