Bay, OLD, 13 years old, 172 cm
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Zalando is a son of Zack x Sunny-Boy x Donnerhall. Zalando is a well boned stallion with great mechanics. He passes these qualities on to his offspring. Today, under the saddle of the young Anna Casper, Zalando is well placed or a winner in Grand Prix dressage events up to S*** (in the junior rider category).

Karona, KWPN
Werdonda, OLD


Approved at the South German Stallion Days in Munich-Riem in January 2013, Zalando passed its 30-day test in Neustadt/Dosse (ease under the saddle 9.00) at the end of 2013 in Neustadt/Dosse. At the Bundeschampionate in Warendorf in 2015, he won the petite final and placed 8th in the 5-year old Championship final. In 2016 and 2017, Zalando placed in the M*** and S* dressage classes. In 2018, Zalando was successful in dressage S* and St. Georges Spécial under Nicole Casper. On March 22, 2019, Zalando wins a Grand Prix S* dressage test with almost 71% in Pforzheim at the "Nordbadener-Dressur-Frühling". On April 14, 2019, the couple wins an S**/Inter I dressage test in Walldorf. On April 22, 2019, at the "Dressurfestival Zeutern", Zalando is the second-best horse in an S** test and fourth in a Saint Georges Spécial test with 72.19%. In August 2019 at the CHI Donaueschingen, Zalando won the Saint Georges Spécial qualifier and came 3rd in the final qualifying for the "Nürnberger Burgpokal" in Frankfurt. Nicole Casper and Zalando take 3rd place in the S* Prix Saint Georges in Reutlingen in October 2019. In December 2019, they take part in the "Nürnberger Burgpokal". In June 2020 in Kronberg, Zalando takes part in a dressage S*** - Saint Georges Special. In July 2020 in Darmstadt, Zalando is 6th in an S*** event. Since June 2021, Anna Casper, one of Thomas and Nicole Casper's daughters, has taken Zalando out in CDI dressage classes for junior riders. The couple are winners or well placed in S**/Inter I dressage classes. For the 2023 season, Zalando OLD is dedicated to competition.

Zalando is approved for Selle Français, it is also labeled FRANCE DRESSAGE. Zalando is also approved for Oldenburg, Westphalia and the DSP breed (Deutsches Sportpferd - Southern Germany).

Zalando is stationed at its owner: Gestüt Birkhof, D-73032 Donzdorf, Baden-Württemberg

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The gelding Zum Glück, born in 2014, was runner-up in the South German 3-year-olds in 2017 and South German 4-year-olds in 2018. At the Bundeschampionate in Warendorf 2018, Zum Glück was 2nd in qualifying. Olympic rider Sönke Rothenberger acquired him. Zallas and Papagena, born in 2014, were finalists at the Regional Championships in 2017. Zoé, born in 2015 out of a dam by Fürst Romancier, is Baden-Württemberg 3-year-old champion and 3rd best gelding (equitation event for 3-year-old geldings and mares) at the South German Championships in 2018. Zasa S became a state award-winning mare following her excellent marks at her test in October 2018. Zauberhafte was voted best 2-year-old mare in Baden-Württemberg at Weilheim in October 2017. Zalando x Lanciano's mare Papagena, became runner-up for 3 years old at the Bavarian Regional Championship in 2017. Zaza S, state award-winning mare, born in 2014, by Zalando x Argentinus, was the best mare at the test in October 2018 at Stutensee. Zakando, born in 2016, won qualification for the 4-year-old final at the Baden-Württemberg Regional Championships, then came second and runner-up at the final. The Gräfin mares Zalanda, Caribic, Zarin, Zamunda, Zurprise ... are highly rated at the mare presentations (Landesstutenschauen).

Zapato, born in 2015, from Zalando x Don Diamond, was approved at the "Deutsches Sportpferd" (Southern German) Stallion Days in Munich-Riem in 2018. Zalandos Zeus from a dam by Florestano was approved in February 2019 at Munich-Riem for the DSP breed. Zarif 7 by Zalando x Denario x Gardez, born in 2017, was approved at the "DSP Stallion Days" in Munich-Riem in 2019, he was then sold.

Zalando is the sire of Hermès de Saint Val, supreme champion of foals born in France dressage orientation at the France Dressage finals during the Grande Semaine de Saumur in 2017. In 2019, Hermès de Saint Val was elected 3rd best SF stallion 2 years old orientation dressagae at the France Dressage final during the Grande Semaine de Saumur 2019. At the various foal presentations, Zalando foals regularly score well (8.30/8.50/8.80), even winning prizes.


Zalando combines the blood of top Dutch breeding stock such as Zack, Rousseau, Ulft and Jazz with recognized origins such as Sandro Hit and Donnerhall. Zalando's sire, Zack, was elected KWPN Supreme Approval Champion in 2007. In 2014, Zack was declared Denmark's "2014 Stallion of the Year". In 2018, he succeeded at the highest level of Grand Prix dressage, including 17th place individually at the JEM in Tryon (7th place team - Denmark). At the World Cup Dressage Grand Prix Kür in Herning in March 2018, Zack scored a sensational victory with 84.89% under Daniel Bachmann Andersen.

Zalando's dam, St.Pr.St. Wunderschöne, tested very well in the resort. In 2009, she was vice-champion of the Oldenburg 3-year-old mares and vice-champion of the 3-year-old gelding and mare event at the Bundeschampionate in Warendorf. Waldfriede's maternal line has produced numerous offspring who compete in S-level dressage. The maternal grandsire, Sunny Boy by Sandro Hit x Donnerhall x Pik Bube I, is a very good sire of dams. His dam Fantastica is a full sister to Don Schufro. This 'Finnländerin' maternal line also produced the stallion Don Primero. Sunny Boy has offspring that are successful in S-level dressage, as well as in showjumping and driving.

Sunny Boy's dam, Fantastica, is a full sister to Don Schufro.

Stud fee conditions

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Distributor Country of distribution Condition Technical fees including VAT * First rate including VAT * Balance 01/10 including VAT * Living foal balance including VAT * Total including VAT (excluding technical fees) No foal, free return basis

FRANCE, Frozen semen 0 € 300 € 0 € 0 € 300 € No
a dose of frozen semen of 4 straws = 300 Euros HT
plus transport costs
The Gestüt Birkhof provides the breeder with a transport container which must be returned as soon as possible to Gestüt Birkhof, D-73072 Donzdorf.
Country of distribution FRANCE,
Condition Frozen semen
Technical fees including VAT 0 €
First rate including VAT 300 €
Balance 01/10 including VAT 0 €
Living foal balance including VAT 0 €
Total including VAT (excluding technical fees) 300 €
No foal, free return basis No
a dose of frozen semen of 4 straws = 300 Euros HT
plus transport costs
The Gestüt Birkhof provides the breeder with a transport container which must be returned as soon as possible to Gestüt Birkhof, D-73072 Donzdorf.


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