Chardonnay (Comic Hilltop – Northern Baron xx)
Congratulations to owners Julio Mendoza and Sheila O’Keefe on Chardonnay’s (Comic Hilltop x Kitty Colleen) Grand Prix debut! Chardonnay made this milestone accomplishment look easy, earning multiple first place finishes and scores as high as 71%. Always a special talent, we’ve enjoyed watching Chardonnay’s development over the years. A well-deserved accomplishment for all of Chardonnay’s connections and a special achievement for breeder Sheila O’Keefe.
Once again we made the long drive out to the beautiful Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, IL for the Markel/USEF Young Horse Championships. Michael qualified two horses for the Championships this year.
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.
Hilltop Articles & Interviews
Whether you are learning about showing your horse in hand or just looking for some tips, this excerpt from the 2015 USDF Sport Horse Breeders/Handlers Seminar is for you – Showing Sport Horses In Hand with Michael Bragdell.
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 many things that make it unique, the word most often used by people describing this one-of-a-kind property.