Sea Lion
Breeding News and Announcements

Sea Lion: Offspring Report 2019

Ruffian Stables is proud to report that three out of the fifteen foals of 2019 by Sea Lion have been born, and are looking good! Sea Lion’s oldest offspring are starting careers as well. Sea Lioness (shown) just qualified for the FEH National Championships, while Sargasso Sea has a new home with a USET Team member. ...read more

Article

Is the Stallion's Age Important for Fertility?

According to Dr. Ryan Ferris, in a podcast on TheHorse.com, a stallion's fertility usually peaks around 12 to 15 years of age, and drops a bit after that, and again after age 20. Horses are individuals, of course, ...read more

WSNA News

New Stallion Story: LioCalyon

Our new Stallion Story is about LioCalyon, the founding stallion of Wild Turkey Farm. It’s a particularly poignant story, as LioCalyon passed away as the Stallion Story was being planned. But his memory and his story live on, in tributes and in his offspring. ...read more

Breeding News and Announcements

In Memoriam: LioCalyon of Wild Turkey Farm

Wild Turkey Farm has sadly announced the passing of LioCalyon, April 2, 1992 – February 26, 2019. Lio was the founding stallion of the farm, an elite stallion with the AHHA, and had three approved sons. He competed successfully for over 10 years, and then started a second career as a breeding stallion. ...read more

Sea Lion

Champion 3*** Eventer, Hunter,Jumper, Dressage, Race Horse
Jockey Club Registration Number: 9845734

Lifetime breeding license with the ATA (Trakehner) with scores of 8s and 9s out of 10. Also has breeding license with, AHS (Hanoverian), HGV, Rhinelander, ISR/Oldenburg NA, and AQHA (Quarter Horse) .

Scores with Hanoverian society are thought to be the highest ever given to a Thoroughbred Stallion in decades or longer.

Charismatic, intelligent, kind with an amazing work ethic. This stallion is focused and professional about his competitions or breeding. He knows the difference. He is a delight to work around.

Sea Lion competed successfully in twenty-one international eventing competitions, including fifteen at the 3* level, and competed at the Rolex 4* event. Sea Lion was USEA Regional Advanced Champion and USEF/ PHR National Advanced Champion. In 2014 Sea Lion retired sound from eventing to begin his breeding career - while continuing to demonstrate his versatility competing in jumpers and hunters BAREFOOT!

Sea Lion’s crowning attribute is his temperament.

2015:
Memorial day Classic at L.A.E.C.: won both Thoroughbred Hunter classes:
H.I.T.S. “A” Performance Hunter, 2nd
H.I.T.S. “A” Devoucoux Hunter Prix, 3rd

2014: Los Angeles Thoroughbred Hunter Classic, 3rd

Awards:
2013 USEA Advanced regional champion
2013 USEF/PHR Advanced National Reserve Champion
2012 Area VI Zone Intermediate Level Championships, 3rd
2011 USEF/PHR Eventing Zone Intermediate Champion
2010 USEF/PHR Eventing Zone Champion at Intermediate & Advanced
2010 USEF/PHR Eventing National Reserve Champion Horse of the Year, Advanced.
Sea Lion has been level 3 Jumper champion at H.I.T.S. "A" rated show and has won at 1M20 "A" rated jumping competitions.

Racing: 12 starts in NY won at Belmont and was in the money 7 times.

Sea Lion's foals: To date three have competed in FEH classes: Seacret Agent, Ariel and Northern Quest Blue Sea, each winning their class and qualifying for Nationals.

All Sea Lion's foals are showing independence, athleticism, boldness and ease of learning new things. More than 95% breeders have bred back to him, one or multiple mares.

In 2017 he will have foals in Germany and Australia.

Sea Lion frozen sperm is now also available at the German State stud in Celle, and in Australia through International Horse Breeders Pty Ltd and Select Breeders, Inc.

Pedigree

Sea Salute xx
Ivory Today xx
Danzig xx
Glowing Honor xx
Caveat xx
Ivory Bay xx
Northern Dancer xx
Pas De Nom xx
Seattle Slew xx
Glowing Tribute xx
Cannonade xx
Cold Hearted xx
Sir Ivor xx
Bill and I xx

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