Congratulations to Talley Scott on the purchase of Caretana Z!!

Congratulations to Talley Scott on the purchase of Caretana Z! We wish you unlimited years of fun ahead!!

Thank you to Sanjay and Pheobe of Zeitgeist Equestrian for giving Talley the opportunity to own this wonderful mare...

Menlo Charity Show 2012

It was wonderful to return to the Menlo Charity Show this year. Thank you to the show management and the Circus Club for investing in the new footing. While it may not have been perfect, it was a great improvement over the grass of years past!

Congratulations to our AA Jumper riders for all three placing in the Classic on Sunday!!

SLF Bizet and Matt Archer: 2nd and 5th and double clear everyday in the 1.15 Jumpers
Aragorn and Jen Lampton: 3rd $10,000 AA Jumper Classic; 4th and 5th AA Jumpers
Che Guevara and Kendall Jordan: 4th AA Jumpers; 8th $10,000 AA Jumper Classic

HMI Classic and Giants Steps

SLF Riders had great success during the two weeks at Sonoma Horse Park this summer...

HMI Equestrian Classic:

Clicquot and Matt Archer: Winner 5 Year Old Suitability; Winner .75 Jumpers
Lauren Alamillo and Tatianna: Winner Limit Eq on the Flat; and a great debut in the jumper ring!
Susan Lea and Leoncavallo: Winner AA Hunters
Jordyn Gregoire and Princeton: 2nd Place Horse and Hound Medal
Paige Vannelli and Glitz: 2nd Place Limit Eq 18 and Over; top ribbons in the Pre-Adult Jumpers

Giants Steps:

Congratulations to Kendall Jordan and Lauren Alamillo on the purchase of their wonderful new horses!

Good luck to Lauren and "Tatianna" in the 3'3" Equitation ring!!

And good luck to Kendall and "Che Guevara" in the Modified and Low Amateur Jumpers!!

Golden State and Pickwick were a success!

Congratulations to our SLF riders on a successful outing at Golden State and Pickwick Summer!

Susan Lea and Leoncavallo: Reserve Champion both weeks in the AA Hunters
Golden State - 2nd Childrens/AA Hunter Championship

Martha Weissbaum: Winner Norcal 3' Medal

Jordyn Gregoire and Princeton: Winner Onondarka Medal & Childrens Hunters

Cotillion: Winner 5 Year Old YJC

Aragorn: Winner 5 Year Old YJC and 5 Year Old Suitability

Congratulations to Kendall Jordan and Lynette Giannini on the sale of Lansing...

Good luck to new owner, Leah Rapapport, and agents Buddy and Vanessa Brown with "Fluffy!" We'll miss him!

In Memory of SLF V.I.P.

March 2, 2002 - December 1st, 2011

"Somewhere in time's own space
There must be some sweet pastured place
Where creeks sing on and tall trees grow
Some paradise where horses go,
For by the love that guides my pen
I know great horses live again."

~Stanley Harrison

Thank you to everyone that helped to bring out the best in "Victor." And special thanks to the doctors at Pioneer Equine Hospital for everything that you did to keep him happy and comfortable until the very end.

Fabulous Sacramento International!!

Shady Lane Farm horses and riders enjoyed much success over the two weeks at the Sacramento International. Thanks to Dale Harvey and Rudy Leone for putting on another fabulous event in Northern California! We can't wait for next year...


Best Overall Young Horse (Young Jumper Suitability Finals) - Clicquot, Ridden by Matt Archer, Owned by Marissa Janopaul
Champion 4 Year Old Suitability Finals - WT Lawry, Ridden by Matt Archer, Owned by Judy Stradan
*Thank you to Trainers, Dick and Ruth Widger and Owner Judy Stradan for allowing us the opportunity to show Lawry for

Congratulations to Emma MM and Gabby Cirelli on the purchase of their new horses from Neil Jones Equestrian!

Congratulations to Emma Mann-Meginniss on the purchase of "Cotillion" aka "Lola." Lola is a 4 year old Belgian Bred mare that will be competing in the YJC Classes, Hunter Derbies and Equitation.

Congratulations to Gabby Cirelli on the purchase of "Famko S" aka "Famko." Famko is a 6 year old Belgian Bred gelding that will be competing the YJC Classes and Jumper Medals.

Congrats and Good Luck to you both! Looking forward to a fabulous 2012!
And thank you, Neil Jones, for these two wonderful horses!

A winning weekend at the Norcal Medal Finals...

The Norcal Medals Finals was a beautiful horse show this year. In addition to the fabulous facility at Leone Equestrians, we were graced with incredible weather.

Highlights of the week for riders and owners from Shady Lane Farm were:

WINNER!! $1000 AA Hunter Classic - Susan Lea and Leoncavallo
WINNER!! $5000 Carolyn Day 1.40 Jumper Classic - Lansing and Matt Archer (Owners: Kendall Jordan and Lynette Gianinni)
Top Ten Finish Round 1 Norcal 3' Medal Finals - Martha Weissbaum
Top Ten Finish $1000 Children's Hunter Classic - Chevalier Galant and Lauren Alamillo

Hunters • Jumpers • Equitation