Virginia Field Hunters and Merle-Smith Eventing is home to Concerto Grosso, the 1998 Imported Holsteiner Stallion approved and licensed by the American Holsteiner Horse Association (AHHA), International Sporthorse Registry / Oldenburg North America (ISR/Old-NA) and Rheinland Pfalz-saar International (RPSI).  The 17-hand bay is by Concerto II (Contender) – Koenigspark xx.

concerto-grosso The 2015 stud fee for Concerto Grosso is $1,200. Discounts are available for registered Warmblood, Thoroughbred and Performance mares.  Your foal may be eligible for one or more of the above listed registries, depending on your mare’s pedigree and documentation.

concerto-grosso-foalGrosvenor and Rosemarie Merle-Smith have been producing quality mounts for more than 30 years.  They have been joined by their daughter Nicolette, in training horses suited for the junior and amateur rider.


While producing horses primarily for foxhunting, the Merle-Smiths’ training program includes the basics that will help the horse excel in eventing, hunters, jumpers, dressage and pleasure riding.

For more information, call 434-249-0310 or email


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