About Rip Tide

Rip Tide is a 17.1 hand grey Holsteiner stallion. He has proven to be as good minded and trainable as he is versatile in his athleticism. He has a refined head set on a clean throat latch and elegant neck. His compact frame, large bone and straight legs support a very strong top line and hip allowing him to excel over jumps, in dressage and sire superior quality horses for the Olympic disciplines.

Rip Tide’s sire, Riverman, is well known for his ability in dressage and for how he excelled in producing athletes. Riverman has been named 5 times the USEF Eventing Sire of the Year and was honored for 3 consecutive years as the TopRanked US-based Show Jumping Sire by the USEF.

RipTide passes his kind and brave temperament, trainability and strong frame to his foals. This is the sire of high performance horses with amateur friendly temperaments. Licensed with Westfalen Verband NA, American Rhinelander Society, German Oldenburg Verband, and Oldenburg NA/ISR. Foals out of approved Holsteiner mares may be presented for registration as a Holsteiner. Currently showing Intermediate 2 Dressage and showing at a 1.20 meter jumpers. During the 2019 North American Stallion Sport Test Rip Tide was presented as a show jumper and took home the Jumper Champion title receiving 8’s in canter, scope, rideability and overall impression. Contact us for more information on how to use Rip Tide in your breeding program. RipTide does NOT carry the gene for warmblood fragile foal syndrome (WFFS -/-). Live foal guarantee, shipping fresh cooled semen. Pedigree: http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/rip+tide6 Please share- help us spread the word about this awesome and talented stallion! For more information about RipTide and his foals please check out his Facebook page. https://m.facebook.com/pg/RipTideStallion/posts/?ref=bookmarks&mt_nav=0

RipTide’s free jumping video. This also has video and comments from the 2019 North American Stallion Sport Test. Sound on to hear comments. The free jumping portion was from 2017. It was a real treat to rewatch just how careful RipTide was while picking his way through a complicated line of jumps at different speeds, widths and heights with no help from a rider. Amazing scope...what a horse!

This next video is just a small representation of the many amazing times RipTide has showcased his exceptional temperament.


RipTide at the beach

RipTide enjoying his time at the beach. The black horse is a mare. RipTide has such a great temperament.

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Rip Tide & His Dam: Holsteiner Inspections 2013

Get swept up with Rip Tide!


Rip Tide adapts easily to riders of different ability and type.


Rip Tide is regularly ridden in arenas and on trail rides with many different levels of riders and all types of horses and loves attention and hugs.

Guest rider warm up ride at 2018 Stallion Test