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International Trakehner Bundesturnier 2009


Photo: Stephan Bischoff.
Photo: Stephan Bischoff.
The International Trakehner Bundesturnier 2009 was held at the Reiterstadion in Hanover last weekend and attacked over 1000 participants from several Nations including Canada, Poland, Luxemburg, Denmark, Switzerland, Holland and of course Germany. The Trakehner Verband hosts this show every year and offers classes up to S level in show jumping and dressage, as well as young horse classes, qualifications for the Bundeschampionat, and competitions in eventing and even driving. In addition, an Elite Foal Auction is staged as an open-air happening during the weekend, and in 2009, the breeding district of Lower-Saxony also hosted the 5th State Mare Show.

The 3 and 4yr old mares, gelding and stallions that will represent the Trakehner Verband at the Bundeschampionat in Warendorf this year are:

3yr old mares/geldings:

- Karvina, black/bay mare by Hibiskus o/o Karmen IV by Fontainbleau - Polargeist. Bred by Hartmut Sylla, Burgwedel and ridden by Andrea Müller-Kersten

3yr old stallions:

- Amadelio, black approved stallion by EH Lehndorffs o/o SPS+PS Amadelia by Lauries Crusador xx - Polargeist. Bred by Peter Oellrich, Springe, and ridden by Mareike Peckholz.

- Kaspian, dark bay stallion by EH King Arthur TSF o/o SPS+PS Kosima XIX by Ivernel EH Charly Chaplin. Bred by Nicole Offen, Hamburg and ridden by Hannes Lütt.

- Redecker, black approved stallion by Kasparow o/o Ragnit VII by Couleur Fürst - Kopernikus. Bred by Gisela Gunia, Uslar and ridden by Mareike Peckholz.

4yr old mares/geldings:

- Ludwig, chestnut gelding by Elitär o/o Lena II by EH Caprimond - Falke. Bred by Hartmut Gremmes and ridden by Sandra Frieling.

- Valencia, bay mare by EH Hofrat o/o PS Vesalia by Pretty Dancer - EH Louidor. Bred by Klaus Schweisfurth and ridden by Michaela Pieper.

4yr old stallions:

- Grand Passion, bay approved stallion by Oliver Twist o/o SPS+PS Gipsy Rose by EH Polarion TSF - Camelot. Bred by the Heinen Family, Issum and ridden by Stefanie Kerner.

- Singolo, black approved stallion by Oliver Twist o/o SPS+PS Shakira by EH Biotop - Königspark xx. Bred by the Heinen Family, Issum and ridden by Silke Huneke.

The new National Trakehner Dressage Champion is the 7yr old bay stallion C’est Bon by Distelzar o/o Coonya vom Klosterhof by Tycoon – EH Sokrates. The stallion was bred by Klosterhof Medingen in Germany and is owned by Gestüt Pallerhaff from Luxemburg. C’est Bon is ridden by Kristine Möller for Pallerhaff. He was the Reserve Champion of the Neumünster Stallion Approvals in 2004.

The new National Trakehner Show Jumping Champion is the 6yr old black stallion Hirtentanz by Axis TSF o/o SPS,PS+ES Herzlani by Kostolany – Ginster, This premium stallion was bred by Veronika von Schöning in Dannau, Germany, and is owned by American David Beattie from Watertown, WI. Hirtentanz is already qualified for the Bundeschampionat of the German Show Jumper in 2009.