event at San Patrignano stud
event at San Patrignano stud: on saturday 8th February 2003
the second Weihaiwej's foal has born. The foal's father is
Voltaire, one of the most important Hannover sires whose sons
are, among the others, internationals winners like Concorde,
Flyer, Kannan, Helios, etc.
foal, born by an embryo transfer, does not have a name. Indeed,
we haven't been able yet to find an appropriate name made
of a Chinese word beginning with "V", the letter
which will mark all the newborn foals in 2003." Giacomo
Muccioli, responsible of the San Patrignano's breeding farm,
says. "However, the most important thing, which makes
all of us very happy, is to see how Weihaiwej is able to transmit
her genetic characteristics since the foal is resembling very
much her mother."
Weihaiwej, an 1984 Oldenburg, is worldwide renowned for her
"blue eyes" and for her successful sporting career.
She succeeded in all the most important international competitions,
winning also two gold medals at the '94 World Championship
in Hague, ridden to success by the German champion Franke