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Solaris Sport Horses Ltd
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KWPN Ster mare by San Remo  

Solaris Favorinna is our exquisite sabino possibly splash tobiano filly by Solaris Buenno out of our KWPN mare Velita (VDL Goodtimes x Ulft) awarded STER at the SSH Gradings in 2006.

This elegant filly is beautifully proportioned, good length to her body neck and limbs with an abundance of presence and look at me factor. She moves with great power in both her trot and canter, covering ground with ease and a good active walk. Favorinna has been retained as a future broodmare.

Her sire Solaris Buenno is our homozygous son of Umenno. Regrettably Buenno was unable to pursue a career under saddle due to an accident as a yearling, he has however consistently produced beautiful well developed foals and Favorinna is no exception.

Umenno bred with athleticism in mind, an expressive powerful mover with off the floor paces. Shown successfully inhand as a three year old, winning many Championship titles the length and breadth of the UK and now in South Africa, including the Royal Highland Show, CHAPS Scottish Youngstock Champion, and overall Supreme Champion Reserve, CHAPS Open Non Native National Champion 2004 as a three year old, winner of numerous ridden sport horse classes, Burghley Young Event Horse Finalist, winner of four five and six year old young horse classes in the UK and Switzerland.


Wellington (now deceased) belonged to the famous VDL Stud in Holland. Not only was Wellington a successful show jumper himself, but well known as a producer of quality movement in his offspring. He has sired many ‘ster’ and ‘keur’ mares and many approved stallion sons including Farrington, Glennridge and Emillion of World Cup success. His offspring are of International show jumping standard include Jerome, VDL Jupiter and What a Game but also sired the Grand Prix dressage horses, Bollvorms, Ceylon and Luxaflex.


Features in both the dam and sire line of Favorinna, crowned KWPN Stallion of the Century, son of the ‘preferent’ stallion Farn, the ‘preferent’ Nimmerdor was the most famous of all the old-fashioned Holstein’s offspring. Nimmerdor has had a tremendous, far-reaching influence upon the world of equestrian breeding and has sired over 50 Approved sons as well as a multitude of international show jumpers, dressage horses and exceptional brood mares.


Samber appears in both the sire and damline of Buenno. Samber achieved ZZ level in Show jumping and Grand Prix level in dressage. Samber has also proven himself a remarkable sire producing versatile offspring succeeding in all Olympic disciplines and remains the only Approved coloured stallion with the K.W.P.N. – at present.

Pericles xx

Features three times in Favorinna's pedigree. The English thoroughbred stood at stud in the Netherlands from 1976 until his death in 1987. He was one of very few Thoroughbreds like Lucky Boy to achieve Preferent status. Pericles did some racing and competed in Open Jumpers later in his career. His offspring made excellent sport horses. Pericles was best known as a sire of dressage horses. He is also the maternal grandsire of the legendary stallion Ulft. Not only was Perciles dam sire of the most famous coloured stallion to date "Samber" but also when combined with the Nimmerdor son Glendale produced the dam of "the world most famous dressage stallion "Moorland's Totilas".

Edking Hill (Ekstein x Samber)

Edwina is by the Dutch coloured sire Ed King Hill (Ekstein x Samber) Sadly Edking Hill was put to sleep after tearing a tendon at the age of twelve. He had already had a successful career showjumping 1.30m with Wout-Jan van der Schans in Holland and was competing successfully in dressage with Roel van Laar Swets at the time, thus gaining the sport predicate. He also gained Prestatie status through his progeny and has left behind him two approved sons Everest Hill (AES) and Parade D (Old) His bloodlines also carry on through Everij A (Edking Hill x DE SAINT URUS D'OLYMPE X ) a popular sire in Holland and is the dam sire of the Approved NRPS stallion Haico. He has also produced a number of ster and keur mares and successful competition horses.

Ekstein (Zion x Joost)

Champion of the Stallion Performance Test and Champion 7-year-old showjumper. Eksteins' most famous sons include the Olympic competitor Joel, and the winner of the Spruce Meadows CSI**** $1,000,000 Grand Prix, found also in the damline of "Hickstead" the Olympic Gold medalist Beijing 2008. Eksteins dam Zaniki (1981) KWPN a Ster Pref Prestatie mare was full sister to Approved Stallion & International Showjumper Palfrenier and dam of numerous International Showjumpers inc. Ekstein, Fury, Heartdancer, Joniki, & Lajos.


Imported from Holland Velita was awarded the Ster predicate at the SSH gradings with excellent marks for walk trot and canter. Her trot is well above average with a good walk. She also received a good mark for conformation. Her damline has produced a good number of ster and keur mares. Velita's grand dam Zita by president was also successful at medium level dressage prior to producing five ster mares. Her daughters Felita and Ruby by Krack C have also produced excellent sport horses and successful horses both in EMPT tests and at the KWPN Keurings.


Goodtimes has influenced the world of International Dressage. His son, Lucky Times, was Champion of the PAVO Cup twice and is now successfully competing and winning at Grand Prix. Kennet W was the 2006 Reserve Champion of the Dutch Young Riders and the winner of the Team Gold Medal at the European Championship for Young Riders. Goodtimes is also the dam sire of the dressage stallion, VDL Prestige. Goodtimes is known to produce offspring with good movement, self carriage, considerable power from behind, good jump, and beautiful types. Goodtimes has sired multiple approved sons, including Kalusha, Kenwood, Timeless, Londontimes and Sydney.

Walk 7.5, Trot 7.5, Canter 8.5, Free jumping 8.5, show jumping 9, cross country 9, character 9, stable behavior 9, training report 9. He was 1st place out of 24 stallions at the stallion testing.


Approved by the KWPN in 1981 he was awarded excellent scores of 9 for ridability and temperament although it was noted at times that he could be a little head strong. Ulft also excelled in jumping with an overall mark of 8.5. The most notable of his offspring was the black stallion (pictured left) "Olympic Ferro" who competed at the 2000 Olympics and assisted the Dutch team in achieving a team silver medal. In 2011 the line bred stallion "Uthopia" by "Metal" by Ferro, (Ulft x Ramiro) out Odelia" (Inspekteur x Ulft) ridden by Carl Hester rode the British team into Gold Medal position in Rotterdam at the European Championships with an individual silver in the Grand Prix. Ulft's sire the Selle Francais stallion "Le Mexico" was awarded a 10 for jumping at the KWPN stallion approvals, Ulft's dam sire was yet another of the most far reaching and influencial KWPN stallions "Farn" sire of the legendary "Nimmerdor" that features prominently in our breeding program.

Solaris Favorinna

Breed: Scottish Sports Horse
Born: 2010
Colour: Chestnut Tobiano
Height: 160cm
Stud Book Status: Foal Book

Solaris Buenno Umenno Wellington Nimmerdor
Evelien Samber
Edwina Edkinghill Pref Sport Ekstein
Darwina Dottore

Velita KWPN
SSH Ster

VDL Goodimes Nimmerdor Farn
Zigeunerin Caleto I
Felita ster pref Ulft Le Mexico
Pia keur pref
Zita ster pref President

Solaris Buenno (Umenno x Edkinghill)
Solaris Buenno (Umenno x Edkinghill)

Velita (Goodtimes x Ulft)
Velita (Goodtimes x Ulft)

Coloured dutch warmblood filly

Newborn Favorinna first outing

Fresh Chilled Only


Fresh Chilled & Frozen

Solaris Buenno | Kambarbay |

Frozen Semen Only

McJonnas | Umenno

Breeding Mares

Solaris Achanenna | Solaris Extacy | Incredible Soprano SSH | Jaffa Caxe SSH | Jeux D'Amour SSH | Kharisma SSH

Reference Mares

Abisag | Bachoera SV | Solaris Chiquita | Edwina | Solaris Ezanndra | Solaris Fabianna | Silvy Z | Velita | Quinine A1 CH | Zandarinn

Foals 2019 | Foals 2018 | Foals 2017 | Foals 2016 | Foals 2015 | Foals 2014 |Foals 2013 |Foals 2012 | Foals 2011 | Foals 2010 | Foals 2009 | Foals 2008 | Foals 2007 | Foals 2006 | Foals 2005

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