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2016 Mare (Diamant de Semilly — Belaquador, by Equador)

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Quora is a 2016 mare by Diamant de Semilly out of the Equador mare Belaquador.

About the Sire Line

Diamant de Semilly is an exceptional showjumper and sire; he transmits to his offspring his strength, scope, great balance, wonderful canter, suppleness, uncommon ease and super willingness, which make him a dream stallion.  Diamant de Semilly is ranked for several years the best Selle Francais Sire. He combines the power and great ease of his sire, Le Tot De Semilly with the blood of his excellent damline (same as Almé).

  • 2002 World Champion with the French Team
  • 2002 Champion of France
  • Team Silver Medal at the 2003 European Championships
  • 2003 Samsung Super League Champion CSIW Grand Prix and Nations Cups  

Diamant has already produced more than 1000 jumping winners indexed in France and numerous others in foreign countries. Due to the percentage of his offspring indexed in showjumping and the good level of those indexes, Diamant is the SF stallion who improves the most the quality of his offspring! He has also already produced more than 60 stallions approved in SF studbook and many others in some other studbooks and some among the best, like the 2011 Oldenburg Champion of the stallions (cf. Diamant x Phin Phin) and Diarado, the 2007 Holsteiner Champion of the stallions. Diamant De Semilly is the sire of the following horses: 

  • Emerald (Diamant x Carthago)
  • Diarado (Diamant x Corrado I)
  • Pacino (Diamant x Muguet du Manoir)
  • Quickly De Kreisker (Diamant x Laudanum)
  • Niack De L’Abbaye (Diamant x Rocky du Carel)

About the Dam Line

Quora’s mother Belaquador ( Equador X Akteur ) was injured as a young horse.  She jumped up to 1.35 with Meagan Nusz.  The grandmother produced three 1.60 Jumpers and 1 1.50 jumper. The great Grandmother produced 1 1.50 jumper.  The great aunt Elansa produced the 1.60 Jumper Vesuvius.  

Equador was by the famous stallion Voltaire. Vital in Voltaire’s pedigree is the connection in the third generation to the thoroughbreds More Magic xx on one side and on the other side Furioso xx. Voltaire is the result of crossing two outstanding bloodlines: Furioso II and Gotthard. Furioso II produced 200 state premium mares and at least 70 approved stallions of which several are standing at stud in other continents. One can easily say that Furioso II has influenced the breeding industry worldwide. The full brother of Furioso II is the French stallion Mexico. His son Le Mexico is a familiar name in Dutch breeding and frequently appears in the pedigrees of successful showjumpers. The dam’s sire Gotthard is, now more than fifteen years after his death, almost a legend in German sports horse breeding. Gotthard’s strength is continued in his sons and grandsons.

As an 8 year old Voltaire jumped 1.50 m. courses with a great deal of success. He showed his strength in international jumping in 1988 in Calgary, Stockholm, Lanaken, Helsinki, Wiesbaden and Wembley and in 1989 he brought his showjumping career to a successful ending by winning the Grand Prix of Berlin with Jos Lansink and 2nd in the Grand Prix of Leeuwarden. Voltaire was the sire with the most offspring at the Olympic Games of Atlanta in 1996. Moreover, Voltaire is second on the World Breeding Ranking of Showjumping Sires. Voltaire has over 50 approved sons. Many of his offspring jump at Grand Prix level, i.e. Finesse, Altaire, Kahlua, Play it Again, Helios, Electro, Kannan, Especial etc. etc. Foltaire, ridden by Günther Seidel is a famous offspring of Voltaire in the international dressage ring. Voltaire has been awarded Huntersire of the Year 2001, 2002 and 2003 in the USA. At the moment Voltaire is one of the top sires in the KWPN Jumping Index with 151 points.

Quora's Height: 15.2 h