Licenced Holsteiner Stallion
Casting has it all: pedigree, temperament, ability and looks.
Casting is intelligent and sensitive. He relishes his work and engages with his rider. He is light in the mouth, balanced and has an energetic, ground-covering canter, perfect for producung top quality showjumpers. He is equally balanced and even in trot and walk, and will also produce eventers and show horses of quality.. He is a careful jumper, sharp and neat over a fence with a consistency that comes with willingness, enthusiasm and athleticism.
Casting placed 3rd in his stallion licence test with 10 for character, 9.5 for willingness to work, and 8.5 for jumping ability.
His sire, Cotoki, is leaving his mark. He hit the jumping stage as a young horse: Reserve Bundeschampion at 5, 4th in the 6 year old Final before commencing an international career with regular wins and places in World Cups, Nations Cups and Grand Prix all over Europe.Cotoki combines the two great Holstein bloodlines of Caletto I, one of Cor de Bryere’s most influential sons, and Capitol I. He is from Stamm 4705 which has produced many approved stallions as well as international winners in all disciplines.Catoki is sire of Carrico CSI 5* and international star Catch Me If You Can, as well as over 20 approved stallions.
1st Dam: Virginia – already producer of 4 licenced stallions. Contesini (Contendro I) won his stallion test in 2013, with the highest score for jumping and 8 for dressage.
2nd Dam: Magic Lady II – dam of Captain Fire, sire of 8 approved sons; sister to Charakter and half sister to stallions Colorido (Casado) and Corifieo(Contendro I)
Casting was highly sought after in Europe, covering over 100 mares before his arrival in Australia. His progeny are modern and elegant, with a Holsteiner premier foal from a Quite Easy mare.
His first Australian progeny are impressive - he sired the AWHA National Led Winner and Runner-up, and had 3 Platinum foals.
Foals can be registered Holsteiner, Zangershiede or AWHA
Elegant, powerful and good-natured with huge power off the ground and enormous scope
Quizzical is a delight to handle in all ways. His work ethic is second to none – he loves his work, and pleasing his rider. He is soft in his canter, always uphill coming though from his hindquarters. He is elastic and explosive before a fence. Quiz is a very modern, striking young stallion: elegant but masculine. Fine-limbed and leggy, compact and powerful, he has the physique of an athlete.
Sire: Quintender (Quinar x Contender x Lord) has produced already 9 licenced sons. He was twice Bundeschamp finalist, winner of young horse championships, showing his near-perfect technique, and regular competitor jumping 1.50m.
1st Dam Oaks Visionary (Vivant) 1.50m. Dam of Oaks Clovelly (Conquistador) 1.40m Int, Oaks Quizzical (Quintender)
2nd Dam Legende (Landadel) 1.45m. Dam of Oaks Visionary (Vivant) 1.50m, Oaks Dreamtime (Clearway) 1.50m
Quizzical stamps his foals from many different mares. His progeny have beautiful heads and expression, length of leg, strong toplines and compact bodies. All have his friendly, amiable nature. Quizzical sired the overall Highest Scoring AWHA Led Horse in the National Tour In both 2017 (x Cassini I) and 2018 (Ultimo vd Moude). He has already produced 4 Platinum foals.
A genetic bonanza, with trainablilty, intelligence and beautiful character.
Sire Emerald is the charismatic winner at World Cup Championship level for many years, now with progeny winning at 1.60m.
Dam Oaks Milky Way is a true athlete with catlike agility and enthusiasm now turning heads in the US and Europe at 1.60m level.