Selle Français, dark bay
Year of Birth: 1993
Shoulder hight: 15.3 hands
|Double Espoir||Ibrahim||The Last Orange|
|Quatrieme Espoir, sf||Plein D'Espoirs|
|Pavlova des Marais, sf||Jalisco B, sf||Almé sf|
|Gueule d'Amour, sf||Uriel, sf|
|Belle Helene xx|
Comments on pedigree:
Flipper's father Double Espoir served French breeding with distinction throughout his carrier. He sired International jumpers such as Bayard D'Elle, Fidelio du Thot, Avec Espoir, and Apache D'Adriers. The father of Double Espoir, Ibrahim, needs no introduction as one of the most influential foundation sires in breeding. His most famous son being Almé.
The dam sire Jalisco was considered the "Sire of Sires" and his products include Quidam de Revel and Papillon Rouge along with another forty odd approved sons.
Suitable for: Jumping, eventing
Whilst diminutive, this stallion defines the term "heart of a lion". Take a look at the video an be amazed at what this little stallion is capable of. He has the most remarkable jump.
Performances and Results:
Competition Results of Stallion: A permanent fixture in the French Nations cup team with his rider Laurent Goffinet, in 2006 he won ten different International titles, including the Grand Prix of St Lô the CSIO ***** of Gijon, the four star Grand Prix of Deauville and the four star Grand Prix of Bremen (germany), he was also selected for the WEG in Aachen. In 2006 alone he won 81,000 euros.
2003 : A member of the Samsung Super League winning French team. He also won the three star Grand Prix at St L?nd the three star Grand Prix at Le Courneuve.
2004 : Again he was a key member of the French which won the overall Samsung Super League, and the winner of the Grand Prix at St L?2005 ? Flipper won the Grand Prix at Deauville, Chantilly and Le Mans, he also competed at the European Championships at San Partignano.
Heart, jump, genetics.
Flipper d'Elle has covered 1327 mares over 9 years.
Comment on offspring:
His products are flattering and very in demand. Of a generally medium height, they have acceptable movement and a super action in front over a fence. They are generally good looking.
offspring in France are competing successfully in jumpers and hunters.
La Luna du Thot ISO 159 (6-year-old) now jumping international GP;
Lucky de Quettehou ISO 159 ( international
FLIPPER is now really starting to prove himself as a sire, with a significant number of his offspring from each year qualifying for their respective age class finals, and of those, a surprising number make it into the hunter finals each year. With his huge popularity outside of France, we can?t wait to see what the
future holds for FLIPPER.
It would not be arrogant to say that his semen is amongst the top ten most desired in world breeding.
Mares to use with this stallion:
Flipper suits larger mares with movement and good frames. He is having super results with Dutch, Belgian and German mares. He is one of the most sought after stallions in these countries. *As of the 9th January 2007, we have the only stock of Flipper semen left in the world outside of France. There will be NO MORE until next year.*
Breeder: Alexis PIGNOLET
Owner: Les Haras Nationaux (The French National Stud)
Breeding fee: €.850,-
His semen is sold by dose.
The minimum purchase is two doses for a covering card to be issued.
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