Baloubet du Rouet
Who is Baloubet du Rouet?
Born in 1989, Baloubet du Rouet has won many of the greatest international show jumping competitions, including several world cup titles and two Olympic medals with the Brazilian team. In 1999, he won the World Cup Final in Gothenburg for the second time running, a feat that had only been done by 3 horses since the start of the World Cup competitions. At the World Cup Finals in 2000, he won for a record third time. He was quite successful at a young age, when ridden by Nelson Pessoa on the French circuit, including winning the 7 year old stallion test at Fontainebleau. However, the stallion became most competitive when he became the mount of Nelson's son, Rodrigo, as a nine-year-old. 2004 he won the Gold Medal at the Olympic Games in Athens, 2003 and 2005 the Top Ten in Geneva. Baloubet has been retired from competition in 2006 and from breeding in 2010, and currently lives in Portugal.
Although his reproductive life had started in 1998, it was at age 17 that he came fully available for reproduction. Baloubet is approved by all studbooks of warm-blooded sports horses and has sired several nice horses including Gitane du Brumans II, Gatsby Vandrin, Gonzague du Rouet, Gershwin de Reis, Balou Grande Z and Balou du Rouet. He is especially popular in Germany, Belgium, and Holland.In 2010 his son Balturo has been licensed by the Oldenburg International Studbook.
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