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22-07-2024

Baltic offspring in demand at the Wolden Summer Sale

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22-07-2024

With four clear rounds, the Carrera son managed to win a superb silver medal with Thijmen Vos in the Juniors. Cadillac Z (by Carrera) is bred by G. Weggemans from Hooghalen. Fourth place went to Incanto VDL (by Kannan) with Eleonora San...

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22-07-2024

With 16 jump-off candidates, it promised to be an exciting final in the Grand Prix of Chard last Sunday. James vd Oude Heihoef (by Douglas) managed to secure a nice fourth place with Abdullah Mohd Al Marri, the duo also stayed clear in ...

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22-07-2024

Jourdain VDL (Zapatero x Darco) and Jur Vrieling jumped to a beautiful 3rd place in the 1.60m during the GCT in Riesenbeck last Saturday. The 10-year-old homebred gelding  cmes out the Darco-mare Alba. This mare also produced the 1...

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22-07-2024

Last Friday, For Friendship managed to win the 1.40m class with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli. In the against the clock class, the duo managed to set the fastest time and stay clear. For Friendship is bred in Germany by Günter Soltau. On...

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22-07-2024

Topresults in the first week at CSI Zuidwolde

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15-07-2024

VDL Legodermus PP (Harley x Clinton) wins a 1.40m class in Budapest

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15-07-2024

And also Jaja (by Zirocco Blue) takes a win in Valkenswaard

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15-07-2024

Great performances in the Falsterbo Young horse Championships this weekend, our stallion Ontario ES was 3rd in the Championship for 5yrs.

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14-07-2024

Last Saturday the  regional Foal show  of KWPN Friesland took place in Harich. Our filly Uronada VDL (Mindset x Zirocco Blue) was honored as champion of the jumpingbred  foals.

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12-07-2024

A successful day with 8 mares selected for the national mare show in Ermelo. Roklahoma VDL and Rupardi VDL both received 95 points for free jumping.

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10-07-2024

Uniqueline KT (Mindset x Comthago) was honored as reserve champion of the jumping foals at the CK Overijssel

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10-07-2024

The Van De Lageweg Family (VDL Stud), Jan Broek and Egbert Schep have prepared the 17th edition of the De Wolden Summer Sale; a collection of very genetically interesting jumping foals. These 21 foals all fit the strict criteria with a good

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09-07-2024

With as many as 1 Hardrock, 1 Baltic and 3 Mindsets in the champion ring, it was an exciting final at the Central Show in Exloo. Us Harry O'Hesseln (by Hardrock) is a strong colt who stands well in the jumper model. The Hardrock son...

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09-07-2024

More Happy Breeders & Owners as Uraja Hilly (Boston x Harley) became Champion of the jumpingbred foals at the CK Zeeland. Breeder L. Buma from Witmarsum sold through VDL Stud the mare in foal to owner K. Minderhoud who now has succe...

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08-07-2024

Qander Cece (Hardrock x Kouglof Rouge) wins the Six Bars and a 1.45m class in Wilkow, Poland

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08-07-2024

Last weekend, Island VG (by Zirocco Blue) managed to win the Global Champions Tour in Monte Carlo. Together with Kim Emmen, the Zirocco Blue son bred by J. van Gestel was a team member of the Iron Ladies Singclair. They managed to put d...

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08-07-2024

The approved KWPN son of Carrera won the 1.40m with Roberto Previtali in Marignano. Victory in the Grand Prix went to Find Touch GR (by Arezzo) with Giacomo Bassi. The Arezzo son, bred by Th. Griffioen, also managed to stay clear in the jum

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08-07-2024

Comthago convincingly wins the 3* 1.55m Grand Prix of Ommen. With Hessel Hoekstra, the approved stallion also managed to stay clear in the jump-off and set the fastest time. Comthago was bred by W. Kochs and is now approved by KWPN, SF,...

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08-07-2024

Offspring of Baltic dominate the Rolex Grand Slam of Aachen

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06-07-2024

During the Central foal inspection of Tolbert, Uitmuntend  (Arezzo x Indoctro) became reserve champion. He is bred by Geert van der Meer from Surhuisterveen and received the following jury comments: “This well-modelled foal h...

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06-07-2024

For the training and breaking in our young 3- and 4-year oldjumphorses at our location in Winschoten we are looking for a fulltime rider/groom. It is a job with a a full time position in which the following activities are expected: - r...

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04-07-2024

Yesterday, Uprising Baltic (by Baltic) became the champion in Exloo. The jury commented on the Baltic son, bred by J.B. Ausma, as follows: "A well-developed, right-angled foal with correct foundation. He canters with good balance a...

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04-07-2024

At the studbook inspection in Houten, Mindset daughter Ritcha ES earned an invitation for the KWPN national mare show.

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03-07-2024

Glasgow van 't Merelsnest Pasa Döble became champion of the 4-7-year-old mares in Appingedam. With 85 points for scope, the mare bred by L.J.M. Uuldriks claimed the championship, with the following jury comment: "She has a...

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01-07-2024

At the Central Foal Show in Gelderland, two VDL offspring managed to qualify for the National Foal Show. Ultrastrade SB (by New Pleasure) was chosen as champion, commenting: "This is a young but well-developed and appealing filly w...

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01-07-2024

In Prague, Narcotique v/h Dingenshof (by Harley) managed to win the 1.45m on Sunday. The Harley offspring, bred by Jaak Vermeulen, managed to finish in 56 seconds with Simon McCarthy. The duo also managed to finish in a nice third place...

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01-07-2024

Jaja (by Zirocco Blue) and Emanuele Gaudiano win the Grand Prix of Abano Terme. The duo managed to claim victory by more than 1 second. The Zirocco Blue daughter is bred in Langeveen by P.G. Olthof. On Saturday, victory went to Loren...

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01-07-2024

In the Esposende Grand Prix, Karonia L (by Harley) finished second in the 1.45m class. The Harley daughter is bred by Th. Lemmers and is ridden by Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida. With only 0.04 difference, the duo finished a handsome second....

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30-06-2024

Top results for our horses in Geesteren

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25-06-2024

Update (by Boston) was crowned champion at the CK in Limburg. The Boston son is bred by Toon de Croom and Robbert Ehrens, with the following jury comments: "The Boston VDL colt is well developed, stands well in the rectangular mode...

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25-06-2024

Ivaludine S (by Dallas) takes fifth place in the Grand Prix of Saugerties with Tina Yates. H. van der Scheer is the breeder of the Dallas daughter she is out of the dam Elsludine S (by Indoctro). Rodeo VDL (by Wittinger) managed to fini...

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25-06-2024

In the Grand Prix of Saugerties, Hummer Z (by Harley) managed to finish in a nice third place. The Harley son bred by P.H.A.E. Bocken also managed a nice second place with Daniel Bluman earlier in the week. In the Grand Prix, Oryzon van...

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25-06-2024

Last week, Koblenz (by Arezzo) proved to be in top form at Caledon. Thus, the Arezzo daughter managed to win the 1.35m with Ali Ramsay on Saturday and the 1.40m on Sunday. Koblenz (by Arezzo) is bred by Patrice & Frank Koster.

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25-06-2024

Last Sunday, Samara (by Cardento) managed to claim victory in the Grand Prix in Abano Terme with Bruno Chimirri. The Cardento daughter bred by Eleonora Berlusconi managed to leave all the competition behind with more than 2 seconds diff...

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24-06-2024

Last Sunday the Grand Prix of Lier was held, in which Epona (by Arezzo) managed to finish third. The Arezzo daughter is bred by Ewa Fabinska and is ridden by Dennis Caubergs. Fourth place went to Ma-Belle vh Eegdeken (by Cardento) and J...

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24-06-2024

Flamboyant III (by Cardento) came second in Hickstead in the 4* 1.60m. This enabled William Whitaker and the Cardento son bred by A.C. Trip - van IJzeren to win over €24,000. Iwalinde (by Zirocco Blue) also managed to place twic...

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24-06-2024

At the Grand Prix of Heras, Favorito (by Indoctro) managed to take second place. Kevin Gonzalez de Zarate Fernandez also managed to finish in a nice third place earlier in the week with the Indoctro son bred by J. Klein Holkenborg.

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24-06-2024

Jup (by Carrera) became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Deaville with Mariano Martinez Bastida. Only 6 competitors out of 60 managed to qualify for the jump-off, including the Carrera son bred by G. L. Hoksbergen. Also in the jump-off, the duo...

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23-06-2024

Harwich VDL and Johan Gulliksen jump to a 3rd place in the Grand Prix of the Global Champions Tour in Paris

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19-06-2024

Last Saturday, the annual KWPN inspection of the JongKWPN took place. Here, Roqaya Turfhorst (by Zirocco Blue) and Umilia du Jars (by Carrera) were victorious in the jumping mares and foals. In the 3-year old jumping mares, the Ziroc...

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19-06-2024

Perlita Frank VDL (by Barton) scored 84 points at the IBOP in Panningen. The Barton daughter scored an 8 twice, an 8.5 four times and even a 9 for posture and balance. The judges commented: "She is a mare with a lot of allure and c...

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19-06-2024

Comthago is now also approved for breeding bij KWPN

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17-06-2024

In the Grand Prix of Matosinhos, Karl P (by Carrera) managed to finish second with Armando Trapote. The duo stayed clear in the jump-off and set a nice second time. The Carrera son is bred by B. J. Platzer.  Third place went to ...

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17-06-2024

The Cardento son Scarteen managed to take victory with Shane Breen at the Harthill 3* 1.55m Grand Prix. Scarteen (by Cardento) is bred by Breen Equestrian Ltd and managed to win over €18,000. The second place went to One to Watch (...

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17-06-2024

WEF Sport Horse Auction auction horses placed in Spruce Meadows

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16-06-2024

VDL Kelton 4th in 1.55m Grand Prix Outdoor Gelderland and Comthago jumps to 6th place in the 1.50m class

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13-06-2024

Our successful stallion Comthago has now also been approved for Selle Francais

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11-06-2024

Quintin VDL and Vaclav Stanek manage to win the Calgary Grand Prix. The duo stayed clear and set the fastest time in the jump-off. With this they managed to win over €100,000 in prize money, Quintin is bred by Dennis van Tilburg an...

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11-06-2024

ES Keminko N (by Grand Slam) managed to set the second fastest time in the Lexington Grand Prix in the jump-off. The Grand Slam son is bred by G.A. Nijhof Ruiterkamp out of the Elite mare Deminka N and is ridden by Will Simpson.

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11-06-2024

At the Grand Prix of La Baule, Leone Jei (by Baltic) managed to finish in a great fifth place. With 11 jump-off candidates, it was an exciting jump-off and Martin Fuchs and Leone Jei (by Baltic) managed to finish in fifth place. The Bal...

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10-06-2024

For Friendship VDL and Marlon Zanotelli had a very successful weekend at the CSI3* competition in Sentower Park last weekend

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03-06-2024

Dundas (by Cardento) managed to finish in second place in the Grand Prix of Pärnu. Together with Laura Penele, the duo stayed clear in the jump-off and set a time of 39.18 seconds. The Cardento son is bred by Heechhiem BV. Third...

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03-06-2024

The Glenfiddich daughter Lady-Rubertha proved to be in good shape in Samorin. She finished second in the 1.45m and first in the 1.40m with Ashley Spiele - Te Wierik. H. de Vries is the breeder of the Glenffidich offspring. Second place ...

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03-06-2024

Night Life proved to be in top form last weekend at competition in Riesenbeck. Thus, he managed to finish fifth with Alex David Gill both on Thursday, on Saturday and on Sunday. Night Life is bred by VDL Stud and is a son of Erco van &l...

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03-06-2024

Last Sunday, Comthago VDL competed in the Grand Prix of Kessel. Together with Hessel Hoekstra the duo managed to qualify for the jump-off. Also in the jump-off the Comme il Faut son Comthago convincingly stayed clear and finished in a g...

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29-05-2024

At the Green Valley Estate, Rebel van ‘t Zomerhof (by Harley) managed to win the 1.35m class. On Saturday evening, the Harley son managed to beat all competition. Marc Braems is Rebel's breeder and he is ridden by Maxim Godech...

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29-05-2024

Kate Perry OC (Comfortuna VDL x Calido) is the new Champion of Turkey at 1.45m level.

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27-05-2024

Qaman-Expres-A (by Global Express) wins the final of the Big Tour in Samorin. In a time of 34.52 seconds, the Global Express son bred by Karel Aerts with Adam Grzegorzewski managed to be unbeatable. Second in the prize draw was Kahuna (...

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27-05-2024

Ivory TCS (by Falaise de Muze) wins the 1.50m on Sunday in Vancouver. The Falaise de Muze daughter is bred by T. & L. Collins and is ridden by Nayel Nassar.  Ilanca (by Harley) also proved to be in top form. As such, Harley ...

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27-05-2024

Jaja (by Zirocco Blue) won the Six Bar in Rome with Emanuele Gaudiano. Second was Lena VDL (by Carrera) with Daniel Coyle, the Carrera daughter is bred by the VDL stud. The Zirocco Blue son Jaja also managed to win the 1.45m on Frida...

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27-05-2024

Ladoklahoma VDL (by Mr. Blue) wins the Grand Prix of Hohenkirchen with Laura Klaphake. Out of 50 competitors, six managed to qualify for the jump-off. Among them is VDL Stud-bred Ladoklahoma VDL (by Mr. Blue). The duo managed to be over...

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26-05-2024

New Pleasure wins the final for 5&6 year olds in Schijndel

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21-05-2024

At the annual outdoor show in Eext, McAllister VDL with Jur Vrieling win the 1.30m class. With a strong field of competitors, the duo managed to leave all the competition behind them by over 1 second.

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20-05-2024

Glamour Girl and Henrik von Eckermann win the 1.45m at the CSI5* in Madrid

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20-05-2024

Yesterday in Lummen two classes were won by offspring of our ‘Preferent’ Arezzo and both ridden by Seppe Wouters. Kalvados Keros (Arezzo x Ideal de la Loge) won the 1.40m class and Achtung Asborne Z (Arezzo x Asca Z) won the...

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14-05-2024

The final presentation of the KWPN performance test took place today. Thus Raikkonen VDL, Rock Kattenheye VDL and Picasso RAG VDL were approved.

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13-05-2024

For Friendship managed to finish in second place twice on Thursday and Friday. Together with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, For Friendship managed to finish in a nice fourth place in the 1.40m on Saturday. Liamant also started in the 1.40m...

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13-05-2024

On Saturday, victory in the 1.50m went to Zaccorado Blue (by Zirocco Blue) and David Will. The duo managed to hold off all competition with over 1 second difference. The Zirocco Blue son is bred by Tanja Schramm and has already won almo...

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13-05-2024

In the Grand Prix of Thessaloiniki, Lady Royal Fortuna (by Carrera) managed to take a nice third place. The Carrera daughter is bred by P. & A.M. Rinkes- Theenk Willink and ridden by Andrea Messersi. A bit slower was Athanasia - Mar...

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13-05-2024

Last Sunday, the Grand Prix of Montefalco took place. Here Find Touch GR (by Arezzo) managed to finish in fourth place. The son of Arezzo, bred by Th. Griffioen, also managed to stay clear in the jump-off with Giacomo Bassi. Saturday...

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13-05-2024

In Lummen, Belgium, Jackpot (by Zirocco Blue) managed to win the Grand Prix with Gerco Schröder. The Zirocco Blue son is bred by W.J.J. Goesten and has been a combination with Gerco Schröder for several months. Third place ...

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13-05-2024

Cartello VDL and Darragh Kenny placed 3rd in the North Salem Grand Prix

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12-05-2024

Our 7yr. stallion McAllister VDL jumped three clear rounds at the CSI Eindhoven

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08-05-2024

In collaboration with Stutteri Gransbo, VDL Stud has brought Grand-Prix showjumping stallion Kasper van het Hellehof to Sweden for breeding. Kasper van het Hellehof VDL has an impressive show jumping career behind him. With McLain Ward ...

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06-05-2024

Zirocco Blue daughter Glamour Girl wins the 1.55m in Shanghai. Henrik von Eckerman with Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue) managed to leave all competition behind in the class against the clock and win €35,000 prize money. Stoeterij Ga...

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06-05-2024

Kilate N (by Etoulon) managed to place in the top five every day last weekend. First, the Etoulon son finished fifth on Friday and second in the 1.40m class on Saturday. In the Grand Prix, Kilate N (by Etoulon) and Hugo Carvalho also ma...

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06-05-2024

On Saturday, the win in the Junior Amateur 1.40m went to Charley Chaplin S (by Harley) and Emily Dehoff. They managed to be the fastest and stay clear. The Harley son is bred by J. Stummel from Staphorst.  There was another vict...

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06-05-2024

 Baltic son Leone Jei managed to win the Grand Prix in Windsor. The G.M. van Marsbergen-bred Baltic also managed to stay clear in the jump-off with Martin Fuchs. The duo won no less than €125,000 in prize money. Nine-year-o...

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05-05-2024

Kelton VDL (Bubalu x Corland) and Alex David Gill win the 1.45m class at the new CSI in Ermelo

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01-05-2024

During the final of the ONNK, Rimonika GE (by Kallmar x Azteca) convinced the jury with no less than three 8.5s for technique, reflexes and talent as a show jumper. With 57.7 points in total, the Kallmar daughter, bred by T. Gelink, won...

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29-04-2024

Top results at the National Jumping Championships; Comthago VDL and Hessel Hoekstra win silver and Jourdain VDL with Jur Vrieling win bronze

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29-04-2024

Dandy (by Douglas) and Stefan Eder managed to stay clear in the Grand Prix of Stadl Paura also in the jump-off and finished in a nice fifth place. The Douglas son is bred by De Hoge Oorsprong BV.  Ook was er nog een...

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29-04-2024

Igor GPH (by Harley) and Kara Chad were the winner of the Grand Prix of Opglabeek. The GPH Stud-bred Harley son also managed to secure a nice fourth place earlier on Friday.  In the Grand Prix, fifth place went to Ocean Quality ...

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29-04-2024

In the Grand Prix of Chepstow, Imperial HBF (by Glasgow van 't Merelsnest) managed to finish fourth. The Glagow van 't Merelnest daughter, bred by L.J. Tinto, also managed to stay clear in the jump-off with Tim Gredley. Imperial...

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28-04-2024

Kobalt (Harley x Indorado) and Siebe Leemans become Dutch champions in the Young Riders Championship and Cadillac Z (Carrera x Quasimodo van de Molendreef) and Thijmen Vos took Gold in the Juniors

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26-04-2024

Expectation wins the qualification for the Bundeschampionat for 5-year-old dressage horses with Lukas Fischer. The Escamillo son, who is listed as a premium stallion and approved by Mecklenburg, managed to convince the judges with a ...

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25-04-2024

Last Wednesday, the NRPS stallion committee assessed and approved the stallions Aston and Treviso.  Aston is in fact a son of Aganix du Seigneur out of the Olympic mare Derly Chin de Muze. Sire Aganix du Seigneur has emerged as...

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22-04-2024

Sanne Thijssen and our 8 years old talented CSF Whipper Snapper (Zirocco Blue x Quick Star) won the 2* 1.45m Grand Prix at St. Tropez. Brian Connolly is the breeder of  the Zirocco Blue-son. Very happy with this promising combinati...

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22-04-2024

This weekend there were fantastic results in the FEI World Cup final in Riyadh for offspring of VDL stallions; Catch me Not S (Cardento x Ramiro's Son) and Peder Fredricson placed 3rd and Elysium (Zirocco Blue x Coronado), ridden by...

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16-04-2024

In Italy, the VDL offspring proved to be in top form. For example, the Dallas offspring Jiniki won the 4* 1.45m in Gorla Minore twice. Jiniki is bred by G. Scheper and is successfully ridden by Hans-Dieter Dreher. In the 4* 1.40m in ...

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15-04-2024

Karonia L (by Harley) wins the Grand Prix of St. Tropez in the 3* 1.50m. With Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida, the Harley daughter bred by Th. Lemmers managed to be unbeatable twice in St. Tropez in France. For example, the duo managed to win...

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15-04-2024

Nine-year-old Harley daughter Koko managed to finish third in the Lier 1.45m Grand Prix with Vanessa-Joy Nägele. Koko (by Harley) is bred by W. Ottenheijm and had previously won a great second place in the 1.40m class. In the J...

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15-04-2024

Komboy (by Carrera) wins the Grand Prix of Linz-Edelsberg in Austria. B. Ruitenberg-van der Veen & R. van der Veen is the breeder of the Carrera son. Poland's Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski is the rider of Komboy (by Carrera). Saturda...

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15-04-2024

The Zirocco Blue son Holle managed to take victory in the Grand Prix of Glinik in Poland with Matas Petraitis. Holle (by Zirocco Blue) bred by W. Nieweg also managed to take victory in the 1.40m on Saturday.  The duo also manage...

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15-04-2024

Laurier (by Zirocco Blue) wins the 2* Grand Prix 1.45m in Kronenberg. The Zirocco Blue son is bred in Belgium by Ann Keisse and is ridden by Jenny Krogsæeter from Norway. Laurier (by Zirocco Blue) is out of the mare Hermine van Be...

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15-04-2024

Zirocco Blue son Jurry Bleu K wins the Grand Prix of Oliva with Alexander Butler. The duo managed to stay clear in the jump-off and set the fastest time in the 3* 1.50m. The 10-year-old Zirocco Blue offspring is bred by A.H. Kleinlugten...

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09-04-2024

In the Grand Prix of the Peelbergen, the young Kannan managed to take the title. Together with David Will, they were unbeatable in a time of 40.14 seconds. Kansall (by Kannan) is bred by Anja van Hoorn from Germany. The duo also managed...

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08-04-2024

Last Sunday, Ma-Belle vh Eegdeken (by Cardento) finished fifth in the Grand Prix of Bonheiden with Jens Vandenberk. The daughter by Cardento is bred in Belgium by Liesbet Caeyman and has already won over €25,000 in prize money. ...

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08-04-2024

Last weekend, Haily (by Baltic) once again managed to finish in the top five in the Grand Prix of Gorla Minore. Just like two weeks ago, the Baltic daughter managed to stay clear in the jump-off with Michol Del Signore. With as many as ...

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08-04-2024

In Arezzo, For Friendship proved to be in supreme. The VDL stallion managed to win twice. On Saturday, he won the 1.40m class with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli. The Günter Soltau-bred approved stallion also won on Friday, this time in t...

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05-04-2024

The VDL Stallion Show starts at 1:00 PM and can be followed live on ClipmyHorse

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02-04-2024

As every year we will showcase our stallion collection on the first Saturday of April, this year being the 6th April. We will show our broad collection of showjumping and dressage stallions, and some of their offspring! The show will...

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01-04-2024

AREZZO - Last weekend were the Toscana Tour II at Arezzo. in the 1.35m class, For Friendship had a clear round in a 2-phase course and recorded a time of 25.76.

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01-04-2024

VDL Liamant W has recently been ridden by Bruno Martins Costa and was 4th in the final of the 8-year-old show jumpers in Lier this weekend. In the 2* Grand Prix of Lier there was a 5th place for Impian D (Bubalu x Lux) and Henk Frede...

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01-04-2024

Top results in the 1.60m Rolex 5* Grand Prix of Wellington. Ilex (Baltic x Chin Chin) finished 2nd with rider McLain Ward and VDL Cartello finished 6th with Darragh Kenny.

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28-03-2024

We received the good news that 8 of our stallions have been approved for the German "Hanoverian Studbook"...

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27-03-2024

The 4-year-old Pink Floyd VDL (by Conthargos) was the winner of the Swedish performance test in Ridskolan Strömsholm. The Conthargos son is bred by VDL Stud and is out of the well-known mare Cella (by Cello). Cella was ridden by Be...

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25-03-2024

At the international 3* show in Busto Arsizio, Italy, Jaja (by Zirocco Blue) managed to take victory in the 1.40m class. The Zirocco Blue son, bred by P. G. Olthof, managed to stay clear in both phases and set the fastest time with Eman...

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25-03-2024

Arizona D'ive Z (by Arezzo) was allowed to stand first in the prize giving ceremony on Saturday in the 4* 1.30m class of Vejer de la Frontera. The Arezzo daughter is bred by Stal d'Ive and ridden by Laura Mantel. The pair have a...

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25-03-2024

I Am (by Etoulon) managed to qualify for the jump-off with Megan Laseur in the 1* Grand Prix of Oliva. With 11 jump-off candidates it became an exciting final. The Etoulon son stayed clear again and finished 3rd, he is bred by H. d...

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25-03-2024

The Harley son Kobalt proved to be supreme in the 1.40m in Lier on Thursday and Friday. Kobalt (by Harley) and Siebe Leemans managed to stay clear and be the fastest in a class of 74 competitors on Thursday. On Friday, the duo once agai...

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25-03-2024

In the Grand Prix of Samorin, Zarlo (by Zirocco Blue) finished fourth. The Zirocco Blue son is bred by Jens Ritters and is ridden by Jannes Schultwolter. A good start to their first international 1.45m competition in 2024. In additio...

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25-03-2024

Last Thursday, Comthago already managed to set a nice clear round in the Large Tour in Riesenbeck. The next day, Comthago stayed clear again with Hessel Hoekstra and took a prize home in the against the clock 1.45m class. As a result...

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24-03-2024

Jourdain VDL and Jur Vrieling finished 8th in the Grand Prix of Ocala, this Grand Prix was won by the Baltic son Leone Jei

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20-03-2024

Do you live in the South and would like to be at the stallion show live? Yes you can!

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19-03-2024

Our dressagestallion Barton took the winnersribbon in the PrixSt. George in Sonnega

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18-03-2024

In the 2* Grand Prix of Myakka, Leyira (by Glenfiddich) finished fifth with Adrienne Sternlicht. The Glenfiddich daughter is bred by D. Verduin-de Mol. At the World Sport Horse Sales Ocala 2024 auction, the Glenfiddich daughter Monal...

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18-03-2024

Kybalia SMH/SVN (by Baltic) managed to win the 1.35m with Jimmy Torano. The Baltic daughter is bred by Stoeterij Seldsum. Earlier in the week, the duo already picked up a nice fifth place. There was even more success on Sunday in the...

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18-03-2024

The Baltic daughter bred by J.TH.W. & H. Huls managed to finish fourth in Gorla Minore. In the jump-off, Haily (by Baltic) and Michol Del Signore managed to stay clear and a neat time.

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18-03-2024

The Carrera son managed to take victory in the Samorin Grand Prix with Jaroslaw Skrzynski. The duo showed earlier that they were unbeatable as they also won the 1.45m class on Friday. The successful son of Carrera is bred by Stal Ruiten...

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18-03-2024

In the Grand Prix of Lier no fewer than 13 combinations managed to qualify for the jump-off. This included Jolita (by Arezzo) and Annelies Vorsselmans. The duo also managed to stay clear in the jump-off and set a great second time. The ...

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18-03-2024

The Grand Slam son Keminko N wins the 1.50m in Ocala Florida with William H. Simpson. The duo also managed to stay clear in the jump-off and set the fastest time. Keminko N (by Grand Slam) is bred by G.A. Nijhof-Ruiterkamp. The duo has ...

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18-03-2024

Of the nine jump-off candidates, were three of VDL offspring. Thus the Cardento son Catch me Not S bred by Krister Svedberg managed to secure sixth place. Catch me Not S (by Cardento) have won €18,000 euros with Peder Fredicson. Th...

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17-03-2024

VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon ) and the young Norwegian amazone Ingrid Gjelsten took the win in the $186.000 dollar CSI 4* Grand Prix in Thermal.

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14-03-2024

Good news for the breeders, Grand Slam (Cardento x Heartbreaker) is available with fresh semen from tomorrow until the beginning of May! Grand Slam has booked numerous results at the highest level including Nations Cup wins, 2nd in t...

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11-03-2024

At the 2* international show in Gorla Minore, Clubber des Forets (by Zirocco Blue) managed to take victory in the 1.45m class on Saturday. The Zirocco Blue son bred in France by Elevage de Forêts managed to stay clear and win the ...

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11-03-2024

Last weekend Kosmos A (by Arezzo) proved to be supreme. The Arezzo son finished second in the 1.40m class on Thursday, first in the 1.40m on Friday and first in the 1.35m class on Saturday. Kosmos A (by Arezzo) is bred by C.J.H.J. A...

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11-03-2024

Last Sunday, the 1.35m 1* Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera took place. In an unbeatable time, the duo Hera (by Zapatero) and Cristobal San Juan Yague managed to leave all competition behind. The Zapatero daughter is bred by Rudolf St...

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11-03-2024

In the Grand Prix of Coapexpan, Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (by Corland) managed to secure second place. With only 4 combinations qualified for the jump-off, the Corland daughter once again stayed clear and took ...

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11-03-2024

Last Sunday, the Rolex Grand Prix of Indoor Brabant was held. The second combination to appear in the ring was Leone Jei (by Baltic) and Martin Fuchs. With a very convincing clear round, they managed to qualify as first for the jump-off..

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10-03-2024

Top ranking for Hessel Hoekstra and our approved stallion Comthago VDL in their first 1.50m Grand Prix together

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10-03-2024

Homebred Lena VDL (Carrera x Mr. Blue) wins in Ocala with her new rider Daniel Coyle

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04-03-2024

The Falaise de Muze son Idiaal Special H.J. managed to stay clear in the jump-off and set the fastest time. Thus, the H. Jacobs-bred Falaise de Muze and Gerfried Puck stay ahead of all competition including Henrik von Eckermann. The duo...

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04-03-2024

In Vejer de la Frontera, Spain, the Zirocco Blue son Kameron LSH proved to be supreme.  Kameron LSH (by Zirocco Blue) managed to win all three classes with Stephen Lohoar. On Sunday, for example, the duo was over 2 seconds faster t...

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04-03-2024

In the Grand Prix of Valencia, two Dakar offspring managed to finish in the top five. Jonas (by Dakar) finished third with Ivaylo Bonev, bred by H.H. & W.H. Voogd. The Dakar stayed clear in the jump-off and took a nice third place. ...

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27-02-2024

Last Friday were the Hasetal Free-jumping championships in Löningen. The mare Harmony (Hardrock x Calato) was the winner in the three-year-olds... In the 4-y...

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27-02-2024

In the 4* Small Tour Grand Prix of Vejer de La Frontera, Igor GPH (by Harley) managed to leave all competition behind. With more than 2 seconds difference, the Harley son and Canadian Kara Chad secured the victory. Igor GPH (by Harley) is b

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26-02-2024

Hallilea (Zirocco Blue x Larome) and Lars Kersten showed yesterday in Gothenburg that they belong to the world top by winning the Gothenburg World Cup class

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25-02-2024

Unfortunately we had to say goodbye to our stud Dallas today

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25-02-2024

Amazing results in the USA this weekend

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19-02-2024

In the 1.40m class against the clock, Iceman (by Dallas) and Elena Appendino managed to leave all competitors behind with more than 1 second difference. The Dallas son is bred by A. van Ittersum and is out of the "Ster, Preferent,...

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19-02-2024

Last Sunday the Grand Prix of Oliva took place with jump-off. No fewer than 2 VDL offspring managed to qualify for the jump-off including Carabella vd Neyen (by Carrera). The Carrera daughter also managed to stay clear in the jump-off w...

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19-02-2024

n the 1.55m 3* Grand Prix of Neumünster, Jesther (by Cardento) was one of the few to stay clear in both rounds. This earned Bas Moerings and the Cardento son a nice fourth place; the Moerings family is not only the owner but also t...

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13-02-2024

Last Saturday where the Free Jumping competition at Luttenberg. There was a strong competition with a list of 28 horses, where the Comfortuna mare Pina Colada took the win...

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13-02-2024

Last Saturday, the Jeddah Grand Prix took place in Saudi Arabia. Julius D (by Arezzo) managed to finish on a nice second place this time with Emanuele Gaudino. Last weekend, he already managed to win the Grand Prix and the 1.45m on Frid...

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12-02-2024

Katanga v/h Dingeshof (by Cardento) managed to finish fifth in the 5* 1.60m Grand Prix of Wellington with Nicola Phillippaerts. The Vermeulen-bred Cardento daughter has now won almost €1.8 million in prize money. Nikita van de L...

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12-02-2024

In Vejer de la Frontera, the victory of the 1.50m class went to Keiralanda VDM (by Douglas) with Sanne Thijssen. The Douglas daughter is bred by Heechhiem BV and this was her first 1.50m course. A super debut which promises a bright fut...

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12-02-2024

The Harley son Kalahari Rock managed to stay clear in the jump-off at the Samorin Grand Prix. With this result, Kalahari Rock (by Harley) and Michal Kazmierczak took the fifth place. The Harley son bred by Waldman Horses managed to qual...

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12-02-2024

Last weekend, the Inaico son Stormer van het Bevrijdthof (by Inaico) managed to win no less than two classes and take home another 2nd place. The young Inaico son managed to leave all competition behind on Friday and Saturday with Adria...

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12-02-2024

In the Grand Prix of Riesenbeck, Jaguar (by Corporal) with Matt Garrigan managed to finish fourth. The Corporal son is bred by W. Harke and also managed to stay clear in the jump-off. With as many as 12 combinations in the jump-off, it...

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11-02-2024

Another top result for the Carrera son in Italy

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06-02-2024

The show will be held on April 6th, at the location of the VDL Stud in Bears and starts at 13.00 Dutch time (CET, GMT +1). The VDL Stallion Show is a show of circa 2,5 hours in which the stallion co...

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05-02-2024

Julius D (Arezzo x Emilion) won with his rider Emanuele Gaudiano the 1.45m 2* Grand Prix in Jeddah.

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05-02-2024

Farrel wins and Quintin comes second in the Grand Prix of Ocala, both horses were sold by us in the WEF Sport Horse Auction

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04-02-2024

Merlot VDL is the undefeated champion of the stallion competition class Z dressage

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02-02-2024

Stargos wins the final and the tops the competition!

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02-02-2024

VDL stallions unbeatable in the 1.20m Stallion competition

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02-02-2024

Homebred Boston is the only stallion to jump clear throughout the entire competition

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02-02-2024

The 13-year-old Grand Prix stallion Grand Slam was declared Keur at the KWPN Stallion Show in Den Bosch last night....

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02-02-2024

As many as two stallions of the six premium stallions are owned by the VDL Stud. Thus Always Remember Jack VDL Z (by Aganix du Seigneur) and Raikkonen LK (by Landino) were declared premium stallions.  The Aganix du Seigneur son ...

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01-02-2024

Always Remember Jack Z and wwas Raikkonen LK were honored as Premium Stallion

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31-01-2024

Stormer van het Bevrijdthof (by Inaico) managed to finish in second place every day in the Peelbergen. The young Inaico son is bred by Frans Kenis and ridden by Adrianna Ostrowska. Of the 25 courses that Stormer van het Bevrijdthof (by ...

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29-01-2024

In the Grand Prix of Wellington, Faltic HB (by Baltic) managed to finish fourth. The H. A. Brinkman-bred Baltic son also managed to stay clear in the jump-off with Ben Maher. A great start to the year for this successful combination. ...

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28-01-2024

Comthago VDL and his new rider Hessel Hoekstra finished 2nd in their first Grand Prix

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26-01-2024

The VDL stallion catalogue 2024 is online. To view click on the following link: VDL Stallion Catalogue 2024 Printed versions are available. If you would likte to receive one, send us a message with your address to our e-mail: info...

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22-01-2024

At the Grand Prix of Ocala, the January Classic edition took place last week. Here, Eddie Blue (by Zirocco Blue) managed to secure third place with Devin Ryan. The duo also managed to stay clear in the jump-off. Eddie Blue (by Zirocco B...

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22-01-2024

The dream duo Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue) and Henrik von Eckermann were in top form in Doha last weekend. As such, the duo managed to win both classes, including the Grand Prix of Doha. The successful Zirocco Blue daughter is bred by...

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22-01-2024

Karl-P (by Carrera) managed to stay double clear in the Grand Prix to finish fifth in Vejer de la Frontera. The Carrera son is bred by B.J Platzer and ridden by Armando Trapote.  On Saturday, the 1.45m victory went to Abdul-Jabb...

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22-01-2024

In her first 1.50m Grand Prix, the Baltic-bred daughter managed to stay clear immediately and take the sixth place. Taylor Kain and the Radstake-bred Baltic daughter also managed to stay clear in the jump-off.  Jeetje (by Arezzo...

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22-01-2024

Last weekend, Kordaat (by Cardento) managed to place no less than every day in Lier. For example, the Cardento son took victory in the 1.35m with Logan Fiechter. Later in the weekend, they finished third in the 1.40m and fifth in the 1....

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22-01-2024

At the Oldenburger stallion competition, Ryruso H (by Etoulon x Baltic) was presented by VDL Stud. And with success, the stallion managed to become no less than premium stallion and became reserve champion. He is a very complete horse, ...

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18-01-2024

Our stallions Orleans and Chicago Blue are both approved by Holstein and the Hannover Verband.  Orleans was already approved by the KWPN but now also by 2 German studbooks. With the approval of Orleans VDL, VDL Stud has once aga...

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16-01-2024

Today we received the good news that Grand Slam VDL is also approved for Oldenburg and Westfaler Verband. Grand Slam was already approved by the KWPN, Hannover and Selle France studbook. 

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16-01-2024

At the Ocala Grand Prix, Farrel (by Cardento) managed to secure third place. With 11 competitors in the jump-off, it was an exciting final. Only five combinations also managed to stay clear in the jump-off, including Farrel (by Cardento...

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16-01-2024

The Bubalu son Impian D became third in the Grand Prix of Neustadt Dosse. Impian D (by Bubalu) has been a combination with Henk Frederiks for many years and is bred by H.K. van Doorn. The duo also managed to stay clear in the jump-off, ...

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15-01-2024

Ebanking (by Etoulon) won the 4* 1.50m in Abu Dhabi with Joseph Stockdale. The duo managed to be over 1 second faster than the number 2 in the jump-off. The Etoulon son is bred by E. Vriend out of the "Star" mare Aranabel (by ...

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15-01-2024

Sheikh Khalifa Al Thani managed to secure second place in the Grand Prix with the Zapatero son. The duo also managed to stay clear in the jump-off, posting a time of 48.14 seconds. Ireland VDL (by Zapatero) is bred by the VDL Stud.

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15-01-2024

This time, the World Cup took place in Basel. In doing so, the Zirocco Blue son took fourth place with Hans-Dieter Dreher. The duo managed to stay clear in the first round and set a good time in the jump-off. This earned €31,000 in...

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09-01-2024

Last Sunday, Zechariah (by Zirocco Blue) managed to win the 1.45m class at Winter Spectacular I in Ocala, Florida. The Zirocco Blue son is bred by A. Meewis and is ridden by Derek Petersen. On Friday, the duo also managed to win the 1.4...

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08-01-2024

In Wellington, Gideon (by Arezzo) managed to win the 1.40m with Laura Chapot. The Arezzo son, bred by S. van der Does, managed to win over €1,500 in prize money. Second place went again to Laura Chapot this time with Kanjer P (by H...

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08-01-2024

Last Saturday was the final day of the international show IICH Groningen at Martiniplaza. In the 2* 1.40m final, VDL Legodermus PP (by Harley) managed to qualify for the jump-off with Hessel Hoekstra. With no 13 jump-off competitors, th...

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03-01-2024

In the jump-off of the 1.30m/1.35m class, Stargos VDL with Hessel Hoekstra managed to leave all competition behind. Stargos VDL is careful and athletic stallion with a lot of scope and a fantastic mindset. Hessel and Stargos VDL are rea...

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03-01-2024

This time the Stallion Competition took place in Groningen. In the 1.20m class New Pleasure VDL with Hessel Hoekstra once again won the competition. Meanwhile, the For Pleasure son has won three competitions in a row. Which gives him a ...

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03-01-2024

Boston VDL managed to stay clear in both rounds in Vragender and Kronenberg as well as in Groningen. This makes him the only KWPN-approved stallion in the L class to achieve this. With the final in Den Bosch coming up, that promises to ...

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03-01-2024

After previously winning in Kronenberg and Ermelo, Merlot VDL was also victorious in Groningen. Femke de Laat and Merlot VDL received the following scores: 8 for walk, 8.4 for canter, 8.5 for harmony, 8.7 for overall impression and a wh...

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02-01-2024

Saturday were the small final of the 1.20m at IICH Groningen. With 10 combinations placed, it promised to be an exciting jump-off. With a time of 37.10 seconds, New Pleasure with Hessel Hoekstra stayed ahead of all competition and went ...

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02-01-2024

At the World Cup on Saturday, Iliana (by Cardento) and Henrik von Eckermann secured second place. With six combinations managing to qualify for the jump-off, it became an exciting final round. The Cardento daughter bred by J.A.M. Bocken...

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