Approved for APSL (Lusitano), Oldenburg applied
Insemination fee: 2000 Euro
Frozen semen: on request
Dragao das Figueiras is not only one of the best Grand Prix stallions in the world, he is also the first Lusitano to be approved for warmblood breeding. Under Sascha Schulz, the majestic grey won the Mariakalnok/HUN World Cup qualifier and took second place in the Brno/CZE World Cup qualifier. In the Grand Prix Freestyle of Leudelange/LUX Dragao das Figueiras achieved a new personal best with 77.81 percent. In addition, the pair secured gold in the Luxembourg Championship.
Presented by Jose Antonia Garcia Mena/ESP with high success, first in the international young horse tour and later in the small tour, Dragao des Figueiras debuted in March 2017 as a nine-year-old with Severo Jesus Jurado Lopez/ESP in the Grand Prix arena. Under Sascha Schulz he then won the Luxemburg Championship, placings in Mannheim/GER, Achleiten/AUT, Pompadour/FRA, Cappeln(GER, Le Mans/FRA, Munich/GER, Geneva/SUI and as the highlight of the season: 3rd place at the Grand Prix and rank four in the freestyle at the CDI5* in Madrid/ESP. Since then Dragao das Figueiras has been by far the most successful Lusitano in his age group.
His sympathetic and always ready to perform interior, the strength in his back and his enormous willingness to assemble make Dragao das Figueiras a stallion equally sought after by Lusitano and warmblood breeders.
His first foals out of warmblood mares are expected in 2019. His offspring in the Lusitano breed will start very promising under saddle.
Only one look at the pedigree and you see the valuable inbreeding component of the sire Xaquiro. Already as a young stallion he was awarded premium multiply and completed his licensing with a top score of 80 points. Thanks to his offspring, among them the sons Rouxinol, Oxidado, Toxico, Quixote and Spartacus, the Olympia participant Oxalis da Meia Lua/ Miguel Ralão Duarte/POR as well as the mother of the Olympia freestyle 16th Rubi/Gonçalo Carvalho/POR, he reached the highest breeding value with over 96 percent. He is the only stallion of the Portuguese Lusitano Breed Association to obtain the title “Stallion of Merit******”. 1988 he won Gold at the international Lusitano festival (FIPSL) the category Stallions and 2004 he won the category of stallion progeny. 2010 Xaquiro was awarded the title “outstanding breeder”.
Both Dragao das Figueiras father Unico and his mother Valeria come from the mare Sevhila of Firme in third generation. Unico, even though he was not able to compete due to an injury in early years yet sired a lot of successful offspring, is the half brother of the European Championship participant and World Cup placed Batuta (sire Quixote)/Gonçalo Carvalho/POR and to Altiva/António Simoes/POR who was driven at the Double harness World Championship.