Past Stars

Cavaldi

Cavaldi is a 16.1 hand registered Irish Sport Horse gelding born in 1995. He is Irish-bred by the world renowned Holsteiner stallion Cavalier Royale and out of the TB mare Catell who is by Cataldi. Bred to event at the highest levels of the sport, Cavaldi is a true world athlete having successfully competed at international competitions in the United States, Canada and England.

Cavaldi was imported by Kristin in 2002 and she has been actively competing him at the CCI4* level since 2005. Shortly after his arrival in the US, he won the Markham Trophy at the Foxhall Spring Championship. Kristin has commented that Cavaldi feels like he is “just skipping around the 4 star level” when she rides him cross-country. Cavaldi was listed on the 2011 USEF Eventing Developing Rider A List.


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Career Highlights

  • 2013: Retired Happy and Healthy after a world class career
  • 2011: Placed 6th at Galway Downs International CCI***
  • 2011: USEF Eventing Developing Rider A List
  • 2010: Placed 20th at ROLEX CCI4*
  • 2010: Placed 3rd at Fair Hill International CCI3*
  • 2009: Placed 8th at Fair Hill International CCI3*
  • 2007: Completed Burghley CCI4* as 3rd top-placed American
  • 2007: Completed Rolex Kentucky CCI4*
  • 2005: Placed 12th at Rolex Kentucky CCI4*
  • 2003: Placed 2nd at Fair Hill International CCI3*
    Winner of the Markham Trophy Fall Championship
  • 2003: Placed 17th at Foxhall Cup CCI3*


Castle Jordan

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Career Highlights

  • 2012: Began competing with one of Kristin’s students
  • 2010: Placed 12th at Fair Hill International CCI3*
  • 2010: Placed 8th at Plantation Field CIC3*
  • 2010: Placed 7th at Rebecca Farm CCI2*
  • 2009: Placed 18th at Plantation Field CIC3*
  • 2009: Placed 22nd at Wits End H.T. CIC3*
  • 2008: Placed 5th at Fair Hill International Advanced

Lumiere Royale

Winner of the Three-Year-Old Future Event Horse Class at Fair Hill 2009
Reserve Champion Young Event Horse Championship 2011

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Lumiere Royale is a 16.1 hand Irish Sport Horse gelding born in May of 2006 in County Kilkenny, Ireland. He was found by Kedrah House Stud and Imported by Kristin in July 2009. Lumiere Royale is Irish-bred by one of the world’s most successful stallions in international show jumping, Lux Z, and out of an Irish Cavalier Royale mare Cavalier Lolla. Lux Z participated in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and World games and has won Pulsar Crown competitions in both Valkenswaard and Cannes.

A chip off his father’s block, Lumiere Royale arrived at the US and within a few months won the 3-year old USEA Future Event Horse Class at Fair Hill International. He successfully started Eventing at the Novice level in 2011 and enjoyed a string of first and second placings, before being crowned Reserve Champion in 2011 at the East Coast YEH finals. In 2014 Ray earned several top placings at Novice level before moving up to Training level, where he won at both Virginia and Pine Top.

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Kristin and Ray started off the 2015 seaons with a spectacular win in the Open Training divison at Pine Top HT, winning on an impressive 18.4, more than 11 points in front of 2nd place. They made the move up to Preliminary shortly thereafter, finishing in 4th at Sporting Days Farm and 4th at the Horse Park of New Jersey.


Career Highlights

  • 2015: Placed 9th at Five Points Horse Trials (Preliminary)
  • 2015: Placed 4th at Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials (Preliminary)
  • 2015: Placed 3rd at Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials (Training)
  • 2015: Placed 4th at Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials (Preliminary)
  • 2015: Placed 1st at Pine Top Horse Trials (Training)
  • 2014: Placed 1st at Pine Top Horse Trials (Training)
  • 2014: Placed 1st at Virginia Horse Trials (Training)
  • 2014: Placed 5th at Morven Park Horse Trials (Training)
  • 2014: Placed 2nd at Flora Lea Horse Trials (Novice)
  • 2014: Placed 1st at Full Gallop Farm (Novice)
  • 2014: Placed 2nd at Full Gallop Farm (Beginner-Novice)
  • 2011: Placed 2nd in the 5-year old USEA Young Event Horse Championships
  • 2011: Placed 1st at Millbrook Horse Trials (Novice)
  • 2011: Placed 1st at New Jersey Horse Park Horse Trials (Novice)
  • 2011: Placed 1st at Bucks County Horse Trials (Novice)
  • 2009: Winner of the 3 year old USEA Future Event Horse Class at Fair Hill International

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