Dressage Champions at Horse of the Year Show 2016 - the Hanoverian Horses
L5 Champion Ashanti (Anamour/Dynamit) Sophie de Clifford.
Breeder Debbie Smith

NICH sash pic

Photo taken at North Island Championships 2016 - Bon Jovi MH and Ashanti.

L6/7 Champion Parkridge Disco SW (Dancier/Wolkentanz I) Sheena Ross.
Breeder: Carol Eivers

NZL-Sheena Ross (PARKRIDGE DISCO) FINAL-1ST: Bates Championship Level 7 Round 2 - Musical Freestyle: 2016 NZL-Bates NZ Dressage Championships (Saturday 6 February) CREDIT: Libby Law COPYRIGHT: LIBBY LAW PHOTOGRAPHY

L8 Champion Don Amour MH (Don Frederico/Anamour) Wendi Williamson Breeders Matthews HanoveriansNZL-Wendy Williamson (DON AMOUR MH) FINAL-1ST: AR Dressage Fetterman North Island Super 5 Semi Final - Intermediate A: 2016 NZL-Bates NZ Dressage Championships (Thursday 4 February) CREDIT: Libby Law COPYRIGHT: LIBBY LAW PHOTOGRAPHY


L9 Champion JHT Antonello (Anamour/Winnebago) John Thompson.
Breeder: Ana Simson

Antonello 2016

L9 Reserve Champion Vom Feinsten Imp. Rhinelander (Fidermark/Weltmeyer)
Breeder Rudi Henn, Germany.

Vom Feinsten HOYS 2016 GP


FEI YRCDY Reserve Champion KH Arvan (Anamour/Distelfink) Molly Lumb Breeders Karaka Hills Sporthorses

There were three further Hanoverian bred Champions in Level 1, Level 3 and Level 4 - these horses were not registered with NZHS to claim their Horse of the Year Show sashes but never-the-less they are Champions with Hanoverian breeding.
Other horses were placed in the Championships line ups
L4 -Stoneylea Lord Locksley (Locksley II/Weltmeyer) Christine Weal. Breeders John and Angela Smith 4th.
Hot Chocolate MH (His Highness/Weltmeyer) Mihi Shepherd. Breeders Matthews Hanoverians 5th
L5 -Belladonna MH (Brentano II/Gymnastik Star) Julie Flintoff. Breeders Matthews Hanoverians 3rd.
L6/7 -Avante Garde (Anamour/Dynamit) Greg Smith. Breeders Vollrath Hanoverians 3rd
Dancealong (Dream Boy/Wolkentanz II) Susan Tomlin. Breeder Mrs Pat Dalrymple. 4th
Playmate (Dream Boy/Witzbold) Louisa Ayres. Breeders John and Angela Smith 5th
L9 -De jaVu MH (De Niro/Anamour) Wendi Williamson. Breeders Matthews Hanoverians 3rd.

Dressage was not the only area where Hanoverians excelled.

Kinnordy Go Girl Imp. (Gymnastik Star/Winterkoenig) - with rider Tristan Thomas won Junior Showhunter of the Year. Owner is Trudi Duncan

Kinnordy Go Girl 2016

Greg Smith and Cory Miln set the Show ring alight with Avante Garde in the Saddle Hunter ring.
Champion Paced and Mannered Rising Saddle Hunter
Champion Paced and Mannered Open Saddle Hunter
Champion Rising Star Saddle Hunter
Supreme Champion Saddle Hunter

Avante Garde

Guess MH (Gymnastik Star/Graf Landau) Allie Harper. Breeders Matthews Hanoverians
Reserve champion Rising Star Saddle Hunter
Amador T (Anamour/Allermund) Maddison Schollum. Breeder Dr Angela Tovey
Reserve Champion Rising Star Riding Horse

Letty Lei (Limonit/Mantarri xx) Victoria Wall. Breeders Ad Astra Hanoverians
Supreme Champion Performance Bred Horse.

Letty Lei Perf Horse 2016

There were also two minor placings in Show jumping for:-

Henton Exqualibur (El Bundy/Distelfink) Rachel Malcolm. Breeders Henton Lodge Hanoverians
Alacazam MH (Anamour/Allermund). Tegan Fitzsimon. Breeders Matthews Hanoverians.

Showhunter also produced a Champion again.

Kinnordy Go Girl Imp. (Gymnastik Star/Winterkoenig) won Junior Hunter of the Year. Owner Trudi Duncan. In 2014 Trudi rode the mare to win Amateur Showhunter of the Year.

One thought on “Hanoverian Champions – Horse of the Year Show 2016

  • May 29, 2016 at 3:34 pm

    Kinnordy Go Girl – registered with NZH – won the Junior Show Hunter of the Year title too.

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