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  • USJHA Baby Green Hunter Champion

    Rivella, who is Rivano/Fatalist/Furisto and was Rivano's 2004 "test foal" has become USHJA Green Hunter Champion for 2009! She is shown under the name Cloud Nine and is owned now by Anne Bushyhead of Utah. She has been showing in Arizona. She is a beautiful bay and jumps with a lovely style. This is just the start of her career. She will go far! Watch for her.

    Rebekah, who is Rivano/Fatalist/Furisto and was his next foal, in 2006 has been sold to NY Sheffield Farm. She is a lovely gray, just like dad, and is called Remi. She will be shown this spring at Green Conformation Hunter in NY. Her owner, Debbie Turner, told me that she is a dream to work with!

    Yeah!! His next two kids, Rivington (Rivano/Copper Beach) and Zivana (Rivano/Fatalist/Furisto) just went into training with Kate Wills-Wilson in Ocala, last week. Both were well cared for by Jay and Betsy Pasco in Micanopy from birth and are adjusting to "school" very well! Both of the above horses (2004 and 2006) were sold by Kate Wills-Wilson, of Ocala.

    I am very pleased with and proud of Cloud Nine and all of the above horses! I have 4 more youngsters by Rivano to go. Both of the fillies earned 8-8 and both of the colts earned 8-7 or 7-8. Only expecting one foal this year, out of Merrilark (Love Affair/Rantares), whom I bought from Masu Hamacher. Looking forward to it!

    Very humbly appreciative,
    Pat Sullivan
    Oakleigh Sporthorses Sale Horses

  • #2
    Originally posted by Oakleigh View Post
    Rivella, who is Rivano/Fatalist/Furisto and was Rivano's 2004 "test foal" has become USHJA Green Hunter Champion for 2009!
    I suspect you meant UHJA, not USHJA --
    "I never mind if an adult uses safety stirrups." GM


    • #3
      USHJA has a baby green year end award?


      • #4
        Is this a national United States Hunter Jumper Association award? Or a state award?

        Congratulations anyway, nice when you have a good one, but maybe you meant Utah, not United States? Didn't think they have national HOTY awards for that Baby Green.
        When opportunity knocks it's wearing overalls and looks like work.

        The horse world. Two people. Three opinions.


        • #5
          Originally posted by Oakleigh View Post
          Rivella, who is Rivano/Fatalist/Furisto and was Rivano's 2004 "test foal" has become USHJA Green Hunter Champion for 2009! She is shown under the name Cloud Nine and is owned now by Anne Bushyhead of Utah. She has been showing in Arizona. She is a beautiful bay and jumps with a lovely style. This is just the start of her career. She will go far! Watch for her.
          This looks like an attempt at creative advertising gone wrong.

          I checked and the horse in question "Cloud Nine" is recorded with USEF but has no results, ever. So must have been showing unrecognized.

          The UHJA ( Utah Hunter Jumper Assoc)does have a Baby Green division and yes, this horse did win it.

          I just hate it when breeders honestly or otherwise post incorrect information about performance of offspring. In today's world amost all results are available online so claims are easy to check and verify ( before you post).

          And what makes it even better is the owner of another horse mentioned has posted that the information in the original post concerning their horse is incorrect.

          And some of the breeders on another thread wonder why buyers avoid US bred horses.
          Truth in Advertising.


          • Original Poster

            samkee, sorry, not advertising.... just posted the information that I received. Must have gotten some of it wrong... But I meant well. Just happy that these babies are in wonderful homes and are doing well.

            Oakleigh Sporthorses Sale Horses


            • #7
              Congrats that the babies are doing well! Must be exciting