Caderbank Stud

Arturo 8

Athlet Z

Alme Z





Broadstone Ladies Gift

Broadstone Lady's Man

Broadstone landmark


 Gracious Gift



Arturo 8, is an international show jumper who began his career in Germany where he competed at the highest level, it was not long before he was noticed and purchased in a lucrative deal that saw him go to America where he was competed successfully by Candice King.

Arturo 8 was a very popular breeding and jumping stallion in Germany having some very good mares sent to him. Arturo 8 young stock are showing themselves to be true athletes in show jumping, one of these being Arturo's Son, who as a 7 year old showed himself to be one of the best young horses in Germany competing in their national championships, he is now competing internationally. Another of Arturo's offspring's was the winner of the 1999 Dublin loose jumping championships. Arturo 8 is producing quality stock that can perform in all spheres. Arturo 8 has 3 stallions Approved with the Holstein Studbook.


 Arturo's Sire Athlet Z was bred at Zangersheide in 1979 and was sold as a colt to the legendary stallion rearer Maas Joh. Hell. There Athlet Z developed into a producer of many international showjumping horses, such as Adelfos (Markus Fuchs}, Almox Athletico (Ludger Beerbaum}, Valeska (Michael Rüping}, Sprehe Avion (Ludger Beerbaum} etc. In a study carried out by a top french breeder Athlet Z was ranked the 4th best stallion by progeny in his age category. This is very impressive considering he is in the same category as Darco, Voltaire and Libero H.

Arturo's dam is by Lord out of Ramiro Z mare. Lord won the stallion approval in 1969 and quickly became a successful sire. In 1994 alone, his progeny won over 355,000 DM in Germany. Lord's lifetime progeny earnings exceed 3 million DM and include some of the world's top names, including Armerica I, Top Seed (Anne Kursinski}, Indeed (Anne Kursinski}, L'Eperon, Lordon, Lord Z, Latinus, Montanus, Jump, BB Comtessa, Elmshorn, Landsohn, Lord Caletto, Ligorett and many others.
Wodka has proved herself as a fantastic brood mare with no less than three international stallions Arturo 8, Sandstone Conway who is universally recognized in Europe and the U.S. as one of the most promising young jumper prospects. Showing in the preliminary division in 1996, he had 49 out of 51 rounds clear. Sandstone Conway is an extraordinary horse that demonstrated carefulness and a winning spirit from the beginning. In 1997 he was the high point qualifier for the P.C.H.A. Jimmy William's Futures Finals. He also won the $10,000 GMAC Mortgage Jumping Derby at Pebble Beach. Sandstone Conway is the winner of two Grand Prix. He is also an outstanding athlete as well as a top-breeding stallion. The third son of Wodka is Clearway by Capitol I who is an up and coming stallion in the Holstein studbook and has already achieved wide acclaim as both a jumper and a breeding stallion in Europe. In 2003 one of his offspring was entered into the Zangersheide auction at the World Breeding Championships.

Ramiro Z (Wodka's maternal grand sire} needs no introduction; he was himself an international show jumper and one of the world's most influential sires. Ramiro Z has sired many approved stallions; show jumpers, and international dressage horses. Offspring of Ramiro Z include Ratina Z, the winner of the Olympic team gold and individual silver in Barcelona and team gold in Atlanta.

 Broadstone Ladies Man, a platinum stallion having received the championship award at the British Warmblood Society Stallion grading. Ladies Man scored well in all criteria for looks, movement, jump and high class pedigree. His jump was classed as exceptional in a spectacular fashion.

Ladies Man is already the sire of approximately 20 winning foals at the Royal International, New Forest and Whitchurch. Broadstone Ladies World won the International and Hanoverian breed show. Lambertino was brought by the International dressage rider, Ferdi Eilberg, another protegy, Lark qualified the International young dressage Horse 2002 - these are just a few of his successful progeny.  His dam Didaktik won many affiliated showjumping competitions ridden by leading lady rider Di Lampard, winner of the 1994 Queen Elizabeth II cup.

 His competing career has continued with professional riders showjumping, Andrew Saywell and Young Rider Louise Saywell and Sky Higgins at the highest level with nothing but stories of success.

This is a stallion with a rare temperament, a special quality and a huge heart.