Pony Club Podcast cohosts Sarah Evers Conrad and Megan Scharfenberg interview Pony Club member Genevieve Rohner, who is the youngest rated para dressage rider in the United States, and her mom, Lexi, who is also a busy parent triplets (which includes Genevieve) and a USPC Club Secretary. This month's episode is brought to you by Kentucky Equine Research.
Guest, Genevieve Rohner: Genevieve Rohner, who is a member of the Pioneer Pony Club in the Intermountain Region, has been the youngest U.S. classified para dressage rider since 2017. Born a 28-week triplet, she was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Amblyopia. Then in 2022, she became the youngest globally classified para-equestrian. Following her first international season after being named to the Team USA CPEDI3* team in October, she was 9th out of 13 U.S. riders, and 143rd out of 270 ranked para-equestrian riders in the world. She is pursuing her Pony Club C-1 rating.
Guest, Lexi Rohner: And Lexi, Genevieve’s mom. is familiar with competitive sports as a former figure skating competitor and coach. She also works for U.S. Figure Skating. Lexi is the current Club Secretary of Pioneer Pony Club in the Intermountain Region, and she serves on the USPC DEIA Committee.
Hosts: Sarah Evers Conrad is the Marketing and Communication Director at the United States Pony Clubs, and Megan Scharfenberg is the USPC Marketing and Instruction Coordinator