by Rio Grande - Sandro
Approved by CSHA
offers proven performance bloodlines at a very reasonable fee
"A true image of his legendary sire Rio Grande"
Rio's Filius combines the proven performance bloodlines of Raphael and Sandro, two stallions that are well known for producing both top show jumpers and dressage horses. Raphael has produces such world class horses as "Radiator" - winner of the Spruce Meadows Masters or Eric Lamaze's international horses Raphael, Rosina and Rio Grande.
The Holstein stallions Sandro has produced over 40 licensed stallions in Europe, his best known son is World Cup Champion "Sandro Boy" who has won numeorus Grand Prix competitions under Marcus Ehning. Sandro is the grand sire of Shutterfly, currently the number one jumping horses in the world and "Satchmo", Dressage Gold medal winner at the Hong Kong Olympics under Isabel Werth. Sandro is also the grand sire of "Sandro Hit" one of the most successful sires of dressage horses in Europe.
Rio's Filius is unable to compete due to an injury.
Rio's Filius' full brother "Eye Remember Rio" has been one of the best amateur hunters in the United States for the past several years under his legally blind rider.
Since Rio Grande's death we have bred all of our mares that we would normally have bred to Rio Grande to Rio's Filius. In 2008, we have sold two weanlings by Rio's Filius to one of Canada's most prominent show jumping stables.
Rio's Filius offers proven performance bloodlines at a very reasonable fee.