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Showjumping Horses Past and Present

Here at Stableexpress we take a look at the best show jumping horses from around the world, past and present, read these top horses who have made an impact on the world of showjumping in the competition arena as well as the world of showjumping breeding.

Lastic - Competed by Nick Skelton, Lastic made history when the pair jumped the iconic high jump fence at London Olympia horse show : watch video of Lastic clearing this iconic fenceLastic Cruising - Irish sport horse stallion Cruising won many prestigious classes and grand prix`s including the world famous Aachen grand prix with rider Trevor Coyle. In 1999 Cruising came second in the world cup final in Gothenburg : watch video of CruisingCruising I Love You - Ridden by American rider Norman Dello Joio, the stallion I Love You, sired by the great selle francais stallion Alme, I Love You was a popular stallion for breeders in the USA. Among I Love You`s many wins was the 1983 world cup final in Vienna, Austria: watch video of I Love You I Love You Ambassador - Winner of the gold medal at the 1972 Olympics, ridden by Italian rider Graziano Mancinelli. : watch video of Ambassador Ambassador Touch of Class - A thoroughbred show jumping horse, Touch of class represented the USA at the 1984 olympics winning gold in the individual and team events, in 2000 Touch of Class was inducted in to the Show Jumping Hall of Fame : watch video of Touch of Class Touch of Class E.T. FRH - Competed by Austrian showjumper Hugo Simon, E.T was one of the ones to watch in every grand prix, in 1996 & 1997 E.T won the world cup final. E.T was one of the first horses to be cloned : watch video of E.T FRH ET FRH Shutterfly - Winner of the 2008 and the 2009 world cup final with rider Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, as well as the 2006 Munich grand prix, 2005 Aachen grand prix, Arezzo grand prix and many others. : watch video of Shutterfly Shutterfly De Sjiem - Sired by the stallion Aram, De Sjiem was competed by Dutch rider Jeroen Dubbeldam and together the pair won Olympic gold at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. : watch video of De Sjiem De Sjiem Warwick Rex - Winner of the gold medal at the 1976 Olympics with German legend Alwin Schockemöhle. : watch video of Warwick Rex Warwick Rex Nino Des Buissonets - Sired by Kannan, Nino Des Buissonets was competed by Swiss rider Steve Guerdat, Nino Des Buissonets won the individual gold medal at the London 2012 olympics. : watch video of Nino Des Buissonets Nino Des Buissonets Abdullah - Competed by American rider Conrad Homfeld, Abdullah is a Trakehner stallion who son the individual silver medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and a team gold medal, Abdullah also won the indivuel silver and team gold at the world equestrian games and the world cup final at 1985 world cup. : watch video of Abdullah Abdullah Classic Touch - Representing Germany at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, ridden by Ludger Beerbaum Classic Touch won individual gold. : watch video of Classic Touch Classic Touch Jus De Pomme - Winner of Olympic gold at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 ridden by Ulrich Kirchhoff, Jus De Pomme was a stallion with an impressive competition record and sire of some outstanding progeny. Sadly Jus De Pomme passed away shortly after winning gold suffering from colic. : watch video of Jus De Pomme Jus De Pomme Gem Twist - Gem Twist was one of the worlds top showjumping horses competed by American rider Greg Best, Leslie Howard and then Laura Chapot, Gem Twist won indiviual and silver gold medals at the Seoul olympics and was crowned the worlds best horse at the world equestrian games. : watch video`s of Gem Twist Gem Twist Big Star - ridden by British veteran rider Nick Skelton, Big Star gave Nick the elusive olympic gold medal that he had been looking for throughout his jumping career, winning team gold at the London 2012 olympics and then the individual gold medal in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. Big Star is a stallion sired by Quick Star and has proved very popular with showjumping breeders.: watch video of Big Star Big Star Big Ben - An iconic showjumper, Big Ben was competed by Captain Canada, Ian Millar. Together the partnership won over 40 grand prix`s as well as two consecutive world cup finals.: watch video of Big Ben Big Ben Hickstead - The stallion Hickstead represented Canada in some of the world biggest events with rider Eric Lamaze, highlights include gold at 2008 olympics, bronze at the world equestrian games and many other major championships. Over the course of his jumping career he won over $4,000,000. Hickstead sadly passed away in 2011 of an aortic rupture, shortly after jumping in Verona, Italy at teh time he was ranked as the top horse in the world.: watch video of Hickstead Hickstead Jappeloup - The little horse with a big heart, Jappeloup along with French rider Pierre Durand won individual olympics at the 1988 Olympics and a gold at the world championships : watch video`s of Jappeloup Jappeloup Baloubet du Rouet - Ridden by Brazilian showjumping rider Rodrigo Pessoa, Baloubet du Rouet won the world cup final three times in a row, along with Rodrigo he also won the individual gold medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Baloubet du Rouet has also been an important breeding stallion and his progeny have been competed by many of the worlds leading showjumpers : watch video`s of Baloubet du Rouet Baloubet du Rouet Stroller - Stroller was competed as a pony by Marion Coakes, at when Marion reached 16 instead of selling Stroller, she then upgraded her to a horse, and together become one of the best horse and rider combinations in the world, winning the Hickstead Derby, womens world championships, the Hamburg derby and silver medal at the 1968 Olympics. : watch video`s of Stroller Stroller Ratina Z Ratina Z is one of the world most renowned jumping horses, winner of team gold medals at two Olympic games with Piet Raymaker & Ludger Beerbaum. Ratina Z also won many championships including the Aachen grand Prix and the world cup final. Ratina Z is a product of the famous Zangersheide stud and has a stallion erected to celebrate her as a competition horse and as a brood mare : watch video`s of Ratina Z Ratina Z Milton Originally competed by Caroline Bradley before her untimely death, Milton then competed by John Whitaker who formed an amazing partnership and became the first horse to win one million pounds, he would be named Milton the millionaire, winning numerous championships together. John and Milton would become fan favourites and pinups on many a fans walls. : watch video`s of Milton Milton



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