Tersk Stud, Russia
The fabulous story of a legendary champion
Persik, an Arabian horse born at
Tersk Stud in the Caucasus in 1969, was purchased in 1974 by the National
Park of Cevennes; he soon turned into a great champion, especially on the
occasion of the first major
official endurance ride created in France: the "Florac 100 miles ride"
(a mythical reference
contest in Europe) that he won twice consecutively, in 1975 and 1976.
After a short but brilliant sports career he became a breeding star in endurance.
His offspring with in first generation: Melfenik, Varoussa, Alrika, Dynamik, Kamaya and in second with these son stallions: Outlaw Persik or Arquès Perspex but also with this daughter Flamme d’Avril the mother of Gimini Courthouse the vice-European champion "open" 2003, have proved to be as excellent as he was.
Up to now, more than 117 products out of these 329 he sired have qualified themselves on 120, 130, 160 or 2 x 100 km international rides all over the world.
He has produced : 2 world champions, 2 reserve world champions, 2 reserve European champions including one in "open", 1 E.L.D.R.I.C. champion, as well as 8 national champions including 5 French national champions and also many reserve national champions.
For the moment he has sired 24 different winners.
Persik died on 24 th of August 2001 but the legend goes on .
PERSIK, twice winner in Florac, father of :
**** MELFENIK, vice World champion in 1994, France champion 2001
**** VAROUSA, World champion in 2000
**** DINAMIK, vice World champion in 2000, France champion
**** SILENE, 2nd of the European championship
**** ORELLY, winner of the spainish championship, 5th of the World championship
**** KAMAYA, twice Switzerland champion
**** RATZIA, winner in Florac and Wadi Rum, 4th of the World championship
**** MAGEEDA, winner in Florac
**** OUTLAW PERSIK, winner on 130 km of Gap, winner in Florac, HL stallion
**** KREMPOLIS, 3 victories in Florac, 2 victories in Montcuq
**** PRINCESSE IV, France champion
**** ALSIK, winner in Florac
**** DIELIK, winner on 160 km of San Marino
**** TANGO DAYRE, winner in Wadi Rum
****2 Switzerland champions, 5 France champions, 1 Spain champion and 38 winners in IEF (120 km and more)