Bred by Reimer Witt, Germany.
Own by W van de Lageweg, Holland.
In swedish breeding 1997-.
Int GP jumper. Rider: Peter Eriksson, SWE.
A very well-bred Holstein horse out of a proven sire line, which sired many top horses like Carthago, Cento, Sandro and Lugana. The dam line (Holstein number 741) produces strong performers, among others there is Randi, Lord Mayor and Lausbub. Cardento has won several Grand Prix: in Holte, Helsingborg, Angelholm, and Gera; and took 2nd place in Arhus. He also won two Nation Cups: in Rome and Ikast. Cardento received 6th place in the qualification of the World Cup finals in Gotenborg, and 4th place in the German Classics of Hannover. With the Swedish team Cardento won the Silver Medal at the Olympic Games in Athens (2004). During the European Championship in Arnhem, Cardento performed every day at the highest level and finished in 14th place individually. He also won the Silver with the Swedish team. During 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez, he received 13th place individually and again won the Silver Medal with the Swedish team.
Winner of Silver Medal in Team, VM 2002 in Spain. Won team-Silver medal Olymic Games, Athens 2004.