- Sire: Florestan I,
- Dam: Die Dame,
- Dam Sire: Damenstolz,
- Reg #411511898
- Foaled: April 24, 1998
- Color: Bay, Height: 16.2 H
- Type: Dressage
Florianus II is everything you want in a modern sport horse. He is kind, with good conformation and supple, elastic gaits. His bloodlines represent the cream of the international crop. They are matched by his own outstanding and long career at Grand Prix in the most competitive arenas in Europe and North America. As a sire, his offspring have won at the highest level of sport, and are recognized for their extraordinary character, rideability and movement.
Career in Sport
Florianus began his international career at the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Warendorf, Germany. He quickly ascended the levels to CDI Grand Prix with Karin Rehbein. Florianus II was named the most successful Westfalen dressage horse in Germany and won more than 22,000 euros in prize money. After his importation to the USA, he finished first in numerous Grand Prix classes before retiring sound.
Florianus II has an incredible work ethic. His flexibility and scope, along with with an outstanding ability to collect, helped him excel in the most difficult movements of passage, piaffe and pirouette.
Florianus II produces modern sport types, with exceptional movement, athleticism and character. He is the sire of an Approved son and numerous breed show champions. Florianus II won the prestigious Get of Sire class at Dressage at Devon for two consecutive years.
His performance offspring include the international Grand Prix dressage mare Rhythm and Blues (formerly Florencia B).
In 2017, his daughter Freska was the High Score Adult Dressage Horse at the KWPN-NA Keuring in Pennsylvania, as well as third in the country in the DG Bar Cup for 7-8 year olds. Other 2017 notables include Flying Squirrel and H Fletcher, both winning at First Level with scores in the 70s.
Florianus II Performance Achievements
- Winning Grand Prix in USA, 2009-2012
- First USA Stallion Approved by KWPN, 2010
- Most successful Westfalen dressage horse in Germany,
- Won over than 22,000 euros, 2007
- Numerous Grand Prix ribbons in CDI competitions in Europe, 2006
- Competed in World Championships for Young Dressage Horses, 2004
Stallion Test Scores
2001 – 70 day test at Münster-Handorf Overall Placing, 4th Place out of 22 Overall score: 118.29 Dressage 3rd Place Index 124.90 Jumping – 12th Place, Index 96.19 Scores Character - 9 Temperament - 9.5 Willingness Performance - 9 Structure - 8.5 Walk - 7.5 Trot - 8 Canter - 7.7 Rideablity - 8.5 Ability to Jump - 7.5 Scores from test rider Walk - 7.5 Trot - 8 Canter - 7.63 Free jumping - 7.25 Cross country canter ability - 8 Cross country jumping ability - 8 Scores from outside rider Rideablity - 9 Jumping under saddle - 7.75 Total for Florianus = 118.29 (Average for the testing = 102.07)
Videos of Florianus II
Florestan I WESTF
Furioso II, St Pr H SF