Dark chestnut
Familie de Maertelaere Stal van de Zuidakker
Non carrier
Approved for
KWPN. Westf., Hann.
Stud fee
€ 1.000,-
Standing stud

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Pedigree :

For Pleasure  Furioso II 
Lady A-ter Putte  Diamant de Semilly 
Ukase ter Putte 
New Pleasure VDL
With the arrival of New Pleasure VDL, the VDL Stud welcomes a young talent with proven genes.
This KWPN premium stallion was one of the eye-catchers of the KWPN Stallion Show 2021, not least because of his fantastic pedigree. In the KWPN Performance Test, New Pleasure VDL proved to be the absolute top scores with no less than 87.5 points. The impressive chestnut stallion stood out from the rest by a distance.
Sire For Pleasure jumped ridden by both Lars Nieberg and Marcus Ehning to Olympic team gold in 1996 and 2000 and became one of the most influential stallions of all time. The same goes for grandsire Diamant de Semilly, who ridden by Eric Levallois won team gold at the 2002 World Equestrian Games in Vejer de la Frontera. Great-grandsire Darco is the next big name in New Pleasure VDL’s pedigree; not to mention great-great-grandsire Quidam de Revel.

The modern chestnut stallion New Pleasure VDL is bred out of Lady-A ter Putte, who competed at 1.45m-level with Andres Vereecke. She already produced the Zangersheide approved stallions Quick Star ter Putte and Rock Star ter Putte. Lady-A ter Putte is also the full sister of the famous Elvis ter Putte. Ridden by Karline De Brabander, Elvis was successful at Grand Prix level for many years and in breeding he is one of the best sires by Diamant de Semilly.
His full brother Favorit Ask is especially popular in Denmark and is seen as a true foundation stallion. Grandam Ukase ter Putte also produced MoM's Isaura - a daughter of Tinka's Boy. Ridden by Ireland’s Cameron Hanley this mare competed at the highest level and later on represented Mexico ridden by Jose Antonio Chedraui Prom. Recently, the breeding syndicate Mares of Macha became the owner of Isaura and she is nowadays ridden by top rider Pieter Devos.
New Pleasure VDL's great-granddam Quinette ter Putte also produced the famous Skyhorse, who ridden by Lillie Keenan is one of the best showjumpers in the United States.



New Pleasure has an excellent type and modern way of jumping; he excels with athletic ability, great reflexes and intelligence when jumping. In the KWPN Performance Test his potential really showed; New Pleasure scored no less than 87.5 points. For his scope, rideability and talent he received a 9.0. 
Walk Trot Posture & Balance Canter (2x) Reflexes (2x) Technique (2x) Power Rideability Attitude Talent as showjumper Total
7 7 8 8,5 9 8,5 9 9 8,5 9 87,5

In the stallion competition he excelled with a hat- trick under Hessel Hoekstra in De Peelbergen, Lichtenvoorde and Groningen.

KWPN-premium stallion
KWPN approvals champion
Winner stallioncompetition De Peelbergen 1.20m
Winner stallioncompetition Vragender 1.20m 
Winner stallioncompetition Groningen  1.20m
Winner 1.20m-final  IICH Groningen
Champion stallioncompetition 2023/2024 level 1.20m.



Striking offspring:
Sunchidee Champion jumpingbred foalshow Eext
Selanya  8th final national foalchampionship
Treasure de Fleur B champion CK Zeeland
Tilandra BB jumpingbred foalshow Eext
Twistmindro reservechampion jumpingbred foalshow CK Zuid-Holland

His foals are modern and athletic.
Without a doubt, New Pleasure VDL is a top talent for both sport and breeding.


New Pleasure VDL
New Pleasure VDL
Verrichtingskampioen KWPN
New Pleasure VDL


For Pleasure  Furioso II  Furioso  Precipitation xx 
Maureen XX 
Dame de Ranville  Talisman 
Que Je Suis Belle 
Gigantin  Grannus  Graphit 
Goldi  Goya 
Lady A-ter Putte  Diamant de Semilly  Le Tot de Semilly  Grand Veneur 
Venue du Tot 
Venise des Cresles  Elf III 
Miss des Cresles 
Ukase ter Putte  Darco  Lugano van la Roche 
Quinette ter Putte  Quidam de Revel 
Lady ter Putte 

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