During the holiday season, it’s safe to say that most equestrians hope for a horse under the Christmas tree. This year, the DeRonde and Kanis families got their wish.

After Grace successfully catch-rode Sunset’s Flying Kiss (Penny) for owner Bob Vermeer in 2019, the DeRonde family purchased Penny for Grace to show as her own. They are already Reserve National Champions, so we look forward to seeing them continue to grow together!

We are also excited to announce the Kanis family’s purchase of Night of Secrets (Moon) from the DeRonde family. Jess, Zeb, and Kenzie have been showing in academy up this point, so we are thrilled for them to transition to competing in performance with full suits. Once again, congratulations on this exciting new chapter!