Zenobia STER - SOLD

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Zenobia STER


Melle 311
Friesian Sire


Hearke Pref 254
Friesian Dam's Sire

In Foal To nanning 374

Friesian Mare In Foal To

Horse Description

Height: 16.2 hands

****This Full Pedigree STER mare, out of a MODEL mare, is headed to the FHANA Show in Reno in October****

This is one of the BEST, if not THE BEST, Friesian mares in the country.  Watch for her in the Friesian Under Saddle mare class, in Reno, with Janna in the irons!!

Comes with a breeding to Nanning! NOT currently in foal, so you can show and enjoy her. Use her breeding to Nanning at your convenience:)

2 time IFSHA Grand National Champion, including IFSHA Grand National Champion Mare title in 2006

CA futurity Friesian Under Saddle Grand Champion

Also shown by junior exhibitor, Julia Goldman to Reserve National Championship title!!

2009 Ventura Co Fair Friesian Days Champion!!!

Just under 16.2 hands, this full pedigree ster mare is a proven producer, having had one colt by Wander, and one filly  by Nanning previously 9 see photo above).

Fantastic  mare for dressage, saddleseat, breeding, and just plain pleasure/trail riding.

Comes with  IFHSA certificate, USDF certificate, and the Nanning breeding paperwork.  Her barn name is "Zoby".  

She had a full set of shots (EWT, Flu/Rhino & Strangles intranasal) in March, 2009.

Here is a bit more about this fabulous mare:

Zenobia was bred and foaled here in California and is out of a Model mare and Melle, twice Dutch champion stallion. She has Melle's beautiful head. She grew up on a 600 acre pasture and pushed cows as a 3 and 4 year old.  Then she was trained for Saddleseat and won many championships including the IFSHA Grand Nationals and Norco Parade champion. She has also been schooling in dressage and has done well at training and first level. She has a lovely canter depart (from the walk or stand-still).  She has had 2 foals, a colt by Wander and a filly by Nanning. Zenobia has a sweet personality and loves her withers scratched. She has an extremely long mane.

Zenobia de Perior ster (Melle x Thialda W. Model x Hearke preferent)  Reg # 199929790

Foal history: 2005 Colt by Wander

                     2007  Filly by Nanning

                     Show Record Also Includes:

2002 Cosequin Sport Horse Breeders Futurity  in-hand score 72

2002 Certificate of Dressage Sport Horse

2001 Ventura Friesian Day Suitable for Dressage

2002 Ventura Friesian Day Reserve Champion

2003 Norco Parade Champion (western)

2003 Ventura Frieisan Day Costume Reserve Champion (side-saddle)

2003 Santa Barbara English Junior Rider

2004 California Futurity Saddleseat Mare Champion

2004 IFSHA Grand National Saddleseat Junior Horse Champion

2005 Ventura Friesian Day English Show Hack Champion

2006 Ventura Friesian Day English Show Hack Junior Rider Champion

2006 Ventura Friesian Day Show Reserve Champion

2006 IFSHA Grand National Reserve Champion English Show Hack

2006 IFSHA Grand National Champion Baroque Mare

2007 Ventura Friesian Day Park Saddleseat Champion

2007 Ventura Friesian Day Reserve Show Champion

2007 Ventura Friesian Day Amateur Saddleseat Champion

2008 Ventura Friesian Day Junior Rider Champion

2008 Ventura Friesian Day Saddleseat Open Champion

2009 Ventura Friesian Day Walk-Trot Champion

2009 Ventura Friesian Day Overall Champion (with a novice rider)

Zenobia is a beautifully finished riding horse with many championships, parade & trail experience in ALL disciplines:

  • Currently working on 2nd level dressage
  • Very sound, very solid, a real pleasure to ride
  • Zenobia works cows and helps with our annual cattle round-up. Zenobia was a husband "teacher", and is an excellent trail horse, and was raised on big hills and is sure-footed. She has a long, long mane -almost 3 feet below her shoulder.
  • Zenobia is a ster mare, out of a model mare. Zenobia's sire Melle was twice Dutch champion and is the sire of qualified stallion Fabe. She has had 2 foals with no problems.
  • Full paper:  Motherline:  Thialda W. model out of Loekie ster (by Dagho) out of Drieka ster (by Ritske) out of Paulina model.

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