I feel there is something super special about this filly!!
Velini is a 16.2hh grey stallion, born in 2006, by Cheers Cassini x Kigali x Paulien. An outstandingly bred stallion, his father was an international Grand Prix horse and both his grandmothers jumped Grand Prixs. Fleur, ridden by Michael Whitaker (Horse & Hound, 2003) and Paulien, ridden by Charlotte Platt.
Paulien scored the only double clear in the Samsung Super League at Hickstead in 2008 (Horse & Hound, 2008) and Velini's great grandmother, Finesse, jumped at the Atlanta Olympics for Holland with Emile Hendix.
Taz is one of the first crop of foals by the exciting young grey stallion Velini, who until recently was based with Michael Whitaker.
Velini boast’s top British Bred Ancestors, both his dam & grand dam competed grand prix, with Michael Whitaker & Charlotte Platt respectively, whilst his sire, Cheers Cassini, was a well-known International show jumper.
STOP PRESS Valini sold to the Ukraine as a 2016 Olympic contender
Her Dam, Tzarina Magic, is by the prolific Show Jumping sire INDOCTRO, whose breeding we rate 2nd to none, hence buying her in the first place.
Both the Olympics & the World Cup Series are populated by INDOCTRO offspring
Lucy has the most delightful calm disposition, which she has passed onto her daughter.
NEWS 9th Feb 2014
Indoctro's son Zaire won today with his rider Guy Williams the Grand Prix at the CSI* of Bordeaux.
In 9th place was another offspring of Indoctro: VDL Groep Arera C, ridden by Maikel van der Vleuten.