Sabino Warmblood Holsteiner Mare Ole

Bay Sabino Holsteiner (AHHA)

Candidus x Malteser x Cor De La Bryère

Born May 27, 1999, Perished August 27, 2008

17.2hh (178cm)


Also approved for breeding with:

Oldenburg Registry of North America (OLD-NA)

Swedish Warmblood Association of N.A. (SWANA)

Olé was tragically taken from us far too soon.  At only 9 years of age and exactly 2 months after delivering her gorgeous foal, Arriba, Olé succumbed to a pyloric sphincter defect that prevented clearing of her stomach contents.  She was fondly loved and will be greatly missed.


Olé was presented as a foal to the American Holsteiner Horse Association’s 1999 Approval 

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Committee where she was awarded Merit status.  She was presented to the Oldenburg N.A. association in 2008 and received top scores for Breed type, Walk in hand, and Swing and elasticity of gaits, which earned her approval into their Main Mare Book.  The judge particularly commented on her amazingly calm disposition, which he said, made her an ideal broodmare.  Her full sister, Nic Nak ('98), was presented to the AHHA as a six-year-old and received the second highest score of the season with 42 total bonit points.  


Olé was a very bold mover with amazing self-carriage and framed her magnificent neck on the lightest contact with a loose ring snaffle bit.  She was a one-of-a-kind, elegant mare with significant substance and amazing sabino markings.  Her jumping technique was tops and she demonstrates natural bascule and scope.  She was known around the farm as the "gentle giant".


Olé’s world-renowned ancestral lineage included Rantzau xx (Grand Prix producer), Cor de la Bryère (elite, Reserve Stallion of the Century and Olympic producer), Ladykiller xx (Grand Prix producer), and Landgraf I (elite, Holsteiner Stallion of the Century and Olympic producer).


Her sire, Candidus, was imported from Germany in 1991 and has who won numerous titles at Devon including Reserve Grand Champion and has received scores in dressage in the low 70’s.


Cor de la Bryère (elite, Reserve Stallion of the Century second to Landgraf I) produced many top-level competition and Grand Prix horses including Corlandus, the 1987 World Champion in dressage and Individual Silver Medal recipient at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. In 2004, Cor de la Bryère ranked 6th and in 2006 he ranked 16th for the USEF Leading Jumper Sires. 
Landgraf I (elite) became the most important sire of show jumpers in the twentieth century after siring the most money winning show jumping offspring worldwide. Landgraf had a very good temperament which he consistently passed to his progeny along with exceptional movement. His elite dam, Warthburg, was a career competitor in jumping before becoming a broodmare and comes from stem 275, which is a recognized as a highly transmitted performance lineage. Her elite sire, Aldato, is considered to be the founding sire one of the top modern stallion lines in the Holsteiner breed. Aldato is also the sire of Albrant.
Ladykiller xx clearly transmitted his marked noble type, correct and powerful foundation and excellent jumping ability in regards to capacity, bascule and scope, and above all spirit. His sons, Landgraf I and Lord, are considered to be some of the most influential stallions to date. 
Fax I sired Farn (preferent), who in turn sired the Dutch Preferent Sire of the Century, Nimmerdor. Marlon progeny are known for their general good size and their exceptional rideability values and have won over DM 1,200,000 in sport horse competition. Among his many champion offspring, Marlon sired Madrigal, the Silver Dressage Medalist at Montreal Olympics in 1976.  Marlon also produced the Holstein Stallion Test Reserve Champion, Malteser, who was widely known for his positive influence on the expression of movement in the Holsteiner breed.

Olé was a very rare and unusually colorful mare with loud sabino expression.  She received extensive training and easily schooled over 3'6" jumps.  Her memory will live on with her legacy, Inn Vogue (2005) and Arriba (2008).  




17.1hh Chestnut


Cor de la Bryère

Elite Selle Français

16.1hh Bay


Rantzau xx

Foxlight xx

Rancune xx


Selle Français

Lurioso (SF)

Vestale du Bois Margot (SF)



16.3hh Bay


Landgraf I

Elite Holsteiner

Ladykiller xx

Warthburg (Elite Holst)

by Aldato (Elite Holst)



Fax I (Elite Holst)

Haselau (Holst)


Premium Holsteiner

16.3hh Bay




16.2hh Bay




Tamerlane xx

Maralinni xx



Albrant (Holst)

by Aldato (Elite Holst)

Nizza (Holst)



16.3hh Bay


Cor De La Bryère

Elite Selle Français

Rantzau xx

Quenotte (SF)



Heilbutt (Holst)

Brunnthal (Holst)


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