Trakehner Stallion – Abdullah

Abdullah combines two of the most famous post war breeding lines in his pedigree, that of the stallion Pregel on the sire side and that of  Maharadscha on the mother side. Both have the significant Arabian blood lines from the mutual great-grand sire Fetysz ox. As state stud sire in Marbach , Pregel had considerable influence on the changes in breeding emphasis to a concentration of riding horses in Baden-Wurttemberg horse breeding.

Apart from Donauwind, he brought 8 further approved sons for the Trakehner breed. Abdullah’s sire Donauwind with his characteristics features, is one of the most influential hereditary transmitters of riding horses in Trakehner breeding.

Abdullah is the most successful show jumper in the history of Trakehner breeding. Under his rider Conrad Homfeld, he won inter alia, team gold and individual silver medals at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

He was the 1985 World Cup Winner in Berlin, best horse of the 1986 World Championships in Aix-La-Chapelle and multiple Prize of Nations winner in the American team Abdullah was approved in 1985 by the Trakehner Association as a result of his performance achievements. His impressive show record includes in 1980 winner of the Cleveland Grand Prix, the Cheltenham Gold Cup Grand Prix, (also in 1982) the Detroit Jumper Classic Grand Prix, the Boston Grand Prix, the 1983 Rome Grand Prix. In 1987 Abdullah was 1st in the Dinard Grand Prix, and the New Hampshire Grand Prix. Before starting showjumping Abdullah was an accomplished Dressage and event horse.

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