NACHTIGALL is a very beautiful filly.
Her sire Nickelson B is a son of Olympic Concord one of the best young stallions in Holland today. He has recently been very successful with Jos Lansink in Paris, Dortmund and Darmstadt. His sire, is the world famous Voltaire who is found in many International jumping pedigrees today, his offspring's are the highest money winners in Holland. Voltaire himself, a very successful international jumper, has won the Grand Prix of Berlin. He also had the most offspring's at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he also sired such horses as ALTAIR ridden by Beth Underhill and PLAY IT AGAIN ridden by Ian Miller and the horse of the Year FINESSE ridden by Emile Hendrix. VOLTAIRE is the 3rd leading sire of show jumpers in Holland and 4th leading sire in the World. Voltaire goes back to the stallion FURIOSO II who sired over 150 broodmares worldwide and has produced over fifty approved sons such as FIORIO the junior European dressage champion ridden by E. Koller and FURRY the international show jumper ridden by K. Reinacher. FUTURO how product the international show jumper EVEREST FOREVER. In Oldenburg we find FROHWIND, FURST, FABRIANO, FURIAN AND HEISMAN all representing there sire FURIOSO II. Also in his pedigree we can find the Trakehner stallion MARCO POLO who was very highly prized and stud at stud in Holland. He was an outstanding sire of show jumpers and produced such horses as MARIUS ridden by Caroline Bradley and who sired the world famous MILTON. Also VIVALDI, ridden by Melanie Smith. He also sired such approved sons as LEGAAT, ADIOS, COSMOS, RECRUIT and of cores the legendary IRCO POLO, who also product the Swedish international show jumper's IRCO MENA and IRCO MARCO. Also in his sires pedigree we find the one and only ZEUS, who produced such horses as the in Holland registered BEACH BOY the in Sweden standing SWIFT and in Germany ZIMBAL I ridden by Gilbert Boeckmann and ZIMBAL II ridden by Willi Schaffner. ZEUS's progeny have won over 1,000,000DM, which in the Hannoverian listing makes him one of the top ten sires of the late 1980s. Names like ZIGEUNER ridden by Gerd Wiltfang, ZUKUNFT ridden by Rainer Supan, ZAMPANO ridden by Iris Bayer, ZANZARA ridden by Wilhelm Genn and ZORRO ridden by Frank Mueller, to just name a few.
On his mothers side %ELFRODITE% is a moderate framed elegant black mare. She is a 7 year old Swedish mare, she combines the best of both, Swedish and Hannoverian performance bloodlines and is extremely athletic with powerful movement. On her father's side she goes back to the famous Swedish stallion GASPARI, the sire of 11 approved stallions, he was probably one of the world's greatest producers of dressage horses. Himself a competitor at the Olympics in Rome, he was also the sire of PIAFF who was world, European and Munich Olympic Champion. He also sired the dressage stallions ELEKTRON, GASSENDI and FLYNGE HERKULES. One of GASPARI'S daughters is also the dam of the World Cup final winner, silver medalist in the 1986 World Championship and bronze medal winner at the Seoul Olympics the stallion GAUGUIN DE LULLY. On her dam's side this interestingly bred filly goes back to the famous stallion DER LÖWE XX, whose progeny excelled in the sport and also his sons DER LORD, LIOSTRO and LUGANO I.