December 2011 — We're happy to report that Rapunzel (Regazzoni/Riverman) tied for fourth highest score in RPSI Gold Premium Fillies in North America for 2011 (photo at right)!
Leopold (Lehnsritter/Wigwam) competed at his first show on Dec 11th at Mendoza Dressage, riding First Level Test 2. Leopold, ridden by Julio Mendoza, received a 67.838% with Trisha Reed DeRosa as judge. We are very proud of them! Below is a video of their ride:
September 2011 — Wood's Lane Farm would like to thank Sharon Garner of Garner Creek Farms in Ranger, TX, for selling us two superb breeding stallions: Falsterbo (Fidermark/Brentano II), and Romancero H (Rhodiamant/Matcho AA). For more information on these wonderful horses, please go to their individual stallion pages. Thank you, Sharon! We will take very good care of these boys!
Wood's Lane Farm would like to welcome Julio and Jessica and their son, Justin Mendoza to our team.
Julio is an FEI International Trainer and Instructor, as well as a Bronze and Silver Medalist.
Julio has been training horses for over 21 years in dressage, driving, keurings/inspections and jumping. He specializes in classical competitive dressage and natural dressage - based horsemanship, and has trained and successfully competed several horses up to Grand Prix Level.
Julio's most recent accomplishment is receiving an invitation to compete Ivan Sport, a Fresian stallion owned by David Deal of Laytonsville, MD, in the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, representing his home country of Equador! We'll all be rooting for him!
(photo by Barbara Auchter)
July 2011 —Tara Equestrian Summer Camp visited Wood's Lane Farm on July 21st. They met this year's foals as well as our yearlings, two-year olds, four-year olds, brood mares and stallions. They had some good questions, which we were glad to answer while having cookies in the lab.
Rapunzel (Regazzoni/Riverman/Calimero I), our final foal, joined us on July 1st! This "in your pocket" filly is sure to turn heads with her movements (see photo at right).
June 2011 — More foals! Congratulations to:
Heather W. of VT on her Regazzoni/Guarantor bay colt, born June 5th, name TBD:
Bonnie C. of PA on her Regazzoni/Northern Raja bay filly born June 7th, name TBD:
Mary Kaye O. of MI on her Regazzoni/Domino bay filly born June 9th, name TBD:
May 2011 — Astra (Adonis/Wigwam/Einstand) joined us on May 23rd. We're expecting great things from this cutie pie (photo below, left).
Congratulations to Julie G. of GA on her Regazzoni/ES Loerke chestnut colt, Ruidoso, born May 22, 2011 (photo below, right).
April 2011 — More foals! Congratulations to:
- Patricia M of California on her Regazzoni/Galeno Tyme/I am Graf Royal chestnut filly (photo, below left) born on April 14th (name to be determined)
- Ruth M. of California for her Regazzoni/Hollywood Reporter chestnut colt (photo, below right), born on April 23rd (name to be determined)
Congratulations, too, to Laura D. of Georgia: Rigoletto (Regazzoni/Donnerhall/Fabriano) joined us on April 15th here at Wood's Lane Farm. He is going to be an elegant partner for Laura in just a few years (photo at right).
April 2011 —Our first foal of 2011! Dulcinea (Diamond Hit/Romancero H/Wenzel I)(photo at left) joined us on April 6th. She's already trying upper level movements!