Austrian Team Pony Colourfull Cannonball Moves to Germany

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:07
Florentina Jöbstl and Colourfull Cannonball at the 2021 CDI Sint-Truiden :: Photo © Astrid Appels

Austrian FEI dressage team pony Colourfull Cannonball has moved to Germany to continue his sport career under a new rider Leni Wächter. 

Colourfull Cannonball is a 10-year old Westfalian bred pony by Can Dance out of Nadona (by Nabucco R x Domingo x Shalom). He is bred by Mareike Teeken.

Dutch Team Pony

The palomino made is international show debut under Dutch Robin Heiden in the spring of 2018. 

In 2019 they were selected on the Dutch team for the 2019 European Pony Championships in Strzegom, Poland, where the pair won team silver and placed sixth in the Kur. At the 2019 Dutch Pony Championships the pair was fourth.

Austrian Team Pony

In the autumn of 2019 the gelding sold to the Swiss based Jöbstl family as a new ride for Florentina. 

The new pair made its international show debut at the 2020 CDI Mariakalnok, the first international after the first corona lockdown. They went on to represent Austria at two consecutive European Pony Championships. In 2020 they were 15th in the Kur to Music finals and in 2021 they were 7th in the Freestyle finals. 

In 2020 the Austrian Dressage Championships were cancelled due to corona, in 2021 Florentina and CC won silver. 

Move to Germany

The 10-year old gelding will now continue his dressage career under Leni Wächter, who often is listed on show results with her full name, Leni Sophie Louise Wächter.

The 14-year old Wächter is already very active in the show ring on former German team pony Charly Brown (Linda Erben) and on Ballack VM (by Beckenbauer x Bennos Dream).

She also jumps Queen Be (by Quaid x Ex Libris) and competes horse La Costo (by Licosto x Rockwell) at L-level, with whom she became the Baden Wurttemberger regional champion in the Children's division and seventh at the 2021 German Children Championship.

Related Links
Eurodressage Photo Database: Colourfull Cannonball
Jöbstl, Abfalterer, Jöbstl, Hohenwarter, Porsche, Schumach Win 2021 Austrian Dressage Championships
Colourfull Cannonball Sold to Fanny and Florentina Jöbstl
Oatley, Lattermann, Lang, Collin Win 2021 German Youth Championships