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Esmeralda du Gast
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GENRE Mare STUDBOOK Selle Français SIZE 165cm
COLOR Chesnut AGE 8 yo

Presentation

His sire Niagara d'Elle, is the father of Unick d'Ick (5* with Matthieu Billot), Crocus Platiere and many other performers. He is himself very successful at high level, notably Winner of the Dinard 3* Derby. His second sire, QUICK STAR, is a great international champion and a true "Head of Breed". Among his numerous products present at high level, we retain :

- BIG STAR, Olympic Champion in Rio with Nick SKELTON

- ORIENT EXPRESS, ISO 176, World Vice-Champion in Caen with Patrice DELAVEAU

Niagara's dam, CAPUCINE D'ELLE was herself a GP 1.50m winner, she produced : JONQUILLE D'ELLE, ISO 133, dam of RYE VAL DE MAI, ISO 156, CSI 5*; SENSASS VAL DE MAI, CSI 4*; RYAN VAL DE MAI, ISO 146; JACK STRAW (ex: AMON PERE VAL DE MAI), placed in GP 1,50. His dam is a descendant of Landor S, heir to Landgraf I through his son Landadel, he is one of the most valuable European breeding horses, sire of numerous winners and several stallions approved in France such as Lauterbach. He is a precious bloodline in a breeding operation. He has more than fifty winning offspring in CSI and CSIO such as Blue Loyd 12, Bronze Medalist at the London Olympic Games with Cian O'Connor.

« Classified in international 7 year old classes, we spotted and selected Esmeralda at the Villamoura CSI in October. Very modern and gifted, Esmeralda is a fighter in whom we have high hopes up to GP 2* or 3* minimum. »

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