2001 Selle Francais
From an outstanding mother line, Nocturne is the uterine sister of Alligator Fontaine (1988 Noren) Champion of France 1999, a great international performer, winning at La Baule, Hickstead and Dublin and given the highest ever sport index in France (190). Another brother is the French Nations Cup horse Frascator Mail.
Elyria, grand dam to both Nocturne and Alligator Fontaine is the mother of the stallion I Love you (Alme) winner of the world cup in Vienna 1983 and Horse of the Year 1983; and of Jolly Good, an international horse and Indoor Puissance World record holder.
Nocturne’s sire Iowa is a son of Libero H, winner of the World cup Final in 1994. Iowa himself won the prestigious Sires of the World title in Lanaken in1999. He has passed on his outstanding technique and rubbery quick reflexes to Nocturne.
Nocturne’s son Tresor Mail (Jaguar Mail 2008) is an Elite SF stallion, a CCI winner and a member of the French eventing team. At WEG in Tryon 2018 he won Team Bronze for France