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Big Congrats to Figaro B!!!!(Hunter Champion)

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  • Big Congrats to Figaro B!!!!(Hunter Champion)

    Just heard that Figaro B was 1st Year Green Hunter Champion at Gulfport this week. Congrats to all his connections. Way to go Figgy!!!

    Figaro B - http://www.risingstarfarm.net/horse%...s/FigaroB.html
    Photos and videos of my beloved boys and girls!

  • #2
    Hickstead 1996-2011 Godspeed
    " Hickstead is simply the best and He lives forever in our hearts"
    Akasha 1992-2012 - I will always love you sweet girl.


    • #3
      So excited! Landed in Atlanta this afternoon and turned my phone on to get the text about his win

      He's available in the GOV and KWPN stallion auctions if anyone is interested


      • #4
        He is really lovely.
        On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog


        • #5
          YEAH FIG!!


          • #6
            I am SO not surprised, but this is exactly what all breeders of hunters would love to hear! Congratulations, Figaro!
            Facebook: Diane Halpin


            • #7
              Congratulations Ronda and Figgy!
              Sylvan Farm~Breeding for Performance
              Ramzes SF, approved GOV and Belgian http://sylvanfarm.com
              USEF National ID and Horse Recording Task Force; USHJA Jumper Breeding Ad Hoc Committee


              • #8
                Congrats to Figgy and his whole team.. Such a lovely stallion!!


                • #9
                  Congrats, Ronda!!!!


                  • #10
                    Congrats to Figaro! I just heard today he won the Hunter Classic! What a nice stallion.
                    www.grayfoxfarms.com Home of Redwine, Aloha, Federalist, Romantic Star and Rated R.


                    • Original Poster

                      I just heard that. Doing great and he is gorgeous too. Way to go Figgy!
                      Photos and videos of my beloved boys and girls!


                      • #12
                        Yes!!!! I just saw the post about winning the Hunter Classic on top of his 1st Year Green Championship.

                        What a WONDERFUL start to this young Stallion's career!
                        Proud scar wearing member of the Bold, Banned and Bitchen clique


                        • #13
                          Looks like he's been featured as the IJF stallion of the week at http://www.youngjumpers.com/yjcblog.

                          Even though he's a hunter, his sire Pavarotti vd Helle produced Olympian Quintus.


                          • #14
                            Bannockburn Farm LLC is very proud of Figaro B and his many accomplishments both this year and last. We also wish to congratulate his owner Dr. Linda Bobrick on her purchase of him . I still believe that he is the only Pavarotti son standing in the USA.
                            I would like to give some credit to the mare , as even though this BB talks almost exclusively about stallions , I believe his Mother, Rianne, had a lot to do with his being an exceptional hunter.
                            I almost did not purchase her as Wiebe from VDL and I had been looking at broodmare prospects all day and looking at this filly was the last on my list. She was still at her Mother's side and I wasn't comfortable shipping a horse that young.Then when I went over her pedigree she had so much TB in it I said " why am I even looking at this filly ? We have TB bloodlines at home " To which Wiebe replied" Trust me I know this mare " and he owned the stallion and so I did trust his judgement and purchased this filly with Lucky Boy,Wahtamin and Exilio TB stallions in her pedigree.
                            She has become one of our best producing mares.
                            She has produced a dressage horse Cinnamon B, El Dorado B a jumping competitor , Figaro B , and two fillies that are hunter prospects , Grace B and Harmony B ( Who was the USHJA zone Hunter Breeding Champion in 2010).
                            Can't discount those TB's for the hunter market in the USA.
                            Allyn McCracken
                            Sport Horse Breeder


                            • #15
                              Wonderful News! Congrats!
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                              • #16
                                Quick update! Fig was 6th (out of 50) in his first Hunter Derby in Gulf Port today