Blackshire Equestrian Centre
Breeding Quality Warmbloods, Friesians & Irish Sporthorses In Western South Dakota USA
(Rio Grande/Rollicking xx/Roberto xx)
Sire, Rio Grande:
Sire: Rio Grande
Dam: Green Valley Lady xx
Damsire: Rollicking xx
Razzle Dazzle is a 16.3 hand Hanoverian mare. She is approved both AHS and GOV. At her GOV inspection, she recieved an overall 7. Razzle Dazzzle has produced Foals of Distinction, Premium foals, winning Hunters, Materiale class winners and offspring successfully competing in dressage.
Razzle Dazzle's dam Green Valley Lady xx evented through Intermediate level. Multiple people have commented about how beautiful Green Valley Lady was and what an athlete she was when they had seen her eventing. Her pedigree is a very strong sport horse pedigree, with 10 lines to Bay Ronald, who has been an incredibly important line in both jumping and dressage pedigrees. She also directly traces to Owen Tudor through her sireline, in the same position as the successful Hanoverian approved thoroughbreds Lauries Crusador xx and Sunlight xx. Furthermore, she is linebred to Gainsborough, who is in the direct sireline of the Hanoverian approved Prince Thatch xx.
Razzle Dazzle's sire, Rio Grande won his stallion testing and scored equally high in jumping (134 pts) and dressage (130pts.). Rio Grande initially showed dressage, and as a 4 year old, he was Basic Dressage Champion at the Tournament of Champions. Later he showed in the Grand Prix jumper ring with Eric Lamaze, including being on Team Canada when they won the Nations Cup in New York and Toronto in 1995. Rio Grande also won an International Class at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and was second place in the Shell Cup Derby at Spruce Meadows. Rio Grande's sire is Raphael who has produced several international show jumpers (Radiator, Robinson). Rio Grande has sired many of the best hunters currently showing in the United States such as Eye Remember Rio, Due North, Rave, Rio Bravo, Rio Bronco & Rio Renoir.
Tiramisu BEC by Toronto.
Rossignol by Rousseau.
She won the 2012 Sallie B. Wheeler 3yo Filly Class at Warrenton. She also won the Warrenton Horse Show 3yo Other than Tb Filly Class and was 2nd in a huge Amateur Handler class.
2022 - competing at PSG.
Shedaizy by Soprano.
Shedaizy won several Recognized Training Level Classes, Materiale Classes, and was awarded the High Score Open Oldenburg Award at PVDA Ride for life with scores in the 80's.
Sacre Coeur by Sir Gregory.
Premium & Foal of Distinction GOV filly. OHBS-GOV Director Holly Simensen stated that "This filly had outstanding uphill balance and rhythm. Her mechanics were without compare and she boasted a lovely willing attitude."
Out in California with a junior rider.
Sir Rio EMF by Sir Gregory.
Sir Rio by Sir Gregory. At his German Oldenburg Verband inspection in PA, he was given a Premium and named "Best foal of the day". The inspectors commented that he was "exactly the type they are trying to breed for in Germany, beautiful, with an excellent walk and very uphill and round trot, which was super. He will make a fabulous riding horse." He is currently schooling upper level movements including Piaffe and Passage.
Bon Grande by Bon Balou.