Graziano is a son of the talented Quaprice-son, Baltic VDL, who is already successful in both sport and breeding as a young stallion. Grannus-son and half brother to Bubalu VDL, Great Pleasure has brought a large number of international show jumpers. The thoroughbred Mytens xx adds blood. Foundation sire Nimmerdor and Joost add solidity and performance in Graziano’s pedigree.\r\nBesides a strong line of sires Graziano also comes from a well-founded mareline. Dam Rienaldine is ‘Ster’ and she is the daughter of the ‘Ster and Preferent’ mare Haldine. Among Haldine’s numerous offspring are 1.30m jumpers. Other grandchildren are the Grand Prix and Nations Cup show jumper Seraldo and international jumpers Woody WH, Urlando, Appel WH and Zapp WH. From this direct damline also comes Albert Zoer’s famous Grand Prix jumper and approved stallion, Faldo.
Graziano ended 4th in the Champions Ring of the KWPN Stallion Show in den Bosch and met the expectations in the KWPN Stallion Test. He passed with a very solid score of 77.5 points receiving an 8 for balance, canter, technique and scope. Graziano is a handsome stallion with a great jumping technique. He is very careful, scopey and has a good take off.
In the KWPN Stallion Competition Graziano delivered some good results ridden by Lennard de Boer. In Ermelo, Graziano was 5th with 7.5 for jumping and 8 for rideability.
Graziano has a thoroughbred percentage of 50.59%.
Graziano’s first foals have a lot of expression, blood and outstanding movements.
Graziano: the prototype of the modern show jumper.
|Baltic||Quaprice Z||Quidam de Revel||Jalisco B|
|Nellandra||Jus de Pommes||Primo de Bruyeres|
|Opaline des Pins|