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Ferro / Olympic Ferro

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Olympic Ferro, the Dutch sensation, won team silver at the 1998 World Equestrian Games, 1999 European Championships and 2000 Olympic Games under Copy van Baalen of the Netherlands. This pair's greatest achievement came when they placed second in the World Cup Finals in 's Hertogenbosch scoring over 80% for their freestyle.

As a three-year-old, he was champion of his performance test at Ermelo, where he achieved the outstanding results of 6.5--walk, 8.5--trot and 8.5 canter. He was later given the Keur and the rare Preferent titles by the KWPN breeding committee.

His sire Ulft, a son of the great Le Mexico, produced many licensed sons and several international dressage horses. Le Mexico carries Furioso xx blood, which brings value to any pedigree. Ferro's dam, Brenda, is a daughter of the Holsteiner, Farn, who is legendary in jumper breeding. Farn's son Nimmerdor, is one of the most well-known Dutch sport horse sires having been named the KWPN Stallion of the Century.

Olympic Ferro is the grand sire of the outstanding stallion Uthopia (Metall) who achieved team gold at both the 2010 European Championships and 2012 London Olympic Games. Ferro also sired Rousseau, the champion of the three-year-old stallions at s'Hertogenbosch in 2000, as well as the stallions Negro, Mettal, and Rhodium. The champion three year old mare at Ermelo in 2000 was an Olympic Ferro daughter.

Much was expected of this charming, talented black stallion, and he has not disappointed. He sadly passed away in 2005 unexpectedly, but his semen has still been in demand. He can be relied upon to produce beautiful, typy, talented offspring of the highest quality. Fantastic toplines and an elegant look characterize his get. In addition to their dressage excellence, Olympic Ferro's offspring also make good jumpers. Olympic Ferro is #1 on the BN World Stallion Rankings for dressage and is the top stallion and pride of the Netherlands, affectionately known as the "Black Pearl."


Stallion Details

Price
Born
1987
Color
Black
Height
16.3 H
Approved For
Hanoverian, Oldenburg, KWPN
Status
Archived
WFFS Status: tested negative (N/N)

Ferro / Olympic Ferro : PEDIGREE

Ulft keur Le Mexico keur Mexico
Peche Melbe
Pia keur, pref Pericles xx
Elmi ster pref
M.M. Brenda ster, pref Farn keur Fax I
Dorette H
Upianna keur Prefect
Piana keur, pref

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