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Opus***

Opus*
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(Olympic Idocus x Elite J. Adelian ***)

1996, 16.2 hands, Registered Dutch
  • ISR/Oldenburg Approved
  • Approved SWANA for Swedish Mares
  • All but three foals are premium with SWANA, RPSI, & ISR/Oldenburg since 2005
  • # 1 USDF Dressage Breeding Sire for 2006  (# 2 in 2005 and 2004)

  • # 1 NA/WPN  Dressage Breeding Sire in both  USDF and USEF rankings, 2004-2008, 2012
  • # 1 Producer of ISR/Oldenburg Premium Mares and Horse of the Year winners, 2005-2008
  • 2006 USEF DSHB Mature Horse Champion

 

Breeding Fee: $900 USD to select mares only, $1,200 to others

Booking:  $300 USD

Semen: Fresh cooled or $500 USD per dose frozen 

EVA Negative, vaccinated annually, extremely fertile.

click here to download Opus's 2017 stallion service contract

Opus*
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Opus's dressage index is one of the highest in all US Stallion Testing,140.59! He received the only 9 given in the gaits category (by all 4 judges), and one of only two 10's given in ridability!  Opus has won 2nd place four times at Dressage at Devon and qualified to 3rd level by 5 years old.
 
 
Year End Championships: IHJA, USDF, USCTA- Area IV, & Reserve Champion- AHSA Zone V

 
 
Sire: Olympic Idocus is a KWPN and ISR/Oldenburg approved, international Grand Prix Dressage stallion, who participated in the 2004 Athens Olympics for the Dutch team.  He is a three-time World Cup participant, placing 6th in 2007 at Las Vegas.  He was Grand Champion of his stallion performance test in 2003, and held the highest jumping score of all the stallions.  In 1994, Idocus was presented to the Dutch Jury at the NA/WPN inspections.  He holds the highest score given in the North American Dutch Keurings, 99AA.  He scored a 9 walk, 8.5 trot, 9.5 canter, 9 for jumping, and a 9 for character.  In 1994, he was Grand Champion of Dressage, and returned in 2006 to win the Grand Prix.  In 2001, he returned to Holland to be approved by the stallion committee of the KWPN.  He has been named by the USDF as the top sire of Cosequin finalists, and consistently produces offspring in the top-ten lists of the Dutch keurings in North America.  His offspring are known for their supple movement, excellent temperament, and great rideability.
 
Dam: Elite J Adelian*** is dam of three approved stallions, Opus, Rubicon Z, and Altimus, and was herself, twice USDF Horse of the Year and a Dressage at Devon winner - three times with perfect 10 scores!

Dam: Elite J. Adelian
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Sire: Idocus
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Opus is sire of four approved stallions, and grandsire of two more:
  •  Ubilee*, Champion of the 2004 Stallion Performance Short Test and 18th in 2006 USDF HOY standings, approved ISR/Oldenburg
  • Owen, RPSI provisional approval pending performance results
  • Ovation, ISR/Oldenburg NA certified breeding license
  • O'Pierre, ISR/Oldenburg NA certified breeding license
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  • Rashka***, (Raymeister* x Tashka*/Opus)  has the highest score in the history of all U.S. stallion testing, 164.86!  He is a five-time USDF HOY winner (Materiale, Mature Stallion, Training, 1st, and 2nd Levels).
  • Rashka II* (Raymeister* x Tashka* by Opus*)
  • approved ISR/Oldenburg
 
Opus is stamping his get with consistent type, conformation, awesome uphill gaits, and most importantly, incredible rideability.
 
"Opus did a wonderful job. The breeding achieved everything I was hoping for...refined the front end with a prettier face, more float in the trot, and of course that unmistakable Opus disposition!"
 
"I love my Opus daughter.  Perfect blend of athlete, temperament, and beauty."
 
The oldest Opus get (2000 - 2001) are in the hands of and being bred by several Olympic and Grand Prix riders and trainers.  They are amassing many HOY awards and have high scores in the 70s and 80s.

Opus's 2000 gelding Toy Soldier and his owner/rider Katrina Hiller were 2014 Brentina Cup Reserve Champions
 
Opus foals have won Championships and almost all under saddle classes entered in both dressage and hunters!
All Opus foals shown have placed in the top two at USDF breed shows.
Also:
*Champion foal at every inspection site attended
*Several top IHF & D.A.D. placings!
*Annually producing USDF Horse of the Year winners, as well as
USEF top three in hunters! 

 
 

Opus* Idocus* Equador Voltaire Furioso II
Gogo Moeve H
Zeliki Joost
Liki
Eretha Zonneglans Le Mexico
Rhodos
Wiretha Fresco
Iciretha
Elite J Adelian*** Admiraal Ferdinand Fuerst Ferdinand Ferdinand
Adelsamt
Waleska Waidmannsdank
Duellpalme
Indelian xx Relian xx Relic xx
My Jean xx
Indelero x Independence xx
Princess Rablero xx
Pedigree generated by PedigreeQuery.com

 

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