filly foal by the successful advanced dressage stallion "Amoureux"
who's dam Ruby is a KWPN Ster Preferent Prestatie mare.
Her dam is a daughter of the late legend Sandro Z, sire of
Sandro Song, grand sire to Sandro Hit. Her grand dam sire
is the great Zeus and her maternal great grand dam sire Glendale
by Nimmerdor damsire of the worlds most successful dressage
stallions of all time Totilas.
We just love the suppleness, elasticity, huge length of stride
in walk and the massive uphill canter this little girl has!
Appropriately named too as it's kisses at every opportunity!
A bouncing ball with the sweetest gentless charcater.
a consistent winner in young horse qualifiers with scores
of 80%, a consistent winner at all levels in which he has
competed and continues at Advanced Level dressage with Matt
Saros Van't Gestelhof claimed over 50 Wins
up to Prix St Georges in Dressage.
Ramiro Z Over a period of of thirty years,
the "Preferent" G Ramiro Z's performance as a sporthorse
and breeding sire has clearly earned him the well deserved
titles 'Stallion of the Century' and "King of Sires."
Bred in Holstein, born in Westfalia, licensed at Neumünster,
Ramiro Z was an international performer under Fritz Ligges,
a stallion that has had a far reaching influence on the greatest
acheiving sports horses of today. Ramiro was one of the first
Holstein stallions to actually appear in competition unlike
many others of that era. During his own sporting career he
had numerous wins at all levels of show jumping including
Nations Cups, Puissance (jumping over 2.2 metre) and in international
Grand Prix competition.
Erle (Elite) an Elite mare who claimed the
Belgian National Mare Championship three times. She competed
with good results up to Advanced Level Dressage.
Krack C Competed with success at Grand Prix
Dressage with Anky Van Grunsven.
Ruby KWPN Ster Preferent Prestatie mare
and consistent progenitor of successful dressage horses. Her
sons and daughters have performed exceptionally well in the
mare performance tests and Keurings producing numerous Elite
Silvy Z Her dam is a daughter of the late
legend Sandro Z, sire of Sandro Song, grand sire to Sandro
Hit. Her grand dam sire is the great Zeus and her maternal
great grand dam sire Glendale by Nimmerdor damsire of the
worlds most successful dressage stallions of all time Totilas.
Sandro Z was quite unique in that he is
the only stallion son of the cross of Sacramento Song and
Wahnfried – a cross that has also been very successful
in producing dams of stallions.
The most successful of his sons was the great Sandro Boy
ridden by Marcus Ehning who made history in the global show
jumping: with over 1.2 million Euro in competition winnings.
The stallions Lavell I, & II, Atlantas Z, Campione, and
the international jumping horses, Cathleen, ridden by Meredith
then Michael Beerbaum and Zigeunerin ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa
all came from the same cross.
Equally Sandro was a major influence on dressage breeding
grand sire to the legendary Sandro Hit. Dressage descendants
include Isabell Werth’s Satchmo by the Sandro son, Sao
Paulo. Sorento and Furstenball all carry the blood of Sandro.
Dürte was a the full sister of one
of the most successful Puissance horses of all time –
Wabbs. Durte was also the dam of Harvey Smith’s Salvador.
Zeus Bred in France, he was named Gordios
and stood at stud for the French National Haras, later sold
to Germany he was renamed "Zeus" after the greek
God of mythology, during his stud duties in the Netherlands
he was known as Nurzeus. Sire of many great International
Show Jumpers and the stallion sons Beach Boy and Zandor Z.
Glendale bred by VDL stud in the Netherlands
a son of the influential stallion of the century Nimmerdor.
His own career in sport never took off after his colic surgery
and export to the US but has a quantitive number of successful
progeny in dressage and jumping. Also a producer of quality
brood mares including "Lominka"
dam sire of dressage legend Totilas.
La Vie (Ramiro Z x Lucky Boy) Dam of the
International show jumper Silton ridden by Jean Baptise in
France, Claudio Panetti in Switzerland and Mohamed Tawfik
ASSI for Egypt. Grand dam Tourniquette was awarded the Prestatie
predicate based on the success of her progeny in sport.