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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 Test Rider”
    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!
    Judy
    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

  • #2
    How I wish that I could be there this year. The program sounds wonderful, Judy. Have fun and learn lots and take notes to share.
    Mary Lou
    http://www.homeagainfarm.com

    https://www.facebook.com/HomeAgainFarmHanoverians

    Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Home Again Farm View Post
      How I wish that I could be there this year.
      We'll miss seeing you!!
      "I always remember you as quite the desk chair contrarian." - APirateLooksAtForty

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      • #4
        Sounds like a great line up! I'm bummed I won't be able to make it. It's too far away. Having it in PA last year was so convenient for me (bad weather and all)! I hope everyone who goes has a great time.
        Kim
        'Like' my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Calla...946873?sk=wall

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        • #5
          Hey thats exciting, Im looking forward to it!
          www.windhorsefrm.org and on Facebook too!
          Where mares rule and Basset Hounds drool!

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          • #6
            I had just said this morning that I didn't think I would be going this year, but now...

            It sounds like a fabulous program! Boy oh boy...decisions!
            Linda
            Home of EM Day Dream, SPS Pakesa, & SPS Destiny
            Breeders of USDF HOY Reminisce HM and USDF Reserve HOY Legacy HM
            http://wbstallions.net/hof-mendenhall/

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            • #7
              Oh, come on and join us again this year, Mary Lou. You don't have to take the train this time!

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                #8
                Oh, Linda, you have to come. I was hoping to show you all the information for the 'All About Hanoverians' seminar you are hosting next fall.

                Also, the Symposium is NOT LIMITED TO AHS MEMBERS - ANYONE CAN ATTEND
                Judy
                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

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                • #9
                  I haven't ruled it out yet, but I've got my hands full here...with backing Riley, going through the L-program, and running the NEDA Spring Symp. I do need to get together with you though to go over details for the hano seminar!
                  Linda
                  Home of EM Day Dream, SPS Pakesa, & SPS Destiny
                  Breeders of USDF HOY Reminisce HM and USDF Reserve HOY Legacy HM
                  http://wbstallions.net/hof-mendenhall/

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                  • #10
                    Linda and Mary Lou,
                    Its a long flight, so I'm using it as an excuse to visit (at last) the beautiful Pacific NW. I found a $207 r/t flight to Seattle (only a 3 hour drive or a $30 train ride to Portland), and I'm renting a car and planning to see the sights (in additon to lovely West Coast Hanoverian horses).

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                    • #11
                      I wish I could get away, Dennis, but will be stuck here with a dog that is recuperating from surgery. Until she's back to normal in mid March, I am staying close to home. Have fun, everybody. I'll be there is spirit.
                      Mary Lou
                      http://www.homeagainfarm.com

                      https://www.facebook.com/HomeAgainFarmHanoverians

                      Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique

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                      • #12
                        Sounds super! Too bad I will miss it this year. Too busy with work.
                        Kris
                        www.edgewoodmeadowfarm.com
                        Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/edgewoodmeadowfarm

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                        • #13
                          Linda you should come to Germany instead for the licensing ;-)))
                          You can visit Stefan than anyways ...
                          I am not responsible for spelling misstacks - just my PC
                          www.hannoveranerzuechter.de
                          2017: March: Filly by Lissaro - SPS Don Frederico - SPS Prince Thatch
                          May: Finnigan - Sandro Hit - SPS Rouletto

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                          • #14
                            Sound like a great program, I am really looking forward to it! Lets hope the weather cooperates this year
                            www.spruceglenfarm.com
                            Like us on facebook!
                            www.facebook.com/spruceglenfarm

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                            • #15
                              Wish I could make it! Hope someone comes home with a full report

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                              • #16
                                Ohhh love Stefan!! Always try to take lessons with him when in Germany !
                                Alexandra, will you come to verden for the horse show?
                                Lg
                                Linda Woltz
                                www.walnut-farm.com
                                standing Benidetto (Belissimo M/SPS COrdoba)

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Walnut Farm View Post
                                  Ohhh love Stefan!! Always try to take lessons with him when in Germany !
                                  Alexandra, will you come to verden for the horse show?
                                  Lg
                                  Maybe not for the riding show but for the stallions - will send you a message on Facebook in a few minutes. Glühwein ?!
                                  I am not responsible for spelling misstacks - just my PC
                                  www.hannoveranerzuechter.de
                                  2017: March: Filly by Lissaro - SPS Don Frederico - SPS Prince Thatch
                                  May: Finnigan - Sandro Hit - SPS Rouletto

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                                  • #18
                                    Alexandra...I'm gonna try to get there this spring. There is a educational program that I am hopefully signing up for in Warrendorf (sp?). I'll definitely let you know the details so we can meet up!
                                    Linda
                                    Home of EM Day Dream, SPS Pakesa, & SPS Destiny
                                    Breeders of USDF HOY Reminisce HM and USDF Reserve HOY Legacy HM
                                    http://wbstallions.net/hof-mendenhall/

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                                    • #19
                                      Kareen's place is between Hannover and Warendorf - sort of... So you have to visit the foals !
                                      I am not responsible for spelling misstacks - just my PC
                                      www.hannoveranerzuechter.de
                                      2017: March: Filly by Lissaro - SPS Don Frederico - SPS Prince Thatch
                                      May: Finnigan - Sandro Hit - SPS Rouletto

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by alexandra View Post
                                        Kareen's place is between Hannover and Warendorf - sort of... So you have to visit the foals !
                                        Most definitely!!
                                        Linda
                                        Home of EM Day Dream, SPS Pakesa, & SPS Destiny
                                        Breeders of USDF HOY Reminisce HM and USDF Reserve HOY Legacy HM
                                        http://wbstallions.net/hof-mendenhall/

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