once in a while a colt is born that surpasses all expectations.
They stand with nobility, elegance and grace and that look
that gives you goosebumps and you just know they are special.
Ohbi Wan Kenobi is one such colt. His smokey
black robe is not only rare and unique within the KWPN and
warmblood gene pool but in addition it glistens in the light
with the metalic shine of his maternal grand sire Kambarbay.
At just over a week old he has already demonstrated
that he has three quality paces, and travels with ease grace
and splendour. So much so that it is virtually impossible
to take a bad photo of him.
Needless to say when one looks at the quality
of his parentage the KWPN dressage stallion Hennessy champion
of his ridden performance test who's pedigree combines the
worlds leading dressage sires De Niro and Jazz and his exquiste
dam Kharisma SSH by our elegant blood type Kambarbay it is
not difficult to fathom why he is as outstanding a foal as
one could wish for.
His sire Hennessey was champion of the 2015
KWPN Stallion Test. A son of the Worlds Number one dressage
sire De Niro, his dam sire the most influential dressage sire
of Dutch Breeding Jazz who held the number one position for
many years, the grand dam sire Ulft, sire of Olympic Ferro,
grand sire to Valegro and found twice in the pedigree of Carl
homebred KWPN Reg A mare she was retained
on thge merit of her oustanding beauty and quality gaits.
She will be presented at the KWPN mare and youngstock inspections
His sire has competed with good results in all three disciplines.
He demonstrates bold confidence in his cross country, good
scope and technique in jumping and scores very good marks
in his dressage. He is an exceptionally fast learner with
a willing trainable temperament which he notably passes
onto his offspring.
KWPN Ster predicate mare who has been shown in-hand with
great success with endless number of prizes and Championship
Titles, as have her offspring. She has excellent mechanics,
is forward thinking, intelligent and very obedient. Brought
under saddle she has a very good work ethic, is a fast learner
and is eager to please. Abisag also has a good KWPN dressage
breeding index of 127.
His maternal grand dam Nanda is a daughter of the KWPN approved
Grand Prix dressage stallion Jacardo. Her maternal brother
is the successful International Grand Prix dressage horse
Stefano 8 (S. Gribaldi) ridden by Beatrice Marienau (USA)
winners of the Wellington FL CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle to
Stefano 8 has earned over 1000 FEI points and is listed
in the top fifty dressage progeny contributing towards Gribaldi's
third place WBFSH dressage sire ranking.
Others include the Prix St Georges/Intermediate Dressage
gelding "Titus" by Welt Hit II ridden by Rhonda
Dretel in the USA, Nanda's full brother Obed, the STER mare
Marije by Havidoff, Stefano's full brother Zabad all of whom
have competed with success at medium level and Stefano's full
sister the Keur mare and IBOP performance tested mare Christa.
Approved by both the Hanoverian and KWPN stud books he competed
with success in the Pavo cup young horse classes by Edward