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Watermill Swatch TB

Watermill Swatch TB 1999
Bay 1.69 mt.
Horse Sport Ireland approved.
WFFS Negative

Watermill Swatch is the sire of 4* and 5* event horses, and has had progeny winning and placing at such events as Badminton, Burgley, Ballindenisk, Camphire, Millstreet, Tattersalls etc.

This beautiful and elegant stallion was the first thoroughbred stallion to ever undergo and complete the KWPN’s strict 70 day test in Ermelo. He finished his test achieving excellent results and was fully approved by the KWPN.

Watermill Swatch is noted as being a big, blood, scopy stallion with a very easy temperament. Following a successful racing career, he competed in dressage and show jumping in Holland.

One of the major accolades to be bestowed on Watermill Swatch was when he was crowned Croker Cup champion at the RDS, the highest honour achievable by a thoroughbred stallion in Ireland.

This honour was made all the more special due to the inspiring comments received from French judge Bernard Le Courtois; the man responsible for sourcing the world renowned show jumping thoroughbred stallions: Hand in Glove and Laudanum, when he said: ‘’I have not seen a Thoroughbred like him in 20 years. Everything about him is exceptional. This is exactly what is needed to produce beautiful athletic horses which are so hard to find nowadays. If we could only have a stallion like him in France it would be a dream come true’’.

Watermill Swatch’s pedigree is very appealing to show jumping as well as, event horse breeders alike as he is sired by Mytens who is renowned as a jumper producer and very influential sire, being approved in numerous studbooks. He has sired international show jumpers such as: Joint Venture, Mynos, Merlin, Ivanhoe Hytens, etc.

Watermill Swatch’s dam Watermill Olymp received a glowing report from the KWPN during her assessment. She is also dam of Watermill Rolex a full brother to Swatch that is fully approved with the Hanoverian studbook in Germany.

Watermill Swatch is the sire of 4* and 5* event horses, and has had progeny winning and placing at such events as Badminton, Burgley, Ballindenisk, Camphire, Millstreet, Tattersalls etc.

Watermill Swatch became the number 1 living sire of 4 year old and of older horses sold at public auction in 2016. He had 2 progeny placed in the Burghley young event horse final in the UK, Summerbridge Parc, and MSH Clare Boy. Several of his children have found their way to the stables of the top eventing riders, and have been successful at many eventing Ireland competitions.

Watermill Swatch does not carry any ‘Red Factor’ so cannot breed chestnuts.

Pedigree

Mythens xx Spectacular Bid xx Bold Bidder xx
Spectacluar xx
Photographic xx Hoist the flag xx
Talking Picture xx
Watermill Olymp xx King xx Prince Tenderfoot xx
Hand Signal xx
Linpac Junilee Record Token xx
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