Pony of the Year

This annual award honors the top pony or horse showing the halter, driving and performance division. Congratulations to all who have received this prestigious award.

Winners are announced during the Annual Convention each year.

2016 Pony of the Year Awards

Classic Halter:
Modern Hersheys Spirit #163759 - owned by Brooke Smith, Jefferson, TX
Classic Driving:
Alimae's Steel N Time #159532 - owned by Raymond or Vicki Anderson or Kala Price, Spiro, OK
Classic Performance:
K's Today's Class Act #157282 - owned by Sandra Simianer & Shawn Cline, Hot Springs, SD
Foundation Halter:
Rhapsody's Custom Chrome #166188 - owned by Linda Seddon or Shari Harders, Corydon, IA
Foundation Driving:
JMK Red Headed Stranger #165818 - owned by Jeff or Michelle or Katy Koster, Comanche, TX
Modern Halter:
Pony Vista's Chloe #164236 - owned by Gordon Odegard, Rockford, IL
Modern Driving:
Willowlawn's Grand Master #161687 - owned by Denise Johnson, Goddard, KS
Modern Performance:
The Phoenix #156934 - owned by Martha Hickham or Sherri Jolliff or Marie Bierman, Spring, TX
Modern Pleasure Halter:
CH General Sul Ross #162974 - owned by Cheryl or Carey P. Hausman, Big Timber, MT
Modern Pleasure Driving:
CH General Sul ROss #162974 - owned by Cheryl or Carey P. Hausman, Big Timber, MT
ASPR Halter:
Jubilation's Silhouette #1581 - owned by Tina Ferro, Huntsville, AL
ASPR Driving:
Crystal Creek's Night Aire #1555 - owned by Dottie or Bob Leinweber, Bandera, TX
ASPR Performance:
Leroy Brown O'Taneum Hill #1095 - owned by Shawna Oltjenbruns, Cassville, MO
NSPPR Halter:
Rhapsody's Run For The Roses #500104 - owned by Shari Seddon-Harders, Corydon, IA
NSPPR Performance:
Rhapsody's Run For The Roses #500104 - owned by Shari Seddon-Harders, Corydon, IA

 

2015 Pony of the Year
2014 Pony of the Year
2013 Pony of the Year
2012 Pony of the Year
2011 Pony of the Year
2010 Horses and Ponies of the Year

How the Award is Determined

When Hall of Fame results are tabulated up to and including the entire year (Dec. 1st thru Nov. 30th), horses and ponies are awarded points in the same method as Hall of Fame point system and given in the following categories:

Halter Horse: "A" and "B" Division
Halter Pony: Modern, Modern Pleasure, Classic, Foundation, Show Pony and National Sport Performance Pony. (HOF points earned from the appropriate Age Class, Secondary Championship in Hand, Grand Championship in Hand, and Reserve Grand Championship In Hand).

Driving Horse: "A" and "B" Division
Driving Pony: Modern Modern Pleasure, Classic, Foundation, SHow Pony and National Sport Perfromance Pony. (HOF points earned in one preliminary class in addition to the Stake class that the horse or pony participated in).

Performance Horse: "A" and "B" Division
Performance Pony: Modern, Modern Pleasure, Classic, Foundation, Show Pony and National Sport Performance Pony. (HOF points earned through participation in Hunter, Jumper, Obstacle, Liberty, and Versatility).

If a horse has shown in more than two shows in the Over Division - and has also shown in the Under Division (doesn't matter how many shows), all points are to be moved to the Over Division. Horse must have shown in sanctioned/pointed classes at a show or show does not count toward HOY or POY.

If a horse has shown in Under and Over Division, but two or less times as an Over, the Over Division points are added to the Under Division points. Horse must have shown in sanctioned/pointed classes at a show or show does not count toward HOY or POY