The Gemini Stud Stallion Classic Primitive

Classic Primitive now has two young sons competing at British Eventing Advanced Level

The Gemini Stud Stallion Classic Primitive winning the British Eventing Breeding Young Horse Championships

The Gemini Stud Stallion Classic Primitive winning the British Eventing Breeding Young Horse Championships

Owners of stock by The Gemini Stud Stallion Classic Primitive will be delighted to hear that he now has 2 young sons competing at British Eventing Advanced level in the 2019 season. The two very special young sons of Classic Primitive are the 8 year old Something Classical owned and bred by Ernie Jamieson and ridden by Daniel Scott and Steve Revell’s 9 year old The Classic Composer who was bred by The Gemini Stud.

Both these sons of Classic Primitive flew round the 8 & 9 year old Advanced track at Aston Le Walls earlier this summer. The two brothers are similarly tough and bold and have relished the trip up to FEI 3*.  Something Classical was clear round the CCI3*-L at Osberton in the autumn and The Classic Composer was 8th in the CCI3*-S at Rockingham in the spring before going on to take 9th place in the Intermediate Championships at Gatcombe.

Classic Primitive has just one licensed stallion son in the B.E. Event winning stallion Classic Opera who is based at Gemini Stud.

Daniel Scott riding the 8 year old Something Classical in the 8 & 9 year old Advanced Class at Aston Le Walls in the summer of 2019

Daniel Scott riding the 8 year old Something Classical in the 8 & 9 year old Advanced Class at Aston Le Walls in the summer of 2019

12th September 2019 – Equifest

Horse & Hound sings the praise of Classic Opera’s daughter Nessum Dorma

Much to everyone’s delight at The Gemini Stud, Horse and Hound magazine’s 12th September coverage of the Equifest Show at Peterborough made a feature of Classic Opera’s yearling filly daughter Nessum Dorma.  The bay filly who is owned and bred by Gavin Isherwood out of the mare Designer Scamp (ex Kilvington Scoundrel) won her class and then went on to take The Championship in the evening performance.

Gavin’s stunning filly has only been shown twice in the 2019 season and won and went Champion on both occasions in 2019.

Well done Gavin and Nessum Dorma.

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Classic Opera sires 13 winners at County Level in the 2019 Showing Season

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Everyone at The Gemini Stud wants to say an enormous “Thank You” to all of our mare owners, customers and producers for making the 2019 Showing Season such a fabulous one for The Gemini Stud stallion Classic Opera.  He has had a phenomenal season siring 13 winners at County Level in 2019 alone;  in classes ranging from Hunters In Hand, to Hacks and Sports Horses.  The wins were for Classic Opera’s progeny ranging from foals to yearlings.

Thank you to everyone for making this record breaking season happen for such a young stallion, as Classic Opera is still only 7 year old.

Looking forwards to seeing you all again in 2020

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The Festival of British Eventing – Intermediate Championships at Gatcombe Park

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It was a fantastic weekend for Gemini Stud at The Festival of British Eventing Intermediate Championships at Gatcombe Park as The Classic Composer and Lisa Freckingham took 10thplace. 

The very tough Mark Phillips cross country course proved to be influential in the final scores.  Lisa Freckingham rode the full brother to the Gemini Stud stallion Classic Opera who is called The Classic Composer and finished in 10th place.

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Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing

The Smith and Williamson British Intermediate Championship Results

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Classic Opera’s full sister Gemini’s Classic Valentine wins on her first outing under saddle with Martha Jobling-Pursar

The 5 year old Geminis Classic Valentine and Martha Jobling-Purser on their way to winning in their first outing together at the Northern Show on the 6th of July

The 5 year old Geminis Classic Valentine and Martha Jobling-Purser on their way to winning in their first outing together at the Northern Show on the 6th of July

Gemini’s Classic Valentine who is full sister to the Gemini Stud graded stallion and HOYS Cuddy Finalist Classic Opera had her first outing under saddle on the 6thof July at the Northern Show.  Beautifully ridden by Martha Jobling-Pursar, Gemini’s Classic Valenine who is rising 5 years old this summer behaved impeccably well and won the class by a margin of 6 marks.

Gemini’s Classic Valentine – Full sister to Geminis Classic Opera

Gemini’s Classic Valentine – Full sister to Geminis Classic Opera

Almost identical to her full brother Classic Opera, Gemini’s Classic Valentine has the same wonderful laid back temperament and excellent movement. Gemini’s Classic Valentine’s win is more all the more incredible as Martha is only 14 years old and this was the very first time that Martha had ridden her.

Everyone at The Gemini Stud is hugely thankful to Vicky Smith, Steve Pitt and Elliee Stunt for producing Gemini’s Classic Valentine and to Martha for riding her so beautifully on the day.

Martha Jobling- Pursar and Gemini’s Classic Valentine during the prize giving

Martha Jobling- Pursar and Gemini’s Classic Valentine during the prize giving

Classic Opera’s Daughter has her fifth win in a row at County Level in the 2019 Season

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Everyone at The Gemini Stud is delighted for Jean Cartwright as her yearling filly Geminis Classic Dancer by Classic Opera won her 5th class at County Level this season.

By Classic Opera the nearly black filly by Geminis Stallion Classic Opera won the Hacks at Royal Norfolk Show and then went on to take second place in the yearling Sports Horse Class. 

The 5 in a row wins is all the more incredible given the fact that Geminis Classic Dancer was not shown as a foal and her first outing in public was as a yearling.

The Classic Composer – Full brother to the Gemini Stallion Classic Opera takes 8th place at The Fairfax and Favor Rockingham International CCI3*-S Horse Trials

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The Classic Composer who is FULL brother to the Gemini Stallion Classic Opera was 8th in the CCI3*-S with Lisa Freckingham at Rockingham International Horse Trials.  

The pair did a lovely dressage test on the first day and then jumped a cracking double clear to finish 8th on the final day. The Captain Mark Phillips XC Course was very testing with a tight time and some technical combinations that caught out the leading horses. 

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