Fabriano, dark bay Hanoverian Stallion by (Wendulan / Agmara [Azur]) born in 1987, standing approximately 16.1 hands.
Fabriano is a versatile stallion that has the charm and good looks of his Absatz heritage with a good wither and croup. His movements are rhythmical and flowing with excellent engagement of the hind quarters, a very free shoulder and an uncomplicated mind. Fabriano's daughters showed excellent scores in all categories of the Hanoverian Mare Performance Test. His performance offspring have also performed well in both dressage and jumping giving Fabriano excellent breeding scores in all areas. Dr. Wilkins, former managing director of the German Hannoveraner Verband called Fabriano "one of the best performance horse producers of Hannover's breeding program today" (The Hanoverian December 1999). Fabriano was Champion of his Stallion Performance Test placing first in the jumping portion and fourth in the dressage portion.
Fabriano's son, Fight Club (renamed Felix), sold at the October 2000 Elite Auction to Parry and Peggy Thomas of Idaho for 430,000 DM - top price at this prestigious sale. Felix represented the U.S. as a 5 year old at the World Breeding Championships in 2002. Fantastic O, a mare by Fabriano, sold for 240,000 DM at the 2001 Fall Elite Auction.
As of 2000 Fabriano had 10 licensed sons and 52 States Premium Mares. Some of Fabriano's Classically-Sired offspring include: 2000 Fiedler, 2001 Fortune Hunter, Fais Gaffe, 2002 Full Scoop, 2004 Fess Parker, 2006 Finnegan
Hanoverian Breeding Values
(obtained from the 2007 Hannoveraner Jahrbuch Hengste)
Breeding Values Studbook Inspections
Riding Horse Points/Typeness= 104
Limbs (Conformation)= 143
Breeding Values Mare Performance Test
Show Jumping= 116