Trakehner Legend Caprimond Passes Away

Sunday, January 12, 2014
Posted by Astrid Appels - Eurodressage.com


Caprimond (by Karon x Mackensen)
Caprimond (by Karon x Mackensen)
The renowned Trakehner breeding stallion Caprimond has passed away at age 29 at his home Klosterhof Medingen in Bad Bevesen, Germany. The last few days the former Grand Prix level trained stallion lost his strength and his condition deteriorated. He was euthanized on Sunday 12 January 2014. "Although our entire team is very sad for the loss of this stallion, we are also incredibly grateful to Caprimond," said Theresa Wahler. "We are grateful for almost 30 years that we were able to keep this stallion healthy and happy. Like no other stallion Caprimond equalled Trakehner type and rideability. His influence on breeding is obvious and known by each knowledgeable horse owner." Caprimond was bred by Jurgen Hanke and born in 1985. He was by Karon out of Capri VI (by Mackensen x Herzbube).To read the full story  - visit Eurodressage.com