Success begins in the breeding shed!

Providence’s Performance Highlights



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Providence has excelled in every discipline in which he has been asked to compete.He passes on his extreme athletic ability, versatility, and a lovely and kind temperament.  He has rewritten the standard for what a Welsh Pony Stallion can accomplish, and is still enjoying life from any angle.  He is a always a gentleman and an enthusiastic participant in any type of activity, whether it be dressage, jumping, a trail ride, or a “meet and greet” event with his fans! He is easy, healthy, and 100% sound, and his very presence contributes much joy to those fortunate enough to keep his company.

Providence jumping at Oldenburg/ISR Inspections→


Evans Providence of the Night began his show careerprovidence_beard6_07 as a yearling, winning halter classes in the Welsh Pony and Cob  Society shows. His career exploded as he soon was not only winning the WP&CSA shows, but also the Open Sport Horse Shows.  He was attracting attention from all directions, and developed quite a following that included both Welsh and Sporthorse breeders, as well as competitors from the various venues he competed in.  In 2006, his last year of showing before retiring to the “breeding shed” ,  he amassed six Supreme Champions, was winning  Ridden Championships, and was successfully competing in the Open Dressage and Sporthorse Breeding Shows against the big boys!  Providence is the little red engine that COULD!!!!

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In 2013, Providence came out of retirement for some FUN with Sarah Kress!  He received his introduction to dressage from this trainer of Eskay Equestrian Center in Eugene, Oregon.  He took to it quickly and thus began his first dressage season.  He came out at Training Level and scored consistently in the mid to upper 60’s which qualified him for the ODS Oregon Dressage Society League Championships where he placed Third.  After the league shows were over, they decided to try the USDF Recognized shows where they consistently scored in the mid 60’s and thus qualified for both the ODS State Championships and the NorthWest Championships.  They placed 7th at ODS Championships, and not at the NW Championships, but all was joy over getting qualified and having such a successful first year.  Sarah said “This whole year has been filled with laughter, smiles, and happiness with Prov!  He had a huge following and fan club wherever he went.  Prov truly is a once in a lifetime pony!

WP&CSA 2013 High Score Award NW/Ridden Welsh Classic A/B–  Champion

WP&CSA 2013 High Score Award NW/ Adult English Pleasure Sec A/B-  Champion

WP&CSA 2013 Open Division Award/Training Level Dressage–  Third place

Oregon Dressage Society 2013 League Championships-Third place

Oregon Dressage Society State 2013 Championships-Seventh place

WP&CSA Show in McMinnville, OR- May 2013

Reserve Champion in Sport Pony Halter, and Champion in Ridden Pony with EIGHT (8) First places in Performance classes!



The 2006 USDF All-Breed Award Dressage & Sport Horse Breeding                    

First Place at Mature Horse  Stallion, Welsh Pony and Cob Society of America Section B

Northwest Sport Horse Breeders Classic and USEF/USDF Region 6 DSHB FINALS:  September 2006

Champion Hunter Pony Stallion, Reserve Grand Champion Mature Stallion, First Place Sport Pony Stallions/Geldings

2006 American Warmblood Society  USA Year End High Score Award:

First Place and Gold Medal at Mature Pony

2006 American Warmblood Society- Northwest Series -Year End;  In-Hand Finals Series:

First Place  4 Year Old Stallion

Zone Challenge of ChampionsWSH Challenge Show:  October 2006

1st Open Breed Halter, 2nd Bridle Path Hack, 2nd Other Breed English Pleasure, 5th in English Pleasure Junior Horse 5 and under.

WPCSA Double Gold Rated Show- Northwest Welsh Classic:  August 2006

Double Supreme Champion, Double Firsts Section B Stallions 5 and over, Double Senior Champion Section B Stallions, Double Grand Champion Section B, and Reserve Grand Champion Sport Pony, 2 Firsts and a Third to place him English Pleasure Division Champion Section A/B Adult to Ride, 3rd in ridden Pony, and 4th in English Show Hack.

USEF/USDF Rated DSHB Show- Sport Horse Breeders Classic- August 2006

 Mature Stallion Reserve Champion and Qualifying for the NW D&SHB Finals Series, 1st in Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Stock Stallions 4 and over,  2nd in Materiale 4/5 year Old Stallion/Gelding

USEF/USDF Rated Dressge & Sport Horse Breeding Show- Creekside Classic July 2006

Mature Stallion Champion; 1st in DSH Breeding Stock Stallions 4 and Over, and 1st in the Materiale 4/5 Year Old Stallion/Gelding class

WPCSA-EEWPS Welsh Pony Show, Eugene, OR-July 2006

Reserve Supreme Champion;  Grand Champion Section B;  Senior Champion Section B Stallion; 1st and 3rd in Section B Stallion Class 5 and over.(Unfortunately couldn’t show under saddle because threw a shoe.)

WPCSA-OWPS Welsh Pony Show, Albany, OR- June 2006

Double Reserve Supreme Champion; Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Section B;  Senior Champion and Reserve Senior Champion Section B Stallion;  1st and 2nd in Section B Stallion class 5 and over, 3rd in Hunt Seat Adult, and 2 -4ths in English Pleasure Working and Conformation Stakes.

Beaujolais Dressage & Sport Horse In-Hand Show- June 2006  

3rd in the USDF Dressage Breeding Stock 4 and over stallions; and 3rd in Championship Class.

WPCSA Northwest Summer Classic- June 2006

Supreme Champion;  Grand Champion Section B;  Champion Senior Stallion; Reserve Champion Ridden Pony Overall; 1st in Section B Stallions 5 and over,  1st in Ridden pony, Firsts in all the English Pleasure Classes, and so also English Pleasure Adult Division Champion.

WSH “B” Show and Sport Horse Spring Classic Show- May 2006

Champion Over All English Pleasure Junior Horse 5 and under.

WSH “B” Rated Show- NEZ Benefit Show- April 2006

Reserve Champion English Pleasure;  1st in English Pleasure Junior Horse 5 and Under, 1st in English Pleasure Other Breed, 2nd in English Pleasure Horse -Rider 18 years and over.

PDE Schooling Show– April 2006

1st in Sport Horse in Hand, Halter Horse Reserve High Point Champion


AWE Spring Fling: 2005

Grand Champion Section B

OWPS Show:  2005

Reserve Supreme Champion; Grand Champion Section B;  Champion Senior Stallion; and Reserve Champion Senior Stallion.

Western Nationals-WPCS:  2005

Reserve Supreme Champion; Grand Champion Section B; Champion Senior Stallion, and Reserve Champion Senior Stallion

Northwest Welsh Classic:  2005

Supreme and Reserve Supreme Champion; Double Grand Champion Section B;  Grand Champion Sport Pony; Firsts in Ridden Pony and Green English Pleasure, and Champion English Pleasure Section A/B Adult to ride.


Open Show:  2004

Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Over All Halter Horse/Pony

Westerner Show- Canada:  2004

Supreme Champion Over All Welsh; and Double Grand Champion Sport Pony

Western Nationals- WPCS:  2004

Reserve Supreme Champion; Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Section B


Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America High Score Award:  2003

Reserve Champion Section B Colts