Friday, October 23, 2020

Foundation Sire: Krack C

 Here is the next installment of Warmblood Stallions of North America’s Foundation Friday.  Every other Friday we will be featuring a foundation sire - one who has been influential in the development of warmblood breeds. We pull from the incredible archive of The Horse Magazinepublished by Chris Hector of Australia. Thank you, Chris, for permission to draw on your expertise!

169 cm
Breeder: Stoeterij 't' Centrum

Krack C is by one the most successful Dutch sire of dressage horses, Flemmingh, and out of a mare that is solidly jumping bred: by the Lucky Boy son Beaujolais out of a mare by a son of Farn. So there is nothing on Krack C’s dam line that says “Dressage” – except the way he moves… ... Krack C represented Holland with Anky van Grunsven at the 2002 WEG …. He has been a very successful sire in Holland and has produced numerous successful young dressage horses. … Krack C’s licensed sons include: Redford (Ferro), Trento B (Ramiro), Tuschinski (Pion), Tolando (Rubinstein), United (Partout), Velazquez (Alasca), Vivaldi (Jazz), Webster (Ulft)and Zhivago (Jazz). … On the 2016/17 KWPN breeding values for stallions with a reliability of over 90%, Krack C is in 19th place with a value of 136 (Conformation – 108, free movement – 109). He is credited with 1509 progeny over 4, 626 competitors, that’s an impressive 41.48%. Krack C, who had had soundness problems for several seasons, was retired from competition in February 2008 at an official ceremony at the 2008 KWPN Stallion Licensing. …

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