Upperville 2024 is a Wrap!

Upperville 2024 is a wrap!
Highlights include…..
6th place finish for Haley Carspecken & Get Out in the 1.10 amateur jumpers!
Clear rounds in the 1.0m and a 10th place for Christine Nagin & Lincara TWF!
Fast and clear for 5th place for Merlino PL & Brett in the 1.15m!
We capped off the week gathering to watch the FEI class on Sunday. World class show Jumping right in our back yard!
Special thank you to Sue, Victor and Rene. Teamwork is everything! Next up, Loudoun Benefit!

McDonogh’s Glena Wirtanen Classic

We had another Excellent Equitation evening at McDonogh’s Glena Wirtanen Classic.
Irene & Svengali brought home…

  • Dover/USEF
  • ASPCA Maclay
  • MHSA Medal
  • VHSA Medal

So much hard work bringing home super results! Congratulations Irene!

Sidelines Magazine

Our sincere thanks to Jan Bauer and Sidelines Magazine for including us in the February Issue. We loved sharing the PL story and highlighting the PL family. It’s our privilege to spend our days doing this amazing sport!!

Special thanks to MSF Photography, Amber Heintzberger and Mythic Landing for their assistance in putting it together.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY to this beautiful lady!!! Big hugs and birthday wishes to our chaos coordinator, head cheerleader, pony snuggler and dear friend. We love you!!!!

A fantastic week for Irene & Svengali!

It was a fantastic week for Irene Boehm & Svengali!!
🥉 ASPCA Maclay
6th USHJA Jumping Seat
7th USEF Dover

Congratulations!!! We are very proud of all your hard work!

congratulations to Savannah and Bon Temps

A delayed but heartfelt congratulations to Savannah Shaver and Bon Temps for earning the USHJA Zone 3 Channel 2 Children’s Hunter 14 & Under Horse of the Year Championship! Savannah and Turtle were also 3rd place in Channel 1 standings for 2023.

Boarding at a private farm in Upperville, VA

Hi Friends- we know of a great place for winter down time or lay up boarding at a private farm in Upperville, VA. Large pasture. Small group turnout with run in sheds. Owner always on site. 8- 12 hours turnout weather permitting. Blanket changing. www.dogwoodfarm.info Or contact us to be put in touch with the owner!

the Hamel Equitation Championship

This week we tackled age group equitation and the Hamel Equitation Championship at the National Horse Show. Irene set this championship as a target when we started working together in May. After a summer of hard work, she rode beautifully and completed technical courses. Congratulations, Irene. It was a year of growth. We can’t wait to attack next years goals with you and Sven! Special thanks to the entire PL family that watched and supported us from VA! Also a thank you to our sponsors and support staff! It takes a village.

CONGRATULATIONS to Savannah & Turtle

CONGRATULATIONS to Savannah & Turtle on their WIN & CHAMPIONSHIP in the WIHS Regional Hunter Finals for Horses! Special thanks to the entire PL Team that helped coordinate to make this trip to WIHS happen. Also a thank you to our sponsors and support staff! It takes a village

Harrisburg and the WIHS Regional Show

The PL team was split between Harrisburg and the WIHS Regional Show this week. Both camps were hugely successful!!

Merlino PL earned 🥇🥉 in the combined 3’3”/3’6” Greens.

Savannah Shaver and Bon Temps are your ZONE 3 CHAMPION Younger Children’s Hunters & Reserve Champion in the WIHS Regional Younger Children’s Hunters. GOOD LUCK to Savannah and Turtle competing in the Regional Finals at WIHS!!

Christine Nagin and Lincara TWF were speedy and clear to earn 4th in the speed and 5th in the Low Adult Jumper Classic!!

Kate Chan and My Type had great rounds in the 2’9” Modified Adults. This was their first time jumping this height together!!

Our PL North camp was at Harrisburg participating in the NCEA East Finals.

Congratulations Irene & Svengali on their 12th place finish!! Fantastic riding! Special thanks to the team at Don Stewart Stables for helping Irene this week.