News from the Equestrian scene related to connections of our stallions in showjumping, eventing and dressage

The following are articles (in recent date order) that relate to our horses or those bred by others with connections to our sport horse stallions. 

Larinium LS wins 1.25m at Masterton A&P
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Larinium LS (by LARINO out of Daboo LS by Distelfink) won the 1.25m Open Horse at the Masterton A&P Show over the weekend. Ridden by Logan Massie who took the ride over from his sister Georgia who is out with an injury. She is hoping to be back in the saddle for the HOY show.

Tiger Tale LS wins Pony Grand Prix at Taupo
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Tiger Tale LS (by TIGER MOTH LS out of Dresden by DISTELFINK) won the Equissage Pony Grand Prix on the Sunday of the Fiber Fresh Taupo Christmas Classic in December 2016. It was a great win for the combination of Tiger Tale and Ally Carson from a field of 24 ponies.

Steppenwolf LS is steppin' up
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Steppenwolf LS is steppin' up. This young jumper (by SUNSET SAM LS - Tailor Maid LS by TRIBUNE) is being prepared in partnership with Anna Stephen for eventual sale. His is a big strong type with a winning pedigree. His is closely related to DAYLIGHT LS who jumped at Grand Prix level with Philip Steiner.  

He is still very much a "baby" looking around and not fully concentrating on the jumps but Anna is pleased with his progress. He earned a 1st equal in an open Horse 1.00m A1 at the Masterton A&P Show recently. 

Distelfink influence in the National Age Series
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Each year, the influence of Longspring’s foundation sire Distelfink shows through strongly and this year was no exception. 


Warrior Wins in USA
Thursday, July 15, 2010

Maurice Beatson and Sally Clark left NZ in early April with a team of 6 horses to compete on the West Coast of the USA with a view to qualifying for the World Equestrian Games. Along with the team are the two first progeny of the Longspring mare DISTANCE LS.

Colombia Colt wins Best TB in YEH Class
Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Café Colombia owned by Steve Cohan of LC Horse Farm in Auckland was 5th in the Young Event Horse Class at the Taupo 3DE but was the best TB in the class dominated by warmblood crosses. A beautiful big stallion now five years of age, Café Colombia also spent a season on the showjumping circuit with Rider Kyle Timm.