Sunday, November 13, 2011

Catherine Haddad lost her Grand Prix horse, Cadillac

Cadillac: 1997-2011. Photo by Anna Jaffe via The Chronicle of the Horse.

The world has just lost another great horse...

Catherine Haddad Staller, a US dressage rider who has been based in Vechta, Germany, said goodbye to her top Grand Prix horse "Cadillac" (14 year-old Danish Warmblood) on 12 November 2011. The horse had cracked a tooth which resulted in an upper respiratory infection. Catherine left Cadillac under the equine veterinary clinic of her husband, Gregory Staller, DVM before decided not to leave her horse suffered in pain. 

Cadillac had been competed in CDI3*, CDI4*, and in World Cup Qualifiers, earning scores in the high sixties and breaking the 70% mark.


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