Uniting the qualities of exceptional sire and dam, Kalaska is a strong, supple, careful horse with a fantastic mind and an amazing jumping technique. Due to his strong health, he is still competing at the top international level at 15 years old!
2012 : He continued to improve his ISO index by being 12th in the World Cup Grand Prix in the CSI4* of Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, 13th in the GP at the CSI2* Auvers, and 17th in the GP at the CSI3* Arezzo.
2011: 3rd in the Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi CSIW*** !
2010: 6th in the World Cup of Dubaï CSI****; double clear round in the Nations Cup of Abu Dhabi CSIO***** 4th for the Emirates; 3rd in the GP of Palaiseau CSI**. After the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kalaska de Semilly and Shaikha Latifa Al Maktoum, with their great experience acquired, win the Asian Games Silver Medal in equestrian individual jumping ! They also triumphed in a tense jump-off and won a merited Team Silver Medal during those 16th Asian Games!
2009: 8th in the GP and 4th in a 1,45m class in Marseille CSI****; 9th in the GP of Vejer de la Frontera CSI***; 10th in the World Cup GP of Dubaï CSI***.
2008: Kalaska took part in Beijing Olympic Games under the youngest rider. He was also ranked 6th at the Wisbecq CSI*** GP, 8th at the Berchères sur Vesgres GP, and 10th in the Deauville Grand Prix.
2007: after an excellent showjumping season in the Emirates (5th in the World Cup GP and 4th in the Qatar CSIW GP, 5th in the World Cup GP at Damas CSIW) and in Europe (5th in the Normandy Horse Show GP), he was qualified for the Bejing Olympic Games!
2006: he won the team Bronze Medal representing Dubaï at the Doha Asian Games, well remarked with the score for Dubaï (0/4) with the young Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum.
At 5 and 6 years old: qualified for the French final. Very demonstrative in the 7 YO classes, he was exported to Dubaï where he was ridden by Sheika Latifa Al Maktoum and came back regularly to France to train with Eric Levallois.
2002: 4 year old French Champion
2001: 2nd in the French 3 yr. old Stallion Championship.
IE SO, ISO 169.
Diamant de Semilly is a son of Le Tot de Semilly, one of the best sires in the world and a famous international jumper. Diamant de Semilly was victorious at CSIO and CSIW shows and his successes include being the 2002 French national champion, as well as a team world champion and placing 9th individually at the 2002 WEG in Jerez, Spain. In 2003, he was a member of the silver medal winning French team at the European Championships. He was also ranked 9th on the list of top show jumping sires in the world by the WBFSH in 2013.
Kalaska de Semilly's dam, Normandy Night, was not only a great producer of fantastic jumpers and licensed stallions, she was a very successful Puissance competitor jumping 2.25 meters.
Kalaska began breeding in 2004, and he has been ranked "Very Good" as a Selle Français stallion (ANSF ranking). With 130 mares covered in 2010 only in France, Kalaska is among the leading sires and is wellknown worldwide. His first offspring show a great temperament, very good balance and strong backs. For example, his son, River Dance Semilly, was exported to Germany where he placed in the 7 yr. old classes in 2012.