The Classic Composer full brother to the Gemini Stallion Classic Opera is now B.E. Advanced

Delighted for Lisa Freckingham (rider) and Steve Revell (owner) that The Classic Composer who is full brother to the Gemini Stallion Classic Opera has now gone Advanced in B.E. points. Lisa and The Classic Composer started off their 2019 season with a 4th place in the I.N. at Lincoln Horse Trials. The pair led the dressage and were the only pair to do a test in the 20’s in their section.

The Classic Composer now heads for Burnham Market horse Trials with a view to doing a CCI4* later this year.


Horse & Hound feature Gemini Stud's Classic Dancer in their top 7 foals to watch

“The daughter of this year’s Badminton star — and six other foals we’re excited about”

We are delighted to share that Classic Opera’s foal Gemini’s Classic Dancer features in Horse & Hound’s top 7 foals to watch alongside the daughter of the 2018 Badminton winner Classic Moet.

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Alert - Equine Influenza Virus


Equine influenza is a highly contagious viral disease that affects the respiratory system of the horse. Since December last year we have been seeing an increased number of cases of EIV in Northern Europe with the first reported UK case on the 2/1/2019.

Please read this article by Towester Onley Equine Vets to help protect your own and others equine stock.  

Breeding British publish article about Gemini’s Sport Horse GB Graded Stallion, Classic Opera

Breeding British published an article written by Sacha Shaw on the 1st December 2018. The article discusses Classic Opera’s breeding heritage and what makes him, and his progeny, exceptional sport horses and traditional show horses alike. 

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Please fill out the form below to view or download our Breeding British article on Classic Opera.

Full Brothers – Classic Opera and The Classic Composer Consistently Winning B.E. Events

Keeping good looks and performance in the family, the full brothers The Classic Composer and the stallion Classic Opera have knocked up an impressive three WINs in B.E. Events between them. 

The Classic Composer who is now 8 years old has the most incredibly consistent record including:-

  • Great Witchingham – Intermediate -  WON
  • Catton Park – Intermediate – 2nd
  • Little Downham – Intermediate Novice – 4th
  • Aston Le Walls – Open Novice – 3rd
  • Oasby – Open Novice – 6th
  • Aston Le Walls – Intermediate Novice – 2nd
  • Aston Le Walls – Novice – WON
  • Buckminster – Novice – 4th
  • Keysoe – Novice Regional Final – 5th
  • Eland Lodge – Novice – 5th
  • Norton Disney – Novice – 8th

(The Classic Composer is now owned by Steve Revell)

Classic Opera won his first BE Event as a 5 year old on his dressage score in the 20s at Speetley.

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2018 New Foals - Meet Classic Opera and The Classic Composer’s new half brother

Meet the new half brother to Gemini's Stallion Classic Opera and the intermediate eventer The Classic Composer. Out of Weltmusik, who was the highest ranked broodmare for dressage in Great Britain in 2007, under the BEF Broodmare Rankings, and a Hanoverian Elite Graded mare herself. This 2018 colt foal is by the young SJ Stallion Comfort. Comfort was Reserve Champion Stallion at the Oldenburg Licensing at Vechta. This colt foal will be black and is expected to be 16.2hh. His dam is the dam of a Licensed Stallion, a HOYS Cuddy Finalist, and the Intermediate Eventer The Classic Composer who has 53 BE points as an 8 year old.

The Classic Composer WINS his Intermediate Section at Great Witchingham

The full brother to the Gemini Stallion Classic Opera was second in his first intermediate at Catton Park earlier in June and then won his second intermediate at Great Witchingham later the same month.  At Great Witchingham, The Classic Composer and Lisa Freckingham led their Intermediate section from the start with a superb dressage of 26.1 and then finished the day winning the section. 

The Classic Composer and Lisa Freckingham are seen here boldly jumping into the water at Great Witchingham.