Approved for: OS-International, Rhineland, Mecklenburg, Southern German Stud Books, Westphalia, Hanover
With Prince Faisal Al Shalan/KSA, Talan won team silver in 2014 at the Asian Games and took part in the World Equestrian Games in Caen/FRA. Previously, he was part of the British Team with Robert Smith at the World Equestrian Games in 2010 in Lexington/USA and was selected for the European Championships in 2011 in Madrid/ESP. He was placed in the Grand-Prix of Madrid/ESP, Rome/ITA, Doha/QAT at St. Gallen/SUI and won the Nations’ Cup in Abu Dhabi/UAE and Dublin/IRL.
His few offspring so far, such as Talanted, have been placed at the World Championships for young horses and in international competitions.
His sire Concorde, highly successful with Jos Lansink/BEL in the Prize of NRW in Aachen as well as in the Grand Prix in Amsterdam/NED, Helsinki/FIN and Gothenburg/SWE, among others, produced many successful offspring. Amongst them, FAN Holland/Eddie Macken/IRL and the triple winner of the Hamburg Derby, Nacorde/Andre Thieme.
His dam Nalinda has produced numerous advanced level sport horses, including Veni Vidi Vici (by Ohorn) and Diego (by Vaillant), both successful at CSI2* competitions as well as Happy Linda (by Eldorado vd Zeshoek), who took part in the World Championships for young horses.
The dam’s sire, Holstein stallion Burggraaf, internationally successful with Roelof Bril/NED, produced numerous championship horses, including Peppermill/John Whitaker/GBR, who was team bronze medallist at the European Championships.
In the third and fourth generations appear the half-blood Dutchboy and the son of Nimmerdor, Wisconsin.
Talan represents a Dutch motherline, which has already produced numerous top sport horses.