Welcome to Haapiala Ranch!
Pictures from the Ranch..
8.12 Gelding Jiipärrä Kuu arrived today from Estonia and is going to spend the winter here
8.12 Bonodori was fourth in Lappeenranta and therefor opened his price account :)
27.11 Gelging Pantsa moved to the stable for the duration of december and he is going to be trained by Eko and Tapio
25.11 Sottiisi won again in Kuopio.
New mare arrived to the stable today, mare Haastaja is leased to Ella and Tapi in order to make a foal in the following years.
23.11 Little Christmas party for alla the horse owners and riders
10.11 Sottiisi won his race in Kuopio
3.11 Vinteriska won his race in Jyväskylä and our youngest racing horse, Bonodori, passed his trial race and can now entrer into real competitions.
15.9 Renovations made in the big stable,some of the older booths have now been rebuilt to meet the new regulations.
8.9 We finished building a new "stable" for three horses, this english styled small building is located near the big stable.
16-18.9 Horsemanship course in Haapiala by Hans Sidbäck
27.6 Vintteri won in Mikkeli and again improved his record time to 24,5
20.6 Karkelo came in first place in Mikkeli and with a ner personal best time 25,9
18.6 Vintteri won in Lieksa
2.6 Six mare foals from 1-4 year started their summerpasture today
14.5 Sottiisi run his own personal best time 24,5 and with that became the first foal of our mare Sinkka, that has gone under 25 in a race( its a big deal :)
10.4 Karkelo won a big race in Helsinki
28.2 Stallion Ruudukas and gelding Depardje moved to the stable today
15.1 Bono bacame gelding today
3.1 Sottiisi 2nd in Kouvola
2.1 gelding Puustin Johto moved to the stable today
28.12 new horse arrived today, mare foal Nietos Katrilli is now ours:)
27.12 Sottisi 2nd in Kouvola
22.11 Sottiisi won in Kouvola and Karkelo was 3rd
17.11 Little Christams party
10.11 Karkelo won in Kouvola and Sottiisi finished in 4th
17.10 Sottiisi won a big race in helsinki!
11.10 Gelding Oxford moved to the stable
10.10 Karkelo won a big race in Helsinki!
9.10 Three new horses moved to the stable this week: mare kemina with her stallion foal, gelding Rane to be taught how to pull horecart and gelding Oxford
27.8 Another victory yet again in Kouvola and again with Sottisi:)
14.9 Sottiisi won in Kouvola with a new record time of 26,8
2.9 Summer pastures for young foals are over
9.8 Vinteriska won his race in Mikkeli
3-5.8 Horsemanship course in Haapiala held by Hans Sidbäck
2.8 Vintteri won in Kouvola
10.7 Victory in Tampere this time and by Karkelo
2.7 Vintteri finished second in Joensuu
29.6 Summer races in puumala provincial track where Sottiisi came in second in his race
7.6 Vintteri finished second in a race in Lahti
3.6 Today arrived 5 2-year old stallions and 1 and 3 years old mares to summer pastures.
2.6 Sivik gave birth to a small mare foal early this morning
23.5 Elegant gave birth to a big stallion foal late in the evening
18.3 Karkelo won a big race in Mikkeli,what a perfect way to open 2012 racing season=)
6.3 We bought a new horse, mare Sivik moved to the stable today. Sivik was bought for breeding and she pregnat at the moment and is expected to give birht near May day.
21.2-2.3 Ella and Tapio on holiday in Miami
17.2 Sottiisi finished in 3:rd in Kuopio
7.2 new mare,Switch on Maddie,moved to the stable
5.1 Sottiisi finished second in Lahti
29.12 Sottiisi won again,this time in Kouvola=))
24.12 Traditional christmas morning ride.Merry Christmas to all!
21.12 Sottiisi won his race in Helsinki,it was his second 1st place in his racing history
27.11 New gelding Rebel Brave moved to the stable
17.11 Both Sottiisi and Vintteri finished third in their races in Kouvola
11.11 Littel Christmas party at the stable
15.10 Vinteriska won his race in Lappeenranta with a new personal record time 27,1.
30.9 Karkelo finished second,improved her best ever time to 27,9 and thus became a "Star time runner"=)
28.9-3.10 Ella and Tapio on holiday in Paris
22.9 new mare arrived,Ama-Lii is expected to foal next summer
15.8 Both Vinteriska and Setelisottiisi passed their trial race with flying colours and Karkeo finished 2:nd and improved her own record time.
24.7 Summer race at the local racetack in Savonlinna and three of our horses are participating in the event.
5.6 mare Elegant Express gave birth to a big stallion foal early this morning
5.6 Summer pasture for young stallions begun today, 6 1 year old stallions will spend the summer together.
29.5 Summer pasture for young mare foals begun today
4.5 new mare,Elegant Express moved to stable today
1.5 Mare Tulikarkelo won today her first race in lappeenranta.
6.3 Sleding day today
20.1 Vinteriska moved to the old stable and begun his new life as part of the small gelding herd
16.1 Rikurilla was awarded as "the Finnhorse of the Year" in the Local Eastern Finland Horse association gala event,Erkki was also rewarded as the Breeder of the Year.
30.12 new mare( a pony actually) moved to the stable today, Top Gracia.
24.12 Christmas morning ride