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Katniss SPF

2015 KWPN Filly,  Awarded First Premium
Pedigree:  Van Gogh  x Ushina (Orame / Nimmerdor)


Katniss SPF -  Born 6/20/2015 by Van Gogh (Numero Uno/ Bernstein/ Burggraaf) out of Ushina Ster (Orame / Nimmerdor). 

This long legged beauty bred for the jumper ring is agile and athletic, with super reflexes! She is an elegant, modern type filly boasting a bold, curious and friendly character. She has a big, ground covering and lightfooted canter.  She loves to show off her quick reflexes and desire to jump anything in her way, and an athletic trot step with nice activity. This filly is bred from the best genetics, and shows her quality and athletic potential, for the discerning buyer.

Her sire, Van Gogh is currently competing with Germany's Marco Kutscher on the International Show jumping scene. He is producing champions in both Jumping and Dressage in Europe! 
Sire: Van Gogh (Numero Uno / Bernstein/ Burggraaf)
Van Gogh was the undisputed KWPN performance test champion of 2005. This son of Numero Uno was not only rewarded for his great jumping skills but also his fantastic movement. Take-off and technique were rewarded with 8.5, scope with 9.0 and his incredible canter with 9.5. The stallion performance test report states that Van Gogh shows strong movement in walk, trot and canter, that he jumps with a good take-off and develops lots of scope.

In 2013 Van Gogh was ranked number 2 KWPN stallion.
Van Gogh’s offspring are known by their appealing types, good movement, rideabilty and excellent jumping skills. He is a stallion that produces Jumpers and Dressage horses!
Van Gogh sired the upcoming Grand Prix Dressage star, Cosmo (ridden by Sönke Rothenberger). 2014 German Champion Young Dressage horse. He also produced Calimera, who at the World Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken (Belgium) won the silver medal in the final for 6-year-old Show Jumping horses. In 2014 in Holland, his offspring were highly successful at the 2014 ISAH Cup; the KWPN Championships for Young Jumping horses. 
6 YO Champion Devlin (Van Gogh / Indoctro) , the 5YO Reserve Champion, Eletta Molino (Van Gogh / Silverstone) , and the 4YO Reserve Champion, Finn (Van Gogh / Sheraton). 

Dam: Ushina (Ster) (Orame / Nimmerdor / Mannerheim) 
Ushina is an imported, Star awarded KWPN mare. She has a wonderful, sweet disposition, lovely movement and athleticism. She is a beautiful daughter of VDL's champion stallion, Orame, and out of a daughter of Nimmerdor, stallion of the century!

Orame was the winner of his stallion performance test, as well being champion of his stallion liscensing. Orame sires beautiful horses with correct conformation, good and powerful movements and a lot of suppleness. His offspring are easy to ride and jump with good technique and lots of scope. Orame's pedigree is from the best performance blood! He is sired by the legendary Indoctro, and out of a Keur, Elite & Preferent Ramiro Z/ Alme mare. Orame himself competed up to 1.6M, and was a winner at the Nations Cup, along with many Grand Prix's, with riders Chris Kapper and Jur Vrieling.
Ushina's dam, Dorina is a Star daughter of Nimmerdor, and out of the Preferent mare, Relanse. Relanse has had several highly predicated offspring by Nimmerdor and Ahorn, and many of those daughters have themselves produced top sporthorses, in both Show Jumping and Dressage. Ushina's 3/4 sibling, Plutas (aka Draco) (by Indoctro) jumped at the 1.6M level with Nick Dello Joio.

Registered KWPN ,USEF Lifetime nominated.

SOLD!  Thank you and Congratulations to
Mary & Tom Ellenberger of Missouri.

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