Dakar’s sire, Cardento, won Silver at the European Championship, the World Championship and at the Olympics. The legendary grand sire Nimmerdor was honored as ‘Stallion of the Century’. Looking at Dakar’s mare-line we come to the Grand Prix jumping stallion Silbersee, sire of Spender S and Calypso II, sire of world renowned Contender.
Mother Nisolde ‘Keur’ was the 3-year old Champion of the CK Groningen. She is also dam of the approved stallion Boss (Champion of the KWPN stallion inspections), Sunsolde (international jumper and Swedish Junior Champion) and Anisolde (1.40m jumpers). Grand dam Isolde (also Champion of the CK Groningen) was designated ‘Keur, Preferent and Prestatie’ with the international offspring: Magnum, Candide and Alfalfa.
As a 3-year old, Dakar passed his performance test handily. Dakar jumps at international 1.50m with James Billington. As an 8-year old Dakar jumped to 7th place in the 1.50m level Derby of Drammen.
As a 7-year old he became Champion of the Stallion Competition 1.30m/1.35m level. There were more great results: At the CSI Roosendaal was a 5th place in the youngster Tour and a 7th in the Final. He placed 7th in the 7-year old class at CSI de Wolden. In addition there were clear rounds in the following classes: 1.40m CSI Lichtenvoorde, 1.35m CSI Wierden and 1.35m CSI Salland. As 6-year old Dakar placed 2nd in the final of the Youngster Tour in Roosendaal and had clear rounds at CSI Asten and CSI de Wolden.
Dakar’s first offspring are turning 6 years old. They are modern, long-legged and long-lined horses with a ground covering and engaged canter. They jump with scope, good technique and have the right mentality.
Izel BB was reserve champion of the 4-7-year old jumpers at the ONNK. Heurese was reserve champion of the 4-7-year old jumpers at the CK Zeeland and Jedoselli W was reserve champion of the 3-year olds at the Central Mare Show of Overijssel. Knegt’s Icelos won the Free Jumping Championships in Oirschot, and Imani was 2nd of the 4-year olds.
In 2013 Idaletta M was the Champion at the CK Overijssel and reserve champion at the Dutch Foal Championship. At the Belgian Horse Auction foal son, Nicardo was the top seller at Ä 20.000 and Orfana van de Ultrahoeve was 4th in the Belgian Championship Free Jumping for 2-year olds.
Jumping index KWPN: 149.
Dakar: Charisma and Scope
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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).
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.
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).
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.
Cas, the successful descendant of Indoctro under rider Harrie Smolders, placed fourth in the Grand Prix of Valkenswaard over 1.45 m.
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.
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.
Giolita (Zirocco Blue x Goodwill) was placed as second in the finals for 7-year old showjumpers during CSI Opglabbeek in Belgium. She was also placed as 7th in another round for 7-year old showjumpers.
The GMB competition is organized for young showjumpers in the age of 4, 5 and 6 years old. This means horses needs to be born in 2012/2013/2014. After the selection rounds, the best horses will compete in the finals.
Kampioen van de Springgerichte veulens op de CK Friesland werd Nersinaa (Jenssen x Bubalu) en onze Niholivia VDL (Dakar x Zirocco Blue) werd reservekampioen
Kerrita VDL (v. Freeman), Freidakilly R Z (v. For Pleasure) en Kante Dame VDL (v. Etoulon VDL) scoren 90 punten voor vrijspringen in Boyl
Noortje S (Dakar x Emilion) and Lennard Jochems won the SBB final for 5-year olds in Opglabbeek, Belgiu. With Nieke-S (Carrera VDL x Wendekreis) Jochems placed 2nd.
Champion of the 3 year old jumpingbred mares became Jadiene (Indoctro x Andiamo)and Champion of the jumpingbred foals was Champion became Miesarah van de Westerhoeve (Insider x Baltic)
Baltic VDL and James Billington finished in 7th place in the 1.45m rankingclass at CSI Peelbergen. With Dakar VDL James finished in 8th place in a 1.35m class.
Knegt’s Icelos (Dakar VDL x Indoctro) bred by J. vd Waay - Stal Eickenrode, owned by fam. Van Eerd, became Champion Freejumping of the 4 year olds with 30,6 points. Later he was honoured as overall Champion Freejumping Oirschot 20...