|IMPRESSIONIST||HAILO||E.H. ANDUC||E.H. MARDUC|
|TARA VOM CASTELL||AVIGNON II||FLANEUR|
|THE PRINCESS CONDÉ||RICARDO|
"First rate stallion who combines caliber with nobility and has a powerful animated way of going, primarily at the canter. With respect to face and appearance, he is clearly stamped by his grandsire."Impressionist completed his performance requirement for full breeding approval status, winning the Sharpton Fall Horse Trials at Altoona, FL out of a field of 27. He is an increasingly popular stallion and covered the highest number of mares of any ATA-registered stallion in the year 2000.
"Well put together stallion with much type and presence; neck is attached properly, withers are distinct; straight in the kidney area; slight mis-alignment in the foreleg; big, elastic movement with much action and covering a lot of ground while becoming a little wide behind." (Dr. Senckenberg)Actively competing in dressage, Hailo finished 2000 in Intermediaire I, coming in 3rd in the USDF All-Breeds Index and 63rd on the Horse of the Year, with a score of 62.43%. A prolific sire in the United States, Hailo is the sire of the stallions IMPRESSIONIST and MONTE, the Exceptional Mare O'CHARLESY *M*, as well as numerous in-hand and performance champions in dressage, combined training, and hunters.
"Extremely beautiful in all parts. Finely chiseled head, good neck, best overall top line, somewhat light in bone, good hocks, first-class mover, especially at the trot."Graditz was also approved by the Hannoverian Verband.
"In type and appearance an exceptional example of Trakehner breeding. Harmonious and beautiful in frame and appearance. Supple in movement, swinging through the body. His performance ability predestines him for the highest levels. Noble refining sire."Anduc was Premium stallion at the National Trakehner show at Verden in 1985. He was awarded Elite Hengst status by the Verband in 1995, with a breeding index of 145 for Dressage. Anduc died in 1995, leaving in Germany 6 approved stallion sons, including the Elite Stallion ANGARD, and 91 studbook daughters.
"First-class model of a breeding stallion. Massive frame; excellent, strong foundation; good way of going. Optimal breed quality. Through his 5 approved sons and the large number of his registered daughters he is one of the most important stallions in the Trakehner breed post-WWII. Mackensen reproduces himself quite reliably and stamps his children; now and then there is a certain variance in frame, size, and caliber as influenced by the dam. They are usually satisfactory in the elasticity of their movement and with respect to body connections. In disposition his get are simple and pleasant. Altogether a good breeding sire, whose get are increasingly making names for themselves."Mackensen was a Premium Stallion at the National Trakehner Stallion Show in Verden in 1985, and a winner at the DLG Exhibition at Frankfurt in 1989. In 1995 he was awarded Elite Hengst status by the Verband, with breeding indices of 149 for Dressage, 122 for Jumping, and 136 overall. He was Verband Stallion of the Year in 1995. Mackensen was retired from breeding in 2000, having 7 approved stallion sons and 100 registered daughters. His son CHARLY CHAPLIN is an Elite Hengst candidate as of 1995.
"Walk, trot, canter good. Attentive favorable temperament, firm constitution. Good rideability, easy to handle. Good jumping ability. Elegant riding horse for multiple disciplines.He sired 3 graded sons and 33 studbook daughters, with children competing at the highest levels in dressage and jumping. Rondo died in 1997.
Excellent example of a sire with good breed and stallion type: noble, expressive head, very well-set neck, good shoulder, saddle position and topline, harmonious physique, four good legs, very ground covering movement in all gaits.
Rondo delivers hard, dry horses of pleasing type. The movement could often show more authority. His get are sometimes light in their foundations. The stallion has produced some excellent sport horses for all disciplines."
"Harmonious overall, full of expression; medium frame, correct, medium strong foundation; breed type and characteristics clearly evident; well muscled body, compact and tautly textured; type of the multifaceted performance horse that could have a bit more masculinity. "Avignon died in 2002 at Castell Imperator Hof.
"Impressive Halali-son of large caliber. Very good in size, frame and foundation; sensitive in nature. Expansive in movement with good articulation; somewhat wide behind. Very significant breeding sire model.Marduc is one of 3 approved sons of HALALI, out of MADEIRA II by FERLIN. He was a Premium Stallion at the National Trakehner Stallion Show at Verden 1985, and in 1995 was awarded the status of Elite Hengst by the Trakehner Verband, having a breeding index of 147 for dressage.
This expressive Gabriel-grandson is increasingly approaching the focal point of the breeding scene and is becoming one of the most important sires of the post-WWII period. His children are usually of noble type and good frames with suitable size, are at the same time sometimes somewhat sensitive in nature. The movement is often very elastic and expressive in all three gaits, though sometimes somewhat wide behind. The stallion seems to cross especially well to mares without Arabian blood."
"Overall: quite good; walk: excellent; trot: very good; temperament: good; constitution: excellent.Thor died in 1974, leaving 3 approved stallions and 22 registered daughters.
Solid, compact stallion with masculine expression, well-made neck and oblique, extended shoulder; well-sprung barrel; strongly muscled croup; way of going straight and swinging with impulsion; behind something base-wide. He supplied many good horses for breeding and riding use; his children have flawless jumping talent, strong builds and good character, as well as dependability in all requests."
"Significant stallion of the largest frame with beautiful lines and the best breed type. Especially good in the head, neck, shoulder, and topline. Strong, dry forelegs; hocks strong and somewhat low set. Good way of going. In his previous foals, good growth, solid skeletons and satisfying movement can be seen."Retired from breeding at the age of 31 in 1997, Patron sired 9 approved sons and 154 registered daughters. Patron died in 1999.
"Pompous grey in the type of the Irish horse with energetic athletic expression. Enormous parts, especially in the shoulder and croup. Somewhat steep forelegs, long hind legs. Ground covering movement out of a very active hind end.He was approved for breeding with the Trakehner Verband as well as the Hannoverian. Neuquen died in 1994, leaving to the Trakehner breed the performance stallion SAINT CLOUD and 13 registered daughters, including CHIUSA, dam of the MACKENSEN son, CHARLY CHAPLIN.
His children are stamped with his large body parts and high performance ability for all competitive disciplines. Isolated they are somewhat sensitive."
"Good stallion expression combined with excellent type. Significant and noble in all respects; very good movement. Excellent length and form of the neck as well as the shoulder area; in spite of long lines, strong connections; movement is better in front than behind; flawless, sufficiently strong foundation; very good movement. Beautiful type with a noble face and a good neck with large frame are characteristic of his get, as well as good character. Especially valuable because of his many good daughters with big movement."He died in 1980, leaving 12 approved stallion sons and 55 studbook daughters.
"Noble, expressive stallion standing over much ground. Very pretty head, much neck, shoulder and withers; good topline, sufficient depth of girth; dry, correct foundation, but light; expansive way of going in the walk, trot, and canter; right front points somewhat outward. The stallion covered only few mares but produced very quality horses."He sired 4 stud book mares before 1960 when he was sold to Denmark, where he died in 1975.