TIELT - The biggest interest in the Belgian Eye of the Master auction was for the six-year-old Zirocco-Blue son Jolly Swagman. The talented gray gelding was sold for € 140,000 and is leaving for Finland.
SOPOT - In Sopot, Poland, Zirocco-Blue son Zirocco Air has won the CSI2 * Grand Prix. With his rider Mateusz Tyszko the nine-year-old gray remained clear and set the fastest time.
TOLBERT - Lorsina (by Carrera VDL) passed the IBOP in Tolbert with the highest points (81). With 80.5 points, there was also an excellent result for the three-year-old mare Megason VDL, who previously scored high at the NMK in Ermelo.
OPGLABBEEK - The six-year-old mare Jiwyrusa H (v. Baltic x Corland), together with rider Beau Schuttelaar, managed to claim the silver during the Youngster Tour at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium.
ERMELO - During the first round of the KWPN Stallion Inspection, no fewer than nineteen young stallions from the VDL Stud were referred to the second viewing. It concerns one dressage-bred stallion and eighteen jumping-bred stallions.
VALKENSWAARD - Trigon Auctions, the auction house, founded by the Van de Lageweg family, Stal Tops and Frederik De Backer, has launched its 5th and last collection for 2020: a beautiful collection of top quality three-year-old horses.
OPGLABBEEK - Zucchero (by Zirocco) and rider Rolf-Göran Bengtsson have achieved a nice third place in the 1.40m class for 7/8 year olds in Opglabbeek, Belgium. Iron Maiden (by Quasimodo) and rider Maria Louise Kingsrød came sixth.
OLIVA - The jump-off of the 2 * Grand Prix over 1.45m in Oliva Nova, Spain, gave Farezzo (by Arezzo) a beautiful fifth place under rider Edwin Smits. Geste van de Vihta (by Zirocco Blue) and the Belgian Bart Clarys finished ninth.
BEARS - For lovers of a good dressage horse, there is a new collection of young, promising dressage horses with top pedigree online at the VDL Online Breedersmarkt, which can be found at www.VDLonlinemarket.com.
Cohinoor VDL (Cornet Obolensky x Stakkato) and James Billington jumped 3 clear rounds at the jumping of Opglabbeek, Belgium, twice in a 1.35m class where they placed 8th and once in a 1.40m class. With Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) James Billington jumped to a 10th place in the Grand Prix of Opglabbeek.
Jet Blue (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Carly Anthony became 4th in the $25,000 Holiday & Horses National Grand Prix of Wellington, Florida.
Estoril Fortuna (Harley x Indoctro) and Dawid Kubiak became 7th in the Worldcup Qualifier of Budapest, Hungary.
Grand Slam VDL has recently started training with the Brazilian top rider Marlon Modolo Zanotelli and last week they successfully made their first starts in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain
WESTFALEN - The stallion inspection in Westphalia can be called the absolute highlight of the very successful inspection season in Germany for the VDL Stud. From the VDL descendants Arezzo brought the champion and 6 stallions were approved.
PALM BEACH - Orafina (by For Fashion), bred by the VDL Stud and Y. Walda, has won the Palm Beach Grand Prix under rider Kent Farrington. The ten-year-old gray mare Fancy Girl (by Zirocco Blue) and rider Willie Tynan finished second.
VEJER DE LA FRONTERA - El Rocco (by Zirocco Blue) managed to win the 1.45m class in the Sunshine Tour under the saddle of Jur Vrieling. The gelding, bred by C. and H. Soethout-Koopman, was supreme from 80 combinations at the start.
NEUSTADT-DOSSE - At the final exam of the 50-day test in Neustadt-Dosse it rained high marks for Kanbalou, Blue Diamond and Cornet's Pleasure VDL.
Jonka-A (Cardento x Chin Chin) and Steve Guerdat won the Grand Prix of Gorla Minore, Italay. Cupido (Cantos x Matterhorn), ridden by Roger Umnus, placed 8th.
Homebred Floyo VDL (Baltic x Contender), ridden by Richard Vogel won the Nations Cup of Vilamoura, Portugal, with the German team.
Two of our stallions got approved at the Stallion approvals of Brandenburg in Neustadt-Dosse, Germany. Neymar End Z (Nimmerdor x Emilion x Capitol I) and Novastar V&V (Falaise de Muze x Zambesi)
Magdalena VDL (Insider x Baltic) received a top score of 85 points for her IBOP yesterday in Tolbert.
Geste van de Vihta (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys won the Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain. Dakar (Douglas x Emilion), ridden by Felicie Bertrand, placed 10th in de Grand Prix.
I Am (Etoulon x Vingino) and rider Dennis van den Brink won the Final of the Young Jumpers at the jumping of Opglabbeek, Belgium. Hermie DLT (Cantos x Padinus) and Chris Sorensen won the 1* Grand Prix of Opglabbeek.
G-Vingino-Blue (Zirocco Blue x Orame) and Skye Morssinkhoff won the Silver Tour Grand Prix of Oliva, Spain.
Cat Ninja (Zirocco Blue x Corland) and Jacqueline Steffens became 8th in the National Grand Prix of Wellington, Florida USA.
Topseller of the 3-year-olds at the Youngsters Auction yesterday was this scopy daughter of Inaico VDL: Magnolia WS (Inaico x For Pleasure), she got sold for € 52.000,-.
Zirocco Air (Zirocco Blue x Con Air) and Mateusz Tyszko became 5th in the Grand Prix of Wroclaw, Partynice in Poland.
GB Celine (Cardento x Conorde) and Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida became 4th in the Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain. Hobelia (Zavall x Carolus II) and Richard Howley won a 1.40m class at this show.
Elusive (Rodrigoo VDL x Cappucino), ridden by Aaron Vale, became 7th in the Grand Prix. Gylana VS (Indorado x Solitair), ridden by Dominique Roux, won a 1.35m and a 1.30m class.
Firefly (Wittinger VDL x Corland) and Felipo Godinho Marcondez became 9th in the Grand Prix of Monterrey, Mexico.
Jardy (Arezzo x Vigaro), ridden by Jennifer Jaritz, won a 1.30m young jumpers class
ERMELO - Four talented VDL stallions started the KWPN performance test yesterday, which will last 21 days. These are descendants of Zirocco Blue VDL, Etoulon VDL, Cornet Obolensky and Matisse de Mariposa.
Joanna (Etoulon x Wagenaar), bred by N. Roos, Delfstrahuizen, passed th IBOP test in Luttenberg with 84 points. Molvita (Dallas x Riverman), bred by G. W. Zuidema-van Dam from Lierderholthuis, received 80 points for her IBOP
Elliot-V (Zavall x Nassau) and Tamie Smith won the USEF CCI3*-L National Championship. 2 A.M. (Sheraton x Ahorn) & Charlotte Babbitt placed 8th in this Championship.
Skara Glen’s Machu Picchu (Silverstone x Matterhorn), ridden by Paul O'Shea placed 3rd. Delia B (Cantos x Voltaire), ridden by Dominic Gibbs, placed 3rd in the A/O Junior Grand Prix and won a 1.40m class. Waliba VDL (Quite Easy I x Wellington), ridden by Elli Yeager, placed 6th in de A/O Junior Grand Prix.
Zilton SL Z (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Michael Duffy became 3rd in the 3* Grand Prix of Vilamoura, Portugal and Ivascalle (Baltic x Lincoln), ridden by Jude Burgess, won a 1.35m young jumpers class
In the 1* Grand Prix of Opglabbeek, Ibiza* (Cardento x Kojak), ridden by Victoria Gulliksen, placed 5th and Coup de Chance (Cardento x Darco), ridden by Yves Vanderhasselt, placed 8th.
GEESTEREN - the stable inspection in Geesteren was a success for My Granta (by Glasgow van 't Merelsnest) and Guess VK (by Cardento).
Hortsenia van de Leeuwerk (Corland x Argentinus) and Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane won a 1.50m class at the 4* jumping of Coapexpan, Mexico.
Garezzo (Arezzo VDL x Padinus) and Giovanni Consorti became 3rd in the Grand Prix of San Giovanni in Marignano, Italy. Child Veron (Veron x Indoctro), ridden by Aurora Bortolazzi, placed 8th.
Our talented mare Onanka-A (Carrera x Kannan) and Daniel Coyle won the Portmore Championship for 6- and 7-year-olds in Ireland.
Gaesbekers Glamour Girl (Zirocco Blue x Caletto I) and Henrik von Eckermann won a 1.45m class at the 4* jumping of St Lô in France, the also became 6th in a 1.50m class.
Jarley (Harley x Voltaire) and Wojciech Wojcianiec became 5th in the 1* Grand Prix of Michalowice and Butter-Flower (Goodtimes x Carolus I), ridden by Britt ter Harmsel, placed 10th.
In Valencia a young Etoulon won: Irinka Lady (Etoulon x Eldorado vd Zeshoek) and Kara Chad won two 1.35m young jumpers classes
ORLÂNDIA, (Sao Paolo, Brazil) - Kirk do Cach (Zirocco out of the mare Briantha van Corland x Ahorn) became reserve champion with Flávio Grilloa in the Grand Prix of Agromen over 1.50m.
Cooley Stormwater (Camillo VDL x Cruising) and Elisabeth Halliday Sharp won the CCI3*-L Eventing of Lexington, Horse Park, USA.
Eye Catcher JB (Cantos x Berlin), ridden by Jaime Azcarraga became 8th in the Grand Prix and Gerdinieke (Bacardi VDL x Oklund), ridden by John Perez Bohm, placed 2nd in a 1.50m class
Felicia (Harley x Veneur) and Giovanni Consorti won the Grand Prix San Giovanni in Marignano, Italy. Jarley (Harley x Voltaire) and Wojciech Wojcianiec won the 1* Grand Prix of Michalowice, Poland.
Holland vd Bisschop (Heartbreaker x Libero H), ridden by Remco Been, placed 6th in the Grand Prix and Bo J (Indorado x Quick Star), ridden by Kevin Jochems, placed 7th
Dolinn (Cardento x Lux) and Harrie Smolders became 3rd in the 4* Grand Prix van St Tropez – Grimaud in France. They also placed 4th in a 1.50m class. Bangle SR (Chin Chin x Quidam the Revel), ridden by Tess Carmichael won the 1* Grand Prix van St Tropez – Grimaud.
Millioninmind (Douglas x Glidawn Diamond) and Emily Ward became 4th in the Grand Prix of Vancouver - Langley BC. Delia B (Cantos x Voltaire), ridden by Dominic Gibbs, won a 1.40m class in Tryon, USA
MÜNSTER-HANDORF - Several promising stallions, descendants of Zirocco Blue, Arezzo, Comthago and Grand Slam, have been selected during the central pre-selection of young stallions for the main inspection of the Westphalian horse studbook.
Durango VDL (Zirocco Blue VDL x Lux Z) and Ashley Fleischhacker became 4th in the $25,000 Grand Prix of Tryon, USA.
Irinka Lady (Etoulon x Eldorado vd Zeshoek) and Kara Chad won two 1.35m young jumpers classes at the jumping of Vejer de la Frontera
Charley S (Harley x Aramis Z) and Alexandra Crown placed 4th in the 1* Grand Prix of St Tropez – Grimaud and Fantast HH (Zapatero x Fabricius), ridden by Dimitri Varsano, placed 9th.
Kodette van Schuttershof (Harley VDL x Kashmir van Schuttershof) became Bulgarian Champion of the 5-year-olds.
Carrera VDL is the new leading sire of the Horsetelex Dynamic IPV Index - Class E, Inshallah de Muze is in 7th place and Etoulon is in 9th place. And also in the other classes VDL stallions are high ranked: ~ Arezzo 4th in Clas...
RAGUSA, Sicily - At the foal inspections in Ragusa, Sicily, there were good results for the descendants of Zirocco Blue, Douglas and Dallas.
LEÇA DA PALMEIRA, Portugal - Twelve-year-old Dento (by Cardento), bred by Stephan Oude Nijeweme, has claimed the silver medal in the Portuguese championship.
FONTAINEBLEAU - At the elite auction Fences in France last Friday, Hallessio du Linon (Carrera x Casall Ask), a three-year-old stallion, was sold for € 45,000. The breeder is Mrs. Virginie Blanquin.
Zinnie ( Gisborne VDL x Cortez) became Champion of the 3-years-old jumpers in Sweden.
Gerdinieke (Bacardi VDL x Oklund) and John Perez Bohm won the Grand Prix of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. Eye Catcher JB (Cantos x Berlin), ridden by Jaime Azcarraga, placed 5th in the Grand Prix
Fleur Sinaa-A (Cardento x Indorado) and Paul Estermann became 5th in the Grand Prix of Gorla Minore, Italy. Maristy.H (Inshallah de Muze x Colino) and Pius Schwizer won a 1.40m class.
Helios Prime (Indoctro x Veron) and Sharn Wordley won two 1.40m classes at the jumping of Tryon, USA. Zidante VM (Cantos x Herannus), ridden by Kelli Cruciotti Vanderveen also won a 1.40m class and with Grandy de Laubry (Chin Chin x Lux) Kelli Cruciotti Vanderveen won a 1.30m class. Rocket J Squirrel (Crespo x Concorde), ridden by Brooke Kemper,
Cat Ninja (Zirocco Blue x Corland) and Jacqueline Steffens became 6th in the Grand Prix of Columbus – Johnstown, USA.
Giardo (Indoctro x Jimtown) and Victoria Colvin became 6th in the 1.45m Grand Prix of Columbus-Johnstown, Ohio USA.
BEARS - Baloubet du Rouet daughter Maykel Vinia MB, owned by the VDL Stud, received no less than 90 points for jumping at the late studbook inspection in Bears. The mare also recorded the highest daily score.
SCHLIECKAU - Lowlands (by Etoulon VDL) achieved very good results during the 14-day assessment test in Schlieckau and is approved for the OS. The final score for jumping was 8.55 for the high-quality stallion.
Dorotheental’s Classica (Classe VDL x Cassini I) and Jonathan Gordon were the fastest combination in the jump off and therefore they won the Grand Prix of Herzlake, Germany, last weekend
Dortrecht H Z (Douglas x Glasgow) and Damian Ostręga became 3rd in the Polish Championship for 5-year old jumpers.
Elea Blue (s. Zirocco Blue x Levisto) and Olivier Robert won a 1.30m class at the 2* jumping of St Tropex – Grimaudin France last weekend.
Geste van de Vihta (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys won a 1.40m class at the jumping of Lier in Belgium last weekend.
Granito Noordenhoek ( Corland x Cash) and Niels Kersten won a 1.35m class at the jumping of De Peelbergen.
Ealgary B (Silverstone x Goodtimes x Beaujolais) and Kristine Heen became Norwegian Champion Young Riders 2020. Ealgary B is bred by B. Brinkman, Nieuwleusen.
Obama van Ostaayen (Etoulon VDL x Chacco Blue) and Louis Wauters became 2nd in the Belgian Championship for 6-year old jumpers in Lier.
VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli became 5th in the 5* Grand Prix of Valkenswaard. Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling jumped double clear in the Global Champions League.
VDL Cartello (Cartani 4 x Lord) and Lorcan Gallagher became 2nd in the 1.50m American Gold Cup Qualifier of Traverse City, Michigan USA. Galan S (Indoctro x Caprice S Z), ridden by Beat Mandli, became 5th. Skara Glen’s Machu Picchu (Silverstone x Matterhorn) and Paul O'Shea placed 5th in the Grand Prix of Traverse City.
Gregorius vd Vrendt (Emilion x Corland) and Amber van Marle became 3rd in the J-Grand Prix, Haston Nita (Zirocco Blue x Corland), ridden by Wesley the Boer, placed 4th and Gavita V (Zirocco Blue x French Buffet xx), ridden by Giorgio Bilotta, became 6th.
Houston B (Zirocco Blue x Vigaro) and rider Francois Xavier Boudant won a 1.50m class at the 4* jumping of St Tropez – Grimaud, France.
Moomba (Carrera x Don Diablo), bred by J.H. Lufting from Dalen, received 75 points for her exterior and 85 for her jumping at the KWPN mareshow in Bronneger, Drenthe.
The top seller turned out to be Benanda VDL Z, by Bacardi VDL out of the 5* GP mare Banda de Hus. An American buyer paid 56.000€ for the prospect
Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) and James Billington became 3rd in the 2*Grand Prix of Exloo. Earlier we already wrote that El Rocco (Zirocco Blue x Ircolando) and Jur Vrieling had won the Grand Prix.
Qiana-K Van ’t Kattenheye (Arezzo x Mr. Blue), ridden by Frederik Dekens was one of no less than 8 champions of the 4-year olds at the Belgian Championship in Lier.
Offspring of our stallions achieved good results at several shows in Europe last weekend:
Janko van de Lageweg: "This is truly and elite collection embracing the standard of the Group 1 concept, the quality is the best we’ve offered so far!”
Fantastic result for offspring of Dakar VDL at the Irish Breeders Classis held last weekend in Barnadown Jumping.
Galan S (Indoctro x Caprice S Z) and Beat Mandli became 6th in the Grand Prix of Traverse City, Michigan, USA
Hennessy (De Niro x Jazz) and Remy Bastings won the Intermediate I Freestyle to Music at the show in Brno, Czech Republic.
Mia vh Hulstenhof (Zirocco Blue x Cassini II) and Roy van Beek won the J-A Grand Prix of Valkenswaard. Ferrari VDL (Cardento x Indoctro) and Zoe Osterhoff placed 4th in the U25-A Grand Prix.
VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli won yesterday evenng the 1.60m Grand Prix of St. Tropez. In een barrage met 13 deelnemers waren VDL Edgar M en Marlon foutloos en de snelste combinatie. O de website ...
Pacoruso H (Liamant W x Baltic) became champion of the jumperfoals at the Foalshow in Tolbert, Groningen. Pacoruso H is bred by A.J. Hazenberg from Opende.
ERMELO / BEARS - The KWPN's fourth online foal auction is one in collaboration with the VDL Stud and offers a unique collection of foals. From Friday, August 28 to Monday, August 31, it is possible to bid on thirty excellent foals.
The 3-year old gelding Hermes de Riverland (Grand Slam x Argentinus x Quidam de Revel) was sold for € 36.500 at the Riverland Auction in France.
G-Vingino-Blue (Zirocco Blue x Orame) and Skye Morssinkhof became 4th in the 2* Grand Prix of St Tropez – Grimaud, France. At the 4* jumping of St Tropez - Grimaud Katanga vh Dingeshof (Cardento x Tornado) and Nicola Philippaerts placed 8th in the Grand Prix.
Just Luck (Cardento x Grandeur) and Fabrice Galdini became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Bonheiden, Belgium.
Cardento offpsring is doing fantastic in Drammen (Norway). Cardento son Elucar V.E. placed 7th in this 1.40m class with rider Jack Whitaker.
VDL Glasgow van 't Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling finished 3rd in the Grand Prix of Prague
Fantastic results during Outdoor Wierden. In the final of the 1.40m Medium Tour there was a 2nd place for Icoon VDL (Bubalu x Cardento), ridden by Hessel Hoekstra. Approved stallion Cohinoor VDL finished 3rd with James Billington.
VALKENSWAARD - Incanto VDL (Kannan x Indoctro) became third in the final of the Blom Cup for 7-year-old show jumpers under rider James Billington.
Karma Balia Blue SMH (Zirocco Blue VDL x Indorado) placed 5th in the 4-years-old championship in Valkenswaard with rider Samantha Alexis Mackenzie. Also a placed in the top 10 a son of Dakar VDL.
Just Special VK by Falaise de Muze wins the 6-years-old championship in Valkenswaard with rider Doron Kuipers. This mare is owned by Stoeterij Van Kleef in Ede.
ELMSHORN - Halle Berry (by Hardrock Z) can rank among the top 5 of the best-selling foals of the Holsteiner Elite Foal Auction. Of the 64 foals auctioned, 5 yielded € 20,000 or more, including the top-bred Halle Berry.
So proud with the result at the National KWPN marechampionship with Mette VDL taking the championship ribbon and 3 other of our mares in the top 8 final
Datero H (Zapatero VDL x Linaro) and Ella Quigley became 3rd in the Junior Grand Prix of Wierden. In the Young Riders division Dakina II (Indoctro x Amor) and Felotti VDL (Baltic x Mr Blue) both won a 1.40m class.
The homebred Goldcoast VDL (Zirocco Blue x Chin Chin) and Matas Petraitis became 8th in the Worldcup Qualifier of Ruila, Estonia. Fantast (Indoctro x Voltaire), ridden by Sabine Silina, placed 4th and Hangstone JT Z (Hardrock Z x Marlon), r
Zilton SL Z (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Michael Duffy won the Grand Prix of Eschweiler, Germany. Popeye (Cardento x Lio Caylon), ridden by Tom Tarver-Priebe, jumped to a 3rd position in the Grand Prix.
Embla (Dallas x Arezzo) and Linnea Ericsson-Carey became 2nd in the final of the 4-year old jumpers at the jumping of Falsterbo, Sweden.
The end of the 2020 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...
The KWPN has released a beautiful video about Indoctro in their new episode of 'Living Legends'. Indoctro has made a name for himself as an exceptionally good sire of many successful sport horses at the highest level.
Harrie Smolders placed with two offspring of VDL stallions in the top 4 of the Dutch Championship:2nd with the Cardento-mare Dolinn and 4th with the Indoctro-son Cas 2
Offspring of Baltic VDL are winning at Opglabbeek
The talented mare G-Vingino-Blue (Zirocco Blue x Orame) and Skye Morssinkhof took the victory's ribbon today at the Dutch Junior Championship.
Romy FZ (Baltic VDL x Indorado) and Katja Haep became 2nd in the final of the 5-year olds at the jumping of Opglabbeek, Belgium. Fliere Fluiter (Zirocco Blue x Animo) and Jack Ansems became 9th in the Grand Prix of Bonheiden.
Lea’s Pleasure (Grand Slam x Great Pleasure), bred by J. Brinkman and R. Koopman, Hantumhuizen, received 85 points for her maretest in Ermelo.
Dexter (Wittinger VDL x Heartbreaker) and Charlie Jones became 2nd in the 2* Grand Prix of Kronenberg, They also placed 4th in a 1.40m class. Grieg S (Indoctro x Kenwood), ridden by Niels Kersten, placed 6th in the Grand Prix.
A great debut for Trigon Auction, topseller was the Zirocco Blue-son Pardino VDL who got sold for €66.500
Fleursinaa (Cardento x Indorado) and Paul Estermann became 2nd in the 1.50m Grand Prix of Maienfeld, Switzerland. Fleursinaa is bred by fam. Angenent in Woubrugge.
Cardento daughter VDL Stella is sold at the annual event the WEF Sport Horse Auction edition 2020 in Wellington (Florida).
KM Chalcedon (Calido I x Raphael) and Jur Vrieling became 5th in the 3* Grand Prix of Lier, Belgium. With Dallas VDL (Douglas x Heartbreaker) Jur placed 8th in a 1.40m class. Partner Suzanne Tepper placed 6th in the 1* Grand Prix with PMF/2Join Hartford (Carrera x Burggraaf).
Today we presented 11 fantastic three year old mares for inspection for the KWPN studbook. All of our 11 mares became Keur aligable, no less than 6 mares received an invitation to the NMK, the National Mare Championship. This cham...
Mijnsinaa (Emilion x Indoctro), bred by S. vd Meer, Surhuisterveen and I.G.R. vd Meer, Lucaswolde received 80 points for her exterior and 85 for her jumping at the KWPN mare inspection in Appingedam, Groningen.
Offspring of our stallions received good scores at several KWPN mare inspections in the country. Below you’ll find the highscores per region:
The dressagemare Marloes (Hennessy x Santano), bred by M. Roelandschap and J. Emmens from Bunne, scored 80 points for her exterior and 80 points for her movement at the KWPN mare inspection in Bronneger.
The platform will offer breeders and investors the possibility to sell and buy foals, 2 and 3 year old horses, broodmares, frozen embryo’s and sport horses in recurring auctions throughout the year.
Skara Glen’s Machu Picchu (Silverstone x Matterhorn) and Paul O'Shea became 5th in the Grand Prix of Tryon, USA. Coverboy (Veron x Corland) and Catherine Wachtell won a 1.40m class and Primo Havall (Zavall x Zirocco Blue), ridden by Paul O'Shea, won a 1.35m class.
Ironmaster VDL (Arezzo x Emilion) and Giovanni Consorti placed 3rd and 4th in two classes for 7-year old jumpers at the jumping of San Giovanni in Marignano, Italy.
Geste vd Vitha (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys became 7th in the Grand Prix of Bonheiden, Belgium.
Ibiza (Cardento x Kojak) and Victoria Gulliksen took the Champions ribbon at the Norwegian championship for 7-years-old jumphorses today. With this win they are selected again for the World Championship for Young jumpers in ...
Again a topresult for VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli. Today they jumped a fantastic clear round in the jump-off and they placed 4th in the Grand Prix of St. Tropez.
Nisse - Miesarah van de Westerhoeve (Insider VDL x Baltic VDL), bred by M.S. Herinckx, scored 75-80 points at studbook inspection in Nisse
BRONNEGER - At the studbook inspection in Bronneger there were very good results for Madorijke (by Hennessy) and Miss Freeman (by Freeman VDL).
Geste vd Vitha (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys won a 1.40m class at the 2* jumping of Lier, Belgium. The by Frans Standaert bred mare also placed 6th in a 1.45m class. Djoost Again (Cantos x Joost) and Eric van der Vleuten became 2nd in the 2* Grand Prix of Lier.
VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli won a 1.55m class at the CSI5* horseshow of St. Tropez.
Fantastic results this weekend for Glasgow van’t Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling at the CSI4* horseshow at St. Tropez in France
Diablo VII (Douglas x Cavalier) won the $75.000 Grand Prix in Tryon (USA)
Jaloubet K VDL (Baloubet du Rouet x Polydor) and Thea Jelcic won a class with 8,50 points at the Springturnier of Westergellersen in Germany.
Adelheidsdorf - Stargos (Stakkato Gold x Conthargos) successfully passed the 14-day performance test in Adelheidsdorf, Germany. For example, the stallion's list of marks features an 8.5 no less than four times.
ERMELO - The KWPN carefully listed which stallions actually supply the most 1.50m show jumpers. The now 30-year-old, but top-notch Indoctro is at the top of the list with no less than 207 descendants at this level!
Unfortunately, the rapid spread of the Coronavirus in the world has put us all in a difficult situation. We are also forced to take a number of measures to stop this virus together.
BEARS - Team End Horses, in collaboration with VDL Stud and Equilife equine doctors, managed to capture four embryos via ICSI from the mare Kareusa S - a full sister of Etoulon - and the top stallion Jus de Pomme.
Merlot was in the top six of the dressage stallions at the KWPN Stallionshow in Den Bosch.
Ivascalle (Baltic x Lincoln) and Jude Burgess won a 1.30m class at the 3* jumping of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.
DORTMUND - At the CSI3 * competition in Dortmund, several VDL descendants attracted attention. Emmely (by Indorado) finished second in the 1.45m, while Edison (by Zirocco Blue) finished fourth in the 1.40m.
ROME -Liamant W (by Diamant de Semilly x Heartbreaker) is now also approved by the Italian studbook Unire (Unione Nazionale Incremento Razze Equine).
VERDEN - Big eights were the result of the sports test of For Friendship VDL and For Treasure VDL in Verden. For Treasure reached a total score of 8.22, while For Friendship with 8.20 was not inferior to his half brother.
WEF graduated Ivory TCS (by Falaise de Muze) placed 3rd in this 7-year-olds class. And many more great results in Wellington for VDL related horses.
Kyrelena VDL (Zirocco Blue x Corland) passed for her maretest with a fantastic score of 86 points.
GESVES - Lord Blue du Seigneur (by Zirocco Blue) was approved at the SBS Studbook last weekend. Lord Blue du Seigneur is closely related to several top horses such as Cardino du Seigneur, Arac du Seigneur and Oak Grove's Heartfelt.
Out of our topmare Goklahoma who had an IBOP topscore of 83,5 points.
BARROCA - Herby (by Zirocco Blue VDL) and Tim Lips have won the Fransisco Seabra Memorial cup by riding a very good cross and a clear show jumping course in Portugal.
VERDEN - Barton (Bordeaux x Sir Donnerhall) has done a very good sport test in Verden and achieved high marks with an average of 8.06. Barton was the only participant to be approved by the Hanoverian Studbook.
LUTTENBERG - My First Lady (by Carrera) has won the free jumping in Luttenberg. The mare is owned by Bas ten Hove and was bred by the Scholten family.
BALVANERA (MEX) - Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (by Corland) has won the CSI4 * Grand Prix over 1.55m in Balvanera, Mexico under rider Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane. Hortensia van de Leeuwerk was sold to Mexico via the VDL stud.
G Camille HBF (Zirocco Blue x Cassini I) and Karl Robins became 5th in the Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain. Vilbergs Classy Boy (Classe VDL x Valentino), ridden by Romain Dreyfus, placed 8th.
Geste vd Vitha (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys became 5th in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera, Spain.
C Vier 2 (Cardento x Concorde) and Janine Rijkens became 5th in the Grand Prix of Braunschweig, Germany
Katanga vh Dingeshof (Cardento x Tornado) and Nicola Philippaerts became 2e in the Grand Prix of Doha, Qatar; They also placed 5th and 10th in two 1.55m classes.
VERDEN - Grand Slam (Cardento x Heartbreaker), Inaico (Indoctro x Baloubet du Rouet) and Impressive (Douglas x Contender) are now also approved by the Hanoverian Studbook.
OOSTEIND - An extra VDL stallion show is planned for Sunday 29 March at 14.00 in Manege Buitenhorst in Oosteind. Especially for breeders from the southern part of the country, the VDL stallions are shown in the stables of the Jespers family
ABU DHABI - James Vd Oude Heihoef (Douglas) and Abdullah Mohd Al Marri (UAE) became third in the CSIO5*-NC MEast / Nations Cup over 1.60m. In the CSIO5*-NC over 1.50m the combination became eighth.
Fabrice DN (Emilion x Baloubet du Rouet), ridden by Nicolas Pizarro placed 8th in the Grand Prix 1.60m and more great results!
Besides this topresult of Cardento offspring, also offspring of Chin Chin, Indoctro, Cantos and Pessoa performed fantastic.
G Camille HBF (Zirocco Blue x Cassini I) and Karl Robins became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain. Grandeur III (Baltic x Burggraaf), ridden by David Wingrove, placed 9th.
I Like v/h Heerenhuijs (Dallas x Indoctro) and Doron Kuipers won the Grand Prix of Kronenberg. Shanroe Barney (Douglas x El Caro), ridden by Conor Drain, placed 5th.
Carmanda (Cardento x Konigin’s Sohn KS ) and Jasmin Engblom became 2nd in the 1* Grand Prix of Helsinki, Finland. Hoogheid (Corland x Acobat II), ridden by Aleksandrs Sakurovs placed 6th and Hangstone JT Z (Hardrock Z x Marlon) jumped with Oliver Karma to a 7th place.
Topresults for offspring of VDL Stallions at the regional championships in the Provence of Friesland.
Dexter (Wittinger VDL x Heartbreaker) and Charlie Jones became 6th in the Medium Tour Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.
Mr Kannan vh Hulstenhof (Zirocco Blue x Kannan) and Karel Cox became 4th in the 1* Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain.
Eye Catcher JB (Cantos x Berlin) and Jaime Azcarraga became 5th in the Grand Prix of Balvanera, Mexico. Hankrock W (Carrera x Harley) and Sofia Larrea B became 2nd in the Am-A Grand Prix, Galia Fullsand (Corland x Sheyenne the Baugy), ridden by Joaquin Matienzo Islas, placed 8th and Darisma VDL (Chin Chin x Cor de la Bryere), ridden by Maria Michel
KRONENBERG (NED) - Gotha (by Arezzo) and Hans-Jörn Ottens (GER) managed to name the CSI2* over 1.40m in Kronenberg. The combination became third and fourth in the 1.40m two-phase competitions.
THERMAL (CA) - Highfive (by Cardento) and Joie Gatlin took second place in California during the CSI3* over 1.40m. The combination achieved a nice fifth place in the Grand Prix.
Florida - Five horses sold by the VDL Stud placed by the best 10 at the 7-year olds class in Wellington.
Today Impressive-son Massimo SMH became his approval for studbook Zangersheide
Ibiza (Cardento x Kojak) and Victoria Gulliksen took the championsribbon in the Lövsta Future Challenge final at the Gothenburg Horse Show in Sweden.
VERDEN - Cohinoor VDL (Cornet Obolensky x Stakkato) is now also approved by the Hannoveraner Verband. With that the eight-year-old, very talented Cohinoor is also spreading his wings.
Good Farming HS (Carrera x Atlantic VDL) and Hendrik-Jan Schuttert placed 6th in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.
Farrel VDL (Cardento x Stakkato) and Daniel Coyle became 7th in the 1.55m WEF Cup during the 5th week of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida.
Golden Diamond W.G. (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Nicolas Pizarro became 7th in the Worldcup of Leon, Mexico.
Gin Chin vh Lindenhof (Chin Chin x Calido I) and Geir Gulliksen became 9th in the Worldcup of Bordeaux, France. H&M Kirlo vd Bosrand (Cardento x Utrillo vd Heffinck) and Peder Fredricson placed 9th in the 5* Grand Prix of Bordeaux.
SHARJAH (UAE) - Elucar V.E. (v. Cardento) and Jack Whitaker placed sixth in two clear rounds in the CSI5*-W World Cup over 1.60 m in Sharjah. Pogba (by Douglas) and Ali Hamad Al Kirbi (UAE) became second in the 1.40m.
Etoulon VDL and VDL Glasgow van’t Merelsnest made their comeback in the ring after the recovery from injuries.
Deep Blue Bridge S (Zirocco Blue x Ahorn) and Rupert Carl Winkelmann won the Grand Prix of Sentower Park, Belgium.
Zirocco Air (Zirocco Blue x Con Air) and Mateusz Tyszko became 5th in the Grand Prix of Lublin, Poland.
Offspring of Douglas, Zirocco Blue VDL, Cardento, Harley VDL, Indoctro and more VDL related horses were placed in several classes in Wellington.
Plus clear rounds for Kordon , Kallmar and Jardonnay.
Today at the second day of the KWPN Stallion approvals five young VDL stallions were selected for the KWPN stalliontest. In total there are now 11 VDL stallions selected. Besides these fantastic results, Mr Cornet VG (Cornet Obolensk...
Gilona AO (Zavall x Silvio II) and Kevin Beerse became 3rd in the 2* Grand Prix of Kronenberg, Farezzo (Arezzo x Van Gogh), ridden by Edwin Smits, placed 4th
Good Farming HS (Carrera x Atlantic VDL) and Hendrik-Jan Schuttert became 5th in the 1* Grand Prix of Oliva, Spain. Heartcor F (Corland x Heartbreaker), ridden by Adam Grzegorzewski, placed 9th and the 10th place in this Grand Prix was for Freiherr (Boss x Voltaire), ridden by Neri Pieraccini.
Deep Blue Bridge S (s. Zirocco Blue x Ahorn) and Rupert Carl Winkelman became 9th in the 2* Grand Prix of Kronenberg, the Netherlands and Giwana (Baltic x Indoctro) and Lars Kersten placed 3rd in the 1* Grand Prix.
Elucar S.E. (Cardento x Lupicor) and Jack Whitaker became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Al Shira'aa, UAE.
Great results too for Millioninmind (by Douglas) who wins two times 1.45m, Hatihina Z (by Harley VDL) wins the 1.30m and Zorro van de Mespel (by Zirocco Blue VDL) placed 4th.
NEUSTADT DOSSE (GER) - Guesssina (by Zirocco Blue) and Philipp Schober achieved a nice fifth place in the rankings in the CSI2* competition over 1.45m in the German Neustadt Dosse. Fabielle BH (by Emilion) became first in the 1.40m.
Wellington (Florida, USA) – Offspring of Arezzo VDL, Dakar VDL, Cardento and Azteca VDL also performed fantastic.
ABU DHABI (UAE) - Doklahoma VDL (by Baloubet du Rouet x Emilion) and Mohammed Ghanem Al Hajri finished fifth at the CSI4* competition over 1.45m in Abu Dabi.
PALM BEACH, USA - Empire (by Emilion) and his 15-year-old rider Ana Sofía Rodriguez won the Medium JR / AO Classic tour in Wellington. The combination was also named Circuit Champion.
FLORIDA, USA - Coverboy (by Veron x Corland) has been named USEF Amateur Owner Rider Horse of the Year in the USA in the 1.40 / 1.45m, with a total of more than 23,000 points. Fundament E (by Baltic) won the title in the 1.30 / 1.35m.
LIVERPOOL - Elucar V.E. (v. Cardento) and Jack Whitaker ended the year 2019 fantastically by becoming second on New Year's Eve in the Grand Prix of the CSI4 * TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show.