Gráinne (Grand Ouverte x Silky Baby (USA) 1978 x Ruling (USA) 1970). 61 07 702 431 04 WFM (AWHA Ltd).

Stable name: Gráinne

Grey mare, born 18 November 2004, 16.0 ½ hh - 164 cms.

Breeder: Christopher Paterson. Owner: Kylie Thomas. Lessee 2015-2017: Shanna Antrim - Harris Park Warmbloods.


Kinnordy Gráinne

Gráinne is an Australian Warmblood broodmare leased by Harris Park Warmbloods from 2015 to 2017. Born in 2004, standing at 16.0 ½ hh, Gráinne is from the family of ...


Three lovely - expressive trot, big scopey canter and an active, energetic walk. Gráinne combines the Graf Landau lines of both movement and jumping.


Half sister to Jocelyn Hutton's Kinnordy Ricorso (River Dance x Silky Baby (USA) 1978 x Ruling (USA) 1970).


Olympic representative KS Genoa (Graf Landau x Fast Khan xx x Head over Heels xx) with rider Peter McMahon.


In January 2016, Gráinne came third in Mare 6 to 11 Years of Age WPRB led class Nationally in the AWHA Ltd 2016 National Assessment Tour. With an overall score of 75.00% (3/3) with individual scores of 7.5 for walk, 7.75 for trot and 7.5 for canter. Comments by the assessors included, "Good conformation, fluid canter, attractive mare of sound type." Gráinne was also classified on the day and is now designated as an AWHA Ltd Warmblood Foundation Mare (WFM) in the Class 'A' Register.


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PEDIGREE: Gráinne (Grand Ouverte x Silky Baby (USA) 1978 x Ruling (USA) 1970).

DNA: Full Parentage Verification.

Registered: AWHA Ltd Warmblood Foundation Mare (WFM) Register Class 'A'.



61 07 702 431 04 WFMA

EA No: 40016829


AWHA AWHA Registration Papers

Grand Ouverte


Graf Landau (Imp/Dec)




Winterkönig (Imp/Dec)
St.Pr.St. Wolfsangel (Imp)

Silky Sue (AUS) 1992

(aka Kinnordy Sue Ellen)

ASB Australian ID 520718

Silky Baby (USA) 1978

What a Pleasure (USA) 1965
Gazala (FR) 1964

Regal Princess (NZ) 1977

Ruling (USA) 1970
Heaven Bless (NZ) 1970



:: Family: 22b :: Taproot: Eulogy (GB) 1911 ::


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Gráinne's Progeny

Reg. No.
Harris Park Saratoga 08OCT16 Female 61 07 702 499 16 Stanley (IFS) Harris Park Warmbloods

Kinnordy Winona's Progeny

Image 1 : TBA :: Image 2 : TBA :: Image 3 : TBA :: Image 4 : TBA



Kinnordy Grand Ouverte


Grand OuverteSire: Grand Ouverte (Graf Landau x Winterkönig x Wolfsburg) combines the best Hanoverian bloodlines with his sire Graf Landau (Imp/Dec) and maternal sire Winterkönig (Imp/Dec) having produced numerous winners in dressage, jumping and eventing as well as producing valuable broodmares with winning progeny. Grand Ouverte's grand dam St.Pr.St. Wolfsangel (Imp) is a half sister to Daktylus (Imp/Dec). Pictured left: Grand Ouverte. Photo: Sue Crockett Photography ©


At the 1999 Hanoverian Licensing held in Sydney, Grand Ouverte received excellent scores from the Hanoverian Commission due to his exceptional movement in all gaites and jumping ability to match. Only due to an injury, Grand Ouverte could not be competed. Grand Ouverte's full sister E.Pr.M. Kinnordy Gala was awarded the Hanoverian Premium Mare title and was graded Elite Mare. Gráinne is from his first foal crop which were born in 2004 and are true to type.


Grand Ouverte now stands at GZ Sporthorses in South Australia.


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Graf Landau (Imp/Dec)


Graf Landau (Imp/Dec)Dam Sire: Graf Landau (Imp/Dec) (Genever x Wendekreis x Götz) HANOVERIAN STALLION by Genever/Wendekreis 1984, grey, 168 cm. Licenced and performance tested. Graf Landau's pedigree is bursting with important sires such as Genever, Gotthard, Wendekreis, Ferdinand, Domspatz and Goetz, all of them responsible for at least one or more world champions. Like his paternal grand sire, Gotthard, he is undeniably influenced by the stamp sire Amurath ox and is therefore getting even more impressive with maturity. Graf Landau has produced numerous horses with big movement and great jumping ability. A number of classy dressage horses, premium broodmares and more recently several talented showjumpers and eventers - Kinnordy Goerlitz, Grand Prix showjumper, KS Genoa representig AUS at the WEG, Aachen 06 and finalist at the Olympic Games, Hong Kong 08) and Watermark Grayson, 3* eventer, proving the invaluable genes of the Gotthard line, now so much sought after in Europe. Deceased April 2012. KS Genoa



Silky Baby (USA)


Silky Baby (USA) 1978Silky Baby (USA) 1978 (What a Pleasure xx x Dark Star xx x L'Amiral xx) THOROUGHBRED STALLION, Hanoverian licensed, by What A Pleasure (USA) xx/Dark Star (USA) xx, bay, 1978, 170 cm. Classical type with powerful hindquarters and lots of scope and a fantastic pedigree with the super Bold Ruler as grandsire (Nearco line) out of the superior Gazala II, winner of the French Oaks, French 1000 Guineas, Prix de la Grotte etc. and dam of five Group Winners. Silky Baby xx himself was a Group Winner in France. Silky Baby xx is the sire of successful competition horses in all disciplines, most recently the Grand Prix showjumping mare, Kinnordy Serena, and many broodmares with winning progeny. Deceased 2005. Pictured left: Silky Baby (USA) 1978. Photo: Sue Crockett Photography ©


Bold Ruler v. Nasrullah xx




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