The 1.55m Winning Round in Aachen was won by Christian Ahlmann on Caribis Z (Caritano Z).
They also won the prestigious 1.60m five star Grand Prix in Hong Kong and St. Tropez this year.
Caribis Z was born and bred at Zangersheide and at age 7 jumped the World Championship young horses finale at Lanaken. Five star victories at Mechelen and Estoril. Second places at Mexico City, Madrid, St. Tropez and Stuttgard. Top five at Bordeaux, Miami, Doha and Lanaken. In Miami Caribis had a unique moment jumping with his mother Canasta Z.
Canasta Z (Canabis Z) also bred by Zangersheide had a successful four star jump with Elina Petersson. Victories at Roosendaal, Drachten, Knokke-Ebelsberg and Linz in Austria. Combination Paris Sellong and Canasta Z shine at five star jumping competitions.
Canasta Z bred from Carlaya Z(Caretano Z) -not unfamiliar- which is also bred by Zangersheide and jumping with Judy-Ann Melchior at a succesfull level. They gained global attention during four and five star competitions (Valkenswaard, Helsinki, Arezzo and Antwerp). This successful Grand Prix horse also took part at the 2008 Belgian Championship.
Grey Lady (Godehard) the dam out of Canasta Z. She’s the half sister of Dobel's Frechdachs ridden by Michael Whitaker and Otto Becker.
Stute 330138474 (Granit) dam of Lady Grey and out of the famous foundation mare Aglaya Z. Aglaya Z is the sister of the Olympic horse Agent ridden by Paul Schockemöhle and she’s also the granddam of our Grand Prix mare Cold as Ice Z. Dam of Judy-Ann Melchior’s As Cold as Ice Z and our mares Annina Z & Cranberry Ice Z.
You can read more about this damline: http://www.coldasicez.nl/ice-familie/merrielijn.html
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