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.