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Trey Bear ponies at Maryland Racetrack by day and wins High Point awards in his spare time

Track pony is after-hours sport horse, wows ’em

Onetime jockey Kaymarie Kreidel and her ex-racehorse Trey Bear stormed onto the Thoroughbred show circuit after first practicing makeshift jumps—hay bales, obstacles made of PVC pipes—at the Maryland Race Track. That’s right. Before the track outrider and exercise rider, and her petite 15-hand gelding started cleaning up at various Thoroughbred shows, the pair practiced their newfound skill during down time, when they weren’t ponying racehorses to the track. “It all started last year, when (Maryland Jockey Club racing secretary) Georganne Hale decided to do the Totally Thoroughbred Show at Pimlico, and I’m saying to myself, ‘I can do that!’ ” […]