Oldenburg horses dominate Spanish Championships
Beyonce OLD, born 2011, by Belstaff out of Wolke by Weltmeyer, bred by Johannes Westendarp, Wallenhorst, Germany, won bronze at the Spanish Championships for six-year old dressage horses under Sergio Navarro Vicente. Dam Wolke is also the dam of the Oldenburg Champion Mare, Fiesta Danza by Fürstenball, as well as the licensed Auheim’s Riano by Rock Forever I, a finalist in the 2015 World Championships for young dressage horses under Stephanie Dearing for Austria. The licensed stallions Wolkentanz I and II by Weltmeyer as well as Chasseur I and II by Calypso also come directly from this dam line.
Copernico YMAS, born 2010, by San Amour I out of Gestiane by Don Gregory, bred by Zuchtstall Kotschofsky GbR, Visbek, Germany, and owned by Juan Matute, Spain, took second place at the Championships for seven-year old dressage horses under Juan Matute Guimon. Copernico's brother is the licensed stallion Saint Michel. Copernico was discovered at the Spring Elite Auction 2015 in Vechta.
Quinary, born 2012, by Quaterback out of Raskovia by Rohdiamant, bred by Jürgen Helm, Bissendorf, Germany, and owned by Antonio Mena-Bernal González, Spain, and his owner won silver at the Championships for five-year old dressage horses.
San Pikado, born 2011, by San Amour I out of Donata by Don Pikado, bred by Fritz Bethke, Mark Landin, Germany, and owned by Eduardo Ficher, Brazil, and Claudio Castilla Ruiz led the honor round at the Spanish Championships for six-year old horses.
Santos OLD, born 2011, by Sancisco out of Levana by Levantos I, bred by Dr. Martin Brüsehaber, Hamburg, Germany, and owned by Cristóbal Belmonte Roldán, Spain, won silver at the Championships for six-year old dressage horses under his owner Cristóbal Belmonte Roldán. Santos paraded at the 2015 Winter Mixed Sales at the Oldenburg Horse Center Vechta. Santo’s sister Dramatique by Don Picardi produced Sir Picardi, a licensed Sir Donnerhall I son ridden by Matthias Alexander Rath.
Sarotti OLD, born 2010, by Sarkozy out of Janira by De Niro, bred by Rudolf Meyer, Emstek, Germany, and owned by Omnium Team S.L., Spain, and Marta Peña Montaner took third place at the Spanish Championships for six-year old dressage horses. Sarotti OLD was sold to Spain at the 2010 Elite Foal Auction in Vechta.
Photo: Storybook career: From Vechta to silver at the Spanish Championships – Santos OLD by Sancisco with Cristóbal Belmonte Roldán. (Topiberian)