News archive 2023

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10-12-2023

Kelton VDL and Alex David Gill win the 1.45m Grand Prix of the Roelofsen Winter Classics in Exloo

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10-12-2023

Merlot VDL and Femke de Laat also win the 2nd round of the stallion competition

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05-12-2023

Last weekend, a free jump competition was organized by the IJsseldelta Breeding Committe. 17 2-year-olds and 18 3-year-olds were judged by Michel Priemis and Henri Stegeman. The 2-years-old Arezzo son Ruben's Choice impressed the ju...

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04-12-2023

In the Grand Prix of Wellington, the Baltic son Hollerno started with Peter Lutz. Only three combinations managed to stay clear in the jump-off, Hollerno (by Baltic) as well. The third place is a great start to their 1.60m debut and pro...

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04-12-2023

Last weekend Landino started in the 2* 1.35m class in Lichtenvoorde with Alex David Gill. During his 2* debut, he managed to went two days clear. Landino is bred by the VDL stud and is out of Holstein dam line 474A. Alex David Gill a...

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04-12-2023

The Zirocco Blue daughter Glamour Girl finished fifth in the World Cup in La Coruna last Sunday. 14 competitors managed to qualify for the jump-off including Henrik von Eckerman with Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue). With this result, the...

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04-12-2023

Last Sunday there was success for Onatella v.d. Vinkhoeve (by Zirocco Blue) and Primitivo Nieves Zorrilla. They finished second at the Grand Prix with a nice clear jump-off and in a fast time of 42.72 seconds. The Zirocco Blue daughter ...

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04-12-2023

Offspring of VDL stallions Champions of the GMB competition for 4-year-olds and 5-year-olds.

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30-11-2023

There was also a victory in the 2nd round of the KWPN/Blomstallion competition for New Pleasure VDL and for Stargos VDL, both stallions are ridden by Hessel Hoekstra.

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27-11-2023

Last Saturday was the 3* Grand Prix of Riyadh in Kazakhstan. For the 1.50m Grand Prix managed 2 Zirocco Blue-offspring to qualify themself. So managed Zaccorado Blue with David Will to win the Grand Prix and win more than €15.000 p...

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27-11-2023

The thirteen years-old Arezzo-son Find Touch GR managed to become fifth in the 2* Grand Prix of Ornago in Italy. Giacomo Bassi and Find Touch GR (by Arezzo) were all weekend long clear. On Friday they already took the third place in the...

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27-11-2023

Legolas ter Wilden (by Emmerton) and Michael Hughes became second in the Grand Prix of Opglabeek. The duo took the second place in the fast time of 35.40 seconds and stayed clear. The Emmerton-son who is bred by Wilfried Rooms and is ou...

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27-11-2023

The World Cup (1.60m) took place in Madrid last weekend. As last combination before the break were Iglesias D.V. (by Quasimodo v/d Molendreef) and Olivier Robert, they managed to qualify themself as third for the jump-off. The Quasimodo...

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27-11-2023

The Grand Prix of Lichtenvoorde for Juniors took place last Sunday. For the jump-off where 3 VDL offspring placed. One of them is Kansas (by Baltic) with Amber van Marle, they were also clear in the jump-off and set the third time. The ...

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21-11-2023

Just Blue (Zirocco Blue x Ferro) wins 1.45m Grand Prix Mariënheem

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20-11-2023

For the second time in a row, Karaldo managed to secure the second place at the Grand Prix of Olivia. The Harley son, bred by H. & A. Barenkamp, also managed to stay clear in the jump-off and was more than a second faster than number 3....

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20-11-2023

Kallmar won the 1.35m on Friday and the 1.45m on Saturday. With almost 2 seconds difference from the number 2, the KWPN approved son of Carrera was supreme on Friday. In the 1.45m, the stallion also managed to leave all the competition ...

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20-11-2023

Last Sunday, the World Cup took place in Stuttgart. With eight combinations in the jump-off, it promised to be a blistering jump-off. Among the jump-off finalists included Elysium (by Zirocco Blue) and Hans-Dieter Dreher, who also manag...

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20-11-2023

At the Grand Prix of Monterrey La Silla in Mexico, Ocean Quality (by Baltic) finished second. Several VDL offspring started in the Grand Prix including the Baltic daughter bred by Quality Stud. Ocean Quality (by Baltic) with Emilie Cont...

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20-11-2023

Several offspring of VDL stallions were participating at the IBOP in Oirschot. The highest two scores for the jumping horses were for Grand Slam daughter Paris and Glenfiddich Daughter Odile de Elome....  

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20-11-2023

This year's final EPTM test featured a high-quality group of mares, of which Baltic daughter Ominka received the highest points.... This mare, which became star and voorlopig keur as a 3-years-old, scored 8.5 points for all her part...

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16-11-2023

Successful start to the 2023/2024 KWPN Stallion Competition

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16-11-2023

Two young VDL stallions were presented last Tuesday at the Oldenburg stallion inspection in Vechta

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14-11-2023

The first competition of the Anemone Horse Truck Stallion Competition has already been ridden in Kronenberg. In the Z/ZZL class, a high-quality group of horses competed, in which Femke de Laat and Merlot VDL scored no less than 85,6 poi...

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14-11-2023

The VDL Stud-bred Cardento son managed to outpace the competition in Toronto and won the 4* 1.40m class. Daniel Coyle and Farrel VDL have already collected over €250,000 prize money as a duo. The damline of Farrel VDL's (by Car...

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14-11-2023

At the Grand Prix of Kronenberg, seven combinations managed to qualify for the jump-off. Including two VDL offspring. Floor (by Zirocco Blue) finished third and Kalie S (by Carrera) fourth. The Zirocco Blue daughter is bred by Marcel Vi...

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13-11-2023

Last Sunday, the Carrera son Jup was allowed to take first place at the prize-giving ceremony of the 3* Grand Prix in Olivia. Jup (by Carrera), bred by G.L. Hoksbergen, managed to stay clear in the jump-off with Mariano Martinez Bastida...

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13-11-2023

Last Sunday, the 2* Grand Prix took place in Monterrey, Mexico. The Corporal son Zuperman MT finished second twice with Mark Bluman. Zuperman MT (by Corporal) is bred in Sweden by Maria Talonpoika. Sixth place in the 2* Grand Prix went ...

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13-11-2023

During the Winterjumping competition in Zellink were the National Free Jump Contest for ponies and 2/3 year-olds organised by the Young Breeders. This competition is also a selection for the semi-finals of the Free Jump competition...

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13-11-2023

In the 2* Grand Prix of Lier, seven combinations managed to qualify for the jump-off. With less than half a second difference from the number 1, the Harley son was allowed to become second during the prize-giving ceremony. For several y...

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13-11-2023

At the World Cup in Verona, the Arezzo son Harwich VDL finished on a nice seventh place. Johan-Sebastian Gulliksen with Harwich VDL (by Arezzo) stayed also clear in the jump-off . The Arezzo son is bred by VDL Stud and comes from t...

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12-11-2023

With super nice rounds and a fast time Grand Slam VDL and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli jumped to a 7th place in the 1.55m Grand Prix

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11-11-2023

6 VDL stallions in the top 100 of the WBFSH sire rankings;

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06-11-2023

Last week, four VDL offspring managed to win at Thermal in California. Gamble (by Campbell) won the 1.35m class with James Chawke in the Welcome Speed class on Wednesday. The son of Campbell is bred by R. Falkena & A. Olff. &n...

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06-11-2023

Jirenze (by Baltic) finished third with Taylor Kain at the Grand Prix of Riesenbeck. In a strong field of competitors, the Radstake-bred Baltic managed to leave all the obstacles in the scoops, resulting in a great third place. Jirenze ...

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06-11-2023

On Sunday the World Cup was held in Lexington . Earlier, Eddie Blue (by Zirocco Blue) with Devin Ryan also  finished third at the World Cup in Washington. The J. Honcoop-bred Zirocco Blue son already finished fifth in the 1.50m cou...

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03-11-2023

Several offspring of VDL stallions participated in the IBOP in Luttenberg. The inspectors were very pleased with the leading group. The highest score was for the mare Pearl (Comthago x Casall) who was bred and ridden by Marcel de Boe...

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31-10-2023

The Silver Tour Grand Prix was run over 2 courses in which Shannan and Nathan managed to jump 2 clear rounds.....

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30-10-2023

At the World Cup in Washington, Eddie Blue (by Zirocco Blue) managed to stay clear in the jump-off and secure a nice third place. Devin Ryan has been a combination with the Zirocco Blue son for several years and they have already scored...

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30-10-2023

Faltic HB (by Baltic) and Ben Maher managed to qualify for the jump-off at the Grand Prix of Riyadh last Sunday. Eight combinations were qualified for the jump-off, including the Baltic-son Faltic HB bred by H. A. Brinkman. Ben Maher an...

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30-10-2023

On Sunday, Kosmos A (by Arezzo) and Laura Renwick managed to beat all competition and claim victory in the 1.35m. Two days before, the duo secured a nice second place in the 1.40m. The 7-year-old Arezzo son is bred by C. Ardts from Hap....

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30-10-2023

At the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain, Fleur Sinaa-A (by Cardento) finished third in the 1.55m. Aurelia Loser and the Cardento daughter Fleur Sinaa-A were qualified for the jump-off and managed to stay clear in the jump-off...

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30-10-2023

This weekend were the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships of 4-years-old in California. The competitors were juged on comfirmation and type (10% counting), dressage (20% counting) and jumping and potential (70% counting). All com...

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29-10-2023

Home-bred Zirocco Blue son Gisborne VDL wins the 1.55m Grand Prix of Indoor Friesland in Leeuwarden with Jeroen Dubbeldam

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25-10-2023

Last weekend was the last competition of the open SJC Championships at Canada...

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23-10-2023

The GPH Stud Harley offspring won the 1.50m at Mill Spring with Kara Chad. Only three combinations who to stayed clear in the jump-off with Igor GPH being over 2 seconds faster than the number 2. So far in 2023, the duo has already ma...

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23-10-2023

In Wellington, the Harley daughter Narcotique v/h Dingenshof managed to win the Grand Prix. Erynn Ballard and Narcotique v/h Dingenshof (by Harley) stayed clear in the 1.40m and set the fastest time. The Jaak Vermeulen-bred Har...

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23-10-2023

Center (by Cardento) wins the 1.40m in Olivia with Mario Bichler on Sunday. Over 1 second faster than the runner-up, the duo managed to take the win. As many as 13 combinations qualified for the jump-off, but no one could beat the fast ...

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23-10-2023

The Carrera son Komboy takes victory in Poland with Jaroslaw Skrzynski. Six combinations managed to qualify for the jump-off, but no one managed to beat Komboy's (by Carrera) time. Jaroslaw Skrzynski has been a combination with the ...

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23-10-2023

In the Grand Prix of El Jadida, victory went to Q - Famous van Berg op Zoom (by Grand Slam) and Virginie Thonon. The still only seven-year-old Grand Slam son was the only one to also stay clear in the jump-off, thus taking the Grand Prix t

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23-10-2023

The Zirocco Blue daughter bred by Pieter Kersten won the Grand Prix of Kronenberg last Sunday. Hallilea (by Zirocco Blue) has been a successful combination with Lars Kersten for many years and they have already won over €100,000 in...

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16-10-2023

Gaultier VDL became third in the Grand Prix. Ridden by Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, they were qualified for the jump-off. With a great third place and over €22,000 prize money, the duo was allowed to line up in the prize-giving ceremony.

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16-10-2023

In the Grand Prix of Wroclaw, Guessina (by Zirocco blue) became third in the 2* 1.45m. The Zirocco Blue son is ridden by German rider Philipp Schober and is bred by J.F. Hooghiemstra. On Thursday, they also won the second prize in the 1.40m

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16-10-2023

In Lier, 8-year-old Baltic P- Jewel's Promise won the Young Horses class. In a strong field of competitors, the duo stayed clear in both phases and go home with the victory. P- Jewel's Promise is bred by Jewel Court Stud and is ...

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16-10-2023

Last weekend, Cardento offspring were supreme. For example, Come Away Flamingo Z won the 4* 1.50m on Sunday in Rabat, Morocco. The nine-year-old Cardento daughter was bred by Alexandra Rantet and has been a combination with Jér&o...

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16-10-2023

Last weekend was the BWP National Breeders' Day in Broechem. The two-years old Velina van de Ultrahoeve (Grand Slam x Jetset D) did very well at her age class...

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09-10-2023

Last Saturday, Ebanking (by Etoulon) and Joseph Stockdale won the 3* 1.60m in the English city of Birmingham. Bred by E. Vriend, the Etoulon son has now been under Joseph Stockdale's saddle for a year and is out of the "Star&qu...

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09-10-2023

At the Grand Prix of Gorla Minore, the Zirocco Blue-son Just Blue with Daan van Geel are on the starting list. They managed to qualify for the jump-off with 8 other competitors. In the jump-off, they also stayed clear and secured a nice...

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09-10-2023

In the Mexican Coapexpan, Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (by Corland) and Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane won the Grand Prix. They were the only ones who managed to stay clear in the first round and in the jump-off. With that result for the Corland ...

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09-10-2023

Last Friday, Zenon and Isabelle Freese had their first competition together in the 7-9 years-olds group. This was the first competition for this combination... 

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06-10-2023

A new group of foals are online. Once again we have succeeded in selecting a very interesting and correct group of foals, directly from the breeder.....

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02-10-2023

Last Saturday, Karaldo (by Harley) with Derin Demirsoy have won the final of the seven- and eight-year-olds. In the first round and the jump-off, the duo managed to stay clear and set a fast time of 34.14 seconds. This proved to be too ...

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02-10-2023

Last Thursday, Marriet Smit-Hoekstra and Wadro's Lerina (by Glasgow v/h Merelsnest) started at the end of the class in the 1.30m. They managed to stay clear and more than 2 seconds faster than the number 2. The Glasgow v/h Merelsnes...

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02-10-2023

Last Sunday, Romy FZ (by Baltic) finished fourth in the 2* Grand Prix of Fontainebleau in France. With Belgian rider Katja Haep, the daughter of Baltic managed to not touch one single fence all weekend. This already resulted in a nice 6th..

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02-10-2023

Arezzo de Llamosas (by Arezzo) wins the final of the 5-year-olds and DHF Alliance (by Douglas) wins the final of the 8-year-olds in Valkenswaard

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02-10-2023

Grand Slam VDL clear with Brazilian team in FEI Nations Cup Final and Elysium (by Zirocco Blue) wins this final with the German team.

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25-09-2023

Last weekend, Karonia L (by Harley) with Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida managed to win both classes at 1.45m level. The Harley daughter is bred by Th. Lemmers and has already won four classes in the past two months.  Icarronne-S (by ...

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25-09-2023

At the Vancouver Grand Prix, only five combinations managed to stay clear and qualify for the jump-off. The Cardento daughter Havana was also qualified for the jump-off and went home with a nice third place. She is bred by Woodlawn Farms an

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25-09-2023

At the Cantelau Grand Prix, Bouabdellah Chelef started with Cyroco (by Zirocco Blue). They stayed clear and ran off with the victory. The Zirroco Blue son is bred by ZG Lothar & Sven Völz. In the same class, fourth place we...

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25-09-2023

Sambucci de Muze finalist at the World Championships for 5-year-olds in Lanaken and Stargos VDL jumps to second place in the consolation final for 6-year-olds

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25-09-2023

Last Friday, Kallmar VDL and Emanuele Gaudiano finished third in the 2* 1.45m in St Tropez, France. 16 were qualified for the jump-off, with a fast time and another clear round Kallmar VDL and Emanuele Gaudiano were allowed t...

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20-09-2023

Tomorrow the Word Championships for 5-, 6- and 7-year-old showjumpers start in Lanaken. This will be on the showgrounds of the Zangersheide stud farm. Several horses owned and/or bred by the VDL-stud will compete:...

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20-09-2023

Did you unfortunately fail to get your mare in foal this year? Then don't forget to hand in your statement from the vet before 1 October. You can send the gust declaration to: info@vdlstud.com or VDL Stud Bearsterdy...

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19-09-2023

At the American Gold Cup, Quintin competed with Daniel Coyle. They managed to qualify for the jump-off and finish in a nice third place. The Quaprice-son is out of the "Prestatie Sport" mare Thamara (by Emilion) and is bred by...

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19-09-2023

Cartier VDL (Carrera x Corland) won the Indoor Championship for 4yrs in Cavan, Ireland.

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18-09-2023

Last Sunday, the Grand Prix of Outdoor Zuidwolde took place. During the show many VDL offspring could be seen in the victory laps. So also in the Grand Prix, Jourdain VDL (by Zapatero) and Alex David Gill managed to secure a great third ...

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18-09-2023

Last Saturday, Catch Me Not S (by Cardento) and I Know (by Arezzo) finished ex aequo third in the Rome 5* 1.60m Grand Prix. Only four combinations also managed to stay clear in the jump-off including the Cardento and Arezzo sons.

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18-09-2023

At the Bonheiden Grand Prix, no fewer than 18 competitors managed to qualify for the jump-off. Including the ten-year-old descendant of Glasgow v/h Merelsnest with Tim Gredley. Also in the jump-off, the duo managed to stay clear and ear...

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18-09-2023

Last weekend were the Southern Swedisch Foal Championships of the SWB studbook. JJ Gothenborg by Glasgow van het Merelsnest became champion of the jumping foals....

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18-09-2023

Friday the 15th of September were the championships of the foals for the Selle Français studbook at Saint-Lô. Among the older fillies there were 3 fillies who exceeded the average score. The highest scor of 18.45 points were for Nosy Doll..

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11-09-2023

In Opglabbeek, Heureuse Nouvelle WH (by Cardento) with Marlon Modolo Zanotelli won the 3* 1.50m on Friday. Only 7 of over 75 managed to stay double clear and with over a second faster than the competition, the duo managed to win the cla...

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11-09-2023

Almquist (by Quasimodo vd Molendreef) was supreme at the 2* CSI Peelbergen in Kronenberg. In both classes Almquist (by Quasimodo vd Molendreef) started with Polish Oliwer Bule, they managed to beat the competition.

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11-09-2023

Another top result for the Baltic- son Leone Jei. With rider Martin Fuchs he jumped to victoryin the Rolex Grand Prix of Spruce Meadows in Canada with a double clear round.

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11-09-2023

Last Saturday the Winning Round was in Ising am Chiemsee. The victory went to Davenpoort VDL with Laura Klaphake. The stallion has been schooled by Stal Vrieling and is a combination with Laura Klaphake for years now. At international l...

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08-09-2023

Last week, Zoretto did the test for the Oldenburg studbook in Münster-Handorf with Bart Veeze. After a busy breeding season, they prepared well for the Oldenburg studbook test.

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07-09-2023

Last weekend was the Subtop Dressage competition at Tolbert. In the PSG, Barton VDL and Vai Bruntink finished at a 2nd place.  

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04-09-2023

Today we received the good news that 11 of our stallions received their approval for the German Westfalen studbook:  

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04-09-2023

Stargos VDL and Hessel Hoekstra jumped clear in the jump-off of the 1* Grand Prix of Exloo and finished in 7th place.

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04-09-2023

VDL offspring successful at the Bundeschampionaat

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04-09-2023

VDL offspring in the mix!

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28-08-2023

In Lexington on Sunday, Tina Yates and Ivaludine S (by Dallas) appeared in the ring in the 1.40m class. They managed sixth place earlier in the week. The daughter of Dallas is Elite and Sport herself and comes from the breeding...

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28-08-2023

Giulia Martinengo Marquet managed to finish second at the Grand Prix with Captain Morgan Weering Z (by Carrera). In the jump-off no fewer than 13 combinations managed to qualify. With a nice double clear round, the Carrera son eventuall...

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28-08-2023

As many as 80 competitors competed in the Grand Prix of Lastrup. Almost 2 seconds faster than number 2, Fliere Fluiter (by Zirocco Blue) and Jack Ansems managed to take the win. The 13-year-old mare is from the breeding farm of J. van d...

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28-08-2023

Last Sunday, the 5* 1.60m Grand Prix of Brussels took place. Despite the rain, 12 combinations were qualified for the jump-off, including the Cardento-son Catch Me Not S and Peder Fredricson. They eventually managed to get a nice fifth ...

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21-08-2023

Sunday 20th of August was the final of the Cup of Belgium for the young riders and U25. The Belgian champion Jules van Hoydonck took the win. Together with Qastaar Castanoo by Hardrock, this combination managed to stay clear over two ro...

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21-08-2023

In the 1.60m class, the mare Glamour Girl, ridden by Henrik von Eckermann, managed to stay clear three times. This enabled this combination to secure 2nd place on the first day. They were the fastest in the jump off in the Grand Prix on...

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18-08-2023

VDL Legodermus PP (by Harley) and Hessel Hoekstra managed to qualify for the jump-off. With a fast clear round they were the reserve champion during the prize giving ceremony. With this result, they may also start at the WC young horses...

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18-08-2023

Yesterday, the final of the KWPN six-year-old show jumpers took place in Exloo. Out of 40 participants, 17 managed to qualify for the jump-off. Among the jump-off candidates were McAllister with Wesley de Boer, they managed to keep their...

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18-08-2023

At the final of the four-year-old show jumpers in Exloo, the results were close. The four-year-old son of Comthago is ridden by Sophie Verges and was bred by Stal Bakker from Zijldijk. He stood out for his light-footed canter, easy chan...

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17-08-2023

In the final of the 5-year-olds, 21 combinations managed to qualify in the jump-off. As the very fastest and over 1 second difference from the number, Neelena (by Harley) with Luke Hill managed to secure the victory. Neelena VDL is a da...

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17-08-2023

Yesterday, the small final of the KWPN young horse championships took place in Exloo. In this, the seven-year-olds were allowed to start first. Only four combinations managed to stay clear in both phases, including three VDL offspring. ...

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16-08-2023

This week is the KWPN young horse championships in Exloo. In the preliminaries, the horses were presented cast-iron by our own stable riders Alex David Gill and Luke Hill but also by Cristel Kalf, Tibo Hendrickx, Wesley de Boer and Hess...

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16-08-2023

This week is the KWPN young horse championships in Exloo. Luke Hill also started our stallion Sambucci de Muze in the 5-year-olds. With two nice clear rounds on both days, he left a positive impression on the stallion committee.

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15-08-2023

The end of the 2023 breeding season is approaching and this means that not all VDL Stud stallions are still available with fresh semen. The stallions running in the sport are freshly available for the last time today and some until the ...

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14-08-2023

At the show in Opglabeek, the Zirocco Blue son proved to be supreme. On Thursday he already took fourth place with Richard Vogel in the 1.35m class. This turned out to be just a sneak preview, beacuse as on Saturday and Sunday the duo m...

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14-08-2023

This time, the Nations Cup took place in Dublin. For Switzerland, Leone Jei (by Baltic) started with Martin Fuchs. With two clear rounds, the combination managed to secure victory for Switzerland. The offspring of Baltic is bred by G.M....

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14-08-2023

Last weekend, the Norwegian senior championships took place in Drammen. In both preliminaries, Harwich VDL (by Arezzo) and Johan-Sebastian Gulliksen managed to stay clear. Which gave the duo a strong starting position in the final. Also...

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14-08-2023

Igor GPH (by Harley) with Kara Chad were very successful in Vancouver-Langley last week. Every day they managed to place in the top 10 Wednesday they placed 6th, Friday they placed 3rd and during the Grand Prix they placed 2nd. The pair...

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12-08-2023

Last Thursday, the KWPN National Championships for mares and foals took place in Ermelo. In the champion ring of jumping, the bloodlines of the VDL stallions were strongly represented. In the championship ring in the showjumping foals, ...

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12-08-2023

Yesterday, the KWPN National Championship took place for mares and foals. In the champion ring of jumping, the bloodlines of the VDL stallions were strongly represented. Thus, in the champion ring of the 3-year-old jumping mares, 4 of t...

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11-08-2023

Last Thursday, the semi-final of the KWPN Pavo Cup took place in Ermelo. With 28 other strong competitors Merlot VDL competed in this class. The stallion was presented by Femke de Laat and made a good impression. With a superb score of ...

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08-08-2023

Last Saturday, the foal show of the B.W.P. was held in Pulderbos near Antwerp. In a large field of participants, Amanka-A managed to win the championship of the jumpingbred mare foals.

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07-08-2023

In the Grand Prix of Saugerties in the USA, Hummer Z finished fourth. With two clear rounds, they managed to keep the competition behind them. The only 9-year-old son of Harley is ridden by Elizabeth Madden and was bred by P.H.A.E. Bock...

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07-08-2023

In the Grand Prix of Valkenswaard, Incanto VDL with Eleonora Sanna managed to stay double clear and take 4th place. Incanto VDL is out of the "Ster, Preferent, Prestatie" mare Donnalina (by Indoctro). Both mother and son are b...

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07-08-2023

At the Grand Prix of Cervia in Italy, the Zirocco Blue son managed to qualify for the jump-off. Zensational and Elia Simonetti also stayed clear in the jump-off which earned them a nice 4th place. The Zirocco Blue son is out of the Hols...

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31-07-2023

The Cardento son BBS McGregor finished 2nd with the team and 3rd individually at the Nations Cup in Hickstead. The gelding bred by Marguerite Ryan has been ridden by Jack Ryan for many years. With a double clear round and a time of 77.7...

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31-07-2023

At the Summer Fesitval Finale in Valkenswaard, the offspring of VDL stallions dominated. Thus, victory in the 4* 1.45m on Sunday went to Hallilea (by Zirocco Blue) and Lars Kersten. The Zirocco Blue daughter was bred by Pieter Kersten.&...

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31-07-2023

Last Sunday was the Grand Prix of Donaueschingen-Immenhöfe. Here, the breeding product of J. Poppen from Zwartsluis became 5th. Edouard Schmitz and Karel Doorman became already 3rd earlier in the weekend. The ninth place went to...

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31-07-2023

At the Grand Prix of Dinard, 15 riders managed to qualify for the jump-off. In a blistering jump-off, the Baltic son Leone Jei and Martin Fuchs managed to secure a great third place. The still only 11-year-old son has already collected ...

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31-07-2023

Offspring of VDL stallions in the top 10 of the prestigious 1.60m Grand Prix of Hickstead

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31-07-2023

Last weekend were the foal shows of Zuid-Holland and Noord-Brabant. In both selections, the champion ribbon went to an offspring of VDL stallions. In Zuid-Holland, the overall champion of the showjumping foals was Tommeke VDP (by Grand ...

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28-07-2023

During the Horse Breeding Day Veluwe & Vallei in Terschuur, there was also a foal show. The jury consisted of Wim Versteeg and Sandra Schmuecker. They chose Tunanita (by Carrera) as champion.

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24-07-2023

At the show in Nieuwleusen, Barton VDL made his debut in the Prix St-George. Both judges gave Barton VDL and Vai Bruntink the highest points in their class, coming first with over 69%. With Vai's words of praise: "He is such an...

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24-07-2023

The foals at the Wolden Summer Sale were highly in demand. The beautifull and correct foals with good damlines were popular with the buyers. The most expensive foal was the Carrera daughter Tendri VDL, she was bought by an American inve...

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24-07-2023

At the foal show in Middenbeemster, the Baltic son Troubadour became champion. The judges explained their choice: "A very appealing, well-developed foal with a good foundation. In both trot and canter, the colt is very light-footed...

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24-07-2023

Lena VDL (Carrera x Mr. Blue) and Luke Hill win the 1* Grand Prix and Just Blue (Zirocco Blue x Ferro) under Daan van Geel took the win in the 2* Grand Prix at CSI de Wolden.

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24-07-2023

At the Mare show in Groningen, the offspring of VDL stallions were supreme. 4 of the 5 mares in the 3 years old championclass were offspring of VDL stallions. Among them, Picobella (by Comthago) of M. & E. Jongeling became the champ...

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24-07-2023

Last weekend, Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue) became first in the 1.55m in Riesenbeck. Meanwhile, the Zirocco Blue daughter has already jumped nearly €700,000 prize money. Glamour Girl and Henrick von Eckermann have now been a combi...

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20-07-2023

Ojanita (by Dallas) became champion in the 4 yr to 7 yr mares category at the Gelderland Central Selection. The daughter of Dallas is bred out of the well-known Fanita line; dam Juanita is an Elite mare by Zirocco Blue. The breeder of O...

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20-07-2023

The mare Oceanfee (by Impressive) became champion in the older mares class in Exloo. The Impressive x Grand Slam daughter is bred by M. Roelandschap and J. Emmens. The judges described her as well-developed. Reserve champion in the...

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18-07-2023

The magnificent grounds of CSI De Wolden, the greatly popular 2* international show based in Zuidwolde, the Netherlands will once again be home to the De Wolden Summer Sale auction.

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18-07-2023

This year's European Junior Jumping Championships were held in Gorla Minore in Italy. There was great success for the members of the Dutch Team with offspring of the VDL stud.

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18-07-2023

Last Sunday, Inaico became 5th in the Grand Prix of CH De Wolden. Nine combinations managed to qualify for the jump-off and made it an exciting jump-off. During the lap of honour, Inaico and VDL stud rider Alex David Gill came 5th. On ...

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18-07-2023

In the 2* Grand Prix of Chantilly, the victory went to Iliade KDW Z (by Indoctro) and Magaux Rocuet. With over 2 seconds faster than the number 2, the Indoctro daughter and Frenchwoman left all competition behind.

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18-07-2023

In the Grand Prix of Falsterbo, Zuccero (by Zirocco Blue) finished 6th with Rolf-Goran Bengtsson. The 11-year-old son of Zirocco Blue stayed double clear and set the 6th fastest time.

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16-07-2023

Baltic-daughter Ticella VDL is the best jumpingbred foal in Harich and descendants of Barton became 1st and 2nd in the championship of the dressage foals

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15-07-2023

Homebred Pippa Frank VDL (Vitalis x Don Schufro) became Champion of the three-year-old dressage mares CK Friesland

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14-07-2023

Be Helena VDL delivers another champion for the VDL Stud

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12-07-2023

Picobella (by Comthago) earned 80/90 at the mare show in Appingedam. The Comthago daughter was the best-scoring mare, earning her an invitation to the National Mare Show. "This is a well-modelled mare with an appealing forehand, wh...

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12-07-2023

If you breed you also have to sell that is why we have a number of interesting broodmares for sale.

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10-07-2023

Last Sunday, Imbeer (by Etoulon) won the Grand Prix in Valkenswaard with Robert Murphy. The 10-year-old son of Etoulon managed to win the class with a lightning-fast jump-off.

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10-07-2023

The Cardento daughter wins the Grand Prix of Bedizzole in Italy. Aurelia Loser and Fleur Sinaa-A were more than 1 sec faster than the number 2 in the 1.45m.

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10-07-2023

The mighty jumping Jourdain VDL (Zapatero x Darco) jumped a double clear round with Alex David Gill in the 1.55m Grand Prix of Ommen and finished in a nice 5th place. Also on Friday in the qualifying competition there was a 5th place in...

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09-07-2023

Foals by Carrera and New Pleasure were honored as champions at the foalshows of Eext and Zuidenveld.

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06-07-2023

At the mare show in Houten, the 3-year-old daughter of Harddrock Poppylista scored 90 points. For reflexes, she even received 95 points and an invitation to the Dutch Mare Show. She is bred by Damstra from Arum and received the followin...

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03-07-2023

Grand Slam VDL and Marlon Zanotelli impressed last weekend in the Global Champions Tour of Monaco. In the 1.60m competition on Friday they jumped to a 4th place with a clear round. In the Grand Prix there was an 11th place for the top c...

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03-07-2023

At the mare show in Zeeland, the 3-year-old Carrera daughter became champion. She received no less than 80 points for her quick reflexes. Passadana was bred by A. Kroondijk and is out of the "Elite" mare Gedana H (by Emilion)....

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03-07-2023

Jur Vrieling won a 1.45m class with El Rocco (Zirocco Blue x Ircolando) and Zaccorado Blue (Zirocco Blue x Accorado) won a 1.50m class under David Will.

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03-07-2023

Last Saturday was the Grand Prix of Tryon. Just 5 competitors were clear and placed for the jump-off. Thereby where Jakilly (Harley) and Taylor St Jacques and became 4th. The Harley daughter is bred by J.A. Boots.

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03-07-2023

Impian D (Bubalu x Lux) and Henk Frederiks had a succesfull weekend in Ebreichsdorf. They won the 1.55m Grand Prix and took the Silver Medal in the Nations Cup with the Dutch Team. Impian D is bred by H.K. van Doorn from Veenendaal. Con...

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27-06-2023

Last Saturday was the KWPN Studbook show in Luttenberg. Where several offspring of VDL stallions scored well. Prelude (by Carrera) received an invitation for the National Mare Show.

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27-06-2023

Sarah-Louise McMillan and Tyrone VDL (Cardento) finished second in the 1.60m at Caboolture in Australia.

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26-06-2023

In America, Hudson (by Arezzo) finished second in the 1.40m classes on Sunday and fourth in the 1.45m on Friday. Irvington VDL(by Dallas) was also successful in the 1.45m classes on Friday they finished third and on Sunday in the 1.40m

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26-06-2023

In the Grand Prix, Ibiza D (by Baltic) finished fourth in the 1.55m in Olomouc. The Baltic son was bred by H. van Dael and has been combined with Miloslav Prihoda JR for several years.

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26-06-2023

Last weekend the Nations Cup was held in Rotterdam. Here Gisborne VDL (by Zirocco Blue) and Daniel Coyle were part of the Irish team. The team became second in the Nations Cup. Gisborne has already collected more than €150,00 in prize money

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26-06-2023

Favorito (by Indoctro) wins the Grand Prix at Heras in the 1.45m. The Indoctro daughter Jasmijn wins the Grand Prix in Paris in the 1.40m. Also in Lier, Pandy Floss E wins the 1.35m in the 8-year-olds.

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26-06-2023

Captain Morgan Weering Z (Carrera x Arezzo) won the 2* Grand Prix of Gorla Minore in Italy.

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19-06-2023

The daughter of Zavall Gilona AO (Zavall) wins Grand Prix 1.50m in Lexington.

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19-06-2023

At the KWPN studbook show Pandora (Karaldo x Arezzo) gets 80/85 points in Enter.

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19-06-2023

Last Saturday was the Young Breeders foal show in Ermelo. The Arezzo daughter The First Lady VP became champion of all jumping bred foals of the day.

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18-06-2023

VDL Mindset ES and Alex David Gill did very well during their international competition debut together, they rode two clear rounds during Outdoor Gelderland

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12-06-2023

Good results during CSI Twente, Inaico VDL placed twice and VDL Imar (by Carrera) placed 6th in the Grand Prix of CSI Twente.

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12-06-2023

Ivory TCS (by Falaise de Muze) and Daniel Coyle won the 1.55m last Friday. Ivory TCS is bred by T. & L. Collins. Jump Star SIH (by Zirocco Blue) also wrote a class on her name, the 1.40m classes. Luis Alejandro Plascencia and the Z...

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12-06-2023

At the FEI Welcome Stake in Tryon, the Dallas son finished second in the 1.50m. Martien van der Hoeven and In A Hurry have only recently become a combination but already appear to be in top shape.

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12-06-2023

In the German city Westerwede Renske Kroeze and Irma Peternella (Baltic x Indoctro) became 4th.

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12-06-2023

The Harley VDL daughter Priazella (by Freule Fuzella elite IBOP-spr PROK out of Indoctro, breeder: Falkena-Olff Stables) has made a lot of progress according to Marcel Beukers: "This horse has grown into it very nicely. In the beginning..

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12-06-2023

With a highscore of 75,85% they won the festival. Th just 9-years old son of Bordeaux and is already competing at ZZ level. He is approved at the studbook of Oldenburg.

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12-06-2023

Many of our stallions' offspring were placed in the top 10 of the 5-year-old class at CSI Twente in Geesteren

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12-06-2023

Cardento offspring performed remarkably in La Baule, France. In the 1.60m Grand Prix of La Baule, Katanga vh Dingeshof won and Iliana placed 3rd.

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10-06-2023

Grand Slam VDL and Marlon Zanotelli took the win with Brazilian team in the Nations Cup of La Baule.

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05-06-2023

The Zirocco Blue son had the best result with the Irish Team at the Nations Cup in Vancouver. Gisborne is out of the "Preferente prestatie" mare Alpen Roos VDL and was bred by VDL Stud. Meanwhile, the Zirocco Blue offspring ha...

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05-06-2023

In Zduchovice, Czech Republic, Guesssina (by Zirocco Blue) finished 3rd in the Grand Prix 1.45m classes with Phillip Schober. With a double clear round, the combination was allowed to take the 3rd place in the prize-giving ceremony.

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05-06-2023

The duo started the weekend with a clear round and together with the team managed to secure the victory in the 1.45m classes. Impian D was bred in Lunteren by H.K. van Doorn and has been a combination with Henk Frederiks for many years. In

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05-06-2023

The son of Arezzo already became third in the 1.60m classes on Friday. Julius.D was bred by H. van Dael and sold by VDL Stud, Emanuele Gaudiano has been riding him successfully for several years already.

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05-06-2023

Miss Holivia VDL and Sjoerd Kommers wins two classes in the 6 & 7-year-old class in Riesenbeck. In the final the Cardento daughter finished 3rd and the victory went to Balbina N (by Brantzau) with Philip Loven.

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01-06-2023

Three high interesting bred young VDL stallions are approved by Zangersheide: Unedo van de Vondel(by Conthargos) and the two sons of Zirocco Blue: Pure Blue and Pardino VDL.

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01-06-2023

In Vancouver the VDL offspring wins 5 classes.

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01-06-2023

BBS McGregor (Cardento) and Jack Ryan wins the 1.60m in Rome. The son of Cardento is bred by Marguerite Ryan. Also again success for Inpulls (Dallas) and Jessica Burke. They were clear and had the fastet time in the 1.45m classes.

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01-06-2023

The daughter Zirocco Blue wins 2 classes in Olsza. Keberlina H is bred by J. Hazenberg and ridden by the Polish rider Jacek Zagor. Goldstar W is offspring of Grand Slam and became in the 7 years old class second and third.

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30-05-2023

Comthago daughter wins 5 years old classes at De Wolden Cup in De Wijk. Nikita GB (Comthago x Harley) and Zoi Snels takes the first place.

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29-05-2023

A fantastic win for Zuccero (Zirocco Blue x Caretino) and his rider Rolf-Goran Bengtsson in the 1.55m Grand Prix of Uggerhalne in Denmark. They made the fastest clear round in the jump-off.

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29-05-2023

Barton VDL (by Bordeaux) and Vai Bruntink ended with a nice score of 72.05% in 6th place in the Dutch Dressage Championship ZZ-level.

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22-05-2023

Jenny Rankin stayed double clear in the 1.55m Grand Prix with VDL mar, taking 5th place. VDL Imar (Carrera) is out of the Elite mare Dumara (by Indoctro) and was bred by B. Agema.

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22-05-2023

Rock of Cashel (Bubalu x Cardento) became second in the 1.55m Grand Prix of Peelbergen with Tom Wachman. The son of Bubalu Rock of Cashel, also known as Icoon VDL, managed to stay double clear.

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22-05-2023

The American Cathleen Driscoll managed to win the 1.45m class with the Zirocco Blue-son James Blue. Icarus (by Douglas) was also successful in Lexington.

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15-05-2023

Jessica Burke wins sunday the 1.45m classes with the Dallas-daughter Inpulls. Beside Inpulls another Dallas-daughter was successful in Italy. Jiniki and Hans-Dieter Dreher became 5th in the 1.45m classes

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15-05-2023

The offspring of Cardento and Carrera all finish in the top 5.

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15-05-2023

Last sunday the only 10 years old Iliana (Cardento) took the 6th place in the Grand Prix of Madrid in the 1.60m. Another daughter of Cardento Heureuse Nouvelle WH wins the 1.50m in Belgium.

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08-05-2023

The offspring of Zirocco Blue is incomparable.

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08-05-2023

In the Grand Prix of Lier wins the son of Zirocco Blue. Zensation 2 jumped double clear in the 1.30M classes with Elisabeth Meyer in the saddle. Albert Klos is the breeder of Zensation 2. Johan Bergs was also successul with Lolita O....

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08-05-2023

A succesful start for Geir Gulliksen and his new horse Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco). They jumped a double clear round in the 1.45m Grand Prix of Drammen and finished in a fantastic 4th place.

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08-05-2023

The son of Cardento Dundas VDM ridden by Laura Penele wins the Grand Prix in Lack in the 1.45m classes. Dundas VDM is bron in Burgum, bred by T. Heechiem. Also Goldstar W (Grand Slam) won the 1.35m with Dawid Skiba. The son of Grand ...

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05-05-2023

Go to Blue (by Zirocco Blue) wins 1.50m Grand Prix in Johannesburg

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01-05-2023

Picobello Jasmine (Arezzo x Indoctro) ended 3rd in France in the 1.55m classes with Ugo Berrittella.

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01-05-2023

The son of Carrera jumped double clear in the Grand Prix of Riesenbeck with Harrie Wiering. They were more than 2 seconds faster as number 2 and left all the competition behind. In the final of the Youngster Tour were the spring-off ...

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28-04-2023

Hirado Blue (Zirocco Blue x Indorado x Corland) is afgelopen weekend derde geworden in de 1.45m Grand Prix van Temecula in Californië. Hirado Blue is een fokproduct van Angela Bijkerk en wordt gereden door Molly Talla.

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27-04-2023

The plans have changed. The idea was that Grand Slam would be available by fresh semen in May and June this year, it has now been decided to also focus 100% on the sport during the breeding season. Grand Slam is competed at the highest ...

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26-04-2023

Oceanco R.S. (Etoulon x Contact vd Heffink) became Champion of the ONNK (Open Dutch freejumping championship)

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24-04-2023

Glamour Girl (by Zirocco Blue) and Henrick von Eckermann, bred by Stoeterij Gaesbeek, won three classes during the Global Champions Tour in Mexico City and Miami

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17-04-2023

CHEPSTOW - Helsinki VDL (Baltic VDL x Corland), sold at De Wolden Summer Sales 2019, won the 1.50m Grand Prix at the David Broome's Welsh Masters show in Chepstow (IRE) under Gemma Ellison (GBR).

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17-04-2023

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

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17-04-2023

ST.TROPEZ-GRIMAUD -Julius D (Arezzo VDL x Emilion), under the saddle of Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA), won the CSI3* competition over 1.45m in St. Tropez (FRA).

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17-04-2023

LIER - The 10-year-old Ilypsho (VDL Zirocco Blue x Ircolando) won the CSIJ-A Grand Prix over 1.40m in Lier under Vic De Plecker (BEL).

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12-04-2023

GORLA MINORE - Kaphira (Corland x Clearway) and Wesley de Boer (NED) finished a fine fifth in the CSIOJ Grand Prix over 1.40m in Gorla Minore (ITA).

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09-04-2023

Our own homebred Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) became today the winner of the CS4* 1.55m Grand Prix of Arezzo in Italy under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli.

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05-04-2023

BEARS - Last Saturday was VDL Stud's annual stallion show. Besides showing the very best stallions, VDL Stud also wanted to do something to help others.

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03-04-2023

EXLOO - Jourdain VDL (Zapatero VDL) and Alex David Gill (GBR) finished fantastic fourth in the 1.45m Grand Prix of the Spring Equestrian Festival in Exloo (NED).

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03-04-2023

WELLINGTON - Davidson (Harley x Chin Chin) and Alex Matz (USA) won the $50,000 Helgstrand 1.50m National Grand Prix in Wellington with a double clear round and the fastest time of 38.758 seconds.

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03-04-2023

GORLA MINORE - VDL Helena van Perbeemd (Eldorado van de Zeshoek x Cardento 'Elite') and Hessel Hoekstra (NED) finished a fantastic fourth at the CSI3* 1.55m Grand Prix in Gorla Minore (ITA).

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03-04-2023

AREZZO - Outstanding results were achieved by VDL stud-bred Harwich VDL (Arezzo x Darco) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) in Arezzo, Italy. In the CSI3* Grand Prix over 1.50m, the combination took third prize.

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31-03-2023

You will find the full program below as PDF, so you can download or print it.  

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29-03-2023

On the 1st of April 2023 we, the VDL Stud in Bears, the Netherlands, will open our doors once again and welcome breeders and enthusiasts from all over the world to see the fantastic collection of stallions.

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29-03-2023

COAPEXPAN - Gigi-Carmen (Bacardi VDL), under the saddle of John Perez Bohm (COL), claimed victory in CSI5* 1.60m Grand Prix in Coapexpan (MEX). Third were Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (Corland) and Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane.

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29-03-2023

ERMELO - At the finals of the KNHS indoor championships in Ermelo, Heureuse (Dakar VDL), ridden by Mandy Deurloo, captured the championship title in the 1.30m. Indy (Glasgow-w v/h Merelsnest) came third under Sylvia Holterman.

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27-03-2023

GORLA MINORE - G-Vingino-Blue (Zirocco Blue x Orame) and Skye Morssinkhof (NED) won the CSI1* 1.40m-competition in Gorla Minore (ITA).

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27-03-2023

AREZZO - Jaja (Zirocco Blue VDL), Inpulls (Dallas VDL) and Julius D (Arezzo) were not inferior to each other at the CSI3* competition in Arezzo (ITA): the complete trio ran off with victory, and Jaja even twice.

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27-03-2023

AREZZO - Imar (Carrera VDL x Indoctro), ridden by Jenny Rankin (IRE), finished a fine third in the CSI3* Grand Prix over 1.50m in Arezzo (ITA).

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27-03-2023

LIER - Just Blue (Zirocco Blue x Ferro) and Daan van Geel (NED) claimed fourth place in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Lier (BEL).

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27-03-2023

MYAKKA CITY - Zita Blue (Zirocco Blue VDL x Baloubet du Rouet) and Hilary Mc Nerney (USA) finished a fine second in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix of Myakka City (Florida, USA).

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27-03-2023

VEJER DE LA FRONTERA - Igor GPH (Harley VDL x Crawford 5), ridden by Kara Chad (CAN), took a fine third place in the CSI4* Grand Prix over 1.60m in Vejer de la Frontera (ESP).

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23-03-2023

The much talented KWPN-approved stallion Mindset ES is sold to VDL Stud and stays maintained for the Dutch breeding. After the bronze medal at the Word Championship for young showjumpers in Lanaken last September the phone was constantl...

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23-03-2023

BEARS - On Saturday 1 April, from 13.00, our wonderful VDL Stallion Show will take place again. Although it is going to be a festive day, this time too we are raising money for a good cause. This year that charity is Team Friesland for Alpe

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20-03-2023

BEARS - During the VDL Stud stallion show, which takes place on Saturday 1 April 2023 from 1pm, a breeder's question will be answered for each stallion in a live Q&A session. You can send in your question about your favourite stallion now!

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20-03-2023

OCALA - Ivory TCS (Falaise de Muze x Ukato) and Daniel Coyle (IRE) took a fantastic second place in the Winter Spectacular XI 1.50m Grand Prix in Ocala (USA).

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20-03-2023

VERDEN - An average score of no less than 8.39 was Zinelord VDL's result at the sport test for approved stallions in Verden (DE).

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20-03-2023

LIER - Qastaar Castanoo (Hardrock Z x Cardento) won the CSIYH1* final of the seven- and eight-year-olds over 1.35-1.40m in Lier (BEL) under Jules Van Hoydonck (BEL).

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20-03-2023

LIER - Just the Way (Zirocco Blue VDL x Hemmingway) and Virginie Thonon (BEL) finished handsomely third in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m in Lier (BEL).

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20-03-2023

PARIS - Grand Slam VDL (Cardento 'Elite' x Heartbreaker) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) went fantastically clear twice at the CSI5* tournament in Paris (FRA). They finished tenth in the 1.60m Grand Prix and ninth in the 1.50m.

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13-03-2023

STAPHORST - Out of 100 participants, Yvonne Vaartjes' Nillandra (Glasgow v/h Merelsnest) was declared the most talented horse of the Morrenhof Jansen Young Horse Training. Nillandra was presented by Maxim Peeters.

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13-03-2023

VEJER DE LA FRONTERA - Equine America G Camille HBF (Zirocco Blue x San Patrignano Cassini), ridden by Karl Robbins GBR), secured second place in the CSI4* 1.55m Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera (ESP).

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13-03-2023

SAMORIN - Ibiza-D (Baltic VDL x Emilion) and Miloslav Prihoda (CZ) finished handsomely fifth in the CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix in Samorin (SVK). Seventh place was for Jojo Jk Sr (Etoulon VDL x Cassini I) and Bronislav Chudyba (SLO).

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13-03-2023

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH - Comthago VDL and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) finished fifth at the CSI5* competition The Dutch Masters in 's-Hertogenbosch (NED). They also stayed clear in the exciting jump-off.

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06-03-2023

ZANGERSHEIDE - The four-year-old stallion Boston VDL (Baltic out of the Zirocco Blue mare Jeune Dame) has been approved for Studbook Zangersheide.

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06-03-2023

WELLINGTON - Ivory TCS (Falaise de Muze x Ukato) and Daniel Coyle (IRE) scored a fantastic victory in the CSI04* 1.60m Grand Prix in Wellington (USA).

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06-03-2023

OCALA - James Bond HX (Douglas VDL x Cash), ridden by Samantha Schaeffer (USA), won the CSI3* 1.50m Grand Prix in Ocala (USA).

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06-03-2023

BALKBRUG - Icarinda (Etoulon x Ukato) and Wesley de Boer (NED) won the 1.45m Grand Prix in Balkbrug. Icarina also stayed clear in the jump-off and set the fastest time.

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27-02-2023

STADL-PAURA - Nanthago R-E (Comthago VDL) emerged champion in Stadl-Paura in Austria during the two-day sport test.

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27-02-2023

DUBAI - Caramba 102 (Chin Chin x Aldato) won the CSI2* 1.45m Dubai Grand Prix under Moh'd Shafi Mohamed Alremeithi (UAE).

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27-02-2023

VALENCIA - Denis Z (Dakar VDL x Classido) took third place in the CSI2* Grand Prix in Valencia over 1.45m under Laura Roquet Puignero (ESP).

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27-02-2023

WELLINGTON - Gisborne VDL, the VDL Stud-bred son of Zirocco VDL, was fourth in the CSI3* 1.55m Grand Prix in Wellington (USA). Under Daniel Coyle (IRE), Gisborne VDL jumped two fantastic clear rounds.

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23-02-2023

BESIEKIERZ RUDNY - Kad`or Impress (Impressive VDL x Global Express), owned by Martha Kwiatkowska (POL), was approved at the AES Stallion Grading in Besiekierz Rudny, Poland. Kad`or was among the top six stallions at this.

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23-02-2023

BEARS - Grand Slam VDL and Comthago VDL will start their breeding season a little later due to their sport careers: - Comthago is available after Indoor Brabant, from 13 March. - Grand Slam will be available after the Mexico City GCT, from

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21-02-2023

Next Thursday, March 2, we are organizing the 11th edition of the WEF Sporthorse Auction together with Wellington International. For this auction, 15 5 to 8-year-old sport horses have been selected and flown to America. Today it is tim...

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20-02-2023

EXLOO - Lareusa S (Toulon) and Sander Naber won the Regional Championships Drenthe over 1.35m in Exloo. Lareusa S is owned by VDL Stud. In the 1.40m, Ofichem's Finn (Zirocco Blue VDL) and Weite Oldenziel won.

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20-02-2023

NEUMÜNSTER - Zuccero (Zirocco Blue VDL) and Rolf-Göran Brengtsson (SWE) won the CSI3* 1.60m Grand Prix in Neumünster (GER). But the 11-year-old Zuccero was not the only Zirocco Blue offspring to make himself heard.

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20-02-2023

SJARJAH - There were big successes for Arezzo offspring last weekend. Notable were the results in Sharjah (UAE), where Julius D (Arezzo VDL x Emilion), under the saddle of Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA), impressed again.

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20-02-2023

THERMAL - The 11-year-old, fast Orafina (For Fashion x Canturo), bred by VDL Stud and Y. Walda of Wommels, won the $226,000 CSI4* Grand Prix over 1.55m in Thermal (USA) under rider Kent Farrington (USA).

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17-02-2023

The show will be held on April 1st, 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 where the stallion collection of 2023 will be shown. The st...

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16-02-2023

The VDL stallion catalogue 2023 is online.

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13-02-2023

RIESENBECK - McAllister VDL (Inaico x Emilion) went three clear rounds at the CSIYH1* young horse classes for six- and seven-year-olds over 1.20m and 1.25m in Riesenbeck (GER).

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06-02-2023

SHARJAH - The CSI4*-W Nations Cup in Sharjah (UAE) delivered victory to the British team, with Hulahupe JR (Bubalu VDL x Indoctro) under Joe Whitaker (GBR) and Imperial HBF (Glasgow van 't Merelsnest) ridden by Tim Gredley (GBR).

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06-02-2023

BORDEAUX - VDL Edgar M (Arezzo VDL) and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) won the CSI5*-W World Cup competition over 1.60m in Bordeaux (FRA). With Grand Slam VDL, Zanotelli came fantastic second in the CSI5* Grand Prix over 1.60m.

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03-02-2023

Our top stallion was honoured as a Keur stallion at the KWPN Stallion approvals yesterday evening

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03-02-2023

An incredible day with our young stallions booking in some great results at the final of the stallion competition!

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02-02-2023

11 young stallions received an invitation for the KWPN Stalliontest.

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30-01-2023

Grand Slam VDL jumps to an 8th place in the Grand Prix of Amsterdam and Comthago jumps clear in his 1.50m debut.

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25-01-2023

EXLOO - Oventa Kieni (Karaldo VDL) was the best jumping-bred mare at the IBOP in Exloo yesterday with 85 points. For technique, the NMK mare received a 9 and thus she was also declared Elite.

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23-01-2023

OLIVA - Hayden (Baltic VDL x Vaillant) and Eva Gautschi (SUI) won the CSI3* 1.40m competition in Oliva. Two clear rounds and a barracks time over a second faster than number two brought victory for the duo.

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23-01-2023

OCALA - Harold (Dallas VDL x Karandasj) and his Dutch rider Jelmer Hoekstra won the 1.40m WEC Futures Prix in Ocala, USA.

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23-01-2023

WELLINGTON - Gisborne VDL, the VDL Stud-bred son of Zirocco VDL x Goodtimes, was second in yesterday's CSI3* 1.55m Grand Prix in Wellington (USA). Under Daniel Coyle (IRE), Gisborne VDL jumped two fantastic clear rounds.

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23-01-2023

ABU DHABI - Julius D (Arezzo VDL x Emilion), ridden by Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA), won the CSIO5*-NC MEast over 1.50m in Abu Dhabi (UAE). Julius also outclassed the other 58 competitors in the 1.45m.

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22-01-2023

Under Marlon Zanotelli, our own and homebred Harwich VDL jumped to a nice 2nd place in the 1.50m class.

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16-01-2023

ABU DHABI - Hulahupe JR (Bubalu VDL x Indoctro) and Joe Whitaker (GBR) won the CSI4*-W World Cup competition over 1.55m in Abu Dhabi.

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16-01-2023

BAZEL - Comthago VDL and Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) finished clear in both the 1.40m and 1.45m classes at the CSI5* competition in Basel.

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16-01-2023

VECHTA - Premium stallion cat.no 21 (Glasgow van 't Merelsnest x Castino) fetched €140,000 at the Oldenburg International Elite Auction. This made the stallion the second most expensive jumper sold in the auction.

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16-01-2023

VECHTA - VDL Stud's three-year-old Zirocco Blue x Indorado x Stakkato stallion has been approved at the Oldenburg Equestrian Centre in Vechta (GER) for the Springpferdezuchtverband Oldenburg-International (OS).

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15-01-2023

Our horses were in shape during CSI Exloo, Jourdain VDL (by Zapatero) jumps to a 2nd place in the 1.45m Grand Prix and Louay Fortuna wins the 1.35m Grand Prix of Exloo. VDL Kelton (by Bubalu) won a 1.40m class.

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09-01-2023

OCALA - Karlotta CL (Baltic VDL) and Manuel Torres (CAN) won the 1.30m in Ocala, Florida (USA). Harold (Dallas VDL) and Jelmer Hoekstra (NED) also managed to win a 1.30m class.

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09-01-2023

WELLINGTON - VDL Stella (Cardento x Baloubet du Rouet), ridden by Hannah Hink (USA), finished seventh in the 1.45m High Amateur Jumper Classic competition in Wellington (USA) and second in the 1.40m High Amateur Jumper competition.

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09-01-2023

OPGLABBEEK - Comthago VDL is again showing great results in the sport. Under Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA), Comthago vdl managed to take third place in his first CSI2* competition over 1.45m in Opglabbeek (BEL).

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04-01-2023

EXLOO - With a fine score of 84 points, Merlot VDL and Femke de Laat finished fourth in the Anemone Stallion Competition Class M.

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04-01-2023

EXLOO - Stargos VDL (Stakkato Gold x Conthargos) delivered another great performance during the Blom Stallion Competition by winning the M class over 1.20m for the third time with his rider Iris Hakvoort

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02-01-2023

WELLINGTON - Ina (Durango VDL x Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve) finished second in the 1.35m and third in the 1.40m under Shane Sweetnam (IRL) at the New Year's show in Wellington (USA).

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02-01-2023

MECHELEN - Hallilea (Zirocco Blue x Larome) and Lars Kersten (NED) were double clear in the CSI5*-W competition over 1.50m in Mechelen and took a stunning victory with a fast barracks time.

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