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Sandro Hit

Sandro Hit is a 1993 Oldenburg stallion that has been successful in dressage competition and as a sire of numerous top foals.

In 1999 Sandro Hit became the six-year-old dressage horse World Champion, and won the German Federal Championships in Warendorf. He was also named the Best Young Stallion of 2000. [1]

  • Height: 17 hh approx.

Progeny

Ten licensed sons came out of his first foal crop alone, and his daughter, Poetin 2, was the winner of the 3 year old mare and gelding section at the German Federal Championships in 2000, after which she sold for a record 2.5 million euros. In 2001, 5 of the top 10 foals in Germany were by Sandro Hit, including a Federal Champion and two Vice Champions. One of his progeny, Show Star, was the National Young Horse Champion in 2001 and a Vice-Champion in 2002. In 2002, he produced Sir Wilson and Stedinger, two Champion stallions. Sandro Hit has the highest index in Germany for his descendant's performance, at 153, and also the highest security rating at 88%.[1][2]

Many of his progeny have sold for record prices. In 2000, his filly, Starlett, sold for DM 140,000, making her the top priced broodmare and top priced Schatzinsel at the Vechta spring auction in 2000. In the 2002 Vechta spring auction his son, Super Star, sold for over 250,000 euros. In 2003 his filly, Sandritana Olympia was the most expensive foal in the Netherlands when she sold for 31,000 euros. In 2006 when a Sandro Hit foal sold for a record 103,000 euros a the Verden Elite Hanoverian Mare and Foal sale.[1]

Sandro Hit is approved for breeding by the Oldenburg, Hanoverian, Rhinelander and Westphalian studbooks, along with all southern German, Swedish, Danish, and French breeding associations.[3]


Pedrigree

Pedigree of Sandro Hit
Sire
Sandro Song
Oldenburg
1988
Sandro
Holsteiner
1974
Sacramento Song
Thoroughbred
1967
Sicambre - 1948
Easter Gala - 1956
Duerte
Holsteiner
1967
Wahnfried - 1965
Velour
Antenne II
Oldenburg
1984
Gepard
Hanoverian
1974
Gotthard - 1949
Feretria - 1962
Antenne
Oldenburg
1968
Adlerorden - 1962
Olala - 1959
Dam
Loretta
Oldenburg
1987
Ramino
Westphalian
1980
Ramiro Z
Holsteiner
1965
Raimond - 1960
Valine - 1961
Dombuche
Westphalian
1968
Dominik - 1957
Gotenmeer - 1960
Lassie
Oldenburg
1983
Welt AS
Oldenburg
1977
Weltmeister - 1973
Elfene - 1970
Lucie
Oldenburg
1977
Luciano - 1971
Waidmannsheil Mare - 1973
[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The Sires". Vista Ridge Farm. Referenced January 10, 2008.
  2. "Sandro Hit". Elite Dressage Stallions. Referenced January 10, 2008.
  3. "Sandro Hit". Superior Equine Sires. Referenced January 10, 2008.
  4. "Sandro Hit". All Breed Pedigree. Referenced January 10, 2008



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