Colt foal by Calvados. Dam Velvet Black
Name: Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny was Velvets first foal. A real showjumping type that is showing all the signs of becoming a good jumper.
Calvados is bred from the best French performance bloodlines. His sire Uriel has been leading sire for several years (index 211, the highest index figure ever in France). Uriel contributed to French breeding through 26 sons and he produced more than 100 international showjumpers!! His dam Gold Rose (index 186!) was as a 3 year old French Conformation Champion and she was in the French Showjumping Team from 1979 until 1982, during which time she won for example the Grand Prix of Paris and Madrid and became second in Lisbon, Barcelona and Hamburg. Her total winnings were Frs.. 621.000,—. In addition Gold Rose produced two sons, that both became approved stallions Turban Rose in Sweden and Sable Rose (=Calvados) in Holland. Gold Rose was sired by the great showjumper producer Ibrahim with 36 approved sons in France, including the legendary Alme. Granddam of Calvados was the unique mare Jolie Rose, who became very famous by producing 6 international showjumpers including: All Rose, Dall Rose, Gold Rose, La Rose II.She also produced the approved stallions Irminio and Joly Jumper. Calvados as a 4 year old won the National Stallion Competition. In 1992 Calvados as an 8 year old claimed a deserved 7th place in the Dutch Championship with Peter Geerink.