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  1. #1
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    Jul. 3, 2006

    Default Best West Coast pony barn to send green pony to?

    I have an extremely fancy green pony who is a bit on the hot side, but is absolutely the winner in the hack and over fences and will be competitive in the model. What is a good pony training barn on the West Coast that has a great program and moves ponies pretty quickly? Want to lease him out. Thanks!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov. 14, 2003
    Redmond, WA


    I would think you would have a better chance on the East Coast. Green pony classes aren't all that big out here.

  3. #3
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    Mar. 29, 2012


    There were ten green pony hunters some weeks at Thermal- the division filled every week and was split some weeks- trainers were Liz Reilly (2), Andrea Hill (2), Jill Hamilton, Randy Durand, Erin Duffy, Kelli Bautista, Jenny Karazissis, Kate Considine, and several more- I would start with them.

  4. #4
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    Mar. 7, 2012


    Also, if I am not mistaken, most barns out here do not just to the ponies, but do both horses and ponies.

  5. #5
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    Aug. 15, 2010


    I just wanted to put in a nice word for Liz Reilly-

    I do not know her personally, but we had a small green pony that was sold to a client of hers. The pony was still very green when it was sold, but after about six months, the pony was winning at the A/AA level. I would say give her a call!

  6. #6
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    Feb. 4, 2001
    Member of both the Southern California and Michigan clique - currently residing in Grand Rapids, MI


    I will second Kate Considine. She is tiny and brilliant with ponies and small hunters.

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