Glock Secures Lord of Loxley for Hans Peter Minderhoud

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:58
Dutch Dressage News

Austrian gun mogul Gaston Glock has acquired the 13-year old Oldenburg stallion Lord of Loxley for Hans Peter Minderhoud to ride. The bay stallion was originally owned by the Clyde Wunderwald estate and bought as Brett Parbery's 2012 Olympic hopeful.

Minderhoud's Grand Prix future needed securing as his two top horses Tango and Withney van 't Genthof regularly struggle with health issues and his third option, Donna Silver, was recently relocated to Denmark to continue her training with Danish Daniel Bachmann. With the 2013 European Dressage Championships coming up, Minderhoud was in need of a reliable iron in the fire in order to contest a place on the Dutch team.

Australian Clyde Wunderwald bought Lord of Loxley for Brett Parbery Olympic campaign in May 2010. The bay stallion is by Lord Sinclair x Landadel and is born in December 1999. He is registered as 1999 born with the FEI and as 2000 born with the German Equestrian Federation.

The stallion was trained by Minderhoud in Harskamp while Brett regularly flew to Europe to compete the stallion. The pair did not get selected for the Olympics and Mr Wunderwald passed away in 2012. The stallion came into the ownership of Wunderwald's heirs and was offered for sale.

Hans Peter Minderhoud made his CDI debut on the stallion in January 2013 at the CDI Drachten, where they scored 72.489% in the Grand Prix. The pair also showed at the CDI-W 's Hertogenbosch in March and got 69.681% in the Grand Prix.

Photo © Astrid Appels

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