Spanish Grand Prix Horse Scolari Sold as Children's Ride to France

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 15:34
Manuel Perez Valle and Scolari :: Photo © Azahara Perez

The Spanish owned and competed Scolari has been sold to France as the children's ride for Ninon Dupuy Pelardy. Dressprod first posted the news. 

Scolari is a 13-year old Hanoverian by the eponymous breeding stallion Scolari and out of Golden Princess (by Grand Cru x Argentan). 

Career in Spain

The Hanoverian began his sport career in Spain, owned by Yeguada Sola Nogales. He has been competed by three different riders so far.

Under Jesus Fajardo Ortego the duo was 16th at the 2015 Spanish Young Horse Championships. The horse made its international show debut as a 5-year old at the 2016 CDI Jerez de la Fontera. A year later Daniel Roman Valderas rode him in the 6-year old tests at the CDI Medina Sidonia. They were fourth at the 2017 Spanish Young Horse Championships. Another year later they did one CDI in the 7-year old division in Sevilla. 

As of 2019 Manuel Perez Valle took over the ride and debuted him at small tour level at the CDI Sevilla. Two years later they returned to the international stage at Grand Prix level at the 2021 CDI Jerez de la Frontera, where they scored 66.457% in the Grand Prix. It was their last international

Move to France

Scolari moved to France in February. He has been allocated to the 12-year old French children rider Ninon Dupuy Pelardy.

Ninon made her show debut last year at the CDI Ornago aboard Don Amour de Hus (by Don Primero x Rohdiamant). They went on to compete at the CDI's in Le Mans and Jardy.

Photo © Azahara Perez

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