approved for: Westfalen, Rheinland, Oldenburg,
Hannover, Mecklenburg and all South German Verbände
Germany, in 2007, achieving top marks. He was awarded “very good” three times scoring 9.38 points for rideability, 9.06 points for trot and 9.0 points for character. He was given 8.94 points for his canter, 8.31 points for his walk and 7.63 for jumping ability. In addition to this, he won the prestigious “Westfalen-Wappen” at the “Turnier der Sieger” in Münster with merit and a score of 8.80 points. In 2008, Estobar NRW continued his successful career in an impressive manner under Ingrid Klimke, winning and placing in novice (A) and elementary (L) level tests for young dressage horses.
Estobar NRW -> Ehrentusch / Ferragamo / Florestan I
At the conclusion of the 2009 breeding season, Estobar NRW completed his 70 Day Stallion Performance Test in Adelheidsdorf, Germany. In the partial index for dressage he finished in first place by a clear margin scoring a sensational dressage index of 154.74 points (1/31) with 70.97 points for jumping (27/31). After a deduction of nearly 5 points for age he finished with a general index of 119.15 (6/31). In 2010, Estobar NRW was ridden by Wolfhard Witte winning several dressage competitions for young horses at M level and qualified effortlessly for the prestigious national championship for young horses in Warendorf.
In 2011, Estobar NRW found easy success winning at S level. Towards the end of 2011, Hubertus Schmidt became his trainer and without doubt, this son of the talented Ehrentusch will be a promising addition to Hubertus Schmidt’s stable. Dressage experts agree that he is a promising talent destined for the highest honours thanks to his extraordinary movements, great collection, willingness and extreme rideability.
Estobar NRW’s first foal crop more than met all expectations. His foals are exceedingly modern type, with good conformation and excellent movements and several of them were sold for high prices through the NRW pedigree auction. “This first crop of foals is looked upon as being particularly highly talented dressage prospects.” Quotation by Dr F. Marahrens, CEO and Head of Breeding of the Westfälischen Pferdestammbuch. 2010 saw Estobar NRW’s debut as a sire with his first crop to be licensed at the 20th NRW main licensing. Four of his sons were presented, the largest lot by one sire in the group of young stallions. Of the two sons that were licensed, one was a Premium Stallion who was sold for 80.000 € to a dressage stable in Hesse, Germany. As of 31 October, 2011, he has two approved and recognised sons and one state premium daughter.