The 3-year old Westfalian bred Ratina H became the Mare Champion at the 2017 German Mare and Foal Championships held in Lienen, Germany, on 16 - 17 July 2017.
While foals sired by Bonds and Sir Heinrich took top honours in the all important German Foal Championship in Lienen, the 3-year old mares competed for the national title on the first day of the well-attended event.
Owned by Heiner Beringmeier, Ratina B is by Rock Forever x Contini. She scored 9 and 9.5 for type, 9 and 9.5 for trot, 8 and 9 for walk and 8.5 and 9 for general impression. With an overall impression score of 9.5 she totalled 169.50 points and received the champion's sash and coveted national mare title.
Wolfgang Kipp's Oldenburg mare Amani (by Escolar x Furst Heinrich) was the reserve champion with 169.00 points. She earned 9 and 9.5 for type, 8.5 up to a 10 for trot, 8.5 and 9.5 for walk and 8.5 up to 9.5 for general impression. Her overall impression score was 8.0
The bronze medal went to Heinrich Ramsbrock's Hanoverian registered Qualinda (by Quasar de Charry x Compliment). She earned a total of 167.50 points with an overall impression score of 9.5. For type she got 8 up to 9.5. For trot she got between 9.0 and 10. and for walk she earned 8.0 and 8.5. Her general impression score was between 8.5 and 9.5.
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Results - 2017 German Mare Championship - Lienen (top 10)
- 1. Ratina B (Westf, by Rock Forever x Contini) - 169.50
- 2. Amani (Old, by Escolar x Furst Heinrichà - 169.00
- 3. Qualinda (Hann, by Quasar de Charry x Compliment) - 167.50
- 4. Frida Gold (Westfl, by Furst Fohlenhof x Lissaro) - 156.50
- 5. Dreamdate (Hann, by Dimaggio x Brentano II) - 156.00
- 5. Fiesta Mexicana (Hann, by Follox Me x Don Frederico) - 156.00
- 7. Donatella (Hann, by Diamond Hit x Furst Heinrich) - 154.50
- 8. Fayola (Westf, by Franziskus x Sir Donnerhall) - 153.50
- 9. Bona Dea (Westf, by Brisbane x Weltissimo) - 152.50
- 10. Fascination Flower (Hann, by Furst Fohlenhof x Florestan) - 152.00