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Sire: Grandorado TN

All eyes are on Grandorado TN, being one of the greatest talents of the G-year of the KWPN. In the KWPN Performance Test the son of Eldorado van de Zeshoek earned 85.5 points and he was already described as a phenomenon. Top-level rider Willem Greve discovered many world-class horses in his career and bought a share of Grandorado too.

“He is  a true natural. He is a rough diamond with all the potential, in my opinion”, Willem Greve states about Grandorado.

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 also jumped at 1.40m level with Willem Greve, 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 was not only the champion of the KWPN Performance Test, but also won  the finals of the kwpn stallion competitions in 2016 and 2017! He also became second in the Stallion Competition in both Kronenberg and Zuidbroek.


Sire: Grandorado TN

Grand Sire: Eldorado van de Zeshoek

Powerhouse Eldorado van de Zeshoek meets all the expectations in both sport and breeding. Ridden by Willem Greve, the son of Clinton is currently among the best combinations in The Netherlands, making several Nations Cup appearances last year. In breeding, Eldorado van de Zeshoek is undoubtedly a foundation sire in the making, with already three KWPN approved sons, namely Grandorado TN, Grodino and Highway M TN.

In addition, Eldorado van de Zeshoek’s dam Bijou Orai currently competes at 1.60m level with French rider Olivier Perreau. With the Olympic stallion Clinton as his sire and the highly successful Toulon as dam’s sire, Eldorado’s pedigree is more than outstanding.

At the beginning of 2015, Willem Greve took over the reins of Eldorado van de Zeshoek and immediately won the Grand Prix of Roosendaal. “Eldorado van de Zeshoek has unlimited scope and with his power he can jump all the classes in the world. Thereby he is competitive, so I’m very happy to have him in my stable!”, Willem Greve says about Eldorado van de Zeshoek.

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Grandorado TN x Contendros 2 x Caretino

2021 - Dark Bay Filly

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Dam Sire: Contendros 2

Dam Sire - Contendros 2

Bred by Paul Schockemohle, this stallions scope is top class, his technique is perfect and he is an incredible performance stallion. When you take glance at his outstanding pedigree, you'll see his Granddam Gipsy produced Vice Bundeschampion and Hanoverian show jumping champion Codex One (who is very closely related to Contendros 2)! 

Sire, Contendro I, is one of the most outstanding modern show jumping sires of this generation. His offspring include the current Bundeschampion Con Air, the successful Aachen Youngster Tour contender, Holiday by Solitour, more than 30 horses which are competing in 1.50 m classes and over 42 licensed stallions.  Contendros' has the desirable Hanoverian blood from the dam's family. Drosselklang II has produced over 79 show jumpers who compete successfully in 1.50 m classes with a lifetime earnings total of over EUR 858,000 while Glueckspilz contributes the performance genes of legendary show jumping sire, Gotthard.


Dam: Global PH Corletto

Grand Dam - Zita V (Costa 50)

Zita V (aka Costa 50) is a State Premium Holsteiner mare  by Caretino. Jumping to 1.45m herself before being imported to New Zealand. She is the 3/4 sister to Holsteiner Gelding Casallvano. Video Below is Costa 50 3/4 brother with the fastest  winning round in the Lübzer Championship ridden by Holger Wulschner on Casallvano (Casall x Silvano).  She is direct from Cardento's mare line Stamm 741. Her sire, Caretino is the sire of Casall.

Great Dam Sire - Caretino

Caretino was one of just seven stallions by Caletto II in Holsteiner breeding. The bay revealed his qualities in the stallion performance test, where he received a jumping index as high as 145 points. He won numerous young jumper classes due to his outstanding jumping technique. At 5 and at 6 years old, Caretino participated in the Bundeschampionate under Thomas Schöning. Bo Kristoffersen got the ride on him a year later and got him started at Grand Prixs and nations cup level. The two of them have 40 placings at S level to their name. Then Caretino went to Ludger Beerbaum's stable. The rider from Riesenbeck placed at Neumünster, Balve, and Wiesbaden with the stallion. After a year, Caretino returned to Holstein to be used for breeding only which soon proved the right decision. Caretino offspring, still much sought after, have earned more than 3 million Euros so far.Just now, the most successful Caretino offspring in competition is Casall la Silla out of a Lavall I dam. Under Rolf-Göran Bengstsson, the bay stallion is rated among the top show jumpers in the world. Moreover, he has also earned himself a stellar reputation as a sire. 

Grand Sire: Eldorado Van De Zeshoek

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