The Swedish warmblood Grand Prix stallion Briar 899 (born 1991 by Magini-Krocket-Illum-Gaspari) has been named Stallion of the Year 2010 by the Swedish Breeder's Association (ASVH). Due the successes of his offspring, Briar was bestowed with this prestigious title.

Briar has proven to be a very versatile stallion, producing good dressage and show jumping get. He has ten approved sons and several offspring that is currently competing at international level.

Briar placed 17th on the 2010 WBFSH dressage sires' ranking, which is "a strong results considering that Briar has a much smalller number of offspring than many other stallions at the top," the ASVH stated.

Briar's breeder and owner Hans-Yngve Göransson will receive a special trophy for this title at the Swedish Warmblood Stallion Performance Testing in Flyinge, 26 February - 5 March 2011.


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Santiago 1175 (SWB born 2005 by Saigon out of Ronia V.S. 27904 by Flemmingh, breeder Charlott Davidsson and Ivan Martincic) was sold to Florida after his great success at the Breeders Trophy and the Open championship at Flyinge and will continue his career in the USA. The former owner was Källtorp Förvaltning AB.


CSI Marcq en Baroeul, France 11-13 february

Hip Hop 1045 (SWB born 1999 by Feliciano out of Mazurka (32) 24021 by Electro-Hartung, breeder Gunhild Persson) and Erika Lickhammer (SWE) placed 2d in 1.45 and 7th in 1.45.


CSI Zürich, Switzerland 28-30 january

Bon Giorno (SWB born 1999 by Acacio out of Bon Ami 23465 by Mowgli-Utrillo, breeder Kerstin Roy) and Jessica Kürten (IRL) placed 10th in 1.45.


CSI Offenburg, Germany 3-6 february

QL (SWB born 1999 by Quite Easy out of Elsa (40) 24610 by Good Future-Robin Z, breeder Ulf Thulin) and Matthew Sampson (GBR) placed 14th in 1.45.