born 6th June 2005
bay, 15.3 hh
A striking young stallion with
an exciting and quite unique blend of the best of British
Sporthorse and Russian breeding.
Kyzyl Double or Quits is *97% Anglo-Teke (TB x Akhal-Teke).
He has a beautiful temperament and very correct movement.
His bloodlines are full of courage, soundness, stamina and
This young horse has just demonstrated
his toughness and courage in overcoming Grass Sickness (www.grasssickness.org.uk),
a devastating illness with a 95% mortality rate. Still too
thin for a saddle, he is currently being briefly ridden out
Grass Sickness Diary can be read here.
His young sire WELTON DOUBLE CRACKER
is rising through the British Eventing grades, and continues
to be on the Pathway Project towards Olympics 2012. His grandsire
DOUBLE TRIGGER (www.doubletrigger.co.uk)
is one of the outstanding distance racehorses of the last
quarter-century, winning two Ascot Gold Cups and £500,000
total prize money; while his grand-dam BABY WELTON is herself
an Advanced Event Horse and is by the immortal WELTON CRACKERJACK.
His dam ,
an elite-graded mare from Russia's
leading Stavropol Stud, never competed
due to a head injury at two years. Her sire GAIGYSIS
is the most prolific sire ever of Akhal-Teke breed champions
(sire of two Russian champions and three world champions,
grandsire of two Russian champions and five world champions).
Kyzyl Double or Quits
was shown as a yearling by a 14-year-old girl, placing 3rd
at the prestigious Welton Youngstock Show (beating the Young
Sporthorse Champion of the Royal Welsh Winter Fair) and 3rd
at the Monmouthshire Show (Sporthorse Breeding).
STUD FEE: £300
Available by AI, or natural cover
to approved mares.
phone 01600 890730
*(the 3% unknown coming via Welton
Gameful, foundation stallion of the most famous sporthorse
Kyzyl Double or Quits has commenced his stud career
this year with a visit to Stallion AI Services, Twemlows Hall,
where he has been trained to the dummy, collected from and
his semen frozen. All checks showed good quality.
He has also been recently backed,
and is going quietly in very basic work.
|At the Ledbury Show,
|Sam with Roz at Monmouth