Jonny Hilberath’s Top Horse Fariano Has Died

Due to laminitis, Jonny Hilberat’s former top and Grand Prix horse Fariano had to be put to sleep at age 25, so disclosed. Only at age 13, the Wanderbusch I son had his late entry as a Grand Prix horse; previously Fariano was a show jumping horse. When he was 7 years old he was discovered as dressage talent and and made a late career. In 2003, Jonny Hilberath – eventing coach in Germany- first competed with Fariano at Kayhude, where the pair finished 5th in the Grand Prix Special. Over the next six years, the pair competed successfully at national and international events. The pair competed at prestigious events like Aachen, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden, Odense, and Dortmund. In 2009, Fariano was retired and enjoyed his retirement at Hilberath’s yard.