Katlyn McCoy wins show jumping title

Published 9:28 am Thursday, August 20, 2015

Katlyn McCoy of Mocksville brought home first place prizes from the United States Pony Club championship July 23-26 in Lexington, Va.

She is the 13-year-old daughter of Robbie and Allison McCoy, a member of the Triple Threat Pony Club of Winston-Salem, and a C1 level certified member of the United States Pony Club.

Her team placed first nationally in the introductory level of show jumping competition. As an individual, she took first place in equitation with her Irish Sport Horse named Toy Master (Tucker).

All riders competing in Pony Club championships have qualified by attaining top scores at regional rallies throughout the country. They vie for national honors in the disciplines of” dressage, eventing (dressage, cross country and stadium jumping), mounted games, polo cross, show jumping, tetrahlon and quiz.