"California 62" was born in May 2014 as a descendant of Cassini I x Galant Verd. Father Cassini I was highly succesful as a jumping horse and as a sire for numerous international jumping horses. His most famous children are Cumano and Eurocommerce Berlin who both jumped at the highest level. Cassini I was first ridden by Bo Kristoffersen and made it to the Danish national team.They were members of the winning Danish Nations Cup team in Helsinki and represented Denmark in the European Championships. In 1997, at the age of 13, he continued his carreer with Franke Slothaak and won numerous Grand Prix classes, World Cup classes and Nations Cups.
"California 62" and Andrew started competing in WEF 2016. Even though Andrew and "California 62" were a relative new combination they already started in 2 CSI5* Grand Prix classes in Wellington and the future looked promising for the pair. In May 2016 they were succesful in the Grand Prix in Lexington with a 8th place and after that Andrew and "California 62" had a very succesful Spruce Meadows series in June/July 2016. They earned several prizes with 2 highlights, earning twice a 3rd prize in the CSI5* Grand Prix.