Valhalla Andalusian Breeders

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Andalusian Mares

OA Sienna

OA-Sienna-with-VA-Centurion-2013-2Sienna was the first Andalusian we ever purchased. Bought as a yearling from Sandra Yonge (Olympic Andalusians) in 2000, Sienna was a grey, sweet and quite possibly had the most beautiful movement we had ever seen. She grew into a powerful mare with great bone and substance with extensions to die for. To date she has given us nine beautiful foals and all with outstanding conformation and movement. Sienna was bred to our stallion, VA Manolete’s Hijo Amado and gifted us with a beautiful grey PRE colt on May 7th, 2015. VA Astuto is a wonderful colt with lots of movement and great conformation.   OA Sienna offspring

vmf valencia

valencia-winValencia is a 2005 PRE grey Andalusian mare. To date, she is the only filly OA Sienna has ever had. Her sire is Quimerico KF formerly owned by Paul Dufresne of Training for Courage. Valencia completely outdid herself in 2013, which coincidentally was the first time she had ever stepped into a show arena. Not only was she pronounced the Canadian National Champion Senior Mare but she can also boast winning the Canadian National Champion Best Movement class as well. Her daughter, VA Azucena was Reserve Champion in the Best Movement class reinforcing the fact that this is a great line of movers and shakers. Her 3 month old colt that was at her side, VA Alejo, was pronounced the Canadian National Supreme Halter Champion for the whole show. Great job Valencia! In 2013 we bred Valencia back to Alejo’s sire (our black stallion Amado) and got a gorgeous grey colt with huge movement, VA Titanio. Virtually a clone except for the colour. Valencia has done outdone herself again in 2015 and has given us on of the best colts we have bred to date. VA San Paulo was born on April 1st, 2015, is huge with conformation and movement beyond belief. He is PRE, Bay and will be BIG. He will be sold to a dressage home only.

2013 Canadian Nationals Results:

Canadian National Champion Senior Mare – 5 years and up and Gold Medal Movement Winner
Canadian National Champion Andalusian Best Movement

VMF Valencia offspring

estampa ma

Estampaweb-3A 2006 Grey PRE Mare standing 16 HH, Estampa MA is one of our absolute finest mares. Bred for outstanding movement and conformation, Estampa was pronounced U.S. Reserve National Champion Filly in 2008 and Canadian National Champion Senior Mare in 2012. Her sire is multi-national champion senior stallion, Ocioso, owned by Marios Andalusians. Estampa has been shown under saddle as a 3 year old and as 6 year old capturing numerous Canadian National Champion titles including Dressage Suitability and Show Hack.  Estampa has given us three foals to date.  She is the dam of VA Manolete’s Hijo Amado – our 2010 Multi-National Champion stallion, VA Katerina – our 2013 Reserve National Champion filly (sold in 2014) and our 2017 colt by Sandokan – VA Doble de Manolete. “Doble” is a stunning grey colt with amazing movement (currently not for sale).

2015 Canadian Nationals Results:

Canadian National Andalusian/Lusitano or Half Andalusian/Lusitano Horse High Point – Tied
with VA Manolete’s Triana (both our girls)
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Sr. Mare (5 yrs and up) and Gold Medal Movement Winner (6 entries)
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Best Movement – Open (17 entries)
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Mare – all Ages – Amateur to Handle and Gold Medal Movement Winner
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability – Amateur
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Pleasure – Amateur
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Show Hack- Amateur
Champion PRE Mare – All Ages
1st Place – Andalusian/Lusitano Sport Horse In Hand – Open (14 entries)

2014 Canadian Nationals Results:

Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Sr. Mare
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability – Amateur
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Show Hack – Amateur

Estampa MA offspring

inez vw

Inez is a 2005 grey US National Champion Andalusian mare. She was purchased by Valhalla Andalusians in the spring of 2008 from Schuyler Van Woerden. She was immediately put into training with Warren Mather of Choice Show Horses. She was shown at the 2008 US Nationals where she won Reserve National Champion Andalusian Mare, All Ages, Amateur to Handle. She also placed Top Five (placed 3rd) in the National Champion Andalusian Jr Mare class and to her credit, she won the gold medal for movement against some very tough competition. Since returning home from Texas, Inez has become one of our top broodmares giving us 3 National Champion fillies and one gorgeous colt (Tigres) that was sold before he was shown. Inez has also been started under saddle this year and is proving to be a very talented mount with beautiful extensions that she gives very willingly and with great elevation.  Inez gave us a full brother clone to VA Tigres del Norte for 2015.  VA Toledo was born on April 30th, he’s grey and will definately big and rather sassy (but in a good way) with exceptional movement.

2015 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability – Youth
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Show Hack – Youth
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Pleasure – Youth
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano and 1/2 Andalusian/Lusitano Western Pleasure – Youth
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano and 1/2 Andalusian/Lusitano Western Equitation – Youth
3rd Place Andalusian/Lusitano and 1/2 Andalusian/Lusitano English Equitaion – Youth

Inez VW offspring

VMF Coqueta elegante

Coqueta is a 2009 grey Canadian National Champion Andalusian mare. Her sire is Ocioso VIII, a US multinational Champion stallion and one of the top champion producing sires in the US. Her dam is one of our foundation mares, Inez VW. Coqueta is a fantastic mare with great presence and movement. She was shown in 2010 and 2012 at the Canadian National Show. In 2010, Coqueta was incredible and became the 2010 National Champion Filly, 1 year and under and 2 years and under. She was also the Reserve National Champion Andalusian Mare, All Ages, Amateur to Handle. She was then shown again in 2012 were she won the National Champion Jr Mare, 3 and 4 years, Reserve National Champion Best Movement, Champion PRE Mare, National Champion Andalusian Mare, Amateur to Handle, and, saving the best until last, the Canadian National Supreme Halter Champion for 2012.  Coqueta has given us one outstanding filly so far, VA La Duquesa (sire was Perigrino De Fraille).  Duquesa was the 2014 National Champion Filly, One and Under and Gold Medal Movement winner.  Coqueta has given us a stunning filly for 2015 to our black stallion, VA Mystique’s Hijo Amado.  VA Reina as her name depicts, will definitely be “Queen” of all the land.  What an amazing filly.  VA Reina will absolutely be at the National show in 2016!

2014 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Sr Mare and Gold Medal Movement Winner
Champion PRE Mares, All Ages – 1st place and Gold Medal Movement Winner

2012 Canadian Nationals Results:

Canadian National Supreme Halter Champion, All Ages, All Sexes
National Champion Andalusian Junior Mare, 3 and 4 Years Old
Reserve National Champion Andalusian Best Movement
Champion PRE Mares, All Ages
National Champion Andalusian Mares, All Ages, ATH
2nd: Andalusian Sport Horse In HandChampion Andalusian, All Ages, All Sexes

VMF Coqueta Elegante offspring

VMF Gema Preciosa

Gema is a 2009 grey PRE Andalusian mare. She truly is a gem. Her dam is our multi-national champion Mare, VMF Valencia and her sire was our multi-national champion stallion, Mystique’s Manolete. We had great plans to show Gema at the 2010 Nationals as a yearling for she really was a sight to behold. About 2 weeks before the show, I walked out into the field to bring her in for her halter lesson and there she was unable to move her right rear leg. We took her to Washington State University where it was confirmed that she had broken her hip. Fortunately for Gema, it was broken in such a way that the specialist thought that, with time, she might heal well enough to be a broodmare. She was kept at WSU for another 2 months before she returned home for 6 months of stall rest followed by another 6 months of limited confinement. Today, Gema gallops around the field with all the other girls with such elegance and elevation that few would even know that she had ever injured herself in such a bad way.  Gema has given us two beautiful PRE fillies in 2014 and 2015, VA Mi Poca Fresa and VA Cristal.  Thank you Gema for these to prize fillies.
VMF Gema Preciosa offspring

VA Manolete’s Triana

Triana is a 2010 grey Canadian National Champion Andalusian mare. Her dam is our US National Champion mare, Inez VW. Her Sire was our Canadian Multi-national Champion sire, Mystique’s Manolete. Triana has been an incredibly easy horse to handle. She was easily started under saddle this year and has been a joy to ride. Her conformation is outstanding and her movement compelling. She was shown at the Canadian National show in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2011 Triana was the National Champion Filly, 1 and Under, National Champion Filly, 2 and Under, Reserve Champion PRE Mares, all ages, and Reserve Champion Andalusian Mare, Amateur to Handle. In 2012 she was the Reserve National Champion Filly, 2 years old. In 2013 she was National Champion Jr Mare, 3 & 4 years old, National Champion Andalusian Mare, Amateur to Handle. In 2015, Triana outdid herself at the Nationals by tying with Estampa MA for High Point Andalusian/Lusitano Horse for the entire show. See her show results below. She is quite accomplished for such a young filly. On March 24, 2015 we welcomed a gorgeous colt from Triana by Mystique’s Padrino. Thank you Triana for your beautiful gift. VA Aragon is an amazing young boy

2016 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Sr Mare
Reserve Champion PRE Mare

2015 Canadian Nationals Results:

Canadian National Andalusian/Lusitano or Half Andalusian/Lusitano Horse High Point – Tied
with Estampa MA (both our girls)

Canadian National Andalusian/Lusitano or Half Andalusian/Lusitano Horse High Point Junior Horse:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability, Jr Horse
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability, Open
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Show Hack, Open
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Pleasure, Jr Horse
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Pleasure, Open
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Western Pleasure, Jr Horse – Open
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Western Pleasure – Open
2nd Place – Andalusian/Lusitano Sport Horse In Hand – Open (14 entries)

2014 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Jr Mare (3 & 4 yr olds) and Gold Medal Movement Winner
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability, Jr Horse
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Dressage Suitability, Open
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano English Pleasure, Jr Horse, Open
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Western Pleasure, Jr Horse
VA Manolete’s Triana offspring

VA Manolete’s Ysabela

Ysabela is a 2010 National Champion PRE grey Andalusian mare. Her dam is our multi-national Champion mare VMF Valencia and her sire was our multi-national Champion stallion, Mystique’s Manolete. Ysabela did very well at the 2016 National Show winning the coveted title of National Champion Andalusian Best Movement in a class of 15 horses.  She was also Reserve National Champion Andalusian Sr Mare (a close second to her sister VA Manolete’s Triana who was the NC). In 2011, Ysabela was the National Champion filly, 1 year and under and Reserve National Champion Filly, 2 and under. In both of these classes she was also the Gold Medal Movement winner. This girl is a real mover and an outstanding dressage prospect.  Ysabela gave us a beautiful filly in 2014, VA Mi Poca Manzana.  She has also given us an amazing colt in 2017 by Escamillo.  This very big PRE colt, VA Ardiendo, has been sold. Ysabela is in foal to our stallion, Norteño Rey MA for 2018.

2016 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian Best Movement
Reserve National Champion Andalusian Sr Mare
Reserve National Champion Andalusian Mare, Amateur to Handle
Champion Andalusian Sport Horse in Hand

2011 Canadian Nationals Results:

Reserve National Champion Andalusian Filly, 2 and under and Gold Medal Movement Winner
Andalusian Filly, 2 and under, Gold Medal Movement Winner
Andalusian Filly, 1 and under, Gold Medal Movement Winner
Champion PRE Mares, All Ages
National Champion Andalusian Mares, All Ages, ATH

VA Manolete’s Ysabela offspring

VA La Duquesa

Duquesa is a stunning 2013 grey Andalusian filly. Her dam is our multi-national champion mare, Coqueta Elegante and her sire is Peregrino De Fraille, a gorgeous imported stallion from Spain and a US Regional Champion. Duquesa was born with white around her eyes and by the time she was 3 months old she was snow white. A very striking filly, Duquesa has incredible conformation and movement with a very feminine look. At the 2014 Nationals, Duquesa took everyone by surprise when she entered the arena and was a complete show stopper. She was so breathtaking that the photographer requested a private photo shoot after the show. VA La Duquesa was the 2014 Canadian National Champion filly, 1 year old and the Gold Medal Movement winner. She was the 2015 National Champion 2 year old Filly and the 2016 National Champion Jr Mare and Gold Medal Movement Winner.  To top it all off, she was the 2016 Supreme Halter Champion for the whole show !!! So proud of “Boo” (her barn name as she has been snow white since 3 months old)

2016 Canadian Nationals Results:

Canadian National Supreme Halter Champion
National Champion Junior Mare and Gold Medal Movement winner
Reserve National Champion Best Movement
National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Mare, Amateur to Handle
Champion PRE Mare

2015 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Filly, 2 years and Gold Medal Movement Winner
Reserve National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Best Movement – Open (17 entries)
3rd Place – Andalusian/Lusitano Sport Horse In Hand – Open (14 entries)

2014 Canadian Nationals Results:

National Champion Andalusian/Lusitano Filly, 1 year old and Gold Medal Movement Winner
Champion PRE mares, 2nd place

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