* Rhetoric~ 2008 Oldenburg - OLD NA/ISR Site Champ @ Foal inspection 8.4 gaits, 8.4 conformation, 8.4 for type
* Sire: Robinhood* ~ Holsteiner (Rantares, Cor de la Byere)
* Dam: Graf’s Royal Aine ~ Oldenburg NA /ISR (Graf Gotthard Z, Secretariat)
* Keen and athletic with plenty of presence, Rhett has had sucess competing in Dressage and Eventing. Actively shown as a
youngster, placed 2nd in his 4 yr Young Event Horse class and excelled through Training level as junior horse. In recent years
he has primarily been schooling on flat. Educated to approx. 3rd level, talent for more. Obedient yet bold, partners well with confident, capable rider.
Worthy Alliance ~ 2010 Gelding 16.3+ Available for Lease/Sale - Lovely, willing , 2nd level +, req. confident rider
* Sire: Worthy Opponent** Elite Hanoverian (Weltmeyer/Bolero/ Hohenstein)
~ Reserve Champ @ 2007 100 Day Test
* Dam: Graf’s Royal Aine Oldenburg/ISR (Graf Gotthard Z, Secretariat)
* Braeden is a classy type with lovely presence and a willing attitude. Sensitive and smart with gaits that are elastic and cadenced. With clear talent for dressage, he is also a very keen and careful jumper. With limited showing , dressage scores have been in 70's.
* Brae is in part time training, working at 2nd level with ability for more.
In Memory of Graf’s Royal Aine ~ Oldenburg/ ISR 1998-2013 Sire: I am Graf Royal (Graf Gotthard Z/Secretariat) Dam: Delaney’s Wish Our first of many homebred Sport horses, Aine was quick minded, sensitive, bold and independant. She proved to be an extraordinary broodmare, producing 4 high quality foals. The "little mare that could" , her offspring consistantly replicated the type and desireable traits of their quailty sires, yet Aine stamped each with her keen sensibility and proud nature.
She is greatly missed and remembered fondly. Her prescence is reflected in the traits and characteristics she passed to each of her offspring, all of which remain with us on our farm ....
Gaelic Tyme ~ 2007 Oldenburg Mare - Premium Foal 8's in Type, Conformation & Gaits
Sire: Galeno Tyme* Oldenburg (Granulit, Grande, Barsoi) ~ 100 Day Stallion Perf. test winner with record breaking 155 pts overall (2004)
Dam: Graf’s Royal Aine (I am Graf Royal /Graf Gotthard Z/Secretariat)
* Compact and correct with power, scope and athleticism over fences. Sweet and smart with a willing temperament, Ceara has evented successfully through Training level with talent for far more. Schooled to 2nd level.
* May 2012 - Produced Premium colt "Winsome Tyme" by elite Hanoverian Worthy Opponent.
* April 2011 - Produced "Reggae Tyme" - Elegant filly by elite Hanoverian Regazzoni.
Graf’s Regalia ~April 7, 2003-April 13, 2020 Goodbye Strider, my noble friend. Immensely grateful to have been able to breed and help develop this special guy. Keen and social, he loved his job, his people and his pasturemates. Every ride was a good one; thankful for memories made.
Sire: Hall of Fame** (Art Deco) Dam: Graf’s Royal Aine (I am Graf Royal / Graf Gotthard Z /Secretariat)
Aine's first foal ,"Strider" possess his late dam's keen mind and workmanlike loyalty with his sire's size and physical type. Among the first of many horses Katelynn educated from backing to show ring, she and Strider evented through Novice and schooled to 2nd level in dressage. Although brave and willing over fences, dressage prevailed as his first talent and in 2011 Strider became my primary horse and dressage partner.
Reggae Tyme ~ 2011 Mare 16.1 h ~ 8.0 at Foal Inspection Offered for Sale
"Lainey" is a Rubenstein 1 grand-daughter out of a G-line dam. Her pedigree combines superior jumping and dressage talent with her sire and damsire both winning their Stallion Tests (Regazzoni and Galeno Tyme). An offspring of athletes proven to pass high trainability and outstanding work ethic, Lainey is an elastic mover with gaits that optimize easily. Primarily ridden dressage she is a willing and careful jumper as well as tractable on trail.
Old/NA Main Mare book. Produced an exceptional colt in June of 2015 - Wrythm and Tyme (8.0 overall ) by elite Hanoverian Worthy Opponent
Naristocrat~ 2004 Arabian/Dutch/TB - Bred and raised on our farm - SWEET and would love a person of her own ! Perfect partner for trail or walk/trot activites.
Dam: FF Narissa (Russian Arabian) Sire : State of The Art (Art Deco) Dutch WB/TB
"Kiley" sustained a spinal injury at birth. She is rideable and very sound at walk/trot but has an irreg. canter. Inherently kind, she possess an uncomplicated, amatuer friendly temperament. She has solid basics, is careful and capable on trail.
Our Saddle fit models ....
Bonaventure Finn ~
2001 Hanoverian/TB Gelding ~ (Bolero/Grande/Mill's Reef xx) 16.3 h.
Chay ~ Pinto Arab/NSH ~ Retired master of all trades & offical barn hooligan. Former trail pro, dressage & eventing competitor, 4-H and Pony Club mount... he truly did it all !
Dustin ~ 2001 Cremello Quarter Horse ~ A PMU foal from Canada, my daughter Keri adopted "St. Dustin" in 2010 when he was injured and needed care and lay-up.
Vanguard ~ 2013 Friesian Sport Horse Gelding ~ SOLD ~ Congrats Amy & Dean !
*Sire: Van Helsing - Imported Friesian FPS Ster (Fetse 349 , Fetse 293)
*Dam: Naristocrat (State of the Art, Art Deco ~ Dutch/TB/Arabian)
* Registered with Fresian Blood Horse Registry ~ 50% Friesian. An exceptionally lovely and balanced colt with superior topline. Video Link:
Carraig ~2010 Holsteiner / Hanoverian Gelding - SOLD
Look forward to seeing this talented youngster out and about.. Congrats Stacey!
Sire: Cassini II - Holsteiner (Capitol I , Caletto II)
Dam: Feiner Diva - Oldenburg GOV ( Feiner Stern/Graf Gotthard Z )
Bred by Jeri Bonesteele
Sold - Habanero (Hobbs) ~ Congrats Ann on your new partnership with Hobbs ! We've enjoyed bringing along this lovely youngster and look forward to receiving updates on his continued progress...
2010 Oldenburg GOV Gelding - Site Inspection Champion Foal Bred By Jeri Bonesteele
Sire: Herzberg -Trakenher (Leonardo, Hetra )
Dam: Rubenesque B -Hanoverian (Routinier, Rohdiamant, Le Champion)
Pastel CF (Saoirse) - 2005 Rhineland Phalz-saar ~ Exceptionally kind Pinto warmblood mare sired by Palladio-Imported KWPN Pinto (Caletto I, Samber) out of Waterspot (Waterway Drive xx, Hall of Fame, Art Deco). "Saoirse" was Gold Premium foal that was well raised yet subsequently ended up in dire straits and seized by Animal Control due to grossly insufficient care. She is now healthy and happy, living in our petite band of mares. She is an honest, forward minded horse with a submissive character. Entered in Oldenburg NA Main mare book
2015 -Delivered gorgeous Bay Tobiano colt sired by Grand Prix dressage sire Wild Dance -Hanoverian (WolkensteinII/Weltmeyer/Matcho AA)
Currently employed by Tall Oaks Equestrian :
We currently have several quality sport horses available for lease; please inquire for details.