About - Freeman is a young stallion who impressed the licensing committee with his beautiful conformation, great pedigree and his jumping skills. In the stallion competition Freeman met all expectations; he received special notes for a great canter, jumping with scope, a good take-off and use of his body.
Performance - Freeman was the champion of the KWPN Stallion licensing in 2013; his beautiful type, his pedigree and his abilities as a jumper clinched the voting. He passed his KWPN performance testing with good scores. He received a total score of 78 points with an 8 for technique and an 8.5 for scope. Freeman has been well-placed in young horse classes at 1.25m level under Jur Vrieling.
Sire - Sire is the Emilion son, VDL Emmerton, who descends from the famous Sina-line. Emmerton was the Dutch Champion in 2008 and achieved numerous high placings at the international levels: 2nd in the GP Eindhoven, 3rd in the GP Geesteren and 4th in the GP Stockholm. He already has two offspring jumping at grand prix, including the licensed stallion Niveau. Emilion won the World Cup at Mill Street, and recorded many wins and placings at grand prix, including: 2nd in Donaueschingen, 4th in Valkenswaard, 5th in London and 6th in the World Cup at Aarhus. With the German team, he was 4th in Dublin and Rotterdam, and 2nd in Bremen.
Damline - Damsire 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, was 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 grand dam is the famous Ahorn-daughter Helena who was the 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 grand dam 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.
Progeny - His first crop of foals has produced champions in Kasander (Friesland Champion) and Kaprisha L (Groningen Champion and 7th at the Dutch Foal Championships.
- Additional Information
Chilled/Frozen Frozen only Stud VDL Stud WFFS status Clear (N/N) Studbook KWPN Approved for KWPN Year of Birth 2010 Colour Bay Height 171 cm