Beyond’s sire is the prolific ‘Preferent’ KWPN stallion Olympic Ahorn. Ahorn competed at top International level consistently placed in World Cups and Grand Prix competitions representing the Netherlands in Nations Cup competitions and was short-listed for the Barcelona Olympics, which earned him the prefix “Olympic”.
His results are extensive and include: 9th Amsterdam, 7th Geneva, 6ht Mechlin, 2nd The Hague, 4th s'Hertogenbosch, 4th Zuric, 5th Hickstead and 1993 he was the international 1.40m stallion champion. Ahorn is descended from one of the famous Holstein Families, no. 242 and is related to Joost, Alcatraz and Locarno. His mother produced four approved stallions and so far three International show jumpers.
Ahorn's offspring continue the success with a number of progeny competing at International level. These include: Tinto, Feisal, Eleva, Anadolu Foxfire, Nissan High Valley Z who was Dutch Champion and placed at Grand Prix, Gerwin, Smiley, Australie 2000 winning at Grand Prix level and top seven year old in Austria, VDL Miss Ahorn, Dublin 3, Stella, Grandriver, Jerremy, V&L Chanel who has won and placed numerous times at Grand Prix competitions, Greco, Hendo, Furore, Giny, Hattrick, Ivoor and Iron to name a few.
Ian Millar's 2004 Athens Olympic mount Promise Me's damsire is by Olympic Ahorn . Olympic Ahorn is also the sire of Feizal with Mario Deslauriers , Eurocommerce Geneve who placed 10th at the 2003 World Cup Finals and Iron who represented Italy in the 2000 Olympics.
A fantastic producer of broodmares Ahorn is the sire of European Champion mare Helena, reserve European Champion Korenbloem, Dutch Champion mare Haciende who was also Champion at the 1997 stallion show in Den Bosch, Firette who was a five times UTV qualifier and Geminka Keur who is the dam of Dutch dressage star Kelvin. At the 1996 World Championships for young horses in Lanaken, Ahorn was the only KWPN stallion to have two progeny placed, Icamorka and Iron. He is also the sire of Neckar, the top priced horse at the 1998 Equilibra Challenge auction who sold for high price as a three year old.
As well as top competition horses Ahorn has produced eight graded sons. M. Hyazinthe ‘Prestatie’, a German State premium mare, produced four approved stallions and three International show jumpers. Olympic Ahorn’s sire, Nimmerdor also competed successfully in World Cups, Grand Prix and forfeited his place at the Olympics in order to fulfill his stud requirements. Nimmerdor produced over 50 approved stallions and over 60 progeny who have competed at international level in sport. He is approved by almost every sport horse and warmblood breed society and has been awarded ‘Preferant’ status by the KWPN which is the highest possible award for stallion recognition. Farn has also produced many top horses and is the damsire of Geoff Billington's famous gelding Virtual Village It's Otto.
Beyond’s dam, Rumpole Prima
, is one of our fondation mares. As a three year old Rumpole was ranked #5 in the nation’s Top Ten list for her high conformation score during the 2002 KWPN-NA Keuring tour. She was used as example of perfect modern conformation by the KWPN jury at the Keuring she attended and her stunning weanling colt Voltage P [Consul - Olympic Ferro] was awarded first premium high score of the day to win his large foal class
Rumpole’s sire the prolific ‘Preferent’ KWPN stallion Olympic Ferro, competed at the 2000 Olympics and assisted his team in achieving a team silver medal, with an individual score of 74.92%. In 2002, Olympic Ferro once again had the highest scores on the Dutch Olympic team. Ferro is renowned for consistently achieving high scores for piaffe and passage.
As a three year old Ferro was champion of his performance test at Ermelo. He achieved 1st out of 30 with a final score of 84 and the outstanding results of: 6.5 walk, 8.5 trot, 8.5 canter, 8.0 for riding type, 8.5 jumping with rider, 8.5 free jumping, 8.5 cross country jumping, 9.0 for character, 9.0 for stall behavior and 9.0 for training report.
Ferro’s sire Ulft, is a son of the great Le Mexico, who is listed 10th on the jumping index with 142 points. Le Mexico carries Furioso xx blood, which brings value to any pedigree. Ferro's dam, Brenda, is a daughter of the Holsteiner, Farn, who is listed sixth on the jumping index with 146 points. Farn's son Nimmerdor, is listed second on the jumping index with 155 points.
In 2000, Olympic Ferro sired the champion of the three year old stallions at the KWPN stallion selections in Den Bosch. The following year in Den Bosch, Ferro produced nine young stallions selected for the second round, two finished in the top ten, one of which achieved the highest price at the select sale and the other was reserve champion at the stallion show. The champion three year old mare at Ermelo in 2000 was an Olympic Ferro daughter. In 1998 Ferro was crowned KWPN Horse of the Year, he achieved the title of Keur in 2000 and was awarded the highly coveted ‘Preferent’ in 2003 at the age of 16. Ferro currently has eleven approved stallions with the KWPN and many other approved stallions outside the Netherlands.
In addition to their dressage excellence, Olympic Ferro's offspring also make exceptional jumpers. During his competitive career Olympic Ferro, was consistently in the #1 spot on the BCM World Stallion Rankings for dressage. Ferro is affectionately known as the “Black Pearl” of the Netherlands, the KWPN are justifiably extremely proud of this fabulous stallion. He can be relied upon to produce beautiful, talented offspring of the highest quality, with fantastic top-lines, elegance and presence. There is little question that Olympic Ferro will continue leaving his mark in the history of the KWPN long after his untimely death in 2005.
Beyond’s grand-dam, Justanotherdottie “Dottie”, a jockey club registered TB, was approved by the KWPN for breeding and has produced many successful sport horses in both the dressage and jumper rings. Dottie stood at the prestigious Iron Spring Farm in PA for many years and was part of the Iron Spring Farm world famous breeding program until she was sold and imported to Canada. Whilst in Canada, she was bred to Olympic Ferro and Prima Equestrian purchased the result of this combination, Rumpole, in-utero. Dottie only had one foal in Canada as just shortly after the birth of Rumpole she was sold back to the USA where she remains today producing fantastic sport horses. Dottie brings to Beyond’s pedigree proven TB blood which is much sought after and desired in today’s modern KWPN horse.