Essa Championships

Divine Design was Ontario and Canadian Champion for FEI Small Tour.
Apollo received his third score for FEI Prix St George for his Sport Elite.

RCRA Summer heat Gold show

Divine Design (9 yo Dancier) competed at FEI U25 Grand Prix and Apollo Friesian Stallion competed at FEI Prix St George. Both fantastic horses brought home 8’s.
These two are continuously improving ! Can’t wait for the next show!

CDI Thornton

Xenophon SMF placed in u25 Grand Prix. We were FEI Youth Reserve champion. The most fun was the victory lap for the freestyle, passaging down centreline with Jacqueline Brooks!
Divine Design scored 65%+ in Gold PSG with high scores for extended walk and pirouettes!
So thankful to the wonderful owners/breeders who let me dance with their horses!

CDI Palgrave

Winchester proved himself as a superstar show pony scoring second place, 64.8%, in a big field at open first level.
Divine Design (2010 Dancier mare) also competed PSG scoring 66 and did her first Grand Prix!
Xenophon SMF (2007 Goffert stallion) competed at CDI U25 Grand Prix winning the I2 scoring 64.8% (even with me going off course).
Belize went to her first show ever (and first time being ridden outside). lovely comments and showed her wonderful work ethic.
Christina Matthews and Blutenzauber scored 62%+ at AA second level.
Jade Buchanan competed Amira Dante (2010 Halimey Go mare) for another successful show  at third level.

CDI Ottawa

Xenophon SMF 2007 Goffert stallion competed at CDI U25 Grand Prix placing 1st, 3rd, and 3rd.

CDI Thornton

Xenophon SMF (2007 Goffert stallion) competed at CDI U25 Grand Prix scoring 62%+ with 8’s.
Apollo (2011 Minste stallion) competed PSG for the first time receiving 8’s
Divine Design (2010 Dancier mare) also competed PSG with 8’s
Jade Buchanan competed Amira Dante(2010 Halimey Go mare) receiving 65%+ with 8’s at third level. This was their first show.

Jubilee Dressage Feb 2-3

Traveled to Gainsville, Florida  to competed Xenophon SMF, a 2007 Friesian stallion by Goffert 369, owned by Sandra Ammonn. We competed in U25 Grand Prix scoring over 66%!

RCRA Championships Aug 24-26

• Qaro GS was Ontario & Canadian u25 Grand Prix champion and scored 64%+ at his second GP competition.
• Apollo was Ontario Third level open reserve champion. FEI next season!
• Divine Design did her first Intermediare 1 and was Ontario Small Tour Open Reserve Champion.
• Sam I Am (17.2hh 4 yo) and Magdalena Moyseowicz survived his first show and won his second class! Magda hasn’t been in the ring in 10yrs! Big things to come from this pair.
All horses are Canadian bred!

North American Youth Championship

Congratulations to Jade Buchanan with 9 yo Qaro GS (Quaterback x Florestan) for representing Team Canada Central in North Salem, New York at FEI Juniors. They were a key member of the BRONZE MEDAL winning team! They were TOP 10 in the individual & freestyle.

RCRA Gold show June 29- July 1

Wonderful weekend -even at 38 degrees, all the horses tried hard! All horses are Canadian bred.
•San Juan (2012 Sir Gregory) scored 69% at FEI 6 yo at his first gold show. (for sale)
Apollo (2011 Mintse) was reserve champion third level open. (at stud)
•Divine Design (2010 Dancier) continued to improve at Prix St George.
•Summers Dream (2013 Mirabeau) won both of her first level freestyles in the bronze division.

CDI Cedar Valley June 14-16, 2018

Apollo (2011 Mintse 384) completed his FHANA requirements at Third level to earn the Sport predicate. (at stud)
•Finessa Ster (2010 Idocus) completed her KWPN requirement at third level to earn the Sport predicate.  (for sale)
•Jade Buchanan & Qaro GS (2009 Quaterback) won every class in the CDI division at FEI Juniors and scored 67%+ with lots of 8’s. They have been undefeated all season! (for sale)
All horses are Canadian bred!

RCRA Gold show May 25-27, 2018

Apollo  2011 Friesian stallion, was the superstar of the weekend winning all 3 third level classes and scoring 66%+ with 8’s.
•Divine Design 2010 Dancier mare competed at Prix St George for the first time. She improved every day scoring 8’s.
•Summers Dream 2013 Mirabeau mare showed training & first level scoring 63%+ and winning 3 of her 4 classes.
•Hanna Dessa 2012 Paganini mare did her first dressage show and settled in nicely, quietly standing in the warm up waiting her ride time.
•Qaro GS 2009 Quaterback gelding was a Friday night entry & competed in U25 Grand Prix. He completed both tests trying his absolute best but just too many bobbles this weekend. I am over the moon with his rideability.

All the horses are Canadian born!

KLDA Gold show May 4-6, 2018

Jade Buchanan & 9 yo Qaro GS were super stars this weekend, fully qualifying for FEI Juniors at NAYC (formerly NAJYRC). In such a short time they have developed a great partnership scoring over 67% and 70%+ from one judge! They were undefeated in all 5 tests and were FEI Junior champion! This was jades 2nd dressage show ever and first time riding a freestyle!

Dressage clinic March 17/18, 2018

Eva-Maria Vint- Warmington flew from Estonia for a clinic at Jessop Dressage! All horses and riders enjoyed their lessons and Eva-Maria`s direct but encouraging approach, thank you to everyone who attended the clinic. It was great help before show season!

Dressage clinic Dec 9-10, 2017

Eva-Maria Vint- Warmington flew in from Estonia for a clinic at Jessop Dressage! All horses and riders enjoyed their lessons and Eva-Maria`s direct but encouraging approach, thank you to everyone who attended. She will return in March 2018- contact us for riding or auditing spots!

Royal Winter Fair November 2017

Invited by Diane Creech and Ontario Equestrian to help demonstrate dressage at the royal winter fair in the spirit of the horse ring, 8 yo Qaro GS rose to the occasion. We performed different dressage movements as well as two mini freestyles. The crowd loved his extended trots and his music. Thank you to my sponsors for making this possible!

RCRA Gold Championships Sept 1-3, 2017

•Qaro GS was a superstar scoring over 66% in the PSG & I1 (even with a rider going off course) and 67.9 in the freestyle with a 71% artistic score from one judge! He was Ontario & Canadian Small Tour Champion as well as Ontario & Canadian Small tour freestyle Champion!
•Divine Design finished off her first show season as Ontario and Canadian Third level Open Champion.
Apollo Friesian Stallion finished off his first show season with 69.5% total with 71% from one judge. Third level next year! Once again every horse scored 8’s this weekend. I also had the pleasure of working with Jenny Jelen & His Querido who scored over 67% at their first multi day dressage competition .

Cornerstone summer classic August 25-27, 2017

4 yr old Don Dion was the star of the group finishing with 72%. •Qaro GS competed in small tour & scored an artistic 70% in our homemade freestyle. We were third in the small tour division & also picked up our small tour championship prizes from the June show. • Apollo Friesian Stallion finished the Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals cornerstone dressage series first level open reserve champion. He placed 3rd with over 68% in a large competitive first level class. •Divine Design placed 4th in a very competitive third level class sadly DD had lots of opinions to share in the ring. Every horse scored 8’s this weekend.

Cornerstone dressage show July 21-23, 2017

Apollo was Reserve Champion first level open and scored 77.96%!

CDI Cedar Valley & RCRA Sunshine show June 16-18, 2017

Apollo Friesian Stallion received his first 9, and it was for a coefficient movement! He won his class Saturday and scored lots of 8’s and 8.5’s.
Don Dion did his first show ever with great results with Junior rider.
Divine Design is a star at third level at her first show season she scored just under 66% this weekend.
Mariska won all of her classes in the CDI under 25 Grand Prix division, she even received an 8 for her canter pirouette! We were Canadian National Youth Technical Champion & Canadian National Youth Freestyle Champion, as well as CDI Cedar Valley u25 champion

Cornerstone dressage show June 2-4, 2017

Apollo had his first overnight adventure and won one of his first level classes scoring nearly 67%!
Qaro GS topped the open small tour division at his first PSG and both of our first Intermediare 1. Qaro also won the Intermediare 1 freestyle!
Divine Design competed at third level and scored over 68% including just under 70% from one judge!
Mariska won all 3 of her FEI U25 Grand Prix classes and we had a first run through the freestyle. Getting 7’s for her piaffe, pirouettes and tempis.
Finessa Ster went to her first ever show and received lots of 7’s in her test.
Westique and Sarah had their first show with great warmups and lots of learning!
Daisy Duke and working student Christina had a great show at first level scoring lots of 8’s and over 65% at first level.

RCRA Sunshine show May 27/28, 2017

Apollo won all three of his first level classes scoring over 67%!

Divine Design did her third level debut at her first gold show and scored over 65%.

Mariska won both her FEI U25 Grand Prix classes and we had a first run through the freestyle. She didn’t put a foot wrong! Getting 7’s for her piaffe, pirouettes and tempis.

Summers Dream went to her first ever show and second time off property and took in all the sights. She placed second in training level. Good baby!

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Mane Event Dressage Demo

Mariska performed a dressage demo with David Marcus at Mane Event in London Ontario. It was fun to go to Mane Event for the first time.

Can Am Equine Expo

Qaro was one of two demo horses in the dressage clinic with Belinda Trussell at Can Am. It was very fun and educational! Belinda is an amazing coach and Can Am was well run and great to be apart of. Photos on the Facebook page. April 2017

Now sponsored by White Horse Couture Browbands!

Looking forward to using WHCB at the events and competitions this season! Can hardly wait to get custom browbands for the show horses! Use code CAS17 for 10% off. February 2017

OEF Dressage Demo

Mariska performed a dressage demo with Diane Creech, Greta Haupt and Vanessa Creech at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto Nov 9-10 2016, showing thousands of people the Grand Prix movements.

Now sponsored by County saddlery!

I ride in a County perfection. It made an immediate difference in Mariska. We have struggled with ground cover especially in the one tempis. Instantly she covered more ground and had bigger and more expressive changes, that was a problem I was working on for months! A correct saddle made all the difference. . October 2016

Cornerstone Dressage show August 27-29, 2016

2015 Pan Am Game venue. Divine Design scored over 70% at first level at her first dressage show. She was very well behaved. Mariska and Cassandra both did their first U25 Grand Prix mistake free scoring 62.67%.

Tanglewood September 2015

Dalton HHF scored over 66% at his first dressage show at training level. Deneb HHF  scored over 67% and was open first level reserve champion. First dressage show and 4 months in training. Winston HHF scored in the 60’s at first level. Frodo HHF and AA Ann were back in the ring after decades of not showing.