(Comme Il Faut x Double Espoir x Atout Coeur)

AES – chesnut – 1,73m – 2011


4th GP 1,60m CSI5* GCT/GCL  London 2021

non-carrier / not tested

OCD free

XX = 52,42 % 









 You are looking forward for a good son of Comme Il Faut (Markus Ehning’s champion, himself coming from the famous Cornet Obolensky et Ratina Z) ? Don’t search anymore ! Faut-il des 7 Vallons comes from very good stock! He has inherited from his sire’s top blood line, the reactivity, carefulness and power. From his dam side, he has also got the easiness and smartness. He is very well built, with size and scope. Most of his foals are absolute eye-catchers with well oriented necks and harmonious bodies. The first ones tested over fences have the same innate carefulness and scope.  


Faut-il has 52,42% thoroughbred blood in his pedigree

HIS SIRE : COMME IL FAUT : A dream pedigree and a track record at the highest international level


Son of one of the World best stallions Cornet Obolensky,
3rd in 2016 (WBFSH World rankings), great winner riden by Marko Kurtcher, especially twice Eurpe Champion and 3rd at the Olympic Games.
He is the last son of the « mare of the century » 
Ratina Z, unforgettable with Ludger Beerbaum, with who she won the Aix-la-Chapelle GP, the 1993 World Cup final, the gold medal individually at the 1997 Mannheim Europe Championship, etc…


In 2019 he is: 5th of the Leipzig CSI5*W GP World Cup.
In 2018, Comme Il Faut was : winner of the Brussels and Chantilly GP CSI5* de Bruxelles, 2nd of the Praha CSI5* … But he also won the Paderborn (2016-2017) CSI3*, the Madrid and Wien CSI5* in 2016, the CSI4* in München, the CSI3* in Gross Viegeln (2016) etc…
 He is World Vice-Champion of 5YO in Lanaken et 6YO German Vice-Champion ridden by Franz-Joseph Dahlmann. He also obtained the highest score on jumping during the 70 days test.

His first offspring generation has already the same jumping qualities than her father, and is famous to be exceptionnal. Many of his sons are approved, as: : Comilfo Plus Z (55th in the 6-year-old World Championship), Corsari Van de Helle, Coronet d’Honneur, Come Di seve, Comme Le Père, Hermantico, Comme Prévu, Call Me Carl 3 (Champion of France of classic cycles 5 years (Fontainebleau 2016)) ISO138, Cairon 10, Faut-il des 7 Vallons, Come On Jumper ISO 154, Fuhrer de Maugre ISO 140 etc… Thereas others are starting to get their break as: Call Me Hugo ISO 138, Cherubino Chandor Z ISO 132, Classic Addiction ISO 146, Com du Rouet Z ISO 134, Comme Fly With Me Va ISO 135, Cordillo vd Bosrand Z ISO 143, Crack d’Aiguilly Z ISO 138, Cronchen ISO 128, Finesse de Maugre ISO 150, Glamour d’Euskadi ISO 124, Grazina Comme Il Faut ISO 143, Hawaii Semilly ISO 134, Himalaya du Milon ISO 134, Hitot de Riverland ISO 135, Hollister Neufmanoir ISO 137, Il Vit d’Amour ISO 134, Ira T Elle des 7 Vallons ISO 142 etc…

HIS 1st DAM : FIRIS DE LA MAINE : daughter of Double Espoir, father of the famous Adriers Apache ISO181, Flipper d'Elle ISO186…


SHe is a SF daughter of Double Espoir, who is the father of the famous Apaches d’Adriers ISO181, La Fayette ISO179, Flipper d’Elle ISO186, etc…

Firis de la Maine has allowed Grégory Wathelet to start his rider career. She only had one product: Faut-il des 7 Vallons.

« Firis is a very special mare for me as she brought me to that top level. My first important victory was that of Belgium Young riders Champion and it was thanks to her. The first European Championship was also with her…Unfortunatly, she get injured à 9YO and could not make a great career but to my opinion, she was at that moment, an exceptionnal mare whO is a part of my leading horses at a moment of my career. So obviously I am happy to be able to follow her products, particulary Faut-Il as I think he really stand out from the crowd and better than the others. » Gregory Wathelet

HIS 2nd DAM : IRIS FONTENELLES : produced several performers

He has also produced :

♦ 1981 Promesse IV, ISO 116
♦ 1982 Quessy les Herbiers, ISO 142
          • 1995 Hugo la Jousse, ISO 112
          • 1996 Irma la Jousse , ISO 118
                     • 2011 Bagatelle d’Irma, ISO 125
          • 1997 Julie la Jousse, ISO 123
                     • 2011 Bahia la Jousse , ISO 123
          • 1999 Lutin la Jousse , ISO 120
          • 2002 Oural du Haut Bois, ISO 116
♦ 1983 Rivoli La Jousse, ISO 131
♦ 1984 Source de la Maine , IE SO, ISO 132
♦ 1990 Calix de la Maine , ISO 143


She has also produced:

♦ 1964 Urraba B
          • 1971 Fine Lady, ISO 125
          • 1975 Hill Boy, ISO 113
          • 1983 Restonica, ISO 125
          • 1985 Teghine, ISO 121
♦ 1965 Vol au Vent, ISO 126

FAUT-IL DES 7 VALLONS has been placed up to 1,60m CSI5* classes with  Gregory Wathelet. They mainly got the followings rankings since their victory in the Young Sires Grand Prix in Bordeaux CSI5* 2019 :

  • 4th of CSI5* GCT/CCL 1,60m in London (2021)
  • 3th of CSI5* 1,55m class in Genève (2021)
  • He wins easily the 1,40m of the Dutch Masters (2021)
  • Winner of CSI4 * 1,45m in Vilamoura (2020)
  • Winner of the Young Sires Masters of CSI5 * in Bordeaux (2019)

In 2022, he placed 3 times in Opglabbeek CSI2* and then 9th in a 1,45m class in St Tropez CSI3* and 8th in a 1,50m class and 9th of the 1,55m class in Doha CSI5*. After this very good start, he has been slightly injured. He went back to competition at the end of year and got several rankings in 1,35m classes to get back confidency.

« FAUT-IL DES 7 VALLONS is a special horse for me, because I started my career with his mother and won with her the Belgian Young riders Championship. Today, ride her son makes the story even more beautiful, especially since this young stallion is endowed with exceptionnal qualities for his young age. He shows great potential, he is very respectful and smart. I have a lot of hopes on him, he is a real horse for the Top Level !”  Grégory Watheley

Other performances
  • 9th of CSI5* 1,55m class in Dinard
  • 3th of CSI5* 1,50m class in Knokke
  • 2nd of the CSI2* GP 1,45m in Courrière


  • Winner of CSI2 * 1.40m St Tropez
  • 5th in CSI3 * 1.45m and 7th in CSI2 * 1.40m in St Tropez


  • 4th in a 1,45m from the CSI in Brussels
  • 3rd and 9th in the 1.40m events at the CSI3 * in Vilamoura
  • But also 6th in CSI3* 1.35m class in Bonheiden, 10th in CSI5* 1.40m class in Knokke, etc.

FAUT-IL integrated the horse team of Gregory Watheley in 2018, with the objectif to prepare the futur important competitions. Nevertheless, without effort, he won magnificienly won the 7 YO Valkenswaard GP and was placed in many others competitions à 7 YO: 1st in Opglabbeek, 1st and 11th in Reims, 5th in Bonheiden, 7th in Vejer de la Frontera, 9th in Lanaken, 11th in Bordeaux…



Started breeding in 2019 in France and 2018 in Belgium.

Most of his foals are absolute eye-catchers with well oriented necks and harmonious bodies. The first ones tested over fences have the same innate carefulness and scope, like Sera-t-elle Des 7 Vallons which was placed 7th of the 2022 Belgian 5 YO Championships.

In France, his first offspring are well placed in the foals shows, like Loulou Chic (Faut Il x Gipsy de St Martin) which was placed 5th at the 2021 France Foals Championship (young males).

Sera-t-elle Des 7 Vallons

7th of the Belgian 5YO Championship

Kelly Wild Semilly

Faut-Il x Diamant de Semilly

Kitoudouble de Pag

Faut-il x Tsunami de Hus

Iris de la Maine

Faut-il x Indoctro

Pouliche née en Irlande en 2021

(Faut-Il des 7 Vallons x Narcos II x Grannus)

La Laïta el Ouadi

(Faut-Il x Stalypso)

Le Prince des 7 Vallons

Faut-il X Norton d’Eole

Félin Pourlautre

Faut-il des 7 Vallons x Cormint

Faut-il des 7 Vallons has a beautiful look, with size and scope. We advice to bring him mares not too high.

He should bring back to his offspring his reactivity, his respect, his striking, his power, his easy mental. He is also willing, applied and fighter.

Faut-il des 7 Vallons doesn’t pass on the Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS non-carrier).






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