Schedule

Events not solely run by US Pony Racing are denoted with a (*).  To inquire about entering any race, for general questions or to volunteer contact USPR or call 410-329-3749.

NOTE: ALL mount/rider combos MUST be pre-approved by a USPR representative before being permitted to run.

Sunday, February 28, 2017
NSF Young Rider Racing Clinic
Springdale Race Course
Camden, SC
Registration

Sunday, March 5, 2017 *
MSA Steeplechase 101
Prospect Farm
Monkton, MD
Entry Form
Release

Sunday, March 12, 2017 *
MSA Young Rider Steeplechase Racing Clinic
Dodon Farm
Davidsonville, MD
entry form
Release

Friday, April 28, 2017, 6:00 pm
NSF Junior Racing Mini Clinic and Practice
Monkton, MD
contact regina@goponyracing.com for location

Sunday, May 14, 2017
Willowdale Steeplechase Pony Races
Unionville, PA

Sunday, May 21, 2017
High Hope Steeplechase Pony Races
Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY

April 22, and May 13 2017 TENTATIVE
US Pony Racing Shetland Exhibition Race Team Tryouts
Hunt Valley, MD
(usponyracing@gmail.com for more details and to register.  No fee.)

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Chasin’ for Children
Pimlico Racecourse, Baltimore, MD
Pony Flat Races (small, medium, large, Shetland, and lead line trot flat races)

Sunday and Monday, May 28th and 29th 2017 TENTATIVE
WIHS Shetland Pony Championship Races at the Devon Horse Show
Devon Horse Show Grounds, 23 Dorset Rd, Devon-Berwyn, PA 19333
USPR Shetland Exhibition Team Performance

June 2017 dates TBA
National Steeplechase Foundation Irish Steeplechase Racing  Trip (*)
For young riders actively galloping and schooling for NSA trainers and/or currently riding in races.  Riders are hand selected to apply by the National Steeplechase Foundation.

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Canter for the Cause
Pimlico Racecourse, Baltimore, MD

July 23-28, 2017
National Steeplechase Foundation Young Rider Steeplechase Trip (*)
application

August 5, 2017
Pony Racing at Penn National

Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:30AM
Maryland State Fair Pony Flat Races presented by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Maryland Million, Ltd.
Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD
Pony Flat Races (small, medium, large, Shetland, lead line trot)
REGISTER HERE

Sat, Sept 1, 2017, 11:30AM post
Maryland State Fair Shetland Pony Steeplechase Races presented by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Maryland Million, Ltd.
Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD
Shetland Steeplechase Races
REGISTER HERE

Saturday, September 30
Essex Fox Hounds Masters’ Chase
9 races for juniors and adults over fences and on the flat

Friday, October 20
WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Qualifier
Prince George’s Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, MD
Contact usponyracing@gmail.com for more details

Saturday, October 21
Maryland Million Pony Races
Laurel Park, Laurel, MD
Pony Flat Races (small, medium, large, Shetland)
Entries will open October 1st.  All pony/rider combos must be approved before being permitted to compete.

Thursday, October 26
Washington International Horse Show Shetland Pony Championship Race
Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.
USPR Shetland Exhibition Team Performance
Purchase tickets here

Saturday, October 28
Washington International Horse Show Shetland Pony Championship Race
Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.
USPR Shetland Exhibition Team Performance
Purchase tickets here

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens
Pine Mountain, GA
Pony and Junior field master chase and flat races

11:00 am, Sunday, November 5, 2017
Pennsylvania Junior Hunt Cup
PA Hunt Cup, Unionville, PA
Junior Field Master’s Chase Races (horse and pony)