Westfalen Stallion Limited Edition
1996 – 2014
Imported • Bay 17 Hand • Westfalen Stallion
Lancer III X Zeus X Goldstern
Sired by the famous Holsteiner stallion Lancer III, who passed his performance test in 1993 in Munster-Handorf with Class 1 status, finishing 3rd out of 75 with a total score of 131.24 points, he finished 3rd in the jumping portion with 133.32 points, including 9.5 for jumping ability, willingness to perform,general performance ability, and 9.25 for free jumping and course jumping. Lancer III started his career as state owned breeding stallion at the Landgestut Warendorf. Lancer III also went on to a successful sports career with Toni Hassmann, winning numerous show jumping competitions up to international level, and participated at the German National Championships in 1996. Lancer III is described as having good gaits with excellent propulsion and good conformation, he is also known for passing on excellent jumping ability, which is clearly demonstrated by his having over 250 offspring in sport.
Grand-Sire Landgraf I has been labeled by many “Stallion of the Century.” His genes are securely anchored in the breed of the modern sport horse. His offspring have won just under seven million dollars mainly in show jumping and is still growing. Landgraf I produced more than 80 approved sons and more than 100 premium mares in Germany alone.
Through his dam line Limited Edition also brings highly sought after blood, his dam sire is Zeus. Zeus progeny have won over 5 million DM to date. Some of Zeus’ highly successful show jumping progeny: Lonesome Dove, Czar, Zymbal I, Zymbal II, Swift, Beach Boy, Zenit, Zyklon, Zarino 4, Zunkunft, Zaandam, Zapateado, Zyklus, Zeno, Zandor Z, Marlon [VDL], and Zaster 5 make Zeus a paramount producer of show jumpers. In North America, Zeus has proven to be a very consistent and highly sought after sire of top hunters and show jumpers.
Limited Edition clearly shows his parentage, he is a stallion with a lot of eye appeal, very well put together, with an athletic build and correct conformation. He has a beautiful head, with a big kind eye, which clearly demonstrates his wonderful, kind temperament. Limited Edition is a stallion who loves to please. Limited Edition has 3 good gaits, a lot of push from behind, and a nice free shoulder. Limited Edition jumps in excellent form, and with a lot of scope.
Limited Edition passed his 30 day test in 2001 with good scores in both the jumping and dressage portion.
In 2001 and 2002 Limited Edition qualified and participated in the Bundeschampionat as a 5 and 6 year old. Limited Edition also placed as a 5 year old at the International Horse Show, in addition to numerous other placings in show jumping competition.