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July 30, 2017
Team River Rock had a fantastic weekend at the Good Horseman/Massey Ferguson Summer Dressage Show in Conyers, Georgia. Student Cassandra Reed and her horse Cole showed in First 1 & 3 Open Saturday and Sunday with a win and a third place finish in a large class, as well as a second and fifth place. Student Ciera Foley and her horse President's Man won Second Level Test 3 with a 74.512%, as well as both of her Third Level Test 3 classes to win the High Point Farm Junior Young Rider High Score Award, Overall High Score Award, and Highest Scoring Horse Award. Trainer Kelly Arnold and her young horse High Hand Hunter won Training 1 Open both days. Congratulations to all competitors, and we are looking forward to the next show in Ohio!
April 6, 2017
We are extremely excited to announce that our dressage arena will soon become a covered arena! Today was our first day of construction, and it should be finished by mid-June.
April 2, 2017
River Rock had a great first show of the season at Circle G Dressage! Madeline Drucker & Baltic Tango won Training 2 JR/YR, Ciera Foley & President's Man won Second 3 JR/YR & Third 3 JR/YR as well as Junior/Young Rider High Point, Amy Drucker & Baltic Tango were second in First 3 AA, and trainer Kelly Arnold and High Hand Hunter won Training 1 & were second in Training 2. Congratulations to all, and we are looking forward to our next show on the 8th!
February 12, 2017
We would like to congratulate Linda on the purchase of her new friend, Cowboy! We are so happy to have this lovely pair with us.
January 22, 2017
Congratulations to Meena & Ciera on their successful show at The Jaeckle Centre on Sunday! Meena & Iceman placed fifth in the Hopeful Jumpers, and Ciera & Cool Diamond were Reserve Champions for the Low Children's/Adult Jumpers. Great job girls!
December 8, 2016
Team River Rock has a wonderful time at the TVDCTA Year End Awards Banquet! Student Amy Drucker won Training Level AA Reserve Champion, student Ciera Foley won Training Level, First Level, & Second Level JR/YR Champion, and student Ava DiSalvo (who sadly could not attend) won Intro JR/YR Reserve Champion. Congratulations to all, and thank you to the TVDCTA for a fun 2016!
November 13, 2016
River Rock is successful right through the last show of the 2016 season. Trainer Kelly Arnold riding Baltic Tango (Owned by Lindsay Waite Jones & leased by the Drucker family) placed second and first in Second Level Test 1 & Third Level Test 1. Student Ciera Foley & President's Man won Second Level Test 1 & Second Level Test 2 as well as Overall Junior High Point with a 75.606%.
October 16, 2016
Huge congratulations to RRS student Ciera Foley and her horse President's Man on becoming your new 2016 First Level JR/YR Regional Champions! Ciera and 'Kennedy' won with a 2 point lead and a score of 72.132% out of 35 other riders at the largest regional championships in the nation this year. This winning pair has been working with RRS trainer Kelly Arnold since November 2015 and have been unstoppable since.
August 5, 2016
River Rock is thrilled to officially announce our new Head Trainer Kelly Arnold! Kelly is a USDF Bronze & Silver medalist, and has a Masters in Phycology. She is excited about creating her own lesson and training program here at River Rock, and we are so grateful to have her! Read Kelly's full bio here: http://www.riverrockstables.com/staff.html
February 2, 2016
Congratulations Rebecca Greer on the purchase of Razzle Dazzle! We are so excited for the both of you!
June 2, 2015
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser was a huge success! $1,000 was raised for this worthy cause. Thank you to Jill Heffernan of Keller Williams Realty, all the agents, friends and equestrians that organized, helped, donated, came and enjoyed great company, food, beverages and of course, wonderful music! Thank you Mark Copeland and "The Sleepers" for their sensational performance!
October 30, 2014
River Rock has been featured in Madison Living Magazine! Be sure to check out the article here:
September 17, 2017
Team River Rock had a successful 2017 Great American Insurance Group USDF Regional Championships in Batavia, Ohio this weekend. Katie Stoy and Lisa Thompson Smith's Flash Gordon HF were the First Level Open Reserve Champions, and the Second Level Open Champions. Katie also rode Lisa T. Smith's Rapunzel of Hillock into 13th place in a very large class in the Third Level Open Championship. RRS student Ciera Foley and her own President's Man were the Second Level JR/YR Regional Champions. Congratulations to all!
August 12, 2017
Team River Rock had a great time at the Hotter Than Blue Blazes Dressage Show in Batavia, Ohio this past weekend. Trainer Kelly Arnold and her young horse High Hand Hunter had some wonderful rides in Training Tests 1 & 3 with scores in the 70's. They won First, Second, and Sixth place throughout the weekend in some very large and competitive classes. Their super scores puts them in first place for the relevant USDF All-Breeds Award for Appaloosa's. High Hand Hunter also earned his USDF Training Level Performance Certificate, and the Appaloosa ACAAP Certificate of Achievement in Dressage! Trainer Katie Stoy and Kathy Niebank's young horse Torino had some lovely tests in Training 1 & 2 that gave them two wins and a second place with scores in the 70's in some very large and competitive classes. Student Ciera Foley and her horse President's Man were first in Second 3 and second in Third 3 on Friday, and won Second 3 & Third 3 on Saturday as well as Second Level High Point Champion with a 73.902%. Wonderful job everyone! Next stop, Region 2 Championships in September!
May 21, 2017
Team River Rock had a successful show at May Circle G Dressage. Cassie Reed & Cole won First Level 1 & 2 AA, Ciera Foley & President's Man won Third Level 3 & Second Level 3 JR/YR, Frances Steel & Rockafella won Intro C AA, and Kelly Arnold & High Hand Hunter were second in Training 1 O. Congrats to all!
April 8, 2017
We had a wonderful time at the TVDCTA schooling show today. Beasely Hargrove and Fully Charged won Intro B JR and Intro JR High Point with student Ava DiSalvo and Razor in a close second. Grace Jae and Fully Charged won Intro C JR and Anna Raegan Cummins on Corona were third. Olivia Bonner and San Diego were second in Training 1 JR, Lindsey Harper on Corona won First 2 JR, Ciera Foley on San Diego won Second 1 JR, and Cassandra Reed on Cole won First 1 & 2 AA. Special thanks to Kaelee Fribranz, Rachel Bradford, and Allie for cheering on their friends. Congratulations to all!
February 6, 2017
Congratulations to River Rock riders Meena Niranjan & Ciera Foley on their successful show weekend at the Atlanta Classic III. Meena & Iceman won the $250 .80m Jumper Classic, and Ciera & Cool Diamond won the $500 Low Child/Adult Jumper Classic. Both Ciera & Meena train with Lee Johnson of Crossroads Sport Horses, who teaches at River Rock every Friday evening. We are looking forward to seeing their future accomplishments!
January 17, 2017
We would like to give a belated congratulations to Frances on the purchase of 5 year old RPSI gelding Fella! We are excited to see what the future hold for this talented pair.
December 7, 2016
River Rock puts on Flint Ridge Farm Fundraiser Dinner & Raffle to benefit . We raised $1,415 to help Flint Ridge recover from the after effects of the tornado on 11/29/16. Thank you so much to all of our donors, sponsors, clinic participants, and party goers that came out to show support to a farm in need. Special thank you to Taron Thorpe, the Madison County President of CB&S Bank, for providing the food at our dinner and raffle.
December 7, 2016
River Rock hosts Jim Graham Eventing Clinic
November 6, 2016
River Rock hosts Katie Stoy Dressage Clinic.
October 10, 2016
We would like to congratulate the Drucker family on the lease of Baltic Tango! We are so thrilled to have Amy and daughter Madeline with us here at RRS, and we can't wait to see how far they go in the 2017 season!
September 19, 2016
Congratulations student Ciera Foley and her horse President's Man on earning their USDF Bronze Medal this weekend at the Good Horseman Massey/Ferguson Dressage Show in Conyers, GA.
July 25, 2016
River Rock was happy to host the Tennessee Valley Dressage and Combined Training Association Dressage Show! It was a success, thanks to all the lovely volunteers and participants.
February 10, 2016
We would like to give a warm welcome to Midland Hunt who is here for the 2016 Hunt Week with Mooreland! Best of luck on your hunting adventures, and tally-ho!
January 16, 2016
RRS was fortunate enough to have longtime vet Dr. Julia Simonson, DVM, travel all the way up from Ocala, Florida to work on not only our horses, but fox hunters, pleasure horses, and other performance horses. Dr. Simonson, believing in the holistic approach, performed acupuncture, homeopathy, osteopathy, herbal medicine, and gave a talk on nutrition. A huge thank you to Dr. Simonson for taking the time out of your busy schedule to come and see us! More information on Dr. Simonson can be found here: http://juliasimonsondvm.com
August 25, 2014
River Rock hosts world famous Free Rider Alycia Burton all the way from New Zealand August 22-25! We would like to give a huge thank you to Alycia for choosing River Rock to host one of her lovely clinics, a great time was had by all. More about Alycia can be found here: http://www.freeridingnz.com
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