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Our Staff

Laura with a homebred Dutch filly
Living her dream of breeding top class sport horses


Our Staff:
Laura  Trumbower, Owner:
A graduate of Auburn University with a B.S. degree in Animal Science and Agriculture, with an emphasis on reproduction and nutrition.  Laura has been involved in horses for over 30 years, and riding dressage since 1989. She has studied with Max Gawyler, Bent Jensen, Claudia Garner, Jim Graham, and several other well known clinicians and instructors.  She is fulfilling her lifetime dream of breeding horses.
Member of Board of Directors of the Belgian Warmblood Breeding Association from 1995-2002.
President of the Belgian Warmblood  Breeding Association, 1995 through 2002.
Certified in Reproductive Technology at LSU, including  insemination, collection and shipping of semen in 1995.
Completed Equine Reproduction Management Course with Equine-Reproduction.com in February of 2006.
Laura has earned top prizes in both dressage and combined training in the North and South Carolina area.  As a youth, she participated in 4-H,  and also served a a councilor after her eligibility for the youth programs expired.  She has ridden in the hunters and also participated in high school rodeos.
Horses Bred by Laura:
Soubrette: 1995 mare by Nicholas, out of Secret.  Winner of the Eastern US 2000 Five Year Old Young Jumper Championships and the Best Select Eastern States $20,000 Finals for Five Year Olds.   Third Highest Scoring Mare on the BWP Keuring Tour in 1998.
Stella's Groove (ex. Spitfire, ex. Stella) 1995 mare by Nicholas, winner at Spruce Meadows, HITS, and WEF in the Amateur/Owner Division, and currently showing in the Junior Jumpers in Zone 5.  1996 BWP National Yearling Futurity Grand Champion, 1998 Top Scoring Mare on the BWP Keuring Tour.
Toyful: (ex Teufelchen) 1996 Gelding by Nicholas, Champion Small Junior and Children's Hunter.
Catalina Beauty: 2002 Mare by Nicholas, out of Daybreak, 2003 BWP National Yearling Futurity Grand Champion, Top Scoring Mare in the US on the 2005 BWP Keuring Tour, and one of the First Select Mares in the USA with BWP.  Currently showing in the Children's Hunters.
Danika ES: 2003 BWP Select Mare, and very successful competitor in the Amateur Hunters.
Feuertanzer ES: 2005 BWP Gelding, by Nicholas, out of Daybreak, competing successfully in Hunters, Jumpers, and Eventing with his Amateur owner.  He qualified for the 4 Y.O. Young Event Horse Championships in 2009
Fascination ES: 2005 BWP Select Mare, by Nicholas, out of Miss Princess Jenny xx.  Scores of 78 for all three categories of Conformation, Free Jumping, and Under Saddle.  As a broodmare, has produced A Select Auction Foal for RPSI
EM Lucia ESE, 2007 Elite Hanoverian Mare by ES Liberty Gold, out of MS Destination, by Donnerschall/Wilhelm Tell II
Elite Eligible Liberty Dream ESE, 2006 Hanoverian Elite Eligible Mare, by ES Liberty Gold, Out of MS Destination
EMC Legacy Gold ESE, 2007 Hanoverian Elite Mare Candidate by ES Liberty Gold, out of MS Daybreak, by Dederick.  Legacy Gold was Site Champion at her MPT, with a score of 7.72.  Legacy Gold ESE will become an Elite Mare in 2015, with the birth of her first foal.

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