SSH Buckskin AES Colt Foal
An exemplary model of a beautiful buckskin warmblood dressage
colt foal that combines the strengths and characteristics
of his parentage in a robe of gold.
Dressage Show Jumping or Eventing, this charismatic buckskin
colt is sure to have the ability to turn his hoof to any
discipline. He has an intelligent, calm, inquisitive, bold,
and confident, personality.
He demonstrates fabulous rhythmical and balanced mechanics
especially light of forehand. His walk is ground covering,
far reaching and supple. In trot he demonstrates great flexion
and bend of the joints with a light effortless ground covering
canter. He is a joy to watch.
Selected for the AES Elite Foal Auction Brightwells, Addington
Equestrian, Friday 19th August Lanaken fetched the highest
price paid for a colt on the night and has been sold to
a fabulous new home.
His sire has competed with good results in all three disciplines.
He demonstrates bold confidence in his cross country, good
scope and technique in jumping and scores very good marks
in his dressage. He is an exceptionally fast learner with
a willing trainable temperament which he notably passes
onto his offspring.
He has proven a popular choice for the breeders and competitors
of sport horses world wide, with progeny now in, or due
in Austria, Australia, France, Germany, The Netherlands,
the UK and the USA. He has consistently sired quality first
premium stock from a wide variety of mare types, with the
aim that they will compete in the disciplines of dressage,
eventing, endurance and jumping. A number of progeny have
been bred by well established International event riders.
2017 will see the arrival of his largest foal crop to date
based on the success of his frozen semen overseas and his
fresh chilled distributed throughout the UK.
His dam the KWPN Ster predicate mare who has been shown
in-hand with great success with endless number of prizes
and Championship Titles, as have her offspring. She has
excellent mechanics, is forward thinking, intelligent and
very obedient. Brought under saddle she has a very good
work ethic, is a fast learner and is eager to please. Abisag
also has a good KWPN dressage breeding index of 127.
She has produced the first Premium Mare "Solaris
Fabianna" by Solaris Buenno, Galaxie
SSH" by Amoureux, Scottish Sports Horse National
Foal Champions "Infallible
SSH" by Foundation and "Jakira
SSH", Kharisma SSH
and Lanaken SSH all by Kambarbay. Her 2015 daughter Kharisma
SSH has been retained as a future broodmare.
Her maternal brother Darius by Wonder Boy was selected
for the KWPN stallion second round inspections. Abisag is
currently in foal once again to Kambarbay for 2017.
His maternal grand dam Nanda is a daughter of the KWPN approved
Grand Prix dressage stallion Jacardo. Her maternal brother
is the successful International Grand Prix dressage horse
Stefano 8 (S. Gribaldi) ridden by Beatrice Marienau (USA)
winners of the Wellington FL CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle to
Stefano 8 has earned over 1000 FEI points and is listed
in the top fifty dressage progeny contributing towards Gribaldi's
third place WBFSH dressage sire ranking.
Others include the Prix St Georges/Intermediate Dressage
gelding "Titus" by Welt Hit II ridden by Rhonda
Dretel in the USA, Nanda's full brother Obed, the STER mare
Marije by Havidoff, Stefano's full brother Zabad all of whom
have competed with success at medium level and Stefano's full
sister the Keur mare and IBOP performance tested mare Christa.
Approved by both the Hanoverian and KWPN stud books he competed
with success in the Pavo cup young horse classes by Edward
Champion Stallion of the Hanoverian stallion inspections
he completed a very good Performance Test in Adelheidsdorf
with a score of 140.53 points in the dressage elements. His
most successful son is the Hanoverian approved Grand Prix
dressage stallion Wolkenritter.
Champion of his licensing in Verden. The judging committee
gave him the top score of 10 for his trot, his canter stride
was great, earning a score of 9.5, the walk was ground-covering
and earned an 8.0. In addition, he received a 9.5 for conformation
and overall impression. Weltmeyer went on to win his performance
test at Adelheidsdorf with a dressage score of 143.94, but
just as impressively he gained a jumping score of 141.44.
Weltmeyer comes from the most successful dressage families
in the world, the ‘W’ line that begins with Woermann
who was the sire of "World Cup" (I to IIII) and
Wenzel I and II. In turn, World Cup is the sire of not only
Weltmeyer but also Walt Disney and Warkant.
A son of the legendary thoroughbred Vollkorn xx. Champion
of his licensing he went on to be a member of the German Silver
Medal winning Eventing Team at the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Games.
Volturno won over 20 international events before retiring
to Stud where he produced a number of licensed sons, including
Voltur, Voltaire, Volturnus and Valeur.
KWPN Approved Grand Prix dressage stallion sold to Canada.