Ryszard is a big 2011 black Hanoverian gelding. Â He is sired by Rubignon (Rubinstein/Donnerhall/Pik Solo) and out of the outstanding mare, Weltlan (Weltmeyer - Domingo). Â Rubignon hardly needs an introduction and is known for his lovely temperament and incredible movement. Â His dam, Weltlan, is a Hanoverian mare by â€œstallion of the centuryâ€, Weltmeyer. Â He was the champion of his stallion licensing in 1988 and won his stallion performance test in 1987 with an impressive 143.... (read more)96 overall score. Â He went on to be the Federal Champion 3 year old riding horse in Germany. Â After producing several outstanding foal crops, Weltmeyer was awarded Hanoverian Stallion of the Year in 1998. Â Weltmeyerâ€™s production record is countless, with nearly 100 licensed stallions and 250+ Stateâ€™s Premium mares. Â Weltmeyer is known for passing on excellent conformation and extravagant movement. Weltlanâ€™s dam, Dom Perignon was the Champion Hanoverian mare at her inspection, receiving scores of 9 for head and type/femininity and 8â€™s for neck, saddle position, frame, conformation, and impulsion and elasticity. Â At inspection, she received an overall 7.6, the sixth-highest scoring mare on the tour that year. Â As a foal, Dom Perignon was the Grand Champion at the NCDCTA Fall Classic, where her full-sister, Dividende, was the Filly Champion the previous year. Â Weltlanâ€™s dam sire, Domingo, was a highly successful Hanoverian dressage stallion. Â Weltlan has lived up to her prestigious breeding, winning the very competitive Hanoverian IBC class at Dressage at Lexington with an impressive 82.0%. Â She went on to be Champion of her Mare Inspection and has produced several outstanding foals for our program.
Ryszard is bold and inquisitive with an â€˜in your pocketâ€™ personality. Â He is very laid back, quiet, and happy to get a good scratch as a reward for anything. Â He is currently a big 16.2+ hh at 3 years old and will mature to 16.3-17.0 hh. Â Ryszard started showing on the line in DSHB, finishing his first show as Reserve Champion Foal at the NW FL Classic I show and qualifying for the USDF Southeast Breedersâ€™ Championships at only one month of age. Â He finished the 2011 year as the 3rd highest scoring Hanoverian weanling colt in the US and ranked 7th across all breeds. Â In 2013, he showed in the American Hanoverian Society's 2 Year Old Futurity, scoring a respectable 71.8% and finishing high in a large group of entrants throughout the country. Â He was always easy to get on & off the trailer, took in the new surroundings of the show grounds well, and has been a pleasure to travel with.
He is started under saddle and knows his basics. He is going quietly walk, trot, and canter and enjoys the attention. Â He has bloomed under saddle expressing his big, ground-covering gaits with good suspension. Â Quiet and easy, but fairly forward and not lazy. Â Maintains his focus despite distractions and rowdy youngsters in nearby pasture. He has been easy to start and with his work ethic, he will be easy to bring along. Â Lovely, pretty gelding for the dressage or hunter ring.
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Eclipse Sporthorses LLC
Eclipse Sporthorses is a full service boarding and leasing facility located minutes from Gainesville and the University of Florida. We offer full and pasture boarding and several levels of leasing in a friendly and student-based environment. Our facility has many amenities, including a large wash rack, washer/dryer, air conditioned tack room, large lighted dressage arena, jump field, and lots of local trails.... (read more) We also breed for a few quality Oldenburg foals each year. Contact for more information.
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