Detailed view of Burggraaf
bay · born 1983 · 173 cm stick measure
Holstein - Stamm 7126
Stallion by Landgraf I - Cor de la Bryere
His stud groom described Burggraaf as:
- a stallion with a great character and competitive spirit
- a genuine sire of outstanding quality, enormous jumping ability and above average movement
- the temperament of a thoroughbred
- very interesting blood lines
- hansome head with kind; intelligent eyes
- KWPN ranks Burggraaf as one of the most prolific stallions to stand in Holland
Burggraaf was very successful in the highest jumping class for national stallions. From 7 nominations he won 6 and became 1993 reserve champion of the KWPN stallions under Roelof Bril.
1991 he jumped over a 2.10 m wall in the power jumping at the Brabant indoor championship.
Burggraaf progressed into a performance sire. He held the rating „keur-preferent“.
World-wide Burggraaf has more than 30 registered stallions.
To name a few:
- Graaf Grande
- Montender by Contender out of a Burggraaf
- Ultimo by Phin Phin out of a Burggraaf
- Untouchable Z by Heartbreaber out of a Burggraaf - mother
- S' Blieft under Lesly Howard
- Burggräfin under Roelof Bril
- Now or never under Piet Raymakers
- Kuno under Peter Wylde
The british team won bronze medal with 2 Burggraaf sons and 1 Burggraaf grandchild.
- Peppermill - John Withaker
- Portofino by Harbsburg by Burggraaf - Michael Withaker
- Omelli - Tim Gredley
Starting for france obélix with Hervé Godignon. Starting for Mexico power point with Jaime Guerra. Also the silver medal horse measure Independant under Laura Kraut (USA) leads in second generation Burggraaf blood over Kingston.
Burggraaf rates as one of the most successful sires worldwide. He himself claims a very high jumping index of 152 points. Countless Burggraaf - mares are national show winners (ster and keur), VSN finals, IAN-trophys, World Championship and stallion competitions.