Sire in Hanoverian Stud (1973-1983). Lombard, descends from the Hanoverian L line derived from the great thoroughbred Der Löwe xx, the sire of Lugano I and II. Lugano II is known as dressage producer, however Lugano II's best son, the black Lombard (1969), also made his mark in a big way as a sire of show jumpers. Lombard is the sire of The State Stud, Lanthan known for producing versatile modern performance horses. He is the dam sire of Carol Lavell's Olympic medal winning mount “Gifted” as well as many, many others.