Bon Coeur Sold to Antonia Ax:son Johnson

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:11
2017 Verden Stallion Sport Test rider Philipp Hess on Bon Coeur :: Photo © Stephan Bischoff

The 6-year old Hanoverian licensed breeding stallion Bon Coeur has been sold to Antonia Ax:son Johnson of Lovsta Stuteri in Sweden. 

Bon Coeur (by Benetton Dream x Sandro Hit) is bred by Birgit Tietjen from Taaken, Germany, and was stationed at Eckhard Wahler's yard Gestüt W.M in Visselhövede, Germany.

He achieved strong scores at his sport test in 2017. He was he second highest scoring 5-year old in the sport test in Verden with 8.90 points. The stallion got 8.8 for trot, 9.0 for canter and walk, 8.8 for rideability and 9.0 for general impression. 

Bon Coeur also became the reserve champion at the 2015 and 2016 Bundeschampionate for riding horses.

Bon Coeur was one of three stallions to receive the "2018 Weltmeyer Prize"

"Bon Coeur has enormous potential both in breeding and as a competition horse, and I'm particular attracted to his his incredible rideability and beautiful mechanics.  It will be very exciting to educate and develop such talent," said Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén, who is head rider at Lovsta Stuteri.

Photo © Stephan Bischoff

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