Pony Club Alumni Have Strong Showing in the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

May 8, 2017 (Lexington, KY) – The 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event was a great year for Pony Club alumni, fifteen of the top twenty placings got their start in Pony Club.  Out of the 59 starters, 39 horse and rider pairs completed the event. USPC is proud to announce that 69% of those pairs that completed the event are Pony Club Alumni from all over the world. The highest placing Pony Club Alumni was Zara Tindall, who placed third, representing the British Pony Club. Phillip Dutton placed in fourth as the highest scoring U.S. rider, representing The Pony Club Association of New South Wales.  Current FEI Young Rider and Pony Club member, Madeline Backus, finished in the top twenty at her first Rolex Kentucky Three-Day, a CCI4* event. USPC is very proud of all alumni that competed this year, and wish them the best of luck in future events.

The final results stand as follows:

Placing Rider/Horse Certification and Pony Club
1st Michael Jung (GER) riding FISCHERROCANA FST  
2nd Maxime Livio (FRA) riding QALAO DES MERS  
3rd Zara Tindall (GBR) riding HIGH KINGDOM Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire
4th Phillip Dutton (USA) riding MR. MEDICOTT A, Nyngan Pony Club, New South Wales
5th Hannah Sue Burnett (USA) riding UNDER SUSPECTION B, Long Run Pony Club
6th Matthew Brown (USA) riding SUPER SOCKS BCF C-3, Redwoods Pony Club
7th Boyd Martin (USA) riding CRACKER JACK Forest Hills Pony Club, New South Wales
8th Phillip Dutton (USA) riding FERNHILL FUGITIVE A, Nyngan Pony Club, New South Wales
9th Kurt Martin (USA) riding DELUX Z C-3, Keeneland Pony Club
10th Phillip Dutton (USA) riding I’M SEW READY A, Nyngan Pony Club, New South Wales
11th Selena O’Hanlon (CAN) riding FOXWOOD HIGH  
12th Hawley Bennett-Awad (CAN) riding JOLLYBO Grove and Langley Pony Club
13th Lillian Heard (USA) riding LCC BARNABY B, Seneca Valley Pony Club
14th Erin Sylvester (USA) riding METTRAISE C-2, North River Pony Club
15th Lillian Heard (USA) riding SHARE OPTION B, Seneca Valley Pony Club
16th Tim Bourke (IRL) riding LUCKAUN QUALITY A, Clew Bay Pony Club
17th Jessica Phoenix (CAN) riding PAVAROTTI  
18th Lisa Marie Fergusson (CAN) riding HONOR ME  
19th Holly Payne-Carvella (USA) riding NEVER OUTFOXED A, Somerset Hills Pony Club
20th Madeline Backus* (USA) riding P S ARIANNA A, Hunter Hill Pony Club
21st Bruce (Buck) Davidson (USA) riding PETITE FLOWER UR, Mr.Stewart’s Cheshire Foxhounds Pony Club
22nd Joe Meyer (NZL) riding CLIP CLOP D or C, Wainuioru Pony Club
23rd Ellen Doughty-Hume (USA) riding SIR OBERON A, Trinity Hills II Pony Club
24th Jennifer McFall (USA) riding HIGH TIMES C-3, Sierra Gold Pony Club
25th Will Faudree (USA) riding PFUN  
26th Holly Jacks-Smither (CAN) riding MORE INSPIRATION  
27th Clark Montgomery (USA) riding LOUGHAN GLEN UR, Brazos Valley Pony Club
28th Caroline Martin (USA) riding SPRING EASY  
29th Aidan Keogh (IRL) riding MASTER TREDSTEP Bray Hunt Pony Club
30th Sarah (Sally) Cousins (USA) riding TSUNAMI C-2, Lanchester Pony Club
31st Andrea Baxter (USA) riding INDY 500 A, Black Oaks Pony Club
32nd Kristin Schmolze (USA) riding BALLYLAFFIN BRACKEN  
33rd Kelly Prather (USA) riding TRULY WILEY  
34th William Coleman III (USA) riding TIGHT LINES  
35th Savannah Fulton (USA) riding CAPTAIN JACK D-2, FullMoon Farm Pony Club Riding Center
36th Tim Price (NZL) riding RINGWOOD SKY BOY Oxford Pony Club
37th Katie Ruppel (USA) riding HOUDINI D-3, Kalamazoo Valley II Pony Club
38th Ryan Wood (AUS) riding FERNHILL CLASSIC  
39th Robert Meyerhoff (USA) riding DUNLAVIN’S TOKEN C-2, Devil Mountain Pony Club

*Current Pony Club Member