This handsome colt is super fancy and will make an excellent hunter derby or jumper prospect! Look closely, there is a little fleck of blue in his eye! His dam, Grande Pandora is by the hunter stallion Popeye K and carries one of the oldest and most prominent hunter dam lines. He is a grandson of Grande Divina (Grande Saber (Grundestein I)). Grande Divina was shown at Devon and comes from a proven hunter family.
Grande Divina is a full sister to Grande Desire, Grande Design, and Grande Affair, the four time Upperville Champion Broodmare & Posh Trophy Winner, Hunter Breeding BYH, Broodmare Champion and Champion Producer.
The sire of this colt is COSMEO (Contender/Caletto I/Lord). Cosmeo was licensed with the Holstein Verband in 2006 with a 9.0 in free jumping. In 2007, he was approved for Danish Warmblood with a 9.5 for free jumping and the winner of the stallion test with 866.5 points! Cosmeo also won the 2008 Danish Championship for four year old jumpers and sired the 2008 Danish jumping foal of the year, Chassé. He went on to jump at international levels with several placings during the Global Champions Tour. Cosmeo was imported to the United States and started his hunter career in 2016. In his first International Hunter Derby at the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival, Cosmeo finished 7th in the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. He is currently showing with John French and winning as a High Performance Hunter.
Cosmeo has over 100 offspring and 20 licensed sons in Europe.