HAIFI EL SORRENTO – 2019 WAHO Trophy Winner – Germany

HAIFI EL SORRENTO, Grey gelding, 2005 (BS Specific / Haifi Dinjah)
Breeder & Owner: Edith Lipp
Strain: Managhi (87 Glule, 1852)

The VZAP is pleased to announce the winner of their 2019 WAHO Trophy is the talented gelding, Haifi El Sorrento. The Trophy was presented during the 2019 All Nations Cup weekend in Germany.

The award was made in recognition that Haifi El Sorrento is currently the best Arabian Horse in dressage in Germany. Among his many awards, they include the following:

  • Gold – ECAHO European Championships in Classic Pleasure
  • Gold – ECAHO European Championships in All Around Classic
  • Silver – ECAHO European Championships in Traditional Arabian Riding
  • The most successful Arabian Horse at ECAHO European Championships in Austria
  • Silver Open Austrian Championship Dressage
  • Silver Open Austrian Championship Traditional Arabian Riding
  • Gold Open Austrian Championship Classic Pleasure

(left to right) Oskar Lipp, Haifi El Sorrento and his rider Susanne Hoyler, the late Wolfgang Eberhardt (VZAP Chairman), Dr. Marek Trela (Vice-President of WAHO), Edith Lipp (owner), Alexander Hoffmann (VZAP Vice-Chairman)
photo: G. Waiditschka

With his interesting pedigree combining the best in American, Spanish, Egyptian and old Dutch and Romanian lines, Haifi is a very well deserving winner of this WAHO Trophy.