PF's Marlene Freejumping
Balina & Christer's Cyfe PF 2023 foal (PF's Christer x Balou du Rouet)
Ryan Pedigo Broodmare
PF's Marlene Freejumping
Our band of beautiful and impressive Sport Horse Broodmares, both homebred and imports. All of them showcase impressive lineages which encompass some of the Sport Horse World's finest jumping bloodlines.
Bay, Holsteiner Broodmare
PF's Marlene, is a Bay, Holsteiner mare and a new addition to our broodmare band who was recently imported by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses and is sired by DON VHP Z (2004, chestnut, stallion by Diamant de Semilly). PF's Marlene's world class sire Don VHP Z needs no introduction. The well known son of Diamant de Semilly is from the same Dam as HH Carlos, who was ridden by McLain Ward. Don VHP Z was a finalist in the Addington Young Horse Championships in 2009, then went on to be selected to represent Great Britain in Belgium at the World Championships for Young Horses. In the following year, he took the win at the Walwyn Championships at Royal Windsor and he went on to qualify at Newcomers and Foxhunter in the second round. During his six year old year he was victorious and won the Championship at HOYS, ridden by Harrie Smolders since 2015, this horse and rider combination achieved many top performances at the highest levels.
Some of the most notable wins include: Vice European Champions, where they jumped double clear to win the final of the Longines Nations Cup in Barcelona, jumped double clear in the CSIO Hickstead, and won the GCT GP Rome. The duo gained much attention in 2019 when they earned a 2nd place at the LGCT CP CS15* GP in Miami, 3rd at the LGCT* GP in Mexico City and a win in the 1m 55 Grand Prix at CS13* Knokke. Their success continued with a 4th place in the 1m 55 jump off at the CS15* GCT Valkenswaard and at the CS15* Stephex Masters in Brussels. In 2017 Don VHP Z jumped an incredible 85% clear rounds at 1m 60 level and in 2018 they won the GCT of Hamburg. In 2019 they also won the GP of Knokke. Further impressive accomplishments of this horse and rider combination was a qualification for the 2016 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics, representing the Netherlands with the Dutch team. During the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour they finished in fifth place on the LGCT rankings and at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, Don VHP Z earned a top placing out of 124 horses.Don VHP Z's sire, Diamant de Semilly, has an outstanding lineage showcasing some of the best proven sport horse French bloodlines which guarantees the production of progeny of International show jumping caliber. He was an exceptional show jumper and a very proven sire, by top international sire Le Tot de Semilly. Diamant won team gold at the World Championships in 2002 at Jerez de la Frontera and placed 9th in the individual final. In 2002 he earned team gold, and in 2003 team silver at the European Championships in Donaueschingen. Furthermore, he won numerous Grand Prix competitions during his lifetime, including the GP of Saint-Lo and GP Caen. Many descendants of Diamant de Semilly are still actively competing in show jumping's highest levels, such as Emerald vant' Ruytershof.
PF's Marlene's Dams sire, Calido I, belongs to the best Holsteiner stallion lineage of today, with life-time earnings of his progeny of more than 2.43 million euros. He has 51 licensed sons, with two of them awarded and recognized by the OS-International Association in 2011 and son Calitendro was awarded premium stallion status. Numerous top riders have performed successfully with Calido offspring, one of the most notable being the 3-time German Champion, Coupe de Coeur, who lead the 2009 Riders Tour with Ludger Beerbaum and was proclaimed as the most successful stallion in breeding at the 2011 European Championships with Henrik von Eckermann. Noblesse M under rider Pius Schwizer belonged to the bronze team winning team at the 2008 Olympic Games, and Eurocommerce Acapulco was Vice Champion of the Netherlands under rider Gerco Schroder. Surprise, under rider Mynou Diedrichsmeyer, was an international success like many other Calido progeny.
PF's Marlene's dam's grandsire Acobat II is a producer of exceptional show jumpers and known as a great stallion with top qualities and a high level of elasticity. He won many young horses jumping competitions, competing at the Bundeschapionat and later in his career placing in multiple S jumping competitions. He earned a 3rd place in the Schleswig-Holstein Regional Championships in 1999 under rider Samantha Lam. Many of his progeny were successful in S jumping competitions, notably Aquino, under rider Frank Sloothaak, would be considered the most prominent. His sire, Athlet Z, stood at stud with Klein Offenseth for many years, and dam Tschita produced two greys, Acobat I and Acobat III, from the same breeding combination. Acobat II can easily be considered the most important of the three Acobat brothers. Grand dam Oruna, a full sister to mare Ribecka, are both descendants of the superior Calypso I. Ribecka combines with Ahorn Z, the three exceptional approved stallions Acord I, II, and III. The dam line 7126 is also represented through the stallion Athletico, Aktionar, and Burggraaf.
Bay, Holsteiner Broodmare
PF's Tatiana, a new addition to our broodmare band was recently imported by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses and is sired by Tobago Z by Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve. Tobago Z needs no introduction; "A stallion can only pass on what he has himself .... and Tobago Z has it alL." His impeccable pedigree outlines some of the top horses in sport. Tobago Z's dam Whoopie C who was known for her great scope and athleticism as she had great career success in the international show jumping ring, up to 1.60m classes under rider Yves Vanderhasselt. Tobago Z was recognized as the most successful horse of the 2018 GCL, as he won the World Cup of Madrid, the Grand Prix's of Lyon and Oslo, and stood numerous times on the podium of a 5* Grand Prix. "Notably when genetics predict results and results confirm genetics, the full circle is complete with Tobago Z. "
PF's Tatiana's dams sire, Million Dollar, also needs no introduction. Much fame and recognition came in 2015 when the Holsteiner Verband acquired Million Dollar and the information reported from Belgium about this tremendous jumping stallion from the dam line of Quirly Chin surfaced. Million Dollar's sire, Plot Blue - Vigo d'Arsouilles - Cento, is from the successful dam line bred by Joris von Brabander. Million Dollar achieved popularity quickly and his acquisition by Holsteiner Verband had great influence. "An inspection of the stallion at his breeder's stable answered many questions ~ this stallion displayed the colorful markings of his sire Plot Blue and a very youthful appearance that was everything but heavy. His movement was highly interesting, with an outstanding regular and very good ground covering walk - trot - and a very efficient canter. Powerful and with excellent carriage behind. The free jumping proved more than convincing, very much to the purpose and very controlled, but at the same time very careful with good bascule. His bloodline is characterized by an accumulation of sport performance of rare quality and concentration."
Million Dollar's second dam, Daytona de Muze, was a successful 1.60m horse under Belgian rider Jody Bosteels. She has since been sold to the US. Third dam, Wallon de Muze, had great success under rider Michel Hecart in the 1.60m ring, and the same as her full sister Walnut de Muze under rider Harrie Smolders. His fourth dam, Quirly Chin by Chin Chin, was successfully shown by Eric Lamaze. Million Dollar was purchased by the Holsteiner Verband in the early spring of 2015 and licensed at Zangersheide in April 2015. He was 30 days tested at Schlieckau in December of 2015 and was graded 8.25 for rideability - 9.75 for jumping ability and was approved for Holsteiner breeding programme at the Elmshorn licensing in January 2016.
PF's Tatiana's dam grandsire, the late Caretino, is also very impressive. Caretino passed away at age 28, the last of seven sons of Caletto II to enter the Holstein Studbook. This Caletto II - Metellus son connects to 826 offspring and revealed his qualities at the stallion performance test, where he earned a jumping index of 145 points. Caretino won numerous young jumper classes which showcased his outstanding jumping technique, participating in the Bundeschampionate under rider Thomas Schoning. Then Bo Kristoffersen took him over a year later to compete successfully at the Grand Prix and Nations Cup levels, accumulating 40 placings at S level. Caretino then returned to Holstein to be used for breeding, which was much applauded by mare owners. By 2007 Caretino had produced 650 offspring that were registered for competition with the German FN. At the time of his death Caretino's offspring had earned more than 3 million euros.
PF's La Douce
Bay, Holsteiner Broodmare
PF's LaDouce is an outstanding Holsteiner mare who has great presence, an abundance of class and the ultimate quality, which aligns with her world class pedigree.
La Douce's sire, Million Dollar, has received much fame in Germany for his outstanding pedigree, results, talent and his remarkable producing record. Million Dollar stands at the Holsteiner Verband and as a four-year-old he won two young horse jumping classes at A and was placed at L level under Maximilian Gräfe. As a five-year-old, Million Dollar continued his great success with several wins in the young horse jumping classes in the L and M level jumpers under top rider Ebba Johansson. Impressively, he also captured six wins in the M jumpers in 2018. Under rider Frank Schuttert Million Dollar achieved many more victories up to the 1.45 meter jumper class. Then, under rider Sophie Hinners, their very successful partnership earned them a win at the Kronenberg Grand Prix. The pair went on to their placement on the German team at the Nations Cup in Mannheim, capturing the great victory of a second place for Germany. Million Dollar passed his Munster-Handorf test with outstanding results and comments by the judges as "Million Dollar has a very settled disposition, great impulsion stored ready for take and tremendous jumping scope" Scored given 8.8 ability and overall impression, 8.5 for rideability and manner, 8.3 on canter, and a final impressive score of 8.57.
The portion of La Douce's dam side of her pedigree is very impressive as well. La Douce's dam sire, Connor, has a great legacy of his own, recognized as one of the top producing sport horse stallions in Germany. Son of the great Casall, this high-profile International performance sire is known for his top achievements during his sport horse career. Casall's famous offspring who also have International presence, includes Austria, ridden by Kent Farrington, Caillou, ridden by Karl Cook, Ariso, ridden by Jordan Coyle, Caracas, ridden by Jos Verloy, Casallvano, ridden by Daniel Deusser and Wunschkind, ridden by Eric van der Vleuten; to name a few. Connor has played a very large part in the evolution of the sport horse jumping world as we know it today, much like his sire has. As a six and seven year-old Connor captured multiple wins in the young horse jumping classes up to the S Level. Connor was leased to France in 2016, where under rider Nicolas Delmotte this successful team earned many wins and placings in the 1.45-meter jumper division at venues such as Fontainebleau, Maubeuge and Bonheiden. Connor’s dam is a full sister to the world renown stallion Corrado I, who had outstanding success in performance at the International level under top rider's Bo Kristoffersen and Franke Sloothaak over the time span of 1991 to 1997 and further Grand Prix wins at show venues such as: Leuwaarden, Dortmund, Aarhus, Neumünster and Kiel. Furthermore, Corrado I has a breeding legacy which spans over two decades, with top International offspring: Corrada, under rider Peter Charles, Cosima, under rider Markus Fuchs, Think Twice, under rider Leopold van Asten, Clinton, under rider Dirk Demeersman and Corradina, under rider Carsten-Otto Nagel. Corrado I has sired 6,879 daughters who rank among the high achievers in the Holsteiner studbook. Historically, in the 1950's, this famous mare family attracted attention, with famous offspring such as: Baden, under rider Hans Evers, Original Holsatia, under rider Fritz Thiedemann, Landlord, under rider Breido Graf zu Rantzau and Ludger Beerbaum and Lausbub, under rider Achaz von Buchwaldt. Carlina, who competed at the London Olympics under rider Pius Schwizer and Cassiato, winner of multiple World Cup classes under Australian rider Harley Brown.
The very popular and world renowned sire Quick Star, who carries the top sport horse blood of Galoubet A x Nithard x, is well known for the great performances of his offspring, approved in 20 studbooks and known as one of the best sires of current show jumping winners. To name a few of his world famous offspring: Big Star, Orient Express, Quick Ardent, Quick Study, Star Power, Niagara dela Nutria, Popstar Lozonais, and Qantar des Etisses. At the 2012 London Olympics Quick Star was recognized as one of the most influential sires, with his two sons in the final individual top ten Big Star under rider Nick Skelton, and Star Power under rider Ian Millar who earned the British team a gold medal.
Bay, Holsteiner Broodmare
PF's Ulara is a Holsteiner mare with an historical world class pedigree, who is related to many successful horses in sport, and influential breeding stock internationally. Two of Ulara's famous siblings, Uricas under top rider Harrie Smolders has had great successes internationally, during the 2022 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup earning a 4th place in top competition. And sibling, United Way the outstanding well-established sire and sport horse who stands, and who is owned by Holsteiner Verband (more about United Way below). The video here is of sire Uriko *
Ulara's world class KWPN sire Uriko, who completed very successfully during his 70- day performance test at Schlieckau with great results, with scores of 9.25 for his canter, and 8.83 for his jumping ability. whose popularity and presence in Germany is most impressive, sport horse bloodlines who are in high demand as results have been proven known as "golden lineage." Uriko completed at his 70- day performance test at Schlieckau with great results, with scores of 9.25 for his canter, and 8.83 for his jumping ability. Historically, Uriko's foal crops are known for their very good type and have earned him the "breeding record 123 index points for type and conformation" early on in his breeding career. Notably, his first crop of foals produced seven licensed stallions including Unlimited, the 2016 Holsteiner Champion Stallion and Uno I, the 2017 Reserve Champion Stallion. Three of Uriko's sons where licensed for breeding at the 2017 Holsteiner stallion grading. Son, Uricas, finished 3rd at the World 7 Year Old Jumper Championships in Lanaken and continued attracting attention at the International level under top rider Harrie Smolders. His daughter, Charisma HS, continued contributing to her sire's recognition as a top producer. The Uriko-Cassito mare owned by Hugo Simon became National Champion in the five-year-old jumper division under top rider Richard Vogel in 2019, her performances earned her scores up to 9.3 from the judges, then going on to successfully show at the International level. Son Uniquo is successfully competing at the International level under rider Jérôme Guery.
One of Uriko's most recognized sons, United Way, has most certainly established a great legacy of his own. His lineage combines some of the most successful mares and stallions who have distinguished themselves in breeding and in sport. United Way's career in sport is quite impressive under top rider Maximilian Grafe. This team captured many wins, but more recently has captured six S Level wins in Germany, then contined his success under rider Ebba Johansson in the S level jumpers. The importance of mares of distinction has great impact on the breed, mares Deka, Tabelle in Holstein, Tanagra, Dirka in France, Qerly Chin, Opaline des Pins in Belgium. More recently, within the Holsteiner breed is Wodka, bred by Otto Boje Schoof, Hedwigenkoog and notably the second dam to United Way, a very impressive Lord daughter who inherited her sires' great talents and qualities. This impressive lineage establishes United Way's importance and legacy which lives through many of the most popular sport horse bloodlines. United Way is owned and stands at Holsteiner Verband.
Ulara's dams sire, Cassini I, literally made history during his first breeding season at Elmshorn when he produced the 2006 WEG Champion, Cumano, who competed under top rider Jos Lansink Cumano. This team continued their success by winning the 2004 Grand Prix of Calgary one of the richest jumping classes in the world, then in 2005 earning a third place in the Grand Prix of Aachen. Cassini I was very popular, with his stallion services requested all over the world, despite the Holsteiner Association putting a limit on his breeding availability, only allowing Cassini I to cover only mares registered in Holstein. As a five-year-old Cassini I, under rider Herbert Blocker, had great success with seven wins at the Bundeschampionate. This pair continued their success in 1995 earning a top placing in the Grand Prix of Münster, Kiel, Neumünster, and Hamburg when they earned their placement as members of the winning Danish Nations Cup Team in Helsinki and represented Denmark at the European Championships. During 1997 Cassini I began under top rider Franke Sloothaak with immediate success, this team capturing a fourth during their World Cup round at Olympia, then under rider San Patrignano when this pair went onto many successes at the Grand Prix level, Nations Cups and World Cup competitions, accumulating winnings of over €200,000. Cassini I was born on April 1, 1988, to dam Wisma, who went on to produce daughter Donata and licensed stallion Lovari (by Lasino I). Continuing Wisma's producing legacy is son Cassini II, born in 1992, who placed third in his performance test but following an injury was kept from further performance. Cassini II's breeding career became a very successful path where he produced a series of jumping horses in sport, including: Holger Wulschner’s Cassius, Thies Luther’s Cassilo and Steffen Lutter’s Capriolo. Furthermore, Cassini II’s licensed son, Camarque, was sold to Denmark where he was the show jumping Champion of the Danish stallion approvals. Also in Ulara's impressive portion of her dam's pedigree is the great sire Caletto II who established himself as one of the most important sons of the super sire Cor de la Bryere. From 1991 - 2000 Caletto II ranked top placements with the WBCSH and received top recognition for his offspring's many jumping efforts. Earning the Champion Title at his 1980 stallion licensing he was considered the perfect Holsteiner type and went on to have great success in sport under top rider Herbert Blocker.
Impressively, on the dam's side of Ulara's pedigree is the legendary English Thoroughbred stallion Lord, son of one of the most influential Thoroughbred sires, Ladykiller, who was a great success right from the start with Holstein, his first foal crop produced eight licensed sons one the great Landgraf, Ladykiller's second foal crop featured the licensing winner and world renown sire Lord. Ladykiller's third foal crop produced the German show jumping derby winner 'Boy' under top rider Eddie Macken. Lords' famous dam's sire, Cottage Son, was well known as a great Thoroughbred "improver" in Holstein. One of Lord's notable sons Livius won the 1980 German show jumping derby under rider Peter Luther, earning a team medal at the 1981 European Championships and winning the World Championships in 1982 and the 1984 Olympic Games. Lord has sired over 60 licensed sons, and his progeny winning near a million dollars during their performances in sport.
EMC Wes Street Beauty
Bay, Hanoverian Broodmare
Sallie B Wheeler - West Coast Hunter Breeding Champion ~Hanoverian Breed Award Winner
EMC Wes Street Beauty is sired by Wellesley PF a direct son of one of the finest members of the "W-Line" - World Cup IV - whose lineage has truly played an active role in the Hanoverian breed to date. Her Dam, Morgan Le Fay, competed successfully in the hunter ring, excelling with many great accomplishments and later becoming a top producing broodmare. Her Dam's sire, the refining stallion Merlin PF, is the son of Matcho x, who has contributed greatly to the quality that Wes Street Beauty exhibits. Wes Street Beauty accomplished a notable win at her Mare Inspection, where she captured Champion 3 Year Old Mare and was the "Hanoverian Breed Award Winner" that year, prior to becoming a full time member of our broodmare band.