Yes, I do prefer a hotter ride. I don't want something I have to fight... But nice and forward works well. I'm used I riding hotter, more sensitive rides.
I really like Sandros star, he is currently doing his testing in Germany so I'm going to keep an eye on him. I am very interested in breeding my older mare to sangrol and his owner had great compliments for both my mares. She thinks if get a horse very similar to Sandros star.
"My ideal horse is the horse that I fall in love with again every morning when I see his face hanging over the stable door, looking for breakfast. " - Jim Wofford
How high does he go, and what level did he event? I went to his website and the two photos of him jumping under saddle (1 XC, and one sj) were over fences that did not look over 3', and very likely might have been lower. Has he ever been competed over "big sticks" or UL eventing fences? 1* comparable level eventing?
In fairness, neither of the stallions the opening poster mentioned have competed over fences or had anything to do with eventing as far as I know, which would explain why most of us felt comfortable suggesting stallions that hadn't done so either.