Past Competition Horses

Balmoral
1993 Dark bay New Zealand bred TB gelding
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Accomplishments:

  • 21st place Foxhall Three-Day-Event CCI***  April, 2003

Jumbo was retired from competition in 2008.  Prior to his retirement he competed at many full format three-days including Camino Real CCI**, Radnor Hunt CCI**, Bromont CCI**, Foxhall CCI***, and Fair Hill International CCI***.  He is now in charge of teaching our younger horses the rules of the barn and fields.

Dinastia Antonio
1984 Bay Argentina bred TB gelding
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Accomplishments:  competing with Michael

  • 1st place River Glen H.T. Advanced November 1995
  • 4th place Morven Park H.T. Advanced October 1995Competing with Lisa
  • 2nd place NAYRC CCI-Y* July 1999
  • 2nd place Wayne H.T.  Intermediate August 2001
  • 1st place Millbrook H.T.  Intermediate  August 2001
  • 1st place Menfelt H.T.  Advanced  September 2001
  • 1st place Loudoun Hunt H.T.  Open Preliminary  April 2002

Tony was retired from upper level competition in 2002.  Throughout his career, Tony competed at Rolex CCI*** multiple times as well as competing at the Radnor CCI** and Camino Real CCI**.  In 2003, at the age of 18, he was given to a family friend where he took a young rider from novice to preliminary.  Sadly, in August 2011, Tony passed away.

Hatton Springs
1978 Bay English TB gelding
Hattieaccomplishments:

  • 1st place Radnor Hunt Three-Day-Event CCI**  October 1994
  • 2nd place Advanced National Championships (Morven Park H.T.) 1994

Hattie was retired from competition in 1995 after many Years competing at the advanced level.and 14 consecutive CCI’s  He was a Master’s horse for the Middleburg Hunt under Gail Wofford for a couple of seasons and then went into a second retirement.  Hattie enjoyed his low key life and regular cross country excursions as he got older.  Sadly, Hattie passed away in June 2009.

Loughnatousa Spring
1987 chestnut Irish draft cross gelding by Spring of Diamonds

loughnatousa_springAccomplishments: Competing with Michael

  • 8th place Fair Hill International Three-Day-Event CCI***  October 1996
  • 1st place  Southern Pines H.T.   Advanced March 1998
  • 16th place  Burghley Three-Day-Event CCI****  September 1998

Competing with Lisa

  • 1st place  Area II Preliminary Championships (Virginia H.T.)  November 2005
  • 5th place  The Fork H.T. Open Preliminary:  April 2006

Spring retired from competition in 2006.  His competitive record lists results from Rolex CCI*** and Rolex CCI****; in addition, Spring and Michael were competitive while traveling in England during and after their experience at Burghley CCI**** in 1998.  Upon returning to the states, Spring was in need of some R&R, and Lisa took over the reins to allow him the ease of jumping around preliminary and intermediates as he grew older.  Once fully retired, Spring spent his time babysitting youngsters and being spoiled rotten with peppermints and face rubs.  Sadly, in August 2009, Spring passed away.