Qualified Mare, Deleite MA, has a Championship lineage of Quality and Movement from Spain and the Americas. Her overall show and performance record is unmatched, and is unquestionably the new standard for quality and movement of any mare in the USA today. Along with her superior movement and conformation, a unique combination of competitive spirit and graceful temperament matches her impressive looks and size, with her standing at 16.3 hands.
Deleite MA was American bred by Mario Contreras and a daughter of the impressive moving Sandokan IV. Sandokan himself a multi-National Grand Champion in Halter has produced offspring who have carried on that tradition including Deleite MA. Her dam’s mother, Bandolera XIX, who was bred by the highly respected and well-known breeder of Spain, Yeguada Romero Benitez, was the coveted Champion of SICAB, the most prestigious PRE competition in Spain.
Deleite MA started her championship show career as the 2007 IALHA National Grand Champion Andalusian Filly 2 & Under, which continued this year by winning the 2014 National Grand Champion Andalusian Senior Mare, 2014 National Spanish Mare, 2013 and 2014 National Champion Andalusian Best Movement, and the Andalusian World Cup Supreme Best Movement Champion. 2014 was capped off by earning Qualified Status upon presentation to the ANNCE Tribunal.
Deleite MA is the cornerstone mare for movement and conformation. Her extreme natural athleticism inherited from her championship lineage on both sides of her pedigree, along with her beauty and elegance will guarantee that she produces offspring that will excel in the traditional halter shows along with top prospects for competitive dressage. Deleite MA is the crown jewel of Xavier Farm’s breeding program, carrying the XF core values of Athletic. Bold. Beautiful.