Articles: Press Release
Arute Wins Green Hunter Pony Championship
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(Formerly American Horse Shows Association)
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August 6, 2003
Alexandria Arute, 12, of Avon CT, rode Olympic Dreams, LLC. owned small
pony DreamBoy to win the 2003 Wild Horsefeathers/USAE National Green
Hunter Pony Championship held August 5. The championship was held as
part of the State Line Tack/USAE Pony Finals being held August 5 - 8, at
The Andrews School in Willoughby, OH. As champion, Arute received a
gift certificate for a custom pair of Der Dau boots, the Brownland
Perpetual Trophy, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Mack Anderton, and a Triple
Crown Custom cooler. Arute trains at Heritage Farms.
Exhibitors went head-to-head in competition in an over fences class, a
model class and an under saddle class, competing against riders from
across the nation to vie for top honors. Competitors qualified to
compete in this event by winning a Champion or Reserve Champion at an
"A" or "AA" rated USA Equestrian competition between December 1, 2002
and July 1, 2003. This competition was made possible through the
generous sponsorship of Wild Horsefeathers. Visit
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the junior exhibitor that Wild Horsefeathers has to offer online and
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Kaitlin Campbell, 11, from Cranbury, NJ, rode her own medium pony, Crack
of Dawn, to take the Reserve Champion spot. Kaitlin trains with Patty
The judges for the Green Hunter Ponies were, John Roper of Franklin, TN,
John Barker of Middleburg, VA, and Leo Conroy of Wellington, FL.
The State Line Tack/USAE Pony Finals runs through Friday and will
include the Pony Medal, Small, Medium and Large Pony classes as well as
the Team and Individual HorseCity.com Jumper Championships.
For more information, please contact Sarah Holt, Public Relations on
(859) 225 6974 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. USA
releases are available on our web site - http://www.equestrian.org/ .