The 23-year old Grand Prix dressage stallion Breitling W has been proclaimed Hanoverian Stallion of the Year 2014. The breeder and owner of Breitling W were honoured at the 2014 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing in Verden, Germany, on Saturday 25 October 2014 and Breitling W made a in-hand appearance to receive a special cooler embroidered with the prestigious title. Born in 1991, Breitling W is by Bismarck out of Maja (by Maat x Gralsritter. He was bred by Hermann Niehus in Rahden and is owned by his son-in-law Wolfram Wittig. Breitling W grew in the stables of Wolfram and Brigitte Wittig, where dam Maja has already produced the small tour horses Dancing Queen and Durbridge W (by Diadem). Maja's first offspring by Bismarck was Biagotti W, four years later Breitling W followed.