Friday, May 3, 2013

A Delivery at Rolex KY

 Last weekend Len and I drove up to Rolex with a specific deliver this painting of last year's winner of Rolex KY.  Here he is, "Parklane Hawk", with his championship ribbon waving in the KY breeze!  We had an opportunity to meet Carole Gee, the owner of Fernhill Sport Horses of Kilkenny, Ireland as she purchased this piece after seeing it on the Eventing Nation blog the day before Rolex started.  Was I a little star struck getting a chance to meet someone who has contributed so very much to this sport ?..... yes...I was and I'm not ashamed to say it!  What a nice person she is and what an honor it was to meet her.  To name the horses that she has brought up into the sport is a list of champions now competing all over the world.  Her website is

This portrait will eventually hang in the home of Catherine Witt...yes, another name well know in the upper levels of Eventing as a dedicated owner!  She not only owns "Parklane Hawk" but owns the horse who came in second this year at Rolex, "Seacookie"..both ridden brilliantly by William Fox-Pitt. 

So, this week is  Badminton Horse Trials 2013..... can keep you updated on what's going on across the pond!