Scores and rampant successes:

White Arabian Division


Cara Blanchard Kilbourne on SoHos Southwind: at the Arabian Show at Canterbury in March– his first Intermediaire 2 with a score of just under 62%



Courtney Varney on Tess– 65.4 in the GP at Canterbury in February.

All Others Division

Below: Jill Barrera on Ellen Merkle’s Notting Hill (Maks).  At Fox Lea in April, a 62.9 in Fourth 2.


Below:  Fran Harris and her Zylana.



Gail Redinger in the 2017 USDF Final awards standing!  Don Ferro is 3rd place in Materiale Horse of the year, 82%.  And 4th place with USEF Four-year-old, 7.86.  For the Vintage Cup Formancier placed 1st for 4th level, 69.9% and 3rd for PSG, 68.6%, where RF LimeLight placed 7th with 66.5%.  RF LImeLight is the USDF all-breeds PSG Reserve Champion with RSPI registry. And congratulations on the purchase of a new 4 year old mare, Fashion Hit, sister to Gail’s Formancier. Forman is shown here in this April’s Idaho clinic with Bill.



Deb King with Quincy– at Fox Lea in March scoring 60% in Second Level 1 and 62.5 in First 3. In April a whole passel of 61%s, four to be exact in Second Level 1 and 2.




Nita Sanfilippo with Bully, preparing for their first Advanced Division HT.  In March, first after dressage in the Intermediate Rider at the Carolina Horse Park with a -27.7. and 6th overall. And making her Queenly recognized dressage show debut at Canterbury in April: four scores  between 71 and 75% in First Level 3/Second Level 3 to complete 2/3 of her Bronze Medal requirement. Now it’s about confirming those changes to do Third Level . . .










At  Ocala’s Florida Horse Park in April, second in the Open Intermediate division over a bunch of 4* and Olympic riders.

Betty Brown on Tijo at the February Alpha show, 69.6 and 66.7% in First Level1 and 2.. In April, 65+ in First 1 and 62+ in First 2.


Kathy Channell on Ollie at Alpha, 61.9 in First 3.  At left, Kathy on her younger horse, Will. At Alpha in January they scored 64.7% in First 3.




Gloriana Herrera, my top CR student, with a 65.8% from Hilda Gurney in Vampiro’s first PSG.  Here schooling with me in December. Click for brief vid. (Clearer on small screen than laptop size) In March a 65.89 in PSG.

Below: Sergio Quesada with the coming-four-year-old PRE stallion, Camborio

Susannah Marcus Freeman on Alissa Dragstedt’s Donner (below)

Lauren Deneve with her coming 4 year old Cleveland Bay cross stallion, Forrest.






Sheila Gibson and Doc having done their first First Level Test 3 at the March Ride-a-Test,









Deb Kane on Jet, her TB stallion.




Jody Harwood schooling Cindy.






And yes, here’s Linus with Isabelle Carlile. At Sumter in March the mighty (ornery)pony scored  64.3 and 60% in First Level 1 and 2.



Below: Elizabeth Waller with her new acquisition, named (at least temporarily) Rex.

Special memorial thoughts to Four Winds Farm legend Bruce, the French Bulldog, a perennial contender at the North Central Florida Dog Drinking Race. In 2014 he retired the trophy, winning in a close race by three laps!