Dunmovin’ Dressage Show

Hilltop News Dunmovin’ Dressage Show Return to All Hilltop News >>> Cha Ching HTF (Contucci-Cordoba) and Jessica Fay had a very good outing to the Dunmovin’ Dressage Show June 17th.  In their Training Level Test 4 debut, Cha Ching earned a 68.4% which earned 4th place and was his first qualifying score for USDF Regionals.  The judge awarded him an 8 on gaits and we feel he’s just now getting strong enough to start to show what he can really offer.  We’re having a lot of fun watching his development this summer. Stallion News Hilltop Archives Sep, 2016 2016 Markel/USEF Young Horse Championships Once again we made the long drive out to the beautiful Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, IL for the Markel/USEF Young Horse Championships. Michael qualified two horses for the Championships this year. Click to View Article Jan, 2016 Riverman USEF Leading Eventing Sire With each step in their careers, the Riverman offspring continue to impress us with the versatile athleticism that has allowed them to succeed at the highest levels of most every discipline. Over the years we’ve seen Riverman ranked near the top the USEF Leading Sire rankings in multiple disciplines. Click to View Article Click Here to View More Hilltop Milestones & Articles Hilltop Articles & Interviews Aug, 2016 Tips on Showing Sport Horses In Hand Whether you are learning about showing your horse in hand or just looking for some tips, this excerpt from the 2015 USDF Sport Horse Breeders/Handlers Seminar is for you – Showing Sport Horses In Hand with Michael Bragdell. Click to View Article May, 2013 Behind The Scenes –...

Royal Secret (Royal Prince – Donthelumbertrader xx)

Royal Prince News Royal Secret (Royal Prince – Donthelumbertrader xx) View All Royal Prince News >>> Congratulations to owner and breeder Paulette Zeigler on Royal Secret’s success at his first breed show.  Royal Secret (Royal Prince x Secret Accomplice/Donthelumbertrader xx) finished 1st in the Yearling Colts and Geldings class. 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,...

Pacifico (Popeye x Zoey)

Popeye News Pacifico (Popeye x Zoey) View All Popeye News >>> Congratulations to Shelley Evans on the success of her homebred Popeye gelding Pacifico (Popeye x Zoey) at his first show.  “Paco” showed at the Brookside Equestrian Park in Elk Grove, CA.  Paco earned a 2nd place finish in the 2-Year Old Hunter Breeding.  Shelley said of the experience “We both learned a ton about showing in hand and he was a real gentleman! “ Good boy Paco – we can’t wait to hear about your next outing! Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist): Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. >>> Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx): Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection. Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. >>> Popeye Foal Announcements: 06-06-17: It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! >>> View All Popeye News Hilltop Farm,...

Pure Havoc (Popeye- Cheops Z)

Popeye News Pure Havoc (Popeye- Cheops Z) View All Popeye News >>> Congratulations to Shari Coward on Pure Havoc’s (Popeye x Eclipse/ Cheops Z) successful first horse show! “Havoc” and Shari had a great first outing, earning the title of Training Level Open Champion of the show.  Good boy Havoc! Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist): Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. >>> Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx): Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection. Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. >>> Popeye Foal Announcements: 06-06-17: It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! >>> View All Popeye News Hilltop Farm,...

Princi (Popeye-Lonetree’s Romeo)

Popeye News Princi (Popeye-Lonetree’s Romeo) View All Popeye News >>> We were very excited to hear how pleased Angela Mirarchi was with her Popeye mare after the VADA/NOVA Dressage & Breed Show.  Five year old, Popeye mare Princi (Popeye-Lonetree’s Romeo) showed undersaddle for the first time.   Princi took everything in stride like a seasoned show horse.  Angela was very pleased with her commenting “she is really a super girl, gives so much, I LOVE THIS PONY!”  We can never tire of hearing updates like this.  Congratulations Angela! Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist): Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. >>> Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx): Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection. Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. >>> Popeye Foal Announcements: 06-06-17: It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! >>> View All Popeye News Hilltop Farm,...