02. November 2023
These are the Stallion Candidates Selected for the December Grading

This week, the young stallions of the 2021 crop took part in the pre-selection for the grading from 14 to 16 December 2023 in Elmshorn. It is now clear which candidates have been admitted to the grading event.

As things stand, around 50 stallions will be allowed to present themselves to the grading commission in December, and for the first time at the association's premises in Elmshorn. The stallion breeders of the presented horses will also be informed by e-mail about the admission/not admission.

Selected stallions

Tickets for the grading of the young stallions in December can be ordered online through eventim, at all known ticket agencies and through the Holsteiner Verband Elmshorn from 15 euros. 

Ticket order

Tentative schedule:


Wednesday, 13 December
arrival of the colts and vet check 

Thursday, 14 December
inspection of the colts on hard ground
first free-jumping of the colts
Welcome Night

Friday, 15 December
second free jumping of the colts/ colts at liberty
presentation of the auction horses
presentation of all stallions/ disclosure of approval status
Breeders’ party

Saturday, 16 December
proclamation of the champion stallion
auction sale of the colts/stallions and riding horses 

Photo: Malte Babion

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