Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 installment of the US Pony Clubs Hildegard Ritchie Writing Contest!
1st place - Celsie H., C-2 Flat with Middle Tennessee Pony Club Read the winning essay here!
2nd place - Kathryn C., C-1 Trad with Baywood Pony Club Read here!
3rd place -Ashley A., D-1 with Sandia Creek Ranch Pony Club Riding Center Read here!
Judges were: Nancy Ambrosiano, Linda Hagerman and Mary Pierson.
The annual Hildegard Neill Ritchie Writing contest is open to all D- or C- Pony Club members. The winning submission will receive a $200 cash prize to be spent on Foxhunting dues, hunt capping fees, Pony Club camp or anything related to these activities. Second Place: $100; Third Place $50. The winning entries will be published in Pony Club News and in The Chronicle of the Horse. Deadline for submissions is May 1.