Fürstenball: Line founder of modern dressage horse breeding!
Fürstenball’s offspring are always among the best. Hardly any stallion can offer such continuity in hereditary performance. He has produced 90 licensed stallions, around 170 premium mares and over 80 horses successful at advanced (S) level, led by Heiline’s Danciera/Carina Cassøe Krüth/DEN, placed fourth by team and seventh individually at the Olympics, as well as five German Champions, amongst them Feine Bella, who was also unbeatable in the Westphalian Championships and at her mare show, and numerous fantastic auction horses, such as Fürst Bayram OLD/Frederic Wandres, 1.7 million Euro price sensation of the P.S.I. Auction 2021, reigning Oldenburg Regional Champion and eleventh at the German Championships for young dressage horses.
Torveslettens Fifty-Fifty/Ekaterina Podlytkina/RUS, Friesen Ball/Andrea Timpe/GER, Filigrano Marone/Thomas Wagner/GER, placed eleventh in the Louisdor Prize final, Four Seasons FRH/Alexa Westendarp/GER, double European Young Riders Championship gold medallist, and First Class/Maike Mende/GER, winner of the Oldenburg Derby Dressage Cup, have already established themselves at Grand Prix level. Frau Holle was silver medallist at the German Young Riders Championship with Jana Schrödter and competed in the Burg Cup final. ZINQ Farlana FH won the bronze medal at the German Junior Championships with Lucie-Anouk Baumgürtel and won the International Tour in Le Mans/FRA. Fürst Sinclair/Elke Philipp/GER was placed fourth at the para-equestrian dressage World Championships in Tryon/USA and at the European Championships in Rotterdam/NED.
Fürstenball has produced 90 licensed stallions, including Fürsten-Look/Isabel Freese/NOR: our Champion Stallion and German Champion, who came third in the Burg Cup, Fürst Zonik PS: our Champion Stallion, Fürst Fabrice: Champion Stallion placed third at the Regional Championships, Follow Me OLD: Oldenburg Champion Stallion, Regional Champion and victorious at advanced (S) level, First No Nonsense R: Reserve Champion, Facilone/Marcus Hermes: Hanoverian Champion, participant at the World Championships for young dressage horses and successful at Inter I level, Faradai OLD: Regional Champion and placed at advanced (S) level, Fürst Oliver: Hanoverian Champion and placed at the German Championships, and Fürst Magic: Westphalian Champion and victorious at Inter I level.
Fürstenball also produced Fior (German and Regional Champion as well as finalist at the World Championships for young dressage horses), Festina PS (German Champion and Vice Regional Champion), Feingefühl (German and Regional Champion and Hanoverian Reserve Champion Mare), Fiesta Danza OLD (Oldenburg Champion Mare, silver and bronze medallist at the German Championships and double Regional Champion), Fürstano B (DSP Vice Youngster Champion 7-9y.o.), Fausto (Oldenburg Vice Champion), Francisco (Vice Baden-Württemberg Champion), Fürst Knight EDI and Freddie Murcury (bronze medallists at the Westphalian Championships), Fine Lady (Hanoverian Champion Mare), Fünf Sterne (Oldenburg Champion Mare and Regional Champion), Flora de Mariposa OLD (Reserve Champion Mare, Regional Champion and German Vice Champion), as well as Fiesta la Cita (second Reserve Champion Mare in Westphalia), and Felice (second Reserve Champion Mare of the Franz-Strahl-Schäfer Show in Baden-Württemberg).
Fürstenball was the price highlight at the Vechta foal auction in 2006, with a knock-down price of 110,000 euros, champion stallion at the Oldenburg licensing in 2008, winner of his stallion performance test in 2009 with a dressage index of 154.98 (16 marks of 9.0 or higher and a 10 for rideability), winner of the Oldenburg main premium in 2010, German Champion with an overall score of 9.4 (10 for walk) and Oldenburg Regional Champion (5y.o.) with Ines Westendarp in 2011, placed at the World Championships for Young Horses (6y.o.) in 2012, victorious up to Prix St. Georges and VTV dressage stallion in 2013, number one of the FN breeding valuation in 2015, Danish Elite Stallion in Herning/DEN in 2017 and “Stallion of the Year” in Herning/DEN in 2018.
His sire Fürst Heinrich was Champion Stallion in 2001, winner of the main premium in 2002, World Champion of five-year-old dressage horses in 2003, and has produced over 50 licensed stallions. Over 70 of his offspring are successful at advanced (S) and Grand Prix level.
Fürstenball’s half brothers Harmony’s Desiderio (by Dimaggio)/Susan Pape/GBR and Winehouse (by Wynton) were both approved for breeding, his half brother Bello Oriente (by Belissimo M) competed internationally in Grand Prix and Mount St. John VIP (by Vivaldi) competed internationally in Small Tour.
Inbred to the dressage hero Donnerhall, Fürstenball's pedigree enjoys an influx of blood further down in the pedigree with Holstein and thoroughbred genes.
From the French dam line of Fürstenball come the Oldenburg Champion Stallion and Grand Prix winner Sieger Hit and the licensed stallions Hot Spot, Silver Black OLD, Daktylius OLD, Sir of Freedom and Fideel.
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