,983rd April 2016
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Magnificent colt by the legendary Vivaldi! I have always wanted a Vivaldi foal and he is everything I wished for and more. Gloriously uphill, huge ground covering paces, bold, confident and just a bit cheeky - just how I like them!

His dam is Premium performance tested and BEF Elite mare Supremacy who is also the full sister to Licensed stallion and Badmington Young Horse Champion Larkshill Debonair!

We have called him Larkshill Victorious as we feel sure he will be a future winner!

Sire: Vivaldi
A stallion that mesmerizes throughout Europe and his fan base is growing with every appearance. Strong in type, Vivaldi impresses under saddle with radiance and incredible movement. He was reserve champion of his stallion performance test and in 2007, he won the Pavo Cup of the five-year-old dressage horses with Hans Peter Minderhoud/NED. In 2008 and 2009, he added triumphs in the KNHS/KWPN stallion series achieving marks of 10.0 for his trot. Vivaldi is trained to advanced level.

As a sire, he is recognised globally: In Germany alone 19 of his sons have now been licensed, amongst them several highly-priced premium stallions. In the Netherlands, his progeny are already counted amongst the top dressage horses. With a successful contingent, Vivaldi enriched the World Championships of young dressage horses in Verden in 2014 and in 2015 as well, where his son Eye Catcher won the Bronze Medal of the six-year-olds.  In 2015, his son Fenix won the five-year-old Pavo-Cup in the Netherlands. Vivaldi also produced several mare winners at shows and in 2015, he was third best stallion of the FN dressage breeding valuation throughout Germany (170 points!).

His sire Krack C was champion of the Pavo Cup dressage in 1996 and 1997. On the occasion of the stallion performance test in Ermelo he achieved very high marks for his rideability. Krack C won Grand Prix, ridden by Anky van Grunsven and participated in the World Equestrian Games in Jerez in 2002. Dam sire Jazz is winner of international Grand Prix and in 2002 he was part of the Dutch dressage team with Tineke Bartels on numerous occasions, including the World Equestrian Games in Jerez.
In 2002, Jazz was awarded with the predicate "keur" for his breeding performance. Later on, he continued his career in dressage arenas with Kirsten Beckers/NED, and in 2006, he was honoured as the KWPN Horse of the Year in the Netherlands and was awarded the title "preferent". In 2008, he led the WBFSH dressage-ranking list for the first time. Grand sire Cocktail, ridden by Anky van Grunsven/NED was internationally successful in dressage sport. Via Purioso, Cocktail´s pedigree goes back to the foundation stallion Furioso II, which was via his sons Purioso and Voltaire very prevalent and permanently successful in the Netherlands. Vivaldi stems from the Dutch dam line 002, a line of international popularity, from which come the stallions What's in a Name, Lurioso, Modjo, Paroschka (all privately owned stallions, NL), Norman (privately owned stallion, Rhld., Brdbg.) and Rajko (privately owned stallion, NL, Thür.), Arko III (privately owned stallion, Oldbg., internationally successful with Nick Skelton/GBR), Blue Velvet N (privately owned stallion, Rhld.), Rincon Zeus (ARG) and the internationally successful three-day-event horse Bordou (by Bouquet AA) Peter Thomsen. The world-class producer Darco (PB/privately owned stallion, BEL, internationally successful with Ludo Philippaerts) belongs to this lineage, too.

Dam Pr.St. Larkshill Supremacy
When she was born Supremacy was everything we dreamed of tall, elegant and powerful and she has matured into one of the most spectacular mares I have seen. She is the first filly we have kept as a future broodmare. She has more than earned her place at the stud, being awarded the prestigious Foal Premium by the Oldenburg Verband & receiving the Elite Award by the BEF. In 2011 we sent Supremacy to Germany for Mare Grading and Performance testing. We are thrilled she was awarded a Premium! She is also the full sister to Oldenburg & BWBS licensed stallion Larkshill Debonair. She has gone on to breed premium foals and we are excited to watch them develop. Supremacy's first foal Larkshill Scandalous by Furst Heinrich was awarded the Haupt Premium ( formally the ST PR) in Germany in 2016, her fantastic rideability was rewarded by the guest rider with an 8.5.

Her dam St.Pr.St. Show Hit is a truly sensational mare. She is a State Premium and Elite mare and is mother of Oldenburg Licensed Stallion Larkshill Debonair. She comes from five generations of State Premium mares. Her sire is the World Champion stallion Show Star who is one of Sandro Hit’s most successful young sons.  Show Hit was awarded her State Premium title at the prestigious Elite mare show in Münster-Handorf where she competed against 80 mares selected from throughout Germany. She was awarded outstanding marks for her conformation, movement and type.

In 2008 Carl Hester named Show Hit the 2008 Reserve Champion Dressage Broodmare at the BEF Elite Championship Show. All her oldenburg foals have all been awarded the coveted Oldenburg Foal Premium. Show Hit is from one of the oldest and most successful dam lines in Westfalian breeding. From this mother line came the great stallions Grunhorn I, II and III and more recently, from her grand dam St.Pr.St. Fontaene came the very successful Sattelkorung winner, the Riccione son, Rittmeister. With a strong and convincing dam line of her own through Potsdam and Faschingsprinz the mother brings the best of old and new. Her sire Show Star is a Premium Stallion, he became vice Champion riding horse at the Oldenburg State Championships in Rastede as a 3 year old. He went on to be the Champion at the German Federal Bundeschampionate as a 3 year old scoring two times a 10 from the test riders & Vice Champion as a 4 year old. Sandro Hit of course needs no introduction - he is already writing sporting and breeding history!

Supremacy's sire the Elite stallion De Niro (by Donnerhall x Akzent II x Wiesenbaum xx) who last year topped the WBFSH Dressage Sire Ranking. In 2008 De Niro was named the Hanoverian Stallion of the year on the basis of his exceptional quality of his offspring and his influence on breeding. De Niro is a legendary sire due to his outstanding movement, extremely high 'rideability' and beautiful type. De Niro was Reserve Champion Performance Test scoring 9s in all three gaits and was awarded the highest scores for 'rideability' (9,67).

Vivaldi Keur

Krack C

Flemmingh
Gicara II
Renate-Utopia, ster, preferent prestatie
Jazz
Darla-Utopia
Pr.St. Larkshill Supremacy
De Niro
Donnerhall
Alicante
Elite & St.Pr.St. Show Hit
Show Star
St Pr.St. Pagera
 
............. ....,Sire Vivaldi ,,,,,,,,,,.......,,,..............................................,,............... .BDam Pr.St. Larkshill Supremacy