Beyoncé, is sired by Sir Oldenburg and competed as a hunter after being imported to the United States. Sir Oldenburg (Sion) has sired many hunter, jumper and dressage offspring. His mother is by the Holsteiner stallion Contender (by Calypso II). In his third generation, Holstein jumping blood is added by the stallion Tin Rocco (by Tin Rod xx x Roman). Beyoncé is out of an Argentinus dam and from the same mare line that produced the stallion, Quitender.