Sire - Eurostar / Diarado
Dam – Bensons Hy Vista / Yalambi’s Val D’Isere VDL
Gelding / Dob - 14.11.17 / Height 17 hds
Bensons Dimeeblue (Bluey), is a well grown, sensible gelding who takes everything in his stride.
Bluey’s Dam, Bensons Hy Vista is a tall deep bodied mare with an excellent hindquarter. She has a flamboyant back end and jumped to 1.20m before producing a lovely filly, Bensons Cat Balou (Kitty), who is currently competing in open classes with young rider and owner, Racheal Yovich, at the 1.35m to 1.40m level.
Bluey has a sensible attitude, excellent confirmation and has his mother’s powerful hindquarter. He tracks beautifully and has an excellent stride and his free jumping rounds, shows off his scopey jump.
With great bloodlines that include Diarado, Chacco Blue and VDL Atlantic.
Dimeeblue is a certainty to become a high level jumper suitable for either amateur or professional.
Sire: Eurostar 1 Eurostar/James Arkins/AUS, winner of the Nations Cup in Vancouver/CAN and participant in the World Championships, He is by the great stallion, Diarado. and hasfulfilled his promise to breeders many times and even exceeded it. He has produced over ninety licensed stallions, thirty-six 1.60m show jumping horses, ninety 1.50m show jumping horses and three CCI5* eventing horses, who have catapulted Diarado to eleventh place in the WBFSH ranking of the world's best show jumping sires and even to first place of the world's best eventing sires.
Dam: Bensons Hy Vista was one of our competition horses before becoming a brood mare for our breeding programme.
She has jumped to 1.20m easily with a correct jumping style and a flamboyant back end. She is a tall deep bodied mare who has produced three foals for Bensons Sporthorses. Hy Vista has a lovely temperament on the ground and under saddle as well as having been an excellent mother.
Hy Vista’s oldest foal, the talented Bensons Cat Balou (by Balou Du Rouet), is currently jumping Mini Prix with young rider and owner, Racheal Yovich
She has either won or placed in most of her classes. Cat Balou jumped at the Patrons Cup in 2019 and had 3 clear rounds, with the final jump off being 1.35m.
Hy Vistas two and a half year old son, Bensons Dimeeblue (by Eurostar), shows an abundance of talent with his free jumping and is a delight to handle with his terrific temperament.
Her latest weanling foal, Bensons Quickstix (the first foal by Bensons Quicksilver) is an elegant long striding filly who will suit either jumping or eventing in the future.
Bensons Hy Vista will continue her life as a successful broodmare and was recently purchased (2023)
by Rory Hovell and Yalambi Stud to be part of their breeding program.