The international dressage stallion Gribaldi is not only one of the most successful Trakehner stallions in modern equestrian sport, he is also an outstanding sire of talented horses. 

Originally purchased for export to The Netherlands at his grading in Germany 1995, he is fully graded with the KWPN, The Oldenburg Verband and Dansk Varmblod as well as the Trakehner Verband and was awarded Keur status and a breeding index for dressage of over 140 by the KWPN in 2005.

His graded sons to date include:
  • Painted Black, reserve champion at the World Breeding Championships for Dressage Horses and now competing at Grand Prix level with Anky van Grunsven
  • Hofrat, sire of the multi stallion gracing championHotline
  • Distelzaar, record-breaking sale price at his grading auction
  • Zardin-Firfod, graded in Denmark
  • Rosenprinz-D, graded in France and Belgian owned
plus a growing number of others throughout the world.

Gribaldi’s sire Kostolany (by Enrico Caruso out of Kapstadt by Falke) is an outstanding source of modern sports and dressage type in Trakehner breeding, tracing to both the Anglo Arab Fetysz OX and the Thoroughbred Pasteur XX in his male lines.

A superbly talented dressage horse (especially in piaffe and passage) he has produced over 140 graded broodmares and at least 10 graded sons worldwide. 

These include not only Gribaldi but also:
  • the international dressage stallion Showmaker and his full brother Sans Souci
  • the rising dressage star Cadeau
  • (Blue Hors) Silver Moon, the sire of the fabulous Danish Warmblood dressage mare Blue Hors Matinee and the international eventing stallion Bertone

as well as countless good-moving and rideable horses competing at national level in both dressage and eventing a wide range of countries with riders with a wide range of abilities.
Pasmiek is a young mare and although Wish Upon A Star was her first foal, her dressage breeding index is already a very good 121. She comes from the KWPN mare family 277, founded by the Odin van Wittenstein mare. 

Albertha.Pasmiek’s dam Ennemiek by the well-known dual purpose Nimmerdor son Wellington has had 10 foals to date, including:
  • two that were selected for the annual Dutch elite foal Star Sale
  • three that gained dressage breeding indices of over 120 and
  • the Keur mare Ienemiek (by the Throughbred stallion Mytens XX) who gained her IBOP (mare performance test award) with an impressive score of 81. Ienemiek in turn is the dam of the Z level dressage keur mare Pienemiek and two Star Sale foals.

Other good performers related to Wish Upon A Star through his dam’s mare line are the Elite showjumping mare Pandora (by Karandasj), the Burgraaf daughter Ironique, the Prix St George dressage mare Leonique (by Glendale) and the graded stallion Radbout (by Joost).

Pasmiek’s sire Houston (KWPN) by Belisar was the grading champion of his year in 1992 and went on to achieve a superb breeding index of 174 pts and the status of Keur stallion in 2006. He competed successfully at top national small tour level in dressage has already produced some top class stallion sons including
  • Sam Sam HFD champion of his grading in The Netherlands and performance test in Denmark and now in England and about to start his competive career in the UK with Irish international dressage rider Angela Crane
  • Symphonie Champion of his Dutch performance test in 2002
  • Vincent (also known as Valdez) dressage champion at the KWP grading in 2005

Belisar (by the Thoroughbred stallion Saros XX) is a proven producer of top class dressage horses achieving a dressage breeding index of 150. His most successful progeny include the Advanced dressage stallion Kroonjuweel (who also has a dressage breeding index of 150) and the Elite dressage mare Ixia who was exported to the USA to become one of the foundation broodmares of the Dutch Warmblood breed there.
Wizard is dual graded with both the SHB and the BWBS. He will be combining eventing and stud duties,  
fresh and chilled semen will be available.