Elliott Grows Up

Our friends will remember Elliott, the 2009 black foal bred by Quailhurst and shown in our new video enjoying summer on the farm as a 3 year old.

September 24, 2012 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Bacchus and Jennifer Boyce Score Pre-Adult Equitation Championship

Big congratulations go out to Quailhurst alumni horse Bacchus (Caletino x Tiarella) and owner Jennifer Boyce on a very successful first show over-fences together at the Northwest Spectacular.

September 21, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Caby and Rachel Close 2011 with Championships

In a short four month show season and only six months in training over fences, Quailhurst’s 2005 gelding Caby (Caletin0 x Tjinja) is off to a stunning career in the hunter/jumper arena with owner Rachel Van Allen. Caby and Rachel’s final show of the year was the Northwest Spectacular in Wilsonville, Oregon (also the OHJA year-end […]

September 15, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Caletino and His Offspring at the Northwest Spectacular

Quailhurst Stables enjoyed another thrilling horse show, with our stallion Caletino and three of his offspring – Quailhurst-bred alumni horses Athena, Caby, & Bacchus – posting fantastic results at the year-end Northwest Spectacular in Wilsonville, Oregon.

September 8, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Caletino and Caby at the Oregon Summer Classic

Congratulations to Quailhurst Stables’ stallion Caletino and rider Darci Bayney on a double clear round in the $1500 Mini Prix at the Oregon Summer Classic in Wilsonville, Oregon. Darci is the owner/trainer of Zona Farms and this was the pair’s first Prix class together, with beautiful first round and jump off trips earning them a 6th […]

August 29, 2011 Read More →

Quailhurst’s Mother-Daughter Duo at Donida July Dressage Show

It was a mother and daughter duo who competed at the Annual Donida Show in Washington which became a wonderful opportunity for Deborah to show her young horse who has been pastured for nearly a year. Alexiss has been much like her mother, Tjinja, was at this age. Very much on the “hotter” side and […]

August 29, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Caby’s First Jumper Class

Another Quailhurst alumni report from the new owners of our 2005 gelding “Caby” (Caletino x Tjinja), this time competing in the jumper ring for the first time at the Early Summer Classic (rated AA) in Wilsonville, Oregon. Having just started jumping in February and attending his first-ever show in May, it’s obvious that Caby possesses a […]

June 27, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Caby’s First Show

Mr. Superstar was the subject of the email we received from new owner Rachel Van Allen about our 2005 gelding Caby’s (Caletino x Tjinja) first show. Caby was sold to the Van Allen’s and began hunter/jumper training with Darci Bayney of Zona Farms in January of 2011. Rachel has sent us many email updates regarding […]

June 6, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Bacchus Competes at 2011 HITS Thermal

Owner Jennifer Boyce tells us that her Quailhurst-bred gelding Bacchus (Caletino x Tiaraella) was a superstar on his first out of state trip to the 2011 HITS Thermal winter circuit shows. A coming five year-old, Bacchus competed in the baby green divisions with trainer Karianne Boyce Lockhart of Poseidon Stables and with owner Jennifer in […]

May 19, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Zeeva Wins Jumper Championships at 2011 HITS Arizona

Congratulations to Pantera Zee, a 2004 mare by Quailhurst stallion Nassau out of the Selle Francais mare Elfin Delight, and owner/rider Hadley Johnson on a very successful trip to the 2011 HITS Arizona winter circuit. Together Hadley and Zeeva were Champions in the 1.10 m Jumpers at the HITS Kachina Classic as well as Champion 1.0 m and Reserve Champion 1.10m at the HITS Tucson Winter Classic.

April 18, 2011 Read More →
Horses Sold

Deluca Sold to Darci Bayney

Bred by Quailhurst (Nassau x Shakira) Congratulations to Darci Bayney of Zona Farms on the purchase of Quailhurst-bred “Deluca.” Deluca is a two year old, elegant, chestnut KWPN/NA mare sired by Quailhurst stallion Nassau, 2005 KWPN Horse of The Year. Her mother/dam Shakira is by Holsteiner stallion Cheenook and grandsire Caretino. Already showing tremendous athletic balance over fences and grace in […]

November 15, 2010 Read More →
Around the Farm

Brothers Reunited: Bacchus & Fitch

One of the special things about the breeding program at Quailhurst is that the owners who purchase our young horses maintain strong connections to the farm. Many make visits to the farm for lessons, training, and even a bit of R&R from time to time. Last week, four year old Bacchus (Caletino x Tiaraella) spent […]

August 23, 2010 Read More →

Quailhurst Welcomes New Foal “Ferrona”

Bred by Quailhurst (Olympic Ferro x Verona) On Sunday, May 2nd,  our Dutch Elite mare “Verona” gifted us with her first foal. And… it’s a Girl! “Ferrona” is black, has a perfectly placed star on her forehead, and two small white socks on her hind legs. She has long legs and a thick tail and […]

May 5, 2010 Read More →

Quailhurst Welcomes New Foal Ferggie

Bred by Quailhurst (Metall x Shakira) We are proud to announce the arrival of our new foal “Ferggie.” Ferggie is a beautiful bay filly by Metall out of the Quailhurst mare Shakira. Born in the wee morning hours of March 18th, Ferggie has delighted us every day with her strength, movement, and bold personality. She […]

April 16, 2010 Read More →
Caletino Offspring

Bacchus Sold to Jennifer Boyce

Bred by Quailhurst (Caletino x Tiaraella) Congratulations to Jennifer Boyce, of McMinnville, Oregon, on the purchase of Bacchus. Bacchus will begin training with Karianne Boyce-Lockhart of Poseidon Stables at her new facility in Eugene, Oregon. Jennifer and Bacchus have a special connection with one another and we look forward to their future together.

December 18, 2009 Read More →
Caletino Offspring

Alexiss and Roderick Win at ODS Championship Show

Alexiss, Bred by Quailhurst (Caletino x Tjinja x Kennedy) The Oregon Dressage Society 2009 Championship Open show, held at the Devonwood Equestrian Center, was a light but very successful outing for Quailhurst. Deborah and Alexiss were winners in the USEF Four and Five Year Old Materiale class. This young mare has shown so much progress over […]

September 14, 2009 Read More →

Quailhurst Welcomes New Foal Edmonde

Bred by Quailhurst (Nassau x Tiaraella) On July 29, Quailhurst mare Tiaraella gave birth to a colt, Edmonde, by Quailhurst’s KWPN stallion Nassau (KWPN Horse of the Year, 2005). A beautiful chestnut color, Edmonde has lovely white socks, a small white blaze, and… the cutest ears we have ever seen on a foal! He is […]

July 29, 2009 Read More →
Caletino Offspring

Alexiss Wins USEF Four Year Old Class at Devonwood

Bred by Quailhurst (Caletino x Tjinja x Kennedy) The Quailhurst team enjoyed a fabulous long weekend at the 2009 Dressage at Devonwood show. Marvin, Lisbeth, and Linda were kept quite busy pouring the Quailhurst Vineyard Estate wines under the concession tent. While they kept the wine flowing, Deborah and Alexiss performed two excellent tests in […]

July 20, 2009 Read More →
Caletino Offspring

Athena Wins Reserve Champion 4/5 Year Old Hunter at Early Summer Classic

Bred by Quailhurst (Caletino x Tiaraella) Athena, owned by the Budzinski family of Portland, Oregon, brought home numerous blue ribbons and the division Reserve Champion for 4/5 Year Old Hunters at the Early Summer Classic Horse Show. Athena is trained and ridden by Darci Gilliand at Zona Farms. Congratulations to the Budzinski family – we […]

June 22, 2009 Read More →
Caletino Offspring

Abercrombie Returns Home

Bred by Quailhurst (Caletino x Inspekteur x Nimmerdor) Everyone at Quailhurst is delighted at the return of Abercrombie (aka “Fitch”) to the farm. Fitch was sold in 2007 as a jumper prospect to Molly Knott and Annette Knott of Portland, Oregon. After getting started under saddle in early 2009, Fitch and Molly came to Quailhurst […]

June 19, 2009 Read More →