is an achiever of a stallion in an
exquisite jacket and blessed with incredible movement.
After passing his grading in Denmark
APOLLON was originally used at stud there. After winning his stallion
testing at Vilhelmsborg 1989 this stallion combined a stud duties with a
highly successful competition career, winning not only Dressage and
Showjumping to M level, but also M Eventing.
Because of his quality as stallion he
was awarded the Gold Medal as best
stallion at the 1990 Danish Agriculture Fair (equivalent with the German
DLG), a rare and distinguished achievement for any horse, let alone a
In 1995 Apollon appeared on the German
Scene and promptly won Premium graded status at the ZfDP grading in
Just a glance at his pedigree shows that
his ability and versatility haven't happened by accident.
His sire ZORRO is a Knabstrupp of the
modern Sporthorse type and himself a descendant of the famous Arab
stallion POMERANETS OX, who also sired the stallion Hockey II (sire of the
international star Showjumper Almox Prints J). APOLLON's dam SYMFONI is
superbly bred Trakehner mare by DONAUSCHIMMER, combining such illustrious
lines as ABGLANZ and POET XX. A couple of generations back we find the
highly rated GUNNAR and the great grandmother SONETT, who produced the
famous Trakehner Hessenstein and via him influenced an entire generation
Palomino Leopard German WB
Imported to USA
APOLLON himself has already sired nine graded stallions and further proved
as a sire with several of his state-premium daughters.
Awarded ZfDP Approval for Warmblood
Breeding because of his outstanding record as a sire, APOLLON is currently
the only leopard spotted stallion with this approval worldwide.