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Hunter Trials RESULTS

Fox Ridge Farm

Saturday, April 11th, 2015


2'6"/3' Judges: Mr. W. Patrick Butterfield, MFH & Mr. Thomas B. Bishop, ex-MFH

2'/Hilltopper/Leadline Judge: Ms. Robin Lundgren

2' Warmup

  1. Stormy (Alison Swartout)
  2. Priceless (Percy Mascott)
  3. Lickity Split (Caleigh Smith)
  4. Miss Maddie (Mary Buford Hitz)
  5. Hula (Kiki Osbourne for Frankie Brittain)
  6. Tristan (Anne Zavertnik Young)

2' Field Hunter

  1. Priceless (Percy Mascott)
  2. Lickity Split (Caleigh Smith)
  3. Stormy (Alison Swartout)
  4. Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)
  5. Miss Maddie (Mary Buford Hitz)
  6. Tristan (Anne Zavertnik Young)

2' Handy Hunter

  1. Lickity Split (Caleigh Smith)
  2. Miss Maddie (Mary Buford Hitz)
  3. Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)
  4. Tristan (Anne Zavertnik Young)

2' Hack

  1. Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)
  2. Stormy (Alison Swartout)
  3. Priceless (Percy Mascott)
  4. Miss Maddie (Mary Buford Hitz)
  5. Matt-Adore (Robin Huntington)
  6. Stardust Melody (Casey Reber for Otteridge Farm)

2' Pairs

  1. Stormy (Alison Swartout)

Priceless (Percy Mascott)

  1. Miss Maddie (Mary Buford Hitz)

Matt-Adore (Robin Huntington)

  1. Lickity Split (Caleigh Smith)

Sargent (Rachel McMahan)

  1. Strider (Taylor Fellows for Mary Minor Henderson)

Southern Cove (Kristen Wavell)

2' Hunt Teams

  1. Stormy (Alison Swartout)

Priceless (Percy Mascott)

Lickity Split (Caleigh Smith)


  1. 1.Lilly (Lake Bassett)



  1. 1.Cinnamon(Charlotte Bassett)
  2. 2.Southern Sweet Tea (Emily Sears for Shannon Haffner)
  3. 3.Royal Galavant (Shannon Haffner for Chris Morton)


2'6/3' Warmup

  1. Field Bee (Deborah Wray)
  2. Dominus (Muiris Hichion for Joe Melnik)
  3. Box Office Smash (Charlotte Delaney)
  4. Stuart Little (Isabella Karr for Paula McConnell)
  5. Toons(Stephanie Guerlain for Fred Hitz)
  6. Fincastle (Kip Holloway)

2'6 Field Hunter

  1. Stuart Little (Isabella Karr for Paula McConnell)
  2. Field Bee (Deborah Wray)
  3. Firebee (Tiffany Snell)
  4. Dominus (Muiris Hichion for Joe Melnik)
  5. Fincastle (Kip Holloway)
  6. Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)


2'6" Handy Hunter

  1. Dominus (Muiris Hichion for Joe Melnik)
  2. Field Bee (Deborah Wray)
  3. Fincastle (Kip Holloway)
  4. Firebee (Tiffany Snell)
  5. Steve O'Mark (Taryn Cowles for Yadkin Farm)
  6. Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)


3' Field Hunter

  1. Box Office Smash (Charlotte Delaney)
  2. Toons(Stephanie Guerlain for Fred Hitz)
  3. Frankly My Dear (Katie Gardner)
  4. Stirling Castle (Beth Marcinko)
  5. Burghley (Carolyn Chapman)


3' Handy Hunter

  1. Toons(Stephanie Guerlain for Fred Hitz)
  2. Box Office Smash (Charlotte Delaney)
  3. Frankly My Dear (Katie Gardner)
  4. Stirling Castle (Beth Marcinko)
  5. Burghley (Carolyn Chapman)


2'6"/3' Hack

  1. Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)
  2. Firebee (Tiffany Snell)
  3. Dominus (Muiris Hichion for Joe Melnik)
  4. Field Bee (Deborah Wray)
  5. Box Office Smash (Charlotte Delaney)
  6. Steve O'Mark (Taryn Cowles for Yadkin Farm)

2'6"/3' Pairs

  1. Toons(Stephanie Guerlain for Fred Hitz)

Fortunate Rooster (Elisabeth Uffelman for Dale Dealtrey)

  1. Box Office Smash (Charlotte Delaney)

Stuart Little (Isabella Karr for Paula McConnell)

  1. Burghley (Carolyn Chapman)

Field Bee (Deborah Wray)


3' Hunt Teams

  1. Burghley (Carolyn Chapman)

Field Bee (Deborah Wray)

Firebee (Tiffany Snell)


Event Report from Liz King

Just want to send out a BIG  THANK YOU to our New Landowners Brian and Colleen Bassett!! If it wasn't for your generosity we wouldn't have been able to have the trials at the new venue (revisited venue)! ! ! ! !   

To all my helpers, from set up to take down (tonight) THANK YOU! ! ! ! ! !  Its the Villiage that gets it done.
Set Up:
Paul King, Mark Thompson, Max Olivas, Alex Austin, Will Henderson, Victor Garcia, Joy Crompton, Linda Haschart, Chris Lower, Derek Trimmingham
Announcer's Debbie Wright, Jebb Cuthbert
Secretaries: Bobbie Wells, Alison Lothan, Dale Dealtrey, Kay Butterfield
Grunt Worker Gate Person, (Donut Getter) Nancy Howell
Gate Person: Jennifer Cofield, with her helper Ribbon Girl Watson Cofield
All around helpers Eve, and Eva Pfefferkorn  special thanks to these 2 girls that just went when I said or asked anything! ! !
Parking  Linda Uihlein.
Our 3 amazing Judges: Pat Butterfield, Tom Bishop, and Robin Lundgren
Take Down Helpers tonight:
Paul King, Max Olivas, Bok Summers, Jim Finn, Victor Garcia, Chris Lower, Derek Trimmingham.
Attached are the results
And below is the Haschart Photo Album! ! ! ! !   Thank you Bob, Muffin, etc.







2015 Maury River Hunter Trials

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Maury River Hunter Trials, April 4, 2015 Lexington, Virginia
Farmington Hunt members and friends compete at Maury River, Virginia Horse Center

from Stephanie Guerlain, via facebook 4/5/2015

Please click here to see photos from the Maury River Hunter Trials yesterday, we had fun!!
Congratulations to Kim Morton, First Flight Champion, riding Rosie, and Deborah Wray, who was 1st flight reserve champion riding Satchmo. Deborah was also 2nd flight champion riding her other horse, Field Bee. 
The Farmington whips, Kim Morton, Deborah Wray and Carolyn Champman won the hunt team class.
Joy Crompton won the Best Appointments class
I don't really know all the other results!!
It was a fun day as usual with lots of support from Farmington including Liz King, Charlotte Delany, Stephanie Guerlain, Linda Haschart, Put Spaulding, Kay Barquin, Mary Buford Hitz, Ken Chapman, and Muffin Barnes in attendance
With thanks as always to the organizers, Liz Hall, Penny and Brian Ross and Donald Clark

2015 Hunt Ball

This year's Hunt Ball was held at the Farmington Country Club on March 21, 2015, the biggest and best in recent history! Chair person Carolyn Chapman was delighted to welcome 234 guests, a significant increase in number from 2013 when we last hosted the annual joint event with Oak Ridge Hunt Club. "We had more juniors and students this year, thanks to Lynn Gephard and Liz King who each filled multiple tables with their young friends," she said. Music by the popular band "Horizon" kept people dancing until almost midnight, and a successfull live and silent auction sent guests home with arms full and pockets a little empty, all to the grateful benefit of the FHC. Evie Cowles, Ann Horner and Anita Vere-Nicoll worked hard to gather and display over 140 items for the silent auction and Lucia Evans-Morse and Carter McNeely did a masterful decorating job on the ballroom that was filled to capacity. Check out Facebook, Farmington Hunt Club for full photo coverage of the evening by Liz King and Bob Haschart. To See Hunt Ball photos click here:
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Carolyn and Ken Chapman
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Stephanie Guerlain and Bob Haschart with Thoma and Kate Johnson and Stacy and Lee Strickland
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Dale Dealtrey and Howard Miller

RESULTS - Farmington Combined Test, Mar 22 Millington Stables

Whitney Digney, Dressage Judge
Emily Digney, Stadium Jumping Judge


Type Division Horse Owner Rider Dressage Jumping Place
CT Tadpole Diego Kathleen Anderson Kathleen Anderson 38.4 4 1
CT Baby Green Tell Me a Riddle Margaret Nash Margaret Nash 31.5 4 1
CT Baby Green Wyo dun Maid Brenda Hutton Brenda Hutton 37.5 0 2
CT Baby Green Jewel Barbara Barrell Elizabeth Russell 39 0 3
CT Jr Beginner Novice Dun Painting Brianne Lefanowicz Brianne Lefanowicz 30.5 0 1
CT Jr Beginner Novice Stuart Little Paula McConnell Isabella Karr 33.2 0 2
CT Jr Beginner Novice Kokopelli Zoe Anderson Zoe Anderson 39.5 0 3
CT Sr Beginner Novice Fenway Park Alicia Milligan Katie Shiplett 20 0 1
CT Sr Beginner Novice Havana Katie Shiplett Katie Shiplett 29.5 0 2
CT Sr Beginner Novice Cherished Friend Jenny Furlow Jenny Furlow 31.1 0 3
CT Sr Beginner Novice Hudson Bay Molly Duncan Molly Duncan 33.2 0 4
CT Sr Beginner Novice Mynx Mechums View Farm Julia Scheibel 36.4 0 5
CT Sr Beginner Novice Hula Frankie Brittain Kiki Osbourne 39 0 6
CT Sr Beginner Novice Fortunate Rooster Dale Dealtry Elizabeth Uffelman 38.5 4 6
CT Training Leave It To Me Molly Duncan Molly Duncan     1
Dressage Intro A Leap of Faith Lizzie Weschler Lizzie Weschler 66.3   1
Dressage Intro A Leap of Faith Lizzie Weschler Lizzie Weschler 63.1   2
Dressage Intro A Chunky Gwynn Dent Linda Haschart 59.3   3
Dressage Intro B Marrakesh Patty Swygert Iga Kuraraska 59.4   1
Dressage Intro B Chunky Gwynn Dent Linda Haschart 56.2   2
Dressage Intro C Galileo Brenda Hutton Brenda Hutton 62   1
Dressage Training 3 Ultimo Patty Swygert Patty Swygert 58.6   1

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Lizzie Weschler

See Photos, courtesy Bob Haschart

FHC On the Road in 2014

FHC Members Compete on the Road in 2014

Farmington Hunt Club members traveled to area competitions to compete in a variety of shows and events, and we were well represented. Here are a few of the results of their success:

In Virginia Hunter and Jumper Shows:

Stephanie Guerlain and her 5 y.o. warmblood mare Brooklyn ended up Year-End Champions in the VHSA Associate Adult Amateur Division and 3rd in the VHSA Associate Green Hunter Division.brooklyn2014OctHMHuntClassic-w

Brooklyn also won the Memory's Hill Stables Hunter Derby and was 2nd at the Keswick Summer Show Hunter Derby and 2nd at the Virginia Horse Center Hunter Stakes class. Stephanie's 2nd horse, a 12 year old off-the-the-track Thoroughbred, Camden was 10th in the VHSA Associate Adult Amateur Hunter year-end standings and was champion at both the Thoroughbred Heritage and Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Shows and 2nd at Warrenton Hunt Night (Ladies' Field Hunter Over Fences), 2nd in the Memory's Hill Hunter Derby, and 2nd in the Bit-O-Straw Hunter Classic at HITS Culpeper.Stephanie was also year-end VHSA Associate Adult Equitation Champion and SWVHJA Adult Medal Reserve Champion and named Best Amateur rider at the VHSA Associate Finals. (see below)

Dale Dealtrey's  6 y.o. off-the-track Thoroughbred, Fortunate Rooster, ridden by Dale, daughter Elizabeth Uffelman and trainer Baily Hale Dent was Year-End VHSA Associate Green Hunter Champion, as well as Reserve Champion in year-end standings for the VHSA Associate Thoroughbred Hunters and 4th in the VHSA Associate Adult Amateur Hunter year-end standings. Rooster was also the HITS Culpeper circuit champion in the 2'6" Thoroughbred Hunter division.  Rooster won the Hunter Derby at Oakland Heights and was year end Champion in the Thoroughbreds at the Rock Branch series.Pictured below, ridden by Dale's daughter Elizabeth Uffelman.

Mary Harp campaigned her mother, Ann Grachus' horse Descant to 10th place overall in the Year-End Regular VHSA Adult Amateur Hunter (age 36-49 division). (see T.Ramsay photo) Riders from Tom and Claiborne Bishop’s Barracks Stable won a variety of VHSA year end awards including Marianna Bishop Wade’s Castleton finished 4th overall in the VHSA 2014 Amateur Owner (Younger 18-35) Hunter 3’6” division, and Grand Cru with Earle Betts in the Older (50+) Amateur division finishing 7th.  Mary Harp and Descant, pictured below, courtesy of Teresa Ramsay.

VHSA Year End awards went to Dale Dealtrey and Liz Uffelman, Baily Dent and Stephanie Guerlain pictured below at the Homestead Omni Resort VHSA Final Awards ceremony in December.  Interesting to note, the VHSA Hall of Fame includes numerous past FHC greats:

Mrs. Elliewood Baxter 1994

"Keswick"-Polaris Farm-Mr. and Mrs. M M. Dent 1998 

Mr. Harry deLeyer 2002

Mr. Felix Nuesch 2005

Ms. Phyllis Jones 2006 

Mrs. Claiborne Bishop 2010 

Mr. Paul Cronin 2011

Mrs. Elliewood Keith 2012


Luanne Johnson’s Selle Français jumper Un Helvete was 6th over all in zone 3 usef 6 year Olds and was 7th in the Keswick Mini Prix. See below:

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In area Field Hunter Trials:

Carolyn Chapman placed 8th in the Virginia Field Hunter Championships riding Burghley. Shown here:
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The Middleburg Hunt hosted the Virginia Field Hunter Championships (because they won it last year). According to Ms. Chapman, “It is open to all VA Hunts who may send 2 people.  I was chosen for the final individual test but did not win.  Neil Morris put in a perfect test and deserved to win. (Farmington-represented by Shelly Thompson and Carolyn Chapman) also went to the North American Field Hunter Championships.  We were chosen after hunting during the week for the finals that are run at Middleburg's race Meet.  Shelly also was chosen but did not go up for the finals.  We do a mock hunt and then some were chosen to be tested individually.  I was and ended up 8th.  84 were competing.  We hunted with Orange County and Piedmont.   Two fantastic days.  Burghley's mother won this in 1999”.

Mary Quinn Martin and Molly Duncan won the pairs/team class at the Deep Run Hunter Trials in October, 2014 and Molly competed successfully in several other classes at the event.
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Charlotte Delany riding her horse, Box Office Smash, competed at Orange County Hunter Trials in October.  Above: Mary Quinn Martin and Molly Duncan at Deep Run

At Endurance and Trail Competitions

Shelly Thompson and Howard won the 100 mile competitive endurance ride, and Jebb Cuthbert won the 50 mile ride at the Homestead hosted by the VTRA in April 2014.

October 11-12, Millington’s Liz King led a big group in the 2014 Fall Trail ride. Pleasure Division riders representing FHC were Karen Bull, Beth Sutton, Mary Minor Henderson, Liz King, Stephanie and Russ Buss, Kate Johnson and Thoma, who attended but did not ride. Non FHC riders joining the group were Bonnie DeAtley, Amy Hurt and Andrea Doudera. Carol Easter, Farmington MFH, Sally Garland and Robin Mellen served as stewards and officials, joining Martha McLean, Doris Stimson(former BRH MFH) and former BREC veterianarian Dr. Lisa Cassinella who came in from Florida to judge the event.

from left:Beth Sutton,Kate Johnson, MM Henderson,Amy Hurt,Stephanie Buss,Andrea Doudera,Bonnie DeAtley,Karen Bull,Russ Buss




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