The legendary stallion Briar has passed away. It is with great sadness in our hearts that we have to announce that the legendary dressage stallion and Jan Brink’s competition companion for 18 years has passed away peacefully at the age of 31.
Posted on Jan 21, 2022
The hereditary performance of the jet-black stallion, who was World and German Champion, is absolutely unique. He has produced 190 licensed stallions in Germany alone, which is far more than any other sire has ever been able to produce.
Posted on Aug 18, 2021
Idocus was a son of Equador out of Eretha Keur Preferent Prestatie by Zonneglans. He was born on July 2, 1990, bred by Christine McCarthy Wemyss. As a three-year-old, he took the 100-day test in Keswick, Virginia. He became champion with the highest...
Posted on Mar 26, 2021
Totilas, the dressage horse that became the biggest sensation in global equestrian sport, has passed away. The 20-year old KWPN stallion succumbed to colic on Monday night 14 December 2020.
Posted on Dec 15, 2020
The USEA is saddened to share that Louis M (Lissabon x Angelique M), Alexa Gartenberg’s Rheinland Pfalz-Saar gelding, was humanely euthanized on November 4, 2020 at the age of 15 due to an acute case of laminitis. His team at New Bolton Center were...
Posted on Nov 6, 2020
The KWPN licensed stallion Lingh, who was Edward Gal's career starting Grand Prix horse, has passed away on 23 October 2020. He was 27 years old and spent his retirement at the Casper family's stallion station Birkhof in Donzdorf, Germany.
Posted on Oct 28, 2020
Jamaica’s story began in 1991 in Holland, when the bay Hackney gelding, sired by British stallion Cambridge Cole (Walton Searchlight x Cambridge Madge) out of a mare named Welkom, was destined for slaughter. Jamaica’s fate changed when he was found by Belgian driver and FEI official Mark Wenten, who brought the gelding into a service role as a tourist carriage horse in the city of Bruges, Belgium.
Posted on Oct 27, 2020
Some endings you just can never be ready for and saying goodbye to Riverman has been one of those moments that proved impossible to prepare ourselves for. Despite the calendar saying he was 30 years old this year, Riverman had seemed to defy the idea...
Posted on Oct 17, 2020
Hilltop Farm sadly shares the news of Contucci’s passing last Friday. The great stallion lived a wonderful 27 years, with twenty-two of them here at Hilltop Farm. Contucci (Caprimond-Lungau) was bred in Germany by Klaus Storbeck and won the dressage...
Posted on Jul 12, 2020
KWPN foundation stallion Jazz, the most significant sire for dressage breeding in the KWPN studbook, has passed away. He was 29 years old. "With pain in our hart, but mainly with gratitude for all he has meant to us and to dressage sport, we had to...
Posted on Jan 9, 2020