Generous Grading at the 2005 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing

Sun, 10/30/2005 - 00:00
Hanoverian Breeding News

The Hanoverian stallion licensing committee was very generous in awarding the licensed status to 71 stallions out of the group of 92 selected colts. The Champion of the 2005 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing was the dark bay Hofrat offspring

bred by Friedrich Oppermann and presented by Heinrich Giesselmann from Barver, Germany. This modern stallion excelled in conformation and movement and was the undisputed champion of the licensing. He is by Hofrat (by Gribaldi) out of De Nira (by De Niro x Wendepunkt x Busoni xx).

The Reserve Champion of the licensing was a black colt by Prince Thatch xx out of State Premium Mare Weika (by Wenzel x Grunewald x Leibwachter). This young star is bred by Johanness Haarhoff and presented by Paul Mertens.

Finishing third in the champion's ring was a chestnut Don Frederico x Lauries Crusador xx offspring bred and presented by Heinrich Behrmann. The stallion will be up for stud at the Landsgestut in Celle.

Results 2005 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing - Premium Ring

  • Champion: Dark bay - Hofrat out of De Nira (De Niro)
    Breeder: Friedrich Oppermann, Liebenburg 
    Owner/Presenter: Heinrich Gießelmann, Barver
    Buyer: Paul Schockemöhle - Blue Hors
  • Reserve Champion - Black - Prince Thatch xx out of St.Pr.St. Weika (Wenzel I)
    Breeder: Johannes Haarhoff, Norden 
    Presenter: Paul Mertens u. Bollhorst GbR, Wetschen 
    Buyer: Paul Schockemöhle - Blue Hors
  • 3. Chestnut - Don Frederico out of St.Pr.St. Laudata (Lauries Crusador xx)
    Breeder/Presenter: Heinrich Behrmann, Stedebergen 
    Buyer: Niedersächsisches Landgestüt Celle
  • 4. Dark bay - Conteur out of St.Pr.St.Pia (Pik Bube)
    Breeder: Karl-Heinz u. Magrit Stehr, Hamburg 
    Presenter: Gerd Knoop and Hans Hofschrör, Meppen Ehrenpreis der Druckerei Lührs & Röver und des Sporthauses Verden Käufer:
    Buyer: Brookhouse Stud
  • 5. Liver chestnut - Lauries Crusador xx out of St.Pr.St. Debby (Donnerhall)
    Breeder: Herbert Vick, Tespe Silbermedaille der FN A.:
    Presenter: Rudolf Rehkamp, Bersenbrück 
    Buyer: Gestüt Vorwerk, Cappeln

Complete Results online at 
Photo copyrighted: Werner Ernst - Mr Ernst has been the stallion photographer in Germany for almost half a century. He has the largest photo archive of German sires.

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