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Breeders and owners of Hilltop Farm stallion offspring are reporting exciting news from all over the country! Congratulations to each of you! Submit your offspring news today by using our easy Online Form. We encourage you to send photos to be posted with the news.

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/22/14

Congratulations to Bruce Griffin of Griffin Sporthorses on the arrival of his Don Principe filly! Born on April 8th out of the KWPN mare Victoria this lovely little girl has two hind white socks and a star and snip.

Robin Karlin of Haydenville, MA welcomed a very handsome Donnerweiss colt on April 11th. The red bay colt born to Robin’s appaloosa mare Peaches has three flashy white socks and a blaze. Congratulations Robin!

In Abington, MA Tom and Judith Noone are proud to announce the birth of their Negro filly, North Star!  Born April 10th to their Oldenberg mare Faberge’ (Fred Astair/Gregor), this pretty little girl has a big white blaze and the Noone’s are thrilled with her. Congratulations Tom and Judith!

Don and Dee Kapper of Outer Banks Farms in Beach City, OH have welcomed a Contucci filly on April 8th. Born to their Holstiener mare SPS Komtess (Riverman/Carolus), the Kapper’s have named this pretty filly Capistrano OBX. Congratulations Don and Dee!

It’s another girl for Siegi Belz-Fry! Another beautiful Everdale filly was born to Seigi’s KWPN mare Bardot S.E. (Florencio/Wanroji) on April 9th! Unlike her chestnut half-sister, this pretty little girl is bay and Seigi has decided on the name Jolene S.E. Congratulations on your Everdale daughters, Seigi!

Congratulations to SUNY Cobleskill on the arrival of a beautiful Qredit filly on March 25th.  The flashy filly was born to their Hanoverian mare Endira (Espri) and is quite an elegant girl with two hind white socks and a big white blaze.

Elena Embree of Martinez, CA is proud to announce the arrival of a Contucci colt born to her AWS mare Showgirl on April 16th! Congratulations Elena!

Marie Taylor-Emry of Lazy J Sporthorses has announced the arrival of her Laroche filly, born to her TB mare Richie’s Cat (Tomorows Cat/Miswaki) on April 15th! This very pretty girl is black with a star. Congratulations Marie!

Gina Leslie of Riverhead, NY is proud to announce the arrival of her Doctor Wendell colt! Born to her Hanoverian mare Lexus DB (Liberty Gold/Armin) on April 15th, Gina has named this very handsome colt Doc Marten SPF. Congratulations Gina!

Congratulations to Iris Aberbach of Chevy Chase, MD on the arrival of her Ampere filly Annie! Born to her Hanoverian mare Berlinetta A (Bugatti/Weltbekannt) on April 11th. 

Maria Trongo of West Chester, PA is proud to announce the birth of a Donarweis colt! Born on April 18th to her Oldenberg mare Glitter Girl (Granulit/Rubenstein I), Maria has decided to name him D’Kraft. Congratulations Maria!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/16/14

Congratulations to Angela Mirarchi of Jovee Farm on the arrival of her Popeye filly born to her Welsh Cob mare Clanfair Mary K (Lonetree’s Romeo/Clanfair Chanel). This cute, little lady was born on March 18th and Angela says that she is “Bold, kind and loves people.” 

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/7/14

Seigi Belz-Fry has welcomed the first Everdale foal to be born in the US! The chestnut filly was born on March 31st to her KWPN mare Showbiz (Jazz/Wanroij). Seigi is also eagerly awaiting the birth of another Everdale foal to her mare Bardot S.E.(Florencio/Wanroij) Congratulations Seigi

Maryanna Haymon of Marydell Farms has had a busy few days with the arrivals of a Doctor Wendell filly and a Don Principe colt. A lovely Doctor Wendell filly born to Maryanna’s Hanoverian mare EM Rising Star (Rotspon/Romiro Son II)  on March 31st . And on April 1st a  beautiful, black Don Principe colt born to her Hanoverian mare EM Fuerst Dancer MF (Fuerst Heinrich/Rotspon). Congratulations on your new arrivals Maryanna!

Loretta Damon of  Millvile NJ is proud to announce the arrival of her Negro filly born to her DWB Mare Godthaabs Charisma (Weyden/Palermo) on March 30th! Loretta is thrilled with her new foal and has pronounced the filly “Smashing”! Congratulations Loretta!

Congratulations to Deirdre Malburg of Harker Heights Texas on the birth of her Qredit colt! The tall, leggy chestnut colt was born April 1st to Deirdre’s Holsteiner mare R Mercedes(Le Santo).  He is quite a handsome boy!

Lauren Dearlove and Denise Williams of Lovettsville, VA are thrilled to welcome their Donnerweiss filly born to their Swedish Warmblood mare Ariel on April 2nd!  They have about a month to go before the birth of a Royal Prince foal from their mare Ghlacier (Gold Luck/Pablo). Congratulations Lauren and Denise!

Congratulations to Tawna King of Golden Venture Farm on the birth of her Qredit filly born March 31st to her Hanoverian mare Lady Lucy (Lord Sinclair/Pluco)!

Cecelia Stewart of Oak Meadow Farm has welcomed a Negro filly born on April 4th to her Hanoverian mare Windayla (Widmark/Diwan).  With three white socks and a little blaze this bay filly is a very pretty baby!

Andrea Hayden of Williston, FL has announced the arrival of her Everdale colt born on April 5th to her Hanoverian mare Well Worth It MLW (Wolkentanz II)! Andrea says the colt whom she has named Justifiable is “Beautiful and elegant”. Congratulations Andrea!

Kristin DeLuca and Karen Hannon of Wethersfield, CT have welcomed a lovely Don Principe filly born to their Oldenburg mare Really Rosie (Ruffian/Wertherson)! This chestnut beauty with a big white blaze was born on April 4th. Congratulations Kristin and Karen!

Kate Landon of Yreka, CA has proudly announced the arrival of her Everdale colt born on April 5th to her Hanoverian mare SPS Dacorina (Dacaprio/Lemonxx). What a handsome boy! Congratulations Kate!

Congratulations to Elly Schobel on the birth of a Don Principe filly D’inzea, born to her TB mare Linear Lane (Rare Red/Lord Avie). Elly put in an order for a dark bay, leggy colt but instead received a chestnut girl with a big white blaze and she is thrilled. Congratulations Elly! 

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/3/14

The first Chippendale foal to be born in the US has arrived! Congratulations to Carol Robertson on the arrival of her Chippendale colt out of her Westfalen mare Sydney HW(Sandro Hit/Hohenstien). Carol has named the handsome colt Classic Hit.

A midafternoon surprise on March 20, 2014, Romanza BA (aka Roza) was born around 1:00 PM in the paddock. She is owned and bred by Brian Arena of Florida, Roza is by Royal Prince out of Cristal (Contucci/Karrena/Kalypso) a fiesty little girl who loves to copy everything her mom does. When she was discovered, her friend Koda was licking her dry while her dam was guarding her from the other horses in the paddock.  Once again this cross has produced a beautiful foal.

Congratulations to Margo Clegg on her new Donnerweiss colt born March 26th! The colt, Alcindor is out of her ISR mare Katmai (Bodernog/Crusader). With a large white blaze, Alcindor is certainly a very handsome boy!  

Julie Ballard Haralson of Newnan GA has welcomed the arrival of an Ampere colt born to her KWPN mare Deodora HF(Jazz/Metall) Julie is very pleased with her new arrival and says that he is “perfect.” Congratulations Julie!

It’s a girl for Meg Sherman of Milton Delaware! Meg welcomed a beautiful Qredit filly out of her ISR/Old mare Cara Mia(Cabaret). Meg has named the lovely filly Qotogenic, and with her beautiful blaze she certainly is a very pretty girl!

 

Rae Sangria (Royal Prince x Ferrymore Lane/Fantastico)

Owner: Kristin Stein; Breeder: Donna Mayne

“Kristin Stein and Rae Sangria, 4 year old out of Royal Prince, competed in their first recognized show EVER and won champion/highpoint of Training Level with a 68.215% at Lake Erie College Dressage Show on 3/22-23/2014. (She turned 4 on 3/23/14) Can't wait to see what they will accomplish in the future! She scored 8's on her walk and overall gait score! Thank you Royal Prince!” (Posted 4/3/14)

 

Foal Announcements Posted 3/19/14

The first Hilltop foal of the season has arrived, a handsome Riverman colt out of the Thoroughbred mare Testimony’s Star (Reputed Testimony – Don’t Pass Me By). Congratulations to owner/breeder Bob and Katherine Thornton!

Congratulations to Toni Kammers on her new Qredit colt out of her Oldenburg mare Galiahana (Gatsby-Gold Rush)!  The colt was born on March 6th; Toni says “he is precious, bold and sweet.”

It’s a girl! Tricia Scott’s Oldenburg mare Fresca had a lovely Royal Prince filly on March 7th.  She’s chestnut with four white socks and a crescent shaped star. Both mare and foal are doing great!

Congratulations to Ashley Beheler on her new Riverman Filly out of her KWPN mare Nobless Oblige (Consul/Rampal)! Ashley has named the filly Jubilee and says “She is curious and sweet.”  Mom and baby are doing well.

Susan Crossen of Crossen Arabians and Warmbloods welcomed a Royal Prince colt on March 13th out of her Arabian mare Rucellaa (SS Miami Vice/MS Ellusion). Congratulations Susan on your very handsome boy!

 

Bon VivantBon Vivant (Bugatti x Cortana/Cor Noir)

Breeder: Kathy Schack & Sandy Burns; Owner: Denise Terrazas

Congratulations to Denise Terrazas on the purchase of Bon Vivant by Bugatti and out of the Hilltop bred Cor Noir mare Cortana. We look forward to seeing Bon Vivant and Denise’s daughter competing in the jumpers in the coming years.  Congratulations and best of luck in the 2014 show season! (Posted 12/11/13)

 

 

 

 

Nightts RoyaleNightts Royale (Royal Prince x Summer Nightt)

Owner/Breeder: Robin Pike

“Just wanted to say that we showed Heidi at our annual November show and she did quite well, as usual. She was first and champion in the Half Arabian mares division. This makes it her third year in a row, being the champion for this division. We are on a good path, seeing as we just started our show season.” (Posted 11/21/13)

 

Con Dia
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Con Dia (Contucci x Cor Dia/Cor Noir)

Breeder: Hilltop Farm; Owner: Stephanie McNutt

“Wanted to let you know what a great year Con Dia and I had this show season.   We were Region 1 Adult Amateur Reserve Champions at 4th level.  We also had great success at the first Dressage Nationals in Kentucky where we were 4th Level Adult Amateur  Champions.  In addition Con Dia was the #1 USDF All Breed ISR Old.  Looking back at Con Dia’s success over her show career it seems quite impressive to me especially since she has progressed with an amateur riding and training her.  To me she epitomizes what breeders breed for….super temperament, movement and ridability!  I LOVE this girl!” (Posted 11/21/13)

 

 

 

BettinaBettina (Bugatti x Miss Behavin’/Alla Czar)

Owner: Caitlin McCully; Breeder: Denise Bryant

“Caitlin and Bettina did well at the 2013 USDF/GAIG Region 1.  They won the Junior/Young Rider Training 3 class on Friday with a score of 74.6% earning them the Patsy Albers Tribute Trophy. They went on to place 7th in Junior/Young Rider First Level Championships and 5th in the Junior/Young Rider Training Level Championships in very competitive company. They were also the Junior/Young rider High Score winner of the show.” Congratulations Caitlin and best wishes for another successful show season in 2014! (Posted 11/12/13)

 

 

2013 USDF and All-Breeds Awards

The USDF and All-Breeds Awards standing have been finalized and we are thrilled to see so many offspring of Hilltop Farm stallions out and competing.  It is always a special highlight for Hilltop to see offspring bred by the farm such as Boccaccio IOF (Bugatti – Rubinstein I), Con Dia (Contucci – Cor Noir), and Pacino (Parabol – Cor Noir) listed in the year end awards.  Boccaccio finished the year as Second Level Horse of the Year and ranked 6th in the FEI 6-Year Old Test with rider Debbie Hill. Con Dia earned multiple accolades with owner and rider Stephanie McNutt, including ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Award Champion for both Open and Adult Amateur 4th Level.  Pacino and Hilltop trainer Chris Hickey earned the ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Award Championship for Open Grand Prix.  Below is a comprehensive list of all offspring by Hilltop Farm stallions receiving USDF and All-Breeds Awards.  Congratulations to all the owners, breeders, riders, and trainers involved in the success of this group of horses! (Posted 11/12/13)

Ampere

Ambrosia (Ampere x Rosa Carina), owner/breeder: Stephanie Moses

USDF DSHB Current Year Filly Champion
GOV All-Breeds Awards DSHB Current Year Fillies Champion

Au Chocolat (Ampere x Dhalia), owner/breeder: Kristin Conquest

4th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies

High Voltage (Ampere x Priscilla/Gribaldi), owner: Paige Abbott, breeder: Gwen Blake

6th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies
KWPN-NA All-Breeds Awards DSHB Yearling Fillies Champion

I-Candy (Ampere x Priscilla/Gribaldi), owner/breeder: Gwen Blake

3rd place USDF DSHB Current Year Fillies

Bugatti

Beaucoup d’Amis (Bugatti x Carousel/Contucci), owner: Trisha de Rosa, breeder: Janice Barnes

10th place USDF DSHB 2 yr Old Fillies
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards DSHB 2yr Old Fillies Reserve Champion

Beldon CCF (Bugatti x Akinori/Enrico Caruso), owner/breeder: Chris Roseberry

11th place USDF DSHB Yearling Colts

Bellatesse HTF (Bugatti x EM Comtess/Cordoba), owner: Kris Schuler, breeder: Hilltop Farm

20th Horse of the Year Training Level
2nd place Materiale Hore of the Year 4&5-YR Old Mares
7th place USEF 4-yr Old Test

Boccaccio IOF (Bugatti x Roxette/Rubinstein I), owner: Marchella Richardson, breeder: Hilltop Farm

Horse of the Year 2nd Level
6th place FEI 6-Year Old Test

Boxster A (Bugatti x Winsome A/Weltbekannt), owner/breeder: Iris Aberbach

14th place Horse of the Year 3rd Level

Brijant G (Bugatti x Galatea/Babar), owner/breeder: Mary la Banc

15th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies

Ferrarri (Bugatti x Whitney/Weltmeyer), owner: Nikki Taylor-Smith, breeder: Elizabeth Angeby & June Jerre

4th place SWANA All-Breeds Awards Open Prix St. Georges

Contucci

Calimar (Contucci x Vodka Gimlet/Martini), owner: Claire Darnell, breeder: Zada Steidl

13th USDF Musical Freestyle Intermediate I
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Intermediate I Musical Freestyle Champion

Cash Advance (Contucci x Bernina/Banter), owner/breeder: Kimberly Schmidt

13th place USDF Vintage Cup Intermediate I

Cobra (Contucci x Work of Art/Wallstreet Kid); owner: Jan Bauman, breeder: Meg Williams

18th place USDF Vintage Cup 4th Level

Con Dia (Contucci x Cor Dia/Cor Noir), owner: Stephanie McNutt; breeder: Hilltop Farm

3rd place USDF Adult Amateur Fourth Level
9th place USDF Horse of the Year 4th Level
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Adult Amateur 4th Level Champion
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Open 4th Level Champion

Don Principe

Dansuse MF (Don Principe x Fuerst Dancer MF/Fuerst Heinrich), owner/breeder: Maryanna Haymon

USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies Champion
Traveling Trot Perpetual Trophy Award Winner

Delovely (Don Principe x Sky Spirit), owner/breeder: Sky Spirit

14th place USDF Adult Amateur Training Level
RPSI All-Breeds Awards Open Training Level Champion

Dinah Shore MF (Don Principe x Rotina/Rotspon), owner/breeder: Maryanna Haymon

USDF DSHB 2-YR Old Fillies Champion

Doctor Wendell MF (Don Principe x Stellar Hit/Sandro Hit), owner/breeder: Maryanna Haymon

7th place FEI 5-Year Old Test

CCS Galadriel (Don Principe x Peony V. Falkenhorst), owner/breeder: Melyni Worth

22nd place DSHB 2-YR Old Fillies

Donarweiss

Denver HTF (Donarweiss x Raj Mahal HTF/Royal Prince), owner/breeder: Hilltop Farm

USDF DSHB Yearling Colts Reserve Champion

Donatella CF (Donarweiss x Tiadora/Tantris), owner/breeder: Kimberly Kobryn-Callaway

19th USEF 4-yr Old Test

Lord Leatherdale

Dilona (Lord Leatherdale x Vajda/Kennedy), owner: AJ Stapleton, breeder: H. Schreus

5th place FEI 5-Year Old Test

Negro

Crescendo (Negro x Melesta/Hemmingway), owner: Sondra McGinnis; breeder: Lazy J Sporthorses

4th place USDF Adult Amateur Training Level
22nd Horse of the Year Training Level
KWPN-NA All-Breeds Awards Adult Amateur Training Level Reserve Champion
3rd place KWPN-NA All-Breeds Awards Open Training Level

Unico G (Negro x Kleora/Animo), owner: Anna Marek, breeder: L. Van Den Goor

25th place Horse of the Year Grand Prix
20th place Musical Freestyle Grand Prix
6th place Grand Prix Muscial Freestyle Challenge

Parabol

Pacino (Parabol x Corthena/Cor Noir), owner: Cecelia Stewart, breeder: Hilltop Farm

27th place Horse of the Year Grand Prix
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Open Grand Prix Champion

Popeye

Princi (Popeye x Clanfair Mary K/Lonetree’s Romeo), owner/breeder: Angela Mirarchi

13th place USDF DSHB 3-YR Old Fillies
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards DSHB 3-YR Old Fillies Reserve Champion

Qredit

Qalypso CCF (Qredit x Akino/Enrico Caruso), owner/breeder: Chris Roseberry

6th place USDF DSHB Current Year Fillies
ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards DSHB Current Year Fillies Champion

Quinzy HTF (Qredit x EM Comtess/Cordoba), owner/breeder: Hilltop Farm

24th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies

Qwin (Qredit x Wiesling/Wolkentanz), owner/breeder: Angela Mirarchi

10th place USDF DSHB Current Year Colts

Quite Easy

Elizabeth’s Elan (Quite Easy x Leticia/Calimero), owner/breeder: Elizabeth Gildea

13th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies

Riverman

River Run Roscoe (Riverman x Daddy’s Image/Cosmos), owner/breeder: Beverly Dudley

AHHA All-Breeds Awards Open Grand Prix Reserve Champion

Royal Prince

Rafaela SPF (Royal Prince x EM Academy Award/Anamour), owner/breeder: Kimberly Kobryn-Callaway

17th place USDF DSHB Yearling Fillies

Ramora CF (Royal Prince x Daniella/Davignon), owner/breeder: Kimberly Kobryn-Callaway

8th place USDF DSHB 2-YR Old Fillies

Reebok (Royal Prince x EM Andromache/Arrian), owner: Jennifer Roth, breeder: Diane Vickery

19th Horse of the Year 3rd Level
4th place USDF 2nd Level Musical Freestyle
8th place USDF 3rd Level Musical Freestyle
4th place USDF 2nd Level Muscial Freestyle Challenge

Rex Roland BHF (Royal Prince x Dartmouth/Domiro), owner/breeder: Paula Byrum

3rd place USDF DSHB Yearling Colts

Rheadora CF (Royal Prince x Tiadora/Tantris), owner/breeder: Kimberly Kobryn-Callaway

20th place USDF DSHB 2-YR Old Fillies

Roca (Royal Prince x Lester’s Pride/Lester’s Patron), owner:  Jennifer Sotiroff, breeder: Suzanne Edwards

3rd place ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Adult Amateur 1st Level

Rosser MWF (Royal Prince x Reminisce/Renaissance), owner: Sarah Milligan, breeder: Meredith Michelfelder

3rd place ISR/Oldenburg All-Breeds Awards Adult Amateur Training Level

Royal Tourmalet SPF (Royal Prince x Adira/Armin), owner: Joanna Gray-Randle, breeder: Gina Leslie

10th place USDF DSHB 2-Yr Old Colts

 

De Luetje MFDe Luetje MF (Don Principe x EM La Dolce Vita/Londonderry)

Owner: Elly Schobel; Breeder: Maryanna Haymon

“I wanted to let you know, that my mare De Luetje MF ( Don Principe/Londonderry), the 2012 Future Event Horse Champion mare, just placed third in the 2013 Young Event Horse Championship. I am extremely proud of her and her talented rider Mollie Zobel, who will be riding this mare in 2014 for her MPT, as well as the 2014 Young Event Horse qualifier and Championship.” (Posted 11/12/13)


PrinciPrinci (Popeye x Clanfair Mary K/Lonetree’s Romeo)

Owner/Breeder: Angela Mirarchi

“Princi -2010 ISR/Oldenburg Sportpony mare (Popeye X Clanfair Mary Kay) had a very busy fall. At the 2013 Raleigh Labor of Love show, she qualified for the 2013 Devon East Coast Breeders Final Championship. She was entered into the ISR/Oldenburg Premium Mare book at Chestnut Lawn Farm, VA in September and finished off the show season as the Reserve Champion for the USDF All Breeds award for the ISR/Oldenburg   Three year old mares.It is so exciting that she has been competitive with the large warmbloods. She is a "in your pocket pony"- very sweet and such breath taking gaits- I love my Popeye offspring! Thanks Hilltop!!!!!” (Posted 11/12/13)

 

Rohsalina (Royal Prince x Carousel/Contucci)

2006 Oldenburg Mare; Owner: Trisha DeRosa; Breeder: Janice Barnes

“Rosa (Royal Prince/Contucci) ridden by Caitlin McCully finished her show season doing very well - Winning Training 3 and placing 6th in the BLM Jr/YR Championship at Training level.” Congratulations Trisha! (Posted 11/12/13)

 

BimmerBimmer (Bugatti x Willow/Wendekreis)

Owner/Breeder: Joyce Cleveland

Congratulations to owner/breeder Joyce Cleveland on the excellent results of her Bugatti gelding Bimmer at the Region 5 USDF Championships.  Bimmer and rider Mindy Hussey put in a great test to finish the season as Reserve Champion at the Region 5 USDF Third Level Championships.  Last year this pair finished as the Region 5 USDF Second Level Champion. We’re already anxious to see what the next show season brings for Bimmer and all of his connections.  (Posted 10/22/13)

 

 

BettinaBettina (Bugatti x Miss Behavin’/Alla Czar)

Owner: Caitlin McCully; Breeder: Denise Bryant

Congratulations to Caitlin McCully and Bettina for their hard work and outstanding success this show season and qualifying for Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation Region 1 Dressage Championships, JR/YR Division, at Training and First Level. (Posted 10/22/13)

 


 

 

Ilana (Negro x Solana/Flemmingh)

Owner/Breeder: Darla d’Agay

The Negro x Solana cross continues to produce great results for breeder Darla d’Agay.  Last year this combination produced Heirro, a handsome black colt. Heirro was ranked 4th among all the KWPN-NA Dressage Foals last year.  This year Heirro’s full sibling, Ilana ranked 5th in the KWPN-NA. (Posted 10/22/13)

 

Popportunity SFF
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Popportunity SFF (Popeye x Anotha Toughcookie/Native Regent)

Owner/Breeder: Barbara Nelson

“Just wanted to pass along an update on Popportunity SFF, 2013 colt by Popeye, out of Anotha Toughcookie/Native Regent.  He passed his ISR/Old inspections in late August with flying colors, and was even dubbed an "amazing mover" by Christian Schacht.  Not too bad for a pony!! :) Seemed a little tough on his conformation score, but he was as a rather gawky 5 months of age.  I was pretty happy, however, with the 8.3 for movement and 8.3 for type, and final score of 8.0.  He has an exceptional temperament, took the whole experience right in stride, and will be a lot of fun to bring along.”  (Posted 10/22/13)

 

 

Royal Heir and RavelloRoyal Heir (Royal Prince–Goldschlaeger) and Ravello (Royal Prince–Goldschlaeger)

Owner/trainer Tena Freiling couldn’t be happier with both of the Royal Prince offspring in her barn.  Tena owns/rides Royal Heir and trains his full sibling Ravello, owned and ridden by Sherri Timmerman. Tena sent us a wonderful update on Royal Heir and Ravello after their regional competition “I wanted to let you know how our Royal Prince boys did this weekend at regionals. Royal Heir "Roy" took reserve champion in First Level Open with a 71.6%! Another highlight for him this weekend was another First Level Test Three that he scored a 79% on! He received three "10's" on that test, two of them on coefficients!! Very happy about his progress this year! Ravello was a rock star! He took grand champion in First Level Juniors with a 72.4% and third in Second Level Juniors with a 66.3. What fun for owner Sherri Timmerman! We are so proud of both of them!!!!” (Posted 10/22/13)


 

Rogue WRF (Royal Prince x Bella Gabriella xx/Thunder Rumble xx)

Owner/Breeder: Lauren Seitz

Congratulations to owner/breeder Lauren Seitz on her Royal Prince colt Rogue success at the Chestnut Lawn ISR/Oldenburg Inspection.  Rogue was the Champion Colt and High Scoring Foal. (Posted 10/22/13)

 

Rapid (Riverman - Leprechaun's Molly Brown) and Riffle (Riverman x Mille Mocha Lynx)

Owner/Breeder: Holly Becker

Riverman offspring of all ages succeeded at the Rebecca Farms Event! Both of Holly Becker’s two year old Riverman geldings had great success at the Rebecca Farms Young Event Horse show.  Riffle took first in the 2 Year Old Future Event Horse class with a score of 73.5%.  And in the same class Rapid took second place with a 71.5%.  Later that week the Riverman offspring continued to excel with well-known Riverman eventer R-Star and Kristi Nunnink winning the CIC3* Event. (Posted 10/22/13)

 

MG-Dom Pérignon (Donarweiss x SP Winrianna/Winterprinz)

2013 Oldenburg Colt;

"Thank you to Hilltop Farm and Donarweiss GGF. Our colt, MG-Dom Pérignon by Donarweiss GGF out of Star Pr Winrianna was Grand Champion and Premium of the Oldenburg NA inspection 2013 in Sorel Québec yesterday!” (Posted 10/2/13)

 

Classy Affair (Cor Noir x Dressy Affair)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Owner/Breeder: Sandra Pollack

“I'm so excited to share with you that my Cor Noir filly, Classy Affair (aka Daisy) earned premium foal and high scoring foal yesterday at her inspection.  I'm so thrilled with her, and it was so wonderful to hear Christian feel the same.” (Posted 10/2/13)

 

Royal Odessa (Royal Prince x Ulla/Chardonay)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Owner/Breeder: Paulette Zeigler

Congratulations to owner/breeder Paulette Zeigler on the inspection results of her Royal Prince filly Royal Odessa.  “Odessa” received numerous positive comments from the judges and was the only Premium filly of the day.  (Posted 10/2/13)

 

Quin Tessa (Qredit x MSU Authatglytters/Ohadi Ben Rabba)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Owner: Michele Tromble; Breeder: Laura Wood

Another premium foal for Qredit! Quin Tessa, by Qredit and out of the Arabian mare MSU Authatglytters, received premium status at her ISR/Oldenburg inspection.  Owner Michele Tromble is so pleased with the cross that she plans to repeat this breeding in 2014. (Posted 10/2/13)

 

Pop Rocket
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Pop Rocket (Popeye x Little Snippy Socks/Watch Joe Socks)

2013 ISR Sport Pony; Owner/Breeder: LeeAnn Blackford

“Just wanted to let you know that Pop Rocket passed the ISR inspection with flying colors! He received a Premium Foal Rating. Only 3 of the 7 foals received Premium. His mother, Snipper was also approved for the Pre mare book.” Congratulations LeeAnn! (Posted 10/2/13)

 

 

Quincy (Qredit x Facet's Violet/Prince of Prussia)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Owner: Kathy Spano; Breeder: Irena Coz

Happy to report the wonderful news that the 2013 Qredit Filly Quincy was Foal Champion and High Point of her ISR/Oldenburg Inspection.  The filly, owned by Kathy Spano and bred by Irena Coz, received wonderful scores of the day including 8.2 for conformation, 8.4 for movement, and 8.3 for overall impression.  Congratulations! (Posted 10/2/13)

 

Polaris (Popeye x Wind Dancer)

2013 ISR Sport Pony; Owner/Breeder: Judy Force

Congratulations to Judy Force on the excellent inspection results of her Popeye colt Polaris.  Polaris received scores of 8.2 across the board to become a Premium Foal at his ISR/Oldenburg inspection. (Posted 10/2/13)

 

Resonate With MeResonate With Me (Riverman x Mandolin’s Tune/Perez)

Owner/Breeder Leila Lucas

Another Premium foal for Riverman! Resonate With Me (Riverman x Mandolin's Tune/Perez) received an overall score of 8.2 at her ISR/Oldenburg inspection and was Champion Foal of the Inspection. Mandolin’s Tune and Riverman have proven to be a wonderful cross for breeder Leila Lucas.  This is the third premium foal from this cross. (Posted 8/28/13)

 

 

Qontender (Qredit x Fiona/Furst Impression)

2013 Colt; Owner/Breeder: Tijana Gurba

“Well we had our inspection today. Qontender got an 8.7 on movement! An 8.1 on overall impression but only a 7.6 on conformation. He is a little awkward right now with his age. So no premium foal for us, but I am very proud of him. His movement made my jaw drop and he was the best behaved foal at the inspection.” (Posted 8/28/13)

 

Miss Royal PhantasyMiss Royal Phantasy (Royal Prince x Pik Phantasy/Phantast)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Breeder: Andrea Hayden; Owner: Kathryn Gladwell

Congratulations to Katheryn Gladwell on the her Royal Prince filly Miss Royal Phantasy “Tacori” excellent inspection results.  Tacori received an overall score of 8.2 at her ISR/Oldenburg inspection, just .1 points behind the Site Champion. (Posted 8/28/13)


 

Qrackerjack (Qredit x Miriah/Caesar)

2013 Oldenburg Colt; Owner/Breeder: Deborah Gregoire

Qrackerjack scored 8.1’s across the board at his ISR/Oldenburg inspection to earn Premium Foal status. Congratulations to owner/breeder Debbie Gregoire! (Posted 8/28/13)

 

Felicitas WFFelicitas WF (Riverman x Romanesque/Laurinn)

2013 Holsteiner Filly; Owner/Breeder Emily Wyatt

“Just wanted to give you an update on Felicitas WF (Riverman - Laurinn). We took her to the AHHA Approvals last weekend. She was awarded Premium Foal with scores of 8 for both type and movement, which was the highest score of the day! We were so pleased, especially since this is our first homebred!” (Posted 8/28/13)

 

 


BeaujolaisBeaujolais (Bugatti x Rio’s River Dance)

2013 Oldenburg Colt; Owner/Breeder: Debbie Russ

“I just wanted to let you know we finally did make it to an Oldenburg Inspection and everybody passed! Yeah!!  He got an 8.2 for conformation and an 8.4 for overall type but only a 7.7 on movement. Afterwards the judge said that he wanted to put him up as premium but couldn’t because he just refused to trot. He was too busy running around bucking and having a good time. Anyway he’s officially branded now.” (Posted 8/28/13)

 

Silver Screen (Riverman x Missaintbehavin/Consolidator xx)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Owner/Breeder: Chelsey Sawtell

Another Premium Foal for Riverman. Chelsey Sawtell’s filly, Silver Screen, was the High Score Filly of her ISR/Oldenburg inspection.  This filly is sure to become an eventing superstar! Congratulations Chelsey! (Posted 8/28/13)

 

Donna OBX (Don Principe x Rafaella OBX/Rousseau)

2013 Hanoverian Filly; Owner/Breeder: Don and Dee Kapper

“We just arrived home from two days in Michigan at the AHS Foal and Mare Inspection.Our Don Principe  x  Rafaella OBX/Rousseau filly was the Top Filly of the Day, among a very nice group of filly’s.  You would be very proud of her and the Head, Neck, Refinement and Walk that Prince put on her.  Dr. Ludwig Christmann was one of the judges and was very complimentary to Don Principe and his pedigree and how it complimented our mare Rafaella OBX.  Thank you for working with us to get her in foal and produce such a fine foal for the Hanoverian Breed.” Congratulations Don and Dee! (Posted 7/25/13)

 

Foal Announcements Posted 7/17/13

Lots of new Bugatti foals have arrived in the last few weeks.  Bill and Charlotte Roseburg’s third and final Bugatti foal of the season has arrived! This time it is a filly out of the Thoroughbred mare Purple Bal (Order - Fred Astaire)“Very correct, coordinated, and special! She will make someone a very lovely partner. Thanks to team Hilltop (and of course Mr. Bugatti), we are blessed once again.”

It’s a pinto Bugatti for Brenda Kelly! Brenda’s mare Sizzle had a chestnut pinto filly by Bugatti on June 27th.  She is quite possibly the flashiest Bugatti foal we have ever seen! Congratulations Brenda!

Congratulations to Beth Custalow of California! Beth’s mare Romantic (Rohdiamant - Airport) had a pretty chestnut Bugatti filly.  Both mare and foal are doing well.

In Canada, it’s a Bugatti colt out of the Thoroughbred mare Root For Lady Jane. This is breeder Jane Mitchell’s third Bugatti foal over the past few years.  Congratulations on another lovely Bugatti foal Jane!

Congratulations to Hannah Mattis on the arrival of her Riverman filly out of the Thoroughbred mare Canwestillbefriends.  The pretty filly has been named Fritz River.  We can’t wait to see her competing as a hunter or jumper in a few years – we’re sure she will be a star!

In Ohio, it’s a surprisingly flashy Royal Prince colt.  With four tall whites and a big blaze, we’re not sure where this handsome chestnut colt got so much white! He certainly wasn’t what breeder Christina Canter expected when she bred her Danish mare Pennsylvania K to Royal Prince, but she couldn’t be happier.

 

SueciaSuecia (Bugatti – Bernstein)

2003 Bugatti Mare; Owner: Annmarie Brus-Andersson; Breeder: Inga Vestlund

It’s so nice to continue to see Bugatti offspring competing in Sweden.  Ten year old Bugatti mare, Suecia ( Bugatti- Bermstein) and her owner Annmarie Brus-Andersson from Leksand Sweden had a great weekend 6-7 July.  They placed first in two MSV B4 tests; earning a 66.3% and a 66.08%. (Posted 7/17/13)

 

 

 

Qalypso
Photo by High Point Photography

Qalypso CCF (Qredit x Akinori/Enrico Caruso)

2013 Oldenburg Filly; Owner/Breeder: Charlotte’s Creek Farms

2013 Qredit filly, Qalypso CCF, cleaned up at the Virginia Summer Dressage Breed Show this past weekend.  Owner Chris Roseberry couldn’t be happier with this filly! Miss Callie had an amazing show!  She reminded me so much of Qredit at that age, just such amazing composure to be so young.  She was fearless!  She won the fillies of 2013 with an 87% (9 conformation, 8 walk, 9 trot, 9 overall impression).  Won the foal championship and was Reserve Champion Young Horse.  Also was high score of the show and won the Born in the USA award. And as tired as she was, won the ISR Oldenburg class with an 82%.” Congratulations to everyone at Charlotte’s Creek Farms for this filly’s wonderful performance! (June 2013)

 

 

Foal Announcements Posted 6/26/13

It’s a Donarweiss colt for Michelle Rooney of Arizona.  Michelle’s Westfalen mare Plum Bayou Morning Glory had a handsome black Donarweiss colt with three white socks and a star.  Typically of the Donarweiss offspring, this little guy is enjoying learning lots of new things like leading, clipping, and picking up his feet.

In Middletown, Maryland breeder Lori Garnant was excited to announce the arrival of her second Riverman foal out of her special Thoroughbred mare Star Evans.  She’s named the handsome bay colt Riverbend.  Congratulations Lori!

Dulcinea“Heidi Rose and Flint Ridge Farm are pleased to announce the first Don Hill U.S. filly!  She is a lovely girl, and very friendly. Dulcinea is a chestnut with lots of refinement, long legs, 3 white stockings and a white blaze, very flashy! Addy is the best mom ever, very kind and sweet, very easy delivery. Thanks so very much to Natalie and Brittany for their patience and understanding and to my fantastic support group at FRF!”

 

Congratulations to Kathy Jackson on the arrival of her Bugatti colt out of her Del Piero – Parabol mare Delicat.  Kathy has named the tall bay colt Bremen. We can’t wait to see what this same cross produces next year!

We are seeing lots of white on the Royal Prince foals this year and Paulette Zeigler’s filly is no different. Paula’s filly Royal Odessa (Royal Prince x Ulla/Chardonay) has four white socks and a big blaze, very surprising when you consider the small amount of white on her full sister.  Congratulations Paula!

Another Popeye colt for 2013, Judy Force’s pony mare Wind Dancer had a handsome bay colt on June 7th.  The colt is bay with two small hind socks and a star. Both mare and foal are doing well and Judy couldn’t be happier with the colt!

Congratulations to breeder Meredith Michelfelder on the arrival of her Bugatti filly out of the Oldenburg mare Desert Rose.  This is Meredith’s second Hilltop foal of the season; we can’t wait to see pictures of the two fillies together!

We just received great news from breeder Dr. Dara Lindner.  Hi, Team Hilltop!  I've got a couple of foal announcements for you.  Mazurka delivered her Festrausch colt May 27th.  He is a very leggy bay who we expect to be quite tall - just like Dad. Also, Wolke Neun delivered her Don Principe colt this morning (June 21).  He has four whites and a blaze.  We're not sure where all this chrome came from, as the mare looks very much like Don Principe (dark bay with virtually no white). Both colts are doing great.  We're very pleased.” Congratulations Dara!

Congratulations to Dianne Kirk of Ohio on the arrival of her Negro filly out of the Oldenburg mare Ensenada (Ex Libris). Dianne commented “She is gorgeous and very balanced and does beautiful flying lead changes already.”

Congratulations to Rachel Ehrlich and Greengate Stud on the arrival of their Don Principe colt out of EM Winnie Winzig (Weltruhm – Periander)! This little guy is very flashy with four matching white socks, a star, and a snip. 

It’s a Popeye filly for pinto pony Why Not Me! Owner/Breeder Kristin DeLuca commented “Just 2 spots on her right hip, but still lots of bling with those stockings. Her name is Prima Esperanza ( Esperanza is hope for the future).” Congratulations Kristin!

 

Don de LionDon de Lion (Don Hill x Honey/Hawthorne)

Owner/Breeder: Sheila O’Keefe

 “He is a chesnut colt with a star and a half sock on the left hind arrived June 6th at 352 days. He is long-lined, long-legged and has absolutely the most amazing walk and canter. He is exceptionally friendly and will come right up to you. When turned out he races around his mum and shows off all his airs above the ground while she stands there and watches this very active foal. Absolutely LOVE him.”

 

 

Foal Announcements Posted 6/7/13

The foal results keep rolling in from around the country.  In Georgia, Emily Wyatt’s mare Romanesque (Laurinn - Carolus I) delivered a pretty Riverman filly on May 28th.  Romanesque kept everyone anxiously waiting for almost a week and half after her due date, but we’re happy to report that both mare and foal are doing well – now Emily can finally catch up on sleep. 

In Virginia, Lauren Seitz’s Thoroughbred mare Bella Gabriella had an adorable Royal Prince colt. “He is gorgeous, tall, and already quite strong!” Congratulations Lauren!

In Pennsylvania, Kimberly Callaway’s mare Daniella (Davignon - Garibaldi II) had a handsome Royal Prince colt. The big colt enjoyed lots of outside playtime with the beautiful weather we had over the Memorial Day weekend.

Across the country in California, Darla d’Agay and Kyle Karnosh both welcomed new foals by Hilltop stallions.  Darla’s Dutch mare Solana (Flemmingh - Nimmerdor) had her second Negro foal.  Last year was a handsome black colt this year, this year a pretty and quite flash chestnut filly.  Kyle’s Oldenburg mare Catera (Martini – Guarantor) had her second Contucci foal.

We sold all of our frozen semen inventory on Festrausch last breeding season, so all the Festrausch foals this year are extra special!  The latest Festrausch foal of 2013 is a filly out of the Thoroughbred mare Pyrite Glory (Family Calling - Green Dancer). Owner/breeder Nicole Taylor couldn’t be happier! “This filly is absolutely perfect, I could not have asked for anything better!  From pedigree, to movement, to temperament, to color, she is exactly what I hoped for, I feel so lucky!”

The arrival of Thoroughbred mare Velvet Brown’s Bugatti filly was a very special occasion.  Shortly after being bred Velvet was hurt in a pasture accident. After all the hard work breeder Judy McGaughan put in to see Velvet back to health, it’s rewarding to see her healthy and active filly by her side.  “The baby is very athletic, built uphill with a beautiful face and eye. Shes very smart and feisty and I am so glad we decided to let her come full term.”

Congratulations to Diane Morey of Arizona on the arrival of her Bugatti filly out of the Trakehner mare Merlot (Abdullah – Amagun).  Diana commented on the filly’s gorgeous neck set, shoulder, hip, and great bone.  She also shared that her filly has a sweet and loving temperament.

Kilkenny Crest, LLC of Oregon welcomed the flashiest Laroche colt we have seen yet! Dutch mare Kilkenny Tuesday by Jasco had a handsome bay Laroche colt with four tall white socks and a blaze.  We hope to see this one in the jumper ring in a few years!

Jeffery and Melissa Scherer’s Holsteiner mare Just Rio delivered a handsome bay Qredit colt back in April.  They’re excited to see how the colt does at the GOV inspection this August.  Congratulations!

Congratulations to Erica Foley on the arrival of her pretty Donarweiss filly out of Aurora.  The filly, named Demeter, is refined and pretty with two matching hind socks and a big star and stripe.

It’s a flashy Royal Prince colt for Laura Park! Laura’s mare Poppet has a fancy bay colt with a pretty star and stripe.  Congratulations Laura!

Kathryn Gladwell is the proud new owner of a Royal Prince filly out of her Phantast mare Pik Phantasy.  This filly is refined and pretty with some very long legs! Congratulations to owner Kathryn Gladwell and breeder Andrea Hayden!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 5/23/13

Another promising jumper prospect by Laroche! Lola Johnston’s Thoroughbred mare Courtney’s Pick delivered a handsome black Laroche colt.  The playful colt is already practicing his flying changes while playing during turnout time.

Kim Fredenburgh’s Westfalen mare Walentina (Widor – Mazarin) had a beautiful Festrausch filly on April 10th.  Kim couldn’t be happier with the filly and plans to repeat the cross this year.  Congrats Kim!

It’s a Popeye colt for Shelley Evans of Nevada.  Shelley’s welsh cross mare Zoey had a handsome bay Popeye colt to be named Pacifico or “Paco” for short.  The little guy is all bay with almost no white – just like his daddy. Congratulations Shelley!

Diana Murphy’s Qredit colt has arrived! Quarter Moon (Qredit x Soprano’s Heart/Soprano) was born in the early morning hours of May 19th.  He is bay with two matching hind socks.  Congratulations Diana!

Trevelyan Farm’s second De Feiner Star colt out of Hilltop bred mare Regalia (Royal Prince – Cor Noir) is finally here.  The colt is chestnut with lots of chrome just like his daddy.  Congratulations Lesley!

Thanks to frozen semen, we are able to see a few foals by past Hilltop stallions each spring.  Through Sandra Pollack’s new filly we see Cor Noir’s legacy continue.  On May 21st, Sandra’s mare Dressy Affair had a big bay Cor Noir filly.  Both mare and foal are doing great and Sandra couldn’t be happier with the new addition to her herd!

Longtime clients of Hilltop, Blue Waters Farm welcomed a pretty Bugatti filly in the early morning hours of May 16th.  Owner and breeder Julie Poludniak couldn’t be happier with the filly out of her mare Fuerst Isabella (Fuerst Gotthard - John's Surprise xx).  Congrats Julie!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 5/15/13

It’s a Riverman filly for Chelsey Sawtell! Chelsey’s Thoroughbred mare Missaintbehavin (Consolidator – Marquetry) had a pretty filly with a star stripe and snip.  We’re sure this filly will be Chelsey’s next eventing star!

Kim Pribble was excited to share the news that her Royal Prince filly out of Starring Amanda (Sandro’s Song – Gaylord) has arrived.“Her name is Riessa and she is fabulous!  She is sweet, bold, curious and one of the most perfect babies I have ever seen!  The vet was awestruck!  She has a very refined feminine head and the prettiest doe eyes, amazing shoulder....etc, etc...!” We’re so happy to hear she is everything Kim was hoping for – Congratulations Kim!

We have been waiting for a long time to announce the arrival of the first US bred Don Hill foal. Now that Jennifer Hill’s Canadian Sporthorse mare Jamaicanmesmile delivered a handsome colt we can finally share the news!  Virginia Leary, Don Hill’s owner, has already had a chance to meet the little guy.  We hope he is everything you were wishing for Jen!

Another flashy foal to Donarweiss’s credit – Ilona English’s Pointmaker mare Pastora delivered a healthy Donarweiss colt with four whites and star.  He’s been named Denali and is already proving to be quite athletic bouncing around the stall.

It’s a Qredit filly for Karen Brittan’s Thoroughbred mare Ucanstartthemusic (Take Me Out - London Bells).  The filly has appropriately been named Q the Music – how cute! Congratulations Karen!

In Canada, Jessica Sutton’s mare Choiniere Xabon Harmony had a pretty bay Riverman filly on May 4th.  Jessica received her Riverman breeding as a birthday present from her husband in December of 2011.  I’m sure this is the longest she’s ever had to wait for her birthday present but we can’t think of a better present!  Congratulations Jessica!

In California, after waiting almost a month past Calimeena’s (by Calimro) due date Shirley Bumgarner finally has her Qredit filly.  Like many of the other Qredit foals this year this filly has lots of bling with four small whites and a wide blaze. Congratulations Shirley!

Congratulations to DeAnna Mann! DeAnna’s mare Ducari (Davignport – Domingo) delivered a pretty Bugatti filly on May 10th.  The filly, named Bijou, and Cari are doing well.

Don and Dee Kapper we’re proud to announce the arrival of their Don Principe filly “Donna” out of Rafaella OBX (Rouseauu – Banter).  We can see why – this filly is just beautiful! Congratulations Don and Dee!

 

Claran BSF Paris Nights
Claran by Negro BSF Paris Nights by Royal Prince

Two New Hilltop Foals Arrive at Beall Spring Farm

Owner/Breeder: Thora Pollack

It's a hatrick by Ma Cherie, delivering her third foal in a row by Negro on April 30. Ciarán is a strapping colt, well boned colt. He is black with a star.

Thora’s second Hilltop foal, BSF Paris Nights was born on May 9th to our mare Beall Spring Sienna, by Royal Prince. Paris is a bay filly with a beautiful blaze, four white stockings and legs like a fashion runway model!

 


Foal Announcements Posted 5/9/13

Congratulations to owner Michelle Tromble, and breeder Laura Wood, on the arrival of MSUauthatglytters’s Qredit filly.  “The filly is chestnut with matching hind socks and a blaze. She is very tall with an elegant front end and pretty head.”

In California, Lisa Marvier’s Sandro’s Song mare Hawkwood’s Cat Walk had a flashy bay Qredit colt with four white socks and a wide blaze.  Lisa’s decided to name the colt Quiet – rather ironic considering his very loud markings!

Delight Willing’s mare Chaieka had a very handsome Bugatti colt on April 26th. The colt is bay with a big white blaze.  Congratulations Delight!

The Marquardt’s now have two Hilltop foals! Donnacina (Donnerhall - World Cup I) had a handsome Royal Prince colt on April 22nd.  The little guy is bay with an irregular star, stripe, and snip marking.  Congratulations Jan and Gary!

In New York, Christine Kropf’s announced “Hawk Hollow Farm welcomes Contessa HHF to the world. Tessa was born on April 24th at 6:25am. She is out of our very special mare Winesome (Weltmeyer/Werther) by the amazing Contucci. She is feminine with fine delicate features..definitely a girly girl :) We are so pleased!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 5/1/13

Congratulations to owner/breeder Sheila MacElwee on her handsome Qredit colt.  Here’s what Sheila shared with us: “On the morning of March 3, 2013 (3-3-13) we welcomed our beautiful Qredit colt out of our Arabian mare, Ghazis Style.  He's chestnut with lots of chrome.  His name is Qamii and he has beautiful long legs and his conformation is impeccable!  he is very sweet and curious.  He loves playing with the big horse balls we put in the pasture and indoor arena.”

Lots of Black Qredit foals this year! The latest is Qricket, by Qredit and out of the Thoroughbred mare Heart Snatcher (El Corrodor - Lear Fan). Congratulations to owner/breeder Jaimie Tausch!

After two seasons of waiting, Emily Covington’s Qredit foal is finally here.  Emily’s mare Revien (Riverman –Davignon) delivered a very handsome and tall bay colt to be named Qraftwerk.  Revien and Qraftwerk are in the safe care of nearby breeder Lesley Feakins but as you can imagine Emily is anxiously awaiting the chance to make the trip to Pennsylvania to meet her new colt!

Lots of flashy foals this season!  Deanna Greulich’s Negro filly is perfectly marked with four big white socks, and pretty star, stripe, and snip.  Deanna shared, I had the pleasure of breeding my mare to Negro and now have a delightful little filly. I just love her.” For breeder Christine Jennings is a Royal Prince colt with four white socks.  He was almost a month overdue – clearly it took a little extra time to polish those white socks!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/24/13

April Hays second Hilltop foal for 2013 has arrived.  This time it’s a big bay colt by Qredit out of her Thoroughbred mare Negev (Desert Prince – Sillery).  April has decided to name the colt Abner.  Congratulations April!

In Pennsylvania, Jennifer Hoffman’s Le Santo mare Look At Me had a flashy Qredit colt with four tall white socks and a wide blaze.  She’s named him Qrush On Me – a perfect name for such handsome little guy!

Anne Schafer now has a Royal Prince and Don Principe foal for 2013.  The Don Principe filly was born two weeks ago and is out of Rosalinda by Regazzoni. The Royal Prince colt arrived April 17th out of Anne’s Hanoverian mare Daphney.  The colt is chestnut without a speck of white. Congratulations Anne!

Debbie Russ’s Bugatti colt is proof that good things take time.  Her leggy chestnut Bugatti colt was three weeks late but after many nights waiting for his arrival he is finally here! Both mare and foal are doing well and Debbie couldn’t be happier with the colt!

Donarweiss’s first filly of 2013 has arrived! Kirsten Miller’s mare Brio delivered a healthy black filly with two hind socks. Both mare and foal are doing well.  Congratulations Kirsten!

The first Jaguar Mail foal for 2013 is finally here.  Courtney Cooper’s mare Believe in the Stars delivered a precious chestnut filly on April 19th.  The filly was up and running around in no time – sounds like she’s already training to be Courtney’s next big event horse prospect.

Congratulations to Susan Myers on her handsome Bugatti colt Izaak (Bugatti x Aspen/Flemmingh). Susan shared “He was born on April 15th and is the sweetest colt ever.

It’s a Donarweiss colt for Natalia Raphael! Natalia’s mare Savannah delivered a handsome bay colt with two matching hind socks and a blaze. Both mare and foal are doing well.  Congratulations Natalia!

After waiting five weeks past Danina’s (Davignon – Werther) due date, we can finally announce that the first Contucci foal of 2013 has arrived. Congratulations to owner/breeder Linda Santomenna!  Linda has bred to many of the Hilltop stallions over the years and we couldn’t be happier for her to have added another Contucci foal to her barn.

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/17/13

April Hays is expecting two foals by Hilltop Farm stallions this year.  The first foal, a Royal Prince filly out of the Thoroughbred mare Raise Your Hand (Quiet Enjoyment – Katowice), arrived in the early morning hours of April 9th.  April described the filly as “lovely and already bouncing around the stall.” Now we’re just anxiously awaiting the arrival of her other mare’s Qredit foal!

Jennifer DesRoche’s long awaited Royal Prince foal is finally here. Jennifer shared “Dramatic (Donatelli) delivered this handsome bay colt on March 29.  He is a real doll baby!  Sweet disposition and what a mover.”

In Texas, Jan and Gary Marquardt’s mare Walkaluba (Warkant – Hohenstein) had a leggy black Bugatti filly. The Marquardt’s commented “she's here and she's stunning!! Long legs, beautiful markings, gorgeous head and did I mention those long legs?”

Another flashy colt for Donarweiss! Fraulein (Festrausch – Del Piero) delivered a healthy black colt with blaze and two hind socks for owner/breeder Kathy Jackson.  Fraulien spent some of her time as a young horse in our Raising Program and we are thrilled we could be a part of her first breeding.  Congratulations Kathy!

The Virginia Tech Mare Center welcomed a big Qredit colt on April 10th out of the mare Dom Perignon (Domingo – Noble Dancer xx). We’re anxiously awaiting pictures but we’ve heard he is a “big chestnut colt, pretty face, lots of white.”  He has been named Qabernet VT.  Congratulations!

Popeye’s first filly of 2013 has arrived.  Amy Scampton’s Welsh cross mare had a Popeye filly on April 10th.  Congratulations Amy – we can’t wait to see pictures!

In Illinois, Amy McKay’s mare Thoroughbred mare Auburn Annie had a colt by Comic Hilltop.  He is currently bay but may grey out.  He has plenty of bling with a star, stripe, snip, and little white on his legs.  Congratulations Amy!

Irena Coz Lucas welcomed two Qredit foals to her barn this week. The first was a black filly with a pretty blaze out of Facet’s Violet (Prince of Prussia – Tudor). The second was a very flashy colt with four high white socks and a wide blaze out of Good Mornin (Leonidas – Guinevere).  Congratulations Irena!

We’re so happy to continue to see a few Parabol foals on the ground each year.  The first Parabol foal this season has arrived at Jenny McCreary’s farm.  Jenny’s mare Olena’s Pepper Coke delivered a healthy chestnut colt on Friday, April 12th.  Congratulations Jenny!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 4/8/13

New foals arrived for both De Feiner Star and Hemmingway last week. On Monday, Trevelyan Farm, owned by Lesley Feakins, welcomed a flashy De Feiner Star colt out of the mare Santana.  De Feiner Star grew up in Lesley’s young horse raising program – it’s great to see her have one of his first foal!  On Tuesday, Wendy Patterson’s mare Rio, by Rotspon, delivered a leg bay colt with a star and snip by Hemmingway. Congratulations to Lesley and Wendy!

Barbara McKnew’s Thoroughbred mare Aly Alice had a lovely Festrausch colt.  It was clear she foaled in the afternoon just to make sure everyone could see all of this colt’s bling! With four white socks, a star, and a snip we’re not quite sure which parent is responsible all this white. Congratulations Barbara!

The first Donarweiss foal of the season has arrived.  Anne-Marie Gagnon’s mare Winrianna (Winterprinz – Cicero) had a strong black colt.   Anne-Marie has named him MG-Dom Perignon.  Congratulations!

Elaine Haberman couldn’t be happier with her Bugatti filly.  Elaine’s mare Donna Luna (Domiro – Pointmaker) delivered a pretty bay filly with a star and two matching hind socks.  The filly has been named Belladona SDC.  Congratulations Elaine!

 

NIghtts RoyaleNightts Royale (Royal Prince x Summer Nightt)

Owner/Breeder: Robin Pike

“We had a great show with Heidi. She went to Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and showed in the open and amateur sport horse in-hand classes. She received two seconds and a reserve championship! We are so proud of her.”

 

 

Foal Announcements Posted 3/20/13

Congratulations to Terry Tunstall on the arrival of her second Hilltop Farm offspring.  Terry’s mare Wisp O’Wind delivered a chestnut Royal Prince filly on March 9th.  Terry described the filly as a “powerhouse.”  In February, Terry’s other mare Windswept had the first Hemmingway foal and now the Wisp O’Wind had the first Royal Prince of the season.

It’s a filly for breeder Haley Glick! Haley’s mare Denim N’Lace (Laser – Redipoint) delivered a very sweet and correct Bugatti filly on Friday morning.  She’s named the lovely filly By Design. Congratulations Haley!

The first Popeye foal of the season has arrived! Congratulations to Barbara Nelson of North Carolina on the arrival of her handsome bay Popeye colt out of her Thoroughbred mare Anotha Toughcookie (Native Regent - Salem).  Barbara plans to name the colt Popportunity SFF – what a fun name!

Robin Pike’s Arabian mare Pejczyk Bannatu delivered a pretty Riverman filly this weekend. Robin commented “We had a beautiful Riverman foal last night. She is dark bay now, but will turn grey. We are calling her Kassy and we couldn't be more thrilled with her. She has a ton of refinement with an athletic build. She is very friendly and smart.

Congratulations to Christa Barro on the arrival of her Royal Prince filly!  Melde (First Class – Argus) delivered a flashy bay filly on Sunday.  Both mare and foal are doing great!

 

Foal Announcements Posted 3/6/13

2013 ColtCongratulations to Wendell and Maryanna Haymon on the arrival of Doctor Wendell’s first foal! EM Rising Star (Rotspon – Ramiro’s Son II) delivered a flashy and very leggy colt on Saturday morning.

 

 

 

 

QalypsoIt’s a Qredit filly for Chris Roseberry of Charlotte’s Creek Farm.  Qalypso (Qredit x Akino/Enrico Caruso) arrived Wednesday evening. Surrogate mare Mimi aimed to prove fetal sexing isn’t always accurate, surprising everyone with a pretty filly instead of a colt. Everyone at Charlotte’s Creek is thrilled just the same – and who wouldn’t be with this flashy girl!

 

 

 

The first Bugatti foal of 2013 has arrived – congratulations to Lake Erie College.  The college welcomed the leggy chestnut filly to the “family” on Sunday evening.  The students and faculty are all looking forward to spending time with their newest addition.

Tijana Gurba’s Qredit colt out of Fiona (Furst Impression – Maximillian) arrived at the early hour of 3AM on Tuesday, March 5th.  The handsome colt is a bright chestnut with a star, stripe, and two tall stockings.  Congratulations! 

 

Foal Announcements Posted 2/13/13

The first Hemmingway foal arrives! Congratulations to Terry Tunstall on the arrival of the very first Hemmingway foal -- a bay filly out of Terry's mare Windswept. Terry says the filly is "very correct, gorgeous shoulder, and looks just like Hemmingway."

It’s a colt! Pierre & Samantha St. Jacques’s Dutch mare Zsa Zsa (Prestige VDL – Weltstern) delivered a bay colt by Negro.  Samantha shared “Both are doing well. He is adorable and very sweet.” Congratulations!

The first Qredit foal of 2013 has arrived! Congratulations to Angela Mirarchi on the arrival of her Qredit colt out of her mare Wiesling (Wolkentanz-Domingo).  Angie says “he is very brave and sweet, very nice shoulder and short back.

 

Donna's Fancy
Photo by Hightimes Photography

Donna’s Fancy COF (Donarweiss - Federleicht/Wummerstern)

Owner/Breeder: Denise Rowe

It’s always great to receive updates on the stallions' offspring.  Denise wrote to update us on how her Donarweiss filly Donna’s Fancy was doing and sent us a few great pictures. “Thought you might be interested in these photos of Donna's Fancy by Donarweiss. Pictures were taken at Raleigh Summer Dressage 2012.  She certainly did blossom out nice. Big difference from the year before.” Donna’s Fancy competed at Raleigh Summer Dressage I and II, finishing Reserve Grand Champion in Raleigh Summer Dressage II. (Posted 1/22/13)

 

 

 

 

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