Dior HW




Dior HW, bay Westphalian gelding by Dankeschön/Riccione, born in 2013, standing approximately 168 cm or 16.2 hands.

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Dior HW has an amazing gene pool, his sire is Dankeschön (Danone I (De Niro/Weltmeyer x Fidermark/Rosenkavalier)), the highly celebrated champion of the licensing in Warendorf, in 2010.

He convinced with stellar performances and achievements, in Dressage (127.03 points), as well as in Jumping (115.61 points). Dankeschön was the sovereign champion of the stallion licensing in 2010 in Warendorf with an overall index of 127.33.

This Danone I - son DANKESCHÖN became licensed in 2009 and celebrated his first competition season in 2010 already as a huge success. Right at the beginning of the season in 2011 he was able to continue his success, with a superb placings in a training horse tests and other dressage tests and could also attain furthermore some victories and success in other competitions. Among other things, Dankeschön came in second at the Reitpferdechampionat and asserted himself under the Top five within the Westphalia week.

His famous father Danone I, was 2003 champion stallion and was licensed in Verden in 2004. He qualified for the Bundeschampionat in Warendorf and was, in the same year, finalist at the world championships of the young horses in Verden. In the meantime, he is very successful in dressage classes, in the big ring.

Dankeschön's dam is the Statespremium mare Fantasie, by the world wide known Fidermark and a full sister to the licensed stallions Farewell I - IV. She has an excellent mare test with a final score or 8.19 and was in the final ring of the westphalian Mare Elite mare show 1997. The most successful dam line also produced the licensed stallions Licosto, Florentianer, Maybach and Rosenquarz. Many of their offspring are super successful in the big ring and upper classes in the show ring. For stellar breeding accomplishments, concerning this dam line, there was a special recognition for the breeding barn Alfons Baumann in 2009, he was awarded the Hans-von-Bemberg-Preis, the Nordrhein-Westphalians.


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This outstanding geldings States Premium dam, was sired by the stellar stallion Riccione, the infamous worldwide renowned Dressage producer. Riccione is a rare specimen of conformation, temperament and proven heritability.

He was one of the most wanted candidates at the 1998 Hanoverian Stallion Licensing making a big impression with his highly noble appearance and extravagant movements. He won riding horse tests and champions' finals with scores of 9.0 and higher. In his Stallion Performance Test he confirmed the expectations of the breeders by scoring the highest for ride ability (both guest judges scored: 10.0) and became the Reserve Champion of the test. Riccione won several M-level classes and is training at Grand Prix level. Riccione's sire Regazzoni was the Champion of the Stallion Performance Test in Münster-Handorf and became Reserve Champion at the 1995 Bundeschampionate. His dam State Premium Mare Arosa received the top score of 10.0 for ride ability from the judges and guest judge riders in her Mare Performance Test. With the extraordinary beautiful Trakehner Arogno as sire and the Hanoverian foundation stallion Bolero as dam sire, Arosa carries classical dressage blood.

Riccione's offspring convince with their type and movement. They are highly sort after at auctions in Hanover , Westphalia , Bavaria , and further a field. He has twelve licensed sons just from his first crop of foals of which two were Reserve Licensing Champions and two reserve 30-day test champions. He also produced several Bundeschampionate finalists and State Premium Mares. Furthermore, Riccione was highly placed in the NRW Heritability Index for stallions of his year of birth and in the German FN-Breeding Value Index. No other 10-year old stallion passes on his quality more consistently than Riccione.


Beautiful doesn't even start to describe the looks of this willing young star.

Dior HW has a fancy small head, attractive stallion neck (he is a gelding) and the body to match. He's a super model and will steal your heart in no time.

Dior HW's has superb "Grundschwung", his suspension is marvelous. He has a very good rhythm, balance and truly works his heart out, every single time. Very reliable, sweet, easy Lady's horse, suitable for AA, YR and/or Professional as well. He is light in the bridle, easy to sit and everybody can ride him. Part of his phenomenal heritage are the best competition genes possible, good, old, very strong dam and sire lines, a near guarantee for success. His pedigree reads like the Who's Who.

The very active hind leg pushes him up, supports lift of the whole body and will be the ideal start for a good piaffe and passage, just check how far he reaches under, his canter is lofty and uphill, amazing trot combined with a clean, rhythmic, reaching walk, outstanding quality movement all around.

This special boy, just floats above the ground, with his great temperament, sweet character, he will climb up the levels with ease and fun. All exercises come naturally to him, as he has the built, movement and athleticism to do it all.

This extremely talented gentleman has international potential. Dior HW will put a spell on you, with his soft eyes and in no time, you'll be in love with one of the prettiest horses available. The judges will love him due to his expression and "show me" attitude, take him to shows and collect your ribbons. Show him off at clinics and get yourself noticed, he looks so much like his famous sire.

This boy will enable you to fulfill your dreams with all his sensational abilities, he will collect all ribbons with ease, high point and more, here we come. The goal of HW Farm is, to offer highly talented young horses in Germany for riders in the USA and all over the world. This young star will go far in the dressage ring, he is your ticket to the top!

X-rays on file!

check out his video clip!!!

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