(Banderas x Athena II) DOB May 2, 2012
|Banu is a May 2012 filly by Banderas (Balou Du Rouet/Grannus) out of Athena II (Concorde/Ramiro). This
fancy girl is an eye catcher not only for her striking good looks and correct conformation, but also for her fancy
movement and bold personality.
She is an exceptional hunter derby prospect, but has the bloodlines and the heart to make it to the top as a
show jumper. She has so much presence and will always be noticed wherever she goes.
Her Dam Athena II is an older style big mare, with a gorgeous head and neck. Athena is highly athletic and has
extremely good jumping ability. She is a real stylist over fences and has tons of power. Athena carries the blood
of several show jumping legends including Concorde,Voltaire, Zeus, and Ramiro all in the first 6 genertions of
Her Sire Banderas is really proving himself as a producer of exceptional foals. Banderas is a very typey athletic
stallion, with a lovely expression, clearly stamped by in looks by his sire. Banderas has three very good athletic
gaits, and shows a huge amount of jumping potential, he jumps in classic form, and show a lot of
scope. He also has a very good temperament and good nature.
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