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Approved Holsteiner son of Casall

Dakota VDL

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 ASK 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 Elite mare show, and has several approved sons which include Connor, Zavall VDL and Catch It and many more.

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 offspring such as Corland, Corradina, Landetto, Leuthen I & II and more.

Dakota’s Grandsire 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 NA in 2012 and received one of the highest scores in their history with an 87! Also in 2012, Dakota VDL was approved by the AHHA with an overall score of 74.5%. Dakota VDL is a beautiful example of his sire, Casall. With his genetics, North American breeders have a wonderful opportunity to reach for the stars! Dakota is suitable for all disciplines in breeding, and is best matched with larger framed and leggy mares.

Dakota VDL is an outstanding progenitor having produced several foal crops with numerous premium scores for these foals.

Stallion Info

D.O.B. 2008
Height 16.2h
Owned By Hyperion Stud
Stud Fee $1600/ Frozen/Rebreed Guarantee/ EVA Neg, WFFS N/N

Dakota VDL Casall Caretino Caletto II
Kira XVII Lavall I
Naomi II Contender Calypso II
Waline Landgraf I


6th, 6th WEF 3 YJC 5 yr olds

2nd WEF 7 YJC 5 yr olds

2nd WEF 8 YJC 5 yr olds

4th WEF 11 YJC 5 yr olds

3rd WEF 12 $10,000 Adequan 5 yr old Final

5th 1.20m Showpark All Seasons

4th 1.30m Del Mar

10th WEF 5 1.30m 

7th WEF 9 1.30m

1st WEF 12 $10,000 Adequan 6 yr old Final

1st 6 yr old finale Chantilly, France CSI5*

9th 7 yr old YJC WEF 4

11th 1,35m WEF 7

3rd 1,35m WEF 8

12th 1,35m WEF 10

Competed in Europe in the 7 yr old divisions with numerous clear rounds throughout the summer

3rd 1,40 HITS Ocala

4th 1,40m HITS Ocala

5th $5000 1,40m Interactive Mortgage U25 Qualifier- International Jumping Fest

5th 1,40m Blenheim Fall Tournament

3rd, 4th , 5th  Open 1,40 Summer Fort Festival

4th Open 1,45m KY Spring

12th 1,45 Ciekocinko – Baltica Spring Tour CSI2*

5th 1,40m Ciekocinko – Baltica Spring Tour CSI3*

7th 1,45m Samorin CSI2*

3rd 1,35m Herneacova CSI2*

10th 1,40m Herneacova CSI2*

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