Friday, August 23, 2019

Foundation Sire: Heartbreaker

Here is the next installment of Warmblood Stallions of North America’s Foundation Friday.  Every other Friday we will be featuring a foundation sire - one who has been influential in the development of warmblood breeds. We pull from the incredible archive of The Horse Magazine, published by Chris Hector of Australia. Thank you, Chris, for permission to draw on your expertise!

167 cm
Breeder: P S Koopmans, Bozun (NL)

In 2007 Heartbreaker was declared a "Belgian Ambassador," and not surprisingly given the success of his offspring …

Like Voltaire, Heartbreaker is an exciting mix of German and French jumping lines, with a fair splash of Thoroughbred. ...
Heartbreaker is by Nimmerdor, out of a mare by the international showjumping stallion Silvano, who was started in jumping competitions ...

To read the entire article, with pedigree, details of Heartbreaker's sons and daughters, on the Horse Magazine website, click here.

There are a few of stallion descendants of Heartbreaker in North America. Click on the following links to read about each of the ones on

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