Golden rock (IMP)
Offered at stud by Dynamik Stallions in WA.
Palomino Imported German Riding Pony
Sire - HET Golden Dream
Dam Sire - Bavarottie
Breeder - J Dinkels, Germany
Germany - DE441410418308
At his licensing in Germany, Golden Rock was awarded Reserve Champion Premium Westphalian stallion out of 83 stallions that were selected to be presented with his scores including two 9’s. At Verden he was approved by Hannover and gained the Second Reserve Champion of the licensing with a Premium title and a score of 9 for his loose uphill trot. He was also approved for Weser Ems with a Premium Class II title.
He was the Champion of the free jumping competition for 3 yo's in Bad- Salzuflen, with an overall score of 8.4. At the Pony Meeting in Ludinghausen, he dominated the field winning his young horse class with an overall score of 8.5. He went on to win his next two young horse dressage classes against warmbloods. At Westfalen Week in Muenster Handorf he was the winner of his qualifier on a score of 8.33 and was awarded Westfalen Champion of all 3 yo's. with a very impressive final score of 8.71. At the Bundeschampionate as a 3 yo, he was a finalist scoring 9’s for his canter in both rounds and also 9’s for his type. The judges commented that he was a top class stallion with excellent musculature and quality movement.
He is a proven top breeding stallion with pony mares and has also produced top quality progeny over warmblood mares. He has several licensed sons now licensed in Europe from his first crop of foals and some State Premium daughters in Germany. At the Lienen National Championship Finals for foals, four who qualified were by Golden Rock from his first crop alone. Many mares sired by Golden Rock in Germany are now producing Champion foals including Gold Premium awarded foals and Lienen qualified foals. He has produced several progeny that qualified for the prestigious German National Young Horse event, the Bundeschampionate. Golden Rock has had progeny become finalists at the Bundeschampionate in both dressage and jumping.
His foals in Australia are stamped with great swing in the back and fabulous paces with some a number presented for assessment gaining Elite and Premium titles. He has progeny that have been winners at breed shows and his first crop are now under saddle with super temperaments and great movement. Already they are gaining wins and places in dressage and we are looking forward to the next season with more progeny entering the competition arena in Australia.
Golden Rock is a truly talented stallion with very athletic, expressive paces and finds collection very easy. He has super knee action and an active hind leg. He has a great piaffe with his active hindlegs and expressive flying changes. Golden Rock is known to improve the hock action on his progeny and create a better neck set and passes on the qualities of his active canter with the added bonus of colour and bling.
Golden Rock completed his licensing for Westphalia via a 2 day testing. He was awarded the highest title of Elite for the ACE group and is now a fully licensed Premium stallion for Westphalia. He was also awarded the Champion Licensed Stallion for the entire Australian ACE tour of 2014.
He was the Novice Champion at the WA State Championships and was 3rd place at the State Championships at Open Elementary. He held the title of Reserve Champion Dressage Horse of the Year, Uwe Spenlen award for WA sponsored by Hermitage Dressage.
Golden Rock has also competed in jumping competitions with super clear rounds to show not only his versatility but his outstanding jumping technique and athleticism.
For 2018, Golden Rock was ranked 19th for GRP stallions born between 2004-2014 based on prize money and success of progeny in competition. He only stood for one season in Germany so a fantastic result.