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Condios Approved by Holsteiner Verband

Condios, the international Grand Prix winning stallion, has been approved as a sire by the Holsteiner Verband following two days of rigorous inspections at Elmshorn,
Germany. Condios is now approved by a total of ten studbooks in Germany, Denmark, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.

Bred by Dieter Steffen, Condios (Coriano x Landgraf I) is a nine-year-old Holsteiner owned by Morningside Stud in County Clare, Ireland and ridden for Denmark by Henrik Steen Gundersen. In the 2003-2004 World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses ranking of international Grand Prix showjumpers, Condios is ranked 355th in the world; among the horses in the youngest age group (those born in 1995), Condios is the #1 Holsteiner and the #2 stallion in the world. His achievements in 2003 included winning the international Grand Prix of Copenhagen, placing third in the Volvo Penta International Grand Prix of Norway, and placing eighth with the Danish team in the Nations Cup of Podebrady.

"I am delighted that the Holsteiner Verband has approved Condios as a sire", states Tom Reed, the owner of Morningside Stud. "This was the first time Condios was presented for approval to the Holsteiner Verband, and the standards he had to meet both as a sire and a competition horse were among the highest in the world. With Condios' foals and young stock selling privately and through elite auctions to clients in Ireland, England, Wales, Italy, and Uruguay I am eager to work actively with breeders in Germany so that Condios can make a big contribution to the Holsteiner breed."


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