Beautiful, quality bred 1/2 Lusitano x 1/2 Friesian filly (Warlander registration eligible). Esperanza LLA (registration with IALHA pending) was born July 21st, 2014.
She is from is our mare Vitima LS (Lusitano mare imported from Brazil). Vitima is from the strong Veiga bloodlines of the Lusitanos, with the noble and brave attitude so characteristic of this breed. Vitima did eventing and dressage in Brazil and was in an amateur dressage/jumping show in the U.S. Vitima is approved with the ABPSL with a score of 75 points. Darth (Friesian stallion) is an own son of Wander 352, "one of the first Friesian stallions bred in North America to ever be approved for breeding by the international Dutch registry, the FPS. He is known for his close to perfect conformation and fluid movement, especially his balance and strength from the rear. In performance, Wander has won every under saddle class judged by the visiting Dutch jury. He has won Grand Champion several times at the annual inspection at Pomona, Ca and in Reno, Nevada. The Wander offspring have distinguished themselves throughout the country and abroad": www.checkerboardfarms.com.
Esperanza has the fluid uphill movement of the Lusitano, the glorious black wavy coat of the Friesian and at 10 days old is showing her remarkable athletic ability. She should mature to over 16 hands and will be a show stopper with her baroque looks and majestic presence. $8500 with price preference given to a show home. $1500 NRD will hold this amazing filly until weaning. Call Anita Castle at (250) 265-3333 for more information or email at email@example.com.