Tagaelen is a medium weight, liver chestnut stallion foaled in May of 2000. He stands 16.2hh and possesses an exceptionally kind and willing temperament! He is by Domritter (a full Trakehner stallion by Roland) and is out of Tiered Response (an Anglo-Trakehner mare by Rombus).
Tagaelen is FULLY APPROVED for breeding with the Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA), the Canadian Sport Horse Association (CSHA), the American TrakehnerAssociation (ATA) and the Canadian Trakehner Horse Society (CTHS).
Tagaelen has been very successful throughout his conformation career as a youngster culminating in 2003 as a three year old at the prestigious Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, winning the Governor General's Cup and Grand Champion Canadian Sport Horse. Since then he has gone on to win his first horse trials in the pre-training division and is currently competing as an eventer, although he has shown the talent to shine in any discipline!
Tagaelen Grand Champion at Ontario Free-Jumping Competition, Saturday March 18, 2006 -
Tagaelen, approved Trakehner and CSHA Stallion by Domritter out of Tiered Response by Rombus took top honors in the 1st Annual Eastern Ontario Free Jumping Competition held at Ashland Farm in Ashton ON near Ottawa. It was the 1st Annual Eastern Ontario Free Jumping Competition & Stallion Showcase and it was presented by Riverglen Farm & Windeyer Farm.
Tagaelen won the Open class AND Grand Champion title with 35.5 points out of a possible 40!
The 4 judging categories were:
1) Conformation - Balance, muscle, structural correctness, breed and sex characteristics.
2) Overall Impression - Overall impression for suitability as a Grand Prix Jumper or Regular Working Hunter. Canter, character, temperament and intelligence are taken into account.
3) Technique - All elements of the horse's jumping ability including: tightness and quickness for the front legs, bascule and use of neck, suppleness of the back and style of the hind legs and overall athleticism.
4) Scope - Horse must demonstrate it is careful and is easily able to handle the maximum height and width of the oxer.
Judges comments were: "Line classes - good conformation. Good use of neck and wither. Good Scope and technique."