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Chesall Zimequest heads into the summer season as the world's highest ranked horse on the WBFSH Rolex World Ranking List

Saturday, 04 June 2016

Simon Delestre with Chesall. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Chesall Zimequest and Simon Delestre. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

The first 2016 WBFSH Rolex World Ranking List for breeders of showjumping horses was released in May, and it is Chesall Zimequest (Casall x Concerto II) ridden by Simon Delestre that tops the ranking. The 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding is bred Günther Schüder. 

205 points behind follows Hello Forever (For Pleasure x Nimmerdor), a 10-year-old Oldenburger gelding ridden by Scott Brash that is bred by Stoeterij Ariane. Rank three is the 12-year-old French-bred stallion Quickly de Kreisker (Diamant de Semilly x Laudanum xx) that can be seen under Abdelkebir Ouaddar. Quickly's breeder is Guillaume Ansquer. 

The Holsteiner-mare Lintea Tequila (Campbell x Corrado II) bred by Erik Schöning and ridden by Edwina Tops-Alexander is rank four, while Quiet Easy 4 (Quidam's Rubin x Zapateado) ridden by Bertram Allen is rank five. 

For the studbooks, the Holsteiner Verband leads the way on the rankings with Chesall Zimequest, Lintea Tequila and Lacrimoso 3 HDC (Landjunge x Cascavelle) as their three best representatives. Rank two is the Selle Français studbook with Quickly de Kreisker, Qlassic Bois Margot (l'Arc de Triomphe x Galoubet A) and Mic Mac du Tillard (Cruising x Galoubet A) as their three best horses. Third is the KWPN studbook that has Bintang II (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Orlando), Taloubet Z (Galoubet A x Polydor) and Ulena (Baloubet du Rouet x Indoctro) as their three best representatives on the list. 


Text © World of Showjumping // Picture © Jenny Abrahamsson

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