Volette’s sire Pacific won the Stallion Test in 2000 and he obtained the highest points in years. He received for jumping 9, 8, 8.5 and 9 and for gaits 7.5, 7, 8.5 and 7.5. This made him the best jumper, best all around and the winner of the stallion competition.
His sire, Corland, proved himself as a breeding stallion and was awarded the predicate Keur. In his pedigree, you will find the ‘Preferent’ stallions Nimmerdor, Joost and Courville xx. They sired many international show jumpers and stallions with names like: Ahorn, Jasper, Renville, V.I.P. and Goldenbridge.
Pacific's mare line descends from an imported Holsteiner mare, which is bred out of a strong breeding and performing family. The black grand-dam of Pacific, Aresa Lady, is ‘Preferent Prestatie’. She produced the international show jumper Intermezzo. The dam of Pacific is the black ‘Preferent’ mare Joyful Lady, who performed twice in the National Mare Test. She also produced the approved stallion Radisson.
Pacific successfully competed at the International level with his rider W.J. van der Schans. They were one of the most winning combinations in the young horse classes at the European shows.
In 2005, Pacific won the final and a qualification class at the International Young Horse Competition at Bremen, two classes for 7- 8 years old horses at Hachenburg, 1.40m Helsinki, 1.35m Mierlo, 1.30m Meise and 1.35m Haaksbergen. In addition to all these victories he also placed 2nd at a 1.50m class in Oldenburg, 3rd & 4th in Donauschingen, 4th 1.40m Leeuwarden and 4th 1.40m Gijon.
Volette’s dam line is one of the finest in Holland, producing many famous International Show Jumping stallions. Her dam, Polette, is a full blood sibling to Edminton. To date Polette has produced several Ster offspring by the stallions Orame and Pacific.
Grand-dam Colette jumped successfully to 1.40m level and produced the International Show Jumping stallion Edminton. VDL Stud foundation mare, Shoraya ‘Keur Preferent Prestatie’, is Volette’s great grand-dam. This famous mare line has produced the top stallions Great Pleasure, Pessoa, Montreal, Aldato, Calato, Matterhorn and many famous jumpers such as; S.P.Deka, Ishan and Oraya.
The DUTCH NATIONAL CHAMPION MARES; Zancara ‘Keur Preferent’, Diancara, Dehlia ‘Keur Sport Jumping & Sport Dressage’, Wildroos ‘Keur Preferent Prestatie’, Firette and Elysette are all products of Volette’s dam line.