Tjinja and Deborah Ride to Win the Equestrians’ Institute Mary Dodd High Score Trophy at the Champagne Classic

Riding the 3/3 open class at Donida Farm in Washington, Deborah and Tjinja (TJ) rode a mistake free test to win the Equestrians’ Institute Mary Dodd Perpetual Trophy.

July 24, 2011 Read More →
Alumni Horses

Bacchus Competes At the 2011 Country Classic

Five year old Bacchus (Caletino x Tiaraella) was one of several Quailhurst-bred alumni horses competing at last week’s 2011 Country Classic Horse Show. The Country Classic (AA) is a Northwest tradition, now in its 38th year, and is held at the beautiful Hunter Creek Farm in Wilsonville, Oregon. Bacchus was ridden in the 4 & […]

July 22, 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 →

AHS Judges Education Seminar at Quailhurst Stable

On Feb 3, 2011 a select group of judges for the American Hanoverian Society gathered together to learn and refresh their judging skills. The annual seminar was a private event lead by Dr. Ludwig Christmann and Stefan Blanken from Germany. Attendees experienced a morning classroom lecture followed by live demonstrations of horses in a mock […]

February 7, 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 →
Around the Farm

Ferrogamo Recovering from Surgery at Willamette Valley Equine

Last Thursday morning after eating breakfast, our well-known black horse Ferrogamo began to show signs of great discomfort, noted first by Quailhurst stable groom Jose. Shortly following the episodes of pain, he was transported to Willamette Valley Equine Hospital just 16 minutes from our farm. After multiple tests, it was decided that there was no […]

August 22, 2010 Read More →
Caletino Offspring

Amelya Sold to the Boyce Family

Congratulations to the Boyce family of Eugene, Oregon on the purchase of Amelya, a five year old mare by our stallion Caletino. With lovely gaits and great jumping style, this very pretty young horse is versatile enough to do anything! We’re delighted that Amelya will be the horse of Mrs. Nancy Boyce.

August 17, 2010 Read More →
Around the Farm

Passeio Breech by Irideon

In response to a frequently asked question: What brand of breeches do you wear? by Deborah Hausman “During a photo shoot for Irideon Riding Wear, I was asked to wear a pair of their newly developed breeches, ‘The Passeio.’ When I first saw them on the hanger, I thought ‘There is no way these are […]

July 19, 2010 Read More →

Memorial Day Weekend Wine Event 2010

Record crowds turned out for our 2010 Memorial Day weekend wine event. The weather over Quailhurst was beautiful and sunny, while just miles away it poured the entire weekend! Guests sampled 16 wines, including two barrel futures. View Event Slideshow by Loma Smith Photography For the very first time, we hosted our event in one […]

July 14, 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 →
Show Results

Quailhurst at “The Premier” Show at Rancho Murieta

The Quailhurst team has returned home from sunny California with a renewed set of goals after competing at Golden State Dressage’s “The Premier” show at the Rancho Murieta Equine Complex. We traveled to Northern California with three horses – Ferrogamo, Alexiss, and Tjinja – as well as cases of our delicious Quailhurst wine. As sponsors […]

April 16, 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 →
Around the Farm

The Beginning of Horses

by Deborah Hausman After recently hearing from my dear neighbor that she and many others were under the impression that I began riding as an adult, I made time during the holidays to sit with my mother and go through family photos of my childhood on horseback. Together we found a small selection of shots […]

January 24, 2010 Read More →
Around the Farm

Christmas with Horses

by Deborah Hausman It’s Christmas Day Eve 2009 and I just finished riding my last horse of the short work day. It was a day much unlike the last – the sun was bright, no wind, seasonal but tolerable temperatures.  I was able to work each horse in the outdoor arena, followed by a hack […]

December 25, 2009 Read More →

Holiday Wine Event 2009

The halls, stalls, and aisles were decked with boughs, bows, a blue-ribbon trimmed tree, and much more for the 2009 Holiday wine event at Quailhurst. In addition to tastings of our award winning wines, this year we also offered fresh cut Noble and Douglas firs from our tree farm. The one-day only event brought out […]

December 21, 2009 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 →