Still looking for the right stallion, at the right price, for the 2015 breeding season? The Rheinland Pfalz-Saar International’s annual Stallion Service Auction opens Feb 24th and closes Sunday, March 8th. This auction has unequaled quality and variety of stallions, with starting bids for Warmbloods at $500 and Ponies at $250. We have an interesting mix of trendy young stallions and well-proven stars - 57 stallions in all. The auction is user friendly and easy to navigate, with full pedigrees, photos and videos, along with links to the stallions’ websites. Don’t miss the final registry Stallion Service Auction of the season! The RPSI auction offers well-known dressage stars such as Fox Fire Farm’s Dolany (Donnerhall x Cor de la Bryere), new to the USA in 2014, Dreamscape Farm’s Florestan I son Freestyle, and versatile FEI competitor and full brother to Landor S - Lagoheidor. For big movement and talent in a smaller package, check out 2014 GP Freestyle Champion North Forks Brenin Cardi from Equilibrium Equestrian. Don’t miss the powerhouse combination of Don Schufro x Ramino, from Superior Equine Sires’ frozen semen offering of Diamond Hit.
Also two big-moving sons of Diamond Hit are on offer - Dreamscape Farm’s Diamond Stud and Equilibrium Equestrian’s Diamondhead. Hilltop Farm’s lovely black Sternlicht GGF is a made-in-the-USA upcoming dressage star by Soliman de Hus.
2015 brings an unequaled selection of Hunter, Jumper and Event stallions. New to the RPSI books is the top-notch line up from Wild Turkey Farm: LioCalyon, LaMarque, Crown Affair and Limoncello II. We welcome these proven performers and producers with the goal of expanding their availability and genetic treasures to a wider mare base in N. America. Crossroads Farm is introducing the 2013 reserve champion of the South German approvals - Coronet d’Honneur, from the illustrious Comme il Faut (Cornet Obolensky x Ratina Z).
Looking for exciting young stallions from the best Europe has to offer? Check out A1 Performance Sires’ gleaming black Fantastic (Fürst Romancier x Sandro Hit), or 2013 Bundeschampion Fürst Fohlenhof (Fidertanz x Mephistopheles). Also from the RPSI Semen Bank, two very interesting youngsters with hard-to-find genetics from Hengststation Voelz - the charismatic and beautiful Crumble (Colman x Carinjo), and 2014 Premium Holsteiner stallion Zornell (Zirocco Blue x Colman).
Dreamscape Farm is introducing Lestat, an exciting young Lordanos son with a solid show record in the young horse classes in Germany, to the RPSI books. The dreamy Dreamscape lineup also includes the RPSI’s 2014 top premium-producing stallion Bon Balou (Balou du Rouet x Argentinus), as well as his impressive stablemates Banderas, Checkmate, and Farscape DSF.
New to Marabet Farms, though not a newcomer to the breeding scene, is top producing Apiro (Argentinus x Pilot). Filling out Marabet Farm’s quality offerings for the H/J ring are the excellent producing Balt’Amour, and champion and reserve of their stallion tests, Bliss MF and I-Carry On MF.
Also new for 2015 H/J breeders is vice-champion of the 6 year old jumpers in the Netherlands, Ultime Espoir by Chellano Z. Also Hilltop Farm’s Grand Prix show jumper GK Calucci and the well-bred and sporty Toulon son, winner of the 6 y.o.YJC Eastern League Finals, Beaulieau’s Talisman, another new face in the RPSI lineup, standing in Quebec, Canada, is Holsteiner FEI dressage stallion Aliano (Aljano x Corrado I).
Horses Unlimited’s GP stallion Pik L graces our line up with his presence once more. His son Pikko Del Cerro HU continues to shine at the Grand Prix in 2015 under Olympian Lisa Wilcox. Also from Horses Unlimited is Gallant Reflection HU by Galant du Serein, now earning impressive qualifying scores in the FEI 6 y.o. classes this winter. Also a highlight for Dressage breeders are Rainbow Equus Meadows’ top FEI stallions Rubignon (Rubinstein x Donnerhall) and Wild Dance (Wolkenstein II x Matcho), and Woods Lane Farm’s Regazzoni (Rubinstein x Werther) and Romancero H, by Rohdiamant.
This year the RPSI is showcasing several young N. American bred stallions. The first is the colorful 2011 Dutch WB Gotham. By Hennessy, and out of a Domino mare, his temperament, movement and show-stopping looks make this stallion a winning choice. The 2010 Bay Zweibrücker LaBamba SE is by GP dressage stallion Lacado. Located in Alberta, Canada, LaBamba is another interesting young stallion for mare owners looking to get ahead of the curve.
Hyperion Studs’ GP jumper Imothep by Indoctro continues to wow with Darragh Kenny, with top results at the International level. For event as well as dressage breeders, don’t overlook Intermediate level Hanoverian Eventer San City (San Remo x Bolero); also a welcome newcomer to the RPSI books - Concerto Grosso by Concerto II – brings a solid pedigree as well as a performance record in the eventing world.
If your mare is looking for a little color in her love life, or the adventure of entering another chapter of our studbook, Knabstrupper Stallion Colorado Skrødstrup, cremello TB Goldmaker xx from Avalon Equine, Golden Edge Sporthorses Mitril and Sagar, or the performance proven Halflinger Stellar TVR are the way to go!
If you are looking to size down, check out the impressive lineup of German Riding Pony stallions, including eventing star Belafonte d’Avalon by Hilkens Black Delight, two stunning dressage ponies from Xanadu Stables - Highlife’s Bulgari Boy and Hilkens Go For Gold, and consistent producer of top pony foals from small WB mares, Welsh B Smoke Tree Snapdragon and his golden son SF Spirit.
Solid pedigrees, performance and production combine in top US-based stallions Novalis, by double Olympic Gold sire Jus de Pomme; the royally bred Nassau by Roemer, and the H/J stylist Lotus T by Lemgo.
The auction also features a foal futurity, with cash prizes and awards for top-scoring foals from Stallion Service Auction breedings presented to the RPSI for registration, as well as recognition for their sires. Lagoheidor sired the 2014 RPSI SSA Futurity winner Lennon, out of Crossroads’ Farm GP Jumper/Pradikat sport mare Araconda. A big congratulations goes out to his breeder/owner Sharon Craig.
The RPSI accepts warmblood mares and stallions from recognized WB registries, TB’s, Arabians, and Anglo-Arabs for our Deutsches Sportpferd books. Also books for German Riding Ponies, Kleines Deutsches Reitpferd (Small German Riding Horses), Knabstruppers, and Halflingers. Contact the RPSI for more information on eligibility. www.rhpsi.com.
Participating Stallions include:
Aliano, Apiro, Balt’Amour, Belafonte d'Avalon, Bliss MF, Bodyguard, Bon Balou, Colorado Skodstrup, Concerto Grosso, Coronet d’Honneur, Crown Affair, Crumble, Diamond Hit, Diamondhead, Dreamscape Farm Choice of Diamond Stud or Freestyle, Dolany, Dreamscape Farm Choice of Banderas or Checkmate, Eclipsed by Color, Edward Scissorhands d’Avalon, Fantastic, Farscape DSF, Fürst Fohlenhof, Gallant Reflection HU, GK Calucci, Goldmaker xx, Gotham, Highlife's Bulgari Boy, Hilkens Go For Gold, I-Carry On MF, Imothep, LaBamba SE, Lagoheidor, LaMarque, Lestat, LioCalyon, Limoncello II, Lotus T, Nassau, North Forks Brenin Cardi, Novalis, Pik L, Rainbow Equus Choice of: Rubignon or Wild Dance, Regazzoni, Romancero H, Roanoake Farm Choice of: Sagar or Mitril, San City, Smoke Tree Snapdragon, SF Spirit, Stellar TVR, Sternlicht GGF, Talisman, Ultime Espoir, Zornell, Marseille, Grande Sovereign, Ragtime, Exxon, Arctic Blue xx, C. Denaly xx, Twentyfour Kt. Gold xx.