The John King Young Artist Award

Competition Results

Following the conclusion of this year's competition at the Berkeley Group Pony Club Championships, we are pleased to announce that the overall winner was Ela from Conwy Community Riding Centre. Ela is the first Pony Club Centre Member to win the competition!

The judges commented on the exceptionally high standard which made the final decision harder than ever. Ela will now have the opportunity to have her artwork displayed at the SEA's Horse in Art exhibition in September!

Full Results:

  • Winner: Ela (Conwy Community Riding Centre)
  • Runner-Up: Aysha (Gogerddan Hunt)
  • Highly Commended: Sophie (North Norfolk)
  • Commended: Amy (Petersfield)
  • Commended: Zoe (Stag Lodge)
  • Commended: Octavia (East Devon Hunt)
  • Commended: Katrina (Peak)
  • Commended: Lucy (Cambridgeshire Hunt)

The John King Young Artist Award

This year, The Pony Club has once again teamed up with the Society of Equestrian Artists to run its annual art competition, now known as the John King Young Artist Award.

The deadline for entering the competition is midnight Sunday 1st July 2018 - you can upload your entry online via this website, just be sure to read about the competition theme below and check the rules first!

How do I enter?

Once you've completed your artwork, you just need to take a photo of it and upload the image to this website. The image upload facility will be available until the competition's closing date (1st July 2018).

2018 Competition Theme

The theme for 2018 is "Wild and Wonderful". You might wish to base your artwork around horses and ponies being themselves at home or in the wild. It is an opportunity for you to paint some brilliant backgrounds, as well as wonderful horses!

When uploading your entry, you'll be asked to provide a brief description of what your artwork depicts.

If you have any queries about the competition, please email Marty Bibby, for more details.

Good luck - we look forward to receiving your entries!

Previous Entries

Check out these great entries from past years!

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