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CARETINO GLORY - 1998 BWP Brown 171cms- 16.3hh. 8” bone.

Performance The Sire The Dam Progeny Bloodline

Ralph as we call him has exuberant floating paces with an extravagant, correct and careful technique over a fence. From being a super successful novice Champion where he won at HOYS in the Young Horse Evaluations he competed up to 1.60m. Combine his talent with his superb pedigree and lovely nature and you won't want to go abroad for your mares needs. Multiple progeny competing internationally at 4 and 5* showjumping and eventing, many competing nationally in BS, BD and BE, his offspring also make hunters and leisure horses.

3/4/5***** Sussex Caretino - 1.50/60m inc. Hickstead, Lummen, Sunshine tour, HOYS, RIHS, Bolesworth. Glory BV – 1.50m inc Bonheiden, Windsor, Vilamoura, Chepstow. Georgisaurous - Tattersalls, Liberty and Glory – Pau.

Ralph is a half brother to the 5* mare, Gloria vd. Zuuthoeve ridden by Matt Sampson, Carina vd Zuuthoeve and Diabolo vd Zuuthoeve.
Fully Approved with SHB, AES & Breeders Elite. EVA/CEM tested and vacc. WFFS negative. BS winnings £13,998

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        Cor de la Bruyere
      Caletto II  
  SIRE: Cheenook      
        Paladin X
  DAM: Glorieuze      
        Cor de la Bruyere
      Calypso I  
        Zeline I

The Sire: Cheenook

Caretino Glory is by the superbly bred Cheenook, who was performance tested in 1991. A prolific Grand Prix dressage winner, his progeny are well represented in all regions of Germany. Cheenook is by Caretino, a winner of the 1989 Holstein Showjumping Championships.

He went on to compete internationally in Nation Cups and Grand Prix's under Bo Kristofferson and Ludger Beerbaum before injury forced an early retirement. He is owned by the Holstein Verband. Caretino is also the sire of Zangersheide Stud's new star, Caretano. Under Jos Lansink he won the WBFSH champion for 7 year olds in 1999 and is in top of the league for Sires of the World 2001.

Caretino is by Caletto II, the prominent sire of jumpers including 1992 Olympic Gold medallist- Classic Touch under Ludger Beerbaum. Cheenook's dam is grand daughter to the great Ramiro Z. Ramiro Z has over 100 graded sons and more than 50 showjumpers competing at international level, along with many dressage progeny.

Probably his best known offspring is the fantastic mare Ratina Z, a winner of an Olympic medal, plus European and World Cup wins, she has since bred her first foal for the Zangersheide Stud.

Other progeny include Robin Z I & II, the Rebel Z line, Dramiro and Maximillion Saluut to name just a few. Ramiro Z was ranked as number one jumper sire in 1995/96 season with the WBFSH.

The Dam: Glorieuze

Glorieuze is a daughter to Glorieux, a leading breeding stallion in Germany, being owned by the German maestro Paul Schockemoehle; he has 5 approved sons and over 60 main studbook mares.

Glorieux's grand sire is the great Gotthard, whose progeny include Goldika, Gonzales and Graf.

Glorieuze's dam sire is Calypso I, a superb sire of many jumping stars including Caspar and Calando 14. Calypso I's dam, Tabelle is full sister to Dressage World Champion-Grannat.

Year Performance


Winner at West Wilts E.C. in Young Horse Evaluation Series-Showjumping & Eventing section.
Winner at Pyecombe in the 4-year-old Style and Performance qualifier.
Winner at Pyecombe in 4-year-old Championship.
Winner & 5th at Hickstead in British 4-year-old Championship/ Qualifier.
Winner at Scope National Championships in 4-year-old Championship.
Winner at HOYS in Young Horse Evaluation Championship - Showjumping.
3rd at HOYS in Young Horse Evaluation Championship – Eventing and Dressage.
Champion at HOYS with overall best score.
Winner & 2nd at AES Stallion Show at Towerlands in 1.00m/ 4 years Championship.


1st at Brendon Stallion Gala in 5 Year olds.
=1st at Aldershot & Pyecombe in Milton 5 year olds.
Winner at Pyecombe in 5 years Style & Performance qualifier.
2nd at Kent County in Foxhunter.
2nd at East of England in Foxhunter.
6th & 4th at Hickstead in 5-year-old qualifier and Championship.
Winner at Scope Festival in 5 year old.
3rd at Scope Festival in Blue Ribbon Final.


2nd at Royal Leisure in Osbourne Grade C Qualifier. Qualified RIHS.
Winner at Kent County in B & C.
Winner=1st at Wales and West in AON 6 yr old.
3rd at Scope in 6 year old Championship.

Winter 04-05 Doing Dressage! He now has 16 points with BD.

2005 onwards

Winner at Stallion Show of 1.30m Championship.
Winner at South of England in 1.3om Open.
4th at Welsh Masters in Gent’s Championship.
Winner at Scope Festival in 7 yrs class.
2nd at South of England in Area Trial.
Double clears in 1.30m and 1.40m opens.
6th in 1.50m open at Royal Windsor.
3rd at Vicarage Farm in 1.40m open.
6th in 1.60m International at Hickstead.
2nd at Patchetts Premier.
BSJA winnings approx. £13,825. International Grade A.

As a young horse he qualified 2nd rounds in Discovery, Newcomers & Foxhunter, Milton 5 years, Style and Performance 4 & 5 years, Star Spotters and 1.25m. In the YHE he scored an Impressive 9.5 and 9.0 in the loose jumping, with a spectacular double 9.5 in the ridden jumping for technique and temperament. The first time that two 9.5's had been awarded. His jump is with outstanding technique and scope, he combines this with elastic suspension in his paces, being very elevated and correct, he learns well due to his intelligence. Now competing 1.40m/1.50m 


His foals are of outstanding quality with star appeal. They have movement and correctness, proving to be real winners on the world stage. Sussex Caretino & Caretino Vantarsi both won in Zangersheide, Lanaken in 2011, he has other jumping progeny competing with the BS and qualifying for HOYS. There are also progeny competing BD AND BE. Young progeny include Champion Yearling at Pavo Championships and Champion foal at North of the Border Foal Show.

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