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The best of 2011

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Suomenhevosliitto (the finnhorse union/association) held their annual meeting in Mikkeli 18th of March 2012. They awarded he best finnhorses of 2011:


Older stallion/gelding:

gelding PIHLAJAN AARONI
Owner: Stable Aaron Rowan
Breeder: Sari Lappi
14 st. 6-2-1 86.000 EUR, Suurhollola and Satakunta-race winner, record 1.20,3


Older mare:

I.P. VIPOTIINA
Owner: Rip Rap Team & Juvonen Seppo
Driver & trainer: Pertti Puikkonen

Trotter queen 2011 by winning or part-races, 15st 6-2-1, 94 310EUR, Suur-Hollola silver medalist


5-year-old stallion/gelding:

stallion SÖRKÄN SÄLLI
Owner: Chef Wotkin’s Stable
Breeder: Jorma Leppänen
7 st. 4-2-1, 44.600 EUR, 5-yo Fabritius Memorial winner, 5-yo Derby winner, 1.25,0ake


5-year-old mares:

MARTSA
Owner & breeder: Heikki Karjula
15 st 8-2-0, 35.400 EUR, Villimies 5-yo mare race winner 1.24,7 aly, 1.27,3 ke


4-yo stallion&gelding:

gelding ELMOORI
Owner:. Juhola Mirja & Reijo
Breeder: Mirja Juhola & Irja Marsala
7 st,  6 wins, Tapiola Pikkuprinssi, 4-yo Kriterium winner, 56.400 EUR


4-yo mare:

TÄRPÄTTI
Owner: Laitinen, Eero & Jaakko
Breeder: Kari Viitala
15 st 2-6-2, 14.920 EUR, Ilkka-race winner 1.25,5 aly


3-yo stallion/gelding:

stallion JOKIVARREN KUNKKU
Owner: Salmi Arto & Posti Alpo
Breeder: Seppo Kivimäki & Pekka Oravisjärvi
2 st 1-1-0, 5.600 EUR, 3-yo Junnustartti winner


3-yo mare:

VOITON TYTTÖ
Owner: Jaakko Vinkka
Breeder: Maria & Jaakko Vinkka
7 st. 2-2-1, 5.630 EUR, Varsat Vauhdissa final winner, 3-yo Junnustartti second place, 1.31,1


Monté:

mare PILSSI
Owner: Viljo Lindeman

Breeder: Markku Pihkala
Monté Finnish champion 2011 m1.27,3


Work horse:

mare VILPOTAR
Owner: Mässeli, Markku & Taina
Breeder: Markku Mässeli

Work horse champion 2011


Show jumping:

stallion SIRUN OLIVER
Owner: Taina Mansikkamäki
Breeder: Jorma Leppänen
Rider: Maija-Riikka Pellikka
Show jumping champion 2011, 13 st. 5 wins, 8 places


Dressage:

stallion CORLEONE
Owner: Talli Hermannin Nuorisoseura
Breeder: Mitja Nummenmaa ja Petra Rantala
Rider: Heidi Svanborg-Lodman
Dressage champion 2011, 14 st. 4 wins & 14 places


Eventing:

stallion PIMUN VILSKE
Owner: Laura Jalasto
Breeder: Mira Syrjänpää

Eventing champion 2011


Driving:

gelding HESSIN VIHTORI
Owner: Kalalahti Hannu & Leena
Breeder: Heidi Sinda
Drivers: Hannu Kalalahti / Essi Joronen

Finnish champion in finnhorses and ponies, international success, winner of an international pony class in Hungary


Pony-sized horse:

stallion HERKKO HUANA
Owner: Sinikka Iso-Herttua
Breeder: Kristiina Keski-Jyrä

Success in pony-sized finnhorses’ dressage classes

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Author: Viivi

I'm a Finnish horse enthusiast. This blog is my tribute for the national horse of Finland. I started in 2009. My aim is to provide information about this multipurpose horse breed in English, in all its variety -as a historical and cultural figure, modern sport horse, friend and a companion.

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