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A Festival of Top Stallions in Herning01-03-2018 - 18:50

At the Danish Warmblood Stallion Licensing next week you can expect to see some outstanding stallions – not only among the nearly 100 stallions that will be presented before the licensing committee, but also the sport stallions that will be shown in the very popular show classes for stallions

The 39th edition of the Danish Warmblood Stallion Licensing in MCH Messecenter Herning takes place on 7-11 March 2018 and offers in addition to the stallion licensing a 3-star CDI and CSI show, young horse championships for the best 5-year dressage and show jumping horses, auction of stallion prospects and sport horses, dressage clinics, gala shows, tack fair etc.

In total 850 horses will be participating in this gigantic event where you can enjoy stallion licensing as well as dressage and show jumping classes in three different arenas. Around 60,000 people are expected to visit the stallion licensing next week.

Star-studded stallion classes

The focal point of this event is the stallion licensing which takes place Thursday, Friday and Sunday where the licensing committee are evaluating nearly 100 stallions. The most dominent sires of dressage stallions are Grand Galaxy Win, Sezuan, Blue Hors Zack, Franklin, Fürstenball and Blue Hors Don Olymbrio.

Stallions licensed in Danish Warmblood and at the age of fours years and older can participate in the stallion presentation classes where dressage judge and member of the DWB licensing committee, Bjarne Nielsen will comment each stallion.

These classes for dressage stallions take place both Friday and Saturday and they will be featuring such famous stallions as the only triple world champion stallion for young horses in the world, Sezuan under his new rider Patrik Kittel, Sezuan’s legendary sire, the 2018 World Cup finalist Blue Hors Zack presented by Daniel Bachmann Andersen, the medal winning stallions from the world young horse championships in Ermelo last year, Ferrari ridden by Olympic medallist Andreas Helgstrand, and Hesselhøj Donkey Boy ridden by Jan Møller Christensen.

Spanish team rider Severo Jurado Lopez will be presenting the Ermelo finalists D’Avie, Grand Galaxy Win and Atterupgaards Botticelli. Another contestant from Ermelo is Bøgegårdens Santiago which will be presented by his new rider, 15-year-old Danish pony team rider Kristian Würtz Green. Highly talented young horses such as champion stallion Revolution, premium stallion Blue Hors Zackerey, performance test winner Springbank II VH, auction highlight For Emotion and premium stallions Blue Hors St. Schufro and Blue Hors Farrell are also among the participating stallions in the extraordinarily popular show classes for dressage stallions.

In addition to the show classes there will be small tour and big tour CDI classes with the participation of stallions like Blue Hors Don Olymbrio, Blue Hors Veneziano and Blue Hors Zatchmo.

The best of show jumping stallions

30 show jumping stallion prospects are presented to the licensing committee, and in this lot Kannan is the most dominant sire.

The highly popular and successful stallion Favorit Ask will be presented by Søren Møller Rohde in the show classes for show jumping stallions just like his performance-test-winning son, Fidelio Ask. Here you will also be able to watch the presentation of talented show jumping stallions like Action Man Ask Z, Balou, Comme Il Faut Plus, Dimitri Z, Kannando Hästak DWB, Quintet, Sandro's Adel and many more.

Commentator in this class is show jumping rider and judge as well as member of the DWB licensing committee, Johnny Hansen.

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