Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year December 29, 07:47
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Days are getting shorter and we are approaching Christmas and New Year. The New Year is waiting with new challenges and exciting opportunities. New Year also indicate status and a look back on the year 2011.
2011 with great experiences at our stallion station and in connection with various events. Our stallions again in 2011 managed to show their qualities in both breeding and sport. Weltjunge emerges as top dressage producer, Grand Prix horse Overgaard's Lawell with Pernille Ørum and Skikkilds Weltliebe with Nanna Skodborg Merrald who won the Championship for juniors in dressage. Crelido and Stein Endresen earned valueable World Cup points in Europe's large arenas. Crelido offsprings also show grand prix quality, among others Damgården Extens with Linnea Erisson in jumping and Charmeur with Holger Finken dressage.
2011 was also the year where Lotte Skærbæk and De Noir made their international debut, both Artic Equistian Games and Oslo Horse Show with multiple placements. Skovens Rafael showed himself through his offspring Tailormade Ralph Laurent which was the highlight of the clinic by Edward Gal at Oslo Horse Show and will continue his future education by Edward Gal in Harskamp in Holland.
Acolino became sire of the year in Norway and obtained by Stein Endresen several placements and victories in 150 cm classes in particular Lyon, France.
Tailormade Temptation has been fantastic throughout the year. Best dressage colt Ellely's Tornado and best 2 year-old dressage mare. By German Oldenburg licensing Temptation got his first offspring graded and sold at a dream price of 800.000 euros - well done!
The younger stallions as Berlusconi and Tailormade Attention did both beautiful performancetests with respectively 861 and 833 points. Freezbee Pari and Attention were both premium stallions by Danish Warmblood licensing in Herning.
Cabachon has been very successful at the competitions, but also by the breeders Cabachon has been the star and became the most used stallion in Sweden.
Katrinelund has throughout the year had great experiences with our horses and not least amongst the entusiastic breeders and fellow competitors who welcomes us both at home soil and abroad.
Despite the crisis throughout Europe and probably especially on our home island of Mors, there has been more positive experiences far outweigh the negative. This fall we have together with our investors purchased new stars for the stallion station at Katrinelund, young stallions as we are looking forward to present in the spring.
Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We welcome you all to another exciting 2012.