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Flipper d'Elle

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Selle Français, dark bay

Year of Birth:  1993
Shoulder hight: 15.3 hands


Double Espoir  Ibrahim  The Last Orange 
Quatrieme Espoir, sf  Plein D'Espoirs 
Pavlova des Marais, sf  Jalisco B, sf  Almé sf 
Tanagra, sf 
Gueule d'Amour, sf Uriel, sf  
Belle Helene xx  

Comments on pedigree:

Flipper's father Double Espoir served French breeding with distinction throughout his carrier. He sired International jumpers such as Bayard D'Elle, Fidelio du Thot, Avec Espoir, and Apache D'Adriers. The father of Double Espoir, Ibrahim, needs no introduction as one of the most influential foundation sires in breeding. His most famous son being Almé.

The dam sire Jalisco was considered the "Sire of Sires" and his products include Quidam de Revel and Papillon Rouge along with another forty odd approved sons.

Suitable for: Jumping, eventing


Whilst diminutive, this stallion defines the term "heart of a lion". Take a look at the video an be amazed at what this little stallion is capable of. He has the most remarkable jump.

Performances and Results:

Competition Results of Stallion: A permanent fixture in the French Nations cup team with his rider Laurent Goffinet, in 2006 he won ten different International titles, including the Grand Prix of St Lô the CSIO ***** of Gijon, the four star Grand Prix of Deauville and the four star Grand Prix of Bremen (germany), he was also selected for the WEG in Aachen. In 2006 alone he won 81,000 euros.

2003 : A member of the Samsung Super League winning French team. He also won the three star Grand Prix at St L?nd the three star Grand Prix at Le Courneuve.
2004 : Again he was a key member of the French which won the overall Samsung Super League, and the winner of the Grand Prix at St L?2005 ? Flipper won the Grand Prix at Deauville, Chantilly and Le Mans, he also competed at the European Championships at San Partignano.

Strong points:

Heart, jump, genetics.

Comment on offspring:

Flipper has a refining effect on larger framed mares, and as a result improves movement. In 2011 one of his foals out of an Alexis Z mare, scored TEN for movement in the South German foal tests.

His young stock ALL inherit his very fast foreleg technique, gallop and braveness, which is why he is now #3 in the French eventing rankings AND #3 in the French jumping rankings, behind Diamant and Kannan.

All his offspring are good looking.

Offspring results:

Flipper now has (October 2013) 79 international offspring and has been in the world top 100 a couple of times.

ISO: 186

Mares to use with this stallion:

Flipper suits larger mares with movement and good frames. He is having super results with Dutch, Belgian and German mares. He is one of the most sought after stallions in these countries.

Breeder: Alexis PIGNOLET

Owner: Les Haras Nationaux (The French National Stud), standing at THE STALLION COMPANY

Breeding fee: €.900,-

Covering conditions:

His semen is with live foal guarantee. Fresh semen is available next day throughout Europe, however we can ship to Dublin, Stansted and Brussells same day.

Available for the following countries:

Throughout Europe.

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