Cardano, Gelding

  • Year of Birth 2008
  • Breed Hanoverian
  • Sire Count Grannus
  • Height ca. 170 cm / 16.3 hh
  • Color Bay
  • Disciplines Show Jumping, Equitation, Confidence Giver
  • X-rays Yes
  • US Price*165,500 USD
  • Location Lower Saxony
  • Offer No. 17008
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Cardano has received very good training and is ready to compete in show jumping tests up to 1.50 m.



Cardano already looks back on a highly successful career. He has achieved more than 50 placings in show jumping tests at medium and advanced level, including placings at national level up to 1.50 m and at international level up to CSI** (1.45 m).



This rather calm show jumper is pleasant to ride and always responds well to leg aids.

Cardano has a sound command of the flying changes and maintains a steady rhythm around courses.


What sort of rider does the horse need?

Sport partner for juniors, young riders or amateurs. An ideal horse for the 1.40 m and 1.45 m classes.


Top US rider Callan has added this horse to her collection. Watch here the videos with Callan's or her test rider and her statement about the horse.


About Callan Solem


Callan Solem is one of America’s leading Grand Prix show jumping riders. She was the top-placed American in the 2016 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final. A top US rider with an impressive history of national and international successes. More about Callan



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This personal impression does not represent a recommendation to purchase and is not a binding prediction of the horse's future behavior and development in competitive sport or any other use. Horses are living beings and their conduct and sporting performance is influenced decisively by how they are handled by their owner, trainer and other persons involved with them. Different training and management methods than those being used in the horse's current program may result in a different outcome.


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