Until this week, Leylana began her career in early July at this Foal show. Here’s a letter from the proud owner….
Hi Karin! Just a quick report of the foal show– In early July Leylana was a litte star at her first time away from her home barn! She received the gold medal, which only the best foals of the show get, with a 8 for body and a 9 in type, a 9 for her gaits and a 9 for total impression!
The judges also pointed out her very good hind leg action!
Leylana was born on march 13th 2012 and is by Lingh out of Doriana (breeding name Donna by De Niro.
For her full pedigree follow the link to horsetelex:
Doriana’s sister Donna de Nira is successful up to second level,
her sister Walencia is successful up to third level.
Doriana’s granddam Episode has won fourth level tests and was all in all seven times ranked in first to third place in fourth level, in thrid level she was ranked in first to thrid place for not less than 35 times, all ridden by an amateur!
Episode is Dam to Weltino, successful in Prix St. Georges, and she is also granddam to Donna Weltina, who was in the 2008 finale of the world championships for young dressage horses (Here’s a link to a report about the show and a picture of Donna Weltina:http://www.eurodressage.com/equestrian/2008/07/31/desperado-old-heads-5-year-old-qualifier-finals-verden)
Leylana is a very intelligent and beautiful young lady with an outstanding hind leg action.
At the foal show she received a 9 for her type, an 8 for Body/constitution, a 9 for movement and a 9 for total impression!
MORE DETAILS OF THE BIRKHOF CHAMPIONSHIPS SOON AND PHOTOS TO FOLLOW !