CDI*** Vidauban, France february 22-26
Liza Minelli (SWB born 1998 by Cortez out of Judy Garland 22038 by Ganesco-Dolomit, breeder Ann-Kristin Karlsson) and Jeanna Högberg (SWE) placed 5th in Intermediate II and 7th in Grand Prix. Jeanna and Kataleis Vilja (SWB born 1997 by Cortez out of Vildkatten 17452 by Libretto-Corsar, breeder Stall Katalei) placed 3d in Intermediate II.
Ruter Dam (SWB born 1999 by Bolero out of Hanini 19320 by Lambert-Jazz, breeder Maria Nilsson) and Henri Ruoste (FIN) placed 5th in Intermediate I and 9th in Prix St Georges.
Son of Chex (SWB born 2001 by Bellini out of Chex 21516 by Chapman-Wadacre Chicko, breeder Elise Fredriksson) and Mads Hendeliowitz (SWE) placed 7th in Prix St Georges.
Zidane (SWB born 2006 by Silvano out of Jeanne d´Arc 28716 by Don Schufro-Freimoor, breeder Åsa Ölander and Christian Gergils) and Sara Magnusson (SWE) placed 2d and 3d in the classes for 6-year olds.
CDI-W Gothenburg International Horse Show, Sweden february 24-26
Toy Story (ex Condor, SWB born 2000 by Come Back II out of Cessna (46) by Concorde-Kaliber, breeder Marie and Olle Bjernick) and Patrik Kittel won both World Cup freestyle and Grand Prix!
The victory by Patrik and Toy Story moved them into first place in the World Cup Western European League standings.
The board of directors of the Swedish Warmblood Breed Society has named Toy Storys breeders Marie and Olle Bjernick the Swedish Breeders of the Year 2011. Toy Story (SWB born 2000 by Come Back II out of Cessna (46) by Concorde-Kaliber) and Patrik Kittel won the World Cup in Stockholm 2011.
The board of directors of the Swedish Warmblood Breed Society has named Briar 899 the Stallion of the Year 2011. The proclamation was based on Briar's position on the 2011 WBFSH Dressage Sires' Ranking.
Hans Yngve Goransson's Briar (SWB born 1991 by Magini out of Charis (F2) 21695 by Krocket) ranked 11th on the 2011 WBFSH sire ranking and proved his worth as a dressage breeding stallion. All offspring at the base of this ranking are Swedish warmblood registered.
The offspring assisting in his 11th place on the ranking include Grand Prix horses Bukowski (Anders Dahl, now sold to Korea), MacBrian (Amy Stovold), Biggles (Kristian von Krusenstierna), Brisbane (Emma Hindle), April 4Cible (Kristian von Krusenstierna) and Charleston (Patricia Sarasin).
CDI-W Neumunster, Germany february 18-19
Tellwell (SWB born 2000 by Tip Top out of Tarantella (F2) 21411 by Bayard-Lambert, breeder Susanne Johnsson) and Laura Bechtolsheimer (GBR) placed 13th in Grand Prix and 14th in Grand Prix freestyle.
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