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Lord Adonis 2008, 16.2hh was raised and owned in Germany by renowned international Grand Prix jumper Rene Tebbel. In 2010 Lord Adonis was presented and approved at the Oldenburg Hengst-Tage. In June of 2012 he was imported to the U.S.A. A couple of months after leaving quarantine he was taken to the 2012 North American Stallion Performance Testing where he received an impressive 7th in Dressage (110.78), 7th in Jumping (111.83) and 8th Overall (111.58). Lord Adonis was the only stallion who earned an elite status when inspected for approval by the Hanoverian Society. As printed in the AHS magazine the judges remarked: "Lord Adonis impressed because of his good type and his long legs. He clearly is still developing. In jumping, his ability was especially impressive; in the dressage test, he received high rideability values. His sire Lordanos is known to produce a ground covering walk and a good canter". The scores he received during the testing are: Character: 9; Temperament : 8.5; Constitution: 9; Stadium Jumping: 9; Free Jumping: 9; Cross Country: 8.5; Walk: 8.5; Canter: 8.25; Trot: 7.5. His modern type, confident yet quiet demeanor and versatile talents have fully licensed him with multiple breed organizations and studbooks.
Sire: Lordanos - USEF LEADING JUMPING SIRE. Sire of LORDAN, unprecedented winner of the Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix at HITS Saugerties twice and earned a reserve the third time. The 9 year old was the Leading USEF GRAND PRIX horse. In 2017 Jenny Karazissis rode UNDENIABLE by Lordanos to win the HITS/Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix. Lordanos career began by winning nearly 40 tests for young jumpers in series. He was successful in 1.40m- and 1.50m-classes for an incredible eleven years. The family horse won advanced (S) classes with all three riding Sosaths - Janne, Gerd and Hendrik and was victorious in both the Big Tour and in puissance, as he jumped over a wall of 2 meters with Janne. In 2007, Lordanos presented a good number of horses that qualified for the Bundeschampionat. After Lumos victory in Warendorf in 2004, Light On was a high placed finalist in the class for five year olds in 2007. The top priced Verden auction horse Lohengrin became the Hanoverian Show Jumper Champion and another son won the licensing in Finland. Lordanos also sired Lex Lugar, 2010 German National Derby winner, who he shared the VTV Stallion of the Year title with in 2010. In 2013, Lordanos was named the top jumper sire in the United States by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).
Lord Adonis offspring consistently inherit a similar superb type, correctness and great temperament with good movement. Jumping is a given for his offspring and he has produced free-jumping competition and breed-show winners, top foals at inspections and an AHS gold medal foal. Three-year-old Lord Adonis son Kanuck, out of Jane O by Wellington/Joost, owned by John van den Bosh, bred by Boulder Ridge Ranch, won the free jump class at the Canadian Royal West with an 87. Ladicea - Lord Adonis/Balou du Rouet bred and owned by Cara Choy was Adequan/USDF Sporthorse HOY Reserve champion, WSS inspection champion and AHS Gold medal recipient. Lord Adonis offspring are horses that are easy to start and work with under saddle.
Selected for Hanoverian and Oldenburg Jumper Breeding program.