- Discipline: Showjumping
- Height: 16.2hh
- Stud Fee: £900 + VAT Twemlows 10% discount applies
- Breed: Belgium Warmblood
- Colour: Bay
- Year of Birth: 2000
- Contact: Lauren Williams, Stallion AI Services
- Email: email@example.com
- Tel: 01948 666 055
- Web: www.billytwomey.co.uk/horseinfo
Je T’aime Flamenco can undoubtedly be rated as one of the most exciting stallions to be available in the UK. A Winner of seven of the World’s Major Grand Prix. A stallion who has performed consistently through all the grades. Je T’aime Flamenco’s Grand Prix wins include Valencia in 2011, Barcelona and Amsterdam in 2010, St Gallen and Amsterdam in 2009, HOYS and Belfast in 2008. He was a major winner in Young Horse Classes throughout his career.
Je T’aime Flamenco’s rise to fame started early in his career when as a six year old, under Billy Twomey he was 3rd in the 6yo championship at Horse of The Year Show and 2nd in an International 6yo Championship in Mauberge. He swiftly followed up this result with a win in the 7yo National Championships at the BSJA Festival and a 3rd in the 7yo Championship at the Horse of The Year Show.
In his first year at full International level, Je T’aime Flamenco has caught everyone’s eye by winning the International Grand Prix at Horse of the Year Show, Belfast International, Amsterdam, whilst being highly placed at Oldenburg and La Corunia. A major winner in his first year of International Grand Prix and one of the most potential filled young stallions for London 2012. He is the winner of seven of the world’s major Grand Prix.
“A major winner of International Grand Prix. A stallion who has performed consistently through all the grades”.
Quotes Michael Whitaker British Team Member.
Je T’aime Flamenco was bred in Belgium by Michelle Spas and imported to the UK by Penny Cornish who produced him through his novice grades. He was talent spotted by Billy Twomey on behalf of his owner Mrs Sue Davies, an owner of such prolific horses as Luidam, Anastasia, Call again Cavalier to name but a few.
His Sire, (Verelst) Flamenco De Semilly, is from one of the strongest stallion lines in the breeding of jumping horses, the Le Tot De Semilly– Grand Veneur line. Under Marc Van Dijck the French Stallion has showed that he is a powerful jumping horse. When you consider the mere number of his breeding services, he produces an above average number of excellent jumping horses. From his early breeding seasons we have Grand Prix horses such as Molly Ashes Vicomte D, Gregory Wathletts Willem, Wonder Boy and Je T’aime Flamenco, all performing at maximum level, considering their age.
His dam, Quansie Van De Halhoeve, competed and won at 1.50 level in Belgium. Her sire is the great German stallion Landetto, who is by Landgraf, who is by Lady Killer, giving the dam a great and famous jumping blood line. Landetto’s offspring include Undercover Agent and Utah Van Epicon, whilst Landgraf’s include Burgraf and Libero. Uniquely though his dams blood line, Je Tamie Flamenco is closely related to great sprinters such as Westworld and Try My Best from the USA
His grand sire Le Tot De Semilly carries proven jumping genes. His sire Grand Veneur is one of the most influential sires of his time. Le Tot De Semilly, won or was placed in 22 International classes between 1988 and ‘91. He was part of the Gold Medal winning team at the European Young Riders Championship in Millstreet, Ireland, being place fourth individually. In 1991 he won €183,000 in prize money. Le Tot De Semilly has produced offspring who’s names continue to stand out in the sport such as Everest Ashley, Itot Du Chateau, Item De Quintin, Ideal De Prissey, Diamant De Semilly and Fidji De Fleury to name but a few.
Je T’aime Flamenco’s looks temperament and ability make him an ideal choice for any breeder, intent on producing world class jumping horse for the future. 2014 sees a number of impressive 5 and 6 year olds by Je T’aime, make their debut including Pewit Oitimo with Billy.
Je T’aime Flamenco is the leading money winning sire in the UK and Ireland 2009/10
Some of his most notable progeny include Ballypatrick Flamenco, who won the 2016 Irish Breeders Classic & J’adore Flamenco, who won the Scope 4 year old British Championship, the Arena UK 4 year old Final & the Northcote 4 year old Final & was later sold at the Goresbridge “Go For Gold” Sale for €130,000.
Winner Valencia Grand Prix 2011
2nd GCT Doha 2011
4th CSI 5*W Bordeaux 2011
7th 5* Grand Prix, Aachen 2010
3rd 5*CSIO St Gallen 2010
Winner 5* Grand Prix, Barcelona 2010
3rd 5* Grand Prix, Dublin 2010
Winner 4* Grand Prix, Amsterdam 2010
Winner 4* Grand Prix, Amsterdam 2009
Winner 5* Grand Prix, St Gallen 2009
Winner 3* Grand Prix, HOYS 2008
Winner 4* Grand Prix, Belfast 2008
2nd 3* Grand Prix, Oldenburg 2008
Foal Registration Covering certificates will be issued according to mare owners requirements and stallion eligibility.