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Here you can see the sires of some of the horses we have bred over the years.







*Aladdinn - Sire of our stallion, Fyre One, *ALADDINN is a U.S. National Champion Stallion and the leading living Polish sire of champions, with 269 champions and 64 National winners through 1998. *ALADDINN has sired 24 National Champions. He is the only stallion to sire 4 U.S. National Champion Stallions. His National Champions in halter include twice U.S. Reserve National Champion Stallion ALADA BASKIN, U.S. National Champion Mare and Futurity Filly SS FOLLOW ME, U.S. National Champion Stallions AAF KASET+ and EXCELADDINN. *ALADDINN's National Champions in performance include U.S. and Canadian National Champion Western Pleasure SENSATION AL Z, U.S. National Champion Prix St. Georges Dressage HAVLIN, Canadian Reserve National Champion Country Pleasure WARRANTY, four time U.S. National Champion Formal Driving HOUSTON, and U.S. and Canadian National Champion Park ALLIENCE+\. ALADDINN offspring are significant breeding horses. Through 1998, 79 of his get have produced National winners, including 45 of his sons. *ALADDINN sons have sired National Champions in halter and many different performance disciplines. U.S. National Champion Stallions ECHO MAGNIFFICOO and LEGACY OF GOLD are both by *ALADDINN sons as are Canadian National Champion Stallion *ENCHANTER MAGIC FHP, Canadian National Champion Park GOING MY WAY, Canadian National Champion Show Hack ARIZONA LADD, U.S. Reserve National Champion Western Pleasure winners NW AWESOME and MA GALLANT LADD, Canadian National Champion Stallion AOTH, Hunt Pleasure Junior Horse and Western Pleasure Junior Horse SHAMPAINE++, U.S. Reserve National Champion Futurity Colt and English Pleasure Junior Horse ALLIONCE+, etc. *Aladdinn is the grandsire of our BF StElmos Fyre, BF Fyre Lilly, BF Valentine Fyre, BF Fyrecracker, and BF Darq Fyre. *Aladdinn now stands at stud at the Taylor Ranch in Utah. Visit his web site.







Apollon - Sire of the first Knabstrupper foals born in North America - our own fillies Macarn's American Beauty and Macarn's First Encore, born in 2002 and produced from frozen semen from Germany.  After passing his grading in Denmark APOLLON was originally used at stud there. After winning his stallion testing at Vilhelmsborg 1989 this stallion combined a stud duties with a highly successful competition career, winning not only Dressage and Showjumping to M level, but also M Eventing. Because of his quality as stallion he was awarded the Gold Medal as best Knabstrupper stallion at the 1990 Danish Agriculture Fair (equivalent with the German DLG), a rare and distinguised achievement for any horse, let alone a spotted one. In 1995 Apollon appeared on the German Scene and promptly won Premium graded status at the ZfDP grading in Lentföhrden. His sire ZORRO is a Knabstrupp of the modern Sporthorse type and himself a descendant of the famous Arab stallion POMERANETS OX, who also sired the stallion Hockey II (sire of the international star Showjumper Almox Prints J). APOLLON's dam SYMFONI is superbly bred Trakehner mare by DONAUSCHIMMER, combining such illustrious lines as ABGLANZ and POET XX. A couple of generations back we find the highly rated GUNNAR and the great grandmother SONETT, who produced the famous Trakehner Hessenstein and via him influenced an entire generation of horses. APOLLON himself has already sired nine graded stallions and further proved his importance as a sire with several of his state-premium daughters. Awarded ZfDP Approval for Warmblood Breeding because of his outstanding record as a sire, APOLLON is currently the only leopard spotted stallion with this approval worldwide. We have three mares back in foal to Apollon for 2003 foals. Apollon is owned by Gestuet Falkenhorst in Germany, but was sent in 2003 to the United States to stand at stud with Silverwood Farms in Virginia.

Apollon died in 2005 in California at age 22. We do have a limited amount of his frozen semen left.


*Bask++ - Grandsire of our stallion, Fyre One, and one of our best broodmares, Fancys Rosalah. *Bask was maybe the top producing Arabian stallion in North America. Great grandsire of BF StElmos Fyre, BF Fyre Lilly, BF Valentine Fyre, BF Fyrecracker, and BF Darq Fyre. *Bask++was one of the greatest Kuhailan horses of our lifetime. He was also more than just a horse. He was proof that the Kuhailan Arabian of story and legend still has the power to create legends in a modern world. The rarest form of the Arabian left to us by the Bedouin tribes, the Kuhailan horse embodies an ideal of athletic ability and beauty that has inspired the imagination of many people and civilizations. The qualities *Bask++ bestowed upon his foals continue to guide us towards the standard he shared in his lifetime...a standard set milleniums ago in the Arabian desert. See more of *Bask by clicking here.

Cabaret - We are very sad to report the death of this magnificent stallion in November, 1999. Sire of our lovely July, 2000 filly, Castanet, out of our mare, Drifter. Cabaret was a Holsteiner stallion sired by the great Cor de la Breyer. Cabaret represented a pedigree that earns gold medals in international jumping and dressage arenas and influences nearly every major warmblood breed today. His athleticism and noble character were trademarks of his distinctive pedigree. A champion throughout his career in dressage, he left the sport with four national titles at Grand Prix in his final year and fourteen to his life's credit. His versatility was celebrated in his life's performance record, including many wins in open jumping and three-day events. His prepotency to produce champions in breeding and sport is already proven. Cabaret stood at Hilltop Farms in the beautiful Maryland hills. Visit his web site to learn more about him and to see his memorial tribute.

Coir Noir – Sire of our incredible 2004 pinto Oldenburg filly, Corona Noir, out of Drifter, Coir Noir is a black Holsteiner stallion by the incomparable Cor de la Bryere. Cor Noir has produced versatile and athletic horses that are active in both jumping and dressage programs across the country. He has particularly proven his ability to produce outstanding mares for breeding programs. We can’t wait to see this foal, which could well be a black & white pinto. Cor Noir stood at Hilltop Farms in the beautiful Maryland hills. Visit his web site to learn more about him.










Diamont - Sire of our mares, Dia Castagnia and Diende, and the March, 2000, filly, Dreamstreet, out of our mare, Wallstreet. A proven dressage sire, Diamont ranked 1st by USDF among Hanoverian stallions and 2nd among all stallions of all breeds for production of dressage horses in the U.S. Diamont's ranking amongst Hanoverian stallions was first in 1993, 1994, 1996 and 1997. His sons, Damiano and Dior are currently competing successfully at the international level of dressage in Germany. Dior, ridden by Canadian rider, Andrea Taylor, is currently short-listed for the Canadian Olympic Dressage Team. He has sired three approved breeding stallions, including Donnerkeil (Kentucky), Deutschmeister (Canada), and Daric (So. California), 10 Elite Hanoverian mares, 32 Premium foals (Oldenburg). He was ranked 4th among German Hanoverian stallions and 5th among all German stallions for foals of 1981. He has won the Osierlea Breeder's Futurity Perpetual Trophy for "Most Successful Sire of the Year" eleven times, '84, '85, '87, '89, '90, '91, '92, '93, '94 and '95 and '96. In 1996, the Perpetual Trophy was retired to him for permanent safekeeping. His offspring Double Delight, Dumont and Damietta won the yearling, two-year-old, and three-year-old Golden State (Cumulative Year-end Breed Show) Champion Awards in 1995. He sired California Dressage Society Futurity winner Damiano, who is now schooling Grand Prix in Germany, plus other CDS Futurity winners, Dempsey, and Damascus; AHS Regional Champions, Duvall, and Don Pascal; Canadian Dressage Champion Dior, Northern Calif. Alliance Dressage Champion Dionysius (4th Level), and Damascus, winner in 1997 of the American Hanoverian Society USDF Breed award at 4th level dressage. At the California Dressage Society Championship show in 1997, Diamont offspring, Double Take was 3rd level Horse of the Year and Der Champion was winner of the 3rd level Musical Kur championship. His daughter Delight, an Elite Hanoverian mare, placed 3rd in Prix St. Georges. Diamont has produced many hunter champions and in 1997 his son, D'Jango won a jumping championship at the Oaks Jumper Classic in Southern California. Diamont is a representative of the Hanoverian "D" line through the recognized dressage sire, Duerkheim. He is approved Hannoverian, Oldenburg, and ISR. Before his death, Diamont stood at Glenwood Farms in Wilton, California.

Dacaprio - 16.2 hand chestnut Hanoverian stallion by Davignon I out of a Caprimond daughter. He was bred to our Hanoverian mare, Diende, for a custom foal due in 2010. Dacaprio was the third most expensive stallion at the Stallion Licensing in Verden, Germany in 1998 when he ws purchased by Jens and Susanne Meyer for their stallion station in Dorum, Germany. Dacaprio passed his performance test at Adelheidsdorf the following year as a three-year-old with the sixth-highest Class I Dressage Index of 122.00 points.  Dacaprio is internationally recognized for both his successes in the show ring with Susanne Meyer and for his ability as a sire to stamp his offspring with his wonderfully elastic gaits, athleticism, beauty, as well as his exemplary character and rideability. In the Hanoverian breeding region in Germany, his positive influence both as a performer and as a prepotent sire is still very much in evidence.  Dacaprio stands at Bridlewood Hanoverians in Kentucky.  Visit his website.

Feiner Stern - 17 hand black bay elite Hanoverian stallion recently imported from Germany.  At the stallion performance test, Feiner Stern achived the score of 9.0 four times (Ability to work, Trot, Canter, and Rideability) and got more than 120 points in the final results. Due to this performance, in combination with a convincing first crop, as well as his impressive appearance (type and trot), he was awarded the title of Main Premium Champion Stallion in Oldenburg (1987).  His first batch of foals brought 4 approved sons, among them Feinbrand, the first vice champion, and Fair Play, the second vice champion of the 1989 stallion approvals in Oldenburg. The FN breeding value lists Feiner Stern with a strongly secured breeding value for dressage, which counts him among the top sires Germany-wide.  We have several foals by Feiner Stern.  Feiner Still, a 2001 colt out of our TB mare, Quick Northern, Fillistern, a 2001 filly out of our Hanoverian mare, Wallstreet, Feiner Fantasy, a 2004 filly out of our Hanoverian mare, Diende, and Fortissima, a 2005 filly out of our Hanoverian mare, Diende..  Sadly, Feiner Stern died in 2008 without leaving any viable frozen semen.  He will be greatly missed, but will live on through is wonderful offspring.



Ideal – Sire of two of our 2001 foals, the fillies, InSync out of Illusive Dancer and Inkka out of Winter Eclipse, Ideal (pronounced the French way as "EE'-dee-ahl") is an imported Oldenburg stallion who was Reserve Champion at his 100 day test in Germany where he received 9's for his jumping abilities and 8's for his gates and temperament. Ideal produces incredible foals from a wide variety of mares and is one of only a few in a book of over 200 Oldenburg stallions to have sired three 9.0 rates First Premium foals. Ideal's first undersaddle offspring are winning in AHSA/USDF dressage rings under both professional and amateur competitors.Additionally, Ideal has sired on line champions and Champion Premium mares. All progeny display Ideal's impeccable jumping technique. Olympic and International Dressage and Show Jumping riders have called Ideal exceptional for both disciplines. Ideal stands at The Ultimate Piaffe in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Visit his web site to learn more about him.

Klint Black - Klint Black++ is a 15.2 hand homozygous black son of leading sire Desperado V. Triple Huckleberry Bey++, double *Bask++ and double Khemosabi++++//, Klint is bred to be a breeding horse as well as a show horse. He is well credentialed in halter with the structure, movement and size to win National Champion Sport Horse Stallion achieving the highest purebred score in the history of the Arabian Sport Horse National Show; the quality, type and style to win East Coast Reserve Champion Open Stallion Halter; and the disposition and manners to win East Coast Reserve Champion in Stallion Halter AOTH. Klint has successfully started his performance career with Larry Jones in Sport Horse Under Saddle, Sport Horse Show Hack, Hunter and Dressage and completed his Legion of Merit performance points in just 5 shows. He is he sire of our lovely black  2007 filly, BF Fyres Khyss.  Klint Black stands at Charming Meadow Farm in Pennsylvania. Visit his web site to learn more about him.


Landkönig - Sire of our 2002 colt, Landomir out of our TB mare, Quick Northern, Landkoenig is a 16.3 hh, bay, elite Hanoverian stallion imported from Germany in 2000. He completed his 100 day test at Adelheidsdorf as a 3 yr old and was 7th out of 50. 118.10 points overall with a 9.5! for stadium jumping 8's for willingness to work, character, temperament and the walk. Overall balanced on his jumping and ridability scores. He has already produced a son licensed as a stallion in Germany. Before he was imported, Herbert Meyer, Chef D'Equipe of the German equestrian team, bred his best mare Gratia and several other mares to Landkönig. He stands in Northern California at Rainbow Equus Meadows. Visit his web site to learn more about him.






Mannhattan – Sire of two 2002 foals for us, Maxximus out of our mare, Illusive Dancer, and Metropolis out of our Oldenburg mare, Winter Eclipse, Mannhattan possesses a pedigree that reads like the "Who's Who in Sporthorse Breeding," Mannhattan is the culmination of some of the very best in warmblood breeding. With such renowned horses as Furioso II, Wendekreis, Vollkorn, Absatz, and Ferdinand in his pedigree, he is bred to excel. Mannhattan's athletic ability is incredible. He received scores of 8's and 9's at his 100 Day Test on his jumping ability, canter, character, and the cross country portion of the test. He went on to win the jumping division of the testing and impressed the judges so much that Cord Wassman (president of the Stallion Licensing Committee of the German Hanoverian Verband) stated that he is destined for the international jumping ring. Although Mannhattan's jumping ability is exceptional, this young stallion also has the gaits necessary to succeed in the dressage ring as well. Mannhattan received a Star Award for exceptional conformation at his stallion certification in 1995. At the certification, he received 8's and 9's for his jumping, trot, and canter. In the summer of 1998, he received his second Star Award in recognition of the quality of his offspring making him one of the youngest stallions to have done so. It's important to note that ALL of Mannhattan's premium foals have been out of NON-premium mares thereby establishing himself as an improvement sire. To date, 68% of his foals presented have received Premium status. Mannhattan stands at Mannuscript Farms in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Visit his web site to learn more about him.

NV Beau Bey is a spectacular young stallion with an incredible pedigree, outstanding conformation and beathtaking motion.  In 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001, he was the leading juvenile sire and the leading sire of regional winners.  NV Beau Bey's sire, Bey Shah+ is one of the legends of the breed.  Bey Shah+ is one of the all-time leading sires of National winners.  NV Beau Bey's dam, Bint Miss Fire is not only U.S. National Champion English Pleasure and U.S. National Champion Pleasure Driving, but is also the "Aristocrat" dam of eight Champions, including NV Beau Bey's full sister, U.S. National Champion Mare and U.S. National Champion Futurity Filly, Bey Fireesahh!  He sired the first foal of our homebred BF Moon Fyre, a daughter of our late stallion, Fyre One, out of Bold Narkise. You can see BF Black Fyre Bey on the Foals of 2004 page. Visit his web site to learn more about him.

Pablo Sire of our mare, Diende's, 2006 foal, a gorgeous bay filly we named Prosper.   By Pilot-Matrox-Lancelot, 16,2h Reserve Champion of 53 stallions at 100 days test. Type: 8 Conformation: 9 Correctness of Legs: 9 Trot: 9 Canter: 9 Ride ability: 9 Jumping: 9.  Pablo's pedigree is very well known for exceptional jumping talent through his sire, Pilot, and has dressage recognition through Graphit. He is a proven stallion in Europe with 16 approved sons, including Prinz Pablo, Pablito and Paparazzo. Pablo is both a very good mover (9 on trot for both 100 day tests in Germany and Sweden) as well as a superior jumper. He qualified for the Bundeschampionat twice and was selected for the Programm Hannoverian Springpferdezucht. In his 100-day test Pablo was the reserve champion of 53 stallions, 2nd in dressage with 138.21, 3rd in jumping with 129.11, and an overall score of 136.22! Pablo also received 9's on canter, rideability and jumping. In Sweden, Pablo received more 9's on conformation, leg, bone and correctness. In 2004 during the 3 yr old swedish national testing 5 Pablo offspring qualified and the highest scoring mare nation wide was a Pablo daughter. Pablo is also approved in for Oldenburg, Westphalen and Hanoverian Verbands. He has over 500 offspring competing successfully, placing in jumping and dressage up through Advanced "S" classes. Over 44 offspring competed at grand Prix level ( at least 8 in dressage, 1 driving and 35 jumpers ) several are competing in international FEI classes. For example the top international dressage horse, Paradise Moon FRH, ridden by Heike Kemmer is a Pablo offspring. Pablo is also the sire of German jumping Champion Pan Am. Visit his web site to learn more about him.








Pointmaker - Sire of our mare, Winter Eclipse’s March, 2000 foal, Pilar. Pointmaker is an Elite Hanoverian stallion. Offspring from Pointmaker's first and second foals crops were highly successful in '95 and '96. In 1995 they won first, second and third place in the ISR West Coast Classic Foal Sweepstakes; Champion, Reserve Champion and third place in the ISSR west coast foal championship FIlly Division and Reserve Champion in the Colt Division. Pointmaker himself was declared Champion Stallion of the West Coast Classic in 1994 and 1995. In addition to winning the in-hand stallion championship, he won his under saddle class and scored high enough in the dressage section to win the overall ''Ultimate Sporthorse'' award. In the 2000 Glenwood Farms sporthorse auction, it was a Pointmaker son, Phantast, that was high selling horse. In 1996 Pointmaker's colt, ''Protocol'' was declared the champion colt of 1996, won the ''Pot O Gold'' class for foals of '96. Protocol and his dam won the Broodmare and Foal class as well. Pointmaker is a typical offspring of his famous sire, Pik Bube, the most successful approved son of Pik Koenig. He sire 15 approved sons and about 200 Main Studbook mares. Until 1990, his offspring won more than 1,000,000 DM, placing him extremely high on Germany's index of dressage and jumper producers. On his dam's side, Pointmaker's grandsire, Weltmeister, carries jumping blood from Ferdinand and Don Carlos. Cardinal xx and Pik As xx provide refinement and excellent riding type. In the fall of 1996, Pointmaker successfully completed his 100 day performance test at Rancho Murietta, receiving an excellent overall score including an index of 122 for rideability. He is fully approved for breeding by the American Hanoverian Society, Oldenburg N.A. and the International Sporthorse Registry. He is currently competing at 4th level in dressage with owner, David Ventura. Pointmaker stands at Ventura Farms in Wilton, California. Visit his web site.



Imperial Saturn - Sire of two of our mares, MB Satira and Saturn's Diamond, Imperial Saturn is a dynamic bay straight Egyptian Arabian stallion with an outstanding pedigree for strong athletic show horses. He carries the beautiful Ansata lines with his grand dam Ansata Nile Mist and the great athleticism of his grand sire on his sire's side Seef, producing several Park and English Champions. Imperial Saturn was 1994 US Top Ten Futurity Stallion and was 1995 & 1996 Egyptian Event Res Country English Pleasure Jr Horses and Open respectively. His foals are beautiful leggy athletes with long necks, nice laid back shoulder and have lots of charisma. Imperial Saturn stands at Willow Breeze Arabians in South Texas. Visit his web site.

Spectrum - Spectrum is a gorgeous pinto son of Rainbow, a branded/registered ZfDP horse imported from Germany that had had an impressive score in his 100 day testing which earned him class 1 rating for the testing. Spectrum is competing very well in dressage. His first foal crop was 100 pinto colored out of a very wide variety of 18 mares. He produced a wonderful custom filly in 2003 when he was bred to our pinto warmblood mare, Drifter.  See this filly, Spectaculare, on the Foals of 2003 page.. Visit his web site to learn more about him.

Sunny Boy - The most spectacular son of the exceptional stallion Sandro Hit, his dam is a Donnerhall daughter. Thus, this wonderful dark bay Oldenburg stallion has some of the best dressage bloodlines in the world. He also has perfect rhythm, elevated steps, a very special pedigree-background and a good jumping index. The very beautiful Sunny Boy is the direct brother of Cappucino 16, who won several Grand Prix under Karin Rehbein. He is a jewel for breeding and a young star for the future.  He produced for us an increfible stallion prospect colt in 2003 when he was bred to our lovely Oldenburg mare, Dia Castagnial.  See this colt, Solaris, on the Foals of 2003 page.  Sunny Boy stands in Germany, but you can learn more about him at this web site.

UB40 - 16.2 hand chestnut Dutch warmblood stallion imported from Holland. UB40 was bred to our black Arabian mare, BF Moon Fyre, for a custom foal due in 2010. Before being imported in 2005, UB40 was one of the most popular young stallions in Holland . In 2004, he placed third in the Champions' Ring at the KWPN stallion licensing. His first foals received excellent scores and remarks from the judges.
In 2006, UB40 was the Winner of the DG Bar Cup at his keuring with a score of 81.5%. In 2007 he was #1 KWPN-NA FEI 6 year old.  UB40 stands at Iron Spring Farm in Pennsylvania. Visit his website.




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