Additionally the previous owners of stud Arenberg werealso sentenced to 15 months imprisonment and 2750 euro fine. The stud itself was acquitted.
Ameratto that was owned by both stud farms was stabled at Stud Arenberg and sold from there in 2008. The horse was then sold in 2008 sold without his knowledge of Philippaerts. When the owner of Stud Dorperheide confronted "Patrick S and Louise M ' the pair claimed they sold the horse for an amount of 500,000 euros to USA breeding Spy Coast. They promised the other owner half of the amount. But Philippaerts later found out that the horse was not sold for half a million but a total amount of 1.45 million euros.