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Viva Voltaire

 1996  Chestnut  Hanoverian  Stallion  x Voltaire (Hanoverian)

Elite Hanoverian Stallion

by Voltaire - Argentinus - Grannus

EVA and WFFS negative

"Our best kept secret"

Sire of several International Dressage Horses & numerous A Circuit Hunter Champions -IHF nominated

The only sire to have two offspring compete at 2011 Pan Am Games in Dressage

Three of his offspring from his first crop of foals (born 2001) are  training at Grand Prix Level in Dressage

Career Highlights

Stallion Inspection - Showed most Scope over Jumps of all stallions at the 1998 inspection in

Verden according to the publication "Der Hannoveraner"

Stallion Performance test (100 day test) - received scores of "9" for his jumping ability, disposition, character, ability to work and willingness to work

2000 Champion - Ontario Series for  4 & 5 year old show jumpers (as a 4 year old !)

2001 Reserve Champion - Ontario Series for 5 year old show jumpers

2001 Reserve Champion - National Final at the Royal for 5 year old jumpers

Due to an injury, Viva Voltaire is no longer able to compete

We consider Viva Voltaire , sire of several Young Horse Champions and numerous exceptional prospects for the dressage, hunter and jumper ring, our best kept secret.


Viva Voltaire typically produces stunningly beautiful, flashy foals, with excellent gaits, lots of jump and the most wonderful temperament.

We have found our Viva offspring to be extremely marketable, especially as dressage and hunter prospects.

During his first year of breeding, Viva Voltaire produced outstanding horses for the dressage and hunter ring.

The stallion Viva’s Salieri won several dressage Championships. Highlights include his win of the FEI 5 year old class at the prestigious “Dressage at Devon” with a dream score of  81.6% and the North American breeders title. He is training with Tom Dvorak, very talented for both piaffe and passage and has won  Prix St. George  classes in 2009 during his first year of competing at the FEI level. In January and February of 2010, Tom and Salieri are competing at the CDI-W's in Wellington, Florida. They have done extremely well in these tough competition so far, placing second and third in Prix St. George and 3rd and 10th in Inter I classes.

Vivaldi and Viva’s Primus claimed numerous Hunter Championships in the US.  Otherwise by Viva Voltaire has won the Ontario Ultimate Hunter Challenge for the second time in 2009.

Several “Vivas” such as Viva's Romina and Viva's Don Juan have won young horse jumper classes both in Canada and the US. Viva's Romina is a top young jumper prospects in the US and is offered for sale by her new owner for a substantial six figure amount as a coming seven year old.
Viva Voltaire offers his outstanding temperament, movement, versatility and athleticism to your breeding program.


Voltaire (Hanoverian) Furioso II (Anglo Nor.) Furioso xx  
Dame de Ranville  
Gogo Moeve (Hanoverian) Gotthard  
Mosaik by More Magic xx  
Granada (Oldenburg) Grannus (Hanoverian) Graphit by Grande  
St.Pr. Odessa by Ozean  
State Premium Mare Arnika (Oldenburg) Argentinus  
Vollka by Vierzehnder xx  

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