August flew by! We had some nice results at Lexington National and HITS Culpeper, and welcomed new arrival Pippa vd Berghoeve from Belgium!
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Please mark your calendars for the third and final competition in the Virginia Festival of Champions series, The Lexington National, August 10-14 2022.
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Updated link for corrected version. The correction: Mattingly Trophy: Missy Chiles is the owner and rider of Mexicali Blues. Thanks for bringing this to my attention!
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Bel Mont Farm
Ann Hormel's Dutton, ridden by Chris Wynne won the 3'3' Green Hunter Championship and Moonlight Mile, owned by Bella Ghenea and ridden by Sarah Tyndall won the Small Hunter Championship.
Today is Derby Day so look for results later today!
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Originally established in 1785, Belmont Farm is now home to professional rider, Dorna Taintor. We sp
As a Junior rider Dorna competed in the prestigious national Medal, Maclay and USET equitation finals, as well as the low junior jumpers and junior hunters, placing consistently. As an amateur and a professional she has competed in the Amateur-owner jumpers, the open jumpers, and National Grand Prixs where she was consistently in the ribbons. Dorna has worked for three Olympians: first Peter Leone
Operating as usual
Conafino Z and Kim Ferry jumping into 3rd in the Puddle Jumper Classic this morning!
Highlights of horse shopping in Europe- baguettes in the 🇨🇵 countryside and apple pastry on a medieval bridge in Maastricht 🇳🇱. Not pictured- chocolate waffles in 🇧🇪
We're thrilled to see Casamigos thriving in his new home!!
Baby Green Champion 🏆 Winning all 4 classes today, and braving the rain, ‘Casamigos’ and Mary Lisa Leffler top their division!!
A huge congratulations to Danielle Vileno on the purchase of this young hunter. Can’t wait for the future ❤️ .vileno
Welcome to the 🇺🇲 Mefaela G! We can't wait to get started with this talented 6yo. Thank you to for help finding her!
Belated Congratulations to Danielle on her purchase of Casamigos (formerly Yin Yang Z)! Thanks to Patty Foster for her help with this match, we can't wait to watch this special horse develop!
Leadline at Upperville!
Here are some clips and candids of the team from a busy start to the spring season!
So long for now Europe, we had a great time!! 🐴 🦄 🐴
Yin Yang Z (2018 Carasca Z x Contender) on his way to winning 3/4 over fences and the hack for champion in the Baby Greens at WEC Ohio last week!
Thanks to Laurel Blakemore for breeding this special youngster
More photos from the trip to come!!
Back home from a quick trip to Ocala, thank you to everyone who made this possible!!
We're looking forward to WEC Ohio in a few weeks!
Thanks for all your help finding this boy! We can't wait for him to get here!!
Haven Hill Farm LLC and Catherine & Andrew Ellis would like to congratulate Bel Mont Farm on the purchase of Cidane 7. An exciting way to bring in the New Year!
Thank you F. Volke for helping find such a nice horse for such nice people.
So long 2022... thanks to everyone who made it a great year!!
Good morning from Germany!! 🐴🐴🐴
Congratulations to Savannah Smith who was presented with the Laura Pickett Trophy for Excellence in Horsemanship last night, awarded by President Vicki Lowell and Charles Ancona!
Congratulations to Charlotte and Addie on their horse show debut at the WIHS Regional show! Watch out for this duo in the future!!
Charlotte and lining up after a successful walk-trot class practice!
Charlotte is on the Mahoney family's first pony, Lucy, and Janelle on Conafino Z
We're looking forward to a busy week at ! Here's a few clips from MD Horse and Pony the other week
Lisa Vollmer's Swept Away bringing home some nice ribbons in the Baby Greens and 3, 4, and 5 Year Old divisions at Middleburg Classic!
Good morning from Middleburg Classic!
We had a fun weekend at the Swan Lake Regional show! Highlights include Lisa Vollmer's Swept Away bringing home reserve champion in the Baby Greens and Teresa Hetherington winning her cross rail debut aboard Elisco de Beaufour!
Congratulations to Savannah Smith and Wishlea Star Dasher- Team Gold for Zone 3 and 4th individually at Pony Jumper Championships!!!
Congratulations everyone!!! Good luck to Savannah Smith and Dasher in the individual final today!
Zone 3 Rules The Day In Pony Jumper Team Competition Lexington, Ky.—Aug. 12 Before the USEF Pony Jumper Team National Championships the riders from Zone 3 had never met, but that didn’t stop them from being each other’s staunchest supporters. The four riders had a standout performance in the C...
Congratulations to Zoya Qadiri with Jenn Scheurich's Bliss on their championship in the Children's Hunters at Loudoun Benefit Horse Show !
Highlights from a great week at ! We love this venue and are gearing up to do it all again next week, looking forward to ! Thanks to everyone who makes this possible
Congratulations to Zoya and Bonny on their win in the hunter derby at Morven today!
It was a hot day at Morven, Congratulations to Zoya and Bonny on their win in the hunter derby!
Wrapping up a great 2 weeks in Lexington! We always love spending time at the VA Horse Center.
Here are some snippets of the action-
Savannah and Dasher in the Low Children's
Spencer and Cas in the Pre- Children's
Dorna and Jack in the 1.20m
Michelle and Conafino in the Welcome Stake
Excellent picked up wins in the 1.20m and 1.30m and Elisco de Beaufour turned in some nice clears in the 1m.
We're looking forward to Swan Lake next week!
We have a super Jr/Am jumper available for lease! Excellent has earned a tricolor at each of her last 3 shows from 1.20m- 1.30m, was 3rd in the Future's Prix, and is ready to win with her next partner! We can't say enough good things about this sweet mare, she is fast, careful, and always jumps
Congratulations to Savannah Smith on her win in the Low Children's Classic and division championship with Wishlea Star Dasher at WEC last week!
Crack the Shadows on her way to champion in the 1.20m division at WEC Ohio last week! This wonderful mare is available for sale and ready to go win in the jr/am or ch/ad divisions. She has years of experience at all the biggest venues, is fast, careful, and always jumps
Michelle on ‘s Irish Flight going clear at his first show!
2nd and 3rd in the Future's Prix at WEC Ohio for Conafino Z and Excellent this weekend!!
Wrapped up two great weeks at WEC Ohio, looking forward to be back in a couple weeks!
Savannah and Wishlea Star Dasher showing off in the .95m classic!
Michelle and .hetheriington ‘s Excellent having a great trip to win the 1.25m class!
and Louis’ double clear in the .95m yesterday!
Congrats to Lauren and Heather!! We love watching Sunny grow up!
Grace Hetherington's Excellent cruising to multiple top placings and champion in the 1.20m division last week!
Dorna and Finbar starting the week off strong at his first rated show!
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As a Junior rider Dorna competed in the prestigious national Medal, Maclay and USET equitation finals, as well as the low junior jumpers and junior hunters, placing consistently. As an amateur and a professional she has competed in the Amateur-owner jumpers, the open jumpers, and the Mini-Prixs up through level 8 (4’9”) where she was consistently in the ribbons. Dorna has worked for three Olympians: first Peter Leone, then Daan Nanning in Holland, and settling in Virginia working for, and then with, Joe Fargis. Dorna is currently competing a string of horses that range from those who are attending their first horse show, to horses competing at level 7 (4’6”). She has developed a strong reputation for developing young horses, giving them the skills that make them competitive, athletic, and easy to ride.
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