About - Castino was spoken highly at the Holsteiner licensing, and at his 70-day test he won sovereignly the jumping index with 133.44 points and placed fourth in total with 124.70 points behind stallions such as Fürstenball and Bentley. His free-jumping and jumping a course were both scored with 10.0, for character and willingness to perform he received a 9.0 and for his jumping-talent a 9.58.
Performance - At the age of four, Castino was the striking winner of the traditional Dobrock Show Jumping Championship. When he was five-years old he qualified effortlessly for the Bundeschampionat. Currently Castino has victories and placings up to advanced (S) level on his performance record. In 2018 he inspired with international achievements in Verden and at the Chiemsee Horse Festival.
Progeny - His foals convince with sportiness, maximum elasticity and excellent jumping-talent. He has presented five licensed sons, three of them awarded a premium. Comerade was sold as Premium Stallion at the 2014′ Oldenburg licensing in Vechta for a princely sum of 135,000 Euro. In sport he presented over 50 successful offspring, his eldest competed in the international Youngster Tour and collected ribbons at advanced (S) level. Due to Castino’s secured inheritance of high-quality movements and first-class rideability many of his offspring celebrated even victories in dressage and eventing.
Sire - The sire Cassini II refers to offspring’s life-time earnings of more than 1.3 million Euro – 44 licensed sons and several state premium mares. He combines the genes of success of the multiple Olympic horse purveyor Capitol I with Caletto II.
Damline - The offspring of his damsire Caretino earned more than five million Euro in prize money. His son Casall is celebrated as one of the most successful Holsteiner of all times due to his breeding record but also his achievements in sport under Rolf-Göran Bengtsson. But also Castino’s maternal breeding is attractive as The dam O-Caretina received the high score of 10.0 for jumping at her mare performance test, full brother Carino qualified for the 2008′ World Cup final, full brother Canzero was licensed and competed successfully in tests for young show jumpers up to medium (M) level.
Progeny - From his early crops, Castino has four licensed sons; Castillan, Cascalido, Comerade and Casual Chic Z. Cascalido was awarded a premium in Verden and stands at the State Stud Celle, while premium-awarded Comerade sold for €135,000 at the Oldenburg licensing. Castino's foals impress with their modern, sporty types, their elastic movement, correct conformation and excellent basic gaits.
- Additional Information
Chilled/Frozen Chilled or frozen Stud Gestuet Bonhomme WFFS status Clear (N/N) Studbook Holstein Approved for Hanoverian, Holsteiner, Oldenburg, Westfalen Year of Birth 2006 Colour Bay Height 167cm