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birth year1996
damNefista v/d Ruitersholve
sire of damDarco

Orlando is an incredible stallion with outstanding bloodlines and offspring.

Orlando's sire, Heartbreaker, is one of the best sport horse producers in Europe. Heartbreaker was show at the Grand Prix level very successfully with Peter Geerink. They were 4th in the prestigious Grand Prix of Aachen and won the "Championat" of Dortmund in 1999. Heartbreaker has produced outstanding horses like Toulon and Vancouver d'Auvrey.

Orlando's dam is by Darco, who was extremely successful as an international show jumper with Ludo Phillippaerts and is one of the world's top sires of showjumping. Among his long list of results is a win in the World Cup Qualifying Grand Prix in Olympia and s'Hertogenbosch, a 6th in the World Equestrian Games and a 7th place finish at the Barcelona Olympics. Darco has also produced some outstanding show jumpers with intelligence and power like Parco, Sapphire and King Darco. Nefista van de Ruitershoeve was a breeding mare, but also participated successfually at the Belgian Cycle for 5 and 6-year-olds, and won many regional classes.

At the test in Oud Heverlee, Orlando gave a remarkable performance. There the judges described him as an excellent jumper with a superb technique and a great deal of scope. Orlando is simple to ride. He has a clever mind and is brave, but still maintains a very mannerly and gentle temperament. In the show ring, Orlando has done very well with Dirk Demeersman and Darragh Kerins.


Stud Information

stud fee$2,250 Live Foal Guarantee or $1,000/dose

Orlando is producing first-rate and competitive offspring. Several of his offspring have won foal championships and have brought record auction prices.

Please contact HYPERION STUD at for more information on Orlando. 

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