and Bev Hartung
13975 NW Burton Street, Portland, OR 97229,
Hartungs began in 1960 with one 1/2 Arabian 1/2 Morgan black
mare, Chloe. They purchased the mare Nasr Ribala #0017076
(Buna x Alla Ribala) in 1968 and the mare Takara Rifalima+
#0049102 (Takara Rifha x Alima#007860) in 1974.
current horses at Hartung Farms are descended from Nasr Ribala
and Takara Rifalima+. These two original mares inspired the
family to continue to breed athletic, tall, willing, English
At left: Lindsay, a Hartung grandchild, continues in our steps.
She is currently taking riding lessons from Chris and Sonja
Bickford and is shown riding My
Nasr Ribala produced fillies by Bay Abi, Fadjur, Alicantes
Ghazal, and *Mirzaz for her prior owner, Jane Fish. For the
Hartungs, she most notably produced four siblings by Ga-Serafey:
Garimond +++ #0122946, The Ringleader, My
Desire #0280780, and Carri-On.
Takara Rifalima+ was already
a successful show mare as a 4-year-old when purchased by the
Hartungs at auction in 1974. Takara Rifalima+ had show wins
with seven different family members. In 1980, she produced
the national-winning daughter Genuine
Bey #0204652 by Bay el Bey, and in 1985 the daughter Danskalima
#0342035 by Gdansk #0047458. Takara
Rifalima+ was shown by daughter Julie to Canadian National
Top Ten English Pleasure in 1978. She also was shown by daughter
Mary and earned U.S. Top Ten Saddle Seat Equitation in 1977.
Takara Rifalima earned numerous regional championships with
her 7 different handlers from 1974 to 1979.
The Ga-Serafey/Nasr Ribala daughter
My Desire has produced the bay
geldings Bask Fyre #0175602 and
Ayre Bask #0541016 by Bask
Flame. Bask Fyre stands 16 hands
and is a multiple halter champion currently in race training
in Washington. Ayre Bask, also over
15 hands tall, began his training in the summer of 2000. My
Desire was bred with Cytosk+++ #0280837 and produced the
bay mare Excyting #0516870.
Danskalima produced the outstanding
chestnut gelding Bask Danzer #0539426
by Bask Flame who will be shown in
Junior Horse Country Pleasure driving in 2000 with Chris Bickford.
In 1999 the mare produced the gray filly Alima's
Flame #0564485. Danskalima is in foal to Bask Flame and
is due in June 2001.
Genuine Bey was shown by daughter
Marcia to 1988 U.S. Top Ten Amateur Owner Pleasure Driving
and 1986 Canadian National AOTR English Pleasure 18 & Over.
Chris Bickford showed Genuine Bey
to 1988 U.S. Top Ten Informal Combination. The mare also has
numerous Region IV, V and XVll wins in English Pleasure AOTR,
Informal Combination and Pleasure Driving.
Ribbon Room at Hartung Farms
Garimond+++ was shown by daughter Libby to 1981 U.S. National
Champion English Pleasure 18 & Over and 1980 U.S. Top Ten
English Pleasure 17 & Under. Daughter Julie showed Garimond+++
to 1981 Canadian National Top Ten English Pleasure 18 and
Over and 1980 U.S. Top Ten English Pleasure 18 & Over. Garimond+++
was sold to Wes and Bev Peterson of Portland and was shown
to U.S. National Champion Side Saddle and numerous other championships.
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