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Gribaldi Trakehner Stallion of the Year 2008

13-10-2008

Photo: Sjoert.com.
Photo: Sjoert.com.
At the Trakehner stallion show in Neumünster, Germany, on 23-26 October, the 15 year old Trakehner Gribaldi will be decorated with the coveted title Stallion of the Year.

Gribaldi is by Kostolany out of Gondola by Ibikus and was born in 1993, bred by Marika Werner in Germany.

He was Trakehner champion in Neumünster in 1995 and sold to Dutch stallion keeper Joop van Uytert. Gribaldi is by Kostolany out of Gondola by Ibikus and was born in 1993, bred by Marika Werner in Germany.

In breeding Gribaldi has himself on the map already with his first crop. He has provided the Trakehner licensing with several premium sons and in other studbooks he has produced such impressive dressage stallions like Painted Black in Holland and Zardin Firfod in Danmark.


Photo: Ridehesten.com.
Photo: Ridehesten.com.
Gribaldi's Trakehner son Hofrat was reserve champion, three times placed in the German Bundeschampionat and provided the spectacular 2005 champion stallion at the Hanoverian licensing in Verden, Hotline, which sold for the record breaking price of 800,000 Euros to Blue Hors Dressage and Schockemöhle.

Since 2004 this black and elegant stallion has shone in international dressage sport under the Dutch riding master Edward Gal. They have placed in CHIO Aachen, Neumünster, Zwolle, Amsterdam and the World Cup Finale i Las Vegas.

Congratulations to everybody on Gribaldi's team!