INTERNATIONAL DRESSAGE STALLION Champion Stallion
Catherston Springsteen – Stockbridge, Hampshire Stud Fee £500
British Sports Horse Register 1999 Graded with SHB-GB & BWBS
16.2hh Chestnut with 9 & 1/4 Inches of bone
Catherston Springsteen is perhaps one of the most exciting horses Catherston Stud has bred to date. He is an eye-catching horse with tremendous presence, a beautiful head and neck and good length of rein. His paces are bold, expressive and off the ground and that is what makes him so special.
The property of Mr & Mrs A G Loriston-Clarke
This horse has an extraordinary temperament and lovely manners both in and out of the stable. He has passed these qualities onto his stock and all reports from delighted owners remark how easy and straightforward Springsteen stock are. Catherston Springsteen is also a very bold and careful jumper and he has passed this quality onto his progeny who are already winning in Horse Trials and Show jumping classes. A kind and sensible nature with paces and jumping ability all rolled into one -he must be the stallion to help breeders breed their ‘dream horse’.
Type – Allrounder, Dressage, Eventer, Jumpers / Show Jumper, Showing, Sports General
Catherston Springsteen qualified for the finals of the Rhinegold Potential Dressage Horse at the European Championships at Hickstead in 2003 and was short listed for the World Breeding Championships for Young Horses. He also qualified for the British Dressage National Championships Advanced Medium and Prix St Georges in 2005. By 10 years old he was competing Grand Prix. He won the Grand Prix to Music classes at the College Premier League and Wellington Premier League Shows. He was also 2nd in the Grand Prix Special at Wellington. At the National Championships in 2007 he was 4th in the Intermediarre II, Grand Prix Musical 4th & 6th in the Grand Prix. Saumur CDI ,he was 2nd Int II, 7th Grand Prix and 7th in the GP music. He has recently returned to work following an injury sustained in the field. He has started the 2010 season in grand style winning the Grand Prix Special at Swolle Stallion Show in Holland and then he qualified for the National Championships most years at Grand Prix where he has always been in the top 12. Springsteen is now training Jennie’s grand-daughter in the finer points of Junior dressage and are Longlisted for the Junior European Dressage Championships.
PROVEN PROGENY –
Longstock Sinatra – , bred by Jeanette Burtenshaw. Currently has 343 BD points and has qualified for every level of Regionals and Music and is again qualified for the Winter Regionals at Advanced Medium level.
Catherston Springnut – , Currently as 242 BD points, consistently winning at Advanced Medium and qualified for Regionals as well as the Petplan Championships. Qualified British Dressage National Championships 2009, Qualified British Dressage Winter Championships 2010 in 3 classes. Graded with SHB-GB & BWBS