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Horses in the Olympics - Windfall II, Gem Twist, Abdullah, Royal Kaliber, Charisma, Brentina, Baloubet Du Rouet, Authentic, Halla, for Pleasure (Paperback) Loot Price: R371
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Horses in the Olympics - Windfall II, Gem Twist, Abdullah, Royal Kaliber, Charisma, Brentina, Baloubet Du Rouet, Authentic,...

Horses in the Olympics - Windfall II, Gem Twist, Abdullah, Royal Kaliber, Charisma, Brentina, Baloubet Du Rouet, Authentic, Halla, for Pleasure (Paperback)

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Chapters: Windfall Ii, Gem Twist, Abdullah, Royal Kaliber, Charisma, Brentina, Baloubet Du Rouet, Authentic, Halla, for Pleasure, Touch of Class, Biko, Giltedge, Keltec Salinero, Heyday, Deister, Dobels Cento, in Style, Gigolo Frh, Winsome Andante, Stroller, Hickstead, Tamarillo, Loro Piana Tomboy. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 95. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Windfall II is a horse that has competed internationally in the equestrian sport of eventing. Windfall is registered with the Trakehner Verband, despite only having one grandparent with East Prussian Trakehner bloodlines, his sire's dam "Hallo." Hallo's dam, Handschelle, was part of the elite mare herd at the stud in Trakehnen, and tended to produce heavier-boned offspring. Hallo was therefore bred to a lighter stallion, the Anglo-Arabian Burnus AA. Burnus was ridden by the great Reiner Klimke on the German national team in eventing, before retiring to stand at stud. Burnus and Hallo produced the sire of Windfall, Habicht. Habicht won his 100-day testing, and went on to be an incredibly successful event horse, winning the CCI*** at Achselschwang and finishing as the best German horse at the Burghley CCI****. His breeding career was equally impressive, producing top horses in not only eventing, but also dressage and show jumping. The stallion is also still used as the standard for a jumper, due to his excellent bascule, the great folding of his front legs, and overall willingness to jump. Windfall's dam, Wundermaedel xx, was an approved "Elite Mare" in the Trakehner Verband studbook, being one of only 3 Thoroughbred mares to earn the "elite" status, out of a total of 110. Her lineage includes top European racing bloodlines: her sire Madruzzo xx won the St. Legere and finished second in the German Derby, and was a top-r...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=703547

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-66945-8
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-66945-2
Barcode: 9781155669458

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