Reference Stallions

 STALLIONS USED IN OUR BREEDING PROGRAM

Acord III

Father of Allegro, Ambassador, Zinnia, Acolade CWF, Edelweiss

Acord III had success as both a Grand Prix Jumper as well as a Hunter, winning a Hunter Derby with a near perfect score of 98!

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Any Given Sunday

Father of Infinity and Beyond

This star of a horse went from winning Grand Prixs to becoming a successful Small Junior Hunter, top International Hunter Derby horse and a Top Eq Finals horse.

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Bliss MF 

Father of Blissany

Incredable athletic ability from both his sire Balou du Rouet and the mare’s sire Argentinus, beautiful movement and perfect conformation. Most importantly though is the brain! The Argentinus on the mare side is what really makes the difference because Argentinus is well known for putting great minds on his offspring and Bliss’s mother Ornella is the calmest, most level headed horse I have ever encountered. So while Bliss’s athletic ability is obvious it is his great mind that will win the day.

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Cassini I

Father of Le Cassinia

Cassini I is highly sought and is one of the most influential stallions of our time.. Cassini I is by the legendary Capitol I and out of an ideal Holsteiner mare by Caletto II. A very stately and beautiful, proud stallion, known for his success through his offspring. Cassini I completed his stallion performance testing with a class rating of class”1″ due to his outstanding scores.Cassini I was shown under Bo Kristoffersen and in l994 won at the prestigious Bundeschampionat. After this he was shown by Franke Sloothaak internationally and won, among others, Arheim Grand Prix, Nations Cup wins and World Cup showjumping events.Cassini I has been at least as successful in breeding, with a series of offspring active in the international sport such as Ingmar, Eurocommerce Berlin, Coco, Cavalor Cumano, Carino and Olympic. He is also the sire of Candillo who was champion stallion in 1996. Cassini I has a reputation of producing very rideable offspring. He is a highly sought-after sire of performance horses throughout Europe and the entire world . His offspring are in great demand and have proven themselves many times over in the toughest competitive arena. Cassini I offspring in sport, so far have won 3.5 million Euro.

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Connor

Father of C-Monkey

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– a big-framed stallion with a particularly powerful back, and with long and correct legs. His has elastic, ground-covering and rhythmic movement with a particularly remarkable canter and jumps free with excep -tional ability, carefulness and technique, but is still rather easily impressed by his surroundings, similar to his sire at a young age.

Connor’s dam is a full sister to the licensed stallion Corrado I. He was successfully shown at international level by Bo Kristoffersen and Franke Sloothaak from 1991 to 1997, chalking up Grand Prix wins in Leuwaarden, Dortmund, Aarhus, Neumünster, Kiel, among others. He succeeded in establishing a sire line of his own in Holstein and has turned out international top horses like Corrada (Peter Charles), Cosima (Markus Fuchs), Think Twice (Leopold van Asten), Clinton (Dirk Demeersman) and most recently Corradina (Carsten-Otto Nagel) for two decades.

Connor’s sire Casall la Silla has been superbly produced at the stable of Hong Kong Olympic bronze medallist, Rolf-Göran Bengtsson. He has won and achieved outstanding placings at Grand Prix level and in the Global Champions Tour and crowned his success by competing at the London Olympics in 2012.

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Dakota VDL

Father of Courtland and Hala

Dakota VDL aka Conquito, is a modern sport horse who is beautiful type with lots of expression and character. He has a great ride-ability showing a very athletic trot, and a very balanced, light-footed and powerful canter. He demonstrates scope, with very good take off and reflexes. He has powerful haunches, clean and careful technique with mature self control. He is a wonderful addition for breeders of North America.
Dakota’s sire Casall ASK is a multiple Grand Prix winner with Rolf Goran Bengtsson at competitions like Lyon, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Stockholm, Oslo and finished 6th in the 2012 World Cup Finals as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Casall is considered one of the top jumping stallions of the modern day. In breeding, he breaks through with successful offspring in the international young horse classes, produced the 2008 “Mare of theYear” at the Eilte mare show, and has several approved sons which include Connor, Zavall VDL and Catch It and now Dakota VDL.
Dakota’s Grand Sire is the Holsteiner stallion Contender. Contender is the sire of 40 approved sons and 40 premium mares. He is a living legend in sport horse breeding for jumping and dressage with offspring like Checkmate and Montender.
Dakota’s Dam Naomi II is the full sister of the BWP approved stallion Cicero van de Helle. This well known Holsteiner family boasts famous offspring such as Corland, Corradina, Landetto, Leuthen I & II and more.

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Diamont

Father of Daisy Gi

(Durkheim/S.P.Babette (Bleep XX); 1976; Bay; Hanoverian Stallion. A proven dressage sire, Diamont ranked 1st by USDF among Hanoverian stallions and 2nd among all stallions of all breeds for production of dressage horses in the U.S. Hidden Acres Fortissima from this stallion line.

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Diarado

Father of Devito and Danford and Diamara

In Diarado, hardly ever in its history, the Holsteiner stallion licensing in Neumünster has seen an equally clear-cut and celebrated champion as in 2007. The stallion’s own performance is obvious –winner of the Schlieckau stallion performance test – 150 overall index points, at 4-year-old he won young jumper classes scoring 9.0; at 5-year-old he won the qualifier to the Bundeschampionat final scoring 9.0 and 9.3, and placed third in the final scoring 9.0 and at 9-year-old he took 3rd place in the Grand Prix (S***) at the Dobrock horse show, among other achievements. He carries world champion blood on the top of his pedigree, with his sire, Diamant de Semilly a member of the gold winning French team under Eric Lavallois at the Jerez world championships in 2002. Diarado’s dam is by Holsteiner jump horse sire Corrado I and a full sister to the licensed stallion Crawford. The dam line goes back to highly successful stem 318D2 with crosses to the well-known sires Lord and Ramiro. Diarado foals realized top prices selling in numerous auctions for top prices. Diarado now has 27 of his sons have been licensed in Germany. His oldest offspring are now out in sport and are constantly showing up in top placings. In North America we are now seeing quite a few in the hunter ring as well as the jumper ring.

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Escudo II

Father of Equalizer and Easy Street HU

Escudo II’s sire, Espri, 1995 stallion of the year, produced 58 Grand prix offspring (8 dressage/50 jumping) and over 2.2 million dollars in winnings so far. World Cup winner E.T. FRH w/Hugo Simon, Enrico 134 w/Lars Nieburg, World Breeding Champion Edgar 12, Olympian Esprit de Valdemar and the Escudo brothers are some of his most well known.

Escudo II’s Dam SPS Athene who scored a high 7.82 for her performance test is by the state stud stallion Arkansas who stems from the same line as leading sire of showjumpers Wanderer. SPS Athene also produced Federal championship finalist Erik 18 and Escudo. Escudo won show jumper competitions in series, the Federal vice championship at Warendorf and the 5 yr old championships at Dobrock.

Escudo II produced nine licensed sons and several showjumpers up to GP level, 13 SPS mares and had 45 offspring were selected for Hanoverian auctions. Escudo II has special talent, used in the Celle stallion parade virtually all his life and they have not yet been able to teach a replacement stallion his tricks. He is a talented and typey stallion and his breed values confirm that he passes it on reliably. He is also a gentle character, sweet and well trained.

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Indoctro

Father of Island Life

Indoctro belongs to the world’s best sires. His offspring achieve success at the highest level. In 2011 Indoctro was honoured as the #1 producer of jumpers in the USA, he is leading the USEF ranking for sires. This ranking is based on points earned in licensed USEF competitions.

At the Olympic Games in 2008 three horses by Indoctro were selected: VDL Orestus, Don Porfirio and Picolien Zeldenrust. Last year multiple young Indoctro’s were high placed at several Grand Prix and World Cups: Indigo won the World Cup Qualification in Syracuse, Patrick VII won the GP Vidauban, Royal Dream won the GP in Hagen and Wierden, placed 3rd in the GP Welkenraedt and was 5th at the EC for Juniors, Vivaldi K won the GP Leszno, AD Picolien Zeldenrust placed 3rd in the GP Bordeaux, Casadora placed 2nd in the GP Hardenberg and 7th in the GP Kentucky, Ulano was 2nd and 3rd in the HITS GP, etc. Other famous offspring are Black Ice, Maddock, Nassau, Orame, Youp, VDL Masseratie, Mustique, Minka’s Diamond, Nike, Nadia, Parcona, Kassandre Erger Kerbo, Wittinger, Sheraton, Sr. Doctro, Tavanta, Tyson, Ultimate, Indcution, Vesuvius, etc.

There are also good results at the Championships. Always There won the World Championship for 5 year old jumpers in Lanaken and was also the Dutch Champion. Van Schijndel’s Concrex Owaola became Dutch Champion Eventing and Veyron was Reserve Champion at the young riders in the Netherlands. In Sweden Zima A.S. was Champion of the 6 year old jumping horses and Anisolde was reserve Champion of the 5 year old jumpers. The three year old Currusa became Champion at the CK Groningen by the jumping bred mares. Other Championships won by offspring of Indoctro are Zirano V, Dutch Champion 5 year old jumpers. In 2008 Fedor was World Champion 6 year jumpers and Ubalia was World Champion by the 7 year olds. Boss VDL and VDL Orame became in their year Champion of the KWPN Stallion approvals. Ultimate was Dutch Champion of the 4 year old jumping horses and Zendence VDL was the Dutch Mare Champion.

Indoctro has a high jumping index in several studbooks. In Sweden he is the leader with an index of 164. Jumping Index Germany: 153. Jumping Index Holland: 137.

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Ironman

Father of Izak and I’m So Fancy

Ironman is that rare stallion that has it all, superb conformation, great temperament, intelligence, presence, personality, superior athletic ability and a world class pedigree. His sire Inselfuerst is the second highest scoring stallion ever with a 152.96. Ironman is his only son in North America.
Prior to being imported as a 2 1/2 year old, Ironman was given one of the highest jumping scores ever given out for a young horse. He went on to an amazing career in the jumper ring. In his last season in the show ring, Ironman competed in 38 Open and Gran Prix classes, he placed in 33 of those classes with over half the placings being first or second. A remarkable record, particularly at that level.
Ironman has gone on to distinguish himself as one of the most versatile sires in North America with offspring winning in Hunters, Jumpers. Eventing, Dressage and on the line. His foals have a 98% Premium rate and he has had as many as 8 inspection site champions in a one year span. He is one of the top Hunter Breeding sires in the U.S. and has been ranked #1.

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Kannan

Father of Kando

Carrying blood from all the important jumping breeds of Europe. Voltaire, Furioso, Nimmerdor, Gotthard, Farn, Le Mexico, all great progenitors of modern jumper breeding. Kannan is clearly a product of his genes.

A tall rangey Stallion, Kannan brings power, movement and scope. He is also noted for his style, balance, temperament and good mouth. He is incredibly fertile.

Kannan is the 2014 WBFSH #1 jumping stallion!!!
Kannan’s competition successes have included winning the Belgian Classic Circuit at the age of 6 in 1998, becoming 7 year old Belgian Champion in 1999. In 2000 he made his International debut by finishing 5th in a Grand Prix. In 2003 Kannan won the Deauville Grand Prix and In 2004 Kannan won at Paris Bercy and Jardy as well as many other competition successes. He was a ragular member of the French team which won the Samsung Super League in 2003 & 2004. In 2005 he became French National Champion. He produces style, balance and temperament. Like their father, his offspring exhibit style and balance at the jump, along with a good mouth and character.

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Liocalyon

Father of Galetta

Lio’s progeny are making big impressions: Approved elite BWP stallion, Peterbilt (Liocalyon x Jeribos), is successfully showing in the Grand Prix division with rider Guy Thomas. In 2010, Peterbilt was virtually unstoppable, winning the $150,000 Northern California Triple Crown of Show Jumping in June after a handful of other wins and top Grand Prix placings. The 2001 bay mare Dunstan Delphi (Liocalyon x Dunstan Flower Power) made a name for herself around the world with New Zealand rider Katie McVean. The duo placed sixth in the 2011 World Cup Final in Leipzig, Germany. Delphi has since been sold to the Saudis and is expected to compete in the 2012 Olympic games. Lio’s offspring consistently inherit his good work ethic, wonderful gaits and willing temperament. LioCalyon’s offspring WT Lillix received his permanent licensing through sport in 2014.

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Pablito

Father of Peri and Peakalika

Pablito is a modern type, 16.2H dark bay Elite Hanoverian stallion by Pablo (Pilot) / Arsenik (Absatz) / Steinhager (Steinpilz xx). Pablito comes from proven performance horse lineage, sire, Pablo -HLP, was reserve Champion premium stallion with 52 Grand Prix offspring and 16 licensed son’s- and through his Grand Prix jumping mother dam sire, Arsenik (HLP Champion), who is not present in the bloodlines of any other Hanoverian licensed stallion in the US. The “2000” European stallion champion descends from Pilot as well.

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Popeye K

Father of Perfecta

Popeye is a 17.0h KWPN approved stallion. He is by the great prolific show jumper Voltaire. Voltaire has long been known to produce some the nation’s best hunters, including PopeyeK. At the Atlanta Olympic Games Voltaire was the stallion with the most offspring competing. Voltaire’s jumper offspring include Concorde, Olinda, Vegas, Quarnak De Longpre and Triviant to name a few. Voltaires hunter offspring include Popeye K, High Cotton, Worthington, Solitaire, Moriah, Diamonds and Pearls, etc. .. Voltaire produces offspring of good character that are very sound with a great walk good trot and a great canter. They are very careful jumpers with a lot of scope.

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Praise

Breeding to Le Cassini for 2017 foal

Registered as Vallado, but shown for most of his career under the name Praise, this beautiful stallion embodies the modern hunter type and style. In the High Performance Hunter division Praise racked up wins at shows such as Lexington, Devon, and Wellington. Praise excelled as an International Derby horse under Kelly Farmer. With 28 International Hunter Derby competitions in his career, Praise still ranks 16th on the Lifetime Earnings for money won.
As a young stallion he was champion of his 30-day Performance Test and earned scores of 9.25 for character and rideability and no score less than 8. He completed his stallion licensing requirements by qualifying for the 6-year old Young Jumper Championships and competed up to 1.40m. The scope for the jumpers and the style for the hunter ring, Praise has proven himself in both venues.

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Quinar

Father of Calakea

Holsteiner Verband Stallion Quinar is sire of 5 world champion jumping horses; he is the sire of Quik Nick, €400,000 at the Holsteiner annual auction.
Quinthago, 5 year old daughter of Quinar, WON THE FEI WORLD championships for young horses in Europe

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Ragtime

Father of Rosalee and Ranzania

Producing exceptional offspring that possess his conformation, athleticism, movement and expression! Ragtime is a 16.2 hand 12 year old Hanoverian stallion. As a three year old he received top scores at his 100 day test, including receiving the high score for rideability. Ragtime has been a consistent champion in the Regular Working Hunter and the Regular Confirmation Hunter divisions. In 2004, Ragtime was ranked fourth nationally by USEF in the Regular Confirmation Hunters. He was also the American Hanoverian Society Champion in both the Regular Working Hunters and Regular Confirmation Hunters. In addition to his numerous championships reserve championships in the hunter ring, he has recorded wins in both the jumper and equitation rings. In 2010, 2011 & 2013 Ragtime was the USEF Hunter Breeding Sire of the Year.

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Westporte

Father of Wachiwi

Westporte is an imported Hanoverian by Wolkentanz out of St. Pr. Farah by Fabriano. He obtained his 2 year Hanoverian breeding license in Germany based on
his movement, jumping ability and conformation. He is approved with the Oldenburg N. A. / ISR and Canadian Sport Horse Association, Rheinland Pfalz Saar (RPSI) and Canadian Warmblood.
Westporte is nominated for the International Hunter Futurity. He is a premium stallion with the Oldenburg N. A. and was champion of his CSHA licensing with an overall score of 92.5% . Westporte currently holds the highest score ever given to a stallion from the Canadian Sport horse Association since their incorporation in 1926. He has been shown in the professional and amateur hunter divisions. He consistently places in the top 3 over fences and undersaddle in the Conformation and working divisions at AA rated shows. Westporte was awarded horse of the year for USEF zone 9. 2007 he was mid-circuit champion Green Conformation hunter and reserve AA 18-35 in Thermal California. He has been champion at every major show on the West Coast in the professional and amateur divisions. He consistently stamps his foals with his wonderful amateur friendly temperament, correct conformation and fabulous movement.
Westporte has sired multiple line champions including Best Young Horse at Devon, Upperville, Warrenton, The Royal Winter Fair and the International Hunter Futurity Finals. West Bay, West Hampton, Wi Dance Again, Mae West, West Sun, West Ridge, West Field, W. Porto Fino, Walencio, and Port O Call are some. Westporte has been named Sire of the year at the IHF East Coast finals in KY and Warrenton. His foals have continued their success under saddle winning championships in the pro divisions and JR/AM hunters.

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