once in a while a colt is born that surpasses all expectations.
They stand with nobility, elegance and grace and that look
that gives you goose bumps and you just know they are special.
Ohbi Wan Kenobi is one such colt.
At just over a week old he has clearly
demonstrated three quality paces. He travels with ease, grace
and splendor, a lightness of the forehand, excellent balance
and rhythm. So much so that it is virtually impossible to
take a bad photo of him.
Needless to say when one looks at the quality
of his parentage his sire the KWPN dressage stallion Hennessy,
champion of his ridden performance test whose pedigree combines
the worlds leading dressage sires De Niro and Jazz and his
exquisite dam Kharisma SSH by our elegant blood type Kambarbay
it is not difficult to fathom why he is such and outstanding
On the motherline we find yet another of
the worlds leading dressage sires, San Remo currently listed
in 8th position of the WBSHF dressage sire rankings. Despite
a very small motherline it has yeilded the Grand prix dressage
horse Stefano 8, the Prix St. Georges dressage horse Titus
and the medium dressage horses Obed Marije and Zabad
In addition to his illustrious pedigree his
smokey black coat is a rarity within the KWPN and Warmblood
His sire Hennessey was champion of the 2015
KWPN Stallion Test. A son of the Worlds Number one dressage
sire De Niro, his dam sire the most influential dressage sire
of Dutch Breeding Jazz who held the number one position for
many years, the grand dam sire Ulft, sire of Olympic Ferro,
grand sire to Valegro and found twice in the pedigree of Carl
Himself an accomplished Grand Prix dressage stallion he is
currently leading the WBFSH dressage sire rankings.
KWPN Grand Prix Dressage stallion and the greatest KWPN dressage
sire of the century. Jazz led the WBFSH dressage sire rankings
for many years until over taken by De Niro in 2013.
Homebred KWPN Reg A mare she was retained
on the merit of her outstanding beauty and quality gaits.
She is a full sister to the AES Elite foal and now licensed
stallion Lanaken SSH and the Scottish National Foal Champion
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. Kambarbay
brings high intelligence to the equation.
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.
Her dam Nanda by the Grand Prix dressage stallion Jacardo
is a maternal sister to 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 Music 2016, the Prix St Georges/Intermediate
Dressage gelding "Titus" by Welt Hit II ridden by
Rhonda Dretel also 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
Stefano 8 earned over 1000 FEI points and was listed in
the top fifty dressage progeny contributing towards Gribaldi's
third place WBFSH dressage sire ranking.
Approved by both the Hanoverian and KWPN stud books he competed
with success in the Pavo cup young horse classes by Edward
Gal. San Remo is currently listed in eight position in the
WBFSH dressage sire rankings.