Knoxville News

In 2007, Gigi started giving regular clinics at Susan Hill's Topperhill Farm in Knoxville, Tennessee.  A core group of dedicated riders have made huge strides in the past two years. Not all of the progress has been demonstrated in the show ring. Some of the greatest successes include better connections between horse and rider, adult amateurs achieving more than they ever thought possible, and horses demonstrating more talent than their owners realized they possessed.


ritadunngrandfinale1_small.jpgSome competitive achievements include: 

Rita Dunn and Grand Finale

  • Earned the USDF Bronze Rider Medal
  • 8th place in Region 1 USDF Dressage Championships, Third Level-Open
  • Earned Fourth level scores towards USDF Silver Rider medal with rides as high as 68.4%




Susan Hill and Liberty Please

  • 2009 USDF All Breeds Award - Performance Horse Registry (PHR), Reserve Champion, Vintage Cup, First Level
  • 2009 USDF All Breeds Award - Performance Horse Registry (PHR), 3rd place, Adult Amateur, First Level
  • Competed at Region 1 USDF Regional Dressage Championships




Kelli Dickens & Urielle 

  • Earned the USDF Bronze Rider Medal
  • Earned three Dover Adult Amateur Medals
  • USDF Merit Award
  • Uri won a Lifetime Silver medal Award with the Belgian Warmblood Association





Ssalliehirternightlight_small.jpgallie Hirter and Night Light

  • The pair earned a 63.9% at River Glen 2009 in Second Level-test 3