Team Nijhoff’s stallion, the illustrious son of Nimmerdor, passed away this morning at the age of 32. He was named “Favorite” by the KWPN Breeding Book in 2009 (Highest Medal) and then was named “KWPN Horse of the Year” in 2016, and his influence within Dutch education quickly spread to the international stage. The father of many world-class artists, he has left an indelible mark on today’s sporting horse lines.
Discovered in House of Copmans (Pinned in Bozum) by Henk Negov When he was only two years old, Heartbroken It was not immediately filed for KWPN’s approval, ”It was normal in rhythm and was very young“The latter admitted. He was sent to Belgium, and he was accepted by the BWP Book of Mehr at 74.02%. Nevertheless, he fathered 63 foals in his first year of breeding. He was assigned to the New Zealander.” Grant WilsonAt the age of 6, he developed into the Young Horse Circuit to finish fifth in the World Championships, then fourth at the age of 7. His career took off. She passed under the saddle Peter Gerink At eight, he won the Nations Cup in Falsterbo (Sweden), and reached the podium in Hamburg (GER), Rotterdam (NED), Geesteren (NED), etc. Then studbook KWPN ends up agreeing with it on performance. The following year, the eye-catching bay was ranked fourth in London (GBR) and especially on Aix-La-Chapelle (GER), confirming all the goodness we thought of.
Almost 45% success
For several years, Heartbreaker surpassed 40% of the high-performing products within KWPN’s studbook, placing it well on top of the stallions. It leaves a large number of international winners among the best celebrities for the general public Toulon (Late stepdaughter Hubert Purdy, father of many good winners), Work breakers (CSI5 * with Sergio Alvarez Moya / ESP), Orlando (CSI5 *, Darragh Kerins / IRL), Quasimodo van de Molindrive (Jaime Azcaraga / Mexico), Vancouver Dufray (CSI5 *, YWAM’s fourth individual in Lexington with Bernardo Alves / BRA), Hardrock Z. (CSI5 *, Emmanuel Andrade / Venn), VDL Group Zidane (CSI5 *, Leopold van Asten / NED), and closer to us, Pénélope Leprévost’s former partner in the Nations Cup, Jerusalem artichoke And excellent Upsen Downs Vanden Bandham (CSI3 *, Clémence Laborde / FRA).
As for the children of the stallion, it seems that Toulon is following in his footsteps. Third in the WBFSH rankings for 2020 of stallions parents, he has good offspring including Vancouver de Lanlor (CSI5 *, P. Leprévost), Visconti du Telman (CSI5 *, K. Staut), Delux van T & L (CSI5 *, N Bruynseels / BEL), PSG Final (CSI5 *, C. O’Connor / IRL), Toulago (CSI5 *, P. Schwizer / SUI), Dieu Merci van T & L (CSI5 *, E. Lamaze) or Kiana van het Herdershof (CSI5 *, D. Deusser) or even Tipsy du Terral (CSI5 *, E. Moffit).
Best known for conveying his extraordinary strike, Heartbreaker has always considered a warrior on the right track, a feature he bequeathed to most of his productions. Dynasty Leader of KWPN Neverder (Farn, Holst x Koridon, PS), Heartbreaker was distinguished by a blood-soaked maternal bloodline (his grandmother was KWPN – and his “ favorite ” – 3/4 of a thoroughbred), crossed with blood by Selle Français And Mexico (Mexico City, vi x Brule Berry, VI). Knowledgeable observers noted that he crossed well with mares from Not de Guts, SF (Et Hop, AA), DarkoBwp (Lugano van la Roche, Han), ClintonHolst (Corrado I, Holst).
To review his Aix-la-Chapelle Grand Prix career, it’s here: