2019 KWPN Colt
Pedigree: Utopie (Combina) / Kannan / Losander
Obsidian is another stunning colt from Quartz!
Modern type with long lines, correct conformation, elastic and adjustable gaits with a powerful and ground covering canter!
"Sid" has a fun and charming personality as well.
He is well developed, tall, strong and muscular. He is supple and flexible in his body, and there is no doubt that he is sure to be an exceptional athlete.
The best of genetics, sired by the KWPN stallion Utopie (Sport name Combina). He is a beautiful bay KWPN stallion with a sport record to 1.60M! He showed an excellent performance during the KWPN Stallion Competition in 2006/2007; Winning the final in s'Hertogenbosch, NL. Ridden by Kirsten Coe, Candice King and Nicole Bellissimo, He has amassed a successful show record in the Grand Prix as well as the Amateur Jumpers at all the competitive North American venues including WEF, Washington International, Kentucky, Tryon, Bromont, the Hamptons & Spruce Meadows.
Career highlights include: 2nd- 2014 World Cup, Bromont (1.50m); 2nd- 2011 World Cup, San Juan Capistrano (1.45m); 3rd- 2011 World Cup Del Mar (1.45m), 1st - 2014 Tryon International 25K.
This long lined stallion shows good reflexes and is a careful, supple and scopey jumper that earned praise for his excellent character and willingness to work at his stallion performance test.
He descends from a sport proven mareline, his dam, Pherna by top sire Calvados having competed to 1.60M herself. Combina is a stallion that has spent more time in the sport vs the breeding shed; in his limited amount of offspring he has an excellent strike rate as a producer of upper level show jumpers. According to a recent article from the KWPN, nearly 28% of Combina's offspring has jumped to 1.30 and higher, ranking him 6th among all KWPN stallions. He transmits his excellent canter and balance to his offspring, as well as top jumping capacity and a modern jumper type.
The dam, Quartz F.M. is a daughter of Kannan, who in 2015 is the #1 sire of Show Jumpers in the WBFSH Sire rankings. Kannan is the sire of the current World Cup Champion, with 4 of his offspring in the top 13 for prize money won internationally.
Quartz F.M. was bred by Francois Mathy, and is a KWPN Star predicated mare, with great scores for scope and technique over fences. Her foals are of the highest quality, excellent movement, good minds, scope and big talent over fences.
She is also is the mother of Stevie Wonder, Champion of his 4yr old year in the Canadian Young Jumper series.
Her son, Salvo RSF is enjoying a hugely successful career in the Hunter Derbies with rider Kristjan Good.
Pre Reserved in utero.
Thank you and Congratulations to S.Gamble of Ontario