Breed: KWPN-NA

DOB: 04-30-2022

Sire: Gaudi

Dam: North Star

Damsire: Negro

Sire, GAUDI is the first and only Totilas offspring standing in the USA. Imported in January 2018 by Shooting Star Farm, his dam is the elite preferent prestation mare Annabel, by De Niro. Bred by the Jansen family at Stable Joppe in The Netherlands, Gaudi has an exceptional pedigree. His dam also produced the KWPN licensed stallions Bretton Woods and Chagall D&R, and from these same dam line comes the licensed stallion Four Legends KS. Annabel leads the KWPN index for dressage mares. She has produced top sport and keuring horses.

Dam – North Star By Negro– Sire of Olympic, World Equestrian Games, and World Cup winner Valego; as well as, rising star and WBFSH 6-Year Old World Champion Kjento, Negro has certainly confirmed his value as a sire of top dressage talent. Negro offspring have proven time and again that they have the talent for the FEI work with offspring winning at the FEI levels with both professionals, amateurs, and young riders. An exceptional canter, active hindleg, and talent for collection are consistent across his offspring. Due to the world-class quality of his offspring, Negro has been awarded the coveted Preferant status by the KWPN and was the 2017 KWPN Stallion of the Year.

North Star

Negro’s sire Ferro has been one of the most successful international dressage stallions in history, capturing the Team Silver at the World Equestrian Games, European Championships, and Olympics. Negro’s dam, the Keur mare Fewrie, is by the successful international dressage stallion Variant.

At his Stallion Performance Test Negro was Reserve Champion overall, earning exceptional praise for his canter which scored an 8.5. Negro won his KWPN Stallion Show competitions and was the highest placed Dutch horse at the 2001 FEI Young Horse Championships. By age 7 he was winning at Prix St. Georges and had a remarkable talent for all the Grand Prix work. Olympic rider Anne Van Olst calls him ‘the best horse I ever rode.’

Performance Test: Reserve Champion of Stallion Performance Test

2020: USEF Dressage Sire of the Year – Reserve Champion

2019: USEF Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year ~ Reserve Champion

2017: KWPN Stallion of the Year

2014: Ranked 18th on WBFSH Dressage Sire Rankings

2012: Awarded Preferent status by the KWPN

2010: KWPN Dressage Index: 143

2009: Awarded Keur status by the KWPN

2002: Prix St. Georges debut

Damline of North Star– This lovely mare is out of a daughter of German approved Elite Hannoverian Stalliion Fred Astair. (by Fabriano out of Goldpuppe by Godewind), owned and ridden by Tom Noone, until he passed away unexpectedly. Fred had many career highlights, the most recent of which include being long-listed for the 2011 Pan-Am Games, as well as being part of the Bronze Medal Winning US Team at the 2012 Nations Cup. Fred was preparing for the 2013 Florida show season at Grand Prix level. Fred was imported by Sharon Garner of Garner Creek Farms in 2001, after completing his 100 day Stallion Performance Testing at Adelheidsdorf. Prior to his testing, which earned him Elite Hannoverian Status, he had a successful show season as a 3 yr old. Fred was also the reserve horse to go to the 2001 Bundeschampionat. He was also an approved Oldenburg Stallion.