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2013 Elite Mares & Candidates

| May 14, 2013 | 2 Replies
2013 Elite Mares & Candidates

All of the top mares from the Verband Inspection tour have become Elite Candidate Mares.

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Hanoverians out and about in Horse Trials

| May 14, 2013 | Reply
Hanoverians out and about in Horse Trials

  Growing numbers of branded Hanoverians are appearing at Horse Trial events this autumn… Apart from the previously mentioned Lexington (Limonit/ Karensky xx) has been placed in Novice starts in recent weeks with Daniel Blundell. Breeder Melissa Nadin Henton Executive (Escudo I/Distelfink) has a new rider in Andy Daines and has been out at 2 […]

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May Auction in Verden

| April 29, 2013 | Reply
May Auction in Verden

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Impressions of the 2013 Hanoverian Tour – by Dr Ludwig Christmann

| April 23, 2013 | Reply
Impressions of the 2013 Hanoverian Tour – by Dr Ludwig Christmann

Impressions of the 2013 classification tour  –  Dr. Ludwig Christmann In 1997 I had my first and so far only inspection tour to New Zealand and so I was very much looking forward to my second trip to this wonderful end of the world (from the view of a European). I was looking forward to […]

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Anamour Syndicate Celebrates

| April 7, 2013 | Reply
Anamour Syndicate Celebrates

During th February Verband Tour – Dr Ludwig Christmann from Verden, Germany, took this lovely photograph of Anamour some of the original syndicate members at Anamour’s home of Bilbar Lodge, Palmerston North. From left – Spin and Joan Sutherland, Sara Williams, Wendy Freman, Anamour, Gary Freeman, Pat Dalrymple, Kathy Scott and Eric Ropiha ONZM.

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Hanoverian Champions at HOYS 2013

| March 19, 2013 | Reply
Hanoverian Champions at HOYS 2013

Registered Hanoverians featured well in the results at this year’s show – four champions and three reserve champions. In Level 1 the first four horses are hanoverians Congratulations to all the riders owners and breeders.   Level 1 Champion Don Amour MH (Don Frederico/Anamour) Wendi Williamson Level 3 Champion Don Phillipo Imp. (Don Frederico)  Rider […]

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Elite Mare Families 2013

| March 9, 2013 | Reply
Elite Mare Families 2013

The new initiative this year was to inspect Mare Families on the trip around. Six families were presented – mare and two female progeny – FOUR families became Elite – with a score of 8 or more – Diva Primero – best dressage bred family   Delphi – best jumping/eventing bred family     Delphi – 22 […]

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New Licensed and Performance Tested Stallions

| March 9, 2013 | Reply
New Licensed and Performance Tested Stallions

  Stallion Licensing 2013 Doringcourt and Cassiano It was very exciting to be able to inspect two older stallions who have met their Performance criteria as laid down in our Bylaws.   Firstly, in Dairy Flat north of Auckland City, we visited the home of Ron, Sally and Andrea Bank at their North Park Equestrian […]

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North Island Dressage Champions – The Hanoverians

| March 4, 2013 | Reply
North Island Dressage Champions – The Hanoverians

Congratulations to all the owners, trainers, riders and breeders of the following horses….notably Matthews Hanoverians, Bilbar Lodge and Karaka Hills Sport Horses. The influence of Anamour as a broodmare sire is becoming very apparent.   Level 1 Champion Don Amour MH  (Don Frederico/Anamour) – Wendi Williamson. Reserve Champion Abstract MH (Anamour/Graf Landau) – Anna McIntyre […]

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Classification Tour 2013 – some highlights

| February 22, 2013 | Reply
Classification Tour 2013 – some highlights

Some real highlights from the Mare classifcation tour Judith Matthews Matthews Hanoverians fabulous foals Doringcourt’s stallion licensing The lovely horses at our very first Mare and Foal show at Abderry Renai Hart‘s display of her gleaming stallion Worldly The Mare Performance test of Henton Evita – 2 10’s for jumping no less The wonderul Anamour […]

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