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Comme Il Faut

He has everything going for him!

Comme Il Faut
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Cornet Obolensky x Ramiro Z
WEST – 2005 – 1.64m – bay

Chic, style, genetics, performance, confirmed progeny… Comme Il Faut really has EVERYTHING for him! He is 4th in the Hippomundo ranking of the best stallions (based on offspring earnings) in 2023.


With Marcus Ehning, Comme il faut, son of RATINA Z, is a regular on the Global Champion Tour podium. It’s fast, flexible and, above all, eminently respectful. with style is perfect.

A top performer with an excellent first crop, Comme Il Faut is, like Balou du Reventon and Emerald, a rather young stallion in production, but one who will be relied on to replace the likes of Chacco Blue, Cornet Obolensky and For Pleasure.


International winner under Marco Kutscher. In 2007, he enjoyed numerous successes in Mechelen and Münster, before winning the title of double European Champion and 3rd at the Olympic Games. In 2008, he was team winner of the Nations Cup Final at the Barcelona CSIO, team winner of the Nations Cup at the Rotterdam CSIO, 2nd in the Grand Prix at the Rotterdam CSIO…

His mother: RATINA Z

Ratina is considered to be the Mare of the Century, and in partnership with Ludger Beerbaum she won the legendary Aachen GP. She also won the 1993 World Cup final. She won team gold at the World Equestrian Games in The Hague in 1994, team gold at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, and team gold at the European Championships in Mannheim in 1997…

  • Performance 90% 90%
  • Descent 85% 85%
  • Genetics 80% 80%
  • Power 65% 65%
  • Energy 80% 80%
  • Style 80% 80%
  • Ease of use 60% 60%

Crossing advice

Despite its reasonable size, it is preferable to use light mares.

Terms and conditions

ICSI: €150 + €500 per frozen embryo

Approval studbooks: SF, Z, KWPN, Holst …

International performer

He has competed in grand sport in CSI 4 and 5*.

Progeny tested

He is the 4th best stallion by international progeny earnings in 2023.

Maternal line

His maternal line is very present in the sport.

Its production

Comme Il Faut is the 4th best stallion by earnings from international offspring in 2023. He is also the 3rd most expensive stallion at auction (according to Hippomundo).

Among her best-performing offspring in 2023 are: Carla NRW has won two 1.55m events and is regularly ranked in the top 8 of CSI4 and 5* 1.60m GPs this year ridden by Philipp Schulze Topphoff. Cuma 5 is regularly ranked in the 1.55m – 1.60m CSI4 and 5* classes with Katharina Rhomberg. Checker 47 won the Nations Cup final at the CSIO5* in Barcelona and is a regular in the GP 1.60m class with Christian Kukuk. Chic Chic won 5 events at 1.50m and placed in several 1.55m and 1.60m classes with Darragh Kenny. Chardonnay, winner of a 1.50m at the CSI5* in Calgary and a 1.60m at the CSI4*-W in Sacramento.

In the young horse category in 2023, SVS Syphony was 8th in the 5-year-old World Championship, Cascajall won the 6-year-old World Championship and Quito de Mariposa was 8th in the 7-year-old World Championship.

Checker 47

Cappuccino 194

Chic Chic


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