Our mare, Cosmolina, brought her foal to the world of Zirocco Blue on 11 April 2019. Cosmolina is one of our top breeding mares. Her trademarks derive from an excellent pedigree. She is by Contendro I who is deemed an outstanding "trademark stallion" and operates among the world's best show-jumping sires and leads the ranking of world's best eventing sires.
Zirocco Blue is Zirocco Blue is a top show jumper, he is modern, great in the back and a firm hind leg. He is is a jumping stallion with international blood and great Champions League descent. His sire Mr. Blue, achieved very impressive international in the 1.60 level. Zirocco Blue’s dam, Licorne des Forets, competed at the international 1.50m level and his grand dam, Gekas des Forets, not only competed at 1.40m level but was also called ‘the most winning’ 6-year old in France. Great-grand dam Rapsodie II also competed at 1.40m level.
Under Jur Vrieling, Zirocco Blue has achieved several very impressive international results. They won the Team Gold Medal at the European Championship and individually were 5th. In the Las Vegas World Cup final they finished 10th. The World Cup of Oslo, the Grand Prix’s of Kopenhagen, Melsomvik (2x) and Geesteren, the Masters in Mechelen - all saw Zirocco wearing the winner’s sash. As a member of the Dutch team they won the Nations Cup of Rotterdam, Kopenhagen and Gijon. In the Dutch Jumping Championship he was 2nd.
The foal will be a superstar in the future!