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Posted on Jan 12, 2018 in Progeny

NB Belle De Jour has a very much blue blooded pedigree, being by Benetton Dream (IFS) out of a Jazz (IFS) mare.

Benetton Dream was the 2007 Bundeschampion 3yo stallion, with the highest marks in all four rounds. He was also the 30 Day Test Champion with a dressage score of 9.3 and an overall score of 8.52.

Benetton Dream possesses a first class pedigree, his sire is the Hanoverian Champion stallion Brentano II bringing in the valuable Bolero blood, combined with the exceptional stallions Rubinstein and Donnerhall.

Bee’s dam sire is the legendary Jazz. 2010 is the third consecutive year that Jazz keur pref has led the world dressage sires rankings. He continues to sire phenomenal performance horses, multiple approved stallions and a wealth of high-producing broodmares for many studbooks. Becoming 2006 KWPN Horse of the Year was only the beginning of the acolades for this well established stallion. In addition to winning the KWPN HOY award Broere Jazz has also been awarded Kuer Preferent status for his own Grand Prix performances and the successes of his progeny. Broere Jazz is sired by the legendary dressage stallion Olympic Cocktail. Olympic Cocktail was himself KWPN HOY in 1995 and ridden by the world champion Anky Van Grusven. In 2001 Tineke Bartels debuted Broere Jazz at Grand Prix. That year they won the “Grand Prix World Cup in Amsterdam” with a score of 74.65%.

The foal is by the beautiful silver dappled warmblood stallion Horizon. Horizon’s pedigree he has some outstanding lineage through his sire Amoureux including Krack C, Ferro, Ramiro Z and Dominard.

Horizon’s sire, Amoureux himself is with a pedigree of legendary ancestry who has consistently achieved excellent results in dressage.
Expressive, head turning, with that “look at me factor”, modern and long legged he possesses three equally good paces, a ground covering walk, elasticity and suppleness in his trot with expressive use of the front leg in all three paces. His canter is excellent with above average length of stride, uphill cadence and good self carriage.


Amoureux is a consistent winner with high scores and has now made his debut at Advanced level dressage.

Krack C, Anky Van Grunsven’s esteemed dresage partner, is one of the most respected sires of dressage excellence in Europe. Krack C’s sire, Flemmingh, is the sire of many other outstanding dressage stars, including Edward Gal’s top horse Lingh.

Over a period of of thirty years, the “Preferent” G Ramiro Z’s performance as a sporthorse and breeding sire has clearly earned him the well deserved titles ‘Stallion of the Century’ and “King of Sires.” Bred in Holstein, born in Westfalia, licensed at Neumünster, Ramiro Z was an international performer under Fritz Ligges, a stallion that has had a far reaching influence on the greatest acheiving sports horses of today. Ramiro was one of the first Holstein stallions to actually appear in competition unlike many others of that era. During his own sporting career he had numerous wins at all levels of show jumping including Nations Cups, Puissance (jumping over 2.2 metre) and in international Grand Prix competition.

Olympic Ferro, the Dutch sensation at Aachen, competed at the 2000 Olympics and assisted his team in achieving a team silver medal, with an individual score of 74.92%. As a three-year-old he was champion of his performance test at Ermelo, where he achieved the outstanding results of 6.5–step, 8.5–trot and 8.5 gallop. His sire Ulft, is a son of the great Le Mexico, who is listed 10th on the jumping index with 142 points.

Dominard, bred by Paul Schockemoehle, was sired by is a son of the famous Domino, who brought forth a number of excellent jumping horses, such as 1989 German equestrian championship finalists Mannheim Dream Valley (second) and PS Dynastar (1e).

This foal has a dressage pedigree that is of absolute international quality…and with the added bonus of a beautiful brown silver coat. The pedigree matched with this very rare and unusual colouring makes this foal one that will stand out and shine in any crowd.
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