About - Cicero Z, also known as Cicero Z Van Paemel, is a hugely successful stallion in both sport and breeding, whose progeny are proving as valuable as their sire. He has an excellent temperament, boundless scope and is very rideable. His semen quality is outstanding with both chilled and frozen.
Performance - Cicero jumped at the highest levels before focusing on his stud career. He was 7th in the World Cup Qualifier at Mechelen in 2009, and in 2012 he won the Stallion Competition at Mechelen and finished 4th in the prestigious 'Sires of the World' Lanaken GP. He won grands prix at Aalst and Antwerp, and recorded many high placings, including at HOYS, St Gallen and La Baule.
Sire - Cicero's sire Carthago Z was the most influential son of the foundation sire Capitol I. He jumped in two Olympic Games with Jos Lansink, finishing 11th individually at Atlanta in 1996, jumped on winning Nations Cup teams in Rotterdam, Aachen and La Baule, and won numerous grands prix all over the globe. He has over 100 licensed sons, and over 150 offspring jumping at grand prix level. His progeny include Old Chap Tame, Mylord Carthago, Davos, Cappucino, Cash 63 and Coltaire Z. He is also the sire of a CCI4* eventer in Cadoc Z.
Damline - Damsire Randel Z is the sire of Beezie Madden's Cortes 'C', winner of the King George V Cup at Hickstead, the World Cup qualifiers in Wellington and Lexington, GCT grands prix in Chantilly and Valkensward, and individual bronze at the 2014 World Equestrian Games; Cortes 'C' jumped four clear rounds in the final, where riders swap horses. He has been the anchor of winning Nations Cup teams for the USA, and was part of the silver-medal-winning US team at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Randel Z is also sire of the grand-dam of Cornet Obolensky, and combines the blood of two grand prix super-sires, Ramiro Z and Alme Z. Cicero's dam Rendez-Vous Van Paemel has produced three licensed sons in total and several premium mares.
Progeny - He is the sire of Gigolo, winner of the Mannheim GP, Galisco van Paemel, who jumped at grand prix as an eight-year-old, as did Cyrano d’Orbri Cinderella C, Fenia van Klapscheut and Ciska van Paemel Z. Gotti Van Paemel was the winner of the Hickstead Derby Trial, and has won puissance classes at HOYS and Bolesworth, clearing 2.10m. Bertram Allen's Izzy By Picobello was 8th in the World Cup qualifier at Mechelen and 5th in a grand prix at Olympia. At the 2014 World Young Horse Championships, five Cicero offspring made it to the finals. Cicero's offspring possess exceptional temperaments, powerful hind quarters and incredible scope, with a willingness to perform that makes them suitable for professional and amateur riders alike.
- Additional Information
Chilled/Frozen Chilled or frozen Stud Zangersheide WFFS status Clear (N/N) Studbook Zangersheide Approved for AES, BWP, Zangersheide Year of Birth 30/03/2000 Colour Grey Height 172