What more can be said about Weltmeyer? He is a legend. As the AHS put it, "Weltmeyer continues to almost single-handedly reshape the Hanoverian breed." He was the 1986 winner of the stallion licensing in Verden, and the 1987 winner of the stallion performance test in Adelheidsdorf. In the same year Weltmeyer also won the three-year-old stallions classification at the Federal Championships of German Riding Horses in Warendorf. In 1988 he was honored in Verden as best stallion of his age-group and awarded with the "Freiherr von Stenglin-Prize". One year later he became DLG Champion 1989 in Frankfurt. And last but not least he became "Hanoverian Stallion of the Year" in 1998. As of today, Weltmeyer has produced 70 licensed sons, all of them are excellent stallions.


Gorgeous, black imported 8-year-old Hanoverian stallion with impeccable bloodlines! Devon Heir is sired by De Niro, who is a son of the legendary Donnerhall - perhaps the most successful dressage stallion in the world. De niro has mutiple licensed sons and his foals have topped Elite Hanoverian Foal Auctions. Devon Heir's dam is also sired by a dressage legend, Rubinstein I, who has sired 66+ approved stallions and was himself a successful Grand Prix competitor having been a member on the 1996 Olympic Team.

In 2004, Devon Heir was the High Scoring Hanoverian at the 100 day Test held at Paxton Farm  as well as the American Hanoverian Society West Coast Stallion Licensing Champion. In 2005, he was the USDF/Cosequin Series West Coast Champion Mature Stallion and he tied for the USDF/Cosequin HOY for 2nd place Nationally. He continued his winning ways in 2006 earning the USDF Breeders Championship Grand Champion Stallion Nationwide. Devon Heir is competing at Fourth level in 2009 and has won nearly every class he entered this season with scores in the 70's, and he was Grand Champion Fourth level horse at Pebble Beach.

It’s no surprise that Contucci offspring are known for their uncomplicated, willing natures and excellent rideability. Contucci’s sire Caprimond was Champion of his 100-day test, and by the very early age of seven, Caprimond was successfully competing in FEI dressage competitions and progressed to a very successful Grand Prix career. Caprimond’s excellent character allowed him to serve as a schoolmaster for young Theresa Wahler. The Hanoverian Yearbook of Stallions has ranked Caprimond #1 in the breeding values for type and conformation and he is universally looked to for creating offspring with excellent rideability.

Contucci's dam Laureen is by Lungau (Lugano II) out of Adine by Akzent II. Laureen was very successful in her Mare Performance testing, receiving 9's on all her gaits and earning an overall score of 8.1. She is by the Celle stallion Lungau and her damline is by Akzent II, direct descendant of the influential Absatz. Lungau is well known for his dressage ability, his consistency as a sire, and the versatility of his offspring. Akzent II brings even further versatility and performance to Contucci's gene pool. The depth of proven riding horse blood in Contucci's pedigree emphasizes the consistency of his rideability.

Florestan I sports a sire line of world importance, that of Furioso II. He has produced many approved stallion sons and many state premium mares. Florestan I is recognized within the breed as a sire who can be relied upon for superior heritability. He produces outstanding basic paces, a beautiful head and lovely temperament. Florestan I has a superb dressage breeding index of 166 and his offspring include the successful young stallions Fleurop and Freudeprinz and the international dressage horses Floriano Deux, Florian Florette and Florian XII. He has had many top-priced auction foals.  

His sire Hohenstein I, whose younger full-brother Hohenstein II belongs to the siring elite in Hungary has has one success after the other in his still quite young siring career. He was premium stallion of the 1993 approvals in Neumuenster, vice-champion of the 1994 stallion approval test, winner of the 1995 Cologne Trakehner championship as well as third at the national championship in Warendorf in the same year. In 1996, he was awarded the distinction of "elite stallion contender" by the Trakehner Association. As a six year old, he had several wins in intermediate dressage competitions. His dam Carina had earlier presented the approved dressage stallion DavisCup, the erstwhile federal champion Dacapo (both by Duerkheim) and the sports horse Top Gun (by Grosso Z). From the earlier generations of his genealogical tree, Harvard carries a considerable amount of specialist blood in his veins via the highly esteemed TB Cardinal xx, who sired numerous outstanding dressage horses (i.a. Colorado 17, M.Theodoresca) and the Trakehener Ortelsburg. His maternal line moreover produced the stallion Algier, Gardeoffizier and Winnetou.

Ed and I made a personal visit to Hans Lengers after a telephone conversation and a review of Little Destinee on video and an immediate eye for her gaits as she floated into the sunset with the rest of her herd. When we arrived Dominator ran free with his mares and we were so impressed with his temperament and demeanor around us and the dogs at his feet. That is also when we saw Destinee and she was as friendly as can be and still is! Then when we found out that the children would sit on Dominator bareback that was all it took to convince us that Destinee would be a great mare.


· 17.0 hand 1993 Trakhener
· Approved for: KWPN, Trakehner, Oldenburg

Gribaldi was the 1996 Champion at the his stallion inspection in Neumünster. Under Dutch team rider Edward Gal, Gribaldi has become an internationally Grand Prix dressage stallion.

Gribaldi already has 10 licensed sons, including Anky van Grunsven's Painted Black. Based on the performance of Gribaldi's 7- and 8-year old offspring, the KWPN have recently proclaimed Gribaldi a Keur stallion.

In 2000 Gribaldi's first foals were evaluated at Neumünster. He was the sire of the Reserve Champion Stallion, and also of the approved stallion Distlezar, who sold after approval for $300,000 as a three year old. In the same year Gribaldi was the sire of Denmark's Champion stallion Zardin, and of the Danish approved stallion Rivaldi. 

Gribaldi has numerous approved sons and daughters, passing on his extraordinary qualities to his babies. 

Gribaldi has become the number one sire in Europe and he is very prepotent, producing very high caliber, uniform offspring and is in great demand. Gribaldi was the 1996 Champion of his stallion testing in Neumünster, Germany, a very coveted position. 
In the year 2000 Gribaldi's first foal crop came up for evaluation at Neumünster. He was the sire of the Reserve Champion Stallion, Hofrat. He was also the sire of the approved stallion Distlezar, who sold after approval for $300,000 as a three year old! In that same year Gribaldi was also the sire of Denmark's Champion stallion Zardin, and of the Danish approved stallion Rivaldi. All from his first foal crop. Amazing!
In 2001, Gribaldi again sired the Reserve Champion Stallion, Hoftanzer and repeated his success in Denmark as well.
Gribaldi may just be the sire of the century, his bloodlines now available to you here through Rowena.
He has proven to pass on his qualities. 

The successes of Gribaldi himself and his offspring in 2002 are too many to mention. Many mares placed high at the inspections and many of them passed their IBOP tests in Drachten and Deurne, Many competed in the PAVO cup and 15 made it to the semi finals.
winner of the 4 yr old dressage horses in Belgium was Rosenprinz D (Gribaldi x Rosenkavalier), in France it was Karamel de Lauture (Gribaldi x Donbito van de Helle), and second place winner was also by Gribaldi: Ko Re Grandbois

1995 Siegerhengst Trakehner Hengtskeuring in Neumunster (D)
1996 Topper of the KWPN stallion inspection in ‘sHertogenbosch
1996 successful stallion test
1997 Winner of the 4 yr stallion competition in 'sHertogenbosch. Jury member Albert Voorn: he is a dream to ride..
1997 reserve champion PavoCup of the 4 year old dressage horses
97/98 successful in de stallion competition
1998 2nd place stallion competition
1999 winner first round AMEV/Hippo cup
1999 competition category C, winner of 2 out of 4 rounds
2001 competing under Edward Gal in Prix St George.

  • 1987 black 16.3-hand Dutch KWPN
  • Approved for: Hanoverian, Oldenburg, Dutch

Olympic Ferro is the highest placed KWPN (Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands) dressage stallion in Holland. Ferro and his rider Coby van Baalen form an exquisite couple. Out of the six stallions that have been approved in the stallion selection in Ermelo (2000) two were sons of Olympic Ferro: Paddox and Pyriet. In addition the KWPN previously approved six sons of Olympic Ferro: Kennedy, Metall, Negro, Paddox, Pyriet and Osmium. One son of Ferro was approved by the NRPS: Ferrolan.

The British AES approved two sons of Olympic Ferro: Jazz Dancer and Lorenzo. This brings his total approved sons to 9 and at Den Bosch (2001) he has 9 sons competing for approval. He also has an American-bred son going into the Oldenburg approval in Germany. The offspring of Olympic Ferro do extremely well both in dressage and jumping. Olympic Ferro is the top stallion of the Netherlands and the pride of the KWPN.

For the year 2002 eleven Ferro sons were appointed for the second examination in 's-Hertogenbosch. This is the most for all father animals. In the year 2001 2 stallions from Ferro were approved by the KWPN, it were Rousseau and Rhodium.

At this moment Olympic Ferro is no.1 on the BN WORLD STALLION RANKINGS (dressage)

During the first stallion examination in Ermelo, 9 young Ferro's were sent to the second examination 2000 in 's-Hertogenbosch (1-3 feb. 2001).

With this achievement Ferro is the number one of all stallions in the Netherlands!

On May 23 at Ermelo, The Netherlands, Ferro x Roemier passed the stallion exam with an 8 for his ability to become a dressage stallion!! Friday night February 2nd 2001 was Ferro's night, crowds gathered when Ferro and his sons entered the ring in Den Bosch (the Netherlands) for a show performance. Saturday February 3rd was another Ferro day, two Ferro sons were listed in the top 10 of best new stallions! Saturday evening an auction was held. One of Ferro's sons, Rambo, was sold for 300.000,- guilders to the US based Hilltop Farm!!! Osmium performed in the finals of the stallion competition in 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) from 1 - 3 February 2001.

In the end he turned out to be the winner, 12 points ahead of number 2. An amazing and wonderfull three days at the stallioncompetition in Den Bosch .At the moment, Olympic Ferro is the third ranked horse worldwide, but he is ranked first on the dressage world rankings!!!! 

Gamaliel NHF (aka Sonny) is a tall, dark and stunningly handsome colt. He moves like a champion with elegance, flash and groundcover. He is the epitome of fine, uncompromised Hanoverian breeding and is very much like his sire; Gribaldi and 1/2 brother Totalis. Born on June 1, 2014 this young colt already shows great promise.

He has the elasticity and movement everyone is looking for. Lovely natural uphill carriage, handsome looks and striking elegance make Gamaliel NHF stand out and shine! His uphill canter is unbelievable to see in a youngster, very balanced and light. His trot is elegant floaty and forward! His international potential is evident.

This gorgeous colt is a champ for his farrier and is stalled at night and loves to be groomed. This stunning, pow wow pedigreed colt will go far in the dressage ring and is your pathway to the top. If purchased now you can have the all the lights shine your way and enjoy the prestige and glamour of showing Gamaliel NHF in hand at prestigious breed shows as you grow together into a pair ever so rare!

Gamaliel NHF indeed is such a rare find. His name actually means "Gift from God" and he is just that, a gift. Gamaliel NHF's sire Gribaldi has, under the Dutch rider Edward Gal, become an internationally famous Grand Prix dressage stallion. Gribaldi has numerous licensed sons including Painted Black and Totalis. Based on performance of Gribaldi's 7- and 8-year old offspring, the KWPN have proclaimed Gribaldi a Keur stallion. The successes of Gribaldi himself are too many to mention and Gribaldi has held the title of number one sire in Europe!

The Dam Fergee is by Florestan I out of an Elite Weltmeyer mare. Judges comments for Fergee by USDF judges were "this horse has unlimited potential". Florestan I is another true foundation stallion and Weltmeyer is considered the Hanoverian stallion of the century.
Gamaliel NHF is registered with the American Hanoverian Society and is a truly remarkable jewel for breeding in the United States, representing uncompromised quality combined with science, education and over 40 years of breeding experience.

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