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Saturday, 20 Dec 2014


Does the apple fall far from the tree? Casall Ask and some of his offspring

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 rolf-casall-hamburg2In this photo series we will take a closer look at some of the sport’s top stallions, and if the offspring bear any resemblance to their sires! Fourth to go is Casall Ask (Caretino x Lavall I), who has had huge success under Swedish rider Rolf-Göran Bengtsson winning some of the sport’s biggest Grand Prix classes. Photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.

beat-croesusThe beautiful Holsteiner-stallion Croesus is a Casall-son destined for success. The 9 year old is ridden by Beat Mändli. Karl-Heinrich Pries bred him, and he is out of the mare Penelope VI by Coronado.
 bucci-casalloCasallo Z is going to strength to strength with Piergiorgio Bucci, and recently won the Grand Prix in Poznan. The 9 year old Casall-son is out of the mare Katinka III by Carthago Z and was bred by Maurice Hermans.
 david-chesallUllrichequine’s Chesall Z is an 8 year old Casall-son that has been seen under David Will. Chesall is out of the mare Milva IV by Concerto, and is bred by Günter Schüder.
 hugo-ctThe Casall-son C.T, born in 2004 out of the mare Klaudia by Claudio. C.T is bred by Otto-Boje Schoof, and can be seen at top level under Hugo Simon.
 julien-cristalloCristallo A LM is a 9 year old Casall-son out of the mare Nevada III. The gelding is competed at five star level by Julien Epaillard.
 jur-zavallThe Casall-son Zavall VDL can be seen under Jur Vrieling. The 9 year old is out of Remilia by Emilion. This spring he did his debut on five star level.
 rolf-corcega-la-sillaThe Casall-daughter Corcega La Silla is now seen under Alberto Michan, after showing some great potential under Rolf-Göran Bengtsson that also is the rider of her father. Operette is the name of Corcega’s mother, a Candillo-mare. Otto-Boje Schoof – who bred C.T – also bred Corcega!
 stein-cabachonCabachon – a successful stallion himself – born in 2004 out of the mare Lady Mobilcom by Concerto. Cabachon is a Holsteiner, and had great success under Stein Endresen who produced him to top level before he was sold to Ukraine. Cabachon now competes with Ulrich Kirchhoff in the saddle.
 _MG_0132Powerplay is a famous Casall-son. Recently sold and now seen under Eric Lamaze, this 9 year old is destined for great things! He is out of Perlmutt by Limbus, and bred by Jens Ritters. Powerplay had great success under Pius Schwizer before he moved on to his new rider.