Gloria is by Glorioso Noir, the gorgeous 17.2h black Hanoverian stallion, pictured above. During his stallion licensing in Germany, Glorioso placed equally well in jumping and dressage. Among the highlights of his scores were an 8.0 on character, temperament and willingness to work and constitution. He also received an 8.0 on jumping ability and an 8.0 on his trot. Glorioso was the 2007 Champion working hunter for the American Hanoverian Society. His sire, Glorieux, won the Bundeschampionat and was the winner of his stallion licensing. Glorieux is by the immortal Goldstern. Gliorioso's damsire is the legendary Grundstein I. His dam, Grosse Liebe is the mother of three other licensed sons. Her dam, Luna, produced 7 licensed stallions including Landkoenig and Grundsteins Erbe, who was sold to Italy for DM 450, 000 as a jumper. Glorioso is approved by the AHS, VhW, CSHA, and ISR.