ESTER is a pretty mare, with a beautiful head and neck set.
She has been professionally started under saddle. ESTER is a fantastic mover, and has an incredible temperment!
She is a full sister to: ELSA.
ESTER also did very well at the "Rheinland-Pfalz-Saar International" (RPSI) inspection scoring 8 total, with 8.3 for her beautiful type and 7.7 for her movement.
Her sire ELAZAR is an elegant stallion with superb movement. He has had solid dressage training with such notable trainers as Carol Laval. Later, he competed in show jumping up to preliminary level. ELAZAR is a beautiful hunter type stallion, his full brother ELSTAR sold for US$450'000 in 1999 to Kelly Klein the wife of Calvin Klein. ELSTAR is doing very well in the adult amateur hunter division in Florida.
His sire LAIKEN is a very popular dressage stallion in the USA, he has shown up to Intermediaire I. LAIKEN also sired the mare EBONY who was the all breed champion Adult Amateur, and she also competed up to Intermediaire I. He also sired the mare MARGO, who in 1993 won the International Jumping Derby. This line goes back to the stallion TANNENBERG by STERNDEUTER, a sire of twelve graded stallions, including the West German stallion-grading champion SCHIWAGO. He was imported to the USA in 1975 and was the leading sire of the ATA registered stock in the 1980s. Also on ELAZAR'S sires side is the stallion HUMBOLDT, who's most famous son is the well known stallion IMPULS who produced 16 approved sons and two Olympic horses: IMANUEL 1972 in München competing for East Germany and DAHLWITZ 1979 in Montreal competing for the USA. On ELAZAR'S mothers side he goes back to the stallion MAHON by MAHAGONI. MAHON was approved at Neumünster in 1980, then performance tested at Adelheidsdorf in 1981 where he finished 3rd out of 61 stallions. The Hannoverian Verband also approved him as an improvement sire. In Germany he stood for Hubertus Poll until September of 1983 when he was imported to the USA. He produced such stallions as KUPFERBERG GOLD (NED), POUR LE MERITE (FRG), GIDEON, HORIZON, VOLLDAMPF and the now gelded HARPER all in the USA. His sire MAHAGONI also produced some outstanding stallions like ENRICO CARUSO now also in the USA were he has produced such stallions as INCANTARE, INSTERFÜRST and LARRAI. In Germany, he sired the stallions HEINRICH DER LÖWE, KLABAUTERMANN,KLAVIGO, KOSTOLANZ and TROCADERO. Notable on ELAZAR'S mother's side is the mare MARUSSJA by the stallion HABICHT who was one of the best Trakehner Eventing stallions of his time. Also on his mother's side we find the Celle - based stallion HESSENSTEIN, several breed associations including the Hannoverian Verband and the Holsteiner Verband approved this stallion.
ELAZAR completed his 100-day test in Virginia with the Oldenburg Verband with a score of 110.85. ELAZAR has quickly become one of the most popular hunter and dressage sires in our breeding program. In his first year standing at EWSZ inc. ELAZAR produced the supreme colt EHRLICH who showed at the RAWF in 2005.
Her dam SILJA is a very elegant mare that promises to become a great athlete. Her sire SALUT is definitely the best moving stallion on this continent today. He descends from a long line of outstanding dressage horses. His sire SULTAN was ridden by Dr. Reimer Klimke. His grand sire, PATRON, is regarded as the most important upgrading post-war sire in the Trakehner breed. He had the reputation as a sure producer of very ride able dressage horses. PATRON sired many states premium mares and 13 approved stallions including PASTERNAK, who is approved for Rheinland and MACKENSEN, who himself was champion of his 100 day test in Neumunster in 1978 and produced a number of approved stallions, such as CHARLY CHAPLIN, CHANTILLY, ELIGIUS, SAMURAI, VELASQUEZ, MEPHISTOPHELES, he also produced some phenomenal sport horses like EPSILON, PALADIN 63 and PLEASE ME to just name a few. MACKENSEN is the producer of the highest money earning Trakehner offspring, they have eared over 200'000DM mainly in dressage to date. He is also the half brother to the stallion MAHAGONI. On SALUT'S mother's side, he goes back to KASSIO, the most important representative of the famous ABGLANZ bloodline. KASSIO produced 13 approved sons like GRIMSEL, GRISET, GREGOR and GELRIA. ABGLANZ had a huge impact on the Warmblood breeding in Germany. ABGLANZ produced such stallions as AALFÄNGER, ABEND, ABGOTT, ABHANG I to III, ABSTAND, ABSURD, AKROBAT, ARTUR, KASSIO, MORGENGLANZ, VALENTIN, ARCHIMEDES and the most famous ABSATZ. He also produced such sport horses as ZUKUNFT who was the international show jumper ridden by Alwin Schockemöhle. MORGENGLANZ by ABGLANZ has founded a strong sire line in North America. The most famous post-war representative of the DAMPFROSS line is ABGLANZ. He also founded the A-line in the modern Hannoverian breed and is a sire of international importance. KASSIO's son, GELRIA was the only privately owned stallion in history to be rented by two state studs from 1985 to 1988 - Hannover state stud Celle and in 1990 - Baden Württemberg state stud Marbach. GELRIA was noted for his magnificent trot and canter; he has 5 approved sons like STUEBEN, champion stallion purchased by Celle in 1981, and GRAND GALOPIN, winner of the 1990 Stallion performance test in Adelheidsdorf. GELRIA also sired such sport horses as GODIVA 13, GOLDEGG, GRAF GEORG and GWENDA. Also on his mothers side SALUT goes back to the outstanding stallion IMPULS who produced 16 approved sons and two Olympic horses IMANUEL 1972 in München competing for East Germany and DAHLWITZ 1979 in Montreal competing for the USA.
SILJA's dam PASSAU is a solid built mare with superior jumping ability. She is quick, careful and smart over fences. This mare has everything it takes to be a successful jumper and passes these traits onto her offspring. A closer look at her pedigree shows the stallion PIK KOENIG, the sire of PIK BUBE I and his full brother the Celle owned PIK BUBE II. They are both sires of dressage horses as well as jumpers. Ian Millers show jumper WINCHESTER by the famous WINNETOU who produced such horses as WITZBOLD and WINNEBAGO the sire of Mark Todd's Olympic show jumper BAGO and Andew Nicholson's eventer TEMPO.
SILJA has turned out to be a spectacular hunter, she has pined in the USA and in Canada, Silja is one of the finest athletes we have, she won the free jumping competition for 4 year olds in Canada.