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Thrilling new horse for Scott Brash: Hiya Valentino


  • British showjumper Scott Brash debuted his new trip Hiya Valentino on house soil on the London Worldwide Horse Present, and this thrilling eight-year-old stallion exhibits a whole lot of promise.

    Valentino, who gained the Hiya prefix when he got here below the possession of Scott’s long-term backers Woman Harris and Woman Kirkham, was bred in Sweden by Tina Petersson-Lind and he’s by the stallion Diamantino.

    “He was produced by Wilma Hellstrom and Ciaran Dreeling, who purchased him in Sweden when he was about 5, and we purchased him off the household about six weeks in the past,” Scott informed H&H.

    “Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli could be very shut pals with Wilma and mentioned to me a few occasions, ‘Oh you already know he’s a very good horse and I believe he’s very clever, check out him’. She bought me to concentrate to him anyway. Then I went and tried him and so they have been superb first impressions.”

    Scott Brash: ‘He’s scopey, he’s cautious, he’s intelligent’

    Scott and Hiya Valentino’s first present collectively was a CSI2* in Belgium initially of December and the Olympic gold medallist stepped him as much as five-star tracks in London, the place they completed with a stunning clear in Monday’s pace class.

    “We nonetheless want a while collectively simply to get to know each other, which is regular, so we simply have to go to a couple extra exhibits,” mentioned Scott, who received Sunday’s Longines FEI World Cup qualifier together with his championship horse Hiya Jefferson. “It’s nonetheless early days, however I do assume he’s a very thrilling horse for the long run. He’s scopey, he’s cautious, he’s intelligent – so there’s a whole lot of substances there for a prime horse. 

    “We’ve been a bit in need of horses, so he’s a very good addition.”

    Scott additionally has a stunning new seven-year-old mare from Poden Farms, Keswichtime HV (Untouchable 27 x Numero Uno), who has been racking up a string of elegant clears in younger horse lessons.

    “We’re simply making an attempt to construct and all the time producing the subsequent ones – so we’ll preserve making an attempt!” mentioned Scott.

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