Year of Birth: 1992
Shoulder hight: 16.3 hands
|Darco (Ambassador)||Lugano van la Roche||Lugano I|
|Iliona van het Carelshof||Attack Z||Alme|
Comments on pedigree:
DARCO, his sire : The world #1 jumping stallion, a great international showjumping winner, he won many World Cup Grand Prix and ended 7th at Barcelona Olympic Games. He's a son of Lugano van Laroche, one of the great sires of Belgiun breeding. Darco, has produced among the best : Sapphire : 6th Beijing OG and 7th Aachen WEG, Trudo King Darco : Atlanta Olympic Games, Belgium Champion and 5th at St Gall European Championships. He has also produced the stallions : Non Stop, Ogano Sitte, Winningmood vd Arenberg.
Attack Z, by the one of the four greatest sires ever, Alme. Attack Z jumped in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics under Vitor Alves Teixeira.
Donnersberg was one of the foundation sires of Hannovarian breeding, stationed at the state stud of Warendorf.
Suitable for: Showjumping, eventing
A great looking stallion with size, musculature, movement, temperament and scope. Definately an improver with the strength of Darco and the great mind and cute head of Parco.
Performances and Results:
European Championships 2003 - 4th
World Cup Final 2003 - 7th
Athens Olympics 2004 - 4th
World Cup Final 2005 - 9th
Global Champions Tour 2006 - Champion
WEG Aachen 2006 - 9th
Parco went to and placed at every major championship, making him one of the greats of the sport.
Scope, breeding, looks
There are currently in excess of 50 Parco offspring in the FEI international lists. Of Parco's offspring which are old enough to compete at international level (350), his strike rate is over 15%.
In France, among the first Parco's offspring which has been tested in showjumping and eventing : 75% are indexed, which proves his improving abilities. In 2008, Parco was the leading sire of 4 year olds at the Fontainbleau finals.
Bufero van het Panishof (Dirk Demeersmen) top 25 at the London 2012 Olympics
Angel v/d Hoendrik, 4 YO Champion of Belgium in 2004
Approved sons include Balou van de Heldenlaan, Booster van het Getenhof, Bufero van het Panishof, Cobe van het Gonnehof, Cquito van het Panishof, Dream d’Hedje DWS
Parco only started breeding in Belgium in 2000, once he was 8. So his oldest offspring are now only 10, so now we start to see them in international Grand Prix. From his first crop he had a World Gamed 2010 competitor!!!
Mares to use with this stallion:
Parco will improve the temperament of any mare, whilst giving bone, scope and looks. Light through to medium weight mares will do very well with him, whilst very heavy girls should be avoided.
Breeder: Johannes Bongaerts
Owner: The Stallion Company
Breeding fee: €.1200,-
Parco semen is sold with live foal guarantee at 48 hours.
Parco stands at our centre between Ashford and Canterbury in the UK, so is available throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe by chilled semen. Our agents have stocks of frozen semen.
Available for the following countries:
UK - The Stallion Company
Ireland - Parklands vets (NI), Phillip McManus, Tim Brennan
Belgium, Holland and Germany - www.harasdesconcessions.be
France - Les Haras Nationaux
Italy - www.lcstalloni.it
Sweden - www.lovstastuteri.com
Australia - www.waterviewpark.com.au
USA - www.yancey-farms.com
South Africa - www.pedigreereproduction.com
UK Centre Address
Ken - Sales and breeding advice
Telephone: +44 7540 321 666
Sara - Emergencies
Telephone: +44 7784 039 117
The Stallion Company
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