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Due to the relentless and seemingly endless drought in the Hunter Valley Feldale Stud has decided to offer this lovely horse for sale.
Oozing quality, Banjo is a very attractive individual who is going to have a huge future in whatever discipline he pursues. He has a sensible nature with correct paces, very pleasing to the eye and he appears to have a scopey, careful jump.
Banjo is a rising 5yo dark brown gelding by Staccato who is arguably the most successful sire of eventers currently standing in Australia.
Staccato is the sire of Panamera and Sandhills Brilliare consecutive winners of Adelaide CCI4* in 2011 & 2012. Staccato is by Salute (imp.) who has produced Grand Prix dressage horses, GV Stirling Stilton and Victory Salute as well as numerous 3* eventers.
Staccato from Smiler (TB) who was by Pacific Prince out of a King of Babylon mare. This classic Australian TB breeding has been responsible for many Advanced eventers and Grand Prix show jumpers.
Staccato himself was ranked the No 1 eventing stallion in the world for several years with numerous wins at CIC3* level. Staccato also competed very successfully to Prix St George, Inter 1 dressage later in his career. More information on Staccato can be viewed on www.sandhills.co.au
Banjo is from a TB mare who`s grand sire is by Lunchtime, a well known producer of attractive, trainable horses capable of winning Royal Show Championships in Australia.
Banjo`s full brother is successfully competing at Preliminary eventing.
Banjo is a no fuss, easy to own horse with no vices who has had all the ground work needed before being ridden to start his undeniably successful career in eventing, show jumping, dressage or show horse. Due to owner`s lack of funds and time, he has been put on the back burner waiting for better conditions.
All reasonable offers considered.