The little mare Elvira (SWB born 1993 by Everest out of Cornelia by Jasper-Marinier, breeder Stall Toleryd AB) has passed away.

Elvira represented Sweden at several international pony championships. She won a silver team medal at the European Championships 2004 with Sara Nytorp (SWE) and took a individual silver medal at the Nordic Championships 2008 with Isabell Bengtsson (SWE). The pony also took several Swedish Championships medals, including gold medals with both Emma Emanuelsson and Sara Nytorp.

Elvira left three offsprings; world famous D-pony Nikolina (SWB born 1997 by Niklas), Ever So Clever (SWB born 2011 by Cabachon) and Little Finnigan´s Hero (Swedish Riding pony born 2017 by Little Finnigan de la Praz).

Nikolina has competed in ten European Championships (2007-2018) - a record for the show jumping ponies. Jessica Vinther Jensen (DEN) won a bronze medal 2008, Jessica Toelstang (DEN) won a bronze medal 2013 and Enno Klaphake (GER) won a team bronze 2014 with Nikolina.

Source https://www.tidningenridsport.se

CSI*** Winter Equestrian Festival (week 3), Wellington, USA january 23-27

Spencer Brittan (USA) and Uncle Blue (SWB born 2008 by Chacco Blue out of Katie Robinzon 29209 by Robin Z-Royal Whip xx, breeder Rapidsrock AB) placed 4d in $36.000 Equinimity WEF Challenge and 11th in $134.000 Adequan Grand Prix.

Shane Sweetnam (IRL) and Main Road (SWB born 2008 by Heartbeat out of Main Mirco (1) 25232 by Irco Marco-Crown Point xx, breeder Marina Björkman Team AMY HB) placed 17th in $36.000 Equinimity WEF Challenge.

Lacey Gilbertson (USA) and Cobolt (SWB born 2006 by Cyklon out of Selena (2) by Camaro M-Alpen Fürst, breeder Bo Lindroos) placed 10th in 1.45, $36.000 Douglas Elliman.

Source https://pbiec.coth.com

Peder Fredricson will take over the ride of Douglas Lindelöw´s top horse  Zacramento (SWB born 2005 by Cardento out of Madam Butterfly by Cortus-La Paz, breeder Björn Mattsson).

Source http://www.worldofshowjumping.com

CSI*****-W Amsterdam, Netherlands january 24-27

Malin Baryard-Johnson (SWE) and H&M Second Chance (SWB born 2008 by Carland out of Lavin Return by White Clover-unknown, breeder Eva Söderström and Margareta E-Bech) won 1.45 and placed 2d in 1.45 and 11th in 1.45.

Pieter Clemens (BEL) and Caldero (SWB born 2008 by Camaro M out of Cavatina (42) 28805 by Cortez-Leuthen I, breeder Anna Nilsson) placed 6th in 1.45.

Source http://www.longinestiming.com

CSI****-W Guadalajara, Mexico january 23-27

Juan Carlos Alvarez del Castillo (MEX) and Puertas Liz (SWB born 2009 by Callahan VDL out of Diorissimo by Dagomba-Amani, breeder Malin Fredricson, Lisbeth and Sten-Åke Wengberg) won 1.40, $100.000 Copa El Informador.

Source http://www.longinestiming.com