IXL NOBLE EXPRESS+
April 16, 1997 – June 21, 2022
MHR Nobility x RY Fire Ghazi by *El Ghazi
IXL Noble Express+ was a son of 6-time U.S. National Champion and Reserve Park Horse, MHR Nobility out of the great *El Ghazi daughter, Ry Fire Ghazi. Ry Fire Ghazi is a Regional and Class A Champion in Pleasure Driving and English Pleasure, respectively. She produced five National winners: Agrand Afire, Baskghazi, H Mobility H, IXL Noble Express+ and VCP Magnifire. IXL Noble Express+ was the 2006 U.S. National Champion Park Horse and was 2007 Top Ten (third) in the U.S. National Champion Halter Stallions. Eight of Ry Fire Ghazi’s nine offspring have been National winning producers, literally ALL of her offspring with the exception of the half-Arabian gelding Agrand Afire. That’s four stallions and four mares. Additionally, her daughter, IXL Firefly is the dam of ROL Divine Style+, 8-time National Champion or Reserve and now the sire of multiple National Champion offspring.
The first foals of IXL Noble Express+ arrived in 2003 and among them were his first National winners: A Noble Cause, A Noble Pass, Expressamo, Global Express, and Queen Of Soul. In 2006 A Noble Pass took Top Ten honors in the U.S. National English Pleasure Futurity, becoming the first IXL Noble Express+ offspring to win a national award. A Noble Pass went on to be named 2008 Canadian National Champion English Pleasure Junior Horse and was the U.S. National Champion Show Hack in 2010 and 2012.
At the end of 2021, IXL Noble Express+ was the sire of 126 National winning offspring that have won 763 National awards, and 167 National Championships and Reserve National Championships. IXL Noble Express+ is the sire of the Maroon Fire Arabian junior breeding sire, Inception, four-time (unanimous) U.S. National Champion in Park and English Pleasure.
To date, 25 IXL Noble Express+ daughters have produced 41 National winners, 19 of them taking awards at the three 2021 National shows (U.S. National Championships, Youth National Championships and Mid-Summer National Championships). IXL Noble Express+’ top grand get to date is his granddaughter Heirs Noble Love (Afires Heir), with nine National Championships to her credit in English Pleasure and Pleasure Driving.