Merlin, 4 years old gelding. Son of Riopele (SC) ***** Recommended Stallion Dressage, **** Merit Stallion. Merlin has superb character, with the noble temperament of the Lusitano. He is correct in all three paces and a quick learner. Backed at 3 years old, he is now progressing with all three gates and is starting half pass and extended trot.