As a 4, 5 and 6 year old he mainly competed in age classes jumping double clears every time. Now as a 7 year old he is jumping 1.30`s and 1.40`s. At the British Young Horse Championships he jumped clear everyday and won the 7 year old championships, at Horse of the Year Show he finished 5th in the 7 & 8 Year old final and was placed in the International Classes during the week
Argento is a good looking horse with a fantastic attitude he is very athletic and super careful.
John Whitaker & Argento - HOYS GP 2017 jump off
Argento is by the great stallion Arko III, as a young horse Argento showed lots of promise jumping well in age classes as a 7 year old he was crowned leading 7 year old at the British young horse championships. Competed by John Whitaker he has continued his success in the jumping arena winning over 16 grand prix`s including prestigious classes in Munich, Amsterdam and Treffen. Below you can watch Argento in action in Madrid on the Global Champions Tour ridden by John Whitaker
John Whitaker - Argento - LGCT Madrid 2016 - Grand Prix Round 2
Argento Retired From The Showjumping Arena, 14/01/2020
John Whitaker has announced the retirement of his great stallion Argento, the 18 year old stallion has been at the top of the sport with John Whitaker in a partnership that has lasted more than 11 year and has resulted in Argento actually being John`s biggest money winner of his whole career, winning numerous grand prix`s and 1.60m competition. Argento will be standing at stud this year and will certainly be a popular choice for Breeders in the UK and across Europe.