It's all about the only native Finnish horse breed!

Pellervo left with his boots on

Leave a comment

Pellervo lähti saappaat jalassa ( 9.5.2011)

R-stud Pellervo has died this spring. He left over 80 foals offspring and lived until 22 years of age.

He won the finnhorse show jumping championship four times in 1999-2002. At the time he was ridden by Minna Nikmo.

His best-known foal at the time must be the stallion Knuutilan Veikko, who has done excellent work both in the competition fields and as a stud. It sure looks like Pellervo has left his hoof mark permanently in the Finnish riding horse pedigrees.

Photo: Pellervo had the chance for peaceful retirement days at his home farm in Ahlainen. Photo by Margit Ticklén.


What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s