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MEC Wrigley

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MEC Wrigley was born April 3 and was greeted by one of the coldest Aprils that we have had in years. Born with 3 high whites and a gorgeous blaze, this little lady is extremely fancy and will most definitely be a dynamic competitor one day. Her dam, Brauna, is the newest member of our wonderful mare herd and we have been delighted to have her join our team. Brauna is a gorgeous 17h Canadian Sporthorse with an outstanding work ethic and lovely gaits. Brauna's sire, Braveheart, is a very well bred Swedish Warmblood, whose grandsire competed for Sweden in both the 1960 and 1964 Olympics, as well as siring 11 licensed stallions who competed to international levels in both dressage and jumping. Braveheart’s young offspring have already shown their talents, winning several championships at Canadian Sport Horse shows. Braveheart won the CSHA 2004 BC Stallion of the Year award as well as the national stallion award given to the stallion who's offspring accumulated the most amount of showing points. As a competitor, Braveheart has been an accomplished eventer and dressage horse. Braveheart has schooled to Prix St. Georges and has been jumped over 4 foot courses. At his CSH inspection in 2000, he was scored 81.5%. One judge (Henselwood) stating "this is what we are looking for in a modern sport horse Stallion". At his Swana inspection, as a weanling, he was given 9-type, 9-legs and 8-movement. As a sire, Braveheart passes on generous character and loads of presence, with an incredible athletic ability.

Brauna's dam, Lou Lou Belle, is by the stallion Zodiak, a 17 HH Dutch Warmblood whose bloodlines speak for themselves. His sire, Ramiro Z, continually passed on his famous athletic abilities. As a competitor, Zodiak received top placings in his first season at Grand Prix in Dressage. Brauna has already shown an incredible aptitude for competition as she has received multiple Championships in her first season of dressage competition, with scores in the mid 70s, her highest being a 76%. At her first USDF Breeders Qualifier, Brauna received a double Mare Championship, with an incredible score of 79.3%. The judge, Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez remarked that she was 'well-porportioned with correct gaits and ground covering gaits.' In August of 2010, Brauna won the USDF Mid-States Breeders Series Mare Championship with an 82%, The Great Plains Championship in OK with an impressive 71%, and multiple High Point Awards throughout the season. She completed her 2010 season by becoming the Canadian Sporthorse DSHB Champion with an overall score of 79.3% and the Canadian Sporthorse First Level Champion with a 71.11%. An outstanding season for a lovely mare. Brauna's successes didn't stop there, as she went on to win the KCDS First Level Open Championship year end award and then tied for the championship at Training Level.

As Brauna entered into 2011, we quickly realized that she had a real aptitude for competition and a desire to really push forward. With multiple clinics behind her, Brauna had an incredible season at Second Level and finished the year as the Second Level Open Champion and the KCDS Horse of the Year. With solid scores in the 70s, Brauna's work ethic has been unbeatable and she has continued to move forward as an incredible competitor.

WakeUp is an outstanding young stallion by Wagnis out of Maiden Montreal by Matcho. Born in Kansas and purchased by the Wagners at 3 weeks of age, WakeUp is an impressive black stallion, standing at 17hh, and is beautifully marked with four white socks. Wakeup finished 16th in the world in the Five-Year-Old division at the 2010 WFSHB Championships in Verden. Wakeup had won his Selection Trails for the World Championships with an impressive 8.23 and was the only 5 Yr Old to receive a qualifying score in 2010. WakeUp continued his outstanding show career by qualifying for the World Championships for a second time in 2011. Wakeup has continued his impressive show career and has consistently stayed in the Championship ring throughout his competitive season, with consistent averages well into the 80s.

WakeUp's sire, Wagnis, is by the legendary stallion Weltmeyer. As the AHS put it, "Weltmeyer continues to almost single-handedly reshape the Hanoverian breed." Weltmeye was the 1986 winner of the stallion licensing in Verden, and the 1987 winner of the stallion performance test in Adelheidsdorf. In the same year Weltmeyer also won the three-year-old stallions classification at the Federal Championships of German Riding Horses in Warendorf. As of today, Weltmeyer has produced 70 licensed sons, all of them are excellent stallions. A study of the pedigrees of many internationally prominent Hanoverian dressage horses reveals that many are either by sons of Weltmeyer or out of one of his daughters. In 2005, Weltmeyer received a Breeding Value Index of 152 points, with an assurance of 99% heritability, from the German Equestrian Federation.

WakeUp's dam sire, Matcho AA, was purchased by the Celle State Stud as a refinement stallion and has sired, as of Jan. 2002, no less than 20 sons approved with the GhV. Due to his outstanding capabilites of producing breeding stock and competitive show horses, Matcho had earned an FN breed value of 138 on dressage and 108 on jumping. An outstanding stallion, Matcho was a true benefit to the development of some of the finest warmblood breeding stock.

With the competitive records behind both sire and dam, and their high trainability, this young filly should be a dynamite competitor in the show ring one day. Wrigley is branded Oldenburg.