Elieta (Riverman – Ariadus)

Riverman News Elieta (Riverman – Ariadus) View All Riverman News >>> While we wait for the last snow to melt, it’s fun to catch up on what some of the stallion’s offspring have been up to over the past year.  It was great to hear from Kathleen Benedict on the accomplishments of her Riverman mare, Elieta (Riverman x Uniqueka/Ariadus), last season.  Elieta capped off a successful season eventing last year with an 8th place finish at the USEA West Coast Young Event Horse Finals for 4-Year Olds.  Her results throughout the season also earned her the title of AHHA 4-Year Old Young Event Horse Champion.  Way to go Elieta! Riverman News 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. >>> 2016 USDF Regional Championships: This year, we made the choice to travel to Saugerties, NY for the USDF Region 8 Finals. The venue is fantastic at the HITS showgrounds and the NEDA team, as always, run a wonderful show. >>> Ripken HTF (Riverman-Royal Prince): Always a farm favorite as a young horse, it’s exciting to see Ripken (Riverman x Raja/Royal Prince) thriving as a show hunter with owner Chistine Steenman and rider Amanda Steege. Ripken HTF has been adding lots of accomplishments to his show record this season, including a top 20 finish in the competitive Pre-Green Incentive Championship earlier this year. >>> View All Riverman News Hilltop Farm,...

Olivi News

Olivi News Olivi News 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. >>> 2016 WBFSH Sire Rankings: The 2016 World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses annually produces rankings for Top Sires in Show Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing. We are thrilled to share the results of some of the special stallions in our current line-up. >>> Hilltop Farm,...

Pixar (Popeye – Fascination)

Popeye News Pixar (Popeye – Fascination View All Popeye News >>> Four year old Popeye son, Pixar (Popeye x Faschon/Fascination), has had a great show season for owner and breeder Kristin DeLuca.  Pixar has shown in-hand in Young Horse Series classes and in Dresssage Sporthorse Breeding classes, earning numerous accolades in both.  At the High Point Hanoverians Young Horse Series Qualifier, Pixar won both the 4 & 5-Year Old In-Hand and Jump Chute classes.  Pixar’s results have qualified him for the Young Horse Series Finals in Kentucky this November.  He also earned the ISR/OldenburgNA High Score award for the show. At the USDF Breeders Championship New England Series, Pixar continued to hold his own again the horses.  He took home a 3rd place ribbon in the Stallion Series Final.  Dressage at Devon was Pixar’s most recent stop, where he earned a 3rd place finish in the ISR/Oldenburg IBC after finishing 6th in the Stallion Class.  Kristin is looking forward to seeing Pixar show in-hand at Devon next fall.  As we approach the end of the 2016 show season, Pixar is currently ranked 2nd in the ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards for 4-Year Old and Older Stallions.  Congratulations Kristin! Popeye News Popeye Foal Announcements: 05-17-17: 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! >>> USEF Sire Rankings: The United States Equestrian Federation compiles annual Sire Rankings based on competition results of recorded...

Qwin (Qredit-Wolkentanz I)

Qredit News Qwin (Qredit-Wolkentanz I) View All Qredit News >>> Congratulations to owner/breeder Angie Mirarchi on Qwin’s success at the Border Line Dressage Breed Show and the Sullivan Farm’s AHS Futurity.  At Border Line Dressage, the yearling Qredit-Wolkentanz I colt had a 2nd place finish in the Yearling Colts & Geldings class with a 79%.  He moved on to finish Reserve in the Colts and Geldings Championship and 3rd in the Young Horse Championship.  In the AHS Yearling Futurity, Qwin received great scores of 8 for walk and trot, and nothing less than a 7 for his conformation scores. Way to go Qwin! Qredit News Qredit Foal Announcements: 05-17-2017: Diana Murphy of Glen Rock, PA is so pleased to announce the arrival of the second of her two Qredit foals born this foaling season! A beautiful chestnut filly arrived on May 3rd to her Oldenburg mare Keeping Hope, with four white socks, a big blaze and perfect legs! Congratulations on both of your new Qredit fillies, Diana! >>> VADA/NOVA Spring Show: April 8th-9th saw the first of our dressage shows for the Hilltop Team up north. Morven Park is always a favorite destination for us and was a perfect outing for Sternlicht and Qredit to make a move up. >>> 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 Qredit News Hilltop Farm,...

Offspring Updates

Hilltop News Offspring Updates Return to All Hilltop News >>> We love catching up with breeders about all their offspring, including those by stallions that may not still be in our line-up.  Here are some recent updates from breeders around the US on their offspring bred through Hilltop Farm.  Jaquetta LJS (Laroche – Tomorrows Cat xx) by Laroche received First Premium in the Jumper division at recent the KWPN keuring held at Iron Spring Farm for owner/breeder Marie Emrey of Lazy J Sporthorses. Calla (Cabaret-Consul) and rider Lisa Schreiber had an excellent 2014 show season.  The pair won multiple year-end awards with the Islip Horseman’s Association (IHA), including: High Score Adult, Intro Year End Champion, and Mirror Image Memorial Award. Congratulations to breeder April Hays on the inspection results of her Hemmingway colt, How Ya Like Me Now (Hemmingway – Quiet Enjoyment xx) out of the Thoroughbred mare Raise Your Hand.  How Ya Like Me Now received Premium status and was High Score Foal of the inspection.  His trot was a highlight, earning a score of 8.2. Stallion News History in the Making Mar, 2002 The Ellen Scripps Davis Memorial Breeders Cup At the Pegasus Dinner during the USA Equestrian Convention, January 11, 2002, Jane MacElree was honored with the Ellen Scripps Davis Memorial Breeders Cup for her contribution to the sporthorse industry. Jane was elected as the one of two recipients for this year’s award and is the first warmblood sporthorse breeder to be given this honor. Click to View Article Oct, 2014 Dressage at Devon Breed Show Devon is one of our favorite shows and we always...
Beyond A Beauty Contest – The Judging of Dressage Sport-horse Prospects Is More Than Skin Deep

Beyond A Beauty Contest – The Judging of Dressage Sport-horse Prospects Is More Than Skin Deep

History in the Making Beyond A Beauty Contest - The Judging of Dressage Sport-horse Prospects Is More Than Skin Deep Return to All Hilltop Archives >>> You spent years studying and researching bloodlines in order to select the most talented and complimentary warmblood stallion to breed to your competitively successful dressage mare. From USDF Connection, November 2006 Read Article History in the Making 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 Feb, 2011 Tiamo Trocadero (1987-2011) It is with great sadness that we share the passing of the Hanoverian stallion Tiamo Trocadero (Trapper-Darling). Tiamo Trocadero lived at Hilltop Farm from 2006 to 2008 and stood in our Guest Stallion Program for two seasons. Tiamo had an outstanding International dressage record which included being named an Alternate for the 2000 Olympic Games for the British Dressage Team. Click to View Article Click Here to View More Hilltop Milestones & Articles About Hilltop Click to Meet Team Hilltop Click to View Hilltop’s Horses Learn About Hilltop’s History Photo Gallery Click to See More Hilltop Photos Hilltop News CDCTA Dressage Show: This month our show season starts to ramp up, and this past weekend’s CDCTA show was a perfect outing. Michael won all...