NEW FOREST PONIES IN THE NEWS: The New Forest Pony Society of North America (nfpsna.com and facebook.com/NFPSNA)
is an excellent source for current news of New Forests in competition in North America: dressage, hunters, jumpers, eventing
Here are a few, current, notable results, demonstrating the versatility of the breed:
2015) Forrest Nymph (Forrest Flame x Hoppenhofs Silvia/Nieuwmoeds Patrick) completed the Plantation Field CIC** with
Sinead Halpin and the Forrest Nymph Syndicate was officially registered with USEF/USHJA (facebook.com/SineadHalpinFarrah)
2015) Trillville (Corso x Sonnius Nemesia/Sulaatik's Vivaldi), ridden by Farah Rizvi, won the WCHR Pony Challenge
at Capital Challenge.
(October 2015) Imported Dutch New Forest stallion, Brando (Orlando x Elvira/Justice H.R.), ridden
by his owner, Karen Erickson, were 6th out of 28 in the AA First Level USDF class and 4th in the First Level 5 year old
AA Futurity at the Region 7 Championships (in 2014, they were Region 7 Dressage Champions of AA Training Level USDF and of
the Training Level 4 year old AA futurity and were Reserve Champion of the AA Training Level CDS). The pair also
was high score champion (75%) of the National Dressage Pony Cup Northern California series.
NEW FOREST PONIES in the NEWS, past:
(2010) New Forest Pony medals at WEG 2010: A
New Forest Pony has just won 2 Bronze and one Silver medal at the 2010 World Equestrian Games! Sixteen year old Stinna Tange
Kaastrup of Denmark and her New Forest pony, Labbenhus Snoevs, secured Team Bronze Medal (70.174%) for Denmark as well as
the Individual Bronze and Individual Dressage Freestyle (77%) for grade 1B in the Para Equestrian Games. Labbenhus Snoevs
was bred in Denmark, but has strong English lines, especially on his dam's side. Sire: Ridderslag Gerhard [Beverlogde
Diamond X Nieuwmoeds Joyce (Merrie Moscan)]. Dam: Roloekke Susanna (Peveril Priobus X Wootton Summertime (Oakley Starlight)
(2009) Imported Dutch New Forest Pony, Trillville [Corso
X Sonnius Nemesia (Sulaatik's Vivaldi)], was the USEF 2009 HOTY Supreme and Medium Pony Hunter champion.
New Forest ponies were champion at the 2007 Pony Finals! In an unprecedented feat, two imported New Forest pony geldings took
top honors in BOTH the hunter and jumper divisions...
a Dutch New Forest gelding (Sulaatik's Fireball X Muleander) was the Medium and Grand Pony Hunter Champion at
the 2007 Wildhorsefeathers/USEF Pony HUNTER Finals, and Magic BB (Igor), another Dutch New Forest gelding, was the 2007
Adequan/USEF National Pony JUMPER Individual Champion. Congrats to the outstanding young riders and teams of these exceptional
There may not be many New Forests out there, but the ones that are, are certainly at the top
of their game...note the similarities in the bloodlines of these outstanding ponies, they are exceptionally well bred
and tremendous ambassadors to this relatively under-recognized breed!