Update! - Pik is now schooling Grand Prix and has recent scores to 70% 4th level, 74.4% Prix St Georges, 70% to I-1. Pik will compete at the Region 6 Championships.
Pik Paramour a 2005 German Oldenburg gelding standing 16.1h is the quintessential modern dressage horse. This stunning bay with four white socks oozes athleticism, charm, look at me fancy looks and a puppy dog personality. He has been owned by amateur’s but would also do very well with a junior or professional. Prince is forward thinking and very light to the aids. He is very comfortable to ride and has been well started on piaffe/passage, one tempi’s, pirouettes and lateral work. While he is not for a beginner, he is very kind and really loves people.
He has been on several outings in the past including a recent trip to compete at two big shows in CA! Rancho Murieta and Del Mar National. His bloodlines include a multiple world cup winner and Grand Prix dressage competitors. Prince and his grandsire (Pikadero) have the dubious distinction of both having been magazine models! Prince who is by Pik’s Pride, the impressive black Oldenburg stallion who is known mostly for his rideability and powerful, elevated movement. Pik’s Pride descends from the legendary bloodline of Pik Noir, Pik Bube, and Pik Konig, all known for their rideability and versatility.
Pik Bube is the most famous son of the Cellar Landgestut stallion Pik Konig. With 11 wins out of 12 starts, Pik Bube made his debut in S-Dressur with rider Hebert Rehbein. Pik Bube has produced 28 licensed sons to date. Pik’s sire, Pik Noir, proved himself with 5 licensed sons and multiple state premium mares. Pik Noir’s offspring are highly sought after and paid for. In 2000, a son of Pik Noir sold for 450,000 DM at the P.S.I. Auction in Ankum, Germany.
Pik’s Pride’s dams sire Barsoi xx was a strong producer of versatile sporthorses that went on to compete internationally in both Eventing and Dressage. Barsoi xx brings elegance, willpower and hardiness to this great pedigree combination. Pik’s Pride was first licensed in Aachen, Germany. He then went on to successfully pass his 100 day test at the Landgestut Zeibrucken, receiving a 10 for character, and 9′s for trot, canter and rideability. In the competition ring, Pik’s Pride won most all of his Materiale Classes in Germany with scores up to 89%. In the United States, Pik’s Pride continued his success with impressive scores in the Young horse classes and multiple 70% wins through all levels through Intermediare II.
At five years old, Prince was the California Dressage Society (San Diego chapter) First level open champion with very tough competition. Shown through Second level in 2011 with scores to 66%. 4th level schooling show in 2013. Now coming 10-years-old Prince is schooling all the Prix St Georges movements. He has great expressive changes, impressive lateral work and strong medium gaits. He has also started piaffe, baby passage and canter pirouettes. He could be a strong candidate for a young rider GP. He is sound with no maintenance and goes well in the snaffle or double. This is your opportunity to get a very special, young, competitive dressage partner with incredible FEI potential. Vet checked with current X-rays!