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Congratulations to Sally Rush on her first outing with her lovely mare DeNeuve. Sally says that despite the cold front coming through during the show and dropping temps from 68 to 35, she just got better and better with every ride. "She has turned out to be a very kind and pretty mare with a nice uphill frame and great big gaits. She is a great joy to ride and own." DeNeuve is by Dauphin and out of EM Solei/Silvio and was bred by Woodridge Farm.
Congratulations to Cathy Balance, IL whose super mare Wisperle by Widmark out of our EM Arriana was Champion of her Mare Performance Test today with a remarkable 7.66. She was also Champion Mare (out of 15) of her AHS stud book inspection at Oakward Farm, IN and has now earned the title of Elite Mare Candidate. EMC Wisperle is a product of our Custom Breeding Program
Congratulations to Kathy Cannon and her lovely
Half Arabian gelding, First Class Image, by Frohwind on her
outstanding results at Sport Horse Nationals:
Many of "our" horses were on show at the the Green Country Dressage Classic I and II in Claremore this last weekend. (If I missed anyone, please let me know, and remember - we always love to have photos!) Following are some of the highlights:
Allouette (Arrian/EM Witta) under owner/rider Amanda Edwards made their Fourth Level debut winning both Fourth Level 2 - Amateur classes with 65% and 63.784%
Our own Wradar came out of retirement for rider/trainer Laurie Hedlund and scored a 68.857% at Fourth Level Test 1.
PH Gai Danseyn Wind by Frohwind owned and bred by Heather Lieblang and ridden by Heather Grady was 1st or 2nd in all his First Level Classes with scores to 65.435%
Lexington WF(Liberty Gold/EM Arriana) owned and ridden by Mimi Benton was 1st in both his Training Level Test 3 classes with scores of 70.8% and 72.2% which also earned High Point Awards both days. He was 2 nd in both First Level 3 classes with 65% and 68.226%. Theses scores also earned Mimi qualifying scores for Regional Finals.
Remember Baron? He had a gelding son there, Bentley, owned by Mary Beach and ridden by Debbie Webster. He won thre out of four of his Training Level classes with scores to 70.536%
This was the first recognized show for Holly Luke's Frohwind daughter Lust in the Wind. They had very respectable scores up to 67.5% in their Training Level classes.
The very beautiful Half Arabian gelding, First Class Image, by Frohwind out of Flash of an Image owned and ridden by Kathleen Cannon was 1st placed in the very large Training Level Test 3 Amateur class with 69.2%
Congratulations to Kelly Horton and her 4 year old RoxStar WF (Rienzi/Tequila/Frohwind) on their success at the ADA Spring Celebration show in Scottsdale, AZ. This was Roxie's first recognized show. More photos
Congratulations to Sharon Zaidins who's wonderful horse, French Henry (Frohwind/Double
Feature) made his Third Level debut last weekend at TDC I and II in
Tyler, TX. French Henry won all three of his classes with scores
to 71.597 and the Champion Third Level award under Berndt Von Hassler.
Congratulations to Cyndi Craig whose Frohwind offspring did very well in the competition arena last year. In USEF Half-Arabian competition, Faxxsimile earned:
Region 9 Champion, H/A Sport Horse
He was also top 20 in the national standings in H/A Sport Horse Open, with more than 200 horses ranked! In case it looks like he must be showing every weekend, Cyndi reports that " he only went to two shows last year! And he did not even go to the National Championshps!"
In the Silver Stirrup Awards: Faeryn earned Reserve Champion, First Level Open and Flying Colorz (Fling) earned Champion, Third Level Open
Congratulations to Rob & Holly Luke, owners and breeders of this lovely Frohwind mare, Lust in the Wind, who was Champion Mare at her recent inspection and also Champion of the Mare Performance Test. (Photo by Jeanie Eaton)
As seen in Warmbloods Today: EWSZ Victorio out of the Der Radetzky mare, Dreialei was the Top Colt of the RPSI 2011 Inspections with 8.76 points. He is owned by European Warmblood Stallion Zenrum, Arva ON
Frohwind was the highest ranked non-Arabian stallion on USEF's Leading Sire list for Half-Arabans for all of 2011. Many of these points were accrued by Cyndi Craig's Faxxsimile - see below:
Congratulations again to Cyndi Craig! She and her half-Arabian
Faxxsimile+++/ by Frohwind
had a very good Arab/Half Arab Sporthorse Regionals show this year:
This is also a good place to report that Faxx's mom, Flash ofan Image is back in foal this year with Frohwind's frozen semen. This has been a very sought after and successful cross for breeders Candise McKay and Tracy Ammons,DVM
Congratulations to Deborah Etherington on her 5th place (out of 60!) with 68% at Prelim at her riding club qualifier at Stanthorne Park in Middlewich, UK, on her Wradar daughter - Farfalla. More photos from MRB Photography. And her First and 3rd placings at Kingswood on June 23rd with scores to 67.73%
Congratulations to Paula Walker's Lyka (Frohwind/QH) on her 64% at her first dressage schooling show. Big smile from rider Elizabeth Eaton says it all.
Kudos to Kathleen Cannon on her successful first show with her half/Arabian gelding First Class Image by Frohwind at the ODS Spring Classic. She was in the ribbons in all her classes including 2nd at Training Test 1 and 2 with scores to 66.071%
Another half-Arabian at this show was Roberta Robinson's Wradiant Ruler by Wradar who was 1st in First Level Test 1 and 2nd in First 2 under Heather Grady
Congratulations to Lena Wedenmark on the arrival of Wradessa - a filly by Wradar out of her mare, Noblesse, born May 4th
Congratulations to Deryn Stewart who earned her USDF Silver Medal last
year on D'Erin (Der Radetzky/Akelei/Adlerfarn) and to
Congratulations to Cyndi
Craig who earned her Bronze medal on her homebred mare, Fling by Frohwind
at the HDS Winter shows. Her other two mounts by Frohwind had a very good
Offspring from our
stallions seen in last year's USDF All Breeds Awards for Oldenburg/ISR:
.Deborah Etherington and her Wradar daughter, Farfalla, won both prelim classes with a 69% and 72% at her last affiliated show and qualified for the winter regional championships in Shropshire, England. Farfalla was also high score of the day with a 72% in prelim at their riding club championship show. WTG!
Also from England comes this lovely photo from Tracey
Milner of her Domani WF by Dauphin out of our late EM Lambada. Tracey
says: "He's competing at Medium level now,
flying changes are fun! He qualified at the weekend to go to the Nationals
next year, which is brilliant" Congratulations!
Double Take WF was the High Scoring
Mare at our Inspections in September with 107 points and Premium award.
She was also in the top 3 of all the mares presented in the Midwest Region
Faxxsimile+++/ by Frohwind, owned by Cyndi Craig, Houston ended up in the Top 20 in the nation among Adult Amateurs at Training Level with a 69% median in the USDF Year End Awards. There were more than 200 qualified horse/rider teams in this division. He was 20th. Even more impressive – he achieved that ranking with the minimum 8 scores required – so no dropped scores. He was also the highest ranked amateur within Region 9 – TX, OK, LA and MS. Congratulations, Cyndi!
Congratulations to Erin Boltik who's Wradar gelding Wranger was Reserve Champion at the CSDEA Championships Sept 18/19 at Prix St. Georges. Wranger qualified after only two PSG tests. He is shown above with Erin under trainer Gerhard Ablinger. Wranger was bred by Deb Davenport, KS
Congratulations to Cyndi Craig who's Frohwind
daughter, Faeryn, was Training Level Champion at the Texas
Dressage Classic I in Tyler, Texas this April. And in May, Faeryn
was the Training Level Champion both days at the Dressage in the Pines
Show in Bellville, Texas. But wait...one more spring highlight for
Cyndi and her Frohwind offspring. Faxxsimile, Cyndi's Frohwind
gelding, won every class entered during the end of May Spindletop Spring
Arabian Horse Show in Katy, TX.
Hanoverian Stallion Shakespeare RSF, the Sandro Hit son out of EM Acapella by Arrian, was the winner of America's first 70 Day Stallion Test. Congratulations to Shakespeare's owner and breeder, Mo Swanson of Rolling Stone Farm, PA.
Congratulations to Dana Polomski and Dulcinea by Frohwind out of Double Feature. They were Champions of the Fairfield-Westchester Professional Horsemen’s Association Adult Medal Final held at the Fairfield County Hunt Club this past September.
Frohwind is 4th on the USEF Leading Sire List in 2009 for Half-Arabians, and the highest placed warmblood stallion on the list
Congratulations to Cyndi Craig who's 4 year old
Frohwind daughter, Faeryn was High Score Mare for her inspections and was
also Reserve Champion in the 2009 HDS Schooling Show Championships
Congratulations to Erin Boltik and Wranger by Wradar on their success in 2009. They finished as Reserve Champions in the USDF All-Breeds Awards at Third Level this year.
This has been a good year for Deryn Stewart and her Hanoverian mare EMC D'Erin by Der Radetzky. They made their 4th Level debut in May, and in October at Prix St. George where they earned the required scores for Deryn's USDF Silver Medal! Congratulations! D'Erin was bred by Woodridge Farm.
Congratulations to Anthea Kin, breeder and owner of Vaylean by Frohwind out of Verlieben (Varius), whose filly was awared Premium by GOV with comments on her"elastic trot, energy and engagement" and her "beautiful uphill canter".
Congratulations to Robyn Roesser and Wradar Love by Wradar on their success in 2009. Here they are at a recent show winning the Hack class and Reserve Low Hunter.
Congratulations to Mackenzie Alexander and Just Plain Bossy (aka Lola) by Frohwind who have been doing really well in the USEF Jumper/Equitation ring. On Sunday they were Champion at week one of the Mason City H/J-H Children's. WTG and we look forward to hearing about Week 2!
Deryn Stewart and her Hanoverian mare EMC D'Erin by Der Radetzky made their 4th Level debut at the May ODS Show. They won Fourth Level test 1 on the second day also earning the 4th Level Hi-Point award. WTG! D'Erin was bred by Woodridge Farm. Update: At the June GCC show in Claremore D'Erin scored 71.6% at Fourth level test 3!
This year starts out with a successful debut for Farfalla (by Wradar) and owner/breeder/rider Deborah Etherington who scored a 73% in the Preliminary class at her very first show at New Hall Manor, UK.
Congratulations to JW and Melinda Phillips, CO who are the owners and breeders of Astoria (Arrian/Diamont). She was Champion Hanoverian mare at her inspections in Albuquerque, NM with 7.5 points and is now Elite Eligible.
Arrian was the sire of another Champion Mare at Pepperwood Farm, Va. Apogee (Arrian/EM Antigone/Aarking xx) bred by Cindy Hesse and owned by Pepperwood Farm was high scorer in the Mare Performance Test with 7.28
Right behind Wranger in the preliminary award standings is Wrendition, also by Wradar owned and ridden by Tracy DySard. His median score is 65.144% This means that two out of the top five at Second Level are by Wradar!
Kimberly Robbins reports that
she and her mare Serendipity by Wradar just won a large Training Level
test at Paxton Farm with 75.6%. Congratulations!
After winning the Suitability Class at Devon last year, Britta Johnston
continues to do well with Archon - her 5 year old gelding by Arrian.
At the CDCTA Dressage show at Morven
Park, May 3 and 4, they did very well in their training level classes with
scores to 73.2%.
This is Kimberly Robbins and Serendipity by Wradar showing at the recent CDI in Lexington, Ky where they were awarded the High Point Oldenburg Championship with a 72% at training level -open with comments from the judges such as "breathtaking mare with FEI potential"
Boltik and Wranger (Wradar/Pilar/Pik Bube) are off to a good start
with their first dressage show in Mason City, IA this May. Wranger
captured the Reserve Champion at Second Level at both the Bara Trac I and
II with scores of 64% at Second Level Test 1 and 68% for Second Level Test
4 (which included two 9's for his canter work!) Erin says: "We are
thrilled and excited for the future successes that seem to be in store for
this Wradar offspring!"
Congratulations to Sharon Zaidins and French Henry (Frohwind/Double Feature). This pair were Champions at Training Level (69.557%) and High Score AA Training Level with 70.714% at the Dallas Dressage Club show I; and Reserve Champions AA Training Level at DDC II.
Congratulations to Cyndi Craig on her recent showing of
her Frohwind son, Faxxsimile, at the Spindletop Arabian Show
last Friday, where he was awarded Champion Half-Arabian Sporthorse Gelding
In-Hand. This is the latest of many In-Hand Championships that Faxx has
Congratulaions to Amanda Edwards, owner and rider of Allouette (Arrian/Witta/Wolkenstein II) on winning both of their First Level classes at the Texas Classic April 5/6
Another great start to the year was had by Cyndi Craig and her Faxxsimile by Frohwind. For the second year in a row Faxx won both his classes and was Champion Half-Arabian Sport Horse in Hand gelding at the January Jubilee at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, TX.
Congratulations to Sharon Zaidins on her success with French Henry (Frohwind/ Double Feature) this year. They were Reserve out of 37 entries at the SWDC Championships and 3rd in the Region 9 Championships - Training Level with 69.6%. They won the HDS Training Championship with 70.4% and were 5th in the USDF All-Breeds Awards - Oldenburg/ISR for AA Training Level.
This lovely mare is Fleur de Lis by Frohwind out of Sweet Georgis Brown by Calvados, bred by Alice Gorsuch, OH and owned by Elizabeth Hoople, CA. Fleur de Lis was the highest scoring mare out of all the ISR/Oldenburg inspections in 2007, with 115 points!
Congratulations to Tracy and Harry DySard on the success of their Wradar gelding Wrendition this year. He was Reseve Champion at Training Level and 6th at First Level in 2007 USDF All Breeds Awards. Wrendition was bred by Natalie Cwik out of Allegra by Frohwind and is ridden by Tracy DySard.
This is D'Elysia by Der Radetzky who tied for Champion in Level 3 jumpers and Reserve Champion in High Adult Jumpers at the Las Colinas Charity Horse Show. Congratulations to owner/rider Nicole Johnson
Congratulations to Dona Hoffman whose Half-Arabian gelding Future Image by Frohwind was Top 10 at the Arab Sport Horse Nationals, Half-Arab Gelding Sport Horse In Hand, Amateur to Handle. more info...
Congratulations to Britta Johnston whose 4 year old gelding Archon by Arrian out of Mabb (Maronjo/Lortzing) just won the Dressage Suitability class at Dressage at Devon! Archon was bred by Marefield Meadows, VA
the 2003 colt by
Frohwind out of Tracy Ammons mare Flash ofan
Image, was named Top 10 Half Arabian Sport Horse
Gelding In-Hand ATH at the Arab Sport Horse
to Rebecca and Mariah Crumbaker, whose Arrian daughter Arkadia out of
Destinie (Davignon/Weltmeyer) is now an Elite Mare Candidate.
Arkadia was also bred by Deb Davenport.
This is D'Elysia (Der Radetzky/Elysia/Eiger) owned by Nicole Johnson shown here competing at a Training Level one-day event in April. This pair are also competing at AA H/J where she was Champion in her jumper division at their last show. D'Elysia was bred at Woodridge Farm by Marefield Meadows, VA
Peekaboo - a Frohwind/TB daughter owned by Merne Hayes and ridden by Verena Stock did great at the Lamplight, IL show on May18-19, winning four out of five of her Training Level classes with scores to 75%.
At the same show, Roccoca WF (Rienzi/Turteltaubchen) was Reserve Champion in the USEF/Markel FEI Young Horse Selection Trials
Craig took her two year old Frohwind , Faxximile to an Arabian sporthorse show
where they were First in the Amateur Division and Second in the open class
to finish as Reserve Champion Sporthorse In-Hand Half Arabian Gelding. He
scored 92 with perfect 10s for movement - both walk and trot - each time
out! Good luck to tem both at the upcoming Arab Regionals! Cyndi has two
other Frohwind offspring - Flying Colors and Faeryn. She'll be debuting
with "Fling" at Second Level this year.
Congratulations to Deryn Stewart and her Der Radetzky daughter, D'Erin on their success at the Hutchison, KS show last weekend (June 2/3). They all won all four of their classes with scores from 65.5 - 70.2% and were First Level Champions. They also won the MASA sponsored "Born in Mid-America" award. WTG!
(Arrian/EM Witta) and Amanda
Edwards won three of her four Training Level Classes with scores to 65.217%
How nice to see ELEVEN horses that were either by our Woodridge stallions or out of our Woodridge mares, all competing at the same show!
the Wild West I and II, Tulsa May 18-19:
This is Mimi Benton and Dexter of Hot Springs, AR at a recent show. Last year they won the Training Level Championship and the Jim Bishop Perpetual Trophy with scores to 75%. Dexter is a Hanoverian gelding by Der Radetzky out of Akelei and was bred by Woodridge Farm
Congratulations to Jennifer Parker and Pride of Radetzky who won the Intermediare I - Open with 67.5% at the ADA February Fling in Buckeye, AZ on Feb 4
2007 Year End Awards:
USDF All-Breeds Awards:
Katianne by Frohwind out of Katrona (Kadett) owned and ridden by Kathy Hoyt was 6th at First Level - Adult Amateur. Katianne was bred by Woodridge Farm
Flying Colors by Frohwind owned, ridden and bred by Cyndi Craig was Champion at Second Level - Vintage Cup; 3rd at Second Level Adult Amateur; and 4th in Second Level Open with 62.73%
Fruhsport by Frohwind owned and ridden by Cathey Kruger was 6th at Second Level Adult Amateur
Peekaboo by Frohwind owned by Merne Hayes and ridden by Verena Stock was 3rd at Training Level - Open with 69.643%. Peekaboo was bred by Dolly Zarintash
D'Erin by Der Radetky out of Akelei (Adlerfarn) owned and ridden by Deryn Stewart was 5th at First Level - Vintage
USDF Horse of the Year:
Deklan (Dauphin/Pablo) was Material Horse of the Year - 3 year old Colts and Geldings with 79.7%. Deklan is a Hanoverian stallion ridden by Verena Stock and bred by Marefield Meadows, VA.
Wrendition by Wradar out of Allegra (Frohwind) owned and ridden by Nancy
DySard was Third at Training Level Adult Amateur with 71.4% ;
and 17th at First
Level Adult Amateur with 67.237% Wrendition was bred by Natalie Cwik.
Oklahoma Dressage Society Year End Awards:
Allouette by Arrian owned and ridden by Amanda Edwards, bred by Woodridge Farm - Champion Training Level Amateur
Falstaff by Frohwind owned and ridden by Martina Blood bred by Roma Peterson - Champion Training Level Open
Katianne by Frohwind owned and ridden by Kathy Hoyt and bred by Woodridge Farm - Champion First Level Amateur
Roccoca WF owned and bred by Woodridge Farm and ridden by Verena Stock - Champion First Level and ODS Horse of the Year
D'Erin by Der Radetzky owned and ridden by Deryn Stewart, bred by Woodridge Farm - Reserve Champion Open and Champion Vintage