The 9-year old Hanoverian licensed stallion Waterford has been sold to the United States. The chestnut sire has been acquired by Lynn McEnespy from Chico, California, and he is currently in training at Rudolf Zeilinger's in Emsburen with his rider Britta Johnston.
Ulrich Henschke will be succeeding Gerd Folkers in the Licensing Committee for the Oldenburg Verband in Germany. The 52-year old Henschke will join Dr. Wolfgang Schulze-Schleppinghoff, Wolfram Wittig, Sören Pedersen, and Georg Thole
Yesterday, the German Equestrian Federation released the "Breeding Value" (Zuchtwert) of licensed sport horse stallions for 2005. This 'breeding value' is an indicator for performance inheritability of a sire.
The Oldenburg Stallion Licensing Committee must have felt some pressure trying to live up to the quality and top auction results that were established at the 2005 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing in Verden one month ago,