CANADA - The four-year-old stallion Goliath H VDL Z (Gare du Nord VDL x Cardento VDL) achieved the highest score ever in the Canadian stallion performance test and was approved by the Canadian Warmblood Association with an index of 140. The stallion also scored 136 points in dressage.
The test was conducted this year by an international panel of excellence with a British and Finnish jury and an accredited jury for the USA and Canada, and test riders who all rated him 8 and 9; consisting of an international hunter rider, an international show jumper, an international dressage rider and an international event rider.
Goliath H VDL Z scored a 10 for temperament and a 9 and 9.5 for jumping and his excellent canter.
The stallion was bred by R. Hassing from Steggerda.