By Jaguar (Amoureux) out of Vibrant Gold (Free Spirits Gold)
Passported AES (Anglo European Studbook)
2027 filly, to mature approx 16.1-16.2hh
Meridian Gold is an eye catching bright bay sporthorse filly with 4x white socks, star & snip by Jaguar LICENSED AES for jumping (KWPN Amoureux x JetSet D) out of Vibrant Gold (Free Spirits Gold x Derwen Gentleman). A great cross of warmblood with some TB and Welsh Cob she correctly put together with strong joints, good bone and mature physically for her age; a lovely model with straight floating movement. Sweet natured with an intelligent kind eye, loves nothing more than a good mutual grooming session. To mature approx 16.1hh, Meridian Gold is a riding horse type with potential to succeed locally in any (or all) of the 3 main disciplines with eventers, jumpers and dressage all in his pedigree however she could very much excel in the show ring as a riding horse or light hunter. Homebred and raised on good grass and haylage (not filled with hard feed), rugged if required, and stands for hoof trims with the farrier. She is well socialised with other horses and winters outside. Passported with the AES (Anglo European Studbook), microchipped and vaccinated.
Her dam our homebred mare Vivacious Gold has already produced several great youngsters for us who have been sold to competitive homes. Her sire Free Spirits Gold’s comes from family of riding horses who have competed and won at local & regional showing, dressage, show jumping and cross country – sane enough to do everyday riding activities, yet talented enough to win, he himself is a prolific riding club dressage winner and proven popular at shows for his consistent wins and excellent behaviour. His sire Livius was a Grade A showjumper and son of the great jumping stallion Secundus, Grade A and five times British Showjumping Sire of the year based on his progeny’s winnings. His damsire Invincible B (by VDL Wellington) was also a successful Grade A jumper. – VDL Wellington competed at Advanced level dressage and was also a winner in International Showjumping, a son of “sire of the century” Nimmerdor, who has no less than 40 approved stallions including Goodtimes, Heartbreaker Aram Amethist to name but a few
Her sire JAGUAR is a jumping stallion who descends from some of the best Dutch bloodlines and comes from the KWPN Aafke damline which is world famous and produced the top stallion “Special D” (who was exported to America). His damsire is Jet-Set D, the famous KWPN Stallion (Zirkoon x Le Mexico x Amor), Champion KWPN performance test in Ermelo 1994, Approved by KWPN, Oldenburg, FWB and sBs, sire of several Grand Prix performing offspring in dressage and showjumping. His sire Amoureux (KWPN STER IBOP PROK, Licensed: Breeders Elite – SIES & AES Approved ) is very well known and popular in the UK (Saros Van Te Gestelhof x Krack C. Solaris Amoureux excelled in young horse classes with scores of 80% and competed with tremendous success up to Prix St Georges earning his wins, points and placings at the most prestigious high profile shows, premiere leagues, regional and national championships competing against the UK’s most experienced and successful riders. His offspring are now also competing with great results in dressage and eventing with numerous regional titles. In eventing Diablo Jo Bred by Geoffrey Burton qualified for both the KBIS British Eventing Young Horse Championships and the Burghley Young Eventer Championships aged four in 2017 and won the 5yo Championships in 2018.