Freeman is very well bred with Emilion-son VDL Emmerton as his sire. Emmerton comes from the world-famous Sina damline, which produced numerous Grand Prix show jumpers.
With Jur Vrieling Emmerton became Dutch Champion in 2008 and was placed in many classes at international level, such as second in the Grand Prix of Eindhoven, third in the GP of Geesteren and fourth in the GP of Stockholm. Maternal grand sire is the two time Olympic stallion, the famous Chin Chin, sire of Sancha la Silla, Qerly Chin and Tabelle van Sombeke.
Continuing in the dam line is the Preferent stallion Ahorn, who sired top jumpers like High Valley Z and Ursula XII. Freeman’s dam is the ‘Keur’ mare Be Helena VDL who, as a 3 year old, placed 4th at the National Mare Show and scored 80 points for her IBOP. Her full sister is the Dutch Free Jumping Champion Welena VDL - the mother of the future top horse Celena VDL. Freeman’s granddam is the famous Ahorn-daughter Helena - European Champion in 1992. Helena carries the predicates ‘Keur’, ‘Preferent’ and ‘Prestatie’ from her children Southwind VDL (Grand Prix showjumper) and of the international jumpers Pan Am VDL and Onatello VDL. Great grandmother is the ‘Preferent and Prestatie’ mare Azemieka, who is known as one of the best Dutch broodmares ever.
Among her offspring are the international jumping and approved stallions Everest, Glennridge and Arkansas as well as the international jumpers Lely, North Gammon and Jezetro.
As a three year old Freeman was Champion of the KWPN Stallion Show in 2013.
He impressed with his beautiful confirmation, great pedigree and his jumping skills. Freeman passed his KWPN Stallion testing with good scores. He received a total score of 78 points with an 8 for technique and an 8.5 for scope. In the stallion competition Freeman met the expectations. He impressed with a great canter and jumping with scope, a good take-off and use of his body.
With Jur Vrieling he won the competitions in Roosendaal and Zuidbroek, receiving a 9 for jumping and a 9 for rideability in the second round in Roosendaal. In Zuidbroek he received a 9 for jumping and in Ermelo Freeman earned both rounds an 8.5, ending up fifth. Freeman became the overall Champion of the Stallioncompetition.
The combination of the Sina and Azemieka line in his pedigree, together with his handsome exterior, his gaits and his convincing way of jumping gives Freeman great promise for the future.
Expected breeding value: 157.
Freeman: a dignified Champion.
|Emmerton||Emilion Keur||Wellington Keur|
|Ramihra Keur, Preferent|
|Lersinaa Keur, Preferent||Nimmerdor Preferent|
|Dersinaa Keur, Preferent, Prestatie|
|Be Helena Keur||Chin Chin||Constant|
|Helena Keur, Preferent, Prestatie||Ahorn Preferent|
|Aziemieka Preferent, Prestatie|