The team at the stud is very nice and helpful in all aspects.— Michelle Cuerden – Del Boy II
Del Boy is there at the moment in quarantine waiting for collection to go to South Africa.
The teams are so experienced I hope there is call for him to go again.
He has proved on numerous occasions that he is a horse with a big future and is a valuable asset to British Breeding.
Argento is by the famous stallion Arko III. As a 4, 5 and 6 year old Argento mainly competed in age classes jumping double clears all the time.
This stallion was a stalwart of the French team, winning the Team Gold Medal as well as Individual Silver at the World Equestrian Games in 2002. Together with his rider Eric Navet, they also represented France at the 2004 Olympic Games, were French Champions in the same year and were key members of the French team, which won the Samsung Super League in both 2003 and 2004.
Big Star is one of the best showjumping horses in the world, with numerous high profile wins including two Olympic Gold titles under the renowned rider, Nick Skelton. Nick himself has referred to Big Star as “the best horse I have ever ridden”. It is also notable that this exceptional stallion is passing his athleticism and incredible temperament onto his progeny, making him a top choice for any jumping mare.