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Also known as   BB Caretano
Also known as   Caretano Z
Breed   Holsteiner
Colour   Bay
Sex   stallion (active stallion)
Date of Birth   27 JAN 1992
Land of Birth   Switzerland
Standing Land   Belgium
Height   167 cm ~ 16.1.½ hands
Breeder   Manfred Birchler, CH-Bilten
Competition Level   Showjumping Olympic/World Championships
Life Number   321 2102370/92 / FEI: NED04574
Family Number HOL-104A
Level of progeny   Dressage: 3-Dr4
Eventers: 3-Ev1
Showjumpers: 30-Sj1
Studbooks Licensed with   Zangersheide
Suitable for Breeding   Showjumpers

Stud Fee: £ 425.00

ABOUT Caretano

His sire Caretino (Caletto II)is considered one of the best sires in Holstein breeding. On his dam's side Caretano Z carries the highly reputable Holstein lineage 104a. The following stallions are out of this valuable lineage: Capitano, Carneval, Corland, Celano, Leuthen I Z, Contendro and Action Hero.

Caretano Z belongs to the most promising sport horses of his generation with a lot of potential for the big sport. As a 7-yr-old Caretano Z won the prestigious WC for young horses in Lanaken. He then continued to make a magnificent début in the international showjumping sport at the World Cup finals in Gothenburg. In 2001, on the way to Rome, a fatal rupture of the loin brought the highly promising international career of Caretano Z to an end.

Caretano Z offspring dominate in showjumping competitions and the prices paid for the coveted blood of Caretano Z are often very high. The valuable blood of Caretano Z is this year also available at Studfarm Zangersheide via his sons Chardonnay Z, Chicago Z, and Cracky Z.

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Terms and Conditions

The Stud Fee excludes delivery.
For the stud fee you receive one dose of frozen semen. You are free to purchase as many doses as you wish. We would recommend a minimum of two doses per mare. If no pregnancy results after the inseminations with frozen semen there is no refund. Please see our breeding contract for full details.

Choice of semen available

Frozen only

Countries semen available for


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