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Registered Name Zhivago
Registration # 04.02032
Birthdate April 08, 2004
Color and Markings Bay
Height 17h, 171cm
Breeding Fee $2,200 CAD
Specific Terms, Fees, and Conditions Booking fee of $500 and first collection included. Contact farm for shipping and container fees. Discounts available.
Semen Available Fresh: Yes; Frozen: No
EVA Test sero positive, semen negative
WFFS N/N (non-carrier)
Breeder Pegasus Stables, Netherlands

Profile Updated: 2022


Canadream Farm



Marie Josee Proulx, Canadream Farm
19380 County Road 24
Dunvegan, ON K0C 1J0 Canada


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Zhivago profile

KWPN Breeding Designation


  • 2018: Imported to Canada
  • 2007: Winner of the stallion performance test with a score of 87.

Breeding Advice

Zhivago contributes a great brain and desire to work for the rider, superb gaits, and will often add stature. Zhivago is prepotent for the following attributes: Expressive front end, Three superb gaits, Great brain and worth ethic, High rideability with good self-carriage, Long lines, Will add size. Zhivago crosses best with a mare with a strong loin.

Sports Results

No Results.

Zhivago’s career in the show ring began with his win at the 2009 Pavo Cup, and continued as a winning streak, which followed him as he moved up the levels, always outstanding when compared to the best stallions of his age in Dutch breeding. He matured to campaign successfully as an international small tour horse at Prix St. Georges and Intermediare I, and up to Intermediare II.

Highlights of Zhivago’s career include:

  • Winner of the 2009 Pavo Cup for 5-Year-Olds under Theo Hanzon.
  • Winner of all his stallion competitions for M class in 2009/2010.
  • Winner of the 2011 KWPN Stallion Competition series, culminating with a big win at the Finals with an impressive score of 89 points, including 9.5 for canter.
  • Winner of his competitions at the ZZ-Licht and ZZ-Zwaar (4th level) in 2011.
  • Prix St. Georges debut at 8 years old, with the winning score of 73.29 for his first time out.
  • Intermediare I Freestyle second place finisher, and third overall in the small tour, at the 2013 Dutch National Championships.
  • Campaigned on the CDI small tour with Dinja van Liere in 2016.  In addition to achieving high scores, they participated in the stallion class of the World Cup Young Horses in Ermelo, where Zhivago proved to be the best-performing licensed KWPN stallion.
  • Winner of his stallion performance test with an impressive total of 87.
    Walk (x2): 9
    Trot (x2): 8
    Canter (x2): 9
    Elasticity: 8.5
    Posture & balance: 8.5

No Results.

Offspring Sports Results

  • 2020: Zhivago’s first North American offspring

Zhivago offspring are treasured for their rideability and trainability, with many in competition through the FEI levels.  He has five KWPN approved stallion sons and 33 ster, 8 keur, 19 elite, 1 pref, 5 EPTM, 20 IBOP, 13 sport, 55 PROK daughters.  Some of his outstanding offspring include:

  • Duke (Zhivago x Schwadroneur) Licensed Oldenburg stallion, later gelded. Shown to Intermediare I by Esmée Pool, preparing to debut at Grand Prix, but sadly died in February 2020
  • Disaronno (Zhivago x Florestan) Currently showing Intermediare I and schooling Grand Prix, ridden by Thomas Ilias
  • Filegra (Zhivago x Tango) Keur sport mare, scoring 85 at her IBOP. Top mare at the Pavo Cup in 2015. International debut in Intermediare I under Hendrik Lochthoew. Part of gold-medal winning team with German Junior rider Tabea Schroer, competing at the CDI in Saumur, earning scores of 71 and 74, placing second and third individually.
  • Hero ACB (Zhivago x Havel) Licensed and approved stallion with AES, the Anglo European Studbook, an exclusive studbook based in England, formed to promote sport horses particularly for showjumping.  Hero was fully approved in October 2016, a crowning achievement. Qualified for the Pavo Cup Final in 2016, after receiving all his IBOP and Ster predicates in 2015. Qualified for the Subli Cup final, and as a 4-year-old he already competed in the Jumping at RAI Amsterdam.
  • Estoril (Zhivago x Gribaldi) Approved KWPN stallion, but unfortunately passed away. Finished 3rd in the 2014 Pavo Cup Finals. Selected in 2014 and 2015 for the World Young Horse Championships in Verden. Winner of the Consolation Final for 5 year olds and finishing 11th overall.
  • Gentle D (Zhivago x Contango) Won the Intermediare I championship of Madrid in December 2017 with Brigitte Van Der Hagen of Spain. Competing in 2019 on the international small tour with Coby Bolger.
  • Elton T (Zhivago x Royal Dance) Competing on the international small tour with Frank Trommelen

No Results.