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Older Champion Stallions

2010-03-14

Sieger Hit (Photo: Ridehesten.com).
Sieger Hit (Photo: Ridehesten.com).
Dressage stallions

The group of four-year-old stallions was of unusually high standard this year. Among the dressage stallions the battle for the champion title took place between the two phenomenal movers Fürstenball and L’Espoir, who both made it a hard for the judges to pick a winner. Eventually, L’Espoir was proclaimed champion stallion. This wonderful and very rideable young stallion by Lord Loxley/Warkant received the score 10 for hindquarters, walk and canter. L’Espoir is owned by Priess Horses A/S.
L'Espoir (Photo: Ridehesten.com).
L'Espoir (Photo: Ridehesten.com).
Among the dressage stallions aged five years and older the champion title went to the impressive stallion Sieger Hit by Sandro Hit/Donnerhall. Under the saddle of Andreas Helgstrand Sieger Hit was victorious in a dressage presentation class for young horses in Herning scoring several 10’s. Sieger Hit is owned by Aggesensgaard A/S.
Favorit Ask (Photo: Ridehesten.com).
Favorit Ask (Photo: Ridehesten.com).
Jumping stallions

The Danish stallion station Stutteri Ask ApS, owned by Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen who also owns Blue Hors ApS, had great success in Herning this year. Their five-year-old Belgian bred stallion Favorit Ask by Diamant de Semilly/Darco showed very convincing jumping and took the champion title among the older stallions.

The group of four-year-olds also saw high quality among the jumping stallions. The handsome grey Ci Ci Senjor Ask by Cassini I/Contender was proclaimed champion stallion.
Record-breaking number of visitors

The first Dansk Varmblod stallion licensing in Herning took place in 1980 and had around 8,000 visitors. The event – also known as the National Stallion Show – has developed into a multi event with auction, young horse championship and a major exhibition with 279 booths. In the year 2007-2009 the National Stallion Show had around 53,000 visitors which made it the largest event of its kind in Northern Europe. This year the previous record number of visitors was beaten as the 54,250 came to Herning during 11 – 14 March.