Summerwind Marchadors and Silver Stables teamed up to offer a July 4th weekend camp to young riding students of Silver Stables. What fun! We were happy we did this!
The girls had fun with many activities around town over the fourth – like the fireworks, the parade and the rodeo. During the day, they rode Marchador horses! We offered them many horses and matched horses to riders during the first day. In the program were seven Marchador horses: Artemis do Summerwind, Brasilia do Summerwind, Caboclo da Piedade, Caesar do Summerwind, Fidalgo do Summerwind, Jorge-Ben de Lazy T and Koyote Libertas.
Great riders! Great horses! They did arena work, outside course work, and trail riding, including the grand finale, a bareback trail ride. Great guests too – all staying in our barn apartment, like a giant sleepover.
We think we will offer this again! Our horses were never so well-groomed, lol.
Born April 1st, 2017, the much awaited and anticipated foal of Arun de Maripa x Azenha de Maripa, arrived. And it’s a GIRL! LEIA! We are overjoyed!
A beautiful and correct filly, she is a pure Maripa, a bloodline is a mix of Abaiba, Bela Cruz and Herdade. In the sire, Arun de Maripa is also added Favacho and Tabatinga blood from his ELITE sire Favacho Diamante. It is a wonderful blend!
Named Leia do Summerwind by the Future Foal breeders, Elizabeth and DJ Sims of Silver Stables Marchadors in Phoenix AZ. They also own Jedi-Knight do Summerwind and now Leia, along with Gralha M.U.G., provide them the foundation for their breeding program and she stays part of the FUTURE FOAL network.
Arun de Maripa (imported frozen semen) has sired one other filly in CA named Gemini do Dreamcatcher.
Azenha de Maripahas produced 4 offspring – in Canada, Beethoven do Summerwind (x La Paz Jivago), in AZ, Hawke do Summewind ( x Ximoio de Maripa), in UT, Hemingway do Summerwind (x La Paz Jivago) and now in AZ, Leia do Summerwind (x Arun de Maripa.
Mangalarga Marchador horses will be there at the MANE EVENT!
The USMMA will have an association booth and local Summerwind and Future Foal breeders will be bringing their horses. They and other USMMA members will be manning the association booth. It’s a great place to come and meet a Marchador!
Besides information at the booth, we are hoping for ring time to present the Marchador breed, speaker time and also photo-op time! Come to the barns and meet a Marchador.
Here is some more information about the event and how to get tickets:
The Mane Event Scottsdale May 26-28, 2017 will be the first annual event at the world class facility of WestWorld at Scottsdale. This venue allows the all equine trade show, one arena, the lecture/demo area and the Round Pen to be under one air conditioned roof. While we do have one arena outside it is also under a roof and we will have water misters to help keep the attendees cool.
Over the last 13 years at other locations The Mane Event has hosted some of the best and most knowledgeable horse trainers and educators from North America and beyond! We pride ourselves on providing education on cutting edge training methods, equine health, equine entertainment and of course one of the largest and most diverse equine only trade show for your shopping pleasure.
Come and experience what our attendees call “The Mane Event”
Our newest “Future Foal do Summerwind” breeders are Elizabeth and D.J. Sims of Phoenix AZ. They own and operate Silver Stables which focuses on training and lessons for children. Their program teaches students how to be all-around horsemen in a fun, friendly, safe and affordable environment. And now they are Marchador breeders as well!
Elizabeth and D.J. met the Marchador breed during an equine class assignment at Scottsdale Community College. It took very little time after that visit for them to jump into the action as they reserved Isabelle do Great Lakes Future Foal about a month later. That foal became the now-famous tobiano stud colt Jedi-Knight do Summerwind, born October 2015.
D.J. co-owns Gralha M.U.G., exquisite imported Marchador mare (shown above in the photos). In 2015, we bred Gralha with Hawke do Summerwind and they will own the resulting October 2016 foal. So they are growing fast!
Elizabeth and D.J. plan to keep Jedi-Knight do Summerwind a stallion and so, he will be standing at stud starting in 2019. Right now he is the only tobiano Marchador stallion in the U.S.! And the grandson of Palhaco de Itatuvera, one of the most influential stallions in the Marchador breed today in Brazil.
At Silver Stables is also another Marchador gelding being used in their lesson program – our wonderful and sweet Seamus da Boa Fe. We miss him every day, but think this is a good life for him with all of the kids and attention. I truly believe that he loves being painted at summer camp!
Sliver Stables is open as another place to “MEET A MARCHADOR” here in AZ. Please visit Silver Stables on-line or on FB for more information about their facility and offerings!