Contefino
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Is the Stallion's Age Important for Fertility?

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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

Contefino

International jumper and proven sire of performance horses
Contefino's sire, Contender, is Holstein's leading sire. He produced many outstanding horses for International Sport.

Contefino's dam is sired by Corofino. He achieved victories in international competition.

Contefino received the highest scores at the AHHA stallion approvals. He received the dream score of 10 for jumping ability and 10 for technique. Contefino has 3 very good gaits with a score of 9 for canter.

Contefino was sold at age 6 back to Germany. He was known throughout Europe for his remarkable jumping ability. He went on to compete in the 1.60m classes in Europe.

An injury let to his retirement from the show ring and he returned to the States to pass on his legendary jumping ability.

Contefino has proven himself as a very successful sire, having produced eight approved stallions and many top performance horses.

Recently, Contefino's daughter Contefina, ridden and owned by Ashley Bond, won the 2017 Five-Year-Old Young Jumper Championship.

Pedigree

Contender
Kyra XIII
Calypso II
Gofine
Corofino I
Fabila
Cor de la Bryere
Tabelle
Ramiro Z
Cita
Corrado I
Valeska IV
Landjunker II
Abend

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