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The latest from Hardenberg Farms…

A complete listing of news, events and announcements from 2012.

San Dante is “2012 USDF Horse of the Year”! National Champion in the 4 & 5 Year Old Materiale Division with USDF!

Congratulations to Jason & Amber Dannatt on San Dante’s SECOND USDF Horse of the Year win!

Many thanks to Caroline Roffman & Endel Ots of LIonshare Dressage in Wellington, Florida & Jessica Wisdom, Ridgefield, WA for showing him for us this year. San Dante was also 2010 USDF Horse of the Year as a three year old when shown in-hand by Hardenberg Farms. Wishing Amber continued success with San Dante in the show ring in 2013 in dressage! We are thrilled

October 20th, 2012|

San Dante Sold to Amber & Jason Dannatt, Houston, Texas!

Congratulation to Jason & Amber on their purchase of one of the best young dressage horses in the USA!

We wish you continued success with San Dante in dressage. Many thanks to Caroline Roffman & Endel Ots of Lionshare Dressage, Wellington, FL for the expertise in showing San Dante to his top placing at USEF/Markel Young Horse National Championships at Lamplight and as agents for this sale.

September 25th, 2012|

Went to Germany to the German Young Horse Championships (“Bundeschampionate”)

Cheryl Johnson and I had a “whirlwind” trip to Germany and saw as much as possible during our trip. We visited Kuhlenkamp’s, Schockemohle’s, Sosath’s, Bockmann’s, Blanken’s, Kuhn’s and Landgestut Celle.

Many thanks to Silke & Jurgen, Jan & Wencke, Klaus & Inga, and Stefan and all the other folks that made this trip so memorable. I still can’t believe how much we did in such a short time period! Trip photos are on our at Facebook page.

September 25th, 2012|

San Dante Receives Invitation From USEF to Compete In USEF/Markel Young Horse Dressage National Championships in Illinois

We were thrilled to receive an invitation to compete at the US National Championships for dressage horses at Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Illinois.

San Dante received this invitation for being one of the 15 highest ranked five year old dressage horses of any breed in the USA during the 2012 qualification period from January 1, 2012 to August 1, 2012. It’s a thrill to have a horse we bred and raised earn this honor.

San Dante will travel from Florida with

August 20th, 2012|

Caroline Roffman Wins USEF Dressage National I-1 Championship at Gladstone, New Jersey!

While San Dante & Endel competed in Georgia, Caroline & Pie were competing in New Jersey and won the USEF National I-1 Championship!

Caroline defeated top riders Steffen Peters and David Blake to win this championship. Caroline has done all of the training on Pie since he was purchased as a 4 year old. Heartfelt congratulations to Caroline, her fiance Travis and her family. We are so proud of you!

EuroDressage Article 

June 26th, 2012|

Con Brio HF Wins Reserve Champion Colt/Gelding at Chablis/Beaujolais Dressage Show, Donida Farms, Seattle, WA!

Con Brio HF (Conteur-Weltmeyer’s Song), a 2010 Hanoverian gelding bred by Hardenberg Farms and owned by Mary Houghton, Maple Valley, WA.

Handled by Christopher Lewman of Donida Farms, Con Brio HF & Chris continued their winning ways taking home the Reserve Championship for Colts/Geldings (while defeating the three year old colts & geldings!) Con Brio HF also won the 2011 USDF/Aqequan Northwest USA DSHB Colt/Gelding Championship as a yearling. Congratulations Mary, Chris & Con Brio HF.

June 26th, 2012|