Friday, March 27, 2009

Getting to Badminton...

It's Official! Bonnie's entry to Badminton has been accepted! Visit their website to see the sights After Merloch's spot on clean run at Southern Pines the pair is well on their way to Badminton success!

As many of you know we are offering a raffle to help fund the trip (go to for more info). Bonnie's estimated budget for this venture is $25,000 (horse flights, human flights, housing, veterinary expenses, etc). If we sell every raffle ticket we will raise approximately $10,000. If you are interested in becoming a Four Star supporter please consider making a tax deductible donation to the American Horse Trials Foundation. Please contact rebecca@bonniemosser for more information about the AHTF and instructions for making your gift. If you wish to make an anonymous gift you may contact the AHTF directly:

The American Horse Trials Foundation
221 Grove Cove Road
Centreville, MD 21617
Phone: (443) 262-9555
Fax: (443) 262-9666

Everyone who contributes (including raffle ticket purchasers!) and provides me ( with their e-mail address will receive daily updates from Badminton (as long as technology cooperates!).

If you contribute $500+ we will send you a "Point Above Farm Four Star" shirt and an autographed photo of Bonnie and Merloch at Badminton.

If your business is interested in helping to fund this trip we will add your logo to our website ( for 1 year for all donations of $1,000+.

Whether you are behind this exciting next step in Bonnie's career with donations or simple well wishes, you all are what make these trips possible!

Thank you all for your support.


What will it take to make 2009 your best eventing season ever?

Summer camp 2009!

Get a "jump" on the competition! This unique 7 day training opportunity with Bonnie will provide you with the training tools you need to reach your next eventing goal. Whether its Fair Hill in the fall or your first beginner novice horse trial this summer, Bonnie will work with you to develop a customized training regimine to get you where you want to go.

Campers of all skill levels are welcome.

The week will end with the CDCTA HT. (Note: CDCTA entry fees are not included in your camp fee, please enter by the opening date. From our farm you will not need stabling). Campers who wish to stay on for an extra week to prepare for Surefire are eligible for a discounted weekly training rate ($250 for 5 lessons, stabling $20/night).

Camp begins on June 14 and ends on the 21st. Day 1 is a move in and hacking day. Arrive by 1pm to take a horseback tour of the farm and join us for a welcome to camp cook out!

The rest of camp will consist of private and small group dressage, show jumping and x-c lessons. Groups will never exceed four people so you will be guaranteed lots of individualized attention. Bonnie will work with each camper to help design a fitness program appropriate for each horse over the rest of the season.

Every camper will participate in 7 mounted lessons, daily unmounted instructional seminars, course walks at CDCTA and fun evening activities!

Camp fee includes all of the above plus:

Stabling and bedding
Lunch Monday-Friday


Please inquire about housing options available on the farm (first come/first serve!)

E-mail for an entry or for more information/questions, etc.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Southern Pines Success!

Congratulations to Bonnie and Ashley for both of their spectacular performances at Southern Pines II! Bonnie and Merloch won their Advanced division and Ashley and Vaunted finished second in their own Advanced division! Next up... The Fork.