2014 RPSI GELDING | MATURE ~16.2 HANDS
BELGIAN WARMBLOOD X IRISH TB • VALENTINO Z
VALENTINO Z BY DARCO – BELGIAN WARMBLOOD
Viper’s sire Valentino Z is a son of Darco one of the most influential stallions of all time, earning the ranking of #1 showjumping sire in 2008. Damsire Feo de Lauzelle produced a range of international jumpers including It’s Me, Miss Flo and Tiramisu. The mother line of Valentino Z includes the French stallions Iveday (Night and Day xx) and Quastor (Ibrahim) and the mare Une Page (Quest France – Fra Diavolo xx). Une Page was the grandmother of the French stallions Lotus du Marais (Nankin), Leopard du Marais (Silver Matal xx) and Ouragan du Marais (Hadj A). Night and Day XX was the sire of Primo des Bruyeres, who in turn sired Olympic Jus de Pomme. Valentino Z has consistently produced talented quiet minded jumpers.
BALLINLAUGH ICE – IMPORTED IRISH THOROUGHBRED
Viper’s dam Ballinlaugh Ice, Irish TB by Darnay had a very successful eventing career. She competed through Preliminary where she was an exceptionally bold cross country horse, and a very careful, tight kneed stadium jumper. She has had 3 outstanding foals, Viper, Essence and Mischief Managed.
RPSI GELDING – BOLD PERSONALITY
Viper has a bold inquisitive personality and has all the makings to be a fearless cross country horse like his dam. He is agile & catlike, this is an athletic young horse with potential to be a serious competitor in eventing or jumpers.
Viper's very first dressage test!