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Stallion for this young mare? Double up Rubinstein?

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  • Stallion for this young mare? Double up Rubinstein?

    Dark brown, rising 4yo. 16.2hh SOLID mare by Rosario out of a refined Holsteiner TB mare (with no bad characteristics I think except high energy levels). We want to get one foal from her before a dressage career.

    Temperament is good. Lots of bone although slightly pigeoned toed. I love the fact that all her life she has appeared to stand and move uphill. Always engaged from behind.

    Not really interested in an "professional ride" - training is hard enough without the horse being overly sensitive.


    I have no colour preference though I would avoid a chestnut if there are two stallions of equal quality.

    Mostly I am interested in a stallion that will compliment her. The foal would be for dressage.

    I feel that maybe she could have a bit more suspension.

    The mare is by Rosario - would you breed her to a horse with Rubinstein up close in the pedigree - I love Hampton but have heard the semen isn't so great.

    Also - semen must be frozen from Europe for export. Most US stallions are unavailable for us - though at one time Budweizer and Feiner Stern exported chilled semen successfully to Australia.
    Last edited by Bats79; Sep. 22, 2010, 09:20 PM. Reason: Forgot the video link

  • #2
    The Dressage Royal (Donnerhall--Rubinstein) son Doringcourt is down your way.

    Several Dressage Royal sons did very well for Switzerland:

    I will go back in our files to get the contact information for Doringcourt.
    Last edited by not again; Sep. 22, 2010, 10:16 PM.
    "Where knowledge ends violence begins." B. Ljundquist


    • Original Poster

      Doringcourt is an interesting stallion - I have always admired the stallion Gymnastic Star who is by Glückspilz and I think underused in Australia. I will try and find out some more about this horse.

      I like Damsey too and it is interesting that like Doringcourt he carries some "old" Hannovarian blood. I wouldn't sneer at a horse that brings some "power" to the game. Refinning influences we seem to have in plenty here.



      • #4
        Don Aqui stands in Scotland - producing foals with great temperament. Chilled semen available. Check him out at Morayfirth Stud.


        • #5
          We already have Benidetto semen in Aus if interested. Bertrams have it, reasonably priced.

          You can see him at www.hiddenacresdressage.com
          Linda Woltz
          standing Benidetto (Belissimo M/SPS COrdoba)


          • #6
            I think the mare has plenty of suspension and power.

            Beneditto would be high on my list. I really like him. (Linda, do you have more photos of foals??


            • #7
              A modern type

              I think I will prefere a stallion with a lot of look and gaits.

              Check out for Fürstenball by www.schockemoehle.com. Frozen semen will be provided soon.



              • Original Poster

                Originally posted by Anke View Post
                Don Aqui stands in Scotland - producing foals with great temperament. Chilled semen available. Check him out at Morayfirth Stud.
                Probably a bit far to ship chilled semen from Scotland to Australia.

                They once shipped fresh from Budweiser and Feiner Stern to Australia.