approved for: Oldenburg
Epsom Gesmeray won the Young Horse World
Championships in Lanaken and has gone on to win
several Grand Prixs. In 2003 he was fourth in the
Ladies German Championships and in the following
year he was very successful with the Korean Team on
the Olympics in Athens.
His pedigree is almost unique; his famous sire Jalisco,
succesful both in the sport and at stud by the all-time
great stallion Almè out of a Furioso xx dam. Jalisco
himself, remembered from his performance at the
Olympics in Seoul, is amongst others, sire to the worldrenowned
Quidam de Revel, who has considerably
influenced the breeding of show jumpers all over the world.
Epsom Gesmeray -> Jalisco B / Starter / Vin d’Honneur
On the dam`s side, through “Starter”, son of the
thoroughbred Rantzau xx, he has an almost identical
bloodline as the Individual Gold Medallist Baloubet du
Rouet ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa. The thoroughbred
Rantzau xx also produced the all-time great Holsteiner
“Cor de la Bryère”, who has inspired Holsteiner
breeding for decades.
He is equipped with an ideal character, super rideability
and loose movement with unlimited scope and
His radiological score is excellent. Epsom transmits its great balance, blood, good topline and ideal jumping technique. Epsom is well built and collects easily. He displays good movement, is supple and elastic with good reflexes and an excellent gallop. His offspring have cool temperaments, are easy to ride and have good mouths. His classic style makes him easy to cross, but avoid heavier mares.