News archive 2022

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29-09-2022

After a successful start, we are happy to introduce you to the second group of the VDL Online Breeders Market!

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27-09-2022

Many offspring from our stallions reached the finals at the Young Horse World Championships in Lanaken

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26-09-2022

CALEDON - There were some fine successes for Cardento offspring in Caledon (CAN). Dominka van de Lucashoeve (Cardento x Chin Chin) and rider Susan Horn (CAN) took second place in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m.

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26-09-2022

CANTELEU - The 12-year-old mare Fliere Fluiter (Zirocco Blue x Animo) and Jack Ansems (NED) finished third in the CSI3* Grand-Prix over 1.50m in Canteleu (FRA). In the 1.45m class, the successful combination finished fifth.

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26-09-2022

DEURNE - Hallilea (Zirocco Blue x Larome) and Lars Kersten (NED) were double clear in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Deurne, earning a superb second place.

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26-09-2022

NEW YORK - Grand Slam VDL (Cardento (Elite) x Heartbreaker) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) finished fantastic third with two clear rounds in the CSI5* - GCT/GCL Grand Prix over 1.55m in New York (USA).

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23-09-2022

Alex Gill qualifies with Lightfeet VDL, Kelton VDL and Midnight Express for the finals of the World Championship for young show jumpers in Lanaken coming Sunday.

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22-09-2022

Today the World Championships for 5-, 6- and 7-year-old showjumpers start in Lanaken on the showgrounds of the Zangersheide

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22-09-2022

BEARS - The 2022 breeding season is over, and we would like to draw your attention to the following issues, to get the breeding records complete and in order:

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19-09-2022

TRAVERSE CITY - Kamea DV (Arezzo VDL x Corradino) and Favourite U (Arezzo VDL x Ukato) both won 1.30m classes in Traverse City (USA). Ideal (Cardento) and Tanner Korotkin (USA) finished beautifully third in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix.

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19-09-2022

KRONENBERG - Grieg S (Indoctro x Kenwood), ridden by Niels Kersten, finished handsomely fifth in the Grand Prix of Kronenberg. Seventh was Fellow van 't Moerven (Zirocco Blue) under Pedro Junqueira Muylaert (BRA).

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19-09-2022

OPGLABBEEK - Kalvados Keros (Arezzo x Ideal de la Loge) and Belgian junior rider Seppe Wouters took victory in the CSI1* Grand Prix over 1.40m at the Sentower Park show in Opglabbeek.

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18-09-2022

Our 8-years-old homebred Jourdain VDL (Zapatero x Alba v. Darco) jumped fantastic with Alex Gill in the 1.45m Grand Prix of Zuidwolde yesterday, they finished in 6th place.

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15-09-2022

Stargos VDL wins Outdoor Zuidwolde's 5-year-old class and Neelena VDL is 2nd in 4-year-old class

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15-09-2022

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

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12-09-2022

ST.TROPEZ-GRIMAUD - In the CSI3* competition in St. Tropez (FRA) over 1.50m, Julius D (Arezzo VDL x Emilion), impressed under the saddle of Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA). The eight-year-old gelding was bred by H. v. Dael, Kelpen-Oler (NED).

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12-09-2022

TRAVERSE CITY - Impossible Dream (Cardento) and Kelly Arani (USA) finished second in CSI3* Agero Grand Prix in Traverse City (USA). In Paso Robles, Dandy (Douglas) finished third under Matt Williams (AUS) in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix.

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12-09-2022

BONHEIDEN - Just the Way (VDL Zirocco Blue x Hemmingway) and Virginie Thonon (BEL) finished third in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m. Fourth was Nox Blue van de Hertogen (Zirocco Blue x Obsession B) with Ann Carton-Grootjans (BEL).

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11-09-2022

Levi VDL wins the 1.30m class in Ommen, ridden by Marcel de Boer

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11-09-2022

After a busy breeding season our topstallions Comthago VDL and Grand Slam VDL are back in the showring with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli..

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05-09-2022

BEARS - The VDL Stud has selected a new group of foals, born in 2022, for the VDL Online Breeders Market! These foals are now for sale in different price ranges at www.vdlonlinemarket.com. Choose your favourite foal > Bid > Buy > Enjoy!

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05-09-2022

BRIDGEHAMPTON - Eddie Blue (VDL Zirocco Blue) under Devin Ryan (USA) came a fantastic third in the CSI5* 1.55m-Grand Prix of Bridgehampton, NY (USA).

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05-09-2022

BARNADOWN (IRL) - Max The Outlaw (VDL Douglas) and Kevin Gallagher (IRE) finished second in the Irish Breeders Classic Final for five and six-year-olds. Fifth place went to another Douglas progeny, BS Tiësto, and Jack Geaney (IRL).

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05-09-2022

PUTTEN - Zinestar VW (Zinelord VDL) from Yvonne te Vaanholt and Raymond Wolthuis was declared General Champion of the national foal championship Eventing in Putten. Really one of the best foals I have ever seen in my life', said the jury.

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05-09-2022

Jaloubet VDL K took with his new rider Janne Friederike Meyer-Zimmerman a 3rd place in the 1* Grand Prix in Lier

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05-09-2022

ROME - Faltic HB (Baltic VDL) and Ben Maher (GBR) finished an excellent second in the CSI5* 1.60m-Grand Prix in Rome (ITA). Ebanking (Etoulon) and Adam Botham (GBR) won both CSI2* 1.40m-competitions in Rome.

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01-09-2022

The final of the Dutch Championship for 7-year-olds was won by Keep it Cool SSS (Zirocco Blue x Corland) and his rider Michael Greeve

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01-09-2022

Stargos VDL and Maximus VDL both jumped clear in the final of the 5-year-old Dutch Championship.

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31-08-2022

VDL Lightfeet and Alex Gill are the 6 year old Dutch Champions! The 6 year old Dutch championships dominated by VDL genes

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31-08-2022

In the 4-year-old final in Valkenswaard our stallion Neymar (Thunder van de Zuuthoeve x Darco) finished 9th

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29-08-2022

VALKENSWAARD - Grand Slam VDL (Cardento (Elite) x Heartbreaker) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) achieved a great victory in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Valkenswaard (NED).

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29-08-2022

LASTRUP - Glock's Novellist (Carrera VDL) and Gerco Schröder secured a fine fourth place in the CSI2* 1.45m-Grand Prix of Lastrup (DE). I'm Blue (Emilion x Indoctro) and Alexa Stais (CYP) won the CSI1* Grand Prix over 1.40m.

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29-08-2022

BRUSSELS - Catch me Not S (Cardento) and Peter Fredericson (SWE) won the CSI5* 1.60m Grand Prix in Brussels (BEL) in a fantastic way. Just the Way (Zirocco Blue VDL) and Virginie Thonon (BEL) won the CSI2* Grand Prix.

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29-08-2022

OTTAWA - The 10-year-old Orafina (For Fashion x Canturo), bred by VDL Stud and Y. Walda from Wommels, won the CSI5* $215,000 Grand Prix over 1.55m in Ottawa (CAN) with rider Kent Farrington (USA).

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29-08-2022

ERMELO - Fiesta (Indoctro), ridden by only 14-year-old Laura Bakker, is after a blistering jump-off Dutch champion 1.10m jumping. La Rosso Lady SDH (Harley VDL) and Eva Oude Wolcherink became reserve champion in the 1.20m.

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29-08-2022

Inaico VDL and Alex David Gill jumped with a fantastic round in the jump-off to a nice 2nd place in the 1.40m Grand Prix of Jumping Tolbert.

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25-08-2022

IJSSELMUIDEN - Wonderful news about Sjieke Dame (Chatinue x Guidam) from breeder R. van Dijk: this filly won the title Best Jumping Foal of the IJsseldelta in IJsselmuiden. A Carrera x Indoctro foal placed 2nd and a Chopano x Bacardi 3rd.

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24-08-2022

TOLBERT - A magnificent day at Jumping Tolbert for Neymar VDL and Chopano VA: Neymar VDL won in the four-year-old class, while Chopano VA was unbeatable in the five-year-old class. Both young stallions are ridden by Suzanne Tepper.

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22-08-2022

VRAGENDER - Izzlineke (Dakar VDL) won the 1.45m Grand Prix in Vragender with Auke Feenstra. Icanto VDL (Kannan) and Alex David Gill finished third. With Liamant W Gill had three clear rounds in the 1.30m.

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22-08-2022

ERMELO - Ofichem's Finn (Zirocco Blue) and Weite Oldenziel achieved a fine third place in the 1.40m class during the Dutch Jumping Championships, or Hippiade. Gideon dls (Corland) and Hilde Veenstra came fifth.

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22-08-2022

DUBLIN - Icoon VDL (Bubalu x Cardento) and Hessel Hoekstra (NED) achieved a great result in their first ever Nations Cup competition at the CSIO5*-NC EUD1 in Dublin. The very talented combination finished fourth.

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22-08-2022

DUBLIN - Mendoza VDL, the stallion bred in 2017 by the VDL Stud out of the top mare B Dame VDL, finished fantastically third under Harry William Wood (GBR) at the Irish Championships for five-year-olds at the Dublin Horse Show.

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15-08-2022

Inaico VDL and Alex David Gill placed 3 times at CSI Houten

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15-08-2022

Three offspring of our stallions participated in the individual final of the FEI World Jumping Championship

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10-08-2022

Various offspring of VDL stallions will start at the World Championship Spring in Herning, the competition starts today.

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08-08-2022

Last weekend multiple VDL offspring were placed at the 4* show in Hof Waterkant, Germany.

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08-08-2022

Cat Ninja (Zirocco Blue x Corland), the sister of our stallion Norton VDL won the 5* Grand Prix of Yvel in Canada.

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08-08-2022

Albert Zoer scores at the National Horseshow of Rijs in Harich with offspring of VDL stallions.

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08-08-2022

Sjrona T (Barton x Carlton Hill VDL) 5th in National Foal Championship of the dressage foals.

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07-08-2022

Our three-year-old O'Dame VDL (Etoulon x Brugal) became National Champion of the three-year-old jumping mares in Ermelo. The mare went on to repeat this, as a foal she was also honored as the best in the Netherlands. With Ojatend...

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05-08-2022

Two homebred foals in the top 10 of the National Foal Championship

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01-08-2022

At the beautiful competition of Jan Tops in Valkenswaard, good results were achieved last weekend by offspring of our stallions

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01-08-2022

Leone Jei (Baltic x Corland) and Martin Fuchs were the best yesterday in the 1.60m 5* Grand Prix of Dinard. With a quick clear round in the jump-off they took the first prize which was good for € 125,000.

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31-07-2022

Arezzo-son Harwich VDL shows his qualities in Hickstead and is 3rd in his second Grand Prix at five star 1.60m level

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28-07-2022

BEARS - During the WBFSH World Championship for International Young Breeders about 150 young breeders visited the VDL Stud, where they had the opportunity to make a top 5 for three-year-old mares and a top 3 for foals.

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27-07-2022

EXLOO - Storlande Gun (Harley VDL X Cavalier), bred by N.S.J. van de Gun from Spier (NED), galloped to absolute victory at the foal championship in Exloo.

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27-07-2022

RASTEDE - Dressage stallion Zenon VDL became reserve champion at the Oldenburg Landesturnier. Under rider Julia Watzek (GER), the eight-year-old black son of Glock's Zonik N.O.P. x Blue Hors Don Schufro scored 71.061%.

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25-07-2022

Championfilly of the KWPN foalshow at Terschuur was this lovely filly Sunita (Baltic x Corland), bred and owned by J. van Wessel from Zwartbroek

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25-07-2022

SAN GIOVANNI IN MARIGNANO - Harley's were on the winning side in Italy. Kanjer P (Harley x Orthos) and Steve Guerdat (SUI) won the 1.35m. Pretty Sarah (Harley VDL x Indorado) and Gabriele Bresciani (ITA) also won in the 1.35m.

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25-07-2022

CALEDON - Great successes for Cardento offspring in Caledon (CAN): Dominica van de Lucashoeve (Cardento x Chin Chin) and Susan Horn won the 1.45m. VDL Kyaklahoma (Carrera VDL x Emilion) won the 1.35m with Bianca Lafontaine.

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25-07-2022

KRONENBERG - Hulahupe JR (Bubalu VDL x Indoctro) and Joe Whitaker (GBR) won the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Kronenberg.

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25-07-2022

ZUIDWOLDE - During the exciting CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Zuidwolde, Incanto VDL (Kannan x Indoctro) and Alex David Gill were placed second. Also double clear and sixth were Igor GPH (Harley) and Amke Bekhuis.

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24-07-2022

The most expensive jumpingbred foal was the imposing Sire HK (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro). The most expensive show jumper was also a descendant of Zirocco Blue, the mare Jolly Karla V was sold for € 90,000.

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18-07-2022

HEERJANSDAM - Ornatella VDJ (Pommerol de Muze x Freeman VDL) has been declared Champion of the three-year-old mares in South Holland.

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18-07-2022

NIEUWLEUSEN - Silvester van de Marshoeve (Harley VDL x Zirocco Blue VDL) from breeder C.M. Mars-Koggel from Dalmsholte became reserve champion jumping foals during the Central Inspection of Overijssel.

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18-07-2022

VILLERS VICOMTE - Dakar (Douglas x Emilion) and Felicie Bertrand (FRA) came second in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Villers Vicomte (FRA). Dakar finished fourth in another 1.45m class.

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18-07-2022

OPGLABBEEK - Katinka van het Valenberghof (Corland x Montender) has won two 1.35m classes under Khaled Abdulrahman Almobty (KSA) during the CSI2* competition in Opglabbeek (BEL).

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18-07-2022

BISKUPIEC - There were good results last weekend in Biskupiec (POL) and La Coruña (ESP), with the descendants of Harley doing particularly well. High Boots D'ive Z (Harley VDL) and Julia Blaszczak (POL) won the 1.35m.

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17-07-2022

Out of a leading group of ten dressage foals, Alice Klimstra-Talsma's bred Sjrona T (Barton VDL x Carlton Hill) was elected champion.

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17-07-2022

Our stunning colt Springsteen VDL by Douglas out of our top mare Be Helena VDL became Champion of the jumping foals at the Central Foalshow of Friesland yesterday in Harich.

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16-07-2022

Six three year old mares were invited to the national mare test, Opra Rose VDL (Kallmar x Darco) recieved the highest points.

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15-07-2022

De Wolden Summer Sale returns, this time with a live and online auction. Eight talented horses between 5-8 years old and twelve super bred jumping foals have been selected by Jan Broek, Egbert Schep and the VDL Stud.

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11-07-2022

DE MORTEL - Oblesse (Zirocco Blue VDL x Corland), bred by Petra de Jong from Oosteind (NED), has become champion during the Central Inspection Brabant in De Mortel.

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11-07-2022

Comthago’s impressed among others in the 4-year-old competition at CSI Ommen

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11-07-2022

ZUIDENVELD - Storlande Gun (Harley VDL X Cavalier), bred by N.S.J. van de Gun from Spier (NED), was awarded the championship ribbon after the foal inspection in Zuidenveld.

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11-07-2022

EEXT - Sunchidee (New Pleasure x Thunder van de Zuuthoeve), bred by Derk Noordhuis (NED), was declared foal champion at the foal inspection in Eext.

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11-07-2022

Great results for our horses and stallions at the lovely show from the Schuttert family in Ommen.

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11-07-2022

VALKENSWAARD - Ivory TCS (Falaise de Muze x Ukato) and Daniel Coyle (IRE) achieved a fantastic third place in CSI4* 1.50m competition in Valkenswaard.

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11-07-2022

COURRIÈRE - Jonka-A (Cardento x Chin Chin) and Fanny Skalli (FRA) have won the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Courrière (BEL).

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11-07-2022

VALKENSWAARD - Shanroe Peeters (Dallas VDL x Condios) and Kevin Jochems finished third in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Valkenswaard (NED) with two clear rounds.

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06-07-2022

NISSE - The Central Inspection in Zeeland was a great success for the offspring of Etoulon, sire of the champion mare foal Serlima D, Hardrock Z, sire of reserve colt foal champion Storm, and Zapetero, sire of the 3-year-old mare champion.

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04-07-2022

AACHEN - Katanga vh Dingeshof (Cardento x Tornedo), ridden by Nicola Phillippaerts (BEL) came in fantastic third in the CSIO5* Grand Prix over 1.60m in Aachen (GER). VDL Cartello (Cartani x Lord) and Darragh Kenny (IRE) finished ninth.

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04-07-2022

BABOROWKO - Estoril Fortuna (Harley x Indoctro) and Dawid Kubiak (POL) have won the 2* Grand Prix over 1.45 in Baborowko, Poland. Guesssina (Zirocco Blue x Manhattan) and Philipp Schober (GER) won the 1.40m.

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04-07-2022

HARICH - The Frisian Jumping Championships were a great success for the VDL Stud: champions were descendants of Zirocco Blue VDL (1.00m), Arezzo VDL (1.30m), Harley VDL (1.35) and Corland (1.40m). There were even 5 reserve champions.

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30-06-2022

TUBBERGEN - The approved stallion Stargos VDL (Stakkato Gold x Conthargos) has won the Jumping for five-year-olds in Tubbergen (NED) ridden by Iris Hakvoort (NED). Stargos proves to be the textbook example of a modern showjumper.

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30-06-2022

VLIERZELE (SINT-LIEVENS-HOUTEM) - Velina Van De Ultrahoeve (Grand Slam x Jetset-D) has won the yearling test for mares in Vlierzele (BEL), during the BWP Breeding Day South-East Flanders. Velina was bred by Noella van den Neucker.

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29-06-2022

PANNINGEN - Sabeaudette S (Carrera VDL x Orlando) has become champion of the KWPN foal inspection in Limburg. E. Schroembges (NED) bred the beautiful filly. Sabeaudette S can now also go to Ermelo for the National Foal Inspection.

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27-06-2022

PANNINGEN - OHLALA (Cohinoor VDL X Charisma), bred by Marion Janssen from Venray, achieved the beautiful score of 80 points during the Central Inspection of Limburg. In addition, the three -year -old mare was declared Star.

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27-06-2022

DEAUVILLE - Inpulss (Dallas VDL x Indorado), ridden by Jessica Burke (IRL), has won the CSIO3* over 1.40m in Deauville (FRA).

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27-06-2022

DEAUVILLE - AREZZO- offspring made a good deal of hearing last week. For example, I Know (Arezzo x Hors La Loi II), ridden by Andreas Schou (DEN), the CSIO3* Grand Prix over 1.50m in Deauville (FRA).

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27-06-2022

Rotterdam -Icoon VDL (Bubalu x Cardento) and Hessel Hoekstra (Ned) have achieved a beautiful ninth place in the CSIO 5* 1.60m -Grand Prix of Rotterdam (Ned).

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20-06-2022

CALGARY, SPRUCE MEADOWS - Fabrice DN (Emilion x Baloubet du Rouet) and Matthew Sampson (GBR) have won the CSI5* Grand Prix over 1.60m in Spruce Meadows (CAN) in a fantastic way. Fabrice DN is bred by D. Noordhuis in Wijster (NED).

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20-06-2022

RIESENBECK - Kamalia End (VDL Zirocco Blue x Orame) and Eoin McMahon (IRE) have won the CSIYH1* over 1.30m for six- and seven-year-olds in Riesenbeck (DE). Zarano 3 (VDL Zirocco Blue x Calato Z) and Philipp Battermann (DE) finished 4th .

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20-06-2022

GORLA MINORE - Ireland VDL (Zapatero VDL x Indorado), the nine-year-old gelding bred by the VDL Stud out of the mare Anolivia VDL (Indorado x Nimmerdor), became 5th with Massimo Grossato (ITA) in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Gorla Minore.

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20-06-2022

COMPIÈGNE - Lipton (Glasgow van 't Merelsnest x Arezzo VDL), ridden by Jules Orsolini (FRA), has won the young horse class for 5- and 6-year-olds over 1.30 in Compiègne, France. In the 1.25 class, the combination finished second.

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20-06-2022

Offspring of Carrera and Zirocco Blue winning at Stockholm this past weekend

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20-06-2022

Our own bred Ilba VDL is very successful under her Italian rider Nico Lupino. Last weekend they became 3rd in the 1.45m ranking class in Prague and became the winner of a 1.40m class. Ilba VDL was sold by us as a 3-year-old to the curre...

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19-06-2022

 Our horses were successful at the beautiful show of Outdoor Gelderland. The young stallions For Friendship VDL and Levi VDL jumped clear rounds and our 7-year-old VDL Kayne E (by Harley) became 7th in the 1* Grand Prix. Good luck durin

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13-06-2022

DRAMMEN - Excellent results have been achieved by the VDL stud bred Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) in Drammen, Norway. In the 1.45 class the combination achieved a nice second place twice.

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13-06-2022

TRAVSERSE CITY - Hollerno (Baltic x Ahorn) and Peter Lutz (USA) came very well second in the CSI3* 1.50m-Grand Prix of Traverse City (USA). Fantasy BB (Cardento X Indorado) and Jonathan Mcrea (USA) finished eighth without merit.

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13-06-2022

BALVE - Cartoon 42 (VDL Cardento x Concorde) and Marcel Marschall (DE) achieved a fantastic second place in the CSI2*Grand Prix over 1.45m in Balve (GER).

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13-06-2022

PEDRAS SALGADAS - Kilate N (Etoulon VDL) and Hugo Carvalho (POR) finished fourth in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix of Pedras Salgadas (POR). It is remarkable that Kilate N, of the 49 starts since 2020, won no less than 37!!! prizes.

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13-06-2022

GORLA MINORE - GORLA MINORE - H5 Zapzerap (Zapatero VDL x G. Ramiro Z) and Pius Schwizer (SUI) have won the CSI3* competition over 1.40m in Gorla Minore (ITA). In two other 1.40m classes, the duo finished second and fifth.

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13-06-2022

Top results during CSI Twente for our horses and for descendants of our stallions

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13-06-2022

SAN REMO - Ireland VDL (Zapatero VDL x Indorado), the homebred, nine-year-old gelding from the mare Anolivia VDL (Indorado x Nimmerdor), has won the CSI2* 1.45m-Grand Prix in San Remo (ITA) under rider Massimo Grossato (ITA).

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10-06-2022

Baltic-son Leone Jei contributes to Switzerland's victory in the Nations Cup of St. Gallen with a double clear round

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09-06-2022

Many ribbons for Zirocco Blue-offspring

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06-06-2022

ZUIDWOLDE - G-Vingino-Blue (Zirocco Blue x Orame) and Skye Morssinkhof (NED) have won the CSIOY NC-Y 1.45m Grand Prix of Outdoor De Wolden in Zuidwolde (NED). Chivas AP Z (Cardento x Indoctro) and Jenny Krogsæter (NOR) were fifth.

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06-06-2022

CANNES - Faltic HB (Baltic VDL x Concorde) and Ben Maher (GBR) came third in the CSI5* €300,000 1.60m Grand Prix in Cannes (FRA). High Five (Glasgow van 't Merelsnest x Corland) and Fernando Martinez Sommer (MEX) were fifth.

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06-06-2022

VANCOUVER-LANGLEY - the ten-year-old Orafina (For Fashion x Canturo), bred by the VDL Stud and Y. Walda from Wommels, won the CSI05* $235,000 Grand Prix over 1.60m in Vancouver-Langley under rider Kent Farrington (USA).

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30-05-2022

ZUIDWOLDE - Its A Katosca Again (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) has won the CSI1* 1.35m Grand Prix of Hippisch de Wolden in Zuidwolde (NED) under Pim Mulder. Maximus Quantum Leap (Carrera VDL x Indoctro) won in the five and six year olds.

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30-05-2022

LISBON - Fame (Harley VDL x Investment), ridden by Richard Howley (IRL), has won the CSIO3* competition over 1.50m in Lisbon. Geste van de Vitha (Zirocco Blue VDL x Quite Easy I) and Bart Clarys (BEL) also won a 1.50m class.

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30-05-2022

Last Saturday two young three-year-old stallions were approved for the KWPN: Orleans VDL (Conthargos x Heartbreaker) and Oxford VDL (Untouched x Chin Chin).

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30-05-2022

ST. TROPEZ - GRIMAUD - The successful mare Farah (Arezzo) finished in fourth place with Kim Emmen (NED) in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in St. Tropez - Grimaud (FRA).

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29-05-2022

Our own homebred Icoon VDL (Bubalu x Cardento) wins the 1.55m Grand Prix of Eindhoven with Hessel Hoekstra

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29-05-2022

Comthago VDL and Marlon Zanotelli jumped three clear rounds in Opglabbeek last weekend.

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23-05-2022

OPGLABBEEK - Narcotique van het Dingenshof (Harley VDL), ridden by Gieorgia Tame (GBR), has won the CSI3* competition over 1.50m in Opglabbeek.

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23-05-2022

ST. TROPEZ - Isa Tella (Etoulon), ridden by Charlotte Barbey (SUI), achieved a fantastic second place in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix of St.Tropez (FRA).

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23-05-2022

BRATISLAVA - Juventus M (Douglas x Lux Z) and Matej Marcok (SVK) won both the 1.25 and 1.30m classes during the CSI1* competition in Bratislava (SVK). Joebon Blue (Zirocco Blue x Colander) under Michaela Jeskova (Svk ) the 1.35m.

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23-05-2022

NEW YORK, NORTH SALEM NY - Eddie Blue (Zirocco Blue) and Devin Ryan (USA) finished third in the CSI4* 1.55m Grand Prix of New York. Skara Glen's Machu Picchu (Silverstone), ridden by Paul O'Shea, was fourth.

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18-05-2022

MADRID - The unbelievable has happened: VDL Edgar M (Arezzo) and Cartello (Cartani) VDL finished second in the CSI5* 1.60m Grand Prix in Madrid. Both remained double clear and completed the jump-off in exactly 39.91 seconds.

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16-05-2022

KRONENBERG - Fancy Roos VDL (Baltic VDL x Goodtimes) and Alex David Gill have won the final of the CSI2* Medium Tour over 1.45m. This shows once again that Baltic was not declared Preferent for nothing this year.

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12-05-2022

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.

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09-05-2022

DEURNE - Candy Holiday (Cardento) and Loewie Joppen (NED) secured second place in the CSI1* Grand Prix over 1.35m in Deurne (NED).

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09-05-2022

SAMORIN - Maerle (Glasgow v/h Merelsnest x Veron) has won the CSIYH1* Young Horse Class over 1.20m in Samorin (SVK) under the saddle of Norbert Schuman (ROU).

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09-05-2022

OPGLABBEEK - A fine Grand Prix result for Givenchi (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Samuel Hutton (GBR), who won this competition fantastically.

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09-05-2022

LA BAULE - Grand Slam VDL (Cardento (Elite) x Heartbreaker) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) did a fantastic clear round in the CSIO5* competition over 1.60m in La Baule (FRA).

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09-05-2022

RIESENBECK - Kallmar VDL (Carrera x Indorado) and Jur Vrieling (NED) were again unbeatable and won the final of the Youngster Cup for six- and seven-year-olds in Riesenbeck (GER).

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05-05-2022

BRUMMEN - Myrtebellie W (Arezzo) has received the title of 'most talented show jumper' during the final of the first edition of the Gelderland Young Horse Training.

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02-05-2022

DELFT - Guan 't Kruisveld (Glasgow van 't Merelsnest x Arko III), owned by Remco Ruijzing, has won the Geert Meursing Trophy at Manege de Prinsenstad in Delft during the VWF Jumping.

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02-05-2022

Nick T (Arezzo x Cantos) became champion of the four to seven year old show jumpers during the Open North Dutch Championship Free Jumping (ONNK).

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02-05-2022

CHEPSTOW - Ebanking (Etoulon x Sheraton) and Adam Botham (GBR) have won the CSI2* 1.40m competition in Chepstow (GBR). Creevyquinn Pearl (Cardento VDL x Corland), ridden by Anthony Condon (IRL), was third.

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02-05-2022

BOGUSLAWICE - Ivita (Harley VDL x Corland) and Kristupas Petraitis (LTU) came in second in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Boguslawice (POL).

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02-05-2022

ST. TROPEZ - GRIMAUD - Heureuse Nouvelle WH (VDL Cardento x Indoctro) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) finished second in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix of St. Tropez - Grimaud (FRA)

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02-05-2022

MAUBEUGE - Hulahupe JR (Bubalu VDL x Indoctro) and Joe Whitaker (GBR) finished sixth in the CSI3* 1.55m Grand Prix of Maubeuge (FRA).

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02-05-2022

MEXICO CITY - Zilton SL Z (Zirocco Blue VDL x Indoctro) and Michael Duffy (IRE) finished third in the CSI5* Grand Prix of Mexico City. VDL Cartello won the CSI5* competition over 1.45m with his Irish rider Darragh Kenny.

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29-04-2022

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...

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25-04-2022

Two Zirocco Blue-offspring in top 5 Dutch Jumping Championship

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22-04-2022

Ermelo - The 4-year-old Now It's Good (Harley VDL x Namelus R) achieved a total score of 80 point during her EPTM test in Ermelo. Now It's Good received a 8,5 for reflexes,  De jeugdige merrie viel op door haar reflex...

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22-04-2022

Although it was a beautiful day, we certainly didn't want to forget those who are having a hard time in Ukraine. The proceeds from the collection held were great.

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18-04-2022

ST. TROPEZ - In the French town of St. Tropez, VDL Edgar M (Arezzo x Marlon) under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) finished fantastically third in the 5* Grand Prix over 1.60m.

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18-04-2022

MIAMI - Greatest Boy (Carrera VDL x Great Pleasure) and Tobias Meyer (GER) finished in fourth place in the CSI5* Grand Prix over 1.60m in Miami (USA). Greatest Boy was bred by the Arnoe family from Nispen (NED).

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18-04-2022

WELLINGTON - the ten-year-old Orafina (For Fashion x Canturo), bred by the VDL Stud and Y. Walda from Wommels, has won the CSI3* Grand-Prix over 1.60m of Wellington (USA) under rider Kent Farrington (USA).

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18-04-2022

WELLINGTON - Inajottie (Carrera x Indoctro) ridden by James Billington (GBR) has won the CSI3* Grand Prix over 1.40m in Wellington (USA) with two clear rounds and a fast time in the jump-off.

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14-04-2022

NISSE - The three-year-old Pomerol (Pommerol de Muze) managed to achieve a total score of 32.8 points during the free jumping in Nisse. Pomerol received an 8.6 for talent and an 8.5 for technique.

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14-04-2022

IJSSELMUIDEN - The five-year-old mare Milithya (Etoulon VDL x Indoctro), bred by G. de Wit from Dronten, achieved a top score with a total of 86.5 points at the IBOP in IJsselmuiden.

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11-04-2022

LEIPZIG - C Vier 2 (Cardento) finished sixth in the World Cup final in Leipzig (GER). Grand Slam VDL (Cardento) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) rode a fantastic clear round in the CSI3* Grand Prix over 1.50m and finished tenth.

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11-04-2022

ST. TROPEZ - In St. Tropez, France, Glamour Girl (Zirocco Blue x Caletto I), bred by Stoeterij Gaesbeek, and ridden by Henrick von Eckermann (SWE), won the CSI3* Grand Prix over 1.50m.

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10-04-2022

Fancy Roos VDL (Baltic x Goodtimes) and Alex David Gill became winner of the 1.45m Grand Prix of the Super Spring Series in Houten

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07-04-2022

On the first Friday of April, the Championship Free Jumping Limburg took place in Panningen. The young show jumpers in three age categories compete for the win. The judges of the championships were of Boudewijn Schepers – vice-...

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05-04-2022

We showed our appreciation to Rob Ehrens, the Dutch Chef D’Equipe for many years. Rob has been a great support to us, he has taken numerous stallions of ours on Nations Cups and Championships as well as training our young stallion...

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05-04-2022

The VDL Stud stallion show on Saturday marked the official retirement of VDL Glasgow van het Merelsnest from the sport. He will now continue his breeding career here at the VDL Stud.   Glasgow has been a very special horse to the...

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04-04-2022

LANAKEN - Mademoiselle-A (Corland x Cardento), ridden by Jodie Hall McAteer (GBR), finished fifth in the CSI1* 1.45m Grand Prix in Lanaken (BEL).

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04-04-2022

KRONENBERG - Zeppe Blue (Zirocco Blue) has claimed the victory in the CSI1* Grand Prix over 1.45m under Leon Thijssen (NED). His half-brother Zeppelin Blue finished sixth in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m with Sanne Thijssen.

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04-04-2022

BONHEIDEN - The twelve-year-old mare Fliere Fluiter (Zirocco Blue x Animo) and Jack Ansems (NED) have won the CSI2* Grand-Prix over 1.45m in Bonheiden (BEL). The combination finished eighth in the 1.45m.

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04-04-2022

BEARS - Last Saturday our well-attended VDL Stallion Show took place. Although it was a beautiful day, we certainly didn't want to forget those who are having a hard time in Ukraine. The proceeds from the collection held were great.

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31-03-2022

ERMELO - The KNHS Dutch Jumping Championships brought great successes to offspring of our stallions. The top 3 results can be found here.

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30-03-2022

BEARS - Next April 2, our VDL Stallion Show with the public will finally take place again. Although it will be a festive day, we do not want to forget those who are having a very difficult time in Ukraine. We're having a fundraiser.

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28-03-2022

An unique atmosphere, a beautiful stallion collection, the youngest foals, international top riders and meetings with fellow breeders, you will experience it all at the VDL Stallion Show.

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28-03-2022

WELLINGTON - Naomi van het Keizershof (Cardento x For Pleasure) and Jessica Springsteen achieved a wonderful second place in the 1.45m in Wellington, Florida. Grand Prix.

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28-03-2022

BONHEIDEN - Geste van de Vitha (Zirocco Blue VDL x Quite Easy I) and Bart Clarys (BEL) finished third in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Bonheiden (BEL). In another 1.45m class, the successful combination even became first.

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28-03-2022

VEJER DE LA FRONTERA - Another fine result for our eleven-year-old stallion Davenport VDL (Diamant de Semilly x Indoctro). With his rider Laura Klaphake he came second in the CSI4* 1.50m competition in Vejer de la Frontera (ESP).

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27-03-2022

Our stallion Comthago VDL jumped three clear rounds under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli.

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24-03-2022

LUTTENBERG - There were good Ibop results for offspring of Arezzo, Jardonnay and Quasimodo van de Molendreef. Myrtebellie W (Arezzo VDL) and Nicolette Maverick S (Jardonnay VDL x Baltic VDL) were declared ster, keur and elite themselves.

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21-03-2022

COAPEXPAN (MEX) - Ehrens (Cardento x Concorde) and Luciana Roberta Gonzalez Guerra (MEX) won the CSIO5* 1.60m Grand Prix in Coapexpan. Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (Corland x Argentinus) has claimed victory under Manuel Gonz

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21-03-2022

GORLA MINORE - The CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Gorla Minore (ITA) resulted in a beautiful fourth place for Fleur Sinaa-A (Cardento x Indorado) and Paul Estermann (SUI).

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21-03-2022

LIER - Hulahupe JR (Bubalu VDL x Indoctro) and Joe Whitaker (GBR) achieved a fine sixth place in the 1.45m Grand Prix in Lier (BEL).

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21-03-2022

VEJER DE LA FRONTERA - Top results for our 11-year-old stallion Davenport VDL (Diamant de Semilly x Indoctro). With his rider Laura Klaphake he finished 9th in the CSI4* 1.55m Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera (ESP).

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20-03-2022

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...

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17-03-2022

VERDEN - An average score of no less than 8.5 was the result of Zinelord VDL's second sports test in Verden (DE).

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17-03-2022

LÖNINGEN - Odelia (Kallmar VDL x Cornet Obolensky) has won the Hasetaler Freispringchampionat for three-year-olds in Löningen (DE). Odlia was bred by Pedro Trommelen from Oosteind (NL).

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15-03-2022

GORLA MINORE - Little Pony (Cohinoor VDL x Emilion) again won a young horse class over 1.25m in Gorla Minore in Italy.

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14-03-2022

There were great successes last weekend for many Cardento descendants. The results in the USA, Mexico and Spain were striking.

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14-03-2022

'S HERTOGENBOSCH - Grand Slam VDL (Cardento (Elite) x Heartbreaker) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) drove a fantastic clear round in the CSI5* Rolex Grand Slam Grand Prix over 1.60m in 's Hertogenbosch (NED).

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14-03-2022

STRÖMSHOLM - Newton VDL and Ontario ES VDL were approved by the Swedish Studbook (SWB).

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14-03-2022

Top results for our 11-year-old stallion Davenport VDL (Diamant de Semilly x Indoctro). He and his rider Laura Klaphake were honored as the winner of the 1.45m Grand Prix in Vejer de la Frontera

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07-03-2022

GORLA MINORE - Little Pony (Cohinoor VDL x Emilion) won a young horse class over 1.25m in Gorla Minore in Italy.

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07-03-2022

OCALA - Hudson (Arezzo VDL x Contender) took fourth place under Amanda Flint in the 1.40m Grand Prix in Ocala (USA). Jaws de Longchamps (Zirocco Blue x Chin Chin) and Kathie Leverick (USA) finished second in the 1.30m class.

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07-03-2022

ELLINGTON - Faltic HB (Baltic VDL x Concorde) and Ben Maher (GBR) achieved a wonderful third place in the Grand Prix over 1.60m in Wellington (USA).

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07-03-2022

LIVE OAK - Gisborne VDL, the son of Zirocco VDL x Goodtimes bred by the VDL Stud, became sixth in the World Cup competition in Live Oak, USA yesterday. Gisborne VDL jumped a fantastic clear round under Hyde Mofatt (CAN).

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06-03-2022

A son of Brantzau was honored as champion of the Brandenburger stallionapprovals at Neustadt-Dosse

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04-03-2022

Successful 10th edition of the WEF Sport Horse Auction

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03-03-2022

WELLINGTON - It's almost here! The WEF Sporthorse auction starts tonight in Wellington. You can follow the auction of the fourteen show jumpers live and participate in the bidding! Start is at 7:00 PM. EST, which is 1 a.m. Dutch time.

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28-02-2022

Carrera offspring prove themselves again

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24-02-2022

Happy with our new addition, the premium stallion Expectation

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22-02-2022

Watch the presentation of the 2022 auction horses tonight! Link below

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21-02-2022

WELLINGTON - Faltic HB (Baltic VDL x Concorde) and Ben Maher (GBR) achieved a wonderful second place in the Grand Prix over 1.60m in Wellington (USA).

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21-02-2022

KRAKOW - The twelve-year-old mare Fliere Fluiter (Zirocco Blue x Animo) and Jack Ansems (NED) have won the CSI3* Worldcup Grand Prix over 1.55m in Krakow. Zirocco Air (Zirocco Blue x Con Air) and Mateusz Tyszko (POL) won the 1.30m.

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17-02-2022

Finally, it will happen again!

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14-02-2022

SHARJAH - The Nations Cup in Sharjah (UAE) resulted in a nice second place for BBS McGregor (Cardento) and Jack Ryan (IRE).

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14-02-2022

KEYSOE - Icaterina (Durango VDL x Tangelo vd Zuuthoeve) and Joe Whitaker (GBR) have won the CSI2* Grand Prix in Keysoe over 1.45m.

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14-02-2022

OLIVA - Geste van de Vitha (Zirocco Blue VDL x Quite Easy I) and Bart Clarys (BEL) finished sixth in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Oliva (ESP).

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14-02-2022

LIER - Icarus LH (Etoulon) has won the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.30m in Lier. Under Sanne Vermeulen (NED), Icarus remained double clear and set the fastest time. Jackpot (Arezzo VDL) and Bo Fievez (BEL) were sixth.

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13-02-2022

Our stallion Comthago has recently started training with Marlon Zanotelli and immediately took the win at their competition debut

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10-02-2022

The 5-year-old Maximus (Glasgow van 't Merelnest x Carolus II) was one of the top sellers in the Youhorse.auction sale.

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07-02-2022

Ocala - Hudson (by Arezzo VDL) and Irvington VDL (by Dallas VDL) placed in the $50.000 Grand Prix

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04-02-2022

The VDL stallioncatalogus 2022 is online

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04-02-2022

Our stallions did well with some great results at the fianls for the KWPN stallion competition.

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04-02-2022

Our Grand Prix stallion, Baltic has been added to the list of prestigous 'Preferent' stallions by the KWPN.

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03-02-2022

On the second day of the KWPN stallion approvals we have had all 5 stallions put through to the next stage. Oreo VDL was crowned as a Premium stallion!

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02-02-2022

Once again we have 4 stallions entering the KWPN Stallion Approval

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31-01-2022

Cardento-son Grand Slam VDL has recieved another approval, this time from Selle Francais.

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31-01-2022

Wellington FL - Two son's of harley VDL placed in the 1.35m class. 4th Jesmond VDL and 5th Indygo Solier B, both sold in the WEF Sport Horse Auction Wellington FL USA.

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31-01-2022

VDL stallions showed some impressive figures with a total of 12 offspring in the Grand Prix, including 5 out of Zirocco Blue.

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31-01-2022

Opglabbeek - Just Special (by Falaise de Muze) wins the 1.35m class and Floor (by Zirocco Blue VDL) also took a victory in the 1.30m class.

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25-01-2022

Poland - Son of Etoulon VDL placed 4th in the 2* 1.40m

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24-01-2022

Abu Dhabi - 2nd James vd Oude Heihof (by Douglas)

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18-01-2022

Today 5 of our young stallions have been approved by the KWPN Studbook.

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10-01-2022

Florida - JDP Dougland by Douglas wins the 1.40m class with rider Nathalie Dean (USA).

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09-01-2022

Homebred Liberty VDL placed 2nd in a 1.20m class

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05-01-2022

EXLOO - The stallion For Friendship VDL (For Pleasure x Stakkato Gold) took the 4th place in the 1.20m class.

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