ACPS Awards

Junior Scholarship

2020 Junior Scholarship

Congratulations to the following ACPS Junior Members on their winning scholarship applications:

ACPS $200 Award winners

(Under 15 years old)

Bridget Kelly on Windover Tarragon, barn name Chai, by Irish Park’s Caraway Finn x QH mare

Bridget Kelly
Age 12, Roswell, NM
Her entry showed great energy and enthusiasm for her half-bred Connemara

(15 and older)

Katherine King on Rain is a Good Thing

Katherine King
Age 18, Brentwood, TN
She introduces her half-bred to people who have never heard of Connemaras

ACPS $100 Award winners

Grace Jefferson
Age 12, Lesage, WV
Grace would like to find a new trainer and attend some clinics with her Connemara

Katherine Hackett
Age 14, W. Windsor, NJ
Katherine found her half bred Connemara pony in Ireland

Sydney Schoenbeck
Age 12, Vershire, VT
Sydney likes that she can take her pony CJ anywhere and jump anything

Stella Marsh
Age 15, East Hampton, CT
Stella is working on her dressage to keep Jasmine’s “inner dragon” in the sandbox

Julia Latham
Age 19, Sanbornton, NH
She and Whimsey entertained residents at a nursing home with their masks on

Cailey Fay
Age 17, East Haddam, CT
She and Kookaburra rode in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Boston last year

Look for more information on these young ACPS members in the Junior edition of the American Connemara magazine.

About the Award

To recognize junior Connemara riders and encourage them to pursue continuing educational activities with their Connemaras and for the benefit of the ACPS.

  • First $200
  • Second $100
  • Honorable Mention $25



Deadline: September 1
Send to: Committee Chair