Once again, several Maryland stallions standing at Hilltop Farm in Colora have earned top rankings on the USEF Breeding lists for 2020.
Negro (pictured), owned by Van Olst Horses and standing at Hilltop Farm in Colora finished the 2020 season as the USEF Dressage Sire of the Year Reserve Champion. Contucci and Royal Prince, both owned by Hilltop Farm were ranked ninth and 13th respectively.
US-bred stallion Pikko del Cerro HU (pictured) was the Reserve Champion USEF Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year for 2020. Pikko is owned and bred by Horses Unlimited, Inc. and stands at Hilltop Farm in Colora. Barn mates Royal Prince (fourth), Qredit (eighth), Sternlicht (ninth) and Popeye (10th) also made it onto the USEF Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year list. (photo by Susan J. Stickle)
Hilltop Farm’s Riverman, who died in 2020, still found himself as the USEF’s Eventing Sire of the Year for the sixth time. He has also earned the reserve champion honors in this category three times. Riverman was also ranked seventh on the USEF’s Hunter Breeding Sire list for 2020.