Shetland ponies will be competing in jumping, driving, halter and youth classes during the Platform® American Shetland Pony National Championship Congress show August 1-4 at the Gordyville Arena in Gifford, Ill. Admission is free and spectators can enjoy ringside viewing and close interaction with the ponies and their owners. Favorite classes for spectators include the costume classes, the fast-paced roadster driving classes and the liberty classes.
The American Shetland Pony Club will host a hospitality booth throughout the show and provide free information and brochures on American Shetland Ponies. There will also be vendors offering everything from pony apparel to plush toy ponies.
For more information, visit www.shetlandminiature.com.