2010 International Stallion Guide:

For breeders who believe in quality

Stallions: Sport Horse


1985 Oldenburg Grey - 16.2 h / 1.68 m

Owner: The Ultimate Piaffe

 Ideal being presented at the 2009 ISR/Oldenburg N.A. inspection. Mary Cornelius Photography  

Breeder: Theodore Renschen, Cappeln, Germany
Contact: Carol Ives
1180 SW Zivney Lane
Lake Oswego, OR
USA 97034
Stable: The Ultimate Piaffe
Tel: 503-638-7716
Fax: 503-638-8099
Web: ultimatepiaffe.com
Stud Fee: $1,100 USD or $575 per dose
Booking: Included
Semen: Frozen
Licensed: Oldenburg NA, GOV, ANNA, ISR & RPSI

Ideal has enjoyed a successful breeding career for more than two decades. Breeders have embraced Ideal for his value as a true improvement sire and it is with their efforts that Ideal has been proven much more than a passing fashion. It is Ideal's consistency as a producer that kept Ideal relevant in a market where stallions come and go in large numbers. Ideal's offspring have earned numerous Championships in Dressage, Eventing and Hunter/Jumpers. Recent highlights include: I Candy, owner/rider Virginia Allen, Canada. First season June 2010, Touch of Class Dressage Show at Thunderbird Show Park, 1st Place in 3 Open Classes, one 2nd place. Scores 69.45% to 79.825% June 2010, Kamloops Summer Dressage Show, 1st Place in 2 classes, one 3rd. Reserve Champion Saturday, Champion Sunday. Scores 68.25% to 70%. July 2010. Dressage at DevonWood, Sherwood, Oregon. 129 Training level rides, 1st, 2nd, 3rd place scores to 70%. August 2010, Whidbey Island Summer Extravaganza, Washington, 1st Place in 4 Open Training Level classes and two 2nds. All scores over 70% Highest score 76.825%. September 2010, BC Dressage Championships, Southlands Riding Club, Vancouver, B.C., 1st place in all 6 open classes, highest Score of the show and Reserve Highest Score of the show. BC Champion Open Dressage Horse, Scores 70% to 76.825%. October 2010, Thunderbird Show Park, three 1st place open division. High Score both days. I Candy consistently earned 8s and even 9s in gaits through her first season. Several judges and F.E.I. trainers have said (after having to first convince them that I Candy was not imported) that I Candy is "the best North American bred horse they have ever seen". Ibid, owner/rider Amy Vandenburgh, Oregon. Ibid is out of a paint/quarter horse mare. First season at Second Level. June 2010, Letter Perfect Dressage, Vancouver Washington, 1st place in all four classes entered, one First Level and three Second Level classes. Scores high 60's. July 2010, Dressage at DevonWood, Sherwood, Oregon, 1st place Second Level, placed in three other classes, all scores mid to upper 60's. August 2010 Dressage at Lake Oswego Hunt Club, LO, Oregon, 1st place all 4 Second Level classes entered, scores upper 60's. September 2010, Oregon Dressage Society Championships, 1st place Open Second Level warm up class 68%, placed 3rd, Open Second Level division. Ideal Life, owner/rider Ellen Guthrie, Utah. Champion Amateur Beginner Novice Rider, Bit of Britain/USEA/ American Eventing Championships.

Ideal remains the leading sire of Premium Foals in the entire history of the ISR/Oldenburg N.A. In consideration for his success as an improvement sire and his progeny's success in various sport horse disciplines, the Breyer Company honored Ideal as a Breyer model in 2005. Ideal's frozen semen is excellent quality with 89% per heat conception rate and 92% pregnancy rate.

Ideal ridden by Darrel Purdy

Photo from 2009 ISR/Oldenburg NA Inspection