Lorick Stables, Youngstown,NY. 2016 began with Lorick Stables receiving “The Ellen Scripps Davis Award” for Excellence in Breeding Show Horses by the United States Equestrian Federation in Kentucky. 2015 was another “Stellar year” for Lorick Stables and their Friesian horses. Rick Butts and Lorie Washuta have been breeding Friesians for almost twenty years. In 2015
September 30-October 4,2015. For the first time in 4 years we attended the World Show without horses. The long haul to california would have made it very difficult on our horses and the fact that our trainer,Gareth Selwood was asked to judge the event made it a given that we would not be taking horses.
Syracuse,NY. September,2015. Judge Dwayne Knowles,Pa. This was the First year the Friesian Breed was invited to the New York State Fair and we had a great time. Showing our horses in the Coliseum to a packed appreciative audience of Fair Goers was just what the Friesian Breed needs for exposure. The other breeds were very
East Aurora Carriage Driving Show July 25-26 2015 Knox State Park,East Aurora,Ny. We were very pleased with our Friesian Geldings Nelis LSI and Renko LSI this year at East Aurora who placed 3rd and 4th in the Large Single Working Class. Nelis LSI made it all look easy as usual and Renko LSI put in
Walnut Hill Carriage Show Pittsford,NY. August 5-9,2015 This great Horse Show is more and more enjoyable for all of us on the Lorick Team. Nelis LSI were Third in a huge Reinsmanship Class and Gareth Third in the Attendant Class. The Highlight of the Show for us was a big win in the Carriage Drive
Lorenzo Driving Competition Cazenovia,NY. July 18-19,2015 What a Great Show for us this year ! Nelis and Rick won the Reinsmanship and came in 2nd place in the Turn Out and Working Classes. A third in the Carriage Drive and a fourth in the Town and Country Obstacles; all added up to the Reserve Championship