News Archive

August 12, 2017

Selected Rheinland, Pony Hannover & Westfalen 3 & 4 yo's for the Bundeschampionate here . . .

August 11, 2017

Updated qualified 5 & 6 yo dressage and jumping ponies for the Bundeschampionate here . . .

 

August 8, 2017

Qualified 4, 5 & 6 yo ponies for the Dutch Young Dressage Pony Championships to be held on August 19 now listed here . . .

 

August 1, 2017

Final results for FEI European Pony Championships here . . .

July 27, 2017

Updated qualified 5 & 6 yo dressage and jumping ponies for the Bundeschampionate here . . .

 

July 21, 2017

All dressage teams are now listed for the FEI European Pony Championships which will start on the 25th July.  See profiles here . . .

July 18, 2017

Westfalen Foal Auction catalogue now online here . . .

 

July 17, 2017

  • Noble Dancer (x Heidbergs Nancho Nova x Immenmoor Golden Future) scored a 4th place with 67% in the Open Advanced 5.2 and 3rd place in the Open Advanced 5.3 with 67.851% in a field of 20 at the Brisbane CDI.

  • The imported mare SPB Diva Toscana (x Dimension AT x Top Nonstop) placed a good 6th in the Open Novice 2.1 with a score of 70.648% in an open field of 20. Ridden by Amanda Shoobridge and owned by Select Pony Breeding, SPB Diva Toscana also placed 2nd in the 5 yo Young Pony Championship.

  • At the Sydney Dressage Club competition FS Carry Gold (x FS Coco Jambo x FS Dacapo Doro) won the Pony Medium 4.3 and outscored all of the open horses in this test with 65.946%.

  • In an open class of 7 for the Intermediate I, Cheval de Luxe (x FS Champion de Luxe x Dressman I) won against the horses with 69.934%.

  • Daisy's Davina (x Bodyguard x Heidbergs Nancho Nova) won the Pony Preliminary 1.2 and would have placed 2nd in the open with a field of 14 with a score of 69.135%.

July 17, 2017

  • Winning the German Foal Championships at Lienen was the palomino filly by Socrates out of a mare by Cyriac WE with a score of 103.17. Socrates is by Veenstra's Promise, the Dutch Riding Pony sire of Triple Trees Prince Perfect here in Australia. Second place with 100.50 was the colt foal by Kachunga out of a mare by Charm of Nibelungen. Third was awarded to a filly by A New Star I out of a Voyage mare on 99.83.

  • First place in the Elite Mare Championship was awarded to Diva de Luxe (x Driedimensional AT x Top Gun 1). Second place to Reitlands Feine Deern (x High Flow's Oxford x Stukhuster Ricardo Go For Gold). High Flow's Oxford, another Dutch Riding Pony stallion is by Bodo, the sire of 3 ponies selected on teams for the FEI European Pony Championships. Third to Caramba KE (x Cosmopolitan D x Cappuccino).

July 14, 2017

Hungary, the host nation for the FEI European Championships have announced their dressage team. See all updated team profiles here . . .

 

July 12, 2017

  • Catalogue for the Lienen Foal Championships here . . . 

  • Winners of the British Dressage Young Dressage Pony Championships here . . .

 

July 5, 2017

Finalists for the British Dressage Young Dressage Pony have been announced.  Read more here . . .

 

July 5, 2017

  • France and Norway have announced their Pony Dressage Teams. Team profiles here . . .

  • The top German eventing pony Askaban B will not be attending the FEI Europeans as he was injured at an event earlier this year and unfortunately has not recovered fitness in time.

June 27, 2017

Great Britain have announced their Pony Dressage Team which includes two time European Champion SL Lucci who will be attending his 6th Pony Europeans. Team profiles here . . .

June 27, 2017

Updated qualified 5 & 6 yo dressage and jumping ponies for the Bundeschampionate here . . .

 

June 24, 2017

With the announcement of the Italian Pony Dressage Team for the 2017 FEI European Pony Championships, two stallions bred in Europe and now based in Australia have progeny competing. For Italy it is the 13 yo Weser Ems gelding Keerlke (x Kennedy WE) and representing Denmark is the 10 yo palomino stallion Prince of Glory (x Triple Trees Prince Perfect). Team profiles here . . .

June 22, 2017

Following the Future Champions CDIOP/CDIP at Hagen, both Germany and Denmark have announced their Pony Dressage teams for the 2017 FEI European Pony Championships. Team profiles here . . .

 

June 21, 2017

Swedish Pony Dressage Team chosen for the 2017 FEI European Pony Championships.  Team profiles here . . .

June 21, 2017

Qualifying events are well underway for the LVM German Foal Championships and Elite Mare Championships to be held at Lienen on July 14-15. Amongst the qualified foals are 3 by Golden West. Qualified foals to date are listed here . . .

 

June 21, 2017

Updated qualifying 5 & 6 yo Dressage and Jumping ponies for the 2017 Bundeschampionate here . . . 

June 20

The imported GRP stallion Casino de Luxe (x Casino Royale K x FS Don't Worry) won the Open Preliminary Championship at the Boneo Park Winter Championships.  The over height palomino stallion is owned and ridden by Susan Thompson.

June 20

  • At the Swedish Young Dressage Pony Championships, the 2016 Bundeschampionate 3 yo Riding Pony Mare/Gelding Gold Medal winner Camino Royal (x FS Cracker Jack x Courage) won the 4 yo Young Pony Championship. Camino Royal was sold to Sweden following the German Championship last year. 12 ponies competed in 2 rounds to determine the winner.

  • In the 5 yo Championship, the Swedish part welsh stallion Taxman (x Weltman x Lodor Tywysog Nudd) was the winner from a field of 12.

  • 13 ponies competed in the 6 yo championship with the winner being the Swedish bred Welsh stallion Very Fair (x Vermont x Warnanas Ulrik).

  • Full results here . . . 

 

June 19

  • Zinq Massimiliano wins all 3 of the FEI Pony Tests at the Future Champions CDIP at Hagen with a score of 82.292% in the freestyle. 

  • Der feine Chanel wins the CDIP Team test with Top Queen H winning the CDIP Freestyle.

  • The CSIOP Nations Cup was won by Germany with Denmark in Silver and Ireland in Bronze.

  • All dressage and showjumping results here . . .

 

June 17

Germany has won the Gold Medal in the CDIOP Nations Cup at Hagen with Denmark in Silver and Great Britain winning the Bronze Medal. Winning the Team test was the 2016 European Champion Zinq Massimiliano FH.

June 16

Germany has taken out the top 4 placings in the Future Champions CDIP Team test at Hagen (Ger). Winning the test was Drink Pink (x FS Don't Worry x FS Golden Highlight).  Placing a very good equal 5th was Denmark's Prince of Glory who is by Triple Trees Prince Perfect who stands at stud here in Australia.

June 12

Updated qualified 5 & 6 yo Dressage and Jumping ponies for the 2017 Bundeschampionate here . . .

May 31

Updated list of 5 & 6 yo Dressage Ponies for 2017 Bundeschampionate here . . .

May 23

List of 5 & 6 yo qualified dressage and jumping ponies for the 2017 Bundeschampionate here . . .

May 21

  • At the CDIP Compeigne (Fra), both Dutch and British FEI Pony riders had a good run leading up to the FEI European Pony Championships to be held in Hungary in July.

  • In the FEI Pony Team Test, the Dutch welsh bred gelding Reedborder Amazing (x Bodo x Bokkesprong Czardas) had a narrow win with 71.795% over Britain's SL Lucci (x Lukas x Bazar) on 71.752%. SL Lucci was the 2015 FEI European Pony Champion and this is his 2nd CDIP competition with new rider Anya Kolleth.

  • Reedborder Amazing also won the Individual Pony Test with 71.016% with the Danish Sports Pony mare Kentris Afrodite (x Rogilds Kilimanjaro x Mufaq) placing 2nd with 70.976%.

  • The FEI Pony freestyle was won by Britain's SL Lucci with another British pony taking 2nd place, Valido's Starlight (x Valido x Capri Moon).

May 21

  • At the CDIP Aalborg (Den), the top Danish pony Vegelin's Goya (x Verona's Bo-Gi x Leunsveld's Darling Boy) won all 3 tests achieving personal best scores in each test.

May 17

The 'Pries de Besten' (Prize of the Best) ranks equally beside the German Youth Championships and is an important event for viewing the current performances of Germany's young riders for the upcoming European Championships. Joining the ranks of Germany's top pony riders is Lucie-Anouk Baumgurtel who won the Dressage Pony Rider Final on Zinq Massimiliano FH (x Monsun N x Cap Cennedy N).

Placing 2nd was Moritz Treffinger riding Top Queen H (x Top Anthony II x Dark Rubin) with 3rd place to Julia Barbian riding Der Kleine Koenig 3 (x Dornik's Donovan x FS Don't Worry).

Winning 1st place in the Jumping Pony Rider Final was Leonie Gruber riding AMD My Midnight Lady (x Da Capo x Marsvogel xx). 2nd place to Marvin Jungel riding Mas Que Nada 4 (x Monet x Staron) and 3rd to Lisa Schultze Topphoff riding Mentos Junior 2 (x Mentos x Downland Folklore).

May 1

  • The annual CDIOP/CDIP event was held at Saumur (Fra) with Germany’s top FEI pony combination and the 2016 European Pony Champion, Zinq Massimiliano FH and Lucie-Anouk Baumgurtel not in attendance. Instead they competed at the new CDIP Mannheim (Ger) competition that was held on the same weekend, with all German entries plus one rider from Great Britain.

  • Germany won the CDIOP Nations Cup at Saumur with Der Kleine Koenig 3 in 1st, DSP De Long 3rd and Tesio 4 in 6th.

  • Silver in the Nations Cup was Great Britain with a solid 2nd place from Madam’s Miss Maria, Valido’s Sunshine in 5th and Valido’s Starlight in 8th with Bronze to the Netherlands with Rhyfedd Spike in 4th, Charming Foret in 7th and Bodethal’s Kosima in 10th.

  • Posting a second win for the Individual CDIOP Test was Germany’s Der kleine Koenig 3 with fellow team member, DSP Long in 2nd and Valido’s Starlight for Great Britain in 3rd.

  • The CDIOP Freestyle was won by Germany’s DSP De Long, the Netherlands in 2nd with Charming Foret and Germany in 3rd with Tesio 4.

  • Germany also dominated the CDIP competition with Die Feine Chanel in 1st place for the Team, Individual and Freestyle tests. Chantre 31 placed 2nd in the Team and Individual Tests. Great Britains Le Chiffre placed 3rd in the Individual and 2nd in the Freestyle with fellow team member Gigolo finishing in 3rd.

  • At the CDIP Mannheim Zinq Massimiliano FH won the Team test but placed 3rd in the Individual, beating herself with her second pony Don Miguel FH. The winner of the Individual was Contra.

  • No riders from Denmark, the 2016 European Pony Silver Team medallists attended either Saumur or Mannheim. Denmark’s CDIP will be held in Aalborg on 11-14 May.

April 28

  • In the final round of the 4 yo Young Pony class at the Sydney CDI, TF True Heritage (x Trussardi D (Imp) x Gandalf) finished equal first on a score of 7.92.

  • In the 5 yo Young Pony, SPB Diva Toscana (Imp) (x Dimension AT x Top Nonstop) placed 1st on 7.74.

  • The 6 yo Young Pony final round was won by FS Carry Gold (x FS Coco Jambo x FS Dacapo Doro) with a score of 7.18

  • In the Advanced 5.2 competition, Noble Dancer (Imp) (x Heidbergs Nancho Nova x Immenmoor Golden Future) ridden by Amanda Shoobridge finished a very good 6th place in a class of 28.

April 27

  • At the Sydney CDI the imported Westfalen pony stallion Cheval de Luxe (x FS Champion de Luxe x Dressman 1) competed in the open CDN Prix St Georges test and scored 68.63% to finish a close 2nd place in a class of 20. Cheval de Luxe was ridden by Sara Price and is co-owned by Sara and Jocelyn King.

  • In Round 1 of the 6 yo Young Pony, the winner was the imported GRP mare and recently crowned D&JWTS Champion of Champions, FS Carry Gold (x FS Coco Jambo x FS Dacapo Doro) ridden by Sara Price and owned by Jocelyn King on a score of 7.68.

  • Placing 2nd in Round 1 of the 5 yo Young Pony was imported GRP mare SPB Diva Toscana (x Dimension AT x Top Nonstop) ridden by Amanda Shoobridge and owned by Select Pony Breeding.

 

 

April 17, 2017

  • Australian and British Young Pony pages updated here . . .

March 17, 2017

  • At the CCIP2* North Holland Horse Trials, the Germans reigned supreme taking out the top 8 placings in the 25 pony field. 1st place went to Askaban B (x Anton B x Freddy) ridden by Calvin Bockmann. Askaban B was the Individual Silver medallist at the 2016 FEI Pony Europeans and won Gold in 2015.

  • 2nd place was Andante D (x Amarilly's Sensation x Desteny) competing in only his second CCIP2* event. 3rd place was the 2016 FEI Pony European Gold medallist Pearl 98 (x Potter x Mentos).

January 24, 2017

  • Outstanding results for GRP's were achieved at the 2017 D&JWTS (Australian Young Horse/Pony Championships) with the imported Rheinland palomino mare FS Carry Gold (x FS Coco Jambo x FS Dacapo Doro) named Champion of Champions following Nicole Wego, the guest rider taking her for a ride around the indoor at Werribee Park NEC.

  • FS Carry Gold won both Round 1 and Round 2 of the 6 yo Young Pony class and was ridden by NSW rider Sara Price and is owned by Jocelyn King of Kingsfield Stud. Carry Gold was bred by Ferienhof Stucker in Germany.

  • Highest placed GRP cross in the 4 yo final round was Delon Park Hilkens Shadow (x Hilkens Black Delight x Ascot Royal Portrait) in 3rd place. The black gelding was ridden by Shanon McKimmie and is owned by Kim Bennie. He was bred by Louise De Longis of Delon Park in Western Australia.

  • Champion 5 yo Young Pony was the imported GRP cross mare, Buckton Thellini (x Hilkens Denali x Shamila Greenlea Downton). Ridden by Cooper Oborn, the bay mare is owned by Georgie Ray of Brockhurst Stud in South Australia and was bred by Janna Green from New Zealand. Second place in the 5 yo's went to the imported GRP mare SPB Diva Toscana (x Dimension AT x Top Nonstop). She was ridden by Amanda Shoobridge of Revelwood Stud in NSW and is owned by Select Pony Breeding. The light chestnut mare was bred by Gerhard Neurotter of Germany.

January 24, 2017

  • Excellent results from GRP's and GRP crosses competing at the 2017 D&JWTS (Australian Young Horse/Pony Championships with Round 1 of the 4, 5 & 6 yo Young Ponies held today.

  • GRP's and GRP crosses made up 37% of the Young Pony competitors, showing their growing popularity in Pony Dressage.

  • Winning Round 1 for the 4 yo with 7.90 was the GRP cross gelding Delon Park Hilkens Shadow (x Hilkens Black Delight x Ascot Royal Portrait). 
    3rd Jazdan Neverland (x Hilkens Nougat Cream (Imp)) - 7.76.
    4th TF True Heritage (x Trussardi D (Imp) x Gandalf) - 7.50
    = 7th Kingsfield Arlington (x Kennedy WE (Imp)) - 6.90
    = 7th Keskinen Nutcracker (x Hilkens Nougat Cream (Imp) - 6.90

  • In the 5 yo's on the top pony score of 8.20 in first place in Round 1 was the imported GRP mare SPB Diva Toscana (x Dimension AT).
    2nd TF Don't Ask (x Don Philino WE (Imp) x FS Don't Worry) - 7.68
    7th Buckton Thellini (Imp) (x Hilkens Denali) - 7.10
    8th Envyious Philino (x Don Philino WE (Imp)) - 6.82

  • One GRP in the 6 yo class and the top score was the imported mare and 2016 Champion of Champions FS Carry Gold (x FS Coco Jambo) on 7.00.

January 22, 2017

  • Steendieks Champ of Glory wins the CDIP Freestyle test today at the Boneo Classic with his young rider Jasmine Haynes on a score of 67.875%. A great improvement over the competition after placing 2nd in the Individual Test and 4th in the Team Test.

January 20, 2017

  • The second and final round of the Young Pony classes at the Boneo Classic were held today with GRP and GRP crosses making up a good percentage of the 11 entries for the 4 yo class :

  • 2nd Keskinen Nutcracker (x Hilkens Nougat Cream)
    = 3rd Kingsfield Arlington (x Kennedy WE)
    = 3rd Delon Park Hilkens Shadow (x Hilkens Black Delight)
    6th Jazdan Neverland (x Hilkens Nougat Cream)
    10th Roseglen Sungold (x Hilkens Nougat Cream)

  • Winning Round 2 of the 5 yo class was Envyious Philino (x Don Philino WE (Imp)).

January 19, 2017

  • GRP cross Young Ponies today at the Boneo Classic with 1st placegetter in Round 1 of the 4 yo's, Delon Park Hilkens Shadow (x Hilkens Black Delight) scoring 7.44 and the 5 yo 1st place going to Envyious Philino (x Don Philino WE (Imp)).

December, 2016

December 11

  • Imported GRP Steendieks Champ of Glory ridden by Jasmine Haynes on winning the Novice Pony Championship at the Pryde's EasiFeed Dressage Festival.

December 9

  • GRP cross Buckton Thellini (Imp) (x Hilkens Denali) winning Round 2 of the 5 yo Young Pony class at the Pryde's EasiFeed Dressage Festival. Second place to GRP cross Envyious Philino (x Don Philino WE).

December 3

  • At the final CDIP event for 2016 at Roosendaal (Neth), 20 pony riders competed in the Team Test.  1st place with 72.949% to the 9 yo Dutch Welsh gelding Brasil (x Sandokans Leonardo x Orchard D' Avranches).
    2nd place with 72.735% to another Dutch Welsh gelding Reedborder Amazing (x Bodo x Bokkesprong Czardas) and 3rd with 71.880% to the Westfalen bred mare Equestricons Defilee de Mode (x Danny Gold x Nightfever).

November, 2016

November 27

  • The Champion of the Westphalian Licensing at Munster-Handorf was No. 18, brown stallion by Dance Star AT x Notre Beau.

  • First Reserve was No. 42, buckskin stallion by Golden State x Vincent.
    Second Reserve was No. 39, buckskin stallion by Golden State x Clooney AT.

  • 20 of the 57 stallions listed were successfully licensed

November 2

  • Licensing for the Rheinland Stud Book results as follows :

  • Champion - Palomino colt x FS Mr Right x FS Cocky Dundee

  • 1st Reserve - Brown colt x FS Numero Uno x FS Champion de Luxe

  • 2nd Reserve - Buckskin colt x FS Numero Uno x FS Champion de Luxe

  • Jumping Champion - Monopoly SG x Miraculix x Piccolo 

  • Photos at www.equitaris.de

November 1

  • Dynamik Stallion's 2 yo colt Numerus Clausus (x FS Numero Uno x Vita Nova's Golden Boris) was recently presented for licensing for the Hessen Pony Stud Book and was awarded Overall Champion, a Premium title as well as an FN Gold Medal. 

October, 2016

October 22

  • Winner of the Ponyforum Over 16 Cup Final for A/L Class is Westfalen gelding Vanity Fair (x Vivaldi x Principal Boy).  Winner of the final for L/M Class is Hannover Pony stallion Online Ixes (x Okay Big Bambu x Folklore).

October 1

September, 2016

September 5

  • Final results for the 2016 Bundeschampionate including pedigree information and historical results.  Read more here . . .

August, 2016

August 23

  • Turfhorst Pippins Pride wins the 6 yo class for the KNHS Divoza Young Dressage Pony Championship. The Dutch Riding Pony (x Wengelo's Ricardo x Aester El Nino won the 5 yo class last year as well as the 4 yo class in 2014.

  • The 5 yo class was won by Odonker S, a Dutch Welsh Riding Pony x High Flows Ricardo who is by Bodo.  His dam is by the Trakhner stallion Campuri Pur.

  • Winning the 4 yo class was the Dutch New Forest Pony Oosterbroek Fenix (x Orlando x Burley Phantom).

August 18

  • Germany win Dressage Team Gold at the 2016 FEI European Pony Championships  Read more here . . .

August 16

  • All Dressage team entries and individual profiles are now listed for the 2016 FEI European Pony Championships due to commence tomorow with Part 1 of the Team Dressage Test. More information here . . .

August 11

  • British rider Ottilie Bardsley has had to withdraw Kingsley Ciske from the Great Britain team for the FEI Pony Europeans. Coming into the team is first reserve combination Izzy Lickley and Gigolo. Read updated profiles here . . .

August 7

  • The finals for the International Pony Cup in Verden for 5 & 6 yo's at Verden was held on 6th August with all ponies ridden by children.

  • The 5 yo winner was PAV Nobility (x Nemax x Danny Gold) on a score of 8.4.  Second place was Daddy's Chanel (x Daddy Cool x Chantre B) on 8.2 with Third place awarded to Golden West (x Hesselteichs Golden Dream x FS Golden Moonlight) on 8.0. 15 ponies competed in the qualifying round with the Top 12 progressing to the final.

  • Eight ponies contested the 6 yo qualifier & final with First place awarded to Cosmopolitan D (x FS Champion de Luxe x Marsvogel XX) with 8.7, scoring a perfect 10 for his trot. Second place went to FS Daddy Moon (x FS Daddy Cool x Capri Moon) with 8.6 and third to Rohlsdorfs Carribean Dream (x Casino Royale K x Wimbledon) on 8.4.

August 3

  • Qualified ponies for the 2016 KNHS Divoza Young Pony Championships to be held on August 20.  Read more here . . .

  • Irish Pony Dressage team announced for 2016 FEI Pony European Championships. Profiles here . . .

  • Qualified 3 & 4 yo Young Ponies from Westfalen and Pony Hannover for the Bundeschampionate here . . .

July, 2016

July 17

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified 5 & 6 yo Dressage and Jumping ponies plus qualified 3 & 4 yo's from Pony Hannover here . . .

July 13

  • Belgium announce their Pony Dressage Team for the 2016 FEI European Pony Championships.   Read team profiles and other news here . . .

July 12

  • Great Britain announce their Pony Dressage Team for the 2016 FEI European Pony Championships.   Read team profiles and other news here . . .

July 10

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified 5 & 6 yo Dressage and Jumping ponies here . . .

July 4

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified 5 and 6 yo Dressage ponies here . . .

June, 2016

June 24

  • Switzerland announce Pony Dressage Team for the 2016 FEI European Pony Championships.  Read team profiles here . . . 

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified Dressage & Jumping ponies here . . .

June 8

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified 5 and 6 yo Dressage ponies here . . .

May, 2016

May 12

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified 5 and 6 yo Dressage & Jumping ponies here . . .

May 4

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified 5 and 6 yo Dressage and Jumping Ponies here . . .

  • Danilo 80 (x Dornik B) with his new rider for this season, Tabea Schroer is performing exceptionally well in the lead-up to the 2016 Pony European Championships with 8 wins from 8 tests at Saumur, Stadl Paura and Drachten.

  • The 2016 International Dressage Cup for Young Ponies will be held in conjunction with the International Dressage and Showjumping Festival at Verden, Germany following the success of last year's test event.  The qualification classes for 5 and 6 yo ponies will be on 5th August with the top 12 from each age group progressing to the final on the 6th August. 

April, 2016

April 24

  • Qualifying has begun for 5 and 6 yo Dressage and Jumping ponies for the 2016 Bundeschampionate.  See qualifiers and scores to date here . . .

March, 2016

March 20

  • The Australian Young Horse & Pony Championships is better known as Dressage & Jumping With The Stars and was conducted at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre.  A number of GRP bred ponies placed extremely well with the Champion of Champions for the Young Dressage Ponies being the imported GRP mare, FS Carry Gold.  See full results here . . .

December 2015

December 29

  • Don Camillo du Bois (x Dornik B x Eduard) ridden by Daphne van Peperstraten won the first leg of the 2015/16 KNHS FEI Pony Cup circuit which started in the Netherlands on 28 December.  The combination won the 2014/15 KNHS FEI Pony Cup.

December 15

  • Imported German Riding Pony stallion have outstanding results from the 2015 Saddleworld Dressage Festival (Victorian State Dressage Championships).  

         - Champion Novice Pony - Bieni Bo (x Hilkens Black Delight)

         - Champion Elementary Pony - Steendieks Champ of Glory (x FS Chambertin)
         - Champion Medium Pony and Champion Advanced Pony - Cheval de Luxe 
(x FS Champion de Luxe)

December 1

  • The winner of the 2015 German Developing Rider Championship was Rocky (x Renoir x Neckar) ridden by Nele Lobbert.  The Championships were created to promote the transition of young pony riders to FEI Pony level and to scout for pony riders with the potential to be included on the German Pony Team. 

November 2015

November 19

  • Dutch rider Daphne van Pepperstraten won all 3 FEI Pony tests at the CDIP Lier (Belgium) with her number 1 pony, the 8 year old mare Wonderful Girl (x Wimbledon x Arts-Dancer Boy).

  • In her last year as a pony rider, Germany's Nadine Krause won all 3 FEI Pony tests at the CDIP Le Mans (Fra) on her 9 year old Palomino stallion Cyrill WE (x FS Champion de Luxe x Power Man).  Krause will not be selling her ponies Cyrill WE and Danilo.  Instead the ponies will be allocated to German Pony Team riders for the 2016 season. 

  • Competing at the CDIP Biarritz (Fra) with her team of ponies, Dutch pony rider Daphne van Pepperstraten won the Individual Test on her 11 yo buckskin gelding Don Camillo du Bois (x Dornik B x Edouard) and placed 2nd in the Team Test.  Riding Wonderful Girl (x Wimbledon x Arts-Dancer Boy), Pepperstraten won the Team Test and the Freestyle. 

  • At the CDIP Odense (Denmark), German pony rider Nadine Krause won all 3 tests on her 12 yo Palomino stallion Danilo 80 (x Dornik B x Power Boy). Placing 3rd in the Team test and 2nd in the Freestyle with personal best scores was 14 year old Danish rider Sophie Hansen riding Steendieks Prince of Glory (x Triple Trees Prince Perfect).  Hansen began her FEI Pony career on Prince of Glory in April this year.

November 18

  • Results of Ponyforum Licensing and Open Sale available here . . . 

  • List of Westfalen ponies for 30 day Performance Test and Short Test here . . .

  • Results of Weser Ems Licensing here . . .

  • Champion and Reserve GRP's for Hessen Licensing here . . .

  • Results of Brandenberg Licensing here . . .

October 2015

October 29

  • Sadly, Germany's top dressage pony, Deinhard B has passed away.  Read more here . . .

September 2015

September 24

  • At the German Youth Riders Championships, Deinhard B and Semmieke Rothenberger won all 3 pony tests in her last year as a Pony Rider.  Read full report here . . .

September 23

  • At the Austrian CDIP held in Vienna, Germany's Schierensees Don't Do It (x FS Don't Worry x Martel) and Raphael Netz won both the Individual (73.4 %) and Freestyle (76.292%) tests giving the 10 year old stallion his first wins at international level and career personal best scores in both tests.

    The team test was won by Britain's Valido's Sunshine (x Valido x Marieton's Jasper) with a score of 73.120%. The 12 yo Rheinland mare ridden by Rebecca Bell placed 2nd in the Individual and Freestyle tests. This combination placed 13th overall at the recent European Pony Champs.

September 8

  • Final results for the 2015 Bundeschampionate here

 September 7

 

  • GRP'S have performed well at the NSW State Dressage Championships with Gleisbergs Champions League (x Casino Royale K x Daiqury) winning the Preliminary Pony Championship. Placing 3rd overall was the GRP cross Sandhill Denier (x Hilkens Denali).
    Champion Elementary Pony and Reserve Champion Medium Pony was Cheval de Luxe (x FS Champion de Luxe x Dressman I). Noble Dancer (x Heidbergs Nancho Nova x Immenmoor Golden Future) was Reserve Champion Elementary Pony and Champion Medium Pony.

  • Results from the Championships here

 September 6

  • Gold Medal winner for the 3 yo Mare/Geldings at the Bundeschampionate is Damenwahl K WE (x Dimension AT x FS Champion de Luxe) on 8.7. Silver to Daily Kiss 2 (x Dornier B x Valido) with 8.6 and Bronze to Dubique A (x FS Daddy Cool x Padparadscha) on 8.2.

  • Gold Medal winner for the 3 yo Stallions is Movie Star (x FS Mr Right x Lander II) on 9.3 again scoring perfect 10's for trot and canter. Silver to Diamond Touch 2 (x Golden Dime x FS Golden Moonlight) on 9.2 with a 10 for his trot. Bronze to Mister Universum 2 (x FS Mr Right x Furst Piccolo) on 9.1.

  • In the 5 yo Jumping Pony class, Cha Cha 10 (x Campino x Losander) was the highest qualifier on 8.7.

  • Live scoring at 2015 Bundeschampionate 

 September 5

  • In a big field of 30 starters, the top qualifier in the 4 yo Riding Pony Mare/Gelding class is Daddy's Chanel (x FS Daddy Cool x Chantre B) with 8.3. Equal 2nd to Tackmann's Charmeur (x Chicos Bunter x Immenmoor Nova-Space) and 2014 3 yo Gold Medallist Tropensonne (x Totilias x Top Non Stop II) on 8.1. 10 ponies progress to the final.

  • Winning the 4 yo Riding Pony stallion qualifier is Drei D AT (x Dance Star AT x Dreamdancer) with 8.8 who won the Bronze Medal last year as a 3 yo. Second highest qualifier is last years Gold Medallist Golden West (x Hesselteichs Golden Dream x FS Golden Moonlight) with 8.6. The top 6 stallions go into the final.

  • Highest qualifier in the 5 & 6 yo Eventing Pony was Mama's Liebling (x Mr Hale Bob x Bolero) with 8.9. The top qualifier leading into the Bundeschampionate was HA Galileo (x FS Golden Highlight x Black Boy) who qualified equal 7th on 7.9. 11 ponies out of the 20 starters will compete in a dressage test to decide the medallists today.

  • 30 ponies started in the first qualifier for 5 yo Jumping Ponies with Cha Cha 10 (x Campino x Losander) qualifying first with 8.7. All 30 ponies will compete again today in the final qualifier.

  • After winning the first qualifier for the 6 yo Jumping Ponies, PAV Nutrix dropped right down to equal 19th in the final qualifier. The top scoring pony was High Noon 48 (x Halifax x Chico) with 9.3 who was the 2014 5 yo Gold Medal winner.

  • Live scoring at 2015 Bundeschampionate

     

September 4

  • The qualifying round for 3 yo Riding Ponies for the 2015 Bundeschampionate saw the Mare/Gelding class won by the Weser Em mare Damenwahl K WE (x Dimension AT x FS Champion de Luxe) on a score of 8.7. From the 22 starters, 8 ponies will progress to the final round.

  • The qualifying round for 3 yo Riding Pony stalllions was won by the Rheinland stallion Movie Star 26 (x FS Mr Right x Lancer II) with 9.2 including 10 for trot and 10 for canter.

  • The 6 yo Jumping Pony qualifier was won by the Hanover Pony stallion PAV Nutrix (x Nemax x Benetton S) with 8.8.

  • Live scoring at 2015 Bundeschampionate

August 2015

August 25

  • Following the 9 selection trials for the KNHS Divosa Young Dressage Pony Championships, the winners of the 4, 5 and 6 yo classes were decided on August 22nd at Kootwijk, Netherlands. 

  • 56 4yo ponies, 67 5 yo's and 28 6 yo's took part in the qualifying events with the Top 20 ponies progressing to the final where after one round, the Top 5 were judged again with guest riders.

  • Winning the 4 yo Championship  was the Dutch Riding Pony stallion Castenrayseweg's Dreamboy (x Molenhorn's Lucky Boy x Leunsveld Lord). Second place was awarded to Pippins Playboy AT, also by Molenhorn's Lucky Boy who was exported to the USA several years ago.

  • The 5 yo Young Pony Championship was won by Turfhorst Pippin's Pride who won the 4 yo Championship in 2014. The Dutch Riding Pony stallion is by Wengelo's Ricardo, sire of Molenhorn's Lucky Boy.

  • The 6 yo Championship was won by the Dutch Riding Pony mare, Den Ostriks Marah (x Leunsveld Lord x Kranseveld Kadans) who also won the 5 yo Championship in 2014.

  • See full results here . . .

August 24

 

  • Weser Ems gelding Pablo S (x Pico x Diamant II) won both FEI Pony tests at the USEF Dressage Festival of Champions to be crowned the National Pony Rider Champion with rider Allison Nemeth. The combination scored 70.940% in the Team Test and 69.390% in the Individual Test. Finishing 2nd in both tests was the Westfalen gelding Darius (x Dressman 1 x Nils)

 

  • Currently ranked No. 1 for the A/L Series for the Ponyforum Cup for riders over 16 yo is the 12 yo Hessen gelding Gabia La Grande L (x Dressman 1 x Durello). Ranked No. 1 for the L/M Series is the Welsh Cob stallion Bennabor Lord Zandor and for the M/S Series, the 15 yo Saschsen stallion, Night Magic (x Night Dream x Trajan) is still in top spot. The final of the Ponyforum Cup will be held at the Ponforum Open Sales on 9-11 October. Read more about the Ponyforum Cup here . . .

August 23

  • At the only CDIP event held outside of Europe, the USEF Dressage Festival of Champions features an FEI Pony Team and Individual Test for the USA National Pony Riders Championship. With 8 ponies qualified, the winner of the team test was the 19yo Weser Ems gelding Pablo S (x Pico x Diamant II) ridden by Allison Nemeth on personal best score of 70.940%. Second place went to the Westfalen gelding Darius (x Dressman I x Nils) ridden by McKenzie Milburn on 66.496%.

August 22

August 20

  • Updated Bundeschampionate qualified ponies here . . .

August 19

  • Evaluations are completed for the 2015 BEF Futurity with Corsage, a 2015 filly foal by Weser Ems bred stallion Caesar 171 (x Condor I) the highest ranked Sports Pony for Dressage with a score of 8.95.

  • Read more about the BEF Futurity here . . .

August 12

  • Evaluations are now well under way for the 2015 BEF Futurity with the 2 year old colt BS Mr President (x FS Mr Right x Donatelli) currently the highest scoring Sports Pony for Dressage with 8.85 giving him a Higher
    First ranking.  Evaluations have now been completed at 6 of the 12 venues. Read more about the BEF Futurity
    here . . .

August 8

  • Updated news on GRP's at the FEI Pony European Championships here . . . 

 

  • Catalogue for ridden ponies at the Ponyforum Sales Auction on 14-16 August has been updated here . . .

 

  • Winning the 5 yo class for the inaugural International Pony Cup for Young Dressage Ponies at the World Young Horse Championships was Carleo Go WE (x FS Champion de Luxe) with Timberlake SH (x Timberland) winning the 6 yo class. Timberlake SH was the Bronze medallist in the 5 yo class at the 2014 Bundeschampionate while Carleo Go WE won Gold as a 3 yo in 2013.

August 7

  • Updated news on GRP's competing at the 2015 FEI Pony European Championships here . . . 

  • The top 12 ponies in each age group progress to the final of the International Dressage Cup for Young Ponies. Live scoring here . . .

August 6

  • Updated 3 and 4 yo ponies qualified for the Bundeschampionate here . . . 

  • Updated news on Pony Dressage at the 2015 FEI Pony European Championships here . . . 

  • Tonight is the qualification round for the 5 and 6 yo ponies in the International Dressage Cup for Young Ponies. Live scoring here . . .

August 4

  • Updated qualified ponies for 2015 Bundeschampionate here . . . .

August 3

  • Riders and ponies have arrived at Malmo, Sweden for the 2015 FEI Pony European Championships. 18 countries with 57 riders and ponies will contest the Dressage Championship, 13 countries with 56 riders and ponies are entered for the Showjumping Championship and 12 countries with 52 riders and ponies will compete for the Eventing Championship.

  • Nicole Ahorner from the Austrian Pony Dressage Team was nominated in the final team selections with two ponies and has selected her Rheinland mare, Dynasty (x Deinhard B).

  • Germany's Nadine Krause also had her two ponies Danilo 80 (x Dornik B) and Cyrill WE (x FS Champion de Luxe) nominated in the dressage team and has decided to go with the 9 yo Oldenburg stallion, Cyrill WE. 

  • The Championships will begin tomorrow with pony inspections and measurement with the Dressage Team Test starting on Wednesday.

  • Read more updates on the Pony Championships here . . . .

August 2

  • Westfalen Champions at Westfalen Week are :

- 3 yo Mare/Gelding - Candy Queen 2 (x Calvin Klein x Donnerblitz)

- 3 yo Stallion - Diamond Touch 2 (x Golden Dime x Golden Moonlight)

- 4 yo Mare/Gelding - Daddy's Chanel (x FS Daddy Cool x Chantre B)

- 4 yo Stallion - Golden West (x Hesselteichs Golden Dream x FS Golden Moonlight)

- 5 yo Dressage Pony - Cosmopolitan D (x FS Champion de Luxe xMarsvogel xx)

- 6 yo Dressage Pony - Timberlake SH (x Timberland x Top Karetino)

August 1

  • Eight ponies will contest the final of the 2015 USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship.  The Weser Ems bred pony Pablo S (x Pico x Diamant II) leads the final rankings with the Westphalian pony, Darius (x Dressman I x Nils) in the 2nd ranking position.  The final will be held on Aug 19-23.

July, 2015

July 31

  • New page for British Young Pony and Futurity competitions here . . . . 

July 29

  • Catalogue now online for the Ponyforum Sales Sports Pony Auction to be held on 14-15 August. View the catalogue here . . . .

 

  • 76 Foals will be offered for sale at the Ponyforum Sales Foal Auction to be held on 21-23 August.  Full catalogue of foals is available here . . . .  with videos of foals uploaded here . . . . 

 

  • Westfalen Week (Westfalen Championships) starts today and includes Young Pony qualifiers for the Bundeschampionate.  Live scoring here . . . . 

 

  • All qualifiers have been completed for the Dutch Young Pony Championships. The final will be held on 22 August.  Read more here . . . . 

July 28

 

  • The Swedish Pony Team has been announced for the FEI European Pony Championships.  At the recent Swedish Pony Championships, the Gold Medal was awarded to the Danish bred pony Extrem who will lead the Swedish Team.  Winning silver was the Dutch bred Roman who unfortunately could not be included in the Swedish team for the Europeans as the cut-off date for the Pony Dressage Teams had already passed.  Taking their place is the 7 yo FS Don't Worry son, Drink Pink. The final team member is the Welsh bred stallion B Capriole.  Read about pony profiles here . . . .

July 21

  • Our Events menu tab now includes all Young Pony Championships under the one heading. Read about the Bundeschampionate, the Dutch Young Dressage Pony Championships and other Young Pony competitions around the world here . . . .

  • The German Dressage Pony Team has been announced for the FEI European Pony Championships. Although both of Nadine Krause's ponies have been included in the team, she will have to choose between Danilo and Cyrill WE Read more . . . .

July 20

  • Danish Dressage Pony Team selected for FEI European Pony Championships. Read more . . . .

July 19

  • The winning 3 yo mare of the LVM German Elite Mare Championships is Damenwahl K WE (x Dimension AT x FS Champion de Luxe).

  • The Champion foal is a colt by FS Numero Uno x Wengelo's Ricardo Read more  . . . .  

July 18

  • Hannover (Pony) have selected their 3 and 4 yo's qualified for the Bundeschampionate. Read more . . . .

 

  • Ponyforum Sales have listed 80 foals for their annual foal auction to be held on 21-23 August. Read more . . . .

 

July 17

  • Usually waiting for the later qualifiers for the Bundeschampionat are the 3 and 4 yo ponies. At the Hannover qualifier held yesterday, 18 ponies competed in the 3 yr Mare/Gelding class with Wyonna 3 (x Heidbergs Nancho Nova) scoring 8.0. Six other ponies gained the minimum score of 7.5 or above. In the 3 yo Stallion class, Champion’s League R (x FS Cracker Jack x Oosteinds Ricky) recorded the highest score of 8.6. Six ponies out of the 10 gained 7.5 or above.

In the 4 yo Mare/Gelding class, there were 15 ponies with Reitlands One Fine Fellow (x High Flown’s Oxford x Dornik-Double) scoring 8.2 to become the highest qualifier. Ten ponies scored 7.5 or above. In the 4 yo Stallion class 5 ponies competed with 3 gaining 7.5 or higher. Scoring an impressive 8.8 to win the class was PAV Nasdaq (x Nemax x FS Don’t Worry).

 

Improving on his previous qualifying score, the 5 yo stallion Cosmopolitan D (x FS Champion de Luxe x Marsvogel xx) scored 8.6 in his class. The 6 yo stallion Del Estero (x Dance Star AT x Marsvogel xx) gained his first qualifying score to win his class on 8.3 making him currently the equal highest qualifier to date with Tackmann’s Donut (x Denver x FS Golden Highlight) and Timberlake SH (x Timberland x Top Karetino)

July 16

  • 70 pony foals and 23 three yo mares have qualified for the LVM German Foal and Elite Mare Championships. Read more  . . . .  

July 14

  • The qualifying period for the 2016 Australian National Young Horse & Pony Championships, known as "Dressage & Jumping With The Stars" begins on 1 August. Classes are held at various competitions around Australia for 4, 5 and 6 yo ponies. D&JWTS will be held at Werribee Park on 17-19 March, 2016. 

July 13

  • Two individual riders will compete for Hungary at the FEI Pony European Championships. Benedek Pachl will ride the 7 yo palomino Hannover Pony stallion Macciato (x The Braes My Mobility x Bogenschuetze) and Hanna Ivan will ride the 15 yo New Forest stallion Equestricons Epiascer (x Ten Ankers Jerolianca).

  • Currently ranked No. 1 for the USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Cup to be held on August 19-23 at the Lamplight Equestrian Centre, Wayne, IL is the US based GRP gelding Darius (x Dressman I x Nils). Ranked No. 2 is the GRP gelding Pablo S (x Pico x Diamant II).

July 12

  • Collection for the Westphalian Foal Auction to be held on 1st August Munster-Handorf is now online here . . . . .

July 11

  • The Italian Pony Dressage Team has been announced with three German Riding Ponies in the team. Popcorn WE is by Plaisier out of a Renoir mare. Real Nice boy is by Ricardo Go For Gold out of a Nixen mare and Duesmann is by Der Feine Lord out of a Domingo mare.   Read more here . . . . . 

July 10

  • The Irish Pony Dressage Team has been announced with two German Riding Ponies as part of the team. Caracas II is by the Welsh B stallion Constantin and out of a mare by the Oldenburger stallion Landkaiser. Maverick S is by the Welsh B stallion The Braes My Mobility and out of a mare by the Trakehner stallion Michelangelo. Read more here . . . . . .

July 9

  • In conjunction with the World Breeding Championships for 5 & 6 yo Young Dressage Horses to be held at Verden, Germany on 5-9 August there will be a pilot project for an International Dressage Cup for 5 & 6 yo Young Ponies. The selection of Young Ponies from Germany took place on 8 July at Warendorf with the German FN allowed to select fifteen ponies from 5 and 6 yo's that have already qualified for the Bundeschampionate. Ponies from four other nations may be selected to attend Verden. 

From the 20 5 yo ponies presented, 13 were selected :

- Diamantenglanz AT (x Dip BEAT x Dressman I)

- Vom Besten G (x Valido's Boy x FS Pour l'Amour)

- Cosmopolitan D (x FS Champion de Luxe x Marsvogel xx)

- Tackmann's Dessert de Luxe (x FS Dr Watson x Barrichello)

- Daddy Moon (x FS Daddy Cool x Capri Moon)

- D-Day AT (x Dance STar AT x Notre Beau)

- Carleo Go WE (x Constantin x Weltmeyer)

- FS Dorian Gray (x FS Don't Worry x FS Cocky Dundee)

- Tiger Hill 3 (x Top Anthony II x Sandro Song)

- Der kleine Sunnyboy WE (x Der feine Lord AT x Valentino)

- Coole Socke WE (x FS Don't Worry x Viktoria's Colano)

- Global Player AT (x Hesselteich's Golden Dream x Don Pepone AT)

- Arts-Deimona (x Arts-Dancer-Boy x FS Dandini)

 

From the 13 6 yo ponies presented, 10 were selected with 1 reserve

FS Numero Uno (x Noir de Luxe x FS Don't Worry)

- Del Estero (x Dance Star AT x Marsvogel xx)

- A new Star 2 (x A Gorgeous x Charm of Nibelungen)

- Tackmann's Donut (x Denver x FS Golden Highlight)

- Der kleine Choco-Boy (x Der feine Lord AT x Valentino)

- Don Henley 4 (x FS Don't Worry x Notre Beau)

- Highvalley D WE (x Hot Cream x Diamant II)

- Timberlake SH (x Timberland x Top Karetino)

- Olivier K WE (x Ombri B x FS Champion de Luxe)

- Proud Raffaelo (x Rocketti x Dexter)

- Reserve - Destiny of Lord (x Der feine Lord AT x Principal Boy)

  • French Pony Dressage Team announced for the FEI European Pony Championships. Updated pony profiles including current World Rankings.  Read more here . . . . . .

July 2

  • World Dressage Rankings for FEI Ponies to 1/7/2014 to 30/6/2015

    1. Deinhard B (x Dornik B x Golden Dancer) - GRP (Ger)
    2. SL Lucci (x Lukas x Bazar) (GB)

       3. Danilo 80 (Dornik B x Power Boy) - GRP (Ger)

       4. Cyrill WE (FS Champion de Luxe x Power Man) - GRP (Ger)

       5. Hippique Media's Valentino (x Dornik-Double x Power Star B) - GRP

          (Neth)

       6. Den Ostriks Dailan (x Leuns Veld's Lord x Kraneveld's Kadans - DRP (Ger)

       7. Farbenfroh (x Farewell I x Rakt's Rocky) - GRP (Den)
       8. Adriano B (x De Angelo B x Flying Dream) - GRP (Den)

       9. Don Camillo Du Bois (x Dornik B x Eduard) - GRP (Neth)
       10. Elin's Noncisdador (x Nostradamus x LP Nixen) - GRP (Neth)

 

June, 2015

June 30

  • British Dressage has announced the Pony Dressage Team that will represent Great Britain at the 2015 FEI European Championships. Leading the squad is 16 yo Phoebe Peters with SL Lucci (x Lukas). Peters and Lucci will be the combination to beat having recently won the Under 21 Championship at the Hickstead Premier League Championship.  Posting a score of 79.4% in the Pony Team Test, they won the test by 7% from their nearest rival. Read more here . . . . . .

June 27

  • Several ponies have qualified for more than one discipline for the 2015 Bundeschampionate. Read more here . . . . . .

  • 2015 USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship - Moving to the No. 1 Ranking following qualifiers to 26th June is the GRP gelding Darius (x Dressman I x Nils). GRP gelding Pablo S (x Pico x Diamant II) moves down a spot to be Ranked No. 2. The National Championship will be held on August 19-23 at the Lamplight Equestrian Centre, Wayne, IL. 

June 26

  • The Nordic Baltic Dressage Championships (CDIOP) are now underway in Aalborg, Denmark. Winning the Team Test was the 13 yo GRP stallion Der Harlekin B (x Golden Dancer x Dornik B) for Denmark with a score of 73.077%.

  • Winning all 3 Pony tests at the CDIP Brno, Czech Republic was the Westfalen gelding Nice Blue Eyes (x Notre Beau x Principal Boy) ridden by Nicole Ahorner for Austria.

June 22

  • Winning all GOLD at the Festival of Youth (CDIP/CDIOP) held at Hof Kasselman, Hagen, Germany was the 16 yo palomino stallion Deinhard B ridden by Semmieke Rothenberger. However, the Number 1 ranked dressage pony in the world will not be competing at the FEI European Pony Championships as Semmieke will be competing at the FEI European Junior & Young Rider Championships on the German Junior Rider team.

  • Cyrill WE (x FS Champion de Luxe x Power Man) at 9 years of age and in his first year at international level pony dressage achieved his highest score to date of 78.583% in the CDIOP Freestyle test, finishing just behind Deinhard B.

  • Mondsilber (x Monte Christo x Forge Cirrus), a grey 11 yo mare also in her first year at international level, won Bronze and two Silver Medals at Hagen.

  • The highest placed GRP in the Nations Cup for Jumping Ponies at the Festival of Youth was the 9 yo bay stallion, Maribo Sun (x Marinello x Alasca) achieving 7th place out of 35 ponies. The highest placed GRP in the Pony Grand Prix with jumps at a maximum of 1.35m was Magic Cornflakes (x Miraculix x Nibelungenheld) in 16th place out of 66 ponies.

June 18

 

  • The Dutch Pony Dressage Team for the FEI European Pony Championships has been announced following the final of the KNHS FEI Pony Cup as the final observation event. After winning the final, Daphne van Peperstraten and her Dutch Riding Pony stallion, Don Camillo du Bois (x Dornik B) were first named in the team. Peperstraten's reserve mount is the GRP mare Wonderful Girl (x Wimbledon x Arts-Dancer Boy) who was bred by the Rothenbergers in Germany. Eveline Bos will ride the Rheinland stallion Valentino (x Dornik-Double x Power Star B), Rianne Kooistra riding her Hannover Pony gelding Diamonds Are Forever (x Diamond x Boss) and Zoe Kuintjes will ride her Hannover Pony stallion Elin's Nonsisdador (x Nostradamus x LP Nixen).

 

  • The Norwegian Pony Dressage Team has the minimum of 3 riders with Kristiane Askim Hillern riding the Swedish Riding Pony gelding Untouchable II (x Verona's Gerswin x Urbino), June Johansen riding the New Forest gelding Grythojdens General (x Sorbys O'Boy x Burton Starlight) and Sahra Edseth Solbakken riding the Rheinland Pony stallion Valerossi (x Valido x Nadler I).

June 16

  • Bundeschampionate Qualifiers updated for 5 & 6 yo Dressage Ponies and Jumping Ponies. Timberlake SH (x Timberland) joins Tackmann's Donut (x Denver) as highest qualifier on 8.3 in the 6 yo Dressage Pony listing and Makuba 21 (x Machno Carwyn) improves his jumping score to 8.5 to currently be the highest qualified 6 yo Jumping Pony.

 

  • The German Pony Jumping Team have won Team Gold at the Nations Cup held at Weirden, Netherlands. With clear rounds were the Westfalen pony stallions Pico 212 (x Principal boy x Night-Star I) and Magic Cornflakes (x Miraculix x Nibelungenheld). Also in the winning team was the Holsteiner pony stallion High Dream N (x Highway N x Magnum) and the Swedish bred warmblood pony mare Nikolina (x Nicklas x Everest). Winning the Silver Medal was the French Pony Jumping Team with the host nation of the Netherlands winning Bronze. Magic Cornflakes was the Bundeschampion 5 yo Jumping Pony in 2013 and also won Gold as a 6 yo in 2014. 

 

        Watch Magic Cornflakes at the 2015 Preis de Besten (Best of the Best) where he placed 3rd. 

June 15

  • Semmieke Rothenberger will not be competing on her 16 yo GRP stallion Deinhard B as a member of the German Pony Team at the FEI European Pony Championships as she has declared herself a Junior Rider (riders aged 14-18 yrs). She has been listed as a member of the German Junior Team to compete at the FEI Junior/Young Rider European Championships to be held 1-5 July at Vidauban, France. Rothenberger and Deinhard B are currently Ranked No. 1 on the FEI Youth Dressage World List for Ponies. Although pony riders may also compete as juniors at CDI events in the same year, FEI rules state that no rider can compete in more than one FEI Championship (CDIO) in any one year.

June 12

  • Bundeschampionate qualified 5-6 yo Eventing ponies now listed

June 11

  • LVM German Mare & Foal Championships, Lienen - A very prestigous and well attended event by German Pony breeders, the annual event will be held on 17-19 July. Read more here

 

 

June 6

  • Westphalian Breeder Meeting - There will be a meeting of the Westphalian Registry on the 23rd of June 2015 to discuss the German Riding Pony. As the German Riding Pony breed is of great importance to the region of Westphalia, they have decided to conduct a separate meeting to focus on the ponies as many breeder meetings in the past have had a warmblood emphasis. Issues on the agenda include, pony competitions, a jumping pony program and marketing. One of the discussions will be to review the protocols for radiographing pony stallions that are put through the licensing system.

 

  • The Spanish Pony Dressage Team has been selected for the 2015 FEI Pony European Championships. Named on the team is GRP Jockers Golden Boy (x Joker), GRP Kronprinz (x Kaiserjaeger xx), PRE Altanero (x Guason Mac) and GRP Carlo Colucci (x Constantin).

June 5

  • Ponyforum Cup for over 17 riders ranking to June 2 - Read more here 

 

  • Bundeschampionate qualifiers updated results for 5 and 6 yo Dressage Ponies. With 10 out of 24 qualifiers now completed, the 5 yo gelding Daddy Moon (x FS Daddy Cool x Capri Moon) remains the highest scoring 5 yo Dressage Pony on 8.5. The highest scoring pony in the 6 yo Dressage Pony qualifiers is still the stallion Tackmann's Donut (x Denver x FS Golden Highlight) on 8.3.

 

  • 2015 USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship. The USA based GRP gelding Pablo S (x Pico x Diamant II) is currently ranked number 1 with his rider Allison Nemeth in qualifiers for the National Championship to be held on August 19-23 at the Lamplight Equestrian Centre, Wayne, IL. Ranked number 2 is the GRP gelding Darius (x Dressman I x Nils). Riders for the Championship must be aged 12-16 yo.

June 3

  • Bundeschampionate qualifiers for 5 and 6 yo Dressage Ponies updated results

 

  • World Dressage Rankings for FEI Ponies to 1/6/2014 to 31/5/2015
    1. Deinhard B (x Dornik B x Golden Dancer) - GRP (Ger)
    2. SL Lucci (x Lukas x Bazar) (GB)
    3. Danilo 80 (Dornik B x Power Boy) - GRP (Ger)

    4. Hippique Media's Valentino (x Dornik-Double x Power Star B) - GRP (Neth)
    5. Den Ostriks Dailan (x Leuns Veld's Lord x Kraneveld's Kadans - DRP (Ger)
    6. Cyrill WE (FS Champion de Luxe x Power Man) - GRP (Ger)
    7. Adriano B (x De Angelo B x Flying Dream) - GRP (Den)
    8. Farbenfroh (x Farewell I x Rakt's Rocky) - GRP (Den)
    9. Elin's Noncisdador (x Nostradamus x LP Nixen) - GRP (Neth)
    10. Don Camillo Du Bois (x Dornik B x Eduard) - GRP (Neth)

 

  • Westfalen Pony Sale for 3-12 yo Sports Ponies will be held on 27-29 November. More information and catalogue coming shortly.

June 2

  • "Future Champions" - the Aachen of Youth. While senior riders compete for the German Nations Cup at Aachen, Pony riders, Children and Young riders will compete in their Nations Cup on 16-21 June at Hof Kasselman....Read more here

 

  • Following wins in all 3 pony tests at the Norwegian Dressage Championships, GRP stallion Valerossi (x Valido x Nadler I) has been selected as a member of the Norwegian Pony Dressage Team to compete at the 2015 FEI Pony European Champs to be held in August in Sweden.

May, 2015

May 22

Current and past results of Young Pony results at the Bundeschampionate as well as FEI European Pony Championships can now all be viewed in one place at www.germanridingpony.com.au

May 31

Don Camillo du Bois wins the sixth and final leg of the KNHS FEI Pony Cup in the Netherlands.  Ridden by Daphne van Peperstraten, the 11 yo bay stallion is registered with the NRPS and is by the German Riding Pony Dornik B. Peperstraten placed second on her 8 yo mare Wonderful Girl (x Wimbledon x Art Dancer Boy) with German bred Equestricons Valentino ridden by Eveline Bos placing third.  The KNHS FEI Pony Cup Series is a vital viewing platform for selection to the Dutch Pony Team.

May 26

The Westfalen Foal and Mare shows commenced on May 25 and will be completed on July 17.  Breeders and owners will present their 3 and 4 year old mares and current season foals.  GRP foals that receive Premium Awards will be listed as the shows progress.

May 21

New German Riding Pony web site resource www.germanridingpony.com.au and Facebook page officially launched. 

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