For a Star, Winner Futurity 4yo jumpers! 2018 stallion by For Pleasure and Malle Babbe Van’t Kieveld, Grand-Prix mare, by Emerald


ASTRAL DE STAR, awarded best colt in North America at 
2023 BWP keuring
an exciting 6 yo stallion with an exceptional pedigree
While he is a very modern type, he has the presence,
carefulness and reflexes that benefit the more
classical sporthorses
His jumping technique is textbook
by any standard. He is incredibly clever and careful
while free jumping, and has nothing less than a
fantastic hind end!

At the 2021 BWP stallion inspection, he received the phenomenal score of 85 in the free jumping phase with amazing comments from the judge!

Bio and performance: . »Very good attitude and willingness- very promising jumper- exceptional back legs technique – good canter-supple and light »

FOR A STAR is proving to be an exceptional breeding stallion! His foal born in 2023 ASTRAL DE STAR was named best colt in North America, during the Keuring BWP, with a phenomenal score of 88. His half brothers Arthur de Star and Alex de Star were ranked among the 10 best colts in North America, again during the Keuring Belgium Warmblood in 2023.Star is producing tall foals, with very nice temper and exceptional gaits.See the attached video of Star and his offsprings.

FOR A STAR  is a son of the great FOR PLEASURE

For Pleasure  had an exceptional career ! He was elected Stallion of the Century in 2003 , He will have cumulated an unparalleled sporting career and a successful stallion career, he is still today one of the stallions appreciated for the reactivity, courage and respect for his products. His semen, which has become very rare, is the object of much covetousness and his last foals are snapped up.

As at 2021, For Pleasure is the sire of twenty seven licensed stallion sons, Forsyth is the best of them, with 137 competitors with winnings of €790,304. He is the sire of six horses that have won over €15,000 including Fine Lady (€229,295).

For Pleasure was the most represented stallion on the Rio preliminary nominations list, with nine of his progeny – and with three of his stallion sons, For Keeps (Graphit), For Feeling (Monaco) and Forsyth (Dorian) each with one rep.

For a Star’ mother is MALLE BABBE VAN’T KIEVELD, a young 9yo EMERALD/ORLANDO mare, that jumped 2** 1m45 Grand Prix, with the international rider David Arcand, and is now pursuing her carrer under the saddle of Quentin Judge.

Star inherited the good temper and excellent technique of his mother, the color, scope and presence of his father For Pleasure and grand father Emerald Van’t Ruytershoff

His semen will be available for 2024 in frozen only

He will be seen at horses shows during summer 2024

(For more infos about his dam, See section Malle Babbe).

See the pedigree

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