Colt by Orient Express*HDC and Silvana*HDC
Selle Français stallion, ORIENT EXPRESS * HDC has an exceptional pedigree.
Son of QUICK STAR who, from his height of 1.59m, achieved a brilliant sporting career. Under the saddle of Nick Skelton first, then Meredith Michaels Beerbaum, the little horse accumulated more than €500,000 in earnings. Among his most beautiful victories let us recall that of Maastricht in 1992 and Mannheim in 1993. In his second career as a stallion, the son of GALOUBET A was approved in more than 20 different studbooks and boasts many world-famous offspring to date, including BIG STAR, Olympic Team Champion in London in 2012 and individually in Rio in 2016 with Nick Skelton; SPREHE STELLA, European Team Champion at Hickstead in 1999 with Meredith Michaels Beerbaum; QUICK STUDY, ridden by Lauren Hough and ranked 25th global performer in 2011, etc.
KAMTCHATKA, dam of ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, is a daughter of LE TOT DE SEMILLY (ISO 177), the sire of many CSI5* winners headed by World champion DIAMANT DE SEMILLY and the great ITOT DU CHATEAU (ISO 197), winner at CSIO level with Edwina Tops Alexander.
His 2nd dam, LORIPIERRE (ISO 175) was an international winner and French champion with Gilles Bertran de Balanda. She has also produced DOLLAR DELA PIERRE, a private stallion and CSIO winner with Reynald Angot, World Champion in team in 2002.
ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC has had an impeccable sporting career with almost a million euros in earnings. He was the 6YO Champion in France, PRO 1 French Champion and a brilliant CSI-W / CSIO winner under Patrice Delaveau, including in the Nations Cup final in Barcelona, winner of many CSI5* Grand Prix and World Vice-Champion in team as well as individually in 2014.
He is now renowned as a stallion, sire among others of :
- ALDO DU PLESSIS (m.b., 2010) CSI05* under the saddle of A. Deroubaix, 3rd of the GP 1,50 – 1,60 m of the CSI3* of Cabourg
- AIE TEK DE LALEUE (f.b., 2010) CSI3* with M. Pellegrin
- BLOOM DU PLESSIS (f.b., 2011) CSIO3* with Z. Hoffman, 2nd of the GP 1,50 – 1,60 m of the CSI3* of Vejer de la Frontera
- GLOBAL EXPRESS VDL (m.b., 2011) Champion of the 5 year olds and 7th of the 6 year olds in the final of the Dutch Championship
- BE EXPRESS*HDC (m.al., 2011) SF & Z approved stallion
- CASH DU PLESSIS (m.b., 2012) CSI05* ridden by L. De Luca, 2nd in the GP 1.60 m of the CSI5* in Valkenswaard
- CALL ME EXPRESS*HDC (f.al., 2012) Finalist at 6 & 7 years old, Best mare at 7 years old, Elite, CSI4*, ridden by R. Angot
- DIVINE EXPRESS*HDC (f.al., 2013) Vice-Champion of France at 6 years, Elite ISO 144
- ICARE EXPRESS*HDC (m.b., 2018) SF approved stallion, finalist at 4 years old
- ITHAC EXPRESS (m.b., 2018) Top Price of the Fences Elite sales, approved AES stallion
- JALOU B D’ARGANCE (m.b., 2019) SFO approved stallion, winner of the l’Eperon masters in 2023
Of the only 13 foals aged 7 and over, 7 are already performing at a high level
SILVANA*HDC (f.gr.,born in 1999) : Daughter of CORLAND, holsteiner stallion, very good winner, in CSIO. SILVANA*HDC was an incredible winner in CSI-W and CSIO under the saddle of Kevin Staut, winner of the CSI5* GP of Geneva, Stuttgart, Paris (2 times), S’Hertogenbosch, 3rd of the World Cup final, Silver medal by team in the European Championship of Madrid and Vice-World Champion by team in Lexington. Elected “Best World’s Mare” in 2010
Dam among others of:
- CHOPARD VDB Z (m.b.,CANADIAN RIVER, 2007) BWP stallion, winner in CSI5* with T. Meyer
- BAIKA DE HUS (f.gr.,LEVISTAN, 2011) Winner in CSO
- BIKINI DE HUS (f.gr.,LEVISTAN, 2011)
- HATHENA DES LYS (f.b., CARINJO 9*HDC, 2017)
- HILVANJO (m.b., CARINJO 9*HDC, 2017)
- ICARE EXPRESS (m.b.,ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, 2018)SF approved stallion
- ITHAC EXPRESS (m.b.,ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, 2018) Fences Foal Top Price
- JUNON EXPRESS (f.b.,ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, 2019)
- KRONOS Jr HDC (m.db., BE EXPRESS*HDC, 2020)
- LOKI EXPRESS HDC (m.b.,ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, 2021)
- LUCIFER EXPRESS HDC (m.b.,ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, 2021)
- MIN EXPRESS HDC (m.b.,ORIENT EXPRESS*HDC, 2022)
DONATE (f.b., born in 1985) : Daughter of WIDOR, Good winner, in CSO and dressage, labeled «Prestatie Keur Preferent».
Dam among others of:
- JILVANO (g.b., FLEMMINGH, 1991) Good winner in CSI 1.60m
- LEVANO (m.d.b., HOFNAR, 1993) AES stallion, good winner in CSI 1.60m
- TILFANA (f.b. INDOCTRO, 2000) Good winner in CSI 1.40m with T.Van Minnebruggen
- PONITA 18 (f.b., EMILION, 2001) Good winner in CSI 1.60m with E.Mazurowska
WALAIKA (f. d.b., born in 1980): Daughter of PILATUS, westphalian stallion, sire of lot of approved stallions and performers like ROEMER and WOLIBRIE. Good winner, in dressage.
Dam among others of:
- ESME (f.b., PION, 1991) Labeled «Ster», dam among others of:
- IEMKE (f.b., BURGGRAAF, 1990) Good winner, in CSO and Dressage