Yet another great day at Vilhelmsborg
Saturday, Marianne and Sitana participated in the finals of Youngster Cup for 7- and 8-year-old horses; it was Prix St. George. Marianne and Sitana obtained 66.84%, and obtained second place in the Youngster Cup. In the first round of the Bundgaard Byg Final, Anna and Windsor placed 6th, scoring 66.84%. Sunday, it is time for the final in Kür. In the Grand Prix class, Thomas and the Grand Prix-debutant Nintendo placed 3rd with a score of 65.53%.
Superb results at national show at Vilhelmsborg
This weekend, a huge national show takes place at Vilhelmsborg. Friday was the first competition day and all the riders from Helgstrand Dressage obtained great results. In Prix St. George, Anna and Windsor placed 2nd with a score of 68.77%. The equipage will start the Bundgaard Byg final in Intermediare I tomorrow. In MA1 Youngster Cup for 7- and 8-year-old horses, Marianne and the 7-year-old Sitana made a great performance and finished 2nd, scoring 68.33%. In the last class on Friday, Intermediare II, Thomas and Nintendo placed 2nd with a score of 67.45%, and Andrea and Don Lorean placed 5th, scoring 64.56%.
Tomorrow, the competition continues with more classes; and we are looking forward to more positive results.
Record result to fantastic Sezuan
Danish Warmblood's 35-day performance test finished today. Our fantastic Sezuan fully met our high expectations and made a historic test. He obtained 987.50 points out of 1000. this is the best performance test result ever recorded in Danish Warmblood's history. Sezuan received ten times 10 and three times 9.5. He received e.g. 10 for canter, walk, rideability and temper. Sezuan was outstanding and obtained more than 100 points more than the horse placing 2nd. We are incredibly proud to have such a stallion in our stables and look forward to more exciting results in future.
Eclectisch also did well at the performance test; he obtained 833 points and finished as the 5th best stallion.
3 horses have qualified for the Championship for Young horses 2013
Upon successful completion of the ability tests, the qualified horses for the Championship for Young Horses 2013 have now been found. The following three horses from Helgstrand Dressage have qualified: Zidane, Zigzag A.B. and Delicious.
Terrific results at ability test at Vilhelmsborg
At the ability test taking place at Vilhelmsborg last Saturday, Anna, Mads and Daniel represented Helgstrand Dressage. Mads placed 2nd with Zidane, with an impressive score of 900 points, obtaining e.g. 9.5 for canter and rideability. Anna and Delicious received 860 points, enough for a shared 3rd place. Mads also placed 5th with Zigzag A.B., scoring 840 points. Daniel and Rosenkildes Hotstuff finished with 800 points.
Based on these results, Mads and Zidane as well as Anna and Delicious are very likely to receive a ticket for the Championship for Young Horses in Herning 2013.
Victory to Thomas and Sir Donnerhall II
Last Saturday, Thomas and Sir Donnerhall II had their debut in MB2 at the national show in Frederikshavn. They made a great performance and won the class with a score of 69.21%. Yesterday, they started MB3 and obtained 69.58%, placing 2nd in the class.
Victory to Mads and Dark Knight
Today, Mads and the 6-year-old stallion Dark Knight started MB1 at the national show in Frederikshavn. The equipage won the class with an impressive score of 71.48%. Last weekend, Mads and Dark Knight won MB2 at the regional show in Lerbæk, scoring 70.52%.
Mads and Dark Knight
Helgstrand Dressage acquires fantastic new stallion
Helgstrand Dressage has acquired a new, fantastic young stallion at the Hanoverian Stallion Licensing in Verden. It is the premium stallion with catalogue number 18 by Dancier - Rotspon - Wolkentanz II. The striking black young stallion caught Andreas' attention already in the longe during the warm-up for the presentation. After the presentation, we were determined to acquire this stallion at the auction, if at all possible. It is an extremely interesting stallion of very high quality, with extraordinary gaits and looks. We are really proud and excited to have such a stallion in our stables at Møgelmosegaard. We are looking forward to start training this fantastic stallion, and we hope that it has a great future both within breeding and sport.
Successful finals at JBK Horse Shows
Helgstrand Dressage obtained great results at this year's finals at the JBK Horse shows. Zonik did it once again. He won the qualification, the first round and the final with an average of more than 9, and today was no exception. Zonik and Andreas once again made a fantastic and flawless performance, scoring another 10 for trot, and finishing with a total of 9.30 points. As a result, Zonik won the dressage championship for 4-year-old horses in 2012.
In the class for 5-year-old horses, Sir Caramello and Andreas produced a high-class performance again and obtained 8.60 points, enough to place 2nd. Møllegårdens Pas Partout and Andreas followed as 3rd with a score of 8.50 points. Anna and Bøgegårdens Boney M finished 4th with 8.48 points.
In the final for 6-year-old horses, the competition was quite tough, but Anna and Rosenstolz and Thomas and Sir Donnerhall II placed 4th and 5th, respectively, with 8.44 points.
Victory in consolation finals for 5- and 6-year-olds
Today, Sir Caramello and Andreas won the consolation final for 5-year-old horses with 8.64 points and they are, therefore, on to the final for 5-year-old horses tomorrow. In the class for 6-year-olds, it was a close-run competition, but Anna and N.O.H's Daijoubo finished with 8.28 points, winning the class right in front of Jens and Atterupgaards Final Kiss with 8.26 points. Both equipages are also on to the final tomorrow.
Tomorrow at 10.48 a.m., Andreas and Die Callas will have their debut in international Prix St. George. The championship finals for 4-, 5- and 6-year-old horses start at 12.30 p.m.