AKLAH KESTREL

AKLAH KESTREL

AKLAH KESTREL is a handsome young gelding who shows presence and extreme Arabian flair, with good correct legs, a lovely body and neck, huge eyes and powerful movement. His dam is our brood mare VIROLET. Her sire GOLDEN SAMURAI was leading sire in 1985 at Ascot, Reserve World Junior Champion, Salon du Cheval, Paris 1981 and Reserve Senior Male, Nations Cup Sweden 1983, to name but a few. He also sired MUZEREON and MUZONOMY (Supreme Ridden Arab at the British National Championships and HOY’s 2005), and SHOGUN the sire of CAS KAZURAI class winner at HOYS. VIROLETs dam MAXINE is by GG MAXIMO the sire of MADRID IBN MAXIMO (a creditable 5th HOYS 2003) and MERLIN IBN MAXIMO (British National Junior Novice Ridden Stallion 2003) both excellent ridden stallions with good conformation and temperaments.

AKLAH KESTREL's sire Shamil

AKLAH KESTREL's sire Shamil

AKLAH KESTREL is by SHAMIL a very successful inhand and ridden horse with many wins, qualifying for The Horse of the Year Show in his novice season. SHAMIL’s sire SHIR KHAN was champion at the international “B” Shows in Ostende, Belgium, Reserve Champion in Menton, France and achieved wins and high placing’s at the All Nations Cup in Aachen and at the World Championships in Paris. SHIR KHAN is by the famous World, European and National Champion KUBINEC*****. SHIR KHAN is a full brother to the supreme stallion DAVIDOFF (International Champion Stallion, exceptional riding horse) and TIBET (outstanding dressage stallion). SHAMIL’s dam is the excellent Spanish mare KAR HACINA, a daughter of the exceptional sire EL PERFECTO, she gained Championship honours at the shows Moos, Germany and Marbach, Germany, won her class at the European Championships, and achieved a third place at the All Nations Cup in Aachen, Germany. KAR HACINA is the image of her dam, the Nations Cup reserve and international mare GUAL HASSIKA, one of the most beautiful mares ever to leave Spain.

AKLAH KESTREL’s combination of English breeding gives him the potential to perform; the Russian breeding giving him impressive movement and crossed with one of the most beautiful Spanish mares to leave Spain gives him classic good looks. A perfect combination of internationally renowned blood lines, give the traits which are most desired in the Arabian breed, beauty and athletic ability.

AKLAH KESTREL at his first show

AKLAH KESTREL at his first show

AKLAH KESTREL shows great promise for the show ring under saddle, a naturally placid temperament, high intelligence and a willing disposition makes him a pleasure to work with.

He has inherited his sire’s expressive, large beautiful eyes and his dam’s wonderful serene character. He was placed 1st the only time shown as a foal. The combination of show and performance lines gives AKLAH KESTREL all the qualifications necessary for success in the show ring.

AKLAH KESTREL was backed in2009 and made his ridden debut at a local dressage competition winter season 2009.

The result – an excellent 6th place and his first ridden rosette.

His ridden showing debut was a great success. He took it all in his stride and came away with a very deserved 2nd place in the pre-novice gelding class at Northern Group spring show 2010. AKLAH KESTREL is currently in work keeping other youngsters calm in his company.