OODINGTON

Stable Name Oodie
Color Grey
Height 16.1
Sex Mare
Sire Abdullah
Dam Miss Rustler xx
Breed Trakehner
Origin Washington Bred by Linda’s mother Gloria
Year Foaled 1986

Oodie was an extravagant jumper with big scope. Linda produced her from a dead green young horse up through Grand Prix. She was a competitive 1.40 horse. In 2000 she qualified to compete at one of the most prestigious horse shows in the world: The Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament. She showed in the 1.30 Meter Open classes (the smallest classes offered), which were built to an international standard and filled almost entirely with famous international riders. Oodie advanced to the jump-off in all three classes, and she led two of the classes for awhile. She finished up with a second place, a third place and a twelfth at the Spruce Meadows Masters.


 

LADY ABERLIN

Stable Name Charlotte
Color Dark Bay
Height 16.1
Sex Mare
Sire Aberjack
Dam Alexia
Breed Oldenburg
Origin Washington Bred by Lavenham Farm
Year Foaled 2003

Lady Aberlin was a naturally fast, careful jumper, and hence a natural winner. Her sire was the New Zealand thoroughbred Aberjack, owned by Sir Mark Todd, CBE and FEI Rider of the 20th Century. Her dam was Alexia, a multiple Spruce Meadows winner and full sister to 1994 National Champion AHSA Open Speed Jumper, Abracadabra. Also, Abracadabra was National Champion AHSA Junior Jumper with a different rider and the USET shipped him to Europe to represent the USA at Aachen and Hickstead CSIO 5* International Horse Shows. Lady Aberlin was champion at Thunderbird. A sensitive mare, she is the dam of Reveille.


 

NIKITA

Stable Name Nikita
Color Bay
Height 16.3
Sex Mare
Sire Recruut
Dam Dianne
Breed KWPN
Origin Imported from Europe
Year Foaled 1995

Lavenham Farm was fortunate to have the opportunity to lease Nikita so we could breed her in an attempt to duplicate her quality. Nikita was a successful jumper at Spruce Meadows with her amateur rider. She is extremely generous with a kind temperament, and she has scope up to 1.40 meters. Nikita is the dam of Gladstone and Sir Henley.


 

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

Stable Name Robin
Color Chestnut
Height 13.1
Sex Gelding
Sire Hairpin Robin
Dam Registered Welsh Pony
Breed Quarter Horse/Welsh Cross
Origin Washington Bred
Year Foaled 1972

Christopher Robin was a legendary pony hunter in the Pacific Northwest. He was spooky and a handful at first, but ultimately Linda got him levelled out. Then he started winning, and he dominated the Medium Pony Hunters for years in AHSA Zone 9. Judges from back East tried to buy him when they judged him. Brad Laird, our region’s top hunter rider, said he wished he could get his horses to jump like him. He was a special pony.


 

MY AUNT IDA

Stable Name Ida
Color Bay
Height 16.1
Sex Mare
Sire Army Bomber
Dam Villalba
Breed Thoroughbred
Origin Washington Bred by Linda's Grandparents
Year Foaled 1974

Ida was a spirited OTTB mare who advanced to the High Junior/Amateur Owner Jumpers with Linda. She was keen on her job and jumped on all heart. On both her sire and her dam’s sides, she was a fourth generation homebred. Before her jumping career she raced and won at Longacres race track.