This gorgeous filly by Emerald van't Ruytershof (Diamant de Semilly x Carthago x Lis de Darmen) and our mare, Cosmolina (Contendro I x Iberio x Prestige Pilot) is our fourth foal from this year's crop.
This little filly's dam, Cosmolina, is one of our top breeding mares. Her trademarks derive from an excellent pedigree. She is by Contendro I who is deemed an outstanding "trademark stallion" and operates among the world's best show-jumping sires and leads the ranking of world's best eventing sires. The damsire is Iberio who was approved in Marbach in 1993. He won the stallion performance test in 1994, where was awarded the score of 10.0 three times, for performance ability, predisposition for Show Jumping and in the guest rider’s score, putting him nearly 20 points ahead of the second placed competitor in the partial index for jumping.
This filly's sire, Emerald van't Ruytershof is an exceptionally talented international Grand Prix and 2016 Rio Olympian stallion who has racked up international placings and wins for years. Emerald has been highly active winning many prizes under saddle of Harrie Smolders in the FEI Nations Cup, Longines Global Champions tour securing many victories in the past years. Emerald's sire, Diamant de Semilly, is a son of Le Tot de Semilly, one of the best sires in the world and a famous international jumper, whilst Emerald's damsire, Carthago Z was a two time Olympian (1996 and 2000) and won the Nations Cup in Aachen, Rotterdam and La Baule, as well as many Grand Prixs. Aside from this outstanding career in sport, Carthago was a globally famous sire.
We are very proud of this future showjumper in the making.