The Kym K. Smith/USHJA Young Hunter Pony Championships aims to develop the Hunter Breeding sport and create opportunities for current and new owners, breeders and handlers to showcase talented young Hunter pony prospects.
The Kym K. Smith/USHJA Young Hunter Pony Championships will offer the following sections at the 2021 championships: Hunter Pony Four- and Five-Year-Olds 2’, Hunter Pony Four- and Five-Year-Olds 2’ or 2’3” (exhibitor’s choice), Hunter Pony Six- and Seven-Year-Olds 2’, Hunter Pony Six- and Seven-Year-Olds 2’ or 2’3” (exhibitor’s choice), and Hunter Pony Six- and Seven-Year-Olds 2’6” to be made up of one model, one under saddle class and two over fences classes. A division for Five-Year-Olds and under for ponies not competing in the Four- and Five-Year-Olds over fences classes will also be offered and will include an under saddle class, an under saddle class to be made up of 30% conformation, and a model. New for 2021, an Adults on Ponies (exhibitors’ choice of 2’, 2’3”, or 2’6”), open to Professional or Amateur riders, has been added.
While riders in the Kym K. Smith/USHJA Young Hunter Pony Championships must be juniors, sections are not further restricted by the age of junior competitors.
Virginia Young Horse Festival
August 29, 2021
Virginia Horse Center
Please submit a Pony Bio form to be eligible for Breed/Registry Awards and included in the 2021 YHPC Official Program.
The championships are made possible by the support of individual donors and sponsors. Consider making a donation today!
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Whitney Allen at 859-225-6707 or firstname.lastname@example.org.