Royal Grove Stables
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Royal Grove Stables is home of  the world-famous imported
Grand Champion, Ster Friesian stallion, 
Harold v.R. aka Apollo 

FHS Provisionally Approved Breeding Stallion 
FSA Provisionally Approved Breeding Stallion
FSHR Sport Horse Friesian, IFSHA Show Horse 
Friesian Heritage Horse & Sporthorse Int'l Breeding Stallion

Sire: World Champion, Sape 381 Sport 
 Dam: Maaike Wimke K., Ster + Preferent (Oltman 317 )
Coefficient: 1.37%
Standing: 16.2 hh  Foaled: 2002

Breeding Fees:

$1,000 Stud Fee (Includes $250 booking fee) 
$400 Collection/Shipping Fee (FedEx Overnight Shipping) 
$400 Recollection Fee (if needed).

Method of Cover: artificial insemination (AI) Please CONTACT US to book your mare(s). We accept payment via credit card, PayPal (a 3% fee will be applied for credit card & PayPal fees, cashier's check or money orders.

Payment needs to be paid in full TWO WEEKS prior to collection. Please contact us for more information.

*Please note: This year (2017 breeding season) will be Apollo's LAST year of breeding.

Please contact us to receive our breeding contract.


Apollo was awarded KFPS Ster Stallion and Grand Champion in Driving in Holland. He was awarded FHS Grand Champion for in-hand and driving in 
US & Canada 


KFPS Registration Name: Harold v.R., registered with Het Friesch Paarden Stamboek (FPS) & 
Friesian Horse Association of North America (FHANA)

  • Apollos' Sire is World Champion, Sape 381 Sport. Sape was the 2001 KFPS World Champion Stallion and also received the reserve champion title in 2002 & 2004. Sape was asked to participate in the Championship round at the annual Stallion Show in the Netherlands every year from 2001-2009. 

  • Apollo has a phenomenal full paper pedigree with Ster+Preferent, Ster, Preferent, Preferent.  He truly is one of the most majestic breeding Friesian Stallions available in the US.  

  • Apollo is DNA tested homozygous black, which means he does not have a red gene, so he only throws black and bay depending on the mare's color. His color is brilliantly shiny blue-black with dapples, he's absolutely stunning!


If you’re looking for an exceptional high-quality, full papered, imported, purebred Ster Friesian Stallion that passes along his gorgeous movie-star looks, luscious hair, intelligence, gentleman disposition, puppy-dog-like personality, incredible athleticism in dressage and driving, with outstanding high-knee action, and amazing work ethic for your breeding program, then you've come to the right place!