(Idocus / Elite J Adelian***)
1996, 16.2 hands, Registered Dutch
Approved SWANA for Swedish Mares
#1 USDF Dressage Breeding Sire for 2006 (#2 in 2004 and 2005)
#1 NAWPN Dressage Breeding Sire for both USDF and USEF, 2004-2008, 2012
#1 Producer of ISR/Oldenburg Premium Mares and HOY winners, 2--5-2008
2006 USEF DSHB Mature Horse Champion
Breeding Fee: $900 USD to select mares only, $1,200 to others
Booking: $300 USD
Semen: Fresh cooled or $500 USD per dose frozen
EVA Negative, vaccinated annually, extremely fertile
At his stallion testing, Opus recieved the only 9 given in the gaits category (by all four judges) and one of only two 10s given in rideability. His dressage index remains one of the highest: 140.59. He qualified to 3rd level by five years old.
Year end championships include UHJA, USDF, USCTA - Area IV, and Reserve Champion AHSA Zone V.
Opus is stamping his get with consistent type, conformation, awesome uphill gaits, and most importantly, incredible rideability.
The oldest Opus get (2000 - 2001) are in the hands of and being bred by several Olympic and Grand Prix riders and trainers. They are amassing many HOY awards and have high scores in the 70s and 80s.
Opus's 2000 gelding Toy Soldier and his owner/rider Katrina Hiller were 2014
Brentina Cup Reserve Champions
Katie & Toy - DAD 2012
Opus is sire of four approved stallions, and grandsire of two more:
Ovation, approved ISR/Oldenburg
Owen, RPSI provisional approval pending performance results
O'Pierre, ISR/Oldenburg NA certified breeding license
Rashka***, (Raymeister* x Tashka*/Opus) has the highest score in the history of all U.S. stallion testing, 164.86! He is a five-time USDF HOY winner (Materiale, Mature Stallion, Training, 1st, and 2nd Levels).
Rashka II* (Raymeister* x Tashka* by Opus*) approved ISR/Oldenburg, Reserve Champion of his stallion testing, 8th in USDF Training Level HOY placings in 2014.
Ubilee*, Champion of the 2004 Stallion Performance Short Test and 18th in 2006 USDF HOY standings, approved ISR/Oldenburg
(Equador / Zonneglans)
Idocus is a KWPN and ISR/Oldenburg approved, international Grand Prix Dressage stallion, who participated in the 2004 Athens Olympics for the Dutch team. He is a three-time World Cup participant, placing 6th in 2007 at Las Vegas. He was Grand Champion of his stallion performance test in 2003, and held the highest jumping score of all the stallions. In 1994, Idocus was presented to the Dutch Jury at the NA/WPN inspections. He holds the highest score given in the North American Dutch Keurings, 99AA. He scored a 9 walk, 8.5 trot, 9.5 canter, 9 for jumping, and a 9 for character. In 1994, he was Grand Champion of Dressage, and returned in 2006 to win the Grand Prix. In 2001, he returned to Holland to be approved by the stallion committee of the KWPN. He has been named by the USDF as the top sire of Cosequin finalists, and consistently produces offspring in the top-ten lists of the Dutch keurings in North America. His offspring are known for their supple movement, excellent temperament, and great rideability.
Elite J Adelian
(Admiraal Ferdinand / Rellian xx)
Adlelian is dam of three approved stallions, Opus, Rubicon Z, and Altimus, and was herself, twice USDF Horse of the Year and a Dressage at Devon winner - three times with perfect 10 scores!