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2013

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Midwest KWPN breeders & owners presented a very good group of horses at Claybrook Farms Keuring (9/7/13)

The judging team evaluated 22 entrants presented by breeders and owners traveling from Ohio and Michigan. Besides the inspection there were competitions for the DG Bar Cup (Dressage) and the Claybrook Farms Cup (Jumper). The Claybrook Farms Keuring yielded seven horses that ranked among the “top fives” (top five horses in each of 14 classes) across the 13 North American keuring sites:

• 4th place in Top Five of Jumper Foal—Irusa CBF (Atlantic x Indoctro pref) bred & owned by Waino Pihl & Susan Taylor of Claybrook Farms.

• Reserve Champion in Top Five of 3-7 year old dressage mares—Feikje Balia P. Ster, Keur/elig (Contango x Bruggraaf) bred & owned by Klaas & Mares Vanderploeg.

• 4th Place in Top Five of 3-7 year old jumper mares—Famorka W Ster, keur/elig (Bugatti VDL x Goodtimes) owned by Waino Pihl & Susan Taylor of Claybrook Farms.

• 5th place in Top Five of 3-7 year old jumper mare—Frodea Ster, keur/elig (Indorado keur x Corland keur) owned by Waino Pihl & Susan Taylor of Claybrook Farms.

• Reserve Champion of Jumper IBOP in Top Five of 3-7 year old jumper mare IBOP—Ersina Ster IBOP keur (Carolus II x Burggraaf) owned by Waino Pihl & Susan Taylor of Claybrook Farms.

• Reserve Champion of Claybrook Farms Cup for Three Year Olds— Frodea Ster, keur/elig (Indorado keur x Corland keur) owned by Waino Pihl & Susan Taylor of Claybrook Farms.

5th place of Claybrook Farms Cup for Three Year Olds- Famorka W Ster, keur/elig (Bugatti VDL x Goodtimes) owned by Waino Pihl & Susan Taylor of Claybrook Farms.

We congratulate all the breeders and owners that attended. We also want to thank the judges and the CBF friends and staff who helped make this keuring possible.

The quality outlook for the Midwest KWPN breeders and owners continues to be very strong. We thank the breeders and owners for making the long trip to Ithaca, Michigan and look forward to seeing them next year.

 

Zurich and Zoe thrive in Boston Hunter and Equitation Shows during early July—August 12, 2013

Zurich and Brooke Taylor of Moss Show Stables competed in two shows and placed first or second in seven events ranging from Adult Amateur Hunter (3’-0”) to Amateur Adult Medals. Brooke has done a great job with Zurich.

Zolinde, shared by two Moss Show Stable riders (Niyati Mehta and Vail Cort), have entered three shows from mid June to Mid July. The riders have placed 1st or 2nd in 15 classes ranging from High Modified Hunter to Equitation over fences (3’-0”).

We wish all the riders good luck in the Fall competitions.

 

Aviator and Zikina continue their successful summer at Country Heir in Lexington, KY with Kim Farlinger and Terri Brent—June 26, 2013

Over the two week show, Aviator placed 1st and 2nd in four large classes (12-20 horses) of 7/8 year Young Jumpers. Terri said that Aviator loves to jump and wants to win.

Zikina received blue ribbons in her 1.15 meter classes and moved up to 1.25 meters. She is still learning the program, but is showing she can be very successful at the higher level.

Aaron (Ambassador) also competed in his first 1.0 meter jumper class (93 entries) and received a blue ribbon.

Starting with the first week of July, Kim and Terri will be competing the horses in Traverse City at the Horse Shows By The Bay. We look forward to seeing our horses compete and having Kim and Terri as guests at our farm.

 

Aviator and Zikina were very successful in Princeton, NJ with Kim Farlinger—May 3, 2013

Kim Farlinger rode Aviator to 3rd place in Aviator’s 1st mini Grand Prix. The class contained 30 horses ridden by such top riders as Chris Kappler, Peter Leone and Laura Chapot. In the second week, Kim rode aviator to 1st place in the 7/8 year old young jumpers. Overall, this was a great show for Aviator.

Since Kim Farlinger started riding Zikina, the two have gone for 10 successive clear rounds at shows in Florida and New Jersey. In the Princeton show, Zikina placed third in two large classes 1.0 and 1.1 meters. She did compete in a 1.2 meter class and knocked down a rail with a minor rub, but still placed third. This was her first rail down with Kim!!

 

Claybrook Farm Keuring Date Set—May 3, 2013

The KWPN-NA has set the dates for the Keuring locations this fall. Claybrook Farms Keuring will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013. For the convenience of those attending here is a link to the hotel/motel locations near us.

http://www.claybrookfarms.com/Keuring3.php

As soon as we have the entrant information from the KWPN (probably the first week in August) we’ll email everyone the brochure for the CBF Keuring. We look forward to seeing you this fall. Good Luck at the shows this summer!

 

Ocala, Florida-- HITS III Premiere—January 30-Feb 3, 2013—Great start for CBF horses and Kim Farlinger.

Kim Farlinger and Terri Brent reported very good results for our horses. Kim rode Chicago CBF in his first major show at Level 2 (1.0 meter) and placed 7 in class of 42.

Similarly, Kim rode Zikina Field CBF in her first major show in Level 2 class and placed 3 in class of 44.

Kim also rode in her first show of 2013. What a great start for 2013!! Zarusa CBF won her class of 43 in Level 4 (1.15 meter).

 

 


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