1967 – 1996 165 cm Bay
Breeder: Jürgen Clasen
Argentan was one of the most important founding sires of the modern Hanoverian.
Argentan was Reserve Champion of his stallion licensing in 1969, and the following year, was 4th out of 15 candidates in the performance test.
In 1994 he was crowned Hanoverian Stallion of the Year as a result of his extraordinary success as a sire. Argentan was the sire of 805 competition horses who won a total of DM1,648,638. His broodmares in particular were highly regarded and included three Champion German Riding Horse mares at the DLG show: Aragonia (1978), Ascona (1980) and Arabella (1984). He was the sire of 119 state premium mares.
The World Cup winner – Aramis out of the Westfalien mare, Elfenfee by the Thoroughbred, Exstream
However he was also the sire of some top performers including Mario Deslauriers 1984 World Cup Showjumping winner, Aramis.
He was the sire of 19 stallion sons, including Airport, Al Capone and most famed of all, Argentinus.
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