Royal Grove Stables
What Dreams Are Made Of
Royal Grove Stables is home of the world-famous imported
Grand Champion, Ster Friesian stallion,
Harold v.R. aka Apollo
FHANA & KFPF Registered as a Ster Friesian Stallion
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% Foaled: 2002
Apollo is NO LONGER standing at stud. Thank you for your interest having him a part of your breeding program.
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 and Canada
Registered: KFPS/FHANA, IFSHA, FSHR, FHS, FHA, USEF, USDF, UDS
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!
Thank you for your interest in our imported ster Friesian stallion, Apollo. He is a magnificent stallion with a heart of gold! He has touched peoples' hearts around the globe who have enjoyed following us on Facebook and have watched his famous video of us walking down the street that has gone viral. I hope you enjoy our site.
Apollo is truly what dreams are made of! He's literally my dream come true! Xox