Our Alumna-San Raphael

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San Raphael is a dark bay gelding born in 2014  and registered with Oldenburg (premium mention).   Raphiola by RioGrande had so far produced some really nice foals by jumper stallions and one by Hotline that we thought was developing very well (Redline). And so we wanted to try another dressage type stallion with her and see if that adage of breeding jumper line with dressage line to produce horses with plenty of canter and jump would work out again in our favor. As you know we try to go with proven sire and frankly they don’t come much more proven then Sandro Hit and so we opted...

Our Alumna-San Diego

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San Diego was one of the three Donation babies born that year. He was an ET born by the sweet QH mare Bonnie. He was the first to arrive and he looked so much like his dam from the start except he had huge ears! He was born contracted over the knees and that took about two months to resolve. With limited turn out he got to spend a lot of time with us and with his big ball that he loved to chase around and pounce on. Once he was able to rejoin his brother and sister the three were inseparable and he spent long months with...