Starfire -- Filly - 2006 Dutch Warmblood
Sire: Concorde (KWPN)
Dam's Sire: Abdullah (ATA)
|Starfire combines the breeding lines of four of the most famous and successful jumping sires in the world - Concorde and Marco Polo on her sire's side - Abdullah and Good Twist on her dam's side.|
(aka Olympic Concorde)
Dutch Warmblood KWPN
Bay - 16.3 HH
Concorde has very strong jumping lines on both sides. His sire is the world famous Voltaire that has been among the highest ranked Showjumping sires in the world for many years.
Voltaire's offspring excel in both the dressage and jumping indexes. Voltaire is out of Furioso II and Gotthard on his dam's side and is bred for performance.
Concorde's dam is Flyer out the legendary showjumping stallion, Marco Polo. Marco Polo, a trakehner, is considered to be the most influential modern Dutch foundation Stallion in breeding and jumping with many successful sons and daughters. His daughter Flyer, dam of Concorde, has produced at least six international jumpers.
Like his sire, Concorde has proven to be a world ranked showjumping sire and was the 2004 Horse of the Year in Holland. He also has had a successful career as an international jumper with Jos Lansink.
Concorde with Jos Lansink
|Starfire's dam is Armageddon, a daughter of Abdullah.
Abdullah, sire of numerous top flight hunters and jumpers, earned his title of Elite "Horse of a Lifetime" by winning the 1984 Olympics team gold and the individual Olympics silver, being the 1985 champion at the FEI World Cup finals, and in 1986 repeating the team gold, individual silver Olympic pattern at the World Championships in Aachen, Germany. Abdullah's story and legacy is one of legend.
|Good Twist xx was the mount of Frank Chapot when he
was captain of the U.S. Equestrian Team. In the 1960's, Good Twist and
Chapot won 21 classes with the U.S. Equestrian Team. Good Twist sired
many great hunters and jumpers including the legendary Gem Twist,
considered by many to be the best show jumper America has produced - and
certainly one of showjumping's finest.
Good Twist's grand-sire was Bonne Nuit, the stallion that founded the incomparable dynasty of jumpers in North America. George Morris has said of Bonne Nuit, his least get were good jumpers and his best get went to the olympics.
Armageddon's dam (Starfire's grand-dam) is Starnews, a daughter of Good Twist xx. Starnews is line bred to Man O War. Man O War descendents include Good Twist, J J Babu, Jet Run, Jibber Jabber, Miss Budwiser, Sympatico, Showdown and Sinjon to name just a few.
Good Twist xx
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