The Hudson Pony Farm of Jacksonville, Ill made a noteable showing at the 2015 Illinois State Fair. Holly Richardson of Loami (above) and Scott Hudson are pictured after Richardson won the Shetland Roadster Pony Junior Exhibitor Championship. The class is for 17 years of age and under. Richardson won on J’ville’s Comin’at’cha, a Hudson pony that also placed 4th in the Shetland roadster pony open and 6th place in the Land of Lincoln Shetland Roadster Pony classes. He was driven by Scott Hudson in the other classes. Richardson has won the class 4 of the 5 years she has driven for Hudson. In the other year she placed 2nd.
Doctor Jay Hudson drove J’ville’s Perfect Storm in the Land of Lincoln Shetland Roadster pony class and got 5th. Jodi Leotta drove J’ville’s Mr. Bozo Ball in the Shetland Pony Formal Pleasure Driving class and was the Reserve Champion (2nd place) of that class!!
Scott and Tim Hudson and Leotta also drove J’ville’s Catch Me If U Can (turbo) in 3 different Shetland Pony Harness classes and he got 4th in the open class, 3rd in the Land of Lincoln Shetland pony class and 3rd in the Ladies Shetland class. The Land of Lincoln classes are classes for ponies born, breed and maintained in the state of Illinois.