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Parco

A great looking stallion with size, musculature, movement, temperament and scope. Definitely an improver with the strength of Darco and the great mind of Parco.

Performance

Parco is undoubtedly one of the the greats. Ridden by Ludo Philipaerts, his competition record is made up of a list of wins and placings. At 8 years old Parco was Belgium Show Jumping Champion, and at 9 he was 9th on the list of best show jumpers worldwide.

Parco competed at and was placed in every major competition, and his achievements include:
4th – 2003 European Championships
7th – 2003 World Cup Final
4th – 2004 Athens Olympics
9th – 2005 World Cup Final
1st – 2006 Global Champions Tour
9th – 2006 World Equestrian Games

Pedigree

Parco is by one of the world’s greatest jumping stallions, Darco. This outstanding stallion won many World Cup Grand Prix’s 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 Olympic Games and 7th Aachen World Equestrian Games, 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.

Parco’s dam-sire, Attack Z, is by the one of the four greatest sires ever, Alme. Attack Z jumped in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics under Vitor Alves Teixeira.

Breed: Belgium Warmblood
Height: 16.2hh
Colour: Grey
Year Born: 1992
Country of Origin: Belgium
Resident in South Africa: No
Semen Available: Frozen
Stud Fee: €900.00 Live foal guarantee
Contact: Iconic Sires
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Darco (BWP)
Lugano van la Roche (Hann)
Ocoucha (BWP)
Lugano I (Hann)
Alderflut (Hann)
Codex (Holst)
Latoucha (Gelder)
Iliona van het Carelshof
Attack Z (BWP)
Eleonore (Westph)
Alme (SF)
Undine (Rhine)
Donnersberg (Westph)
Fara (Westph)

Progeny

Parco started breeding fairly late at the age of 8 years. His oldest offspring are now competing very successfully at international Grand Prix level. From his first crop he has a World Equestrian Games and Olympic Competitor!

There are currently in excess of 50 Parco offspring in the FEI international lists. Of his most successful are Bufero van het Panishof (Dirk Demeersmen) who placed in the top 25 at the 2012 London Olympics, and Angel v/d Hoendrik, the 2004 Belgium 4 YO Champion.

Parco’s 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.

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