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|| 164 cm
|| Zaniki (Joost x Kassander)
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|| WSI 2 / KWPN 199 Niki-line
|| Harm Hartlief
|| KWPN, ISH
|| Deceased 2008
As a 7-year-old Ekstein won the KWPN stallion showjumping championship.
Ekstein sired many international showjumpers including the Olympic horse Joel. He is also the dam-sire of the Olympic Gold Medalist Hickstead, the number 1 ranked international showjumper in both 2009 and 2010.
Click here to download Ekstein's stud card, which contains detailed information. After this stud card was published in March 2008 Ekstein's grandson Hickstead won the 2008 Individual Olympic Gold Medal; two additional sons, Ballistic m2s and Boy Toy m2s, became approved stallions; his approved son Ulysses m2s became an international Grand Prix showjumper; and the stallion Wind Shear m2s became an international Grand Prix winning showjumper.
Note: Ekstein's damline, the Niki-line, is world-famous.