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Thanks to Starpower TN Germany’s best genes are available in the Netherlands! Ridden by Eva Bitter, sire Stakkato was among German’s best horses for years and his offspring perform as good as he did. Just to mention some of Stakkato’s world-famous offspring: Spartacus TN, Souvenir, Satisfaction I Filou de Muze and many other Grand Prix showjumpers. Grandsire Escudo I has also proven to be a valuable sire in Germany and Starpower’s dam Enjoy is no one less than the full sister to El Paso, who jumped at international level with both Markus Beerbaum and Daniel Heuer. Additionally, dam Enjoy herself already produced Cian O’Connor’s rising star Saphir and the international showjumper Pegasus Athleta. Granddam Wyoming jumped herself at 1.40m level and is the full sister of Grand Prix dressage stallion Frambeau and the aunt of Imke Schellekens-Bartels’ legenday Olympic Sunrise.
Starpower TN became the champion of both the 70-day test in Prüssendorf as the KWPN Performance Test. Starpower was approved by the KWPN with a score of 87 points, including a 9 for reflexes, rideability and attitude and talent as a showjumper. Later on, Starpower TN and Hanno Ellerman jumped successfully in all the young horse competitions, and ridden by Zoï Snels, Starpower TN made his international 1.40m debut last year. At the World Championships in Lanaken for 7-year-olds, Starpower TN showed his enormous scope and potential for the major Grand Prix level.
Starpower’s oldest offspring catch the eye with their scope and easy way of jumping and out of his first crop, already two sons were invited for the second round of the KWPN Stallion Selections.
Stakkato x Escudo I x Werther
2008 Hann - SJ Level 1.50m
Approved Son - Iniesta TN
In the performancetest Iniesta TN was able to convince over and over again with his extra canter, power, rideability and overall potential as a showjumper. He is approved for the KWPN with 82.5 points and is among the best of his year. His natural ability is no surprise given his strong pedigree. His sire Starpower TN debuted at the age of eight successful at 2*-Grand Prix with Zoï Snels and makes a big impression with his scope, technique and carefulness. Damsire of this promising Iniesta TN is the valuable breeding stallion Padinus, who stands out as a sire due to superior products as Admara 2 (Carlos Enrique Lopez), Aristoteles V (Jonathan McCrea), Wonder Why (Spencer Roe) and Sterrehof’s Baccarat (Marc Houtzager). Dam Wiennie is a 3/4 sister of the Danish stallion Heartbeat (Heartbreaker), who has performed with Torben Frandsen at international 1.50m-level and was names Danish stallion of the year in 2013, as well as the international 1.45m-showjumper Spetter (s.Heartbreaker) of Jody Bosteels. Granddam Elly is also granddam of the international 1.50m horses Randal (s.Calvados) of Emiliano Liberati and Clon Cooper (s.Lord Z), who took part in the American Young Riders championships with Santiago Brandolino. Besides that, Elly is a half-sister of the international showjumper B.Jonggor (s.Le Mexico) ridden by Eric Willemsz Geeroms and she is in the damline of the Hannoverian approved 1.50m jumping stallion Euro Sport Heartbreaker (s.Heartbreaker) as well. This makes Iniesta TN closely related to a series of very successful sporthorses and that, combined with his own undoubted talent, makes him a great promise for both sport and breeding.
Aproved Son: Iniesta TN