Announcing the virtual ACPS Winter Board of Governors Meeting February 6, 2021 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Contact for More Info
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.
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.
Woodstock, VT: Also on the weekend of July 18, Region 1 of the ACPS held their annual show, their 49th! Deborah Howell of Middleburg VA judged the show in rain and shine. The in hand division was sizeable with two big mare classes. In hand Champion was Wintervale Mayblossom (Morning Glory's Ilyushin X Wintervale Calliope [by Chiltern Colm]), owned and shown by Caroline Nesbitt. Young Stock Champion was Dry Brooks Winifred (Bailey's Irish Dream X Lasrachai's Blue Oaks Dunlaith [by Lasrachi]), owned and shown by Emily Shields.