Jack Wetzel of Aiken, SC, Tracey Morgan of Beallesville, MD, and Katie
Whaley of Southern Pines, NC, were victorious in their respective divisions
at the USA National Combined Driving Pony Championships, held at The Laurels
at Landhope CAI-B in West Grove, PA, September 6-8.
Results are as follows:
2002 USA National Combined Driving Pony Championship - Single Pony
Champion - Jack Wetzel, Aiken, SC, with Harry (Unknown)
Reserve Champion - Betsy Cowperthwaite, Aiken, SC, with M.P. Crown Royal
(Morgan g. by Kings Crossing-Blazing Lady Tiffany)
2002 USA National Combined Driving Pony Championship - Pony Pair
Champion - Tracey Morgan, Beallesville, MD, with Gaylen Romeo (Dartmoor g.
by Cruachan Valentine-Shenandoah Henrietta, bred in US by Tracey Morgan)
and Lizwell Gambling Queen (Dartmoor m. by Jurston Packe Joker-Lizwell
Queenie, bred in UK by E.A. Mortimore))
Reserve Champion - Michael Keatley, Elkton, MD, with Peetra (Halfinger ch.m.
by Alpha-Paola, bred by Josef Gasser Imst.) and St. Paul (Haflinger ch. g.
by Stars'n Stripes to-Paulita, bred in US by Barbara King)
2002 USA National Combined Driving Pony Championship - Pony Team
Champion - Katie Whaley, Southern Pines, NC, with Beau Tie (Welsh gr.g),
Spats (Welsh bl.g), Top Hat (Welsh gr.g) and Tux (Welsh bl.g)
Reserve Champion - Elizabeth Keathley, Woodbury, TN, with Cruise Missile
(Welsh Cross b.g), Clovercroft's Dylan (Welsh bl.g), Michael "Goofus" (Welsh
b.g) and Oden (Welsh Cross b.g)
For complete results visit the American Driving Society web site at
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