6600 Maynard Farm Road

Chapel Hill

North Carolina 27516


LynnLeath@aol.com


Office:  919/968-0708

Mobile:  919/270-7060

Meet Lynn’s Horses

Building on the lessons she learned, Lynn has trained and successfully competed several horses up the levels.  The following are just a few of those horses....

d’Artagnan, a Hanoverian gelding, Lynn found in the spring of 2004, when he was a green broke rising five-year old. Together, they have embarked on what has turned out to be a very successful showing career. Lynn & d’Artagnan are currently showing Grand Prix. Here are some highlights starting from the beginning of his career..........

2004: Training level debut

High Score Champion 82%

Photo by Tobe Saskor

2004 First level debut 72%

Photo by Phelps Photo

2005: Second level debut

High Score Champion 76%

Photo by Patty Bauchman

2005

At the CDI*** Raleigh, d'Artagnan won all three of his Second level classes and helped earn Lynn the

Trainer's Award in 2002, 2004, and 2005

Photo by Bob Tarr

2006  Third level (67%) and

Fourth level Champion (73%)

Photo by: Frieze Frame

2006: 4th at PSG, USDF Region 3 Championships (67%)

Photo by Brad Thatcher

2006: BLM Prix St Georges

Championship (68%)

Photo by Pics of You

2006

Not only did d'Artagnan win the                  

BLM Prix St Georges Championship,

but he was also the FEI high scoring horse

Photo by Brad Thatcher

2007

d’Artagnan was the USDF Region One Champion in the Intermediaire I Musical Freestyle, and Reserve Champion in the Open Intermediaire Finals

Photo by Bob Tarr

2007

d’Artagnan placed 6th in the inaugural

USEF National Developing Horse Dressage Championship

Dressage in the Sandhills High Score FEI (for the second year in a row). Lynn and d’Artagnan won the Prix St Georges division with a 72% from Lilo Fore, and the Intermediaire 1 with a 67.75% from Anne Gribbons. Lynn also won the TRAINER'S AWARD for the show. Lynn continued her winning streak and swept the FEI small tour -- Prix St Georges, Intermediaire 1, and Intermediaire Freestyle -- at the 2008 CDI/Capital Dressage Classic. Lilo Fore awarded them a 69.75% and commented "Well trained - nice to see horse's confidence in Rider. Good job."

photo by WNC Photo

2009


This year was spent developing the movements

necessary for Grand Prix

2010


d’Artagnan made his Grand Prix debut and was

Horse of the Year for the North Carolina Dressage and Combined Training Association

Photo by WNC photo

Photo by WNC photo

Photo by WNC photo

2011


d’Artagnan won the NCDCTA Championships

and


NCDCTA Grand Prix Horse of the Year

2012


Lynn and d’Artagnan debuted their Grand Prix Musical Freestyle at Early Morning Blues Dressage

Photo by WNC photo


d’Artagnan won the NCDCTA Large Tour Championships and the FEI Musical Freestyle Championships

"Stripper" was the USDF Region I Champion at Prix St. Georges, reserve Champion at Intermediaire I, and NCDCTA GRAND PRIX Horse of the Year in 2004.

Stripteeze Artist is a horse that Lynn helped foal, then bottle fed for the first three months of her life

(her mother did not have any milk).  Lynn then started her under saddle, trained her to Grand Prix

(Lynn did all the riding with help on the ground only) .....

and had the distinction of earning her USDF Gold Medal on her. 

To read more about “Strippers” unique story, CLICK HERE

Polar was the equine schoolmaster who was a tremendous influence with Lynn’s education, and with whom she performed her first Grand Prix freestyle.

October 2013 d’Artagnan won the NCDCTA Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Championships


November 2013 d’Artagnan won the Grand Prix Musical Freestyle open class at the Atlanta National Fall Dressage


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Capital Dressage Classic - June 2015

d'Artagnan performing his winning (78.5%) Grand Prix Musical Freestyle