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Epic Background Story for Silver Elite Grade A Stallion the Legendary Temple Croesus


Flight View Stud have listed Temple Croesus on Horse Scout. Temple Croesus has won over £33,000 show jumping internationally including the Royal International, Hickstead, HOYS, Olympia, He has competed at all levels including Grand Prix & Puissance competitions. Winning the 1.60m at the Royal Show in 2003.

This stallion has it all, he is a grade A Silver Elite stallion. Proving he has the performance of a top sports horse & the conformation and level head to pass on to his you stock winning county working hunter, show hunter and side saddle.

A well sized stallion standing 167.7cm this 1995 Bay Holstein Stallion is registered as Kwpn Anglo European Graded. His sire Caletto I was twice winner of the Grand Prix of Aachen and German Team Bronze Medalist in the European Championships in Hickstead. Caletto I, a sire not only of 21 approved sons, but his daughters also produced 9 approved sons. He is a star in Holsteiner breeding. Caletto I’s sire is the world-renowned stallion Cor de la Bryère, a leading sire of performers in all three disciplines. Cor de la Bryère is considered the father of the modern show jumper, producing fifty approved sons standing worldwide. Caletto I was a tall, important sire with the smooth top-line of a modern riding horse. With extraordinary jumping ability and fantastic form over fences.

Temple Croesus’s own progeny are well regarded with, notably, Cracker (2003) produced by Louise Hall under whom he has won and competed in many lightweight flat and working hunter classes, and has recently ‘diversified’ his talents to enjoy a very successful side-saddle career. In fact, he was judged as Ladies Side-Saddle Champion at The Royal Windsor Horse Show 2011, in just his second attempt in a side-saddle class. Cracker followed this on by claiming the Ladies Hunter Champion and Lightweight Hunter Champion titles at the East of England Show, and sealed it with the Reserve Supreme Hunter Champion honours.

Also sire of Temple What a Quirk a 2004 grade B show jumper.

Louise Hall is so taken with them that she has bred to him and last year had a lovely bay filly by him.

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