Working Student Position Available
Hilltop Farm is excited to offer a new Working Student position with our Assistant Trainer Jessica Fay. Ideal candidate will have a strong interest in learning about starting and developing young dressage horses. Duties include full horse care such as helping with stalls, feeding, grooming, tacking, blanketing, clipping, etc. Some travel to shows. Applicants need to be responsible, reliable, attentive to detail, and enjoy working in a team environment. Candidate must be able to bring their own horse with them. Housing, board for horse, lessons, and a small stipend is included. Minimum of a 6-month commitment. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2008 USEF/Markel Young Horse Nationals was literally a whirlwind weekend for the Hilltop Team with trainers Michael Bragdell riding Selten HW (Sandro Hit - Hohenstein) to the Four Year-Old Grand Champion and Chris Hickey riding Cabana Boy (Contucci - Bordeaux) to successfully defend his National Champion title, this time in the Six Year Old division.
It’s official – the USEF Sire Rankings have been tabulated for the year and we are very proud to announce that for the 2nd year in a row Riverman is the Eventing Sire of the Year and for the 3rd year in a row Royal Prince is the Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year! Congratulations to all the owners and breeders whose offspring contributed to these wins.
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.
In the second day of competition at the 2008 Markel/United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) National Young Horse Dressage Championships presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, claiming the title in the four-year-old division was Michael Bragdell and Selten HW besting 19 other horses to win with a score of 8.56.