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Worthy Opponent



16.1 Chestnut
Approved for the following registries:
German Verband American Hanoverian Society International Sporthorse Registry Oldenburg North America

The Early Bird Get's the Sperm!!!

Book by January 31, 2016, and receive $400 off your 2012 breeding!

Book by February 28, 2016 and recieve $200 off your 2012 breeding!

Book by March 31, 2016 and recieve $100 off your 2012 breeding!

Now offering a 365 Day LFG!!!



Worthy Opponent completed his 100-Day Stallion Testing on November 12, 2007. He was crowned the RESERVE CHAMPION for the test, scoring an amazing 135.2!!! he was also the highest point Hanoverian Stallion and was awarded that coveted honor with a beautiful AHS Champion cooler!!!

Worthy Opponent is a registered 2003 Class 1 Elite Hanoverian Stallion, by Waikiki who is by the famous Weltmeyer and out of Hoheit who is by the esteemed Hohenstein. "Archie" received his lifetime License for the American Hanoverian Society, German Hanoverian Verband and ISR/Oldenburg NA by his successful completion of the 2007 100-Day Test.



He is an incredible stallion, with movement to die for and a temperament that cannot be beat as was proven by his AMAZING scores at the 100-Day Test! Archie amazed us with scoring FIVE "9's"!!! He scored them in Character, Temperament, Canter, Jumping Aptitude and Ability to work! Bred to be a Dressage Stallion, Archie has proven himself to be a magnificent jumper, outscoring ALL the other stallions at both the Hanoverian and Oldenburg presentations and rousing many compliments from the judges who were amazed with his jumping prowess.

Archie is currently competing at the Advanced Level in 3-Day Eventing and 2nd Level Dressage! He is jumping 5'3" undersaddle, 4'6" courses, and competed through 4' in jumpers. His success in the show ring has truly PROVEN his versatility in all arenas, Dressage, jumpers, hunters and especially eventing.


Worthy Opponent has beautiful conformation, good bone, a lovely arching neck with a lovely connection into a nicely sloped shoulder, good length of back, and a strong and powerful hindquarter! A truly beautiful head tops off this amazing stallion with presence and beauty all in one.

Worthy Opponent's foal crops have produced amazing babies with huge Dressage movement and lovely conformation, especially with that arching neck he consistantly passes along. His foal crop every year produces premium foals out of a variety of mares, especially Thoroghbreds, and he has produced site champions as well.

Please have a look around his website by choosing buttons on the left side of the page for pictures, videos, accomplishments and information!



Now accepting bookings for the 2011 season!

Stud fee $1250 (includes $400 non-refundable booking fee, first collection). 365 day LFG!!!

$400 discount for Premium/Elite mares. Multiple breeding discounts available. Please contact Dana for any questions on discount breedings.

Please peruse his stallion page and visit his photo album, watch his videos, and reach out to me with any questions!

Dana Estes
(925) 998-1882