XOXO (Balou Phin) is an AES approved mare imported to the USA in 2013 to begin her career as a top A circuit hunter. She is an extremely versatile mare with beauty, scope, and technique. She proved herself a top jumper prospect by winning as a 4 yr old a national title in the UK for free jumping, yet also proved to have the jump and movement to earn many wins on the west coast in the Pre Green and high Pre-Green divisions. XOXO took time off of her career in 2015 to have a baby and will be bred for embryo transfer again in 2016 before going back to the competition ring to prepare for the First Year Greens and the Amateur Owner hunters. We also expect her to easily step into the derby ring which will enable her to show off her scope and athleticism.
Pre Green Hunters:
Sire: Zip Phin (Phin Phin x Lux Z)
ZIP PHIN by Phin Phin x Lux Z. Fully licensed and approved AES and BS Silver disc Stallion. Born in 2004 and stands at 16'3 with 9" of bone. Homebred by Weston Warmbloods, Zip Phin has many promising progeny and his first crop has produced Zapiro, a winner in the international young horse classes at 1.40. He passes down scopey jumps, beautiful movement and stunning looks. Zip Phin himself is competing up to 1.50m level with double clears at 1.45m, he has many achievements including qualifying Fox Masters, Winter Grade C, Le Touquet 1* GP Winner 2014. Click here to see his video.
Dam Sire: Balou du Rouet (Baloubet x Grannus)
BALOU DE ROUET is probably one of the most popular jumping stallions, consistently producing good temperament, excellent movement, and power jumpers. Suitable for amateur and professional riders. In 2014 he rose from 77th to 36th - the biggest climb in the rankings, testament to his offspring now jumping at the highest level. This stallion had the most offspring in the 2008 Bundeschampionate, (German National Championships) with 3 finalists in the 2009 event. He has over 35 approved sons including the Munich Licensing Champion , Balou's Bellini.Balou du Rouet successfully competed at 1.50m. In 2005 he caught everyone’s attention by scoring the highest mark of 9.2 at the National Championships, making him one of Germany’s top 4 licensed stallions. His enormous jumping talent, combined with great elastic gaits and a fascinating charisma make Balou du Rouet an exciting choice for the breeders of sports horses.
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