Footage of the famous KWPN Stallion Voltaire and Jos Lansink in the Grand Prix, Berlin, 1989
KWPN Stallion “VOLTAIRE” (Furioso II X Gottard)
The preference stallion Voltaire was born from the combination of performance Furioso II x Gotthard.
Furioso II produced many approved sons and international showjumpers.
Gotthard is still a concept in the German sports horse folklore.
Essential in Voltaire’s pedigree is the connection in the third generation with the thoroughbred More Magic xx xx Furioso.
Voltaire himself has made his mark in the international showjumping world with Jos Lansink.
In 1989 he closed his successful career jumping off by winning the Grand Prix of Berlin and was second in the Grand Prix of Leeuwarden.
Meanwhile Voltaire “le chef de race” of the Netherlands.
World Breeding Rankings place Voltaire in the upper echelons thanks to the performance of many internationally successful progeny.
Internationale jumpers like Finesse, Play it Again, Altaire, Concorde, Dante, Especiale, Helios, Kahlua, Kannan, Limmetair, Lexicon and many others make Voltaire famous.
Voltaire has many approved sons in Europe. Voltaire has been declared by the U.S. Equestrian Federation as “Huntersire of 2001, 2002 and 2003.”
Voltaire in the highest echelons of the Dutch index with 151 points.