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Finnegan

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Born April 18, 2009: Finnegan is a wonderful gelding by the beautiful 17hh Westphalen stallion, Freestyle, out of our Holsteiner mare, Miriah. From the beginning, Finn was beautifully put together, showing exceptional balance/self-carriage, suspension, and a genuine kind heart. As his training progresses, he continues to show wonderful agility and athleticism, well-balanced, uphill gaits, and an exceptional work ethic. Naturally built uphill, Finnegan is an incredible mover and has a solid competitive future ahead of him.

His sire,Freestyle, is a stunning stallion who has a very athletic body, well applied hindquarters and a super character. At the 100 day Performance test at Prussendorf he was awarded a perfect 10 for character and a 9 for temperament. In dressage he proved to rank amongst the best of his year and received a 9.33 for ridability. His total score was 132.55 points. Showing his athleticism, Freestyle obtained a 7th place finish in jumping with an 8 for ability and the overall winner of his performance test. Freestyle is a son of the famous Rhinelander stallion Florestan I, who was champion of the Rhineland approvals in 1998, and in 1989 he was champion of his performance testing in Warendorf. Florestan I has produced famous stallions as Fidermark, Florencio, Faveur, Fleurop, Furst Heinrich. Florestan I has taken the top position in the FN breeding values for a number of years. Just as famous on his dams side, SPS Paloma was awarded, along with her 4 sisters, the “Best Family of Hessen,” for 4 years in a row.

Miriah, Finnegan's dam, is a lovely Holsteiner mare with an exceptional disposition and a personal barn favorite. She was bred by Milestone and has become a cornerstone broodmare for our program, as she throws not only extreme athletic ability, but incredibly good natured horses. Dam to Rivana (IJF winner and national award winner for being one of the top four 'American Bred' horses), Vega (up and coming talented IJF horse), and Coco (incredible moving 18+h gelding who averages scores in the mid 70s)are just a few of her fantastic accomplishments. Miriah is a true lady undersaddle and is physically capable of competing in either dressage or jumpers. She is by Caesar (HOL) out of Luck of the Irish (HOL) by Calme (HOL), with 3rd and 4th generation lineage to Caletto II (HOL), Cor de la Bryere (SF), and Calypso I (HOL).

Finnegan's athleticism did not fall short, which is no surprise as his parents have been producers in all disciplines. As a weanling, Finn was awarded the Reserve Colt Championship and Premium plaque at his September inspection. Finn is currently in dressage training and Milestone will be campaigning him through 2014. Finn is for sale.

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