Mechelen – Graziano (by Baltic VDL) wins the CSI2* 1.45m and Hocus Pocus van de Lucashoeve (by Chin Chin) wins a 1.40m class.
Alexia Bormes Rm Z (by Arezzo VDL) placed 3rd with 91 points and Reia v T Hazelarenhoekje (by Dallas VDL) placed 6th with 90 points in the loose jumping final for 2-year-olds.
Clear rounds for our stallions Inaico VDL, Jardonnay VDL, Comthago VDL, Kallmar VDL and Kordon VDL in the first round of the KWPN Stallioncompetition at Zuidbroek.
Dallas VDL-son won 1.20m speed class with rider Sabrina Lefebvre. VDL Indy (Dallas VDL x Indoctro) is bred by the family Santing in Wapenveld.
LONDON - Utrillo du Roumois (by Indoctro) and rider Harry Charles became eighth in the CSI5 * over 1.45m in London.
FRANKFURT - Lorenta (by Cardento) achieved a nice third place in the CSI3* Grand Prix in Frankfurt over 1.55m. Lorenta is ridden by the Dutch rider Ivo Biessen. Several Cardento descendants won prizes in Frankfurt. Cody 113, ridden ...
TOLBERT (NED) - Grand Slam VDL daughter Lemmie, bred by A. Dikkema from Scharmer, passed the IBOP in Tolbert with 83 points. The light-footed galloping mare thus immediately achieved the elite predicate.
OCALA, USA - Coverboy (by Veron x Corland) and Catherine Wachtell have taken first place in an 1.35m competition in Ocala. Earlier this week, the successful combination also claimed a win.
Goldenstar (Bacardi VDL x Ipsylon B) and Alex David Gill placed 2nd in the Grand Prix of the Roelofsen Horsetrucks Winter Classics competition in Exloo. The Grand Prix was won by Florian (Zirocco Blue x Cardento), ridden by Albert Zoer, Famariloma (Azteca VDL x Ahorn), ridden by Steven Veldhuis, ended up 4th.
James vd Oude Heihoef (Douglas x Action-Breaker) and Abdullah Mohd al Marri became 7th in the Worldcup Qualifier of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dento (Cardento x Iroko) and Bernardo Ladeira placed 6th in the 2* Grand Prix of La Coruña in Spain
A splendid jump-off for VDL Edgar M ( Arezzo x Marlon) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli in the Rolex Grand Prix of Geneve , finishing in a fantastic 4th place.
This talented KWPN approved young stallion will be used by HBF Stud & Equestrian for sport and breeding.
ERMELO (NED) - Sixteen VDL stallions have been selected for the 2nd round of the KWPN stallion inspection 2019 / 2020. The offspring of Inaico VDL and Impressive VDL is striking.
Acordi (by Corland) wins the Small Tour final and Deus Hero (by Emilion) placed 2nd in the Young rider Grand Prix of Salzburg in Austria.
GORLA MINORE (IT) - In the 1.35m in Gorla Minore, VDL descendants were well represented. Among the top ten were Candette S Z (by Campbell VDL), Highway (by Baltic VDL), Houdini (by Dakar VDL) and Holdora W. (by Classe VDL).
POZNAN (POL) - Dallas VDL and Jur Vrieling achieved an excellent third place during the CSI4*-W over 1.45m in Poznan, Poland.
BALVANERA (MEX) - Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (by Corland) has won the Grand Prix of the Querétaro National Jumping Championship 2019 in Balvanera, Mexico under rider Manuel Gonzalez.
Impian D (Bubalu x Lux Z) was honored as winner of the finals of the GMB competition for 6 years old showjumpers.
Grand Slam VDL and Alex David Gill 5th place in the 1.40m Medium Tour final and Dobbey (v. Zirocco Blue) 6th in Grand Prix of Jumping De Achterhoek
There were some great results for our stallions Inaico, Jardonnay, Kordon and Kobalt in the second round of the KWPN stallioncompetition. Inaico (Indoctro x Baloubet du Rouet) jumped with Alex David Gill a clear round in ...
Larina (Etoulon x Cardento), bred by Bart Henstra & Pytrick Adema from Drogeham, placed on top with 85 points for jumping and 70 points for her exterior during the Central Examination.
VALENCIA (ESP) - Ella Sandra G. (by Zirocco Blue VDL) has achieved a nice second place in the CSI2* competition over 1.40m in Valencia with the British Lauren Edwards.
KRONENBERG (Ned) - Gino (by Zirocco Blue) and Robert Vos have claimed the victory of the CSI2 * over 1.40 m in Kronenberg. Fantastico (by Vegas VDL) and Otmar Eckermann were placed eighth.
Graziano (Baltic VDL x Great Pleasure) became 6th in the U25 Grand Prix and Geronimo PC Z (VDL Glasgow vh Merelsnest x Jeraldo) won the 1.35m Medium Tour.
In the Youngster Cup 2019 of CSI4* München it was Hulahupe JR (VDL Bubalu x Indoctro) with rider Ellen Whitaker that won the 7-year-olds 1.40m final. This fantastic mare is owned by Mrs. Jessica Crane.
With a fantastic clear round VDL Edgar M and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli finished in 5th place in the GCT Super Grand Prix final at Prague
BRECHT - Jyllena (Arezzo x Indoctro) has won the final of the three-day I Love Jumping competition in Brecht, Belgium with Victor Lauwerysen.
Auction graduated Fastday VDL (Quaprice Bois Margot x Harley VDL) is home bred at the VDL Stud.
In the 1.45m Roelofsen Horsetrucks Winter Classics Grand Prix took Alex Gill with our mare Goldenstar (Bacardi VDL x Ipsylon B) the 3rd place at Luttenberg. Cohinoor VDL (by Cornet Obelensky) became 5th in the 1.40m.
Judges Olive Clarke Ian Fearon and Belgian Carlos Pinto awarded Kadans T (Freeman VDL x Zirocco Blue) and rider Ausra Clarke with the highest marks in the 4-year-olds final at Cavan International Show (Ireland).
Homebred Martini VDL (Zapatero x Harley) became Champion of the stallion approvals at Neustadt-Dosse. Martini VDL is a son of the Harley-mare Hakilly Dand is owned by the VDL Stud together with Volkmar and Heike Schadock from Germ...
MONTERREY - Magnolia Mystic Rose (by Zirocco Blue VDL) finished second with Eduardo Menezes in the CSI3* competition over 1.50m in Monterrey, Mexico. Emilion descendant Fabrice DN became 12th in this competition under Nicolas Pizarro.
LUTTENBERG - Kalibra S (by Corland) and rider Roos Hansman have won the class for the four-year-olds of the GMB young horse competition in Luttenberg. Kalibra S was bred by J. Stummel in Staphorst.
Also offspring of Indoctro and Zirocco Blue VDL performed fantastic in the CSI4* class.
A fantastic victory for Gaesbekers Glamour Girl (vby VDL Zirocco Blue) and rider Richard Howley in the CSI3* Grand Prix in Opglabbeek (Belgium)
The Royal Horse Show in Canada was very successful for offspring Douglas and Cardento. Auction graduated Farrel VDL, owned by Ariel Grange, took the victory!
Hello M’Lady (Indoctro x Baloubet du Rouet) and Scott Brash won today’s World Cup class in Verona
Almost 20-years old, VDL Empire (by Emilion) is still going strong with his only 15-years old rider Ana Sofía Rodriguez. VDL Empire, bred by J.M. van der Meer in Bergum, is owned by Ana Sofía her father Juan Andres Rodriguez Silva.
LESZNO - Lenn Slam L (by Grand Slam) has won the Polish stallion competition with an average final score of 8.6. On jumping under the man, Lenn Slam L achieved a 8.8. A 9 was even assigned to usability.
VDL Edgar M placed 9th in the Grand Prix and finished in 11th place in the World Cup class at Lyon.
Tortona – Garezzo (Arezzo VDL x Padinus) and rider Giovanni Consorti were the best combination of the CSI2* Longines ranking class in Italy.
Auction graduated VDL Heike ES (by Falaise de Muze) became 3rd in the CSI1* GP of Indoor Wierden. This horse is now owned by The Sleepy P Ranch and Stal the Sjiem.
Dallas VDL finished in 5th place in the Oldenburg Grand Prix, halfbrother Grand Slam placed 7th in the final of the Medium Tour.
OPGLABBEEK - Freedom Polana (by Cardento VDL) and Adir Dias De Abreu (Portugal) ended in a nice fourth place with double clear rounds in the CSI2 * 1.45m Grand Prix at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium.
KRONENBERG - Bo J (by Indorado VDL) achieved a nice second place with Chloe Winchester in the CSI2 * Grand Prix in De Peelbergen. Bo J was bred by P. Bastiaansen in Tilburg.
SAMORIN SVK - Suma's Zorro (by Douglas) finished fourth in the CSI4* Grand Prix over 1.55m under the Egyptian rider Sameh El Dahan.In the CSI4* 1.40m there was a second ranking for Fleur-Sinaa-A (by Cardento x Indorado).
MICHALOWICE, POLAND - Ziro Percent (by Zapatero VDL) won the CSI2 * 1.40m in Michalowice under the Austrian rider Fritz Kogelnig Jun. The combination scored two clear rounds and the fastest time.
Horses sold by the VDL Stud performed fantastic in the 6-year-olds and 7-year-olds classes in CSI2* Tryon. Ibiza (by Inshallah de Muze) champion 6-year-olds and Amalia (by Arezzo VDL) champion 7-year-olds.
Our horses Goldenstar and Grand Slam finshed in the top five of the 1.45m Roelofsen Winter Classics Grand Prix at Hellendoorn
Mexico - Winner of the Grand Prix Coapexpan 2019 was Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (Corland x Argentinus) with rider Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane.
Tryon – 4th place for Farrel VDL (Cardento VDL x Stakkato), rider Daniel Coyle in the CSI5* 1.60m course at the Tryon international Equestrian Center.
Del Mar – 7th place for Doraindo (Labor’s VDL Indorado x Zeus), rider Kaitlin Campbell in the 3* $100.000 class at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup.
Le Lion d'Angers - Happy Boy (by Indoctro) has won the World Eventing Event for 7-year-olds under the saddle of New Zealand rider Tim Price. Happy Boy was bred by A. Rijpma from Lieveren.
OSLO - Floriona (by Harley VDL) became third with the Mexican rider Paola Amilibia in the CSI2* Grand Prix of Olso. Floriona is bred by W. Keen from Zuidlaren.
Pennsylvania – Second place for Galan S (Indoctro x Caprice S Z), rider Beat Mandli and owner Grant Partners LLC in the 4* Grand Prix at the National Horse Show.
Fair Field, rider Michel hendrix, offspring of Zirocco Blue VDL out of a Chin Chin mother became 5th in the CSI4* 1.50m class in St. Tropez. This fantastic son of Zirocco Blue VDL is bred by Koerhuis.
At the Horse Park at Woodside in Californië rider Charlotte Babbitt and her 2AM (Sheraton x Ahorn) became 4th in the CCI3* Short Cross Country Woodside 2019.
Two young dressage stallions, a Hennessy x Bordeaux and a Ferdeaux x Johnson, were selected yesterday for the stallion approvals of the Oldenburger Verband
VILAMOURA - Dominka van de Lucashoeve (Cardento x Chin Chin) became second with Luis Sabino Goncalves in the CSI3 * Grand Prix in Vilamoura, Portugal.
RABAT - Suma's Zorro (by Douglas) has won the CSIO4*-W Nations Cup in Rabat, Morocco with the Egyptian team. Sameh el Dalan rode the fifteen-year-old chestnut mare to this meritorious result.
RANDBØLDAL - Bøgegårdens Zidane (Zirocco Blue VDL x Indoctro), bred by R.F. Waninge from Dwingeloo, has become the Danish reserve champion of the five-year-old jumpers.
WEF auction graduated horses did also in the second week a fantastic job at the Fall 4 CSI3* show in Tryon. Ibiza won a 6-year-olds class and VDL Indygo Solier became 3rd!
VDL Heros (by Zirocco Blue VDL) Champion 6-years-olds and VDL Indygo Solier (by Harley) Champion 7-years-olds in Tryon
Rider Ashley Fleishhacker made good performances with high-quality horses bought from the VDL Stud.
LE SIEPIE CERVIA - Bibidibobidibu (by Dakar) has won the championship free jumping for the two-year-olds in Northern Italy. With that, Bibidibobidibu has qualified for the finals in Verona.
Bacardi VDL son, Fremont VDL, became the best out of 26 combinations in the 1.40m class the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C in Birmingham.
Offspring of Cardento VDL prove that they have quality and a winning character. This son of Cardento VDL is bred by the family Heechiem in Bergum.
SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE - Jodokus (by Indoctro x Chin Chin x Nimmerdor) has won the final for the five-year-olds in Mexico with Joel Gonzalez Ramirez.
MOSCOW - Pimlico (by Cardento VDL) and the Russian rider Anna Gromzina have achieved a nice fourth place in the CSI2 * Grand Prix of Moscow.
SAO PAULO - Azrael (by Chin Chin) and José Roberto Reynoso Fernandez Filho have won the CSI2* 1.60m Grand Prix of Sao Paulo.
ST. TROPEZ - GRIMAUD - Kardenta van 't Meerhof (by Cardento) and the Spanish rider Sergio Alvarez Moya have won the CSI4* 1.50m in St. Tropez. Tchin de la Tour (by Chin Chin) and Guillaume Foutrier became pretty 2nd.
GORLA MINORE - Emotion VDL (by Arezzo VDL) finished fourth with Nico Lupino in the CSI 2 * Grand Prix of Gorla Minore, Italy. Ferenzo, also a descendant of Arezzo VDL, finished fifth in the 1.45m class under Rino Sibilia.
With the English showjumping team , Goldenstar (Bacardi X Ipsylon) and Alex David Gill, took the Silver medal in the FEI Nations Cup final for young riders in Opglabbeek
NEW JERSEY – The 2019 Young Jumpers Championship at Princeton in the USA have been won by Indy VDL (Dallas VDL x Indoctro VDL) and Sabrina Lefebvre.
DE PEELBERGEN - Zirocco Blue VDL daughter Online Especiale was the auction topper of the Limburg foal auction this year. The American rider Gigi Moynihan made the winning bid of € 36,000.
Offspring of Cardento and Arezzo were sold for high prices in the Dutch Sport Horse Sales 2019
Poland- The Polish Championship for 4-years-olds in Jakubowice have been won by Kirymanjaro Fortuna (by Grand Slam VDL) and Marek Lewicki. Kirymanjaro Fortuna is bred by P. & A.M. Rinkes-Tjeenk Willink.
For Treasure passed the 14-day stallion performance test in Adelheidsdorf with receiving an average of 9.3 for jumping parts
Ibiza (Inshallah de Muze x Indocto VDL) won the 6 years olds class with his rider Daniel Coyle at the CSI2* Canadian Show Jumping Tournament in Caledon, Canada
LISBON - The 2019 New Horse Championships for the 4-year-olds in Portugal have been won by Kilate N (by Etoulon VDL) and Hugo Carvalho Ferreira. Kilate N was bred by the Portuguese breeder Luís Novais out of the Contendro-mare Giovanna-E.
ST. TROPEZ - Dominka of the Lucashoeve (Cardento x Chin Chin) and the Portuguese rider Luis Sabino Gonçalves finished fifth in the CSI4 * 1.50m of St. Tropez.
BEIJING - Delityts by Wisbecq (by Indorado) has achieved a nice third place in the CSI3* 1.45m Equuleus Speed Challenge in Beijing, China.
A succesful FEI WBFSH Jumping World Breeding Championship for Young Horses in Lanaken
Seven horses owned by the VDL Stud and four breeding products of the VDL Stud will show during the FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken/Zangerheide.
La Bagnaia - Garezzo (by Arezzo) and Giovanni Consorti became fourth in the CSI2 * 1.45m Grand Prix in La Bagnaia, Italy, in a large field of more than fifty starts.
St Tropez - During the Longines Global Champions Tour of St Tropez, Delacroix As (by Douglas) and Julia Tops, who is riding for Canada, achieved a nice third place in the CSI2 * 1.45m Dolce & Gabbana Grand Prix.
VDL Stud sells frozen semen of VDL Cartello and Chaqui Z, Chaqui Z winner of the American World Cup Qualifier 1.55m class.
Fontainebleau - On the Fences elite auction in France, the three-year-old Lavsco Gold Fortuna (Glenfiddich VDL x Nimmerdor) was sold for € 42,000 last Friday.
VDL Freestyle VK Z (Falaise de Muze x Calvino Z) is sold by the VDL Stud at the WEF Sport Horse Auction in Wellington and shows his quality in Saugerties – US.
LIER - Gaesbekers Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue) and the Irish rider Richard Howley finished first in the CSI3 * 1.45m in Lier, Belgium.
Offspring of Zirocco Blue were placed high in the finals of the Bundeschampionat for 6-years-old and 7-years-old jumpers
Whole stage of the Black Barn $100.000 class in Saugerties – New York – US was VDL Stud related
Daniel Coyle and Farrel VDL did a great job in Canada and more great results for VDL offspring in Canada.
HUMLIKON - Elzarena (Zavall VDL) finished second in the 1.40m Grand Prix in Humlikon, Switzerland. Elzarena is ridden by the Irish Noelle Barry.
AREZZO - Another great result for five-year-old Jarezzo (Arezzo VDL x Cardento) and his rider Nico Lupino. The combination wins the Master Talent final in Italy, making Jarezzo the best five-year-old.
CIEKOCINKO - Elien (by Arezzo VDL) became third in the CSI2 * Grand Prix during the Baltic Summer Tour in Ciekocinko, Poland. The Danish rider Philippa W. Linde rode the ten-year-old gelding, who was bred by Hans Dings BV.
GIJON - In the young horse class of the international equestrian competition in Gijon, northern Spain, the six-year-old Harley descendant I Mose VI became second. Kevin Gonzalez De Zarate Fdz rode the horse to this excellent classification.
Son of our stallion Zirocco Blue VDL: Eddie Blue with his rider Devin Ryan became 3rd in the GP $300.000 Longines ranking 1.60m class!
The selection committee of Foal Auction Central Netherlands is again able to select a pair of nice foals of VDL stallions in the collection. Including foals of young stallions and a super dressage foal of Zenon VDL.
2nd 1.25m + 6th 1.20m Chakira (Sheraton x G. Ramiro Z), ridden by June Peeters 3rd 1.50m + 3rd 1.40m Cas 2 (Indoctro x Numero Uno), ridden by Harrie Smolders 3rd 1.40m Bo (Indorado x Quick Star), ridden by Chloe Winc...
SOMEREN - Hennessy, (De Niro x Jazz), showed very good results with his rider Remy Bastings last weekend in the ZZ-Zwaar dressage class (fourth level) at the Subtop competition in Someren.
ZANDHOVEN - Glamour Girl, an eight-year-old daughter of Zirocco Blue, became second in the 2 * / Grand Prix Table A. Lucky Star of the Korteweg, also a descendant of Zirocco Blue, finished third with his Irish rider Richard Howley.
WEF Sport Horse Action brings winners. Besides this victory of the $145.000 class multiple other sons of Cardento VDL performed remarkably well in Vancouver.
Halfbrothers Grand Slam and Dallas both placed in the top 10 Grand Prix Tolbert
In addition to Bolesworth, there were also finals for the 5, 6 and 7-year-old young jumpers in Millstreet, Ireland. Jadore (by Zavall VDL) became second in the five-year-old under Jack Ryan. Katrina's Boy (by Douglas VDL) finished ...
Last week the Equitop championships for young showjumping horses were held in Bolesworth, UK. Among the four, five, six and seven year olds there was a creditable number of VDL descendants with excellent rankings.
Flamboyant III (by Cardento) managed to conquer no less than 2.20 meters under his rider Elliot Smith during the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships.
The foal of Grand Slam VDL x Colino, bred by Andries & Roma de Bont, raised the most money during the Millstreet foal auction. The foal was sold for € 23,000.
We received good news from David Lynch of the Billerough Stables about Uilinn Dearg (Freeman VDL x Douglas VDL), who qualified for the prestigious Millstreet Young Irelander final.
GESVES - Okky Blue-S (Zirocco Blue x Emilion) has become Belgian champion of the 5-year-olds in Gesves under Pieter Kenis.
Reservechampion of the 4 years old jumpers was Dallas-son Kallas
Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) and James Billington finished 4th in the KWPN Championship for 7 years old jumpers
Topresults for offspring of VDL stallions in the KWPN young horse championships.
The end of the 2019 breeding season is approaching and this means that not all VDL Stud stallions are still available with fresh semen. After this week the stallions that are competing are no longer available. The stallions that stil...
From Gina Sivyer we received the following fantastic bnews: Very proud of our 3 yr old by Herald 111, Carrowgar Herald, known at home as Gorgeous George, who won 3 yr old Championship and Supreme Young Horse Champion at Royal Dublin ...
Hennessy and Remy Bastings win two classes at fourth level witch scores of 69%
For Fun VT (Zirocco Blue x Indorado) and Gerfried Puck placed 2nd in the Grand Prix of Miskolc-Diosgyor in Hungary.
VDL Indy (Dallas x Indoctro) won the 6 years old final at the Concours du Parc show in Blainville, Canada.
Offspring of Cardento and Harley winning in Opglabbeek.
VDL Wittinger (Indoctro x Nimmerdor) and Amanda Flint won last Saturday the Grand Prix at the Chicago Horse Festival in the USA. In 3rd place finished his son Rodeo VDL, ridden by Liz Atkins.
Offspring of Arezzo, Douglas, Cardento and Bacardi winning at Dublin Horse Show
Offspring of our Grand Prix stallion VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest won young jumper classes at the CSI Beervelde
Onze jonge hengst Kallmar VDL won de 4-jarigen rubriek tijdens het CSI Ommen. Gereden door Pim Mulder sprong hij foutloos rond en kreeg de hoogste punten van de jury. Voor een video klik op de volgende link: Kallmar wint in Ommen ...
Heidiemorka (Baltic x Indoctro) won with her rider Ben Walker a class for 8 year old jumpers at the international show of Hichstead. Zacramento (Cardento x Cortus) wint met het Zweedse Team de Nations Cup en wordt 2e in d...
Also in the 2nd week of the CSI de Wolden an offspring of Zirocco Blue took the Grand Prix ribbon: Gogo Karla V (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Willem Greve jumped a great round and won.
Jalida End (Inshallah de Muze - Cardento - Laudanum xx), ridden by Paul Argus, became reservechampion of the 5 year old showjumpers in Estonia
La-Sina (by Dallas VDL) has been named jumping champion of the three-year-old mares at the Central Keuring of Drenthe. Also to the National Mare Inspection goes Laira G (by Dakar VDL).
Despite the extreme warmth, the one and a half month old foal O Look at Me (by Carrera VDL) managed to present itself beautifully at the Central Inspection of Drenthe. O Look at Me, bred by G-J. Lucas from new Schoonebeek, became champion!
Great results for Fancy Girl (Zirocco Blue x Silverstone). Last weekend she won with her rider Willie Tynan the Grand Prix of Traverse City in the USA. Ook in de Grote Prijs van Tryon waren er goede resultaten voor nakomelinge...
Ermelo - Liletto (by Harley VDL), bred by Bennie Huirne, excelled at the EPTM exam in Ermelo and was also invited to the National Mare Inspection.
Results of the Central Keurings of Zuid Holland, Gelderland and Noord Holland
Oxford (Glasgow van't Merelsnest x Numero Uno) van fokker en eigenaar Margriet Gnodde werd gisteren gekozen tot kampioen van de springveulens van de CK Flevoland. Oxford kreeg een uitnodiging voor de Nationale veulenkeuring. Reserve...
Zuidwolde - The De Wolden Summer Sales 2019 was a fantastic auction led by auctioneer Frederik de Backer. Helsinki VDL was sold for € 100,000, while foal Orangina changed ownership for 15,000.
Zweeloo - the foal inspection for jumping foals held on 12 July was a unanimous success for the offspring of the VDL stallions.
Falsterbo - Flip's Little Sparrow (by Cardento) has won the Longines Fei Jumping Nations Cup ™ from Sweden under Stephanie Holmen with the Swedish team. Many other VDL descendants were also successful in Sweden. This competition applies to
WIth her fantastic canter and her expression our filly O’Dame VDL became champion of the jumpingbred foals at the CK Friesland. O’Dame VDL is a daughter of Etoulon VDL out of the keurmare Grande Dame VDL (by Brug...
O’Zapatta (Zapatero x Numero Uno), bred by E.A. Gehlen from Wijnandsrade became Reserve Champion of the jumperfoals at the Central Keuring of Limburg in Panningen.
Lapatera Ryal K (by Zapatero VDL) was the best horse, with 80/85 points, at the Studbook inspection in Oosteind, in Brabant. The mare is a full sister of the KWPN-approved stallion Flying Dream.
15 Highly interesting showjumping foals and 10 extremely talented showjumpers will be auctioned on Saturday, July 13 from 7 p.m. at the 13th edition of De Wolden Summer Sale. The presentation of the sporthorses takes place on July 10.
Knokke - In the CSI2 * GP - 1m45 Table A with jump-off Gaesbekers Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue) finished third with the Slovenian rider Gaj Riossa. Constable II (by Harley VDL) was fifth with the American rider Laura Kraut.
Wiener Neustadt - Ipanema 19 (by Inshallah De Muze) has won the CSI 2* Int. Jumping Competition Youngster Tour for seven-year-olds over 1.40 m, by being the only one clear.
HARICH - Gouvernante VDL won the Frisian championships in ZZ jumping in a phenomenal way last weekend under rider Elisah Aarts.
SPRUCE MEADOWS - Hyacinthe VDL (Arezzo x Emilion), sports name Amalia, has won the final for the 7-year-olds with rider Danyiel Coyle from the Lothlorien Farm. Hyacinthe VDL was purchased at the VDL Stud early this year.
Fabulous (s. Harley) wins the 1* Grand Prix at Outdoor Gelderland and Girocco D (by Zirocco Blue) placed 2nd.
Great results for offspring of VDL stallions at the KWPN foalshow at Tolbert, Champion became Arezzo's son Ogruso H, bred by A.J. Hazenberg.
WINSCHOTEN - the Groningen studbook inspection meant a great success for two offspring of Arezzo VDL and Dallas VDL. Both mares received 85 points for jumping and 80 points for the type.
Catch me Not S (by Cardento) has achieved a great performance in Knokke by taking home a cash prize of € 10,000 with his rider Peder Fredericson in the CSI5 * GP - 1m60 Table A with jump-off.
Spruce Meadows - Amalia, a descendant of Arezzo VDL, from Kyacinthe ster pref prest of Emilion, breeder VDL Stud, won the 1.40m Friends of the Meadows YH 7y / o with Daniel Coyle. With Farell (v. Cardento) he became fifth in the Grand Prix.
Lannamieka VDL (Grand Slam x Indorado) and Lufrieda VDL (Carrera x Zirocco Blue VDL) received a topscore of 90 points for freejumping today at the KWPN mareinspections.
The Belgian rider Nicola Philippaerts has collected no less than € 45,000 by finishing third in the Master One Grand Prix over 1.60 m. The combination remained clear twice and set a fast time.
Alex David Gill, stable rider at Marcel de Boer in Nieuwleusen, has won the U25 Grand Prix in De Peelbergen with Goldenstar (by Bacardi VDL). Gill completed the course in 44.19 seconds.
Our approved stallion Dallas VDL jumped a nice round in the 1.45m class at CSI5* Geesteren and finished in 5th place. VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest jumped with the Dutch Showjumping Team to a 2nd place in the Nations Cup.
Izarado (Zavall VDL x Indorado), bred by R. Falkena, from Harich became Champion of the 4-7 year old jumper mares at the Central Mareshow of the YoungKWPN in Ermelo this weekend.
VDL Egdar M, a ten-year-old descendant of Arezzo VDL, became third under the Brazilian rider Marlon Modólo Zanotelli in the CSI 5 * International Global Champions League jumping competition over 1.55 / 1.60m.
Fremont VDL (by Bacardi VDL) achieved an excellent 2nd place in the 1.40m of the 2 * Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show 2019.
A nice and well-deserved victory in the CSIO2 * Grand Prix of Bojourishte in Bulgaria by the Tuscan rider Giovani Consorti, with the just eight-year-old Garezzo (by Arezzo)
Grand Slam VDL, Carrera VDL and Arrezzo VDL provided great results with their descendants at the last studbook inspection of Overijssel in IJsselmuiden.
GoGo Karla V (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) won with her rider Willem Greve the Grand Prix at Wierden. In 6th place finished our mare Goldenstar (Bacardi x Ipsylon) , ridden by Alex David Gill
Rowan Willis finished second with KWPN horse Diablo VII (by Douglas) on the first day of the Spruce Meadows National, the first 5 * event in Calgary this summer. Willis rode a clear round in 69.79 seconds.
BBS McGregor (by Cardento) and Jack Rider (Kilkenny) have won the final of the I.S.H. Studbook Series of 7-year-olds during the Mullingar International Horseshow.
Tim Lips has won the long two-star competition in Renswoude with seven-year-old Herby (by Zirocco Blue VDL).
Davall (Zavall x Indorado) and Jur Vrieling finished in 6th place in the 1.60m Global Champions League at the CSI 4* Hamburg. Cas 2 (Indoctro x N...
Farrel VDL and VDL Cartello finished with the Irish Showjumping team in 2nd place in the Nations Cup of Langley in Canada.
The three-year-old Harley VDL daughter La Rosso Lady from breeder Mark Oude Griep from Denekamp received the highest points on Wednesday at the studbook inspection in Enter.
Geste van Vihta (Zirocco Blue) has delivered excellent performances in Uggerhalne. The mare of Zirocco Blue VDL, born in 2011, became the first in Nordic M&A Medium Qualifier over 1.40m under the Belgian rider Bart Clarys.
Topresults this weekend for our horses at the Jumping Schroder Tubbergen.
G-Vingino-Blue (by Zirocco Blue) was twice the first to finish in Lamprechtshausen, in the Table A competition over 1.40 meters.
The three-year-old Hanoverian champion mare Zafira PJ (by Zirocco Blue) from Pferdezucht Jacobs is the overall champion of free jumping in Verden.
Charly Chaplin S (Harley x Burggraaf) won with his rider Greg Broderick the Balmoral Grand Prix in Ireland. Constable II (Harley x Lupicor) placed 5th in a 1.45 m clas...
VDL Edgar M (by Arezzo) became 2nd in a 1.50m class at the CSI5* La Baule. The class was won by Zirocco Blue’s daughter: Flair.
The NRPS and AES approved stallion Hero Blue will be available for breeding through fresh semen in the coming weeks. The Douglas-son is available at VDL Stud and Waaij Stud.
Tina Yates was the fastest in the Gold Tour Speed classic with Zelote VDL (by Chin Chin) during the CSI in Del Mar.
The most expensive show jumper at the Dronten auction last night was Kornee (by Freeman VDL); the horse was sold for 28,000 euros.
Cas, the successful descendant of Indoctro under rider Harrie Smolders, placed fourth in the Grand Prix of Valkenswaard over 1.45 m.
The international CSI2 * Grand Prix Table A (238.2.2a-GP) over 1.45m in Bonheiden was an excellent competition for various descendants of the VDL stallions.
Topresults on Mexican grounds for offsrping of VDL Stallions.
A fantastic performance for Jur Vrieling and VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest in the Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Shanghai. In a jump-off with 9 competitors Glasgow and Jur finished in 3rd place by jumping a clear and fast round.
Jordan Molga M (by Etoulon VDL) was the second most expensive horse on Tuesday evening during the prestigious showjumping horse auction The Ten at the Azelhof in Lier (Belgium), which was organized for the third time.
In the Gold Tour Grand Prix of Eschweiler there was a nice result for Joe Zapatero (by Zapatero VDL) under the German rider Alicia Daniels.
In the CSI2 * Gold Big Tour - Two Phases (2188.8.131.52) - 1.40m in the Drammen Spring Tour 2019, Fernando (by Arezzo VDL) won a prize under Sanne Karstensen.
Top results for offspring of VDL Stallions in the USA
Top results at Opglabbeek for our breedingproducts Fancy Roos VDL (by Baltic), Fastday VDL (by Quaprice) and Hilfiger VDL (by Arezzo).
Yesterday Grand Slam-daughter Korinda W bacame Champion of the ONNK freejump competition of the North Netherlands.
Flair, who is only nine years old, finished second in the 1.50m jump-off of the CSI4 * Hubside Spring Tour of St. Tropez, with number 1. of the world ranking, the Swiss rider Steve Guerdat.
Dressage stallions Ebony and Cum Laude both sparkled last weekend in the Light Tour under Vai Bruntink. Cum Laude finished at the top in Noord-Sleen while Ebony came in second, and the roles were reversed in Emmeloord.
Picobello Jasmine (Arezzo x Indoctro) won the 1.45m Grand Prix of Sentower Park, Belgium
Joselinde L.A.T. (s. Carrera VDL) delivered a fast time of 39.19 and 0 faults in the course.
A very good result for Iwalinde (Zirocco Blue) under the British rider Jane Annett: the combination wins the final for the six-year-olds over 1.30m. in Oliva Nova
Five young stallions of the VDL Stud started with the KWPN Stallion performance test today
Homebred mare Fastday VDL won with her rider Marlon Modolo two 1.40m classes at De Peelbergen Spring Tour .
The VDL Stallion Show was preceded by the annual honoring of the breeders. We would like to give you the opportunity to view these photos by placing them in a gallery on our Facebook page.
Our two young stallions Quickthago VDL (Quickly de Kreisker x Numero Uno) and Jaloubet (Baloubet du Rouet x Polydox) became approved for the HannoverianVerband today. Both stallions are available for breeding in Germany, they a...
BONHEIDEN - The CSI3 * Two-phase over 1.40m was awarded to Geste van de Vihta (Zirocco Blue) with the Belgian rider Bart Clarys.
The international jumping competition over 1.40m, presented by Volvo during the Gothenburg Horse Show, was won by H&M Kirlo van den Bosrand (Cardento)
Catch Me Not S (Cardento) and Peder Fredricson have won the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup ™ Final II, Int. jumping competition with jump-off (1.50 - 1.60 m).
CSI De Peelbergen was the scene of a great competition last week where the performances of many VDL descendants again stood out.
In CSI San Juan Capistrano (USA) a large number of VDL descendants made themselves heard. Durango VDL (Zirocco x Lux) was twice fourth and once sixth in the 1.45m Gold Tour.
The Dutch Campionships 2019 are entering the books as very successful for offspring of the VDL stallions. They won in classes B, M, Z and ZZ.
The Irish rider Greg Patrick Broderick comes in third with the Harley descendant Charly Chaplin S in the Grand Prix in Sevilla
Gatusso v/d Marehoeve (Glasgow vt Merelsnest x Concorde) won two competitions during CSI Valencia. He won a 1.40m competition, a 1.45m competition and he was placed as 10th in another 1.45m competition.
Deniro Z. (by: Zapatero VDL), bred by J. Zilverberg from Hoogeveen, delivered a strong performance under Liz Halliday-Sharp in the short 4 * in the Carolina Horse Trials.
Homey (Cardento x Heartbreaker) won during CSI Vejer de la Frontera, two competitions for 7-year old showjumpers. Homey is ridden by Emma Augier de Moussac.
Gouvernante VDL (Bacardi x Stakkato) competed at CSI Lier (Belgium) with rider Elisah Aarts. They were placed twice. They were placed as 3rd in the 1.25m Grand Prix of Lier, and also placed as 6th in a 1.20m competition.
It was a busy but very successful week for a large number of VDL offspring at the globally organized show jumping competitions. The younger jumpers also delivered excellent performances.
Offspring of various VDL stallions performed outstandingly during the CSI of Gorla Minore, Italy. Various first places were achieved, and a large number of top ten listings.
Hero (Glasgow vt Merelsnest x Voltaire) and Jens Wikström won a class for 7 year olds, Fusion du Monden (Cardento x Indoctro), ridden by Elizabheth Rose Lutener won a 1.30m class.
The NRPS has recently approved Cornerado VDL for the breeding service. Harley VDL was declared PREFERENT by the same studbook!
Last weekend, 11 offspring of Cardento were placed during several international show.
Today we got two new stallions approved by Studbook Zangersheide: Liamant W VDL (Diamant de Semilly x Heartbreaker) and Kayne VDL (Harley x Emilion)
Our horses were performing very well at the national show: Paard Balkbrug 2019.
Our new stallion Hardrock Z will arrive from the USA in the Netherlands on Monday, March 11th.
NARNI- Giovanni Consorti was once again very successful with his Arezzo son Garezzo, winning a 1.40m round at the five-star competition in Narni (Italy) last Friday and becoming second in the Grand Prix on Sunday.
FLYINGE - Kintaro VDL 1393 and Quebec VDL 1396 were approved during the Stallion Inspection in Flyinge in Sweden last week
Last weekend Cardento was declared horse of the year in Sweden for the eighth time. An extraordinary achievement for our - recently deceased - top stallion, which is fortunately still available through frozen semen.
Farona (Baltic x Lux) was placed as 2nd in the 1.60m Nations Cup during CSI Wellington. Farano is sold by VDL in the WEF sporthorse auction and is ridden by Daniel Coyle.
Last weekend there was another international show in Vilamoure (Spain). Ivascalle (Baltic x Lincoln) competed here in competitions for 6-year old showjumpers en was placed twice, as 4th and as 6th.
Today the WEF Sport Horse Auction 2019 takes place in Wellington, USA. The auction starts at 07.00 PM EST.
Iramee (Bubalu x Indoctro) won the finals for 6-year old showjumpers during CSI3* Lillistrom in Norway. Iramee is ridden by Frederik B. Seim.
James v/d Oude Heihoef (Douglas x Action Breaker) was placed as 3rd in the 1.60m Grand Prix of CSI Abu Dhabi, in the United Arabian Emirates. He was also placed as 10th in a 1.50m competiton against the clock. J
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Chesney (Indoctro x Kannan) won the two star Grand Prix of CSI de Peelbergen. Chesney is ridden by Rene Dittmer.
John (Harley x Arezzo) and Graham Babes were placed as 6th in a competition for 5-year old showjumpers during CSI Vilamoura.
Young offspring of Glasgow van ‘t Merelsnest stand out in several competitions during International Shows.
We are proud to announce that the frozen semen of spring phenomenon Chaqui Z, approved by the BWP and the NAS, is now exclusively available for Europe at the VDL Stud.
Jordan Molga M (Etoulon x Dulf van den Bisschop) was placed as 7th in the finals for 5-year old showjumpers during CSI Oliva (Spain). They also won another round for 5-year old showjumpers. Jordan Molga M was ridden by Dayro Arroyave.
There are several placings for offspring of VDL stallions in competitions for young showjumpers, in ages from 5-year old till 7-year old. This were held during CSI3* Vejer de la Frontero in Spain.
Son of Arezzo VDL, Garezzo, won a 1.40m class at the CSI Rome. And he also placed 10th in the 1.45m Grand Prix. This 8 years old talented son of Arezzo is ridden by Giovanni Consorti. Giovanni Consorti won the Six B...
Aan het einde van de barrage van de grote prijs van Oliva zitten de tijden van de beste vijf combinaties binnen een seconde van elkaar. Harold Boisset met Katinka vh Valenberghof (Corland x Montender) eindigde hierbij op de vierde posit...
Tijdens de Atlantic Tour in Vilamoura behaalde Billy Shania (v. Billy Congo) een mooie eerste plaats in een 1.25 rubriek. De merrie wordt gereden door Gemma Tattersall. Daarnaast kregen Billy Jackson (v. Billy Congo) en Bellamy II (v. B...
At the Longines Masters of Hong Kong there were some great results of our stallions: 1st 1.50m class : H&M Cue Channa (Cardento 933 x Robin Z) ridden by Olivier Philippaerts 1st 1.50m class : Christy JNR (Indoctro x Clinton ...
With a double clear round Hortensia vd Leeuwerk (Corland x Argentinus) contributed to the victory of the Mexican Team in the Nations Cup at Wellington.
Noortje-S (Dakar x Emilion) has won the finals for 6-year old showjumping last weekend, during the competition Sentower Park. This is organized in Opglabbeek (Belgium). She is ridden by Lennard Jochems.
Dobbey (Zirocco Blue x Grosso Z) is very succesfull lately. He won several prices on International shows. But now he won the 1.55m Grand Prix during CSI de Peelbergen, a great result! He is ridden by Lars Kersten.
Quintin VDL (Quaprice x Emilion), who’s sold in the WEF sporthorse auction, is placed as 6th in the 1.60m Grand Prix of Wellington. He was also placed as 9th in a 1.55m competition. Quintin is ridden by Daniel Coyle.
Haya (Glasgow vh Merelsnest x Heartbreaker) won twee competitions for 7-year old showjumpers during CSI Oliva in Spain. Haya is ridden by Holger Wenz.
Galileo de Laubry (Cardento x Askan de Lauzelle) competed in the 1.60m Longines Wold Cup during CSI Bordeaux and was placed as 5th. Galileo is ridden by Antonio Maurer.
Offspring of Arezzo VDL were succesfull during CSI Opglabbeek in Belgium. Picobello Jasmine (Arezzo x Indoctro) and Ugo Berrittella won the 1.40m competition. Farah (Arezzo x Concorde) and rider Kim Emmen were placed as 9th in the 1.45m
Mirabel vd Oudevelhoeve (Inshallah de Muze x Lys de Darmen) and rider Timo Beck won a 1.40m competition for 8-year old showjumpers during CSI Offenburg in Germany.
Stallions Barton VDL (Bordeaux x Sir Donnerhall) and Cum Laude (Apache x Weltmeyer) received an invitation for the KWPN Stalliontest.
Clear rounds for Inaico, Insider and Impressive in the finals of the stallioncompetition 1.20m level.
Johnnie Walker and Jur Vrieling finished in 2nd place in the final of the stallioncompetition 1.10m level, he finished 4th in the overall rankings.
Doklahoma VDL (Baloubet du Rouet x Emilion) and rider Mohammed Ghanem Al Hajri were placed as 5th in the Grand Prix of CSHI4* Sharjah (United Arab Emirates).
Galan S (Indoctro x Calypso D’Herbiers) was placed as 5th in the 1.50m Grand Prix during the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington. Galas S is ridden by Beat Mändli.
Granito Noordenhoek (Corland x Cash) was placed as 4th in 1* Grand Prix of ‘De Peelbergen’. Grantio Noordenhoek is ridden by Leon Thijssen.
Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (Corland x Argentinus) was placed as 7th in the 1.60m Grand Prix of CSI4* Guadalajara in Mexico. Hortensia is ridden by Manuel Gonzales Dufrane.
After a well deserved break, VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling were back competing at the highest level. They competed at Jumping Amsyerdam and finished in 3rd place in a 1.50m class. Farah (Arezzo x Concorde) placed with ri...
Luxor V (Zirocco Blue x Chin Chin) competed in the BMW Le Couter Prestige Cup for 7-year old showjumpers in Belgium. Last weekend the finals took place in Moorsele.
For Fun VT (Zirocco Blue x Indorado) and Gerfried Puck became 3rd in the 2* Grand Prix of Sopot in Poland,Eurvette O (Douglas x Manhattan) and Andreas Schou placed 4th.
Fancy Roos VDL (Baltic x Gootimes) and rider James Billington won the Grand Prix of CSI Kronenberg! With a great clear round and a very quick jump-off
In the first week of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Farrel VDL (Cardento x Stakkato) was placed as second in the Grand Prix. Farrel VDL was sold in WEF Sporthorse Auction, just as Farona (Baltic x Lux).
For Fun VT (Zirocco Blue x Indorado) en Gerfried Puck were placed as 10th in the Grand Prix of Sopot (Poland). The also won a 1.45m competition and were placed as 7th in a 1.40m competition.
Several offspring of the dressage stallion Ebony (s. Painted Black) performed very succesfull during the finales of a competition for young dressage horses in Beilen.
There was a competition for 4- and 5-year old showjumpers in Beilen, called Oostermoerkei. This was a competition for only young showjumpers and in both competition there were great results for VDL offspring.
Yesterday we received great news from Holstein. Our stallions For Treasure, For Friendship and Jaloubet K are now approved in Holstein
Dancing Blue (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) was placed as 10th in the 1.50m Grand Prix of the 3-stars international show in Guangzhou (China). He was also placed as 5th in a 1.45m competition.
Miss G Tracy (Douglas x Derrylin xx) won the 1.45m competition during CSI4* Liverpool. She is also placed as 10th in a 1.50m competition. Miss G Tracy is ridden by Sameh El Dahan from Egypt. Doulita (Wittinger x French Buffet) ...