Coriander Passed Away

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 19:43
Holsteiner Breeding News

The Holsteiner breeding stallion Coriander has passed away at age 29. The renowned stallion had to be euthanized as he was suffering from old age.

Coriander was born in 1982 at Manfred Pieper's farm in Lutjensee, Germany. The stallion was by Coriolan out of Primadonna (by Constant x Fantus x Anklang).

The licensed stallion was owned by the Holsteiner Verband. Hans-Peter Mohr, who was head trainer at the Elmshorner Dressage Stables, brought the stallion to his first Grand Prix victory at age 7. Wolfgang Schade took over the ride two years later and was quite succcessful with him at national level.

Coriander sired 11 state premium mares, three verband premium mares, and five licensed sons: Calambo, Cameron, Chagallo, Coleman und Corlino.

Calambo made his mark in the dressage ring, being trained and competed by Alexandra Simons-De Ridder and Hiroshi Hoketsu. German Annabel Frenzen won 2011 European Young Rider Kur silver with Cristobal (by Coriander x Caribo) and Christian Bruhe is competing at international Grand Prix level with Cinco de Mayo (by Coriander).

Coriander was retired six years ago and spent his retirement at Ute von Dohren's farm in Haselau, Germany.

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