|Nabab de Rêve||Quidam de Revel|
|Melodie en Fa|
|Wendeline van 't Merelsnest||Darco|
Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest is an exceptional and interestingly bred stallion. Sire Nabab de Rêve and grand sire Darco have both had successful careers in Grand Prix competitions to include World Cups and World Championships.
Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest has a superlative dam line. Mother Wendelina competed herself at international Grand Prix level with Marc van Dijk, and she is the full sister of the phenomenal Sapphire who won Olympic Gold twice with the American team and many Grand Prix wins at Calgary and Wellington. Wendelina also brought two approved stallions, Edjaz and Koblenz van’t Merelsnest. Grand dam Idjaz C foaled international jumpers Lapino, Qarco van ’t Merelsnest and Vincenzo van ’t Merelsnest.
Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest is a well-developed stallion with height and length. He jumps with scope and carefulness.
This year Glasgow van ‘t Merelsnest has shown that he is one of the world’s best jumping horses. With Jur Vrieling he performed robustly winning the Grand Prix of Rome and the Helsinki World Cup. The absolute highlight was the victory with the Dutch team in the Longines Nations Cup final of Barcelona. Glasgow van ‘t Merelsnest jumped two fantastic rounds in this final. In addition Glasgow van ‘t Merelsnest won the Nations Cup in Falsterbo by jumping three clear rounds. He jumped with the Dutch team to a 2nd place in Hickstead and a 4th place in Drammen. He won a 1.50m at Jumping Amsterdam and a 1.45m at Drachten. He was 2nd in a 1.55m at Rotterdam and 10th in the Grand Prix Rotterdam. In 2016 he won the Grand Prix of Arezzo and became 2nd in the Grand Prix of Odense. As a member of the Dutch team they won the Nations Cup of La Baule, placed 2nd in Odense and 3rd in Falsterbo. In 2015 there were victories in the Six Bars of Mechelen, Melsomvik and Zuidbroek.
Glasgow’s oldest offspring are very well developed and appear to be outstanding jumpers. They have a great canter and show all the needed scope.
The first offspring compete already at international level. Gigolo Z and Bitcoin jumped their first 1.40m/1.45m classes and several offspring are placed at international 1.35m level. Gambler Z won a class for 6-year olds at the Z-festival at Zangersheide. Gweedore vd Groote Kamps Z won the GMB class in Laag Soeren. His son Jewel Fortuna was approved for Mecklenburg. Sensation TOK was the Brazilian Champion of Colts 12 to 18 months of age. Hiralinde DN was designated Champion of the Open Foal Show of De Westhoek. Several foals and embryos of Glasgow van ‘t Merelsnest were sold for excellent prices at foal auctions.
Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest meets the PROK and Roaring criteria of the KWPN. KWPN will register his foals in their foalbook.
Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest: Nabab, Darco and Sapphire!
|Nabab de Rêve||Quidam de Revel||Jalisco B||Almé|
|Ondine de Baugy|
|Melodie en Fa||Artichaut||Pierreville SF|
|Wendeline van 't Merelsnest||Darco||Lugano van la Roche||Lugano I|
Haya (Glasgow vh Merelsnest x Heartbreaker) won twee competitions for 7-year old showjumpers during CSI Oliva in Spain. Haya is ridden by Holger Wenz.
Granito Noordenhoek (Corland x Cash) was placed as 4th in 1* Grand Prix of ‘De Peelbergen’. Grantio Noordenhoek is ridden by Leon Thijssen.
After a well deserved break, VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling were back competing at the highest level. They competed at Jumping Amsyerdam and finished in 3rd place in a 1.50m class.
Farah (Arezzo x Concorde) placed with ri...
There was a competition for 4- and 5-year old showjumpers in Beilen, called Oostermoerkei. This was a competition for only young showjumpers and in both competition there were great results for VDL offspring.
There were several placings for young offspring of VDL Stallions in competitions for young showjumpers, during CSIYH1* Lier.
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.
Comfortuna VDL (Berlin x Nimmerdor) and James Billington placed 7th in a 1.50m class at the jumping of Lastrup, Germany. With Fancy Roos VDL (Baltic x Goodtimes), James placed 6th in a 1.35m class.
VDL Holland van den Bisschop (Heartbreaker x Libero H) and Remco Been became 3rd in the 2* Grand Prix of Lastrup.
Bacardi VDL (Corland x Kannan) and Janika Sprunger became 5th in the 5* Grand Prix of Valence, France.
Katinka van het Valenberghof (Corland x Montender) and Harold Boisset won the 2* Grand Prix of Valence.
With two clear rounds, Glasgow vt Merelsnest N.O.P. and Jur Vrieling contributed to the victory of the Dutch team in the Nations Cup of Falsterbo this afternoon.
Topresults for VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest N.O.P. and Jur Vrieling in Cannes.
Jur and In the GCT Grote Prijs van Cannes sprongen ze met een snelle foutloze ronde in de barrage naar een mooie 4e plaats.
Eerder op de dag w...
Jur Vrieling was this weekend successful with our stallions Etoulon VDL and VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest N.O.P. at the 5* horseshow at La Baule in France.
With a fantastic clear round in the jump off VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest N.O.P. and Jur Vrieling finished in 5th place in the 1.60m Rolex Grand Prix of 's Hertogenbosch.
Cynthia Van Eerbeek and Nicolas van het Bevrijdthof (s. Douglas) won the 1.00m class at the Indoor Jumping Championship of Groningen.
A fantastic result today in the worldcupclass at Helsinki. VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest N.O.P. won with his rider Jur Vrieling and our topmare Celena VDL, ridden by Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, placed 3rd.
The Dutch jumping team won last night under supervision of coach Rob Ehrens the Longines Nations Cup final in Barcelona.
VDL Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling made it to the finals of the European Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden, in which the 25 best combinations of Europe competed.
Gambler Z (s. Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest) and Tim Franssen won the 6-year old qualifier class ath the Z Festival of Zangersheide.
Our stallions VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest and Dallas VDL, both ridden by Jur Vrieling, had some great results at the five star horse show Indoor Brabant.
In a fantastic way VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest and Jur Vrieling won last Friday the 1.50m class at Jumping Amsterdam. VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest and where the last starter in the Jump-off. They took the victory with his b...
VDL Glasgow vt Merelsnest (Nabab de Reve x Darco) and Jur Vrieling won, by ridding a fantastic jump-off, the 1.45m VDL stud sponsered class at Indoor Drachten.
VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon), ridden by Lennard de Boer, became 7th in thi...