2001 Black Stallion (De Niro x Rubinstein I/Westf. / Argentan I) Donated by Terry Mason-Esteban, Cadenced Sport Horse Farm
USDF/Cosequin Series West Coast Champion Mature Stallion
Devon Heir is a gorgeous, black, imported stallion with impeccable bloodlines.
In 2004 he was high scoring Hanoverian at his 100-Day Test and winner of the AHS stallion licensing for the West Coast.
His sire, De Niro, was a son of the legendary Donnerhall. De Niro was ranked the undisputed #1 Dressage Sire multiple times in the WBFSH Sire-rankings. He has numerous licensed sons and his foals have topped Elite Hanoverian foal auctions. Devon Heir's dam is sired by dressage legend Rubinstein I, sire of 66+ approved stallions, successful Grand Prix competitors and member of the 1996 German Olympic Team.
In 2005, Devon Heir was the USDF/Cosequin Series West Coast Champion Mature Stallion and was second for USDF/Cosequin HOY. In 2006, he was U. S. Grand Champion Stallion in the USDF Breeder's Championship. In 2009, Devon Heir was Grand Champion (Fourth Level) at Pebble Beach under rider/trainer Willy Arts, and won almost every class he entered scoring in the 70s.
In 2010, Ashlyn De Groot competed Devon Heir in the Young Rider division, qualifying for the Young Rider National Championships in Lexington, Ky. Devon Heir and Ashlyn were ranked first in the U.S. in 2010 with the AHS for Young Riders at Prix St. Georges Level.
Devon Heir is of modern type, with lovely conformation and three correct, suspended gaits.
He produces mostly dark, refined foals with correct conformation, outstanding temperaments, and spectacular movement. Daughter, Dazzling Winter, won the 2009 California Dressage Society (CDS) Sport Horse Breeding Championships (83.7%). Another daughter, Donata, tied for second in the U.S. in the 2009 ISR/Old. Foal Championships-Fillies (8.6%) and son Dubai tied for third (8.7%). Daughter Danika was Four-Year-Old 2010 CDS Futurity Champion (Training Level) and son Impression DG earned the same title in 2017. Bonameer DG, placed in the U.S. National Young Horse Five-Year-Old Championships held in Chicago under rider Stephanie Hamar Schauer. Son Drake was awarded 4th Level HOY, 2016, with rider Eva King, and currently winning in I-1.
Breeding Fee: $1,500 (LFG, two seasons total)
Link to Website: www.cadencedsporthorsefarm.com