2018, 15.2 HH, Gelding, Two-Year-Old Prospect
Aquilan Calypso (Holst) x MJ Fusion (Cw) x Fantast (Bwp)
Consigned by: Lana Smith / Rosenol Performance Horses
AELYX RPH is a very special young gelding. An amazing mover, with a curious nature he is a rewarding prospect to work with. He is so smart and willing to learn. At the same time, he is brave and correct thru the chute. This guy will be a fun project for any ring. This seller will include with purchase transport to Vancouver Area, Edmonton, or Calgary.
Sire: AQUILAN CALYPSO “Ace” was a hardworking show horse his whole life, jumping in over a hundred Grand Prix. His babies are sweet, kind, and easy to train. They also have his elegant, cadenced movement. Ace’s dad is Ahorn Z. Ahorn Z became an international jumping legend with the Dutch team competing in many World Cups and Grand Prix. He is famous for producing international showjumpers and breeding stallions, including Acord I, Acord II, and Acord III. Ahorn Z transmits courage, determined character, and sincere force and structure without removing class. Ahorn’s dam, Heureka, competed internationally and had many wins in Hamburg, Aachen, Bruxelles, Noerten-Hardenberg, Vienna, and Berlin, and won the Grand Prix of Aachen. She was one of the most successful international jumpers in the period 1969-71 and is ranked as one of the best broodmares in the world. Ace’s mom is by Calypso I. Calypso I produced both dressage stars as well as international jumpers. He is said to be one of the most significant sires and most uniform producer of elegant performance horses. He is considered an important pre-potent sire that consistently produced fabulous gaits and scopey movements in his get. He has 10 stallion sons and over 140 approved daughters.
Dam: KAT VON DEE Von is a lovely, big mare who is a talented jumper and has for many years packed students of many levels around the hunter ring. Her sire MJ Fusion was set to follow in his famous father’s footsteps when his life was cut short. His sire is the remarkable Olympic Ferro. Olympic Ferro, the Dutch sensation at Aachen, competed at the 2000 Olympics and assisted his team in achieving a team silver medal, with an individual score of 74.92%. As a three-year-old, he was champion of his performance test at Ermelo, where he achieved the outstanding results of 6.5–step, 8.5–trot, and 8.5 gallop. Von’s dam’s sire was Fantast who was Imported from Belgium. This Belgium import was the paternal half brother to World Champion Big Ben. He was syndicated and stood in Western Canada for 9 years. He has produced over 150 foals and named a CWHBA foundation stallion.