|Comme Il Faut||Cornet Obolensky|
|Nastasia V (Bezirksprämie)||Carthago Z|
Comthago unites the genes of show jumping phenomenon Comme Il Faut with a performance dam line from Holstein. With Comme Il Faut, Carthago, Caretino, Constant and Roman all in a line, Comthago has the complete package of genes to succeed in both sport and breeding. Comme Il Faut, who competes at the very highest level with Marcus Ehning, is a son of the world-class sire Cornet Obolensky, who at a young age is already among world’s best showjumping producers. Genetically, Comme Il Faut may even become more interesting than his sire, since Comme Il Faut’s dam is the legendary mare Ratina Z. Additionally; Comme Il Faut has won the World Cup of Madrid and the Grand Prix competitions of Vienna and Paderborn. Comthago’s grand sire Carthago brings in unlimited scope - himself competing at two Olympic Games with Jos Lansink, Atlanta and Sydney. In breeding, Carthago is among the best, just like great-grand sire Caretino who is still represented by his offspring in the most prestigious arenas. Constant and Roman also jumped at the highest level.
The dam line of Comthago is highly interesting as well: dam Miss Carthago jumped successfully at 1.30m level in Germany, while grand dam Joyce I competed at Grand Prix level with both Jörg Kreutzmann and USA’s Laura Kraut. Great-grand dam Elegance competed at 1.35m level, and second great-grand dam Prinzess jumped at 1.40m level. Conclusion: a true sport dam line. Additionally Comthago’s dam - Miss Carthago - produced the international show-jumper Look of Love as well as being the half-sister to the Grand Prix show-jumper Freestyle. Great-grand dam Prinzess produced international show jumpers Mr. Chic and Cantara as well as being the grand dam to another three international show jumpers.
Comthago himself seems to combine all the assets from his pedigree: he has the appearance, the gallop and looseness of a modern jumping horse. He jumps with scope, take off, a good bascule and he is careful. Convincingly, Comthago finished as the reserve champion of the stallion approvals in Mecklenburg.
As a 5 year old he made his first international starts and he impressed, for example with his round in the stallion competition in Zuidbroek.
Winner 1.40m GP Lilleström
Winner 1.40m GP Opglabbeek
2nd 1.40m GP Oliva
2nd 1.35m GP De Peelbergen
2nd 1.30m De Peelbergen
3rd 1.35m Opglabbeek
4th 1.35m GP Opglabbeek
7th 1.40m GP Opglabbeek
Reserve champion stallion inspection Mecklenburg
Faultless CSI de Wolden 5 yrs
Faultless Grand Prix Exloo 6 yrs
5th YH Outdoor Zuidwolde
1.35m level classified 6 yrs
|Comme Il Faut||Cornet Obolensky||Clinton||Corrado I|
|Rabanna van Costersveld||Heartbreaker|
|Holivea van Costersveld|
|Argentina Z||H. Alme Z|
|Nastasia V (Bezirksprämie)||Carthago Z||Capitol I||Capitano|
|Joyce I||Caretino||Caletto II|
'S-HERTOGENBOSCH - Comthago VDL and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) finished fifth at the CSI5* competition The Dutch Masters in 's-Hertogenbosch (NED). They also stayed clear in the exciting jump-off.
STADL-PAURA - Nanthago R-E (Comthago VDL) emerged champion in Stadl-Paura in Austria during the two-day sport test.
OPGLABBEEK - Comthago VDL is again showing great results in the sport. Under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA), Comthago vdl managed to take third place in his first CSI2* competition over 1.45m in Opglabbeek (BEL).
VRAGENDER - The four-year-old Sambucci de Muze (Hunter's Scendro), ridden by VDL stable rider Luke Hill (GBR), finished a fine fourth in the GMB final for four-year-olds at Jumping De Achterhoek.
Marlon Zanotelli is on fire with the VDL horses at the Norwegian Horse Festival in Lillestrom. With Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) he won the 1.50m Grand Prix and with our approved stallion Comthago VDL he took the winners ribbon in...
KRONENBERG - After a successful breeding season, Comthago VDL is again showing fantastic results in the sport. Under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, Comthago managed to take second place in the CSI1* Grand Prix over 1.35m in Kronenberg.
PASO ROBLES, CA - Cellar Farm Corp's KWPN gelding Natagho-w (Comthago x Nimmerdor), ridden by Kristin Joly (USA), won the Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse West Coast Championships with 84.10 points.
Stargos VDL wins Outdoor Zuidwolde's 5-year-old class and Neelena VDL is 2nd in 4-year-old class
WARENDORF - The four-year-old stallions Babylon Berlin (Brantzau) and Nanthago (Comthago VDL) both performed excellently in the sport test for four-year-old stallions in Warendorf. Babylon Berlin achieved the average score of 8.31, Nathango
After a busy breeding season our topstallions Comthago VDL and Grand Slam VDL are back in the showring with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli..
Comthago’s impressed among others in the 4-year-old competition at CSI Ommen
Comthago VDL and Marlon Zanotelli jumped three clear rounds in Opglabbeek last weekend.
DRONTEN - The five-year-old Brantzau descendant Brannon of breeders Tjerk Jan and Kelly Dijkstra-Short from Gorredijk, yielded no less than € 39,000 in the Sport Horse Auction Dronten. The gelding will soon leave for the USA.
Baltic Joy (Baltic x Tenerife x Drossan) highest points in Münster-Handorf.
Met een gemiddelde scoren van een 8,57 was Baltic Joy de topper van de dag! Zo kreeg hij een...
Our stallion Comthago VDL jumped three clear rounds under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli.
Our horses achieved top results in the Mediterranean Equestrian Spring Tour 3 of Oliva in Spain.
Our stallion Comthago VDL became 2nd in the Silver Tour Grand Prix at 1.40m level. Our own bred Icoon VDL, which we own together with Stal...
Our stallion Comthago has recently started training with Marlon Zanotelli and immediately took the win at their competition debut
Nanolivia VDL (by Dakar VDL), Napardi VDL (by Inaico) and Next Day VDL (by Comthago VDL) scored 90 points for loose jumping
Jur Vrieling achieved good results last weekend with the VDL stallions Kallmar VDL, Comthago VDL and Jardonnay VDL.
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.
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.
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.
From now on, Comthago VDL is approved by studbook Zangersheide
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.
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.
Our stallion Comthago VDL has now also been PROK approved
Karamella VDJ (Freeman x Quasimodo Z) bred and owned by J.A. Ruizeveld and P.H. van der Jagt from Zuid-Beijerland became champion of the jumper mares at the CK of Zuid Holland.
The same breeders also had the reserve-champion of the jumper foals: Nickelback VDJ (Comthago x Quasimodo).
Last week the KWPN foal show took place in Dalen and the top 4 of the jumpingbred foals were all offspring of our stallions:
The Championsribbon was taken by Nash (Johnny Walker VDL x Don Diablo), bred by Joh. H. Lufting from Dalen
From Italy we received the great news that the following stallions are now approved by the Italian studbook:
Comthago (Comme il Faut x Carthago)
Jardonnay (Kannan x Indoctro)
Brantzau (Baloubet du Rouet x Carthago)
Proudly we announce that we have added a new, interesting bred stallion to our stallion collection: Comthago VDL.
Comthago is an appealing 2 year old stallion decended from Comme Il Faut – Carthago – Caretino - Constant. ...