tylord farmTylord Farm is a 545 acre working farm in the Champlain Valley of Vermont. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, C1790. We have been breeding world class Trakehner horses since 1977. We offer embryo transfers, foaling services, mare care, stallion boarding, transported semen, young stock for sale, and certified organic hay.
RT 22A
Benson, VT 05731


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horse on beach


A huge congratulations to Lord Luciano's rider/trainer, Terhi Stegars, for being named the reserve rider for Finland at the London Olympics on the Trakehner Stallion Axis, owned by Bluewood Stud, England. Go Terhi and Axis!

Congratulations to Kathy Bruce and Bluet on Their First Win at Grand Prix!


Kathy Bruce on Bluet
Bluet by Unkenruf *Pg*E* out of Bit of a Clown,  full sister to Tylord Braveheart. 

Congratulations to Lord Luciano and Terhi- A Great Start to the 2012 Show Season

Lord Luciano with blue ribbon
March 31-April 1  Beaufort, Luxembourg
2nd  PSG   70.70%
4th   Int. I Kur   70.80%

  May 11-13  Petersau, Germany
2nd   PSG   67.10%
1st    Int. I Kur   73.50%

  June 2-3    Niederkruchten-Venekoten, Germany
1st   PSG   70.00%
1st   Int. I Kur Finals   76.80%

  June  9-10   Linslerhof, Germany
1st   PSG   68.20%
1st   Int. I Kur Finals   72.40%
Scoreboard Lord Luciano at horse show

June 2012  Klosterhof-Medigan, Germany Foal Championships

With almost 90 foals in attendance the Reserve Champion was a Filly out of Herbstkonig by Lord Luciano
image of foal

AKC Champion bloodline black standard puppies arrived May 23th! Two girls and four boys!!

Only two boys left, call ASAP (802-537-4311) if you are interested in one of these beautiful puppies! Below left is the puppies' father, AKC Champion and Grand Champion, call name "Chevy". Right is Tylord Essence Justine's father, and grandfather of the puppies. AKC Champion call name "Hap"

Poodle Chevy, fathr of puppies     Poodle Hap, grandfather of puppies

Congratulations Terhi and Luciano on another double win in Linslerhof, Germany! That's two shows in a row!

1st PSG 68.20%    1st Int. I Kur 72.40%
Lord Luciano and Tehri receiving ribbon    Lord Luciano and Tehri

Congratulations to Terhi and Lord Luciano for their successes at their first three shows of 2012!

March 31 - April 1 Beaufort, Luxembourg 2nd - PSG - 70.70% 4th - Intermediaire I Kur - 70.80%

May 11-13 Frankenthal-Hofgut Petersau, Germany 2nd - PSG - 67.10% just two tenths of a point behind the winning ride on Dancing Elvis ridden by Totilas's rider Matthias Rath! 1st - Intermediaire I Kur - 73.50%

June 2-3 Niederkruchten-Venekoten, Germany 1st - PSG - 70.00% 1st - Intermediaire I Kur - 76.80%

Lord Luciano and Tehri receiving ribbon    Lord Luciano walking

Congratulations Lord Locksley

Congratulations "Lord Locksley" by Unkenruf *E*Pg* out of Lida *E* by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* for winning the USDF Region 8 Intermediare Championship! Bred by Tylord Farm and owned by Meg Stevens. Ridden by Susanne Hamilton. For Photos and link to an article, click here.

Congratulations to all the ATA Award Winners!

Mares- Champion Akinori by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* out of Auro by Schonfeld *E* bred and owned and bred by Chris Roseberry.

3rd Level- Reserve Champion Spinnaker by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* out of Savannah by Falke. Owned by May Slaughter and bred by Elizabeth St. John

Prix St George- Champion Lord Locksley by Unkenruf *E*Pg* out of Lida *E* by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* owned by Meg Stevens and bred by Tylord
Intermediare Champion Lord Locksley

Intermediare II-Champion Sir Rico by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* out of Sonset *E* by Habicht owned by Molly Fine and bred by George Perlebach Congratulations to Sir Rico and his rider/trainer Jochen Hippensteil for placing 5th Intermediare II Kur USDF Open National Division!

Congratulations for the horses that earned ten points of more with USEA! Training Level- Zohar by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* out of GW Zinfandel by Laiken *Pb* owned by Chelsea Grieshaber, ridden by Stephanie Baer and bred by Gail Ward.

Training Level- Pavoratti by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* out of Heidi xx by Hand in Glove xx owned by Zehra Gundogan and ridden by Susan Probak.

Congratulations to the ATA High Score Ribbons- Akino ridden by Junior rider Kelly Schieder - Training Level 2 - 62.143% Larenzo by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* out of Lilli by Martini bred by Pam Neff, owned & ridden by Erika Murphy 1st First Level 2 - 67.568%

Thadeus and Pasture Buddy

10.7.11 Thaddeus (2009) by Timotheus out of Toyota by Enrico Caruso and his pasture buddy.
Photo of Thadeuous    

THadeous and donkey

Photos of Tylord Poodles

10.8.11 Photos of Ida
  Photo of Ida  Photo of Ida

Latest Lord Cosmo Foal

9.2.11 See photos of Larkin, filly of Tylord's Lord Cosmo.

Zauberlord Selected To Neumunster Stallion Grading!

8.25.11 ZAUBERLORD by Lord Luciano out of SPS+PS Zauberlied II by EH Friedenfurst has been selected to go to Neumunster October 20-23, 2011 for the Stallion Grading, congratulations to his Owner/Breeder Simone Bell! Zauberlord was Champion at his foal Inspection in 2009 and can be seen on Lord Luciano's foal pages. We are very excited about this selection as it will be Lord Luciano's first colt to go to Neumunster. To date over 90% of Lord Luciano's foals have been fillies.photo of Zauberlord  Zauberlord in hand
Photo of Zauberlord courtesy of Beate Langels.

Lord Cosmo's Foals are Growing Up!

8.24.11 See photos of Aragon & Eldorado, Eldorado & Edison, Edison.

2011 European Championships Grand Prix Musical Kur

8.21.11 Final competition of the 2011 European Championships was the Grand Prix Musical Kur which decides the Individual Medals. "Totilas" Enrico Caruso's great grandson was 4th with a score of 78.23%. His new young rider had a tremendous weight on his shoulders to repeat "Totilas" 2010 performance but after only 10 months together they are still getting to know each other. Siril Helljesen (Norway) placed 23rd with "Dorina" by Don Schufro (Unkenruf dam line) with a score of 68.96%. In 25th place was Terhi Stegars on Axis with a score of 67.71%. Coming in at 28th place was Rose Mathisen (Sweden) with the stallion "Bocelli" by Don Schufro (Unkenruf dam line) with a score of 66.25%. Don Schufro continues to produce World Class competitors as was evident at last year's Young Rider's World Championships where several of the top horses were by him. His has definitely earned his title as the World's Number One Breeding Sire of all the European breeds!

2011 European Dressage Championships

8.20.11 2011 European Dressage Championships in Rotterdam has seen a field on 65 rider's representing 16 countries. "Totilas", the great grandson of our late stallion Enrico Caruso was ridden by his new young rider Matthias Rath, they are still getting acquainted with each other. "Moorland" Totilas under Edward Gal in 2010 Won the European Championships setting a new record, this year with his new rider he put in an impressive 3rd place with 79.453% and secured the Silver Team Medal for Germany. Also competing for Norway was Siril Helljesen riding "Dorina" by Don Schufro. Don Schufro is from our late stallion Unkenruf through the dam line. They placed a very impressive 13th place with a score of 71.261%. Terhi Stegars, Lord Luciano's rider, also competed for Finland riding the Trakehner stallion Axis. They placed 29th with a score of 68.131% giving Finland a 7th place finish out of the 16 countries competing. The surprise of the weekend was the British! They won the team Gold with a resounding victory of 238.678 over Germany, 226.110 and The Netherlands, 222.645. The last time the British were in the medals was over 20 years ago!

Golden Riding Badge

8.17.11 Congratulations to Terhi Stegars (Lord Luciano's Trainer-Rider) for being awarded her 3rd Golden Riding Badge. To earn a "Golden Riding Badge" in Europe you have to have 10 "S" (FEI) level victories! Previously Terhi has received a Golden Riding Badge from her home country Finland, then Germany and now Luxembourg!

American Trakehner Inspection held at Tylord Farm

8.6.11 Inspector Neal Westgerdes from Iowa arrived on Friday for the early Saturday morning inspection.

Inspector Neil Westgerdes.

Inspector Neil Westgerdes.

HIgh Point Mare.
High point mare- 2008 chestnut, Isola Always (barn name Lily)

Isola Always Always Royal Ransom
Anthea *E*
Isola Covenant Elbiskus
Isola Phoenix

Ribbon winning mare
Shown above is Reserve High Point mare, Jade vom Rappenhof by Platinum vom Rappenhof *Pb* out of Jamaica by Enrico Caruso *Ps*E* owned by Kat Waters.

Mare and foal

Mare and foal
Gray mare and foal shown above: Mare is Stamped xx by Bucksplasher xx out of What A Shack xx by Al Hattab xx owned by Meredith Webb, accepted into the Preliminary Stud Book. Filly with gray mare is Stamped Opposition by Fleetwater Opposition out of Stamped xx by Bucksplasher xx Awarded a Premium score of 8. Also owned by Meredith Webb.


photo of mare, czarita
Shown above is Czaritza by Summertime out of Carolina by E.H. Partout owned by Elaine Neely.

Mare and foal

Cover Girl by Windfall out of Cato's Sister xx owned by Deb Chidsey. Cover Girl, aka Zoe, is currently eventing at Training Level and schooling Preliminary with Deb's daughter Brittnie Chidsey. She is for sale and can been seen at http://www.stonewellphotography.com/HorseTrials/Cover-Girl-only

Congratulations To Nancy Fagan Bressi

7.26.11 Congratulations to Nancy Fagan Bressi owner/breeder of "Arden *M*" the first Trakehner mare of the 2011 Inspections to receive the "High Score Trakehner Mare" with 9,8/7,8/8/8/,8 = 56. Arden *M* is by Nancy's stallion Asher out of Ada *M* by Enrico Caruso *Ps*E*. Ada *M* was bred by Tylord and is out of Astar by Laiken. Astar is out of our foundation mare Aruschka by Flaneur. Aruschka was a double branded State's Premium mare imported from Germany.
Photo of Arden.  Photo of Arden.
Arden shown above.


7.07.11Congratulations to Kathi Chipman on the arrival of Lord Cosmo's first filly! "Larkin" is a beautiful athletic big filly out of the OSB mare Lissa.
Lord Luciano and groom Pia.

Lord Luciano and Terhi in Luxemburg- Befourterhaff

6.10.11 Lord Luciano placed 2nd in S* and 3rd (71.85%) in the Intermediaire I freestyle finals. Pictured below (left) is Lord Luciano and groom, Pia. (Right) Lord Luciano and Terhi Stegars.
Lord Luciano and groom Pia.  Lord Luciano and Tehri.

El Dorado by Lord Cosmo out of Esmerelda by Laiken

5.30.11 One day old colt.

Edison by Lord Cosmo out of Empress by Enrico Caruso

5.30.11 Colt shown at two days old.

Aragon at Three Days Old

arago head shot5.12.11 "Aragon" at three days old! He is a handsome, extremely balanced colt. We could not be more thrilled with Cosmo's first foal! He is a definite stallion prospect.

aragon and mom aragon aragon running

Happy 31st Birthday to Esna and Akita!

Esna and Akita under a large tree
The matriarch's have made it through one of Vermont's worst winters.  They are taking a break under the shade of the new Spring leaves before they fill up again on the new grass.

Lord Cosmo's First Foal Arrives!

mare and foal photo
5.8.11- A stunning tall black colt foaled on Mother's Day out of our 20 year old mare, shown above at eight hours old. Astar (16.3H) by Laiken *Pb* out of Aruschka by Flaneur. He was only 22 days late getting here! Mom waited until the Spring rains took a break before she delivered him. She had a good roll in the mud this morning though.

2011 Lord Luciano Filly

Amelia and Puppies

Amelia and puppiesFour year old Granddaughter Amelia holding 7 week old puppies,  "Tylord Essence IdaMae and Tylord Essence Marsha".

5.5.11- Congratulations to Caroline Muhlenkamp of England, on the foaling of her Lord Luciano filly!

Watch a video of filly.

Mare and filly in pasture.

Congratulations to Lord Luciano and Tehri

Lord Luciano and Tehri May 1-4, 2011 Leudelange, Luxembourg. 6th - S* (S-3) 65.10%!

Congratulations to Lord Luciano and Tehri

April 2011-
• Prix St.Georges, 5th, 65,87%
• S*, 4th 64,92%
• S*, 5th, 65,33%
• Intermediaire I Freestyle S** 3rd, 71,45% Luciano's first Inter 1 and first International class. Photo of Lord Luciano

Akinori by Enrico Caruso *E*s*

Photo of the mare AkinoriAkinori by Enrico Caruso *E*s* out of Auro by Schonfeld *E* bred and owned by Chris Roseberry of Charlotte's Creek Farms, Ona, WV. Congratulations for all of her success:
• Kentucky Dressage Association 2010 "High Score Mature Horse-in-Hand"
• ATA Champion Mare at her Inspection
• Grand Champion of the CDT Breed Show V, Wilmington, OH
• Champion of the USDF-B.C. East Coast Central Mare Championships
colt Baxter
Colt Baxter
Baxter CCF out of Akinori by Hilltop Bugatti. Winner of his only breed show of 2010. Chris tells us to watch for him in the breed rings in 2011

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Lord Luciano

Watch video of Lord Luciano.

Fun winter day at Tylord. December 2010


Congratulations! to "Emperor" by Unkenruf *E*Pg* the ATA Reserve Champion at Intermediaire II and Grand Prix. For the second year in a row "Emperor" also was awarded the "Trakehner Verband Award".

Above photos are of Emperor 7.3.10

Congratulations! to "Sir Rico" by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* for his 2010 year end placings. USDF Horse of the Year - 8th at Prix St. George, ATA Awards Reserve Champion at PSG and Intermediaire I. Owned by Molly Fine and ridden by Jochen Hippenstiel.

Congratulations! to Laura Noyes and her horse "Syncro" by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps* the ATA Champion Intermediaire II horse.

We are also proud to accept the "Gerda Friedrich's Memorial Award" for our mare "Estelle" by Mahon *E* out of Ellena. Check back later for more details about this prestigious award.

Congratulations! to Owner/rider Carolyn Adams for placing 10th in the USDF Horse of the Year Awards at PSG on her Oldenburg horse "Don Devere" by Don Schufro (Unkenruf).

Congratulations to Jochen Hippensteil and "Sir Rico"
9-13-10 Congratulations to Jochen Hippensteil and "Sir Rico" by Enrico Caruso owned by Molly Fine for their 1st place at Prix St. George and their 3rd place at Intermediaire I Freestyle Region 2 Championships held at Dressage at the Bay in Traverse City, Michigan. Also at the same show, Laura Noyes and "Syncro" by Enrico Caruso owned by Laura, Won the Grand Prix. Congratulations to both of them!

Tylord Offspring
On September 9th we had 11 mares inspected by Eberhard Biesenthal for the American Trakehner Association. They represented seven different owners from around New England. As a group, the mares scored very well with a median of 52 points! The High Point award was tied with two mares at 54 points. "Aryana" by Kostolany out of Ada *M* by Enrico Caruso *E*Ps*owned by Susan Berger of Morehouse Farm and "Lucinda TL" by Inamorato out of Lily of the Valley by Unkenruf *E*Pg*, dam of the Approved stallion Lord Luciano. The inspection was followed by a mini foal clinic where everyone participated in the scoring of the 8 foals. Photos to follow.

Lucinda TL

Congratulations Lord Luciano and Terhi!
8-14/15 Reiterstadion Hannover, Germany Advanced Level M** - 1st Place 69.80% and Advanced Level M** - 4th Place 69.20%. Way to go Terhi and Luciano!

World Championships Dressage Horses 6-Year-Old Qualifier is a Don Schufro Festival
Read articles at Dressagedaily.com and Trakehners Inernational (look for text above the row of horse photos).

Lord Locksley Approved At Maine Inspection!

Congratulations to the owner of Lord Locksley, Meg Stevens, for his Approval today 8-7-2010. Lord Locksley is a 9 year old gray stallion by Unkenruf *Pg*E* out of Lida by Enrico Caruso *Ps*E*.

Lord Locksly and owner Meg Stevens and trainer/rider Suzanne Hamilton.

He was bred by Tylord and sold as a foal to Meg. He also has completed his Performance requirements as he has been competing at PSG and Inter.1 so he is now Lord Locksley *Ps*. This makes his dam Lida the mother of two approved stallions with the approval of Lord Cosmo last November. She will now be an Elite mare. This family originated with our foundation mare Lonka by Heros out of Lohe. A State's Premium mare, Lonka's last foal for us was Lida, an embryo transfer we did here on the farm. The German Trakehner Verband awarded Lonka her own mare family three years ago, the first one given out in North America. This family has the approved stallions Laiken *Pb*, Lord Luciano, Lord Cosmo and Lord Locksley *Ps*. Last week Lida gave birth to a beautiful bay colt by Elbiskus (Ibikus) we named Lord Caruso.
Below- Two photos of Lord Locksley at the American Trakehner Association Inspection held August 7, 2010 in Center Durham, Maine.

Dolce Luciana by Lord Luciano! Champion mare of the Rhineland!

Out of a field of the top 15 Champion and Elite mares gathered in Aachen on 8-4-10 Dolce Luciana, by Lord Luciano, was named the Supreme Champion. She will now go to Neumunster in October and compete against the other Regional top mares for the coveted National Title. A huge Congratulations to her owners at Stud Wiesenhof!!!
The following two photos show Dolce Luciano as Supreme Champion

News from Germany 7-24-2010-A huge Congratulations to Terhi Stegars and "Lord Luciano" on their Prix St. George Second Place (68%) at the 2010 International Trakehner Bundesturnier held every July in Hanover. The 2004 Neumunster Champion stallion and 2005 Warendorf Riding Horse Champion "Le Rouge" Won the class with 69.33%. The Third place went to "Showtime" the very successful PSG-Int. I stallion ridden by Leonie Bramall. Way to go Terhi and Luciano!!!!

Lord Luciano on EuroDressage website. Photo courtesy of Jutta Bauernschmitt.

7.13.10-Congratulations to Julie and Keatinge Stud on another beautiful filly named "Keatinge Lexie Rose" by Lord Luciano out an Arentino daughter.
Lord Luciano foal
More photos of Keatinge Lexie Rose

New Tylord Videos- See videos of 2010 foals Lady Lilith & Lady Guinevere

2010 Lord Luciano colt out of Anemone by Sabary, champion Foal at the Webelsgrund Foal Show 6-13-2010. Congratulations to breeder/owner Harold and Burgi Erdsiek. See photos of colt.

Congratulations Lord Luciano and Terhi Stegars

Lord Luciano and rider/trainer, Terhi Stegars, placed second at Webelsgrund today (6.13.10) in S* (Prix St.Georges) with 66.5%.






Lord Luciano and Terhi won today(6.12.10) in Webelsgrund M/A-level (M**) with 66,8%. Photo is from prize cermony.





At the Webelsgrund Foal Show, on June 6, 2010 Luciano's son out of Annemone by Sabary was the Champion. Owned by the Webelsgrund Stud. More photos to come.

June 6, 2010 Uetzingen, Germany-Lord Luciano performed his second ever Prix St. George receiving a 65.4% which earned him 9th Place!! Terhi wrote, "We are very happy!" A huge Congratulations to Terhi and Luciano!!!!

Photo of filly Ann
Photo of filly Ann
6.3.10 12:30AM-Shown Above- Another filly has arrived by Elbiskus! Out of Annabelle. Click here for more photos

Photo of Elbiskus filly at 30 minutes old

Photo of Elbiskus filly at 30 minutes old
Two photos above-5/29/10-Our 2nd Elbiskus foal has arrived! A strong large beautiful filly out of Lucia by Enrico Caruso. Lucia is Lord Luciano's full older sister. Photos at 30 minutes old, more to follow later in the week.

Photo of Dolce Luciano

Above photo is of Dolce Luciana, photo by Graefin Dohna. Congratulations to Stud Weisenhof on "Dolce Luciana" being awarded "Reserve Champion" at her mare inspection receiving the third highest score given out so far this year(June 2010)! This is Lord Luciano's second daughter out of two presented to receive their "Premium" award!"

Congratulations to Tracy Durham and Wendy Currie Memorial Day Weekend-2010- Tracy Durham and Wendy Currie win at the Saratoga Dressage Show. Once again I scribed at the Saratoga show held on the race track in Saratoga, NY. It's a beautiful setting for the horse show and the weather this year could not have been more perfect. I also had the pleasure of scribing for Emperor's Freestyle! "Emperor" by Unkenruf out of Estelle by Mahon, bred by Tylord and owned by Tracy Durham Won both the Grand Prix Freestyle (69.68%) and the Intermedaire II (63.03%). "Like a Rolling Stone" by Enrico Caruso out of a Martini daughter owned and bred by Wendy Currie Won the Second Level-2 with 65.40%! Both have promised to send me photos from the weekend.

Donaustar Receives Premium Status
Photo of Donaustar
Photo of Donaustar by A. Graefin Dohna

Our mare Donaustar by Biotop, received a Premium status on May 15th in Schlieckau, Germany with a score of 54! 56 mares went through the inspection. Congratulations to Donaustar's breeder, Erhard Schulte for breeding another super horse.

On May 20th, at the Mare Performance test, Donaustar placed fourth out of the fourteen Trakehner mares that were tested and twelfth out of the entire group of thirty three warmblood mares.

New Photos of Lady Guinevere
New photos up of Lily of The Valley's filly, Lady Guinevere. Click for photos of Lady Guinevere at six days old.

Mother's Day Special!
Photo of new filly
At 3:30 AM on Mother's Day, Lily of the Valley (Lord Luciano's dam) gave birth to a beautiful filly by Elbiskus (Ibikus). Go to Lily's page to see more photos.

Lord Luciano Stallion of Choice
Photo of Lord Luciano
May 2010 Lord Luciano and Terhi at Webelsgrund working. Photo taken by Ellen Meyer from Tochtfeld, Germany on her visit to Weblesgrund to choice a stallion for her mare. In Ellen's words "My choice is Lord Luciano. He is a very pretty and talenentiert (Sorry, I don't know the word in English) and his Interieur. Wow!!!" Thank you Ellen for choosing Lord Luciano for your mare Acatenanga.
Photo of Ellen and her horse

Ellen and her mare Acatenanga by Arrak.

Way To Go Lord Luciano! His third show of the season at Hildesheim and he placed again at Advanced M level in a large competitive field. 5th (67.7%) and 6th (66.1%)

Congratulations Lord Luciano For Your First Premium Daughter "Hirtenmaid"! May 1st at the Schleswig-Holstein/Hamburg Mare Inspections held at Gestuet Tasdorf out of a field of 57 mares "Hirtenmaid" was one of four to receive a '9' for her type! Congratulations to her owner.

Happy 30th Birthday Esna and Akita! We imported Esna as a yearling in 1981. She is one of our foundation mares and has had 12 live foals and 2 stillborn foals out of 16 trips to the breeding shed. She is a Great Grandmother and in our mare herd we have her daughter Empress and Granddaughter Esmerelda. Way to go Esna!
Akita came to live at Tylord in the mid 80's from Colorado State University. They deemed her unbreedable but after arriving here at the farm, she was able to conceive 5 foals. We sold three of them as youngsters for a total of $45,000. After that her owner declared that Akita would live out the rest of her life here on the farm. We have two daughters from Akita still on the farm. Amberlite owned by us and Antoinette retained by her owner. Two Grand Old Ladies of the breed.
Photo of Esna      Photo of Esna
Esna Feb. 2010          Akita Feb. 2010

Congratulations Terhi and Lord Luciano for another successful show result!! Placing 3rd out of 21 at Advanced M Level with 66.78% at Gottingen-Herberhausen.

Congratulations Terhi and Lord Luciano for Winning both your M-Advanced level classes at the North German Professional Rider's Championships with a great score of 69.05%! They are now also Qualified to go to the National German Professional Rider's Championship at Kasslemann's. Go Terhi and Luciano!!! Link to the German Webelsgrund website: http://www.webelsgrund.com/Aktuell.html (In Germany, a yellow ribbon is the equivalent of a blue USA ribbon.)

Photo of MarshallNotice: Jan.29,2008 "Marshal" went missing in Western Massachusetts. He is the father of two of my litters and his offspring are wonderful companions. If anyone has seen or has heard of someone aquiring a white adult male standard poodle in that time frame, please contact his owner
(http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2002845) or this web site.

2010 Lord Luciano colt out of Anemone by Sabary (Breeder: Webelsgrund in Germany). See photos of colt.



2010 Breeding Contract now available. Please click here for PDF printable contract. If you need Acrobat Reader, not sureclick here.

Photo of March snow

Photo of March snow
Spring is just around the corner and our first foals of 2010 are due in May!
Lucia, full sister to Lord Luciano in foal to Elbiskus (Ibikus)
Lily of the Valley, Lord Luciano's dam, at 24 y.o. is in foal to Elbiskus (Ibikus)
Annabelle by Laiken in foal to Elbiskus (Ibikus)
Three more foals to follow later in the season!

Euro Dressage pays tribute to retiring Don Schufro- Don Schufro - Oldenburger - by Donnerhall out of an Unkenruf mare line. Read the article about Don Schurfro.

Euro Dressage pays tribute to Gribaldi- by Kostolany (Enrico Caruso). Read the tribute to Gribaldi.

Photos of Solis by Sodalis (Symbol) out of Starburst (Unkenruf) registered Rheinland Pfalz-Saar (RPSI). Solis is being raised as a Rheinland stallion prospect! Congratulations! Congratulations!
ATA 2009 Champion Prix St. George & Reserve Champion Intermediaire I - "Sir Rico" by Enrico Caruso ridden by Jochen Hippenstiel owned by Molly Fine.

ATA 2009 Reserve Champion First Level Horse - "Lord Locksley" by Unkenruf out of Lida by Enrico Caruso, owned by Meg Stevens and bred by Tylord. Half brother to the newly Approved Pinto Stallion "Lord Cosmo".

ATA 2009 Champion Intermediaire I - "Syncro" by Enrico Caruso ridden and owned by Laura Noyes

ATA 2009 Champion Grand Prix Horse "Emperor" by Unkenruf out of Estelle by Mahon ridden and owned by Tracy Durham, DVM and bred by Tylord

2009 German Trakehner Award presented to "Emperor". Unkenruf received the same award in 1989! Father and Son!

2009 Palmenblute Award, the ATA's highest Honor was awarded to "Syncro" and Laura Noyes!

Sir Rico and Syncro are full brothers bred by George Perlebach. Congratulations Geroge!

Don Primeur (out of Unkenruf Dam line) sold for 505,000 Euros at the 2009 Elite Fall Auction in Vechta, Germany, on October 3, 2009. Click Here for more information.

The Trakehner stallion Kostolany by Enrico Caruso has been named Trakehner Stallion of the Year for 2009. Click Here for more information.

photo of filly savannah Last weekend in England at the Annual Trakehner Breeders Fraternity show "Keatinge Savannah" by Lord Luciano out of Schwalbenfreude Won the Foal Championship, Supreme Championship and Best British Bred! A big Congratulations to her owner Julie at Keatinge Trakehners! More on Savannah

Photo of Zauberlord Congratulations to Simone Bell for her colt "Zauberlord" by Lord Luciano out of St. Pr. u. Pr. St. Zauberlied Winning the Foal Championship for the Rheinland and being selected for the "Elite Foal Auction" coming up at the annual International Trakehner Meeting in Neumunster, Germany October 22-25. More on Zauberlord

2009 European Dressage Championships concluded with the Dutch stallion "Moorelands Totilas" ridden by Edward Gal the undisputed Winner with a new "World Record Score of 90.7%!" This young son of Gribaldi is in fact half Trakehner with our late stallion Enrico Caruso his great Grandfather. Watch his incredible ride at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZhtiCqBAGM

Photo of Teresa out of Tokyo by Timotheus, see Tokyo's Foal Page for more photos of Teresa.

Good news for Elbiskus!

Following the devastating fire in 2005 that took the lives of all of our stallions, Pat Rollins of Skydance Farm donated all of her stallion Elbiskus's frozen semen to us. Elbiskus is by the legendary foundation stallion Ibiskus. He had a very successful Grand Prix Dressage career under Gunnar and Birgit Ostergaard. In 1987 he placed 16th in the USDF Horse of the Year Awards and then again in 1989 he was the Reserve Champion in the USDF All Breed Awards. Our stallion Unkenruf the same year was the Champion. We have two beautiful two year old fillies on the farm by Elbiskus. One that we are keeping for a future broodmare and one we sold the day she was born. In 2010 we are expecting three more of these wonderful foals out of the following mares: Annabelle by Laiken out of Amberlite by Unkenruf
Lucia by Enrico Caruso, full sister to our stallion "Lord Luciano", out of Lily of the Valley by Unkenruf
At 22, Lily of the Valley by Unkenruf out of Litchen by Tannenberg is also in-foal!
These foals will be carrying the top performance blood from both Unkenruf and Elbiskus! Stayed tune in 2010 for their arrival.

At the International Trakehner show in Hannover today (7/24/09) Terhi and Lord Luciano placed Second in the M class out of a field of 20 with a score of 66.60%—Way to Go!!

7/23/09-Welcome! New filly, Teresa TL by Timotheus out of Tokyo by Graditz. Chestnut, might turn grey. Both Mom and filly are doing well. Photos of new filly.

Tylord is happy to announce the development of The Creamery at Tylord. The Creamery will house delicious BBQ, Willie T's organic cookie bakery, and a spacious banquet hall. More information about The Creamery.

May 2009 Lord Luciano’s Debut with his new rider Terhi Stegars! At the large Hildesheim-Steuerwald horse show Lord Luciano and Terhi started their competitive career together by showing at ‘M’ Level (equivalent to USA 3rd Level). They WON their first class together out of a field of over 20 horses with three Judges!

June 2009 At the annual Webelsgrund horse show Lord Luciano and Terhi showed for the second time moving up to ‘M-A’ (equivalent to USA 4th-1). Out of a field of 16 the three Judges placed them a very close 3rd. The winning horse was also 2nd in the PSG. Terhi wrote that she was “very pleased with Lordi’s error free test” filled with a lot of 8’s for a score of 68%.

July 2009 The third horse show for Terhi and “Lordi” was in Hannover. They again showed at ‘M-A’ (equivalent to USA 4th-1) The three Judges placed them 2nd out of a large class of 26 with a score of 66.5%! Terhi wrote that the winning ride was by the former Canadian Olympic rider Leonie Bramall.

Photos of Lord Luciano under saddle at the Webelsgrund Foal Show via www.trakehners-international.com

2009 Winner of the CDI Grand Prix Freestyle in Wellington, Florida was the registered “Danish Warmblood” named “Success” by the Trakehner stallion “Silvermoon” by “Kostolany by Enrico Caruso” ridden by Lars Petersen.

2009 Champion Stallion at the KWPN stallion grading is “Bordeaux” out of the Star mare “Venna” by the Trakehner stallion “Gribaldi by Kostalony by Enrico Caruso”.

2005 - Don Schufro - Oldenburger - by Donnerhall out of an Unkenruf mare line. Named the most “valuable breeding stallion in the world” by the German Equestrian Federation. In 11th place was his full brother Don Primero. An unbelievable accomplishment to have two full brothers in the top 25 breeding stallions in the world during the same year. More informatino on Don Schufro.

2006 “Songline” was named the Champion Stallion at the Trakehner Licensing in Neumunster. Bred and owned by Gestut Hamelschenburg, former owner of Enrico Caruso, in Emmerthal, Germany. “Songline” is by “Summertime” out of Schwalbenspiel (by Exclusiv by Enrico Caruso). Sold at the auction for the top price of 320,000.00 E to Gustav Schickendanz from Canada. More informatino on Songline.

USET Foundation Awards Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy to Laura Noyes

Tuesday, 03 February 2009 09:38 The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation is pleased to announce that Laura Noyes, 21, of Delaware, Ohio, has been awarded the Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy. The prestigious annual award recognizes a Junior/Young Rider who exemplifies the USET Foundation’s ideals of sportsmanship and horsemanship. Noyes was presented with the trophy in Wellington, Florida, on January 30 at the USET Foundation Cocktail Reception.
Noyes is the 27th recipient of the Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy. Recounting her reaction when she learned she had been selected, Noyes beamed, “I was quite shocked when I got the phone call from Bonnie Jenkins at USET Foundation. This has been such an incredible year for us and I thought it was over! I’m so honored to be presented with this award. It is definitely one of the greatest successes of my career thus far.”
Noyes has been partnered with her own Syncro, a 14-year-old Trakehner gelding, by Enrico Caruso out of Sonset, for nearly six years and they have risen up through the dressage ranks from First Level to the international levels for Young Riders. The duo has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments along the way. The year 2008 was Noyes’s final year in the Young Rider division and was full of highlights for her and Syncro. They earned the Reserve National Championship at the Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions in California; won the Individual Gold Medal and Team Silver Medal at the FEI North American Young Rider Championships (NAYRC) in Colorado; and, as the number-one ranked combination in the Young Riders standings, they represented the U.S. at the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final for Young Riders in Frankfurt, Germany.
In addition to her Individual Gold, which she won with an impressive score of 74.75%, and Team Silver at NAYRC, Noyes also earned the highest combined score from the Team, Individual, and Freestyle competitions. For that accomplishment, the United States Dressage Federation awarded Noyes the Fiona Baan “Pursuit of Excellence” Memorial Trophy. Topping off the final NAYRC of her career, Noyes was also presented with the “Dressage Style” award, which the judges bestow to the rider who displays style throughout the competition - both mounted and in overall manners and demeanor.
As the recipient of the USET Foundation’s Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy, Noyes was honored for her sportsmanship and horsemanship, and she described the significance of those aspects of her career in detail. “Sportsmanship means a lot of things to me,” Noyes explained. “Foremost, it’s always doing what’s best for your horse, even if it’s not best for your competitive career. If you’re worried about the footing or worried that your horse doesn’t seem 100%, it is your responsibility to make that decision to withdraw from competition, no matter the stakes - if it’s a championship or just a schooling show. Some people would describe this as a difficult situation, but to me it seems so clear that it should be one of the easiest decisions.
“Secondly, sportsmanship is being supportive of your competitors if they’ve had a tough ride and sincerely happy for them when they do well. It’s so much fun to celebrate the successes with friends and so much easier to deal with the downs if you have the support of your friends and competitors.
“Lastly, always trying to be positive is a big component of sportsmanship. It’s very easy to get down on yourself and say, ‘if I had only done this instead or done that instead’. But none of us can travel back in time, so the only thing you can do is embrace your mistakes, learn from them, and look forward. This is something I’ve tried to always do - understand what I did wrong and try not to do it wrong the next time!”
The Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy award also honors horsemanship, and Noyes described what the horsemanship aspect of her career means to her, both in and out of the show ring. “Horsemanship is very simple in my mind. It means knowing every inch of your horse,” Noyes stated. “I do everything with Syncro and have for six years. I know every expression of his, how every inch of each leg should look, the difference between when he wants his withers scratched or his rump scratched, and so on. It is so important to know everything you possibly can about your horse. Because we ask so much of our horses, we have a huge responsibility to make them as happy and comfortable as we possibly can. Not only do we have a responsibility to know our horses, but then to also know what to do when they are acting a certain way. I have been lucky that I have had great resources around me in George Williams and Dr. Mitchell and many other professionals that I have met over the years.”
Noyes added with a smile, “These are the people that you need to be really obnoxious to and hang around them and ask them a million questions, because that is the only way you will learn anything!”
A native of Falmouth, Maine, Noyes has resided in Ohio since 2006. She is a junior at Ohio Wesleyan University majoring in Zoology. Noyes started training with George Williams in Florida in 2005, and now, in addition to her studies, has a job riding horses for Williams at Gypsy Woods Farm in Ohio, owned by Chuck and Joann Smith.
Noyes acknowledged that it is a challenge for her to juggle school, training, competing, and working. “Yes, its not easy,” she affirmed. “There are some days when I say to myself, ‘what the heck are you thinking? There aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done that you have to get done!’ But it’s all worth it. I love school, although I’ll feel relieved when I graduate and am able to really focus on riding and working.”
Noyes’s accomplishments in 2008, are impressive, but even more so considering it was a ‘comeback’ year for Syncro. Noyes recounted that she and Syncro qualified for the 2006 Young Rider World Cup, but had to withdraw when the gelding had an inflammation in his hoof; then he tore a ligament, relegating Noyes to a year of icing and hand-walking. In 2008, Noyes took a semester off from college to bring Syncro back to the show ring in Florida and had a “wild” horse on her hands in the beginning of the season, but clearly, she worked through it.
The presentation of the USET Foundation’s Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy was a gratifying finale to a banner year and an outstanding Young Rider career. Noyes’s devotion to her horse was evident in her summation of 2008. “I never expected the sort of success that we have had this year,” Noyes said. “I knew Syncro could do it because he’s such a talented horse, although I never thought that he could do it with me in the driver’s seat! What really makes all of our success so sweet is that we have done everything together, from First Level on up. This is also part of how we know each other so well. We definitely have a pretty unique partnership and I know I’d be lucky to form a partnership with another horse that’s even half as special as the one Syncro and I share.”

LORD COSMO the only Pinto son of the late Cosmopolit out of Lida by Enrico Caruso, was Approved by the ATA. He is the only Trakehner Pinto Stallion Approved for breeding in North America!
Photos of Cosmo
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