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Ponies Unlimited, LLC was established by Theresa Francia and her daughter, Donna in 2004. Since then the business has grown from the purchase of one mare in 1991 to a successful horse show training and leasing program with occasional Thoroughbred breeding, racing and sales.


Donna Owen has over 20 years experience in showing, teaching, training and breeding. She is USHJA certified and fully insured. She has successfully competed in high level jumpers as a junior and hunters as a professional with many awards as both a rider and a trainer. Her students competing at levels from leadline to amateur jumpers have won numerous awards at the Northeast Regional Championships each year and her students guided Go Go Gidget to Pony of the Year awards in 2005, Go Go Gidget also competed at the 2010 USEF Pony Finals in Lexington, KY and came home with a bronze medal in the team championship. The ponies under her training have earned numerous USEF Zone and National awards year after year. Donna also earned the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 USEF Leading Pony Jumper Owner title. Her students range in age from 6 years old to adults well into their 60's. Pony jumpers are her specialty.

Donna started riding at the age of 8 and has worked with and trained with notable professionals such as George Morris, Nick Karazissis, trainer and equestrian author, Peg Cannell and many others.  



Devon Owen, Donna’s daughter is happy to announce her position as assistant trainer and rider at Ponies Unlimited, LLC. Devon has accomplished a lot in her 13 years of riding. Starting her career at just 3 years old, Devon, now 19 years old is a 7 time USEF National Champion in both hunter and jumper divisions. In 2015 Devon and Ponies Unlimited’s “Skys The Limit” received the USEF Hunt Seat Pleasure National Champion out of a very competitive division. In 2016 Devon started competing in the Pony Jumper division with “Angel” and “EZ To Spot”, earning the USEF Pony Jumper National Championship with Angel and Third Place with EZ To Spot. Devon stuck with her mount, EZ To Spot and competed at top venues on the East Coast earning top ribbons in almost every class they competed in. Devon and EZ To Spot earned the USEF Pony Jumper National Championship title 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022. They had a successful pony jumper career and competed at Pony Jumper National Championship Finals held at Pony Finals 5 times, earning 8th place overall in 2019. Devon and EZ To Spot were a very successful pair in the jumper ring. That team will be missed. Devon is now continuing her career as a trainer to pass her knowledge onto students and start training pony hunters and pony jumpers! 

Donna with EZ To Spot and Elizabeth Monaco after winning the 2012 USHJA Zone 3 Pony Jumper Finals

Donna with Skys the Limit and Marisa Ferrante after winning the 2013 USHJA Zone 2 Low Children's Jumper Finals

Donna with  Made In The Mist and Devon after winning the Smoke Rise Lead Line Championship in 2010

Devon with EZ To Spot competing at the 2022 USEF Pony Jumper Championship Finals 

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