Nine year old equestrian prodigy puts champion pony that he, himself, trained, through a series of record jumps.
Wilmington Ohio USA Date:1935, December 18 Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A newsreel titled " Child horseman puts pony over record jumps," shows a 9-year old award-winning boy equestrian, with his champion pony, in Wilmington, Ohio. He and his pony demonstrate their skills for the newsreel camera. First he is seen jumping his pony over a high post and rail obstacle. Next he jumps a double wide obstacle, and then, an extremely high single post and rail. Following that. the boy takes his pony over a triple wide post and rail jump. The next jumping challenge is aother horse being held within confines of a post and rail, by a man. The boy and his pony easily clear the standing horse. Closeup of the boy repeating his jump over the horse. Final scenes show him astride his pony, holding several trophies he'd won for his equestrian skills. Closeup of his champion pony, displaying numerous ribbons won in jumping competitions.
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