LORD IVANHOE "IVAN"

2005 16.3h Irish Sport Horse
Sired by Mine Lord Prince out of Escapade 

Ivan was bred and owned by Carol Girzaitis, but is now co-owned by Carol's sister Nancy and Kristen. Ivan is one of those horses that you wish everyone had an opportunity to ride. He's all business under saddle, but has lovingly earned the nickname "goober" in the barn (anyone who knows Ivan understands..!) Kristen absolutely adores this horse because he has such an incredible work ethic and is always looking to please! This team is focusing both on eventing as well as competitive dressage after earning their bronze medal from the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) in 2017.

Kristen and Ivan's Centerline Dressage Scores.

You can find details about my competition horses below including their current competition results. 
Kristen and Briley right after their Prelimiary Championship Win for the B Division at the VA Horse Trials, October 2011.
Kristen and Briley jumping into the sunken road at Southern Pines II, March 2012.
Kristen and Briley, VA Horse Trials Preliminary Championships, October 2011 - Cross-Country - they won!
Kristen and Briley at the VA Horse Trials Preliminary B Division Championships, October 2011 - they won!
Kristen and Briley at A Deck Above Farm July 2011.
Kristen and Briley at Southern Pines, March 2011
Briley and I at the 2nd jog at our 1st CCI*.
Kristen and Ivan pose after winning Waredaca's 3-Day Training Event for Division B, October 2011.
Kristen and Ivan jumping at Seneca, June 2011.
Kristen and Ivan at the jogs at Waredaca's 3-Day Training Event, October 2011.
Kristen and Ivan navigating the hook at Wareda's Area II 3-Day Training event - which they won, Octiber 2011!
Ivan and I crusing down the drop at Seneca Valley Horse Trials- September 2010
Kristen and Ivan Preliminary XC @ Fair Hill.
Kristen and Briley through the sunken road at Middleburg Horse Trials.
Kristen & Briley Show Jumping @ MDHT.
NO HALO HERE "BRILEY"

2002 16.1h WB/TB Cross
Sired by Alexander out of Bayberry 

Briley is Kristen's first hombred and he's turned out to be everything that she could have ever hoped for in an eventer! He's handsome, a lovely mover, super confident & a XC machine! Kristen & Briley have formed an incredible partnership over the years and he is not only an incredible athlete, but one of the most loving and in your pocket personality. Kristen and Briley have competed up to the intermediate level in eventing and know they've only scratched the surface of his true talent & capability! 

Kristen and Ivan Show Jumping @ MDHT.
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Kristen and Ivan Training Dressage Scoring a 19.6.
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