Dressage at Devon Breed Show Division Off to a Sunny Start
Friday, September 28, 2007
Posted by bossmare
With a full schedule of breed classes which began at 8:00 AM and ran under the lights in the Dixon Oval finishing at 9:00 PM, America’s top bred horses representing not only many of the country’s finest breeding establishments, but also the small independent horse owners who came with the dream of bringing home a ribbon.
Elly Schobel's Raison de Joie Captures Colt Honors
Bred in Lexington Kentucky at Dreamtime Farm, the attractive leggy dark bay stallion is by Regulus out of Krystal Heiressxx by Kabaley xx, is the half brother to Schobel’s successful Raison D’Etre, who dominated the Young Horse classes as a 5 and six year old. “They called me when this colt was 2 days old and said “We have another one for you.” said Schobel. “I didn’t even lay eyes on him until he was four months old, and I knew the minute I saw him he was a winner.”
Stacy Jones's Hallelujah Leading Filly of the Day
Jones purchased the filly from Angela Barilar, owner of the stallion Davignon, who produced Donegal the first American bred horse to compete at the FEI World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in 2005. Barilar who has toned down her breeding operation to focus on importing quality young horses from Europe is expecting a shipment of 8 horses she handpicked to offer for sale. “They are all jewels, like the beautiful filly Hallelujah, beautiful conformation and big long movers.”
Stacy Parvey-Larsson is training with Dr. Cesar Parra and preparing Hallelujah to compete in the FEI 5-year old Young Horse classes in two years.
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