Mares - Empress Chin P


Name: Empress Chin P
Bloodlines: Chin Chin – Emilion – Larome
Height: 17.1 h / 175 cm
Markings: Star and front sock
Year of Birth: 2002
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Empress captivates with her beauty, strong modern type and well muscled body she is a powerhouse. Light footed with a big expressive canter Empress moves with strength, balance and an abundance of athletic ability.

A real athlete she is a superior daughter of Chin Chin who ranks amongst the best stallions in the world. Jumping gens are strongly anchored in Empress through her sire and dam.

Empress is currently excelling in sport showing much promise with her fantastic attitude and jumping talent.


Empress Chin P Chin Chin Constant
Cor de La Bryére
Pepita S
Haroom T
Ster Sport (Jumping)


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Empress’s sire is the prolific show jumping stallion Chin Chin. On September 12, 2007 the extraordinary Chin Chin passed away, he was 29 years old.

Chin Chin competed successfully for more than five years at international competitions including; 5 years at World Cup competitions, two Olympic Games both Seoul and Barcelona and two times at the World Equestrian Games.

Purchased by VDL Stud at the grand age of 24, Chin Chin was imported from Mexico to Holland where he stood at the prestigious VDL Stud until his death.

During his five years in Holland Chin Chin was very popular and had a long lasting influential impact on KWPN breeding. His sons: Zeolte VDL Zapatero and Arezzo Keur were approved by the KWPN studbook.

Every year at the mare shows his daughters have been very successful. In 2006, his daughter Welena VDL became Dutch Free Jumping Champion and Well Born Rilexy placed second in the same Championship. Daughter Zendence VDL became Champion of the 3-year old mares in hand and the full blood sibling to our mare Echinidee, Chinchidee [Chin Chin x Contender], was the 2007 Dutch Foal Champion and at the age of three Dutch National Champion Mare. In 2008, Annamieka VDL [Chin Chin x Emilion] was the Vice-Champion at the National Free Jumping Championships in Holland.

Chin Chin’s sire Constant jumped internationally with Dr. Ruping and was a son of the famous Cor de la Bryere and the well known dam Ella. Chin Chin’s grand-dam was also very active at the international level.

The full sister of Chin Chin produced two approved stallions: Libertino I and II. Other well known stallions from this breeding include: Cordobes, Lordano, and Centimor. Libertino I also jumped internationally.

Chin Chin had a very impressive jumping career. Together with his former owner and rider, Jaime Azcarraga from Mexico, this combination participated for more than five years at international level. In 1988, Jaime Azcarraga won five consecutive times in the North American League on the World Cup circuit and competed in Seoul at the Olympic Games where they placed sixth individually. Four years later, they competed again at the Olympics in Barcelona. In 1990, Chin Chin and Jaime Azcarraga started in the first edition of the World Equestrian Games in Stockholm. In 1989 and 1990, they were placed in the final of the World Cup in both Dortmund and Tampa. At the same time, they competed at international jumping competitions during which the scope, character and the suppleness of Chin Chin always aided his determined but amateur rider.

The offspring of Chin Chin really make the dream of their pedigree come true with top performances at horse shows and they sell for high prices in auctions around Europe. In 2004 and 2005, Chin Chin foals were sold for top record setting prices. Just to mention a few there are: Phin Phin, Cholula, Chapala, Querly Chin, Tolano van het Riethof, Triomphe de Muze, Ta Belle van Sombeke and of course Riot Gun van de Paddenborre, who was winner of the Grand Prix of Lisbon. Tedechine Sept who was placed several times in the GP of Indio, USA.


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Empress’s impressive dam line is packed with International level jumpers and approved stallions. The KWPN stallions: Sarantos VDL (Emilion), Chance (Heartbreaker) and Ilon / It’s a Dream (Toulon) as well as International show jumper Brooklynn (Padinus) are products of her mareline.

Dam Pepita-S Elite, D-OC is one of our foundation mares her sensational offspring are performing well in sport. Indoctro sons Beam P Ster, IBOP (Jumping) have excellent results at 1.35m and Empress Chin P (Chin Chin) at 1.30m.

Pepita’s sire Emilion Preferent belongs to the world’s best jumping horse producers. His offspring are performing worldwide in Grand Prix and World Cup classes. Seldana is currently most famous. This top performance mare, ridden by Abdullah Al Sharbatly, won the Silver Medal at the World Championships in Kentucky. She also was Silver Medallist at the European Championships in 2009, while a part of the Italian Team.

Equally famous is Emilion’s son Glasgow, who competed for years at the highest International level, won several World Cups and Grand Prix – the CN Reliability Grand Prix of Canada three times, and was crowned the ‘USA Horse of the Year’. Another son, VDL Groep Tomboy won several Grand Prix and World Cup Qualifiers with E. van der Vleuten and VDL Emmerton was the Dutch Showjumping Champion in 2008. Disaronno VT participated at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy 2014 and Wilhelmus S was successful in the United States, ridden by Laura Kraut. Bilion was Champion of the seven year old show jumpers of the American East Coast League and had achieved that same result as a five and six year old.

More famous offspring by Emilion are: VDL Edminton, Eros H, VDL Empire, Enorm, Exclusive, Fritzy, Inspiration, Jashar, Jemilion, Karina, VDL Lotus Exel, VDL Nantes, Made in Margot, Miss Montana, Ponita, VDL Sarantos, Salermo, Sefana, Sering, VDL Ugano, Ukinda, Utopia van het Hoogveld, Valdato, Nancy B, Warrior, Whiskey Mac IV, Winnipeg, Zemilion, VDL Groep Zorro, et cetera. Galoma gained the top score of 82,5 point at the IBOP-test and Ersinaa achieved a top socre of 84 points at the IBOP in 2013.

Based on the fantastic performances of his direct offspring and his great achievements Emilion was awarded with the predicate Preferent at the age of 28.

Grand dam Haroom T, is a Ster, Prestatie KWPN mare by the Holsteiner stallion Larome. Prior to starting her breeding career Haroom competed successfully in both dressage and jumping. Haroom has produced numerous top show jumpers including the full sibling to Pepita KWPN approved stallion and 1.6m jumper VDL Sarantos.

Haroom’s sire Larome is a son of the legendary Landgraf I by Ladykiller xx is a top source of all-round competition talent in the Holstein breed. He has over 30 offspring currently jumping at top International level including: Libero H, Taggi, Major Wager and is the sire of the international dressage horse Lugano 140. His total progeny winnings to date are over 2.5 million. Larome’s offspring are known for their brilliant type and very special movement who excel in show jumping. He has many sons approved for breeding.

Empress’s great grand-dam, Arfarnmira, is a Ster Sport (Jumping) KWPN mare who competed at the highest levels of the sport. Arfarnmira is by the prolific Preferent stallion G. Ramrio Z who is without question one of the most influential jumper and dressage sires in the world. G. Ramiro Z was champion of his stallion test in 1969, was awarded the title of “Horse of the Year” in 1992 and has through the success of this offspring earned the tag of “Euro-Stallion”. He sired the approved sons: Almiro, Bernstein, Dageraad, Damiro, Elmero, and Zeoliet. One of his most famous offspring is the superstar show jumper Ratina Z who won both gold and silver medals at the Barcelona Olympics as well as the Volvo World Cup and many Grand Prix victories. Raimro is also the sire of the 2004 Athens Olympic Medalist Royal Kaliber, and is grandsire to Athens Olympics super stars Montender and Butterfly Flip. G. Ramiro Z has sired hundreds more offspring competing and winning all over the world.

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