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Sire - For Friendship VDL

Scope never gets old and that is something that the world-famous For Pleasure undeniably passes on to his offspring. For Friendship VDL is a typical son of For Pleasure; light-footed, athletic ability and good reflexes. At the stallion show of the Hannoveran Verband, For Friendship VDL therefore gained a positive result and was awarded as Premium Stallion.
The grandsire of For Friendship VDL is Stakkato Gold and this Hannoverian bred stallion showed off his great value in breeding the last years. Stakkato Gold combines the genes of the foundation sire Stakkato with the genes of the 1.50m-showjumping mare Wertherroesschen – a daughter of Werther out of a Libero H-mare. In breeding, Stakkato Gold stands out by passing on his fantastic way of jumping and reflexes to his offspring and many of them have made their appearances at international Grand Prix-level.
For Friendship VDL’s granddam Zaphira is a daughter of the famous Zeus and jumped herself up to 1.50m-level. Further on, For Friendship VDL’s pedigree is completed by the influential sire Raphael.


For Friendship received his approval for Hannover and was awarded as Premium stallion. He is a modern type jumper with a lot of athletic scope. He is light-footed, careful and has a great attitude. This strong qualities made his father For Pleasure to great heights in sport and breeding. Also in Holstein they saw For Friendship’s qualities and he got approved for Holstein as well. He showed his qualities again during his performance test where he was named the performance champion with an average score of 8.80.

Petticoat Lane Performance Horses
PL Puss in Boots

For Friendship VDL x Grandorado TN x Littorio

2022 NZWB Bay Colt


Dam Sire: Grandorado TN

Dam Sire - Grandorado TN

Grandorado TN is one of the greatest talents of the G-year of the KWPN. In the KWPN Performance. His unlimited scope and power, Grandorado inherited from his sire Eldorado van de Zeshoek, a son of Clinton which jumps at the highest level with Willem Greve.

Dam Charmieque adds extra reflexes and quality and is now classified at 1.45m level after she scored 83 points in a mare performance test of the KWPN. Grandsire Carolus II jumped at Grand Prix level with both Thomas Voss and Schuyler Riley and has produced many international jumpers. Great-grandsire Baloubet du Rouet is also of top-class level, being a top sire and winner of three World Cup Finals and Olympic gold with Rodrigo Pessoa.

Grandorado TN won, as a seven-year-old, a silver medal at the world championship in Lanaken and won the Youngster Cup in Neumünster several months later. In 2020 he won the Grand Prix of CSI de Peelbergen and Den Bosch. Additionally, he made his World Cup debut and he competed in his first Global Champions Tour.

Grandorado’s son Le Quircky was the champion of the performance test with 88 points. Love the Vie came second in the Dutch Championship. Magnifique TS was second in the four-year-old class during the Dutch championship. Besides, his offspring have achieved successes during many inspections, IBOP tests, mare tests, and free jumping competitions

(Text Copyright Team Nijhof)

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Dam: PL Victoria's Secret

Sire: For Friendship VDL

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