What more can be said about Weltmeyer? He is a legend. As the AHS put it, "Weltmeyer continues to almost single-handedly reshape the Hanoverian breed." He was the 1986 winner of the stallion licensing in Verden, and the 1987 winner of the stallion performance test in Adelheidsdorf. In the same year Weltmeyer also won the three-year-old stallions classification at the Federal Championships of German Riding Horses in Warendorf. In 1988 he was honored in Verden as best stallion of his age-group and awarded with the "Freiherr von Stenglin-Prize". One year later he became DLG Champion 1989 in Frankfurt. And last but not least he became "Hanoverian Stallion of the Year" in 1998. As of today, Weltmeyer has produced 70 licensed sons, all of them are excellent stallions. A study of the pedigrees of many internationally prominent Hanoverian dressage horses reveals that many are either by sons of Weltmeyer or out of one of his daughters. At the 2002 Ratje Niebuhr-Show, Weltmeyer was the leding sire. Out of 51 mares which placed first through third in 17 classes, Weltmeyer sired eight, including champion SPS Wiami and and reserve champion Wicke. Overall, his blood was present in one third of all the mares, by from 25% to 50% percent. When it comes to capacity for dressage and the temperament necessary for a top competitor, this stallion simply cannot be beaten. In 2005, Weltmeyer received a Breeding Value Index of 152 points, with an assurance of 99% heritability, from the German Equestrian Federation.
Stallion Performance Test 1997, Adelheidsdorf:
Overall score 143.96 / 1st of 40
Dressage score 143.94 / 1st
Jumping score 141.44 / 3rd
Winner of the stallion licensing in Verden 1986
Winner of the three-year-old stallions classification at the Federal Championships of German Riding Horses.
Best stallion of his age-group 1988
Winner of the "Freiherr von Stenglin-Prize" 1988
DLG Champion 1989.
"Hanoverian Stallion of the Year" 1998
Progeny results in competition
Breeding value dressage: 165 +++++
Breeding value show jumping: 117 +
Total prize money off offspring in competition: DM $674,486.00
Number of registered competition horses: 940
Outstanding offspring in dressage:
Wie Weltmeyer (DM $45,099.00)
Weserperle S (DM $34,010.00)
Breeding information progeny
Number of licensed sons: 70
Number of registered broodmares: 575
Number of state premium mares and candidates: 242