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Highest Scoring Mare on 2020 AHS Inspection Tour
A premier US-bred Hanoverian mare for the modern sport, Fabienne QC is sired by the exciting breeding stallion and Grand Prix horse Franziskus and out of Dressage at Devon Young Horse Champion Royal Celeste FH by Royal Classic. Correct in her conformation with a harmonious topline, a well-constructed hindleg, and a compelling type, Fabienne typifies the key goals of our breeding philosophy. At her large foal inspection at Hilltop Farm, she was described by Dr. Werner Schade (Breeding and Managing Director of the Hannoveraner Verband) as Elite Auction quality and designated Top Filly of the day. Three years later she would repeat this feat, being named Top Mare at the large MAHB AHS Inspection. With a final score of 8, with straight 8s for conformation, typiness and feminity, walk, trot, correctness of gaits, and overall impression, she also became the highest scoring Hanoverian mare in the country for the year 2020 and the recipient of the Bari von Buedingen Memorial Trophy.
Fabienne completed her Hanoverian Mare Performance Test in 2023 with top scores for gaits under the rider: 9 for trot, 8.5 for walk, and 8 for canter. With a final score of 7.67, she now becomes a Hanoverian Premium Mare Candidate! She also placed 3rd in a competitive 4-Year-Old and Older Mares Under class at Dressage at Devon this Fall, only her second time out. She continues to show high rideability with three very good gaits and will be developed within the Quantico Sporthorses program for the future.
FABIENNE QC Photo Gallery
Sire Franziskus won his 30-day stallion test, was Bundeschampion of the Four-Year Old riding horses, and is now competing successfully at the international Grand Prix level under Ingrid Klimke. In 2019 he was listed on the German A-team for the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, and was also part of the German team at the 2023 World Cup Finals where he finished 4th in the Grand Prix with a 75.543%. Franziskus has made strong contributions to the breeding world with numerous foal show champions, licensed stallions, auction price highlights, and successful sport horses to his credit.
Dam Royal Celeste FH was Champion Mare at the 2016 MAHB Hanoverian Inspection and also won her Three-Year Old fillies class, was Filly Champion, Young Horse Champion, and highest placing Hanoverian at Dressage at Devon that year. Damsire Royal Classic was Champion of his 30-day stallion test and successful through Small Tour level. In the third generation we find the important breeding stallion and international Grand Prix horse Diamond Hit.
From the Mareline
Garçon (s. Gardeoffizier) - Approved Stallion, Bundeschampion, International Grand Prix
Dollar Girl (s. Dynamo) - Grand Prix Show Jumper (Nick Skelton), earnings of over £1,000,000.00
Bodyguard (s. Burlington) - Premium Stallion in Verden, PSG/I1
Sweet Hero (s. Sir Donnerhall I) - Approved Stallion, PSG
Duke Ellington (s. Dancier) - Approved Stallion
Floriana FH (s. Fabuleux) - 2nd highest MPT score in the nation, Grand Prix, Hanoverian Premium
FABIENNE QC Video Gallery
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