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Congrats to Secret, ridden by Juan Lopez Torres, owned by Dorie Sanders, who debuted in dressage at the July Roadrunner II Show in Tucson by winning Training Level test 2 with a 63%.
 
 
Betty Drake is back in the show ring riding Riley. Betty and Riley were 2nd in Training Level test 2 Amateur at the ADA Spring Show.
 
 
Piper's Stewart

Owner Jill Graf rode her horse Stewart to scores of 65% and 61.9% at Training Level for a second and fifth place ribbon at the Tucson March Madness Dressage 2014 Show.

Jill Graf, owner of Super Sonic, rode in her very first dressage test at the ADA Spring Show and got a 60% score! What a good start for this combination.

Super Sonic & Juan Lopez Torres: This pair won Training Level test 3 at the ADA Spring Show 2013.

Owner Jill Graf has officially changed the name of her horse from Super Sonic to Piper’s Stewart, aka Stewart. Ridden by Juan Lopez Torres at the Flagstaff Show, Stewart won a Training level class and was second in three others with scores ranging from 66-64%.

Jill Graf and her horse, Piper’s Stewart, won Training level test 2 Amateur at the ADA Spring Show with a 62%.

Jill Graf & Stewart: At the Tucson March Madness Show this pair won Training Level test 2 Amateur with 67.115%. They also won Training Level test 2 at the ADA Spring Show.
Juan Lopez Torres and Piper’s Stewart, owned by Jill Graf won both of their Training Level classes with a 66 and 68% and qualified for Arizona State Championships at the Tucson Dressage Winter Heat show; they also debuted at First Level and received two second places.

Juan Lopez Torres and Piper’s Stewart, owned by Jill Graf, won First level test 1 Open at the ADA Spring Show with a 64.655% Juan also received the Reserve Championship for Training Level Open Rider with an average of 67.5% at the ADA Awards Luncheon.

Juan Lopez Torres & Stewart: At the Tucson March Madness Show this pair won First Level test 2 with 68.281%
2014 USEF Silver Stirrup (Performance Horse Registry) Dressage Zone Champion for Training & First Levels is Stewart, owned by Jill Graf & trained by Juan Lopez Torres. Jill & Juan both rode at Training Level; Juan did all the riding at First Level.
Jill Graf & Stewart: At the Tucson March Madness Show this pair won Training Level test 2 Amateur with 67.115%. They also won Training Level test 2 at the ADA Spring Show.
 
 

A big congratulations to Tammy Webb who is the proud new owner of an 8 year old, bay, 17.2 Dutch mare.
 
 
Trail Mix

Seven year old Caroline Buchanan and her pony, Trail Mix, showed at the ADA Fall Show, which was their very first recognized show. Congratulations for winning Training Level test 1 and for riding the test from memory!
 
 
Chestnut Oak's Drummer Boy (Romeo)

Congratulations to Romeo, owned by Claudia Channing, ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres, who won Training Level test 2 in his dressage debut at the ADA Fall Show.

This pair won two Training Level classes in their second recognized show, Tucson, 2011, and achieved scores as high as 66% and 67%.

Juan and Claudia Channing’s Romeo earned two second place ribbons at the Tucson Winter Heat Show with scores as high as 63 & 65%.

2012 - Chestnut Oak’s Drummer Boy, aka Romeo, owned by Claudia Channing and ridden by Juan Lopez Torres earned their highest score to date, 66.786%, and won two Training level classes at the ADA Spring Show.
 
 
Mia

Ann Marie Crookham and Mia debuted at the ADA Fall Show and received scores as high as 65 & 64%.
 
 
Trail Mix

Welcome back to Arizona to Anne Buchanan and her new 4 year old Thoroughbred mare, Miss Haughty (aka as Miss "Hottie") and to her daughter Caroline and her pony, Trail Mix (aka "the cutest pony in the world")!
 
 
Romeo

Welcome to Claudia Channing and her 4 year old Gypsy Vanner, Romeo. Claudia has even talked her husband into taking dressage lessons!
 
 
Wrigley

Wrigley and Emmy Goldman had a successful debut and made a clean sweep of four second level classes at the Tucson Winter Heat Show, January, 2011. Wriggles and Em had two scores of 66%, qualified for Regional and Arizona State Championships and Em received her final score for the USDF Bronze Medal. What an awesome beginning for this pair!

At the ADA Spring Show Emmy and Wrigley debuted at Third Level. The pair won both of their Third level test 3 classes with scores of 63%, earned the final scores for the USDF Bronze Medal, qualified for Region 5 and Az. State Championships, and was Third Level Jr. Champion. What an awesome debut!
This pair won two championships and all of their four classes at the Tucson Fall Show, 2011. They were Az. State Champion at Third Level Jr./Y.R and High Score Third/Fourth Level with their 68% score at Fourth Level test 1.

This pair remains undefeated and won Fourth level tests 1 & 2 with 68 & 65% at the Fun in February Show.

2012 - This dynamic duo continued their winning ways at the Tucson March Madness Show and ADA Spring Show. They have been undefeated all season with scores as high as 68% in Fourth Level. They won Fourth test 3 in Tucson and Fourth test 2 & 3 at ADA as well as winning the Championship for Fourth Level Jr./Yg.Rider.

Emmy Goldman and Wrigley had a banner year in their first season showing Fourth Level. The pair were 1st in the USDF All Breeds Awards for the American Hanoverian Society at Fourth Level, Jr./Yg.Rider with 66.216%. They were 2nd in the Jr./Yg.Rider Division overall.

Emmy Goldman is the Champion Rider for the 2012 ADA Year End Awards in the Fourth Level jr./yg. rider division with an average of 67.911%.
Wrigley was 3rd in the ADA Horse of the Year Awards at Fourth Level with 68.206%.

Wrigley and Emmy debuted at Prix St. George and won in the Jr./Young Rider section at the ADA Spring Show 2013.

Emmy Goldman and Wrigley won both of their Prix St. Georges in the Jr./Young Rider division and qualified for Arizona State Championships at the Tucson Dressage Winter Heat Show.
 
 
Belle's Foxy Double Diamond

Betty Drake’s 4 year old Irish Draught, Belle’s Foxy Double Diamond, aka Thelma, made a successful debut at the ADA Fall Show, November 2010. Thelma, ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres, won Training Level test 1 Open with 67%. Thelma’s ride in Training Level test 2 Open, in which she received a 65%, is posted on youtube.

“Thelma,” owned by Betty Drake and ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres, won two Training level classes with scores of 60% at the Tucson Winter Heat Show, January, 2011. This was only Thelma’s second show.

At the ADA Spring Show, Belle’s Foxy Double Diamond, owned by Betty Drake and ridden by Juan Lopez Torres, won both of their Training Level test 2 classes with a 64.643% and 64.286%.

Congratulations to Belle’s Foxy Double Diamond, owned by Betty Drake, ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres. This pair was Champion USDF All Breeds Awards for Registered Irish Draughts at Training Level in their first year of showing in 2011.

This pair was 6th in the Az. State Championship for Training Level Open at the Tucson Fall Show, 2011.

Juan and Betty Drake’s young Registered Irish Draught mare debuted at First Level at the Tucson Winter Heat Show and won two classes.

This pair debuted at First level test 2 at the Fun in February Show and received a blue ribbon for their efforts.

2012 - Congratulations to Belle’s Foxy Double Diamond, ridden by Juan Lopez Torres and owned by Betty Drake. At the ADA Spring Show this pair won First Level test 1 and was 3rd in the open division in the Arizona Futurity for young horses.

“Thelma”, ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres , and owned by Betty Drake, is the 2012 Champion First Level open horse for the Irish Draught Horse Society of North America. This is quite an honor for a young horse in her first year of showing at First Level!
 
 
Ruger


Toni Crowther's 5 year old Oldenburg, Ruger, made his show debut with Julie Sodowsky riding at the Tucson Fall Festival, Oct. 2010 by winning all his classes with scores above 70% and receiving the Championship for Training-Second Level with his First Level scores. Ruger received a 73% in First Level test 1, a 70.667% in First Level test 1, and 72.4% in Training Level test 3. What a great beginning for his show career!

2012 - Toni Crowther’s warmblood gelding, ridden and trained by Julie Sodowsky, returned to the show ring at the Tucson March Madness Show to score a 69.865% in his debut at First Level test 2.

Toni Crowther’s Ruger, shown by Julie Sodowsky, made a clean sweep at the ADA Fall Fiesta Show, winning all three of his First Level classes. He debuted in First Level test 3 and won with a 66.774%.

Ruger placed first and second in his two First Level classes at the Tucson Fall Fiesta Show with scores of 68 and 67%.

Julie Sodowsky is the Reserve Champion Rider for the 2012 ADA Year End Awards in the First Level open division with an average of 67.133%.
 
 
Silvano


Silvano, owned by Katherine Jachimek, shown by Juan Lopez Torres, had a successful first show in Tucson in March 2010 winning two Third Level classes and a Second Level class with two scores of 65%. Continuing their winning ways at the ADA Spring Show in April, they again won a Second and Third level class.

Silvano and Juan Lopez Torres debuted at Fourth Level at the Tucson Fall Festival, Oct. 2010 by winning both their classes. They received a 63.022 in Fourth Level test 1 and a 58.140 in Fourth Level test 1.

Katherine Jachimek’s Silvano, ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres, was the Reserve Champion Third Level Open in the Arizona State Championships, November 2010, with a score of 64.302%.

Silvano, owned by Katherine Jachimek and ridden and trained by Juan Lopez Torres, won two Third Level classes with scores of 60% at the Tucson Winter Heat Show, January, 2011.

At the ADA Spring Show, Silvano, owned by Katherine Jachimek and ridden by Juan Lopez Torres, won Third Level test 3 Open with 62.308%.

This pair was Reserve Champion at Third Level Open at the Tucson Fall Show, 2011.
 
 
Welcome to snowbird Sue Horowitz and her horse Denali from Yakima, Washington. Sue and Denali will be showing at the spring shows with us. Ali Pons has brought her horse, Tristan, from Montana to winter with us as well.
 
 
We have three riders who recently have completed half marathon runs - awesome! Three cheers for Melia Langdon, Alice Blazer, and Sue Horowitz.
 
 
Tammy Webb & Jed: This pair debuted at Second Level and won Second Level test 1. They also received their first qualifying score at Second Level for the USDF Bronze Medal.

Tammy and Jed won Second level test 2 with a 65% at the Nov. '09 Tucson Fall Show.
 
 
SAROS

Congratulation to Susan Crinnian and Saros who won four of their six Training level classes at the August Flagstaff shows. Two of their scores were above 70%.

Congratulations to Susan Crinnian and Saros for placing 2nd in the ADA Rider Awards for Training Level Amateur.
 
 
IMPRESSION OF DAKOTA

Impression of Dakota and Carolyn Haskell made their dressage debut at the March Madness show in Tucson. They won Training Level Test 3 and Test 4 for a favorable beginning!

This pair debuted at First Level and won
First Level test 1.

Another first place for this pair at the Fun in February Show in Training level test 2 with a 65%.
 
 
BEY REMINISHANCE

2010:
Congratulations to Toni Crowther and Bey Reminishance. Toni and Remi received two USEF Horse of the Year Awards for Region 7 for 2010. The pair was Champion Arabian Dressage First Level and Reserve Champion Arabian Dressage Amateur First Level. They were 6th in the National Standings for Arabian Dressage First Level.

January 2010:
Congratulations to Toni Crowther and Bey Rheminishance for being recipients of the 2009 Sandra Kale Perpetual Trophy from ADA. They were also lst in the ADA Rider Awards for First Level Amateur and 2nd in the ADA Horse Awards for First Level.

January 2009: Toni and Remi debuted in First level at the TDC Winter Heat Show Jan. 17-18, 2009. The pair won the First Level Amateur Championship, won First level test 1 with 64%, and Training Level test 4 with 69%. They also qualified at both levels for the Arizona State Championships.

September 2008: Congratulations to Toni Crowther and Bey Reminishance. This pair was Reserve Champion Training Level, Purebred, Amateur with 67.4% at Sport Horse Nationals in Boise, Idaho.

Toni Crowther and her horse Bey Reminishance were USEF Regional Champions, Region 2, in both Training level open and Training level amateur.

Congratulations to the 2009 Region 7 Reserve Champion Training Level Amateur won with 67%.

This pair was 4th in both First Level Amateur and Training Level Amateur in the Arizona State Championships.

Toni and Remi won First level test 4 with a 67% at the Nov. '09 Tucson Fall Show.

Congrats to Toni Crowther and Bey Reminishance who were USEF Regional Reserve Champions for Region 7 in Arabian Dressage, Amateur First Level. This team also won First Level test 4 Am. at the Tucson March Madness Show.

Toni Crowther and Bey Reminishance won two championships at the Region 7 Championships April, 2010. This pair received a 69% in First Level test 4 Open and 63% in First Levl test 4 Amateur to win both categories.

Toni Crowther’s Bey Reminishance returned to the show ring with Julie Sodowsky riding at ASHO4U, April 2013. “Remi” won Second Level test 3 with a 69% and was second in First Level test 3 with a 71% from judge Janet Curtis.

Congratulations to Toni Crowther’s Bey Reminishance, ridden by Julie Sodowsky, winner of the Region 7 Championship at First Level Open with a score of 74%.
 
 
DF DESERT THUNDER, onwed by Mary Carpenter, ridden by Julie Sodowsky won three Training level classes at his first show, the Fall Festival. He received first places in Training 1, 70%, Training 2, 69.643%, and Training 3, 68%.

Thunder was High Point Champion at the Saguaro Classic show Dec. 8-9 and won all five of his classes under two judges. He won Training test 1, 76%, Training test 2, 70%, Training test 3, 74%, Training test 4, 70%, and First level test 1, 74%.

Desert Thunder was Region 7 Champion, Training level open, with a 67% under judge Carol Hoffman. Thunder also won all his classes at ASHO4U under judge Vicky Stashuk Matisi - Training test 2, 68%, Training test 4, 69%, and First test 2, 68%. These shows were held at Westworld April 24-25.


Emily Goldman and DF Desert Thunder received both USEF and USDF Awards in 2010. Emmy and Thunder were Reserve Champions for Region 7, USEF Horse of the Year, in Arabian Dressage Amateur Second Level and Arabian Dressage First Level. They were also 4th in USDF All Breeds Awards for Arabian First Level Jr./Yg. Rider.

Congratulations to Emily Goldman and DF Desert Thunder for their 3rd place in the USDF All Breed Awards, Arabian, First Level Junior. Emie and Thunder were also lst in the ADA Rider Awards for First Level Junior. This team was 3rd in the ADA Horse Awards for First Level.

2009:
Congratulations to Emily Goldman, rider of Desert Thunder, owned by Mary Carpenter. This pair won two First Level Junior classes at the ADA Spring Show April 4-5, 2009 with their highest score being 66%!

Congratulations to the 2009 Region 7 Champion First Level Jr. 17-U won with 64%.

Emily and Thunder were also winners of the Endless Summer Perpetual Trophy at the ADA Spring Show and was Junior Highpoint Champion with a score of 66.286%.

This pair was Reserve Champion in the Arizona State Championships, First Level Jr. They also debuted at Second Level and won Second Level test 2 Jr. and First Level test 4 Jr.
 
Emily Goldman and Thunder: This team received the Junior Championship at the Nov. '09 Tucson Fall Show and were winners of two First level classes and one Second level class.

Congrats to Emily Goldman and Thunder who were USEF Regional Champions for Region 7 in Arabian Dressage, First Level. This team also won two classes at the Tucson March Madness Show, First Level test 4 Jr. and Second Level test 4 Jr.

Emily Goldman/Thunder: Emie and Thunder won two Second Level test 4 classes at the ADA Spring Show, April 2010 and the Second Level Jr. Championship.

Emie Goldman and Thunder won a junior championship at the Region 7 Championships April, 2010. They received a 68% in First Level test 4 Jr. They were also Top Five in Second Level test 4 with a 58%.
 
 
GHUINNESS STOUDT, owned by Alex Wilson, shown by Julie Sodowsky debuted at the 2007 Tucson Fall Show and was Training Level Open Champion, with scores of 68.8% and 70% in Training level test 4.

"Ghuinn's" second show was the ADA Fall Show, Nov. 2007, in which he made a clean sweep in all his classes. He won Training 4 judged by Marlene Schneider with 63.6%, and Training 4 judged by Laurie Doyle with 68.8%, First l judged by Marianne Ludwig, 65.333% and First l judged by Laurie Doyle with 65.333%.

Congratulations to Ghinness Stoudt, owned by Alex Wilson, shown by Julie Sodowsky. "Ghinn" is the Reserve Champion for Region 5, Training Level Open (65%) and ADA Champion First Level (73%). He won First level test 1 open with 73% and First level test 2 with 69.7% at the 2008 Fall Show and Region 5 Championship Show.
 
 
ASHQUARS DREAM, owned by Ann-Marie Crookham, trained and shown by Julie Sodowsky, made his dressage debut at the ADA Spring Show. "Ash" won Training Level test 1 with a 66.5% and received a second and two thirds in his other classes.

"Ash," ridden by Julie Sodowsky, was Reserve Champion Training Level Open, Purebred Arabian, at Region 7 Championships, April 27th.

"Ash" won all of his classes at the Fall Festival Show Nov. 9-10. He received first places in Tr. test 4, 67.6%, First test 1, 70.667%, First test 2, 65.278%, and First test 3, 62,571%.

Ast was Reserve High Point Champion at the SAguaro Classic show Dec. 8-9 and won First level test 2 with 70% and First level test 4 with 72%.

Ashquar's Dream, trained and shown by Julie Sodowsky, was USEF Regional Champion, Region 7, First level open.
 
 
TAFFAREL and Maryse Shank won all four of their second level amateur classes, received the Dover Medal at Second level test 2 and Taf was the Champion Second Level Amateur horse with 65.4% at the ADA Spring Show.
 
 
ALESSANDRO, owned by Betty Drake, shown and trained by Juan Lopez Torres, won two Second level open classes at the 2007 Tucson Fall Show and were Second Level Open Champion.

Alessandro, owned by Betty Drake, and ridden by Juan Lopez Torres was winner of Third level test 1 at the Tucson march Madness Show, March 14-15, 2009.

Al and Juan received two scores of 63% at Third level at the Nov. '09 Tucson Fall Show, qualifying for Az. State Championships and completing Juan's requirements for the USDF Bronze Medal.

Juan Lopez Torres/Alessandro: Juan and Alessandro won two Fourth level classes at the ADA Spring Show, April 2010.
 
 
SANSKRIT, owned by Lenore Kremen, ridden by Julie Sodowsky, made a successful debut at Second level at the ADA Nov. 2006 show winning Second level test 3 with 64.255% and winning First level test 4 with 69.444%.
Sanskrit won Second level test 4 at the Tucson Fall Festival with a score of 66.275% from Jennifer Roth.

This horse is for sale, click on "Sale Horses."
 
 
DOMINGO, ridden and owned by Anne Mackler, was Reserve Champion Second Level Open at Region 7 Championships, April 27th.
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS to Barbara McLean, riding her horse CALIMBO, who has received her USDF Silver Medal from USDF in 2006.

This pair debuted at Int. 1 at the 2007 Fall Show in Tucson and won both classes.

Barb McLean and Calimbo won both of their Intermediate 1 classes at the Tucson March Madness Show, March 14-15, 2009. The pair received 58.421% under judge Sandra Hotz and 57.632% under Melissa Cresswick.
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS to KHATABA, owned by Mary Carpenter, ridden and trained by Julie Sodowsky, placed 1st in the 2006 USDF All Breeds Awards sponsored by the Arabian Horse Assoc. for Half Arabian First level open with a 71.176% average.
 
 
Juan Lopez Torres and Double Shot of Sweet Tea, aka "Tia," owned by Susan Albert Ritts, ridden by Juan Lopez Torres, won two Training level classes at the ADA Spring Show April 4-5, 2009. This was only Tia's second show and her highest score was 64%.

This pair won Training Level test 4 with a 65%.
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS to Chrissie Simpson on her purchase of GOLD DIGGER+. This awesome pair will make their presence felt at both Arab and Open Dressage Shows in Illinois. Chrissie's trainer is Marilyn Weber.

Chrissie and "Digger" placed 4th in the 2006 USDF All Breeds Awards sponsored by the Arabian Horse Assoc. for Purebred Arab, Second level open with a 62.329% average.

This pair won three Top Tens at Sport Horse Nationals in Virginia, Sept. 2007. They were Top Ten in Second Level Open, Second Level Amateur, and Third Level Amatuer.

Congratulations again to Chrissie Simpson and Gold Digger. They have placed first in the USDF All Breeds for Second level Jr/Yr., Second Open, and Third Jr/Yr.

Congratulations to Chrissie Simpson and Golddigger++//. This pair were 3rd in the USDF All Breed Awards, Arabian, Third Level Junior, 2nd in Fourth Level Junior, and 4th in Fourth Level Open.
 
 
NEWS FLASH:
RLB Irish Royale+//
has received first place in the 2005 USDF All Breed Award at Prix. St. Georges with a 61.75% average. This award is sponsored by the Arabian Horse Assoc.

RLB Irish Royale+// won the open Prix St. Georges at the ADA Spring Show, April 9-10, with a score of 64.5%. This was Royale's fourth victory at PSG at open dressage shows in his first season showing FEI. Royale is for sale - click on Sale Horses for more details.
Royale is for sale - check the sales horse section for more details.