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Welcome Back to White Fences 2015

LanceWe had a good show weekend at Welcome back to White Fences. I started the show off with Elaine and Bruce Warner's Sir Lancelot in third level . What a cool guy he is !! He won his class with 70.38% . My next horse was my long time friend Melinda Walton and Larry Smith's Benefactor RRS. This was only his third third level and he is barely seven years old . He was second with 70.28%. He now has never scored under 70% in third level!!Benny It was a rainy and wet Saturday but the horses wrere Read more...

Welcome to the World, Rappahannock!

With huge excitement, we welcome Rappahannock to the world!! "Rapper" is a family member of Rosa Cha W! Melinda Walton and Larry Smith flew Betty Barkley from Australia to the US earlier this year. Betty is out of Rosa Cha's mother, by Brentano II, and she was already in foal to Regardez Moi, who is Rosa's sire. We are so thankful to Melinda and Larry for helping with the foaling and for giving Rapper and his mom Betty the BEST home ever, and I can not wait to ride this beautiful horse. But for Read more...

The Style Police: Luhmuehlen Fashion Roundup with Silva

in his super-German outfit. Not my style, but very appropriate!I really enjoyed the trip to Luhmuehlen, and thanks to Fernanda KelloggI have lots of photos of some fashion trends from the event.  I don’t think it’s all that different from here, but loud colors are definitely a trend in Germany right now. My style is pretty simple, I don’t like too many bright and trendy things and I personally would stay away from too much color and flashiness but that’s my style. Tastes are different, Read more...

2014 Palm Beach Derby Photos and News

 Rosa and Silva featured on Eurodressage.com: http://www.eurodressage.com/equestrian/2014/03/02/martin-and-lagoy-weltz-top-small-tour-classes-2014-palm-beach-derbyHorse InspectionMiddy N Me GirlsBoyd and Silva at the Nations Cup Show JumpingDebbie McDonald, George Morris, Boyd and Silva MartinWith Boyd and Syndicate Member Sara SanzAwardsVictoriousKymmy PullenI-1 AwardsRosa Cha WRosa Cha WSandy RetzlaffScout Ford riding Karen Kettler's Double Scoop Read more...

Scout’s Saturday Morning Dressage at Devon Update

Silva and Trading Aces (Oscar) in the Dixon OvalTwo days and countless outfit changes later, there is still no word from Deb. There are also many more dominating performances to discuss. Bear with me here because Windurra had a lot of horses competing, and organization is not a highlight for my brain.  Silva and Boyd with the multi-talented Oscar On Thursday, Silva rode Zoran and Trading Aces to 2nd and 4th in the 4th level, and Zoran again on Friday put in another top-notch Read more...

Silva and Scout: On the Road to Lamplight

Scout and I are on the road to Chicago for the Markel young horse Championships. We left the barn at 2:00 this morning since it's such a loooooong way to Illinois, about 14 hours with the horse trailer.  Benny and Sully are feeling better than ever and are ready for the 5-year-old finals, and Rosa is prepared to knock the socks off the judges in the Developing Horse Championships! Silva Read more...

Sales Horse Spotlight: Fergus Himself $18K!!

Fergus is a great all around horse at an exceptional price for $18K!He's an excellent mover, very athletic and a perfect gentleman. He would make a super eventer or fox hunter. This is a current video of Fergus in training at home in Cochranville, PA.  NAME: Fergus Himself (Originally Kinard Mr. Meara)SEX: GeldingCOLOUR: BayHEIGHT: 16.2 hhDATE OF BIRTH: 2006COUNTY OF BIRTH: IrelandSIRE: Argideen Vale(Irish TB)DAM: Carrickbanaagher Star (Irish Sporthorse)BREED: Irish WBBREEDER: Gerry SweenyPLACE Read more...

Meet Silva’s Barn Manager – Gracia Huenefeld!

NAME: Gracia HuenefeldHOMETOWN: Aurora, NebraskaDOB: 7/14/1992WINDURRA SINCE: July 2012JOB DESCRIPTION: Barn Manager, StudentGracia grew up on a farm in Nebraska and began riding at a very young age competing in local 4-H and Hunter shows throughout high school. Around the age of 15, she had her first Dressage lesson and continued to train with Jamee Amundson in Nebraska throughout high school. After graduation, Gracia moved with her horse to an unfamiliar place and became a working student for C. Read more...

Meet Silva’s Barn Manager – Gracia Huenefeld!

NAME: Gracia HuenefeldHOMETOWN: Aurora, NebraskaDOB: 7/14/1992WINDURRA SINCE: July 2012JOB DESCRIPTION: Barn Manager, StudentGracia grew up on a farm in Nebraska and began riding at a very young age competing in local 4-H and Hunter shows throughout high school. Around the age of 15, she had her first Dressage lesson and continued to train with Jamee Amundson in Nebraska throughout high school. After graduation, Gracia moved with her horse to an unfamiliar place and became a working student for C. Read more...

Markel/USEF East Coast Young Horse Selection Trials

Fortissimo B with a Big Blue Ribbon!!! We are at the Markel/USEF East Coast Young Horse selection trials at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia, where I am competing three horses. Benefactor, Melinda Walton and Larry T. Smith's horse, was first to go and he was really great. The organizers were running a little late and he got a little bit tired in the trot, so he finished 3rd on a 76. He was perfectly behaved as always.Fortissimo B, owned by Camilla Van Liew , won the young horse qualifier!  Read more...
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