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So far Winter Hoffman has created 10 blog entries.
3 03, 2015

Art. Science. Beauty. Retrouvé.

2015-03-03T09:40:37+00:00By |Style|

Jami Heidegger spent years as an intrepid horse show mom. Ever the iconoclast, she says that "before sunscreen caught on, I was the one out there wearing my favorite ugly floppy anti-UV hat, my face slathered in zinc oxide. People always thought I was a [...]

21 06, 2014

Reimagining the USEF Talent Search

2014-06-21T19:41:03+00:00By |Showing|

This May, the United States Equestrian Federation announced a new structure for the Platinum Performance/USEF Talent Search, long known as a proving ground for top young riders in the USA. The Talent Search serves as a showcase for their show jumping skills, but in recent [...]

2 05, 2014

Nougat Du Vallet’s French Connection

2014-05-02T18:07:18+00:00By |Culture|

An American living outside Paris, France is the unofficial godmother to Nougat du Vallet, Katie Dinan’s phenomenal show jumper. Petite with a pixie hair cut, 57-year-old Sandy Kofmehl trained and competed Nougat de Vallet, better known as “NuNu” in the stable, to great success over [...]

2 05, 2014

The Move Up Moment

2018-03-20T16:29:41+00:00By |Lifestyle|

Alexandra Crown is poised for next level success Most teenagers only dream of visiting an elegant castle in France. But in 2013, 18-year-old Alexandra Crown got to show jump at one! The seductive Château de Chantilly, complete with verdant emerald grass field and moat, serves [...]

5 02, 2014

A Truly Heartwarming Encounter

2014-02-05T23:20:49+00:00By |Culture|

Linda caught my eye at HITS Thermal when I spotted a gorgeous dark bay steed and her spry, well-turned out 72-year-old rider in the warm up ring with her lovely daughter, Colorado trainer Laurie Priboth Jueneman. Their story is truly inspiring! Dolce, a 16 year [...]

3 01, 2014

Fortune Favors the Brave

2018-03-20T16:31:10+00:00By |Showing|

A first-timer’s account of competing in the Foxfield Jumping Derby  by Winter Hoffman “Fortune Favors The Brave” is the inspirational slogan written inside all equestrian belts in the Hoffman household. I’m convinced that it was the lucky talisman that helped my daughter Zazou Hoffman win [...]

10 12, 2013

Dreams Are Made Among Stella’s Toys

2013-12-10T01:33:23+00:00By |Culture|

Eight year old rider Stella Wasserman, of Beverly Hills, California is definitely on Santa's "nice" list this year. Already a successful young pony rider who trains with Lesley Bulacek and Diane Dufoe at Cross Creek Farm, she likes to share her world with her friends [...]