The 4-year old Zoom and the 5-year old Duracao became the high scoring horses at the second stallion sport test held in Munster-Handorf on 7 - 9 March 2018.
Eight 4-year olds were entered for the test, seven participated, and one failed the test, the KWPN bred Jazzuan SVN (by Sezuan x Jazz x Ulft).
The high scorer in the 4-year old group was the Warendorf state stud owned Zoom (by Zack out of Diva Dannebrog (by Don Schufro)). They bay stallion got 8.2 for trot, 8.8 for canter, 7.8 for walk, 9 for rideability and 8.5 for general impression. He totaled 8.51 points. The second best scoring stallion was Don Indigo (by Don Index) with a total of 8.06 points. He got 7.8 for trot, 8.2 for canter and walk, 8 for rideability and 8.2 for general impression.
In the 5-year old group, 10 were entered and 10 completed the testing with success, although Ballentines Finest (by Beltano) scraped by with 7.57 points. The high scorer of the group was Gestut Vorwerk's Duraçao (by Dimaggio x Argentinus), who has been lightly competed in 2017 by Yvonne Henke. For his test he got 8.2 for trot, 8.4 for canter, 7.7 for walk, 8.4 for rideability and 8.3 for general impression. He totaled 8.21 points. The German owned Dutch warmblood stallion Ibiza (by Desperado) finished second with 8.12 points. Presented by Juliane Brunkhorst, Ibiza scored 8.2 for trot, 7.9 for canter, 9 for walk, 7.6 for rideability and 8.2 for general impression.
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