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2012 filly


2015 colt



Stamm 456

Adele is an elegant mare with powerful movement. elastic gaits and an outstanding jump. A 48 point premium mare, her free jumping score was 8 for willingness, 8 for scope and 9 for technique. Adele comes from the very successful breeding farm of Soenke and Jutta Thamling. She was imported as a foal from their farm in Holstein in 1998. The Thamling family has been breeding stamm 456 for generations and has produced numerous successful horses including Eurocommerce Montreal who placed 4th in the Athens Olympics. Adele's dam Gladiole is one of their favorite mares. Her son Quite Calypso competed in the Bundeschampionat as a four, five and six year old, placing as high as third. Gladiole's older full sister Tropika produced internationally ranked jumpers Lambado 4, Quentin 13, and Dahlia Z.

Adele's sire is the extremely popular, young Holsteiner stallion Clarimo. Under Olympian Janne Fredericka Meyer he had numerous placings at 1.5 meters as a 7 yr old in the international Young horse competitions in Verden and Neumuenster.  He is currently with Roelf Goeran Bengstson and is his number two Grand Prix mount behind Casall.

Clarimo's sire Clearway competed successfully on the international scene with Lars Bak Andersen placing in the prestigious shows of Neumuenster and Braunschweig. Clearways dam Wodka II also produced Conway I and II as well as Arturo. Conway I by Caretino racked up over 40 wins at the Grand Prix level here in the US. His younger brother Conway II qualified for the German Young Horse Championship two times, placing second in his qualifiers. The prolific Wodka II also produced Chika's Way by Caretino who had multiple succeses in the international arena under Olympian Janne Fredericke Meyer.

Clarimo’s dam Wisma has written her own history in Holsteiner breeding through her other two sons Cassini I and II who have produced numerous internationally successful sporthorses and approved stallions. Her daughters have also proven themselves, particularly Donata who is the dam of approved stallion Lovari.

Clarimo himself has produced two approved sons, Crunch and Chupalino. Several of his offspring have sold at auction as youngsters for an impressive average price of over $60,000. Even more impressive is his overall production in the breeding shed. He is one of the highest ranking stallions of approved mares who as a group rank 1st in free jumping and 3rd in rideability.