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Tonga

ELDORADO VAN DE ZESHOEK X ZIROCCO BLUE VDL

Tonga is a son of Eldorado van de Zeshoek. Grandmother Ursula is mother of the approved stallion Malibu Z and mother of the 1.60m classified mare Belinda. If we look further into the mother’s line, we see great-grandmother Olanda, the full sister of the legendary stallion Numero Uno.

Eldorado van de Zeshoek

Powerhouse Eldorado van Zeshoek more than lives up to expectations in both sport and breeding. Under Willem Greve, the Clinton son belonged to the Dutch top and jumped several Nations Cups. In breeding, Eldorado van de Zeshoek is without a doubt a foundation stallion.

Eldorado van de Zeshoek’s mother Bijou Orai jumped under Olivier Perreau at 1.60m level. After Willem Greve took over the reins of Eldorado van de Zeshoek, they immediately won the Roosendaal Grand Prix together. This was followed by eighth place at the National Championships in Mierlo, a victory in the 1.50m at Outdoor Gelderland, second place in the Grand Prix of Saint Lô and in the 1.50m in Ommen, and clear rounds in the Nations Cup of Lummen & Sankt Gallen.

Eldorado has established itself at the top of the Horsetelex and WBFSH rankings. He owes this to his wonderful descendants such as; Killerqueen DVM, Electric Blue, Jeunesse, Geneve R, Grandorado TN and Highway M TN.

Zirocco Blue

With Jur Vrieling, Zirocco Blue has achieved an impressive list of achievements. With the Dutch team, Zirocco Blue won Gold during the European Championship and individually he finished fifth. In the World Cup final in Las Vegas he finished 10th. Several Grand Prix were won, including the World Cup race in Oslo and the GPs of Copenhagen, Melsomvik (2x) and Geesteren. With the Dutch jumping team he triumphed in the Nations Cup of Rotterdam, Copenhagen and Gijon. Zirocco Blue finished 2nd in the Netherlands Jumping Championship.

Zirocco Blue performs exceptionally not only in sport but also in breeding. 2018 was the year of champions for Zirocco Blue. Willem Greve won the championship title for the seven-year-olds in the Blom Cup in Ermelo with Gogo Karla V, but there was much more spectacle for Zirocco Blue at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon. His son Eddie Blue won the team gold medal with the American team under Devin Ryan. Eddie Blue previously finished second in the World Cup final and achieved one top performance after another. A second place in the Grand Prix of Ocala, second in GP Toronto, second in World Cup Toronto, second in Nations Cup of Aachen, second in Nations Cup of Sopot, third in Grand Prix of Devon, and so on. It is not without reason that Eddie Blue was chosen as the best show jumping horse in the United States.