SIRE: Crespo comes from the Holstein line 474A. His grand dam Vanessa III was Holsteins Champion mare and is mother of the approved stallion Calato. From this family come several Grand Prix jumpers and approved stallions like Aldato, Deka, Montreal, Pessoa, Kyra, Cavalier ISH, Verdi, Notre Dame, Bubalu VDL, etc. Crespo did a very good stallion test, getting an 8,5 for his canter, posture & balance and rideability and an 8 for his scope. Crespo is a long lined stallion with lots of elasticity and a very good canter. Crespo jumps with style and much scope. His first sport results are good. Guided by rider Jur Vrieling he won the Stallions Competitions of the 1.10m class in Roosendaal and Zuidbroek. The first foals of Crespo give a positive impression. They show blood and elasticity and have an easy canter. Crespo is by the international jumping stallion Canturo, who with Bernardo Alves jumped at the WC in Aachen and at the Olympic Games in Athens. The Cassini I son Candillo jumped international and the Olympic stallion Quidam de Revel is father of many international jumpers. Landgraf I is a show jumper sire with offspring like Libero H, Leandra, etc. Then we find the Cor de la Bryere-son Calypso I and the still valuable breeding stallion Rigoletto.
Dam: “BENCHMARK” HIGH SCORE JUMPING AWARD was bred by the # 1 breeder of Hanoverian jumpers in Germany, Dr. Jacobs. She was at Spruce Meadows, where she excelled in her carrier as a Jumper. Successfully competing up to 1.20 meter with young teenagers. Arabella is also the dam of the approved stallion Savior. jumping top score 10.0; half sisters of the show jumper Lucy Luby Laptop (German championships for young horses); dams of champion mares in USA and
CANADA; dam of Verden auction horses and stallion prospects at the stud Celle.Dam, Watina by Wendelin – Marconi – Cid is in Germany at the Jacobs. She is also in the Hanoverian Jumping Breeding Program (PHS); dam of the international dressage horse, Laurenzia by Loredo, the show jumper Lucy Lu by Laptop; grand dam of the licensed stallions Esculturo PJ by Escudo I andSavioure by Esbjerg (USA); 5 offsprings admitted to the Hanoverian Jumping Breeding Program (PHS) with a jumping score of 9.0 or more at the mare performance test.Arabella’s sire, Acord II easily won his performance test in 1991, scoring 9.5 to 10 for showjumping, and 9 to 9.67 for rideability. His overall score was 146.04 scoring 138.26 in dressage and 148.47 in jumping. He went on to the 1992 Bundeschampionate in Verden where he was reserve champion behind Franke Sloothaak and the Caletto I son, Calero.Acord II has produced more than 40 stallion sons, one of the more famous is Broere VDL Atlantic, who was the Six Year Old Jumping Champion at the 1999 Bundeschampionate with Ulrich Kirchhoff. Another stallion son to shine with Kirchhoff is Action Hero – like Atlantic, he is based in Holland. In Germany his stallion sons are Acorado, Antaeus, Alboretto, Ars Vivendi, All in One and As di Villagana. As of 2003, Acord II has produced 60 dressage competitors and 404 jumpers (52 to advanced level) for winnings of Euro 736,475. Acord II’s entry in the Hanoverian Studbook includes the comment: “His first foals are impressive with a strong, correct conformation and above average floating movements.”