Selassie is a new mount in Silva’s growing string, owned by close friend Ruben Mahboobi. Selassie is currently schooling all of the Grand Prix and made his debut at the national level this past winter in Wellington, FL. Selassie is an eager and hot-blooded horse with the potential to continue excelling at Grand Prix with […]


Zephir (Zack) is a 2015 Danish Warmblood gelding currently competing at the Developing Prix St. Georges. His first major outing came this past spring at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL. Silva has high hopes for Zaphir and is counting to work on solidifying the Small Tour tests before an FEI outing later […]


Farouche, known as Lala in the barn, is one of Silva’s promising new talents imported and owned by Christine Capano. Farouche is one of the top-ranked young horses in the U.S. and has been selected to participate in the USEF Young Horse Program. Farouche consistency scores above the 80% mark since her debut last year […]

Hannah Lu W

Hannah Lu W is a homebred and currently competing in FEI Young Rider competition with Assistant Trainer Mia Mata Blake. Hannah is out of Silva’s top competition mare Rosa Cha W, on whom she represented the U.S. Dressage Team in Small Tour competition in 2014 at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. Mia and Hannah made […]


Esperanto, known lovingly in the barn as Peanut, debuted in CDI competition in 2021 with Silva at Dressage at Devon, before going on to earn solid placings at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla., in Small Tour competition in 2022, including a second place finish in the FEI Intermediate I. Peanut is an […]