The public has voted: GLOCK’s Johnson TN is ‘Horse of the Year 2019’
There has been voted a lot in the Horse of the Year election the past month. After the eventual count of votes, GLOCK’s Johnson TN is the Horse of the Year 2019! During the KWPN Stallion Show in ’s Hertogenbosch on the 31st of January the ceremony will take place.
With 3.831 votes, GLOCK’s Johnson TN had the most votes by far. Last year he was already present at the KWPN Stallion Show for his beautifull goodbye to the sport. This year he will return for his Horse of the Year 2019 coronation on Friday the 31st of January.
GLOCK’s Johnson TN has quite the honors list; champion of the stallion selection, winner of the stallion competition, second in the Pavo Cup, many Small Tour successes, winner of team bronze at the WEG in Caen, winner of the European team gold and individual bronze in Aachen and participation in the Olympic Games in Rio. All these years and successes with Hans Peter Minderhoud. He has also proven his value in breeding. Johnson is on a second place in the WBFSH Sire Ranking which was announced recently He earned this second place with the performances of his offspring and with this proves his value in breeding. For example his son Hexagon’s Double Dutch, who does very well by winning his first international Grand Prix last year with Thamar Zweistra. Also Meggle’s Boston won several Grand Prix’s, in November he did this in as well Oldenburg as in München with his rider Matthias Bouten.
The top three in the election is filled with Blue Hors Zack, again in second place with 1.323 votes and Zaïre-E on the third place with 1.227 votes. Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve follows with 667 votes, then Explosion W with 622 votes and Horse of the Year 2018, Verdi, with 451 votes.
On Friday the 31st of January GLOCK’s Johnson TN will officially be named ‘Horse of the Year 2019’ at the KWPN Stallion Show in ’s Hertogenbosch. Tickets for the KWPN Stallion Show can be ordered here, KWPN-members receive a discount on the ticket prices. The KWPN Stallion Show can also be followed live on KWPN.tv