Johnson is a son of the keur stallion Jazz. Jazz himself performed at grand prix level with his rider Tineke Bartels. Grandsire, Olympic Cocktail also performed at the highest possible level and achieved numerous victories and high placing in grand prix and kur to music. Grandsire, Flemmingh, is famous for producing the grand prix dressage horses, Krack C with Anky van Grunsven and Lingh with Edward Gal. Great grandsire Sultan is not only the sire of the oldenburger approved stallion Sion, but also of the world famous jumper It's Otto from Geoff Billington. Johnson descends from the famous 'Reina' line; the renowned mare line from breeder Wim van Arkel.
Famous horses from this motherline are: Darkdream, Sultan, Kallisto, Mendel, Charmeur and Waldo. Johnson is a rising star. His very interesting dressage pedigree combined with a perfect dressage model will make him a super horse for all the dressage experts. Johnson has three excellent gaits. Fundamentel for this stallion are his easygoing character and willingness to work under saddle. This beautiful stallion is already Oldenburg approved and will be 'accepted' for the KWPN. Johnson was the overall champion of the KWPN stallion show in 2005 and he did very well in both the performance test at Oldenburg and at Ermelo.
From Johnson's first breeding year three offspring were selected to participate in the finals of the world championships dressage at Verden. Amongst them were Bretton Woods and Boston. Johnson has three approved sons with the KWPN: Breezer, Bretton Woods and Jacksparrow.
Johnson himself is very successful in international dressage competitions with Hans Peter Minderhoud.
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