Catherston Dazzler

The property of Mr & Mrs A G Loriston-Clarke
9″ bone
Dark Brown
Graded BSHR No 3
SHB – GB Graded
NTR 30167 BHD No 10

Concessions to proven mares Frozen semen available for World-wide distribution
Stud Fee: £900.00 incl VAT

Catherston Dazzler

Catherston Dazzle was the leading British Event Sire according to the World Breeding Federation Rankings 2000. Not only was he ranked 6th in the world but he was the youngest stallion and had the most progeny competing internationally. By the World Bronze Medal Winning dressage horse Dutch Courage, out of the advanced event mare Welton Gazelle, Catherston Dazzler carries two of the most influential performance lines available to the serious breeder.

Dutch Courage Millerole


Cobalt (XX)

Muscida (XX)

Avenir (Geld)

Cigonia (Gron)

Welton Gazelle Welton Gameful


Princess Game (XX)

Welton (XX)

Your Fancy (XX)

Mary (IDX)


Perhaps the most exciting Event Sire in the country today, Catherston Dazzler’s progeny have competed successfully at the Sydney Olympics, Badminton, Burghley and Rome in 2000. In recognition of him being one of the worlds leading sires of 3 and 4 star eventers and for his own performances in the dressage arena, The Supporters of British Breeding presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002.

Catherston Dazzler is one of the most talented horses of his time. He has the swing and elasticity so essential to make a top class horse in any sphere and is passing these qualities on to his offspring. He has 734 dressage points, has represented Great Britain at Grand Prix level both at home and abroad. Catherston Dazzler also competed successfully in Eventing being placed 2nd and 4th at Borough Court and Tweseldown Horse Trials 1991. In 1988 and 1989 he won the Masterlock Recruitment Potential Competition Horse Championships as well as taking the prize for Best Potential Show Jumper each time.

Catherston Dazzler’s sire is the legendary World Bronze Medal winning dressage horse Dutch Courage, who is the most influential sire of competition horses in Great Britain including international dressage horses Dutch Gold, Catherston Dutch Bid and Catherston Dazzler, and the show jumper Clog Dancer, the Asian High Jump Record Holder at 7’2½” in Japan and Dutch Treat, International Eventer, who was short listed for the Sydney Olympics 2000.

His dam, the advanced event mare, Welton Gazelle, is also the dam of Summer Song – Silver Medal World Equestrian Games 1998. She is by Welton Gameful and is full sister to Welton Louis, advanced eventer and dressage horse and a leading sire of eventers including Aloaf, Welton Chitchat, Welton Fairgame, Lou Llewelyn, Welton Ambassador and Welton Romance, European Champion.

Sire of:

Hyde Park Corner – 9th Individual Sydney Olympics 2000. 4th Fairhill 3 Day Event USA. Exported.
Broadstone Harvest Moon Winner Radnor 3 Day Event, USA International 3 Day Eventer with Buck Davidson. Exported.
Midnight Dazzler 12th Burghley *** and double clear Badminton *** 2000. Won Gatcombe Intermediate and Lulworth Intermediate 2nd Compeign 3 Day Event 299 points BE and 167 BD.
Dazzling Effects Best Mare Prize Badminton *** and 16th Burghley *** 2000. 2nd Tweseldown 3 Day Event, 249 BE points.
Leading Edge Team Gold and 4th Individual in Rome 2000. Member of the Young Riders European Squad 2000.
Faerie Dazzler Advanced Eventer 187 points, 1st Hopton Court AI, 3rd Peper Harrow, 5th Tidworth OI, 13th Burgie CCI, 17th Osberton.
Benridge Sparkler 140 BD points, 77 BE and £25 BSJA.
Dazzling Light 128 BE points.
La Sylphide £1,243 BSJA winnings.
Indica Dazzler 4th Dutch National Dressage Championships 1994.
Razzle Dazzle 41 BE points, 33 BD points.
Snow Dazzler 293 BD points.
Sun Dazzler 215 BD points.
Sir Lancelot Advanced Eventer (269 points) 1st Osberton CIC***, 16th Saumur CCI***, 2nd Windsor CCI** and full sister. Lady Guinevere Intermediate eventer (52 points), who are currently being featured with Chris King in Horse and Hound.
Daninos £2,300 winnings BSJA.