The product of an exceptional breeding program in Belgium - one that has produced multiple Grand Prix horses, including Diabolo's full brother, Uchingo d'Esquelmes with rider Robert Breul in France.
Diabolo is by the great stallion Chin Chin. Chin Chin was an exceptional show-jumping stallion, whose willing and forgiving character, combined with an undeniable jumping talent, were huge factors in his international success.
Chin Chin competed for more than five years at the international level. He achieved amazing success in the show ring, despite the fact that his rider was an amateur. In 1988 Chin Chin won FIVE consecutive times in the North American League on the World Cup circuit and competed in Seoul at the Olympic Games where he placed sixth individually. Four years later, he competed at a second Olympic Games in Barcelona! In 1989 and 1990, he was placed in the final of the World Cup in Both Dortmund and Tampa. In 1990, Chin Chin and Jaime Azcarraga competed in the first edition of the World Equestrian Games in Stockholm.
Dam sire Carthago is by Capitol I who needs no introduction. Carthago Z showed promise as a future show jumping star early at his performance test he earned a 9.5 for free jumping and a 10 for jumping talent! Carthago Z has had a very illustrious show jumping carrier winning many grand prix’s as well as competing in 15 Nations Cups, in 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Carthago Z finished 11th place individually along with rider Jos Lansink, the pair competed for Holland in there second Olympics at the Sydney Olympic games.
Diabolo d'Esquelmes exhibits great jumping talent. Combined with his superb temperament and rideability, he has the scope for the International ring. He begins his career in 2013, starting with the YHS Finals in Wellington. He will campaign in the low jumpers throughout the 2013 season
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