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Pictured Above: PL Rupert Bear January 2022.

Sire -Zacharov TN

Zacharov is the perfect example of performance breeding as we love to see nowadays. Zacharov’s pedigree include Olympic sire Clinton, the extremely competitive Lord Z, Stallion of the Century Nimmerdor, the legendary Almé and the indispensable Gotthard. In addition, Zacharov’s damline goes back to the well-known mare Antje Z. This daughter of Almé is a result of the same combination as World Cup Finalists and famous stallion Artos Z and Aerobic Z, sons of Almé bred out of the full sisters of Antje’s dam. Additionally, Antje Z stood at the base of Grand Prix horses like Toldine (Francie Steinwedell-Carvin), Shinto (José Maria Rega) and Plenty (Eliza Schuford).

Zacharov’s dam Oldine already produced the international showjumpers Adventure (Riccardo Pisani), Uladine (Martina Meroni) and Carolus (Jörg Peper), while her grandchildren Aldine (Jordan MacPherson) and Zsa Zsa (Patrick Spits) compete at 1.60m and 1.40m level.

Ridden by Maikel van der Vleuten and Hanno Ellerman, Zacharoved already performed at international level at a very young age. Zacharov won the World Cup of Pezinok in 2013, the Grand Prix of Mierlo and the Gold Tour in Celje, while he already made his Grand Prix debut as an 8-year-old. Zacharov was placed in the top 10 at prestigious shows like Valkenswaard, Lanaken, Oliva, Lyon, Hamburg and Basel.

As a sire, Zacharov stays loyal to his pedigree and his own fantastic performances. His oldest offspring have already made their international debut.

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PL Rupert Bear

Zacharov TN x Littorio x Gibralter II (SWB)

2019 NZWB  Dark Bay Colt

Littorio Holsteiner Stallion

Dam Sire: Littorio

In New Zealand, Littorio progeny were seen mostly in the Dressage arena. Primarily because he was imported as an older stallion and by the time breeders realised the huge potential of his progeny in dual disciplines, he had passed away.  His owner Paul Ffoulkes described him as producing top performers across the disciplines and his progeny really appeared to begin to excel later in their teens.  This led to a demand for Littorio progeny for breeding and competition. 

Littorio was a fully approved and licensed with the Holsteiner Verband, Oldenburg Verband and Belgian Warmblood.
Littorio is the 1995 Grand Champion of the Holsteiner Verband, Neumunster. Littorio had outstanding suspension and gaits and is known for passing on beautiful heads, conformation and ability. His sire, Lord, is one of the most influential sires in the history of the Holstein and Littorio was one of his last remaining sons.

Littorio has produced Belgium's 2001 National Grand Champion filly foal, and also sired two finalists for the national freejumping championships at Melchen. These two finalists were selected out of 110 two-year-olds.

He also has two qualifiers for the Bundeschampionart 2003 and a finalist for the young horse world championships, in Monteray, Mexico.
Littorios family is ranked number one for producing dressage horses in the world with such relatives as Flemmingh. Gestion Lingh and Krack Z. The 2003 Netherlands Champion Foal was out of a Littorio mare and in his first season in New Zealand he produced many Premium foals and Overall Australian Champion Foal - Barrabadeen Timeless. His reputation continued the following year to produce 2005 HHAA&NZ Champion Filly, Colt Foal and Yearling.


Stallion, Luego GNZ was one of those sons who generated alot of excitment for Littorio bloodlines. Bred at Goldengrove Studfarm, ridden by Katie Laurie (NZ Olympic Showjumper) and owned by the Cookson Family, Luego GNZ won the National Grand Prix Champion Title in 2015 along with many top placings. Picture Below.  Photo Credit: Stevie Stone.

Luego GNZ Katie Laurie

Pictured Above: PL Rupert Bear received a Merit the NZWB Classification Tour in February 2020. With some great comments from the german classifier.

Sire: Clinton  ( Holst, 1993, grey stallion by Corrado I ) Approved for: KWPN, Hann, Holst, Old, SF, BWP, Z, OS ISJ Level 1.60m with Dirk Demeersman (BEL).

2nd CSIO5* 2006 - Grand Prix 2006 Lummen (BEL) (1.60m) ;  2nd CSIO5* 2006 - Nations Cup 2006 Lummen (BEL) (1.60m) ;  2nd CSIO5* 2005 - Grand Prix 2005 Aachen (GER) (1.60m) ;  2nd CSIO5* 2005 - Nations Cup 2005 Rotterdam (NED) (1.60m) ;  2nd CSIO5* 2004 - Nations Cup 2004 Luzern (SUI) (1.60m) ;  2nd CSIO5* 2003 - Nations Cup 2003 Aachen (GER) (1.60m) ;  3rd CSIO5* 2005 - Nations Cup 2005 Dublin (IRL) (1.60m) ;  3rd CSI-W 2003 - World Cup 2003 Mechelen (BEL) (1.60m) ;  3rd CSIO4* 2003 - Nations Cup 2003 Lummen (BEL) (1.60m) ;  3rd CSI3* 2005 - Grand Prix 2005 Nörten-Hardenberg (GER) (1.50m) ;  1st CSI2* 2006 - Grand Prix 2006 Beervelde (BEL) (1.45m).

1st dam:
Oldine ( KWPN, 1996, bay mare by Lord Z )

  • Tara ( KWPN, 2000, bay mare by Baloubet du Rouet )

    • Zsa Zsa ( KWPN, 2004, chestnut mare by Nabab de Reve ) ISJ Level 1.35m Vincent Geerink (NLD) and Doron Kuipers (NLD) 1st CSI1* 2013 Mariënheem (NED) (1.20m) ; 

  • Voldine ( KWPN, 2002, bay mare by Robin I Z )

    • Aldine ( KWPN, 2005, bay mare by S I E C Vitesse K ) ISJ Level 1.60m Jordan MacPherson (CAN) and Bobby Klootwijk (BEL) 2nd CSI2* 2015 Harrisburg (USA) (1.60m) ;  3rd CSI4* 2016 Wellington (USA) (1.50m) ;  3rd CSI2* 2016 Rockwood (CAN) (1.45m) ;  3rd CSI2* 2015 Caledon (CAN) (1.45m).

  • Zacharov TN ( KWPN, 2004, grey stallion by Clinton ) Approved for: KWPN, Old, SI ISJ Level 1.50m Rowen van de Mheen (NLD) and Zoi Snels (NLD) 1st CSI2*-W 2013 - World Cup 2013 Pezinok (SVK) (1.45m) ;  3rd CSI3* 2013 Lanaken (BEL) (1.45m) ;  2nd CSI2* 2016 Mariënheem (NED) (1.40m) ;  2nd CSI3* 2013 Lanaken (BEL) (1.40m) ; 

  • Adventure ( KWPN, 2005, grey stallion by Clinton ) ISJ Level 1.50m Ali Bin Hamooda (ARE) and Riccardo Pisani (ITA) 3rd CSIO3*-W 2014 - Nations Cup 2014 Celje (SLO) (1.50m) ;  1st CSI1* 2016 Ciekocinko (POL) (1.20m) ; 

  • Carolus ( KWPN, 2007, chestnut stallion by Chacco-Blue ) ISJ Level 1.60m Jörg Peper (DEU) and Victor Bettendorf (LUX).

2nd dam:
Goldine ( KWPN, 1988, grey mare by Nimmerdor )

  • Keaton ( KWPN, 1992, grey mare by Eaton Du Rezidal ) ISJ Level 1.50m David Jobertie (FRA) and Albert Voorn (NLD)

  • Quincy Jones by ZYX ( R-Max ) ( BWP, 1994, bay stallion by Quidam de Revel ) Approved for: Hes, BA

  • Oldine ( KWPN, 1996, bay mare by Lord Z ) : see above

  • Toldine ( KWPN, 2000, grey mare by Baloubet du Rouet ) ISJ Level 1.45m Francie Steinwedell-Carvin (USA)

  • Ugoldine ( KWPN, 2001, brown mare by Equest Carnute )

    • Alaska ( KWPN, 2005, bay mare by Guidam ) ISJ Level 1.45m Maitha Moh'd Suwaikat Al Hajri (ARE) 3rd CSI1* 2016 Sharjah (UAE) (1.40m) ;  3rd CSI3*-W 2015 Dubai (UAE) (1.40m) ;  1st CSI1* 2015 Sharjah (UAE) (1.35m) ;  1st CSI2* 2017 San Giovanni di Marignano (ITA) (1.30m) ;  1st CSI3* 2016 San Giovanni di Marignano (ITA) (1.30m) ;  1st CSI3* 2017 San Giovanni di Marignano (ITA) (1.25m) ; 

    • Foldine ( KWPN, 2010, bay mare by Quatro Z ) ISJ Level 1.35m Zachary Libes (USA) and My Lagerberg (SWE) 1st CSIYH1* 2016 San Giovanni di Marignano (ITA) (1.25m) ;  1st CSIYH1* 2015 Oliva-Valencia (ESP) (1.20m) ;  1st CSIYH1* 2015 Bonheiden (BEL) (1.10m) ; 

    • Goldine ( KWPN, 2011, grey mare by Vingino ) ISJ Level 1.20m Anoek Van der Pluijm (NLD)

    • Hotspot ( KWPN, 2012, grey gelding by Numero Uno ) ISJ Level 1.15m Anoek Van der Pluijm (NLD)

  • Cascaya ( Voldine ) ( KWPN, 2002, grey mare by Casco ) ISJ Level 1.40m Eduardo Menezes (BRA)

    • Baby Blue ( KWPN, 2006, grey by Mr. Blue ) ISJ Level 1.40m Monique Becker (ZAF)

3rd dam:
Antje Z ( Hann, 1979, grey mare by Almé Z )

  • Goldine ( KWPN, 1988, grey mare by Nimmerdor ) : see above

  • Kairo ( KWPN, 1992, grey mare by Eaton du Rezidal )

    • Plenty ( KWPN, 1997, bay mare by Burggraaf ) ISJ Level 1.40m Eliza Shuford (USA) 1st CSI1* 2006 - Grand Prix 2006 Tampa (USA) (1.40m) ; 

    • Cherie ( KWPN, 2007, bay mare by VDL Groep Verdi TN ) ISJ Level 1.30m Valentina Hoeben (BEL) and Michael Joly (BEL) 1st CSI1* 2017 Bonheiden (BEL) (1.30m) ;  1st CSI1* 2017 Bonheiden (BEL) (1.20m) ;  1st CSI2* 2015 Lier (BEL) (1.20m) ;  1st CSI1* 2017 Lier (BEL) (1.15m) ;  1st CSI1* 2016 Bonheiden (BEL) (1.10m) ; 
      dam of   Go Eldor ( KWPN, 2011, bay stallion by Eldorado van de Zeshoek TN ) ISJ Level 1.35m ,  

    • Nevident Z ( Z, 2009, bay mare by Nabab de Reve ) ISJ Level 1.35m Alexis Champion (FRA) 1st CSI1* 2016 Le Mans (FRA) (1.30m) ; 

4th dam:
Gloria ( Hann, 1972, grey mare by Gotthard )

  • Conny ( Hann, 1976, dark chestnut mare by Colorado )

    • Dorett ( Hann, 1990, dark brown mare by Don Juan ) dam of   Tam Tam Tammo ( Tammo M Z ) ( Z, 2009, dark brown stallion by Triomphe de Muze ) ISJ Level 1.25m ,  

  • Antje Z ( Hann, 1979, grey mare by Almé Z )

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