Vivant van de Heffinck has long been regarded as one of the most sought-after stallions in international show-jumping. This modern stallion offers excellent technique, scope, and character. Vivant can boast an amazing 5 world cup qualifiers. In 2010 he took 7th place in the World Cup Final, won the Munich Indoors Championship and ranked 5th best jumping stallion in the world. He was a travailing reserve for the Beijing Olympics and placed 4th in the Aachen Grand Prix, 3rd in the Bremen GP and won the Hagen GP.
Vivant possesses an interesting and diverse pedigree. Offering over 50% thoroughbred in his blood. His sire, Fuego Du Prelet who was bred from the premium stallion line of Alme Z was successful in 1.60m international show-jumping with Dirk Demeersman. The dam-sire, Landino by Landgraf 1 was successful for many years with Ludo Philippaerts, Belgian.
In the 3rd generation, Hedjaz is also dam-sire to Otterongo, the fourth-placed Olympian in Sydney, 2000 and McLain Ward’s (USA) Sapphire, one of the most successful showjumpers of recent times.
In Australia Vivant already has several offspring jumping with success internationally.
The straws we have available have been processed at the world-renowned Stallion AI Centre, in England during the last two years. Making them the most recent straws available in the EU