Reference Sires are stallions are we have owned and bred with in the past where their foals have been retained by our stud to breed with when they have reached maturity. In the past, we have owned several very extraordinary stallions and although some foals have not been kept back to breed with, they have all made an impact, in some way, to build our stud to what it is today! Most of our stallions that we have sold have been gelded, where they can enjoy a life with their new owners and assured that they do not go from home to home and are not bred to anything and everything once they have left. Those that have purchased stallions from us, have been breeders that have the same goals as us by breeding quality stock and increasing our gene pool in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. The stallions are listed from the most recent to the oldest:
This particular stallion served us well and we are ever so grateful that we purchased him and used him for one season. We have 3 very well conformed foals that we have kept back from him, one colt being Lulus Jetstream and two fillies, Lulus Celebrity and Lulus Infinity. Triumphant has certainly left a legacy at our stud, whilst his dad, Kaloosa Triumph was the reason for our first stallion prospect exported to Namibia, namely Lulus Just Sublime. Starlight Triumphant was gelded in April 2014 and now stands along side his sire, Kaloosa Triumph (also gelded) at the very beautiful Silver Mist Stables in Franschoek, owned by Gavin and Caroline McGrath.
Lulus Tiger’s Eye
Our first homebred stallion that we used in our breeding program because of his amazing conformation and exceptional pedigree. Tiger, as he is affectionately known to us is sired by the 2008 Summer Show All Breed Champion, Nightingales San Domingo, who prior to his untimely death, produced a long list of champions, such as Kiowa Sahara, Kiowa Gobi Dawn and more recently, Nightingales Ultimate Applause. Nightingales San Domingo, is also the sire of Kiowa Santana, who can be viewed further down on this page. Tiger is out of Nightingale Solitaire, a pitch black 15.2hh App B mare, who is sired by 2005 Appaloosa Reserve Sport Horse Champion, Robberts Juweel. Solitaire had the knack to knock colour onto everything she bred and was always a pleasure to own. Tiger’s foal at our stud that is retained is Lulus Tiger’s Sunstone.