Excellent Dressage Sales (EDS) unveiled this year's collection that is more complete than ever: promising green youngsters, talented five-, six-, and seven-year-olds and experienced Small Tour competitors. There is also a wide range of expected price points. On Saturday, April 15th, 37 dressage horses will go under the hammer of auctioneer Koen Olaerts.
Last weekend, Hans Peter minderhoud was the first rider to defeat the Queen of the World Cup Isabell Werth with an excellent ride. Third place went to German rider Jessica von Bredow-Werndl with Zaïre-E (Son de Niro out of Tara elite pref by Jazz). They had a score of 80,26%.
In the most Northern leg of the World Cup sequence, Unee BB (Gribaldi out of Ilarichta keur pref by Dageraad, breeder J.J.H. Spronck from Berg en Terblijt) made it to the top-3. The stallion, which made it to the second round viewing as a youngster, got 74,50% with his rider Jessica van Bredow-Werndl.
Madeleine Witte-Vrees and the KWPN recognized stallion Cennin took third place at the World…
The American rider Laura Graves is in excellent form with her top-horse Verdades. The gelding by Florett As could set a 80% score in the Grand Prix for the first time in his career and also won the 5* Kür to Music with an 82% score.
Tonight, the sons of Totilas were the ones that called the shots in the Isah Stallion competition in the L Class. Total U.S. showed an exceptional test and won the day competition. In the overall competition, Trafalgar could not be beaten. “He is just such a super nice workwilling horse, he could not have done better tonight, “ said the happy rider Marieke van der Putten.
The special performance is a tribute to Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin, as well as to those who contributed to their great success. The two-time olympic champion and her mount will say goodbye to the Dutch public in a beautiful arena with ambiance.
If you would like to see the golden duo Valegro and Charlotte live again, then come to ‘s-Hertogenbosch!
At the K + K Cup in Münster, Germany, Isabell Werth rode her new horse Anne Beth (s.Oscar) to a score of 70%. A nice reault for the mare that was successful at the World Championships in Verden.
As usual the KWPN offers a Guided Tour on the Sunday following the Stallion Show.…
The Stallion Selection Committee Dressage has recognized three successful dressage stallions, Cennin, Vitalis and Blue Hors Zack. This means that they have the same status as KWPN-approved stallions, their offspring will from now on get a foalbook (vb) paper instead of a reg. A registration.