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August 10, 1993
Harriet S. RogersJoppa farmerHarriet Shriver Rogers, who operated a pony, horse and cattle farm for many years, died Friday of pneumonia at Olney, the family farm in Joppa. She was 84.Mrs. Rogers began raising Shetland ponies in 1921 and later added Welsh ponies to the cattle and horses that she raised on the farm.She was nominated this year for inclusion in the Shetland Hall of Fame. Earlier, she had been designated by the Harford County Council as a Harford Living Treasure, an honor she said made her feel "like a cross between Cal Ripken and the Rocks State Park."
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By Dan Thanh Dang and Dan Thanh Dang,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Kerry O'Rourke contributed to this article | August 8, 1995
Events are being canceled and a candlelight ceremony is scheduled in their place tonight in Lexington, Ky., in memory of three people -- including a Monkton teen -- killed Sunday when a van carrying teen-agers and adults to a pony competition spun off an interstate highway and flipped several times.Frances Pitts, 15, a former Roland Park Country School student, was pronounced dead at the scene. The others who died were Australians Alan Hession, 46, and Paul Colson, 16, Kentucky State Police said.
NEWS
By Katherine Richards and Katherine Richards,Staff Writer | February 24, 1993
Not every pony can be persuaded to wear a tuxedo, complete with trousers, black tie and top hat perched at a rakish angle.And not every pony can learn to throw a flying disk.But not every pony has Hampstead 14-year-old Linda Fahnestock for its owner and trainer.Linda, an eighth-grader at Hereford Middle School, has persuaded ponies to do both of the above. And she is about to take her equitation on the road, to Australia -- if she can raise enough money to pay for the trip.She is one of six youngsters nationwide to be selected to represent the national Pony of the Americas Club at two large horse shows in Australia in April.
NEWS
July 10, 2004
On July 5, 2004, CHARLES EDWARD, JR.; husband of Alison L. Asti; father of Daniel Andrew Asti Bienemann and Tracy Ann Asti Bienemann; brother of Cornelia Ellis Bienemann and James Bienemann and the late Anna Bienemann Tessaro; uncle of Kevin Crosby. Memorial Services will be held at Church of Good Shepard, Carrollton Avenue, Towson, on July 30, 2004 at 4:30 P.M. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Severn School Ice Hockey Program, 201 Water Street, Severna Park, MD 21146 or Pasadena Horse and Pony Association, 4748 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122 or Annapolis Pony Club, 1462 Grandview Road, Arnold, MD 21012.
NEWS
By Muphen Whitney and Muphen Whitney,Contributing writer | March 25, 1992
Even at the wire Saturday, Trae Reuwer did not know for sure who thevictor was.The 9-year-old Glenelg resident was racing in the small pony division of the Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds Race Meet with his bay mare, Mouse."
SPORTS
By MUPHEN WHITNEY | April 25, 1993
Each year the Governor's Cup is awarded to the top pony race rider in Maryland -- usually in May after the last steeplechase of the season. This year, because two race meets were postponed, the Governor's Cup will not be awarded until September.The delayed presentation of this award has neither dampened the enthusiasm nor diluted the competition.After two races in the series -- Elkridge-Harford and the Grand National -- Arabelle Knox and Elizabeth Voss are tied for first.Arabelle and her pony, Frisky Business, have won both of their races in the small pony division; Elizabeth and her large pony, Jay, have won the two races in their division.
NEWS
May 24, 2006
Young and old turned out last weekend for the mid month family May Day festival at South River Colony in Edgewater. Food, balloon art, a farmers' market, pony rides and crafts helped ensure a joyous spring day.
BUSINESS
January 17, 2000
Baltimore Jan. 26-30 United States Pony Clubs annual meeting, Renaissance Harborplace, Pratt and Commerce streets. Contact: Peggy Entrekin, 606-254-7669. Estimated attendance: 300 Information The Sun lists selected conventions of general interest or with exhibits open to the public from those provided by the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association. For Washington-area convention information, call 202-789-7000.
SPORTS
By CANDUS THOMSON | April 3, 2009
I normally choose my Derby pony based on which name comes closest to reminding me of an adult beverage. But these are not normal times. The horse that seems to be made for 2009 is I Want Revenge. (For more, go to baltimoresun.com/toydept)
NEWS
September 24, 1990
Saturday was Community Day at the Harbour House and Eastport Terrace public housing complexes in Annapolis. Featured at the city Housing Authority-sponsored festival were pony rides, children's amusements, a band, picnic food and lots of neighbors. The event was put on to give residents pride in their neighborhood . . . and just for fun.
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