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A prestigious honour awarded to WBFSH’s Jan Pedersen

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HRH Princess Benedikte, alongside Jan Pedersen, president of WBFSH and Nicole Siesby-Suhr representing the Siesbye-Hartel family

By Britt Carlsen / DWB
Photography: Ridehesten.com

The president of the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses, Jan Pedersen, was recently awarded a prestigious prize during the World Cup Qualifier in Herning – the honour bestowed by HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark.

The patron of the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses HRH Princess Benedikte also serves as chairperson of the association Dressurens Venner (Friends of Dressage) – an association she herself instituted in 2007. During the intermission of the FEI Dressage World Cup Freestyle in Herning, the Princess awarded the president of WBFSH Jan Pedersen (DEN) with the prestigious ‘Lis Hartels Mindepris’ (Lis Hartels Memorial Award).
At the ceremony, HRH Princess Benedikte said: “This year’s recipient of the Lis Hartels Memorial Award has, through his many years working for Danish Warmblood, helped to strengthen the Danish dressage horse. Jan Pedersen’s invaluable work as a breeder and leader of our Breeding Association and as president of the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses has promoted and helped develop breeding.
“The Danish Warmblood Stallion Show, with its professional, competitive, and beautiful show, has become an extremely popular event also far outside the country’s borders. Danish Warmblood horses have won 20 medals at the Young Horse World Championships, 11 of which are gold, which speaks volumes... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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