Penhaligon Stud Cards

Return to all Penhaligon Stud Cards

Handsome Stranger

His Sire Hand In Glove xx who unfortunately died in 2003 was an International showjumper himself and is a leading sire of international showjumpers and event horses. He has had an extraordinary sporting career ; Well placed in racing at 2yrs old, then winning in Dressage ( level St Georges) until 8yrs, he started in CSO at 9yrs .In 3 seasons, he managed to get to the level of World Cup Grand Prix CSO !


Handsome Stranger's Pedigree

Hand in Glove

Best Turn

Turn To

Royal Charger
Source Sucree

Sweet Clemintine

Miz Clementine

Miss Betty


Tom Fool

In the Clouds

Double Jay
Misty Morn

Strnger to Fear

Never So Bold

Bold Lad

Bold Ruler
Barn Pride

Never Never Land




Betty Loraine


Hollybrook II

In 1990 & 1991, 7 victories and 23 placings with John Charlebois or his wife including : 3rd Neiman Marcus Future class ($7 500), 3rd Range Rover Grand Prix at San Francisco . ($ 10 000), and 7th Grand Prix CSIW The Oaks ($100 000). In France, his production, the first being 7yrs old in 2000, have inherited his versatility ; he has produced winners in every discipline showjumping, dressage & eventing and racing.

Hand In Glove xx was 1st in the prize list of fathers of 4yr olds (1st year of production) in CSO in 1997. In 2000, he saw his first 7yr old products win in internationals in CSO, Frisco Mail, ISO 131,CSI, Festival De River,CSI, and in CCE, Famoso Mail, ICC 151, 3 victories in CCI, Free Style ICC 151, CCI ,Bronze Medal individual and the Gold Medal team at the 7yr old World Championships at Lion d'Angers, Silver team medal at the World Equestrian Games at Jerez 2002 ;Gypsy de Volsain ICC 135 (6th World Championships for 6yr olds at Lion d'Angers)

Handsome Stranger xx's dam Stranger to Fear xx raced on the flat and her offspring won at racing, and competed Showjumping (Grade B), and Intermediate eventing. Her dam line is already noted in France as a producer of showjumpers.

Handsome Stranger xx's pedigree is stacked with famous thoroughbred names known to pass on their jumping ability to their offspring: St Simon xx, widely acknowledged as the foundation stallion for thoroughbred jumpers appears an incredible 153 times. Bay Ronald xx a leading sire of showjumpers and eventers and foundation sire in Germany appears 39 times, as well as Nearco xx, Rock Sand xx, Son In Law xx, Hyperion xx, Bold Lad xx, Buckpasser xx, Sir Gaylord xx, Ribot xx, Prince John xx, Klairon xx, Teddy xx.

Other duplications of famous showjumping progenitors found in his pedigree include: Bull Dog xx (3), Bay Ronald xx (39), Dark Ronald xx (6), Fair Play xx (3), Hurry On xx (3), Hyperion xx (5), Nashrullah xx (2), Nearco xx (5), Phalaris xx (19), Prince Rose xx (4), Princequillo xx (3), Ribot xx (2), Royal Charger xx (3), Rock Sand xx (11), Son In Law xx (5), St. Simon xx (153), Teddy xx (11) and Turn To xx (2). All are highly sought after bloodlines for producing Sporthorses.

Handsome Stranger xx is from Thoroughbred family number nine. This is the same family as Dark Ronald xx, who is found 6 times in his pedigree, and Fair Play xx and Nashrullah xx, all leading sires of showjumpers.


Handsome Stranger xx is a full thoroughbred stallion bred specifically as a sporthorse. He is the only graded Thoroughbred stallion by Hand In Glove xx in the world and the first Thoroughbred to be graded with the Scottish Sport Horse Studbook. At his grading he achieved the third highest mark out of all the stallions for jumping ability. The Dutch judges commented that he had very good jumping technique with lots of scope. He is registered BSJA and will compete in showjumping classes this year. He has very good conformation, an outstanding temperament, is easy to ride with three very good paces and a super athletic jump.

Penhaligon Stud

Penhaligon Stud
Norbury, Bishops Castle, Shropshire England

Telephone Theresa +44 7779 312148  
email Penhaligon Stud

© 2003-24 Powered by seren