The Richter/Casselly Families – Two of Europe’s premiere multi-generational circus families are best known for their elephant, horse, exotic animal, and human acrobatic productions. The Richter/Casselly families began performing as young children. Related by marriage, history, and circus tradition, the Richter/Casselly families come from generations of artists. Besides performing amazing acrobatic feats with horses and elephants, these artists are noted for the training and care of their animal companions. Their acts embrace the concept of humans and animals working side-by-side in the circus arts.