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DWB: Seven gold medal mares

51 newly graded mares were awarded breeder medals at the Dansk Varmblod PAVO Elite Show 9-11 September at Vilhelmsborg. Seven mares were selected for the champion ring

Champion Dressage Mare “Prima Donna” (Photo:
d. 12-09-2011 - 08:54

Out of the 51 mares decorated with breeder medals 28 mares were awarded a bronze medal, 16 achieved a silver medal whilst seven mares were selected for the champion ring and awarded gold medals.


Champion Dressage Mare of the Year:


Prima Donna by Blue Hors Don Romantic x Andiamo

Breeder: Birgitte Hofmeister, 9850 Hirtshals

Owner: Andreas Helgstrand, 9310 Vodskov


Prima Donna earned four times the mark 10 from the judges who described the mare as a rarely seen high quality horse with international capacity. She is extremely supple and has three outstanding gaits. She achieved the highest score of all dressage mares at the saddle grading.

This mare was shown by Anna Blomgren and is a daughter of the silver medal mare Antoinette which has represented Danish Warmblood at the World Championship for Young Horses in Verden.


Champion Jumping Mare of the Year:


Bøgegårdens Quintana by Bøgegårdens Quidam x Bøgegårdens Capello

Breeder and owner: Stina and Jørgen Schmidt, 6392 Bolderslev


The champion jumping mare of the year was described by the judges as a long-legged and large-framed mare with extremely supple top line, outstanding canter and excellent jumping abilities. She achieved the highest score of all jumping mares at the saddle grading.

Bøgegårdens Quintana as well as both of her parents are bred by the Schmidt family at stud farm Bøgegården.


The remaining five gold medal mares:


Hot Cassia P. by Carson Ask x Come Back II

Breeder and owner: Mogens og Peter Nielsen, 6731 Tjæreborg


La’Quita by Quite Easy x Calido I

Breeder and owner: Steffen Sunesen, Stutteri Sorgenfri, 7700 Thisted


Atterupgaards Minaia by Stedinger x Lord Sinclair

Breeder and owner: Atterupgaard, 4174 Jystrup Midtsj.


Lohmanns Takitta by Blue Hors Zack x Solos Landtinus

Breeder and owner: Bent Olsen, 6780 Skærbæk


Tørveslettens Snowflake by Stedinger x Carano

Breeder and owner: Pernille Lauerberg Rugaard, 2765 Smørum