Red Rock Farms


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Retiring from breeding

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:25 PM

Regrettably, I am announcing I will be selling all my horses. Some back and hip problems have really slowed down my ability to give the horses all the attention they deserve. I will consider reasonable offers to good homes, especially for the broodmares. Farah (Guaranteed Equity) is fully capable of returning back to full work and the show ring. Eva, has very limited time under saddle and would best be suited to continue her life as a broodmare. Both Sophie and Lily...

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Gotzon makes the news

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:15 PM

Eventing Nation published a great article about the sucess of Melissa and Austin in Oct of 2014.  Please click on the link to read more about Melissa and her thoughts on Austin and their progress and future plans.

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Summer and Fall updates

Posted on October 6, 2013 at 9:25 AM

Red Rock Farms had some exciting results this year with Farah's first foal being named Champion site filly and earning gold premium status at her RPSI inspection.  We are thrilled with this Bon Bayou filly and the wonderful job Farah has done transitioning into broodmare status.  However, her hiatus from work will soon over and and this mare will be going back to work.

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CWHBA Fall Show

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 11:05 AM

Sept 28th had "Sophie" attending her very first show.  She earned herself two 2nd place ribbons in the CWHBA foal futurity with an impressive score of 32 and in the 2012 foal class.  The filly certainly loves to be the center of attention and enjoyed showing herself off.  The event was a great first experience and ...

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"Sohie" has arrived!!

Posted on May 23, 2012 at 10:25 AM

To my surprise, Eva foaled outside on May 18th, allowing me just enough time to finish chores and have my coffee.  "Sophie" has us all enamoured with her curioursity and grace.  Eva's largest foal thus far, this filly is going to mature to be a substantial girl! 

We also had a happy repor...

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Royal Winter Fair Results

Posted on January 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

In November I had the privileged to watch Pancrazio compete at the Royal Winter Fair. 

In the Govorner General's Cup, Waldo (handled by Kelly Workman), placed 5th in a competitive field under judges Sue Ashe and Hilda Gurney.


The Lieutenant Governor’s Cup went very well for Wald...

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Exciting Fall Show Results

Posted on January 1, 2012 at 10:20 AM

We have just received very exciting news about Pancrazio (Pablo/Budweiser).  He has qualified for the Royal Winter Fair in both the  Governor General’s Cup and the Lieutenant Governor’s Cup!!

During the first qualifier in September, Pancrazio earned a 1st place ribbon in the Governor General's Cup under judge Ray Francis.  The second qualifier in October saw Waldo place 6th in the Governor General's Cup and 7...

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Improvements on the farm and summer updates

Posted on August 7, 2011 at 10:40 AM

I am very pleased to see Red Rock Farms finally complete with a decent sized sand ring.  Myself and the horses really appreciate the opporturnity to work in great footing.

I have also received a happy update from Austin'...

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Waldo has been sold!

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 8:35 AM

I am pleased to announce that Waldo has been sold to a wonderful A show barn.  I am very excited about his future and look forward to hearing all about his new life.  Perhaps we will see him in the Cup Qualifiers this fall!!

Eva has been bred to Bande...

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May 2011

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 7:15 PM

What a spring!!  Rain, rain and more rain has made life here on the farm "interesting"!

Farah is home for a well deserved break and once we get rid of the puddles, I will be hacking her about the farm for the rest of the spring.  I hope to get to some adult shows with the mare later in the summer, however, that will be completely dependent on how much time I can devote to IMPROVING my riding.  The mare is a sa...

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31 July 2010

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 2:49 PM

The show season is well on its way and Championships will soon be here.  Farah has been a superstar during her first show season and is currently leading the Georgian Bay Trillium 2’6" open division.  I am so pleased with both her rider and the mare.  Going up against pros they have managed to...

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22 May 2010

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 2:41 PM

Farah has started off the show season well.  Pinning in all her classes in the Novice division and turning heads where ever she goes.  Her and Sarah are off to a great start and I am enjoying  being a "show mom" this year!

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12 March 2010

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 2:40 PM

Operation tidy up is in full swing on the farm!!  There is always work to be done.

Linc will be heading off to the training barn this summer.  He is maturing and developing into a lovely gelding and will be offered for sale at a reduced price until his training begins.  I hope to reduce my work load this year to allow me to focus on my young family.

Farah has been moved to Wi...

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13 Oct 2009

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 2:32 PM

What a busy fall thus far!

Farah has returned home from the training barn after getting some wonderful show experience at the Cup qualifiers at RCRA.  She was very well behaved and handled herself in such a mature fashion.  Walked off the trailer and into the ring with no prep and did her job very well.  I am proud of how she has developed and the riding horse she has become.

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