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Former stallions

The list of quality stallions that have mated in Lodbergen is long...

 

At this point, we dedicate small portraits to the most famous of them: starting with the trademark stallion Rohdiamant and his equally influential full brother Royal Diamond, through the Grand Prix winner Don Gregory, the team vice European champion Glock's Romanov, and the winner of the Grand Prix, Gio Granno, and the EM team bronze winner Conterno Grande to the champion stallion Follow ME OLD, the Bundeschampion Finest Selection, the Vice Bundeschampion For Final OLD, the successful S-level Frascino and the Rubin Royal "nephew" De Royal.

Contero Grande

Conterno Grande

by Contender out of St.Pr./El.St. Grannuschka by Grannus - Ramino
Oldenburg, brown, 1995-2009
Breeder: Harli Seifert

Personal contribution

 

1997 1st reserve winner of the licensing in Oldenburg

2000 5th place Bundeschampionat (5j. Spr.)

2001 Vice Bundeschampion (6y. Spr.)

2004 1st place GP Bremen with Marco Kutscher

2005 silver DM YR with Philipp Weishaupt

2005 1st place GP Podebrady/CZE

2006 team bronze EM YR Athens/GRE

Ancestry

 

The dam St.Pr./El.St. Grannuschka is a full sister to Gio Granno, who is internationally successful with Franke Sloothaak. She herself became the mother of four stallions. She produced our premium stallion, Vice Bundeschampion and under Ludger Beerbaum, Couleur Rubin, who was victorious in World Cup jumping and Grand Prix competitions, as well as his licensed full brother, premium stallion and showjumping state champion Couleur Rouge (both by Cordalmé) and the licensed and advanced level stallions Parcours successful Congress (by Cornet Obolensky).

Inheritance


Conterno Grande sired five licensed sons, of which Veyron/Mandy Goosen/GBR himself was successful up to 1.60 meters. Con Man JX/Geoff Billington/GBR and Une de L'otain/Harrie Smolders/NED stand out from his numerous offspring that have placed up to international 1.60 meter courses.

De Royal

by De Niro out of St.Pr.St. Rumirella by Rohdiamant - Grundstein II
Oldenburg, chestnut, *2016
Breeder: Harli Seifert

Personal contribution

2018 approved in Vechta

2019 HLP in Neustadt/D. with 8.13

Ancestry

 

De Royal's dam St.Pr.St. Rumirella is the full sister of the stallion sextet of our Lodbergen main sire Rubin Royal OLD. Also worth mentioning are the Vice European Champion Glock's Romanov/Hans Peter Minderhoud/NED, the Grand Prix winner Rubin Action OLD/Stella Charlott Roth, Rumicello, placed up to Inter I, as well as Rubino Vincento and Rockefeller.


The Rudilore line also produced the licensed dressage stallions Don Chico, Schufro Hit, Sam and Let's Talk About as well as the show jumping stallions Gio Granno/Franke Sloothaak, Conterno Grande/Marco Kutscher and Couleur Rubin/Ludger Beerbaum, who was also stationed in Lodbergen during his lifetime .

Inheritance


De Royal produced numerous elite and sought-after auction foals from his first crops.

De Royal

Don Gregory

by Donnerhall out of Granate by Graphite - Anteil
Hanoverian, dark chestnut, 1988-2015
Breeder: Albert Siemer

Personal contribution

1990 licensed in Oldenburg

victorious up to GP with Martina Hannöver-Sternberg and Lisa Wilcox/USA

13 licensed sons, 90 premium daughters

Don Gregory

Ancestry

 

Don Gregory's career began at the Vorwerk stud farm in Cappeln. Paula Vorwerk discovered him together with three other talent scouts. However, he saw the light of day with Albert Siemer in Visbek, who out of the Grönwohldhof mare Granate von Graphit-Teil/T. has drawn. His full brother Don Graphite and his half brother Playboy (by Pik Bube I) were also licensed. The licensed Son Gregory (by Sandro Hit) descends from the full sister of Don Gregory and Don Graphite, Donna Lisa. The Granate-daughter Pandora (by Picasso) brought the mare Premiere in mating to her half-brother Don Gregory, who in turn became the mother of the licensed 30-day test winner Sir Gregory (by Sir Donnerhall I).

Inheritance


Don Gregory presented 13 licensed stallions, including the Oldenburg Champion Stallion, two-time Bundeschampion, dressage horse world champion and successful advanced level dressage rider Don Davidoff, as well as Day Dream, winner of the HLP and victorious up to Grand Prix. The Oldenburg Champion Mare Ferdonia (2002) is one of Don Gregory's state premium daughters. Don Charly, with Minna Telde in the fourth-placed Swedish European Dressage Team from Windsor/GBR, and Der Daimler, team gold winner at the European Dressage Juniors under Jonas Schmitz-Heinen, stand out from the offspring who are successful in sport.

Finest Selection OLD

by Follow Me out of St.Pr.St. Laetizia by Laurie's Crusador xx -Donnerhall
Oldenburg, black, *2014
Breeder: Heinz-Hermann Leismann

Personal contribution

2016 approved in Vechta

2017 HLP dressage winner in Adelheidsdorf (9.29)

2017 Federal and State Champion (3y. H.) with Lukas Fischer

2018 1b main premium winner

2020 6th place Bundeschampionat (6y. Dr.) with Patrick Kraft

Victorious in M2* dressage tests

Finest Selection OLD

Ancestry

 

Finest Selection OLD comes from the first crop of the champion stallion, state champion and S-winning Follow Me OLD, who was formerly based in Lodbergen. Through Lauries Crusador xx and the Trakehner Abglanz, he has valuable precious blood in his pedigree.
 

The dam St.Pr.St. Laetizia is a full sister to the licensed TC Lexus RDH, who was placed up to M* dressage level, and to Laudon, who was successful up to Inter I level.

 

The granddam Dubarry is a full sister to the British champion stallion and performance test winner Aldham Mill Dubloon, who placed with Rosemary Jean Gaffney at the 2011 Para-EM in Moorseele/BEL, and a half sister to the licensed Lago Casablanca (by Lauries Crusador xx).
 

Hanoverian performance line of Aricia.

Inheritance


Finest Selection OLD produced successful offspring right from his first crops. Finest Edition GMS won silver at the AWÖ dressage horse championships in Stadl-Paura/AUT. Follow My Dream won the qualification for the Oldenburg State Championships. Frontmann achieved series successes in tests for young riding horses. His daughter Sarina became reserve champion mare at the Oldenburg elite mare show.

Follow Me OLD

by Fürstenball out of St.Pr./El.St. Cariana by Donnerschwee - Alabaster
Oldenburg, dark brown, *2010
Breeder: Jürgen Fetzer

Personal contribution

 

2012 champion stallion in Vechta

2013 HLP dressage winner

2014 State Champion (4y. H.) in Rastede with Therese Nilshagen/SWE

2014 Ib main premium winner

Victorious in advanced level dressage tests with Patrick Kraft

Follow Me OLD

Ancestry

 

Follow Me OLD comes from the first crop of Fürstenball OLD, who himself was a record auction foal, champion stallion, winner of the main premium, Bundeschampion and already a victor at advanced level at the age of seven.


The mother, brilliant ring mare Cariana, produced the licensed San Piave (by Sunny-Boy) and three state premium mares. Follow Me OLD's half brother Salentino (by Sandro Hit) was placed in advanced level dressage tests. Bonito MZ (by Baccardi), from Follow Me OLD's half sister Moonlight Sun S (by Millennium), was licensed in January 2020 at the DSP licensing in Munich-Riem.
 

From the granddam of the licensed and Grand Prix successful Donnerball (by Donnerhall)/Kristina Bröring-Sprehe.

Inheritance


Follow Me OLD has three licensed sons, including the federal champion and Ib main premium winner Finest Selection OLD, who is stationed at the DLZ, and the premium stallion and main premium winner Follow Him's Schönweide. Six premium mares are on record. The first offspring are successful at advanced level, such as Only Follow Me FE under the saddle of Helen Langehanenberg.

For Final OLD

by For Romance I OLD out of Martina by Dimaggio Lancier
Oldenburg, black, *2010
Breeder: Sarah Kohl

Personal contribution

2015 premium stallion in Vechta

2017 Vice Federal Champion and Bronze State Championships (4 years old) with Stefanie Ahlert

2018 Vice State Champion (5y. Dr.) in Rastede with Stella Charlott Roth

2019 State Champion and 10th place Federal Championships (6y. Dr.) in Rastede

Successful up to Inter II with Therese Nilshagen/SWE

Ancestry

 

For Final OLD comes from the first crop of the main sire For Romance I OLD, who is also stationed at the DLZ.


From the granddam Flash (by Sir Donnerhall I), who won the international small tour, and the advanced level dressage horse Donna Lauris K (by Donnerhall).

Inheritance


Five For Final OLD sons were licensed, including For Diamond, bronze winner of the Westphalia Riding Horse Championships. Fiorella was Champion Mare of the 23rd Franz-Jet-Schäfer-Verband Mare Show and Reserve Champion of the DSP Mare Championships (3y.). His offspring start promising in sport for their age.

For Final OLD

Frascino

by Fürst Wilhelm out of Danzmusik by Don Frederico - Wolkenstein II
Hanoverian, black, *2013
Breeder: Manfred Zimmerman

Personal contribution

2016 approved by Oldenburg

Placed in S* dressage tests

Frascino

Ancestry

 

The sire Fürst Wilhelm, 2012 Oldenburg State Champion (6 years old) and victorious up to Inter I, fathered 13 licensed sons, including the State and Federal Champion Fürst William HC and the Mecklenburg Reserve Champion Stallion.


The dam Danzmusik is a half-sister to the licensed Desperados FRH (by De Niro), who won Olympic, World Championships and European Championships team gold under Kristina Bröring-Sprehe and was named Hanoverian Stallion of the Year in 2016.


The Celle state stud stallion Don Frederico Wolkenstein II, Matcho AA and Pik König (by Pik Ass xx) follow in the pedigree.

Inheritance

 

Frascino produced two licensed sons, including Fabletic OLD, second reserve winner of the Oldenburg saddle licensing, state champion and fourth at the Bundeschampionat.

Gio Granno

by Grannus out of St.Pr. Rumina by Ramino - Volturno

Oldenburg, dark brown, *1990
Breeder: Harli Seifert

Personal contribution

1992 approved in Oldenburg

2000 1st place GP in Hamburg and Munich, 2nd place GP in Düsseldorf and 3rd place GP in Geneva/SUI with Franke Sloothaak

2001 2nd place GP price of Vienna/AUT

Lifetime earnings over 210,000 euros

Gio Granno

Ancestry

 

The full sister St.Pr./El.St. Grannuschka was the mother of four stallions. She produced our premium stallion, Vice Bundeschampion and under Ludger Beerbaum, Couleur Rubin, who was victorious in World Cup jumping and Grand Prix competitions, as well as his licensed full brother, premium stallion and showjumping state champion Couleur Rouge (both by Cordalmé) and the licensed and advanced level stallions Parcours successful Congress (by Cornet Obolensky).

 

In 2001, Harli Seifert was awarded the gold plaque for "special animal breeding achievements" for breeding the Gio Granno.

Inheritance


From only sporadic breeding use, Gio Granno provided horses for international course tasks with a high frequency.

Rohdiamant

by Rubinstein out of El.St. Elektia V by Inschallah AA - Chronist
Oldenburg, dark brown, 1990-2011

Breeder: Hans Francksen

Personal contribution

1992 champion stallion in Oldenburg

1993 HLP dressage winner in Adelheidsdorf

1993 Federal and State Champion (3y. H.) with Martina Hannöver-Sternberg

1994 Main Premium Winner

1995 Bundeschampion (5y. Dr.) in Warendorf

1996 7th place Bundeschampionat (6y. Dr.) in Warendorf

Victorious in Grand Prix with Lisa Wilcox/USA

Ancestry

 

The father Rubinstein founded his own dressage dynasty from Gestüt Vorwerk. Rubinstein himself was successful in the arena up to the Grand Prix class and was on the Olympic longlist for Germany.

 

The mother, El.St. Elektia V also produced the licensed Grand Prix stallion Royal Diamond, who was also stationed in Lodbergen.

 

Successful Oldenburg line of Electia.

Inheritance

 

From the more than 50 licensed sons ofstationed at Gestüt Vorwerk for a long timRohdiamant the champion stallions Ron William, Rhodon, Rosenberg and Romanov stand out. The latter, bred by Harli Seifert, became a VTV sports stallion in 2008 and won team silver at the European Championships in Herning/DEN under Hans Peter Minderhoud/NED in 2013. His full brother Rubin Royal OLD received the VTV dressage stallion award in 2007, also won the Oldenburg main premium, won Grand Prix dressage tests and is also used for breeding in Lodbergen.

More than 130 of Rohdiamant's offspring achieved successes in advanced level, such as the Olympic reservist Responsible OLD/Helen Langehanenberg or the World Cup-successful Eremo del Castegno/Valentina Truppa/ITA. Over 200 of his daughters received awards, including the champion mares Reine Seide in Oldenburg and Romanika in the Rhineland.

In 2010, Rohdiamant was ranked third in the WBFSH ranking of the world's best dressage sires, even ahead of his father Rubinstein.

Rohdiamant

Glock's Romanov

by De Niro out of St.Pr.St. Rumirella by Rohdiamant - Grundstein II
Oldenburg, chestnut, *2016
Breeder: Harli Seifert

Personal contribution

2002 reserve champion licensing in Oldenburg

2004 "best dressage stallion" licensing in Denmark

2005 champion 5y. Dressage horses in Denmark

2011 6th place Team EM in Rotterdam/NED with Sune Hansen/DEN

2013 team silver EM in Herning/DEN with Hans Peter Minderhoud/NED

Glock's Romanov

Ancestry

 

Glock's Romanov/Hans Peter Minderhoud/NED is a full brother to our main sire Rubin Royal OLD from Lodbergen, to the Grand Prix winner Rubin Action OLD/Stella Charlott Roth, to Rumicello, placed up to Inter I, as well as Rubino Vincento and Rockefeller. The full sister of this stallion sextet, St.Pr.St. Rumirella produced De Royal (by De Niro), who was also used for breeding at the DLZ.


The Rudilore line also produced the licensed dressage stallions Don Chico, Schufro Hit, Sam and Let's Talk About as well as the show jumping stallions Gio Granno/Franke Sloothaak, Conterno Grande/Marco Kutscher and Couleur Rubin/Ludger Beerbaum, who was also stationed in Lodbergen during his lifetime .

 

Inheritance


Glock's Romanov produced 15 licensed sons, including Skovens Rafael, Razotti, Romanesque and Tailormade Red Rebel, who were also successful in Grand Prix. More than 30 sport offspring achieved success in the highest dressage class, many of them on the international stage, such as the former dressage horse world champion Hoennerups Driver/including Anna Kasprzaks/DEN.

Royal Diamond

by Rubinstein out of El.St. Elektia V by Inschallah AA - Chronist
Oldenburg, grey, 1994-2018
Breeder: Hans Francksen

Personal contribution

1996 1f premium stallion in Oldenburg

1997 HLP winner

1998 Vice State Champion and 7th place at the Bundeschampionat (4 years old) with Lisa Wilcox/USA

1998 1b main premium winner

1999 Vice Bundeschampion (5y. Dr.) in Warendorf

2000 Federal Champion (6y. Dr.) in Warendorf

2000 VTV dressage stallion

2001 placed in the final of the Burg Pokal

2002 placed in the final of the Burg-Pokal

Victorious in Grand Prix

Royal Diamond

Ancestry

 

The father Rubinstein founded his own dressage dynasty from Gestüt Vorwerk. Rubinstein himself was successful in the arena up to the Grand Prix class and was on the Olympic longlist for Germany.

 

The mother, El.St. Elektia V, also produced the champion stallion, performance test winner, federal champion and alsofirst to Gestüt Vorwerk and thenGrand Prix stallion Rohdiamant stationed in Lodbergen.

 

Successful Oldenburg line of Electia.

Inheritance

 

More than 50 Royal Diamond offspring have reached the upper house of dressage, including the internationally successful Raffaelo Va Bene/Anna-Mengia Aerne/SUI, Royal Gala, Royal Ulan, Rich Charly II, Rhythm and Dance and Royal Happiness.

 

Eight sons were licensed, of which Floggensee's Royal Dream and Royal Prinz/Lindsay Kellock/CAN were successful in advanced level dressage.

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