Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Weekend Show Results

Hello Everyone,

We hope that you enjoyed the holiday weekend. Sheri and her groom extraordinaire, aka daughter Addie & mascot Spike, headed to the Virginia Horse Center for the Virginia Horse Trials & CCI event. Sheri competed her horse Toga in the Open Training division and did really well! The two finished in 7th place out of over 25 riders!

Addie and Spike helping out around the barns:

Andrew was also set to compete Azari ("Ari") in the CCI1* division but Ari had a heel grab that was just enough to keep him from being able to compete. He is fine and will be back to show his stuff again soon! We still wanted to share this photo of them before jog:

If anyone else has show results they would like us to share on the blog, please email them to Tara

Monday, May 18, 2015

Southwind Weekend Show Results

Good Morning Everyone!

We have some show results to share with you from the weekend!

Despite the ominous looking weather forecast, Cally and Jennifer Martin had a great day of showing at the Washington County Horse Council Hunter show this Sunday.  Jennifer was happy to have my mother and family friends come to watch us show, and delighted to have a successful day of showing, too!  The pair finished 2nd in both the USHJA Outreach Silver Medal and the Outreach Hunter Challenge!  They also had some nice trips in the Low Thoroughbred Hunters, and collected some 3rds and 4ths there, and even tried their hand at the TB in-hand class, where they finished 4th!
Way to go Jennifer & Cally!

Sheri's daughter, Addie, also took Sheri's horse Toga to compete at the MCTA Horse Trials where they WON the Jr./YR Training-level division. With a dressage score of 34.5 and two great jumping rounds, we are proud of them. Way to go Addie & Toga!

Monday, May 11, 2015

Any Geldings Out There??

Good morning!

We hope everyone had a great weekend! Here at Southwind we truly do LOVE our mares!! :) However, we could use a few geldings to balance out some of the girl power we have! If you have a gelding and are looking for a new place to board, please come check us out!  Southwind has a few board openings for gelding. At the farm we have a 60-acre facility which includes two barns, 50 stalls with mats and windows, a large indoor arena with an automatic watering system, two outdoor arenas, jumps, a small cross-country school, and miles of trails for hacking!!  You can find out more information at http://southwindfarminc.com/boarding/ 

Also, we wanted to congratulate one of our awesome mares, Jenny (aka Heat Wave), for her 7th place finish (of 18 starters) in the Novice division at MCTA two weeks ago! Jenny is owned by boarder Janet Andres and was ridden by Kelley Williams of A Bit Better Farm. Way to go!

Monday, May 4, 2015

Great Weekend!

Good Morning Everyone!

This past weekend was absolutely gorgeous!! Sheri competed Toga at the MCTA Horse Trials in the Open Training-4 division. The pair finished in 2nd place after two clear jumping rounds! Way to go Sheri! Andrew McConnon also competed Sheri's Azari (Ari) in the Open Preliminary-2 division and finished in 9th place. They are now qualified and planning on going to the CCI1* in Virginia!

Sheri also has a new project horse that we think is absolutely adorable and had to share! Meet Biricchino:
Stay tuned to see how this fancy one progresses in training ;)