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Branscomb Farm horses - where they are in sport

Branscomb Farm has been breeding and training young jumpers and dressage horses at their 74 acre facility on the California coast near San Francisco since 2004.  Managed by Grand Prix rider and young jumper specialist Daniel Zilla, the farm relies exclusively on German Verband approved bloodlines and offers German passports and papers with their USA-bred foals.   Decending from eleven states premium and premium mares imported from Holstein in the 1990’s  the Branscomb broodmares are their strongest asset.  Now in their third generation, Branscomb horses and their deRead More


In 2009 Jeff Fields married New Zealand import Rachel Yorke, who had just started Sandhaven Farm.  A great match, Yorke was Fields first Kiwi catch.  In 2016, another Kiwi - the formidable chestnut Kiwi Iron Mark (known as ‘Mark’) - entered Jeff’s life and together they are writing a new and exciting chapter in Jeff’s careerRead More

How many horses have you had named Traveler?

Saturday morning at Sonoma Horse Park, Christine O'Hanlon & her beloved horse Traveler once again jumped a blazing fast double clean round to earn yet another blue ribbon & Jeff Fields turned to me & said "how many horses have you had named Traveler?" . Well....just the oneRead More

Getting to know your new horse, tips from Jennifer Bliss

As with many things horse-related, the transition of getting to know a new horse is often more of an art than an exact science.  In my own business, the two most common scenarios are either young hunters that I am developing myself or amateur riders that are being paired with new mountsRead More

Exclusive Interview: How Does Nayel Nassar Pick His Next Top Horse?

Nayel Nassar, one of the West Coast best and most competitive riders. Nayel is a winner of the AIG Million dollar class and has competed at the World Equestrian Final several times, he competes at the highest of the sport and is based in Southern California.  In order to be at this level, he needs the best horses. Today, Nayel shares with us his experience and insight on finding winning Show Jumping Horses.

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Rachel and Jeff Fields Expand Possibilities at Sandhaven Farm

(WOODSIDE, CA) - May 20, 2016 - Sandhaven Farm, a top level show barn based out of Portola Farms in Woodside, is pleased to announce the addition of Chelsea Jones to their team. Jones joins owners and head trainers Rachel and Jeff Fields, and assistant trainer Kimberly Carpenter. In addition a rare opportunity has opened up at Portola Farms.

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Exclusive Interview: How Jill Prieto and Trevor Gaffney of Freestyling Farms Pick their Next Top Horse?

Jill Prieto and Trevor Gaffney bring their love of horses together at Freestyling Farms while also adding their individual experiences and attentions to the business of training and caring for horses.  Jill and Trevor have over 30 years of combined experience in the horse worldRead More

Dr. Kathleen Timmins of Palm Beach Equine Clinic Discusses Advances in Equine Pre-Purchase Exams

The renowned veterinarians of Palm Beach Equine Clinic (PBEC) are sharing their expertise on equine pre-purchase exams in a series featured exclusively through ProEquest. Located in the heart of Wellington, FL, PBEC serves a large base of multi-discipline clientele competing in equestrian competitions such as the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival, as well as events throughout North America and Europe. The first article in the series outlined the basic stages of a pre-purchase exam.Read More