CHASE BOGGIO & HEATHER HOOKER MAKE THEIR MARK IN GULFPORT!

Gulfport's a wrap!  Congratulations to Chase Boggio and Heather Hooker for a fabulous two weeks of showjumping in both the CWD Grand Prix and the Harrah's Grand Prix during weeks 3 and 4 of the Classic Company's Gulfport Winter Circuit.  Chase and Quesada D'Elle had an impressive 2nd place Grand Prix finish Week 3 and a 3rd place Grand Prix finish Week 4, while Heather and Questor DeVerton took home the 5th place honors week 3 and 7th place finish Week 4.  Heather was 2nd Week 3 in the Welcome with Chase finishing 4th and 6th.  The grass field was beautiful and the horses seem to enjoy jumping in the field.  Great job by the Classic Company and we look forward to jumping again at the Atlanta Spring Classics!

ARBOR HILL FARM, LLC PARTNERS WITH CWD SELLIER!

Arbor Hill Farm, LLC is very proud to announce their partnership with the top saddle maker, CDW SELLIER.  These saddles are superior in their technology while being extremely comfortable for both horse and rider.  Check out their various models, beautifully designed to fit all types of horses.  Special thanks to Abby Clarke with  CWD Tennessee/Georgia/Alabama/Mississippi for matching up our successful partnership!  Go to http://www.cwdsellier.com for more information about these top notch saddles.

BACK TO BACK WINS FOR ARBOR HILL FARM AT THE ATLANTA WINTER CLASSIC 1 & 2!

Atlanta Winter Classic I resulted in a 1,2,3 finish in the Mini Prix Jumper Classic, with Chase and Conway taking the win, Heather and Quester De Virton finishing a close second and Chase grabbing third on Victoria Press's mount Quesada D'Elle.  Week 2 Heather and her new mount Quester De Virton grabbed the blue in the Mini Prix Jumper Classic, with Chase finishing second on Quesada D'Elle.  It was a chilly but very successful show for Arbor Hill Farm, LLC.

CAPITAL CHALLENGE WRAP UP!

Capital Challenge proved successful for both Chase Boggio and Heather Hooker in the High Jr/AO Jumper and Low Jr/AO Jumper divisions, with their jumpers CoPilot and Ace of Spies.  Chase brought home a 5th place ribbon in the High Jr/AO Jumper Classic indoors and both Chase and Heather scored ribbons in the outdoor Jumper Classes as well.  It was lots of fun for these horses first time at one of the Indoors!

CLEAN SWEEP FOR CHASE BOGGIO WITH WINS IN BOTH WELCOME STAKES AND GRAND PRIX JUMPER CLASSICS AT CHARLESTION SUMMER SHOWS 1 & 2!

Chase Boggio and Heather Hooker dominated the Charleston Summer Classic Horse Show Circuit with their jumpers and hunter.  Chase won both Welcome Stakes and Grand Prix Jumper Classics on his mounts CoPilot and Conway.  Heather was a strong second on her jumper Ace of Spies in the Welcome Stakes and Grand Prix Jumper Classic.  Heather also brought home two Championships and the Charleston Circuit Champion on her family's hunter, True Love.  Arbor Hill Farm congratulates their riders on a super strong performance!

CHASE & COPILOT FINISH STRONG IN THE EMO ATLANTA GRAND PRIX!

Chase Boggio and his new mount, 'CoPilot', jumped to a 2nd place finish in the EMO Atlanta Grand Prix.  They put in a fast double clean round, but just came shy of besting the winner, Aida Sanchez Long. Looking forward to seeing this team in the Grand Prix's again soon!  

CHASE BOGGIO ADDS TWO MORE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TO HIS RESUME!

Chase Boggio finished up his College riding career winning the National Championship in the Open Equitation Over Fences Class and the prestigious Cacchione Cup Medal Class at the 2016 IHSA National Championship in Lexington, KY.  Chase represented the Tufts University Equestrian Team, which he co-captained for the last two years. 

The IHSA collegiate riding program has over 400 colleges and universities which compete throughout the country with the goal of making it to the National Finals.  Both the Open Equitation Classes and the Cacchione Cup Medal Class are open to riders of all 412 schools, which are then eliminated through the zone and regional finals process.  This year there were of total of 38 Cacchione Cup riders from over 400 schools, which made it to the National Finals.  Chase bested the class of these 38 riders to win the Cacchione Cup Championship.  The IHSA National Championship celebrated it's 49th year this year and boasts other Cacchione Cup winners such as Olympian Peter Wylde (also a Tufts grad), and Olympian Beezie Madden, to name a few.

Chase now adds these two National Championship wins to the Washington International Horse Show Equitation Championship, as well as the North American Equitation Championship and the North American Young Riders Championship.  Congratulations to Chase again on a job well done!
 

CHASE BOGGIO & CAPPUCCINO IN THE LAKE PLACID HUNTER DERBY!

Chase and 'Cappuccino' were a terrific team in the Lake Placid International Hunter Derby, with a tenth place finish out of a very tough field of competitors!  Special thanks to Meghan Flanagan and Don Stewart for sharing this wonderful seven year old gelding with Chase for the class.  Cappuccino typically shows in the adult jumpers but may now have a new career in the Derbies, as well.  Congratulations to Chase and Cappuccino! 

ALEXA BOGGIO & SS WHISPER WIN MACLAY IN LAKE PLACID!

Congratulations to Alexa and SS Whisper for the big win in the ASPCA Maclay class at the 'I Love New York' horse show in Lake Placid, New York this week. This win qualifies Alexa for the Kathy Scholl Equitation Championship Class on Sunday, July 13th during the third week of the Lake Placid Horse Show series.  Great job by this wonderful team and good luck next weekend!

'MORE NEWS FROM ARBOR HILL FARM'

ALEXA BOGGIO & CANTERBURY WIN TRI COLORS AGAIN AT THE WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL IN PALM BEACH

'ALEXA BOGGIO & CANTERBURY WIN TRI COLORS AGAIN AT WEF!' 

Alexa and Canterbury earned tri colors three weeks in a row, at WEF 5, WEF 6 and WEF 7, in the Equitation 15-17 Division in Wellington, FL at the Winter Equestrian Festival.  There was a field of 96 riders which were split into two sections of 48 each.  The lovely 6 year old gelding and Alexa won classes both over fences and on the flat, as well as earning other top ribbons, to claim the Championships all three weeks. Canterbury was recently imported from Europe by Max Amaya as an equitation prospect.  Looks like he is well on his way to a successful life in the equitation division.  Congratulations to both Alexa and Canterbury on their Championship and Reserve Championships at the 2014 Winter Equestrian Festival!

'CHASE BOGGIO WINS TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS, MEDAL FOR TUFTS UNIVERSITY' 

Congratulations to Chase Boggio, as he wins the Tournament of Champions, Medal class for his school, Tufts University.  Chase topped the field of 30 riders from various schools throughout the east coast, to claim the win!  The Medal class included a flat phase, an over fences round one, finishing up with a medal test, requiring the top riders to swap horses and perform a second round over fences.  The Tournament of Champions is a Collegiate competition which is by invitation only.  Those schools that have been asked to participate, then send their top riders from each division to compete against the best of the rest.   Congratulations Chase!

'GREAT JOB AT THE 2013 MACLAY REGIONALS BY ALEXA BOGGIO & RAMSEY' 

It's off to the  2013 ASPCA MACLAY FINALS, in Lexington, KY for Alexa Boggio and her mount, Ramsey.  Alexa and Ramsey are a new team that had never partnered before the Maclay Regionals in Kentucky last week.  The pair negotiated a tough course and flat phase, to finish in the top group to be invited to the 2013 Maclay Finals.  There were approximately 76 riders that competed in Region 4, in Lexington, KY.  

Best of luck at the finals!

'ALEXA BOGGIO QUALIFIES FOR 2013 WIHS EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIPS' 

Great job for Alexa Boggio by qualifying for this year's 2013 Washington International Horse Show Equitation Champtionships!  Only the top 30 equitation riders are invited to compete at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC in the two phase competition.  They will use the same horse in both the Jumper Phase and the Hunter Phase.  Best of luck to Alexa and her mount, Leonardo!

'CHASE BOGGIO & HENNESSEY WIN THE $10,000 SIDELINES CLASSIC' 

Congratulations to Chase Boggio and his jumper 'Hennessey', as they took home the blue in the $10,000 Sidelines Open Jumper Classic, at the Atlanta Summerfest Horse Show!  This pair put in another double clean round with a fast time to top the field Saturday night.  It was a great win for this dynamic duo.   Chase is about to head back to school at Tufts University in Boston, and take a breather from the show ring.  Time to get educated!

Not to be outdone by her brother, Alexa Boggio won the USEF PESSOA MEDAL, out of a field of 18, on a mount she had never ridden before.  Alexa and 'Lance'  also had a great showing in the WIHS Hunter and Jumper phase, and the ASPCA Maclay, finishing second in those classes.  

Great job this weekend Arbor Hill!

'WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL 2013' 

Alexa Boggio and SS San Remo start the year off great down in Palm Beach, FL for the Winter Equestrian Festival 2013!  This pair has been in the ribbons both WEF I and 2, in all of the 'Big Eq' classes, including a 2nd in the ASPCA Maclay and a 3rd in the USEF Pessoa Medal.

These placings have qualified Alexa and SS San Remo for the Sam Edelman Equitation Championship Class being held during WEF 9 on the grass Derby Field.  The class will be similar to the Sam Edelman class held at the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton each year. Qualifiers will jump banks, open water and ditches,  as well as other natural obstacles. 

Best of luck to Alexa and San Remo throughout the 2013 WEF Circuit!

'ATLANTA FALL CLASSICS I and II' 

 Alexa Boggio and her equitation mount,  SS San Remo, wrapped up 2012 with a bang!  This pair won the USEF Pessoa Medal, WIHS Hunter Phase, WIHS Jumper Phase,  and the USET Platinum Performance Talent Search, both weeks I and II.  Congratulations to Alexa and San Remo and we'll see you in 2013!  Happy Holidays...

'CLEAN SWEEP FOR ALEXA BOGGIO & SS SAN REMO' 

 Congratulations to Alexa Boggio and her Equitation mount,  SS San Remo,  for a winning weekend at the Atlanta Fall Classic in Conyers, GA.  This pair won the USEF Pessoa Medal, the USEF Platinum Performance Talent Search and both the WIHS Hunter Phase and Jumper Phase to win the Overall WIHS Equitation.  It was a great start for the 2013 qualifying year for both Alexa and San Remo!

'GREAT SHOWING FOR ALEXA BOGGIO & STRAIGHT GUY!' 

 Alexa and her mount, Straight Guy,  jumped to a 2nd place finish in the $10,000 1.35 Open Classic at the Atlanta Summerfest I Horse Show.  The pair proved to be on top of their game in the night class jumping against a field mostly of professionals.  The course proved challenging with only 3 riders clear.  Congratulations to this team and good luck at the Kentucky National in September!

Alexa also dominated the Equitation at Summerfest, winning the WIHS Overall, the USEF Pessoa Medal and the 3'9' Open Equitation Class, on her mounts SS San Remo and Victorial.  It was a great weekend, with Megan and  JP Goddard putting on another exhibitor friendly horseshow!

'CHASE BOGGIO AND HENNESSEY FINISH STRONG IN KY!' 

 The Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Shows proved to be just what Chase Boggio and his mount, Hennessey needed to finish up a very successful summer season of showjumping!  The top pair finished in the ribbons in the $25,000 Welcome and topped it off with a 4th place finish in the $40,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix.

Hennessey will have a much deserved rest  while Chase gets situated at school to start his freshmen year at Tufts University in Boston.  This duo will begin training again in a few weeks to get ready for the American Gold Cup, held at Old Salem Farm in September.  Best of luck to Chase and Hennessey!

'LAKE PLACID 2012' 

 One of the most beautiful horse shows of the year, proved to be quite successful for Arbor Hill Farm of Canton, GA.  Chase Boggio and Hennessey finished 2nd in the 1.50 Welcome during the I Love New York Horse Show, jumping double clean, just a half of a second slower than Candice King on her mount, Whistler.  The field hosted 43 riders and made for an afternoon of fine show jumping!

Chase and Hennessey also went on to finish 6th in the 1.60 meter Grand Prix at the I Love New York Horse Show.  It was a tough course and challenged the riders with tricky combinations and well built obstacles.  The terrain in the grand prix field tends to be slightly rolling which adds to the difficulty of the class.  Congratulations to Chase and Hennessey!

Alexa Boggio and her mount SS San Remo made a good showing in the 'big eq' classes finishing in the ribbons in the Medal, Maclay and the Washington Overall.  Alexa was also a ribbon winner with her young mount,  Hidden Creek's Limelight in the Large Junior Hunter Division, 15 and under.  Congratulations to Alexa and her horses for a solid performance in Lake Placid!

Thanks to Richard Feldman and his staff for producing yet another quality horse show in gorgeous Lake Placid.  We can't wait to go back next year!


'ATLANTA SUMMER CLASSIC I' 

 It was a great weekend for riders at Arbor Hill Farm!  Chase and Hennessey negotiated a tough Grand Prix course to finish third, behind Aaron Vale, who took the top two spots in the class.  The 1.50 meter course proved quite challenging, as there were only 6 clean rounds to jump off, out of a field of 34.  Chase and Hennessey were first to jump off and posted a swift time and a double clean round.  Congratulations to Chase and Hennessey on a good run under the lights Saturday night,  at the International Olympic Park in Conyers, GA.

Alexa Boggio also had a great showing, as she and her thoroughbred jumper, Straight Guy, were first out of thirty competitors today in the Low Junior/Amateur Jumper Classic.  It was a great class with challenging combinations and a good use of the large olympic ring.  This winning combination were also Champion in the Low/Medium Junior Jumper Division.  Congratulations Alexa and 'Lefty'.

Juliana Czekala made here 1.10 meter debut in the Grand Prix ring on the wonderful, Thunderbay!  She posted a clean and efficient round in the speed class to finish in the ribbons, out of a large childrens jumper division.  Congratulations Juliana and Thunderbay!

' DEVON 2012 ' 

 It was a fantastic Devon 2012 for Arbor Hill Farm!  Alexa and her mount SS San Remo finished 6th in the Washington International Equitation Class in a crowd of tough competitors.  

Chase did the Open Jumpers on Hennessey finishing 9th in the $50,000 Idle Dice Grand Prix Open Stake, which was also an Olympic Observation class.  The course was meter 1.60 and extremetly technical, putting the horses and riders to a good test. This duo also finished 9th in the $32,000 meter 1.50 class earlier in the week.
 
Congratulations to Chase and Alexa on a great week and a half at Devon!

'ALEXA & STRAIGHT GUY WIN THE JUMPER CLASSIC' 

Alexa Boggio and 'Straight Guy' topped the field of 29 riders to win the Junior/Amateur Jumper Classic at the Atlanta Spring Classic, held at Olympic International Horse Park in Conyers, GA.

This pair went double clean and had the fasted time of all the competitors, to take the win in the $3,500 Junior/Amateur Classic!  The course was long and well built, which gave the riders a chance to open their horses stride to cover the ground in the big international grand prix ring.  The jump off proved to be quick and efficient, with a couple of tricky combinations throughout.

Best of luck to Alexa and Straight Guy, aka 'Lefty', as they continue the road to the Indoor Finals!

'2012 FTI GREAT CHARITY EVENT!' 

 It was a fantastic evening under the lights in the International Ring at the Winter Equestian Festival in Palm Beach.  32 teams jump for individual charities and donated over one million dollars total to the pool of charities.

Chase Boggio, Brianne Goutal and Megan McPherson jumped on behalf of the Goodwill Industries which helps to house and feed the homeless.   The speedy fast efforts of these three riders brought them to a third place finish and a donation of $100,000 for their charity.

Alexa Boggio jumped with Kristen Van Der Veen and Brittney Rafolwitsz for the charity of Ronny and Dan's Resue.  Alexa and her thoroughbred jumper Straight Guy, went with lighting speed and had the fastest time for their category.  This group was able to win $10,000 for their charity.

It was a great event and quite exciting for all to watch!

'ALEXA BOGGIO & SS SAN REMO WIN WEF MACLAY!' 

Congratulations to Alexa Boggio and her new mount, SS San Remo.  They won the ASPCA Medal Maclay in Wellington, FL, at the WEF, week 2 winter circuit!  It was a large field of 35 riders over a challenging course but Alexa and San Remo answered the questions the course asked the best, that day.

This was Alexa and San Remo's first time together in the show ring. Winning this class qualifies them for the prestigous George Morris Excellence in Equitation class held week 11 of the circuit. Congratulations on a big win and good luck throughout the circuit!

'CHASE BOGGIO & MASSIMO FINISH 4TH AT THE ASPCA MACLAY FINALS 

 Chase Boggio wrapped up a stellar junior career with a fourth place finish in the ASPCA Medal Maclay National Finals!  He and Massimo had a beautiful round and solid flat phase which put them in the top group for final testing.  After a confident test, Chase and Massimo finished fourth and ended a fantastic partnership together.  

Congratulations to Massimo and his new owner, Anna Eugene, and we wish them a long career with much success!  Good luck in Wellington.

'CHASE BOGGIO & MASSIMO WIN THE WIHS EQ FINALS' 

 It was a banner day as Chase Boggio clinches the win for the 2011 Washington International Horse Show Equitation Medal Finals on his 10 year old Royal Dutch Warmblood, Massimo!  Chase competed with the top 35 equitation riders in the country, who were all invited to this three phase challenging competition held at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.

Chase and Massimo proved to be the best of the field tonight.   During the third phase of the competition, the top 10 riders of the first two phases get to switch horses with another of the top 10 riders through a draw.  Haley Barnhill rode Massimo and moved from the third position to second and Chase got to ride Elizabeth Benson's mount, Calito 7.  Chase knows Calito 7, as Calito was his back-up horse for the 2010 finals last year.  Calito 7 and Chase laid down a smooth and accurate trip and Haley was quite impressive on Massimo, as well.  

Congratulation to Chase Boggio and Haley Barnhill, for finishing 1st and 2nd but also, we must congratulate Massimo for being named 'Best Equitation Horse', and winning the prestigious 'Lugano Trophy' for the second year in a row at the WIHS.  Massimo was also the horse that Lillie Keenan got switched to in the final round of last year's WIHS Equitation Championship and won!

'ASPCA MACLAY REGIONALS' IN KENTUCKY 

 Congratulations are in order for Alexa Boggio and her equitation horse, Alamo, and to Chase Boggio and his equitation horse, Massimo, for qualifying  for the  2011 ASPCA Maclay Finals.

There were 59 riders, all trying to survive one of the most nerve racking classes of the year!  The course was challenging, and held in the evening in the covered arena of the Kentucky Horse Park.  This year, the Maclay Finals will have approximately 200 riders, (instead of the prior 150 that were in Syracuse), and will be held in the new Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Best of luck to all the exhibitors competing in this year's ASPCA MACLAY FINALS!

It was also a big week for Chase and his High Junior Jumper, Aslan 193.  They won a tough high junior class in the main stadium and finished Champion in their division.  Good luck to Chase and Aslan 193 at Indoors.

ALEXA BOGGIO and SS WHISPER - 2013 Devon Horse Show

Alexa Boggio and her new mount, SS Whisper, an 8 year old gelding imported last year, negotiate the tricky ASPCA Maclay course at The Devon Horse Show with expertise.  

DEVON HORSE SHOW - 2013 ASPCA Maclay

** NOTE:  TO WATCH ALEXA BOGGIO AND SS WHISPER.  (move timer code to start at 1:12:54)  This video shows the whole class.