born: May 15th 2017. KWPN dressage index (at birth): 156
Matadora 3 months old: VIDEO
Matadora 3 year old: VIDEO
international top dressage
stallions like Jazz, May Sherif, Bordeaux and Ferro in her pedigree,
Matadora has all that it takes for a promising dressage horse.
Her dam line originates from KWPN breeding family 1633. With a dressage index of 165 (KWPN table 2013), granddam Vidora is in the top 200 of best KWPN
in her category. Matadora's
great granddam's dam Rolanda gave the small tour dressage horse
Flying Dutchman (by Zevenster), and also the Grand Prix dressage horse Privaldi (by
Gribaldi), which holds the 236th position on the
WBFSH-list of dressage horses (2012). A full sister of Rolanda's dam
Joliza gave the international GP show jumping mare Ferina (by Ramiro).
Matadora's granddam's sire Jazz has sucessfully
shown Grand Prix with two different riders, and more and more
of his offspring reach the highest levels in international Grand Prix,
like Parzival with Adelinde Cornelissen and many more. From her dam's
side she also carries the world famous Doruto blood in the 5th
Matadora's dam Chivadora is a
halfsister to KWPN approved stallion Joyride
Sire Ferdeaux is developing very
well as a breeding stallion as well as
a sportshorse. He was reserve champion of the Pavo-cup for 5 year olds,
he won the stallion competition in Roosendaal and he was champion of
the stallion competition finals (M class) in 's Hertogenbosch in 2016.
He was praised for his strong hindleg and his impressive frontleg
usage. During stallion approval he got a 9 of his trot and a 9 for his
shows lots of talent for collected work (piaffe/passage).
In february 2017,
when his oldest children were 3 years old, Ferdeaux already had
three sons selected for the KWPN stallion performance test.
In july 2017 Ferdeaux qualified for the World
Championships of young dressage horses by winning the preselection
finals of the 7 year olds.
grandsire Olympic Ferro is one of KWPN's foundation stallions, having
more than 10 licensed sons, of which Kennedy, Rousseau, Rhodium and
Negro (sire of Valegro!) are the most famous.
Ferdeaux's sire Bordeaux
won his licensing and his performance
test in 2009 and
was high placed in the PAVO cup final in 2010. In 2012, ridden by Eva
Möller, he was 4th in the finals of the World Championships of 6
year old dressage horses in Verden. In the winter of 2012/2013 he
qualified, as a result of his outstanding wins at the KWPN stallion
competitions, for the finals of his age group in 's-Hertogenbosch. He
was the favourite and won the competition with a clear margin. In 2014
he won international competitions up to Prix St George; in 2015 he
achieved his first high placings in Grand Prix classes. With a FN
breeding value of 166 points, he is part of the top group of dressage
sires in Germany. Bordeaux is bred from one of the most successful
damlines in the world: he combines the best of Holstein, Oldenburg,
Westphalia and Trakhener genes, he is a direct descendent of Angelo
XX's daughter Adone, whose son Rembrandt is a 4 times Olympic gold
medal winner. Adone is also a full sister to Olympic gold medal winner
Ahlerich, and Olympic silver medal winner Amon.
the D-OC predicate with a DNA score of 100.
Matadora just born and
first day in the pasture.
5 days old: enjoying the springflowers!
Matadora 5 days
Matadora 3 months
Matadora 3 years