Success Stories

Mongolia - Adopted November 2007  Image

Mongolia (aka The Goose) joined my family at the end of November. He is a big sweetheart, and has been no trouble at all. I am very excited about building a wonderful relationship with Goose. I love his kind and playful personality. I plan to slowly develop his natural athletic build and see where the journey takes us. I am very grateful to all of the wonderful people at Adena Springs for their dedication to this program, and for giving me the opportunity to adopt Goose.

Philly (A.K.A. Sara)  Image

Philly is a happy 3 year old... enjoying herself...very friendly and still a bit pushy... but.... she’s lovely...She did her first dressage show last week at RCRA.... at training level - all 4 tests - 2 firsts, 1 second , 1 third.... and RESERVE Champion!!!!! How about that.... everyone was surprised .. shes only 3.. still growing....

Apache Trail Image

It's been 3 hard years with Eli as he is an extremely strong powerful horse with a lot of heart. I love him so much but he is/was just too much horse for me. I am finally feeling confident with our partnership and have started eventing. We are now with a new coach that has done wonders for us both. We just started our season at Will O Winds Horse Trials and were 7th in Pre-Training!

Safari Man & Gold Blitz  Image

I thought I would send you an update on Safari Man and Gold Blitz. For starters their barn names are now Safari, and Waldo. They are certainly barn favorites! We have just finished out first show season with both, and it was a great success! Safari was overall Champion of the 3"3 Child/Adult Jumper Division, and Waldo qualified for championships in both the Hack division, and the Modified Hunter Division. They both loved the showing experience and showed great manners at new facilities. We are really pleased with the horses, and Vanessa and Safari... Read More

Canadian Cougar  Image

Canadian Cougar is doing really well with our training program and schooling. He jumps 3ft courses without hesitation. He is kind and willing and he's learning to wait! He really wants to please and is a total suck.