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(Heartbreaker [KWPN]  x  Palett [WEST] )
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Breed   KWPN (Dutch)
Colour   Bay
Sex   stallion (active stallion)
Date of Birth   16 JUN 2001
Land of Birth   Netherlands
Standing Land   Netherlands
Height   167 cm ~ 16.1.½ hands
Breeder   A. Floryn, Geesteren (NL)
Breed Awards   Stb.
Competition Level   Showjumping International
Life Number   01.08593
Level of progeny   Eventers: 1-Ev4
Showjumpers: 3-Sj6
Studbooks Licensed with   KWPN
Suitable for Breeding   Showjumpers,

Stud Fee: £ 975.00

ABOUT Upgrade

Upgrade is a beautiful modelled son of the well-known showjumping stallion Heartbreaker. In his performance test Upgrade impressed with his powerful jump and super hind technique. In addition, this stallion displayed superb movements, in walk, trot and canter. Upgrade's sire, the Nimmerdor son Heartbreaker, is from a real jumping family. He was successful with Peter Geerink in the international showjumping sport. The eldest offspring by Heartbreaker are presently winners at Grand Prix level. Examples are, for instance, Quasimodo van de Molendreef, Quartz Music, Quintin, Saffier, Zip and Skybreaker. In the pedigree of Upgrade the genes of Heartbreaker are combined with those of the Westphalian mare Palette, a daughter of the famous Pilot. This son of Pilatus is thé top stallion in Westphalia and produced a huge amount of international showjumping horses and licensed stallions.

Examples of his successful offspring in the sport are Priamos (Ludger Beerbaum), Poker (Otto Becker), Showtime (Nick Skelton) and Pirol (Lesly Mc Naught). The dam's line of Upgrade has its origins in Westphalia. Great-granddam Madame is a half-sister to the Westphalian stallion Glücksritter (by Grünhorn).The well known stallion Frühling has laid the foundations of many International showjumping horses through his sons Frühlingsball and Frühlingstraum I and II.


Terms and Conditions

The Stud Fee excludes delivery. For Frozen, Fresh/Chilled semen we will send up to four inseminations to obtain a pregnancy. If no pregnancy results a further stud fee less a 50% reduction is required to continue. Please see our breeding contract for full details.

Choice of semen available

Fresh/Chilled, Frozen Semen,

Countries semen available for

Europe, USA, Canada, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,

Tel: +44(0)1290 552999    Fax +44(0)1290 552998     E-mail