"Melonie"

Owners: Huntermark Farm, then Cathryn Bridges, then Savannah Chapman, then Jacob Almasy, then Caroline Blondell, then Robin & Riley Robinson

Show Name(s):  Chasing Rainbows

Nick Names:  Mel, Melly Belly

Breed:  registered Quarter Pony, registered as Tri Satin Taffy

Sex:  mare

Color:  dun

Height:  12.0 3/4 hands

Years of Service:  2007-present

Birthday:  1-1-1999

Biggest Fans:  Cathryn Bridges, Savannah Chapman, Giavanna Eckhardt, Ruthie Saklar, Ella Boosalis, Emily Creighton, Hannah Reed, Robin Robinson

Other Facts:  Melonie is a fancy show pony, but she is quiet enough to be an excellent teacher in our Academy.  Her niche in the program is to help younger beginner riders to walk and trot, but one of her strong suits is her jumping.  Not only does she have excellent form but she has a lot of scope and loves to jump - the wider, the better it seems!  She does 2'6" courses with oxers happily and easily and has jumped jumps almost 8 feet wide!  In 2007, she was 3rd overall in Illinois for the Small Children's Pony division and she received her Certificate of Excellence from the Quarter Pony Association based on the points she has earned showing on the MIHJA and USEF circuits.  All that and cute too!

 

 

Savannah Chapman and her pony Chasing Rainbows, Jan 2008 Melonie competing in her first USEF "A" Rated horse show   Melonie at another "A" Rated horse show

Melonie with owner Cathryn at the 2006 Double Point Show Cathryn and Melonie show their distaste for showing in the rain Cathryn is happy when the sun comes out Melonie in Riley's first Lead Line class - Mason City, 2010

 

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