Viola Farm offers the highest quality dressage training, boarding, birthing and foal care and the sale of fine warmblood horses.
Con Beso born 4-8-16 Hanoverian Colt. Con Caletto/EM Ghia
Tom Murray Trainer - Gold Medal/Four Star Grand Prix Dressage Rider
Intermediare 2 Test Prix St. George Test
Dressage Rider, Trainer, Riding Instructor, Clinician
Recent Dressage Achievements:
2015 – 4 Star Dressage Rider Centerlinescores.com 2013 Grand Prix Dressage Gold Medal
2012 – DASC Intermediare I Year End Champion 2009 – Bronze & Silver Medal
Trained With: (partial list)
Ulf Wadeborn & Lars Holmberg (3 yrs.)
Judy Bergquist (2 1⁄2 yrs.)
David Blake (2 1⁄2 yrs.)
Rudolph Zeilinger (8 mos. In Germany)
Charlotte Bredahl (2 yrs.)
Tina Stewart (2 yrs.)
List of Clinicians: (partial list)
Bo Tibblin, Juan Matute, Conrad Schumacher, Hilda Gurney, Charles de Kunffy, Christian Schacht, Catherine Haddad, Mette Rosencrantz, Jan Ebeling, Gerd Schonebeck, Nick Wagman, Verne Batchelder, Lilo Fore, Kamila DuPont
Additional Equine Education and Experience
Colorado State University Equine Reproduction
Practiced embryo transfers successfully
In hand stallion and mare approvals for Hanoverian, Oldenburg & Holsteiner Stallion marketing and videos
Designed, created, built and managed 3 private boarding facilities
Bred and foaled over 50 mares and imprinting
Horse Training Highlights:
“Silver Lining” – trained & rode from 4 yr old to 3rd level “Decadance” – trained & rode from 3 yr. old to I1 Champion “Balanchine” – trained & rode from 5 yr old green broke to Prix St. George
“Rudy” – rode to Intermediare2
Started competing in hunter/jumpers at the age of 8.
Won the LAHSA Adult Amateur Medal Finals.
Won and placed in numerous AO jumper classes to 4’6 on the A circuit.
4th place in IJF 5 Yr. Old Jumper Finals
Additional Biographical Highlights:
2007 Pasadena Foothill Board of Realtors Historic Achievement Award Historic renovations including house relocations
Pasadena CA “top 10 realtor” for 8 years
Ulf Wadeborn: 818 – 919- 02810
Judy Bergquist: 805 – 531- 5482
Tina Stewart: 541 – 915 - 1842
Ghia & Carreras (1 mos. old)
GHIA - States Premium/Elite Hanoverian Mare
1998 - Graf Top/St. Pr. St. Elmano
Ghia achieved the level of Grand Prix Dressage and was trained by Rudolph Zeilinger.
Carreras aka "Oscar" 3 yrs old - SOLD
CARRERAS - foaled 2013
By Grand Prix Jumper Stallion "CON CALETTO" out of GHIA. Carreras was bought by a lovely hunter trainer in upstate New York and will be embarking on his career in Florida this winter.
Carreras in training
Walina just had her baby colt "Don Ryan" !! Mother and son are doing well!!!
Tom travels to Germany and Ireland on buying trips. These trips can be privately arranged.