l-r: Piotr Kuczynski, the best showjumping mare Calua, Polish test rider Michal Klatkiewicz, breeder Marta Roszkiewicz-Heizer, Hannoverian test rider Stefan Blanken

By Agata Grosicka
Photography: Aleksandra Walas

The fourth edition of the Polish Hanoverian Days took place on July 18, 2021 in the Kunowo Horse Stud just outside the city of Poznan in the western part of Poland. As in previous years, it was followed by the Hanoverian Verband inspections.

This year, the main Hanoverian Verband inspector, Erdwing Holste, was in attendance, alongside their director of breeding, Ulrich Hahne, and Piotr Kuczynski, the Verband director in Poland. They visited breeders in order to register foals in the studbook – a very useful tradition given that the breeders are scattered throughout Poland.
In total, six mares participated in their own performance test at this year’s edition of the Hanoverian Days in Kunowo, with the grey Calua (Cornet Obolensky x Quintender) becoming champion showjumper. Calua was bred by Dr. Roman Roszkiewicz.
Regarding dressage prospect, it was the mare Diagara (Diacontinus x El Bundy), bred in Germany and owned by Mateusz Kowalczyk who received the highest scores.
In the foal category the title of the showjumping champion and the golden medal went to a filly by Comme il Faut x Cento, bred by Marta Roszkiewicz-Heizer, while co-chapion was a filly by Cornet Obolensky x Clinton II, again bred by Dr. Roman Roszkiewicz. This filly was also awarded a gold medal. The colt champion was a colt by Cavoiro H x Kannan, bred by Mateusz Kowalczyk and also awarded the golden medal. The vice-champion’s title went to a colt by Stakkato x Comte bred by Miroslaw Olesinski.
In the dressage foals category the champion colt and the gold medal winner was a colt by Follow him Schonweide x Lauries Crusador xx owned by Joanna Siuda Lewandowska and Miroslaw Cichy, while a filly by Benicio x Diamond Hit owned by Agata Fornalska was awarded the title of dressage filly champion and the gold medal. The vice-champion was a filly by Confess Color x Sandro Hit owned by Anna Czekaj.
For the first time in the history of the event the judging commission decided to appoint the best foal of the show by awarding it the Super Champion title, which went to the Benicio x Diamond Hit filly... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber

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