Something Gained is a highly athletic, solid Holsteiner type combining the best of the ‘A’ and ‘S’ lines. He has correct gaits and tremendous scope with a technique that only improves as the fences get bigger. He is very sweet with a good temperament and ridability. He easily won the IJF as a four year old and was named overall Champion and Champion Most Grand Prix potential. He has earned many top 5 placings in Grand Prix, Mini Prix and Open jumper classes as well as Championship honors at multiple shows.
Martin comes from the older S-Line Holsteiners, known for their power, scope, and soundness. He traces to Silvester on both sides of his pedigree. Martin`s sire, Sabotage, sired Rolex 4 star finisher, Le Samurai. Martin also traces to the popular A-Line Holstiners Acord II and Acorado. Acorado was a popular and upcoming stallion in Germany until his untimely death. Acorado’s get are turning out to be very desirable in the pedigrees of hunters, jumpers and as sires/broodmares. Martin is the perfect outcross for the C-Line mare as he is one of the few Holsteiner stallions whose pedigree doesn`t contain much C-Line.
He has been gelded and is now offered for sale to an approved home only. He is sound and healthy with minimal maintenance required. He has been shown to a high Ch/Ad championship by an amateur and is a straightforward kick type ride with lots of mileage. He is suitable for a good riding junior or amateur looking for experience in the Ch/Ad or low/med Jr/Am divisions. Maggie's Menagerie will retain the breeding rights to his frozen. He is a cribber.