Contucci – 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards

Contucci News Contucci - 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards View All Contucci News >>> The USDF and All-Breeds Awards standing have been finalized and we are thrilled to see so many offspring of Hilltop Farm stallions out and competing. Congratulations to all the owners, breeders, riders, and trainers involved in the success of this group of horses! Calimar (Contucci x Vodka Gimlet/Martini), owner: Claire Darnell, breeder: Zada Steidl 13th USDF Musical Freestyle Intermediate I ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Intermediate I Musical Freestyle Champion Cash Advance (Contucci x Bernina/Banter), owner/breeder: Kimberly Schmidt 13th place USDF Vintage Cup Intermediate I Cobra (Contucci x Work of Art/Wallstreet Kid); owner: Jan Bauman, breeder: Meg Williams 18th place USDF Vintage Cup 4th Level Con Dia (Contucci x Cor Dia/Cor Noir), owner: Stephanie McNutt; breeder: Hilltop Farm 3rd place USDF Adult Amateur Fourth Level 9th place USDF Horse of the Year 4th Level ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Adult Amateur 4th Level Champion ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Open 4th Level Champion Contucci News Cascata KC (Contucci-Riverman): Cascata KC (Contucci x Cascade/Riverman) was entered into the Premium Mare Book with ISR/Oldenburg and received a 73 on her MPT, thereby receiving her first star in the ISR/Oldenburg Star Awards program. Congratulations to owner/breeder Irena Koz Lucas! >>> Cadre Noir (Contucci-Uncle Abbie xx): Congratulations to owner/breeder Kelly McDaniel on the inspection results of her Contucci colt! Cadre Noir (Contucci x Closet Rumors/Uncle Abbie xx) was named the Top Dressage Colt of the Bona B Ranch AHS inspection earlier this month. >>> Capone (Contucci-Banter): It’s always great to see a new partnership start off their show career so successfully! Danielle Chambers and the Oldenburg Farm’s bred Contucci gelding...

Bugatti – 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards

Bugatti News Bugatti - 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards View All Bugatti News >>> The USDF and All-Breeds Awards standing have been finalized and we are thrilled to see so many offspring of Hilltop Farm stallions out and competing. Congratulations to all the owners, breeders, riders, and trainers involved in the success of this group of horses! Beaucoup d’Amis (Bugatti x Carousel/Contucci), owner: Trisha de Rosa, breeder: Janice Barnes 10th place USDF DSHB 2 yr Old Fillies ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards DSHB 2yr Old Fillies Reserve Champion Beldon CCF (Bugatti x Akinori/Enrico Caruso), owner/breeder: Chris Roseberry 11th place USDF DSHB Yearling Colts Bellatesse HTF (Bugatti x EM Comtess/Cordoba), owner: Kris Schuler, breeder: Hilltop Farm 20th Horse of the Year Training Level 2nd place Materiale Hore of the Year 4&5-YR Old Mares 7th place USEF 4-yr Old Test Boccaccio IOF (Bugatti x Roxette/Rubinstein I), owner: Marchella Richardson, breeder: Hilltop Farm Horse of the Year 2nd Level 6th place FEI 6-Year Old Test Boxster A (Bugatti x Winsome A/Weltbekannt), owner/breeder: Iris Aberbach 14th place Horse of the Year 3rd Level Brijant G (Bugatti x Galatea/Babar), owner/breeder: Mary la Banc 15th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies Ferrarri (Bugatti x Whitney/Weltmeyer), owner: Nikki Taylor-Smith, breeder: Elizabeth Angeby & June Jerre 4th place SWANA All-Breeds Awards Open Prix St. Georges Bugatti News Bugati Max Effrt SFA (Bugatti-Ramses Rasul): We received wonderful news from breeder Deb Thomas of Sanford Farms in CT. Deb shared that 2-Year Old Bugatti gelding Bugati Max Effrt SFA (Bugatti x Desert Aurora/Ramses Rasul) was named National Reserve Champion 2-Year Old Half Arabian Gelding at the 2017 AHA National Sport Horse Show. Congratulations to all of “Max’s” connects! >>>...

Ampère – 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards

Stallion News Ampère - 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards View All Ampère News >>> The USDF and All-Breeds Awards standing have been finalized and we are thrilled to see so many offspring of Hilltop Farm stallions out and competing. Congratulations to all the owners, breeders, riders, and trainers involved in the success of this group of horses! Ambrosia (Ampere x Rosa Carina), owner/breeder: Stephanie Moses USDF DSHB Current Year Filly Champion GOV All-Breeds Awards DSHB Current Year Fillies Champion Au Chocolat (Ampere x Dhalia), owner/breeder: Kristin Conquest 4th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies High Voltage (Ampere x Priscilla/Gribaldi), owner: Paige Abbott, breeder: Gwen Blake 6th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies KWPN-NA All-Breeds Awards DSHB Yearling Fillies Champion I-Candy (Ampere x Priscilla/Gribaldi), owner/breeder: Gwen Blake 3rd place USDF DSHB Current Year Fillies Ampère News Dressage At Devon: All of us here at Team Hilltop enjoyed another successful year at Dressage at Devon 2016. With the help of King Santacruz, Quinnten and Michael presented a number of Hilltop-sired or client-owned horses to top placings over the course of the week. Despite the usual small bit of rainy weather, we were happy to catch up with clients, friends, and even welcome a few new faces into the Hilltop barns. >>> VADA/NOVA Breed Show: Quinnten Alston handled a number of horses for the VADA/NOVA Breed Show at Morven Park on June 10th. Iris Aberbach's Jamaica A (Ampère-Bugatti) was a superstar for her first time off farm, winning her Two-Year Old Fillies class and then going on to be named Filly Champion, Young Horse Champion, and Overall Grand Champion! >>> USEF Leading Sire Rankings: A quick guide to...

Riverman – 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards

Riverman News Riverman - 2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards View All Riverman News >>> The USDF and All-Breeds Awards standing have been finalized and we are thrilled to see so many offspring of Hilltop Farm stallions out and competing. Congratulations to all the owners, breeders, riders, and trainers involved in the success of this group of horses! River Run Roscoe (Riverman x Daddy’s Image/Cosmos), owner/breeder: Beverly Dudley AHHA All-Breeds Awards Open Grand Prix Reserve Champion Riverman News Riverman & Don Principe Lead USEF Sire Rankings: The US Equestrian Leading Sire Rankings closed in mid-December and we have many exciting results to share! For the second time Marydell Farm's Don Principe was named the Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year and for the fourth time Riverman was named Eventing Sire of the Year! >>> Under The Radar (Riverman-Bar S Tex): Congratulations to Holly Becker! Holly’s homebred mare Under The Radar (Riverman x Leprechaun’s Molly Brown/Bar S Tex), aka “Rapid,” won the Novice Level Championship at the Area XI Eventing Championships. The 6-year old mare was ridden to the first place finish by Sarah Berkowitz. Way to go Rapid! >>> Cascade (Riverman-Argus): We just received super news from breeder Irena Coz Lucas. Cascade (Riverman x Hobby/Argus) received a 74 on her Mare Performance Test and is upgrading to the Premium Mare Book for ISR/Oldenburg. Cascade’s MPT results earned Cascade her first star in the ISR/Oldenburg Star Awards program. >>> View All Riverman News Hilltop Farm,...

2013 WBFSH Sire Rankings

Hilltop News 2013 WBFSH Sire Rankings Return to All Hilltop News >>> Each year breeders eagerly await the release of the World Breeding Federation’s Sire Rankings and this year we see a number of the stallions within the Hilltop Farm Stallion Line-up breaking into these prestigious rankings.  In the dressage standings, Negro (Ferro-Variant) reaches the Top Ten standings for the first year thanks to the international success of Valegro, Nintendo, Numberto, Netto, and Unico G.  Quite Easy (Quidam de Revel-Landgraf I) shows up on both the Show Jumping (ranked 78th) and Eventing (ranked 41st) Top 100 Lists.  Eventing breeders will also be happy to see Jaguar Mail (Hand in Glove xx – Laudanum xx) move up to the 15th place with top offspring such as Pin Up Mai, Risotto Mail, and Quatmandou contributing to his rankings.  Ramiro B (Calvani-Wendekreis) is in 34th place with 12 offspring competing internationally, including Ballynoe Castle RM. Hilltop Farm’s Riverman (Redfort-Landego) earns his first appearance on these ranking lists with R-Star of course leading the pack in offspring points. Stallion News Hilltop Archives Aug, 2009 National Developing Horse Dressage Championship Chris Hickey and Cabana Boy added another national title to their resume by winning the 2009 USEF National Developing Horse Dressage Championship on August 21-23. The past two years, Chris and Cabana had traveled to Kentucky to compete in and win the 5 Year Old and 6 Year Old National Young Horse Dressage Championships, making them the first pair to win all three. Click to View Article Jan, 2007 Comic Hilltop FRH – 2006 Nurnberger Burgpokal Champion Carola Koppelmann and Comic Hilltop FRH won the 2006 Nurnberger Burgpokal at CDI-W Frankfurt last weekend with a winning score of 74.10%...