Hocus Pocus AES Graded Show Jumping Stallion
Hocus Pocus is a British bred Dutch Warmblood (KWPN) born in 2012 and is an Anglo European Studbook (AES) Approved stallion.He stands at 16.2hh and is an eyecatching chestnut with four white stockings and a white blaze. He has superb conformation and paces, an athletic and powerful jump, together with a laid back nature in the stable and fantastic attitude to his work..
He is a very talented and beautiful stallion who has made his international debut at 1.35m level, convincing with outstanding technique, a very quick and powerful hind leg, athleticism and exceptional rideability. These attributes, combined with his wonderful type and correct conformation, saw him being awarded the coveted British Breeding Elite Accolade as a three-year-old. Bred in the UK by Joe Hughes-Jones, he brings some of the most desirable modern performance jumping blood, and he has proven himself to be a reliable progenitor or type, as well as talent. His son Stars Wizard won a Futurity Certificate of Merit in 2019 as the highest scoring two-year-old showjumpig entry of the year.
His sire Zambesi TN contributes the blood of the legendary Heartbreaker who requires no further introduction. Behind that comes John Whitaker's Calvaro Z whose illustrious career included, of course, wins at Aachen and Hickstead. Hocus Pocus's dam sire Vancouver, also known as Isard du Rietz, enjoyed a successful 1.60m showjumping career representing the Netherlands with Gerco and Wim Schröder. He brings the influential lines of Le Tot de Semily with a very interesting addition of performance Anglo Arab lines through the dam. Hocus Pocus comes from an exceptional motherline.
His dam Della Testa Rossa is half sister to Gimondi CKV who has been competing internationally at 1.50m level Tiara Bleicher and Simon Widman for Germany. Out of another half sister, Sieranda, comes the 1.50m gelding Woitcek who has been successful under the saddle of Andrew Ramsay.
With a pedigree that has no blind spots and offers a compelling combination of some of the most valuable performance lines modern showjumping breeding has to offer, a proven track record in producing type, and a promising young international showjumping career, this British bred, exceptional stallion really is the full package for any discerning breeder.
Stud Free (uk only)
Fresh/Chilled = £600 + Stallion AI Fees
Frozen = £470 + Stallion AI Fees
No Foal, Free Return NOT INCLUDING STALLION AI FEES
Hocus Pocus is a walk in stallion with Stallion AI Services. This means he is not based at the stud. So when fresh or chilled semen is needed it has to be planned around his competition schedule and then his transport to stud arranged.
If you are wanting to use him please let us know before your vet sees your mare for the first time. This will then allow us to let you know when Hocus Pocus is available to go to stud for collecting. The best way to let us know that you are interested in using him is by filling in a mare nomination form.
What we don't what to happen is for you to call / email us for the first time, say that you want to use Hocus Pocus and your mare is ready for semen in a couple of days, and then we have to say you can't use him as he is away at a show.