Don Romantic, Romanov and Weltjunge Proclaimed Elite Stallions

Mon, 10/12/2009 - 00:00
Danish Warmblood Breeding News

The Danish Warmblood society has proclaimed Blue Hors Don Romantic, Blue Hors Romanov and Weltjunge Elite Stallions. The Danish Warmblood society only grants the status of "elite" stallion to those sires which have been successful in the FEI level show ring

and have offspring with good competition results.

Weltjunge is a 1997 born Hanoverian bred stallion by Weltmeyer x Matcho AA x Pik König. In 2000 he got approved for the Danish warmblood society and became a premium stallion. He scored solid 9s and a 10 for trot in his performance test. He has been successful himself up to Prix St Georges level. Weltjunge has 400 registered offspring of which many mares are medal winners in breed shows. This chestnut stallion is owned by Katrinelund which has two more Elite stallions at their station: De Noir and Crelido.

Blue Hors Don Romantic is a 10-year old Danish bred stallion by Don Schufro x Romancier x Mago xx. He won the 70-day performance test in 2002 and won the 4 and 5-year old qualifiers for the Danish Young Horse Championships. He became injured afterwards and has been struggling to make a come back to the show ring. He has 101 tested mares of which 3 won the gold medal, 3 the silver and 5 the bronze. He has six licensed sons. Six of his offspring qualified for the 2009 Young Horse Championships: Appetizer Toftøje, Flora Danica Royal, Karina Lihmskov, Darbie Dallas, Don Diamo and Jaqüet Don-Bell

Blue Hors Romanov is a 9-year old Oldenburg branded and licensed stallion by Rohdiamant x Grundstein II x Akzent II. Under Andreas Helgstrand and Sune Hansen, the stallion competed up to Grand Prix level. He has produced 8 silver medal winning mares in Denmark and 3 approved sons, including the premium stallion Blue Hors Rosoff. The gelding Hønnerups Driver (by Romanov x Don Schufro) won the 2009 World Championships for 5-year old Dressage Horses. The licensed stallion Skovens Rafael finished seventh at the World Championships.

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