Array ( ) Noteworthy - Bay Dutch Warmblood Stallion by G. RAMIRO Z-HOL Pref out of HODEA-WPN Ster by BERGERAC-KWPN
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1995 Dutch Warmblood Stallion
17.0 hands (173 cm)

Bred by Carolyn Hoekstra


Rancho de los Brioso
2601 Cartwright Rd., #D-238
Missouri City, Texas 77459
United States
Phone: 281-299-6021
Web Site:


Noteworthy has exceptional European bloodlines, superb conformation & movement, and excellent character. 1998: 100-Day Stallion Test- 7th of 21; 8’s and above in Character, Ability to Work, Trot, Canter and Cross Country; 2nd in Cross Country; 4th of all stallions in his dressage index; above average in jumping index. At three years old, the youngest & only stallion in the testing with no scores less than a 7.0!! Gert van der Veen, Head Inspector KWPN, said, “This horse has the type and movement we want to see”. NA/WPN Keuring Tour-1st Place in N.A. & ISR/OLD N.A. Stallion Approvals Winning Stallion–144.5. Over 60 championship titles in the in-hand ring, has never been beaten by another stallion or gelding. Under saddle, he continues his success, earning more championships. Shown successfully through Fourth Level, notable awards include: USDF Breeders’ Series East Central Series Regional Champion 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004; USDFBS East Central Series Finals Reserve Champion in 2005; 2006: Copper Creek-High Percentage Champion, 70.244% at Fourth Level.; 2006: Dressage at Tempel Farms, 1st Place Fourth Level Test 1, 66.500%; (Shown only at 2 shows in 2006; moved to England w/former owner; now back in USA); USEF National Silver Stirrup Awards: 2005-6th Place Nationally, Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Mature Horse; 2004-4th Place Nationally Mature Horse; 2003-3rd Place-Third Level Open; 8th Place-Second Level Open; 2002-USA Equestrian National Silver Stirrup Awards, Nat’l Reserve Champion Second Level. USEF Regional Silver Stirrup Awards: 2005-Reserve Champion-Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Mature Horse; 2004-Champion Mature Horse; 2003-Reserve Champion Sport Horse Breeding Nationally; 2003-Champion-Second Level, Reserve Champion-Third Level. USDFBS HOY Awards: 2004-4th Place Nationally-Mature Horse Stallion, Champion Stallion-PHR All Breeds, Reserve Champion Stallion-NA/WPN All Breeds; 2002-5th Place Nationally; 2000-4th Place Stallion Nationally. USDF HOY Awards: 2002- 7th Place-Second Level Open, 8th Place-First Level Open, PHR All Breeds; 2000-3rd Place Nationally-All Breeds. 1998 Mid-Ohio Classic Breeding Division-Reserve Champion of Show; 1997 Mid-Ohio: Reserve Champion Overall; 1997 All-American Classic Futurity Champion.

As successful as he's been in the show ring, Noteworthy's real strength is in the exceptional quality of his foals as performance horses. In 2004 & 2005 Noteworthy was ranked in the USDF TOP 10 STALLIONS for the USDF BREEDERS’ SERIES TOP PRODUCING STALLIONS LIST. With stunning looks, lofty movement and a commanding presence, Noteworthy foals have made an impression on judges and breeders alike. Many have been USDF Breeders' Series Champions, inspection site champions and are now moving on to impress just as much in sport. With confident & trainable temperaments, Noteworthy's foals have all the components to be the top-level competitors of the future. TEMPO: 2000 Premium Colt, Inspection Site Champion, 2000 USDFBS Champion Young Horse; EXCALIBUR: 2001 Premium Gelding, Inspection Site Champion; 2001 Multiple Champion Young Horse Awards; 2004 USDFBS REGIONAL CHAMPION; 2004 USDFBS HOY, 4th Place Nationally, 78.8% average; NERO: 2002 Premium Colt, 3rd Place out of 15 Colts at Inspection, Chestnut Lawn; FIONA: 2004 Filly, 2004 USDFBS, Champion Young Horse; LILLY: 2004 Premium Filly, 2004 Inspection Site Reserve Champion, Oldenburg; ARCADIA: 2005 Premium Filly, 2005 Champion Young Horse, Reserve Grand Champion of Show (2nd only to her sire!). Noteworthys’ foals inherit his unsurpassed QUALITY, BEAUTY, POWER and PRESENCE !

Photo Credits: Susan Sexton, Bob Tarr & Shutterbug Studio



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Live Foal Guarantee offered (contact owner for specific terms of the guarantee)

Additional Information

This stallion's temperament and character are superb and he throws a nice balance on his foals, therefore producing many Premium offspring. With regard to Thoroughbred mares, Noteworthy tends to create more substance without heaviness, mostly correcting necks and making gaits/hind end more powerful. He will also modernize the Old-style Warmblood mares with no compromise on substance, neither being too heavy nor too light. Noteworthy definitely puts his stamp on his get.

Secondary Breeds

ISR/Oldenburg NA, Oldenburg (GOV), Warmblood

Listing created August 9, 2008; last modified August 10, 2008


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