By Press release / Jean Llewellyn
Photography: Claudia Gille-Eberhardt
A total of 19 mares took part in the mare performance test in the field in Herbertingen. The main and state stud Marbach presented with Quirine (Quiwitino - Smilla x Stanton) who was the undisputed winner with a weighted final score of 8.58.
The panel of judges alongside Dr. Gerd Sickinger and Karl-Heinz Vollmer awarded a 9.0 three times for walk, canter and jumping style, plus a 9.5 for ability. Quirine was presented by Theresa Mayer.
Third-best Marbach mare of the three-year-olds with a weighted final score of 8.10 was the large-framed Her Majesty (Helium - Flower x Bordeaux) under the saddle of service manager Melanie Lott. Her Majesty scored particularly well with her high rideability, which her third-party rider Simon Metz certified with a smooth 9.0. Her Majesty, bred by Matthias Schönenberger from Hohentengen, was a Riedlinger auction foal and was bred by State stable master Dr. Astrid von Velsen-Zerweck purchased to strengthen the herd of main stud mares... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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