Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince-Armin)

Royal Prince News Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince-Armin) View All Royal Prince News >>> It’s always great to hear show updates on the stallion’s offspring throughout the year.  Joanna Gray-Randle just shared an update on her Royal Tourmalet (Royal Prince x Adira/Armin) or “Artie.”  Joanna and Artie had a great weekend at LIDCTA Summer Dressage I & II.  Artie was the Stallions/Geldings Materiale Champion and the Training Level Champion of both shows, earning no score less than a 76%. Artie earned an impressive score of 82% in the Stallion/Gelding Materiale.  Congratulations to owner Joanna and breeder Gina Leslie! 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,...

Revel In Soul (Riverman – JF Shadai)

Riverman News Revel In Soul (Riverman - JF Shadai) View All Riverman News >>> The inspection results from around the country are starting to roll in! Breeder Andrea Manley shared the exciting news that her Riverman colt Revel In Soul, out of the Anglo-Arabian mare Shadai’s China Moon, was named a Foal of Distinction at his GOV inspection. Aside from the good remarks “Indy” earned from the judges, Andrea commented “He was incredibly well behaved.  He hopped on and off the trailer like it was his job and was so easy to handle.”  Congratulations Andrea and good boy Indy! 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,...

Davido (Don Principe-Weltmeyer)

Don Principe News Davido (Don Principe-Weltmeyer) View All Don Principe News >>> We’re excited to see so many of the stallion’s offspring entered in the AHS Futurities. Tamara Henderson’s homebred Davido or “Vido,” by Don Principe and out of the Weltmeyer mare EM Wienne, participated in the futurity held by the Michigan Hanoverian Society on July 8th. Vido earned a score of 75.5 and was the 2-Year Old Futurity Champion. Congratulations Tamara! 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 Year! >>> Dania Adar (Don Principe-Dominator): We’re enjoying hearing all the inspection results that continue to roll-in as inspection tours wrap-up around the country. The most recent results are from the AHS Inspection at the Tryon International Equestrian Center where Jean Tuttle’s Don Principe filly Dania Adar (Don Principe x Dame Un Besito/Dominator) was Champion 2-Year Old Futurity Filly. >>> View All Don Principe News Hilltop Farm,...

Zloty KF (Riverman –Galoubet A)

Riverman News Zloty KF (Riverman –Galoubet A) View All Riverman News >>> We love hearing about ‘grandchildren’ from the stallions too and take great happiness in the legacy the Riverman daughters are creating.  Breeder Barbara Zylbert’s Zloty KF (Riverman-Galoubet A-Pass xx) is proving a wonderful broodmare for her program. “We are delighted to (belatedly!) share the news of our homebred Riverman daughter, Zloty KF’s, first offspring by Indoctro.  The foal achieved a First Premium Jumper Foal award at her 2014 KWPN-NA Keuring.” 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,...

Dressage at the Park Breed Show

Hilltop News Dressage at the Park Breed Show Return to All Hilltop News >>> There was a new breed show offered on the 4th of July weekend at the New Jersey Horse Park and we were happy to take part.  While it was a smaller show, we hope it will continue to grow as we need more shows for youngsters offered in this region.  Quinnten Alston was kept extremely busy handling throughout the show!  We are especially proud of the efforts from the young horses coming from the farm.  Beth Custalow’s 2-yr old filly Bugatti’s Ballerina (Bugatti-Rohdiamant) was 3rd in her age group with a 76.35%, was 3rd in the Filly Championship, and won the Hanoverian IBC.   Nancy Musser’s yearling gelding Cheap Trick (Contucci-Wonner) won his age group and was Reserve Champion Colt/Gelding.  Finally, Relevè HTF (Royal Prince-Cordoba) had a fantastic show winning the two-year old fillies with an 80.56%, capturing the Filly & Young Horse Championships, and finishing the day as Reserve Grand Champion. Stallion News Hilltop Archives Jan, 2015 Royal Prince (1999 – 2015) It is with a broken heart that we share the news of Royal Prince’s passing this week. Late in the afternoon of January 20th Royal Prince presented an acute colic and was immediately taken to New Bolton Center. Unfortunately due to complications discovered during surgery, the only humane choice was to euthanize him. Click to View Article Oct, 2014 CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Show This weekend Michael Bragdell headed down to the CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Show in Lexington, VA. Balissa HTF (Bugatti-Contucci) tied for 1st in her Third Level Test...