Don’t miss the last big Stallion Service Auction of the season with over 55 stallions to choose from! The Rheinland Pfalz-Saar International’s annual Stallion Service Auction is open for bidding now through Sunday, March 5th. 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 RPSI Co-Champion sires for 2016, producing star-quality foals - Coronet d'Honneur (Comme il Faut x Dinard L) from Crossroads farm and Banderas (Balou du Rouet x Grannus) from Dreamscape Farm. The RPSI is also showcasing several young North American bred stallions, such as 2015 N.A. Stallion Test 3rd place finisher Montaro OHF by Mezcalero, and Avalon Equine’s 2016 Futurity champion German Riding Pony sire Belafonte d'Avalon - (Hilkens Black Delight x Mannhattan.)
Brand new to North America this spring is Rascalino (Rotspon x Veleten III), who completed the dressage portion of his Adelheidsdorf performance test with the knockout score of 153.37, and also Dreamscape Farm’s top new sire Valentino (Now or Never x Saros). Impressive imports also include Avalon Equine’s Toronto (Now or Never x Belisar), and Iron Spring Farm’s Uno Don Diego (Dressage Royal x Falkland), along with proven favorites like Hilltop Farm’s Grand Champion Riverman by (Redfort x Landego), FEI producer Rotspon (Rubinstein x Argentan) donated by Superior Equine Sires, the beautiful black De Niro x Rubinstein FEI dressage heart-throb Devon Heir, and China Blue Farm’s top hunter Ragtime by Regazzoni.
Fresh young faces include October Hill Farm’s up-and-coming jumper star Darco Son (Darco x Voltaire), and for the Pony division, coming-to-North-America German Riding Pony Milky Way (FS Mr. Right x Danny Boy).
Three new Trakehner stallions open options to top performance - Tatendrang (Onassis x Avignon II), FEI CCI** level eventing stallion, International GP Dressage Lord Luciano (Enrico Caruso x Unkenruf), and intermediate eventer Cardinali (Tradition *Pb* x Impulsivo).
2016 brings an unparalleled selection of H/J and Event stallions. Hyperion Farm’s Chin Quidam VDL is an easy choice for breeders looking for pedigree and performance, and Marabet Farm offers their full line-up of top hunter sires, including Apiro (Argentinus x Pilot), Balt’Amour JSF, Carry On MF, and reserve champion of his stallion test, Bliss MF. Country Lane Farm has donated a tempting choice of their hunter stallions, Westporte, Harbour Side, and new Chambertin son Centre Pointe. Don’t miss Hilltop Farm’s classic performance-minded producer GK Calucci, by Calico I.
Looking for Diarado blood? Choose Delta Force + (Diarado x Cassini I)! Also from Dreamscape Farm are the H/J powerpack of Lestat (Lordanos x Concetto), Checkmate (Check In x Rio Zeus), along with dual-purpose producers Sagnol (Sandro Hit x Landadel) and Farscape DSF (Freestyle x Pacific Sunset). Don’t miss Hickory Manor’s Bandelero JSF (Banderas x Columbus), New Blessings Farm’s Alla’Czar son Legaczy, and Rising Star Sport Horse’s Diablo d'Esquelmes (Chin Chin x Carthago) and Deja Blue B (Ferro x Branco).
The RPSI Frozen Semen bank has on offer the powerhouse performer Fetiche du Pas (Le Tot de Semilly x Alme); also available by frozen is the talented, black Supremat OLD (Sandro Hit x Rubinstein), who earned an impressive 133 points in dressage at his 70-Day Stallion Test in Germany.
For big movement and talent in a smaller package, sire of the winning 2015 Stallion Service Futurity foal GRP producing Welsh B Smoke Tree Snapdragon, and approved son, buckskin SF Spirit, both from Solomon Farm. Don’t overlook the exquisite gray Welsh B stallion Longacres Showtime. And speaking of elegance - bringing quality full Arabian lines to the books is FEI dressage black beauty Tuxedo Thyme ABA +++, 70-day tested FCF Oberons Vanity, and National Champion hunter-hack Arabian Pony-book stallion Soleil CA.
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, a choice of Golden Edge Sporthorses Mitril, Pallido Blu, & Sagar or the proven producer Halflinger Stellar TVR are the way to go!
Back in the books for 2016 are Cambridge son Caligula II, Gotham by Hennessey, and successful eventing son of Corofino standing at Hyperion Farm, Cicera’s Icewater. 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 once again 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. Furst Fohlenhof sired the 2016 RPSI SSA Futurity winner Fashionne, out of VPSt. Benetar, breeder Debbie Scripture. Pony Futurity winner was Shayna Dolinger, with GRP Forever Prince by Belafonte d’Avalon out of MMF Pierazara.
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:
Allerbester, Apiro, Balt‘Amour JSF, Bandelero JSF, Banderas, Belafonte D’Avalon - GRP, Bliss MF, Bodyguard - GRP, Caligula II, Cardinali, Carry On MF, Chin Quidam VDL, Cicera’s Icewater, Colorado Skrodstrup, Coronet D’Honneur, Darco Son, Deja Blue B, Delta Force*, Devon Heir, Diablo d’Esquelmes, Dreamscape Choice of Checkmate or Lestat, Farscape DSF, FCF Oberons Vanity ox, Fetiche du Pas, GK Calucci, Goldmaker xx, Gotham, Legaczy, Liberty II, Longacre Showtime, Lotus T, Lord Luciano, Mannhattan, Milky Way - GRP, Montaro OHF, Nassau, Novalis, Ragtime, Rascalino, Riverman, Rotspon, Sagnol, Smoke Tree Snapdragon - GRP, SF Spirit* - GRP, Soleil CA ox, Stellar TVR - Haflinger, Supremat OLD, Tatendrang/T, Toronto, Tuxedo Thyme ox, Uno Don Diego, Valentino, Choice of: Westporte, Harbour Side, Centre Pointe, Choice of Pallido Blu, Mitril, Sagar