his father - Hohenstein I was vice-champion of the 1994 stallion performance test in Adelheidsdorf, the 1995 Trakehner riding horse champion as well as third at the Federal German Riding Horse Championship. He moreover won 1 first advanced dressage competitions at the age of seven in 1998. In the meantime Hohenstein I has had numerous wins and high placements in Prix St. Georges and Intermediate I events.
Hohenstein I was a hit right from the start. He has proven to be homozygotically dark coloured, with his progeny overwhelmingly inheriting the popular black colour (65 %). His tally of approved sons meanwhile amounts to twelve, including the champion stallion Miinchhausen. Hohenstein was successful at the Federal Championship of 2000, with four offspring and presented the vice-champion Habitus, who was sold for the sum of DM 320,000 in Verden via the Hanoveriai elite auction. His progeny are particularly sought after and have already achieved record prices at Association auctions. FN breeding value rating lists Hohenstein I as atop procreator of dressage horses. He was awarded the distinction of elite stallion of the Trakehner Association in 1999 as a result of his outstanding performance in both breeding and sport. Following numerous further success by his progeny at championships and diverse breeder’s association auctions, he was awarded the sought after title of ‘stallion of the year’ by the Trakehner Association. His son His Highness was the most spectacular champion stallion of recent Hanoverian breeding history and was sold for the auction price of Euro 515,000.