Double Espoir served French breeding with distinction throughout his carrier.
He sired International jumpers such as Bayard D'Elle, Fidelio du Thot, Avec
Espoir, and Apache D'Adriers. The father of Double Espoir, Ibrahim, needs no
introduction as one of the most influential foundation sires in breeding. His
most famous son being Almé.
The dam sire
Jalisco was considered the "Sire of Sires" and his products include
Quidam de Revel and Papillon Rouge along with another forty odd approved sons.
diminutive, this stallion defines the term "heart of a lion". Take a
look at the video an be amazed at what this little stallion is capable of. He
has the most remarkable jump.
He has been a
permanent fixture in the French Nations cup team with his rider Laurent
Goffinet, in 2006 he won ten different International titles, including the
Grand Prix of St Lô, the CSIO ***** of Gijon, the four star Grand Prix of
Deauville and the four star Grand Prix of Bremen (germany), he was also selected
for the WEG in Aachen. In 2006 alone he won 81,000 euros.
2003 – A member
of the Samsung Super League winning French team. He also won the three star
Grand Prix at St Lô, and the three star Grand Prix at Le Courneuve.
2004 – Again he
was a key member of the French which won the overall Samsung Super League, and
the winner of the Grand Prix at St Lô.
2005 – Flipper
won the Grand Prix at Deauville, Chantilly and Le Mans, he also competed at the European
Championships at San Partignano.
His products are
flattering and very in demand. Of a generally medium height, they have
acceptable movement and a super action in front over a fence. They are
generally good looking.
His offspring in
France are competing successfully in jumpers
La Luna du Thot
ISO 159 (6-year-old) now jumping international GP;
Quettehou ISO 159 (international showjumper).
FLIPPER is now
really starting to prove himself as a sire, with a significant number of his
offspring from each year qualifying for their respective age class finals, and
of those, a surprising number make it into the hunter finals each year. With
his huge popularity outside of France, we can’t wait to see what the future
holds for FLIPPER.
It would not be
arrogant to say that his semen is amongst the top ten most desired in world
BSO: +24 (0.95)
larger mares with movement and good frames. He is having super results with
Dutch, Belgian and German mares. He is one of the most sought after stallions
in these countries.
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