10 years foals, stallions and Easter-fun
We would like to invite you and your family and friends to our Open Day on Easter Saturday, the 20th of April 2019.
Since 1647 our family is based in Lemwerder. Ten years ago, we celebrated our new indoor arena and stables with an open day on Easter Saturday. Since then, not only breeders and horse lovers, but also families and many locals are very happy about this beautiful event.
Breeders, horse-friends and families awaits a diverse program around horses. They can explore the whole stud with its 300 horses of all ages and the 20 breeding stallions as well as watch the different presentations.
The great exhibition on the stud invites everyone to inform, shop and to linger. From riding breeches to beach chairs, agricultural machines and jewellery to many culinary treats everything is included.
For the children, there is a colourful program with pony riding,mini jumping courses, a bouncer castle and many different animals in the petting zoo.
From 11 am to 2 pm, there is a diverse show programme in the big indoor arena for the whole family. For the first time the Delme Shanty Singers from Delmenhorst will provide a great atmosphere. A Roman chariot drives through the arena very fast and Anna Kannegieter demonstrates what can beachieved with trust between humans and horses.
After that, the vaulting group of the Sturmvogel Berne present their skills on a horseback, Annika Markgraf and her pony Joschi will attend magic school and there will be a fast demonstration of games with ponies. A team dressage freestyle will be shown by the riding club of RV Stollhamm.
At 2 pm, the 11th Lemwerder foal championship begins. The foals will be divided in dressage- and jumping-stressed pedigrees and ranked. Furthermore, foals will be selected for the auction and pictures and videos will be made.
In between the foals, we will show the breeding and sport stallions. Galantheo will be shown under saddle for the first time. Also, the other youngsters Casino Rubin, Soundcheck, Vigotendro and Vivaldos will be presented. The well-known stallions like Casalido, Casino Grande, Casino Berlin, Ogano or For Dance, Fürst Fabrice and Van Primero will be shown as well.
The program in the indoor arena will be shown live by ClipMyHorse.tv.
Parking spaces on the meadows around the stud are available. The entrance is free.
We are very happy when you share your preparations for the Open Day (e.g. for the foal championship) and your experience at our stud on Instagram and Facebook and use the Hashtag #osternbeisosath when posting.
Here are the impressions of the last year:
Classes for young riders and young jumping and dressage horses from 26th to 28th and on the 30th of April 2019
For the fourth time, we will host a competition in cooperation with the “Reiterverband Oldenburg” this spring. As well as young jumping and dressage horse competitions, the qualification for the Oldenburg Junior-Championships and the talent-scouting supported by the "Reiterverband Oldenburg" will be held at our stud. The 1.40m class on Saturday evening will be the highlight of the weekend.
„We are excited to welcome the future stars “, Gerd Sosath says. „We are happy that several junior riders have already entered that show. Additionally, we are looking forward to seeing the great prospect horses competing in youngster classes this year. “
The young jumping horses will compete on Friday. Oldenburg riders of all age-groups will compete their youngsters in 1.10 m to 1.30 m classes. Top riders such as the Olympic champion Sandra Auffarth will will ride their talented young horses. Also, the Team Sosath will present numerous top youngsters.
On Saturday, six and seven-year-old horses will start in youngster classes on M-level and Oldenburg riders will start in a 1.35 jumping class. The highlight of the day will be a 1.40m jumping class.
On Saturday and Sunday, the qualifications for the Oldenburger Junior-Championships and for the talent-scouting take place. The Junior-Championships will include a combined tournament of a small dressage class and a 1.00 m jumping test, a novice dressage competition and a 1.10 m jumping. The riders are 16 years and younger, 30 pairs will compete at Rastede. The talent-scouting is made for riders who are 18 years and younger. They will do a 1.20 m jumping and an elementary dressage test. The twelve best pairs are qualified for the final at Rastede.
On Tuesday, it is time for the young dressage horses. There will be classes from novice up to medium level for the youngsters.