Wisperle by Widmark out of EM Arriana by ES Arrian has had an incredible year! She had her ET baby, Dunham by Dubarry, and fulfilled her last requirement to earn her Premium Hanoverian Mare status (formerly the Elite Mare program) AND finished out the year ranked 6th nationally at Prix St. George. Congratulations to owner/breeder Cathy Balance and trainer Martin Arnold!
Congratulations to Anthea Kin and Finian by Frohwind and Mimi Benton and Lexington WF by Liberty Gold out of EM Arriana by Arrian for absolutely beautiful rides at US Dressage Finals. We’re so proud of both of these spectacular pairs!
Finian by Frohwind and Anthea Kin
Lexington WF and Mimi Benton
Results are in for USDF/GAIG Region 9 and Southwest Dressage Championships!
Wiebekka WF (by Wradar out of Wiebekin by Der Radetzky) was 3rd in the Southwest Dressage Championship Second Level with a score of 67.927% and 4th in the Region 9 Championship Second Level with a score of 67.317%, qualifying for nationals.
Lexington WF (by Liberty Gold out of EM Arriana by Arrian) and owner/rider Mimi Benton were 3rd in the Great Southwest Dressage Championship Prix St Georges with a score of 65.921% and earned RESERVE CHAMPION in the Region 9 Championship Prix St Georges with a score of 68.882%, qualifying for nationals.
Finian (by Frohwind) and owner/rider Anthea Kin were 3rd in the Region 9 Championship 3rd Level Freestyle with a score of 69.917% and 5th in the Region 9 3rd Level Open with a score of 68.654%.
Congratulations to all horses and riders, next stop Nationals!
Wreveille by Wradar is an incredibly athletic and versatile gelding with success in dressage and eventing, and has now moved into the jumper and equitation rings with new owner, Alexandra Ireland.
First Class Image (aka Fritz) by Frohwind and owner/rider Kathy Cannon Pittman competed at Canadian Nationals last week and the list of their awards is LONG-
-Top Ten Half Arabian Working Hunter AAOTR
-Canadian National Champion Half Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle ATR
-Canadian Reserve National Champion Half Arabian Working Hunter ATR
-Canadian National Champion Half Arabian Sport Horse Gelding Hunter Type
-Top Ten Dressage Type
-Canadian National Champion Half Arabian/Anglo Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle
-Top Ten Hunt Seat Equitation
Huge congratulations to this spectacular pair!
Congratulations to Carrie Ziretta on her lovely colt Poseidon by Frohwind out of a Canadian Warmblood mare!
We are so excited to congratulate Holly Luke on earning her USDF Bronze Medal!!! She achieved all of her necessary scores on her gorgeous mare, Lust in the Wind (by Frohwind out of Lust for Living). Holly and Windy have worked very hard to come up the levels together and we look forward to watching their continued progress.
Congratulations to Mimi Mallonee-Benton on earning her USDF Silver Medal on Lexington WF by Liberty Gold out of our EM Arriana WF by Arrian. We are so proud of you both!
This gorgeous girl is Xena by Wradar. We’re happy and proud to share that she was named Horse of the Year by the American Vaulting Association for the second year in a row! Congratulations to owner Jodi Rinard and this lovely mare!
Wranger by Wradar, bred by Debbie Davenport and owned by Erin Boltik had a truly incredible year. He made his Grand Prix debut, earned owner/rider Erin the CSDEA Year End Champion Adult Amateur at I1 and 5th overall for his I1 Freestyle with trainer/rider Heather Salden Kurtz, helped trainer/rider Heather Salden Kurtz earn her USDF gold medal 🎖, and was awarded High Point Oldenburg FEI level at US Dressage Finals. He was also the National Champion in the Dressage Foundation’s 2016 Two-Tempi Challenge. Congratulations to Wranger, Debbie, Erin, Heather and everyone else involved with this spectacular horse!