Proven sporthorse mares chosen for their wonderful minds, outstanding athletic ability & impeccable lineage.
|Summer Van Spieveld||1995 Belgian Warmblood|
|Pedigree:||Capital x Lys de Darmen x Lugano van la Roche|
|Color – Height:||Grey – 16.2 1/2hh|
|Owner:||Wild Turkey Farm, LLC|
|Bonits:||Type: 7 | Topline: 7 | Front Legs: 6 Hind Legs: 7 | Walk: 7 | Trot: 8|
Canter: 8 | 50 bonits, MMPS
Summer was purchased in 2004 as a nine-year-old from Norman Dello Joio and from 2004-2009, she consistently won or placed in the top three in Grand Prix classes shown. Guided by long-time rider Mandy Porter, she represented the United States in two World Cups in 2007 and 2008. In 2006 Summer was awarded PCHA Horse of the Year. She retired in 2009 due to an injury.
Summer was awarded the Reserve Site Champion at the AHHA Approvals with 50 total points and is in the Main Mare Premium Select
Summer’s first colt 2011 WT Captivate is started under saddle and has been sold to Rod and Anne Van Allen. 2012 WT Eclipse and 2012 WT Cacao are started under saddle. Though Summer passed away in 2014, we are expecting two foals from her in 2015 both by LioCalyon.
2008 FEI World Cup Finals, Gothenburg, Sweden – finished 19th
2007 FEI World Cup Finals, Las Vegas – finished 21st
2006 Pacific Coast Horse Association (PCHA) Horse of the Year
Placed 3rd in the Spruce Meadows Queen Elizabeth Cup II (2007)