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Client Updates

We love to receive letters, pictures and emails from our clients updating us on the horses they have purchased or bred through our farm. With so many of our "children" out in the world, keeping track of them is a daunting task. It is very gratifying to see so many of them doing so well and living up to their owner's dreams. It certainly makes all the effort, planning, dreaming and occasional heartache worthwhile!

Here are some of our favorite updates...

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Lhincoln  2006 Hanoverian Gelding  
 sire  Londonderry      dam  Whest Indies 
Owned by:   Ashley Burd Whicker
 
Hello Mo, I wanted to sent you an update of Lhincoln. I purchased him about 2 years ago and we have progressed well the last year. He is has taught me a lot because he is so smart and so talented. I plan to show him PSG and I1 this year. We finished 2015 winning the USDF national 4th level Hanoverian Freestyle Award, 3rd Place overall in 4th level and 4th level freestyles with a median score of 75.867%. We also finished 3rd at the USDF Finals in 4th level. I canít wait to see what 2016 will have in store. Thank you for continuing such a great breeding program! Good luck in 2016! Cody Armstrong Flanagan Stables LLC  
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Qhuicksilver  2011 Oldenburg Gelding  
 sire  Quaterback      dam  Lhoretta 
Owned by:  
 
Qhuicksilver is now doing well in the hunters under the name of Quoteworthy with his owner Bari Friedman. Bari and her Quoteworthy came only for exposure in 2nd outing EVER at the McDonogh Horse Show April 19, 2015, and ended up participating to take a CLEAN SWEEP of Blues in Hopeful Htr! CH Tri-Color only bonus to how exceptional Horse took in atmosphere and learned! They continued their successful ways at HITS Commonwealth Horse Park. Piloted by Owner/Rider Bari they performed in the Ring like STARS for their first time showing at this venue! No pre-rehearsal to boot, wonderfully brave! Ribbon o/f and WON the hack!! An example of jumping with your 'eyes closed'  
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EM Francesca B  2007 Hanoverian Mare  
 sire  Fabuleux      dam  Donna Schufro 
Owned by:   Maurine Swanson
 
I love all the babies I saw on Facebook Enjoy the season Mo. I've gotten many compliments on Fran and I always refer to your amazing barn you run up there! Francesca went to her first horse show at Nona Garson's The Ridge and she did not look at one jump- so brave! Just level 0 (2'9") but she schooled level 1 much better. We will probably put her in 3'6" by the end of summer. I had many inquiries where I bought her. 
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Verband Premium Shierra Madre  2010 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  Sir Wanabi      dam  EM Acapella 
Owned by:  
 
Hello, Maddie has been at her new home for 2 + weeks now. She loves her stall with the back window. She's now in a small grass pasture next to my hopefully pregnant Hanoverian, but she likes the 2 geldings on the other side of her better! One of the geldins is my 28 yr TB and he likes Maddie too. Our riding is progressing. She's getting better about standing still in the cross ties. I have her in a KK snaffle.....longe her first with side reins, then ride. We had to work on standing still at the mounting block....sugar works great for her. The farrier came and thought she had great bare feet. My trainer is back in town this weekend. I'm giving her vaccines one at a time and she is not needle phobic! Good girl Maddie. She did accidentally touch the electric ribbon with her nose the other day....not sure if you had electric or not. She was surprised! Everyone thinks she is very sweet and Very pretty. Me too! More pictures later! Hope all is well with you and the newborns! Ann  
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Whuthering Heights  2004 Hanoverian Filly  
 sire  Widmark      dam  EM Giadonna 
Owned by:   Jennifer Pass, Coplay PA
 
Hi Mo, Congratulations on the very successful year for your Breeding program! Thatís very exciting. Heidi and I had a very successful year too and I wanted to share it with you. In 2014 Heidi received her last First Level Score to receive her USDF First Level Horse Performance Award. Other than that, we showed Second Level all year receiving scores above 60%. We won the Second Level Championship class at the LVDA Championship show and were also 2014 LVDA Year End Champion at Second Level. I also earned scores to achieve my LVDA Silver Medal and the USDF Second Level Rider Performance Award. I qualified for and went to BLMs and even though we didnít place in my extremely large class, we had respectable scores and came away with ribbons in my other classes against some very good horses and riders. I did all that in spite of getting progressively sicker throughout the year. Iím so happy that we all had stellar years last year. Hereís to 2015. Letís hope itís a happy, healthy, successful one! PS. Iíve attached two of my favorite pics from this year. Theyíre my favorites because they capture moments of how happy I was! See you soon! Jenny  
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Ghlenlivet  1999 Hanoverian Gelding  
 sire  Gold Luck      dam  Piper 
Owned by:   Nancy Lewis Stanton
 
Hi Mo,

I thought I might give you an update of sorts on one of your 1999 babies, Ghlenlivet.

My name is Kim Jones and I have had Nancy Stanton's Ghlenlivet for the last 2, going on 3 years. Long story short, I am a para rider after an accident in 2001 and must use a wheelchair for any mobility beyond a couple of steps, unless in a small enclosed area.

In 2012, my sponsorship fell through to purchase Ghlen, so I asked if I could lease him to get to the London Paralympics. Nancy and Greg took him off the market so I could try. After only 3 1/2 weeks together we qualified for trials but we did not make the Paralympic team; however, we did come in 6th nationally and 12th for the team selection. I was so sure Ghlen and I would make the team, it took months for me to mentally spring back.

I've been allowed to keep him and am working on purchasing him. He, even at age 15, still has his strut. He is helping me relearn the upper level movements and I am working to begin some of the GP movements. If I can raise the sponsorship, I'm hoping to do alot of things with him in the next two years: Start working my way up the levels and get my bronze, silver and gold.... Compete in some CPEDI 3 *'s, qualify for para trials for Rio, Rio Paralympics, and begin riding GP. I had hoped to be able to be the first person in a wheelchair to make the able bodied world and Olympic teams...with Ghlen. But my relearning stuff is coming slower than I had hoped - and with the new FEI rule that they cannot compete past 18 - that will not be a possibility. But I still plan to ride him to GP...one day...as my body allows.

Even after almost 3 years together, where I am with him 8-12 hours a day or longer, I still get goose bumps every day, every time I work with him. He is an amazing-in-every-way, talented-beyond-belief horse with such a gentle soul. He still loves to have someone (now me) come in his stall when he is laying down and cuddle up next to him. I have been so very honored that Nancy has entrusted this horse to me. I am humbled beyond words and so honored to have such a wonderful horse to play with every day. He is my horse soulmate and I love everything about him. Thank you for breeding him. Thanks to Nancy for such wonderful training and for allowing me to have such a wonderful experience with him. I am so grateful every day. I hope we don't disappoint :)

Kim Jones, Ghlenlivet, and Little Bit
www.disabilitydressage.blogspot.com
"Show me your horse and I will tell you who you are." - Old English Saying

 
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Sholitaire  2012 Oldenburg Colt  
 sire  Shakespeare RSF      dam  Elite Stute Fhlora 
Owned by:  
 
2/10/15 Hello Mo, I hope your week is off to a great start! Thank you very much for sending the check for Sholitaire°¶s shipping. He is doing great in Iowa! He started with some groundwork and within 4 days of his arrival they were riding him Éļ. It°¶s fun to see his progress and we are excited about next steps. Thanks! Makenzie  
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Qhuo Vadis  2010 Oldenburg Gelding  
 sire  Quaterback      dam  Whest Indies 
Owned by:  
 
Hi Mo! I'm having the best time looking through the USDF Yearbook and: 1. Seeing my name in print for the first time, 2. Seeing 3 of Indie's foals (Qhuo, Chalupa & Shequin) listed and 3. Seeing RSF listed so frequently as the breeder of these awesome horses. So awesome & fun!! Thanks so much for doing such a great job for all of us! Chris  
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Fhrontier  2009 Oldenburg Colt  
 sire  Farewell III      dam  EM Whallis Blue 
Owned by:   Rolling Stone Farm
 
Look who turned up on warmbloods for sale.com. I see he is successful in the hunter ring:
 
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Fhifth Avenue  2008 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  Farewell III      dam  EM Fhrance 
Owned by:  
 
Stella is fabulous, as always. I lucked out and was able to ride with Herr Schumacher five times over the course of a week (two locations), and he is very complimentary of her, saying something to the effect that her training is right on target, and there is nothing wrong (no "holes" to fix or other issues) at this time, and he thinks that if she stays on course, could be PSG by the end of the coming year. Very exciting. He actually hopes/wishes we could come work with him daily in Germany, as do I, although I'm not sure it is in the cards at the moment... I have some video from the clinic of her too - if I can stay awake past 8, I will get to task on it. Stella also greatly impressed the audience (they thought she must be 17.3hh and imported; "she moves and articulates through her whole body!"). Best, Kristen 
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Fhantasia  2010 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  Fhitzgerald      dam  Senorita 
Owned by:  
 
Tammy and Nancy report that Fhantasia was a star at her first horse show, Fox Lea in Venice, FL. She got a 71.6% and a 76% at training level, receiving the show high score at training level. Tammy rode her for Nancy and reports, "She is the best minded baby I have ever had and I have had a lot." 
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Shugar Baby  2008 Oldenburg Filly  
 sire  Sinatra Song      dam  EM Whispre 
Owned by:  
 
Hi Mo!
Shugar update! We still LOVE her!! This video clip was from Debbie McDonald clinic last oct, just wanted you to see how much she's grown up! Last week she did her first clean change, half passes in canter and trot are coming along nicely too! I love riding her, super comfortable and even better mind!! Thank you again!! Hope all is well with you!! It's been two years ago this month that we came and fell in love with her!! :)

Melissa Allen
 
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Show N' Tell  2012 Oldenburg Gelding  
 sire  Sir Sinclair      dam  EM Cheerleader 
Owned by:  
 
Hi Mo, Hope everything is going well at the farm. Show N Tell (Oli) is doing great! Everyone who meets him falls in love with him. No one can believe how easy going he is for a baby! He has really grown since we got him; he's about 16hh now. Here are some pictures of him enjoying his first winter in Canada. He loves playing in the snow! Hope Rhas is doing good too, I really miss having her sweet personality around the barn. Maggie  
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De Nira  2009 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  De Niro      dam  Liana 
Owned by:  
 
Hi Mo, Just wanted you to see your lovely mare after her first day of light work at our farm. Sheís doing fine and has bonded already with Narda and me. Sheís eager for human contact and is a delight to work with. Warmest wishes to you all. Iíll keep you posted. Cindy  
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Fhame  2010 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  Fhitzgerald      dam  EM Dhewpoint 
Owned by:  
 
Hi Mo,
I think Fhame has settled in well and is enjoying her new life and her new person! She has gotten her feet trimmed and a new "Fhame-sized" blanket and front boots. Otherwise, she has inherited an entire tack room full of possessions (smiles). She has several buddies for her daily pasture turnout and a nice 12 x 20 stall at night.
As for me, I love her more each day. As far as I can tell, she is just about unflappable, though certainly not lacking in energy and willingness to work. The barn where I board is a very active stable with lots of things going on. On Sunday, there was a mini horse in the arena, and I swear Fhame thought he was a tiny alien! She stared and stared at him, though no spooking or bad behavior (in fact, none at all, since she has arrived). And this just blows my mind. After I let her go have a closer look at the mini, she went back to work and was completely unconcerned.
I did learn something from the "mini" episode though. When I first brought her to the arena and started to ride, before I allowed her to check out the mini, she showed what she can really do with her trot. I didn't know it was in there. But wow! She has power and suspension to spare!!! I am thinking I might look into redoing her Oldenburg testing, if I can find a testing site within a reasonable drive, just for fun. Because even in the couple weeks she has been here, her gaits are developing.
I have also played with some of the natural horsemanship obstacles we have in the arena. And I can't find anything she won't try. I can ride her over the little wood bridge and she hops her front legs up on the pedestal as soon as she figured out what I was asking. I don't know which of your two "breakers" started Fhame, but they did a "fhantastic" job with the ground work!
I have a lesson this weekend with Terri. Will be our first haul-out from the barn and the first time Terri and Sherrie will meet her.
Since everything has gone so smoothly, I am going to go ahead and get her competition numbers and plan to sign her up for her first show in April. I am excited to have a horse I can compete with this year. I also have thoughts of doing a little bit of light hunter type jumping with her and maybe even taking her to a clinic where she can learn to work cattle. I did a little bit of that with my Widmark mare, and we both had so much fun with it. Of course, the cowboys thought I was crazy. Nice break from schooling dressage though. She doesn't need to school much at this level. She just needs to continue to build strength, which she can do on the trail and doing other fun things.
I am beyond thrilled with my new girl. My weight coach commented today about the smile on my face and how nice it was to see after months of gloom over Jupiter. I am glad I didn't try to find a horse to "replace" my Joopy but rather a new and different challenge. Fhame is very different from him in nearly every way. And she is rapidly pushing any remaining sadness right out of my mind.
If Fhame is typical of the Fhitzgerald offspring, then I would buy another one in an instant. I know that you have a well-earned reputation as a breeder; but if you ever need a recommendation, I would be happy to rave about your horses, and Fhame in particular. I would still love to have Ozzie or one like him some day. :)
Hope all is well at the farm. I look forward to seeing what naming theme you choose this year and hearing about the 2014 foals.
Regards,
Brenda
 
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Fhortune Cookie  2008 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  Fidertanz      dam  EM Whitney Q 
Owned by:  
 
Hi Mo! Took Cookie to her first clinic today and she was amazing! She put not a foot wrong, from getting onto the trailer, to hanging out in her stall, to riding in the indoor. She had about 20 on-lookers and many admirers inquired about her after she was done. They couldn't believe we had only had her for a bit over a week. And I most certainly told them where she came from and passed along your name. You may get some emails or phone calls about horses you have available. Again, thank you for helping make Cookie a possibility for us. She certainly made a dream come true today. Without the care and time you put into your young horses none of this would be possible for me. :) Keri  
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Gholfer  2005 Hanoverian Colt  
 sire  Gold Luck      dam  Alure 
Owned by:   Lyn Francik, Oklahoma
 
Hi Mo, Just wanted to let you know that Gholfer is currently 25th vintage 1sr level in the UDSF preliminary awards standing (89th amateur.) Nothing spectacular, but good enough. Gladstone didn't show enough to qualify for USDF, but he did well at the KDEA show in June. Moving him up to I-1 this weekend. It's just a 1 day recognized show, so it won't really count for anything, but I thought I'd see what we need to work on. Most of it is easy for him, although his sense of humor always makes tempis a challenge, LOL. Who knows, if he and I both stay sound, perhaps theres a gold medal in our future. Lyn  
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Shephora  2011 Oldenburg Filly  
 sire  Shakespeare RSF      dam  EM Giadonna 
Owned by:  
 
Here is a picture of two goofy babies :) Love them!! Ghoodfella clearly has been in the mud, hiding his socks. Jennifer Mutchler www.halfpassfarmva.com  
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Ghalewind  2003 Hanoverian Mare  
 sire  Gold Luck      dam  Piper 
Owned by:   Lauren Wade, OH
 
Mo,

Hello! My name is Lauren Wade and I wanted to let you know that I recently purchased Ghalewind (now called Tempi or the Tempest as her mood decides) from Kris Schuler.

We had a rough start together, but now we seem to be in the swing of things. She has at least tentatively decided that being a show horse is a good thing...she still doesn't believe that she doesn't get to stand in the field with a pretty foal at her side all the time.

She has been to five recognized shows this summer and is qualified for region 2 finals at Training level, First level, and in a First level Freestyle!! I would have been thrilled just to make it down center line a couple of times!! Nancy Lewis-Stanton and Kris Schuler assured me that we would do much better than that and they were RIGHT!

We did compete against her big brother Ghlenlievit in the Freestyle at Grand Haven a few weeks ago. The "old man" schooled his little sister on how it is done...maybe we will get him next time!

Take care,
Lauren Wade ... and Tempi
 
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Chalupa  2007 Oldenburg Mare  
 sire  Cabalito      dam  Whest Indies 
Owned by:  
 
Mo, I took Chalupa to her first show yesterday, just a one day evening schooling show. After a few hours of being a wild woman she settled in and once I was on her back she was all business. Went into a strange indoor she had never been in and put in a super test, scoring a 75% at Training 2. Next month we hope to make it to a recognized show. I have enjoyed reading your name in the press lately, I am sure there will be more to come! Sue Mandas  
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Whitecap  2003 Gelding  
 sire  Widmark      dam  EM Giadonna 
Owned by:  
 
Dear Mo, It was so great to meet you and learn about Caspar's history. You solved so many mysteries for me! I immediately felt that you are a truly kind and caring person, exactly the reputation that you have earned. Caspar will always need to be carefully monitored and preventatively medicated, but now that we know how to manage him, I look forward to many more years of a great partnership. Thanks for your positive feedback. Sincerely, Donna Andeskie  
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EM Dew Berry  1999 Hanoverian Mare  
 sire  Davignport      dam  Fashion Alley 
Owned by:  
 
Dew Berry is having great success in the hunter ring with her new owner's daughter. 
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Ghardener  2005 Hanoverian Gelding  
 sire  Gold Luck      dam  Whest Indies 
Owned by:   Sharon Lewis of Newbury, OH
 
Hi Mo,
Attached are some photos of Ghardener and I from the Region 8 Finals. I also have links to two of our finals classes.

This link is to the First Level Championship, which we won!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7N8ROTcqms&feature=channel

This link is to my musical freestyle. We placed third.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtaLVXi9CX8&feature=channel

Have a great day,
Sharon
 
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Ghabon  2001 Hanoverian Gelding  
 sire  Gold Luck      dam  Whichita 
Owned by:   Nicole Salazar
 
Hello Mo and Jim, I just came across your website. My horse was a baby of yours from 01! It was really fun to see pictures and learn about both Gold Luck and Wichita! I've known Ghabe since he was a youngster. My husband is a trainer here in MN. He started him for Jennifer that purchased him from you. When Jennifer decided to sell him through my husband in the Hunter/Jumper market, he wanted to keep him around! He had one of the young girls that rode with him try him out and they purchased him as a Hunter. He was still so green when they bought him, but he ended up bringing her all the way from Long Stirrup to the Junior Hunters and 3'6 Equitation. Last Fall, they decided that they would have to sell him prior to Siara going off to College this Fall. We couldn't imagine after having him around for so long, seeing him go somewhere else! We love him so much, that we decided to buy him ourselves!!! The timing was just right that I was ready for a new horse for me. I've switched him over to the Jumper ring and he is doing great! I truly adore this horse. He is a fun and sweet guy...a complete goofball. I just wanted to give you an update on him. I think it is really neat how you keep track of them and have a great website. It was fun to look through at all of his relatives! Kind Regards, Nicole Salazar  
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EM Ghranada  2001 Hanoverian Mare  
 sire  Gold Luck      dam  EM Alectra 
Owned by:   Rolling Stone Farm
 
Ghranada had a beautiful colt in 2009, allowing her to achieve her elite status. Since being weaned, she has been back in work, training with a professional (first/second level). Her first show back since "motherhood" she scored 69.6% and was high score winner of the show, view that test below as well as a clip of her free jumping just a few days later. Nada went to her first licensed dressage show on 9/11/10 and won her class with a fabulous 70.357%!! This mare is extremely athletic and talented, not one to miss! $28,500.00  

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