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  • #21
    Oh Ann, I'm so very very happy for you. You must be floating!!! Couldn't happen to a nicer person. Statesman is super and Clemens also. Great news! you're living the dream - girl!


    • #22
      Many CONGRATS!
      Jan Marquardt
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      • #23
        Ann, what a wonderful accomplishment to add to Statesman's already impressive resume!! Congratulations to you and Linda, both!
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        • #24

          Are there videos of Statesmen anywhere besides clipmyhorse? I can't get that site to load properly on my computer
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            • #26
              Statesman is lovely, what a thrill it must be to see him maturing so beautifully.

              As an aside, it appeared to me from the video that a puff of wind came up and rattled a sheet of plastic (or something), which un-nerved one of the other stallions in the ring with Statesman. Statesman seemed to be able to correctly assess that the plastic was not a threat, the other stallion was not so clear, what a shame. Did anyone else notice that?
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              • #27
                Congrats. He looks great!

                Majestic Gaits-Dutch Warmbloods,#1 USEF Dressage Sporthorse Breeder. #1 KWPN-NA Jumpers.Standing Navarone,Schroeder,Dante MG.VDL Frozen.


                • #28

                  And thanks for posting the links.
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                  • #29

                    It takes a great horsewoman to breed such a brilliant horse


                    • Original Poster

                      Oh my! Statesman received an overall nine for his score for the Bundeschampionate...9.5 for conformation and trot.....
                      He was the clear winner.
                      Congratulations to Lux Dressage for their win with Statesman and the second place stallion Sonnenreiter (Sir Donnerhall-Lord Sinclair)rider Sasha Schultz.............Two out of three.......how cool is that????


                      • #31
                        Fantastic news!!! :-)
                        Dawn Jones-Low
                        Faerie Court Farm Arabian Sport Horses


                        • #32
                          This is awesome news! Congrats Ann!!
                          RIP Adriane, aka Eyesontheground, 6/4/83-9/14/09
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                          Veronica II (Vienna Waltz/Woermann)


                          • #33
                            OK, finally got a couple shots loaded of Statesmen from last weekend. Thought all would enjoy looking at what and "uphill" canter looks like!


                            Nancy Holowesko



                            • #34
                              Oh boy, he is really something. Big congratulations Ann, to you and his current team. You must be floating! Enjoy
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                              • #35
                                Congratulations; he is just spectacular!!!!
                                Mystic Owl Sporthorses


                                • #36
                                  We should have gone


                                  • #37
                                    WOW. He looks like a lot of fun to ride! Congrats on his outstanding score & BC qualification!
                                    "You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." - The Little Prince


                                    • #38
                                      Congratulations Ann!!

                                      I just finished the report on www.oldenburghorse.com. Thanks to Nancy for the great pictures of him in the finals. I also have a video clip of him in the qualifying round.

                                      He just keeps getting better and better!
                                      Last edited by Oldenburghorseweb; Jul. 29, 2009, 02:46 PM.


                                      • Original Poster

                                        OMG!! This horse gives me goosebumps! I can't believe I bred him. Lets hope his Dam can do it again!
                                        Thank you Nancy for the super pictures and Stephanie for the great write up!
                                        I am forever humbled........



                                        • #40
                                          georgie P-C

                                          Hello Anne
                                          Wonderful news about Statesman, I saw the footage on the North American Division of the Oldenburg website he looked absolutely fabulous, it must fill you with huge pride that you bred such a wonderful horse. We are so thrilled that our mare Fortunie is in foal to him and cannot wait for it to arrive in Feb next year, I think Fortunie's full sister Facette Royal is also in foal to him so it will be really interesting to see what the foals are like!

                                          Little Star is in foal to Stedinger - Furst Romancier semen was not available when we needed it so we chose Stedinger - she is due at the end of March. We love her FR filly so much she is so beautiful, long legged and with the most outstanding temperament! A very special baby!

                                          Best wishes

                                          Georgie P-c