Soprano / Gribaldi / Schwadroneur
2021 Danish Stallion Prospect
Szolitaire's sire, Soprano, is a striking, modern, 17.1hds, homozygous black stallion with proven world class performance bloodlines inherent in his pedigree. He posses correct conformation and three excellent basic gaits that exhibit energy, activity, suspension, and elasticity. His ground covering movement is effortless and impressive. His sire, Sandro Hit, is the legendary 1999 World Young Horse Champion and Bundeschampianate that has made his stamp as a producer of top horses. His name can often be found in the first or second generation of horses competing at the international grand prix level. Sandro Hit's sire, Sandro Song was a double graded champion in Oldenburg and is by Sandro, an international show jumper who won the Danish Derby. Welt As, in Sandro Hit's third generation, is famous for siring Anke Van Grunsven's Olympic Dressage champion Bonfire and many other top horses.
Soprano's damsire, the legendary Contender, who won his 100 day test, is one of the most significanta sires in Germany. His progeny are characterized by outstanding jumping ability, very good movement, and excellent rideability. He produced a long list of internationally successful Grand Prix jumpers along with several Grand Prix dressage horses including the well known sire Contango. Soprano's dam line (The Flattopia) also produced many international stars such as dressage horses Rubioso, Lord Kem, Continue, and Maffay, Calmiro, and Farmer. This dam line goes back to Tin Rocco, who won ten conformatino tests as three year old and competed in Grand Prix jumping winning the Preis Von Blankenesse in Hamburg. In 1990 the FN Breeding Statistics showed Tin Rocco leading as the most successful sire of event horses in his age group.
Tin Rocco's sire, Tin Rod xx, was an English TB of large frame and excellent movement. He produced approved stallions and very valuable mares, including the dams of several international show jumpers.
Soprano's offspring are modern in type, inheriting his beauty, elegance, elastic movement, correct conformation, athleticism and dark color.
Notable GF / Indiano XVIII / Centella V
2015 ANCCE & IALHA Revised PRE Stallion
2021 IALHA Nationals
Champion Sporthorse Under Saddle
Reserve Champion Dressage Suitability
Reserve Champion Hunt Seat Open