WELLINGTON - The time has come! The WEF Sporthorse auction starts tonight in Wellington. You can follow the auction of the fourteen talented show jumpers live and bid online! Start is at 7:00 p.m. EST, which is 1:00 a.m. Dutch time.
SAN GIOVANNI IN MARIGNANO - Jarezzo (by Arezzo VDL) and Nico Lupino (ITA) have won the 1.35m in San Giovanni in Marignano, Italy. Greatest Boy (by Carrera VDL) and Tobias Meyer (GER) were eighth in the Grand Prix.
WELLINGTON - Cartello VDL (by Cartani) and Lorcan Gallagher (USA) have achieved a nice fifth place in the 5* Grand Prix of Wellington. Eddie Blue (by Zirocco Blue) and Devin Ryan (USA) finished sixth.
OLIVA - In Oliva, Spain, Farezzo (by Arezzo) under rider Edwin Smits (SUI) became a fantastic third in the Grand Prix over 1.50m. In another Grand Prix class over 1.40m Nithard van de Peerdenhoeve (by Zirocco Blue) finished third.
POZNAN - Once again the show in Poznan was the stage for successes for a large group of offspring of the VDL stallions. Leading roles included King Lepantino (v. Arezzo) and Daisy (v. Glasgow v.'t Merelsnest).
With the arrival of Chatinue, VDL Stud has acquired an exclusive Grand Prix stallion for breeding
OLIVA - For descendants of Zirocco Blue, it rained excellent Grand Prix results this week. Fair Field (by Zirocco Blue) could also count itself among the chosen ones with a fourth place in the Grand Prix of Oliva under Sophie Hinner.
POZNAN - Zirocco Air (by Zirocco Blue) has achieved a fantastic second place with rider Mateusz Tyszko in the CSI2 * Grand Prix over 1.45m in Poznan. Goldcoast VDL (by Zirocco Blue) and Matas Petraitis (LTU) finished third.
WELLINGTON - Eddie Blue (by Zirocco Blue) and Devin Ryan (USA) have achieved a nice third place in the 1.60m Grand Prix in Wellington. Donjo (by Zirocco Blue) and Hyde Mofatt (CAN) finished fifth in the 1.45m.
VILAMOURA - Granito Noordenhoek (by Corland) and Niels Kersten (Ned) have achieved a nice fourth place in the CSI3 * 1.45m in Vilamoura (Portugal). Komsos A won a young horse class and in the 1.35m class Janeiro (by Arezzo) became third.
WELLINGTON - Germeta W (Mr Blue x Wolfgang) has won the 1.35m level in Wellington with rider Caroline Mawhinney (USA).
WELLINGTON - Leone Jei (by Baltic VDL x Corland) and Martin Fuchs (Sui) finished in seventh place in the Grand Prix of Wellington (USA). Amalia VDL (by Arezzo VDL) and Daniel Coyle won the 1.35m level.
VALENCIA - Dakar (by Douglas) and Felicie Bertrand (Fra) finished seventh in the CSIYH1 * 1.45m Grand Prix in Valencia. Dakar finished fourth in another 1.45m class.
OPGLABBEEK -Fliere Fluiter (by Zirocco Blue) and Jack Ansems (Ned) have won the CSI2 * Grand Prix in Opglabbeek. H&M Kirlo van den Bosrand (by Cardento) and Samuel Hutton (Gbr) finished seventh.
Our stallions For Friendship VDL and Stargos VDL passed their sport test in Münster-Handorf with high scores.
Our dressage stallion Notable VDL (Painted Black x Zonik x Don Schufro) has been selected for the KWPN stalliontest.
WELLINGTON - Katanga van het Dingeshof (by Cardento) and rider Nicola Philippaerts (Bel) have claimed third place in the CSI3 NetJets Grand Prix in Wellington, USA. Kilkenny (by Cardento) came fourth with Cian O'Connor (Irl).
WELLINGTON - VDL Ivory (by Falaise de Muze) and VDL Imar (by Carrera), both ridden by Daniel Coyle, became first and second respectively in the Turf Tour in Wellington, USA. These horses have been sold in the WEF Sport Horse Auction.
WELLINGTON - Dougie Douglas (by Douglas) and Katherine Dinan (USA) became second in the 1.50m in Wellington (USA). Ideal (v Cardento) and Shane Sweetnam (Irl) took third place.
ERMELO - Melody (by Etoulon) and Moi Vivi JR (by Grand Slam) passed their EPTM exam with excellent results. Melody scored 82.5 points, Moi Vivi JR received 81 points from the jury.
VALENCIA - The 1 * Grand Prix in Valencia was a success for three offspring of VDL stallions. Dexter (by Wittinger VDL) was fourth, Dakar (by Douglas) seventh and Intrigo RS (by Indorado) ninth.
James Billington jumped two clear rounds with Cohinoor VDL in 1.40m classes and with Arezzo's son Harwich VDL he placed 8th in the Gradn Prix at Opglabbeek.
WELLINGTON - Diamaria (by Douglas) and rider Grace Thames (USA) have won the 1.35m level in Wellington with a double clear round and the fastest time. GW Incorporated (by Corland) won the 1.40m level under Andrew Welles (USA).
OLIVA - With two clear rounds and a fast time, Jonka-A (by Cardento) and Steve Guerdat (Sui) finished second in the Oliva Grand Prix. Eldorrado MVNZ (by Cardento) and Lieven Devos (Bel) won the 1.30m level.
MÜNCHEN-RIEM - Our new stallion Zinelord VDL (Zinedream x Lordanos) was approved by the DSP association last week and was also honored as "Premium stallion". Zinelord VDL will be available for breeding at the VDL Stud from the 2021 season.
Fantastic results for offspring of Brantzau VDL in Luhmülen (Germany)
WELLINGTON - Zorro van de Mespel Z (by Zirocco Blue VDL x Escudo I) and Quentin Judge (USA) have achieved a nice second place in the 1.30m in Welington. In the 1.45m, Coverboy (by Veron x Corland) and Catherine Wachtell placed 8th.
OLIVA - Highlife 25 (by Harley) and Niels Bruynseels became seventh in Grand-Prix in Oliva. Incredible Bleu (by Zirocco Blue) and Sergio Alvarez Moya finished in eleventh place. Luna AEG (by Indoctro) and Mathieu Guery won the 1.40m.
SALZBURG - Goldfever (by Indoctro) has achieved a nice fifth place under rider Hessel Hoekstra in the Grand Prix for U25 riders in Salzburg. In 1.40 the combination came second.
BEARS - The VDL Stud has added two very high-quality new stallions to its range for the 2021 breeding season. These are Soleil Optimus (by Ermitage Kalone) and Sambucci de Muze (by Hunter's Scendro).
LIER - Ilario van de Donkhoeve Z (by Inaico x Heartbreaker) has been referred to the third phase of the BWP stallion inspection. This phase will take place in March 2021.
OPGLABBEEK - Fliere Fluiter (by Zirocco Blue), the successful horse of Jack Ansems (Ned), has achieved a nice sixth place in the Grand Prix of Opglabbeek. Keiralanda VDM (v. Douglas) and Gretel S (v. Corland) both won a class.
WELLINGTON - Durango VDL (by Zirocco Blue) and Ashley Fleischhacker (USA) finished in sixth place in the Grand Prix in Wellington. The day before, Harvester (by Dakar) and Erynn Ballard (Can) claimed victory in the 1.50m.
The 4-year-old mare Rallonia de Tiji (Glasgow van 't Merelsnst x Nonstop) was the topseller of the Horse Auction Belgium with € 75,000
WELLINGTON - For Deavantus C (by Indoctro) and the American rider Rachel McMullen, 2021 has started well. With two clear rounds and the fastest time, the combination won the 1.40 m in Wellington. Fernando (by Harley) finished fifth.