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Thriller when he was rescued.

Thriller when he was rescued.


Thriller one year later with Heather.


Thriller one year later with Heather.

 

Thriller's Story
click on each picture to read published works about Thriller

Thriller - For the Love of the Horse       Thriller - Sidelines

 

 

MY THRILLER – USEF 4102680
FOX RUN FARMS THRILLER –  PtHA 103156Y
1998 PINTO PONY GELDING

In March 2012 Thriller was retired and returned to his first home, Fox Run Farm.  This wonderful pony was a rescue from the stockyards in 2000.  He was very ill, injured and starved when we first met him, but we knew from the first moment that he was a very special pony.  My daughter worked with him diligently to bring him along slowly and carefully.  Under her guidance he won his first championships.  He is literally a rags to riches story.  We are so proud and happy that we have shared a part of this amazing pony’s story. 

Thriller has been the subject of several articles as well as a chapter in the book, “For the Love of the Horse” by Ann Jamieson. Read an excerpt from her book. Thriller PDF

Thank you Heather and Chris, for believing in Thriller’s abilities and Heather for making them a reality.  Thank you to all three of my children for riding the many hundreds of rescued ponies and helping develop them into usable animals that people could appreciate and love.

Thank you to both Mara Kranz and Jessica Rubin for all the love they gave to Thriller.  Thank you Jessica, for allowing him to return to his first home, Fox Run Farm, for retirement.

Here are just a few highlights of the remarkable achievements of this once in a lifetime pony.

During his distinguished ten year career Thriller compiled the following statistics:

            NATIONAL POINTS          10,729
            ZRD POINTS                   10,957
            HUNTER MONEY              $9,880

2000 – August – purchased as a 2-yr-old from the Madison Co. Livestock Sale.

2001 – March – first championship – Robert Murphy Show – Lexington, Ky
            July – won classes at the Kentucky 4-H Championship Horse Show
            July - sold to Mara Kranz, Illinois
            Champion -PtHA Pony Hunter of the year over fences

2002 – Champion - Zone 5 - Large Green Pony Hunter
            # 10 - Large Green Pony Hunter – nationally
            # 3 - overall - Pony Finals

2003 – Champion -Zone 5 - Large Pony Hunter
            #37 - Large Pony Hunter - nationally

2004 – Champion - Zone 5 - Large Pony Hunter
            # 50 - Large Pony Hunter – nationally

2005 – # 9 – Zone 5 – Large Pony Hunter
            #102 – Large Pony Hunter - nationally

2006 – Sold to Jessica Rubin, New Jersey
            Won: Ocala Circuit Champion in Children’s Pony Hunters
            # 3 Nationally in Marshall and Sterling League
            Woodedge – Year End Champion

2007 – NJPHA Year End Champion – Large Children’s Ponies
            Champion  - Zone 2

2008 – Champion – Devon Horse and Pony Show
            Reserve Champion – Hampton Classic
            Reserve Champion – Zone 2

2009 – Many Show Championships

2010 – Many Show Championships

2012 – Retirement!

 

 
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