CARACAS


Holsteiner, 1972, Gray, 16.1
Licensed: AHHA
Owner: Cranwell Farms
Breeder: Paul Bahlmann, GER

Contact: Catherine “Kitt” Slusser
Cranwell Farms
6860 Falling Branch Rd., Radford, VA 24141. 540-633-2319, Fax: 540-633-6372.
E-mail: C2ponies@aol.com
Internet: cranwell-farms.com

Stud Fee: $1,500 (plus $500 booking fee)
Video: Yes
Shipped Semen: Yes
EVA Status: Tested, Neg.
Nominations: IJF
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by COR DE LA BRYÉRE one of the legends of Holsteiner breeding. Corde has sired more than 40 licensed sons and countless daughters, including CALETTO I, CALETTO II, CALYPSO I, CALYPSO II, etc. His performance offspring in North America include CORDE CORRADO (1st $50,000 Grand Prix of Tampa, etc.), CHEYENNE (2nd $25,000 Empire State Grand Prix, WEF Challenge Series Final in 1998).

1st dam: EROICA by Consul
is a half sister to the Verband licensed stallions CORAN, HERODES, MARS and to the dam of *Galina (dam of LOUIS J, Res. Champion of the South German Stallion Championships and the grand prix show jumper, LORELEY 41). Eroica’s stamm, 776, has produced the European licensed stallions RAMIRO (world’s leading sire of show jumpers, incl. RATINA Z), MY LORD, CAPTAIN INCIPIT, LORD INCIPIT I, LORD INCIPIT II, CALVADOS, RAMIRADO, the international grand prix show jumper, LAURITZ J, and CHAKA KHAN (sales topper at the 1997 The Oaks auction at $75,000). Eroica’s sire, Consul is the sire of GRANAT (two time dressage World Champion, Olympic Gold) and JOOST (ranked among the leading sires of jumpers by the WBFSH, including V.I.P., TIO PEPE’S HAY GUY, dam sire of OMMEN).

Caracas

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Cor de la Bryere
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Eroica
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Rantzau xx
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Quenotte SF
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Consul
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Malva II 3744
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Foxlight xx
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Rancune xx
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Lurioso SF
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Vestale du
Bois Margot
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Cottage Son xx
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Isolde
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Inczydent AA
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Maechtige
Foxhunter xx
Chovia xx
Cavalier d'Arpino
Rockella xx
Furioso xx
Riquette SF
Landau SF
Kristine de Bois Margot
Young Lover xx
Wait Not xx
Gabriel
Banka
Velasquez AA
Wojcia AA
Nenndorf
Energie
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PERFORMANCE RECORD:
Caracas was approved and 100-day tested in Germany. He was bred by Paul Bahlmann, breeder of the world’s leading sire of showjumpers, RAMIRO Z from the same Stamm. After being imported, Caracas was a competition driving horse.

SIRE RECORD:
Dr. Dietrich Rossow in his Holsteiner Stallion book says about Caracas, “A really good looking stallion with a beautiful rather “Araby” look and good lines…Fantastic jumper with excellent bascule and very good with knees…produce: above average, many successful broodmares and some beautiful riding horses with a special talent for dressage.” Caracas is the sire of numerous young jumper prospects including 1999 IJF Midwest Regional winners THRILLS, and MORE THRILLS, plus FRILLING, (Preliminary Jumper Champion Milner Downs Summer, Kenna Mansfield), and Frilling’s full siblings: SARGE (Todd Minikus), FRILLING II (Tessa Weise), FREEMONT (Shayla McConnell), FRILLER, BANKROBBER (AO Jujmper Champion at WEF), CONGRESS, ROSEBUD (Leslie Radford and Francie Steinwedell Carvin), COHIBA, GALAULT ROSE, INTREPID STAR, GILLMAN, HANSEN, CHEATAM, CANTARIAT, CARA BELLE, CARABELLA, CARAMORE, CARABAR, CHARLOTTE, CARAJAG, CARAMARIA, CARA JANE, CHINOOK, COWBOY, and SLINGSHOT (bred by Susie Hutchison).