Chesnut, 168 cm, * 1996
Champion at the Main Approval
Points - 2. Place
Oldb., Westf., Rhld., Associations of southern and eastern
Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, France
Breeders and dressage riders are assured and fascinated by his
offspring. The breeders because the sons and daughters of Abanos become
bestsellers anywhere because of their beauty and their sequence of
movement (f. e. three horses were sold at the CHIO sales in Aachen in
2004, a daughter of Abanos found a buyer for 120 000.00 € at the PSI
in Ankum in 2004) The riders because they experience a phantasmagoric
feeling in the saddle.
He passes on his genes resoundingly to his crop and is a guarantor for
the marketing of his offspring. With a breeding index of 149 he belongs
to the top 5% on the German Federation´s Breeding Premium Ranking List
in dressage. At the mare performance test in Wickerath Abanos presented
three winners that received a score of 10.0 in trot and in the
extraneous rider test. His offspring dominate the foal shows and
What else could a breeder´s heart wish?
Abanos criterias, a maximun amount of rideability, outstanding basic
paces and a unique pronounced type made him advance to one of the most
desired stallions in Europe.
His career in short: Abanos was Ic-Main Premium stallion, 2nd Reserve
Champion for the Main Premium at the Oldenburg Hengsttage. Having won in
riding horse tests he became Vice Champion at the Oldenburg State Show
in Rastede. In the same year he was ambassador for the Oldenburger
Verband (association) in Warendorf. In the fall of 2000 he was Reserve
Champion of the performance test in Neustadt / Dosse. There he proved to
be extremely versatile. In the meantime he has been highly successful in
dressage tests and has according to his age been trained up to Inter I.
Abanos has obviously been shaped by his sire, the former Dressage
Bundeschampion Alabaster. The legendary and highly praised Abglanz-type
gives expression to Abanos in perfection. No wonder: Abanos threefold
carries blood of the East Prussion ´line founders´. The best
bloodlines of Thoroughbreds are combined through Busoni xx,
Waldmannsdank xx, Furioso xx and especially the ´as hard as iron´ Poet
xx. Anna-Karina, full sister of Abanos was in the Brilliantring of the
Oldenburg Elite Show in Rastede. Granddam and great-granddam were
successful advanced level dressage horses.
Abanos passes on his type and his movement dynamics. He sired first
class crop with top foals at numerous Foul Auctions. All over Germany
his crop dominate the Foal Shows and Championships. At he Southern
German Foal Championship one of his sons became Reserve Champion in 2001
in Heuchlingen. In 2002 a daughter of his became Champion of the
Southern German Foal Championship in Remlingen. Agilan, the former St.
Ludwig Elite Auction Foal, his first approved son, Reserve Champion at
the Bavarian Main Approval, followed in 2003.
In 2003 four daughters were contenders for the State Premium
Championship. Among the NRW-sires of his age-group Abanos was listed as
number 3, right behind Riccione that ´dwells´ in the stable next to
him. According to the FN Breeding Index he belongs the the ´Creme de la
Creme´: with 150 scores he ranks among the best 5 per cent of all
German stallions and attained place 4 of his age-group.