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Kürten hands over Castle Forbes horses

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Kürten has handed over the Castle Forbes horses, including Myrtille Paulois. Photo by Dirk Caremans/FEI.The five Castle Forbes horses Libertina, Myrtille Paulois, Cosma, Vivaldo and Paddington have according to reports been handed over by their previous rider Jessica Kürten to the owner Lady Georgina Forbes. In accordance with a decision from the Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf, Lady Georgina Forbes had posted a bank guarantee of €300.000 (US$435.000) before the delivery took place.

The handover of the horses took place in the presence of both parties’ lawyers and veterinarians, as well as the veterinary inspector of the district of Wesel.  The horses were thoroughly checked and blood tests were taken at the request of Jessica Kürten. Afterwards they were shipped to the nearby clinic of Dr. Marc Cronau in Bochum.

No new rider has been announced for the horses.


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