Bred by E. Schulte-Böcker, Geilenkirchen, Germany. Siegerhengst Körung Aachen 1989, Sieger Hengstleistungsprüfung Warendorf, über 60 gekörte Söhne. Florestan war schon zu Lebzeiten eine Vererber-Legende. Er wurde am 2. Januar 2012 aus Altersgründen eingeschläfert. HLP. Died 02.01.2012 Florestan was the champion of the 1988 Rhineland approvals and went on to win his 100 day test in Warendorf in 1989. Florestan has proven himself to be a champion sire. He is one of Germany's leading sires. His first few foal crops produced an amazing 20 licensed sons including the Bundeschampion Fidermark. His siring prowess is further enhanced by a number of State Premium Mares as well as several Bundeschampion winners and contestants including Farce (Vice Bundeschampion) Ferarra S Bundeschampion under Isabell Werth, Floriano etc... Successful dressage horses include Filou/Christoph Krueer and Fuego with Heiner Schiegren. The approved Focus is successful event horse with Heinrich Wilhelm-Johannsmann. Florestan has taken a leading position on the FN breeding values (ranking number I in 1999) for a number of years. His exceedingly ride able progeny have created a stir with top prices.