Cate Blanchette

Gorgeous hunter filly

Line quality Cunningham/Sir Caletto  3 generations of States Premium + Elite granddam and dam

(AHS Elite dam)
2017 15 hh Grey Filly
Cunningham x Sophia Loren (ES Sir Caletto)

Cate Blanchette is a lovely example of Silverhorne program’s intent to breed for type, temperament and athleticism.

Damline: Elite AHS mare Sophia Loren from Silverhorne’s breeding program. Sophia Loren by Sir Caletto from an Elite Hanoverian mare, EM Sayonara, and an State’s Premium mare, Quailene imported from Germany. Sophia Loren earned Elite Mare Candidate status at her AHS mare performance test (MPT) with a 9 for jumping technique; she was 2005 Sallie B. Wheeler 2-Year-old Hunter Breeding Champion West Coast. Her half sister Diamond Lilly (Diamond Hit x EM Sayonara) was Champion at her AHS inspection at Starr Vaughn. More about EM Sayonara can be found on our Mare Bloodlines page – scroll to Singular Joter.

Sire: Cunningham His attributes are many; a champion son of Cassini I, a lovely modern type stallion with great character; approved by the German Holsteiner Verband in 2000 and imported to the USA shortly upon approval. He carries Caletto II back 3 generations, which adds to the Sir Caletto (Sandro Caletto) guarantee of quality blood in this pedigree.

PRICE: $25,000


Cunningham is a pre-potent stallion that stamps his get with a beautiful head, topline, and his easy goin attitude. In his 5 years of showing in the rated Hunter Divisions, he has won 86 Championships, multiple Year End Awards, Nationally – USEF, USHJA, Silver Stirrup, AHHA, BWP, Zone 10, locally PCHA.

Son of the International Grand Prix sire Cassini I and out of a mare by the Grand Prix dressage and jumper sire Contender. Cunningham’s dam is Iorella, Stamm 1907, an established line known for it’s performance and work ethic; Stamm 1907 has produced 35 approved stallions including: Consul, Condino, Landmeister, Senator, Campari, Calando and Ramado.

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2008 – Cunningham was Champion in the Regular Conformation Hunter Division 20 times out of 20 Shows.

2008 Year End Awards – National USEF Champion Regular Conformation Hunter, USHJA Leading Point Earner Nationally in the Rated Hunter Divisions, National Silver Stirrup Champion Regular Conformation and Regular Working Hunters, National Champion AHHA Regular Conformation and Regular Working Hunters, Zone 10 and PCHA Champion Regular Conformation and Regular Working Hunters, Silver Stirrup Reserve Champion A/A Hunters50+.

2009 – Cunningham was Champion in the Regular Conformation Hunter Division 18 times out of 18 shows. He also showed 9 times in the A/O Division with his owner Mary Slouka.

2009 Year End Awards – National USEF Reserve Champion Regular Conformation and Regular Working Hunters, USHJA 2nd Place Most Points Earned by Hunter in the Rated Hunter Divisions, Silver Stirrup Champion Regular Conformation and Regular Working Hunters, AHHA Champion Regular Working and Regular Conformation Hunters, Zone 10 and PCHA Champion Regular Conformation Hunter, Zone10 and PCHA 3rd place Regular Working Hunter, Zone 10 and PCHA 5th place A/O 36+, GOLD Lifetime Achievement Award, Belgian Warmblood Association.

2010 – Cunningham won 8/10 Championships and 2 Reserve Championships in the Regular Working Conformation Division. In the Adult Amateur 51 Over Hunters winning 3 Championships and 3 Reserve Championships.

2010 Year End Awards: Champion Regular Working Conformation Hunter Zone 10 and PCHA. National Silver Stirrup Regular Conformation Working Hunter Champion.

Cunningham was retired to breeding status in 2010 season.


EM Sayonara is an imported German mare, sired by the multi-talented stallion Singular Joter out of State’s Premium Mare Qualiene. Silverhorne showed her in both hunters and jumpers and prepared her for the AHS mare performance test, where she achieved an over all 8 at one of Glenwood Farms larger mare inspections and was awarded Champion MPT in the undersaddle, free jump and conformation evaluation.

While being prepared for the MPT, she was also campaigned at major sporthorse breedshows prior to being shown in A level competition. At the 1999 West Coast Sporthorse Classic she was named Senior Champion Mare as well as Reserve Mature Horse Champion. Singular Joter, scored an incredible 156.11 in his jumping, placing him 1st of 72 stallions at his performance test in Adelheidsdorf. He is described as having “textbook manner with tremendous ability” in jumping. He is a proven producer of offspring successful in show jumping, as well as a high degree of talent for dressage, passing on his above average gaits.


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Cunningham Cassini I Capitol I Capitano
Wisma Caletto II
Iorella H Contender Calypso II
Sambia Mephisto
Natalia I
Sophia Loren ES Sir Caletto Sandro (Holst) Sacramento Song xx
Duerte (Holst)
Calwiene (Hann) Caletto I (Holst)
Wiener Blut (Hann)
EM Sayonara Singular Joter Silvestre
St. Pr. Quailiene Quasi Roi