The Trakehner stallion High Motion became the high scorer of the 50-day Stallion Performance Test held for dressage horses in Adelheidsdorf, Germany. The testing took place from 12 October till 30 November 2017.
The 5-year old High Motion (by Saint Cyr x Summertime x Matador) scored a total of 8.84 points and earned 9.5 for character and rideability, 9 for walk and 8.5 for trot and canter. The bay stallion was the reserve champion of the 2014 Trakehner Licensing.
Falihandro (by Furstenball x Dancier x Weltmeyer) was the second best scoring stallion with a total of 8.77 points. He got 10s for his temperament and willingness to work and 8.5 for his basic gaits. He is owned by Josef Wilbers.
The Dutch warmblood bred Jaquette VDL (by Zonik x Don Schufro) landed third place with 8.66 points. He got 9 for character, 8.5 for walk and trot and 9 for canter.
For Gold (by Franziskus x Zack x Don Schufro) earned 8.65 points. He got 10 for character and rideability and 9 for trot, 8.5 for canter and 7.5 for walk. He is owned by Johan Hinnemann's Krusterhof.
The Westfalian premium stallion Federico Fellini (by For Romance x De Niro) disappointed with a failing total score of 7.56 points. He sold at the licensing auction for 250,000 euro to Dressage Performance Centre Lodbergen.
Complete results here (pdf file)
Photo © Stephan Bischoff