|Caratina Idylle S||Scandic||Solos Carex|
|Ratina Idylle S||Welt Hit II|
This foal is by the modern stallion Top Gear who was Reserve Champion of the 2014 Oldenburg licensing and completed his performance test with 10 for character and 9.75 from the test rider.
Top Gear's sire, Totilas, needs no introduction as a stallion who has revolutionised the dressage sport in recent years. Totilas was European Champion in Windsor in 2009, won 3 gold medals at the World Equestrian Games in 2010 and set several world records.
Top Gear's dam Dosalla is by the Hanoverian licensing champion Don Frederico, who participated in the finals of the Bundeschampionat. In 2012 he became Hanoverian Stallion of the Year.
Caratina Idylle S is a KWPN Prok mare by Watermill Scandic. She is the full sister to Nicola Buchanan's Zidyllic S who competed in the Mount St John Future Elite Championship at Horse of the Year Show in 2014. Her dam Ratina Idylle S is by the Weltmeyer son Welt Hit II.
Caratina's sire Scandic, was Reserve Champion in the 2003 Pavo Cup competition for 4-year-olds. Under Remy Bastings, the Solos Carex son next excelled in the Stallion Competition, winning the L-class. Under Annemiek van der Vorm, Scandic debuted at ZZ-light- and ZZ-advanced levels. Patrik Kittel first showed him in the Small Tour and then debuted the stallion at Grand Prix level in 2008 at just 9 years old. Scandic has abundant talent for piaffe and passage and is excelling in the Grand Prix. Scandic has competed in several major championships, such as the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. As a result, the Swedish/Dutch combination was quickly selected for these Olympics.
Caratina's dam Ratina Idylle S is by the Weltmeyer son Welt Hit II who was awarded the title of VTV Dressage Champion in 2004. Welt Hit II was Reserve Champion in his Performance Test, gaining a top dressage mark of 140 in the autumn of 1995. He was top 4 year old stallion in the German Championships at Warendorf in 1996, took the Dressage Champion title at the Zwolle International Stallion Show in 1997 and was top 6 year old at Warendorf in 1998. He went on to compete at Grand Prix level.
Welt Hit II is one of the most outstanding sons of the great Weltmeyer who sired over 88 graded sons. Weltmeyer's sire World Cup I sired 16 graded stallions. His dam Cileste was by the Irish Thoroughbred Hill Hawk XX who was one of the most successful "improving" stallions at the Hanoverian State Stud at Celle. He produced 5 graded sons plus the international dressage horse Highness and his dressage BLUP of 125 is very high for a Thoroughbred Welt Hit ll has already more than 15 approved sons.