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** Purebred & Partbred offspring due in Australia October 2017 **

TOP ACHIEVEMENTS

NSW State Dressage Championships 2017 Reserve Champion FEI Para Grade II

Sydney CDI 2017 Reserve Champion FEI Para Grade II at first Australian competition

Shoalhaven All Breeds Show June 2017 Supreme Led
Champion Other Breeds Led
Reserve Champion Led Buckskin
1st Led Other Breeds Stallion
1st Led Buckskin Stallion

CELERE (pronounced See-Lair) is the stunning breeding approved Purebred Lusitano stallion selectively sourced from Portugal in March 2014 as Victoria's Para-Dressage mount for the European Paralympic qualifiers 2016 and WEG 2018.

Imported August 2016. Full registration with both the Portuguese Studbook & Lusitano Horse Association of Australasia, EA, FEI Para Equestrian and Buckskin Society NSW.
There is only a very small number of Lusitano stallions in Australasia that are 'Approved for breeding' with APSL Portuguese Lusitano Studbook and CELERE is one of those stallions - a formal accreditation of his quality.

Proven sire of colour in Portugal, with first Australian Purebred and Partbred offspring due 2017.

Gold medal winner of morphology in Portugal as youngster, competed Elementary level in Portugal 2014-2015, campaigned in dressage at Golegã fair 2014, selected to represent Australia at FEI Para Dressage CPEDI 3* in Hartpury England and prior to being exported to Australia was winning at Gold Official Medium in England.

Celere has presented himself on the Australian competition scene like a true star, carrying his Para Equestrian rider to Reserve Champion at one of Australia's most prestigious dressage events, the Sydney CDI. Celere has also been shown at Official Preliminary with his Para rider scoring up to 69% and placing 5th out of 17 talented combinations. A true sign of a positive competition career for this stallion in Australia.

Victoria instantly fell in love with the beautiful nature of this stallion - very bold, giving and gentle. "When I saw CELERE in Portugal he hadn't been ridden for a week prior to our first ride together. Despite this he was super calm and forgiving to my weak aids which is a side effect of my illness. Super powerful in his gaits yet so soft and supple, oozing loads of potential as an International superstar, did I mention he is absolutely stunning to look at".

CELERE carries true to type characteristics of the Lusitano horse. With the power, bone and three extraordinary gaits. Not to mention his pedigree comes from a long line of the worlds most reputable Lusitano horses.
CELERE is half brother to VIETKONG - Purebred Lusitano stallion who was campaigned by Olympian 'Juan Antonio Jimenez’; an Online magazine expressed he was ‘a horse which has an expressive passage and piaffe’. GUELO (Estoiro x Alfarroba) - Also a half brother to CELERE won European Champion 2014 at the European Championship of the Lusitano Horse in Belgium.

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THE SIRE:
'Estoiro' One of the only Lusitano Stallions to be awarded merit by the Portuguese Association for breeding; Sire of many horses which distinguished themselves through their functionality, good gaits, good character and beauty. ESTOIRO won Champion Senior Stallion.

ESTOIRO has offspring with medals of gold and silver in morphology and movement, also excellent ratings in tests of dressage: RIETO - gold medal in the FNC in 2001; QUIE - silver medal in the FNC and IL in 2000, medal gold and champion of FNC and IL in 2001; UERA - silver medal EE and IL in 2002, silver medal EE in 2003, gold medal winner and EE in 2004, silver medal in 2005 in IL; UEMA - silver medal EE and IL in 2003 and 2004.Pai Stallion Zuelo (MK)


THE GRAND SIRE (Sires Line):
'Zico' - Imported by "Las Morerías" from Portugal in 1993, was purchased by Joao I. Barata Freixo from the Vinhas stud farm as a 2 year old, and for a decade stood for his Stud Mares. In Portugal, "Zico" produced over 200 outstanding offspring. He won various prizes in Portugal and Mexico.

- Gold Medal, Senior Stallions, in Portugal, 1989.
- Gold Medal in Functionality, in Portugal

- Gold Medal in Functionality, in Mexico, 1996.
- Progeny Champion in Mexico, 1997, 2000 & 2001.

 

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