The preferent top-producer Negro, himself a son of the likewise preferent top-producer Ferro, is the sire of Kjento. Negro, with his approved sons and grandsons, already has a great positive influence on breeding. We also know him for being the sire of Charlotte Dujardin’s Olympic champion Valegro as well as the dam sire of the World Champion of 7-year-old dressage horses, Glamourdale (s.Lord Leatherdale), and the upcoming Grand Prix talent, Everdale (s.Lord Leatherdale). The mare Zoriana elite pref IBOP-dr PROK, a daughter of the preferent Jazz, was third in the National Mare Inspection as a three-year-old and then went on to score 90 points in her IBOP, including a 10 for trot. She is competing at Z-dressage-level, just like her mother Poriana keur pref pres sport-dr, a Juventus daughter. Full-brothers of Zoriana are competing at ZZ-Zwaar and ZZ-Licht-level. Furthermore, Poriana also produced two Z2-level dressage horses by Vivaldi. The third dam, Koriana keur pref prest sport-dr (s.Rubinstein I), also produced several sport horses. She is the dam of the Small Tour horses Rhapsody (s. Lancet), Zidana (s.Krack C) and Uno (s.Jazz). Furthermore, she also produced three Z-level dressage horses by Johnson and one by Krack C and is the granddam of various other Z/ZZ-level horses.
KWPN Inspection report
Kjento is an honest, reliable, rider-focused stallion with an excellent temperament. The stallion is very willing to work and is very easy to work with. The walk is active, clear-cut and has good scope with good use of the body. The trot is very powerful, has good scope with a an extremely active hind leg that comes under well and carries very well. The canter is uphill, very powerful with very good self-carriage and scope. Kjento moves with good ‘takt’ and has very good leg action, self-carriage and balance; his great ability to collect attracts positive attention. As a dressage horse Kjento is very talented and gives his rider a good feeling.
Kjento scored the following points:
- Walk(2x): 8.5
- Trot(2x): 9.0
- Canter(2x): 9.5
- Elasticity: 9.0
- Self-carriage/balance: 9.0
- Rideability/temperament: 9.0
- Talent: 9.0
- Total: 90 points
Kjento won the first round of the PAVO Cup semi-final in 2019 after which he finished in a fantastic second place in the final. He also scored very good in the stallion competition with top rankings in Kronenberg, Ermelo and Zuidbroek. In the final he managed to finish in a very nice second place with only 1 point away from the win. During the stallion presentation of the KWPN stallion selection in Ermelo in 2021, Kjento achieved the ultimate 10 for his trot and a 9.5 for the canter. He finished at the top with a total of 90 points.
In 2021, Kjento was crowned FEI World Champion of the 6-year-old dressage horses at the World Championships in Verden. With a total percentage of 96%, Lottie and Kjento were the absolute favorites of the judges, and also of the audience!
KWPN Breeding/suitability advice
Kjento can improve movement, scope, use of body, rideabilty and temperament and can contribute ability to close/collect to dressage horse breeding.
Stud fee €1.700,- excl. VAT (€300,- basic fee + € 1.400,- when in foal)
Fresh semen can be sent a maximum 2 x per cycle per mare