ABOUT SAPPHIRE:  Sapphire (by Liostro x Manolita) is a gray Holsteiner warmblood show jumper gelding born April 15, 1992.  An Olympic competitor and 2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist. Bred by Otto Lienau, Germany.  Owned/trained/ridden by Mark Watring.  Sapphire is available for breeding through the cloned stallion, Sapphire Alpha Z.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

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  • 05/27/2002 – won $35,000 Lexus of Glendale Memorial Grand Prix, ridden by Mark Watring
  • 2002 – Gold at the Central American Games, El Salvador
  • 08/2003 – Individual Gold in Showjumping at the PanAmerican Games, ridden by Mark Watring
  • 08/2004 – Athens Summer Olympics equestrian competitor
  • 2006 – Gold at the 2006 Central American Games, Bogota, Columbia
  • 2007 – Pan American Games competitor
  • Multiple Grand Prix competition winner

ARTICLE:  Breeding’s New Frontier: Mark Watring’s Sapphire is cloned, by Erin Gilmore – California Riding Magazine – June 2009

Link to Sapphire’s Clone

PEDIGREE: 

SAPPHIRE
Grey - HOL - DE

B: 15 Apr 1992
D:

LIOSTRO
Bay - HOL - USA

B:
D:

MANOLITA

B:
D:

LADYKILLER
Bay - TB - UK

B: 1961
D:

LUBLIN
Bay - HOL - DE

B: 1974
D:

ROMAN
Grey - HOL - DE

B: 1960
D:

ESTRELLA
HOL

B:
D: