Highest-price at auction: Shaolan (Shamari S - Rose x Levisto) sold for €54,000 to an Austrian buyer

By Press Release/Sonja Grob – translator
Photography: Stefan Lafrentz, Kiki Beelitz, Olav Krenz, PSV Jean Morel

The State Stud Marbach recently announced the acquisition of two new dressage sires – purchased during the Hanoverian stallion market in Verden – three Thoroughbred stallions as ‘refiners’, and three youngsters approved during their latest stallion licensing.

Two new stallions for the breeders of dressage horses were recently bought by the Marbach State Stud during the Hanoverian stallion market in Verden.
Tall, with strong movements was how Momentum (Morricone - Filly Fee x Furstenball) was described. Bred by Dirk Vierke in Wallstawe and owned by A.J. Tylor Parkins in the Netherlands, the young dark-bay stallion is well developed, with a height of 173 cms, and extremely good basic gaits and balance. His sire, Morricone (Millenium - Hartima x Rubin-Royal) was a licensing winner for Oldenburg in 2014, and the best dressage stallion of his performance test, as well as successful already in S-level classes.
Young and elegant – that’s Vermeer (Vitalis - Soshana x Sir Savoy) bred and owned by Theresa Bahlsen from Kirchswalsede. Vermeer convinces with his charm, an elastic trot, and good activity in his hindquarters. Born on 13 July, 2017, he is still mid development and will be given the time he needs in Marbach. His sire, Vitalis (Vivaldi - Tolivia x Krack C) is a guarantee for his movements, and also represents a valuable Holstein stallion line.

Three licensed youngsters

The ‘Marbach Weekend’ finished with the saddle licensing – when three talented stallions convinced the licensing commission – and an auction.
Momentum (Morricone - Filly Fee x Furstenball)
The chestnut stallion Luc Skywalker (Landskron - Dinara Deseo x Dinglinger) was impressive during a great loose-jumping performance. His breeder Annekatrin Hild from Berlin had, in fact, sent him earlier to the 14-day test, which he passed with flying colors.
Also licensed was the offspring of Quo Vadis (Quotenkönig - Londandi x Londonderry) bred by Anton Herre. Completing the licensed trio, Geniel (Goldberg - Devita x Don Frederico), who is in Swiss possession. This youngster already has tournament experience under his girth, and was bred by Lothar Wanner...To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber

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