Zarastro selected for stallion licensing
Yesterday at Danish Warmblood's pre-selection, Straigt Horse Zarastro was selected for Danish Warmblood's stallion licensing in March. Zarastro is by Zack and with Romanov as dam sire, and he is a full brother to Zonik.
We are looking very much forward to showing Zarastro again at Danish Warmblood's stallion show in Herning; here we will also be presenting other young stallion who have already been approved in foreign societies.
Straight Horse Zarastro
Franklin placed in stallion class
Yesterday, Franklin and Severo participated in a stallion class in Roosendaal in Holland in KWPN. The equipage placed 2nd, scoring 85.00 points. The class was different from the gaits classes held in Denmark for 4-year-olds. In this class, the stallions were presented in a programme corresponding to LA level.
Franklin and Severo will start the stallion class again at KWPN's stallion licensing at the beginning of February.
Acquittal of Andreas Helgstrand
On November 28 2014, the court in Aalborg announced the verdict in the case against Andreas Helgstrand. The verdict was acquittal.
Back in the spring, Andreas Helgstrand was reported to the police, accused of animal cruelty, however, the court has now acquitted him of all charges.”I am very happy about the ruling of the court; it is important for me personally, but also for the sport in general. It has been quite tough to have these accusations hovering, but my family and I are now focusing on the future instead," says Andreas Helgstrand.
The verdict reads acquittal of Andreas Helgstrand based on the fact that the prosecutor did not prove that Akeem suffered any harm on April 12 2014 according to the animal protection laws § 1, 2 and 17. The verdict was based on anonymous photos and the results of the veterinarian examination of Akeem Foldager carried out on April 19 2014 as required by Dansk Ride Forbund (the Danish Equestrian Federation).