Registered Name: Dakota VDL
Sire: Casall ASK
Dam Sire: Contender x Landgraf I
BWP Number: 999-999-210580408
Color/Markings: Bay
Height: 16.1 1/2 hh
Date of Birth: 09/18/2008
Country of Birth: Germany
Breeder: Michael Eitel
Year Licensed: 2012
Stud Fee: $1,600.00
Booking Fee: $200.00 (Included)
Shipped Semen-Cool/Frozen: Frozen only
EVA Status: Negative
Standing At: Hyperion Stud, LLC
Contact: Vicky Castegren
Street Address: 4997 Sandy Branch Road
City, State, Zip Code: Barboursville, VA 22923
Telephone Number: 434-973-7700
Fax Number: 434-973-7773
Owner of Record: Hyperion Stud, LLC
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Bio and Performance Record:
Dakota VDL aka Conquito, is a modern sport horse who is beautiful type with lots of expression and character. He has a great ride-ability showing a very athletic trot, and a very balanced, light-footed and powerful canter. He demonstrates scope, with very good take off and reflexes. He has powerful haunches, clean and careful technique with mature self control. He is a wonderful addition for breeders of North America.

Dakota’s sire Casall La Silla is a multiple Grand Prix winner with Rolf Goran Bengtsson at competitions like Lyon, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Stockholm, Oslo and finished 6th in the 2012 World Cup Finals as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Casall is considered one of the top jumping stallions of the modern day. In breeding, he breaks through with successful offspring in the international young horse classes, produced the 2008 “Mare of theYear” at the Eilte mare show, and has severaal approved sons which include Connor, Zavall VDL and Catch It and now Dakota VDL.

Dakota’s Grand Sire is the Holsteiner stallion Contender. Contender is the sire of 40 approved sons and 40 premium mares. He is a living legend in sport horse breeding for jumping and dressage with offspring like Checkmate and Montender.

Dakota’s Dam Naomi II is the full sister of the BWP approved stallion Cicero van de Helle. This well known Holsteiner family boasts famous offpsring such as Corland, Corradina, Landetto, Leuthen I & II and more.

Dakota’s Damsire Landgraf I is one of the most successful sires of show jumpers the world has seen, and his genetics can be found in hundreds of todays modern sport horses. Landgraf has produced over 300 approved sons such as Libero H, Burggraaf, Loutano, Landadel and continues to influence the Holsteiner breed today.

Dakota was inspected and approved by the BWP/NAD in 2012 and received one of the highest scores in their history with an 87. Dakota is a beautiful example of his sire, Casall, and is best matched with larger framed and leggy mares.

2016 Results:
2016 Summer Fort Festival: Open Jumper 1,40m Champion
2016 International Jumping Fest: 6th $5,000 1.40m Interactive Mortgage U25 Qualifier
Placings in Spruce Meadows 1,35m – 1,40m Several other top National placings

2015 Results:
Numerous placings in the top 5 Nationally & Internationally in the 1.30m – 1.40m

2014 Results:
1st WEF 12 $10,000 Adequan 6 yr old Final
1st 6 yr old finale Chantilly, France CSI5*
7th WEF 9 1.30m 10th WEF 5 1.30m