Photo By: Jacob Melissen
Photo By: Jacob Melissen
Photo By: Jacob Melissen
Photo By: Jacob Melissen

16.3h | 1996 | Dutch Warmblood Stallion

Jazz – Aktion – Transvaal  

Pedigree, performance, and most importantly an incredibly strong record as a sire make Olivi a strong contender for dressage breeders.  Olivi’s debut in 1999 resulted in him being named Reserve Champion of the KWPN Stallion Selection in Den Bosch.  Olivi’s development included placings in the PAVO Cup Finals, the French Young Rider Championships, and at the CDI Grand Prix level.

Olivi’s offspring have earned him the incredibly high Dressage Index of 175 and he was ranked 2nd behind his sire on the KWPN Sire Rankings.  He has sired many Keur/Elite daughters, two approved sons, and is the damsire for additional licensed stallions.  His offspring have been consistent winners from the Young Horse classes up through Grand Prix in both Europe and the US.

Olivi is sired by Jazz, one of the most significant sires in modern dressage breeding.  An international competitor himself, Jazz is consistently on the top of the WBFSH Sire Rankings and is the sire of international stars such as Johnson, Parzival, and Vancouver K.  Olivi’s dam descends from the famous Utopia mare line.  Grandsire Aktion competed in the European Championships, World Equestrian Games, and Olympics.

Video & Pedigree

Owner:
Beth Mitchell
Breeder:
Mts Livi
Jazz Cocktail Purioso
Ulissa
Charmante Ulster
Warmante
Halla Utopia Aktion Pion
Ohnegleichen
Charisma Utopia Transvaal
Monique-Utopia

Career Highlights

Performance Test:

Scores of 8 for walk, trot, & talent as a dressage horse

Approved KWPN, KWPN-NA, Oldenburg, Selle Francais, & Rhineland

 

Olivi scores exceptionally well on all aspects of movement … he is indeed a sire who passes on good movement.”

Arie Hamoen, Chairman KWPN Stallion Committee

2010: Awarded Keur status by the KWPN

2009: Approved Selle Francais

2009: 3rd place Biarritz CDI3* Grand Prix Muscial Freestyle

2008: 4th in French Young Rider Championships

2005: Winner in Ermelo ZZ level

2000: 9th place PAVO Cup Finals for 4-Year Olds

1999: KWPN Stallion Test

1999: Reserve Champion Stallion of KWPN Stallion Selection in Den Bosch

Breeding Information

Stud Fee:

$2000 2-Year Cooled or Frozen Semen
Semen EVA Negative

Availability

Cooled Semen available March 15th – August 15th.

Reminder: The SBS lab is closed and stallions will not be collected on Easter Sunday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, or July 4th.

Special Discounts Available

Additional Fees - Cooled Semen

Additional Fees - Frozen Semen

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Shipment Notification Schedule

**Please review this information with your veterinarian at the beginning of your mare’s cycle** PLEASE NOTE: We don’t accept semen shipment requests via fax or email. Call 410-658-9898 ext. 120 when requesting semen. We appreciate a “heads-up” if possible when your mare enters the start of her heat cycle. Cooled semen stallions may be collected any day except Saturday and can be shipped either via FedEx overnight or same-day Airline. Frozen semen is able to be shipped Monday thru Friday via FedEx overnight. Pick-up of both cooled and frozen semen is also available at Hilltop Farm or Select Breeders Services in Maryland. Our cooled semen season runs from March thru August for most of our stallions. Frozen semen may be shipped year-round. See each specific stallion’s webpage and/or contract for availability.

Monday - Friday: Pick-up, Fed Ex Overnight, or Airline shipments

Please notify our office before 9:00pm eastern time the day prior to collection/shipping. For example: If you want semen collected & shipped on Friday, we need to know by 9:00pm on Thursday evening.

Frozen semen cannot be sent by same-day Airline, so must be sent Monday thru Friday via FedEx or picked-up at Hilltop Farm or Select Breeders Services.

Sunday: Pick-up or same-day Airline Shipments Only

Please notify our office before 5:00 P.M. eastern time on Saturday evening.

Cooled semen stallions will not be collected on Easter Sunday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, or July 4th. (Please note that shipments scheduled the day before and after Holidays may be restricted to airlines or pick-up only depending on FedEx’s schedule)

Call 410-658-9898 ext. 120 when requesting semen.

Canadian Breeders Shipping from Moore Equine

To help our Canadian breeders save on shipping expenses and the hassle of getting an import permit, Hilltop Farm ships a limited amount of frozen semen to Moore Equine in Calgary, Alberta at the start of each breeding season for distribution within Canada. We will ship four doses of frozen semen to Moore Equine for each contract booked prior to this group shipment. Doses will be distributed at a max of two doses per cycle. If a mare is not confirmed in foal after utilizing those doses, it would be necessary for the mare owner to follow our typical import procedure to obtain semen for any additional breeding cycles. All shipment requests for semen in Canada will still be sent to Hilltop Farm and follow Hilltop’s standard notification schedule. For more information on deadlines to be included in the group shipment to Canada or to inquire about frozen semen already located in Canada contact Brittany.
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Mare Management Reminders

At Hilltop Farm we want to work closely with you and your veterinarian to ensure a successful breeding season and are available for questions at any time. The following information includes some basic suggestions as well as reminders on a few requirements for your breeding contract.

Links & Downloads

Download Mare Owner's Checklist

Download Mare Breeding Passport

Submit Foal Announcement

A Breeding Soundness Exam including a uterine culture is recommended, but not required, for all mares prior to breeding. If a mare fails to settle after two breeding cycles, Hilltop Farm will require a culture and cytology to be done at that time prior to any additional shipments of semen. We always recommend your vet checking your mare post-breeding to confirm ovulation. If a mare hangs on to a follicle longer than expected, it can be less expensive to ship additional semen than it would be to breed a second complete cycle. Getting your mare settled in foal is just the beginning. We recommend multiple pregnancy checks to help prevent cases of twins, misdiagnosed pregnancies, or lost time in the breeding season. The following schedule is what we recommend; only the first and fourth checks however are required by your breeding contract.
  • 1st check (Required): 14-16 days post ovulation - optimum time for vet to pinch off a twin if more than a single ovulation is noted.
  • 2nd check (Recommended): 28 days post ovulation – to confirm a viable pregnancy as the heartbeat normally appears by day 25.
  • 3rd check (Recommended): 35-40 days post ovulation – to confirm maintained pregnancy prior to endometrial cup formation. Mares that slip foals early may not come back into heat.
  • 4th check (Required): 55-60 days post ovulation – final confirmation of pregnancy in its critical first trimester.
Following your mare’s 55-60 day pregnancy check, please have your vet finish completing the Mare Breeding Passport and return it to Hilltop Farm by September 15th. This Passport is used in all stallion reports to various breed registries and is used to generate a Breeding Certificate so that you can register your foal.
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Registration Information

Your mare’s registration and approval play just as important of a role as the stallion’s approvals when determining registration options for your foal. Please keep in mind that in order to register your foal with a specific association, your mare may first need to be presented to that registry for approval. In addition to the registries a stallion is approved with, there may be additional registration options based on your mare’s eligibility and the stallion’s credentials. If you are confused at all on registration options for a potential foal, please speak with Hilltop Farm and your breed registry PRIOR to booking your breeding.

Olivi's Approvals

Approved KWPN, KWPN-NA, Oldenburg, & Selle Francais

Additional Registration Possibilities

The following are additional registries with which you may be able to register your offspring. Please contact Hilltop Farm and the Registry directly to discuss your specific mare and requirements.

International Sporthorse Registry/Oldenburg, North America (ISR/OldNA): Many of the European stallions may be eligible for registration upon the mare owner's completion of a Foreign Stallion Permit.

Westphalian Horse Association: Any Westphalian papered and branded mare bred to a Lifetime Licensed and Approved German warmblood stallion (including Olivi) may register her foal Westphalian.

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Olivi News

USEF Sire Rankings: The United States Equestrian Federation compiles annual Sire Rankings based on competition results of recorded offspring. With the results finalized the end of December, we’re excited to share the achievements for the current, and a few former, stallions at Hilltop Farm. >>>

2016 WBFSH Sire Rankings: The 2016 World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses annually produces rankings for Top Sires in Show Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing. We are thrilled to share the results of some of the special stallions in our current line-up. >>>

Offspring

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UB40

(Olivi x Kilucienne/Michelangelo)
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Ucelli T

(Olivi x Prima Donna T/Gribaldi)
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Unique

(Olivi x Percy/Jetset-D)

Universeel

(Olivi x Igata/Zuidhorn)