Blackshire Equestrian Centre
Breeding Quality Warmbloods, Friesians & Irish Sporthorses In Western South Dakota USA
Bonne Chance BEC
(Bon Balou/Come Back ii/Michellino)
Sire, Bon Balou:
Damsire, Come Back ii:
DOB: July 1, 2015
Sire: Bon Balou
Damsire: Come Back II
Price: Sold to Wisconsin.
Bonne Chance BEC. Bonne Chance is a Hanoverian gelding by Bon Balou and out of an imported Come Back II/ Michellino / Leandro mare who is trained to PSG. He is a tall, athletic colt and has 3 very lovely gaits. Bonne Chance is personable and extremely intelligent. We expect him to mature around 17+ hands tall. Chance is registered with the American Hanoverian Society.
Sire, Bon Balou was the 2012 70 Day Stallion Test Jumper Champion! Bon Balou was licensed Hanoverian in Verden in 2008, he is a modern framed horse with outstanding jumping ability combined with excellent, active paces as we well as an excellent temperament. In 2009 Bon Balou won and placed in young horse classes. Also in 2009 Bon Balou successfully competed his 30 day test at Neustadt (Dosse), with very good scores in all categories, his overall score was 8.23, and his jumping index was 8.35. In 2011 Bon Balou was showing in the 5 yr old jumper division in Germany, and has recently shown and placed at M level (1.35 meter). Bon Balou will be showing in the 6 yr old Jumper Division in 2012.
Dam: Westergaardens Comtesse is an imported Danish Warmblood mare. She is 16.1 hands tall. Tessa is a very feminine mare with lovely floaty gaits. She is extremely athletic and has wonderful conformation. Comtesse was shown through 3rd level on the East Coast with scores in the 70's, and trained through PSG.
Damsire, Come Back ll is ranked #10 for the WBFSH 100 Top Dressage Stallion Sire Ranking of 2014. He was the Danish Warmblood Stallion of the year in 2002. Come Back II completed his hundred day test in 1995 and among 40 of the best horses in Germany he placed first overall. His test riders gave him scores of 9 and 10 for rideability and character. In the jumping portion of the test he was first, and in dressage he placed third for an overall first place performance. Come Back II, was a successful competitor in, and winner of, many advanced dressage and performance tests.
Grand Damsire, Michellino is ranked #6 for the WBFSH 100 Top Dressage Stallion Sire Ranking for 2014. Michellino was the 2006 Danish Warmblood stallion of the year. Michellino comes from a successful dressage lineage, his sire Michelangelo and grandsire Ulft. Michellino has been one of the most used breeding stallions of the Danish Warmblood book due to his progeny which possess very expressive and supple gaits, a very effective 'motor' and elegant and noble exteriors. Michellino was reserve champion at the 100 day Day Performance Test in Wilhelmsborg and now is competing successfully in dressage in Denmark at Prix St.Georges-level. Michellino started a successful career as a producer of dressage horses and has many approved sons now, as well as 58 graded mares. The dressage index of Michellino is 120 points. Six of Michellino's progeny have participated in the Young Horse Performance test in Herning. Furthermore 18 of his children have been selected for the semi-finals for the 4, 5 and 6 year old Championships in Denmark 2001. Because of these outstanding achievements Michellino has been awarded an "Elite" stallion by the Danish Warmblood Society!