Casall for Foundation Friday

Enjoy one of Warmblood Stallions of North America’s more popular Foundation Friday posts!  Every other Friday we will be featuring a foundation sire – one who has been influential in the development of warmblood breeds. We pull from the incredible archive of The Horse Magazine, published by Chris Hector of Australia. Thank you, Chris, for permission to draw on your expertise!

167 cm
Breeder: Wilfried Thomann

When Caretino died in 2011, there was already a Caretino son ready to take his place: Casall. Casall is out of a mare by Lavall I, considered the most elegant of the Landgraf sons…

Casall finished his illustrious career on home–Holstein–soil, winning the five-star Grand Prix of Hamburg and was immediately retired, having won €2,722,518. Even with his jumping career in full swing, Casall was in demand as a breeding stallion…

Casall’s breeding values are impressive, with 140 points he heads the Holstein breeding values for 2015/16…

To read the entire article, with pedigree and more offspring details, on the Horse Magazine website, click here

There are several stallion descendants of Casall in North America. Click on the following links to read about each of the ones on

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