The AHS is please to announce that seven additional stallions have been added as AHS Elite stallions for 2014. Sternlicht GGF (Soliman de Hus – EM Rhapsody GGF by Rascalino), a 2010 black Hanoverian stallion, was approved at the AHS Stallion Inspection at Hilltop Farm, in the summer of 2013. Bred by Rachel Ehrlich, Greengate Farm, MA, he is now owned by Hilltop Farm, Colora, Maryland.
Four stallions were inspected by AHS in Oklahoma at the 2013 Silver Creek 70-Day Stallion Performance Test site. These stallions include Checkmate, Dheputy and Gallant Reflection HU and San City. Checkmate (Check In – Rio Zeus by Zeus) is a 2009 imported chestnut Oldenburg stallion. Bred by Werner Kruse, he is owned by Jennifer & Armin Arnoldt, Dreamscape Farm, Langley, British Columbia. Dheputy (Dauphin – EM Rhussia by Rotspon) is a 2009 bay Oldenburg stallion bred and owned by Mo Swanson, Rolling Stone Farm, Slatington, PA. Gallant Reflection HU (Galant du Serein – EM Rohmanie by Rohdiamant) is a chestnut 2009 RPSI stallion bred and owned by Anne Sparks, Horses Unlimited, Albuquerque, NM. San City (San Remo – SPS Bounty by Bolero) is a 2006 black Hanoverian stallion owned by Linda Crabtree, Dream Acres Sport Horses, Ponce De Leon, Florida. San City was approved through his performance in eventing.
In addition, two stallions have been imported to the USA that were licensed by the German Hanoverian Verband and the owners have paid AHS stallion fees to activate them with AHS. This includes Diamo Gold (Dimaggio – Elfe by Ex Libris), a 2007 bay Oldenburg stallion owned by Harmony Sporthorses, Kiowa, Colorado. Diamo Gold is located at Hassler Dressage in Chesapeake City, Maryland. Rick Rockefeller-Silvia, Dream Street Stallions, Wellington, Florida has purchased and imported Rubinero. Rubinero (Rubinstein – Faola by Ex Libris) is a 1999 black Oldenburg stallion bred by Franz-Josef Wieghaus-Vorwerk and was previously owned by the Vorwerk family in Germany. Historically, Gestüt Vorwerk was also the home of Rubinstein and Rohdiamant. Interested individuals can obtain detailed information on all 2014 activated AHS Elite stallions on the AHS website at http://hanoverian.org/active-elite-ahs-stallions.