Sire: EARL's sire, ESCUDO I, stands for jumping ability and beautiful, elastic gaits, in addition to stunning black colour. LANTHAN, on the dam's side, is insurance for beautiful conformation and jumping and dressage ability. Earl received a 9 for his walk, an 8 for his trot, 8.5 for his canter, and a 9 for his willingness to work. He convinced at the performance test by all criteria, especially with his rideability and his willingness to work. He impressed because of his marvelous topline, his well-shaped, correct and harmonious riding horse conformation, and his perfect character. Earl comes from bloodlines top and bottom that are known to produce dressage ability and jumping talent. His test results confirm this dual purpose tendency.
Dam: SALLEYINTHEALLEY is one of Thelma and Louise's athletic foundation mares. With career earnings of over $43,000 she brings a level of athleticism to the mare program that they are most proud of. She always passes on a level of expression and lightness in movement that is so desired in the dressage ring. Dam of REMI (ROYAL BLEND) a Fall Classic Sale graduate who has gone on to place at Devon.
Notes: ETHENA is an eye-catching, hunter type with tons of athleticism. A pretty, cadenced and co-operative partner with outstanding scope and technique through the jump chute and she is only two. Check out her video. By the dual-purpose, Hanoverian ESCUDO son EARL who is talented in dressage and nominated to the Hanoverian Jumper program. Clean x-rays are available for your consideration.