London Lane’s Houdini is a Few Spot pure-bred Knabstrupper, also known as a Baroque Knabstrupper. He is homozygous and will produce 100% coloured foals with all varieties of the patterns related to the colour genes i.e. Leopard, near-Leopard, Blanket, the Snowflake, the Snowcap and the Few Spot. He was born on 27 January 2013, has excellent conformation and is a powerfully built colt with lots of muscle. He has a lovely temperament and is a very laid back colt.

Knabstruppers are valued for the following traits: exceptional temperaments, high level of trainability, strength, stamina, good health and wonderful colour.

Pedigree and Breeding Lines

Heliodoros, the sire of Houdini, was premium awarded as a foal by the Zuchtverband für Deutsche Pferde (ZfDP). Heliodoros’s sire, Hussar of Independence is a premium awarded ZfDP stallion. He is a classical type Knabstrupper at 16.2hh, with fantastic gaits, a super temperament and good jumping technique. He is line bred to the famous stallion, Rasmus af Damgard. Rasmus af Damgard’s achievements include Premium foal, Best Knabstrupper foal ZfDP Lower Saxony, Best Knabstrupper foal Northern Germany, Premium stallion, fully licensed and life time approved by the ZfDP, Best stallion with ZfDP branding Lentfoehrden and Champion stallion grading ZFDP Lentfoehrden. All of his offspring thus far have received high foal premiums. Hussar of Independence’s dam was the Elite Premium Knabstrupper, Catherin of Independence. Hussar’s sire, Norkrons Harlequin was a winner of his breed class, is fully licensed with the PSH and has done his 30-day performance test. The sire of Norkrons Harlequin, Xanthos, produced a number of international dressage horses and several graded stallion sons. He also competed successfully in dressage. Heliodoros’s dam Silou vom Trollmoor is a premium awarded mare in the Knabstrupper Breeding Book of the ZfDP.

Cleopatra is bred in the purple with her sire Tudor af Lille Hav being of very high quality. He was a premium foal and is fully graded as a stallion with the ZfDP. His sire, Thunderman, is a premium stallion and a grading winner in Germany. Cindy Lynghof, Cleopatra’s dam, is by the famous Apollon, the only approved Knabstrupper for Warmblood breeding, having received an exceptional licence by the ZfDP. He had a successful competitive career, having reached M Level in Dressage, Jumping and Eventing. Apollon’s sire Zorro, was a modern Sporthorse type and is a descendant of the famous Arab stallion Pomeranets OX. Apollon’s dam Symfoni is an exceptionally well bred Trakehner mare by Donauschimmer, combining illustrious lines such as Abglanz and Poet xx.


Heliodoros vom Niehaus (KNN) Verb.Pr. Hussar of Independence (KNN) Norkrons Harlequin (KNN) Xanthos (KNN)
Columbine af Aagaard (KNN)
Catherin of Independence (KNN)
Theis Lynghoj (KNN)
Chiquita of Mountain (KNN)
Stutbuch Zuchtbuch Silou vom Trollmoor (KNN) Thunder Dream vom Trollmoor (KNN) Thunder King of Mountain (KNN)
Chiquita of Mountain (KNN)
Vorbuch 1 Sabella Engesgaard (KNN) Rasmus af Damgaard (KNN)
Sika (KNN)
Cleopatra Vom Niehaus (KNN) Tudor af Lille hav (KNN) Thunderman (KNN) Thunder King of Mountain (KNN)
Meika (KNN)
Ronja (KNN) Tyfon (KNN)
Rughavens Spot (KNN)
Cindy Lynghoj (KNN) Apollon (KNN) Zorro (KNN)
Symfoni (Trak)
Rasmine (KNN) Rasmus af Damgard (KNN)
Trine (KNN)

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