Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince-Armin)

Royal Prince News Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince-Armin) View All Royal Prince News >>> Congratulations to owner Joanna Gray-Randle and breeder Gina Leslie on Royal Tourmalet’s wonderful 2014 show season.  Royal Tourmalet ended his successful year by earning the NEDA 2014 Champion Three Year Old title. Good boy “Artie”! Royal Prince News Romanza BA (Royal Prince-Contucci): Wonderful news from breeder Brian Arena of Florida! Brian’s 3-year old Royal Prince filly Romanza BA (Royal Prince x Cristal/Contucci) was the High Point Performance Mare at the Florida Hanoverian Inspection. Romanza received multiple scores of 8 or higher, including walk, canter, and rideability. >>> Royal Prince Foal Announcements: 07-24-2017: Margaret Scarff of White Hal, MD is so pleased to preset Royal Promise! This lovely Royal Prince filly arrived to Margaret’s ISR/Old mare Ideal’s Promise in the month of June and what a gorgeous girl she is! Congratulations Margaret! >>> USEF Sire Rankings: The United States Equestrian Federation compiles annual Sire Rankings based on competition results of recorded offspring. With the results finalized the end of December, we’re excited to share the achievements for the current, and a few former, stallions at Hilltop Farm. >>> View All Royal Prince News Hilltop Farm,...

Drummer Boy (Don Principe-Winterprinz)

Don Principe News Drummer Boy (Don Principe-Winterprinz) View All Don Principe News >>> Don Principe gelding Drummer Boy was bred prior to Don Principe standing here at Hilltop, so it was especially exciting for owner Madeline Bletzacker to share an update.  Bred by Diane Vickery, Drummer Boy has been a very consistent eventing mount for Madeline.  In 2013, Drummer Boy was the USEA Hanoverian Award winner for Beginner Novice, commandingly winning with over twice the points as the Reserve Champion horse.  This past season Drummer Boy once again earned the USEA Hanoverian Award, this time for Novice Level.   He also ranked 2nd in the USEA 2014 Novice Leaderboard and helped Madeline earn a 1st place ranking on the USEA Master Novice Rider Leaderboard for the 2014 season.  Drummer Boy and Madeline attended one dressage show this summer as well, receiving the Hanoverian High Point Award of the show for his First Level test.  Congratulations on a wonderful show season Madeline and Drummer Boy! Don Principe News Fig Street’s Duchess (Don Principe – Contender): Don Principe daughter Fig Street’s Duchess (Don Principe x Comtessa/Contender), owned by Cynthia Hallman, had an exceptionally good 2017 show season. “Gracie” showed in the Green Hunters, Amateur Owner Hunters, and International Hunter Derbies throughout the season, earning many division championships. >>> 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...

2014 AHS Futurity Results

Hilltop News 2014 AHS Futurity Results Return to All Hilltop News >>> The 2014 AHS National Futurity results are posted and we’re very excited to see multiple Hilltop Farm offspring in the Top-Ten of both divisions.  Yearling filly Releve HTF (Royal Prince-Cordoba), bred and owned by Hilltop Farm, took top honors in the Yearling Futurity with a score of 78.5.  Releve certainly showcases her sire’s beautiful type and has done very well at breed shows this summer.  For the Reserve Champion finish in the Yearling Futurity Bugatti filly Bugatti’s Ballerina (Bugatti-Rohdiamont) and Don Principe filly Donafaela OBX (Don Principe-Rousseau) tied with a score of 76. Ballerina is owned and bred by Beth Custalow, and Donafaela is owned by Don and Joy Chaplin and bred by Outer Banks Farm. Also earning top finishes in the Yearling Futurity were Qwin (Qredit-Wolkentanz I) in 4th place, Believe WS (Bugatti-Warkant) in 5th, Daveney GGF (Don Principe-Weltruhm) in 8th, and Dior KJ (Donarweiss-Festrausch) in 9th. In the 2-Year Old Futurity, the Hilltop Farm Donarweiss gelding Denver HTF (Donarweiss-Royal Prince) was the Reserve Champion with a score of 76.  We’re so happy to see many of our breeders taking advantage of this fairly new program with the AHS and hope to see many more participate in the future.  Congratulations to all the breeders and owners! Stallion News Hilltop Archives Jan, 2013 Royal Prince Honored for the Fifth Consecutive Year Royal Prince (Rohdiamant-Prince Thatch xx) offspring typically share their sire’s stamp of refined, modern type, a correct foundation, and quality movement and those attributes are well-rewarded in the breed show ring. We are excited to share...

Fleecework’s Royal (Riverman-Corofino)

Riverman News Fleecework’s Royal (Riverman-Corofino) View All Riverman News >>> The Riverman offspring truly shine as three-day eventing horses and Fleecework’s Royal certainly showcased this at the 2014 West Coast Young Event Horse Championships where she was Champion of her division.  A full-sibling to well-known eventer R-Star, Fleecework’s Royal’s success at the 5-Year Old Championship was definitely no surprise.  The grey Holsteiner mare, owned by Judith McSwain and bred by Charlotte Wrather, was piloted to the win by Tamra Smith to earn a final score of 80.4. Congratulations to all of Fleecework’s Royal’s connections! 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,...

Remise (Riverman-Meistersinger)

Riverman News Remise (Riverman-Meistersinger) View All Riverman News >>> The 2004 Riverman mare, Remise earned an excellent 3rd place finish in the GOV All-Breeds Awards for Second Level Adult Amateur. Remise is owned and ridden by her breeder Eric Grimm.  Congratulations Eric, such a wonderful accomplishment for your homebred! 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,...