Faberge, aka “Fiji” or “Fijilicious”, is a 2003 Westfalen gelding. Fiji is owned by Elizabeth Guarisco-Wolf, JJ’s wonderful sponsor from Middleburg, VA, and owner of Yellow Bird Farm, Team Tate’s winter home base in Wellington, FL. JJ has been training Fiji since he was a coming 6-year-old. That year, he was the USEF FEI 6 yr old National Reserve Champion. He and JJ have steadily moved up the levels, and they look forward to make their International Grand Prix debut this year. He and JJ are on the National Developing Rider list.

Fiji's Accomplishments

  • 2009 USEF/Markel FEI 6 Year Old Reserve Champion

  • 2010 CBLM Champion, Fourth Level

  • 2011 USEF/Markel Developing Horse Championships, 7th place

  • 2011 Dressage at Devon, first International CDI

  • 2012 USEF/Markel Developing Horse Championships, 3rd place

  • 2012 Dressage at Devon, 5th place Intermediare 1

  • 2013 Intermediare 1 Championships Gladstone (In Kentucky that year) 6th place

  • 2014 Intermediate B winner with 73.5%, 75.2% & 72.7%

  • 2016 Dressage at Devon CDI Medium tour winner

  • 2016 Lexington, KY Grand Prix debut with a score of 67.4%



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