NEWS FROM DENMARK
AUTUMN 2012 – SPRING 2013
Welcome to the first newsletter from Denmark in 2013. I hope You will forgive, that we also have taken a bit of news from the autumn 2012.
Banks Vanilla – 2012.
One Danish pony really placed Denmark on the map – Banks Vanilla by Tegstrups Duke x Banks Squares Do-Do bred by Jytte og Peter Bank-Mikkelsen and owned by Noel Noonan, Manor Connemara Ponies, Irland.
She wan NPS/Baileys Horse feeds M&M Ridden Pony section and became “the M&M Ridden Pony of the Year” in the class for New Forest / Connemara at The Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) 2012.
Banks Vanilla, ridden by Sam Roberts, was also rewarded with “Tagg La Liga Award” in their class M&M Ridden New Forest / Connemara.
Banks Vanilla, was following selected to participate at Olympia. With the rider Hannah Horton, they became 6th in a strong M&M ridden class with 40 competitors and ended up with the title “Best of Breed ‘ in the Connemara section at Olympia 2012.
Danish born stallion inspected in Germany – 2012
The 2½ year old colt Hesselbjerggård Jaronimo by Hohnhorst Jaro x Pilgaards Maybie, bred by Karen Louise Jørgensen, Hesselbjerggård Stud farm, went in the summer to May og Holger Reimann, Hohnhorst Stud farm, Germany.
Jaronimo participated in october in the stallioninspection in Verden and achieved Class 1.
Supreme Champion in Finland 2012
The Connemarapony show in Finland 2012 was wonn by the 22 y.o. Aramara Eliza. Eliza have realtionship to Denmark. Her father Ardnasillagh O’Flaherty was sold from Denmark to Finland and her mother is the Danish born mare Pilgårds Camilla (Padraigh of Rosenaharley x Kærvangs Candie).
Amarara Eliza got several titles that day; Best mare – Best pony born in Finland – Supreme Champion in hand and Reserve ridden Champion. Really great of a pony, who, the year before, was very ill and only acute operation saved her life.
Danish born stallion to Ireland 2013.
We are proud, that one more Danish stallion have taken the journey to Ireland; AC-Samson af Engvang by Skousboe Morning Rock x AC-Soft Jewel af Engvang (Øxenholm Godot x Øxenholm Sleepy Eyes). Samson is bred by Anette Schou-Lund, AC-Engvang Stud farm, Bornholm and owned by May and Holger Reimann, Hohnhorst stud farm, Germany. Now he is staying by the Bourke family, Abbeyside Stud farm, Claremorris.
The Reimann family bought Samson as a youngster. Later – at the inspection – he achieved Class 1 and has also passed his performancetest.
Samson has also been in France for a year.
Teglstrup Duke CH 50 (24. maj 1986 – 5. marts 2013)
Lene og Asger Larsen, Teglstrup stud farm, Vålse, had to put down their 27 year old stallion Teglstrup Duke.
Teglstrup Duke (Øxenholm Marble Jr x Red Baroness (Island King)) won the foalclass in 1986. In 1990 he achieved final inspection and the same year he got the title Reserve Best in Show on Bornholm.
Duke had 2 son’s who achieved final inspection Danmark; Baunely Dipper og Skousboe Hero plus one in Ireland; Banks Timber. Baunely Dipper is now owned in Germany and Skousboe Hero passed away in 2012.
Lene G. Nielsen (Submitted 11 December 2013)