Stallion at Stud: Valeron

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 12:10
Stallions at Stud

The classy internationally competed Grand Prix dressage stallion Valeron (by Sandro Hit x Houston) combines beauty and elegance with exceptional basic gaits and Grand Prix genes.

Name: Valeron
Breed: KWPN Dutch warmblood
Approved for KWPN, Oldenburg, Selle Français
Year of Birth: 2002
Sire: Sandro Hit
Dam Sire: Houston x Zevenster
Height:  167 cm
Stud fee: 500 euro

The Dutch warmblood bred Valeron has firmly established himself in the royal class of dressage. Under his German owner Bernadette Brune this gloriously noble stallion won and placed amongst the best in the Grand Prix at the CDI's in Vidauban/FRA, Fritzens/AUT, Achleiten/AUT, Pompadour/FRA, Vierzon/FRA and Biarritz/FRA. In 2015 he finished third in the Grand Prix Special with 69.196% at the CDIO Vidauban, he was second at the CDI Nice in the Special and fifth in the Grand Prix Kur to Music at the CDI Perl-Borg, amongst numerous other placings at the biggest dressage shows in Europe.

Due to his sport career Valeron has been standing at stud only sparingly. Despite limited breeding so far, he has stamped his offspring, especially in The Netherlands. He has presented a high number of progeny, which attract with their beautiful type and three very good basic gaits and a remarkable willingness to perform in sport. So far his get has developed up to advanced level and two of his sons are licensed.

Valeron was the reserve champion of the 2005 KWPN Stallion Licensing and he was the price highlight of the KWPN Select Sale following the licensing.

His sire Sandro Hit has founded his own dressage line. As World Champion of young dressage horses and Bundeschampion he produced, in Germany alone, more than 180 registered licensed sons including the Champion Stallion Stedinger, who is the sire of Spirit of the Age, successfully ridden by Bernadette Brune in the international Grand Prix sport as well. The athletic progeny of Sandro Hit dominate championships, even the Olympic Games. A high number of them were sold for top prices at auctions.

Valeron's dam is prestation star mare Naomie. She was the 1998 Mare Champion in Zeeland/NED and took third place at the KWPN Mare Championships the same year. Furthermore, she delivered Valeron's licensed full-brother Walking on Sunshine. Dam sire Houston the performance blood of the Thoroughbreds Saros xx and Abgar xx come into play in Valeron's pedigree. Houston is an elite stallion who sired licensed stallions Sergio and Symphonie, the latter being winner of his stallion performance test in the Netherlands in 2002.

The grand dam is prestation preferent ster mare Etoil du Soir, who delivered the show jumpers It’s a Dancer (by Sit This On Out xx) and Lady Loraine (by Wellington) as well as the dressage horses Hillary (by Sit This On Out xx), Kathelijne (by Goodwill) and Pauline (by Gribaldi). The Almé son Zevenster, who made himself a name as versatile sire, follows in third generation.

Valeron's dam line has produced the internationally successful dressage horse Hiscox Deveraux (Robert Dover/USA).

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