Jessica Fay – USDF Certified Instructor

Hilltop News Jessica Fay – USDF Certified Instructor Return to All Hilltop News >>> Hilltop congratulates our Assistant Trainer Jessica Fay on becoming one of the most recent USDF Certified Instructors!  The USDF Instructor testing took place this past weekend in Pennsylvania with examiners Lilo Fore and Sarah Geikie.  Congratulations Jess! 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 – Hilltop Farm: American Quality The dramatic view at Hilltop Farm is as beautiful as its magnificent horses, but the facility's scenic side in a relatively rural section of Maryland is just one of the many things that make it unique, the...

Internship Opportunity available October-February 2015.

Hilltop News Internship Opportunity available October-February 2015. Return to All Hilltop News >>> Hilltop Farm Internships offer a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in a variety of fields. This year we are expanding our internship program to include time in our Breeding, Raising, & Training departments – a great way to learn more about many segments of the sport horse industry. Small stipend and housing included. Riding is not included in the internship, but there may be an opportunity to bring your own horse. Please send resumes to natalie@hilltopfarminc.com 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 – Hilltop Farm:...

Donatella CF (Donarweiss – Tantris)

Donarweiss News Donatella CF (Donarweiss – Tantris) View All Donarweiss News >>> We received exciting news on Donarweiss mare Donatella CF (Donarweiss x Tiadora/Tantris).  Six-year old Donatella competed in her first Prix St. Georges test at Dunmovin’ Farm, under owner/breeder Kim Callaway.  In a large class, the pair earned a 2nd place finish.  We’ve enjoyed following Donatella’s success at breed shows as a young horse and it’s especially fun seeing that success continue under saddle. Way to go Kim and Donatella! Donarweiss News By Chance Dressage I & II: Despite a dismal weather forecast, Jessica Fay and Natalie Wolfer headed off to another horse show this weekend. The wonderful volunteers and management at By Chance Farm had a big job with all the rain, but did the best possible job coping with the conditions and thankfully by Sunday we were all drying out a bit. >>> 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. >>> 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. >>> View All Donarweiss News...

Dax (Donarweiss – Ideal)

Donarweiss News Dax (Donarweiss – Ideal) View All Donarweiss News >>> Val Zeek’s handsome Donarweiss colt Dax (Donarweiss x Ivy/Ideal) was named Champion Colt at the Echo Glen Farm’s ISR/Oldenburg inspection.  Dax impressed the judges earning an overall score of 8.1, with the highlight being a score of 8.2 for movement.  The cross of Donarweiss and Ivy has been very successful, with Dragon Fly named Highest Score Foal in the country in 2009 and 2011 filly, Dahlia, named a Premium Mare and 2nd place High Score Mare on the West Coast with ISR/Oldenburg.  We’re excited to see another Donarweiss-Ivy offspring earning such high praise at his inspection.  Congratulations Val! Donarweiss News By Chance Dressage I & II: Despite a dismal weather forecast, Jessica Fay and Natalie Wolfer headed off to another horse show this weekend. The wonderful volunteers and management at By Chance Farm had a big job with all the rain, but did the best possible job coping with the conditions and thankfully by Sunday we were all drying out a bit. >>> 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. >>> 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...

Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince – Armin)

Royal Prince News Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince – Armin) View All Royal Prince News >>> Royal Tourmalet (Royal Prince x Adira/Armin) and owner Joanna Gray-Randle continue to have a great 2015 show season.  Most recently, “Artie” and Joanna competed in the LIDCTA Summer III and IV Dressage shows.  Artie earned no score less than 70% in Training Level Tests 2 and 3 and handily won all of his classes. In addition, he took home the Training Level High Score Championship for both shows.  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,...