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.
- 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
- USEF Leading Eventing Sire – Reserve Champion
- USEF Hunter Sire – 17th
- USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – Reserve Champion
- USEF Hunter Eventing Sire – 10th
- USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 4th
- USEF Dressage Sire – 16th
- 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
- USEF Dressage Sire – 8th
- USEF Dressage Sire – 30th
- Pikko del Cerro
- USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 21st
- USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 19th
- 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
- USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Sire – 3rd
It’s great to see offspring of so many of the stallions competing successfully around the country. Congratulations to the owners, breeders, and riders of the many wonderful offspring out showing this season. Wishing you all continued success in 2017!
Carola Koppelmann and Comic Hilltop FRH won the 2006 Nurnberger Burgpokal at CDI-W Frankfurt last weekend with a winning score of 74.10% in the final round. The Nurnberg Burgpokal is the German National Championships for horses in the small tour (Prix St. George) and is only open to 7 – 9 year-old horses.
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.
Hilltop Articles & Interviews
The phone rings at Hilltop Farm and breeding manager Natalie DiBerardinis answers. Just as she suspected, it is a mare owner looking for advice. Which stallion would be a good match for her mare, the caller asks anxiously. With scientific advances in artificial insemination, the choices for a perfect partner have never been greater, but that doesn't mean the selection process is any simpler. DiBerardinis asks the owner a few questions about her mare and suggests she complete Hilltop's online questionnaire. After reading it, she and the caller will talk again to discuss the options.
For many Warmblood enthusiasts, just the mention of the famous stallion Riverman is enough to send chills down their spines. The stunning grey Holsteiner, who currently stands at stud at Hilltop Farm in Colora, Maryland, was the Reserve Champion at his stallion licensing, and was a Verband stallion in Germany for the first part of his life.