Concorde with Piet
Raymakers, the silver medal winner in Barcelona, was the spectacular
winner of the 1990 National Stallion Champion. His outstanding
performances at a very early age earned him the prefix Olympic.
His prestige remains phenomenal with
Jos Lansik, given their success in Dortmund,
Paris and Darmstatt. Concorde comes from a strong jumping line
on both sides. Sire of this stallion is the impressive Voltaire,
who is bred to perform. He has already sired 5 approved stallions
in the Netherlands, one in Belgium, two in Germany and one in
Sweden. Through the performance of his offspring, Voltaire
stands very high in both Dressage and Show Jumping
sire of this stallion, who in jumping circles is known as Olympic
Concorde, is the impressive dominant breeding stallion Voltaire,
who via his sire Furioso II and Gotthard is bred to perform. Voltaire
is the number 2 in the World Breeding Ran-kings for Showjumping
Sires in 1996.
Voltaire through the performances of his offspring stands
very high in both the dressage and jumping indexes. Due to his
high ranking position, Voltaire was given the "keur" and "pref-erent"
predicates at a very early age. Concorde's dam, Flyer, is by the
legendary Marco Polo, one of the most influential Dutch stallions
in breeding and jumping with representatives such as: Irco Polo,
Pybalia, Marius, Orpheus, Mr LA, Pierrot and Recruut. Flyer is
related to the international jumper Vivaldi, which under Melanie
Smith was speed horse of the Year in 1980. Flyer produced at least
6 (inter)national jumpers.
was himself an international jumper with Jos Lansink. They won
the Grand Prix of Nordrhein-Westfalen at Aken and they were Champion
of the Netherlands in 1994, 2nd in the Grand Prix of Amsterdam,
2nd Darmstadt, 2nd Lanaken, 2nd Helsinki and 2nd Gothenburg.
The last three years Concorde
was the sire with the most offspring at the World Breeding Championships
for young horses. In the year 2001 the "preferent" Concorde has
proved himself to be an absolute top sire of international sporthorses.
His offspring Audi's Jikke, Kathja, Conquest II, Larino, Viktor
and Isabella proved themselves at the very top at Grand Prix level
In the Grand Prix of Rotterdam
3 from the top 8, had Concorde to thank as their sire. At the
international horse show of Maastricht Concorde had 11 offspring
in the international finals! Concorde was the youngest stallion
ever to be awarded "preferent", due to his endless list of national
and international children.