Vechta x Animo
AES APPROVED***** (2005) STALLION
Stud fee £1,200.00 plus VAT
Chilled & frozen semen available through West Kington Stud.
Billy Congo is by the AES & Irish Horse Board Approved stallion Vechta, who himself is by the famous sire Voltaire.
Vechta’s extended pedigree carries 3 crosses to influential TB stallions Lucky Boy, Cottage Son and Furioso and top level performance sports horses, these performers and progeny include the great For Pleasure, Heisman, Faust Z and Maximillian Voltucky, Champion young stallion at the SHB (GB) stallion grading.
Billy Congo had a fantastic year in 2013, After jumping triple clear to finish 4th in the London leg of the global champions tour, William went on to jump triple clear again in Cannes to finish second, and an unlucky pole in the final round in Monte Carlo prevented him winning the class, but another 2nd place finish meant that he moved up to fourth in the global champions tour ranking list, with over £150,000 worth of winnings from the 2013 global tour season alone. William and Billy Congo finished off the summer in style by being part of the Gold medal winning team at the European Championships. He has now just under £500,000 in prize money.
“For ability and bloodlines Billy Congo more than compares with any other stallion standing today, he is an exciting prospect for the future and I will be using him on my mares.”
“Billy Congo is an exceptional young horse about to break into the top of the sport. He also has the bloodlines to match and that is why he will be my choice of stallion.”
“Having already bred a World Cup Finalist in Flexible, I see huge potential in Billy Congo having seen him compete at several international shows. The fact that I have selected him to use on my mares speaks for itself.”
“Billy Congo is one of the most exciting young stallions I have seen. His bloodlines and the ability he is showing in the international arena makes him an ideal choice for my mares.”