This well-developed and appealing Markanto A impresses with his self carriage in his canter, his correct way of jumping, and generous scope. He is already performing well in the young horse classes and has a brilliant future ahead of him. Sire George was trained at Stal Hendrix and then exported to England where he competed in 2* Grand Prix with Kelly Connor. From a limited number of coverings George delivered several striking horses, Markanto A certainly being one of those. On his mother’s side, this 6-year-old gelding represents the very strong Karla line, known for the Grand Prix sport and breeding stallion Mr.Blue (s.Couperus). Dam Pikarla previously produced the 1.40m showjumping horse Ekarla v/d Horst (s.Canturano) ridden by Annika Axelsson and appears in the second generation behind the 1.40/1.45m horses Candetto Z (s.Canturo) and Valuas vd Horst Z (by Verdi). Pikarla is a full sister of the 1.50m horse Online ridden by Francie Steinwedell. The 1.60m stallion Whisper In The Wind (s.Cobretti) ridden by Mennell Watson, also comes from this family.