Mandel SS is bred at "Stutteri Svanemose". He is after Endel and pure Polish. Mandel is educated with natural horsemanship and Western ridden. He is a dominant type who takes the lead. He is also very handsome and moves big and beautifully. He has grown into 154 cm flea bitten grey.
In 2009 he is serious endurance horse due to horsemanship and slow training for a couple of years at LC level and LB level. He has never been overtrained or pushed too hard forwards longer classes.
Obove is two photos from 27th June 2009 at the Karmdal Race and below a bit of history from the seasons before that: The history is a bit out of order so are the photos. Please bear with us.....
We have entered Mandel into endurance again in 2006: NordSlesvig Ridtet , Norddjurslands Ridtet and Vesterhavs Ridtet . In 2007 he will enter Djurland again and Dronninglund (photo obove).
Pedigree & Picture
We bought him for endurance. And started training him to compete. We planned to step a level each year : 2002 for LC - 2003 for LB - 2004 for LA but things did not work out for us. But new plans are made for him and the breaks have done him well. In 2008 we hope to reach level LA.
It was a start of around 100 km and we hoped for more in the year after. Instead we had a break from racing till 2006.
In May 2006 we have started him once more: He had succes in doing 30 km and as they took a wrong turn it became 39 km actually.
In August 2006 we had a second place doing 39 km in Djurslandsridtet. With ideal speed Mandel and Per rode 11 km per hour and was at the finish line at 13:52:04 - only 4 seconds from the idealtime for the class. Without GPS it was.
And in September Per and Mandel set out to ride 45 km at Vesterhavsridtet. It took them 4 hours and 22 minuts, but last check jugded them out.
(photo credit Paul Pedersen).
( Vesterhavsridtet 2rd September 2006 doing 45 km )
Nord Slesvig Ridtet May 2006 - Per & Mandel first time racing together.
|These photos are taken in Birken just before the 2rd race. Mandel raced very fine with pulses at 54 in the beginning and as low as 44 right after 25 km. He had all "A"s in his first race in Dronninglund and the pulses then were just as fine. Only we went much faster in the 2nd race in Birken. And Mandel did not mind that !|
|At the riding show at CALBAR we rode 3.06 minuts from the idealtime and had the forth place .|
|Mandel had a long break from riding in 2004 and 2005.|
These pictures are from Veggerslev
in Djursland 2002.
Sorry, the vet discharged us by the
end of the race -otherwise we would have won the class together with
Theise two showing Jane and Mandel; the young boy and the fully grown fellow below 2009 in Skærbæk:.