Dressage-stallion with large frame and much importance presenting himself with virility and energy. He shows much drive in his movements and high rideability. With more than 50 successful starts on Grand-Prix level, Payano proved his top class as a sportler. Twice he won the Finnish Championchip.
His highly estimated sire, Elite stallion Herzruf, winner of his stallion performance test, is successful in dressage up to S-class. Grandfather EH. Arogno is one of the most important Trakehner stallions in the breed after world war II.
Elite-mare Pedola by Donauwind is the mother of the Elite Stallion Partout, who was internationally successful with Anky van Grunsven.
Payano descends from the original Trakehner line of Pelargonie, which bred 25 other approved stallions.
Payano leaved Webelsgrund stud at the end of the breeding season 2010.