Elize is an exciting new addition to our herd. She was imported from holland in 2019 and came to join us in 2020.
She is by the illustrious Chin chin. Chin Chin competed successfully for more than five years at international competitions including; 5 years at World Cup competitions, two Olympic Games both Seoul and Barcelona and two times at the World Equestrian Games. Purchased by VDL Stud at the grand age of 24, Chin Chin was imported from Mexico to Holland where he stood at the prestigious VDL Stud until his death. During his five years in Holland Chin Chin was very popular and had a long lasting influential impact on KWPN breeding. His sons; Zeolte VDL and Zapatero VDL were approved by the KWPN studbook. Every year at the mare shows his daughters have been very successful. In 2006, his daughter Welena VDL became Dutch Free Jumping Champion and Well Born Rilexy placed second in the same Championship. Daughter Zendence VDL became Champion of the 3 years old mares in hand and the filly Chinchinidee was the Dutch Foal Champion. In 2008, Annamieka VDL [Chin Chin x Emilion] was the Vice-Champion at the National Free Jumping Championships in Holland.
On her dams side she has the stallion Corland. Corland is from the famous Holsteiner Line 104A, which goes directly back to Retsina who, herself, was a two time winner of the Hamburg Derby. Corland had an impressive career under W.J. van der Schans placing, among others, in the following Grand Prix’s: 2nd in Rotterdam, 4th in Oslo and Den Bosch, 5th in Bordeaux and Maastricht, 6th in Helsinki, 7th in Zuidlaren, La Baule and Calgary. He also was Champion of the Benelux in The Hague, 7th in the World Cup of Verona and 2nd in The Sires of the World in Lanaken. At the European Championship, Corland proved to all that he belongs in the category of the best in the world. He won both qualifiers and had the best results of the Nation’s competition with the fastest clear round in the qualifying speed class. In the finals, he was 9th. The number of Corland offspring that participate at international level and Grand Prix’s is very high. One of the most famous at this time is the mare Silvana. With her rider Kevin Staut, she is a solid member of the French team, winning the Silver medal at the World Championships in Kentucky and the European Championship of Madrid. In 2013 she excelled by winning the €?115.500 Gucci Grand Prix of Paris.
Bacardi VDL won with Jos Lansink Silver at the World Championships for 7-year old jumpers in Lanaken. Successful Grand Prix horses that were highly placed in 2013 are: Apardi with D. Bluman, California with A. Thani Bin Khalid, VDL Torlando with C. Solem, Cortender with C. Solem, Absie with A. Ramsay, Sensation with S. Tepper, Fardon with N. Schurtenberger, Corjulana with G. Palmizi, Zorland with M. Neergaard, Whisper H.E. with S. Parot and World Wide with H. Wiering.
Other famous International jumpers are Carlanda II, HBC Dancing Queen, Marlo, Varios, Zarco, Rex G, VDL Rocksina, Parland, Pacific, Sir Corland, Snowland, Pracht S, VDL Santa Cruz, Stranger, Spring G, Pablo V, Selano, Top Gun, Sunsolde, Selma, Tomorrow, Vimaira, Von Dutch, Vernon G, Verona and more.
With this outstanding jumper pedigree we are extremely excited to see what foals she will produce for us.