Project Description

In 2022 Hochadel is ranking  no – 33 in the WBFSH dressage stallion rankings for both living and deceased sires! He is the highest ranked living British based dressage stallion on the WBFSH 2022 rankings.

After a series of wins and high placings in the young horse tests, Hochadel won the 2003 Stallion Performance Test in Adelheidsdorf earning a perfect score of 10 for rideability and walk and 9 for his trot.

In 2004, he won the Hadelm Riding Horse Prize, and he has since become highly regarded as a sire having produced the licensed sons Heinrich Heine, Hochmaster, Homberg, Hohenzollern, High Crusador, and Hochstern along with the 2010 Bundeschampionate bronze medalist of the 5 year old Dressage Horses, Horatio, ridden by Dorothee Schneider. Dorothee and Horatio placed fifth at the 2011 World Championships for the 6 year old Dressage Horses, and they recently placed a close third at the 2012 CDI4* Peterhof Dressur Gala in the Prix St. Georges Special scoring a 72.04%. Grand Prix offspring include Happiness, Havanna and some offspring competing at PSG/Inter 1 are Holy Wonder, Hans Im Glueck, Habanera, Cadens, Homerun, Kronborgs Highhlight, Hermes, Hyops and Habana.

He has also produced the following showjumpers Hermes De La Rouge and Here I Am DH added to this, Hochadel can boast 73 State Premium Hanoverian daughters. Woodcroft Heinrich was champion Riding horse at the British Trakehner’s annual show.

He has had numerous offspring selling in the auctions including Harrods for 205,000 euros, Her Highness for 56,000 euros, Hermes for 69,444 euros, Havanna for 48,000 and Honey Moon K for 51,000 euros.

Hochadel passes his striking type and his rideability to his daughters and sons. Hochadel’s sire, Hohenstein I had a very successful career. He was named a Premium stallion at the 1993 Trakehner Licensing in Neumunster, and in 1994, he was the Reserve Champion of his performance test. In 1995, he won the Trakehner Championship in Cologne, and won the bronze medal at the Bundeschampionate in Warendorf. At the age of 6, Hohenstein won at M Level in dressage, and went on to the advanced S Level mastering Grand Prix. Aside from Hochadel, Hohenstein was the sire of many approved sons including Harvard, Hero, Hudson, His Highness, I Punkt, Tambour, and the Trakehner Licensing Champion, Munchhausen TSF. In 1999, the Trakehner Association named Hohenstein as an Elite Stallion, and in 2002 he was the Trakehner Stallion of the Year
Hochadel’s damline is also impressive boasting the legendary sire, Donnerhall, along with the lines of Lugano II, Woermann, Goetz, and Lugano I. The success of Donnerhall not only as an international Grand Prix horse, but as one of the most successful dressage sires of all time is well known. The sires Lugano II and his full brother, Lugano I are also tremendous. Lugano II’s son, Lungau was the damsire of 4 Olympic horses at the Sydney Olympic Games. The jumper horse, Seven Up, and the dressage horses Brentina and Barclay, as well as the dressage gold medalist, Salinero all had Lungau as their damsire. Hochadel’s FN 2012 Breeding Value is a very impressive 146/93%, and he is well known for improving type. Hochadel has jumped to 55th place in the 2017 WBFSH dressage breeding stallion list and is the highest placed living British based stallion.  N/WFFS

Available to limited number of mares – please enquire.



Black, 2000 , 171cm
Licensed Hanoverian & Oldenburg & WBSUK


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