SAMAII 16.2hh 2004 ZfDP Prämienhengst- Premium Stallion
Sambertino – Elite Berolina (Brentano II-Wenzel II-Abhang III)
Homozygous Black ( No Chestnut foals)
Samaii was licensed as a Premium Stallion at the 2007 ZfDP licensing – he was one of only 2 stallions to receive this award and the only coloured.
A translation of the write up on the Stallion Licensing from the ZfdP Magazine says “an exceptionally beautiful and well put together stallion with lots of stallion presence and harmony in his conformation, wonderful side picture and first class movement. His jumping was very good considering his non jumping oriented motherline.”
“For a long time there has not been such a quality Pinto stallion at the ZfDP approval. Samaii, on his dam side with dressage oriented Hannoverian breeding, was awarded a Premium status”.
First foals born in Germany and the UK in 2008.
Samaii’s sire Sambertino (Samber/Wellington) has been extremely succesful both as a competition horse and as a sire of competition horses, with progeny now competing up to Intermediare II.
Another licensed stallion by Sambertino, Tamberonie,(Sambertino/Festival), has been selected for the World Class Dressage Pathway & Papillon (Sambertino/Zonneglans) has been selected to represent Holland at the 2008 Paralympics, Beijing.
Dam: Hanoverian Elite Head studbook Berolina ( Brentano II/ Wenzel II) was a Verden auction horse and both her foals have now become licensed stallions.
Santano her first foal by Sandro Hit was 2006 BWBS Reserve Champion stallion and is owned and competed by Grand Prix rider Katrina Cantrell-Bennett.
G Sire: Brentano II was the Hanoverian Stallion licensing Champion in 1985 and winner of the Dressage section of his Performance test and placed 2nd overall.
In 2003 he was awarded the prestigious title of Hanoverian Stallion of the Year. He is the sire of 19 licensed Hanoverian stallions and 2 current Olympic/World Cup Team horses – Brentina ridden by Debbie McDonald USA and Barclay II ridden by Sven Rothenberger, Netherlands.
His dam line is one of the most important for Hanoverian breeding tracing to the Schumann-mare S449. He is currently the sire of 94 State Premium mares including St Pr Dea II, Champion mare at the Ratje-Niebuhr-Schau Verden 2000.
The stallions Garibaldi I and II, Wolkenstein I and II, Beltain and the Grand Prix star, Beauvalais are all closely related to Brentano II as is Bonaparte a Bolero gelding ridden by Heike Kemmer who was 2003 most succesful dressage horse in the world.
Brentano II is the dam sire of Bundeschampionat and World Champion Poetin, as well as Licensed stallions Samba Hit I,II and III, Samarant, San Brentano ( all sired by Sandro Hit ), as well as Falsterbo, Alabastro, Del Martino, Welt Herr G and Ruben G.
He is also Great Grandsire on the dams side to Quaterback.