Ava Hartman Places Tenth at the 2021 WIHS Pony Equitation Finals

Tryon, NC — Indoors season is underway and, on a chilly Saturday afternoon at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), Ava Hartman rode Celtic Creek’s Golden Nugget to a 10th Place finish at the 2021 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Pony Equitation Finals, which was held for the second year at the Tryon. After receiving a score of 80 in their over fences round, the pair was called back amongst some of the best pony riders in the country for the flat phase of competition. In the end, Ava was awarded the 10th place ribbon, notching her second top 10 finish in the WIHS Pony Equitation Finals (Ava finished 3rd in in 2020).

Top 10 from the group of 25 WIHS Pony Equitation National finalists were as follows:

PlaceRiderPony
1MADDIE TOSHSTORY TELLER
2OLIVIA SWEETNAMON YOUR MARK
3ELLE BOYDBABY BLUE
4AVA BARNSRICO SUAVE’
5EVA MACKENZIEANISETTE
6JJ TORANOFRONT ROW
7EMI RICHARDCELEBRITY
8EMMA BRODYSILVER WISHES
9COLLIN SWEETNAMMR. MAGOO
10AVA HARTMANCELTIC CREEK’S GOLDEN NUGGET