Swedish Warmblood Filly
Born April 16, 2004
Vivaldi x Shalala
Above on first day
Below at 3 weeks
Above as a yearling
Above at 15 months old.
(Very faded from the hot summer sun)
Vivian's pedigree info:
1984 - 2005
Conformation- Type:9 Head/Neck/Body:9 Legs:8 Walk:8 Trot:10
Under Saddle- Walk:8 Trot:10 Canter:9 Overall Impression:9
Vivaldi was the winner of his stallion test receiving outstanding scores for exterior conformation and movement. He has been shown through PSG and trained through Grand Prix dressage. According to Kyra Kyrklund, Vivaldi has incredible ease for the piaffe and passage. Both Linda Zang and Hans Barkevall, head of conformation judging of stallions and movement expert on SWANA `99 tour, highly recommend Vivaldi as a top sire. Barkevall says "Besides the high BLUP index that Vivaldi has earned as a top sire, he also carries the valuable Napoleon blood which is needed to improve rideability, shoulder angle, uphill conformation, type and incredible movement. Because of these qualities, Vivaldi will cross especially well with many/most mares in the USA."
Vivaldi was given the "A" rating due to the performance results of his offspring, needing one more young horse test for elit status. Daughter Calnia was national mare champion at Elmia `97, several daughters have also placed there. Givaldi was Silver medalist at Young Riders CH. in Sweden. Currently there is a Grand Prix gelding winning in Germany; offspring are also competing in intermediate eventing and show jumping. In US, Vialli is winning nationally through 4th level, and both Vialli and Vodka are USDF Horse of the Year winners.
1991 Jockey Club Thoroughbred mare
Sire is Marfa (TB sire of 34 runners which have earned
$100,000 or more) who is out of Foolish Pleasure.
Dam is Aiglon (HOL), who raced in Holland. Dam side is all European winning race horses. Shalala had a jumping career, that lasted 2 years, in Florida.
Vivian is one of the last offspring of the great stallion, Vivaldi, who has produced several winners in the Dressage. She is a very athletic filly, with a great reach in her movements. She has a lot of energy, but is still easy to handle. She should mature into the 16 hand range and will turn grey. She has very high potential for Eventing, but should also do well in Hunter/Jumpers.
Congratulations, Rhonda Kight, of Lafayette, Alabama, for the purchase of this lovely mare!