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Sunsprite Warmbloods is run by two very passionate and experienced people: Pamela Duffy, a rider and horse breeder, and her husband Donald Trotter, a double PhD in Botany and Geology who cares for the feed and soil at Sunsprite and is certianly more qualified for that than most other farm owners. Only one reason why we can say that we raise horses with the utmost care possible!

Pam's riding career started when she was 12 years old and a school girl in Mexico City. After her first success with her Quarter Horse gelding "Chula" in children's jumpers and sucess up to 1.40m with a TB gelding, Tenoch entered Pam's life. He was an appendix Quarter Horse and took Pam to a stunning 3rd place at the Nationals in 1974 at 1.30m. They qualified for the next level a year after that, but saldy Tenoch died of a colic about a month before the championships. In fact, Pam and Tenoch had been asked to show up for a qualification for the Pan Am Games as a substitute or alternate rider, but the tragic death of Tenoch ended that dream. Pam had the opportunity to actually work and ride with several Olympians in her career, and to this day, holds a lot of respect and gratitude for them. One of her most important riding instructors was Victor Saucedo Carrillo, who was an excellent rider with success at Madison Square Garden and Europe's biggest CHIOs like Aachen, Nice, Rome or Lucerne.

Pam states that warmbloods were actually popular in Mexico a long time before the hype in the United States was to follow. She remembers well when Mr. Sommer brought over the first Trakehners, among them the stallion Handelsherr in the late 60s. Also one of her uncles bought horses at the Verden Elite Auctions and took them to Mexico. However, she says the one horse that made the biggest impression in her mind, was the grey Olympic dressage horse Pentagon, a Trakehner son of Condus. His owner was also the onder of the riding club Pam used to work at. As she says:" I would go and talk to Pentagon and just look into his eyes and admire his athleticism and his big eyes and basically say to myself "someday.....".

That "someday" has come. Pam and Don operate a farm with some of the world's finest bloodlines, striving to breed the perfect athlete that can be a sane and sound partner for anybody, from the aspiring professional to the amateur at the regional horse show.