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CADABRA
2002 15.1hh BLACK HERITAGE ASH STALLION (REG 160318)

CADABRA

In 2016, we are proud to once again offer CADABRA (AUS) - HSH to the Australian public. This famous stallion has shaken the mainstream idea of the Australian Stock Horse, and what they are capable of, becoming the foundation sire of the Canadian ASH and making history as the first of his breed to compete and win in international cow horse competition.

Cadabra is a multi-Supreme Champion in hand and under saddle, and has won Futurities, Open Challenges & Campdrafts. His progeny are excelling at Royal Shows, Futurities, Campdrafts and Polocrosse plus Pony Club, Showjumping and Eventing.

NEWSFLASH :: Cadabra is sire of ZERENITE DELTAS MAGIC, winner of back to back Royals after taking home the 3yrs & Under ASH Hack at both the 2016 Canberra Royal Show and the 2016 Sydney Royal Show. He is also the sire of the 2016 Gatton (QLD) Open Campdraft winner, GYPSY MAGIC.

*Cadabra has been colour tested and his results state that he is homozygous for black pigment, which means he will not sire red (chestnut) foals.

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CADABRA

registries

Cadabra is registered with the following associations:

AUSTRALIA

  • ASHS (Australian Stock Horse Society Ltd.)
  • ANSA (Australian National Saddle Horse Association)

NORTH AMERICA


pedigree

PEDIGREE

sire line

Cadabra's sire was the lovely stallion, Palmers Fort Abdul. Bred by the respected Palmer Family Partnership, Fort Abdul himself was sired by the Warwick Gold Cup winner Abdul-IS, and born from the same dam as Better View Gunfire, Palmers Sissy-FM.

The Palmer Family Partnership presented Palmers Fort Abdul at the 1978 Dalby ASH Sale where the 3yo colt caught the eye of master horseman, Vic Gough. Vic explains, "He struck me as being a very naturally balanced horse for his age, and he was an outstanding type." And so, for the grand sum of $3,000 (which in 2010 would be valued at $13,150), the young sire moved to the Gough family's 'Dinkum Stud' in Queensland.

On passing away in 2005, Palmers Fort Abdul left behind a legacy of 153 registered Australian Stock Horse progeny. Vic continues, "It is a testament to the quality of Fort Abdul that he sired a number of sought-after stallions, and still has his descendants winning in the performance arena today. He was never advertised and promoted, and never had the quality of mares that many stallions today have, so it's a joy to see that he is survived by a sire like Cadabra."

Palmers Fort Abdul HSH
blk/br 1975
Abdul (IS) HSH
br 1964
Abbey (FS) HSH
blk 1955
Radiant WH blk ~1938
Joys Pal
Comara Princess (FM) HSH
bay 1948
Bulgas Boy WH br 1933
Station Mare 01 ~1933
Palmer's Sissy (FM) HSH
bay 1967
Fort Keil
1934
Keelie 1946 THBD
Melfort Lass
Birdie

Val Beau 1933
Mesquitin Mare

dam line

An outstanding aspect of Cadabra's pedigree is that he is a son of one of Australia's top campdraft mares, Star Caddie. Owned by the Roberts family, she has been campaigned by many great riders such as Ken Boulton, Vic Gough and Terry Hall. Here at Icewood we have some outstanding footage of Star Caddie scoring a 91 under Terry Hall in the second round of the Chinchilla Grandfather Clock Open Campdraft in 2005.

The same year Maryanne was able to ride the lovely mare and made the final of the Chinchilla Ladies Campdraft with an 87. Maryanne continues, "Being able to ride Star Caddie was a great opportunity, and there is something to be said for being able to ride a sire's parents, and to see where some of their traits come from. Cadabra definately inherited some exceptional qualities from both sides of his family tree, and now these qualities are coming through clearly in his progeny."

Perhaps Star Caddie's most outstanding achievement however, was placing second from a field of hundreds in the 1998 Warwick Gold Cup under Ken Boulton. She is an exceptional example of the heritage Australian Stock Horse, with bloodlines no longer able to be replicated. She is sired by the great Star Black Minstral-FS (dec) from Mills Stud Caddie, an own daughter of Elliots Creek Cadet-FS (dec).

Star Caddie HSH
blk 1992
Star Black Minstril (FS) HSH
blk 1971
Omego

Djafar Sire blk ~1938
Waringa Maid
Yarranoo Star (IM) HSH
blk 1963
Sheedys Radar
Sister Monty (FM) HSH 1956
Mills Stud Caddie HSH
1977
Elliotts Creek Cadet (FS) HSH
br 1967
Commandant br 1946
Respect
Mills Stud Lady
1962
(unknown)
(unknown)

show record

Cadabra Cowhorse

Show ring results include:

2014

    3rd Chinchilla Grandfather Clock Novice Campdraft (3 rounds, nearly 600 entries)

    Overall Winner Gympie Branch ASHS Open Challenge

    Kilkivan Open Sweepstakes Campdraft 4th Place (2 rounds)

    Rosewood Novice Campdraft Cutout Winner (cutout of 23)

    Kilcoy Open Campdraft 8th Place (3 rounds)

2013

    Equal 3rd Longreach Stockmans Hall of Fame Stallion Campdraft (scoring two 89's)

    Winner Beaudesert John Drynan Novice Campdraft and Winning Edge trophy saddle scoring 88 & 89

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Champion Senior Working ASH

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Supreme Ridden ASH Exhibit

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show High Point Horse of the Show

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Winner ASH and Lady Rider

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Winner Pleasure ASH Hack

2012

    Longreach Open Campdraft 8th Overall (three rounds, scoring up to 87 from 150 entries)

2011
2010

    Year End Reserve Champion ARCHA $2000 Limited Reined Cow Horse

    Claresholm ARCHA Winner $2000 Limited Working Cow Horse

2009

    Year End Reserve Champion ARCHA $500 Limited Reined Cow Horse

    Okotoks ARCHA Winner $500 Limited Reined Cow Horse

    Claresholm ARCHA Winner $500 Limited Reined Cow Horse

    Cowtown Stock Show Reserve Champion $500 Limited Reined Cow Horse

    Blacklands Ranch ARCHA Winner $500 Limited Reined Cow Horse

2008

    West Moreton ASH Open Challenge Winner Campdraft Section (91 pts)

    QLD State ASH Championships Supreme Working Horse

    QLD State ASH Championships Champion Working Stallion

    QLD State ASH Championships Champion Hack Stallion

    Allora Show Champion ASH Hack

2007

    Overall Winner Chinchilla Br. ASHS 4yo Maturity

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Supreme Led ASH Exhibit

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Champion Led Stallion

    East Moreton Branch Championship Show Champion Senior Working ASH

    Toowoomba Royal Winner Led Stallion 4yrs & Over

    Bell Show Supreme Led ASH Exhibit

    Bell Show Winner Working ASH


INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

In March of 2009, Cadabra was exported from Australia to Canada, to become the foundation sire for the first Australian Stock Horse stud in the country. During his time abroad, he became one of the most recognised ambassadors for the Australian Stock Horse breed in the world, due not only to his impressive performance record in the competition arena; but also his presentations at major equine venues in North America.

CADABRA (AUS) was the first of his breed to present at the following overseas venues:

SPRUCE MEADOWS :: This 360 acre venue holds its annual 'Masters' Showjumping spectacular, plus a Breeds for the World Exhibit and huge trade fair, in September near Calgary. In 2009, the atmosphere was intense as the warm up was shared with everything from miniature donkeys in carts to Tennessee Walking Horses 'racking' - the Australian Stock Horse contingent did add its own flavour though, turning heads with whipcracking and Polocrosse balls! It was nothing to ride past Olympic Showjumping champions, such as Ian Miller, as they returned from the huge stadium. Free entry to the event saw around 200,000 horse lovers walk through the gates and the majority left having witnessed their first-ever Australian Stock Horse display!




CALGARY STAMPEDE :: Internationally famous, this ten-day event, which is a mecca for anyone with a 'cowboy' streak, averages an attendance around 1.2 million. The world's most famous cowboys, cutters and cowhorse trainers, mingled with the renowned chuckwagon drivers descend on downtown Calgary for the 'Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth'. The first Australian Stock Horse presented at this enormous public event, was CADABRA (AUS), and Maryanne and Jacquie ran the first Australian Stock Horse booth at this event. Glen Gough was on hand to participate as an announcer and rider for the demonstrations, and was a valuable member of the information booth!




THE MANE EVENT :: Averaging an attendance of 45,000, this weekend event is a major platform for clinicians and trainers, plus it also holds a famous horse-related trade fair. In 2010, Maryanne and Jacquie ran the first Australian Stock Horse information booth at this venue, and Cadabra continued his trend, becoming the first Australian Stock Horse presented at this venue. The Saturday Night Showcase attracts a huge, 'standing-room only' crowd is the highlight of the weekend; Cadabra and Maryanne's demonstration was mentioned in the Mane Event blog as one of the Top Ten highlights of the weekend!




EXCA COWBOY UP CHALLENGE :: In July of 2010, Maryanne and Cadabra competed in the Calgary Stampede's first-ever 'Extreme Cowboy Race'! Created by renowned clinician Craig Cameron, entry into the event was strictly by approval only and required video footage along with the other entry conditions. The event was run over three rounds, and the course changed each time. Horse and rider were presented with completely unknown elements which they had one opportunity to 'walk' 10 minutes before the event began. The horses didn't see anything until they entered to compete. Bright moving stagelights on the ground, double level and moving bridges, strange jumps, mirrors, floating bridges (yes in water!), curtains, dragging calf sleds - plus some very unusual props! The pair had a great time and again, Cadabra was the first of his breed to ever present in an event like this!




 


A selection of CADABRA's progeny:

australian progeny



STONEHAVEN BB KING
2010 black gelding out of SONNYS GAL (1999 black ASH)



ICEWOOD SWAY
2009 grey filly out of KYEEMA SUNDA (2002 grey ASH)



ICEWOOD CZAR
2009 black/brown colt out of ICEWOOD ENVY (1992 bay ASH)



ICEWOOD CASH
2009 bay colt out of ICEWOOD LYNN (1993 bay ASH)



JINDALLA PARK COSMIC WIZARD
2009 bay colt out of JINDALLA PARK MULUKA MOON (1994 taffy Arab)



NELYAMBO PHOENIX
2009 bay colt out of unregistered STAR BLACK MINISTRIL daughter MOSS
Moss is a well known Polo X mare in the outback zone where she has won Best horse of the Carnival as well as best horse and rider per grade awards. The Perkins family chose CADABRA because of his impeccable breeding, looks and temperament.



JUBANE NAKEETA
2009 dun filly out of HOWARDS MACEY (1999 dun ASH)



INOVA CADBURY ROSE
2009 brown filly out of LEAD LIGHT (1992 brown ASH)



INOVA CHARLIE BROWN
2009 bay colt out of ST LEEN (1994 bay/brown ASH)



BYRNEDALE COLDPLAY
2009 black colt out of NEVLYN DALE (1999 chestnut ASH)



BERRAGOON SABRINA
2009 brown filly out of ROSEBROOK NICKOLE (2001 chestnut ASH)
Photo Credit: Wild Fillies Photography



NINDERRY ABRA
2008 brown colt out of OPHIR SILVER BELLE (1992 grey ASH)



WILL I AM
2008 bay colt out of MYSTICAL BAY (1988 bay ASH)



JAYTEE PHANTOM
2008 black/brown colt out of WELLSDALE JEWEL (2002 brown ASH)



ICEWOOD GLOW
2007 dun colt out of 'Chasey' (cremello station mare)
Already a winner of Led, Hack and Working ASH classes, Glow was broken in by his lady owner. So impressed with him, she purchased another Cadabra baby to repeat the process again!



BOONDEROO MERLIN
2007 brown colt out of BOONDEROO HOLLY (1996 bay ASH)

north american progeny



CROCODILE DUNDEE
2011 black first-cross colt out of CAT EYED MCCUE (1998 grulla APHA)



CADABRAS SHINY JEWEL
2011 bay first-cross filly out of DISCOS LIL JEWEL (chestnut AQHA)
Bred by the M Bar Ranch in Irvine, Alberta, this filly impressed so much, the ranch sent two mares back to CADABRA the following season!



YAHOO IGLOO
2010 grey filly out of CONDAMINE GLEN IDOL (2002 grey)



HIJINX
2010 brown first-cross filly out of MISS LAWSON (2002 bay Argentine Thoroughbred)



SHAZAM
2010 bay first-cross filly out of MISHKA (2004 bay Thoroughbred)



MUGGLE
2010 bay first-cross colt out of KRAFTY KATE (2003 chestnut Thoroughbred)



[FEB 6 - NAME PENDING]
2010 bay first-cross filly out of BSF ILL BE HICKORY (red dun AQHA)




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