Horse of Fame
The Swedish Warmblood has time and again received attention in both our national arenas as well as internationally. Here are some of our great horses that all are examples of how well the Swedish model works and shows that success both inspires and breeds new success.
Has a long list of achievements under rider Steve Guerdat with a great number of victories and placings in international Grand Prix at the very highest level. The duo also has several placings in the World Cup qualifiers.
Has had great success under rider Helena Persson in both national and international Grand Prix and has represented Sweden in several Nations Cup competitions. Was a team Sweden member at the 2015 European Championships in Aachen, Germany and also has two Swedish Championship gold medals.
Has achieved amazing success under rider Jan Brink. Briar was one of the youngest horses at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. The duo won a bronze medal both individually and in team at the 2005 European Championships. The same year Briar won the Grosse Preis at Aachen, Germany. Briar has several World Cup qualifier victories and has won a whopping five Swedish Championships in dressage.
Deja is ranked on the dressage top ten list in the world together with her rider Patrik Kittel. A string of prestigious victories in five-star Grand Prix, and the list is growing. The duo was Team Sweden members at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and individually made it to the final.
Fibonacci has had incredible performance under rider Meredith Michaels Beerbaum in a very short time. Among many achievements are a team silver medal in the 2015 European Championships and a team Olympic bronze medal in 2016. The duo has a great number of victories and placings in Grand Prix world wide and several victories in Nations Cup for Germany.
Under rider Malin Baryard ranked as the top duo world wide in 2003. A long list of achievements, such as a team silver medal at the 2001 European Championships, team silver medal at the 2002 World Equestrian Games, a third placing at the 2003 World Cup final and a team silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Won the Swedish Championships in 2005 and retired from competition in 2008.
Merits under rider Sebastian Numminen internationally and competed for Finland in the 2015 European Championships in Aachen. Successfully continued competing under Malin Baryard-Johnsson, has represented Sweden in Nations Cup competitions and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Under Irish rider Connor Swail, Märtha Louise has a long string of victories and placings in Grand Prix competitions in both the US and in Europe with the list constantly growing. The duo has also represented Ireland successfully in Nations Cup competitions.
Miebello has had victories both on a national and international level starting out under rider Johan Lundh and today under rider Charlotte Mordasini. Miebello has represented Sweden in Nations Cup and has placings in five-star Grand Prix.
The list of achievements is long. Won a gold medal at the 1997 European Championships for Young Riders under Helena Lundbäck and went on to even more international success in Grand Prix, a team silver medal in the 2001 European Championships, placed 4th individually and a silver medal at the 2002 WEG. Represented Sweden at a great number of Nations Cup competitions and also has a silver medal at the Swedish Championships.
Incredible success under Lauren Hough, several victories in four –and five star Grand Prix awarding top prize money in both Europe and the US. Ohlala has victories in the World Cup qualifiers and has represented the US in both Nations Cup competitions and in the Pan American Games.
A member of the Swedish three day eventing team 1999-2010 under rider Linda Algotsson. The duo has competed in many international championships winning a silver medal in the 1999 and 2003 European Championships both individually. Won the World Cup final in 2003. Has two gold medals and one bronze at the Swedish Championships. Stand By Me retired in 2011.
Together with rider Patrik Kittel Toy Story has won many international Grand Prix and World Cup qualifiers such as in Stockholm in 2011 and Gothenburg 2012. Han represented Sweden at the European Championships in Herning in 2012 and has two Swedish Championship gold medals. Toy Story retired from competition in 2016.
Under rider Sara Algotsson-Ostholt, Wega has many international victories and placings both individually and in team in three day eventing at the three-and four star level. A 2nd placing in Luhmühlen, Germany 2012, 3rd in Sopot, Poland and 5th in Le Pin au Haras, France 2014 to name a few. The duo won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
After being successful on a national level with several different riders, Yajamila reached the top international level under Henrik von Eckerman. The duo has a string of placings at the four – and five-star level world wide and has represented Sweden several times over in the Nations Cup and at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio where they made it to the final.
Under rider Jens Fredricson Lunatic has represented Sweden in 25 Nations Cup and has a great number of international victories and placings. Among them Falsterbo Grand Prix in 2013. Lunatic was in the final at the 2012 London Olympic Games and a won a team bronze medal at the European Championships in Herning, Denmark in 2013.