Chippendale Foal Announcements

Chippendale News Chippendale Foal Announcements View All Chippendale News >>> 2017 Foals Congratulations Michael Healy of Studio City, CA on the arrival of his Chippendale filly, born to his Oldenburg mare Lady Kaye on May 9th! Susan Ko of Cardinal Point farms in Pound Ridge, NY is so pleased to announce the arrival of her new Chippendale colt! Arriving to Susan’s KWPN mare Zamora on April 24th, Susan says that he is such a lovely colt with a great personality and she could not be more pleased with him. Congratulations, Susan!  2015 Foals Congratulations to Julie Ballard-Haralson on the arrival of her new Chippendale filly! The bay beauty with a star and two socks was born to her Elite Dutch mare Evelina HF on May 26th and Julie says she is very friendly. Cristina Cardenas of Coral Gables, FL has announced the arrival of her new Chippendale filly! Born to her Selle Francais mare Toya Car in April, Cristina says she is really pleased with her new filly. Congratulations Cristina! Rick and Jennifer Peers of Alberta, CA have proudly announced the arrival of a Chippendale filly! Born to their Dutch mare Galliano Loma on April 14th, this pretty little girl is all bay with two little white hind socks. Congratulations Rick and Jennifer! 2014 Foals Madeline Austin of Williston, VT is proud to announce the arrival of her new Chippendale colt!  Arriving this month to her KWPN mare Dorina, this very handsome colt is chestnut with a small sock and a star. Madeline says he is stunning and a great mover. Congratulations Madeline! Kate Fleming-Kuhn of New Berlin, IL...

Chippendale adds Hanoverian Verband approval

Hilltop News Chippendale adds Hanoverian Verband approval Return to All Hilltop News >>> Chippendale offspring have proven exceptional this last year, including the Stallion Test winner Giovanni (ds. Scandic) as well as the young horse class winner Gigolo (ds. Rousseau).  Chippendale himself had a very successful year competing at Prix St. Georges.  The year 2015 is now off to an excellent start with the news that he has received full approval by the Hanoverian Verband. Stallion News Hilltop Archives 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 Dec, 2009 Hilltop Stallions Lead USEF Rankings Hilltop Farm is thrilled that three of our stallions have been named USEF Leading Sires of the Year for 2009. Contucci (Caprimond-Lungau)is the Dressage Sire of the Year; Riverman (Redfort-Landego) is the Eventing Sire of the Year; and for the second year in a row, Royal Prince (Rohdiamant-Prince Thatch xx) is the Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year (and Bugatti was ranked second in this category). Click to View Article Click Here to View More Hilltop Milestones & Articles Hilltop Articles & Interviews 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...

KWPN Spring Stallion Performance Test

Hilltop News KWPN Spring Stallion Performance Test Return to All Hilltop News >>> Big news out of Holland! The Chippendale-Scandic son Giovanni has tied for first place in the KWPN Spring Stallion Test. Bred and owned by C. van Etten, Giovanni scored 8 for walk and trot, 9.5 for canter, 8.5 for suppleness, 9 for self-carriage and ridability and 8.5 for dressage potential. The testing committee described him as “an honest and reliable stallion with a very good disposition.”  In second place was the licensing Champion Glamourdale (Lord Leatherdale-Negro).  He earned 8 for walk, 8.5 for trot, 9 for canter, 8.5 for suppleness, 9 for self-carriage, and 8.5 for rideabiity and dressage potential.   Fantastic results for these owners, breeders, and Van Olst Horses – congratulations! Stallion News Hilltop Archives Oct, 2013 Hilltop Farm Purchases Sternlicht GGF Jane MacElree and Hilltop Farm are excited to announce their purchase of the recently licensed, three-year old Hanoverian stallion Sternlicht GGF (Soliman de Hus-Rascalino). The charismatic black stallion was bred by Rachel Ehrlich of Massachusetts and is the second stallion from her well-established breeding program to be approved by the American Hanoverian Society. Click to View Article Nov, 2002 VIP February 16, 1979-November 13, 2002 Hilltop Farm regretfully announces the passing of a wonderful stallion and a real show jumping star. On November 13, 2002, the famous jumping stallion VIP passed away while enjoying a beautiful sunny day in his paddock. At nearly 24-years of age, VIP still came out of his stall each day with the exuberance of a 3-year old! No one would have guessed it would be his last day. Click to View...

Van Olst Stallion Show

Hilltop News Van Olst Stallion Show Return to All Hilltop News >>> Sunday April 6th marked the Open House & Stallion Show for Van Olst Horses in Den Hout.  Not to worry if you missed it though.  You can catch a summary of the presentations including Lord Leatherdale, Negro, Netto, Chippendale, Fairytale, and Everdale online. Stallion Show Video Stallion News Hilltop Archives 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 Oct, 2014 Dressage at Devon Breed Show Devon is one of our favorite shows and we always look forward to catching up with other breeders, owners, and friends at this historic show. A large group of horses joined us from Hilltop’s Raising Department and Devon Prep Program making this year’s Devon especially busy for Team Hilltop. Click to View Article Click Here to View More Hilltop Milestones & Articles Hilltop Articles & Interviews Apr, 2010 Kristi Nunnink and R-Star (Riverman) Kristi Nunnink's default expression is a smile. It doesn't matter how hard she's working, what level she's riding or how the horse under her is performing -- her mouth curls faintly upward, unforced. It may just be a coincidence of facial structure, or it may be a product of years of habit. But either way, the expression fits her, because Nunnink may very well be the happiest...

2014 KWPN Stallion Licensing

Hilltop News 2014 KWPN Stallion Licensing Return to All Hilltop News >>> International Guest Stallions were all well represented going in the Second Round viewing at the 2014 KWPN Stallion Licensing. Especially exciting this year was the first presentation of Chippendale’s oldest offspring. Chippendale was represented by three sons, of which two sons will advance to the stallion performance test in March. These two offspring include Guess (Chippendale-Flemmingh), owned by Van Olst Stables, and Garava (Chippendale-Scandic), owned and bred by C. Van Etten. Ampere was represented by two sons, of which Giovanni NB (Ampere-Lord Sinclair), owned by W.H. Ruppert, will move forward to the stallion performance test. Two Lord Leatherdale sons, owned by Van Olst Horses, were presented and selected to attend the stallion performance test. The first, Genesis (Lord Leatherdale-Metall) was a crowd favorite during the third phase of the selection process but in the end it was Glamourdale (Lord Leatherdale-Negro) who was named Champion of the 2014 KWPN Stallion Licensing. The Lord Leatherdale-Negro cross has become a proven cross with three stallions, including Chippendale, Everdale, and Fairytale, already licensed with the KWPN. Stallion News History in the Making Sep, 2010 Cabana Boy ~ Goodbye to a Champion It is with great sadness that Jane MacElree and Hilltop Farm share the news that on Monday, August 23rd Cabana Boy was humanely euthanized following a catastrophic injury while in turnout. Cabana Boy’s well-being, comfort, and quality of life were the focus of each discussion and decision and a team of veterinarians was consulted to discuss all possible options and outcomes. Click to View Article Apr, 2012 Team USA Wins...

KWPN First Round of Stallion Selection

Hilltop News KWPN First Round of Stallion Selection Return to All Hilltop News >>> The first round of viewings took place this past week for the KWPN Stallion Selection.  Excellent results were achieved for stallions currently in Hilltop Farm’s International Frozen Semen Program.  Especially exciting was the first presentation for the oldest offspring of Chippendale – with an outstanding result of three sons being selected to proceed.  We’ll be watching for all of the below stallions in ’s-Hertogenbosch where the second round will take place. Ampere: GO ON (Ampere-Flemmingh-Damiro), BREEDER: K. VAN DE SCHEER, OWNER: P.A.C. REESINK GIOVANNI NB (Ampere-Lord Sinclair-Le Mexico), BREEDER: M.A. EIGENRAAM, OWNER: W.H. RUPPERT Chippendale: GUESS (Chippendale-Flemmingh-Ferro), BREEDER: TH. EN J. DEENEN, OWNER: VAN OLST HORSES GARAVA (Chippendale-Scandic-Negro), BREEDER/OWNER: C. VAN ETTEN4 GIGOLO K (Chippendale-Rousseau-Farrington), BREEDER/OWNER: DAAN KÖSTERS, OWNER: VAN OLST HORSES Lord Leatherdale: GLAMOURDALE (Lord Leatherdale-Negro-Ahorn), BREEDER: J.W. RODENBURG, OWNER: VAN OLST HORSES GENESIS (Lord Leatherdale-Metall-Ulster),  BREEDER: A.J.W. & J.P. GERRITS-VELTMAAT, OWNER: W.L. PLAIZIER Negro: GOLDSTAR (Negro-Houston-Tolbert), BREEDER: J.B.G.M. VAN KERKHOF, OWNER: C. VAN STRIEN GENIUS (Negro-Lord Leatherdale-Clavecimbel), BREEDER: FAM. VAN RAAMSDONK, OWNER: VAN OLST HORSES Stallion News Hilltop Archives Jan, 2013 Riverman is the Top-Ranking, US-based Show Jumping Sire Riverman (Redfort – Landego) has been a cornerstone of the Hilltop Farm stallion line up for many years. Though is career focus was in the dressage arena, we see Riverman offspring excelling in the upper levels of almost every sport including dressage, eventing, combined driving, and most recently Riverman offspring are shining in show jumping... Click to View Article Nov, 2011 Hilltop’s 20th Anniversary Celebration It’s hard to believe that it really has been...