(Photo supplied by Ms. Julie Butcher, Leesburg, VA)
Horse of the month for December, 2006 is the 14 year old Thoroughbred
Adult Amateur Jumper, “GOLDY’S LAW FIRM”
owned by Ms. Julie Butcher of Leesburg, VA. The horse is currently
standing reserve champion in the Virginia Horse Shows Association
(Photo by Rick Hood Photography;
Horse of the Month for November, 2006
is the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse. “Hella Bella,”
is shown here being exhibited by Mrs. Debbie Hood of Georgetown,
KY at this years State Championship Show in Herrodsburg, KY.
The breed has been developed for over 200 years but the official
KMSHA was formed in 1989 representing over 18,000 registered
(Photo Courtesy of Phelps Media)
Horse of the Month for October 2006 is the legendary Oldenburg stallion
“DONNERHALL” shown here being ridden by Ms. Karin
Rehbein of Germany. The horse influenced the entire dressage
world as a producer of over 77 approved stallions in his breeding
career. He died just short of his twentieth birthday in 2002.
(Photo provided courtesy of the McQuay Stables)
Horse of the Month for September, 2006 is “Mister Nicadual,”
a six year old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Jerry Kimmel
and ridden by Tim McQuay of Texas to a tie for the 2006 Open
Reining Championship at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Horse of the Month for August, 2006 is “Heart of Gold,”
a Warmblood hunter previously owned by the Leon Black family
of Manhattan, New York and donated to Dartmouth College, New
Hampshire. NAES did the appraisal.
(Photo by Connie Kelts and supplied by
the Rosenzweig family)
Horse of the Month for July 2006 Is “Who's That” shown
here winning Champion Amateur Owner Working Hunter at a Las
Colinas, TX horse show, February, 2006. The owner/rider is
Ms. Katie Rosenzweig a student at SMU, Dallas, TX.
(Photograph used with permission of Robert E. Younger)
Horse of the Month for June 2006 is an 8 year old Oldenburg gelding
by the famous stallion, Alla’ Czar. The horse was being
shown at the 2005 Area X Regional Championships by his owner,
AmyGrace Hauschild of Flagstaff, Arizona.
(Photo supplied by Copperspring Farm of Oregon)
Horse of the Month for May 2006 is the dressage stallion,
Produced by the famous “Donnerschlag” whose own
sire was arguably the best dressage on record, “Donnerhall.”
“Donnerluck” is regularly bred to 16 to 20 mares
and still successfully competes.
(Photo by NAES)
Horse of the Month for April, 2006 is the Dutch Warmblood,
KWPN), named “Kroon Gavin,” and was eligible to
show in the upcoming World Equestrian Games in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia. The great-jumping mare has been successfully shown
by Ms. Mollie Ashe of Wellington, FL.
(Photo by Benoit Photo & Supplied by
Rollins Racing Stable)
Horse of the month for March 2006 is the Thoroughbred mare, “Kresgeville,”
owned by Ms. Sandra Hall of Arizona. The horse is shown here
after winning the Manhattan Beach Stakes $75,000 Added at
Hollywood Park, California. The jockey is Ms. Jocelyn Kenny-Martin.
The trainer is Mr. Bradley Rollins.
(Photo Courtesy of Ms. Heather Reynolds)
Horse of the Month for February, 2006
is the Arabian horse, “Crystal’s Charm.”
The horse has competed as a nationally ranked Endurance horse,
winning the 100 mile Pan American race in 2001 and competing
in the United Arab Emirates in 2002.
“Crystal” at 13 years old is still a successful
campaigner having won numerous rides. The Arabian is frequently
used in endurance events because of the breed’s physical
The German Riding Pony, a breed that was developed over 35
years ago aimed at the junior rider. The ponies perform in
dressage, jumping and eventing classes. “Zitnas Golden
Valentina” is a State Premium Mare owned by the Gestuit
Zitna breeding farm of the Czech Republic.