Springside Warmbloods Yarra Valley


Colour/Height: Black 17.2hh
Sire: Sandro Hit
Dam Sire: Landadel
WFFS: Negative

Stedinger is a charming, beautiful and very correct stallion. He is an exceptional all-round athlete with excellent movement and super form over fences. He has ranked as high as 8th place on the WBFSH dressage sire rankings (2017). He is the Sire of countless Licensed Stallions & State Premium Mares, top auction horses, champion foals, & International Grand Prix horses around the world. He passes on his excellent attributes to his foals and has created exceptional offspring over a range of mare types and breeds.

Single Dose Chilled or Frozen Semen: $1540 inc GST
Premium Dose Chilled (LFG): Contact us for options

Stedinger was the undisputed Young Stallion Champion of the Oldenburger licensing in 2002 and runner-up at the main premium award in 2004. He is licensed for Oldenburg and approved for Hanoverian breeding. He is WFFS negative and Homozygous for black.

After victories in many dressage tests at the medium (M) level, he was trained by Dieter Weichert for the next level in dressage. In spite of a heavy breeding load, Stedinger did an outstanding job at his 70-day test in Neustadt/Dosse.

He finished the performance test with a total index of 131 (dressage 130.72 / jumping 121.92). In 2005 he qualified for the “Bundeschampionate” of dressage horses in Warendorf.

Unfortunately, the recurrence of an old injury prevented him from continuing onto Grand Prix but Stedinger had shown in training that he had the mental capability to go all the way to the top of the sport. It was his undeniable rideability and willingness to please his rider that allowed for such success with Gina onboard.

Discover Stedinger:


Stedinger is the sire of;

  • A Bundeschampion and medalists
  • World Young Horse bronze medalist and finalists
  • GP horses including a German Team representative, WEG and Olympic Competitors
  • Licensed sons and European Auction Price Highlights
    Stedinger’s most notable performance offspring to date include;
  • Status Quo, the 2006 Oldenburg Licensing Champion;
  • Socrate de Hus, the French National Champion of 5yr olds (2009), 6yrs (2010) and 7yrs (2011);
  • Santorini, the Bundeschampion 4yo Riding Horse, Westphalian Champion, Bundeschampionate Runner-Up and
    World Championships Bronze Medallion winner;
  • Statesman, the bronze medallion Bundeschampionate winner;
  • Torveslettens Stamina, the Danish Champion;
  • Santiago, winner of the prestigious Nurnberger Burg-Pokal (Small Tour); and
  • Spirit of the Age, proudly owned by Bernadette Brune, is successful at the international Grand Prix and was a
    member of the Nations Cup Team for Germany at Aachen in 2016.

In Australia, Stedinger is now well represented with his oldest locally bred offspring now 8 years old. In the dressage ring Sonic K, Merricks Sissone, Merricks Sonique, QS Sierra, AWP Stedington and Starlight are but a few of the horses competing well. In the show ring, Revelwood Stedfast has won at the highest levels.

Service Options

Premium Dose (LFG) $1,400 + GST + additional does at $500 + GST

Due to his age (23 in early 2023) Stedinger will no longer be offered with a Live Foal Guarantee (LFG). In lieu of this option additional doses for the same mare in the same season will be available at $500 + GST per dose. Single payments of $1,400/$500 + GST prior to collection and collection and shipping fees paid at the time of shipping. Shipping fees dependant on your location and the type of freight required.

Single Dose Chilled $1,400.00 + GST .

Available during the breeding season which runs from September 1 through to December 22. We collect in the Yarra Valley or at GVEH and can ship Australia wide. Single payments of $1,400 + GST prior to collection and collection and shipping fees paid at the time of shipping. Shipping fees dependant on your location and the type of freight required.

Single Dose Frozen $1,400.00 + GST.

Available all year round and shipped Australia wide, Stedinger frozen semen is available for purchase in single doses. Frozen semen is collected by Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital (GVEH) in Victoria, and distributed and shipped by Select Breeders Services (SBS). Single payments of $1,400 + GST per dose payable to the stud with processing and shipping fees paid at the time of shipping. Shipping fees dependant on your location and the type of freight required. We currently have a small number of doses stored in NSW (Scone Equine) and WA (Westvets) available for local shipping.

Sandro Hit

Sandro Song


Sandro Z

Antenne 11


Bold Fantasy



Landgraf I



Besinda II


Although cut short by injury at 15, Stedinger has an enviable performance history commenced in Germany at Hoff Sosath and continued in Australia with Grand Prix rider Gina Montgomery.

His performance highlights include;

2002 Oldenburger Licensing Young Stallion Champion
2004 Oldenburger Main Premium Award winner
2014 Brisbane CDI Small Tour Champions
2014 NSW Small Tour Champions
2014 Victorian Small Tour Reserve Champion
2014 Australian National Small Tour Champion
2015 Canberra Classic Medium Tour Champion

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