A super sweet silver dilute filly who floats across the ground!
By Horizon (Amoureux) out of Vibrant Gold (Free Spirits Gold)
Passported AES (Anglo European Studbook)
2018 Filly, to mature approx 16hh (163cm)
DNA tested EeAAZz heterozygous silver dilute so will pass silver 50% of the time to her foals
Nebular Horizon carries 1x copy of the Silver Dilute gene which gives her this stunning, very rare colour. This young girl born 2018 is full of character, and has a sweet, gentle nature. Out of a Scottish Sports Horse mare, by the famous silver dilute KWPN stallion Horizon (AES Licensed), she is strong in the body with light correct movement; a riding horse type with potential to succeed in any of the 3 main disciplines and should mature approx 16hh. Handled since birth, she is halter trained, rugged if required, loads/travels in our horsebox and stands for hoof trims with the farrier. She is well socialised with other foals/horses of all ages, is a good doer and winters outside. Passported with the AES (Anglo European Studbook), microchipped and vaccinated against flu and tetanus.
Her dam our homebred mare Vibrant 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 Horizon (Amoureux x Domino Van T’Heike (Ferro) x Dominard) is a young stallion with a big future. At only 3 years old he was inspected and licensed by the AES and the inspector commented that he had not seen such a stunning and correct stallion in a long time. Horizon has the whole package; eye-catching looks, elastic uphill movement and beautiful conformation. He is correct and straight with wonderful elevation – the horse version of a ballerina.
Horizon`s dam is the beautiful Distella who remains with us as a highly valuable breeding mare and both of her first 2 offspring are licensed stallions (Horizon and Skyfall). She is graded Oldenburg and is very light and uphill in her movement. Her sire is Domino Van`t Heike, who at the age of four became Belgian Champion Merksplas and the following year reserve Brabants Champion and Reserve Champion in the Dutch Championships class M2. He also won several times in the Z1. During summer 2009, he was sixth on the Brabants Championship and Dutch Championship; he finished fifth in the class Z1. Winter 2009/2010 Domino won each selection circle and became champion. Domino `t Heike is an offspring of the highly successful Grand Prix stallion Olympic Ferro. An equine super star, Ferro is the legendary forefather of Olympic champions and is one of the KWPN verband’s foundation stallions, having sired more than ten licensed sons, of which Kennedy, Rousseau, Rhodium, Metall (sire of Utopia) and Negro (sire of Valegro) are the most famous. Romina Van`t Heike is the mother of Domino, she is a daughter of the Grand Prix stallion Welt Hit II and elite mare Hinde (v. Wendekreis ).
Horizon`s sire is the wonderful Amoureux a consistent winner in young horse qualifiers with scores of 80%, a consistent winner at all levels in which he has competed and continues at Advanced Level dressage with Matt Burnett. Amoureux`s sire Saros Van`t Gestelhof claimed over 50 Wins up to Prix St Georges in Dressage. Over a period of of thirty years, the `Preferent` G Ramiro Z`s performance as a sporthorse and breeding sire earned him the well deserved titles `Stallion of the Century` and `King of Sires.` Bred in Holstein, born in Westfalia, licensed at Neumünster, Ramiro Z was an international performer under Fritz Ligges, a stallion that has had a far reaching influence on the greatest acheiving sports horses of today. During his own sporting career he had numerous wins at all levels of show jumping including Nations Cups, Puissance (jumping over 2.2 metre) and in international Grand Prix competition. Amoureux`s dam Erle (Elite) is an Elite mare who claimed the Belgian National Mare Championship three times. She competed with good results up to Advanced Level Dressage. Her sire is the legendary Krack C who competed successfully at Grand Prix level with Anky Van Grunsven.