Hohenstein and Warkant, Stallions of the Year 2002

Friday, November 8, 2002

Warkant Finally Getting Credit!

At the stallion Licensings in Verden and Neumunster, elite breeding sires Hohenstein and Warkant were proclamed Stallions of the Year 2002.

Hanoverian Stallion of the Year 2002 is Warkant. Sired by World Cup out of a Grande dam, Warkant was born in 1983 on Helga Axhausen’s farm in Schiffdorf near Cuxhaven. He spent his youth on the stallion rearing station Hunnesrück. Because of an injury, he could not participate at the stallion performance test’s finals. His final result was projected up to 119,20 points. Warkant was the winner of the licensing of the Hunnesrück stallions. In 1987, he started his breeding career in Beedenbostel. From 1993 to 1998, Warkant was stationed in Celle before he moved to Grethem in 1999. He was one of the stars of the Celle stallion parades because of his excellent basic gaits and his expressive trot.

Warkant is the sire of 46 state premium mares. His daughters passed their mare performance tests with excellent results. It ensued that Warkant achieved a marvellous breeding evaluation of 156 points and that he is one of Hanover’s top-quality dressage stallions. Nine of his sons were licensed.




Trakehner Stallion of the Year 2002 is Hohenstein. At the 2002 Trakehner Stallion Licensing in Neumunster, Germany, Hohenstein was awarded the title of 2002 Trakehner Stallion of the Year. Bred by Harry Bartsch from Gottingen, Germany, in 1991, Hohenstein is by Caprimond out of Helena XIV (by Matador x Grimsel). As a two year old stallion, Hohenstein got the premium title at the licensing. As a three-year old he finished second in the Stallion Performance Test in Adelheidsdorf. He was a finalist in the five-year old division at the German Bundeschampionate, and continued to be trained up to Intermediaire II level by Andreas Platzdasch.

Hohenstein is a sire to multiple top selling auction horses and approved young stallions. At the 2002 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing, president of the American Hanoverian Society, Douglas W. Leatherdale, purchased the approved black Hohenstein x Donnerhall offspring (pictured) for 515.000,- €.

Related Links
Eurodressage: Hohenstein, Trakehner Stallion of the Year 2002
Eurodressage: Warkant, Hanoverian Stallion of the Year 2002
Horsemagazine: Great Sires: Warkant
Hohenstein video clip
Warkant as "Aktionstraber" video clip