Pop Idol Licensed at AES Grading
Euro Sport horse had a successful day at Solihull during the AES grading Pop Idol impressed the judges with his jump as well as movement and looks. Pop Idol was the only 2-year-old stallion graded.
Pop Idolís sire Whinny Jackson started off his life as a successful Dressage horses before he was spotted by Malcolm Pyrah who saw his potential as a show jumper he has a tremendous showjumping career with Billy Twomey winning at grand prix level including the Lier Grand Prix, The HOYS.CO.UK Cup at the horse of the year show and the Lipsia Six bar to mention but a few of his results.
Damn Jum Jum competed in 1.40m before her career was cut short by an injury her sire Burgraaf was an international showjumper with Roelof Bril; they cleared the 2.10 m. during the puissance of Indoor Brabant in 1991 and in 1993 they were reserve champion of the 1.40 class for KWPN stallions. Approved Burggraaf sons are: Graaf Grande, Burgunder, Habsburg, Bachelor, Fellini, Kroongraaf, Lemmod, Manhattan, Mermus, Murano etc. International showjumpers by Burggraaf are: Burggravin, Procops Dumbo, Sublieft, Hevalietje, Jumper and Graaf. Burggraaf also produces offspring with a lot of movement. Examples are the Grand Prix dressage horses Florijn and Louisville. Also Burggraaf has a lot of offspring who are star and keur. Many mares by Burggraaf won national mareshows. Burggraaf has to his credit many (reserve) champions at national mare shows, VSN-finals, IANtrophy, world championships and stallion competitions. Burggraaf has a very high jumping index with 152 points.
Pop Idol will be used extensively on Euro sport horses brood mares in 2006.