I will hold a GOV Mare and Foal Inspection this August 9, 2019, at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank.
Please contact me if you are interested in joining us – my email is Jciroquois@aol.com, or you can contact me via Facebook.
After a 4 year hiatus from the show ring, German Oldenburger Auktion gelding Santana (Carlos) returned today to make his first start in Prix St. Georges… CERTAINLY a work in progress, but SSOO much fun to get back to it!!! Thank you Marta F. Kauffman for letting me show your wonderful horse, Sheryl Stein and Mark Farndale for helping this morning, and OF COURSE Barbara Bella FOR THESE GREAT PHOTOS!!!!! Thank you also #Devoucoux for Carlos’ saddle – we BOTH LOVE IT!!!!
Congratulations to breeder Hilda Gurney and owner Adrienne Bessey, on the successful first show for Stunning (Sondheim OLD – Winter Prinz).
At the Dressage Affaire CDI*** held this last weekend (Mar. 21 – 24, 2019) held at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center (Burbank, Ca), Stunning won her Training Level classes with scores into the 70%!!
Ridden by Adrienne, she and Stunning were also the High Score Lower Level Amateur of the show!
This being their very FIRST show, Adrienne and her trainer Hilda did a wonderful job helping this 4 year old German Oldenburger mare navigate the ‘ins and outs’ of a facility that she’d never been to, combined with quite a chilly and breezy first day!
The future is certainly bright for this lovely pair…
Former Oldenburger Elite Auktion gelding Au Revoir (Ampere – Liberty M) just placed 3rd in the Developing Prix St. Georges class at the United States Festival of Champions!!!
I was lucky enough to do the bidding for owner Sandi Chohany, to purchase this talented young horse, and with Heather McCarthy showing him, Au Revoir has proven to be an exceptionally gifted fella!
This is Au Revoir’s first year showing this level, so it is even MORE impressive that Heather was able to qualify him so quickly, much less produce such a great result!!
Congratulations to Sandi AND Heather for producing another wonderful FEI horse!
Congratulations to breeder Hilda Gurney, owner Adrienne Bessey, and stallion owner Marta Kauffman, on the results from the GOV Mare Inspection today at Keenridge Farm in California…
Stunning (Sondheim OLD – Winterprinz), 3 yr old mare, was named Premium Mare, and Thomas Rhinow stated that she is the BEST MARE HE HAS SEEN IN THE United States!!!
Also stated was that she is ‘made for the BIG ring – I mean the OLYMPICS!!!’
Please welcome 4yr old Vin Noir (Van Vivaldi – Don Gregory), Oldenburger Elite Auktion mare owned by Marta Kauffman and Jaye Cherry… States Premium Candidate and Brilliantring mare – thank you SSOO MUCH Hof Westendarp and Philipp Severit for your wonderful care and training while she stayed with you!!! and thank YOU Barbara Bella for these incredible photos!!!!
Vin Noir (Van Vivaldi – Don Gregory), Oldenburger Elite Auktion mare, has finally arrived in the U. S. !!
Purchased at the 2017 Oldenburger Elite Auktion in Germany by Marta Kauffman and Jaye Cherry, ‘Vinnie’ stayed at Hof Westendarp with Johannes und Ines Westendarp, for Philipp Severit to ride and show for a bit.
After quarantine, Vinnie will come home to my barn in Burbank – I CAN’T WAIT!!!!!