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Read about Allpony news and events, learn about horse sports and other horsemanship topics and fun info for kids, as well as book reviews in the Allpony blog.

Shetland Pony Race!

Shetland Pony Race!

Adorable and surprisingly fast, the Shetland Pony race is a fan favorite every year at the Washington International Horse Show. Established in 1958, the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is one of the most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events in North America.

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3Beats, The Online Marketplace for Equestrians, Launches Multi-Vendor Marketplace Website – Press Release

3Beats, The Online Marketplace for Equestrians, Launches Multi-Vendor Marketplace Website – Press Release

Susy Shearer, owner of Highline Tack and Fineline Tack, and website developer/graphic designer Susan DiFelice, creator of Allpony – Horsemanship for Kids, both life-long equestrians, have just launched a joint venture called 3Beats. 3Beats.com connects buyers and sellers of premium new and used English tack, riding apparel, and stable equipment, as well as offers a place to buy and sell horses. Sellers and buyers can view and post listings, make purchases, and manage their listings from any device.

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Allpony Horse Sports Video Series: Vaulting

Allpony Horse Sports Video Series: Vaulting

This equestrian vaulting instructor interview is the third video in a series of educational videos intended to teach children about different horse sports. Vaulting is gymnastics on horseback and amazing to watch!

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Allpony Horse Sports Video Series: Hunters

Allpony Horse Sports Video Series: Hunters

This hunter/jumper riding instructor interview is the second video in a series of educational videos intended to teach children about different horse sports. For the video series, I ask each horse sport instructor the same seven or eight questions in an interview format and then do a little hands on learning as a way to help to expose a whole new generation of kids to different horse sports in 4-5 minute long informational videos.

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Allpony Horse Sports Video Series: Combined Driving

Allpony Horse Sports Video Series: Combined Driving

This combined driving instructor interview is the first video in a series of educational videos intended to teach kids about different horse sports. I’m not an “in front of the camera” type of person, so please excuse my terrified expression. 😉 For the video series, I ask each horse sport instructor the same 7 or 8 questions in an interview format and then do a little hands on learning as a way to help to expose a whole new generation of kids to different horse sports in 4-5 minute long informational videos.

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Create Your Own Custom Horse Lover Gifts With Zazzle & Allpony

Create Your Own Custom Horse Lover Gifts With Zazzle & Allpony

We are excited about a new way to create custom horse lover gifts and equestrian theme products with Zazzle! Zazzle is a huge print on demand website that allows designers to create and sell custom products with their designs, and enables customers to personalize those products and purchase them. We have created many items with Allpony illustrations as well as new equestrian theme designs that you will be able to add the background of your choice to and see the products with your pattern choice.

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6 Things to Look for When Shopping for a Short Stirrup Pony

6 Things to Look for When Shopping for a Short Stirrup Pony

Short stirrup is an important division for young riders. For many, it’s their first time showing over straight rail fences. The jumps can have fill and width, and the courses start to get more complicated. It can be a nerve-wracking step up for a young equestrian!

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My Little Ponies Have Returned In Their Original 80’s Design

My Little Ponies Have Returned In Their Original 80’s Design

I remember playing with my collection of My Little Ponies and combing their brightly colored manes and tails. They came with accessories such as sun hats, saddles and trophies, they smelled delicious almost like a fruity baby powder, and had the friendliest features.

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Holiday Pony Carriage Ride Craft Activity

Holiday Pony Carriage Ride Craft Activity

Enjoy the Latest FREE Allpony Digital Download

This paper craft activity allows kids to create their own Christmas pony pulling a carriage full of gifts for the holidays. Simply download the PDF, print it out on your home printer, cut it out and attach the top together with glue, tape or staples to make the pony stand up on its own. Makes a great holiday decoration that kids can create on their own!

Download the FREE Holiday Pony Carriage Craft Activity (PDF)

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