Blackshire Equestrian Centre
Breeding Quality Warmbloods, Friesians & Irish Sporthorses In Western South Dakota USA
(Fazur Mail/Hand In Glove xx/Digne Espoir)
Maternal half brother, Otto Mail:
Breed: Selle Francais
Sire: Fazur Mail
Dam: Feva Mail
Damsire: Hand In Glove xx
Lena Mail is a Selle Francais mare imported from France. She was bred by Haras de Brullemail who is one of the top breeders of Selle Francais in the world. Lena had a successful career as a Hunter Jumper before retiring to become a broodmare. Lena has 3 maternal 1/2 brothers who are approved stallions.
The mare line of Lena is one of the best french families having given many international winners and stallions.
Maternal half brother, Otto Mail Otto Mail has what it takes to be a very good dressage horse. He has a rare strength, above normal activity. It has 3 very good gaits, with an exceptional step. His ability to put together is very interesting for the work of Grand Prix. He was champion of the national competition standards and was approved SF 2005 at 3 years old. OTTO is recognized as the being a great example of the SF type: he provides two streams of blood very little cross, with both sides is the evidence of their qualifications.
Lena's damsire, Hand In Glove has had an extraordinary sporting career ; Well placed in racing at 2yrs old, then winning in Dressage (Prix St Georges level) until 8yrs, he started in CSO showjumping at 9yrs old. In 3 seasons, he managed to get to the level of World Cup Grand Prix CSO. In 1990 & 1991, 7 victorys and 23 placings with John Charlebois or his wife including: 3rd Neiman Marcus Futur class ($7 500), 3rd Range Rover Grand Prix at San Francisco ($ 10 000), and 7th Grand Prix CSIW The Oaks ($100 000). Hand In Glove possesses a particularly interesting pedigree coming out of the top family line of Nearco, his father BEST TURN had also produced XX winners in CSIW (MVP in USA) & CDI (Shining Moment in USA).