Goliath van de Groenweg is a typical modern connemara pony stallion. He is one of the best representatives of his breed at the highest level in recent years. He managed to seduce us with his extraordinary canter, his strength, his scope, his excellent character and his determination in the arena. His longevity at the highest level and his 6 participations in the European championships speak for him!
His father: Conor Mac Nessa is one of the founders of the Belgian studbook Connemara. He also produced the stallion Aston.
His mother: Glencarrig Delphinium brought Binda van de Groenweg (mother of Karla van de Groenweg 2nd in her section at the Belgian national connemara in 2009), Carla van de Groenweg (winner of her mare class from 6 to 10 years old at the Belgian connemara national in 2008) dam of Macao Mount reserve foal champion in 2008. Heros van de Groenweg and Landgraf van de Groenweg are successful in show jumping in Belgium and are all full brothers and sisters of Goliath. Glencarrig Delphinium's sire, Coosheen Finn is a winner in Clifden in the stallion category and he is a big star in Ireland, sire of several international high performing ponies.
Goliath van de Groenweg has jumped no fewer than 6 European championships in Belgian and Danish colors. (2011 in Jaszkowo, 2013 in Arezzo, 2014 in Millstreet where he took 2nd place individually, 2015 in Malmö, 2016 in Aarhus Wilhelmsborg and 2018 in Bishop Burton). Goliath van den Groenweg also has numerous victories at national and international level, including winning the GP of CSIOP in Wierden for 2 consecutive years. He was crowned Belgian champion in 2011, won the Belgian Cup, was classified in the GP of CSIOP in Lamprechtshausen, 6th and then 3rd in the GP of CSIP in Moorsele. He became 2nd in the Nations Cup of CSIOP in Wieden, 3rd in that of Bonheiden etc ... Goliath van de Groenweg also shone under the saddle of Arnaud Gaublomme (Bel), Clara Hallundbaek (Dan) Thibault Philippaerts (Bel), Laura Baaring Kjaergaard (Dan), Marthe Van Gorp (Bel) and Ines Van Dijck (Bel) in the GP of the CSIOP of Copenhagen (9th), in the GP of the CSIP of Valkenswaard (8th), CSIP of Lier (2nd). In 2009 he was reserve stallion champion at the Belgian national connemara and he won the class ridden stallions and that of jumping stallions.
Goliath van de Groenweg transfers his strength, his intelligence, his blood. He has an excellent, spacious and balanced canter and an extreme amount of quality and scope on the obstacle. His foals are quite large and modern.
Goliath Van De Groenweg already has several offspring that jump national and international at the highest level.
- Gender: Stallion
- Born: 2002
- Withers: 148
- Coat color: Grey
- Studbook: BWP
- Fresh semen: Yes
- Stud fee for fresh semen: €500.00
- Frozen semen: Yes
- Stud fee for frozen semen: €100.00