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Striking exterior and scope, fabulous movement possibilities with plenty of freedom at the shoulder--it's all Relevant! His is the significant damline of former DLG Champion Mare, Hirtin. Salonlöwe, by Sandro, is a direct half-brother on his dam's side. After successfully passing his stallion performance test in Medingen with a score of 120 points in dressage, Relevant returned to Cappeln in the fall of 1996, where, as a consequence of his admirable rideability and willingness to perform, he has been further trained up to advanced and international level in a very short time. In 1997, as a six year old he won and placed in medium level dressage tests and was a successful participant in the 1997 German Championships. In 1998 he won the "Kleine Tour" at the CDIO Aachen and the Nürnberger Burgpokal. In 1999, among his many entries, three in Grand Prix resulted in three first places. In 2000-2001, Relevant became Best Stallion of 2001 in Zwolle, Netherlands. He gained an outstanding reputation under Lisa Wilcox at international dressage shows, winning Grand Prix freestyle in series with scores up to 79%. With Lisa Wilcox the pair achieved team silver and 5th place individual at the World Equestrian Games in Jerez. They won the German Masters in Stuttgart. Relevant is the world's best dressage stallion according to BCM World Breeding Ranking. In 2001 they again won the VTV Dressage Stallion award. Their best performances were in a Grand Prix in Oldenburg with 78.20%, 77.84% in a Grand Prix Special in Stuttgart and 82.65% in the Grand Prix in Jerez. They are in third place on the FEI's world ranking list for dressage. At shows in Germany they won € 41,936.00, increasing Relevant's life time prize money to a total of € 93,372.00. His first crop produced highly interesting foals. IWinner of the 2002 German Masters in Stuttgart. World best dressage stallion according to BCM World Breeding Ranking. 82.65% in the Grand Prix free-style at the World Championships in Jerez. In 2003 Relevant was 2nd place at the CHIO in Aachen in the CDIO final results. Relevant returned from the 2003 open European Championships in Hickstead with the silver medal. In 2003, Relevant ranked 3rd among the most successful horses in Germany with 61,875 € in prizes that year. 2004 brought a team bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Athens. Lifetime earnings as of December 31, 2004: 162,147 €. In 2005 Relevant was successful up to Grand Prix with his rider, Marlies van Baalen. In 2006, he finished in 5th place at the World Cup in Maastricht, 8th place at the World Cup in Aarhus, 7th place in the Dutch Championships, 6th place at the World Cup in Mechelen, winner of several Grand Prix tests.

Rubinstein Rosenkavalier Romadour II
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Havanna Goldlöwe Gotthard
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1991 chestnut 16.3-hand Oldenburg

Approved for: Oldenburg, Westphalian, Hanoverian, Rheinlander, southern Germany

Stallion Performance Test 1994, Medingen  

Overall score 

Dressage score 120

Jumping score 

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