The breeding department at Flyinge, a former state stud in Sweden which is celebrating its 350 year anniversary this year, is under threat of closing down.
According to people close to the management, the general director and his team have received an ultimatum from the board of the directors, which owns the Flyinge foundation: "Find a solution or close down within two weeks!"

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Karl-Henrik Heimdahl will replace Niklas Lindgren as Managing Director of the Swedish Warmblood Breed Society (ASVH) as of 15 August 2012. Heimdahl will leave his position as breeding directory at the Flyinge state stud, where he has held the position since 2008.

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CDI-W/Y/J in Devon sept 30-oct 3

D-Niro (SWB born 1999 by D-Day out of Alitalia 18708 by Napoleon-Herkules, breeder Christina Almström) and Jacqueline Brooks won Olympic Grand Prix Special!
Silver Label (ex Dirigenten, SWB born 1997 by Rambo out of Nicea (16) 21730 by Urbino-Indus, breeder Ann and Torsten Persson) and Nicolas Torres Rodriguez won the Junior Team Test and the Junior Individual Test.

Source http://www.dressageatdevon.org

 

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The stallion performance test 1992 
Here are the movies from the Swedish stallion Vermouth 858s performance test in 1992. The stallion performance test 1992 included a veterinary inspection, judging of conformation, free jumping and gaits under own rider. The stallions were also judged on their canter and jumping ability while completing a cross country course.
Vermouth 858 is born 1988 by Martini 744 out of Walova (5) 15499 by Kaliber out of White Nose (5) 10425 by Cosmos xx - Oberon. He got 98788=40 for conformation, 888-9 for his gaits and 89/88 for his free jumping.

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American WEG Team bronze medallist Leslie Morse has retired her 17-year old Swedish warmblood stallion Tip-Top 962 (born 1994 by Master out of Hortensia (65) 16654 by Chagall-Figaro, breeder Poul Erik Lang) from competition to stand him at stud. Read Eurodressages article here >>

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Tip-Top 962 has got 148 offsprings in Sweden. He is father of the approved stallion Trenton 1048 (SWB born 1999 out of Lobelia (41) 20611 by Gassendi) and of the approved stallion Tip Top´s Sterling (SWB born 2005 out of Welltana by Welt Hit II). Trenton 1048 got 989 for his gaits as 4-year old and he was exported to Lütkemeier in Germany 2006. Tip Top´s Sterling got 98898=42 points for conformation and 989-9 under rider as 3-year old. Tip-Top 962 is father of Tellwell (SWB born 2000 out of Tarantella (F2) 21411 by Bayard) who won the Swedish Young Horse Championships (Breeder's Trophy) both as 5-year old and 6-year old. He won S-level with Patrik Kittel and was sold to Laura Bechtholsheimer 2009.

Trenton 1048             Tip Top´Sterling