Taproot Dutch Diamond
2013 16.2h brown Irish Sport horse stallion bred for jumping! By C1 RID It’s the Luck of the Irish by Flagmont King o/o main mare book Oldenburg GOV/Wesser Ems approved Half-Arabian mare by Hall of Fame, Dutch Treatt. He has correct conformation and fantastic feet. Dutch Diamond is the perfect blend of power and scope with balance and grace. He is nimble through the jump grid and yet has enough 'sit' to clear with a deep distance. He is the ideal sire amateurs ho don't want to sacrifice readability for athleticism. He crosses well with Thoroughbred and lighter warmblood mares.
In young horse competition this year judges awarded him the following scores in the jump chute:
Take off: 7.5 Technique: 8 Front Legs: 9 Hind Legs: 9 Bascule: 8 Scope: 8.5 Landing: 8 Willingness: 7.5 FINAL: 8.19
Future Event Horse Qualifier Waredaca HT:
Type: 7.7 Conformation: 7.8 Feet and Legs: 7.8 Movement: 7.8 Trot: 8 General: 7.7
Notes:"Powerful hind quarter" "Elastic and powerful" "Short cannon, good hock" "Big knees and hocks" "Well mannered for a stallion"
Collins is an easy going young stallion that finds the humor in life and takes changes in stride. His stall cleaner didn’t even know he was a stallion until it was mentioned after 3 months! Dutch Diamond has an exceptionally kind eye and expression that will melt your heart. He's super easy to travel with and breed. He even can hack alone and lives out with a gelding.
His sire Lucky, competed L5 jumpers and training level eventing. He also took 2nd place at the IDHSNA High Jump competition in 2005. He has daughters shown up to 3rd level dressage and Lucky sired the 2006 IDHSNA Supreme Champion bred by Bridon Irish Draughts, 2009/2010 Champion Partbred Performance Champion at IDHSNA Nationals. Lucky sired the 2010 Non-TB Foal Champion and also the 2009 Partbred and RID Young Stock Champions at Upperville. It’s the Luck of the Irish has made a dramatic impact on the Irish Draught in the U.S. siring 100+ partbreds safely taking care of their amateur owners. He passes exceptional temperament, bravery and ability to learn.
Lucky is by the International jumper Flagmont King, full brother to Flagmount Diamond and Flagmount Boy sired by the legendary King of Diamonds. He was a big athletic horse, earning 246 SJAI points and 220 International points. He was only R.I.D. Stallion to win open competition against the clock. He beat top horses such as Spring Elegance, Maloney's Error, etc. in Grand Prix Competition. He competed at the R.D.S., Millstreet and Salthill and jumped on the British Junior Team winning P&O European Ferries Rose Bowl at Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh. Also jumped in Portugal, Belgium, France and Switzerland.
Flagmont King was a real quality R.I.D. sire with great temperament and correct confirmation and movement, sound of wind and limb. Jumped in International Competition until 1991. Siring good looking foals and young stock which are in strong demand. Sired the All Ireland Champion Yearling Filly Class at Ballinasloe, 1995, the #+++ USEA ranked sire, Flagmont’s Freedom and King’s Ransom.
Maggie's Last was imported from Ireland. Her dam, Mrs. Thatcher was the foundation mare of the famous Suma Stud. Mrs. Thatcher tragically died giving birth to Maggie. After she passed her inspection at two Maggie left for the States “She amazes me with her forward willing nature and her powerful athletic jumping ability."
Dutch Treatt has produced very well through the experienced hands of Victoria Carson of Flying Chesterfield Farm. Hall of Fame is by Art Deco out of a NA/WPN approved thoroughbred, Strike Bound. Hall of Fame was High Score Stallion at his ISR/OLD inspection site out of 12 stallions and scored a 9 for jumping. He completed his 100 day testing and has been ranked in the Top 10 Dutch warmbloods for producing ASHA rated hunters. Strike Bound is line bred to Endeavour through Thoroughbred family #2.
Dutch Diamond is half brother to 2009 Seven n’ Seven, Premium Oldenburg Gelding, qualified for FEI Young Horse 4 year-old test at his first dressage show, and was reserve colt at East Coast Oldenburg Yearling Colt class out of 10. Also half bother to 2007 DeLiza now competing FEI I-1 with her daughter Domenique, after winning the Level 4 Freestyle at National Finals in 2015.
Breeding information on TaprootIrishSportHorses.com
Stud Fee: $950 USD
Name: Taproot Dutch Diamond
Breed: Irish Sport Horse
Dressage: Training at
Eventing: Training at
Registries: Irish Draught Horse Society of North America
Terms: POLICY Dutch Diamond is available to select approved mares with the desire to breed upper level jumpers and eventers. His fee includes a 4 month LFG. He is available for collection M, W, F with 48 hour notice from March 1st- June 15th. All fees must be paid before semen ships. If mares fail to conceive after first attempt, negative uterine culture is required before second shipment will be collected. If she fails to conceive within the season, mare owner can breed back the following year or swap for another mare pending approval from TSH. Dutch Diamond's 2017 fee schedule is as follows: Booking Fee: $250 Fresh Semen Collection Fee: $TBA Approved Thoroughbred Mares: $950 Approved European Warmblood Mares with Jump Pedigree/Record: $850 Approved Irish Sport Mares with Performance Record: $650 Approved Other Breeds: $1100 Discount available for mares having produced multiple premium Inspected offspring or competing Level 5 Jumpers or CCI* or above. *At this time, all mares must have full pedigree and foals must be registered with IDHSNA their birth year*
Current Location: Westminster MD, USA
Name: Sarah Watkins
Farm: Taproot Sport Horses
Country: United States of America
Taproot Sport Horses
Small Irish Sport horse breeder focusing on jumpers and eventing.