The Westfalian bred Ellis (by Escolar x Dimaggio) became the top scorer of the 14-day stallion suitability test which was held in Adelheidsdorf, Germany, from 7 - 20 May 2020.
Bred and owned by Walter Dröge, the 4-year old Westfalian Ellis scored a total of 8.50 points with 9.09 for dressage and 7.73 for show jumping. The stallion also got 9 for character, 9 for walk, 8.5 for trot and 9.5 for canter, 9.5 for rideability and 9.25 from the test rider. Ellis is a full brother to the World Young Horse Championship finalist Espe.
The second best score was achieved by a jumper (by Diamant de Quidam x Acord II), who finished on 8.40 points.
Two stallions got 8.30 in total: the 3-year old Hanoverian bred Lord Legend (by Libertad x Baroncelli) got 8.25 for dressage and 8.15 for show jumping; and jumper Chellci Orange L (by Cicero Z) also finished on 8.3 points.
Vermeer (by Vitalis) finished on 8.15 points with 8.25 for dressage and 7.88 for show jumping.
The lowest score was for the 4-year old Hanoverian bred nameless colt by Grand Galaxy Win T x Florencio. Hefinished on 6.73 points. He got just 7 for trot and canter, 5.0 for jumping in freedom and 7 from the test rider. Jessica Umansky's Hanoverian bred Influencer (by Ibiza x De Niro) underwhelmed with his jumping in freedom (5.50) and totaled just 7.20 points.
Complete results here.
Photo © Mirka Nilkens
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