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Welcome to BAEN's 2011 Breeders & Stallions Showcase!

We're pleased to spotlight these eight quality stallions and horses for sale -- Oldenburgs, APHA, Holsteiners, Arabians, and Andalusian -- from the following breeders: Artisans Stables, Sonoma Mountain Equestrian Center, Branscomb Farm, Destiny Arabians, Ketcham Ranch, MM Training, and WindWalker Arabians. 
"INFINITY", 2004 Oldenburg Stallion -- Artisans Stables
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''INFINITY", 2004 Oldenburg, Chestnut, 17.2h.  Licensed Oldenburg Verband, RHPSI, CWHBA.  Infinity comes from an incredible well known and successful jumper pedigree from both sire and dam side. His sire Indoctro is well known to us as the most successful Pref. stallion, producer of top International jumpers. Infinity's dam side also turned heads in the International show jumping scene; Rio Grande/Raphael and Kassio compliment his bloodlines.  Infinity started competing at just before he turned three. At age three he received his breeding License from Oldenburg Verband giving him 8 for his scope. Rheinland-Pfalz-Saar was stunned with his jumping ability giving him a 9 for his jumping. Canadian Warmblood awarded him 8 & 9 for his conformation and jumping scope. Infinity will compliment smaller mares in any discipline. Stud Fee $1,200. Booking $200. Cooled semen.  Contact Lisa Niva, Artisans Stables, San Martin CA.  (408) 832-7660, www.artisans-stables.com, artisan@artisans-stables.com.   
"BONNIES SMART CHIC", 2000 APHA Stallion -- Sonoma Mountain Equestrian Center
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"BONNIES SMART CHIC", 2000 APHA Overo Sabino Stallion. Smart Chic Olena out of Bonnie Smoke (Mr. Gun Smoke). LTE over $27,000 (NRHA and NRCHA). 2010 Achievements: Competed at the World Equestrian Games, NRHA Northwest Affiliate Champion, L Open and Rookie Professional, 2 top 10 at NRHA NAAC in Oklahoma, 2 top 5 Finishes at WCRHA, Superior Reined Cowhorse, APHA ROM in Reining, SBF Finalist. Breeding by special treaty. Special consideration given to proven mares. Standing at Sonoma Mountain Equestrian Center, 100 Lynch Road, Petaluma, CA 94954.  (707) 776-4999.   www.sonomamountainequestrian.com 

"CHICARDO", 2002 Holsteiner Stallion, 16.2H -- Branscomb Farm
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''CHICARDO", 2002 Holsteiner, 16.2H.  This rare North American bred son of the famous Clinton I has the extreme athletic quality of his progenitor and the kind and gentle temperament of a wonderfully rideable amateur horse - an unusual combination and highly valuable in warmblood breeding where many offspring are raised at home.  He stamps his foals with lovely heads, great movement, superior jumping technique and an inborn desire to please and support their owner/riders. In statistics compiled by the AHHA evaluating Holsteiner stallion production quality in North America, Chicardo leads the list with an astonishing 83% premium foals from his extensive get but with average foal bonits of 8.0 and 8.0 (movement and conformation) again the highest to date in BOTH categories of all 58 qualifying Holsteiner approved stallions in North America.  Reserve Champion 2007 5 year old Young Jumper Championship Mid-West Regional. Champion of 2007 AHHA stallion approvals. Radiographed and EVA negative as of 12/10. Contract is $1450 mlfg + Collection fee plus shipping. Frozen subject to availability. Discounts to approved premium AHHA mares. Branscomb Farms, Half Moon Bay, CA. , (650) 560-0132, www.branscombfarm.com or info@branscombfarm.com.  
"CONTIANO BF", 2006 Holsteiner Stallion -- Branscomb Farm
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''CONTIANO BF", 2006 Holsteiner.  Click to play video. A rare find is a stallion that will improve his mares in both dressage and jumping. Contiano BF was declared the North American Champion Stallion of the 2010 German Federation and WBF authorized 70 day stallion licensing test even as a four year old. His exceptional overall score of 129.88 (#1 in dressage; #2 in jumping) included 9, 9.5, 9 in jumping and a rare perfect 10 for his character and willingness. Contiano's sire Contefino (Contender-Corofino) also won his licensing year with a 10 in jumping, stands for the famous Borgo La Cassia and was shown internationally (1.60m) under Olympic rider Jerry Smit. Contiano's mother, the elite Westfalian mare Lucille descends directly from two states premium mares offering Landgraf and Pilot blood as well as the great Hannoverian dressage producer Der Clou.  Our potent young stallion's exceptionally calm and intelligent manner, his lovely expressive gaits, and his explosive jump make him an ideal all around young stallion for anyone looking to improve their mare with a foal they can raise up and ride themselves in sport. Radiographs OCD free. EVA Negative. Contiano BF is permanently licensed for breeding in North America and Europe. Standing to approved mares in 2011. $1600 fresh cooled annual contract + Collection fee plus shipping. Frozen subject to availability. Special incentives for approved premium GOV mares in 2011.  Branscomb Farms, Half Moon Bay, CA.  (650) 560-0132, www.branscombfarm.com or info@branscombfarm.com.
"ACCLAIM", 2003 Holsteiner Stallion -- Branscomb Farm
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''ACCLAIM", 2003 Holsteiner. Acclaim combines the blood of four top Olympic producers: the Holsteiners Acord II, Corrado I, Ramiro Z, and Silbersee. Acorado, Acclaim's sire, was Grand Champion of the Neumunster stallion approvals as a 3 year old,  won the Bundeschampionade as well as his 100 day test with perfect scores in jumping and rideability before dying unexpectedly at the age of 8. Nevertheless Acorado is considered one of the most productive stallions in Holstein and among WBF's ranking of the top 25 jumping stallions of all time. Acclaim's dam was a grand prix mare in her own right, a daughter of the Olympic medalist Silbersee and full sister to another Olympican, the mare Marimba La Silla. Acclaimalso won his stallion approvals and has produced a high percentage of premium foals.  His quiet temperament and elegant, athletic canter and cat-like jump make him an ideal choice for hunter or jumper mares looking to improve. Foals are stamped elegant heads, long necks, and a technically near-perfect jump. EVA negative, Radiographed. $1250 mlfg contract. Branscomb Farms, Half Moon Bay, CA.  (650) 560-0132, www.branscombfarm.com or info@branscombfarm.com

DESTINY ARABIANS - Breeding, Boarding, Sales & Training
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DESTINY ARABIANS - Every year, we produce a small number of purebred and Half-Arabian horses, bred for halter and performance. In 2011, we are expecting five foals with exceptional bloodlines from Padrons Psyche, Bey Shah, Gazal Al Shaqab, Marwan Al Shaqab, Parys El Jamaal, Magic Dream, Ecaho, Versace, Om El Beshaan, and Magnum Psyche. Many of our horses go on to impressive National and International winning careers in halter and performance. We currently have two exceptional fillies for sale, and one accomplished six-year old Hunter Pleasure gelding. For boarding, we welcome all breeds. Our farm offers a calm, inviting environment for you and your horse with oversized pastures and paddocks, all with custom-built shelters. Our new shed row barn has 16'x20' stalls, each with an attached outside paddock. Visit our website: www.destinyarabians.net. Or call for an appointment to come see our facilities. (707) 795-4250, 1200 E. Railroad Ave., Cotati, CA 94931. 

"FARALAY II", Imported Andalusian Stallion -- Ketcham Ranch
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Faralay II - 16'2 Imported Andalusian Stallion.  Click To Play Video  An exceptional character and a talented performer, this elegant solid bay stallion is one of the few pure spanish stallions in the US who has achieved the prestigious Qualified Status, awarded to the very best individuals worldwide by the Spanish Qualified Tribunal.   He trains and competes in open dressage with Angela Ridgway and he and Angela clinic regularly with Olympian Steffen Peters and USDA "I" Judge Jane Weatherwax. Faralay has achieved much success in the breed ring and the open sport horse competitions, both in hand and under saddle.  He was awarded the USPRE high point awards for in hand and dressage competitions, and in 2010, he and Angela received the coveted USPRE training scholarship, open division. Faralay is producing stunning show quality purebred foals with aptitude for the dressage and breed rings.  His part bred foals are beautiful, tall, and athletic with outstanding temperaments.  Foals can be registered with ANCCE & IALHA.  Fresh cooled and frozen semen available. Contact Betsy Ketcham, betsy@ketchamranch.com, (831) 245-8728, Ketcham Ranch www.ketchamranch.com, PO Box 6, Paicines, CA 95043.
HISTORIC AL-MARAH Lineage Arabians For Sale -- WindWalker Arabians
Horses for saleFine Al Marah Lineage Arabians For Sale. Several Al Marah-bloodlines geldings for sale between 4 and 7 yrs. old: Blue Moon Reverie, 2004 bay, endurance breeding, out of a Csea Dream (Jim Jones Award winner) daughter. "Buddy"- 2006 gelding by WWA Revenir out of a Dreamazon daughter. WWA Lonestar Destry, chestnut 2005 gelding; WWA Rain Beau Reverie, 2003 gelding; WWA RJ's Topaz Reverie, 2005 gelding by WWA Revenir out of BL Majestic Jewel and Gus, 2007 gelding, by Blue Moon Reverie out of AM Visage. All are bred for athleticism and are good prospects for trail and endurance, hunter or western pleasure, etc. Al Marah is known for their "doing Arabs", so the sky is the limit! See them on our Facebook page. WindWalker Arabians, 530-613-2210, Grass Valley, CA.
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 To share your stallion with over 21,000 registered BAEN users in our next Breeders Showcase, please contact our Sales Director Jane Derow, jderow@bayequest.com, (415) 652-8200.  We look forward to serving you!