a convincing stallion performance test as the best of the Oldenburg
lot in 1979, Freiherr was awarded the title of main premium
winner in 1980 due to the assessment of his first crop. He also
produced Feiner Stern who is the sire of Feinbrand.
Freiher is probably the most prominent son of the famous
foundation Furioso II. Freiherr's dam sire Agram and
Ferdinand are the basis of world-wide reputation of Hanoverians
as being the best show jumpers in the world. Freiherr
produces sports horses that are capable of competing internationally
in either discipline.
is regarded as one of the most influential sons of Furioso II, the
Selle Français stallion imported to Oldenburg in 1968 by Georg Vorwerk.
Freiherr's dam Almentanne, produced two other approved stallions,
the full brothers Fürst Agram and Furi Agram. Her sire, Agram produced
the international showjumpers Anakonda, Abadir and Agent (who competed
at the 1976 Olympics with Paul Schockemöhle, and went on to win
Freiherr won the Oldenburg Stallion
licensing in 1978, the next year he won the performance test, and
in 1980, he was crowned main premium winner on the basis of his
first crop of foals. He has a number of outstanding offspring, including:
Weltwunder (champion mare of her age group at Aachen in 1986 and
the dam of Donnerschwee), the mare, Love Story, a DLG winner, his
champion stallion son, Feiner Stern, and the dressage star, Flashdancer,
ridden into 6th place at the WEG in 1994 by the Irish competitor,