Negro Foal Announcements

Negro News Negro Foal Announcements View All Negro News >>> 2016 Foals Congratulations to Linda Sommers of Troy, VA on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Newcastle arrived on May 6th to her Hanoverian mare D’Amour, and he is so very handsome! Amanda Reamer of West Newton, PA is so excited to announce the birth of Leo, her new Negro colt! Leo Arrived to Amanda’s mare Simona this month and he is one handsome guy! Congratulations Amanda! Our congratulations go out to Mary Nuttall of Conroe, TX on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Born on May 7th to her GOV mare Duchess, Mary says he is very tall and an amazing mover. Congratulations to Laura Reick of Westminster, MD on the arrival of her new Negro colt, born to her Oldenburg mare Michaela! Laura has decided to name her new colt Lynx. 2015 Foals Renee Johnson of Clovis, CA is so proud to announce the arrival of her new Negro filly! Born to her KWPN mare Athena in July, Renee says she is a fabulous filly and she loves her! Congratulations Renee! Congratulations to Lisabeth Rothman of Los Angeles, CA on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Kono was born to her KWPN mare Apollie on June 25th and he certainly is a handsome guy! Congratulations to Keeley Foley in Cheshire, UK on the arrival of her new Negro colt, born to her mare Ferragamo on the 26th of May! Congratulations to Mette Phillips of Lebanon, NJ on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Born on April 25th to her KWPN mare Win-A-Contango, this...

USEF Leading Sire Rankings

Hilltop News USEF Leading Sire Rankings Return to All Hilltop News >>> A quick guide to pedigree, competition results, owners, breeders, and riders, the USEF Leading Sire Rankings continues to be a good resource for information on horses competing in the United States.  With numerous disciplines governed by the USEF, the ranking lists are comprised of a variety of breeds and include anywhere from 100 to 1000 stallions in the various divisions. It’s exciting to see many of our stallions earning Top-25 finishes and especially exciting to see a few earning top rankings in multiple disciplines. Dressage Sire of the Year: 6th Contucci 9th Don Principe 12th Negro 14th Royal Prince 15th Bugatti Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year: 2nd Ampere 3rd Doctor Wendell 5th Royal Prince 10th Donarweiss 12th Tied – Qredit & Bugatti 15th Contucci 17th Don Principe 18th Popeye Half-Arabian Sire of the Year: 25th Contucci Eventing Sire of the Year: 1st Riverman 13th Royal Prince 14th Contucci Hunter Sire of the Year: 1st Quite Easy 4th Riverman Hunter Breeding Sire of the Year: 5th Royal Prince Jumper Sire of the Year: 6th Quite Easy Pony Hunter Breeding Sire of the Year” 8th Popeye Most importantly, thank you to the owners who are out competing with their offspring and earning points towards each sire’s ranking. We’ve enjoyed the show results, updates, and photos many of you have shared with us throughout the season.  Best wishes for an equally successful 2016 show season! Stallion News History in the Making Dec, 2013 Hilltop Farm Named 2013 USDF Breeder of the Year Each year the United States Dressage Federation...

Kastel’s Nintendo (Negro-Monaco) Tops USDF Rankings

Negro News Kastel’s Nintendo (Negro-Monaco) Tops USDF Rankings View All Negro News >>> A true highlight in the USDF Awards earned by all the Hilltop-sired offspring is Nintendo and Charlotte Jorst’s top ranking in the 2015 Adult Amateur Grand Prix standings.   Their median score also earned them a 12th place ranking in the Grand Prix Open standings.  In the Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Challenge, Charlotte and Nintendo finished the season with a median score over 70% and an 8th place ranking.  Good boy Nintendo! Negro News Negro Foal Announcements: 06-13-2016: Congratulations to Linda Sommers of Troy, VA on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Newcastle arrived on May 6th to her Hanoverian mare D’Amour, and he is so very handsome! >>> USEF Leading Sire Rankings: A quick guide to pedigree, competition results, owners, breeders, and riders, the USEF Leading Sire Rankings continues to be a good resource for information on horses competing in the United States. >>> Kastel’s Nintendo (Negro-Monaco) Tops USDF Rankings: A true highlight in the USDF Awards earned by all the Hilltop-sired offspring is Nintendo and Charlotte Jorst’s top ranking in the 2015 Adult Amateur Grand Prix standings. Their median score also earned them a 12th place ranking in the Grand Prix Open standings. In the Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Challenge, Charlotte and Nintendo finished the season with a median score over 70% and an 8th place ranking. Good boy Nintendo! >>> View All Negro News Hilltop Farm,...

American Hanoverian Society Inspection

Hilltop News American Hanoverian Society Inspection Return to All Hilltop News >>> Hilltop Farm was proud to host the American Hanoverian Society Inspection on July 19-20.  Judges were Meg Williams, Jürgen Rump, and George Walker.  Sunday was a bit shorter day than usual as there were no Mare Performance Test Participants this year.  The highlight of the day however was the East Coast Stallion Licensing.  Two stallions were presented, and one was granted approval.  Hancock, a charming black Trakehner stallion by Imperio, was bred by Kristine Gehrmann-Arp and is now owned by Marilyn Black.  Already approved by a number of registries in Europe, Hancock will be an exciting new option for North American breeders.  The Yearling & Two-Year Old Futurity was also held on Sunday and saw growing participation with a wide variety of bloodlines represented.  Champion Yearling Filly was Noor (Negro-Festrausch), bred by Kathleen Jackson & owned by Rebecca Langworst-Barlow who earned a highlight score of 8.5 on her walk.  Reserve Champion in the Yearling Fillies was Quartet GSH (Qredit-Arrian), bred/owned by Michelle Reilly.  In the Two-Year Old Fillies it was Laurie Cameron’s Maybe Magic C (Mighty Magic-Ramiro’s Bube) who was named Champion Filly, with Reserve Champion going to Hilltop Farm’s Qindle HTF (Qredit-Royal Prince).  In the Yearling Colts/Geldings, Rendezvous ESH (Rubignon-Weltmeyer) owned by Lee Ann Greene & Danee Rudy and bred by Regina Esterman was Champion with an overall score of 78 points.  Sieg (Sir Gregory-Donnerhall) was Reserve Champion and is owned by Amber Fies and was bred by Kendra Hansis.  Finally in the Two-Year Old Colts/Geldings class, we saw Bugatti Royale (Bugatti-Del Piero) earn the Champion...

Negro Offspring Earn USDF Year-End Awards

Negro News Negro Offspring Earn USDF Year-End Awards View All Negro News >>> Negro offspring Nintendo (Negro-Monaco) and Unico G (Negro-Animo) showcased the FEI dressage talent Negro offers by both earning top ten placing in USDF Rankings for Grand Prix.  Nintendo, owned and ridden by Charlotte Jorst, ranked 4th in the USDF Musical Freestyle Grand Prix rankings and 8th in the USDF Muscial Freestyle Challenge Grand Prix rankings.  Also owned by his rider, Unico G ridden by Anna Marek earned a 6th place finish in the USDF Musical Freestyle Grand Prix rankings.  Congratulations to Charlotte and Anna! Negro News Negro Foal Announcements: 06-13-2016: Congratulations to Linda Sommers of Troy, VA on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Newcastle arrived on May 6th to her Hanoverian mare D’Amour, and he is so very handsome! >>> USEF Leading Sire Rankings: A quick guide to pedigree, competition results, owners, breeders, and riders, the USEF Leading Sire Rankings continues to be a good resource for information on horses competing in the United States. >>> Kastel’s Nintendo (Negro-Monaco) Tops USDF Rankings: A true highlight in the USDF Awards earned by all the Hilltop-sired offspring is Nintendo and Charlotte Jorst’s top ranking in the 2015 Adult Amateur Grand Prix standings. Their median score also earned them a 12th place ranking in the Grand Prix Open standings. In the Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Challenge, Charlotte and Nintendo finished the season with a median score over 70% and an 8th place ranking. Good boy Nintendo! >>> View All Negro News Hilltop Farm,...

Natasha (Negro-Donnerhall)

Negro News Natasha (Negro-Donnerhall) View All Negro News >>> Karen Drown’s Negro mare Natasha was another shining example of the Negro offspring’s talent for FEI work at the USDF Region 7 Championships.  Natasha, ridden by Susan Martin, earned took home both the Prix St. Georges and Intermediaire I Reserve Championships.  Natasha received scores over 70% for both tests.  Congratulations to owner Karen Drown and breeder Gypsy Woods Farm! Negro News Negro Foal Announcements: 06-13-2016: Congratulations to Linda Sommers of Troy, VA on the arrival of her new Negro colt! Newcastle arrived on May 6th to her Hanoverian mare D’Amour, and he is so very handsome! >>> USEF Leading Sire Rankings: A quick guide to pedigree, competition results, owners, breeders, and riders, the USEF Leading Sire Rankings continues to be a good resource for information on horses competing in the United States. >>> Kastel’s Nintendo (Negro-Monaco) Tops USDF Rankings: A true highlight in the USDF Awards earned by all the Hilltop-sired offspring is Nintendo and Charlotte Jorst’s top ranking in the 2015 Adult Amateur Grand Prix standings. Their median score also earned them a 12th place ranking in the Grand Prix Open standings. In the Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Challenge, Charlotte and Nintendo finished the season with a median score over 70% and an 8th place ranking. Good boy Nintendo! >>> View All Negro News Hilltop Farm,...