Dansk Varmblods 10-day test - Denmark Only

Dicardo as young colt at his 10-day test
Dicardo as young colt at his 10-day test

This test is held in the spring right after the National Stallion Show and is an observation test lasting 10 days. The test is open to young colts approved for testing and approved 4-year-olds that have not laid a performance test before.

In the test period the colts are exercised lightly in accordance with acknowledged principles of education young riding horses.

The stallions are observed for stereotypics during handling and general management in the stable.
The exercise includes riding but not jumping under saddle.

No scores are given and there is no final test. The breeding commission and the station test manager decide in concert which colts have passed the test successfully. The breeding commission follows the colts at the day of arrival, a few of the days during the test and on the last day of the test.

After the test a description of each young breedsire prospect is written.

The purpose of the observation test is to filter the stallions with bad temper or other for breedsires undesirable characteristics. The young colts that have passed the 10-day observation test are given permission to cover within the same year.

Entering the 10-day test

Entry form must be filled in and entry fee must be paid at the latest on Sunday during the National Stallion Show in Herning. This is done in the DWB show office in arena F.

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