News & views, on our warmbloods

White Waters On Time Breeder Kraai Kamfer du Preez. This home bred stallion is performing miracles in the 1m50 classes. Constantly in the tickets. White Waters Stud is in White River, Mpumalanga and they constantly travel up to compete. Sire: Beach Haven On Track (Ondol V/ Wunderbar Dam: Katanga Quit Sometimes by Quitt ou Double.

TI Spartacus Another locally bred dres-sage horse TI SPARTACUS bred by Ina Kruger’s TI STUD and rid-den by Carl Boonzaaier, was the 2021 Winner of the Small Tour at SA Dressage Champs Sire: Sir Oldenburg (Sion/ Con-tender) Dam: TI Hannah Mon-tana (Harvard/ De Niro/ Ru-benstein)

Von Ghaku Raka Out of State Premium Wega (Welser x Pik Bube II) by Von Ghaku Rembrandt (Rotspon x De Niro). Annerie Myberg says he is a real character. She is based in Robertson WC.

The First Kensington foal The first Kensington (Cornet Obolensky/ For Pleasure) foal to be born in SA at Rivervale Stud. The filly’s dam is Rivervale Covergirl (Contendro 1/ Rex Grannus)

Truly Yours Truly Yours, 2 months old by River vale I’m All Yours (I’m Special de Muze/ Damiro) out of Saratoga Saskatoon (Senergy/ Carrick) Bred by Nicolle Elson.

Luvetare Supernova Luvetare Supernova is a beautiful mare. Sire the Anglo Arab stallion Luvetare Desert Star accepted by the SAWHS out of Brandenburg Lee (Land Earl/ Full Colour xx). Luvtare Stud is in Preto-ria East

Rivendell Yearling Colts A Beautiful Franschoek setting, and an impressive collection of breeding lines Pedigrees floating around in this bunch of yearling colts include Rotspon, Numero Uno, Quintender, Sir Donnerhall, Balou du Rouet, Hotline, Sandro Hit, Lingh, Florestan, Calvaro Z

Mythos Egwene al’Vere Mythos Egwene al’Vere is a Bay filly by Esaro KWPN, now a resident stallion at My-thos Stud. Esaro (Harley/ Indoctro) jumped Open under Jonathan Clark and is licensed by the SAWHS. The dam is Phoenix Quantica (Quartz d’Eclipse/ Wachmann III)

KP Galactic Blue Z I month old colt Grandorado out of a Chacco Blue mare Bred by Ryan & Kathleen Andrews. KP Stud is in Honeydew Gauteng

Geloven BB First foal for the KWPN stallion Geloven BB (Zacharov/ Goodtimess/ Corleone) . Amelia said he had to know his first job was show jumping before they used him at stud. The filly’s dam is Chatten Ramona D’Or incorporating some proven lines from Lynda Rabie’s early breeding plan. Ramona D’Or sire is Rival D’Or and dam is Chatten Utano is by SF Prince Royale out of a Brer Rabbit xx mare

Lorelock Gracelands The first foal born from the KWPN stallion Geloven BB ridden by Amelia Campbell horn

Daddy Cool Can you believe the Hanovarian licensed stallion Daddy Cool, has been in SA for 5 years already. Dominey Alexander and Daddy Cool won the 2021 DSA National Dressage Challenge for Elementary– Medium. Cellehof Stud is based in Kyalami, Midrand

Killarus Aine SA Irish Sport Horse Killarus Aine by Avanti Amorous Archie RID out of Kinvara Into the Light by Ethrow Impasse. At Horse of the Year Show 2021 at KPC. She came 1st in the Irish Sport Horse filly class. Owned & bred by Louise Oliver Amorous Archie is frozen semen from Ireland and is much needed to extend the tightly bred Irish pool of mares.

Kerwood Intrepid Introducing Kerwood Intrepid By Innovation Oldb (Van Gogh /Contendro) out of Kerwood Charisma (Chicoletto Z x Priceless x Re-bel ID). This is the first Innovation foal to be born in SA He arrived on 14 October 2021.

Danon Z The 4yo stallion Danone Z imported by Jan Daniel du Preez. By Dominator Z (Diamont de Semilly/ Cassini I) out of La Blanca Z (Larson/ Calido I/ Calypso II) We now have two Dominator Z young stallions in Gauteng. The other is Double D Z owned by Bellator Stud.

CYRUS M53 yearling colt by Cornet Ob-olensky (Clinton/ Heartbreaker) out of Karamel PS (Kannan/ Westernhagen) Bred and owned by Jason Moorcroft in the Eastern Cape

Brandenburg Stud Young horses being led in. Situated near Fort Nottingham KZN, Dennis Robert-son has continued the breeding legacy of Frank Dittmann

KP Chernobyl Z 2 year old filly by Cornet Obolensky out of a Sparticus mare. Bred by Ryan & Kathleen Andrews. Owned by Anthony Kay

Cheval Dansant DEMARCHELIER aka Patrick. Turned 2 in November. By Daddy Cool (Don Index/ Lauries Crusader xx) out of Callaho Bonita (Benicio/ De Niro/ Weltmeyer) Breeder: Sue Botha Owner: Lusaan Slabbert. Photo: Tracey Robertson

Martini Pixel Martini Pixel by Rivervale Parco’s Son (Parco/ Capriccio) out of The mare that just gives more and more. Apart from winning the 5 year old YHPS show jumper, she puts her best foot forwards at any thing she tries. Winner of 1.10m Gauteng SA Championships (KPC). Winner and champion of the SASA Open Working Riding Horse at HOY. Gauteng Dressage Championships (KPC) winner of both novice qualifiers (pool 1) and 3rd in the Championship class.

Ulivia STV Ulivia STV wins Gauteng Dressage Championship Advanced Free style at 20 years. She is the gift that continues to give. Ulivia has won everything there is: HOY Warmblood In Hand, top mare Inspection marks, her foals have won at HOY and wins in all the dressage levels. She is now teaching Cecelia Michaelatos Otto the ropes at the top end of SA Dressage. She rocked at 9 for her trot! Well done to her and the loving care the Michaelatos family have given her.

Celu Casablanca Celu Casablanca by Clarense (Casal Ask/ Coronado/Coriano) out of Callaho Leila Vella (Lissabon/ Raphael) stands on Sheila Archdeacon’s farm in Zimbabwe. Presently her young stallion Clarense is in training with Dominey Alexander. He won the Novice Dressage Championship in early December although he is jumping bred showing that good basic work will always carry through.

Conti Con Isolde C Conti Con Isolde C breeder Mandi Clark. Always wonderful to see an outlying stud have young horses in the field. She is now owned by Aiden Gibb. She is a Consuelo granddaughter. They won the 75cm class at SA Eventing Championships recently.

KP Laudanum Home bred 18hh Stallion, KP Laudanum jumps the big Derby. By Lord Z out of an Acclaim/ Wachmann III mare, he was bred by Ryan & Kathleen Andrews. What an achievement for this very big, courageous and game horse. With Arnold Botha in the saddle, they had their first attempt for both of them over the long demanding KCP track.