February 26, 2016
Finally, after a number of months -
initial negotiations, a change of ownership and thinking that I missed an
opportunity, a second chance and more negotiation she has finally arrived and I
could not be happier. Meet Duchess - a 16.3hh Old/Trak CSH mare by
Deutschmeister 6 months in foal with a Viva Voltaire grandchild. I could not be
more thrilled and excited for the mare and foal to come. So pleased at how well
she trailered and settled into her paddock. What a good girl. And without
further ado here she is on arrival and also in the arena for the first time.
Duchess is due to foal a Vantage foal in July, 2016.
February 27, 2016- A good run in
the Arena for Duchess
Duchess is in foal to Vantage (Viva
July 4, 2016 - Duchess is due in
approximately 30 days - belly is getting bigger
July 28, 2016 - Welcome to the world
little one. At 2:15 am on July 28, 2016 Duchess foaled Prospect's Vienna. A bay filly with a small white star(I think) and two back white socks
(same as Amelia). Delivery was stand up because we had to move Duchess as she
was delivering against the wall. By 3:00 am baby is walking and nursing.
Prospect's Vienna - by Vantage (Viva Voltaire) out of Duchess (Deutschmeister).
A beautiful Bay filly.
July 29, 2016 - Prospect's Vienna - 1
day old - first time in the Arena. Still wobbly and needs to unfold.
October 2, 2016 Some foal pics for smiles today.
Mares are keeping the foals surrounded as a new mare arrived this week. The
little girls are getting along famously and both are getting very dark.
Amelia is almost 5 months and Vienna is 2 1/2