|We have already seen how the Hda. Galpon near Pativilca had a strong influence
on the Northern foundation breeding stock. The Galpon area also had a profound
influence on the breeder near Lima, most especially Jose "Pepe"
Musante, who is the only breeder in Peru to have shown horses in every one
of the thirty one official National Championship shows (known as the "Concurso
Nacional") held in Peru under the auspices of the asociacion Nacional
de Criadores y Propietarios de Caballos Peruanos de Paso. Musante's Galpon
bloodstock included Señorita, from the Hda. Pando, who was crossed
with a stallion named Rubi (from the Hda La Encantada near Galpon - not
to be confused with two other horses of the same name, one belonging to
Jorge Juan Pinillos) and the other to the Graña family's Hda. Huando)
to produce Percal (sometimes called Percola) who was the dam of Dictador,
the sire of the great *Frontino (Peru 18-s) and the Peruvian National prize
winner Huaquero (Peru 155-S), Frontino was one of the most influential sires
in modern Lima, having produced such offspring as Ventarron (Peru 16-S),
11968 National Champion in Peru: Feria (Peru 298-M), who was dam to Cascabel
de Huando (Peru 292-S), the 1975 National Champion of Champions in Peru;
*Burlador (S68587), a US National Champion of Champions; and *Mandarina
(M68608), the US National Champion of Champion mare in 1973.|
A stallion from Hda. Pando (Galpon) named Revolucion was the sire of Eclipse, who sired Dictador. A stallion named Granadero(Not to be confused with a later Granadero (Peru 4-S), sold by ~Musante to Casa Grande) from the Hda. Pando (Galpon) was the sire of Coqueta, the dam of Norbo who sired Dictado (Peru 12-S); Dictadura (Peru 131-M), the dam of Dictadora (Peru 254-M) and Feria (Peru 298-M) and Ali. The same Coqueta was also the dam of Goyita (Peru 135-M), Peru's National Champion of Champions mare for three consecutive years between l958 and 1955. Goyita's sire, Almendrado, came from the Hda. Vasquez near Lima and was by a stallion named Principe (not to be confused with the famous son of Limeñito or the Juan Miguel Rosell horse of the same name) and out of a mare named Aurora. Both Principe and Aurora came from the Hda. Vasquez. Goyita was the dam of Emperatriz (Peru 136-M), who was the dam of Frontino (Peru 18-S); and Goyita was also the dam of Goyito (Peru 194-S). Another Musante mare rose to the height of Peruvian National Champion of Champions; Gringa (Peru 138-M), won that honor in 1966. Gringa was by Dictado (Peru 12-S) and Silvia (Peru 137-M). A horse named No, from the Hda. Cuyo (Hda. Palpa), was the sire of Emperatriz (Peru 136-M).
Bolon, the sire of Musante's Norbo, came from the Hda San Augustine Juan Lara. Coqueta's dam was a mare named Tapada from the Hda. Pando of AIfredo Migone M. and was by Pancho Fierro (Jose A.Lavalle) and out of AImendrada (AIfredo Migone M.). The stallion Rubi, who figured in Musante's foundation bloodlines, was by Ano Nuevo (Hda. La Encañada) and out of La Mora (Hda. Miramar). Prior to the emergence of the famous Gringa (Peru 138-M), another mare named Gringa was instrumental in Musante's breeding program. The first Gringa was by Pancho Fierro (Hda. Pando) and was the dam of Eclipse, who was the sire of Dictador. .
Carlos Parodi of Lima started with similar blood to that of Musante, especially that of the Hda. Pando, but he took his breeding program in a different direction . . . basically because he utilized outside blood more readily. We have already seen how Parodi's breeding program was affected by Jorge Juan Pinillos' Huerfano.
Parodi had an important broodmare named Opinion (Peru 133-M), who' was a daughter of Granadero (Peru 4-S), the full brother of Frontino who later went to Casa Grande. Opinion was the dam of S-R Chilcal (Peru 374-S) and S-R Polaris (Peru 375- S). Another instance in Which he shared blood with Musante was Dictado (Peru 12-S), who sired Musante's famous Gringa (Peru 138 M) and several other Parodi horses including Remolino (Peru 13-S) and Julian (Peru 14-S).
A fundamental outside influence on Parodi's breeding program was his use of the pure Southern stallion *Piloto (S721179), who sired several important Parodi horses including Chilco (Peru 99-S), the sire of S-R Chilcal and S-R Polaris; and Dictadora (Peru 254-M) ). Parodi repaid his debt to *Piloto by producing the mare Limeña, who with *Piloto formed one of the most important sire and dam combination's of the past decade.
One of the most important outside influences to operate on Parodi's blood came through a horse named Figaro, who was half brother to Limeñito, being a son of Limeño Viejo. Figaro sired a stallion named Gondolero, who with Percal produced one of Peru's truly outstanding broodmares, Limeña, who repaid *Piloto's contribution to Parodi by presenting *Piloto with such offspring as *Mantequilla (S69784), the 1965 National Champion of Champions in Peru; Pirigalla (Peru 261-M), who won many important national prizes during a show career that spanned a decade; and a number of other well-known offspring, many of them national prize winners; Primavera, Maximiliano, Piurano and JOR Don Alfonso (Peru 449-S). Limeña belonged to Alfredo Elias for a time, during which she produced *Mantequilla, and then she was acquired by Jose Antonio Onrubia. Gondolero also sired a mare named Florida who was the dam of Ventarron (Peru 16-S), and Flor de Oro (Peru 262-M) , National Champion of Champions mare in 1967. Parodi's influence was felt in a number of other breeding farms,most notably the Criadero Flores y Anezos owned by Luis Huget.
Rodolfo "Fito" Matellini has been Involved with Peruvian horses since he was old enough to sit a saddle. It was with his advice that several of the major breeding farms in the United States were set up, and recently he has begun to breed horses on a large scale in Chorillos, near Lima, using a Cayalti bred stallion named Trapiche (Peru 289-S) and a collection of mares representing Parodi, Cayalti and the best of the Southern bloodlines. Even though his breeding program w as on a rather small scale until recently, he managed to produce some outstanding mares. Fito's first notable show mare and broodmare was La Chola (Peru 450-M), a daughter of Marquez (who was a son of lsola's Principe) and Sandra , a mare that .came from the Hda. Pasamayo of the Acuña family. La Chola was a first prize winner in national competition and was the dam of Taita (Peru 419-S) and *Amigo Fito (S68586). The same Sandra gave birth to a daughter named La China (Peru 158-M ), who was the dam of *Mandarina (M68608), U. S. National Champion in 1973.