Estopasan

(*Rastano × *Estopa)
Grey Stallion , Born 1985

1985-2016

Estopasan was the last living son of the legendary *Estopa. *Estopa was selected in the December, 1999 issue of Arabian Horse World Quarterly as being one of 'Europe's Top 5 Most Influential Mares of the Century'. *Estopa had been bred to the straight Egyptian *Morafic son, Shaker El Masri, to produce *El Shaklan and his full brother and sisters, a cross that became known around the world as the 'Golden-Cross'.

When *Estopa was nineteen years old the decision was made to breed her to a pure Spanish stallion to preserve her Spanish heritage. The stallion chosen for this important mating was *Rastano. *Rastano was imported as a young stallion from Spain and was bred by Mr. Osuna Escalera, the same breeder who had bred *Estopa. Sigi had seen *Rastano's dam, Arilla, on a visit to Spain and felt that Arilla was one of the most beautiful mares she had seen anywhere. Don Osuna bred Arilla to Jaguay, a full brother to Galero, (sire of *An Malik) and owned by the Spanish State Stud, to produce *Rastano.

In 1985*Estopa delivered a handsome son by *Rastano and he was named Estopasan. Estopasan has developed into an elegant stallion and embodies many of the qualities of his dam and of his Spanish heritage. He is tall and elegant and structurally correct. His bones and joints are large and his feet round. His neck is long and his body smoothly coupled. His temperament is kind and gives off an air of gentle pride. He looks functional, yet elegant. We showed Estopasan as a younger stallion and he earned the Champion title each time shown.

Estopasan is a vital component to our breeding program. His daughters are wonderful producers and a successful cross for us is breeding them to *Sanadik El Shaklan. One representative of that cross is our Om El Jimala was twice named US National Reserve Champion Senior Mare.

Estopasan get are highly sought after by breeders around the world.

Year Foaled 1985
Color Grey
Breeding Purebred Arabian

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Pedigree

*Rastano Jaguay Zancudo Congo
Yaima
Zalema Congo
Galatife
Arilla Malvito Gandhy
Egina
Kayan Kashmir
Sara
*Estopa Tabal Congo Ilustre
Triana
Hilandera Gandhy
Abisinia
Uyaima Barquillo Eco
Rabina
Imelina Gandhy
Verana

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