Sir Lancelot daughter places 12th at Pony Finals!

This little gem is a 2007 daughter of JEF Sir Lancelot. Tessa Brown (her new owner) and Radiance were 12th in Medium Pony at the 2015 Pony Finals in Lexington! Radiance was born at Irish Gate Farm in Westmoreland, KS. Her dam is a Welsh pony owned by Ann White of Vermilion Valley Equine Center, Belvue, KS.  

Ann also owns Radiance's full sister, May Day, a 2010 Lance daughter who has recently had a very successful start to her show career.

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Kynynmont Gunsmoke’s Gideon

Kynynmont Gunsmoke’s Gideon is on a roll! After winning the 4th level, test 3 class at Dressage at Devon the first weekend of October, Gideon went on to win the 2015 Championship honors at 4th Level Open this past weekend at Region 1 Dressage Championships held in Lexington, Virginia. Having also received a qualifying score at Prix St. Georges at Region 1 Championships, Gideon will move on to compete at the U.S. Dressage Finals in Lexington, Kentucky the first weekend of November at both 4th Level and Prix St. Georges.

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ACPS Annual Meeting 2015

Allentown, PA: The ACPS held its annual meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Allentown on the weekend of October 2-4. On Friday, because of inclement weather, indoor seminars were held instead of the planned outdoor clinics. There was a seminar on use of social media for promoting the breed by Melanie Trimper and Heather Magnan, a very entertaining talk by Mike Keane of Ireland and Florida on showing the young pony, and one on using your body to tell your horse what you want by event rider, Kim Walnes, who rode the legendary Grey Goose in Europe and the USA, earning the bronze medal at the World 3-Day Event Championships in Luhmuhlan, Germany, and winning the Rolex 3-Day Event in 1982.

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USDF Region 7 Dressage Results

Charlotte Greatwood, won Reserve Champion in the USDF Region 7 Championships in JR/YR Training Level Division on her halfbred Connemara/Trakhener mare Black Dog's Top of the Morning(Mia) on 9/19/15; and also got 5th place in the same Division on her halfbred Connie/Welsh mare 13h pony Gateway Night Light(Tinkerbelle). Their standings in California Dressage Society Horse of the Year were 4th on Mia and 7th on Tinkerbelle in the JR/YR Training Division.

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Region III Holds 29th Annual Show

Aluinn Dixie Gold and Catherine Mack

Lexington, VA:  On the weekend of August 22, Region III of the ACPS held its 29th annual show.  For most of those 29 years the show was held at Glenwood Park  in Middleburg, Va,  but for the past three years it has been at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, a venue that has received rave reviews. The weather, as in the past two years, was beautiful.  There were the usual in hand and performance classes for Connemaras and Mountain and Moorland Ponies, as well as a trail class that took place at the highest point of the horse center, offering beautiful views in addition to a variety of natural and unnatural obstacles to navigate.  There was also a costume class, games classes, and for the third year in a row, the 6-membered Balmullo Farm Quadrille doing their dressage test.

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Breaking News for ACPS Junior Members

The ACPS Junior Scholarship Committee has just gotten word that our ACPS Junior Scholarships will be greatly enhanced by a grant from USEF! This is exciting news and allows us to increase both the number of scholarships offered and the monetary amounts. The committee has agreed to extend the deadline for applications untilSeptember 15, 2015.

Here’s what you have to do:

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Can You Guess?

Lexington, VA: This photo is Kim Harrison and her pony in the costume class at the Region III Connemara show this weekend.

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Junior Driver Wins Big

Cazenovia, NY:  Rebecca Shields and DryBrook Bailey's Irish Cream, known as "Bailey", recently took the Youth Driving Championship at the prestigious Lorenzo Driving Competition, a two day driving competition with a 39 year history, which was held in July in Cazenovia.

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