- Discipline: Showjumping
- Height: 16.2hh
- Stud Fee: £1,100 plus VAT
- Breed: Oldenburg
- Colour: Bay
- Year of Birth: 1994
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Arko’s earnings to date are over 1 Million Pounds, & he was the Number 1 horse in Europe 3 years running in 2004, 2005 & 2007 Arko has impeccable breeding and is by the prestigious, world famous Argentinus who was Champion Oldenburg and Hanoverian Stallion of the Year 2005. His dam line is equally impressive. Unika, who was the number 1 show jumper in Europe for 5 years and was voted the number 1 in the World for 2 years, also produced Arko ESI, full brother to Arko III who achieved the highest price for a foal sold through a German auction at 130,000 Euros. Unika’s sire, Beach Boy, placed 6 out of 52 stallions with 127.01 index, 5th in jumping with 127.91 and 15th in dressage with 113.20, in his Oldenburg licensing. In Germany he has six approved sons and 122 competition horses. Arko’s earnings to date are over 1 Million Pounds, and he was the Number 1 horse in Europe 3 years running in 2004, 2005 and 2007. He is also the only horse to be given lifetime membership for BSJA for his outstanding achievements.
In addition to the outstanding progeny listed below, he is also the sire of successful young up and coming horses such as, Arkuga & Gerko III van de Zeilhoek. Arko III passes on his phenomenal scope coupled with a careful technique & outstanding temperament.
Represented Great Britain at the 2004 Athens Olympics
British Team Member at 2005 European Championships
Won the richest competition in the world with the
Calgary CN Grand Prix 2008
Won Dubai Classic 2006, 2nd in the Dubai Grand Prix 2006
CSIO Grand Prix Rome & Lucerne 2006
Won the Estoril Grand Prix 2007
Numerous Nations Cups double clears.
Argento – In 2015 he topped the World Breeding
Federation for Sport Horses World Rankings list, won
over 16 Grand Prix’s, ridden by John Whitaker, won the
1.55/1.60m – GCL Team Competition Round 2 at the CSI 5*
at Chantilly 2018.
Aristio currently jumping internationally with Anthony
Condon. Won the CSIO5* 1.60m Grand Prix at Hickstead 2018.
Shark – Won the $25,000 1.45m Classic at Tryon Equestrian
Centre 2018. Won the $50,000 CSI2* Grand Prix at the 2018
Split Rock Jumping Tour.