Desperado, Charmeur, Bordeaux Win 2012-2013 KWPN Stallion Competition Finals

 
Sat, 02/02/2013 - 09:37
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Emmelie Scholtens and Charmeur win the 2013 KWPN Stallion Competition Finals
Photo courtesy KWPN.nl
2012-2013 KWPN Stallion Competition

The licensed stallions Desperado, Charmeur and Bordeaux became the grand winners of the 2012-2013 KWPN Stallion Competition circuit of which the finals were held at the 2013 KWPN Stallion Licensing in 's Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, on Friday afternoon and evening 1 February 2013.

At L-level the brand new 5-year old stallions Desperdo and Dream Boy battled it out for the title. The former stallion (by Vivaldi x Havidoff) reigned supreme under Emmelie Scholtens and totalled 91 points. Gerdina Maree and Dream Boy (by Vivaldi x Ferro) finished second with 86.5 points, followed by Diederik van Silfhout on Don Tango (by Contango x Jazz).

"We enjoyed both (top ranked) stallions and are happy they are licensed," said judge Arie Hamoen. Dreamboy got a 9 for his lightfooted trot but Despardo scored a 9.5 for his clear, rhythmical walk. "Especially the suppleness of this stallion stood out," said Hamoen.

At M-level Emmelie Scholtens and the chestnut Charmeur (by Florencio x Jazz) were untouchable. The trot was praised for its clear rhythm and uphill tendency. "Every step was right," said Hamoen. "What else do you want to see. He gets a 10 from us." The canter earned him a 9 and the walk was good for a 7.5 as the stallion was a bit tense. Mirelle van Kemenade and the bay Cachet L (by Jazz x Ferro) finishe second after receiving a 9.5 for canter. Spanish Severo Jurado Lopez and Chippendale (by Lord Leatherdale x Negro) were third. The horse has a very expressive trot and canter but fails to impress in walk.

German Eva Möller and Paul Schockemohle's KWPN licensing champion Bordeaux (by United x Gribaldi) dominated the Z-level class. The bay excelled with his lightfooted, engaged trot for which he earned a 9. He also scored 9 for his canter, general impression and conformation. "We enjoyed his test," Hamoen commented. Kirsten Beckers and Bristol (by Jazz x Goodtimes) were the runners-up, followed by Lisanne der Nederlanden and the chestnut Breezer (by Johnson x Sultan).

Photos courtesy KWPN.NL

Results - 2013 KWPN Stallion Competition Finals

L-level

  • 1. Emmelie Scholtens - Desperado - 274 - 91 - 365
  • 2. Gerdine Maree - Dream Boy - 270 - 86,5 - 356,5
  • 3. Diederik van Silfhout - Don Tango - 250,5 - 84,5 - 335
  • 4. Emmelie Scholtens - Dorado - 247 - 80,5 - 327,5
  • 5. Severo Jurado Lopez - Diego -  234 - 78 - 312
  • 6. Gerdine Maree - Dark Pleasure - 232,5 - 77,5 - 310
  • 7. Jose van Haaren - Davinci - 194 - 71 - 265

M-level

  • 1.Emmelie Scholtens - Charmeur - 368 - 89 - 457
  • 2. Mirelle van Kemenade - Cachet L - 340,5 - 84 - 424,5
  • 3. Severo Jurado Lopez - Chippendale - 320,5 - 81,5 - 402
  • 4. Philip van Ommen - Chagall - 219,5 - 79 - 298,5
  • 5. Diederik van Silfhout - Cover Story - 221,5 - 74,5 - 296
  • 6. Tom Franckx - Charmingwood - 212 - 0 - 212

Z-level

  • 1. Eva Möller - Bordeaux - 266 - 88 - 354
  • 2. Kirsten Beckers - Bristol - 237,5 - 79,5 - 317
  • 3. Lisanne der Nederlanden - Breezer - 231,5 - 81 - 312,5

Related Links
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Desperado, Charmeur and Bristol Win Second Leg of 2012-2013 KWPN Stallion Competition
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Previous Winners
Chippendale, Bon Bravour, and Apache Win 2011-2012 KWPN Stallion Competition
Bon Bravour, Amazing Star and Zhivago Win 2011 KWPN Stallion Competition Finals
Andretti, Zhivago and Wynton Win 2010 KWPN Stallion Competition
Zizi Top, Wynton and Vivaldi Win 2009 KWPN Stallion Competition
Wynton, Johnson, Dreamcatcher Win 2008 KWPN Stallion Competition Finals
Uptown, Tolando and Florencio Win 2006 KWPN/KNHS Stallion Competition Finals
Sandreo, Scandic and Rhodium Win 2005 KWPN/KNHS Stallion Competition Finals
Scandic, Ro-Lex and Prestige VDL 2004 KWPN Stallion Competition Winners
Rousseau, Paddox and Rubels Win 2003 KNHS/KWPN Stallion Competition

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