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Height:16.3 hh
Birth Year:2009
Breeder:Werner Kruse
Owner:Dreamscape Farm

Fee:$ 1400.00
Availability:Fresh, Fresh Cooled ,Shipped,
Season:March 1, 2017 - Sept. 1 2017
Notes:EVA Negative, Booking Fee Included Collection Fee $ 125

(Check In x Rio Zeus x Zeus) - 2009 Imported Oldenburg Stallion

Checkmate is a beautiful typey stallion, with a lovely expression, he is very modern, with correct conformation. Checkmate is a good mover, with 3 good gaits, he has a superb jump, jumping with excellent technique/form,and clearly shows a lot of scope. Checkmate also displays a good temperament, and is very nice to work with.

Checkmate`s sire is the Oldenburg stallion Check In.  In 2005 Check In became the OS Reserve Champion Stallion, finished his 30 day test in Redefin with a final score of 9.08 with emphasis on jumping, was awarded the I-b premium in 2007, won a Bundeschampionat qualifier with a score of 9.2 in 2008 and has meanwhile collected ribbons in the international Youngster Tour. Check In's sire Cordalmé Z, was a top performance horse and sire, winning Nations Prizes with Gilbert Böckmann. He sired 13 licensed sons, including Couleur Rubin who placed in World Cups with Ludger Beerbaum, He also sired two Olympic Game participants: Careful in Sydney/AUS in 2000 and Casper in Athens/GRE in 2004, as well as many SPS mares and mare champions. Check In's dam Ilonka (sire Lord Pezi) competed in the 2005 Bundeschampionat Final and Gilbert Böckmann rode her to many victories in show jumping up to advanced (S*) level.
Checkmate recently finished his 70 day test at Silver Creek Farm in OK, USA.  He had a very good test finishing 3rd overall in the jumping with a score of 121.18, his Dressage score was 106.96 (6th) and Checkmate finished 6th overall with a 113.36. Some highlights Include Character 9.50, Temperament 9.0, Willingness to work 9.5, Gallop/Canter 8.25, Walk 8, trot 7.5 Free Jumping 9, Stadium Jumping 8.5, Cross Country Jump 8.5, Cross Country Gallop 8.5, Rideability 8. 

Checkmate was also one of only 3 stallions approved by the Hanoverian Verband and American Hanoverian Society following the test. 

Checkmate showed in the hunter ring in 2015 in 3 shows winning Baby Green Champion twice, 

 Checkmate is licensed and approved:

German Oldenburg Verband

Hanoverian Verband

American Hanoverian Society

Westfalen Verband (Westfalen Mares) 

RPSI (Studbook 1)

Canadian Warmblood




Check In
Cordalme Z
Cor de La Bryere
Aleska Z
Lord Pezi
Rio Zeus
St.Pr.St. Cyrenaika

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Dec 1, 2015
Checkmate sires winner of the CSHA "President's Cup" Dreamscape Stallions in the top placings
We were very happy to see foals sired by our stallions had a very good showing at the CSHA foal championship  the ""President's Cup" at the 2015 Royal Winter Fair.  There were 17 lovely foals who participated in the class. The winner was the tall, very e...Read More>
Sep 1, 2015
Checkmate a winner in the Hunter Ring Baby Green Champion back to back weeks
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