The preferent top-producer Negro, himself a son of the likewise preferent top-producer Ferro, is the sire of Kjento. Negro, with his approved sons and grandsons, already has a great positive influence on breeding. We also know him for being the sire of Charlotte Dujardin’s Olympic champion Valegro as well as the dam sire of the World Champion of 7-year-old dressage horses, Glamourdale (s.Lord Leatherdale), and the upcoming Grand Prix talent, Everdale (s.Lord Leatherdale). The mare Zoriana elite pref IBOP-dr PROK, a daughter of the preferent Jazz, was third in the National Mare Inspection as a three-year-old and then went on to score 90 points in her IBOP, including a 10 for trot. She is competing at Z-dressage-level, just like her mother Poriana keur pref pres sport-dr, a Juventus daughter. Full-brothers of Zoriana are competing at ZZ-Zwaar and ZZ-Licht-level. Furthermore, Poriana also produced two Z2-level dressage horses by Vivaldi. The third dam, Koriana keur pref prest sport-dr (s.Rubinstein I), also produced several sport horses. She is the dam of the Small Tour horses Rhapsody (s. Lancet), Zidana (s.Krack C) and Uno (s.Jazz). Furthermore, she also produced three Z-level dressage horses by Johnson and one by Krack C and is the granddam of various other Z/ZZ-level horses.
KWPN Inspection report
Kjento is an honest, reliable, rider-focused stallion with an excellent temperament. The stallion is very willing to work and is very easy to work with. The walk is active, clear-cut and has good scope with good use of the body. The trot is very powerful, has good scope with a an extremely active hind leg that comes under well and carries very well. The canter is uphill, very powerful with very good self-carriage and scope. Kjento moves with good ‘takt’ and has very good leg action, self-carriage and balance; his great ability to collect attracts positive attention. As a dressage horse Kjento is very talented and gives his rider a good feeling.
Kjento scored the following points:
- Walk(2x): 8.5
- Trot(2x): 9.0
- Canter(2x): 9.5
- Elasticity: 9.0
- Self-carriage/balance: 9.0
- Rideability/temperament: 9.0
- Talent: 9.0
- Total: 90 points
KWPN Breeding/suitability advice
Kjento can improve movement, scope, use of body, rideabilty and temperament and can contribute ability to close/collect to dressage horse breeding.
Stud Name: EquiBreed NZ Ltd
Stud Master: Lee Morris
Stud Address: 399 Parklands Road RD1 Te Awamutu 3879
Phone: 07 870 1845