2nd Dam Sire
Atricia RoundThorn, Born in 2005, 16.2hh, Dark Bay KWPN Mare by Padinus KWPN out of Patricia, KWPN Ster Mare, (Burggraaf/Le Mexico/Duc De Normandie). Awarded 'Select' mare status with 2* merit for her own performance, in the Irish Sport Horse Studbook. Grade A, competed successfully with S.J.A.I. with over 200 SJAI points up to 1.30mt; before retiring sound to stud.
With 2018 filly foal at foot by Starpower (Stakkato x Escudo 1 x Werther).
Sire: Padinus (Heartbreaker - Grannus - Tangelo xx)
Padinus’s sire Heartbreaker jumped triumphantly under Peter Geerink. Among other things he won the ‘Best Stallion’ title at the International Stallion Show in Zwolle and took fourth place in the prestigious Aachen Grand Prix. Heartbreaker also shines as a showjumper up-grader in the world of breeding. Padinus was bred by Bert Poppelaars out of the International showjumper mare Ladina. Under her rider Wil Schellekens Ladina has been very successful at high levels. Thus among other things she came second in the Luxembourg Grand Prix. The dam’s sire Grannus is among one of the best stallions ever in the world. As well as dozens of progeny who achieve in International show jumping such as the legendary jumpers Top Gun and Grannusch, Grannus can also be found as dam’s sire of the top International horses Weihaweig and For Pleasure. Padinus also carries a lot of blood from the thoroughbred stallions Tangelo xx and Courville xx in the third and fourth generations of the dam line. With his capacities as a show jumper, Padinus is among the top of his season’s crop. He participated successfully under Peter Geerink in the 1.30 m sections and has had many wins and has been highly classed in, among other things, Indoor Brabant and Varsseveld.
DamSire: Burggraaf, Pref (Landgraf I - Cor De La Bryere - Mandarin)
Burggraaf jumped at International level under Roelof Bril. In 1991, for example he jumped a wall of 2.10 meters at Indoor Brabant. In 1993 he was Reserve Champion in the 1.40 stallion class. The ‘preferent’ Burggraaf is a product of the Holstein success formula Landgraf I x Cor de la Bryere. His sire Landgraf I is one of the most successful show jumping horse progenitors of the twentieth century. On his dam’s side Burggraaf goes back via the legendary sport horse producer Cor de la Bryere to Holstein lineage 7126. From this famous family also come the approved stallions Acord I, Accord II, Acrobat I, Acrobat II, Acrobat III, Arico, Fra Diavolo, Chicago and Freeman. Burggraaf can be counted as one of the most successful showjumper producers in the whole world. Especially his product Leslie Howard’s S’Blieft, Burggravin with Roelof Bril, Kuno under Peter Wylde, Now or Never under Piet Raaijmakers and Procobs Dumbo with Thomas Fruhmann won series of Grand Prix and World Cup qualifiers. Burggraaf can hand down his size and movements as well as his enormous jumping ability. He is represented world-wide by more than thirty approved sons, such as Graaf, Habsburg, Kroongraaf, Manhattan, Mermus R, Murano, Budweiser and Orion Fortuna. Moreover, Burggraaf has delivered a huge amount of ‘ster’ and ‘keur’ mares as well as high-ranking horses at selections. Also the Grand Prix dressage horses Florijn (Dennis Calin) and Lousiville (Leunus van Lieren) are progeny of Burggraaf.
2nd DamSire: Le Mexico, Keur (Mexico - Brule Tout - Ascot)
Born in Normandy in France, Le Mexico was a lineal descendant of the legendary Irish bred foundation sire, the Thoroughbred, Furioso, the son of Precipitation. We can trace his genealogy along the row of generations. Marco-Marcovil-Hurry On, and back to the 17th century foundation sire, The Godolphin Arabian.
Furioso was imported to France in 1946 where he became the star performer at that ’horsy chateau’, the old fashioned national stud of Le Pin. Here, in the cradle of the famous apple brandy of Calvados, Furioso produced, amongst others, Lutteur B - ridden by Pierre Jonqueres d’Oriola to a gold medal at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and d’Oriola’s 1968 World Champion, Pomone B.
Furioso’s son Mexico was a gem of a cross, out of Dame de Ranville, by Talisman. Mexico’s full-brother Furioso 11, became a foundation sire in one of Germany’s most important breeding areas - Oldenburg. Mexico himself, stayed in France as a ’public officer’ where he became the sire of showjumpers like Rambouillet (Grand Prix, Vienna}, Rush du Camp (Olympic Games, Mexico City} and Jexico du Parc (Olympic Games, Los Angeles}; Bred by that Connoisseur, the late Alfred Lefèvre of Falaise, Le Mexico became the real successor of his male lineage.
As a resident of Holland, he produced the approved stallions, Silvano, Ulft, Zelhem, Zonneglans, Astronaut and Expert. These half dozen have been important, especially Ulft, who has had a remarkable influence on Dutch Warmblood breeding.
Le Mexico produced not only breeding stock - there are international showjumpers and dressage competitors for example, Alanda (ridden by Peter Kersten}, Bollvorm’s Rad Boy (Roelof Bril} and Mexican (Tineke Bartels}. His stock are correctly shaped but mostly a little bit ordinary and rarely striking., just missing the golden touch, but that’s only outward appearance - inside they are real winners.