Ridley - Fair Winds Farm

Ridley, a 2002 Black Hanoverian Stallion by Rotspon out of EM Wiccan (Walt Disney I/Trapper) was bred by Marefield Meadows and is owned by Chris Rush who purchased him as a yearling.

-Ridley was shown In-Hand as a Two-Year Old and as a Four-Year Old with a number of Grand Championships, qualifying for Dressage at Devon both years.

-As a Four-Year Old he finished 7th in the nation in USDF Mature Stallions.

-Ridley successfully competed under saddle, moving up each year with numerous High Score awards at every level through Intermediare.

-Ridley has earned his performance scores for approval as a Horse stallion with OHBS and ISR-Oldenburg NA. He is also approved Weser-Ems, NASPR and has youngsters registered with RPSI.

He has passed his beauty, talent and rideability to his many foals. His youngsters have succeeded In-Hand, over fences and in Dressage. ​​




Ridley’s foals continue to please with several Premiums at inspections every year. His youngsters are well known for their terrific personality in a beautiful package.

2017

-Ryann (By Ridley o/o imported German Riding Pony Proud Gina, bred by Chris Rush and owned by Matt and Mary Miller) competed at the USDF National Dressage Pony Cup and Breed Show at The Kentucky Horse Park.

*Ryann secured her triumph in the USDF NDPC Four-Year Old Futurity after completing Training Level tests Two and Three.

*She followed up on that victory by collecting the NDPC Mare Championship, the NDCP Mature Pony Championship and the NDPC Grand Championship in-hand.

*She also was the Champion of her IBC Weser-Ems Class and Dressage Suitability during the sport horse breeding competition in front of judge Hilda Gurney.

-Also in 2017, Carolyn Sanders and Rain on Blu SSF (by Ridley, bred by Carolyn Sanders) were Zone 5 USHJA Champions for the 3' Adult Amateur.

2018

-Reflection (o/o imported KWPN mare Royal Beauty, bred by Chris Rush, owned by Marge Groom and ridden by Donna Gatchell) was USDF's Reserve Champion for First Level Musical Freesytle at National Championships.

*She was also USDF Region 1 First Level MFS Champion and USDF First Level MFS BLM Champion.

*PVDA Ride for Life overall high Score for her First Level MFS and highest scoring Weser-Ems.

*2018 Weser- Ems overall High Score First Level, High Score First Level MFS and High Score Vintage.

-Remarkable by Ridley was 2018 PA Hunter Breeders Futurity Grand Champion Weanling Pony. Owned and bred by Dawn Taylor-Bell.

-Jessica Schabert's Ridley youngster, Riddles In The Dark, was featured on the cover of Connecticut Horse. Riddle is out of the imported KWPN mare Otelmi, owned by Lana Sneddon, bred by Renee Weedon Organek.


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