Yet another victory to Andreas and Akeem
At the International show in Mannheim today, Andreas and Akeem once again showed top level in their second Grand Prix start. An impressive ride resulted in a clear victory with a score of 75.12%, and therefore, the Danish flag went all the way to the top again. Thomas and Nintendo had their International debut today, placing 5th with 68.63%.
Tomorrow afternoon they are both starting the Grand Prix Special.
Andreas and Akeem showed off in Hagen
At their second show day together, Andreas and Akeem managed to reach the same top level as yesterday. Today, they started the Grand Prix kür, and despite the short time of practising together, they made an amazing performance with many highlights. This resulted in an impressive score of 79.57% and once again, they sent the Danish flag all the way to the top in Hagen. A fantastic weekend - and also a very impressive debut for Andreas and Akeem. This promises well for the future. Next show for Akeem will be the international show in Mannheim.
Andreas and Akeem at the award ceremony yesterday
Another terrific day in Aalborg
The last day of this weekend's national show in Aalborg started with a MA2. In this class, Anna and Ronaldo finished second, scoring 69.47% and in addition, Anna and Daijoubo obtained 69.03% just outside the placings.
Andrea and Marianne started the Bundgaard Byg Cup Intermediare I kür. Marianne and Sitana continued the great standard from yesterday and won the class with a score of 71.75%, this result was enough to ensure a total victory for both days. Andrea also did extremely well, obtaining 70.83% with Geisha and placing third in the total and moreover, she obtained 70.41% with Butler and finished fourth.
Thomas and Nintendo also managed to reach their level from yesterday, and a great performance was awarded with 69.22%, resulting in a victory in the Championship of Jutland.
Yet another really exciting weekend, with riders from Helgstrand Dressage in the top in almost all classes.
Fantastic international debut for Akeem and Andreas
Today, Akeem and Andreas participated in the CDI 4* in Hagen. Despite the short period of co-operation, they made a high-class performance, resulting in several scores of 9.50 and 10. Andreas and Akeem won the class with an impressive score of 75.57%. Tomorrow it is time for Grand Prix Kür.
Great results at national show in Aalborg
Once again, Helgstrand Dressage dominates the result lists. This time, the event is the national show at Aalborg Rideklub. In Friday's Prix St. George class, Anna and N.O.H's Daijoubo placed first with a score of 69.56%, Andrea and Geisha placed second right after Anna with 69.12%. Today, the first round of Bundgaard Byg Cup Intermediare I took place; Marianne and Sitana won the class with a superb score of 71.05%, Andrea and Geisha placed third scoring 68.86%. Tomorrow, the riders will compete in Intermediare I kür. In today's highest class, Intermediare II, which is held as a Jutland's Championship, Thomas and Nintendo took the lead and won the class with a score of 69.56%. In the last class today, MA1, Anna placed both second and third, with Daijoubo and Ronaldo scoring 68.05% and 67.68%.
Successful stallion show
This year's stallion show and open house was once again a huge success with a record-high number of visitors. We are very proud and honoured that so many people support this even; and the great audience contributed to an amazing atmosphere throughout the show. Within a couple of days, videos of the different stallions will be available on the site. We are already looking forward to welcoming all of you to our stallion show in 2014.
Fennovanck PP and Floricello approved in Danish Warmblood
At the after licensing in Danish Warmblood today, the 3-year-old stallion Fennovanck PP by Uphill and with Münchhausen as dam sire was approved in Danish Warmblood, Fennovanck is also approved in the Dutch association KWPN. The 5-year-old Floricello was also approved today, Floricello is by Florencio with Dormello as dam sire. We are looking forward to presenting these two lovely stallions to the audience at our stallion show on Saturday.
All the workmen are working hard from dawn till dusk at the moment, as our stallion show/open house takes place in just four days from now. The new stable, indoor riding hall and saddling facilities will hopefully be ready for inauguration on Saturday in connection with the stallion show. Below a few pictures from today; as appears the workmen are very busy trying to finish this huge project. We are really looking forward to welcoming everyone interested in horses on Saturday for our stallion show and open house, and we are of course very pleased that we will be able to show off our new facilities as well.
Television programme about Helgstrand Dressage
Helgstrand Dressage appeared in a programme yesterday on the Danish television station TV2Nord. See the programme on the link below - Helgstrand Dressage is on 13 minutes after the beginning of the programme.