(Heraldik x Lorenz x Midas)

Holst – Black – 1,69m – 1998

SF, Holst, KWPN


XX= 74,3%


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❝  This gorgeous black stallion, ¾ thoroughbred, is a star horse, very chic, with a big heart, powerful and feline, reactive but with a cool mind very diligent at work. The sport horse breeding needs a stallion like Herald to bring some good thoroughbred blood which has been tested at top level  


Herald has 74,3% thoroughbred blood in his pedigree(cf. webpedigree)

HIS SIRE : HERALDIK : Best Sire of eventers in the World (WBFSH ranking) since several years

Best Sire of eventers in the World (WBFSH ranking) since several years. 

Heraldik was one of the most popular thoroughbred for crossing with warm blood imported in Germany.
He competed himself in CSO (S-level) and also produced top showjumpers like : Herald, Herzblatt, High Spirit GP winner, Hitchcock, Hoyo de Monterey CSIO GP winner with Sten Endresen, Nobelis, … 

HIS 1st DAM: ALASSIA : Filly of Lorenz by the welknown thoroughbred Ladykiller

She has also produced : CoolmanWorld Cup Grand Prix winner with Pius Schwizer (1st of Buenos Aires 2004 GPW CSIO, 1st of Zagreb 2003 GPW CSIO) and Merlin good winner in 1,40m classes.m.


She has also produced : Falke, ranked in GP CSIO with G. Wiltfang.

The two grand-sires of Sasskia :

  • METELLUS : is also the grand-sire of Caretinoone of the most important stallions of Holsteiner studbook.
  • MAXIMUS: is also the grand-sire of Capitol Ithe wellknown Holsteiner stallion  !

HIS 4th DAM : BARDI : comes from the famous Holsteiner damline n°4294

She has also produced Katharine dam of ABC Carducci CSI and of Warda who has produced herself the stallions Atlas Bavaria and Lanchello.

She comes from the Holsteiner damline n°4294, where also come from the stallions Cormint, Larimar, Amadeus Z CSI, Convall, Capan, C.I.A., and the international jumpers  Silvia (T. Nagel), Carlot (R. Pessoa), Campari (C-O Nagel), Casper C (K. Vereecke), Kannan’s Girl Z (F-X Boudant), Fantasie IV, Duck’s Cash, …

CSI Grands Prix Winner

Among his best results, we will remind  :

  • With Pilar Cordon :

In 2010, he participated at 6 Nations Cups, 10th of Vigo GP CSI5*, … he finishes greatly by the World Equestrian Games in Lexington ; in 2009, Winner of Vejer de la Frontera GP CSI4*, 1st of the Nations Cup of Barcelone CSIO4*, 1st of St Lô GP CSI3*, 4th of the 1,60m World Cup GP in Mechelen CSIW5*, 4th of Lummen Nations Cup CSIO4* ; in 2008, 7th of  Gijon GP CSI4*, 8th of  La Corogne GP CSI4*, 8th of Vejer de la Frontera GP CSI4* , 10th of Lummen GP CSIO5*, …

  • With Markus Beerbaum :

In 2007, 9th of the European Championships GP in Mannheim ; in 2006, 8th of Bremen GP CSI4*, …

Other performances

Exported to USA after the WEG, Herald is riding by Caitlin Ziegler with whom he was placed 3rd of Valence GP CSI2* 2011,  6th of a 1,50m class in Calgary CSI5* 2012, … Coached by Eric Lamaze, we could also see Heral ridden by him in 2011 : 3rd of a 1,60m class in Geneva CSI5*, 13rd of Toronto GPW CSI4*, …



placed among the Best Sires
of his generation in eventing

Like his sire, the thoroughbred Heraldik, before him, placed for several years N°1 of the Sires of Eventers Worldwide, Herald stands out in this discipline. Herald is ranked 3rd Best Sire worldwide of his age category in 2023 in Eventing (cf. Ranking Hippomundo select oldest offspring – 11 YO).

Started breeding in 2011. Among his best offspring, there are Difda du Very, winner of Avenches CCIO4* 2023, ICC 152, Dior du Léou 2nd  Lignières CCI4* 2023, ICC 157, Divine Idylle du Léou 5th Jardy CCI3* 2023, ICC 134, Dubaï du Léou ICC 142, Galaad de Ballac ICC 134, Gypsie du Loir ICC 144, Darjeeling du Leou ICC 123, Flambo Louvu ICC 127, Invictus du Loir ICC 124,…
He also produced the jumpers : Heltic ISO 145,
Djinn Tonic Semilly ISO 127, …

Californie Semilly

(Herald III x Jalisco B)

Djinn Tonic Semilly

(Herald III x Le Tot de Semilly) 

Further information

He also produced: Deneb du Very ISO 111, Dior du Leou ISO 118, Divine Idylle du Leou ICC 117, Erald du Loir ICC 110, Full Option Grisien ISO 110, Gaia Aigle Noir ISO 112, Gaia du Levain ISO 110, …

More products from  Herald

Coming from the best stallion in the World for eventing, which is the thoroughbred Heraldik, tested himself in showjumping, and a very good Holsteiner damline which brings serenity and strength for the Top level, Herald should bring to his offspring : beauty, impulse, nice paces, keeping the power and good mind.

The first Herald’s foals come up to our expectations ! They have the energy, blood, nice head and wonderful paces of their sire.


You can bring your mare to Haras de Semilly for being inseminated.
In this case, the stud fee is divided in two parts :

236 € at reservation + 700 € if the mare is pregnant 

Live Foal Guarantee

 Frozen semen

Or you can buy some semen:

300 € / straw  

(LFG and ICSI excluded)

Sales conditions – France   🇫🇷

Sales conditions – Export

Towards other countries, we can send you the semen directly or through our brokers if there is one who works for us in your country. For all information, please contact us by email : contact@semilly.com

Herald’s semen we have in stock has got an excellent fertility rate.

ISO : Showjumping Index
ICC : Eventing Index
IDR : Dressage Index
IE : exported horses ranked in international classes CSI /CSIO / CSIW

100 to 120 : Good
120 to 140 : Very Good
140 to 160 : Excellent
160 and more : The Best

Generations of Horsemen in the service of breeding and equestrian sports

Haras de Semilly
Impasse de l’Hôtel Pohier

Email : contact@semilly.com
Phone : +33(0)233053144
Richard LEVALLOIS : +33(0)672887149
Sophie LEVALLOIS : +33(0)672887151