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8/26/19 - VDL Hamilia Awarded Grand Champion Junior Hunter at KHJA Horse Show
Tessa Downey nailed it in the 3’3 Juniors earning Championships in both Sections A & B with VDL Hamilia and Dandelion. Hamilia won every class over fences to win the overall Grand Junior Hunter Championship! Katie Oberkircher also won over fences with Laguna in their very first class together in the Younger Adult Hunters!
8/22/19 - Dandeion Wins 4 of 5 Classes to be Champion Again
8/18/19 - VDL Hamilia and Dandelion Earn Top Results in the 3'3 Junior Hunters 15 & Under
On day two of the Younger 3'3 Junior Hunters, VDL Hamilia scored an 87 to win the Handy and earn Reserve Champion. Dandelion had a top score of 85 in the Handy. Both mares were brilliantly ridden by Tessa Downey.
8/15/19 - Dandelion Earns 4th Championship in a Row
Out of 70 horses in the 3'3 Performance Division, Dandelion scored an 88 to win and earned the Championship.
7/20/19 - VDL Hamilia Makes Junior Hunter Debut at GLEF
7 Year Old VDL Hamilia finished a great week placing second in the Handy round out of 27 in her debut in the 3'3 Junior Hunters.
7/18/19 - Dandelion and VDL Hamilia Produce Great Results during Week 3 of Great Lakes Equestrian Festival
VDL Hamilia was a class winner on day one, while Dandelion earned the Championship in the 3'3 Performance Hunters.
6/13/19 - Dandelion Secures Championship Week 2 of Country Heir
6/10/19 - Banner Week for Dandelion Country Heir Week 1
Dandelion wrapped up Week 1 of Country Heir earning Reserve Champion in the 3'3'' Performance Hunters and placed second in the $10,000 National Hunter Derby
After a two month break from showing, Dandelion wins both classes in the 3’3 Performance Hunters on Wednesday of WEF Week 3.
Best of Luck to River’s Edge and Cinderella Man for WEF 2019! Look for them in the Adult Hunters
Our Beautiful Facility for the 2019 Winter Season
Maybe 3 is my our lucky number...
3 years ago this month Dandelion came to the US. To top off a stellar 3rd year, she placed 3rd in the 3 most competitive under saddles she entered this year - Capital Challenge, Harrisburg, & The National Horse Show
Top Ribbons for Dandelion at PA National Horse Show
A strong debut at Harrisburg for Dandelion earning a second, two thirds, and a ninth over fences as well as third in the under saddle against the top Green 3’6 horses in the nation.
Dandelion wins 4 of 5 classes at the Kentucky National Horse Show
Jennifer Speisman and Dandelion are Champions in the Adult Hunters
Dandelion earns 6th place in both rounds of the 2018 USHJA 3’6/3’9 Green Incentive Championships
Dandelion’s winning round scoring a 90, in preparation for tomorrow’s Green Incentive Championship
Dandelion earns second Championship in a row
Dandelion’s winning Handy round from soggy Kentucky this morning. She earned yet another Championship in the 3’6 Greens.
Dandelion is the 3’6 Green Champion during the first week of Kentucky Summer Shows
Two Championships During WCHR Week at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival
VDL Hamilia earns the 3’3 Green Championship during her second week in the hunter ring; Dandelion is the 3’6 Green Reserve Champion
VDL Hamilia Makes a Strong Debut
During week 1 of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, VDL Hamilia made a promising debut in the hunter ring earning the 3’3 Green Reserve Championship.
Dandelion secures Champion in 3’3 Performance Hunters at Country Heir Horse Show
After scoring a 90 to win in the 3’3 Performance, Dandelion also earned Champion of the division.
Big welcome to VDL Hamilia - a 6 year old mare by Baltic VDL. She was recently imported from Holland with experience in the 1.10 jumpers. We are very excited to see what this sweet mare will accomplish!
WEF Week 8 Champions Dandelion & Katherine
Dandelion scored an 89 in the stake round to win and take home Champion.
Schuyler Gobin & Sharp Charmer earn top ribbons during WCHR Week at WEF
The pair won top ribbons including 3rd place in the competitive 3’3 Junior Hunter division.
Dandelion wins WCHR Green 3’6 Championship during WEF Week 6
Dandelion & Katherine earned a spot in the WCHR Hunter Spectacular this Saturday night after their championship this week. They scored an 89 in the handy round finishing first, as well as second, third, and sixth. This Saturday night will be Katherine’s first ever appearance in the Hunter Spectacular and Dandelion’s first night class.
WEF Week 5
Click the link below to see Dandelion's high score round from WEF 5 Green Hunter Stake. She finished third out of a very competitive class, just 2.5 points off the lead.
Schuyler Gobin has aperfect weekend at the College Preparatory Invitational
This weekend at the College Preparatory Invitational in Wellington, Schuyler Gobin won both the flat and over fences phases of the Advanced Equitation Division. She was also awarded High Point Rider of the day.
Schuyler Gobin and her young thoroughbred mare Sharp Charmer won in the Children’s Hunters at their first show this season in Wellington.
All Smiles as Dandelion is back with a win in the 3'3 Performance Hunter Handy
Congratulations to Saylor Shea on the Purchase of Allwyn Court's Everglade VDL. Already a winning pair, wishing you continued success with "Edward"!
Congratulations to the new owner of Hero! Best of luck with this lovely young hunter.
Everglade VDL and Saylor Shea 12-14 Equitation Champions In Kentucky
Dandelion wins Reserve Championship in 2017 Green Incentive Finals
Holding the lead after the 8th position in the order until the last horse to go, Dandelion finished in second place to secure the Reserve Championship in the Green Hunter Incentive Finals. Dandelion produced scores of 89, 88.5, and 87.5 and was awarded the title of High Score Mare.
A Win on Day Two for Dandelion in the Green Incentive Finals
Earning top scores including a 90, Dandelion held on to win the second round of the Green Incentive Championships out of 140 competitors. She and Katherine sit second overall going into the final day of competition.
Dandelion is Champion again during stiff competition at the Kentucky Summer Classic.
Dandelion wins 11th Championship of the Year
During competition at the Kentucky Summer Horse Show, Dandelion nearly made a clean sweep of the Green 3'3 Hunter division winning 4 of 5 classes. She was also the winner of the Green Incentive Stake scoring an 87.
Everglade VDL wins with Saylor Shea
At the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, Everglade VDL and Saylor Shea took top honors in the Children's Hunter 14 & Under division. The new pair also picked up third place in the THIS Medal.
Dandelion earns another Championship in the 3'6 Green Hunters
At the Loudoun County Benefit Horse Show, Dandelion competed in the 3'6 Green Hunters winning 4 out of 5 classes. As of today, Dandelion has been Champion or Reserve 10 times so far this year.
Top Results at the Upperville Colt & Horse Show
Dandelion added another Championship to her resume in the 3'3 Green Hunters as well as top ribbons in the 3'3 Performance including the win in the Under Saddle. She finished the week with a 3rd Place finish in the Paul & Eve Go As You Please Handy Hunter Classic. Esprit De Pomme also competed picking up two blue ribbons in the 1 Meter jumpers.
Congratulations to Saylor Shea on the lease of Everglade VDL! We look forward to his future in his new hunter career!
Everglade and Saylor
Kentucky Spring Week II
Allwyn Court finished up the second week of showing in Kentucky with Dandelion winning in the Green 3'6 Hunters.
Kentucky Spring Week I is a Wrap
Week I of the Kentucky Spring Horse Show was a success for Dandelion and Everglade VDL. Dandelion finished the 3'3 Green Hunters with the Championship as well as winning the Green Hunter Incentive Stake with a score of 88. Everglade VDL earned top placings in the 3'6 Performance Hunters including a score of 84 in his first round. This was his second time out as a hunter this year.
Dandelion Debuts at 3'6 with a Win
At the ESP Spring II Horse Show, Dandelion debuted in the 3'6 Green Hunters. Check out her winning round above.
Exciting Finish to WEF with Dandelion
Dandelion wrapped up WEF with a bang, earning the 3'3 Green Championship for the second week in a row and earning the Reserve Circuit Championship. She also placed 4th in the $10,000 National Hunter Derby with scores of 87 and 89.
Everglade VDL Double Clear in 1.30
On Wednesday of the final week of WEF, Everglade produced a double clear round in the 1.30. He placed 11th out of 70 competitors.
Dandelion Wins Green Incentive Stake and Champion WEF Week 11
Katherine and Dandelion scored an 87 to win the Green Incentive Stake today at WEF. They also took home the Championship to finish up week 11.
Upswing scores an 87 in the 3'3 Performance Hunter Stake
Dandelion finishes Second in the Deeridge Derby
With scores of 86 and 87 in the first round, Dandelion went into the Handy round sitting in 3rd place. Two scores of 87 in the Handy clinched her second place finish overall.
Dandelion Reserve Champion WEF Week 8
On the second day of competition in the 3'3 Green Hunters, Dandelion won first and second place over fences to secure the Reserve Championship.
Dandelion Scores 88 and 87 in the Green Hunters WEF Week 8
Dandelion Scores 89 for the win WCHR WEF Week 6
Everglade VDL produced double clear rounds in the 1.35 Jump Off class of WEF Week 5
Dandelion takes Championship during Week 4 of the Winter Equestrian Festival
Check out the video below for highlights of her winning rounds in the 3'3 Green Hunters
Everglade VDL finishes 5th with a double clear round in the 1.30 out of 71 entries
Upswing - 3'3 Performance Holiday Series Circuit Champion
Dandelion and Upswing Start the New Show Year Off Right
During the ESP Year End Awards Show, the first show of the 2017 season, Upswing brought home the Championship in the 3'3 Performance Hunters. Dandelion competed in the Green Hunter Division, earning Reserve Champion.
Le Chat Noir and Katherine Debut with Championship
Katherine and Jennifer Prior's Le Chat Noir made their debut in the Baby Green Hunters this week at the SFHJA Annual Charity Horse Show.
Dandelion and Upswing win Championships at the Kentucky National Horse Show
Dandelion competed in the Pre Green Hunters and earned the Championship topping 21 entries. Upswing dominated the first day of the 3'3 Performance Hunters winning 3 classes out of 78 entries.
Dandelion places 2nd in her USHJA National Hunter Derby Debut
With a first round score of 88 and second round score of 87, Dandelion finished 2nd in the Hunter Derby at the KHJA Horse Show.
Upswing Champion in Performance Hunter, Dandelion Reserve Champion Pre Green Hunter
Upswing, Gerry, & Dandelion
Miss Understood finishes 6th out of 137
Competing in the 1.30m Speed on Wednesday of WEF 4, Miss Understood II produced a clear round to finish in 6th place. There were a total of 137 entries.
12/18/15 Miss Understood II 6th Place Level 6
Miss Understood and Katherine competed against 83 competitors in today's Level 6 jump off class. They jumped a double clear round, finishing the jump off in 33.891 seconds.
12/12/15 Miss Understood II Wins Level 6 Speed at the ESP Holiday Festival
Katherine Newman and Miss Understood II won the Level 6 Speed today out of 53 entries. Their time was 59.47 seconds, 1/10 of a second faster than the 2nd place finisher.