Unmarked Bills Proves OTTBs Have Hearts of Gold at Burghley

Unmarked Bills traveled very well and was in top form the days leading up to Burghley. On September 5th, Billy was stunning for our jog and I was beyond thankful to Hannah and Emma who turned him out beautifully. The next day, I was thrilled with Billy about his dressage performance. Even though he was […]

Bareback Puissance Returns at the MARS Great Meadow International Three-Day Event

The MARS Great Meadow International Three-Day Event $500 Puissance sponsored by Mane ‘n Tail was a great success yesterday evening. Chris Talley and Zaragoza Acres were fortunate to help organize the return of this fun feature at the event. Congratulations to Hannah Bauer and Celtic Cara on their win of the 2019 Bareback Puissance!

William Fox-Pitt and Sandro’s Star Place 3rd at Bruce’s Field

What a special weekend with William Fox-Pitt and Sandro’s Star! It was an exhilarating 3rd place finish for them and we couldn’t be happier for the whole team! I also can’t thank Chris Talley enough for developing Sandro so beautifully over the past two and a half years! And as always, a massive thank you […]

Season Starts for 6 Horses at Pine Top Advanced HT

I competed four horses over the weekend at Pine Top Advanced HT. Unmarked Bills (Posse xx – Red Ransom xx) had an easy trip around the Advanced division, jumping extremely well around Derek di Grazia’s beautiful but bold and technical course. I couldn’t be happier with the way Billy feels heading into an exciting spring […]

Our young rider, Emma Keahon and PS Duty Calls at the 2018 USEA Event Horse Series Championships

“I think it’s hard for young riders to decide whether it will be more beneficial for them to learn from an older packer or a young horse they can bring up the levels themselves. I think there is something special and unique about learning with a young horse that creates a rare bond between the […]

Fair Hill International East Coast Young Event Horse 4 Year Old Reserve Champion

Lute and Sweet (Midnight Lute xx – Sweet Determination xx) earned her place with the boys this week. Fair Hill International East Coast Young Event Horse 4 Year Old Reserve Champion! Antonio could see all of her potential last winter and I am so glad he found this one through her racing connections. Thank you […]

Stallions, Breeding, and Jog Outfits with Chris Talley and Hannah Salazar

  “We believe he can produce the ultimate event horse, Chris Talley and Hannah Salazar said of Faramund, the Hanoverian stallion owned by Hannah Salazar that has made a cannonball splash in the eventing world this year.” Read more… Stallions, Breeding, and Jog Outfits with Chris Talley and Hannah Salazar of Zaragoza Acres  

Dreams Come True at The Event at Rebecca Farm

Rebecca Farms is officially in the books, and what an amazing week it was.  Unmarked Bills contested his 4th CCI3*, finishing in 7th. Sandro’s Star (Sagnol – Nostalgia’s Star xx – Envoy xx) finished 3rd in the USEA Adequan Gold Cup CIC3*. I’m not sure there are enough words to say how proud I am […]

Win at Devon Arena Eventing

              “Talley and Sandro’s Star, an Oldenburg stallion owned by Talley’s business partner and close friend, Hannah Salazar, put in a flawless clear round by keeping a swift pace that would keep them under the time-allowed, which caused many problems for athletes throughout the evening. Talley was last to […]

Major League Eventing Podcast

Karen and Rob get to know 3* Eventer, Sport Horse Breeder, and Trainer Chris Talley! Chris shares his experience as a young teen working hard to make his dream of riding possible. Now a US Equestrian Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 member, Chris is partnered with the wonderful Hannah Salazar and family breeding and training sport […]

2017 USEA Stallion of the Year: Sandro’s Star

Our stallion Sandro’s Star is officially the 2017 USEA Stallion of the Year and recipient of The Windfall Trophy!!! So incredibly proud of this horse, all his achievements, and forever grateful for everyone who has made this year possible!

2017 Dutta Corp FHI

Incredible weekend at the 2017 Dutta Corp Fair Hill International! Sandro’s Star jumped clean around his first CCI2* and Unmarked Bills gave me an incredible ride around our second CCI3*. I feel so fortunate to be able to ride two incredible horses who give nothing but heart out there. If today is any look into […]

American Eventing Championships

Yesterday was such a special day! Chris has done an amazing job this entire week riding Aura CF (Belissimo – Licotus), owned and bred by Nancy Holowesko, for the win in the Training Division at the American Eventing Championships! It has been such a pleasure developing this mare through our program. A huge thank you […]

Fair Hill Horse Trials

It was a great weekend kicking off the Fall season at Fair Hill horse trials! Unmarked Bills and Sandro’s Star (Sagnol – Nostalgia’s Star xx – Envoy xx) had their first outing since Bromont. Both horses confidently skipped around the Open Intermediate finishing 4th and 5th respectively. Nancy Holowesko’s ‘Aura CF’ (Belissimo – Licotus – […]

Bromont CCI

Though we didn’t quite have the results we were hoping for this weekend, I couldn’t be more thrilled heading home with two happy horses. I could not be more proud of our boys. Chris just completed his very first CCI3* of his career with Unmarked Bills! Both horses tried their hearts out and showed us […]