Just finished this writeup on the great *GRANIZAR and wanted to share it...
National Champion sire *GRANIZAR, a Spanish import, has sired National Champions in halter and competitive trail despite having limited use at stud. His best known get are GASPACHO (6 regional titles in competitive trail), GARBONZO (twice U.S. Top Ten Competitive Trail and 13 regional titles in competitive trail), U.S. Top Ten Sporthorse Jackpot Filly CLEOPATTRAA and U.S. National Champion Sporthorse Jackpot Colt CZANTIAGO. *GRANIZAR is a 3/4 brother to British National Champion Colt ESPLENDOR and to World Junior Champion Filly ESTEPA, both also by his sire GHADAMES out of a daughter of TABAL. He is currently the only breeding grandson of JACIO and TABAL alive, and his pedigree features linebreeding to TABAL (JACIO is his son) as well as lines to ZURICH, MALVITO and MAQUILLO, all sires of National winner producers.
*GRANIZAR is by GHADAMES, whose National winning get include ESPLENDOR, ESTEPA, British Junior Champion Filly KAHRAMANA and British Reserve Junior Champion Filly KAZELLAH. GHADAMES is a 3/4 brother to GEBEL TARIK, sire of Canadian National Champion Hunter *IBERIA, herself dam of PASCION S and ROSE SR SWEET, both of whom have produced 2 National winners apiece. GHADAMES is by JACIO, sire of Spanish National Champion Mares HAMIDA and HEZINA (she the dam of two Spanish National Champions), of American National Champion producers *GG SAMIR, *SIDI BRAHIM and *ISISS, and of ZACATECO, named 1985 WAHO Stallion of the Year in Spain and sire of 4 Spanish National Champions as well as FAKATEKO, a sire of National winners in both Spain and America. GHADAMES is out of LOPAZ, whose daughter NOMBELA produced National Champion sire GEBEL TARIK and *JAZMEINA, dam of a regional champion hunter hack and an endurance horse who has 2,175 miles to his credit. LOPAZ is a 3/4 sister to National winner sire *ZURHAMA DE WASHOE (sire of U.S. Top Ten Hunter and Jumper and National winner sire FLAMING CRIMSON) as both are by ZURICH out of daughters of FABULOSO. She is also a paternal sister to *BARICH DE WASHOE, sire of 19 National winners and 35 producers of National winners.
*GRANIZAR is out of *KADINA SSB, also dam of champion producer KANDICE C and of EC NADINE, dam of 3 champions including D M XANDRU, who has 2 National titles in sporthorse halter. She is a full sister to JACERINA, whose daughter *ORAL is a dam and granddam of National winners. She is a 3/4 sister to Canadian Top Ten Mare *TADURIA DE WASHOE. *KADINA SSB is by TABAL, who sired *TADURIA DE WASHOE, Spanish National Champion Stallion *FIGUROSO, JACIO (sire of GHADAMES) and National Champion producer *ESTOPA (perhaps the most influential Spanish mare of the 20th century for her National winning descendants). The TABAL grandson *VALLEHERMOSO has sired National Champion in hunt pleasure, dressage and show hack and is the paternal grandsire of U.S. Reserve National Champion Mare and National winner producer *ABHA GALI. *KADINA SSB is a maternal sister to GARLA, whose daughter *SHANELA is the maternal granddam of U.S. National Champion Sporthorse Show Hack AM CHANCE COMMAND+++/ (who also has 4 National titles in sporthorse halter). GARLA is also the maternal granddam of National winner producer *LA LINDA SSB. This is the same dam line as that of regional halter and English pleasure winner *NUMAA++, a sire and grandsire of National winners. *GRANIZARís heritage makes him a living treasure.
*GRANIZAR A LIVING TREASURE
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