California started her competition career in 2016 as a 6 year old. She showed endless amounts of scope in the National Spingpferde Prufungs and is currently competing at 1.25m level.
California has top performance blood in her pedigree with the sires Calvaro Z, Quidam de Revel, Almé Z and Gotthard in a row. Grandam, Almfee jumped at the 1.45m level and is a full-sister of the international showjumper Aurora Z, ridden by Michel Robert (FRA). Great-grandam, Grandesse is a full-sister of Gaucho Z and Gerry, who were successful at the International level with Jan Broek (NED) and Jürgen Ernst (GER) respectively, in the 80’s.
Dam, Questa d'Ive is the half sister to three 1.45m showjumpers, including the licensed stallions Big Chief d’Ive (Quidam de Revel) and Invento d'Ive Z (Indoctro). The licensed stallions Chapultepec La Silla, Aurelius Z and Renomee are all from the same family.