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A brave choice of sire resulted in Cicci BJN (SWB)

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Wilma Hellström riding Cicci BJN during the 2023 Gothenburg Horse Show

By Anna Nyström / SWB
Photography: J. Sohlman, Roland Thunholm

Brazilian Sport Horse mare Chevaux Primavera Montana Império Egípcio (Calvaro Z x Paroli) has been standing out on the international equestrian circuits as a portrayer of the power of Brazilian sports and national breeding.

Behind the team are supporters, friends, family, and owners, but also, as always, the breeders who wrote the recipe for Cicci BJN: Jonas Sohlman and Marjut Sohlman Carlström who both operated Björnäs Gård together but later went their separate ways. Unfortunately, Marjut passed away in 2020.
“In total, we produced about 10 horses. It started with a couple of highly accomplished competition mares that eventually went into breeding”, says Jonas Sohlman, who now lives in central Stockholm but still has a strong commitment to equestrian sports, including serving as the chairman of Flyinge AB and Ridskolan Strömsholm.
The foundation mare was Imelda Marco (F.2), who competed at 1m40 level. “She was a truly wonderful mare that we tried to breed to Ci Ci Senjor Ask, but it didn’t take. So, we chose another young stallion; Tornesch... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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