Friday, July 2, 2021

Lord for Foundation Friday

Enjoy one of Warmblood Stallions of North America’s more popular Foundation Friday posts!  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 Magazinepublished by Chris Hector of Australia. Thank you, Chris, for permission to draw on your expertise!

168 cm
Breeder: Heinrich Schuldt

Lord's sire was the English stallion Ladykiller xx, and he was out of a mare by another great improver Thoroughbred, Cottage Son. ...

Although Lord won the 1969 Holsteiner stallion approval, it was a controversial decision in the light of his less-than-perfect legs. Perhaps as a result of this, Lord was at first not used greatly as a stallion, although he was one of the early stallions to jump successfully in competition, winning international eventing contests up to advanced level with Herbert Blöcker.

In his first season he only covered 13 mares…

However, his first crop produced the international showjumper Livius, who won the 1980 German Showjumping Derby under Peter Luther, and then team medals at the 1981 European Championships, the World Championships of 1982, and the 1984 Olympic Games....

In all, Lord sired more than 60 stallion sons, and his progeny won more than €3,000.000....

To read the full article as it was published on The Horse Magazine website - along with full pedigree of Lord, click here. The publisher and creator of this incredible resource, Christopher Hector, is the author of The Making of the Warmblood Horse.

Looking for the exciting bloodlines of Lord? There are several stallion descendants of Lord in North America. Click on the following links to read about each of the ones on

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