Frieze Frame Friesians at The 120th National Horse
Show Outdoor Championships - The Baroque Review
Wellington, Florida October 22, 2003 -- Shaana Pritchard
of West Palm Beach, Florida, is a dressage trainer who bases her
Frieze Frame Friesians out of the prestigious "Lady Jean Ranch"
in Jupiter, Florida. She has specialized in "Sport Horse Friesians"
suitable for dressage for many years and is a member of the United
States Dressage Federation (USDF) Freestyle Committee since its
inception, as well as on the Board of Directors, as the "Performance
Director", of the new "Friesians of America Breed
Registry. Promoting Freestyles, via her exhibitions with the Friesians,
and good classical riding is a life long passion for Shaana. Some
of her latest Quadrille endeavors that she has developed as Frieze
Frame Friesians, have been seen at The 119th National Horse Show
in 2002 (to record breaking crowds!), The National Freestyle Championships
2003, and also Dressage @ Devon Sept. 2003, where she had 8 Friesian
stallions performing in the dark with only bright lights along the
Back by popular demand, these magnificent Friesian Stallions will
once again be exhibiting at The 120th National Horse Show over Thanksgiving
week. The Friesian breed is reportedly almost 3000 years old. The
Friesian has their roots in medieval history. For those who were
part of the record breaking crowds that attended The 19th National
Horse Show in 2002, they will again be mesmerized by these "War
Horses" of days gone by! If you have not seen these magnificent
horses, don't miss the opportunity to be taken away to another time
and place to see a horse that was developed in a time when a "Knights"
life, fortune, and honor, were inextricably tied to his battle mount.
Today, the heart and soul of one of the world's most noble steeds
has been preserved in the Friesian horse. Whether your interests
lie in driven or ridden sport, you'll not find a more proficient
The Friesian stallion quadrille presented for the enjoyment of The
National Horse Show crowds, represent the best of the Dutch, German,
and American Registry's, including their new patron, "Friesians
of America". These stallions have traveled from across America
to join ranks, to show you the Friesian breed with an American spirit!
DO NOT MISS seeing the versatility, ability, and heart, that IS
the Friesian horse! We will not only bring you the Friesian horse,
but we will be incorporating other baroque breeds throughout the
week as well, such as the Andalusian, Lippizan, and Lusitano! Stop
by and visit Shannaa barn on the show grounds, and meet the
horses and riders up close and personal. It will be an experience
you will not forget! "Life is not measured by the breaths we
take, but by the moments that take our breath away".
Children age 12 and under are always free. General admission seating
for adults, Wednesday through Saturday (on Friday, there will be
separate day and evening tickets), will be $10/each, with Sunday
priced at $15/each; children over the age of 12 and seniors (65
and older) will be $7/each. Diamond Horse Shoe Club and box seating
information and reservations can be obtained by calling (800) 237-8924
or the Special Events office at (561) 753-3389.
National Horse Show will once again be managed and produced by the
team at Stadium Jumping, Inc., which also manages and produces The
Winter Equestrian Festival.