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Deelayla (De Niro – Weltmeyer) is in foal to BON COEUR for 2016!

Deelayla’s 2015 black colt by Livaldon, “Limited Edition”, was the HIGHEST SCORING HANOVERIAN COLT IN GERMANY at the 2015 German Foal Championships (Deutsches Fohlen Championat) in Lienen, Germany. He placed 5th overall against the best colts of all warmblood breeds and has been sold in Germany as a stallion & FEI dressage prospect. Photo is of Deelayla, Limited Edition and his new owner at the German Foal Championships. Deelayla is now in foal to the beautiful black Reserve Bundeschampion, Bon

January 4th, 2016|

Weltmeyer’s Song is in foal to SEZUAN for 2016!

Weltmeyer’s Song (Weltmeyer – Argentan – Pik Bube) is dam of four AHS National Champions and a two time USDF Horse of the Year winner to date. She is 16 years old now and is in foal to twice World Champion young dressage horse, Sezuan for 2016! After winning the World Championship title in 2014, Sezuan (by Blu Hors Zack x Don Schufro) now also won the World Championships title in the division of six-year-old dressage horses in Verden on

December 22nd, 2015|

Viva Vivaldi named Top Filly at the Washington/ Oregon Pacific Northwest AHS Mare & Foal Inspection!

AHS Zara 1At just three months of age, SPS Scarlett’s big moving filly by Vivaldi KWPN (Krack C – Jazz) wowed the crowd and impressed the judges at the only AHS Mare & Foal Inspection this year in the Pacific Northwest. Judges Meg Williams (Oakwood Hanoverians, Indiana) & Volker Ehlers gave the nod to Viva Vivaldi (aka “Zara”) for the Top Filly Award. Many compliments were paid to the

July 30th, 2015|

Weltmeyer’s Song IS IN FOAL to twice World Champion, Sezuan!

stallion-sezuan-01We are THRILLED to learn that Weltmeyer’s Song, our 16 year old Weltmeyer daughter is in foal to Sezuan! This amazing young stallion that just won his second world championship in Verden…this year the 2015 World Championship for Six Year Old Dressage horses. All of Weltmeyer’s Song’s offspring that have been show have been AHS National Champion or Reserve. One is a twice USDF Horse of Year Award winner.

July 30th, 2015|

Limited Edition (Livaldon – Deelayla by De Niro) is the HIGHEST SCORING HANOVERIAN COLT IN GERMANY at the 2015 German Foal Championships! Dreams Do Come True!!

We watch in amazement as a “fairytale” unfolded over the live via our computer as we watched the German Foal Championships live. As an American breeder, it was an honor to just have a colt from our breeding program invited to participate at the Deutsches Fohlen Championat show. But our amazing black colt, “Levi” and his mother, Deelayla, put on the “show of a lifetime” and as the scores came in…we realize just what a special colt had been born.

July 14th, 2015|

Our foal, Limited Edition, aka “Levi” is Reserve Champion at Paderborn Foal Show in Germany!

Thrilled that Limited Edition aka “Levi” (Livaldon – De Niro – Weltmeyer), our black Hanoverian colt out of our born in Hövelhof, Germany this year competed at the Hengststation Mieleszko-Vekens foal show in Paderborn, Germany on June 14th. We watched the show “live” from the USA via ClipMyHorse.TV and were in tears as the colt strutted his way to the Reserve Champion Colt award. In addition, this win qualified him to compete in the finals of the German Foal Championships

June 14th, 2015|

Hardenberg Farms Adds Deelayla (De Niro – Weltmeyer), a 17H Black Hanoverian Mare To Our Broodmare Band

We are excited to announce that we have purchased an outstanding daughter of the world leading dressage sire, De Niro, and have added her to our broodmare band. Her mother is a states premium daughter of Weltmeyer and is out of an Argentan son, so has a similar mare family and bloodlines on the dam’s side as our foundation mare, Weltmeyer’s Song. Every foal of Weltmeyer’s Song to date is an AHS National Champion, Reserve and/or USDF Horse of the

March 29th, 2014|

De Soleil: 2013 AHS Reserve National Champion, Training Level Dressage, AA Division!

Dezy3_nSo proud of De Soleil (De Niro – Weltmeyer’s Song) and Catherine Pike, Seattle, WA for their incredible success in training and first level dressage in 2013. This brilliant team’s show season culminated in an AHS Reserve National Championship, as well as 2013 GAIG/USDF Reserve Champions, Training Level, AA & 2013 USDF Northwest Dressage Reserve Champions Training Level, AA. These wins are a tribute to Catherine’s ability as a rider, as she

February 10th, 2014|

Con Brio HF: 2013 AHS National Champion, 2 & 3 Year Old Colt/Gelding Division!

Con Brio HF (Conteur – Weltmeyer’s Song) was named the highest scoring horse from all two-year-old and three-year-old Hanoverian colts and geldings in the USA in 2013 by the American Hanoverian Society (AHS). This was based on show results from across the country, including Dressage at Devon in Pennsylvania and prestigious shows in California, Florida, Maryland and New York. Proudly bred by Hardenberg Farms. Many thanks to his owner & Grand Prix rider, Mary Houghton, Playtime Dressage, Maple Valley, WA

February 10th, 2014|

Splendid in Black wins 2013 “Horse of the Year” title with USDF!

Splendid In Black (San Amour – De Nira S by De Niro) was named the top dressage filly of any breed in the USA in 2013 by the United States Dressage Federation (USDF). This “USDF Horse of the Year” honor was based on show results from across the country, including Dressage at Devon in Pennsylvania and prestigious shows in California, Florida, Maryland and New York. Owner, Diane Nauman and trainer, Cassandra Soule of Weathering Springs (www.weatheringsprings.com) traveled to Kentucky

February 10th, 2014|