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"Elite" 100 Day Performance Tested

Bay Tobiano | KWPN | 1993 | 168cm/16.2hh | Breeder: B.J. Klingenberg, Netherlands

Standing with Dinah Webb-Bowen for 2013 - chilled semen available for shipping from May 1st.
Stud fee discount of £100 for fresh or chilled semen for fees paid by April 30th.

Samber Pericles xx pref Relic xx
Queen of Peru xx
Tina D ster pref prest Ordonnans
Astrid D
Illustra Wellington keur Nimmerdor pref
Patty keur pref
Damorette Onyx S.F.

Sambertino has had a successful competition career in Holland, the UK & Germany, with both amateur & professional riders - some of the highlights include:

PAVO Cup qualifyer as 4 & 5 yr old - Holland

BD Regional winner & National Championship competitor - UK

Landkreis Dressage Champion winner with Eckhard Wahlers - Germany

He & his son Samaii are the only 2 coloured stallions in the UK who have succesfully passed 100 days of stallion performance testing.

During the 100 days (now split to 30 & 70 days) young stallions are trained & scored out of 10 in:-

Dressage, show jumping, loose jumping & cross country, as well as being scored for their character (in & out of the stable) along with their attitude to work.

Both were tested at Neustadt-Dosse, the Brandenburg State Stud.

Sambertino placed 8th out of the 43 stallions on test (Dressage score) where his scores included 2 rarely awarded maximum 10's for both Temperament & Attitude to Work.

Sambertino is life approved with ZfDP & SHB(GB) & been awarded ELITE stallion status by CHAPS & BSPA.

Foals & Progeny

Sambertino has an outstanding progeny record - from relatively few mares bred, his older progeny are competing successfully worldwide with Amateur, Professional, Paralympic & Young riders.

They are winning up to & including Grand Prix Dressage in Europe & the USA, as well as Novice Eventing & Showing Championships along with Paralympic World Championship Medals.

Sambertino is sire to 2 International Paralympic offspring, they are :-

Papillon (Sambertino/ Zonneglans/ Saluut) - Dutch Paralympic team member owned & ridden by Sabine Peters - Silver Medal winner at the 2007 World Championships.

Inspector Rebus (Sambertino/ Darwin/ Volckmar) - 2012 Canadian Paralympic team member ridden by grade 1A rider, Jody Schloss, who placed 11th at the London Paralympic Games.

He is also sire of a National Paralympic horse, So What IV (Sambertino/ C/ Hoogheid) owned & ridden by Grade III rider Debbie Ridout - they have won the 2* Paralympic CDI at Bishops Burton College for 2 years in a row - 2011 & 2012.

In 2007 Sambertino was Ranked 2nd Dressage Sire by BEF with 100% 1st Premium foals.

Some of his winning progeny include:

  • Grand Prix Dressage - Pionier & Renatino
  • Paralympic Medals & Prix St George - Papillon Sport (Dre)
  • Grand Prix winner & also CDS "Horse of the Year" - Renatino
  • Novice Eventing - Sassalong Thistleton - now 1*
  • Marys Mungo - 3 year old Champion BSPA.
  • Timone - CHAPS Res Champion Sporthorse
  • Sambora - Premium Oldenburg foal & BSPA Youngstock Champion
  • Cactus Flower - Champion Sportshorse foal Dorset County Show
  • Siangietino - 2011 SHB(GB) Champion 2 yr old Sporthorse
  • Inspector Rebus - 2012 Canadian Paralympic Team member

Sire of 4 licensed stalllions to date:

Tamberonie - 2000 (Sambertino - Festival) SSH, World Class Performance Team member & winner of Premier League Prix St George & now competing Inter II.

Samaii - 2004 (Sambertino - Brentano II) Oldenburg. The first British bred coloured stallion to be life approved for warmblood breeding in Europe. Licensed as a Premium stallion & approved Oldenburg, ZfdP Westfalen, Rhineland & all South German Verbands.

KB Etoile du Lumiere - 2004 (Sambertino - KB Arc en Ciel) SPSS. BEF Double 1st Premium winner. Placed at the 2010 Hickstead Masters Elementary Final.

2011 - 2nd in the semi-finals at the Masters Medium Championships at Kingston Maurward and the placed 12th out of the top 32 horses in the country in the Masters Medium Finals at Hickstead International.

2012 - 2nd at Advanced Medium in the Regional Finals & Qualified for the 2013 Winter Medium Regional finals and the 2013 Pet plan Advanced Medium Finals.

Samara Fly - 2006 (Sambertino - Tullibards Shakespeare) licensed ZfdP in 2009, AES 2010 & CHAPS 2012. Successfully competed by Alex Ingoe-Topham at Medium in 2012.


Sambertino decends from the KWPN Worona I-stam which is known as a producer of both International Jumping and Dressage horses.

SIRE: Samber (Pericles xx - Ordonnans) Competed to Grand Prix dressage as well as jumping at Grade A & is the sire of many approved stallions. Known as the stallion with the golden temperament he gained a 10 for temperament on his performance test.

DAM SIRE: Wellington Keur (Nimmerdor - Lucky Boy xx) Reserve Champion at his performance test & National show jumper. His progeny include 3 KWPN keur stallions - World Cup winner VDL Emilion, VDL Glennridge - performance test Champion & VDL Farrington, now in the USA.

Other Notable progeny include in Dressage Bollvorm's Ceylon & Disconto with SP Deka, Lady Diana,and Ishan DC in Jumping.

GRAND SIRE: Pericles xx Pref (Relic xx - Big Game xx) Bred in the UK by West Grinstead Stud & awarded Preferent status by KWPN for the quality of his progeny. Sire of 12 licensed stallions including Samber. He is also the damsire of Keur stallion Ulft , sire of Olympic Ferro.

GREAT GRAND SIRE: Nimmerdor Pref (Farn - Koridon xx)
"KWPN Stallion of the Century" 1972-2003

Holstein bred Nimmerdor ancestors can be traced back to Achill, founder of the Holstein breed.

He was a World Cup Showjumper and invited to the 1984 Olympics.He was awarded Preferent Elite status by KWPN for the quality of his progeny and perfomance.

Sire to over 50 approved sons and 60 international show jumpers, including Dutch Olympic Grand Prix Showjumper Ahorn, Aram, Daimler, N-Aldato, Heartbreaker, Zadock, Nandor, Fortuna, Coronel, VDL Everest, Broere Goldenridge, Agrovorm's Maywood, San Patrigano, Avenir, Canadian Colours and Ulster, who is the sire of Robert Smith's grey Grand Prix jumper Kalusha.

Grandchildren include 50 KWPN approved stallions & Olympic Gold Medalist in 2000 De Sjiem.

In 2008 he still had a KWPN progeny jumping index of 150 with reliability of 97%

GREAT GRAND SIRE: Onyx (Ukase - Le Mioche xx) was a Selle Francais KWPN approved stallion, also known as Hector de Manoir - he is regarded as "The Modelmaker" for the wonderful conformation and type of his offspring - he is also the G Grandsire of Arko.

Foal registrations available with SHB(GB), KWPN, Oldenburg, ZfdP, NRPS, CHAPS (Elite Dressage), BSPA (Elite Performance), Cheval de Selle, Westfalen, Rheinland & all South German Verbands.

2013 Chilled semen Stud fee £600 - available from May 1st 2013
2013 Frozen semen - £300 per insemination dose, 2 doses £550.

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