Saturday, Sep. 23, 2023




Cum Laude is everything you could want in a stallion: exceptional movement, great character and striking beauty. He was successful in the show ring as a young horse, up through the levels to CDI Prix St. Georges and Intermediate I. He’s also a popular sire.

“Cum Laude came in training with us when he was five years old,” recalls his former rider and owner Vai Bruntink. “I immediately fell in love with him. He was so pretty and sweet.” Bruntink continued to develop the stallion and took him to the young horse classes as a six-year-old. He scored an 82 in the first round of the Pavo Cup and finished in 5th place. He was also a high scoring crowd favorite at national shows during this time.

Cum Laude continued up the levels, winning several national competitions at the ZZ-Zwaar and PSG and Intermediate I levels, including freestyles with scores to 78%. He made his CDI small tour debut in 2018 at the World Championships for Young Horses, where he won the CDI1* Prix St. Georges class with a 71.618%. In 2019, Cum Laude advanced to the CDI3* level. Bruntink said, “He loved to do prize givings. I never had to worry if the arena or loud music would distract him because he just felt so confident everywhere.”

Due to his show career, Cum Laude was bred on a limited basis, but his first offspring were so outstanding he quickly became a popular choice. Here are a few of his notable offspring:

Please Me
2nd Ring, KWPN stallion show, 2023

Natilinda, Star, Provisional Keur
5th place, 83.2%, Four and Five-Year-Old-Dressage Horse, Horsefood Dressage Talent Final, 2022
9th place, KWPN National Mare Championships, 2021
2nd place, 80 conformation, 85 movement, Noord-Holland Regional KWPN Keuring, 2021

Champion Mare, 80/85, Drenthe, 2022
Qualified for KWPN Mare Championship, 80/85, Ermelo, 2022

Rosa Cum Laude RTH
1st Premium, KWPN Keuring, 2022
9th place, Dressage Yearling, KWPN-NA Top Ten, 2022
82.412%, USDF Breeders Championship Western Series Foal Champion, 2021

Selena Duala
1st Premium foal, KWPN-NA Keuring, 2022
Sidney ISF
1st Premium foal, KWPN-NA Keuring, 2022
Stanley Cup Sweetheart
1st Premium, foal KWPN-NA Keuring, 2022
Summa Cum Laude
1st Premium foal, KWPN-NA Keuring 2022
Kalista, Elite, IBOP(DR), D-OC
1st place, IBOP, Noord-Brabant KWPN Keuring, 2019
9.0s trot, rideability
8.5 dressage talent
8.0s canter, elasticity, posture and balance
82.5 total score

Kynona, Elite, IBOP (DR), Prok
Competing Z1 Level (3rd Level equivalent)
Selected for the KWPN National Mare Championships, 2018
1st place, 3-year-old dressage mares, Central KWPN Keuring in Friesland at Harich, 2018
Champion, 3-year-old mares, Central KWPN Keuring in Friesland at Harich, 2018

Manona, Star, Provisional Keur
80 Conformation, 80 Movement, Gelderland Regional Dressage Keuring, 2021

Namalia, Star, Provisional Keur
Selected for the KWPN National Mare Championships, 2021
75 conformation 85 movement, Linburg Keuring, 2021
Selected for the KWPN National Foal Championships, 2018
1st place, Dressage Fillies, Central Keuring in Groningen, 2018

Next-A-Daisy, Star, Provisional Keur
80 conformation, 80 movement, Overijssel Regional Keuring, 2021

No Worries SL, 2E-Bezichtiging, D-OC
2nd Ring, KWPN stallion Show, 2019

Cum Laude is by the Grand Prix sensation Apache, Preferent, who competed at Aachen, Rotterdam and the World Equestrian Games with Emmelie Scholtens. The pair was 8th at the World Cup Finals with an 80.782% in the Freestyle. Apache is the sire of six Approved stallions. His daughters are equally spectacular, with 71% receiving a Star predicate or higher. Apache has numerous Grand Prix offspring, including Gio ridden by Charlotte Dujardin.

Cum Laude’s dam is the Preferent/Prestatie mare Pacharel T. She’s by legendary Weltmeyer, out of the Rubinstein I Keur/Prestatie mare Kacharel T.

Cum Laude is Approved KWPN, GOV, AHS and the Hanoverian Verband.


Kaiman’s first North American foal crop has started arriving! Check out the Iron Spring Farm instagram to see these youngsters!

Kaiman was designated premium at his KWPN stallion show and finished third overall with 84 total points at the 2019 KWPN stallion performance test in Ermelo. At his stallion test, the beautiful black stallion received 8.5s on his trot, canter, elasticity, balance, rideability, talent as a dressage horse, and an 8.0 on his walk.

In 2018, he finished in fourth place in the VSN Trophy Finals, a talent spotting competition for three-year-old dressage horses.

Kaiman was on the Dutch team’s long list for the 2020 World Championships for Young Horses. In 2021, Kaiman received an 83.8 at the prestigious Pavo Cup, the KWPN National Championships for young dressage horses.

“Kaiman gives a very nice and comfortable feeling under the saddle,” said rider Dinja van Liere. “He is very sweet and always focused on his rider. He always gives his best.”

Kaiman demonstrates self-carriage, balance and suppleness in all three gaits. His walk is pure, active and has good scope. His trot is supple with good cadence. “I think he is best in the canter. He already has very nice changes,” van Liere says.

The 16.2 hand stallion is known around the barn for his good attitude, kind nature and willingness to work. “In the stable he’s very cuddly and relaxed. He likes sugar cubes and attention,” van Liere explains.

Kaiman passes on his best qualities to his offspring. In 2021, Kaiman’s first son, Ohio, became a Licensed Oldenburg Stallion at the Oldenburg Stallion Licensing in Vechta.

Bloodlines Full of Talent
Kaiman comes from strong dressage bloodlines. His sire, Dark Pleasure, was a successful small tour horse who carries the Olympic genes of Ferro, Preferent. Kaiman’s mother is the Elite, Preferent mare Franciska, a daughter of the Grand Prix legend Gribaldi, Preferent, and a granddaughter of Grand Prix standout Krack C, who’s also known as an important damsire. Franciska is a full sister of the small tour horse Eye Catcher and a half-sister to Geronimo, who’s competing at the ZZ-Zwaar level. The Approved KWPN stallions Redford and Foundation come from the same family. With all that Grand Prix talent, Kaiman adds movement, suppleness, rideability and good character for your next dressage prospect.

Kaiman is Approved KWPN, Hanoverian, German Oldenburg Verband and American Rhineland Studbook. He’s available fresh with a live foal guarantee and also by the dose.



Orbetello maintained top-level performance since the inception of his showjumping career, competing internationally in the 1m50 and 1m60 Grand Prix. He is a 16.2-hand Oldenburg stallion. He is approved GOV and sBs; in 2021 he was presented to the AHS and approved Hanoverian and Rhinelander with terrific scores. Orbetello’s superior performances under different riders during his highly successful career speak well of his qualities: a temperament that is second to none, exemplary rideability and excellent gaits, as well as brilliant jumping technique and scope – traits which he passes on to his foals. Having successfully competed at Grand Prix, it is a tribute to his outstanding conformation that Orbetello is perfectly sound today and in great condition, with no history of soft tissue or orthopedic issues. Orbetello is by Orlando x Landgraf I/Cor de la Bryère.



PF’s Catch is a well-built strong stallion with correct conformation, an abundance of talents and good looks.

PF’s Catch is a 9 year old Grey, Holsteiner Stallion, Fully Licensed with Holsteiner Verband, N/N WFFS. We here at Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses are both thrilled and honored for the opportunity to acquire this special stallion directly from the Holsteiner Verband. Catch will be made available to US and Canadian breeders in the beginning of spring 2023.

Catch is a well-built strong stallion with correct conformation, an abundance of talents and good looks. Catch has good power and movement; but his highlights are his canter, powerful scope in his jump and overall presence and presentation. He has a bright yet kind disposition and a calm and willing temperament, which heavily influenced his outstanding 9.0 score at his 14-day presentation in Neustadt/Dosse. Catch stood out with his phenomenal free jumping performance during his pre-selection, then this exceptional athlete further proved his excellence during his 2015 Neumunster stallion grading, scoring a thrilling and impressive final jumping score of 9.73, 9.6 for his canter and technique, 9.8 for rideability and ability, 10.0 for overall impression. Catch’s first win in performance was at the Jumping State Championships, earning a score of 9.2 under rider Ebba Johansson. Catch continued earning several wins in the young horse jumping classes at the A and L level’s during the 2019 season, under rider Maximilian Grafe, then went on to win 4 National Champion qualifiers. Then, under rider Rolf-Goran Bengtsson, Catch continued his performance success with multiple top finishes in the young national tours and international levels, highlighting his 2nd place at the International Horse Show at Opglabbeek. Furthermore, during the 2021 show season, Catch earned top placings in multiple international classes up to the 1.45-meter show jumping divisions. We are thrilled to offer Catch’s breeding services straight from his US presence to US and Canadian breeders, as well as, the sport horse breeders around the world.

Catch’s sire, Colman, is known as one of the best sons of Carthago who’s reputation and legacy is known as an exceptional jumping sire in both performance and breeding. Under rider Jos Lansink, Carthago eared multiple Grand Prix wins and competed successfully at the Olympic’s twice. His outstanding Dam Sire, Lord, became to be known as one of the most famous stallions of the Holsteiner breed. He went on to produce successful licensed stallions: Chin Chin, Colmander and L.B Convall, to name a few. Colman’s very successful and well-known progeny, Catwalk under rider’s Robert Whitaker and L.B. Convall, earned many notable successes. Continuing Catwalk’s successes, under rider Philipp Weishaupt the rider and horse team captured many great wins at the Aachen and Calgary Grand Prix’s, then went on to earn the title of Germany’s highest earning jumping horse in 2017.

Catch’s dam, the top performing mare Pia, earned top placing results in the ‘S’ level Jumpers before retiring to become a broodmare. Pia generously passes on her great qualities of athleticism, jumping scope and rideability to her progeny. This dam line is of great importance to the Holstein breed, as well as other international breed society’s, continuing to confirm the importance of a stallion’s dam in performance and in competition. Impressively, Catch’s dams line directly relates to over 890 of the most successful in Holsteiner nobility even before the great Casall – “The line known as – Von Horsten Stem – is the reputation in performance”.

Catch’s grand-dam sire, Caletto I, truly needs no introduction as he is a very influential and historical part of the sport horse world. Approved in Neumunster in 1977, Caletto I stood at Vornholz in 1978, in Wohrden in 1979, competing from 1981 to 1985 and again from 1986 to 1999 in Langenhagen. Caletto I then resumed his breeding career in 1986 and in the 1991-2000 WBFSH standings Caletto I was represented by 12 progenies, earning them a 28th placement to finish 5th internationally in the 1999/2000 standings. Overall, upwards of 759 progenies continued into competition. Some of the successors are: Cabrol Amicor, winner of the German Derby, under rider Holger Wulschner, Cocetto, under rider Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Roofs, under rider Jan Tops. He had great success at the 2000 Olympic Games and at the 2002 WEG in Jerez. One of Caletto’s best sons, Calvaro, was out of a Capitol mare coming from a Hanoverian mare line. Calvaro was a very successful sire and outstanding competitor who captured many Grand Prix wins, including his impressive win at the CSIO Hickstead. He also competed successfully at the Sydney Olympic Games under rider John Whitaker. Like their great sire, Caletto I’s progenies who measure in the hundreds of thousands, certainly have great national and international presence elevating them to great importance in both the sport horse performance and breeding world.

Catch’s great-great-dam sire, Lacapo, was licensed in Holstein in 1982 where he was praised for his movement and jumping abilities in the Stallion Book of the Holsteiner.” Standing at Siethwende in 1983, Sollwittfeld in 1984 and 1985, Marne in 1986, Bredenbekshorst from 1987 to 1990, Wahlstedt in 1991, Salzwedel from 1992 to 1998 and Kollmar-Langenhals from 1999 to 2007. Lacapo produced upwards of 150 broodmares and 10 approved stallions. One of his most successful sons, Lucky Luke, successfully campaigned in the young horse jumping classes, then continued his success at international competitions. In the Netherlands, Lacapo established a dressage dynasty through son Flemmingh and grandson Krack C. Flemmingh went on to produce six approved stallions: Amazing Star, Kelvin, Krack C, Lingh, Mooiman, and Westenwind (all accomplished Grand Prix Dressage Horses). Son Flemmingh is known as one of the most important dressage sires in Holland to this day.


Combining phenomenal jumping talent, scope & style with technique & power.

PF’s Chardo is a 2017 Imported Dark Bay Holsteiner Stallion, Fully Licensed with the Hanoverian Verband, WFFS – N/N. Chardo completed his 50 days test in November of 2021 in Germany and was imported by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses in early 2022. At his Stallion Test and Licensing, Chardo impressed the judges and spectators with his impressive good looks, correctness, presentation, athleticism, scope, technique, style, and willingness in performance. Chardo represented his phenomenal lineage precisely, receiving outstanding marks during his performance at his 50 days test. His scores were as follows: 8.5 for Rideability, 9.0 for Scope, 8.5 for Style & Technique, 8.5 for Character & Temperament, 8.5 for General Impression, 9.0 for Rideability By Judges and 9.0 for Willingness to Perform.

Chardo’s sire, the impressive Holsteiner Stallion, Charleston, is the son of sport horse legend Cascadello I x Casall / Capitol I x Cantus / Caletto I / Lady Killer xx. Charleston was the “2015 Champion Stallion” of the Holstein Licensing in Germany, with both his flawless physical stature and performance presentation. Charleston was greatly complimented as he showcases such talents to be recognized as one of Cascadello I’s top sons to date. During the licensing test, Charleston dominated the attention of all who watched him with his phenomenal jumping potential, scope, style, technique and power. He finished his Stallion Performance Test with top marks.

Chardo’s grandsire, Cascadello I, won his 70-days performance test in Marbach in 2012 with 9.38 points in show jumping. Cascadello I, who truly needs no introduction, has a strong living legacy through his ten Licensed sons, highly decorated daughters, offspring in sport and foals. Cascadello I’s daughters dominated “The Elmshorn Elite Mare Show in 2017.” Cascadello I sired all three top scoring mares, Champion Mare, Reserve Champion Mare and the mare with the “strongest movements.” Furthermore, Cascadello I enthralled the judges and the crowds with his outstanding performance during his stallion licensing. His phenomenal jump, scope, style, technique and overall impression could not be matched. Following the Stallion Licensing in 2012, Cascadello I sold for an impressive price of 600,000 Euros, capturing the title “Champion Premium Class Stallion.” Cascadello I’s sire Casall is the talk of the sport horse breeding world for his great success with rider Rolf-Goran Bengtsson and their win at the ‘Global Championships Tour’ Show Jumping Event in Hanburg and Monte Carlo, as well as their win at the ‘World Cup Show Jumping Event’ in Lyon and their second place finish at the ‘World Cup Show Jumping Event’ in Geneva.

Chardo’s Dam is the State Premium mare, Fenjas, who is sired by Nerrado x Contender / Calypso II, an impressive lineage. Her portion of the pedigree is simply phenomenal and continues to impress, encompassing some of Show Jumping’s finest Sport Horse bloodlines. Fenjas’s sire, the great Olympian and Sport Horse Sire, Nerrado by Nekton, has a living legacy that is truly historical. Nerrado has successfully achieved the highest honors in performance, with grand accomplishments such as: Olympic Games rankings, a Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal, FEI World Championship rankings, Grand Prix top rankings, top rankings at the 2018, 2019 and 2021 Continental / Regional Championships in Zuidwolde, with rider Hannes Ahlmann. Furthering his grand accomplishments, Nerrado has proven to be a world class sire, to date he has sired many Licensed Sons, State Premium producing daughters, and offspring performing in sport both Nationally and Internationally.

Chardo’s grand dam is the State Premium mare A-Constella, who is sired by Contender x Alcatraz x Capitol I. A-Constella’s sire, the great stallion Contender, who’s multi-faceted legacy is quite the historical story, earned his place in the Sport Horse Breeding World, elevating him as one of the most influential sires in history. Contender’s great importance mirrors his fine bloodlines, which has secured him as one of the most sought-after sires in Germany to date. He produced 127 Licensed Sons, 59 State Premium Mares, 782 Registered Mares and 498 successful offspring in the sport.

Naming a few of Contender’s successful offspring: top sire Contendro I, Checkmate who showed under rider Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, Carlo who showed under rider Nick Shelton, Chiara who showed under rider Ludger Beerbaum, Collin the 3-time Hamburg Derby Winner, Cordobes I & II, who were acquired by Westfalien Stud, Canabis Z who stood successfully at Zangersheide, prior to standing successfully at Nijhof Stud in Holland, sons Copa d’ Oro, Chicoletto, Contango, Continue, Caius, Clinto, Calvador and Cashman. Canabis Z continued great success in the sport, competing internationally with Manuel Fernandez Saro from 2003 to 2009 with a Grand Prix win at Vejer de la Frontera, one of his greatest successes in sport. Furthermore, Contender’s sons competed in International sport; Contreo, Conterno Grande and Montender, who competed successfully at the German Championships in 2003, earning a bronze medal at the Athens Games and European Championships in 2005. The late Contender is known as European royalty, historically shaping the evolution of the Sport Horse Breeding World as we know it today.

Here at Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses, we are thrilled to introduce and welcome, PF’s Chardo the Fully Licensed Holsteiner Stallion to the USA! We are beyond excited for this phenomenal young Stallion’s very bright future!


Premium Stallion and Reserve Champion Stallion of the 2016 Holsteiner Licensing in Germany.

PF’s Christer is a 2014, Bay, Holsteiner Stallion who was Imported by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses to the USA in March of 2022. Christer is N/N WFFS and Fully Licensed with the Holsteiner Verband in 2016. Christer captivated both the judges and the crowds with his phenomenal talent, earning two remarkable titles and two great honours ~ Premium Stallion and Reserve Champion Stallion of the 2016 Holsteiner Licensing in Germany.

Christer has had a very successful show career in Germany, with some notable competition performances as follows: The Young Horse Tour, The 6 Year Old State Championships, The Youngster Jumping Competition Tour Class – M, The Jumping Competition Class – S, Landeschampionat of the 7 Tour, The Youngster Jumping Competition Class S & M, The Trofeo Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort Competition Gold 2 ft – 1.35 M, The Construcciones Hispano Germanas S.A Competition Gold 2 ft – 1.35 M, The Trofeo Emiralia Horse Corporation Competition Gold 1 – 1.30 M, Bronze – 1.40 M Trofeo CHG Construcciones Hispano Germanas s.a competition and Bronze 4 – FT – 1.35 M Trofeo Dammann Reitplatz-u Sportplatzbau GmbH; just to name a few. Furthermore, Christer has proven to be an outstanding sire, stamping his offspring with his endless talents and qualities. As of 2021, Christer’s oldest get who reside in Germany are now rising three year old’s and are now beginning their performance careers.

Christer’s phenomenal lineage showcases some of Europe’s finest Show Jumping Sport Horse Bloodlines, Sires and Dams throughout his pedigree. His sire, the Holsteiner Connor, famously captured both Premium Stallion and Champion Stallion titles at his Holsteiner Licensing in Germany. To date Connor has sired some of Europe’s finest horses in Sport and Breeding Stock, to such greatness and importance within the International Sport Horse Breeding World. Prior to Connor’s requested return to the Holsteiner Verband State Stud in Germany, Connor was leased by French Breeders for substantial compensation due to his legendary influential breeding legacy. As one of Europe’s finest sires, Holsteiner Verband had eagerly welcomed Connor back to the State Stud where he stands to date. Connor’s sire, the great Casall, and his dam’s sire, the extraordinary Cor de la Bryere, makes Connor’s popularity world renowned.

Christer’s dam sire, Singulord Joter, was bred in Brazil from Holsteiner foundations which mark his importance as a sire with one of the most unique pedigrees in European Sport Horse Breeding. Singulord Joter’s performance successes speak for themselves; from his pedigree’s family inheritability as some of the most sought-after bloodlines in the sport today, to earning a High Score of 10 in jumping at his 70-day-test. Notably, Singulord Joter competed Internationally up to Grand Prix competition level, however his producing record from Licensed sons, decorated producing daughters, to sport Horse offspring, is what truly has brought him great fame as a World Class Sport Horse Sire. Singulord Joter’s world renowned sire, Singular Joter II, has International presence and also established him as one of the world’s top International sires. Singular Joter’s career in performance showjumping competition is quite impressive as well; the winner of the Grand Prix Porto Allegre, and on multiple occasions capturing top placings at National World Cup Competitions. Singular Joter II’s dam sire, Aspen, encompasses two Olympic family members. Sire, Adelfos, with rider Markus Fuchs was a solid Olympian who gave great results to the Swiss Team on multiple occasions. Adelfos’ dam, Cassiana, won bronze in Atlanta in 1996 with Louis Filippe Azevedo in the irons. Singulord Joter’s granddam, Leika (sired by Lord Sacramento Song xx, dams’ line Calandus) successfully produced world class horse Calais, whose Intenational presence has made sport horse history, earning multiple impressive international wins. Calais also had notable Olympic success, earning two team bronze medals and a four-place finish individually, with rider Andre Johannpeter in the irons.

At Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses, we are thrilled to welcome PF’s Christer to our stallion lineup. We proudly offer breeding availability to both US Breeders and International Breeders. PF’s Christer’s lineage brings some of Europe’s and the Sport Horse World’s finest bloodlines to the USA. We could not be more thrilled to stand this World Class Stallion.


This young sire is the whole package, showcasing an abundance of talent, scope, style, movement, class and a very impressive pedigree.

PF’s Comme il l’a Fait is a 4 year old Bay, Holsteiner Stallion who is Fully licensed with Holsteiner Verband during the summer of 2022, N/N WFFS, earning top merits and exemplary comments during his licensing. Comme il l’a Fait was imported by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses during the fall of 2022. We are thrilled here at RPF to welcome this special young sire to our stallion line up. Comme il l’a Fait had begun his performance career in Germany competing in the intermediate jumper divisions with great success. This young sire is the whole package, showcasing an abundance of talent, scope, style, movement, class and a very impressive pedigree. We can further boast about this young sire as he is a direct relation to a world class pedigree of top International bloodlines; some of the sport horse world’s finest. Naming a few of Comme il l’a Fait’s famous family members ~ his sire is the world class stallion, Comme il Faut and his grandsire, the world class sport horse Clinton. His dam is Cassandra 1, by the world class sire Cassini I. On the dams grandsire on the dams lower side of the pedigree, we find the world class sire and sport horse Caletto II, to name a few. And continuing to set this young sire apart from others, looking to his dam’s side of his pedigree you will find some of the finest line breeding with the world renown sire Caletto II. Proudly we announce that for the first time at the start of the 2023 breeding season, Comme il l’a Fait will be offered to US breeders, Canadian breeders, and breeders abroad for the first time.

Comme il l’a Fait’s world class sire Comme il Faut was second in the World Championships in the five year old division at Lanaken in 2010. Starting from the beginning of his career, Comme il Faut demonstrated his outstanding talents on an International stage, jumping in the young horse classes and impressively, after just one season, moving into the Grand Prix’s. The son of two legendary jumpers Cornet Obolensky and the two-time Olympic champion Ratina Z recognized by many jumping sports fans. Looking to the sires who have international presence in Comme il faut’s pedigree, competing at the 1.60-meter levels Cornet Obolensky , Clinton , Corrado I , Heartbreaker , Ramiro Z , and Alme Z. Furthermore, the dam’s portion of Comme il faut’s pedigree truly impress dam and granddam Ratina Z and Heureka Z were known as some of the best mares of their time. Comme il faut is recognized for his many outstanding qualities as his jumping technique , power , and his athleticism. Under rider Peppi Dahlman Comme il faut was Vice World Champion, Vice World Champion Young Horse in Lanaken, and continuing successfully at the five-star level under rider Marcus Ehning.

Comme il l’a Fait’s dams’ side of the pedigree continues with some of the finest and most sought after sport horse bloodlines. His Dam sire, Cassini I, is known as one of Holsteiner’s most successful sires. Cassini I had much success at his stallion licensing, especially in free jumping, then moving onto competing as a five year old under rider Herbert Blocker. His grand performance successes continued under rider Bo Kristoffersen as the team captured seven wins at the Bundeschampionate. Furthermore, in 1995 the pair earned top placings in the Grand Prix of Munster, Kiel,Neumunster, Hamburg, and winners at the Danish Nations Cup team in Helsinki representing Denmark at the European Championships. In 1997, now under rider Franke Sloothaak, the team had immediate success capturing a fourth place at the World Cup in Olympia. The teams success continued in Grand Prix’s, National Cup’s, and World Cup’s. Notably Cassini I is recognized as one of the most successful sires to date, at one point it was confirmed that his offspring had won over 3.5 million Euro’s and to date this number has greatly increased. Monneron results show that Cassini I had ranked 4th out of the top 75 stallions in the world.

Comme il l’a Fait’s pedigree furthermore impresses by the line breeding on both sides of his dam’s pedigree by acclaimed international super sire Caletto II, son and known as the most well-established son of the great sport horse sire Cor de la Bryere. At Calletto II’s 1980 Holsteiner Licensing he earned Champion, referred to as the perfect Holsteiner type, presenting outstanding jumping technique, to be again proven in the show jumping ring and in winning many performance riding tests under rider Herbert Blocker Caletto II ranking in top placement from 1991-2000, and 14 successful progenies ranking Caletto II 16th internationally. Coletto II’s daughter Classic Touch won individual Gold at age eight at Barcelona Games under rider Ludger Beerbaum. Daughter Operette competed successfully at the Nations Cup at Barcelona, Rotterdam, Calgary, and Aachen. Other top progeny Campari, Cassiano Joter, and Cascadeur successfully competed at the 1994 WEG under rider Bo Kristoffersen. Son Caretino successfully competed internationally under rider Bo Kristoffersen. Caretino himself sired Caretano Z the leading 2000 TNT sire of the World Standings. Caletto II sired 112 registered Holsteiner mares whose pedigree presence have produced the following horses in breeding and in sport: Cento, Lasandos, C-Indoctro, Cassini I, Cassini II, Clarimo, Casino, Lord Calidos, Lerano, and eleven licensed sons in Holstein, to name a few.


Combining Athleticism with Unbelievable Scope and an Amateur Friendly Temperament.

PF’s Diamo Blue is a 10 year old Bay, Elite Fully Licensed Oldenburg Stallion WFFS – N/N and we warmly welcome him to stand exclusively at Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses in Riverside, California. Diamo Blue has already celebrated a successful career in both the Hunter and Jumper rings, showcasing his many outstanding qualities: temperament, rideability, jumping scope, movement, correctness and class. These have elevated him to another level as a breeding stallion, in both the world of sport horse breeding and high performance stallions. Diamo is fully approved by The Oldenburg Society and is WFFS Negative.

Diamo’s outstanding pedigree and extensive heritage are from some of the finest show jumping bloodlines in history, which showcases this outstanding breeding stallion’s wonderful story. Additionally, Diamo has established a proven breeding record as he has produced some of the finest sport horses competing today. Diamo has consistently passed on all of his outstanding qualities to his offspring – exactly what you would expect from a much sought after breeding and performance stallion.

Diamo Blue successfully completed in his 70-day stallion test in 2015 in Germany, then was imported to North America in the fall of that same year. Immediately upon arrival, he competed successfully in both The Young Horse Jumper series in Florida and later in Ontario, Canada from 2016 until 2020. During these show seasons he captured many Hunter Derby Championships, both in Canada and the US. His highlights include: Hunter Derby Champion – Royal West 2018 & World Equestrian Centre (Ohio) – March 2019, Royal Winter Fair Hunter Derby 2018 & 2019 and Canadian Reserve Champion 2018 – Combined Hunters at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. Diamo quickly excelled in his performances with top Canadian Hunter rider Kristjan Good in the saddle. Furthermore, Diamo earned a third place finish during The Hunter Derby at The Royal Winter Fair with catch rider, Ryan Roy in the irons. True to his bloodlines, Diamo Blue combines athleticism and unbelievable scope with an amateur friendly temperament. Needless to say, Diamo Blue’s show seasons have been a huge success.

Diamo’s lineage encompasses some of the finest Show Jumpers – Chacco Blue and Diamant de Semilly – two top stallions of the WBFSH/Rolex Jumping Sire Rankings for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. The late Show Jumping legend and WBFSH/Rolex veteran Chacco Blue needs no introduction – his rich heritage comes from a long line of show jumping champions ~ Chambertin, Contender, Cor de la Bryere, and Calypso II, to name a few. Just months before his passing in 2012, Chacco Blue had won the Grand Prix of Neumunster. Three years later, Chacco Blue with four progeny, was the best represented stallion at the European Championships in 2015.

Diamo’s sire, Diarado, is known as a member of the Top Ten Best Show Jumping Sires in the World. Diarado owes this great honor to his offspring, led by Don Diarado/Maurice Tebbel, WEG team bronze medalist, who placed second in the Grand Prix of Prague/CZE and silver medalist at the German Championships, Dicas/Margie GoldStein-Engle USA, winner of the Grand Prix of Deaville/FRA and Traverse City/USA, Squirt Gun/Paul O’Shea/IRL, winner of the National Cup of Wellington/USA , Ezra Van W/Giampiero Garofalo/ITA winner of the Grand Prix of Valencia/ESP, Dourades/Cian O’ Connor/IRL, Dialetto PF/Conor Drain/IRL, Diarindo Z/Caroline Muller, Emerette/ Michel Robert/FRA, and Diachacca Rouge/Laura Klaphake, who placed in the Young Horse Tour, were just as successful. Diarado’s offspring registered in Germany alone have won about 1.7 million Euros in prize money. Diarado’s outstanding pedigree highlights some of show jumping’s finest ~ Diamant de Semilly – Elf III – Corrado I/Cor de la Bryere – Contender. To date, Diarado has successfully produced over 50 licensed sons, Diamo Blue being one of his top producers. To name a few others ~ Diaron OLD, twice German Champion, De Quidam, OS Champion, Diacontinus, Stallion performance Test Winner, Dinken, Holsteiner Regional Champion, Diarado’s Boy, main premium winner who has long since collected further international ribbons, as well as the German Sport Horse Show Jumping Winner, Dialido; plus, Delta One, the Hanoverian Premium Stallion. The long list continues of Diarado’s outstanding offspring accomplishments.

Diamo’s late grandsire Diamant de Semilly, a Selle Francais Stallion, has a rich lineage that includes ~ Le Tot de Semilly, Amour du Bois, Juriste, and Elf III to name a few. Diamant de Semilly qualified as a four, five and six year old for the French National Young Horse Championship in Fontainebleau – going forward to compete at the highest levels in show jumping, with rider Eric Levallois. Notable highlights ~ 2002 Team World Champion Title at the World Championships in Jerez, Spain, where he finished 9th in the individual ranking – winning the Team Silver at the European Championships in 2003 in Donaueschigen – winner of the Stallion World Championships in 1999 Caen CSIA, pre-selected for the Atlanta Olympic Games in 2000, 4th in Lummen and Modena Nations Cup in 2001 and 8th at Munchen and Saint-Lo GP CSIA. Being an exceptional Show Jumper is only one of his great accomplishments. Diamant de Semilly is also a proven phenomenal sport horse producing stallion. To date, his ever-growing legacy continues with thousands upon thousands of top performing progeny.


This young sire exudes extravagant and tremendous quality.

PF’s Galant du Mesnil, a 2016 Selle Francais Bay Stallion, was Fully Licensed in 2022 with the Holsteiner Verband in Germany, N/N WFFS. Imported by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses in April of 2022, this young sire exudes extravagant and tremendous quality, talents and pure class; coupled with a world class pedigree which elevates him to a stallion status of his own.

Galant’s impressive lineage encompasses International show jumping sires – Cornet Obolensky, Dam’s Sire Baloubet du Rouet, and Jalisco B, to name a few. Prior to import, Galant had successfully competed in a variety of show jumping divisions throughout Europe, earning multiple wins, Championships and top placings. He most recently competed at the following venues: The Warsteiner Indoors Februarturnier, in Competition 3: Jumping Horses Class L & Class A – Competition Part 2 (Under top rider Stefan Leber), The Warsteiner Indoors – in the Dezemberturnier, Paderborner Jump into Advent event and The Warsteiner Indoors – in the Novemberturnier, Warsteiner Indoor Salzkottener Pferdefestival; to name a few.

Galant is a first-class young sire whose performance and pedigree speak for itself. During his licensing in Germany, Galant wowed and impressed the judges with his outstanding scope, technique, style, athleticism, rideability, movement, temperament, good looks and overall impression. We are thrilled to welcome this young super star to our stallion line up, however, Galant will continue his show career in the US.

Sire, Cornet Obolensky, an acclaimed jumping star, captured Reserve Champion during the 2001 NRW Licensing. He continued in proving himself as a high performing athlete, notably winning Grand Prix’s and National Cup’s, such as Samsung Super League Finals in Barcelona, which he won on two grand occasions – under top rider Marco Kutscher. In 2008 he earned bronze at the German National Championships, first place wins in the Grand Prix competition at Balve/GER, and Cervia/ITA, with further wins at the National Cup competition at Rotterdam/NED, as well a member of the German Olympic Team in Hong Kong. In 2009 he captured a second place at the World Cup Jumping competition at Bordeaux/FRA, a third place in the grand prix competition at Rio de Janeiro/BRAZIL and placed well at the Global Championship Tour finals in Doha. Cornet Obolensky’s sire, Clinton, has been considered one of the world’s top show jumpers under the direction of top rider Dirk Demeersman/BEL. Cornet Obolensky’s Dam sire, Heartbreaker, is just as well-known, as an Internationally successful show jumping legend. The great legacies continue, with Cornet Obolensky’s Dam Rabanna and his Great-Grand Dam Holivea, both successfully earning top placings in S-class jumping competitions.

Galant’s Dam Sire, the great Baloubet du Rouet’s legendary status and legacy are life size. Under top show jumper legend and rider Rodrigo Pessoa, Baloubet du Rouet certainly was a dream combination, capturing endless grand accomplishments together. In 2000, the pair won team bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Sydney and again in 2004. In 2001 their placement was very close to a fourth victory when they became vice-champions, winner on multiple grand prix competitions. Across the International Show Jumping Circuit he was the impressive three-time winner of the World Cup. He won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Athens, 2003 and in 2005 the Top Ten in Geneva. Furthermore, in 2012 and 2013, Baloubet du Rouet was leading sire of the WBFSH show jumping world ranking list.

Galant’s Great Dam Sire, Jalisco B, is one of the most respected sires within the International sport horse community, his grand legacy lives strongly to present. Capturing multiple great accomplishments at the French championships and at the grand finals, winner of the Grand Prix in Paris in 1983 and placed on the selection list for the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles; competing on the Spanish Circuit under top rider Xavier Leredde. In 1982 Jalisco sired two-star stallions: Quidam de Revel – capturing 4th in Barcelona, in 1990, and son Quito de Baussy earning the World Champion Title. For an extended timeline, both sons are known as the world’s most expensive and successful young stallions in the sport horse world. Furthermore, in 1995, Jalisco B was ranked number one with the WBFSH, competing for this title in top competition – eight international sires competed for this prestigious title. Following at the 1996 Olympic Games, Jalisco B was famously represented by son’s Rochet M, Surcouf de Revel, Vert et Rouge, and Revoulino. Near the end of his life, this phenomenal sire returned to France in 1988 were he stood until his passing.

We at Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses are thrilled to welcome Galant du Mesnil to our stallion roster. Galant brings prestigious show jumping bloodlines to North America and we proudly stand this young sire to US, Canadian and International Breeders.


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