In Ocala- horse shopping in the sun.
Cavallo Farm is a 23 stall, 30 acre hunter/jumper show barn owned by trainer Michael Bertozzi.
We offer boarding, training, showing, and a lesson program for new riders.
Convenient to the Dulles Toll Road and Route 50.
In Ocala- horse shopping in the sun.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and Hanukkah. So pretty.
Congratulation to Lizzie Keys of Beverly Equestrian on the purchase of High Tide🌊! Special thank you to Laura Hennessey and Darrin Mollett for helping to make this pair so successful. We know you will love this spectacular horse as much as we did!! @ Cavallo Farm
We are VERY excited to announce that Caitlin Lane will be joining Cavallo Farm as our professional rider!! So excited to have her join the team!! @ Cavallo Farm
We are VERY excited to announce that Caitlin Lane will be joining Cavallo Farm as our professional rider!! So excited to have her join the team!!
Congratulations to Isabel Flynn of Meadowbrooke Stables on the purchase of the spectacular LaLeLu. We know you will love this special mare as much as we did!
Photos from Cavallo Farm's post
Congratulations to Katie McAfee and Cappuccino for finishing indoors strong with great performances and lots of fun at the National Horse Show! We are so proud of the amazing year you and Chino had! Cavallo Farm
Congratulations to Lydia McLain and CB Farm for continuing the fun with super Cooper!
Congratulations to Emma Wagner of Meadowbrooke Stables on the lease of Red Sky at Night. We are so excited to see your success with this winning pony!
Planning ahead?? Here's our show schedule for 2020!! Let's have some fun!
12/5 - 12/8 - December Hunter Classic
1/16 -1/19 - Stonewall 1
1/23 - 1/26 - Mcdonogh Winter Classic
1/31 - 2/2 - Stonewall 2
2/10 - 2/17 - Ocala
2/18 - 2/24 - Ocala
2/26 - 3/1 - Lexington Spring Welcome
3/13 - 3/15 - Mcdonogh Spring Classic
3/26 - 3/29 Showplace Show Festival
(Michael in TX - a CF Trainer will be there)
4/2 - 4/5 - Maryland National (PG)
4/16 - 4/19 - Culpeper
4/23 - 4/26 - Lexington (Laura will be going)
4/29 - 5/3 Lexington Encore
5/24 - 5/26 - Maryland Horse Show (PG)
6/1 - 6/7- Upperville
6/10 - 6/14 - Loudoun (??)
7/2 - 7/5 Culpeper
7/8 - 7/12 Culpeper 7/13 - 7/27 Vermont
8/5 - 8/9- Lexington National
8/12 - 8/16 - Culpeper
8/19 - 8/23- Culpeper
9/? - 9/?- Md Horse & Pony
9/? - 9/?- Middleburg Classic
9/? - 9/?- Culpeper Finals
Good luck Katie and Chino in KY! We hope you have fun and finish strong! Enjoy!!!
We will not be teaching lessons on Halloween so that all may enjoy the evening!
Good luck Katie and Chino in KY! We hope you have fun and finish strong! Enjoy!!!
Good luck to Katie and Chino tomorrow and Friday at Harrisburg! Have fun!!
R.I.P Follow the Rainbeau -aka "Beau". We were lucky to have you with us for almost 20 years. First with Emily J. and then as a Cavallo Farm family member. You taught so many to ride and always gave us the best Christmas Day escapades. You were a WINNER and super fun. Thank you for everything --we love you.
Congratulations to Katie McAfee and Cappuccino for qualifying for Pennsylvania National, WIHS, and The National Horse show. We are so proud of the hard work this team has put in this year, and are so excited to see them rock the indoors circuit this fall!!!
Congratulations to Sarah Rappaport on the purchase of Colton. We are so excited for your future with this special horse!! @ Cavallo Farm
Congratulations to this great team on earning some recognition in the local paper. We are very proud of your hard work this year in the equitation ring!
Grace Theurich, an equestrian athlete from Broadlands, has qualified for the National Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show after winning Zone III of the 2018-19 Taylor Harris National Childrens
Congratulations to our riders for a spectacular Maryland Horse and Pony! Amy Cutts and Vagabond were Champion in the low Adult jumpers and brought home the win in the $5,000 classic!! Melanie Dixon and her Akrobat made their 3’ debut this weekend and did a spectacular job putting in top trips all weekend! Cappuccino and Katie McAfee jumped beautifully all weekend to bring home top ribbons in a very competitive 3’6” AO class. Alaska Z and Kacy smith closed out the weekend by continuing to move into the jumper classes and rocked it brining home a 4th! @ Prince George's Equestrian Center
Congrats to @katiebmcafee for qualifying for Pennsylvania National Horse Show 2019 in the 3’6 AO. We can’t wait to go and cheer you on!!
Congratulations to Grace Theurich and LaLeLu for being THIS Zone 3 Champions and 44th nationally to qualify for the THIS Equitation Finals! We are so excited to come and cheer you on at Capital Challenge come October!!🎉🎉
Congratulations to Cedar Creek Farm on the lease is Deep Blue Sea. We love this phenomenal pony and look forward to seeing him succeed in your barn as he has ours! Thank you to everyone who has made this possible!
Congratulation to Lizzie Keys on the lease of High Tide! We absolutely adore this horse and are so excited for your partnership!! Thank you to everyone who made this happen especially Laura Hennessey! @ Cavallo Farm
Cavallo Farm is thrilled to congratulate Michelle Newton on the purchase of Henri D Usance. We are so excited for your future with this spectacular horse! Thank you to all those who helped make this happen especially Jeroen Broek. @ Cavallo Farm
Cavallo Farm is excited to welcome Kenzie KV into the barn! Thank you to everyone involved in making this happen especially @de_eshof for helping us find him! Very excited for the future of this talented horse! @ Cavallo Farm
Cavallo Farm had an amazing HITS Culpepper with fantastic weather! Elsa Eastment and River Star took home the win in the $1000 Derby with two spectacular rounds. This pair also took home a win in the THIS, third in the Gittings, and a second among other great ribbons in the younger children’s. Jesse Knight and Benjamin Red took home 2nd in the Bit of Straw and a Reserve Champion in the Pre Adults. Nancy Voytosh and Mistaken Identity took home 4th in the $1000 Derby along with great ribbons in the Adults including a 2nd in the flat. Katie McAfee and Cappuccino took top ribbons in the 3’6 AOs. Kate Chan and Make it Rain brought home great ribbons in the 3’3 AOs including a 2nd in the flat. Eva Smith and Red Sky at Night had great trips and brought home top ribbons in the large ponies. Isabella Bertozzi and Cousteau took home a 2nd in the Gittings and a 2nd in the younger children’s in addition to two 4ths on Sunday. Great job everyone! @ Commonwealth Park, Virginia
THANK YOU IEA TEAM!!! Getting ready for our IEA show on Sunday, October 6. Special shoutout to Megan, Tanya, Elsa, Martha and Emilia!!
The juniors also did a spectacular job at Lexington National Horse Show! Isabella Bertozzi and Cousteau put in great trips in the younger children’s earning a 77 and top ribbons in a huge class. Grace Theurich and LaLeLu premiered in the VHSA Equitation on the flat and children’s medal championships, as well as winning the gittings medal. Melissa Ryan and Sir Winston put in spectacular trips in the Wylie ring brining home top ribbons in the 3’3” junior hunters. Congratulations to all our horses and rider combinations!! @ Virginia Horse Center Foundation
Cavallo Farm had an amazing time at the Lexington National Horse Show last weekend, thank you to everyone who made it happen! Kate Chan and Make it Rain brought home their first blue ribbon in the 3’3” AO’s, congratulations to this dynamic duo! Kirstin VanEk and her Action Z put in some spectacular trips earning her an 83 and a third place out of a very large class. Jessie Knight and Emily Wheeler both piloted Benjamin Red to top ribbons in the humongous 2’6” and 2’9” divisions, amazing job ladies! Katie McAfee and her Cappuccino had great rounds in the 3’6” AO’s to bring home some top ribbons. Nancy Voytosh and her Mistaken Identity had a phenomenal weekend, putting in their best trips as a team! Kate Wooler and her Delarose returned to the show ring together to put in great rounds in the younger adults. Ana Bertozzi had a great weekend piloting her High Tide to great ribbons in the equitation and jumpers, and Cousteau to a good performance in the USHJA Hunter Derby @ Virginia Horse Center Foundation
Congratulations to Eva Smith and Red Sky at Night for an amazing performance in the USEF Pony Medal Finals. This duo put in a great trip to finish 105 out of 200+ ponies, their first time at pony finals. Thank you to @ridenteach and @meadowbrookstablesmd and @cittyslicker for all your help in making this happen!!
Best of luck to Eva and Red Sky at Night at Pony Finals this weekend! We're cheering for you and a big thank you to Lauren for taking them!!
Cavallo had two amazing weeks up in the cool weather of Vermont with everyone bringing home fun memories, good ribbons, and big smiles. Katie Mcfee and Cappuccino put in great trips and brought home good ribbons in the 3’6 AOs. Rhain Williams and Orlando rocked it in the Pre Children’s bringing home top placings both weeks. Mellanie Dixon and Akrobat had some amazing trips in the Pre Adults and took home good ribbons in a really competitive class during week 2. Kacy Smith and Alaska Z did both the Pre Children’s and the 0.65 jumpers and put down some great trips and with her two clean trips in the 0.65 jumps brought home two blue ribbons. Michelle Newton and Akrobat put down some amazing trips in the Pre Adults week one. Ana Bertozzi and High Tide has some quick trips in the 1.40 meter jumpers - placing third in the Classic!!. Marie Bertozzi put down fantastic trips in the Low Adult jumpers and ended up winning one of the classes. Isabella Bertozzi and Cousteau took home great ribbons in the very competitive Younger Children’s Division . Great job to all riders!! @ Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show
We had two fantastic weeks in VT - enjoying the cool, the camaraderie, the competition and the company. Looking forward to returning next year! It was a blast!!
Pictured below are just SOME of the projects our staff took on during the horrific heat (while we were competing in VT) and completed in addition to everything else they do every day!! It is an amazing display of hard work and love for this farm, the horses and our clients. I feel humbled that we have people in our lives who care so much. Thank you to Victor, Esteban, and Jesus who were home and to Cristiam who took amazing care of us in Vermont. You all are THE BEST!!!
Thankful for the cool weather in Vt. Excited to have everyone start showing tomorrow.
Our Adults were amazing week two of Culpeper! Amy Cutts and Vagabond were really quick in the Low Adult Jumpers and took home a win and other great ribbons . Kate Chan and Make It Rain moved up together to the 3’3 AO and earned 4ths and 5ths in a very competitive class. Katie McAfee and Cappuccino were fantastic in the 3’6 AO had a great show and tied for Reserve Champion by one point. Kirstin Van Ek and Action Z were amazing in the Adults and their first hunter prix together. In the AAs they earned a second and third. Nancy Voytosh and Mistaken Identify had some great trips and took home some good ribbons in the Adults. Jesse Knight on Benjamin Red rocked the Bit Of Straw again this week with another third place. Christine Whitt on Ricknoll laid down amazing trips in the Pre- adults and was champion! Now on to Vermont for two weeks! @ HITS Culpeper
Cavallo farm had a great first week at Culpeper! Jesse Knight and Benjamin Red took home a first and second in the pre adults and a third in the Bit O’ Straw, Melanie Dixon and Akrobat took a third and other great ribbons is the pre adults and a sixth in the Bit O’ Straw. Grace Theurich and La Le Lu took a second in VHSA eq on the flat and a second in the THIS. Marlee Presgrave and All Dolled Up put in great trips in the regular medium ponies. Elsa Eastment and River Star successfully moved up to the three foot younger children horse hunter earning her self a second among other great ribbons. Matching her friend, Isabella Bertozzi and Cousteau also earned a second and other great ribbons in the younger children hunter horse. Can’t wait to take 15 horses and their riders to week two! @ HITS Culpeper
The best thing about a horse show? The people. And their gifts. We will call her pothead or flower girl. TBD.
Lovely rainbow after the storm.
2019 Cavallo Farm Fun Show and BBQ is all wrapped up!! Competitive classes included the build-a-horse, horseless horse show under saddle and over fences, tack up relay, bowl on head balance, pairs class, wheel barrow races, and adult only alcohol relay race. After our amazing winners were crowned, we all got to enjoy delicious food prepared by trainer/chef Michael🍔🥗🌭!! Thank you to everyone who came out and had a phenomenal time!! Can’t wait till next year!! @ Cavallo Farm
We're excited to announce that we will be having an in-house fun show and cook out next Saturday, June 29th. Please look for an email with details coming today! Hope you can join us!!
Congratulations to Eva Smith and Cavallo Farm’s Red Sky at Night for qualifying for USEF Pony Medal Finals. We are all looking forward to cheering on you and Olive on in Kentucky come August!!
Congratulations to all of our adult riders who also competed at Loudoun Benefit Horse Show. Kirstin VanEk and her Action Z had an incredible show and brought home a personal best high score together of 82.5! Ana Bertozzi and Cousteau brought home top ribbons in the 3’3” AO’s including a first place in the handy with a score of 86! Kate Chan and Make it Rain looked beautiful as the dynamic duo jumped around under the oaks. Ana Bertozzi and High Tide were in speedy rounds this week to close out their second successful week of moving up to the 1.30 AO jumpers. Amy Cutts and Vagabond enjoyed getting back into the show ring, taking a 10th in the low adult jumpers. Katie McAfee and her Cappuccino had a great show brining home top ribbons and scores to close out a great two weeks of showing under the oaks. Congratulations to all of our amazing horse and rider combinations on an amazing two weeks. We can’t wait to come back again next year! @ Loudoun Benefit Horse Show
Congratulations to all of our junior riders who showed fabulously at Loudoun Benefit Horse Show. Isabella Bertozzi and Cousteau ROCKED it and brought home the championship in the pre-children’s out of 25 entries. This duo also brought home the win the classic. Eva Smith and Cavallo Farm’s Red Sky at Night also had a great show bringing home consistent scores in the 80’s to secure top placings in the large pony hunters and second in the combined pony classic. Grace Theurich and LaLeLu had great trips in both the hunters and the equitation bringing in top scores. Kacy Smith and her Alaska Z also had amazing trips in the pre-children’s classic bringing home a 10th place finish. Isabella and her other mount,Equality, also took home a blue ribbon for their clear round in the .90m jumpers. Good job to all our juniors and stay tuned for another post about our amateur riders! @ Loudoun Benefit Horse Show
22761 Evergreen Mills Rd
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