Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist)

Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist) View All Popeye News >>> Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. Julianne shared, “Popgun has been a pleasure to compete, always on his best behavior at the shows even when there was an Insane Inflatable 5k sharing the show grounds.”  A true testament to the sensible character Popeye so consistently produces.  Best of luck in the 2018 show season! Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist): Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. >>> Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx): Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection. Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. >>> Popeye Foal Announcements: 06-06-17: It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! >>> View All Popeye News Hilltop Farm,...

Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx)

Popeye News Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx) View All Popeye News >>> Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection.  Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. The judges had many compliments for her, calling her “stylish with exceptional quality” and we couldn’t agree more!  Congratulations to breeder Patti Herson! Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist): Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. >>> Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx): Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection. Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. >>> Popeye Foal Announcements: 06-06-17: It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! >>> View All Popeye News Hilltop Farm,...

Popeye Foal Announcements

Popeye News Popeye Foal Announcements View All Popeye News >>> 2017 Foals It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! It’s a girl for Clare Wigginton of Hearne, TX! A lovely Popeye filly arrived on May 1st to Clare’s Lipizzan mare Chesapeaka and Clare says that her new foal looks great, has lots of energy and spends most of her time running laps around her mom. Congratulations, Clare! 2016 Foals Lori Cooley of Plymouth, IN has proudly announced the arrival of her new Popeye colt, born to her GRP mare Sierra de Aoalta! Congratulations Lori! It’s a girl for Mary Ellen McMillan of White Post, VA!   A gorgeous Popeye filly arrived to Mary Ellen’s Arabian cross mare Thurman Apple Dumplin’ on May 27th and Mary Ellen says she is a lovely, friendly girl and she is very pleased. Congratulations! Erica MacDonald of Oakdale, CA is so excited to announce the arrival of her new Popeye filly! ZZ Poptart arrived on May 17th to her Quarter Horse mare Zandi and Erica says she is ecstatic over her new baby. Congratulations Erica! Congratulations to Valerie Semones of Montrose, CO on the arrival of her gorgeous new Popeye filly! Born to her Hanoverian mare Matrix on April 28th, Valerie says this filly has exceeded her expectations. Julia Thornton of Sweet Home, OR is thrilled to announce the arrival of her new Popeye filly!...

USEF Sire Rankings

Hilltop News USEF Sire Rankings Return to All Hilltop News >>> 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. Quite Easy  USEF Leading Hunter Sire.  This is the second consecutive year Quite Easy was recognized as the Leading Hunter Sire! USEF Jumper Sire Rankings – 8th USEF Eventing Sire Rankings – 22nd Riverman  USEF Leading Eventing Sire – Reserve Champion USEF Hunter Sire – 17th Ampere USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – Reserve Champion Bugatti USEF Hunter Eventing Sire – 10th USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 4th USEF Dressage Sire  – 16th Contucci USEF Dressage Sire – 4th USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 15th USEF Half-Arabian Sire – 22nd USEF Eventing Sire – 9th Doctor Wendell MF USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 13th Donarweiss GGF USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 10th Don Principe USEF Dressage Sire – 14th USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 5th USEF Hunter Breeding Sire – 16th Negro USEF Dressage Sire – 8th Olivi USEF Dressage Sire –  30th Pikko del Cerro USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 21st Popeye USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 19th Qredit USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 6th Royal Prince USEF Hunter Breeding Sire – 7th USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 11th USEF Dressage Sire  – 11th Sternlicht USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 3rd It’s great to see...

Prima Esperanza (Popeye x Why Not Me)

Popeye News Prima Esperanza (Popeye x Why Not Me) View All Popeye News >>> Breeder Kristin DeLuca is very pleased with her flashy 3-year old Popeye filly, Prima Esperanza (Popeye x Why Not Me). Prima Esperanza has had a very good show season in-hand and is working well undersaddle.  As the 2016 show season nears the end, Prima Esperanza is currently ranked in 3rd place for Zone 1 3-Year Old Hunter Breeding.   She’s also taken home ribbons in Dressage Sporthorse Breeding at big venues such as Dressage at Devon, where she earned a 5th place finish in a large ISR/Oldenburg IBC class. Congratulations Kristin! Popeye News Popgun (Popeye-Oliver Twist): Congratulations to Julianne Pierson and her own Popgun (Popeye x Ormez/Oliver Twist) earning a USDF Certificate of Performance for First Level! Certificates of Performance are earned by receiving ten or more scores about 60% at a specific level. >>> Bella Luna (Popeye-Viva Deputy xx): Popeye filly, Bella Luna (Popeye x Pet’s Vida/Viva Deputy xx) impressed the inspection officials at the Colorado ISR/Oldenburg Inspection. Bella Luna was named a Premium Filly and High Point Filly of the inspection. >>> Popeye Foal Announcements: 06-06-17: It’s a girl! A dainty Popeye filly arrived on May 17th to Patti Herson of Albuquerque, NM and her TB mare Pet’s Viva. Patti says that her new arrival will be named Luna and that she is amazingly brave, curious and so outgoing. Congratulations Patti, she’s lovely! >>> View All Popeye News Hilltop Farm,...

Delta (Don Principe-Ruffian)

Don Principe News Delta (Don Principe-Ruffian) View All Don Principe News >>> Congratulations to breeder Kristin DeLuca on Delta’s (Don Principe x Really Rosie/Ruffian) success this season!  As the 2016 show season begins to wrap-up, the 2-year old filly is currently tied for Champion of Zone 1 Hunter Breeding 2-Year Olds.  In the ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards standings, Delta is currently ranked in first place as well.  She’s consistently received good results throughout the show season, including winning the ISR/Oldenburg IBC at NEDA and finishing second in the same class at Devon this fall. Don Principe News 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. >>> Dat’s Mien Deern (Don Principe-Royal Prince): Congratulations to Rebecca Marshall on Dat’s Mien Deern (Don Principe x Royalander RLF/Royal Prince) success at her Hanoverian Inspection results. The 2011 Hanoverian mare, bred by Karen Brame, received an overall score of 7.5 and was named Reserve Champion Hanoverian Mare. >>> Diplomat OBX and Dare To Dream OBX: Congratulations to breeder Don and Dee Kapper of Outer Banks Farm on the success of their Hilltop Sired offspring at the Spruce Glen Farm Hanoverian Inspection! >>> View All Don Principe News Hilltop Farm,...