Sterling, MA (October 6, 2013): Waterlily SPF is a 2010 Hanoverian filly by ES Waterford (Wolkenstein II-Matcho) out of Leah (Liberty Gold - Pik Bube I.) In 2013, Waterlily is NEDA Two year old Champion Filly! As a foal, she was Top filly at her AHS Foal Inspection. She then went on to win her yearling and two year old AHS futurity at site inspections. In 2012, she has won numerous breed shows including, her two year old class and Champion filly at Dressage at NEDA Fall Festival Show. She was also the Reserve Young Horse Champion, as well as the Born in America Winner, Sweepstakes winner and High Score Hanoverian. She also won her two year old filly class at Maplewood Dressage Show with an overall score of 82.9%. She is bred and owned by Gina Leslie, Sandpiper Farm, NY.
2013 NEDA Yearling Filly Champion is Au Chocolat, a dark bay Hanoverian filly by Ampere out of Dhalia (DeNiro/Rubinstein). She is bred and owned by Kristin Conquest, NH. She also earned 4th place with USDF in the DBSH Yearling Filly division for 2013.
Diane Ziegler of Stone Rose Farm, MA, breeder/owner of Sanssouci (San Amour - Fatima by De Niro), also had a great year. Sanssouci won the title of 2013 NEDA Dressage Foal of the Year. She was Champion or Reserve Champion foal five times on the North East coast with a very competitive group of fillies in New England this year. She had consistent placings at Devon in big foal classes as well.