Summersby II, Grand Champion of the 2018 Devon Breed Show

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 18:49
Oldenburg
Summersby II (by Sezuan x Sandro Hit) wins the Grand Championship at the 2018 Devon Breed Show :: Photo © Hoof Print Images

Alice Tarjan's 3-year old Oldenburg mare Summersby II was named the Grand Champion of the 2018 Devon Breed Show on Thursday 27 September 2018. 

The grand finale of America's annual largest horse breed show in Devon, Pennsylvania, is the "Grand Champion" to which the first and second placed horse in the Young Horse and Mature Horse Championships are invited. 

This year the 3-yyear Oldenburg bred Summersby II (by Sezuan x Sandro Hit) and the 2-year old Oldenburg colt MW Bodacious (by Borsalino x Rohdiamant)  as well as the 8-year old Hanoverian stallion Bingotti (by Bugatti x Krack C), and the 5-year old Oldenburg mare Dhanube (by Destano x Londonderry) were in contention for the Grand Champion's title.

The judges panel preferred Summersby II and rewarded the black beauty with the title. She is bred by Nicole Wanning in Germany and owned by American Grand Prix rider Alice Tarjan. She was also the Young Horse Champion in Devon.

Reserve Champion Bingotti
The 8-year old Hanoverian stallion Bingotti (by Bugatti x Krack C), bred by Kathleen and Don Salwell and owned by Rebecca Knollmann, became the reserve champion in the Grand Champion's ring. Earlier in the day the chestnut stallion Bingotti also won the Stallion Championship and Mature Horse Championship. 

Photo © Hoof Print Images

Related Links
Danae MF, Grand Champion of the 2017 Devon Breed Show
Stenagers Welina Reclaims Title, Named Grand Champion of the 2016 Devon Breed Show
Stenagers Welina, Grand Champion of the 2015 Devon Breed Show
Danseuse MF, Grand Champion of the 2014 Devon Breed Show
Sanibelle, Grand Champion of the 2013 Devon Breed Show
Beatrice VDL Named 2012 Devon Breed Show Grand Champion
Rheporter Claims 2011 Devon Breed Show Grand Champion's Title
Rabiola Renews Grand Champion's Title at 2010 Devon Breed Show
Rabiola Scores Hattrick at 2009 Devon Breed Show
Quarterback Offspring In the Ribbons at 2009 Dressage at Devon
Coverage of 2001 Dressage at Devon