CABALLO is a very impressive gelding.
CABALLO scored 7.6 total, with 7.6 for both movement and type at the "Rheinland-Pfalz-Saar International" (RPSI) inspection.
He has been professionally started under saddle. CABALLO would be easily suited for the hunter ring.
CABALLO's sire CORRIDO de CHATILLON is an impressive stallion with an impeccable temperament, he was approved in Avenches, Switzerland as a 3 year old. As a 4 year old CORRIDO de CHATILLON qualified for the jumping finals, as a 5 year old he qualified for the eventing finals and as a 6 year old CORRIDO de CHATILLON placed in the jumping promotional finals. After an early jumping carrier CORRIDO de CHATILLON became a well recognized name as the dressage horse, he has countless winnings and placing's and also qualified for the dressage super promotion in Avenches.
CORRIDO de CHATILLON’s sire, COEUR de NUIT is by the famous stallion Calypso I, who sired 20 approved stallions. His progeny are both international dressage horses like COMMODORE, CAMPARI and show jumpers like CABINETT, CALANDO. His sire COR DE LA BRYÈRE is one of the most important stallions in modern show jumping pedigrees today. He is also the sire of the international dressage horse CORLANDUS (Gold Medal - Seoul) and other top level dressage horses. He is the sire of 83 graded stallions including CALANDO I to V, CALETTO I to III, CALVADOS I and II, CALYPSO I to V, CORRADO I and II, CORTINO I and II, COME BACK I and II, CORTEZ I and II, CARDINAL, CARACAS, CONSTANT, CONVENT, CANSAS, CANTARES, CASSONE, CANNONBALL, CAPRICCIO, CORVADO, CINZANO, CORDS BOY VZ, CORDALME Z, CADENCE Z, CORDEUR, CHAIRMAN, CICERO, CORIALL, CARNEVAL, CASTOR, COUNTDOWN, COR DE BRILLANT, COR D' ALME Z, CAPITAL, CARTE D' OR, CARUSO, CABARET, CALIMBO, CASH, CASANOVA, CHACO, CHANTRE, CHIRON Z, MR. COX, CINZANO, CONCORDE, COR DE ANGELO J, COR DOR, COREA, CORLAND, CORVINIUS, COSINUS B. He also produced such performance horses as the International show jumpers CALANDO, CALETTO, CHANEL, CHICA, CONTRAST and COLLANDUS, European champion - 1987 and silver Medalist, Olympic Games, Seoul, 1988. Without any doubt, COR DE LA BRYÈRE deserves the title of foundation sire! Also in his sire’s side the legendary stallion LADYKILLER XX. He stood at stud from 1965 to 1979 and is still one of the most sought after names in pedigrees of both breeding and competition horses. LADYKILLER XX sired 36 approved stallions and one of them LANDGRAF I, he was the leading West German sire with the highest progeny earnings in competition. Also the stallion LORD who needs no introduction and LAGOS, LORENZ who also stood in Holland where he was very influential, LEANDER the champion stallion in 1973 and LIDO to just name a few. His dam OCTAVIA III is by Fair Play III who was Champion of the 4 year olds, 3rd in the five year olds, and 20th in the six-year-old championship. He died of tetanus at the age of nine but not before he produced a number of exceptional competitors: Lude du Chatelier ridden by Hervé Godignon, Larry II full brother to Narcos II with Patrick Caron (before being sold to Italy), Lolilfant, Marly du Mesnil and Narcotique.
CORRIDO de CHATILLONs offspring are outstanding athletes with exceptional temperaments.
CABALLO'S dam ELFRODITE is a moderate framed elegant black mare. She is a Swedish mare, she combines the best of both, Swedish and Hannoverian performance bloodlines and is extremely athletic with powerful movement. On her father's side she goes back to the famous Swedish stallion GASPARI, the sire of 11 approved stallions; he was probably one of the world's greatest producers of dressage horses. Himself a competitor at the Olympics in Rome, he was also the sire of PIAFF who was world, European and Munich Olympic Champion. He also sired the dressage stallions ELEKTRON, GASSENDI and FLYNGE HERKULES. One of GASPARI's daughters is also the dam of the World Cup final winner, silver medalist in the 1986 World Championship and bronze medal winner at the Seoul Olympics the stallion GAUGUIN DE LULLY.