2016 Painted Black retired at the age of 19. Named as ''Preferent'' by the KWPN studbook, Painted Black has entered the small group of elite producing stallions. With an index of 169 and an accuracy of 90%, Painted Black achieved a very respectful 3rd place in the KWPN-index.
Painted Black has numerous offspring competing in sport up to Grand Prix: Zircoon Spring Flower, Wervelwind, Don Bravour, Black Painted, Black Pearl, Blacktime, Binky, Baccara van Weltevreden, Chacha Time, Detroit etc. He also has numerous approved sons.
De Niro, 2008 Hanoverian Stallion of the Year, is referred to as "the embodiment of the Hanoverian stallion." De Niro is an exceptional stallion of superlative type and performance. He is a wonderful combination of the best bloodlines of Oldenburg and Trakehner, with a dash of Thoroughbred, insuring success as a sire of noble sport horses. He has made a name for himself across the world as a leading dressage sire. In 2018 he again became known as the World's Best Dressage Stallion by ranking #1 on the WBFSH Dressage Sire Ranking for the fifth time.
In his career as a sire, De Niro has produced over 86 licensed sons, and his offspring are successful in the dressage arenas world wide. De Niro has proven himself through his own performance in the show ring and through his offspring's exceptional achievements.
The dressage mare Kalamata Dream (Desperado) is a well-developed , long-legged dressage type with a good topline. Her walk is supple and has good reach. Her trot shows good technique and is supple with sufficient power. Her canter is also light-footed and balanced. She earned her ster and keur eligible predicate and was awarded with the high score mature dressage horse.
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