NEW FREE JUMPING VIDEO - September 2019:
By Bon Balou (Balou du Rouet/Argentinus/Landadel) out of the Dutch mare Valentina by Dublin (Ulft x Lucky Boy), Kaliente (Kali) is a very pretty, elegant mare bred for the hunter/jumper disciplines through both sire and dam. She is athletic with a lovely jump. Kali likes people and enjoys being worked with. 16 1/2 hh at 4 yrs. old. She will be an eye catcher in the hunter ring.
Kaliente’s dam, Valentina, produces versatile offspring with very good movement and a lovely jump. She is by the imported Dutch stallion, Dublin and out of a super producing Thoroughbred mare, Island Song, who continues to pass on excellent legs and very good movement through her daughters. Dublin was winner of the 1988 Dutch stallion Performance test in Ermelo, Holland. He carries the versatile blood of Ulft (sire of Olympic Ferro) and Lucky Boy ( sire of many International jumpers). Lucky Boy is also found in the pedigree of many of North America’s top hunters. Dublin sired 2 approved Dutch stallions including Iron Spring Farms’ dressage sensation, Juventus. He left behind in Holland, national Dutch champions, many ster mares, as well as many competition horses in both dressage and jumping.
Kaliente’s sire, the elite Hanoverian stallion Bon Balou (by Balou de Rouet out of an Argentinus x Landadel mare) was imported to Canada from Germany in 2012. He is a modern framed horse with outstanding jumping ability combined with excellent, active paces as we well as an excellent temperament. He was the 70 Day Stallion Test JUMPER CHAMPION in the 2012 North American 70 Day Stallion Testing in Oklahoma, placing 3rd overall. He also received high scores for rideability and very good scores for all 3 gaits.