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Alexander The Great (Alex) 
2009 Bay Oldenburg Gelding         

Apiro by Argentinus x Frangelica by Fernet Branca

Alex is by the successful hunter stallion, Apiro (Argentinus x Pilot) out of the Oldenburg mare, Frangelica by Fernet Branca (Furioso II). Alex is registered with the Oldenburg Verband and was awarded "Premium" as a foal at his inspection. He is a handsome fellow with a beautifully shaped head and neck and strong topline. Alex has lovely, floaty movement with no knee action. He jumps easily with good form and is scopey over the fences. Alex is easy going, great to work with, willing, and loves attention. March 2012, rising 3 yrs. old, Alex was 16.1 hh.  Estimate of mature height is 16.2 hh. He is shown in the Free Jumping video as a 2 year old in 2011 and free with trot and flying changes, March22,  2012, rising 3 yrs. old.

Alex’s dam, Frangelica (“Franny”), a registered Oldenburg mare, was inspected and approved into the Main Mare Book of the German Oldenburg Verband. She has a super temperament which passes on to her offspring. Franny’s dam was a very sweet, beautiful Hanoverian mare, Erste Liebe and she was also inspected and approved into the Main Mare Book of the German Oldenburg Verband. Franny’s sire is the imported Oldenburg Grand Prix dressage stallion, Fernet Branca (by Furioso II). Fernet Branca was a successful Grand Prix Dressage horse. He was ranked with the World Breeding Federation as one the top dressage sires in the world. His son, Fun, competed at the World Equestrian games in Rome on the British Equestrian Team and was ranked in the top 100 dressage horses in the world for 2000. Fernet also scored “9” in jumping at the 100 day test in Adelheidsdorf, Germany finishing 10th out of 67 stallions.

Alex’s sire, Apiro, is the very popular and successful Argentinus/Pilot son imported by Silver Creek Farms in 2007. He is showing successfully in the hunters in the US.


CONTACT: Crooked Creek Farm

Nancy : 204-476-2547