Diamante LS (Winston) was born June, 2016. He is very elegant with a sweet temperament and very powerful uphill gaits. He is going to be a tall boy! Winston was inspected by the Gov in August'16 and was named a Foal of Distinction and a Stallion Prospect. We will be keeping him like the other youngsters to start under saddle lightly when he is 3. We have high hopes for him!
Winston is by Diamond Stud.
Diamond Stud offers the most powerful Oldenburg bloodlines of today. His phenomenal sire Diamond Hit is a Champion many times over, including titles earned at the World Championships for Young Horses and the Bundeschampionat. The German Ministry of Agriculture honored Diamond Hit as the Best Licensed and Performance Tested stallion of all breeds in 2001. Diamond Hit is sired by international Grand Prix stallion Don Schufro. Diamond Hit's dam, Elite mare Loretta, is also dam of legendary Sandro Hit as well as the Premium stallion Royal Hit.
Diamond Stud's damline is hard to overlook. Damsire Lavarino was Champion of the 1996 Holsteiner Stallion Licensing. Lavarino's exquisite movement and athletic capability are exemplary of his sire Laval I's reliable influence. Laval I is considered one of the best modern Holsteiner influences, with offspring competing in the top levels in both jumping and dressage. Holsteiner blood is not only a guarantee for supremacy in the jumping arena, But have proven to be one of the most influential bloodlines in dressage as well. Lavall I completed his stallion testing in 1989 in Adelheidsdorf.
Diamond Stud's granddam is sired by none other than Rohdiamant, one of the most successful sons of the great Rubinstein I. Lisa Wilcox successfully campaigned Rohdiamant to Grand Prix, and went on to achieve Olympic status with his son Relevant. Rohdiamont has produced a number of offspring competing Grand Prix. His foals have a highly rideable index,are elastic, and elegant horses, which confirms him as a legacy.
In March 2009 at Diamond Stud successfully completed his 30 day test at Silver Creek Farms where he was the highest scoring stallion in his Walk, Trot & ride-ability, and 2nd highest scoring stallion for canter & jumping. This noble black stallion presents a striking appearance with his uphill build and all black coat, complete with four white stockings and a star. His movement is powerful, supple and athletic. Equally impressive is his gentlemanly demeanor in the barn and with people.
With a pedigree full of Grand Prix stars, Diamond Stud offers North American breeders a rich heritage of top performers and proven rideability. Diamond Stud, has sired a high percentage of premium foals, his oldest offspring have just been started under saddle they are displaying not only, very good gaits, but also very good ride-ability.
Diamond Stud successfully completed the 70 day test at Silver Creek Farm in 2010. Some of his score highlights were, the Test Directors scores, Character "10" ,Temperament "9.5" Willingness to work "9" constitution "9" ridability "8.5" Judges scores movement walk "8.5" trot " 8.50" canter "8.75"
Diamond Stud has shown successfully to 4th level dressage as well.
Winston is out of our fabulous mare Alisha. There is more information on her page about this wonderful girl.