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Stefan Blanken headlines AHS Symposium

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  • Stefan Blanken headlines AHS Symposium

    The American Hanoverian Society is sponsoring a Young Horse Training Symposium on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 in Portland, OR, featuring Stefan Blanken from Germany. Stefan's bio:

    * Winner - German Professional Rider Championship - 1993
    * Professional Rider for the Hannoveraner Verband/Auction Team 1993-1996
    * A few Successful horses trained by Stefan Blanken include:

    1) Nadine Capellman's "Elvis"....sold to Martin Schaudt in Verden 2000 Spring auction for 62,000 Euros
    2) "Lavinia" by. Loxley II - Wonderful - Bred, Shown and Sold by Stefan at 2010 Elite Auction for 73,000 Euros to France. Tarmstedt: Champion three-year-old mares including performance test and qualification for the state premium award. Trot 9 - canter 8 - walk 7.5 - rideability judge 8.5 - rideability test rider 10!
    3) 2010 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing:
    The chestnut stallion with auction-no. 2 by BELISSIMO M - WOLKENSTEIN II, owned by Anna Böckmann & trained/presented by Stefan Blanken, was licensed and sold at the auction to Finland.
    4) Bundeschampionate 2009:
    "ERA Wunderschöne", shown by Stefan Blanken,
    Reserve Federal Champion of three-year-old mares and geldings.
    5) Comtess - Champion at the Ratje-Niebuhr-Show in 2000
    6) Grisella - Champion, four-year-old horses, Hanoverian Show Jumping Championships at Dobrock
    7) Louis-Wiegel-Show in Sandborstel on July 26, 2008
    Champion mare "DANCING QUEEN" by DON CRUSADOR - WENZEL, shown by Stefan Blanken

    This is the TENTATIVE schedule for Saturday:
    Saturday, February 5, 2011

    Time Function Location

    11am Load Buses for Trip to Devonwood Equestrian Centre

    11:30-5:30pm Taste of Oregon: Wine Tasting at Devonwood

    12-12:45pm Showing Horses in Hand:
    Optimizing Your Horse’s Appearance & Gaits”

    Maren Schlender, Hannoveraner Verband, Verden,
    Germany & Stefan Blanken, Hepstedt, Germany

    1:00-1:45pm “Selection & Basic Training of Show Jumpers”
    Stefan Blanken, Blanken Dressage & Show Jumping
    Stable, Hepstedt, Germany
    1:00-1:45 Jumping Seminar
    (Horse/Rider TBA)
    15 minute Q&A with audience
    Wine Tasting Break (15 minutes)

    2:15-3:00pm “Selection & Training of Young Dressage Horses
    Through PSG”

    Stefan Blanken, Blanken Dressage & Show Jumping
    Stable, Hepstedt, Germany

    2:15-3:00pm Training/1st Level
    (Tenley Haaby/San Dante)
    15 minute Q&A with audience

    3:15-4:00pm Second/Third Level
    (Regina Agren/Contendion)
    15 minute Q&A with audience

    4:15-5:00pm Fourth/PSG Level
    (Brooke Volbeck/Donna Carina)
    15 minute Q&A with audience

    5:15pm Load Buses for Return Trip to Hilton

    7:00-8pm Cash Bar Foyer – Pavilion East

    8:00-11pm Awards Banquet/Silent Auction Pavilion East

    EXTRA BONUS: “Preparing Young Stallions for Success in the
    70-Day Performance Test: Tips from a TestRider”
    Broadway I,II,III
    Jessica Wisdom, Equilibrium Equestrian,
    Yelm, WA (Silver Creek Farm Dressage Test
    Rider – 2009 & 2010 Stallion Performance Test)
    Jessica's talk is on Friday at 5:00.

    More information and registration forms at http://www.hanoverian.org/artman2/pu..._Meeting.shtml

    Everyone is welcome to attend this super training session. Join us!
    Sylvan Farm~Breeding for Performance
    Ramzes SF, approved GOV and Belgian http://sylvanfarm.com
    USEF National ID and Horse Recording Task Force; USHJA Jumper Breeding Ad Hoc Committee