Cooper T is by the Caretino son Cachas out of Walnut Hill Holsteiners imported premium mare K-Folia. Cooper shows excellent elevation and elasticity in his trot and outstanding conformation. His bloodlines and overall quality make him an excellent stallion prospect.
Cooper T's dam K-Folia competed to 1.5 meters in Europe and has a pedigree that is truly exceptional. Her dam, Defolia, is a full sister to legendary Holsteiner stallion Capitol I and the internationally successful jumping mare U-Capitola. The Capitol line dominated international competitions for over a decade through his sons, Cassini I and II, C-Indoctro, Calato, and Carthago among others. K-Folia's sire, Corofino I, by the influential stallion Corrado I, was a successful Grand Prix competitor on the international scene. Corofino's dam was the famous mare Valeska IV, who produced two other approved stallion sons Corofino II and Camiros who was the champion stallion of his approvals. Already a proven producer, K-Folia's 2010 colt was purchased by Paul Schockemoehle, who holds the prestigious P.S.I. Auction. In 2012, this premier sporthorse sales event had an average sale price for auction horses of over $250,000.
Cooper T's sire Cachas was impressive at his approvals with his modern elegant type, jumping power and outstanding gaits. This is not surprising as his sire Caretino and grandsire Corrado I are undeniably the most successful progenitors of the Cor de la Bryere line. Caretino's sons Cristallo and Cassal la Silla, ranked 1st and 4th respectivly in the world in 2012. Corrado I, His damline is equally impressive including two of Laydykiller's best sons, Lord and Landgraf I. Cachas placed 3rd out of 43 stallions in his stallions performance testing in Schleidkau with an index of 127.5 points. He qualified for the Bundeschampionat as a 6 year old, won two young horse classes at 1.5 meters and was competing under Rolf Goeren Bengston at Grand Prix before his tragic death in a trailering accident. Cachas had already produced an approved son, Cachassini who was outstanding at his inspections and was awarded premium status. He further impressed at his 30 day test in Munich where he earned scores of 10 for his jumping, 9.25 for his canter, 8.63 for rideability and 8.s for his walk and trot.