Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

What You Need To Know: 2022 USEF Pony Finals



It’s the second week of August, which can only mean one thing at the Kentucky Horse Park: a pony invasion. USEF Pony Finals has arrived, with hundreds of ponies descending on Lexington, Kentucky, for the annual event, which starts with hunter competition Tuesday, Aug. 9, and concludes Aug. 14 with the USEF Pony Medal.

Here’s what you need to know so you don’t miss any of the action.


Hundreds of ponies will compete at USEF Pony Finals. Kimberly Loushin Photo

Where: Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The hunter competition takes place in the Rolex Arena, while the pony jumpers will compete in the Claiborne Ring. The USEF Pony Medal Final goes in the Alltech Arena.

Tuesday, Aug. 9
11 a.m. Large pony model and under saddle, then small green model and under saddle

Wednesday, Aug. 10
7 a.m. Small pony model and under saddle, then large pony over fences, then small green pony over fences

Thursday, Aug. 11
7 a.m. Medium green pony model and under saddle, then large green model and under saddle, then small pony over fences
3 p.m. Pony jumper individual phase I (Claiborne Ring)

Friday, Aug. 12
7 a.m. Medium pony model and under saddle, then medium green pony over fences, then large green pony over fences
3 p.m. Pony jumper team championship/individual phase II (Claiborne Ring)


Saturday, Aug. 13
7 a.m. Medium pony over fences
2 p.m. Pony jumper farewell class (Claiborne Ring)
4 p.m. Pony jumper individual final (Claiborne Ring)

Sunday, Aug. 14
7 a.m. USEF Pony Medal Final (Alltech Arena)

How You Can Watch: USEFNetwork will be livestreaming every minute at this link. You must be a USEF member, but you can get a free fan membership with the promo code PONYFINALS22COTH.

How You Can Follow Along: The Chronicle will be on-site bringing you all the gorgeous photos, adorable interviews and behind-the-scenes stories. Make sure to follow along at and on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @Chronofhorse

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