Hope Votes

Hope is a nineteen-year-old pony who’s full name is Concord River Rachel’s Hope. She was the last pony bred by Rachel Page Elliot out of Concord River Kaleigh, a daughter of Lynfields Proud Hope, who was, in turn, the daughter of Texas Hope. Pagey chose Dobh Macduff to be the sire. It doesn’t take many generations back in either pedigree to arrive at ponies who were born at the time suffragists were working in both England and the United States to secure constitutional rights to vote, something both Hope and Susan B. Anthony insist they should have been granted without the need for a constitutional amendment.

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US Equestrian Launches New Guaranteed Insurance Benefits Program for Members

From the US Equestrian Communications Department

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the launch of a new benefits program for members, offering access to expansive coverage, including medical, dental, vision, business, pet, and liability insurance for all competing USEF members and USEF subscribing members.

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So You Want to Win a USEF Horse of the Year Award?

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If you compete your purebred or halfbred ACPS registered Connemara at USEF recognized shows, you might be in the running for a USEF Horse of the Year (HOTY) Award in the Connemara divisions! The points earned when you place in recognized competition count towards your standing in the Connemara HOTY categories, even if the show you competed at was open to all breeds.

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Region 8 Eventers Attend Fall Clinic with Jimmy Wofford

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In preparation for the 2017 competitive season, three ACPS Region 8 eventers – and their Connemara mounts – attended a fall clinic with three-time Olympic medalist and four-time national champion Jimmy Wofford.

Each rider gained priceless individual instruction and encouragement from this highly respected clinician and coach at the mid-September Mile High Horse Ranch event in Parker, Colorado.

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