Dreamstable – PREcup

Let’s talk about amazing equestrian venues,… let’s talk about Spanish horses, …let’s combine both and you will have the first edition of the PREcup at the wonderful accomodation of Gestüt Schloss Amerang in Germany. (photocredit Gestüt Schloss Amerang)Equestrian Lifestyle PREcupDuring the weekend of 26-27th September, a small town in Germany (Amerang) was the place to be for Spanish horse lovers and breeders. Gestüt Schloss Amerang, owned by the Family von Crailsheim-Larisch, is one of the most wonderful and peaceful equestrian places I’ve ever been. The stables and indoor arena are recently built by Hiwo Systembau, who are know for their wooden construction in riding halls, which you can admire here:Equestrian LifestyleWho wouldn’t ride a perfect dressage test while the master himself ‘François Robichon de la Guérinière is watching you from a painting.Equestrian Lifestyle

Saturday morning, the first edition of the international breeding show is ready for take off.

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Today the young stallions will be presented at the longe. You can admire the older ones on the longe and under the saddle. Equestrian Lifestyle Amerang PRECUP

International judges Javier Piqué Angel and Antonio Vazquez Fernandez will be keeping an eye on the quality of the movements and the presentation. (first stallion: Nectar Larios)Equestrian Lifestyle Amerang PRECUP

Equestrian Lifestyle PRECUP Amerang

With this competition, the family Crailsheim-Larisch wants to offer breeders from Europe the chance to compete with their horses at high level in south Germany. The breeding aim at the Amerang Castle Stud is a tall and heavy horse typical for the breed with ground covering movements and an intelligent and friendly character. The horses are from bloodlines Señorio de Bariain, Cardenas, Yeguada Militar, Bohorquez as well as Cartusion bloodlines. Today the studfam has around 28 high-quality horses in exceptional colors as you can see below.Equestrian Lifestyle Amerang PRECUP

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On the second day of the PREcup, the spotlight was on the mares. This lovely lady was accompanied by her foal, which will be for sure a future “rockstar” when you see his attitude and beauty.Equestrian LifestyleEquestrian Lifestyle PrecupThe Barock touch is not only visible in the breeding of the horses (Pura Raza Española) but also in the decoration of the stables. The mares are housed in a luxurious box with a padock for each “lady“. Equestrian Lifestyle PRECUPEquestrian Lifestyle PRECUPThe “boys crib” is on the other side of the stud farm and is absolutely stunning. A stallion’s dream to live in a place like this. (first photo by Gestüt Schloss Amerang)Equestrian Lifestyle PRECUPEquestrian Lifestyle Precup

A little bit of shopping never killed anyone, so during the break you had the possibility to shop equestrian inspired quality goods like bags, gloves, jewelry and boots. Equestrian Lifestyle PRECUPEquestrian Lifestyle PRECUPEven the car / dashhund lovers couldn’t complain.Equestrian Lifestyle PRECUPOn Sunday evening, the first edition of the PREcup has come to end. A major thanks to the team of Gestüt Schloss Amerang for the invite and congratulations with the organisation! EquestrianLifestyle

(above) Stallion Rumboso MIB during the price wining ceremony. Stud farm Schloss Amerang has won the price for best studfarm in Germany.Equestrian LifstyleTime to leave this dream stable with a magical sunset behind us.Equestrian Lifestyle




Hope to see you all in 2 years for the second edition of the PREcup.




  1. October 11, 2015 / 6:00 pm

    I love PRE’s! What a beautiful entourage!

  2. Shannon at Equisense
    October 22, 2015 / 12:04 pm

    What a wonderful place to ride! You are right that it is absolutely stunning!

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