JANUARY NEWS UPDATE: HAPPY NEW YEAR, AND WHAT A GREAT START TO THE NEW YEAR! ON DECEMBER 31ST RAFINJA OF NEW HORIZONS RETURNED HOME TO US! WE HAVE BEEN TRYING TO BUY BACK THIS EXCEPTIONAL STELLAR FILLY OUT OF V.PR.ST.RICOLA DTA SINCE SHE SOLD INUTERO BACK IN 2013. WE ARE SO EXCITED TO HAVE HER BACK, AND CANNOT WAIT TO SEE WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR HER PERFORMANCE AND BREEDING CAREER!
AUGUST 2016 NEWS UPDATE: STATE OF THE ART NEW HORIZONS AWARDED GOLD PREMIUM STATUS (8.0) AND STANDING OVATION NEW HORIZONS AWARDED HIGH SILVER PREMIUM STATUS (7.8) AT THE 2016 RPSI MICHIGAN INSPECTION AT TWO MONTHS OF AGE! PICTURED BELOW IS STATE OF THE ART NEW HORIZONS (STELLAR TVR X R NOBLE ROSE APF), PURCHASED INUTERO BY MARTHA AND GEORGE GUGEL. PHOTO CREDIT TO STEPHANIE LESPERANCE.
JUNE 2016 NEWS UPDATE: RADIANCE OF NEW HORIZON'S DRESSAGE DEBUT WITH OWNER TORI MORRISSEY WAS A GREAT SUCCESS! Chela and Tori attended their very first dressage show at the USDF Dressage at Waterloo June Show, competing at intro level and bringing home two first place ribbons and a high score of 72%!
JUNE 20 16 NEWS UPDATE: HE has arrived! Rosie had her first colt by Stellar on June 25, 2016--almost two weeks early on June 25th! This stunning colt is all we could have hoped for with this cross--beautiful dished head, long neck, very refined, super sweet personality, and very eye-catching! Stately was sold inutero to Martha and George Gugel. We are so very excited to see this beautiful colt grow!
JUNE 2016 NEWS UPDATE: RICOLA DTA HAD HER FIRST STELLAR COLT--THREE WEEKS EARLY!--ON JUNE 23, 2016. Standing Ovation New Horizons, aka Stanley, was sold inutero. We are so excited for this handsome boy's new owners! Stanley is quite the character and full of personality!
JUNE 2016 NEWS UPDATE: STELLAR TVR'S USDF DRESSAGE DEBUT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!! STELLAR BROUGHT HOME TWO BLUE RIBBONS, FOUR ALL-BREEDS QUALIFYING SCORES, AND JUST MISSED QUALIFYING FOR REGIONALS AT TRAINING LEVEL BY 1%! HIS TOP TWO TESTS OF THE DRESSAGE AT WATERLOO JUNE I AND II WERE A 67+% AT TRAINING LEVEL TEST 3 AND 73% AT TRAINING LEVEL TEST 2, WHERE HE RECEIVED 7.5 FOR GAITS AND IMPULSION, AND SEVERAL 8S, AN 8.5 AND A 9 FOR BREAKDOWN MOVEMENT SCORES!! THANK YOU SO MUCH TO TRAINER TRACY ROWE FOR SUCH AN OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE WITH STELLAR!
(Above photos credit Amy Hanney.)
MAY 2016 NEWS UPDATE: OUR FIRST FOAL OF 2016 HAS ARRIVED! Myriam GHJ had her first foal, a large, strong colt, on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016--NINE DAYS EARLY! Almanzo, aka Manly, was sold inutero and is by Aviator GF (Adanac). We are so excited for this handsome boy's new owners, and can't wait to see Myriam's Stellar foal in 2017! Both filly and colt option have been sold on Myriam's 2017 foal.
MAY 2016 NEWS UPDATE: STELLAR TVR WAS ONE OF THE STALLIONS FEATURED AT THE 2016 AHR STALLION SHOWCASE AND STALLION PARADE/STALLION SERVICE AUCTION, WITH HIS DONATED BREEDING SELLING FOR $850. STELLAR DEMONSTRATED HIS ATHLETICISM AND OUTSTANDING MOVEMENT AT LIBERTY AND UNDER SADDLE.
NOVEMBER 2015 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO RAFINJA OF NEW HORIZONS, OWNED BY GESA ZINN, FOR WINNING USDF DSHB NATIONAL CHAMPION HAFLINGER, AND NATIONAL CHAMPION YEARLING FILLY IN THE ALL-BREEDS AWARDS PROGRAM, AND TO RESSONANCE OF NEW HORIZONS, OWNED BY SHELBY BLADES, FOR WINNING NATIONAL CHAMPION THREE YEAR OLD MARE! BOTH MARES ARE BY OUR CHAMPION STALLION, STELLAR TVR, A USDF DSHB NATIONAL CHAMPION HIMSELF. RAFINJA IS OUT OF THE RPSI PREMIUM MARE, RICOLA DTA, AND RESSONANCE IS OUT OF THE AHR SUPREME MARE, R NOBLE ROSE APF.
OCTOBER 2015 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO ROCK MY WORLD NEW HORIZONS FOR PLACING IN THE TOP TEN OUT OF THIRTY FOALS IN THE VERY COMPETITIVE SIP CLASS AT THE AHR NATIONAL FUTURITY! OUR THREE STELLAR FOALS ALSO TOOK 3RD (MORENCI), 4 (RIVENDELL), AND 6TH (ROCK MY WORLD) PLACE IN A LARGE COMPETITIVE JUNIOR WEANLING FILLY CLASS AT THE AHR NATIONAL FUTURITY. (Pictured top: Rock My World New Horizons (out of the Supreme mare R Noble Rose APF); Rivendell of New Horizons (out of VPrSt Ricola DTA). bottom: Morenci of New Horizons (out of Silver classified Mythical TOF), Rafinja of New Horizons (out of VPrSt Ricola DTA). Photos by Quickshot Photography.
AUGUST 2015 NEWS UPDATE: NEW HORIZONS FARM HAD AN AMAZING DAY AT THE RPSI MICHIGAN INSPECTIONS ON AUGUST 30TH, BRINGING HOME TWO GOLD PREMIUM FOALS, ONE HIGH SILVER PREMIUM FOAL, ALL BY OUR STALLION, STELLAR TVR, AS WELL AS FOUR MARES APPROVED FOR BREEDING INTO THE TOP MARE BOOK OF RPSI (INCLUDING ONE OF STELLAR'S DAUGHTERS), AND A PREMIUM MARE!! Top row: Rivendell of New Horizons and her Premium dam, VPrSt Ricola DTA; middle row: Rock My World New Horizons and dam, the Supreme mare, R Noble Rose APF; bottom photo: Morenci of New Horizons and dam, Mythical TOF.
AUGUST NEWS UPDATE: RESSONANCE OF NEW HORIZONS AND RAFINJA OF NEW HORIZONS BRING HOME THE BLUES FROM THE MAJESTIC FARM HOTTER THAN BLUE BLAZES DRESSAGE SPORT HORSE BREED SHOWS I & II! At the first show, Ressonance won first place three year old mare and was second in the Haflinger IBC, while Rafinja was second place yearling filly and second in the IBC class. At the second show Ressonance brought home the blue in the IBC class and came in second in the three year old mare class, while Rafinja came in second in the yearling filly class and second in the IBC class.
AUGUST NEWS UPDATE: ROMANTQUE OF LILAC FARMS WINS AGAINST THE BIG BOYS AND GIRLS AT THE CDS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN CALIFORNIA! TEAKE WAS RESERVE CHAMPION (JUST MISSING CHAMPION)AT FIRST LEVEL, AND CHAMPION AS PART OF THE WEBB RANCH JUNIOR RIDING TEAM! TEAKE WAS BRED BY US, IS OWNED BY CAROL KVINGEDAL, AND RIDDEN BY ARIANNA BARZMAN-GRENNAN. WE ARE SO EXCITED TO SEE HER CONTINUING HER COMPETITION CAREER AND BECOMING A SUPERSTAR ON THE WEST COAST!
JULY 2015 NEWS UPDATE: WE ARE VERY PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT RADIANCE OF NEW HORIZONS ACHIEVES GOLD STATUS AT 82 POINTS AND RESSONANCE OF NEW HORIZONS ACHIEVES SILVER STATUS AT 77 POINTS AT THE 2015 AHR INSPECTION AND CLASSIFICATION, MAKING THEIR DAM, R NOBLE ROSE APF, THE FIRST AND ONLY SUPREME MARE IN AHR HISTORY BASED ON THE RESULTS OF HER OFFPSRING AT INSPECTIONS! RADIANCE IS BY THE SUPREME STALLION ARNO VAN HET NIESHOF, AND RESSONANCE IS THE FIRST OFFSPRING INSPECTED BY OUR PERFORMANCE STALLION, STELLAR TVR!!
JUNE 2015 NEWS UPDATE: BORN JUNE 18TH, OUR FINAL FOAL OF THE SEASON HAS ARRIVED, AND IT'S ANOTHER FILLY! WE COULD NOT BE HAPPIER WITH STELLAR'S 2015 FOAL CROP, AND THIS LAST FOAL OUT OF MYTHICAL TOF THAT WAS SOLD INUTERO HAS US VERY EXCITED TO BREED MYTHICAL BACK FOR 2016!
MAY 2015 NEWS UPDATE: THEY ARE HERE! WE ARE PROUD TO INTRODUCE ROCK MY WORLD NEW HORIZONS b. 5.11.15 (STELLAR X R NOBLE ROSE APF) TOP PHOTOS, AND RIVENDELL OF NEW HORIZONS b. 5.18.15 (STELLAR TVR X VPRST RICOLA DTA), BOTTOM PHOTOS! RIVENDELL WAS SOLD INUTERO, BUT WILL REMAIN AT NEW HORIZONS TO GROW UP WITH HER HALF SISTER UNTIL NEXT SUMMER.
MAY 2015 NEWS UPDATE: STELLAR'S 2015 FOALS ARE ARRIVING! Pictured below top is a handsome colt by Stellar TVR out of a Warmblood dressage mare by the famous ES Donovan born May 3rd. Below is a handsome colt by Stellar out of a chestnut mare who is destined to be a future partner and performance horse for a young lady!
OCTOBER 2014 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO A BLACK TIE AFFAIR NW_HRZN AND HIS RIDER KIRSTIN LEHMAN ON A FANTASTIC KILE HAFLINGER BREED SHOW IN 2014! This very special four year old stallion took home top honors, winning Grand Champion stallion/gelding and showing off his fantastic movement in the under saddle classes! The future shines bright for this young superstar and his talented young rider! Tux was bred by us and was purchased inutero by Jennie Deephouse of Dreamfield Manor Farm.
SEPTEMBER 2014 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO RESSONANCE OF NEW HORIZONS FOR HER THIRD PLACE FINISH IN A VERY COMPETITIVE IBC CLASS AT DRESSAGE AT DEVON!Also pictured below is Ria's stablemate and half sister, Radiance of New Horizons. I loved the way the light was highlighting both girls as they watched the horses in the warm-up ring!
AUGUST 2014 NEWS UPDATE: WELCOME TO THE NEW ADDITION TO OUR SELECT HERD, MYTHICAL TOF! Mythical is pictured below on left at fifteen years of age. She is is foal to our stallion, Stellar TVR, for 2015. This foal sold in utero before she was even bred!
JULY 2014 NEWS UPDATE: A BLACK TIE AFFAIR NW_HRZN, BRED BY US AND OWNED BY DREAMFIELD MANOR FARM, MAKES HIS DRESSAGE DEBUT UNDER SADDLE WITH GREAT SCORES OF 70.9% IN INTRO A AND 66.875% IN INTRO B!
JULY 2014 NEWS UPDATE: RAFINJA OF NEW HORIZONS RECEIVES THE HIGHEST SCORE GIVEN TO FOALS AT HER RPSI INSPECTION, AND RICOLA DTA RECEIVES PREMIUM STATUS! Rafinja is Stellar's first foal to be presented to RPSI. She attended the RPSI Michigan inspection on July 25, 2014 at three months of age, where she was awarded GOLD PREMIUM status with a score of 8.1 and Site Inspection Champion filly, and her dam was awarded Premium status and was Site Inspection Champion Mare! Comments from the German inspector include: "Very well developed size, modern build with long legs--not too heavy build, well-muscled, pretty face with a very nice neck, active and stays always uphill in trot." We are so proud of this special filly! The below commentary was taken from the RPSI site. Special thanks to Ann Daum Kustar for the fantastic photos! "A highlight of the day was the Haflinger mare and foal bred by Mary Procopio of New Horizons Haflingers. The RPSI inspects and registers purebred Haflingers into their own books, as a division of the pony breeding section. In Germany, the RPSI’s parent organization the Pferdezuchtverband Rheinland Pfalz-Saar registers more than 30 different breeds, including but not limited to the Warmblood books, German Riding Ponies and Kleines Deutsches Reitpferd, but also Shetland Ponies, Icelandic, Haflinger and Draft Horses each have their own books, with their own rules and regulations, and often their own brands.
Ricola DTA (Adanac x Ricarda II GF – Nabucco), a nine year old Haflinger mare, showed excellent modern type with a big eye, good length of neck and balanced and substantial conformation expressing well the modern Haflinger standard. In movement, Ricola showed energy, softness and swing, with a particularly good trot and canter. This combination of type and quality of conformation, movment and substance earned Ricola the title of Champion Premium Pony Mare of the site.
Site Champion Filly was Ricola’s 2014 filly Rafinja of New Horizons. Rafinja was sired by Stellar TVR, who successfully completed the North American Pony test in 2013. This substantial yet elegant filly boasted a particularly well-proportioned and balanced profile, with a clean neck tie-in and chiseled face. Long legs and excellent muscling over her topline completed the picture, while in motion, this filly also pleased the eye, with a powerful, swingy uphill trot and balanced canter."
MAY 2014 NEWS UPDATE: WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO INTRODUCE TWO NEW FOALS BY STELLAR TVR! RAFINJA OF NEW HORIZONS (PICTURED LEFT) IS OUT OF SILVER CLASSIFIED RICOLA DTA (BY ADANAC) AND STRAVINSKY OF NEW HORIZONS IS OUT OF GOLD CLASSIFIED POETRY IN MOTION VHH (BY WALZERTAKT). BOTH FOALS WERE SOLD IN UTERO BACK IN NOVEMBER! STELLAR IS PROVING TO BE A PREPOTENT SIRE OF EXCELLENT TYPE AND CONFORMATION, PRODUCING FOALS WITH OUTSTANDING HINDQUARTERS, BEAUTIFUL HEADS, WONDERFUL TEMPERAMENTS AND POWERFUL MOVEMENT!
DECEMBER 2013 NEWS UPDATE: WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT STELLAR TVR IS THE FIRST HAFLINGER STALLION IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY TO ATTEND THE 30 DAY NORTH AMERICAN STALLION TESTING AND IS NOW LIFETIME LICENSED WITH WESER EMS AND RPSI! Not only did Stellar successfully pass the test, he did so with the excellent overall score of 7.98 and earned the title of Reserve Champion! His interior scores ranged from 8 to a perfect 10, and he received 8s from the Training Director, Harald Hoffman, in Rideability, Canter, Free Jumping, Stadium Jumping and Cross Country! We are so incredibly proud of him, as he exceeded our expectations ten-fold!
(Above photos of Stellar at the 2013 North American 30 Day Pony Stallion Testing. Photo credit Lars Lewandowski of LL-Foto.de, Germany.)
OCTOBER 2013 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO STELLAR TVR AND CHELSEA DEEPHOUSE FOR THEIR WINS AT THE KILE PLEASURE HAFLINGER BREED SHOW IN PENNSYLVANIA! STELLAR WAS NAMED GRAND CHAMPION STALLION/GELDING AND WON FIRST PLACE IN A LARGE THREE YEAR OLD AND UNDER STALLION/GELDING CLASS, WON HIS FIRST CLASS UNDER SADDLE AND PLACED SECOND IN HIS OTHER TWO UNDER SADDLE CLASSES! THIS WAS ONLY STELLAR'S SECOND SHOW UNDER SADDLE, AND THE FIRST TIME HE WAS EVER RIDDEN IN A GROUP CLASS! WE ARE VERY PROUD OF THIS DYNAMIC DUO! (Photos taken at Dressage at Devon, the week before KILE. Photo credit Bob Conklin Photographic LLC.)
OCTOBER NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO A BLACK TIE AFFAIR NW HRZN AND DREAMFIELD MANOR FARM ON HIS WINNING GRAND CHAMPION THREE YEAR OLD AND FIRST PLACE UNDER SADDLE AT THE 2013 AHR NATIONAL FUTURITY!
SEPTEMBER NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO ROSINA OF NEW HORIZONS AND CHELSEA DEEPHOUSE ON WINNING BOTH OF THEIR DRESSAGE TESTS AT TRAINING LEVEL AND INTRO TEST C AT THE 2013 AHR NATIONAL SHOW! ZEENA WAS BRED BY US AND IS OWNED AND SHOWN BY DREAMFIELD MANOR FARM IN PENNSYLVANIA.
SEPTEMBER 2013 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO A BLACK TIE AFFAIR NW_HRZN AKA "TUX" AND DREAMFIELD MANOR FARM ON HIS SILVER RATING AND APPROVAL FOR BREEDING AT THE 2013 AHR INSPECTION AND CLASSIFICATION! TUX IS BY THE GOLD CLASSIFIED THREE TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION, ALFA OF GENESIS, AND OUT OF OUR SILVER CLASSIFIED AMERICAN WARMLBOOD SOCIETY NATIONAL INSPECTION CHAMPION, RICOLA DTA!
SEPTEMBER NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO STELLAR TVR ON HIS FANTASTIC DEBUT UNDER SADDLE AT THE BUCK'S COUNTY HORSE PARK SCHOOLING HORSE TRIALS IN PENNSYLVANIA! STELLAR PLACED THIRD OUT OF TWELVE HORSES, AND WAS WITHIN 1% OF THE TWO HORSES THAT PLACED AHEAD OF HIM IN HIS DRESSAGE SCORE! STELLAR JUST RECENTLY STARTED JUMPING UNDER SADDLE, AND THIS WAS HIS FIRST TIME OVER A CROSS COUNTRY COURSE! BETTER YET, HE WAS SO WELL-BEHAVED AND MANNERLY THAT NO ONE EVEN REALIZED HE WAS A STALLION! HE COMPLETED ALL THREE PHASES WITH ONLY A MYLAR SNAFFLE, A TRUE TESTAMENT TO HIS OUTSTANDING CHARACTER AND TEMPERAMENT!
AUGUST NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO REAHNA OF LILAC FARMS AND CHELSEA DEEPHOUSE ON THEIR SECOND PLACE FINISH AT THE ELELMENTARY II HORSE TRIALS AT BUCKS COUNTY HORSE PARK, THEIR FIRST HORSE TRIAL OF THE SEASON!
JUNE 2013 NEWS UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO ROSINA OF NEW HORIZONS AND REAHNA OF LILAC FARMS FOR A GREAT START TO THE 2013 SHOW SEASON! At the May BCHP Dressage School show, Reahna (pictured right) placed 2nd at first level test 1 with a score of 64.4%, and third at first level test three with a score of 66%! At the June LVDA dressage school show Rosina placed first in both Intro level test C (73%) and training level test 1 (72.9%)! Reahna placed second at first level test 1 (61%) and third at first level test three (65%)! Both mares are owned and shown by Dreamfield Manor Farm in Pennsylvania, trained by Jennie Deephouse and ridden by Chelsea Deephouse.
JUNE 2013 NEWS UPDATE: STELLAR HAS ARRIVED AT DREAMFIELD MANOR FARM IN PENNSYLVANIA WHERE HE WILL BEGIN HIS TRAINING AND PREPARATION FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN PONY STALLION TESTING THIS NOVEMBER! IF SCHEDULING AND TIME PERMITS, WE ALSO HOPE TO GET STELLAR OUT TO A FEW DRESSAGE SHOWS AND HORSE TRIALS THIS YEAR. BELOW PHOTOS ARE FROM STELLAR AT LIBERTY IN MAY 2013.
MAY 2013 NEWS UPDATE: WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT BOTH OUR GOLD CLASSIFIED NATIONAL CHAMPION MARE, POETRY IN MOTION VHH (BY WALZERTAKT), AND OUR SILVER CLASSIFIED AWS NATIONAL INSPECTION CHAMPION MARE, RICOLA DTA (BY GOLD CLASSIFIED ADANAC) ARE IN FOAL TO OUR AUSTRIAN IMPORTED SILVER CLASSIFIED USDF DSHB NATIONAL CHAMPION STALLION, STELLAR TVR FOR APRIL 2014 FOALS!!
APRIL 2013: WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT IN ADDITION TO BEING APPROVED FOR BREEDING THROUGH THE AMERICAN HAFLINGER REGISTRY, AND THE FIRST HAFLINGER STALLION IN NORTH AMERICA APPROVED FOR BREEDING THROUGH WESER-EMS STUD BOOK I (THE SPORT PONY DIVISION OF THE GERMAN OLDENBURG VERBAND), AND RPSI STUD BOOK I (GERMAN SPORT HORSE REGISTRY), STELLAR IS NOW APPROVED FOR BREEDING THROUGH THE AMERICAN WARMBLOOD SOCIETY! Stellar is pictured below at the 2013 MSU Stallion Expo in Michigan, where he spent three days greeting his fans and enjoying the attention!