Carrado was imported into New Zealand as a yearling. He is an athletic young stallion and an outstanding example of his Holsteiner genetics. Carrado has an incredible jump with huge scope! He is careful and powerful and he loves to jump!
With 83% Carrado MVNZ was the top stallion and overall top scorer of the Australian Classification Tour 2017. He was awarded with a Premium/Excellence Rating.
Carrado is by the Elite Holsteiner stallion Cassini II. A full brother to Cassini I. Cassini II was approved in 1996 with a high jumping index and placed third in his jumping ability. He had high scores for character and temperament.
Cassini II produced modern, athletic types and his progeny have successfully competed at the top level. He has many approved sons and daughters.
Carrado's dam Noah ( Corrado1 x Constant) comes from the well known Holsteiner line 18a2.
This is one of the oldest and most proven motherlines in Holstein. This family have been responsible for no less than fifty approved stallions including Cristallo, Cordano Z, Chambertin, Leonardo 1 and 11, the Corrado son Cliton and the Landgraf son Linaro.
Carrado's family on both sides, boast many Grand Prix horses with much talent! Carrado has inherited the scope and power of the families he was born into.
Carrado's half brother Di Cantero vanter Hulst Z by Diamant de Semilly recently won the title of top 4yo Belgian Stallion 2015 at the Pavo Hengste Competitie.
Carrado's oldest progeny are now 4 yo and showing a lot of talent. They have their sires scope and athleticism and are a pleasure to work with.
Carrado is a modern, leggy beautiful type. He is a very talented athletic stallion. He is a serious jumper for the big classes!
- 01/2018 – Boneo Classic: 2nd in the CSI 1* Grand Prix 1.40m
- 10/2017 – NSW Showjumping Championships: 6th in the Senior Final
09/2017 – Melbourne Royal: 8th in the World Cup Qualifier
09/2017 – Australian Showjumping Championships: member of the winning Victorian team
- 04/2017 – Elysian Fields Aquis Tour Show: winning the 1.40m class
- 03/2017 – Port Phillip Autumn Showjumping Championships: winning the Grand Prix
- 02/2017 – Strathbogie Showjumping Inc: winning the 4Up Skilling Grand Prix
- 01/2017 – Boneo World Cup show: 4th in the World Cup Qualifier
- 11/2016 – Shepparton World Cup: 8th in the CSI1*
- 09/2016 – Tatura Show: 2nd in the Grand Prix and winning the overall Double Crown Series
- 08/2016 – Border District Showjumping: winning the 135cm class and 2nd in the Grand Prix
- 04/2016 – Farm World Equestrian Expo: 3rd in the 145 cm Farm World Cup
- 03/2016 – Port Phillip Autumn Showjumping Championships: 2nd in the 135cm class and the Grand Prix
- 01/2016 – The Elms Summer Showjumping: 5th in the 130 cm class
- 11/2015 – The Elms Spring Showjumping: Top10 placing in the Future Stars
- 11/2015 – Whittlesea Show: winning the 120 cm class
- 09/2015 – Werribee – Australian Showjumping Championships: 4th in the Australian 8yo Championship
- 08/2015 – Tatura Show: 2nd in the Futurity
- 03/2015 – Shepparton Country Championships: Winning the 7 yo national qualifier + 5th in the Mini Prix
Carrado's oldest offspring are 6 yo.
This group are looking very exciting as they show a lot of talent over a jump and they are very good to work with.
Carrado has passed on his scope, athleticism and ability over the jump.
In the New Zealand Holsteiner Classification tours of 2013 and 2014, Carrado's colts Narrado (2013) and Oberon (2014) achieved top colt foals of the Classification tour. Orietta was top filly of the classification tour (2014).
Carrado brings exciting possibilites to jumper breeders in Australia and New Zealand. Already we are seeing some very talented youngsters. He is exciting for breeding!
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