Rae Sangria (Royal Prince – Fantastico)

Royal Prince News Rae Sangria (Royal Prince – Fantastico) View All Royal Prince News >>> Royal Prince daughter, Rae Sangria (Royal Prince x Ferrymore Lane), bred by Donna Mayne, has continued to excel in her show career as a 5 year old with owner/rider Kristin Stein. The pair has successfully qualified for Regionals at Training and First Level with Scores in mid to high 70’s. They also have won High Score Oldenburg NA Award consistently at every show. At the NODA show in July, they won the Dressage Foundation Benefit Class at Training Level. Very proud of their accomplishments! 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,...

Rohmeo and Rohdium (Royal Prince – Lord Liberty G)

Royal Prince News Rohmeo and Rohdium (Royal Prince – Lord Liberty G) View All Royal Prince News >>> A very exciting day for breeder Carol DiMaggio at the Pollyrich Farm Oldenburg inspection!  Carol’s homebred three year old colt Rohmeo (Royal Prince x Lady Rubina/Lord Liberty G) was licensed for breeding with the Oldenburg Horse Breeders Society.  Top quality offspring such as Rohmeo ensure Royal Prince’s influence will continue. Rohmeo’s full sibling, a 2015 colt named Rohdium, was named Premium, a Foal of Distinction, and a Stallion Prospect. Congratulations Carol – well deserved! 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,...

Puma Star KF (Jaguar Mail – Quick Star)

Jaguar Mail News Puma Star KF (Jaguar Mail – Quick Star) Jaguar Mail News >>> Congratulations to Barbara Zylbert on Puma Star’s excellent inspection results! Puma Star went First Premium and was named High Score Colt, receiving a score of 80 at the Pomponio Ranch BWP NAD Keuring.  Barbara comments “He is a gorgeous, athletic liver chestnut with four socks and and a beautiful blaze. Hooves crossed for a future stallion prospect!” Jaguar Mail News Jaguar Mail Foal Announcements: 7-06-17: Congratulations Andrea Baxter of Robels, CA on the arrival of your new Jaguar Mail colt, born to your Oldenburg mare Carrera on March 1st! Andrea has decided that the perfect name for her new arrival will be Cayman. >>> Smooth Operator III (Jaguar Mail x Warrior Princess): Sarah Hankin of the United Kingdom had nothing but good things to say about her 8-year old Jaguar Mail Gelding, Smooth Operator III (Jaguar Mail x Warrior Princess). >>> Jaguar Rosette (Jaguar Mail – Riverman): It’s always great to see breeders’ offspring showing such promise for their intended discipline. Breeder, Eileen Pritchard-Bryan, shared an update on her yearling Jaguar Mail-Riverman filly at the close of the 2016 show season. “Jaguar Rosette WG (Jaguar Mail x Ravissante/Riverman) earned a 79.25% and first place in her first Yearling Future Event Horse class. >>> View All Jaguar Mail News Hilltop Farm,...

VADA/NOVA Fall Show

Hilltop News VADA/NOVA Fall Show Return to All Hilltop News >>> A rainy weekend at Morven Park couldn’t keep our spirits down!  One of our last ‘regular’ shows of the season, the VADA/NOVA Fall show not only served as a final qualifier, but also as a fall warm-up for horses that will be headed to Regionals.  Michael started the show with Iris Aberbach’s wonderful gelding Boxster A.   The pair placed 2nd in Saturday’s Inter I with a score of 66.7%.  Sternlicht Hilltop is certainly happy to be out showing again this fall and put in an inspiring test to win the large First Level Test 3 class with a 79% on Saturday.  Michael’s 3rd ride in 3 hours was with Witness Hilltop and they won the Inter II with a score of 69%.  Michael could finally catch some breakfast after all of that!  In Third Level Test 3, Tiffany Bragdell placed 2nd in the open division with her own Bellatae with a 67% and Beth Custalow was 2nd in the amateur division with her Bvlgari with a 65%.  Finishing the day, was our 3-yr old mare Quinzy HTF (Qredit-Cordoba).  This was Quinzy’s first show and Jess Fay was thrilled with how she handled the busy warm-up and splashing through all the puddles.  She was 2nd in the Materiale class which included older mares. Sunday morning began with Witness winning the Grand Prix with a 66.5%.  Boxster produced a focused, harmonious Prix St. Georges test to earn a 70% and 2nd place.  Michael finished his rides with Sternlicht, and had another win in First Level Test 3 with a 76%. ...

Dressage at Dunmovin’

Hilltop News Dressage at Dunmovin’ Return to All Hilltop News >>> On September 9th Michael took two horses up to Dunmovin’ Farm in West Chester, PA for a quick warm-up outing.  Sternlicht produced a forward, accurate First Level Test 3 that easily scored a 71% and was a good kick-off for his fall shows.  Jane had just arrived back home the day before, but was able to come watch Sternlicht’s ride.  Kaja Brix’s Feuerbach is prepping for Dressage at Devon and with Michael won his Fourth Level Test 3 with a 70%.  Only one day to rest up at Hilltop now before we head over to Morven Park for the weekend. 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 1 on Friday with a 66.184% and improved her score in Saturday’s Third Level Championship with a 67%. Click to View Article Click Here to View More Hilltop Milestones & Articles Hilltop Articles & Interviews Nov, 2010 Riverman Mares Rock Eventing For many Warmblood enthusiasts, just the mention of the famous stallion Riverman is...