January News

POSTED: January 19, 2022

Changing Stalls

Cindy Nord and Allyson Wandtke sold Newmont’s Get Real to Keith Lambright and Joe Zehr, He will stand at stud to the public at Stardust Morgan Farm under the direction of Joe Zehr,

Mike and Dwayne sold their 10-year-old mare, Super Moon to Allen Bontrager of Goshen, IN. She will be bred to EKL Shakedown.

During the Superior Morgan Sale, Kim Cramer sold her mare, Visa Versa; and Dwayne and Mike sold their mare, Fire Run Signature, in foal to Get Busy.

Holiday Happenings

Mike and Dwayne started their holiday festivities with Cindy Nord. They enjoyed seeing the holiday lights around her Meadow Ridge Farm and in her home.

Then they were off to spend a week in sunny and warm Key West, FL. They enjoyed dining at their favorite restaurants, shopping, attending enjoyable shows, and just relaxing pool side at the Marquesa.

They were very busy visiting friends and neighbors during the holiday season, including Carson Kressley. He was once again excited about riding in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day.

At noon on Christmas Eve, Dwayne and Mike took their staff to Demarco’s for a delicious lunch and a fun time opening gifts.

On Christmas Eve, Mike served Cheese and Steak Fondue, and Robbin Shreve brought a Rueben dip. For Christmas dinner, Mike served homemade Pumpkin soup, then a delicious Prime Rib with several wonderful sides. Both nights, dessert was an assortment of cookies, tarts, and cakes. Many were made by our friend/neighbor Darlene Ganong!

They continued their holiday celebrations into the New Year, Grant Hoofer flew in from the Midwest to spend a week at the farm. He joined Mike, Dwayne, John Velardi and a few friends to bring in the New Year.

On January 2nd, they took a bus to NYC and met with Kim Cramer. She had made reservations for them to see the Broadway hit, Moulin Rouge at the Hirschfeld Theatre, and dinner at the ABC Kitchen. They spent the night in Kim’s spacious apartment in Tribeca.

Award Winners

The United Professional Horsemen’s Association (UPHA) honored its 2021 award recipients January 4-8, 2022 in Orlando, FL. Nominations were submitted by UPHA members and selected by the UPHA Executive Board.

Broadmoor was very proud of its award winners. Mike received the Harry Sebring Professional Horseman’s Award. Tony Lee received the Alvin C. Ruxer Lifetime Commitment Award. They both were on hand to graciously accept their awards.

We also had several Morgan division winners. Get Out, owned by Barbara Matthews and shown by her daughter Christine, won the Morgan Park Harness division. A junior horse, driven by an amateur exhibitor, achieved this accomplishment.

Winning the Morgan English Pleasure Amateur division was What’s Up GCH and owner Allyson Wandtke.

News From the Broadmoor Gang

The day before Thanksgiving, Mike and Dwayne traveled to NYC to join Kim Cramer and her friends to see Tina Turner at the Lunt-Fontanneon Theater on Broadway. Before the show, they had lunch at Serafina On Tribeca. They had dinner at Peasant, a Marc Forgione restaurant.  

When they got home, Mike and Dwayne enjoyed a relaxed Thanksgiving dinner with takeout from Curious Goods.

Last month, when Maria Tartaglione was visiting Kim Cramer in NYC, they went to see a Judy Garland impersonator. Kim’s mother, Bobby, joined them.

In December, Kim also attended the New York Stage & Film Festival Winter Gala on the Edison Rooftop with friends.

We wish you all a happy and healthy New Year. See you in center ring very soon!

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