stallion Conthargos put down owing to laminitis

  • Conthargos, who counts prime grand prix showjumpers and a number one occasion horse amongst his progeny, has died aged 19.

    A press release on behalf of his breeder, Paul Schockemöhle, mentioned that Conthargos needed to be put down owing to a sudden onset of laminitis, which “sadly couldn’t be handled by the vets who have been known as in instantly”.

    The Converter son, out of the Carthago Z mare Cajandra Z, spent his life at Paul’s Mühlen base, Gestüt Lewitz, siring numerous profitable offspring.

    “We needed to say goodbye to our Conthargos far too quickly,” mentioned a submit on the stallion station’s social media yesterday (18 January).

    “One of many very nice sires has left the stage far too early. Remembering the attractive moments and being grateful for 18 years with him. Thanks Conthargos!”

    Conthargos had success in younger horse courses as a four- and five-year-old. An damage minimize brief his competitors profession, which was continued by his offspring.

    He had greater than 20 licensed stallion sons, together with Conthalou and Continental Blue.

    His top-performing progeny embody Concona, who has had placings in five-star grands prix with Ben Maher. Conchento PS, partnered by Gregory Wathelet and Luciana Diniz, additionally has a CV affected by prime grand prix placings from St Tropez, London, Geneva, Valence and Vilamoura. He additionally sired Cosa Nostra, who competed on the Tokyo Olympics with Israeli rider Alberto Michan.

    German occasion rider Sophie Leube’s secure star Jadore Moi, with whom she received Boekelo CCI4*-L in 2021 and completed second at Strezgom CCI4*-L in October 2022, can be amongst Conthargos’ daughters.

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